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Salem: Peabody, 1950. [30],88pp. Illus. Original cloth. First edition. One of 500 copies printed. Mostly her journal of a voyage on board the ship George Washington of Boston, J. S. Cummings, Master, from New York towards Mobile. Several reference to Cuba, P. T. Barnum, New Orleans, whales, etc.

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Baltimore, 1914. First edition. 152,[1]pp. Illus., port. Original gold stamped 4to cloth. Includes an account of Emilie Painter Jackson's three year sojourn among the Omaha Indians and a chapter on Orrin Painter's visit to the Omaha Indian Agency in Nebraska. Emilie was the wife of artist and photographer William H. Jackson. Howes P36.

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[Wash., D.C.: Clephane], privately printed, [1910]. 106pp. Original gold stamped quarto cloth. First edition. Printed in a small edition for friends and family by his granddaughter who presented this copy. Kaplan 4402: "The author served in the Revolutionary Army. Later he was a sailor and shipowner.

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Phila.: Indian Rights Assoc, 1886. 29pp. Original printed wrappers(small rubber library stamp on front wrapper). Published by the Indian Rights Association.

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Phila., privately printed, 1906. 128pp. ILlus., photograuvres. Original decorated cloth. First edition. Graff 3176: "Not copyrighted, privately printed." Not in Eberstadt, Decker, or Soliday. These letters form an important part of the biography of one who became one of Colorado's pioneers, a leader and potent force in his settlement, in the conception, organization, and construction of her great railway system, and in the development and growth of his material resources. Printed in a small edition. Dornbusch Pa. # 91.

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New York: Bien, 1856. First Edition. Large folding map 46" x 43". Original gold stamped cloth, colored outlines. First edition. Insets of the Bay of Fonseca, San Juan, Nicaragua, etc. Compiled from the most accurate information available at the time. Old bookplate on inside front cover and small pasted down on front cover

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Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: [Privately printed by George Foster Peabody, 1931]. [6],78pp. Illus., 10 ports and plates. Original gold stamped small 4to cl. First edition. There is much on his adventures in the Rockies with railroads and on the trail. Inscribed presentation copy to Miss Hinchman "with pleasing recollections of her father Charles Hinchman, important association with "The General George Foster Peabody. Saratoga Springs, January, 1932

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Phila., Dorrance, 1929. 454pp. Illus. Original cloth.(spine a little faded).Inscribed presentation copy "With the compliments of the author, James Parker) on front flyleaf.. First edition. Adams Guns 1680: "Horse thieves and outlaws, the author deals with the outlaws Babe Mahardy and Jim and John Anderson." The author concludes his experiences in the Ute campaign, the Geronimo outbreak and campaign, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine insurrection, etc. A scarce and sought after work. Graff 3186: "Very interesting account of frontier Indian warfare and life at the forts in the southwest...

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Ithaca, N.Y.: Andrus, Boston, Crocker and Brewster; N.Y., Huntington and Sprague, Phila., Cowperthwait, London, Wiley 1844., 1844. 416pp. Illus., plate and large folding map. Fourth edition. Original small 8vo cloth, hinges worn, .edges and corners worn. Wagner-Camp-Becker 70:4. Parker went to the Rockies in 1835 with the annual American Fur Company party. Parker arrived at Walla Walla Oct. 6, Parker's map was one of the earliest to circulate widely and to provide reliable information about the interior of Oregon territory. Howes P89. Graff 3194. Pillins 2908. Sabin 58739. Smith 1896. Field 1175. "In all qualities which a historian would require, it has few equals. The author indeed anticipates the requirements of his day and furnishes the philologist with a vocabulary of four Indian tongues.

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Trenton, N.J., 1894. First edition. 259pp. Illus. Original gold stamped cloth. Not in Howes, Cowan, Graff, Decker, or Soliday. Contains chapters on California, Yosemite Valley, Alaska, Portland, etc.

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Colorado Springs: Gazette, 1889. First Edition. 40, (2)pp. Illus., frontis., illus. in text, map of the Burlington Route. Original printed wrappers, light wear to spine. Wynar 941. This work is the result of nearly seventeen years of personal experience of an almost continuous residence in Colorado. He states that Colorado Springs has advantages as a health resort, wonderful scenic attractions and social and educational advantages.

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N.Y.and London: Seymout in New York,and Miller in London, 1819. First English edition. 259,[1]pp. Illus., folding map from the country of the Amazons South to the Gulph of Guaxtecas, showing the La Plata area. Full contemporary calf (small lib paper stamp on lower spine; old library bookplate on inside front cover) Sabin 59341. Palau 215926. Shaw 49031. A copy lacking the map fetched $575 in 2004. Pazos was a citizen of Upper Peru. The letters are written to Henry Clay because of his stand on South American independence. The map was delineated by E.W. Bridges, city surveyor, and engraved by Messrs Maverick and Durand. It was the best and most complete map of its time showing the United Provinces of South America.

