Fine Printed Books & Manuscript Including Americana

Christie's
6 December 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 06.12.2013

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] [BOSTON TEA PARTY] Postscript to the P...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. [BOSTON TEA PARTY]. Postscript to the Pennsylvania Journal, Thursday Evening, Seven O'Clock, December 9, 1773. By Express arrived here at noon from Boston we have the following...At a Meeting of the PEOPLE of Boston, and the neighbouring towns, at Faneuil Hall, in said Boston

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$18,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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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 #: 5

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de (1682-1761) Journal of...

CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de (1682-1761). Journal of a Voyage to North-America . London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1761.
CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de (1682-1761). Journal of a Voyage to North-America . London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1761. 2 volumes, 8 o (201 x 122 mm). Half-titles. Engraved

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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CROZAT, Anthony] A Letter to a Member of the P--t of G--t= ...

CROZAT, Anthony]. A Letter to a Member of the P--t of G--t= B--n, Occasioned by the Priveledge granted by the French King to Mr. Crozat . London: J. Baker, 1713.
CROZAT, Anthony]. A Letter to a Member of the P--t of G--t= B--n, Occasioned by the Priveledge granted by the French King to Mr. Crozat

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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CUMING, F[ortescue] Sketches of a Tour to the Western Countr...

CUMING, F[ortescue]. Sketches of a Tour to the Western Country, Through the States of Ohio and Kentucky; A Voyage Down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and A Trip Through the Mississippi Territory, and Part of West Florida. Commenced at Philadelphia in the Winter of 1807, and Concluded in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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DUMONT, Georges Marie Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane ...

DUMONT, Georges Marie. Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane . Paris: J.B. Bauche, 1753.
DUMONT, Georges Marie. Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane . Paris: J.B. Bauche, 1753. 2 volumes, 8 o (174 x 113 mm). Half-titles. 7 engraved folding maps and plates. (Some pale dampstaining in upper margin at

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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FALCONER, Thomas (1805-1882) On the Discovery of the Mississ...

FALCONER, Thomas (1805-1882). On the Discovery of the Mississippi, and on the South-Western, Oregon, and North-Western Boundary of the United States . London: Samuel Clarke, 1844.
FALCONER, Thomas (1805-1882). On the Discovery of the Mississippi, and on the South-Western, Oregon, and North-Western

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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FARNHAM, Thomas J (1804-1848) Travels in the Great Western P...

FARNHAM, Thomas J. (1804-1848). Travels in the Great Western Prairies, the Anahuac and Rocky Mountains, and in the Oregon Territory . Poughkeepsie: Killey and Lossing, 1841.
FARNHAM, Thomas J. (1804-1848). Travels in the Great Western Prairies, the Anahuac and Rocky Mountains, and in the Oregon

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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FILSON, John (1747?-1788) Histoire de Kentucke, nouvelle col...

FILSON, John (1747?-1788). Histoire de Kentucke, nouvelle colonie a l'ouest de la Virginie . Paris: Buisson, 1785.
FILSON, John (1747?-1788). Histoire de Kentucke, nouvelle colonie a l'ouest de la Virginie . Paris: Buisson, 1785. 8 o (196 x 122 mm). Half-title. Engraved folding map of Kentucky (some

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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FRÉMONT, John Charles (1813-1890) Report of an Exploration o...

FRÉMONT, John Charles (1813-1890). Report of an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains, on the Line of the Kansas and Great Platte Rivers . 27th Congress, 3rd Session. Senate Document 243. Washington, D.C.: By Order of the United States Senate, 1843

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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GARRARD, Lewis H (1829-1887) Wah-To-Yah, and the Taos Trail;...

GARRARD, Lewis H. (1829-1887). Wah-To-Yah, and the Taos Trail; or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire . Cincinnati: H.W. Derby & Co.; New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1850.
GARRARD, Lewis H. (1829-1887). Wah-To-Yah, and the Taos

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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GRANT, Ulysses S (1822-1885), General, President Autograph d...

GRANT, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), General, President . Autograph draft manuscript signed ("U. S. Grant"), as President, n.d. [24 December 1869]. 2 pages, 4to, on Executive Mansion stationery, the two pages hinged with archival quality tape (a slip of paper is mounted on the verso of the signature page

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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HENNEPIN, Louis A New Discovery of a vast Country in America...

HENNEPIN, Louis. A New Discovery of a vast Country in America, Extending above Four Thousand Miles, between New France and New Mexico. With a Description of the Great Lakes, Cataracts, Rivers, Plants, and Animals . London: Printed for M. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, T. Goodwin, and S. Manship

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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HOOVER, Herbert Two typed letters signed ("Herbert Hoover"),...

HOOVER, Herbert. Two typed letters signed ("Herbert Hoover"), as former President, to O. Glenn Saxon, 24 August 1940 and to Wallace H. White, 12 July 1945. Together 2 pages 4to .
HOOVER, Herbert. Two typed letters signed ("Herbert Hoover"), as former President, to O. Glenn Saxon, 24 August 1940 and

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), President] Notes on the State...

JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), President]. Notes on the State of Virginia: written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a Foreigner of distinction, in answer to certain queries proposed by him .... [Paris: Philippe-Denis Pierres for the author

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERSON, Thomas Autograph letter signed as President-elect...

JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed as President-elect ("Th: Jefferson") to [James Hillhouse (1754-1832)], President pro tempore of the Senate, Washington, D.C., 2 March 1801. 1 page, 4to, on paper watermarked "Magnay & Pickering," faint browning at edges .
JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERSON, Thomas An Account of Louisiana, Being an Abstract...

JEFFERSON, Thomas. An Account of Louisiana, Being an Abstract of Documents, in the Offices of the Departments of State, and of the Treasury . - Appendix to an Account of Louisiana... [Washington?, 1803].
JEFFERSON, Thomas. An Account of Louisiana, Being an Abstract of Documents, in the Offices of

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERSON, Thomas Partly printed document signed ("Th: Jeffe...

JEFFERSON, Thomas. Partly printed document signed ("Th: Jefferson"), as President, COUNTER-SIGNED BY SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES MADISON ("JAMES MADISON"), AND BY NAVY SECRETARY, ROBERT SMITH ("R T SMITH"), Washington, D. C., 4 May 1805. 2 pages, folio (15¾ x 12 3/8in.), accomplished in manuscript , ON

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), President Autograph letter si...

JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), President . Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson"), to Messrs. Parsons & Cooley, Monticello, 14 February 1823. 1 page, 4to, light damp staining, closed tears at folds .
JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), President . Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson"), to Messrs

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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JEFFERYS, Thomas (d 1771) The American Atlas: Or A Geographi...

JEFFERYS, Thomas (d. 1771). The American Atlas: Or A Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America . London: Printed and sold by R. Sayer and Bennett, 1776.
JEFFERYS, Thomas (d. 1771). The American Atlas: Or A Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America . London: Printed

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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KENNEDY, John F (1917-1963), President A collection of 70 pa...

KENNEDY, John F. (1917-1963), President . A collection of 70 pages of autograph notes, questions and comments, written by JFK during his Presidential campaign while suffering from laryngitis, n.d. [ca. Spring 1960]. Together 70 folio pages, from a yellow legal pad, written in ball point and felt

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LAHONTAN, Louis Armand, Baron de (1666-1715) New Voyages to ...

LAHONTAN, Louis Armand, Baron de (1666-1715). New Voyages to North-America. Containing An Account of the several Nations of that vast Continent... A Geographical Description of Canada... London: H. Bonwicke, T. Goodwin, W. Wotton, B. Tooke, 1703.
LAHONTAN, Louis Armand, Baron de (1666-1715). New

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LAHONTAN, Louis Armand, Baron de Nouveaux voyages de Mr Le B...

LAHONTAN, Louis Armand, Baron de. Nouveaux voyages de Mr. Le Baron de Lahontan, dans l'Amerique septentrionale . -- Memoires de l'Amerique septentrionale, ou la suite des voyages . The Hague: Les Fréres Honoré, 1703. -- Suite du voyage de l'Amerique, on Dialogues de Monsieur le Baron de Lahontan et

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LEE, Robert E (1807-1870), General, CSA Autograph letter sig...

LEE, Robert E. (1807-1870), General, C.S.A.. Autograph letter signed ("R E Lee") to his son Col. George Washington Custis Lee, "Camp Fred[ericksbur]g," [Virginia], 11 May 1863. 1 page, 4to, on pale blue lined paper, folds imperceptibly strengthened, the ink pale and the lower three-fifths of the

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] Documents Accompanying a Bill M...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. Documents Accompanying a Bill Making Compensation to Messieurs Lewis and Clarke, and their Companions, Presented the 23d January, 1807 . 9th Congress, 2nd Session, House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: A. & G. Way, 1807.
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. Documents

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION] Proposals by C and A Conrad & C...

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION]. Proposals by C. and A. Conrad & Co. for Publishing the History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clarke, through the Continent of North America. Performed during the years 1804, 1805 and 1806, by order of the Government of the United States . [Philadelphia: C. & A

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865), President Autograph letter sig...

LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865), President . Autograph letter signed ("A. Lincoln"), to Charles G. Wilson, Springfield, Ill., 10 September 1860. 1 page, 8vo, creases reinforced on verso, remnants of tipping along verso of left edge .
LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865), President . Autograph letter signed

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LINCOLN, Abraham Partly printed check accomplished and signe...

LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed check accomplished and signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President, drawn on the bank of Riggs & Co., Washington, D.C., 27 October 1862.
LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed check accomplished and signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President, drawn on the bank of Riggs & Co., Washington

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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LINCOLN, Abraham Signature ("ALincoln") as President, at the...

LINCOLN, Abraham. Signature ("A.Lincoln") as President, at the top of a specially printed sheet headed "Autographs of the President and Cabinet 1864," n.p., [Washington, D.C.], 1864. 1 page, large 8vo, decorative printed borders of and red blue intersecting lines, corners slightly rubbed, pale

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013

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NIXON, Richard M (1913-1994), President Typed letter signed ...

NIXON, Richard M. (1913-1994), President . Typed letter signed ("Richard Nixon") to Raymond Fellows, Washington, D. C., 13 February 1950. 1 page, 4to, on House of Representatives stationery .
NIXON, Richard M. (1913-1994), President . Typed letter signed ("Richard Nixon") to Raymond Fellows

Lot #: 42

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

Date: 6 Dec 2013