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Image for Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista. A narrative of incidents  connected with the days when California was young.

Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista. A narrative of incidents connected with the days when California was young.

By: Issac L. Mylar (compiled by James Piratsky)

Price: $205.00

Publisher: Watsonville, California, Evening Pajaronian: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3319

Condition: Very Good


Watsonville, California: Evening Pajaronian. Very Good. 1929. Limited Edition. Numbered 95 of only 300 copies autographed by author and compiler to slip tipped to verso of front fly. Burgundy cloth with gilt title and author to front cover and gilt title to spine. A very nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 195 pages; Signed by Author . View more info

Image for $1,000.00 REWARD!  The Appeal to Reason will pay $1,000.00 in gold to the  person or persons who will kidnap ex-Governor Taylor and return him to the  state officials of Kentucky, where he is wanted on a charge of murdering  [William] Goebel

$1,000.00 REWARD! The Appeal to Reason will pay $1,000.00 in gold to the person or persons who will kidnap ex-Governor Taylor and return him to the state officials of Kentucky, where he is wanted on a charge of murdering [William] Goebel

By: J. A. Mitchell [William Sylvester Taylor, William Goebel]

Price: $760.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Appeal to Reason: 1907

Seller ID: 1607

Condition: Very Good


Girard, Kansas: Appeal to Reason. Very Good. 1907. Broadside. Taylor was republican governor of Kentucky who was alleged to have murdered his liberal rival but was given sanctuary in republican Indiana. The catalyst for the broadside, however, was the abduction of agitators Pettibone et al. from Colorado and the Supreme Court's decision that it wasn't objectionable despite its having been accomplished through (in their words) "fraud and connivance." Wear a... View more info

Image for El Dorado: a Narrative of the Circumstances which gave rise to Reports, in  the 16th Century, of the Existence of a Rich and Splendid City in South  America; including a Defence of Sir Walter Raleigh. In Regard to the  Relations made by Him Respecting it, and a Nation of Female Warriors, in  the Vicinity of the Amazon, in the narrative of his expedition to the  Oronoke in 1595  With a Map.

El Dorado: a Narrative of the Circumstances which gave rise to Reports, in the 16th Century, of the Existence of a Rich and Splendid City in South America; including a Defence of Sir Walter Raleigh. In Regard to the Relations made by Him Respecting it, and a Nation of Female Warriors, in the Vicinity of the Amazon, in the narrative of his expedition to the Oronoke in 1595 With a Map.

By: J. A. van Heuvel

Price: $1,210.00

Publisher: New York, J. Winchester: 1844

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1543

Condition: Very Good


New York: J. Winchester. Very Good. 1844. First. Crisp folding map of Guyana. Quarter black morocco. Moderate foxing; front hinge repaired. ; 8vo 8.5 x 5.75 in; viii,[166],[i]errata,[ii] adv pages . First Edition. View more info

El Juglar de los Zocos. Cuentos

By: J. Bentata

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Madrid, Compania General de Artes Graficas: [1930]

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1705

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Compania General de Artes Graficas. Very Good. [1930]. Wraps. A fine uncut copy inscribed by Bentata on the prologue page. "A mi buen amigo y companero.... Afectuosamente." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225, [1] pages; Signed by Author . View more info

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The Flavor of Texas

By: J. Frank Dobie

Price: $660.00

Publisher: Dallas, Dealey and Lowe: 1936

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3280

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dallas: Dealey and Lowe. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1936. Printed cloth boards with title and author to front cover and particulars to spine. Very slight losses to head and tail of dust jacket spine, which has since been protected in Mylar and is otherwise in very nice condition. Front free fly inscribed by author to "... -- Thank you for making me more interested in teaching "Life and Literature of the Southwest" dated 7/3/1941. Original receip... View more info

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American Sylvan Scenes

By: J. Henry Smythe

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Sunshine Publishing Company: c. 1885

Seller ID: 3125

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Sunshine Publishing Company. Very Good. c. 1885. Olive cloth boards with heavily gilt/silver art noveau title to front cover. Wear to spine with losses to head and tail. Wear to bumped fore edge corners. Decorative endpapers. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages . View more info

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Lexique de la Langue Iroquoise avec Notes et Appendices

By: J.A. Cuoq

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Montreal, J. Chapleau & Fils: 1882

Seller ID: 1670

Condition: Very Good


Montreal: J. Chapleau & Fils. Very Good. 1882. Quarter morocco, marbled boards and end papers. Chipped ahead of spine, otherwise very good. Occasional light foxing. Original cauliflower blue wraps bound in, top edge gilt.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ix, 215 pages . View more info

Image for Relacion del Descubrimiento del Rio Apure Hasta su Ingreso en el Orinoco /  por Fr. Jacinto de Carvajal del Orden de Predicadores fielmente copiada  del manuscrito autógrafo que se guarda en el Archivo Municipal de León y  por primera vez impresa a expensas de la Excma. Diputacion Provincial, con  las laminas que ilustran el texto, exactamente reproducidas (...)

