Conservation Evening

September 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salem Athenaeum
337 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970

Join us for the fourth annual Conservation Night. We will unveil the conserved volumes — books sponsored by generous participants of the 2014 Conservation Night — and present more ailing books for your consideration.

Sponsors for this year’s selections may contribute the full price of restoration work or one or more shares as outlined below. Contributions in any amount will be gratefully accepted and will go toward the books most in need of preservation.  All donations are tax deductible.


L.C. Baker
History of the US Secret Service
Philadelphia: Published by L. C. Baker, 1867.
Price $1250.     Share $321.50

Maria Edgeworth
Little Plays
Philadelphia: Thomas T. Ash, 1827.
Price $330     Share $165

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Mosses from an Old Manse
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846.
Price $1140     Share $380

Edward Augustus Holyoke
Dr. Holyoke’s estimate of the excess of heat and cold.
Salem, 1790.

Temperature observations in Salem.

Dr. Holyoke’s meteorological observations.
Bound together: Boston, March 1820.
Price $500     Share $250

Edwin James
A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner.
New York: G. C. & H. Carvill. 1830.
Price $500     Share $250

Juvenile History of Birds. Part 1.
Philadelphia: E. & R. Parker. 1818.
Price $350     Share $175

Fiske Kimball
Mr. Samuel McIntire, Carver, the Architect of Salem.
Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press for the Essex Institution. 1940.
Price $500     Share $250

Edward S. Morse
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
Boston: Ticknor & Co. 1886.
Price $280     Share $140

Bound together:
John Pickering

Eulogy on Nathaniel Bowditch
Cambridge: Folsom, Wells and Thurston. 1838.
John Lovell
Funeral Oration…Peter Faneuil .
Cambridge: Folsom, Wells and Thurston. 1743
Price $800     Share $200

Genio Scott
Fishing in American Waters
New York: Harper & Bros. 1873.
Price $450     Share $225

William Henry Scott
British Field Sports
London: Sherwood et al. 1820.
Price $480     Share $120

Alexander Wilson
American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States
Philadelphia: Bradford & Inskeep, 1808 – 1814. 9 Vols.
v.1 Price $550     Share $138
v.2 Price $420     Share $210
v.3 Price $420     Share $210
v.4 Price $420     Share $210
v.5 Price $420     Share $210
v.6 Price $420     Share $210
v.7 Price $420     Share $210
v.8 Price $420     Share $210
v.9 Price $420     Share $210