2016 Adopt a Book

Welcome to the Adopt-a-Book 2016 Online Catalog!

On May 3, the American Antiquarian Society held its annual Adopt-a-Book fundraiser at Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. This event will feature books, newspapers, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera and prints. 

Beware of Gluttony

Life and Death of Rich Mrs. Duck, a Notorious Glutton. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1882. 

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Welcome to the Adopt-a-Book 2017 Catalog!

Update: April 5, 2017

After just a few hours, all but a few items from our 2017 Adopt-a-Book catalog remained orphaned! We are overwhelmed by the generosity of those who have participated.

Playtime for Children

Over the Hills, a Collection of Pictures in Colors by Miss Ida Waugh. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1882. 

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Bravery up for Adoption!

Story of the American Fireman. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1909.

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Canine Adoption Needed!

Bow Wow! Or Dog Stories. London and Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1888-1889.

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Tough Irish Girl Sell Books

Little Annie Rooney Wishing Book. Springfield, Massachusetts: McLoughlin Brothers, 1932.

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Beautiful and British!

Marie-Catherine Aulnoy, Hind in the Woods.  London & New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

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Camping Out

Our America, Little Stories for Young Patriots. Springfield, Massachusetts: McLoughlin Brothers, 1941.

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