Built by Association exhibit

Autograph of John Jay
Chief Justice John Jay’s signed copy of The Conveyancer’s Guide (1821), with inlaid bookplate. This 1821 edition of The Conveyancer’s Guide—oddly enough, an extended...
Bookplate of John Jay, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
If you collect enough of anything—in my case, it’s 36,000 books—you inevitably acquire some especially unusual and prized specimens. Tracing the provenance of books can...
Built by Association
“Association copies,” books once owned by their authors or other well-known individuals, have long been sought after by collectors. An outstanding private collection of books...

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