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 Online Catalog!

This spring AAS is holding our tenth annual online Adopt-a-Book event! The Society’s curators, who are responsible for organizing and running the event, hear constantly from members, former fellows, bookdealers, and friends of the Society about their enthusiasm for Adopt-a-Book. A hearty thank you to you all!



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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