Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

Christie's
3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 03.12.2007

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HENNEPIN, Louis Description de la Louisiane, nouvellement de...

HENNEPIN, Louis. Description de la Louisiane, nouvellement decouverte au sud oüest de la Nouvelle France . Paris: Amable Auroy, 1688.
HENNEPIN, Louis. Description de la Louisiane, nouvellement decouverte au sud oüest de la Nouvelle France . Paris: Amable Auroy, 1688. 2 parts in one, 12 o (156 x 84

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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HENNEPIN, Louis Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais Plus Grande que L'E...

HENNEPIN, Louis. Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais Plus Grande que L'Europe . Utrecht: [E. Voskuyl for] Antoine Schouten, 1698.
HENNEPIN, Louis. Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais Plus Grande que L'Europe . Utrecht: [E. Voskuyl for] Antoine Schouten, 1698. 12 o (144 x 80 mm). Title-page printed in red and black, with

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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EXQUEMELIN, Alexandre Olivier (ca 1645-1707) Bucaniers of Am...

EXQUEMELIN, Alexandre Olivier (ca 1645-1707). Bucaniers of America: Or, a true Account of the Most remarkable Assaults Committed of late years upon the Coasts of the West Indies, By the Bucaniers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French . London: for William Crooke, 1684. -- Bucaniers of

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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TONTI, Henri de (1650-1704) An Account of Monsieur de la Sal...

TONTI, Henri de (1650-1704). An Account of Monsieur de la Salle's last Expedition and Discoveries in North America. London: J. Tonson, 1698.
TONTI, Henri de (1650-1704). An Account of Monsieur de la Salle's last Expedition and Discoveries in North America. London: J. Tonson, 1698. 2 parts in one

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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MARQUETTE, Jacques (1637-1675) Ontdekking Van eenige Landen ...

MARQUETTE, Jacques (1637-1675). Ontdekking Van eenige Landen en Volkeren, in 't Noorder-gedeelte Van America. Door P. Marquette en Joliet. Gedaan in het Jaar 1673 . Leiden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1707.
MARQUETTE, Jacques (1637-1675). Ontdekking Van eenige Landen en Volkeren, in 't Noorder-gedeelte Van

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$4,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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JOUTEL, Henri A Journal of the Last Voyage Perform'd by Mons...

JOUTEL, Henri. A Journal of the Last Voyage Perform'd by Monsr. de la Sale to the Gulph of Mexico, to find out the Mouth of the Missisipi River. London: Printed for A. Bell, B. Lintoss and J. Baker, 1714.
JOUTEL, Henri. A Journal of the Last Voyage Perform'd by Monsr. de la Sale to the Gulph of

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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SOUTH SEA COMPANY] An Act for Enlarging Capital Stock and Y...

SOUTH SEA COMPANY]. An Act for Enlarging Capital Stock and Yearly Fund of the South-Sea Company, and for Supplying thereby Eight hundred twenty two thousand two Pounds, Four Shilling and Eight Pence, to Publick Uses... Pp. 395-412. Extract from: Anno Regni Georgii Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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BERNARD, Jean Frédéric, editor Relations de la Louisiane, et...

BERNARD, Jean Frédéric, editor. Relations de la Louisiane, et du fleuve Mississipi . Amsterdam: Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1720.
BERNARD, Jean Frédéric, editor. Relations de la Louisiane, et du fleuve Mississipi . Amsterdam: Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1720. 12 o (179 x 107 mm). Engraved folding map and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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MISSISSIPPI COMPANY] Historische und Geographische Beschrei...

MISSISSIPPI COMPANY]. Historische und Geographische Beschreibung des an dem grossen Flusse Mississipi in Nord-America gelegenen herrlichen Landes Louisiana; in welches die neu-aufgerichtete Frantzosische grosse Indianische Compagnie Colonien zu schicken angefangen; worbey zugleich einige Reflexionen

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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KER, John The Memoirs of John Ker, or Kerland in North Brita...

KER, John. The Memoirs of John Ker, or Kerland in North Britain . London: Published by the Author, 1726.
KER, John. The Memoirs of John Ker, or Kerland in North Britain . London: Published by the Author, 1726. 2 volumes (of 3), 8 o (212 x 134 mm). Engraved folding map of Louisiana and the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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COXE, Daniel (1673-1739) A Description of the English Provin...

COXE, Daniel (1673-1739). A Description of the English Province of Carolana, by the Spaniards call'd Florida, and by the French Louisiane. Also of the Great and Famous River Meschacebe or Missisipi . London: Oliver Payne, 1741.
COXE, Daniel (1673-1739). A Description of the English Province of

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon Histoire de la Louisiane C...

LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon. Histoire de la Louisiane Contenant la Decouverte de ce vaste pays . Paris: Bure, Delaguette and Lambert, 1758.
LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon. Histoire de la Louisiane Contenant la Decouverte de ce vaste pays . Paris: Bure, Delaguette and Lambert, 1758. 3 volumes

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon The History of Louisiana, o...

LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon. The History of Louisiana, or the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina . London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1763.
LE PAGE DU PRATZ, Antoine Simon. The History of Louisiana, or the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina . London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1763

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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JEFFERYS, Thomas The Natural and Civil History of the French...

