Sale 350: Fine Americana with Maps & Atlases

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Datum der Auktion: 01.03.2007

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Old California: Being Ten Reproductions of Original Watercolors

Title: Old California: Being Ten Reproductions of Original Watercolors Author: Abdy, Rowena Meeks Place: San Francisco Publisher: John Henry Nash Date: 1924 Description: With 10 mounted color plates from watercolors by Abdy. Foreword by Gottardo Piazzoni. Introduction and Descriptive Text by H

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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History of the United States

Title: History of the United States Author: Adams, James Truslow Place: New York Publisher: Scribners Date: 1933 Description: 4 volumes. (8vo), original red and white cloth lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, glassine wrappers, slipcases. Copy 395 of 770 numbered and signed copies. Lot Amendments

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Klondike Stampede.

Title: The Klondike Stampede. Author: Adney, Tappan Place: New York Publisher: Harper & Brothers Date: 1900 Description: [14], 471 pp. Numerous plates & illustrations from drawings and photographs, several folding. 8x5, red cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition. "Journalist's account of the gold

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Compilation of Narratives of Explorations in Alaska

Title: Compilation of Narratives of Explorations in Alaska Author: ** Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1900 Description: vii, [1], 3-856 pp. With 25 folding maps; plates from photographs & engravings; cuts in the text. 11¼x9, contemporary full sheep, morocco title labels

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 700 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Report of an Expedition to the Copper, Tanana, and Koyukuk Rivers, in the...

Title: Report of an Expedition to the Copper, Tanana, and Koyukuk Rivers, in the Territory of Alaska, in the Year 1885... Author: Allen, Henry T. Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1887 Description: 172 pp. 29 full page plates including 2 folding and five folding maps at

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Alpina Americana. Numbers 1,2,3

Title: Alpina Americana. Numbers 1,2,3 Author: ** Place: Philadelphia Publisher: American Alpine Club Date: 1907, 11, 14 Description: 4 issues including one duplicate. Illustrated with photos and maps. 13½x10¾, original wrappers. Numbers 1, 2, and 3 (2 copies). Each issue consisting of a single

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Lot of 13 volumes from the WPA American Guide Series

Title: Lot of 13 volumes from the WPA American Guide Series Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Maine: A Guide 'Down East'. Price clipped. [1937] * Vermont: A Guide to the Green Mountain State. Large chip to head of jacket spine, price clipped

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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American Engineer and Railroad Journal - set

Title: American Engineer and Railroad Journal - set Author: [Basford, G.M., editor, et al.] Place: New York Publisher: M.N. Forney Date: 1893; 96-99; 1909 Description: 6 bound volumes. With: Vol. LXVII, 1893; Vols. LXX-LXXIII, 1896-99; and Vol. LXXIII, 1909. Each complete with 12 monthly issues per

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Eberstadt & Decker Catalogues of Americana

Title: Eberstadt & Decker Catalogues of Americana Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: The Annotated Eberstadt Catalogs of Americana: Numbers 103 to 138, 1935-1956. 4 volumes. 8vo, red cloth. [1965] * Peter Decker's Catalogues of Americana. 3

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Libraries of California. Containing Descriptions of the Principal...

Title: The Libraries of California. Containing Descriptions of the Principal Private and Public Libraries Throughout the State. Author: Apponyi, Flora Haines Place: San Francisco Publisher: A.L. Bancroft Date: 1878 Description: 304 + [6] ad pp. Illustrated with a few facsimiles in red and black

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The West of William H. Ashley: The international struggle for the fur trade...

Title: The West of William H. Ashley: The international struggle for the fur trade of the Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with explorations beyond the Continental Divide, recorded in the diaries and letters of William H. Ashley and his contemporaries, 1822-1838 Author: Ashley

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Birds of New Mexico

Title: Birds of New Mexico Author: Bailey, Florence Merriam Place: [Santa Fe, NM] Publisher: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish with the State Game Protective Association Date: 1928 Description: xxiv, 807 pp. Illustrated with 79 plates including 24 color plates by Allan Brooks; other plates

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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California's Pictorial Letter Sheets, 1849-1869

Title: California's Pictorial Letter Sheets, 1849-1869 Author: Baird, Joseph Armstrong, Jr. Place: San Francisco Publisher: David Magee Date: 1967 Description: Illustrated throughout with facsimile pictorial letter sheets, folding facsimile sheet in the rear pocket, as issued. 13¾x10, quarter

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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A History of North American Birds

Title: A History of North American Birds Author: Baird, S.F., T.M. Brewer & R. Ridgway. Place: Boston Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Date: 1874 Description: 3 Volumes. Illustrated with 64 plates and hundreds of woodcuts. (4to) 10½x7½, original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. First

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Water Birds of North America

Title: The Water Birds of North America Author: Baird, S.F., T.M. Brewer & R. Ridgway. Place: Boston Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Date: 1884 Description: 2 Volumes. Illustrated with woodcuts throughout. (4to) 10½x7½, original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt. First

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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History of California

Title: History of California Author: Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Place: Santa Barbara Publisher: Wallace Hebberd Date: [1963] Description: 7 volumes. 9x5½, original brown cloth. Jackets. Facsimile reprint of the 1886 first edition of Bancroft's important history of California. With an introduction by

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Totem Poles: Bulletin No. 119 - Volume I: Totem Poles According to Crests...

