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Paris: Courcier, [1855]. First edition. [2],328pp. Illus., 12 tinted lithos. Original pictorial decorated cloth with gold stamping and illustrations on on front cover, spine and rear cover. Cowan V.2 p.19 (under Arnout); Howes L5. Wheat 75, note. Monaghan 884D. Nasatir p.431. Sabin 38450. Kurutz 386: "La Carrieres, during his peregrinations, visited San Francisco and the mining region. He provided descriptions of various ethinic groups, including the Irish, told of the high prices, and commented on the hotels and the general violence that best the new city. Thereafter, he went on a tour that took him to San Jose {when it served as the state capital), Sacramento, Stockton, and the Southern MInes and Mariposa. On this tour, La Carrieres described mining society, the Mexicans and French, mining techniques and women.

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Chicago, Caxton Club, 1898. 69pp., handmade paper. Original boards, vellum spine. One of 26l copies printed. First edition. Howes Ll09: "Translation of account contained in Margry's Decouvertes.., of La Salle's discovery of the Mississippi. The author was not a relative of the explorer.

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Chicago: Caxton Club, 1901. First Edition. (8),301pp. Original boards with vellum gold stamped spine, a little faded and soiled One of 225 copies. Howes L110: "First published , in French, In Margry's six volume "Decouvertes...", from an anonymous manuscript. This, the first separate edition, gives both French and English texts. It was the official account sent to the Ministry of Marine...' Hubach p.10. Rader 2205. Graff 2406.

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Paris: Camoisy, 1660 {Albany, Shea, 1854?]. 49,[1]pp dbd. TPL Cat 55: "...from his {Lenox] transcript of the copy... of the original edition in the Canadian Library of Parliament which was destroyed by fire in 1854.. The few minor errors in the transcript appear in the reprint..." One of 100 copies printed. Lalement served as Canadian Provincial Superior from 1659 to 1665. He helped resettle Huron refugees near Quebec, and continued to solidify the Jesuit Mission in Canada. His writings give valuable information about the social, political, and religious life of Canada during that period.

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Wash.,: GPO, 1906. First edition. [75],1601pp. Original thick small 4to cloth. Sheehy BE83: "An index to portraits contained in 1181 sets (6,216 volumes) including both books and periodicals through the year 1904. Indexes some 120,000 portraits of about 40,000 persons. Information given includes [1] dates of birth and death, and brief characterization of the person, artist, engraver, etc. of the portrait; and [2]volume and page of the work where the portrait may be found. Does not index portrait in local histories, genealogical works, or collections of engravings as such, or portraits of writers included in sets of their collected works.

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JAMES DOUGLAS, A MEMOIR.

Langton, H. H.

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Toronto, privately printed, 1940 130pp. Illus. Original cloth. First edition. One of 500 copies printed. Douglas was one of the early mining developers in Arizona. Not in Munk and Alliott, Graff, etc. Eberstadt 134:35: "Douglas was a pioneer copper man and the volume recites a long series of his Arizona adventures in the early eighties, and his activities in developing the Copper Queen and Phelps, Dodge.

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Ogdensburg, N.Y.: Sprague, 1855. First edition. 324pp.(some foxing in text). Original black cloth,( chipped at top and bottom of spine; spine faded so that none of the gold stamping is visible on the gold stamped spine). Graff 2892. Howes L84. Jones 1336. Matthews p.326. Rader 2201. Sabin 38904. Streeter 3179. Wagner-Camp-Becker 258: "Langworthy crossed the Missouri river at Council Bluffs on May 14, 1850. He reached Fort Laramie on June 13, South Pass on June 29, Granite Pass by way of Salt Lake City on September 9, and the Humboldt Sink on October 2. He crossed over the Sierra Nevada by way of Carson Pass, and arrived at Ringgold, near Placerville, on October 21, a total of 160 days from departure. The overland journey occupied the first 180 pages of the book, with the balance devoted to describing California and the return trip via Nicaragua...." Cowan p.383. Flake 4742: "Mormons in 'Canesville'; Mormon speculations. Also a trip through Salt Lake City in 1850 with notes of Mormoni ... Read more

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Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1844. 208pp. Illus., huge folding map with 1847 date. Modern marbled boards with a gold stamped calf spine. Second edition, greatly improved, of the first bound book printed in Milwaukee. Howes L97. Wisconsin Imprint 205. Bradford 2917. Sabin 38979. Graff 2398. The fine colored folding map was done by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese.

