UPDATE (5/13): RECOVERED
Three items have been reported missing in the wake of the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. (Two broadsides and one CDV -- descriptions below.) The items were last seen in Booth B-12 and were likely misplaced during move-out. If you catch word of these items, please contact ABAA Security Chair Garrett Scott via email.
With thanks, Garrett Scott
Chair, ABAA Security Committee
1. [Ohio Imprints]. SHERIFF’S PROCLAMATION! ANNUAL ELECTION! Ravenna, O.: L. W. Hall, & Son, Printers, . Folio broadside. A nice piece of unlocated civic job printing graced with exuberant display typography. In a mylar sleeve.
2. [Temperance]. FINE DECORATIVE CHARTER FOR THE COTTAGE TENT NO. 2 OF NEW YORK IN THE WOMEN'S TEMPERANCE LODGE, THE ORIGINAL UNITED DAUGHTERS OF RECHAB. [New York: n. p., 1845-1847?]. Broadside, approx. 20 x 16 inches, blanks completed in autograph ink (with penciled revisions). Typographic border. Shrink-wrapped onto foam core.
3. Small late 19th century promotional carte de visite (CDV) photograph with a printed mount, showing a distant prospect of a Rhode Island slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant.