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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1885. First edition. 90,[6ads]pp. Illus., large folding map as frontis, plates. Original printed wrappers in cloth box. Streeter Sale 2082: "This is a good account of the territory and its counties and towns, with many specific articles. The map shows the differed land districts with boxes above and below giving statements by the registers of the various districts regarding settlements in their districts... Except for the local mining railroad at Deadwood, the Northern Pacific is still the only railroad west of the Missouri ..." Not in Graff or Howes. Eberstadt Cat 107#111. Decker Cat 35 # 689. Adams Herd 1057.

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[N.p., 1882]. First edition. 34pp. Self wrappers, stitched as issued On repudiation of railroad bonds. A history of the county bonds is followed by detailed discussions of the activities of the railroad companies; the construction company; and the New York security form. W. N. Coler & Co. Also discussed in the judgment of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Yankton bond case in May, 1880, and the complicity of the territorial legislature in aiding and abetting Yankton's refusal to meet its obligations. Signed at end, "S(amuel) W(are) Packard, April 188s." Not in Dakota Imprints, Eberstadt, Jennewein, Decker, Streeter, etc.

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Montreal, 1887. First Edition. 52pp. Illus., frontis showing the Rocky Mountains, 2 plates with double view, a plate of Saskatchewan, birds eye view of Winnipeg in 1871. Original printed wrappers, in two colors, small nick at top of spine. Peel 1665. British Columbia Bib. #735: "About half the publication relates to British Columbia.

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DE MORBIS ACUTIS INFANTUM

Harris, Walter

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London: Samuel Smith, 1689. (14), (1 blank), 146, (2 advts,)pp. Title within woodcut border. Small 8vo. With the ownership signature of Antonius Laurentius, dated 1690, in the upper margin of the title page, not affecting the text. Some light wear to the extremities of the binding. Title page and imprimatur leaf somewhat dust soiled, some light damp staining to a few leaves, mostly marginal. Later antique style 3/4 calf over marbled boards, guilt-ruled spine compartments, 4 raised spine bands, red speckled edges. Harris (1647-1732) was physician to William and Mary. His book served for nearly a century as a standard work on paediatrics. He anticipated the modern treatment of tetany by using calcium salts in infantile convulsions. Harris advocated the theory that all diseases of infancy were caused by acidosos, and recommended treatment by some form of calcium carbonate-an anticipation of the modern treatment of tetany. He also advised caution in the administration of drugs, and denounced the practic ... Read more

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Paris: Hachette, 1860. First edition. [8],338pp. Contemporary 12 mo 1/2 morocco, light wear on top raised band on spine. Howes B230: "Travelled west to Minnesota, attended a Lincoln - Douglas debate in Illinois and visited Missouri and Kansas.

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Auburn, N.Y.: Alden Markham, , 1848. First edition. (1)page errata as a frontis.), 823pp., last page glued at inner margin to rear cover, no text affected. Original cloth, gold stamped on spine, wear to joints, and light chipping at lower spine. Apparently neither of these debaters ever ascribed to brevity. It took three days and over 800 pages of bombast and doctrine to get through this marathon of ideology.

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Mexico: Imprenta de Galvan a Cargo de Mariano Arevalo, 1834. First edition. xxii,[1],126,[6]pp. 8vo. Stitched paper wrappers. A very nice copy. Escrita por el mismo ex-ministro, quien la dirige a la nacion. Lucas Ignacio Alamán y Escalada (1792-1853) was Minister of Interior and Exterior Relations from 1830 to 1832 under the Bustamante government, where he created the Banco Nacional de Avío, the first bank in Mexico, fixed the northern border with the United States, and promoted colonizing the northern provinces to hinder U.S. expansionism. However he was also an extreme authoritarian, shutting down publications opposed to the government, and was responsible for the execution of Vincente Guerrero, an act consider murder once the Bustamante government fell from power. Brancroft, History of Mexico, V, p. 100. Palau 4581. Sabin 48417. Sutro: p. 697. No auction records and no copies on the Internet.

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Frankfort: Meidinger, 1855. First edition. 503,[1]pp. Original 16mo cloth(front joint worn at bottom,small paper label at top of gold stamped spine. Old book plate inside front cover,endpapers removed. Howes K277 [with date of 1885]: "Reaction towards American life by a disgruntled visitor." Sabin 38352. Deutsche Bibliothek Vol. 1. Mostly travelled in the northeast, N.Y., Delaware, Michigan,and Ohio. He was keen observer of American social life and customs, but was not smitten by America as most of his German peers. Scarce.

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Cambridge, Mass, Little, 1877. 82p. Illus., colored coat of arms, plates. Original gold stamped small 8vo cloth(light wear to top and bottom of spine).. First edition. Scarce. Privately printed in a small edition for family and friends.