Title: Totem Poles: Bulletin No. 119 - Volume I: Totem Poles According to Crests and Topics; Bulletin No. 119 - Volume II: Totem Poles According to Location Author: Barbeau, Marius Place: [Ottawa] Publisher: National Museum of Canada Date: [1950] Description: 2 volumes. ix, 433; ix, 435-880 pp

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Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Reminiscences of a Confederate Surgeon

Title: Reminiscences of a Confederate Surgeon Author: Baruch, Dr. Simon Place: No Place Publisher: Date: [c. 1915] Description: [12] pp. 8½x11, original printed wrappers. "Compliments of Dr. Simon Baruch" stamped in lower margin of front wrapper. Baruch served as the Assistant Surgeon of the 3rd

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 400 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Art Work of Western Washington

Title: The Art Work of Western Washington Author: Bayles, W.C. Place: Racine, Wis. Publisher: W.D. Harney Date: 1910 Description: Title leaf + 26 leaves of text printed on rectos only. 80 leaves of photogravures with tissue guards, additional photogravure at head of first text leaf. (Folio) 13¾x11

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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History of Idaho

Title: History of Idaho Author: Beal, Merrill D. and Merle W. Wells Place: New York Publisher: Lewis Date: [1959] Description: 3 volumes. [xxviii], 611; x, 493; [iv], 588 pp. 4to, brown cloth. First Edition. Volumes 1 & 2 cover territorial and state history, Volume 3 contains biographical sketches

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Geology of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe District, with Atlas.

Title: Geology of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe District, with Atlas. Author: Becker, George F. Place: Washington Publisher: Govt. Ptg. Office Date: 1882 Description: 2 vols., text and atlas. Text Volume: [4], xv, 422 pp. With 7 duotone or color lithographed plates; diagrams & graphs in the text

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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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

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630.

Title: The Memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides, 1630. Author: Benavides, Alonso de. Place: Chicago Publisher: Privately printed Date: 1916 Description: Trans. by Mrs. Edward E. Ayer. Annotated by Frederick Webb Hodge and Charles Fletcher Lummis. xii, 309 pp. Illus. with gravure plates from

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Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs...

Title: The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands Author: Bishop, Isabella Bird Place: New York Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Date: 1894 Description: [xvi], 423 pp. Plates & illus. from photographs & other sources; folding map. 8x5

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Hand-Book of Iowa; Describing Its Agricultural, Commercial and...

Title: Hand-Book of Iowa; Describing Its Agricultural, Commercial and Manufacturing Resources, and Other Capabilities of Producing Wealth, Also, Its Physical Geography and Geology Author: Blanchard, Rufus Place: Chicago Publisher: Blanchard & Cram Date: 1867 Description: 92, [2] pp. Hand-colored

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 700 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Geological Survey of California. Botany

Title: Geological Survey of California. Botany Author: Brewer, W.H., Sereno Watson & Asa Gray Place: Cambridge Publisher: Welch, Beiglow & Co. [&] John Wilson Date: 1876 & 1880 Description: xx, 628; [xvi], 559 pp. (4to) 10½x7½, original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. First editions

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Reports Upon Mineral Resources of the United States.

Title: Reports Upon Mineral Resources of the United States. Author: Browne, J. Ross & James W. Taylor. Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1867 Description: 360 pp. 8½x5½, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Inscribed by J. Ross Browne to A[dolph] Sutro

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Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Adventures in the Apache Country: A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora, with...

Title: Adventures in the Apache Country: A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora, with Notes on the Silver Regions of Nevada Author: Browne, J. Ross Place: New York Publisher: Harper Date: 1869 Description: 535 + 4 ad pp. Profusely illustrated with wood engravings after the author. Original terra cotta

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Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Report of J. Ross Brown on the Mineral Resources of the States and...

Title: Report of J. Ross Brown on the Mineral Resources of the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains. Author: Browne, J. Ross. Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1868 Description: [2], 676 pp. [bound with, as issued] Report of James W. Taylor, on the Mineral

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Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 01.03.2007

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Gold Rush: The Journal, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff...

Title: Gold Rush: The Journal, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff, Captain, Washington City and California Mining Association, April 2, 1849-July 20, 1851 Author: Bruff, J. Goldsborough Place: New York Publisher: Columbia University Press Date: 1944 Description: 2 vols. Edited by

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 01.03.2007