Sale 366: Selections from the Reference Library & Inventory of Jeffrey Thomas Fine & Rare Books

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Datum der Auktion: 25.10.2007

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Collection of approximately 82 engraved plates, 5 are colored

Title: Collection of approximately 82 engraved plates, 5 are colored Author: Allom, Thomas Place: [London] Publisher: Date: [c.1859] Description: Loose collection of approximately 82 plates, including 5 hand-colored plates and 4 engraved title-pages "China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of Six 19th Century Boston Almanacs

Title: Lot of Six 19th Century Boston Almanacs Author: ** Place: Boston Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: The Clergyman's Almanack, 1812 * The Clergyman's Almanack, 1814 * The Clergyman's Almanack, 1818 * The People's Almanac, 1840 * The Old American Comic Almanac, 1840 * The

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Notes on all the Books of Scripture for the Use of the Pulpit and and...

Title: Notes on all the Books of Scripture for the Use of the Pulpit and and Private Families Author: Priestly, Joseph Place: Northumberland, [PA] Publisher: For the author by Andrew Kennedy Date: 1803-04 Description: Four volumes. xxii, [ii], 656; [ii], 656; 716; 672 pp. (8vo) 8½x5, contemporary

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 2 first edition Hunting Tour books

Title: Lot of 2 first edition Hunting Tour books Author: [Apperley, Charles James] Nimrod, pseud. Place: London Publisher: Date: 1835; 38 Description: With: Nimrod's Hunting Tours, Interspersed with Characteristic Anecdotes, Sayings and Doings of Sporting Men including notices of the Principal Crack

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Two Titles by P.T. Barnum

Title: Two Titles by P.T. Barnum Author: Barnum, P[hineas] T[aylor] Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Two volumes including: Dollars and Sense; Or, How to Get On. The Whole Secret in a Nutshell. (8vo) original pictorial red cloth. First Edition. [1890] * Funny

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Totem. The Papago Legend of the Creation of the Giant Cactus, called...

Title: Totem. The Papago Legend of the Creation of the Giant Cactus, called Saguaro, With Twelve Photographic Images Author: Bussche, Wolf Von Dem Place: [Berkeley] Publisher: Three Plowshares Date: 1993 Description: [1], vii, 11, [1] leaves + 12 photographic plates by Wolf Von Dem Bussche

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 10 Volumes on California

Title: Lot of 10 Volumes on California Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Coy, Owen C. The Humboldt Bay Region, 1850-1875. (8vo) original green cloth. First Edition. [1929] * Cronise, Titus Fey. The Natural Wealth of California. (4to) original

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 10 titles on California

Title: Lot of 10 titles on California Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Adams, Emma H. To and Fro, Up and Down in Southern California, Oregon, and Washington Territory...(8vo) original pictorial brown cloth. Second Edition. [1889] * [Bayard

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 10 volumes on California

Title: Lot of 10 volumes on California Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Bunnell, Lafayette Houghton. Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of 1851. (8vo) brown cloth. [1911] * Chittenden, H.M. Report on the Water Supply System of the

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 3 Titles on Canada

Title: Lot of 3 Titles on Canada Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Grant, George M. Ocean to Ocean. Sandford Fleming's Expedtiion Through Canada in 1872. (8vo) brown cloth. Rebacked with original spine laid down. First Edition. [1873] * Sansom

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 9 Books on the American Civil War

Title: Lot of 9 Books on the American Civil War Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: [Harris, Elisha] Hints for the Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Camps, Transports, and Hospitals. (8vo) self-wrappers. First Edition. [1863

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Phreno-Mnemotechny; Or, The Art of Memory

Title: Phreno-Mnemotechny; Or, The Art of Memory Author: Fauvel-Gouraud Place: New York Publisher: Wiley and Putnam Date: 1845 Description: [ii], 564, [iii]-vi, 565-566 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (8vo) 9½x6¼, modern brown cloth with crude leather backing. First Edition. Signed twice on the

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 4 titles edited by or about J. Frank Dobie

Title: Lot of 4 titles edited by or about J. Frank Dobie Author: [Dobie, J. Frank] Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Southwestern Lore. Edited by Dobie. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, Number IX. Blue cloth. [1931] * Round the Levee. Reprint

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 10 Titles on the Eastern United States

Title: Lot of 10 Titles on the Eastern United States Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Archaelogia Americana. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society. Volume III. (8vo) period half green morocco and cloth. Includes several

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Poems [with 2 original drawings

Title: Poems [with 2 original drawings] Author: Eastman, Charles G. Place: Montpelier, VT Publisher: Eastman & Danforth Date: 1848 Description: vii, 208 pp. Small 8vo. Original embossed gray cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers gilt-stamped with urn image. First Edition. Author’s first book

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Kansas; Or, Squatter Life and Border Warfare in the Far West