Relacion del Descubrimiento del Rio Apure Hasta su Ingreso en el Orinoco / por Fr. Jacinto de Carvajal del Orden de Predicadores fielmente copiada del manuscrito autógrafo que se guarda en el Archivo Municipal de León y por primera vez impresa a expensas de la Excma. Diputacion Provincial, con las laminas que ilustran el texto, exactamente reproducidas (...)

By: Jacinto de Carvajal

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Leon, Diputación Provincial de León: 1892

Seller ID: 3188

Condition: Very Good


Leon: Diputación Provincial de León. Very Good. 1892. Quarter-calf, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt particulars to spine, 1892 printing of 1648 manuscript, includes exact reproductions of three color plates, including one fold-out plate of the Orinoco river. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages . View more info

Dragoon Campaigns to the Rocky Mountains : being a History of the Enlistment, organization, and first Campaigns of the Regiment of United States Dragoons : together with Incidents of a soldier's life, and Sketches of Scenery and Indian character By a Dragoon

By: James Hildreth

Price: $1,836.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley & Long: 1836

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1916

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wiley & Long. Very Good. 1836. First. Professionally rebacked. This copy received by the Boston Athenaeum in 1875 with their handsome plate to the front pastedown and faint stamp to the title, then de-accessioned 1940 with their cancelled notation. Foxing throughout. Howes H471; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 288 pages . First Edition. View more info

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Letter on the Memorial of Philip Sloan and Report on the Memorial of Philip Sloan (2 vol. set)

By: James Madison; D. Humphries; Philip Sloan

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Washington, 1801-1808

Seller ID: 2856

Condition: Fine


Washington. Fine. 1801-1808. Hardcover. Handsomely rebound in full maroon morocco with gilt tooled decorative border to front and rear boards and gilt title to spine. Gilt rolled edges and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon page markers. Attractive, clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. "The average cost of the American prisoners redeemed from Algerine slavery by the United States, and the expence [sic.] of bringing them home, is... View more info

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Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

By: Jean-Babtiste Biot

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Michel Levy et Freres: 1862

Seller ID: 2960

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Michel Levy et Freres. Very Good. 1862. Hardcover. Quarter green morocco with raised bands to spine. Bookshop plate to verso of front fly and Joseph McPherson's 1862 bold signature to half title. With three foldout plates. First edition of an expanded version of writings on Asian astronomy. "Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it" --Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iii... View more info

General Carlos Soublette

By: Jesus Maria Arrillaga, Jacinto Machado.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Cojo: 1889

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1642

Condition: Very Good


Cojo. Very Good. 1889. Wraps. Worn & siled fragile wraps. Inscribed by the general's family ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages . View more info

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Life Amongst the Modocs: Unwritten History.

By: Joaquin Miller

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley and Son: 1873

Seller ID: 3344

Condition: Very Good


London: Richard Bentley and Son. Very Good. 1873. Half red morocco. First Edition precedes the American. "This book represents the best of Miller's forceful, vigorous style. An advocate of the cause of the Modocs, Miller lived with them in a quixotic attempt to form an Indian republic among the Pit River Indians, the Klamaths, Shastas, and Modocs. Includes Miller's romance with Paquita, the Modoc squaw who helped him escape from jail and was killed by soldier... View more info

Image for A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill  Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

By: John D. Rockefeller, Daniel Shurmer et al.