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Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1846. second edition. 208pp. Illus., large folding map at rear. Original cloth, Second edition, greatly improved. Howes L97: "First bound book printed in Milwaukee (1844 first edition). Bradford 2917. Graff 2398. Sabin 38979. Wisconsin Imprints Inventory 291. Lapham is considered" Wisconsin's first great scientist" and" the father of the U.S. Weather Service". He wanted a bureau to forecast storms on the Great Lakes and both Oceans. This was the first substantial work on the geography of the Wisconsin Territory.

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Augusta, Me: Privately printed, 1892. First edition. 240pp. Original cloth.(private library label on inside front cover) Coulter 283: "...his second enlistment was with the Seventh Maine battery, with which he fought under Grant from the Battle of the Wilderness to the fall of Petersburg..." Nevins V. 1, p.119. Nicholson p.462. Not in Howes.

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Ottawa: Government Printing Office, 1910. First Edition. (2), 82pp. Original front wrapper, some old browning at bottom. First printing of the day-by-day journal of the first white man, after Verendrye, to visit the Big Horn country and the Crow Indians. First authorized account of the tribe." Bound with: Murray, Alexander H. JOURNAL OF THE YUKON, 1847-1848. Edited by L. J. Burpee. Ottawa, 1910. (2), 125pp. Illus., folding map and 14 plates, with plan. Howes M911: "First detailed account of the Yukon Region." Bound together in modern 1/2 mo with gold stamped leather label on spine.

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N.Y., 1963. 139pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. First edition.

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Boston, 1964. 1181pp. Cloth. Reprinted in an edition of 500 copies, this is one of the best subject bibliographies published in our century. The notes a critical, concise, and are very well written.

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MEMOIRS OF A PIONEER.

Lathrop, George

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Lusk, Wy.: Lusk Herald, (1929). 30pp. Illus, 2 plates, one a foldout as a frontis. Original printed 12 mo. wrappers. Howes L119. Graff 2409: "George Lathrop was one of the early cattle and stagecoach drivers of the west. He died in 1917 and Luke Voorhees, proprietor of stage routes, finished the narrative from notes given him by Lathrop-EDG.

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N.Y.: McBride, 1926. First edition. [12],271pp. Illus.,( 35 drawings by Charles Russell, 22 halftones). Original cloth in original box. Howes L143. Not in Graff. Yost and Renner 40. Contains material on LaVerendrye, Thompson, Fort Union, Chief Joseph, Lewis and Clark, etc.

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BEAUTIES OF COLORADO

Lawrence, W. H. AND CO.

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(Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1881?). First Edition. 8pp. of text. Illus., (18 plates). In original 64mo red gold stamped cloth. There is a trade card for a taxidermist, W. J. Roudy and Co. of Tejon St., pasted on inside rear cover. Plates are accordion style. A scarce and fragile work.

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Paris, [1904]. First edition. 322pp. Illus., frontis., plates, large folded map. Original pictorial printed wrappers. Monaghan 963. Not in Adams Herd or Guns. While there is much on Wyoming and its cowboys, most of the book is devoted to oil and the oil business. Not in Swanson, Neff and Larson.

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[Chicago: Lakeside Press], 1909. First edition. [4],262pp. Original printed wrappers. Howes L163 [aa]. Adams Guns 1302 "Has several chapters devoted to Doc Middleton and his gang of horse thieves." Much on the Sioux Indians of the area, personal narratives of pioneers, and early settlers.

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Walhalla, N.d.: Semi-Weekly Mountaineer, 1898. First edition. [2], 76pp. Original printed wrappers. Decker Cat 26: ...can locate no other copy. An interesting account of the Pembina Northwest Fur Company for the "Hair Hills" a district in northwestern North Dakota, long a post for the Northwest Company. The author, a pioneer resident, give a long account of the fur trade as it is related to Fort Pembina. Some account of the early traders and settlers..." A truly rare work on Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Red River Country. Howes L195.

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Salt Lake City: Privately Printed by Rollo Bishop Watt, Western Printing, 1938. First edition. 244,(7)pp. Illus., map, 13 portraits and plates. Original small quarto gold stamped cloth, private library embossed stamp on 2 leaves, E. B. Coolidge's bookplate on inside front cover. #176 of 250 copies. Howes L208: "Records events connected with the 1847 migration, Mountain Meadows Massacre, etc." Not in Graff

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