Title: Kansas; Or, Squatter Life and Border Warfare in the Far West Author: Gladstone, Thomas H. Place: London Publisher: Routledge Date: 1857 Description: viii, 295 pp. 2 plates including frontis; folding map. (12mo) 6¾x4¼, original red cloth with modern rebacking. First Edition. Gladstone

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Engraved America: Iconography of America through 1800

Title: Engraved America: Iconography of America through 1800 Author: Glaser, Lynn Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Ancient Orb Press Date: [1970] Description: Profusely illustrated from engravings taken from various old sources. 17¼x14¼, beige tan cloth, spine lettered in gilt. [1 of 1000 copies]. The

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Sheba Land

Title: Sheba Land Author: Helland, Jon, compiler/artist Place: [No place] Publisher: Directors of the American Foundation for the Study of Man Date: [c.1952] Description: 12 photographic plates mounted on 20x16 card backings, each with loose printed caption title card; 1 original black, white & gray

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages

Title: The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages Author: Silveira de Braganza, Rondal Louis, editor Place: San Diego Publisher: University Library, Univ. of Calif. Date: 1974; 82-83 Description: 3 volumes including the index. Illustrated with plates reproducing title-pages, maps, etc. 10x6¾, light blue

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Memoirs of the Bloomsgrove Family. In a Series of Letters to a respectable...

Title: Memoirs of the Bloomsgrove Family. In a Series of Letters to a respectable Citizen of Philadelphia. Containing Sentiments on a Mode of Domestic Education, Suited to the present State of Society, Government, and Manners, in the United States of America; and on the Dignity and Importance of the

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Histoire Ancienne De L'Orient

Title: Histoire Ancienne De L'Orient Author: Lenormant, Francois Place: Paris Publisher: A. Levy Date: 1881-88 Description: 6 volumes. (4to) 11x7½, contemporary quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, raised bands, top edges marbled. 9th Edition of Vols. 1-4

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Nimrud and Its Remains

Title: Nimrud and Its Remains Author: Mallowan, M.E.L. Place: New York Publisher: Dodd, Mead Date: [1966] Description: 3 Volumes. Two text volumes plus atlas volumes. (4to) 12¼x8¾, blue cloth, Vols. 1 & 2 with jackets. First American Edition. Account of the excavation of Nimrud, near Nineveh. Lot

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Journal of a Cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands in the United...

Title: Journal of a Cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands in the United States Sloop-of-War Cyane Author: Meyers, William H. Place: San Francisco Publisher: Book Club of California Date: 1955 Description: Edited by John Haskell Kemble. Illustrated with 10 plates after sketches by Meyers

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 7 titles on the American Midwest

Title: Lot of 7 titles on the American Midwest Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Blanchard, Rufus. Discovery and Conquests of the North-West, With the History of Chicago. (8vo) original half morocco and cloth. Third Edition. [1881] * Broadhead

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 6 Titles on Native Americans

Title: Lot of 6 Titles on Native Americans Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Dorsey, George A. and Alfred L. Kroeber. Traditions of the Arapaho. (8vo) red cloth. Publication 81 of the Field Columbian Museum. [1903] * Dorsey, George A. The Arapaho

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Catalogue de Luxe of the Department of Fine Arts Panama-Pacific...

Title: Catalogue de Luxe of the Department of Fine Arts Panama-Pacific International Exposition Author: Trask, John E.D. & J. Nilsen Laurvik Place: San Francisco Publisher: Paul Elder Date: [1915] Description: 2 volumes. xviii, 232; vi, 233-482, [3] pp. + plates. Photographic frontispieces, many

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Egypt, The Soudan and Central Africa

Title: Egypt, The Soudan and Central Africa Author: Petherick, John Place: Edinburgh Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons Date: 1861 Description: [ii]-xii, 482 pp. Map supplied in a reduced size facsimile. (8vo) 8x5¼, later calf backed marbled boards, morocco title labels. First Edition. Petherick

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Lot of 6 Titles on U.S. Presidents

Title: Lot of 6 Titles on U.S. Presidents Author: ** Place: Various Places Publisher: Date: Various Dates Description: Includes: Baldwin, Jo. G. Party Leaders; Sketches of Thomas Jefferson, Alex'r Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, John Randolph... (8vo) original green cloth. Inscribed by the

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Signed photo of Eddie Rickenbacker

Title: Signed photo of Eddie Rickenbacker Author: Rickenbacker, Eddie Place: [No place] Publisher: Date: [c.1920's] Description: Sepia-tone photograph of American pilot Eddie Rickenbacker, receiving a plane-shaped trophy, framed. Approx. 15x11¾" overall. Inscribed and signed by Eddie Rickenbacker

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 25.10.2007

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Loss of the American Brig Commerce, Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa...

Title: Loss of the American Brig Commerce, Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa in the Month of August, 1815. With an Account of Tombuctoo, and of the Hetherto Undiscovered Great City of Wassanah Author: Riley, James Place: London Publisher: John Murray Date: 1817 Description: [ii], [vii]-xvi, 618

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 25.10.2007