Price: $2,115.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Vinson & Korner Company: 1905

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3638

Condition: Very Good


Cleveland: Vinson & Korner Company. Very Good. 1905. Limited/Numbered Edition. Number 317 of only 425 copies with Rockefeller's neat yet sprawling autograph below George Edmondson's photograph depicting the wealthiest American in an "approved" pose. Published in what has invariably become a desiccated and crumbling suede spine. This copy's spine very nicely replaced with modern Levant morocco. A very good clean and durable copy. Rockefeller's contribution... View more info

List of Articles free of duty and tariff or rates of duties, from and after the 30th June, 1824, on all goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States of America; established by Acts of Congress ... on importations by American vessels to which is added, an Appendix containing several important revenue laws, and useful commercial tables and other information, with notes and references

By: John H. (Harbeson) Barnes

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed for the Proprietor by John Bioren: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2140

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Printed for the Proprietor by John Bioren. Very Good. 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. A handsome copy in quarter calf over marbled boards. Chip to head of spine; foxing throughout. Scarce. Unknown to Sabin, but cf. his 3519 for the 1830 edition.; 8vo 5.25 x 8.25 in; [100]; lxxvi pages . First Edition. View more info

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The Life Portraits of Washington and their Replicas

By: John Hill Morgan and Mantle Fielding

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed for the Subscribers: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3116

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Philadelphia: Printed for the Subscribers. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1931. Limited Edition. 1 of only 1000 copies. Blue cloth boards with gilt decoration and border to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Blue paper dust jacket with particulars to paper label to spine. Deckle edges. Some pages uncut. A clean copy in fine, crisp condition without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxiii, 432, [i] pages . Dust jacket prese... View more info

Image for Historia Natural, Civil y Geográfica de las Naciones situadas en las  Riveras del Rio Orinoco. Volume II.

Historia Natural, Civil y Geográfica de las Naciones situadas en las Riveras del Rio Orinoco. Volume II.

By: Joseph Gumilla

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Carlos Gilbert y Tuto: 1791

Seller ID: 1545

Condition: Very Good


Barcelona: Carlos Gilbert y Tuto. Very Good. 1791. Calf. Handsomely bound in full Spanish calf with morocco labels; nicely marbled end papers. Two engraved plates; engraved headpiece.; Vol. 2; 8vo (6 x 8.25 inches); [ii],352 pages . View more info

Image for Manifiesto en defensa de la precedencia del muy ilustre y venerable senor  Dean y Cabildo de la Santa Iglesia de la ciudad de Santiago de Leon de  Caracas. contra el provissor de dicho obispado ....

Manifiesto en defensa de la precedencia del muy ilustre y venerable senor Dean y Cabildo de la Santa Iglesia de la ciudad de Santiago de Leon de Caracas. contra el provissor de dicho obispado ....

By: Joseph Ignacio Mijares de Solorzano

Price: $2,350.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Francisco de Rivera Calderon: 1722

Seller ID: 1502

Condition: Very Good


Mexico City: Francisco de Rivera Calderon. Very Good. 1722. Half vellum. Four leaves nicely bound in half vellum by Brugalla. Manifesto in defense of the precedence of the very illustrious and venerable Mr. Dean and Cabildo of the Holy Church of the city of Santiago de Leon in Caracas against the provost of said bishopric.; Quarto ; 8 pages . View more info

Image for The Life of Jacob Persinger, who was taken by the Shawnee Indians when an  infant; with a short account of the Indian troubles in Missouri; and a  sketch of the adventures of the author

The Life of Jacob Persinger, who was taken by the Shawnee Indians when an infant; with a short account of the Indian troubles in Missouri; and a sketch of the adventures of the author

By: Joseph Persinger

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Sturgeon, MO, Moody & M'Michael: c. 1900

Seller ID: 3226

Condition: Very Good


Sturgeon, MO: Moody & M'Michael. Very Good. c. 1900. Stapled wraps. Circa 1940s typed copy (verso only, with occasional corrections) of a 19th century manuscript in stapled wraps. Very light chipping to top edge and fore edge of front wrap. Voice changes inexplicably on page 28 from third to first person narrative, recounting the author's (Joseph's) own experiences. A very nice, crisp copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tal... View more info

Image for Puck Magazine January 1 1896 - December 30 1896

Puck Magazine January 1 1896 - December 30 1896

By: Joseph Udo Keppler

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: New York, Keppler & Schwartzmann: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2481

Condition: Very Good


New York: Keppler & Schwartzmann. Very Good. 1896. First Edition. Half red calf. This volume bound by publisher in signatures, without puncturing the fold-outs. Waterstain to lower gutter (see images), loss of spine leather, boards detached.; Vol. 38&39; Folio . First Edition. View more info