JEFFERYS, Thomas. The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America . London: Thomas Jefferys, 1760.
JEFFERYS, Thomas. The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America . London: Thomas Jefferys, 1760. 2 parts in one volume, 2 o (358 x

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de A Voyage to North-Amer...

CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de. A Voyage to North-America . Dublin: John Exshaw, 1766
CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de. A Voyage to North-America . Dublin: John Exshaw, 1766 2 volumes, 8 o (193 x 118 mm). Engraved frontispiece portraits (the second folding) of Outacite and a Delaware

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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An Impartial Enquiry into the Right of the French King to th...

An Impartial Enquiry into the Right of the French King to the Territory West of the Great River Mississippi, in North America, not ceded by the Preliminaries, including A Summary Account of that River, and the Country adjacent... Comprehending a Vindication of the English Claim to that Whole

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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ROGERS, Robert, Maj A Concise Account of North America: cont...

ROGERS, Robert, Maj. A Concise Account of North America: containing a Description of the several British Colonies on that Continent, including the Islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, &c.... also of the interior or Westerly Parts... London: J. Millan, 1765.
ROGERS, Robert, Maj. A Concise Account of

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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BOSSU, Jean Bernard Travels Through that Part of North Ameri...

BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Travels Through that Part of North America Formerly Called Louisiana . London: T. Davies, 1771.
BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Travels Through that Part of North America Formerly Called Louisiana . London: T. Davies, 1771. 2 volumes, 8 o (212 x 128 mm). Half-titles. (Some light marginal

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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BOSSU, Jean Bernard Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique Septent...

BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique Septentrionale . Amsterdam [but Paris]: Changuion, 1777.
BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique Septentrionale . Amsterdam [but Paris]: Changuion, 1777. 8 o (191 x 119 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 3 engraved plates (one folding

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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CARVER, Jonathan (1732-1780) Travels through the Interior Pa...

CARVER, Jonathan (1732-1780). Travels through the Interior Parts of North-America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768 . London: Printed for the author and sold by J. Walter, 1778.
CARVER, Jonathan (1732-1780). Travels through the Interior Parts of North-America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$4,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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SMYTH, John Ferdinand Dalziel A Tour in the United States o...

SMYTH, John Ferdinand Dalziel. A Tour in the United States of America: containing an Account of the present Situation of that Country; the Population, Agriculture, Commerce, Customs, and General Officers in the America Army ... with a Description of the Indian Nations, the General Face of the

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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MITCHILL, Samuel Latham and Edward MILLER, editors The Medic...

MITCHILL, Samuel Latham and Edward MILLER, editors. The Medical Repository . New York: T. & J. Swords (vols. 1-11); Collins and Perkins (vol. 12), 1798-1809.
MITCHILL, Samuel Latham and Edward MILLER, editors. The Medical Repository . New York: T. & J. Swords (vols. 1-11); Collins and Perkins (vol

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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MACKENZIE, Alexander, Sir (1764-1820) Voyages from Montreal,...

MACKENZIE, Alexander, Sir (1764-1820). Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793. With a preliminary account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of that Country . London

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LOUSIANA PURCHASE] Acts Passed at the First Session of the ...

LOUSIANA PURCHASE]. Acts Passed at the First Session of the Eighth Congress of the United States...in the Year 1803 . Washington, D.C., 1803.
LOUSIANA PURCHASE]. Acts Passed at the First Session of the Eighth Congress of the United States...in the Year 1803 . Washington, D.C., 1803. 8 o (233 x 142

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] A collection of four newspapers...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of four newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition, tracing its progress before it set out from St. Louis. Comprising
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of four newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition, tracing

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] Report of the Committee of Comm...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. Report of the Committee of Commerce and Manufactures, who Were Instructed... 'To Enquire into the Expediency of Authorising the President of the United States to Employ Persons to Explore Such Parts of the Province of Louisiana as he May Deem Proper . 8th Congress, 1st

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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CLARK, William Printed letter to William Henry Harrison In: ...

CLARK, William. Printed letter to William Henry Harrison. In: The National Intelligencer, and Washington Advertiser . Vol. V, no. DCCXLVIII. Washington, D.C.: Samuel Harrison Smith, Friday, 26 July 1805.
CLARK, William. Printed letter to William Henry Harrison. In: The National Intelligencer, and

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] A collection of three newspaper...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of three newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Comprising
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of three newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Comprising: "Discoveries abroad have assisted to encourage

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] JEFFERSON, Thomas "Messages of ...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. JEFFERSON, Thomas. "Messages of the President of the United States." In: The Political Cabinet . Boston, [1806-07].
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. JEFFERSON, Thomas. "Messages of the President of the United States." In: The Political Cabinet . Boston, [1806-07]. 8 o (246 x

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 3 Dec 2007

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] A collection of three newspaper...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of three newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Comprising
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. A collection of three newspapers printing notices of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Comprising: ONE OF THE EARLIEST OBTAINABLE NOTICES OF THE

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 3 Dec 2007