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L.A.: Privately printed, 1923. First Edition. [19],361pp.(uncut) Illus. Original cloth, with printed paper labels. An important genealogical contribution to this famous southern California family. Not in Cowan, Soliday, Graff, Eberstadt, etc.

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N. Y.: the author, 1804. 16pp. Illustrated, small map. Title page mended. Small quarto gold stamped half morocco. Written in the form of seven letters, it describes the history of the area and its potential for development. A guide book for prospective settlers. Vail 1182.Howes W493; Shaw 7770(locates only one copy). Sabin 513552.

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London, 1858. London, 1858. 2 vols. bound in one: xxx,[2],352,x,[2],397pp. Illus., plates, many chromolithographs, and folding map. Contemporary calf boards, gold stamped leather spine, expertly mended; with five raised bands, hinges mended. First English edition. Translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnet, with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt. Mollhausen accompanied Whipple's expedition to survey a route to the Pacific, and served as the party's naturalist and artist. The text is devoted largely to excellent descriptions of Indian life and aboriginal antiquities, with additional material on the expeditions of Col. Fremont. The handsome chromolithograph plates depict the landscape and natives of the areas traversed. One of the most important accounts of the American west. The map illustrated the route to the part from Ft. Smith up the Canadian River, across northern Arizona and New Mexico to Los Angeles. Graff 2849. Wheat, Gold Regions 268. Howes M713. Wagner-Camp 305. Wheat, Transmississippi 95 ... Read more

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New London, Ct., 1899. Prepared for publication by Sidney J. Miner and George D. Stanton, Jr. 221pp. Illus. Original cloth, soiled, spine faded. First edition. Among his exploits, he led a group against the Narragansett Indians in the middle 1600's. Privately printed in a small edition.

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Toronto: Champlain Soc., 1978. First edition. [53],520,[24]pp. Original small 4to cloth. One of 1400 copies printed. Champlain Soc Pubs. V.50. Champlain Soc. Pub V. 50. A chronicle of Canadian Affairs political and economics for 9 years ; except for March 5, 1806 - Nov. 30, 1809, which has been lost.

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San F., Grabhorn, 1932. [4],47pp. Illus. Original boards. One of 500 copies. Adams Herd 747. Cowan p.192. Howes E66. Matthews p.179. Wagner-Camp 48 note. Graff 1216: "Edwards tells the story of the company of about fifteen men who left the Willamette Valley in Oregon to drive a herd of cattle from California to the American missionary establishment in Oregon. The diary ends four days after they crossed the Shasta River on the return trip..." Robert Ernest Cowan's copy with his bookplate.

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Denver: Harrington, 19297. First edition. 43,[1]pp. Original printed wrappers. Howes L458. Mintz 301. Smith 6091. Graff 2430: '...this is a detailed day-by-day contemporary diary - a real overland." Eberstadt Cat 135:710: "A circumstantial day-by-day of the journey with accounts of the country, trials, forts, Indians and incidents of the route." Inscribed presentation copy from the compiler D. E. Harrington to Jerome Peltier on title page

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Boston: Plimpton, 1911-12. 2 vols. Illus, folding, port, facs. Original cloth. (27),604;860pp. Mass. Historical Society Colls. Series 7 vols. 7-8. Howes 387(aa). Matthews: American Diaries p.9: "Religious Journal...religious works and experiences; very important...

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(Jersey City, N.J.), 1915. First edition. 196pp. Illus., plates and folding facsimiles. Original clth, spine a little faded, coat of arms on front cover. #61 of 150 copies with the bookplate and pencilled signature of Edward D. Minor Matthews p.14. He was elected Deacon of the First Congregational Church of Stonington March 12, 1701 and served until his death in 1728. An important contribution for the history of the early settlers of New England, and of Stonington in particular.

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Zurich: Verlags, Magazin, 1891. First Edition. [11],370pp. Original gold stamped cloth. Translation: "The Anarchists: a picture of civilization at the close of the 19th century." This was the first book publication. It was the best known and most widely read of his world, and made him famous overnight. Mackays scholar Thomas Riley comments: "...through the eyes... we see the horrors of life among the London poor in 1870 and the useless attempts of London radicals to wipe out the evils of the world by means of an effective social movement... The Haymarket Affair was the aftermath of a bombing which took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday, May 4, 1886 in Chicago. The bomb blast and ensuing gunfire killed seven police officers, four civilians, and created scores of wounded.

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Weimar: Geographische Institut, 1860. First Edition. (10), 186pp. Some light foxing. Illus., 2 large folding maps at rear. Original folio boards, light wear around front cover margins. Spine is cloth and is chipped at top and bottom. Howes K244. Two of the earliest maps of America. Kohl was a German travel writer, historian and geographer. This work was published after a five year trip in America where he prepared maps for the U. S. governmant as well as two reports for the U.S. Coast Survey. Very scarce.

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