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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 carboard and 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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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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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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[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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EPISODES OF MY LIFE.

Wells, Rolla.

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St. Louis, 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., [1934]. 98pp. Illus. First edition. Howes W 259: "The Modoc War, Montana operations, etc. " Graff 4592. A valuable source of western history,full of information, incidents,frontier experiences,etc.

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Boston, 1964. 112pp. Illus. Original full red leather in a box with printed paper label on front. First edition. One of 125 numbered and signed copies. This is the first collection of his poetry and brings to the public a group of works which have hitherto been unavailable. The last leaf contains a bibliography. Of the 125 copies published, 60 copies were waterstained and mildewed while in storage at the publisher's. These copies were pulped by me.

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St. Louis, 1837. 382pp. Illus., frontis., folding map in facs. Modern cloth.. First edition. Missouri Imprints Inventory 210. Howes W296. Graff 4615. An early and important trans-plains travel narrative with a sketch of a fur trader included. Sabin 103064. Rader 3616. Streeter 1802. Wagner-Camp-Becker 69: "... of particular interest in his gazetteer is the short sketch entitled " The Pawnee Sacrifice" describing a vain attempt by a party of witness to rescue a woman captive of the Pawnees.

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N. Y.: Clayton and Kingsland, 1817. First Edition. contains 6 seperate items as follows: 1. A concise view of the principal points of controversy between the Protestant and Roman Churches. 8pp. 2. A letter to Roman Catholics of the city of Worcester...40pp. 3. A reply to an address of Roman Xatholics of the United States of America.... 96pp. 4, A short answer to " a true exposition of the doctrine of the Catholic Church touching the sacrament of penance...130pp 5. Some remarks on Dr. O'Gallagher's " Brief reply..." 76pp. 6. An address to the Roman Catholics of the United States of America by a Catholic Clergyman. 120pp. Bound together in one volume. Modern calf binding with gold stamped leather label on spine. Shaw numbers as follows: 1. 42881; 2. 42882; 3. 42883; 4. 42884; 5. 42885; 6. 39941. Wharton grew up a Catholic and became a Catholic Priest, converted to Protestanism and became one of the leading Episcopal Clergyman of the early United States, as well as President of Columbia ... Read more

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San Francisco: Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957 - 1963. First edition. Five volumes bound in six; folio; profusely illustrated with over 300 facsimile maps many are folding and some in color. Original folio tan boards over green spine with gilt lettering. Limited to 1000 sets. Twenty-five years of scholarly research went into the production of this work. A reference work on the history of cartography from the first Spanish Explorations through the Government surveys. The importance of the maps and their historical context are discussed. The definitive reference in the field. Streeter 4416.

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Louisville, Ky., 1918. 152pp. Illus. Original cloth. First edition. Life in the Kentucky mountains, Mexico and Texas. Coleman 250 "A crudely written account of Kentucky mountain life in and around Whitesburg and Letcher County...

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