Sale 591: Rare Americana & Travel, with Books & Maps from the Warren Heckrotte Collection

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1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
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Datum der Auktion: 28.07.2016

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Report of the Governor of Alaska for the Fiscal Year 1887.

Title: Report of the Governor of Alaska for the Fiscal Year 1887. Author: Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1887 Description: 63 pp. (8vo), original printed wrappers. A scarce item. No auction records could be found, and no copies listed at OCLC. Lot Amendments Condition

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Fleets' Register, and pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1798. Being...

Title: Fleets' Register, and pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1798. Being the third after leap year, and twenty-second of American independence which began July 4th, 1776. Calculated chiefly for the use of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. - [With the same for 1799] Author: Place: Boston

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar

Title: 1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar Author: Place: Milwaukee Publisher: Wisconsin Printmakers Date: 1938 Description: Spiral-bound. 9 x 11”, 53pp. Illustrated with wood engraving or linoleum cut on front cover and on each of the calendar pages. Scarce. WorldCat locates only 3

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Four Pieces of Americana Ephemera

Title: Four Pieces of Americana Ephemera Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: (8vo), mostly pamphlet format with wrappers. Includes: Sturgis, William. The Oregon Question. Substance of a Lecture Before the Mercantile Library Association Delivered January 22

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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A Voyage Around the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George...

Title: A Voyage Around the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled from Papers, and other Materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and published under

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Chromolithograph of an encounter with Polar Bears in the frozen arctic

Title: Chromolithograph of an encounter with Polar Bears in the frozen arctic Author: Place: No place Publisher: Date: Late 19th century Description: Large chromolithograph on canvas, approximately 53x71.5 cm (20¾x28¼") visible. In an old frame, overall 59x77.5 cm (23¼x30½"). A very graphic scene of

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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"Masquerade Ball Given by Chauffeurs and Teamsters - Desert Inn, Oatman...

Title: "Masquerade Ball Given by Chauffeurs and Teamsters - Desert Inn, Oatman, Ariz., April 1st, 1916" Author: Place: No place Publisher: Johnson Photo. Date: 1916 Description: Gelatin silver photograph (possibly a vintage or early copy photograph not printed from the negative). Captioned and with

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Report of the Governor of Arizona to the Secretary of the Interior - 1906

Title: Report of the Governor of Arizona to the Secretary of the Interior - 1906 Author: Kibbey, Joseph H. Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1906 Description: 32 pp. Illustrated with color folding map of Arizona territories at rear. (8vo) 23x15 cm (9x6"), original printed

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Arizona: Its Resources and Prospects. A Letter to the Editor of the New...

Title: Arizona: Its Resources and Prospects. A Letter to the Editor of the New York Tribune. Author: McCormick, Richard C. Place: New York Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Date: 1865 Description: 22 pp. With folding map. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾"), printed wrappers, First Editon. A promotional piece on the

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Arrian's Voyage round the Euxine Sea translated; and accompanied with a...

Title: Arrian's Voyage round the Euxine Sea translated; and accompanied with a geographical dissertation, and maps. To which are added three discourses, I. On the trade to the East Indies by means of the Euxine Sea. II. On the distance which ships of antiquity usually sailed in twenty-four hours

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Town Crier Blue Book 1952-1953

Title: Town Crier Blue Book 1952-1953 Author: Akahori, Masaru B., editor and publisher Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Town Crier Daily and Sunday News Date: [1952] Description: [8], 220 pp. In Japanese and English. Illustrated from photographs and other sources; numerous advertisements. 27.5x21 cm

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California

Title: The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California Author: Atherton, Gertrude Place: New York Publisher: The Macmillan Company Date: 1902 Description: vii, [3], 389 pp. Illustrated with 8 plates by Harrison Fisher. Original decorative cloth with gilt design and spine. First Edition

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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First and last issues of the 1st short-lived African-American sports...

Title: First and last issues of the 1st short-lived African-American sports magazine, 1953 Author: Jackie Robinson, “editor” Place: Publisher: Date: 1953 Description: Our Sports / The Negro’s Own Sports Magazine / A New Monthly Magazine Featuring Negro Athletes”. First and last of the only five

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Rare promotional poster and letters for the first American college sports...

Title: Rare promotional poster and letters for the first American college sports magazine, 1897 Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1897 Description: (Promotional poster) "The College Athlete / An Entirely New Magazine…The First National College Magazine [on]… Football, Baseball, Track Athletics

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Two Worlds United. The Atlantic Submarine Telegraph: a Discourse Pronounced...

