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Auction: No Reserve Bibliophile Sale
was auctioned on: 30 June 2009
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WESTERN AMERICANA AND MEXICO]. - An extremely fine and diverse group of 49 titles.

Estimate: £6,500 - £7,500
ca. US$10,635 - US$12,271
Price realised:  £1,600
ca. US$2,617
Lot number 155, Views: 46

An extremely fine and diverse group of 49 titles.
DOBIE, J. Frank. Tongues of the Monte. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1947. 8vo. In original dust jacket. Condition: fading to jacket. first edition. [With:] JONES, “Buffalo”. Forty Years of Adventure. Topeka, Kansas: Crane & Co., 1899. 8vo. Original cloth. first edition. [With:] RUSSELL, Carl Parcher. One Hundred Years in Yosemite. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. 8vo. In original dust jacket. [With:] DAVIDSON, George. The Alaksa Boundary. San Francisco: Alaska Packer’s Association, 1903. Large 8vo. Full cloth ruled in blind. Condition: binding, front and back endpapers detached, map in back torn. Provenance: Thomas P. Deering [frontispiece dedication from the publishers]. [With:] PARKMAN, Francis. The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1925. Large 8vo. first edition . [With:] TAYLOR, William. California Life Illustrated. New York: Published for the Author, 1858. 8vo. 16 engraved plates. Later half burgundy morocco gilt, a.e.g. Condition : foxing; binding rubbed. first edition. [With:] HUTCHINGS, J. M. In the Heart of the Sierras the Yo Semite Valley, both Historical and Descriptive. Oakland: Published at the Old Cabin, 1886. 8vo (215 x 150 mm). Frontispiece portrait, 26 photographic plates, 1 folding map, and numerous illustrations. Publisher's green cloth. Condition: upper hinge partially cracked; cloth rubbed with some fading to gilt. first edition, first state. Numerous photographic plates depicting El Capitan and other sites in the high Sierras. Frontispiece in first state without the man in the cart or the lean-to against building. [With:] ANON. Salt Lake Fruit: A Latter Day Romance. By An American. Boston: Franklin Press, Rand, Avery, and Company, 1884. 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in gilt and colors. Condition: lightly toned, upper hinge starting; very minor wear to extremities and spine tips. first edition . [With:] LUMHOLTZ, Carl. New Trails in Mexico. An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-Western Sonora, Mexico, and South-western Arizona 1909-1910. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1912. 8vo. Publisher’s red cloth, upper cover pictorially stamped and ruled in blind, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Condition: tear along front pastedown along joint, light wear to extremities. first edition. [With:] EMORY ( Lieut.-Col. W.H.). Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers. Thirtieth Congress, First Session, Ex. Doc. No. 41. Washington DC: Wendel & Van Benthuysen, 1848. 8vo. 2 folding lithographed maps (1 very large in pocket at end), 3 plans and 64 lithographed or engraved plates, illustrations, large folding map. Full cloth with paper label on spine. Condition: tears to maps, foxing throughout, front board partly detached. Cracking and lifting to spine with losses to label, corners bumped and board ends shelfworn. first edition, House of Representatives issue . [With:] GILBERT, Louis N. (compiler). Facts About Georgia. [Shape Book]. Atlanta: Foote & Davis Co., 1916. 4to shaped as Georgia. Full stamped cloth. Condition: reading wear to front board at spine. Provenance: Walter Hart Blumenthal Collection, Harry Lewinson (11/7/1962) [inscribed on rear endpaper]. first edition. [With:] LAUT, Agnes C. The Blazed Trail of the Old Frontier. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926. Large 8vo. Full cloth with pictorial cover stamp. Provenance: Irving Abigail Blake [bookplate]. first edition . [With:] GRIFFIN, Solomon Bulkley. Mexico of To-day. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1886. 8vo. Full cloth with stamped ink decorations. Provenance: William A. McLaren [stamp]. first edition. [With:] BRUCE, Wallace. The Yosemite. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1880. 8vo. Full cloth stamped in gilt and ink, ruled in blind. Condition: light shelfwear to spine and edges. [With:] ABERCROMBIE, Capt. W.R. Alaska: 1899. Copper River Exploring Exp

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Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: No Reserve Bibliophile Sale
Date of the auction: 30 Jun 2009
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
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