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Names of Places of Interest on Macinac Island, Michigan, Established, Designated and Adopted by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission and the Michigan Historical Commission
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Names of Places of Interest on Macinac Island, Michigan, Established, Designated and Adopted by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission and the Michigan Historical Commission

By O'BRIEN, Rt. Rev. Monsignor Frank A. (ed.)

Lansing, MI: Michigan Historical Commission, 1916. Staplebound. Fine. Michigan Historical Commission Bulletin No. 5. 86 p. 23 cm. Fold-out part colour map, one chart, one b&w photo. Brown paper covers, staplebound.

$25.00

Marathon Matures
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Marathon Matures

By GALLAGHER, Dan

Marathon, FL: Museums and Nature Center of Crane Point Hammock, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. viii, 193 p. 29 cm. B&w photos showing past and present. Grey and black hardcover in pictorial dustjacket.

$45.00

Ward Burlingame scrapbook
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Ward Burlingame scrapbook

By BURLINGAME, Ward

ca. 1873-1925. Hardcover. Poor. Scrapbook of over 300 p. 28 cm. Full leather with "Ward Burlingame" in gold print on front centre. Front board and marbled endpapers detached and rear board nearly detached. Spine missing. The scrapbook is a used ledger in which articles and clippings have been pasted overtop. Age is difficult to determine, since the first 50 pages consist of pasted-in articles about an extensive trip to Europe, apparently written by Burlingame himself ca. 1873. Occasional editorial notes and corrections seem to have been written by the author himself. After this articles about Burlingame's retirement and his obituaries have been pasted or loosely inserted. Most are dated to 1907 or 1908. Last 200 p. of the ledger are empty. At front is tucked in the front page of The Topeka Daily Capital from April 18, 1925. All articles browned and have often marked the ledger pages. Burlingame (1836-1908) was a well-known journalist of Leavenworth and confidential secretary to several noted men of Kansas, including Governor Carney, Senator James H. Lane, Governor Crawford, Governor Harvey, Senator Alexander Caldwell, Governor Osborn, and Senator Plumb. In 1880 he began work for the dead letter division of the post office but retired in 1907. The writer's travels about Europe still make for interesting reading, aside for a tendency to think nothing compares to America. He sees a version of the play Uncle Tom's Cabin in Brussells, the "lingering agony" of a table d'hote dinner, Italian wayside shrines with a "hideous carricature" of the Saviour, what a "wonderful place" Pompeii is, how you need at least a month to see Paris, etc.

$150.00

Lincoln Chautauqua program, 1918
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Lincoln Chautauqua program, 1918

By National Lincoln Chautauqua System

Chicago, Ill: National Lincoln Chautauqua System, 1918. Good. 24 cm flyer unfolds to 48 x 63 cm. B&w illustrations. Small tears on folds. Some soiling, esp. to program page. Includes a flyer about Ada Ward, official entertainer to the British troops. Ada Ward flyer has some soiling, discoloured rear panel, and tears. Program for Chelsea, Mich, July 26-31, 1918. Photos of lecturers and performers including Montaville Flowers, Major F. S. Povah, American Glee Club, Princess Neawanna, Lincoln Ladies Orchestra, etc. Patriotic play by Mynnie E. Gordon called Columbia's Awakening. Ada Ward the "celebrated English war lecturer-entertainer" is "an orator as well as a humorist; a writer as well as a speaker." General World War I theme to the event.

$75.00

Ratification of the Constitution by the States: New Hampshire
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Ratification of the Constitution by the States: New Hampshire

By KAMINSKI, John P., et al (eds.)

Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution Volume XXVIII. lxxxviii, 563 p. 24 cm. Colour maps on endpapers. Blue cloth in brown dustjacket. A few tiny marks on jacket.

$75.00

Frisco System Christmas Number 1902
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Frisco System Christmas Number 1902

By St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad

St. Louis, MO: Issued by the Passenger Department of the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, 1902. Vol. I, No. 11, December 1902. Softcover. Fair. 110, [10] p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover magazine. Front cover is detached, chipped and torn. Some soiling to both covers with ink inscription on rear. Spine deteriorated. Some spotting to edges but pages mainly clean. Small tear at top of title page. "Devoted to the development of the resources and the promotion of the mercantile, manufacturing and agricultural interests in the territory, contiguous to that road." Front cover design by S. L. Stoddard and Rhoda Chase. Contains: "A Little Journey into Arkansas" by John H. Raftery; "Why No. 272 Did Not File. A story of the Great Land Lottery in Oklahoma" by A. R. C.; "Texas and its Potentialities" by Louis J. Wortham; "Facts About Indian Territory" by Thomas F. Millard; etc.

