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London: Maggs Bros. (1936). 8vo. paper wrappers. 64 pages. Catalogue no. 625. Illustrated. Bumped at top. READ MORE about UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, A SELECTION OF TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY BOOKS
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 14500
San Francisco, CA: Lawton and Alfred Kennedy for John Howell-Books, 1966. folio. original beige decorated cloth. (xii) 116 pages, 14 colored plates, 2 plans, 2 folding maps, text illustrations. Handsome reprint of Abert's diary published by Congress in 1848, one of the earliest American publications relating to the newly acquired Territory of New Mexico, with the first printing of Abert's watercolor sketchbook. Field 4. Howes All. Pilling 3 (Cheyenne vocabulary). Plaines & Rockies 120. Radar..... READ MORE about WESTERN AMERICA IN 1846-1847 : THE ORIGINAL TRAVEL DIARY OF LIEUTENANT J. W. ABERT, WHO MAPPED...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 135976
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. x, 66 pages, Exhibition catalogue descriptions of items dealing with exploration, the American Indian, the Colonies, religion, flora and fauna, statesmen and more. Printed in two colors. Introduction by Charles Ryskamp. READ MORE about AMERICA FROM AMERIGO VESPUCCI TO THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 115152
Together with American Autographs, Americana, Maps, American Colored Views, Etc.
New York, NY: The Anderson Galleries, 1929. 8vo. Bound in the original cream-color printed wraps. 45 pages. Together with American Autographs, Americana, Maps, American Colored Views, Etc. 239 lots. Scarce. Near fine with some light wear to the head of spine. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about AMERICANA : SELECTIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF FRANCIS A. MACNUTT, BRESSANONE, ITALY, SOLD BY ORDER...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 136436
Duplicates from the New Hampshire Historical Society Together ith the Important Collection of Long Island History and Genealogy formed by A Well-Known Historian.
New York: American Art Association, 1927. 8vo. paper wrappers. unpaginated. Duplicates from the New Hampshire Historical Society Together ith the Important Collection of Long Island History and Genealogy formed by A Well-Known Historian. Scarce auction catalogue comprised of 989 items from three collections. Front cover torn along the top half of the front hinge. Very good. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about AMERICANA LITERATURE RELATING TO CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST INCLUDING THE COLLECTION OF H. C. HOLMES...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 136007
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1966. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 164, (4) pages. Duplicates were generated by the acquisition of the Everett D. Graff collection. Three holes punched along spine for insertion into a binder. Loosely inserted are Xeroxes of prices realized list. READ MORE about AMERICANA, DUPLICATES FROM THE DISTINGUISHED COLLECTIONS OF THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 41008
Metuchen, NJ: Charles F. Heartman, 1928. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 52 pages. McKay 9127. 274 lots. Includes American historical letters and documents from the Revolutionary era to the Gilded Age. Includes a letter from George Washington to Caesar Rodney (lot 252). Chipping at edges, spine partly missing. Wrappers lightly soiled. READ MORE about AMERICANA: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS AND HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS INCLUDING MANY CHOICE...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 115744
Paris: F. Roux-Devillas, n.d. (circa 1962). small 4to. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound-in, later typed paper spine label. 100 pages. Illustrated bookseller's catalogue. Loosely inserted in this copy is a commemorative bookplate stating that the book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. Note in pen on front cover of catalogue "I ordered 7947 per cable. ask for confirmation. Please follow wp. by letter." Later paper spine label is worn along edges..... READ MORE about AMÉRIQUE, AUTOGRAPHES, LIVRES, DOCUMENTS HISTORIQUES
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 107475
Introduction by Archibald Hanna Jr. Index by Karl Brown. Four volumes.
New York: Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd., 1965. thick 8vo. half leather, top edges gilt, slipcase. Introduction by Archibald Hanna Jr. Index by Karl Brown. Four volumes. Complete four volume set, with volume one being one of 90 numbered copies signed by both Eberstadts and Archibald Hanna and containing an original leaf from the first edition of the first history of California, VENEGAS - NOTICIA DE LA CALIFORNIA, Madrid, 1757. A virtual mine of information on Americana, with..... READ MORE about ANNOTATED EBERSTADT CATALOGS OF AMERICANA. IN FOUR VOLUMES INCLUDING INDEX. NUMBERS 103 TO 138,...
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 25174
Pasadena, CA: Castle Press, 1984. folio. paper wrappers. (6) pages. Printed in an edition of 275 copies by The Castle Press, Pasadena, and presented to the joint meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs in San Francisco, October 27 and 28, 1984 by Henry H. Clifford. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF THE NEW-ENGLAND MINING AND TRADING COMPANY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 135783
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, n.d. but 2000). 8vo. cloth. lii, 234, (4) pages. Reprint of the 1854-67 first editions published by Frederik Muller in Amsterdam. (Besterman 4201). Includes four page additions and corrections at the end. The descriptions are exhaustive and include annotations. 369 items described. Does not include the map section that was included in the original edition. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAY ON THE DUTCH BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS RELATING TO NEW-NETHERLAND,...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 58669
Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1970. folio. cloth. (vi), 678; (ii), 663; (ii), 697; (ii), 666; (ii), 686; (ii), 672; (ii), 690 pages. 7 volumes. Introduction by Howard H. Peckham. Seven volume catalogue reproducing the author/title sections, the last two volumes are chronological indexes arranged by date of publication. Staining to the top edges of the text blocks on volumes 2-7. Staining to the front edges of the text blocks on volumes 3, 4, 5..... READ MORE about AUTHOR/TITLE CATALOG OF AMERICANA 1493-1860 IN THE WILLIAM L. CLEMENTS LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF...
