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BIG GAME SHOOTING IN ALASKA.

Radclyffe, C. R. E. (Capt.)

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London: Ward, 1904. First Edition. (16), 292pp. Illus., large fold. map in pocket in inside rear cover, 45 plates. Original sm 4to cloth, gold stamped, light wear at edges and top of spine. One of the first publications in England dealing with sport in Alaska. Chapters on the great bears, Behring Sea, Kenai Peninsula, sheep, moose, etc. A scarce and important personal narrative. Wickersham 3517. Tourville 3721. Ricks p.178.

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STORY OF THE YELLOWSTONE

Raftery, John H.

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(Butte, Mt.: McKee), 1912. First Edition. 135pp. Original 24 mo cloth, front cover stamped with author and title Not in Yellowstone National Park Bibliography. A scarce work with material on Lewis and Clark, Colter's first visit, scientific exploration, Grand Canyon, the geysers, military expeditions, protection of animals, Army surveillance, the Park in Winter, etc. Not in Eberstadt, Soliday, Decker, Howes, etc.

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Wash D.C.: Polkinhorn, 1861. First Edition. 23pp. Orig, ptd, wrps. First ed. Signed in type at end: "Cincinnation Deals with California, the Pacific Railroads, Mexico, Sandwich Islands, etc. Scarce. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Graff, Cowan or Forbes

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St. Paul, 1861. First Edition. 31pp. Original printed wrappers. One of 500 copies printed. Minn. Imp. Inv. 387, locates six copies. Supervision of state lands, schools, railroads, Indians, immigration, prisons, slavery, etc.

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REMINISCENCES OF FRONTIER DAYS.

Rankin, M. Wilson.

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Denver: photo litographed by Smith-Brooks, 1935. First edition. 40pp. Illus., frontis. Original brown fabrikoid, title in gilt on front cover. Adams Guns 1798. Adams Herd 1862. Wilcox p.93. Wynar 371. This work also includes his recollections of the gold discovery and the first mining at Hahn's Peak, Jim Bridger and Jim Baker and the Meeker Massacre. An important frontier narrative issued in a very small edition. Streeter Sale 2260.

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Cedar Rapids, Ia: Hist. Pub. Co., , 1941. First edition. 240pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. Contains an historical account of Benton County, Iowa. Contains local ads and a mine of interesting data and information

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St,. Paul, Mn: Brown, Treacy, co., 1890. First Edition. . 223p . Original cloth(with gold stamped calf spine).First edition. Graff 3425. Howes R75: "Ravoux came to Minnesota in 1840 as missionary to the Sioux; from 1840 to 1876 his operations covered the vast region between Dubuque and Ft. Pierre." Laid in is a pamphlet "Travaux de Mgr. A Ravoux Parmi les Sioux, depuis l'Autommne de L'Annee 1841, Jusqu'au Printemps de 1844." St. Paul, 1897. 12pp. dbd.

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Boston, 1965. 315pp. Original cloth. Reprint of the scarce Clark 1909 original Howes R80. One of 500 copies published. An important source book on slavery in America with particular reference to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.

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St,. Louis: Torrey, 1869. First Edition. 170pp. illus( two large fold maps). Original printed wrappers( small rubber stamp on title page; small piece missing from top of spine; front wrapper ruffled at top. First edition. Reavis vehemently supports the removal of our National Capital to St. Louis, and makes the following arguments: geographical, population, commercial, political, and conclusive.The two maps are often lacking and copies in original wrappers are very scarce .

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St. Louis: Bryan, Brand & Co.,, 1878.. First edition. 477pp. Illus., port of Harney as frontis., 28 other plates, many of Native American**, and some woodcuts in text. Original gold stamped cloth( some discoloration on rear cover; some wear at top and bottom of spine and corners) William Selby Harney was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st Infantry [Louisiana] and became first lieutenant in 1819. He participated in the Black Hawk War in Illinois and Wisconsin in 1832 participated in the decisive Battle of Bad Axe. He was made a lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Dragoons in 1836 and continued to make a name for himself in the various Plains Indian struggles and was reported to have performed brilliantly in the Mexican War. He was given command of the Dept. of the West in St. Louis in 1861 but was deprived of his command in May of 1861 due to suspicions - as it turns out, unwarranted - of Southern sympathies. Howes R102. Garrett p. 244. Nicholson p.696. Rader 2770. Graff 3436.

