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N.p.: n.d. [Ponape], [1858?]. Broadside, 24 x 20 cm, uncut as issued. A spelling sheet, untitled. Apparently the first example of Gilbertese printing cited by Ballou as the first example from the press there, established under Hiram Bingham's Mission. See Ballou: "Preliminary Bibliography of Books in the Language of Micronesia." [Boston, 1900]. E. F. Kunz: "Annotated Bibliography of the Languages of the Gilbert Islands, Ellice Island and Nauru." [Sydney, 1959]. Kunz locates only one copy [at Harvard]. A copy at Sotheby's, London fetched 700 pounds.

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[Wash.,D.C.], 1890. First edition. 26pp. Original printed small 4to wrappers. Vincent was Asst. Adj. Gen. and a Brevet Brig. Gen. An account of the mobilization of any army, functioning of a government, military supplies, railroads, etc. Not in Monaghan.

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Phila., 1809. In: American Register, or, General Repository of History, Politics and Science, Vol. 5 pp.273-311. Also included is "observations made in a voyage commencing at St. Catharine's landing, on the east bank of the Mississippi, proceeding downward to the mouth of the Red River... and the Washita River... extracted from the journals of William Dunbar and Dr. Hunter." Pp.311-348, including tables in text. Original half calf, small chip on lower spine. First edition. Neither of these interesting items are recorded by Wagner-Camp-Becker.

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N.Y.: Broadway, [1906]. [3],521,[12]pp. Illus.,59 plates which includes the plate facing page 320 which appears in only a few copies, folding map. Original pictorial cloth. Greatly enlarged edition Howes H457. Smith 4394. Graff 1876: "One of the best of the Oregon trail narratives." Wagner-Camp-Becker 391 " Hewitt's journal was made, for the most part, over a hitherto unknown and dangerous route; from Dundee, Illinois to St. Joe, then up to Council Bluffs, overland to Laramie, Fort Hall, up to Coeur d'Alene, Spokane Falls, Portland and Olympia. He kept a careful diary, and this narrative is one of the few substantial accounts of an 1862 crossing." Streeter Sale 5:3211.

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Mount Angel, Or.: Typis Monasterii Benedicti, 1895. First Edition. 73,(2)pp. Original large octavo cloth. First ed. The text is in Latin. A scarce imprint

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Wash D.C.: Barnard, 1849. First Edition. 14pp. Sewn as issued. Small rubber library stamp on title page, no text affected. This rare pamphlet follows the life of Commodore E. W. Moore whose staunch independence and verve as a naval officer as Commodore of the Texas Navy in the early 1840's had him function somewhat as a one man rogue force emboldening his crew to defend Texas from the Mexican fleet. However, the wake he laid as a result of his actions, had him and his crew defined as renegades...

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Wash., 1803. First edition. Dbd. Small embossed library stamp on title page. Streeter's copy with his rubber withdrawn stamp: T.H. S. This is the first Congressional printing of the treaty purchasing Louisiana, the convention arranging the terms of payment, and the convention arranging to settle past disputes between the United States and France, all printed in both English and French [pp.174-203]. Also published herein is the act authorizing the raising of the funds for the purchase, the settlement of French claims [part of the whole treaty package], the act establishing a civil government in Louisiana and dividing into two territories, and other acts relative to the vast new territories, including several Indian treaties. Jefferson reconvened Congress early to pass on the Louisiana Purchase documents on Oct. 17, 1803.

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[Wash.,: Duane, 1803]. First edition. 191,[5]pp. Orig. blue wrapps, spines show wear. First edition. This was during the Jefferson/Burr administration and contains material on the Upper Canada Boundary, propagating the gospel among the heathen, trading with the Indian tribes, northwest territory, John Cleves Symons and lands northwest of the Ohio, etc.

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Santa Fe., N.M.: New Mexican, 1882. First edition. 8pp., double columns. Original printed wrappers, loose. Published for the Historical Society of New Mexico. His address dealt with "peculiarities and characteristics of the Indian Race.

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Newport: R. I., [1853]. 24pp. Original printed wrappers. First edition. An essay with agricultural tips for farmers. Scarce.

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N.Y., 1868. 17pp.Dbd. First edition. Not in Smith or Graff. There is considerable Whitman material in the pamphlet, and the author is accused by Marshall of being "more responsible than anyone else for the wide credence given the Whitman saved Oregon legend.

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( Braintree), 1842. First Edition. Streeter Texas 1404A: "In this lengthy review of his congressional career, which sparkles with denunciations of Jackson, Van Buren, Tyler and the South, Adams has much to say on Texas and again charges that the South is plotting the dismemberment of Mexico and the acquisition of an immense portion of her Territories..." Shaw 42-23

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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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N.Y.: Metropolitan, 1889. First edition. 52pp. Original printed pictorial small quarto wrappers, with colored American flag.. Education, school lands, Indians, prairie territory, water, pioneer history, Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark, Missouri Valley, timberlands, mining, Minnesota statehood, Dakota statehood, etc.

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Wash, 1858. First edition. 56pp. Otriginal printed wrappers Wagner-Camp 310. Howes S960: " Conclusions drawb from the author's several Pacific railroad surveys.". Smith 9888. Graff 3976: Sabin 91521. An important Pacific Northwest item.

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Cleveland, 1904. Original cloth. 317pp. Illus., folding map. Reprint of the ultra-rare 1839 original. One of 520 copies printed. Wagner-Camp-Becker 75 note. Bluman 1902. Cowan p. 389. Farquhar 12. Howes L264. Dobie p. 73. Jones 1025. Rader 2217. Graff 2461: "Leonard's narrative is a classic of the Rocky Mountain fur trade...

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Boston, 1894. First edition. 308pp. Illus. Original cloth with some old staining on lower front cover; Spinde gilt is faded. Howes W465. Cowan p.687. Graff 4679. Williams came to California in 1849, detailed are his experiences in California, mining the Fraser River district, experience at Carson Creek Mines, whaling adventures, etc.

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ADVENTURES ON THE PLAINS.

Cardinell, Charles.

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San F, 1922. 15pp. Original buff printed paper wrappers. The first separate edition originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle in 1856. Limited to 150 copies. Wagner-Camp-Becker 272c: "The French Express Train was organized in New York and traveled to New Orleans by steamer. The members of the train kept together as far as El Paso, despite bad organization, poor planing, and downright malfeasance on the part of the expedition's management. From El Paso to the Pacific, each of the members was on his own." This issue not noted by Wagner-Camp. Graff 582 calls for a limitation of 100 copies. Eberstadt Modern Overlands 69. This copy has the GRAFF bookplate

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St.,. Louis: State State Board of Immigration, 1880. 48pp. Illus., large folding map at rear. Original printed wrappers. Ink stain on front wrapper, lower corner of front wrapper clipped and a small piece is missing from top margin of front wrapper. Rear wrapper has ink stains and pieces missing at edge. Not in Graff, Howes, Eberstadt, Decker, etc. Material on water, climate, minerals, stock raising, dairy, wool, description of the counties, 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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