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ACROSS THE CONTINENT: A SUMMER'S JOURNEY TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, THE MORMONS, AND THE PACIFIC STATES WITH SPEAKER COLFAX

by BOWLES, Samuel

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1865
Condition
Map in very nice shape with no tears. Front hinge cracked and loose. Cloth is faded and spotted. Good with a Near Fine map
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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Springfield, MA & New York: Samuel Bowles & Company/Hurd & Houghton, 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Map in very nice shape with no tears. Front hinge cracked and loose. Cloth is faded and spotted. Good with a Near Fine map. Original brown cloth; [2], xx, 452, [2], 6 pages. Illustrated with a large, folding hand-colored map of the Western… Read more
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$125.00
image of LE COLONIE UNITE DELL'AMERICA SETTENTR[IONA]LE. DI NUOVO PROJEZIONE

LE COLONIE UNITE DELL'AMERICA SETTENTR[IONA]LE. DI NUOVO PROJEZIONE

by [ATLAS] ZATTA, Antonio

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1778
Condition
Some minor worming to inner marginal folds of maps, occasional spotting. Complete with vibrant coloring. Close to Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$10,625.00

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Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1778. First Edition. Softcover. Some minor worming to inner marginal folds of maps, occasional spotting. Complete with vibrant coloring. Close to Fine. Oblong folio (16 1/4" x 12") bound in contemporary limp decorated paper covers. Containing 15 double-page engraved maps (including the double-page title), each beautifully hand-colored, depicting Bermuda; the east coast of North America… Read more
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$10,625.00
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MODERN AND AUTHENTIC SYSTEM OF UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY

by COOKE, George Alexander

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1817 & 1822
Condition
Some foxing, mostly to the text, the maps largely clean and fresh. Some wear to the binding, the covers strong. Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,187.50

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London: Evans & Bourne, 1817 & 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Some foxing, mostly to the text, the maps largely clean and fresh. Some wear to the binding, the covers strong. Near Fine. Two folio (8-1/2" x 10-1/4") volumes bound in contemporary tree calf leather with contrasting maroon and black morocco spine labels. Illustrated with 2 engraved frontispieces, 52… Read more
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$2,187.50
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COMBINATION ATLAS MAP OF CASS COUNTY INDIANA

by [INDIANA]

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1878
Condition
An uncommon county atlas, here in an excellent state of preservation. A few minor tears and stains but generally clean and brigh
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$937.50

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Chicago: Kingman Brothers, 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. An uncommon county atlas, here in an excellent state of preservation. A few minor tears and stains but generally clean and bright. Covers with light scuffing and edgewear but tight. Very Good. Large folio (15" x 17-1/2") bound in publisher's leather-backed cloth; 100 pages. Compiled, drawn, and published from personal examinations… Read more
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$937.50
image of IL GAZZETTIERE AMERICANO CONTENENTE UN DISTINTO RAGGUAGLIO DI TUTTE LE PARTI DEL NUOVO MONDO DELLA LORO SITUAZIONE, CLIMA, TERRENO, PRODOTTI, STATO ANTICO E MODERNO, MERCI, MANIFATTURE, E COMMERCIO CON UNA ESATTA DESCRIZIONE DELLE CITTÀ, PIAZZE, PORTI, BAJE, FIUMI, LAGHI, MONTAGNE, PASSI, E FORTIFICAZIONI IL TUTTO DESTINATO AD ESPORRE LO STATO PRESENTE DELLE COSE IN QUELLA PARTE DI GLOBO, E LE MIRE, E INTERESSI DELLE DIVERSE POTENZE, CHE HANNO DEGLI STABILIMENTI IN AMERICA

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Livorno: Marco Coltellini, 1763. First Edition. Hardcover. Half-title with marginal repair, one leaf (Ll1) with a small repaired hole affecting text, first folding map with repair to verso, some light staining, mostly marginal; binding close to Fine with a little spotting to the leather. Overall Near Fine. Three folio (9-1/2" x 12") volumes bound in twentieth century… Read more
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$9,375.00
image of REIS-BESCHRYVING DOOR DE ZUID-ZEE, LANGS DE KUSTEN VAN CHILI, PERU EN BRAZIL OPGESTELT OP EENE REISTOCHT GEDAAN IN DE JAREN 1712, 1713, EN 1714. NEVENS EENE BESCHRYVINGE VAN DE REGERINGE DER YNCAS, KONINGEN VAN PERU