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[Kansas City, Mo., ca 1897]. 190pp. Illus., many plates of Kansas city buildings. Original cloth. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from Laura Coates Reed on endpaper. Pp.39-70, detail her reminiscences of Kansas City and her life there. Pp.102-135, entitled " A Summer in the Far West" by train in 1856 from Pittsburgh to St. Louis and Kansas City, with a vivid account of life in these frontier towns. Also, included is material on the border ruffians with several interesting plates. Very scarce, undoubtedly printed in a small edition for friends and family. Not in Howes, Eberstadt, Soliday, Decker, or Graff.

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N.Y.,: Augustin, [1939]. First Edition. [16],83pp. Illus., frontis colored, 24 colored plates, 9 figures. Original gold stamped 1/2 leather with gold stamping on front cover and spine (some paper loss on bottom of front cover and on the rear cover, small nick at top corner of spine, bottom a trifle frayed. Paper over red cloth for cover. One of 500 copies printed

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Boston, 1872. [13],360pp. Original cloth.( gold stamped on front cover) First edition. Cowan p. 530. Graff 3473. Dornbusch N.J. 31. This work is a sequel to his "Tour of Duty in California," describing the California conquest; his part therein; his appointment as U.S. agent in California; the gold discovery; San Francisco; the diggings; etc.

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Atchison, , 1889. First edition. 255pp. Illus., port. Small 8vo gold stamped cloth. The author''s preface warns: "This book treat of Hell -- a Kansas Hell. Persons who desire is to peruse works that tell about Heaven only, are urged to drop this book and run." The author not only talks about himself, but the incarcerations of others, officers of the prison, hard labor in coal mines, prison escapes, counterfeiting in the prison, etc. Adams Guns 1840, cites only Reynolds' book a year later (1890).

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1938. 90pp. Illus., folding map. Original boards.

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London: Reeve, 1855. First edition. Volume one only, 383pp. Illus., 2 folding charts, 11 plates colored, folding map at p.90. Contemporary half morocco.

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N.Y. : Appleton, 1889. First edition. 296pp. Original pictorial 12 mo cloth, some soiling to covers, spine fading, a few nicks at edges, three small tears on spine affecting one letter of text Nevins Vol. 2: pp.220. Howes R307. Coulter 393: "Long family association material on inside front cover and front endpaper. Mrs. Ripley and her husband lived on a Mississippi River plantation four miles below Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After the fall of New Orleans and the fighting around Baton Rouge, the Ripleys fled to Texas with whatever they could take in a wagon and hack. Sending some of their slaves ahead, they set out across Louisiana late in 1862, crossed the Sabine, took a train at Beaumont for Houston, and after some time continued to Laredo. Then they went up the Rio Grande on the Mexican side to Piedras Negras, remained for a while and finally settled in San Antonio. During the course of the war they sought refuge in various parts of the state, often camping out on the prairie. Near its end the ... Read more

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Santa Fe, N.M.: Greene, 1882. First Edition. 154, 46pp. original gold stamped cl., a little faded. The last 46pp. are: Introductory. New Mexico. A sketch of its history and review of its resources. By the Honorable W. G. Ritch. Ads are included.

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Santa Fe: New Mexico Book and Job Printing, 1881. First edition. 20pp. Original printed wrappers. Contains material on the overland trade, American occupation, Coronado, Espejo's expeditions, Pueblo insurrection, Spanish exploration, pre-historic remains, etc.

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Phila.: Hopkins and Earle, 1808. 2 vols. Original boards with paper label on spine. Vol. 1 has joints mended and in a cloth box. Mismatched set. Howes B1013. Tompkins 87. The complete testimony of one of the most infamous incidents in American history. Burr was tried for attempting to invade Spanish territory with an expeditionary force. His plans of conquest are recorded in great detail, along with all the other documents, pleas, arguments, etc., and the decisions of John Marshall. Sets in original boards, in any condition, are virtually unobtainable.

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