Price: $650.00 Order nr. 104869
Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1893. 8vo. modern pebbled cloth. viii, 274, (2), 78 pages. 7488 books described. With a partial index. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA, 1893. CATALOGUE OF A VALUABLE COLLECTION OF BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS RELATING...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 35174
Chicago, IL: n.p. (John Blew), 2019. Second edition limited to 150 copies. Self-published by author, John Blew. Introduction by J. Kevin Graffagnino of the William L. Clements Library. Dedications to the booksellers Clarence Wolf of George S. MacManus Co. & posthumously William Reese of William Reese Co. Table of contents & index. An expanded edition of the research devoted to the Americana collector Wright Howes. Color photographs. READ MORE about THE LIVES AND WORK OF WRIGHT AND ZOE HOWES AND THE STORY OF U.S.IANA
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 134757
New York: Sold at Auction by George A. Leavitt & Co., 1878-1897. large 8vo. (10 3/8" by 7"). Original wrappers, First Edition. Chipping to extremities and partially defective. Interestingly, along top edges a former owner has written the number of the volume: I, II, III, IIII, IIIII (see images), but clearly this copy was never even read. The paper stock in extremely fresh condition: unmarked, without any blemish whatsoever, and almost completely unopened. PRINTED ON..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE AMERICAN LIBRARY OF THE LATE MR. GEORGE BRINLEY OF HARTFORD, CONN
Price: $3,500.00 Order nr. 136149
New York: Edward Eberstadt & Sons, n.d. stiff paper wrappers. 3-171 pages. Priced catalogue of Americana with 606 lots. 27 facsimile illustrations. Light wear and wrinkling to wrappers, else near fine. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about CATALOGUE 163. AMERICANA, BEING A COLLECTION OF RARE & IMPORTANT BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 136474
New York: The Grolier Club, 1960. 8vo. paper wrappers. 48 pages. Asaf 127. Printed at the Thistle Press. 104 books described. Slight cover fading. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF HISTORICAL AND LITERARY AMERICANA, FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THOMAS...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 210
3 parts bound in 1
Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, 1872, 1875, 1875. 8vo. later cloth with paper wrappers for parts 2 and 3 bound in. viii,288; (ii),289-420; (ii),174; 16 pages. 3 parts bound in 1. With the three facsimile plates present in the first volume. Contains a fine selection of early books concerning the exploration and settling of America. His essay is given on pages v to viii. Bound with Part II. Books (supplement) and Part III. Portraits, Autographs, Plates, Atlases..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF BOOKS, MAPS, PLATES OF AMERICA, AND OF A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF EARLY VOYAGES ......
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 107754
WITH SOME IMPORTANT ENGLISH BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, LARGLY FROM THE LIBRARY OF Henry Perry, 9th Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632), at Petworth House.
(London): Sotheby & Co., 1928. 8vo. later cloth, original stiff paper wrappers bound in. (v), 81+(1) pages with 39 plates. WITH SOME IMPORTANT ENGLISH BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, LARGLY FROM THE LIBRARY OF Henry Perry, 9th Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632), at Petworth House. Sale with 172 lots. With color frontispiece and color and black-and-white plates. Cloth rubbed. Bookplate of a private book collector's club on front pastedown. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND VALUABLE AMERICANA
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 106456
New York: E. Eberstadt & Sons, 1957. tall large 4to. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 111 pages. 671 priced lots of Americana, with many items for individual states. A few illustrations. Reproduced typescript. Covers worn, soiled; old tape repairs. READ MORE about A COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PAINTINGS, ETC., RELATING TO
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 54896
Providence: The John Carter Brown Library, 1968. 4to. paper wrappers. 79 pages. Full descriptions of many important pieces of Americana. Corner bumped. READ MORE about A COLLECTION'S PROGRESS, TWO RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITIONS BY THE JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY, BROWN...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 214
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1982. small 4to. paper covered boards. 54, (6) pages. Illustrated including a foldout frontispiece map. Prices realized loosely inserted. READ MORE about COLONIAL AMERICAN DOCUMENTS INCLUDING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FROM THE CHEW FAMILY PAPERS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 17011
Woodbridge, CT: David M. Lesser, n.d. 4to. paper wrappers. various. Four Americana catalogues issued by David M. Lesser of Woodbridge, CT. READ MORE about Four Americana catalogues issued by David M. Lesser. #132, 143, 144, & 145
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 135148
London: Maggs Bros. 1936. 8vo. bound in original tan paper wraps. 139 pages. Catalogue 8 from the French offices of this venerable bookselling firm. A necessary supplement to Wroth and Annan, as many works listed herein are overlooked by them. Good annotations, with index. Some toning to the covers, spine lightly worn. Cover separating from spine. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about THE FRENCH COLONISATION OF AMERICA AS EXEMPLIFIED IN A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF FRENCH...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 136065