Sale 332: Americana - Travel - Exploration - Maritime; Maps & Atlases

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Date of the auction: 25.05.2006

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Letters on the Slave-trade, Slavery, and Emancipation; With a Reply to...

Title: Letters on the Slave-trade, Slavery, and Emancipation; With a Reply to Objections Made to the Liberation of the Slaves in the Spanish Colonies; Addressed to Friends on the Continent of Europe, During a Visit to Spain and Portugal Author: Alexander, G[eorge] W[illiam] Place: London Publisher

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400 - US$700

Date: 25 May 2006

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Lot of 2 standard American bibliographies

Title: Lot of 2 standard American bibliographies Author: ** Place: [Various places] Publisher: Date: [Various dates] Description: Comprising: Jenkins, James Ravis. Bibliography of Whaling. 10x7, blue cloth. Second printing, limited to 200 copies. Mansfield Center, CT: Martino Fine Books, no date

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Americains et Japonais: L'Émigration Japonaise aux Hawai, en Californie, au...

Title: Americains et Japonais: L'Émigration Japonaise aux Hawai, en Californie, au Canada et dans L'Amérique du Sud, le Conflit Économique, Social et Politique. Les États-Unis, Le Japon et les Puissances Author: Aubert, Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Armand Colin Date: 1908 Description: [iv], 430

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Californian Partridge, Perdix Californica. Original lithograph from The...

Title: Californian Partridge, Perdix Californica. Original lithograph from The Birds of America Author: Audubon, John James. Place: [London] Publisher: Robert Havell Date: 1838 Description: Original hand-colored lithograph, image size approximately 12x19 on 13¼x20¼ sheet. Matted. Plate 413 from the

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 25 May 2006

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Aviation scrapbook formed by WWI American fighter pilot / “The Poet...

Title: Aviation scrapbook formed by WWI American fighter pilot / “The Poet Laureate of Aviation,” Louis Leon DeJean, with signed letters and ephemeral items Author: DeJean, Louis Leon Place: San Francisco, et al. Publisher: Date: 1920's Description: Contains: 9 typed letters signed all address to

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 25 May 2006

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An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction, 1664-1970

Title: An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction, 1664-1970 Author: Baird, Newton D. & Robert Greenwood Place: Georgetown, CA Publisher: Talisman Literary Research Inc. Date: 1971 Description: xvi, 521 pp. Illustrated from a few facsimile drawings & engravings. 8vo. Black cloth, lettered in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 25 May 2006

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Histoire de la Louisiane et de la Cession de Cett Colonie par la France aux...

Title: Histoire de la Louisiane et de la Cession de Cett Colonie par la France aux États-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale; Précédés d'un Discours sur la Constitution et le Gouvernement des États-Unis... Avec une Carte Relatie a l'Étendue des pays cédés Author: Barbé-Marbois, Francois Place: Paris

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 25 May 2006

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Signature

Title: Signature Author: Barnum, P. T. Place: Bridgeport, CT Publisher: Date: 1877 Description: Clipped signature, "P.T. Barnum" in brown ink, on a 2½x4" slip, with oval rubberstamp in upper left reading "P.T. Barnum - Nov. 9, 1877 - Bridgeport, CT." Scarce signature of the famed American

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Designs on the Land: Diseños of California Ranchos and their Makers

Title: Designs on the Land: Diseños of California Ranchos and their Makers Author: Becker, Robert H. Place: San Francisco Publisher: Book Club of California Date: 1969 Description: Illustrated from 64 early maps of California land grants. Oblong, 14x18, quarter suede & cloth. One of 500 copies on

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Narrative of Riots at Alton: In Connection with the Death or Rev. Elijah P...

Title: Narrative of Riots at Alton: In Connection with the Death or Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy Author: Beecher, Edward Place: Alton Publisher: George Holton Date: 1838 Description: 159 pp. 6¾x4¼, original cloth. First Edition. Edward Beecher is the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, famed author of Uncle

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 May 2006

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An Account of a Visit to California 1826-'27: Reprinted from a Narrative of...

Title: An Account of a Visit to California 1826-'27: Reprinted from a Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom Under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, in 1825, '26, '27, '28 Author: Beechey, F[rederick] W. Place: San Francisco Publisher

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 25 May 2006

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Vita di Cristoforo Colombo: Scritta e Corredata di Nuove Osservazioni di...

Title: Vita di Cristoforo Colombo: Scritta e Corredata di Nuove Osservazioni di Note Storico-Critiche e di un' Appendice di Documenti Rari o Inediti dal Cavaliere Luigi Bossi . . . Author: Bossi, Luigi Place: Milano Publisher: Vincenzo Ferrario Date: 1818 Description: [3] leaves, [1]-255 pp. Copper

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 25 May 2006

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Home Doctor: A Guide to Health

Title: Home Doctor: A Guide to Health Author: Bourne, George M. Place: San Francisco Publisher: San Francisco News Company Date: 1878 Description: 505, [1] pp. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece portrait with author's facsimile autograph and figure drawings within the text. 6½x4½

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$400 - US$700

Date: 25 May 2006

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Reminiscences and Incidents of Early Days of San Francisco (1845-50)

Title: Reminiscences and Incidents of Early Days of San Francisco (1845-50) Author: Brown, John Henry Place: San Francisco Publisher: Grabhorn Press Date: [1933] Description: [12], 138 + [5] reader's guide pp. Introduction and Reader's Guide by Douglas Sloane Watson. Folding facsimile map of John

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 25 May 2006

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Le Conquérant de la Californie

Title: Le Conquérant de la Californie Author: Büchner, M. Alexandre Place: Caen Publisher: Typ. F. Le Blanc-Hardel Date: 1869 Description: 23 pp. 8vo. Original gray wrappers, most pages still unopened. First Edition. Discusses much on Frémont. Scarce, with no copies found in auction records. Text in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 25 May 2006

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The "Monarch" Souvenir: Sunset City and Sunset Scenes; Views of California...