$35.00

Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from contemporary diaries
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Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from contemporary diaries

By HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.)

Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1974. Hardcover. Very good +. First edition published in 1942 by The Arthur H. Clarke Co., Glendale. Southwest Historical Series edited by LeRoy R. Hafen XI. 320, [4] p. 24 cm. 8 illustrations, including map. Red leatherette. A little wear to hinges and one bumped bottom corner. Arkansas River Route, Platte River Route, Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Route, Smoky Hill Trail, etc. Appendices.

$45.00

Pike's Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859
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Pike's Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859

By TIERNEY, Luke & PARSONS, William B., et al; HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.)

Glendale, CA: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1941. Hardcover. Very good. The Southwest Historical Series edited by LeRoy R. Hafen IX. 346 p. 25 cm. 9 illustrations, including map. Burgundy cloth. Bottom front corner bumped. A little gold chipping off lower spine. Former owner's label on front free endpaper along with a stained edge. Mainly about the Luke Tierney and Parsons guidebooks but discussing 15 others. Appendix.

$60.00

Colorado Gold Rush: Contemporary Letters and Reports 1858-1859
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Colorado Gold Rush: Contemporary Letters and Reports 1858-1859

By HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.)

Glendalel, CA: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1941. Hardcover. Near fine. The Southwest Historical Series X. 386 p. 25 cm. 7 b&w illustrations, incl. one map. Burgundy cloth. Vertical crease in spine. A little label residue on front free endpaper.

$50.00

Adventures in the Santa Fé trade 1844-1847
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Adventures in the Santa Fé trade 1844-1847

By WEBB, James Josiah; BIEBER, Ralph P. (ed.)

Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1931. Hardcover. Near fine. The Southwest Historical Series edited by Ralph P. Bieber I. 301 p. + 10 p. of description about the series. 25 cm. 9 b&w illustrations including map. Burgundy cloth. A few marks to cloth.

$100.00

Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition viewbook
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Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition viewbook

By Central News Company

Philadelphia: Central News Company, 1926. Softcover. Near fine. [42 p.]. 13 x 20 cm. 41 b&w illustrations. Brown card covers with cut-out view to first illustration. Staplebound. Views of Liberty Bell, exposition grounds, stadium, auditorium, Independence Hall, William Penn House, Betsy Ross House, U. of Pennsylvania, entrance to Zoological Garden, etc.

$30.00

Frontier Life in the Army 1854-1861
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Frontier Life in the Army 1854-1861

By BANDEL, Eugene; BANDEL, Olga & JENTE, Richard (trans.); BIEBER, Ralph P. (ed.)

Glendale, CA: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1932. Hardcover. Near fine. The Southwest Historical Series edited by Ralph P. Bieber II. 330 p. 25 cm. 11 illustrations, including map. Burgundy cloth. A couple of small marks to exterior.

$50.00

The Southwest Historical Series: Historical documents, hitherto unpublished or inaccessible, depicting social and economic conditions in the Southwest during the Nineteenth Century
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The Southwest Historical Series: Historical documents, hitherto unpublished or inaccessible, depicting social and economic conditions in the Southwest during the Nineteenth Century

By HAFEN, LeRoy R. & BIEBER, Ralph P. (eds.)

Glendale, CA: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1943. Hardcover. Near fine. The Southwest Historical Series Analytical Index. XII. 364 p. 25 cm. Burgundy cloth. "Edited with Historical and Geographical additions, Introductions and Analytical Index."

$45.00

Fremont's Fourth Expedition: A Documentary Account of The Disaster of 1848-1849. With Diaries, Letters, and Report by Participants in the Tragedy
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Fremont's Fourth Expedition: A Documentary Account of The Disaster of 1848-1849. With Diaries, Letters, and Report by Participants in the Tragedy

By HAFEN, LeRoy R. and Ann W. (eds.)

Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1960. Hardcover. Near fine. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series 1820-1875 Volume XI. 319 p. 25 cm. 13 b&w illustrations, incl. 2 maps. Green cloth. Former owner's label on front free endpaper.

$60.00

The Far West and Rockies: General Analytical Index to the Fifteen Volume Series and Supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners Salt Lake to Los Angeles
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The Far West and Rockies: General Analytical Index to the Fifteen Volume Series and Supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners Salt Lake to Los Angeles

By HAFEN, LeRoy R. and Ann W. (eds.)

Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1961. Hardcover. Near fine. 360 p. 25 cm. 2 b&w illustrations. Green cloth.

$35.00

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Lyndon B. Johnson. Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President. 10 volume set
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Lyndon B. Johnson. Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President. 10 volume set

By JOHNSON, Lyndon B.

Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1965-1970. Hardcover. Very good. 10 vols. 1963-64 in 2 books: lxxvi, [2], 838, A-104; lxx, [2], 839-1709, A-104 p. 1965 in 2 books: lxviii, [2], 596, [2], A-84; lxii, [2], 597-1206, [2], A-84 p. 1966 in 2 books: lxvii, [2], 695, A-90; lxi, [2], 697-1497, A-90 p. 1967 in 2 books: lix, [2], 670, A-78; liii, [2], 671-1228, A-78 p. 1968-69 in 2 books: lxix, [2], 761, A-93; lxiii, [2], 763-1404, A-93 p. 26 cm. Each volume has a frontispiece portrait of Johnson. Green cloth hardcovers. Some rubbing to cloth, edge wear, and bumped corners. Some marks on text block edges in last volume.

$450.00

Excursions in North America, Described in Letters From a Gentleman and his Young Companion, to their friends in England
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Excursions in North America, Described in Letters From a Gentleman and his Young Companion, to their friends in England

By WAKEFIELD, Priscilla

London: Darton and Harvey, 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. iv, [8], 420, [4] p. 18 cm. Fold-out frontispiece map. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Corners and edges worn, boards scuffed with large portion missing from rear board, chipes to spine label. Former owner's label on front pastedown. Front free endpaper inscribed "Joseph Owen, a token of the great esteem of his affectionate Aunt Mary, April 6th, 1834." Front free endpaper nearly detached. Another ink signature on verso. Map has numerous tape repairs, including edges. Some stains to title and first pages but the rest is cleaner. The letters of Arthur Middleton and others as they apparently travel through the eastern U. S. and into northern Canada, crossing the Rocky Mountains and reaching the Pacific. Fold-out Map is based on 1804 Arrowsmith map. Letters are on such topics as Philadelphia, the slave trade, white slave trade, Baltimore, Washington, Mount Vernon and General Washington, Mr. Jefferson and Monticello, Virginia, Carolina, slavery, Negro market, Yellow fever, classes of the inhabitants of America, Indians, New Orleans, Tenessee, Cherokees, Kentucky, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Lake Huron, Fort Chippewyan, Mackenzie's River, Dog-rib Indians, Esquimaux, etc. The author seems not to have actually visited our continent, her work based upon research from other texts. 4 p. itinerary at rear. Howes W21. Sabin 100980.

$250.00

Early Western Travels 1748-1846. Vols 1-24, 26-32
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Early Western Travels 1748-1846. Vols 1-24, 26-32

By THWAITES, Reuben Gold (ed.)

Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1966. Hardcover. Very good +. 31 out of 32 volumes. Lacks vol. 25 (Atlas volume) only. 24 cm. 176 b&w illustrations throughout, including facsimiles and maps, one of which folds out. 2 index volumes. Burgundy cloth with gold print on spines. A few faint marks to cloth including spines. Title continues: "A Series of Annotated Reprints of some of the best and rarest contemporary volumes of travel, descriptive of the Aborigines and Social and Economic Conditions in the Middle and Far West, during the Period of Early American Settlement."

$1000.00

Travels Through The United States of North America, the Country of the Iroquois, and Upper Canada, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797; by the Duke de la Rochefoucault Liancourt.
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Travels Through The United States of North America, the Country of the Iroquois, and Upper Canada, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797; by the Duke de la Rochefoucault Liancourt.

By ROCHEFOUCAULT LIANCOURT, Duke de la

London: R. Phillips et al, 1800. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good +. 610, [13] p. 22 cm. 9 fold-out charts, 6 at rear. Full tree leather. Boards loosening, corners worn, spine scuffed, label missing. Bookplates and labels of former owners on front pastedown including Major General Robert Campbell and L. M. N. Campbell of Kintarbert. Faint ink notation on front pastedown. Paper clean and neat.

$150.00

A Run Through the United States, During the Autumn of 1840. In Two Volumes
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A Run Through the United States, During the Autumn of 1840. In Two Volumes

By MAXWELL, Lieut.-Col. A. M.

London: Henry Colburn, 1841. Hardcover. Good +. 2 vols.: xx, [2], 310; xii, 261 p. 20 cm. Frontispiece portrait in each vollume. Half green leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. All edges yellow. Burgundy and borwn spine labels, gilt trim on spine. Worn corners and edges as well as spine heads. Some cracking to upper front hinge vol. 1 and chip in leather to upper front corner. Former owner's labels on front pages and small bookseller's labels on rear pastedowns. Damp mark in blue on lower corner of frontispiece portrait in vol. 2 also slightly affecting title page. Lt. Maxwell writes of such topics as: religious zeal in Boston; American ladies; an American breakfast; Yankee phraseology; the Shakers; Niagara Falls; diversity of climate in the region; the boundary question; Washington; dislike for slavery; etc.

$200.00

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