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London: Longmans, 1865. First Edition. 48pp. Illus.,large fold. colored map. Original printed tan wrappers, some soiling, hinge wear and wrappers laid down on stiff cardboard ;spine a trifle worn. Whale 1602: A very rare British Columbia pamphlet. "Sets out Waddington's reason for choosing the northern route via the Yellow Head Pass and Upper Fraser River to Bute Inlet." Peel 275: " Describes route for proposed railway in some detail, with tables of distances, etc... ". Lowther 318.. Waddington was an advocate of free education. He will be remembered for planning the ill-fated Waddington Road on Bute Inlet which led to the Bute Inlet Massacre in 1864.

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San F., 1982. 745pp. illus. Cloth. Fourth edition. Revised, enlarged and edited by Robert H. Becker. At last, the long awaited revision of the premier reference book of western Americana. The significance of this new edition lies in its thorough bibliographic treatment of each known issue and edition of each title, giving line-by-line transcriptions of every page and every map, full collations, references and confirmed locations of copies, together with brief editorial comments, and an index of authors, titles, and subjects.

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Berkeley, 1937. First edition. 2 vols. Illus., 13 maps. Original 4to cloth in a box with original printed wrappers on each volume. An important piece of cartographical research. Tourville 4723. Inscribed pres. copy from Wagner on front flyleaf of volume one.

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San F., 1892. 526pp. Illus. Orig. half morocco. First edition. Cowan p. 666. Howes W14. Graff 4509. A leading California jurist and political leader. He killed Sen. David Broderick in a duel. In 1863 he joined the Confederate forces, and later commanded a brigade in Texas. Upon the collapse of the Confederacy he went to Mexico and then in 1869 returned to his law practice in California. This is the main biographical source on Terry.

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Buffalo. Buffalo, 1843. 356pp. Illus., port, folding map.( small piece of map margin missing, not text or map affected. Boards with gold stamped leather spine, some edgewear. First edition. TPL 2622. Howes W16. One of the seven rare narratives of Canadians exiled to the penal colony for political dissidents etc., in Australia.

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Washington, MS, 1839. First Printing. Broadside in 4 folio columns.15 1/2" x 12 5/8". Single vertical fold through center. Some light edge wear. A prospectus for Jefferson College in the ante-bellum South. Hummel: Southeastern Broadsides 1088. Shaw 56588. Much on slavery.

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THE INDIAN QUESTION.

Walker, Francis A.

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Boston, 1874. First edition. 268pp. Illus., folded colored map of the west and Indian habitation. Original cloth(gold stamped on front cover and spine; small library label at mid spine; old bookplate and remnents of a pocket on inside rear cover) Not in Howes, Graff, Eberstadt, Decker, etc. Contains chapters on the Indian question, Indian citizenship, and an account of the tribes. Avery important work on Native Americans.

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Wash., Globe, 1844. 32pp. Sewn as issued. First edition. Streeter Texas 1556. Howes W42. This letter published originally in the Washington Globe of Feb. 3, 1844, is credited by Streeter with being the start of the debate on the annexation of Texas. Walker attempted to reassure the North that annexation would mean more commerce and an ultimate diminution of slavery, while telling the South that Texas on her own would enter an alliance with England to sell cotton direct, undermining Southern markets.

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Chicago: Ellis & Fergus, 1844. First Edition. 32pp. dbd. Illinois Imprint 403, locates 4. McMurtrie 99. Shaw 44-6402. Not in Graff.

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[Wash., SD34, 1860]. 51pp. Illus., folded map .Dbd. First edition. Howes W57. Wagner-Camp 367: "Wallen's report is dated Fort Vancouver, Nov. 25, 1859. This is the more general report of which Dixon's memoir is only a part; and includes the report of Louis Scholl, the guide and topographer." Graff 4525.

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Erie, Pa.: Ashby and Vincent, 1876. First Edition. 96pp. illus.(Port. of Lawrence). Original 16mo grey printed wrappers(small nick at lower spine) Not in Howes. This is an account of Perry's Victory. It was prepared with consultations with his father who was a Sailing Master. He served on the Upper Lakes during the War of 1812. It is also a comparison with the accounts by MacKenzie, Cooper, and Lossing. He compiled his work based on these accounts. Very scarce, No copies on the internet.

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Minneapolia: privately printed in a small edition for the author, Hahn and Harmo, 1914. 184pp. Illus., photographic portrait frontispiece of author, 29 plates. 3/4 brown straight grain morocco over tan boards, gilt spine, small spot at middle of spine. Presentation coy inscribed by the author to Miss Agnes Wells, Minneapolis, June 25, 1816. Contains chapters on Wisconsin, government timber, Indian traits, Minneapolis, Swan River, Duluth, six hundred miles in a birch canoe, forest fires, etc. Very scarce.

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Wash D.C.: GPO, 1885. First Edition. 77pp., illus( large folding map of Washington Territory in 1885). Original printed wrappers, light wear top and bottom of spine. Contains a territorial census by counties, material on Puget sound and the Colimbia River; railroads, commerce, mineral resources, Native Americans, churches, manufactures, etc. The map is well defined and i in very good condition. This item seldom comes with the map.

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TACOMA AND VICINITY.

[Washington]

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[Tacoma, W.T.]: Nuhn and Wheeler, 1888. First edition. [48]pp. Illus., 24 tinted plates of Tacoma. Original oblong gold stamped 8vo cloth Smith 10077.

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OUR ALASKAN TRIP...

Watson, W. W.

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[Salina, Ks., , [ca. 1910]. First edition. 78pp. Illus., (19 plates of which most deal with Sitka, Ketchikan, Muir Glacier, etc) Original gold stamped cloth. The few copies are for my relatives and friends." - preface. Tourville 4757. Not in Wickersham, Eberstadt, Decker, Soliday, etc. A rare first hand account of Alaska.

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[Washington: Buell an dBlanchard, 1856]. First edition. 8pp. Disbound in cloth box. A listing of six "prominent errors and misstatements," defending the company and its goals

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Brooklyn, N.Y.: Historical Printing Club, 1891. First Edition. 80pp. Title page mended at hinge. 173 of 250 copies. Contemporary gold stamped quarter cloth.

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Cincinnati: Jennings and Pye, 1902. First Edition. 313pp. Original cloth. First edition. Howes W244: "Life in Nebraska and the Black Hills in the 60's." Graff 4580. Went to Kansas in 1860, to Nebraska in 1862; Indian massacres and captivities on the Little Blue, buffalo hunting, tells of meeting Custer's soldiers on the plains, etc.

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EPISODES OF MY LIFE.

Wells, Rolla.

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St. Louis: The Author, 1933. 510pp. Illus. Original boards with blue leather spine. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Adams Herd 2463: "Has a chapter on cattle ranching on the Cheyenne-Arapahoe Reservation in the Indian Territory in which the author tells of driving cattle up the Chisum [sic] Trail and of life in Caldwell and Dodge City, Kansas." Howes W254.

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N.P., ca. 1864. Broadside 28 x 13.5 cm. printed in black on light tan stock in a variety of fonts, bold and regular, large and small. Very good. Riding the wave of excitement brought on by the discovery of the fabulous Comstock Lode and by the strikes at Reese River and Eureka County, this pitch is tailored to eastern audiences, opening as it does with a description of "a trip to California by water.

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