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Cinci., Curts: N.Y., Eaton, 1898. 491pp. Illus., port. Original gold stamped small 8vo cloth.(some very light wear to top of joints). First edition. Contains a narrative of his trip to California and Oregon in 1851 with reminiscences of fifteen years on the coast; hardships and adventures among the Indians; and a stage trip across the plains from California to the Missouri River in 1864. pp.109-258 are devoted to pioneer life in Oregon. Decker Cat 35 #202. Eberstadt 103:27. Soliday Sale Part III # 682. Not in Howes of Graff.

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Boston: Mass. Sabbath, [1864]. First Edition. 320pp. Illus., 2 plates. Original decorated pebbled 16 mo cloth.. Howes P160. A rare work. Chapters on a western steamer adventure, the prairie, lumber, frontier women, etc. Written for the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society. Howes P160. A rare work. Chapters on a western steamer adventure, the prairie, lumber, frontier women, etc. Written for the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society.

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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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Leipzig and Paris, 1864. First edition. [viii,341, (43)pp. (two leaves from appendix misbound after the title page) Twentieth century cloth.(library bookplate), embossed library stamp on title page. The rare first publication of a manuscript, dating from around 1700, on the customs of North American Indian tribes. Perrot was the first "coureur des bois" to maintain a journal of his travels. He is also credited with having negotiated the peace of 1671 (Sault Sainte-Marie) between the Royal Authority of New France and the various tribes of the Great Lakes region. "This work of Perrot had remained in manuscript for more than a century and a half, but not unknown. It had served Charlevoix in the preparation of his great history of New France; as it had long before its governors La Barre, Denonville, and Frontenac, in determining their policy towards the various tribes of Indian allies and foes it describes" - Field catalogue. "[Perrot] was a voyageur, fur trader and Indian agent empl ... Read more

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Santa Fe: New Mexico Printing, 1908. 44pp. Original printed wrappers.(a few embssed library stamps) First hand account by a participant describing the First Battle of Adobe Walls in the Texas Panhandle. Colonel Kit Carson commanded the First United States Cavalry, New Mexico Volunteers, which consisted of 335 officers and men, seventy-five scouts and two mountain howitzers. The expedition was executed while the Comanche and Iowa Indians were in winter quarters. The howitzers, commanded by George Pettis, saved Carson's forces from being overrun. Tate Indians of Texas 2734: "Pettis served as a Captain in the First Regiment California Volunteer Infantry during Colonel Kit Carson's 1864 attack upon the Comanche and Kiowa camp at Adobe Walls, in the Texas Panhandle. This remains the standard eyewitness account of the military operations." Graff 3264. Howes P270.Dornbush 2: 138.

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Boston, 1871. 359pp. Original cloth(some wear to edges and front joint; a few nicks at corners and at top of spine). First edition. Howes P.290: "Only a few copies had been issued when fire destroyed the plates." Cowan p.482: "The author, William D. Phelps, came to California in 1840, as master of the Boston ship 'Alert.' He was actively engaged in the 'Commodore Jones war,' as he calls it, and his various narratives are of much importance, although occasionally presenting minor inaccuracies. His chapter on 'The Hudson's Bay Company' is one of the few sources of information regarding the operations of this great corporation in California." Graff 3271. It is interesting to note that Phelps' vessel, the Alert, was the ship aboard which Dana, on a previous voyage, had served part of his "two years before the mast." Among the more important episodes dealt with are the Bear Flag Revolution, the Fremont-Castro clash, the conquest of California, etc.

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A SPORTSMAN'S EDEN.

Phillipps-Wolley, Clive.

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London: Bentley, 1888. First edition. [15],261,[2]pp. Original pictorial cloth(a few small bumps on covers) Phillips American Sporting Books p. 392: "Letters describing a hunting trip to British Columbia." Lowther 796. Also contains material on the Adirondacks, life in Victoria, on the Canadian Pacific, moose huntington, buffalo, Indians, etc.

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Rutland, Vt., Tuttle, [1946]. 162pp. Illus., frontis. Portrait. Original blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. First edition of this modern rarity. Limited to 200 copies for private distribution. Allen enlisted with the American Fur Company and came to Fort Benton in 1862 on the side wheeler "Spread Eagle." His recollections include the establishment of Fort Pease, his trip to the Black Hills in 1865, his account of the Custer Massacre, and his scouting and trail guide days. He scouted for General Nelson Miles along with the noted Yellowstone Kelly. Smith 8112 located only 2 copies. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Howes or Graff. On front flyleaf: "To Ray and Billy Gradner with greetings from the author mary Allen Phinney, Seattle, Wa., 1947",

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