Title: Two Worlds United. The Atlantic Submarine Telegraph: a Discourse Pronounced in Calvary Church, Sept. 19, 1858, first Sunday After Receiving the Intelligence That the Cable was successfully Laid. Author: Scott, Rev. Dr. Place: San Francisco Publisher: O'Meara & Painter Date: 1858 Description

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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The Land of Little Rain

Title: The Land of Little Rain Author: Austin, Mary Place: Boston Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company Date: 1903 Description: Frontispiece after E. Boyd Smith, line illustrations in margins and chapter titles. (8vo) original cloth, pictorially stamped and gilt-lettered, top edge gilt. First

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Baldwin Locomotive Works. Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives

Title: Baldwin Locomotive Works. Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives Author: Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co. Place: Philadelphia Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co. Date: 1881 Description: 101 pp. Illustrations from photographs. (8vo) original brown cloth stamped in gilt and black. Second Edition

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Base Ball Schedule of the National League and American Association of...

Title: Base Ball Schedule of the National League and American Association of Professional Base Ball Clubs, Season of 1895 (wrapper title) Author: Place: Cleveland, OH Publisher: Emil Grossman & Co. Date: 1895 Description: [2], 78 pp. 10.7x6.7 cm (4¼x2¾"), original faux alligator skin printed

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Geology of the Comstock Lode and...

Title: Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Geology of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe District Author: Becker, George F. Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Date: 1882 Description: Title, contents leaf, and 19 lithographed maps, all but 2 double-page, nearly all in color. (Folio) 50.5x44 cm

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Persia and the Persians

Title: Persia and the Persians Author: Benjamin, S.G.W. Place: Boston Publisher: Ticknor and Company Date: 1887 Description: xx, 507 pp. Illustrated. (Large 8vo) 25x18 cm (9¾x7") later three-quarter brown morocco and cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt. Early Edition. First published the prior year

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales; contenant une Relation de...

Title: Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales; contenant une Relation de differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand Fleuve Saint-Louis, appelle vulgairement le Mississipi; leur religion; leur gouvernement; leurs moeurs; leurs guerres & leur commerce. Author: Bossu, [Jean Bernard] Place

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Photo album of a trip to Brazil by American actor George O'Brien

Title: Photo album of a trip to Brazil by American actor George O'Brien Author: O'Brien, George Place: Brazil Publisher: Date: 1940s Description: More than 200 photographs, a mix of commercial images and original snapshots, some featuring actor George O'Brien. Tipped to the pages of a period photo

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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The Journal of a Forty-Niner

Title: The Journal of a Forty-Niner Author: Brooks, E[rnest] W[illiam] Place: London Publisher: [For Reed Pale Press by the Curwen Press] Date: 1967 Description: [4], 67, [2] pp. Frontispiece portrait from photo. 23x16 cm (9x6¼"), bound in unbleached vellum with blue silk ties, cardboard slipcase

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Cloisters of California

Title: Cloisters of California Author: Browne, Clyde Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Clyde Browne Date: 1917 Description: [2], 133, [3] pp. Illustrations by the author. (8vo) original brown cloth, stamped in brown on the front cover. First Edition. A very scarce work on the missions of California

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and...

Title: Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country Author: Bryant, William Cullen, editor Place: New York Publisher: D. Appleton and

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Report of the Commission Appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury for the...

Title: Report of the Commission Appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury for the Investigation of Plague in San Francisco, Under Instructions from the Surgeon-General, Marine-Hospital Service. Author: Flexnor, Simon, F.G. Novy and L.F. Barker Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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General Report of the Bunker Hill Consolidated Mining Company. March 15, 1905.

Title: General Report of the Bunker Hill Consolidated Mining Company. March 15, 1905. Author: Place: Amador City, CA Publisher: Date: 1905 Description: [6] pp. With fold out diagram of mine. (8vo) 21.5x15 cm (8½x6"), printed wrappers, likely disbound from a larger volume. The mine was first worked

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Ultima Thule, or a Summer in Iceland

Title: Ultima Thule, or a Summer in Iceland Author: Burton, Richard F. Place: London Publisher: William P. Nimmo Date: 1875 Description: 2 volumes. xx, 380, 16 ad; vi, [2], 408 pp. With 11 lithographed or engraved plates; engravings in the text; 2 folding maps. (8vo) original blue cloth pictorially

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Official Program Gold Show and Rodeo, Auburn, June 2-3

Title: Official Program Gold Show and Rodeo, Auburn, June 2-3 Author: Place: Auburn, Cal. Publisher: California Mining Journal Date: June 1934 Description: 20 pp. incl. wrappers. Double-page color map of the region surrounding Auburn, including Nevada City, Grass Valley and Sacramento, Lake Tahoe

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 28.07.2016

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Certificate for 50 shares in the New York Hill Gold Mining Company located...

Title: Certificate for 50 shares in the New York Hill Gold Mining Company located in Grass Valley, California Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: Sept. 20, 1881 Description: Engraved certificate accomplished in ink. Signed by Robert Walter as President, and John B. Leighton as Secretary

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 28.07.2016