REIS-BESCHRYVING DOOR DE ZUID-ZEE, LANGS DE KUSTEN VAN CHILI, PERU EN BRAZIL OPGESTELT OP EENE REISTOCHT GEDAAN IN DE JAREN 1712, 1713, EN 1714. NEVENS EENE BESCHRYVINGE VAN DE REGERINGE DER YNCAS, KONINGEN VAN PERU

by FREZIER, M

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1718
Condition
Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled
Edition
First Dutch Edition
Item Price
$3,125.00

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Amsterdam: R & G Wetstein, 1718. First Dutch Edition. Hardcover. Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled paper slipcase. Small quarto (6" x 7-5/8") bound in modern half green morocco leather and paper patterned boards with matching morocco corners and a heavily gilt-decorated spine… Read more
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$3,125.00
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THE HISTORIE [HISTORY] OF THE WORLD. IN FIVE BOOKES...

by [RALEIGH] RALEGH, Sir Walter

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1634)
Condition
The text is generally clean with good margins. One leaf--Kk3--with clean tear with no loss. Overall a very attractive copy in Ne
Edition
Fourth Edition
Item Price
$3,750.00

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(London): (G. Lathum & R. Young), (1634). Fourth Edition. Hardcover. The text is generally clean with good margins. One leaf--Kk3--with clean tear with no loss. Overall a very attractive copy in Near Fine condition. Folio (8-1/2" x 12-3/4") bound in recent paneled two-tone calf leather with a gilt-lettered morocco spine label; [60], 184, 181-555, [1], 512, 517-669, [1],… Read more
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$3,750.00
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DE ZEDEN DER WILDEN VAN AMERIKA

by LAFITAU, Joseph-Francois

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1731
Condition
Some light toning throughout; upper joint split, covers bowed and soiled. Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,125.00

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The Hague: Gerard Vander Poel, 1731. First Edition. Hardcover. Some light toning throughout; upper joint split, covers bowed and soiled. Very Good. Two folio (7-3/4" x 12") volumes bound in one in contemporary full Dutch vellum, covers tooled in blind with large central blocked arabesque, spine in eight compartments with raised bands, early manuscript titling to the second… Read more
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ALGEMEINE GESCHICHTE DER LANDER UND VOLKER VON AMERICA

by [SCHROTER, Johann Friedrich; CHARLEVOIX, Pierre-Francois-Xavier de; LAFITAU, Joseph-Francois] BAUMGARTEN, Siegmund Jakob

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1752 - 1753
Condition
Text and plates very clean. Tasteful early twentieth century bookplate on front pastedowns. Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$5,000.00

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Halle: Johann Justinus Gebauer, 1752 - 1753. First Edition. Hardcover. Text and plates very clean. Tasteful early twentieth century bookplate on front pastedowns. Near Fine. Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10") volumes bound in early full vellum with gilt lettering and rules on the spine. Illustrated with 8 maps (5 folding) and 59 full-page engravings (6 folding), many of… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA, AND THE OTHER TERRITORIES ON THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA...

by GREENHOW, Robert

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1845
Condition
Text block in three sections; map Very Good despite the long tear. Rare in original binding
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$437.50

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Boston: Little & Brown, 1845. Second Edition. Blue wraps. Text block in three sections; map Very Good despite the long tear. Rare in original binding. Blue wraps, complete with half-title page; [20] 492 pages. Graff 1652; Howes G-389; New Howes G-386 "b": "Leading contemporary authority, well documented"; Sabin 28362. The important edition with Greenhow's answer to Falconer's Strictures.… Read more
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NEW YORK HERALD: Bound volume of 120 issues from 1 January 1862 to 30 April 1862 with much war reportage

by [Civil War]

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1862
Condition
Spine rubbed. Overall a Very Good and fascinating compilation
Item Price
$2,500.00

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1862. Hardcover. Spine rubbed. Overall a Very Good and fascinating compilation. Large folio (16" x 21-1/2") bound in half sheep and marbled boards. Includes a number of triple sheets. Extensive reportage of the war with numerous maps throughout. In addition to the war news, the papers have ads and other news. Bound in at the front is a… Read more
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$2,500.00
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INDIAN CIVILIZATION: A LECTURE

by [WHITTIER] PUMPHREY, Stanley

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1877
Condition
Slight loss of paper to spine with front cover partly detached toward the bottom. Still Near Fine for this fragile, uncommon ite
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$625.00

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Philadelphia: Bible & Tract Dist. Society, 1877. First Edition. Wraps. Slight loss of paper to spine with front cover partly detached toward the bottom. Still Near Fine for this fragile, uncommon item. Original printed wraps; 52 pages. BAL 21950. Introduction by the poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Illustrated with a large color folding map. Written right after the Custer… Read more
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$625.00