Title: The "Monarch" Souvenir: Sunset City and Sunset Scenes; Views of California Midwinter Fair and Famous Scenes in the Golden State Author: ** Place: San Francisco Publisher: H.S. Crocker Co. Date: 1894 Description: Complete in 15 parts, [16] pp. in each part. Black & white photos. 10¼x14

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 May 2006

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Archive of California mining maps and manuscripts, mostly from Placer County

Title: Archive of California mining maps and manuscripts, mostly from Placer County Author: ** Place: Placer County, CA Publisher: Date: Mostly 1880's Description: Comprises: Twelve total map plans, including: 6 hand-drawn (2 of which are hand-colored); 4 lithographed (3 of which are hand-colored

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 25 May 2006

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Canada: Painted by T. Mower Martin, Described by Wilfred Campbell

Title: Canada: Painted by T. Mower Martin, Described by Wilfred Campbell Author: Campbell, Wilfred and T. Mower Martin Place: London Publisher: A&C Black Date: 1907 Description: xviii, 272 pp. 77 color plates with tissue guards, folding map. 8¾x6, burgundy pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, green

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 25 May 2006

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Report of the Committee on Cape Cod Harbor, Appointed under Chapter 84 of...

Title: Report of the Committee on Cape Cod Harbor, Appointed under Chapter 84 of the Resolves of 1857. Author: (Cape Cod) Place: Boston Publisher: William White, Printer to the State Date: 1857 Description: 26 pp. Folding chart. 9½x5¾, printed wrappers. First Edition. Report of a meeting convened to

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 25 May 2006

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Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio

Title: Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio Author: Catlin, George Place: Chicago Publisher: Swallow Press Date: (1970) Description: 20 pp. + 25 plates. (Folio) 22½x17, black leatherette portfolio with gilt title, text in wrappers, plates loose in paper folder as issued. In publisher's original

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 25 May 2006

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Westward Bound: A Hundred Years Ago

Title: Westward Bound: A Hundred Years Ago Author: Catlin, George Place: [El Paso, TX] Publisher: At the Pass of the North Date: 1939 Description: Illustrated with sketches throughout by Tom Lea. 10¼x8, original gray cloth-backed yellow paper over boards, housed in a custom clamshell box (matching

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 25 May 2006

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Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, Passed in 1861-62...

Title: Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, Passed in 1861-62, in the Eighty-Sixth Year of the Commonwealth [plus Extra Session, Ordinances and Confederate Constitution] Author: ** Place: Richmond Publisher: William F. Richie, Public Printer Date: 1862 Description: 182, 34, 11, 15

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Instructions for Collectors of Taxes [caption title

Title: Instructions for Collectors of Taxes [caption title] Author: ** Place: Richmond, VA Publisher: Confederate States of America, Treasury Department Date: 1863 Description: 15 pp. 8¼x5½, stitched. Lays out the various tax rates, property to be taxed, penalties, etc. Parrish & Willingham 2084

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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In Memoriam, Henry Warner Slocum [and His Men (on cover)], 1826-1894

Title: In Memoriam, Henry Warner Slocum [and His Men (on cover)], 1826-1894 Author: [Fox, William F.] Place: Albany Publisher: J.B. Lyon Co. Date: 1904 Description: 325 pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, etc.; four folding maps. 4to. Original light green cloth, lettered in gilt (front

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$120 - US$180

Date: 25 May 2006

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Lee's Dispatches: Unpublished Letters of General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. To...

Title: Lee's Dispatches: Unpublished Letters of General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. To Jefferson Davis and the War Department of the Confederate States of America 1862-1865. From the Private Collection of Wymberley Jones De Renne of Wormsloe, Georgia Author: Freeman, Douglas Southall, editor Place: New

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Cease Firing: A Novel of the War Between the States

Title: Cease Firing: A Novel of the War Between the States Author: Johnston, Mary Place: Boston Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Date: 1912 Description: viii, [2], 457 pp. With 4 color plates by N.C. Wyeth. 7½x5, original decoratively blind-stamped gray cloth, lettered in gilt, map endpapers, color

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 May 2006

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History of the Civil War in America

Title: History of the Civil War in America Author: Paris, Louis Philippe Albert d'Orleans, comte de Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Porter & Coates Date: [1875-88] Description: 4 volumes. Illustrated with several folding color maps in each; Volume IV with frontispiece portrait from photo. 8vo

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 25 May 2006

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My Diary: North and South

Title: My Diary: North and South Author: Russell, William Howard Place: New York Publisher: Harper & Bros. Date: 1863 Description: 224 pp. Wood-engraved frontispiece with author's facsimile autograph. 8vo. Bound in period quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, spine stamped in gilt. Russell was a

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 25 May 2006

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Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States

Title: Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States Author: Semmes Raphael Place: Baltimore Publisher: Kelly, Piet & Co. Date: 1869 Description: [2], xvi, 17-833 + [4] ad pp. With steel-engraved frontispiece portrait; steel-engraved plate of 7 Confederate naval officers; 6 tinted

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 May 2006

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Life in the Confederate Army, Being the Observations and Experiences of an...

Title: Life in the Confederate Army, Being the Observations and Experiences of an Alien in the South During the American Civil War Author: Watson, William Place: London Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ltd. Date: 1887 Description: 456 pp. 7¼x4¾, original red cloth with decorative spine stamped in black

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 May 2006