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Boston, 1829. xv,256pp. Original bds with a muslin spine. Some wear to joints and top and bottom of spine.(lacks front flyleaf). A series of letters describing travels and conditions in Cuba. The author died on the return journey. Shaw & Shoemaker 37345.

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Lincoln, NB.: Neb. Hist. Soc., 1929. First edition. 176pp. Illus. , 23 ports and plates. Original gold stamped small 4to cloth. Chapters on the Civil War, crossing the plains in 1867, starting a law practice in pioneer Nebraska, women's rights struggle, grasshopper plague, constitutional convention of 1875, etc. Dornbusch ILL #41 Not in Howes, Nevins or Graff. Abbott was a member of the 9th Illinois Cavalry.

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[Boston, 1848]. First edition. 31pp., double columns. Original plain wrappers, in a cloth box. An anti-Taylor diatribe. The compiler did not want slavery extended into the territories. Extracts from papers, politicos, etc. are included judiciously to illustrate his contention.

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Cambridge, University Press: privately printed, 1890. Illus., mounted photo of Adams as frontis. original marbled boards, with a new gold stamped leather spine, library bookplate, gift of J. MacGregor Adams. (8),242pp. First edition. "This volume is printed for private distribution among our father's friends and acquaintances..." on flyleaf. Nicholson Cat p.11. Neving V. 1,p.49. Chaplain Adams's letters mainly deal with the military matters in the Army of the Potomac from the beginning of the Civil War until Lincoln's assassination. Dornbusch NY 502 & Maine 53. Probably printed in an edition of less than 100 copies.

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WRITINGS, 1779-1823.

Adams, John Quincy.

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N.Y., 1913-1917. First edition. 7 vols. Illus. Original cloth. The main source work for Adams. Edited by Worthington C. Ford.

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Boston. First edition. 2 vols. Illus. Original cloth, light wear to bottom of spineon vol. 2.. Vol. 1: 1743-1777; Vol. 2, 1778-1814. One of 500 sets printed. Mass. Hist. Soc. Colls. V. 72-73. No other single correspondence of the period offers such a picture of the hopes and fears of the patriot faction, or of the transactions in Continental Congress by leading participants. More than half the letters were written before the peace of 1783.

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Cleveland, 1982. 463pp. Original cloth, d.j. Facsimile reprint of the scarce 1959 original edition. Fine copy in the original shrinkwrap.

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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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Galveston: J. D. Sawyer, 1874. First edition. 200,[24]pp. Original gold stamped 12mo cloth, light wear at top and bottom of spine. The compiler states that his primary intention was to collect all of the original southern (and especially Texan) patriotic songs composed during the Civil War. The project was delayed when Federal soldiers under Maj. G.W. Smith burned all of Allan's property in Brenham, Texas, in September 1866. Some of the song titles: Hood's Texas Brigade; Awake! To Arms in Texas!; Bombardment and Battles of Galveston; the Texas Ranger; the Texas Marseillaise, and several dozen others. WINKLER 3336.

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Richmond: Ellyson, 1848. First Edition. 76pp.(loosening) . Original printed wrapper,( spine mostly perished) Va. St. Library Cat. 295

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Urbana, Ill: U. Ill, [1975]. First edition. [26],412pp. Illus, 47 port., plates, maps, etc. Original small 4to green cloth, d.j. An important contribution to this great exploration.

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St. Paul: Ketchum and Crawford, 1868. First Edition. (20pp. ads, some with illustrations), 272, (3pp. of ads on colored paper)pp. Illus. (1p. map and large fold. map). Original printed bds. with leather gold stamped spine. An important business directory with lists and woodcuts.

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Chicago: Bailey, (1860). First Edition. (6), 941, (8)pp. 18pp. of ads unnumbered in text. Original red stamped cloth, rebacked using most of original spine. Chicago Prefire imprints 489 locates 3 copies all in Illinois. One ad leaf has small piece missing at lower front corner, no text affected. On p. 236 and 729 are a listing for the firm of "Lincoln and Herndon." There are also woodcuts in the text and on most of the ads.

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Topeka: Crane, 1890. First Edition. (8),297pp. Illus., ports. Original gold stamped cloth. Small paper label on lower spine, light edge and corner wear.

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N.Y. : Putnam, 1911. First edition. [16],339pp. Illus. Original cloth Tutorow 4019: "Scores of letters from Anderson to his wife. They shed light on Anderson's dissatisfaction with garrison duty. Letters date from December 28, 1846 to Oct. 24, 1847... Anderson served with Scott's army at Vera Cruz and Tampico.

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Dresden: Kuntze, 1859. First edition. 2 vols.: [8],358,[2]; [1],404pp. Old cloth over calf, faded paper labels on spines. Howes A 246. Vol. 1, pp. 177 - deals with New York, Illinois, Mississippi, Kentucky, California [pp.291 - 358]. Vol. 2 deals with the Mormons at Nauvoo [pp.1-31], New Mexico [pp.32 - 52], Marcy's Expedition to the Red River [pp.53-87], Liberia [pp.350-¨377], Central American, etc. Not in Wagner-Camp-Becker, Larned or Graff. Flake 163, locates two copies. Sabin 1463.

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Leipzig: Friedrich, 1885. First edition. [22],367,[1]pp. New cloth with gold stamped leather label on spine Forbes: Hawaiian national Bibliography 3671: " The author departed San Francisco May 13, 1878, on the "City of Sydney," and arrived in Honolulu May 21st. His descriptions of Honolulu include Iolani and Punahou schools. His comments on nearby scenic spots are typical for the period. On July 2nd, Anrep-Elmpt took the schooner Marianne to Kauai, which he toured thoroughly, paying particular attention to sugar plantations, many of which were operated by German nationals. Back in Honolulu the author took the interisland steamer Likelike to Maui (July 23rd), toured Wailuku and Waihee, and examined several sugar plantations in the vicinity of Makawao and Haiku. From Maui he continued to Hawaii and made a complete tour of the island, and his account again includes comments on sugar plantations, as well as on the more often described Hilo and the volcano of Kilauea. After his round of the ... Read more

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AS I SAW IT.

Argyle, Harvey.

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San F., Home Pub., [1902]. 263pp. Illus. Original decorated cloth. First edition. Incidents of the Civil War in Missouri [pp.9-72], Story of the Mines [pp.77-115], commercial traveler [pp.156-210], and a horse race for a wife in the days of slavery. [pp.221-263].

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CONNECTICUT POLITICS # 1-8

Aristides (Pseud)

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Hartford, 1816. In: American Mercury, Feb. 20 - April 2, 1816. 7#s of the American Mercury containing 16 plus folio columns of text Aristides (William P. Van Ness?) discusses the Hartford Convention, John Henry, the Constitution, Connecticut western reserve lands, elections, War of 1812, Connecticut government, military, unnecessary military expenditures, Oliver Wolcott for Governor, Jonathan Ingersoll for Lt.Gov. (with ads), Republicans of Connecticut, etc. etc. An important group of contributions to the political state of affairs in Connecticut immediately following the unpopular War of 1812.

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Phila., 1906. 380pp. Illus. Original pictorial cloth. First edition. Adams Herd 167. Reese Six Score 6. One of the great items in the literature of the American cattle trade.

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