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THE GATE OF THE PACIFIC

[Nicaragua] Pim, Bedford

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London: Lovel Reeve, 1863. First Edition. (13), (1), 432pp. illus.( 7 maps, one lg fold., 8 colored plates, one not colored; light foxing). Comtemp. half morocco, gold stamped on spine, new endpapers. Sabin 62872. Palau 225979. Hill 539: " He originsted and surveyed the Nicaragua Canal route across the Isthmus, through the Mosquito Coast and Nicaragua.

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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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Schuylervile, N.Y. , 1849-50. First edition. 264pp. Illus., 17 maps. Contemporary half calf, rear joint mended. Howes C775. Sabin 16783. Bradford 1071. The book would appear to have been printed in parts from time to time through some two years of preserving effort. Eberstadt 135: 630. The maps are all black and white and show individual townships. Scarce and important local history.

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Springfield, Il., 1907. First edition. 242pp. Illus., 20 ports, maps, views. facs. Original decorated cloth.. One of 500 copies printed. Unknown to Howes, Dornbusch, Nicholson and Nevins. Chapters VII - IX deal with his life in the Civil War as a doctor with a Iowa Regiment. He saw the Battle of Prairie Grove in Arkansas, surrender of Vicksburgh, Shelby's raid repulsed, and discusses Quantrill's Raid, and the burning and massacre of Lawrence, Kansas. He also reports on Pilot Knob, released prisoners from Andersonville, and his commissions from Lincoln. A rare and virtually unknown Civil War personal narrative.

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[Boston, 1848]. First edition. 31pp., double columns. Original plain wrappers, in a cloth box. An anti-Taylor diatribe. The compiler did not want slavery extended into the territories. Extracts from papers, politicos, etc. are included judiciously to illustrate his contention.

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Richmond: Cottom, 1825. 228pp. Illus., frontis. of horse, 4 plates of horses. Original full 16 mo calf chipped at top of spine. Third edition, enlarged and improved. Contains chapters on carriage horses, diabetes, keeping race horse, race rider, stables, etc. There are also a number of chapters on sheet, lamb, swine, cows, oxen and calves. Shaw 21335. Virginia State Library Catalog 11451. Early editions are very scarce.

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Wash.: SMD148, 1848. First edition. 67pp. Original printed wrappers, expertly rebacked. Howes F366: "Map by Preuss, not issued in all copies, if in any, but intended to accompany the pamphlet... his third expedition..." Wagner-Camp-Becker 150: 1. Cowan p. 223. Graff 1429. Sabin 25837.

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Dresden: Kuntze, 1859. First edition. 2 vols.: [8],358,[2]; [1],404pp. Contemp 12mo marbled boards wuth calf spine and corners. Leather label on spine of vol. 1 only. Ex-lib labels and markings Howes A 246. Vol. 1, pp. 177 - deals with New York, Illinois, Mississippi, Kentucky, California [pp.291 - 358]. Vol. 2 deals with the Mormons at Nauvoo [pp.1-31], New Mexico [pp.32 - 52], Marcy's Expedition to the Red River [pp.53-87], Liberia [pp.350-¨377], Central American, etc. Not in Wagner-Camp-Becker, Larned or Graff. Flake 163, locates two copies. Sabin 1463.

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Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1844. 208pp. Illus., huge folding map with 1847 date. Modern marbled boards with a gold stamped calf spine. Second edition, greatly improved, of the first bound book printed in Milwaukee. Howes L97. Wisconsin Imprint 205. Bradford 2917. Sabin 38979. Graff 2398. The fine colored folding map was done by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese.

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Boston: Gould, 1853. X, [13]-92,[8]pp., plus eight plates of fossils. Original cloth, gold stamped on spine. The explanatory text contains an extensive discussion of the geology of North America, while the plates illustrated a variety of Marcou's collected fossil specimens. Marcou was a prolific writer on geology and a book collector of note. Rumsey 205. The map was issued separately.

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St. Louis, 1859. (17),(93,(1),erratta leaf.pp. Illus., large folding map, with plates. Original cloth( a few nicks on spine; some library stamps on in side front cover). First edition. Railway Economics p.249. Graff 4043. The large fold map if of the Geological map of the south west branch Pacific Railroad. There is a historical memoir of the Pacific Railroad in Missouri which is the preface of 17pp. The balance is the geological report.

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Chicago: American Medical Assoc., 1920. [9],331pp. Illus. Original decorated small 4to cloth (edgewear and very faint discoloration at top and bottom of spine) First edition. A very scarce work. Sternberg served in the War Between the States, Fort Barranacasin Florida (Pensacola), in the Dept of the Columbia, the Nez Perce Campaign of 1877, yellow fever, medical purveyor at San Francisco, Spanish American War, scientific achievements, etc. Not in Howes, Decker, Eberstadt, Soliday, Smith or Graff. .

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Chicago: Wartburg, 1897. First Edition. [10],383,[1]pp. Illus.,plates and ports. Original cloth. There is a chapter on Texas, as well as much material on the Evangelical Lutheran Synods is Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, etc.

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London, 1853. 109pp. Original 8vo blue decorated cloth, light wear to lower rear joint, lightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine .. Illus., 8 plates. First edition. Patten travelled in Canada, New York, and Vermont. The "Zincographed" plates include New York, Niagara Falls [2], Montreal [2], the River Hudson, Quebec City, and the American Steamer Arctic. Sabin 59116. TPL 3302. Lande 700. Dow I:262. Not in Howes.

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A GLIMPSE AT THE GREAT WESTERN REPUBLIC...

Cunynghame, Sir Arthur Augustus Thurlow.

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London: Bentley, 1852. First edition. 152pp. . Disbound with old library stamp on lower title page, no text affected Howes C958. Clark: Travels in the Old South III:458: "...the highlight of the book as far as the south was concerned was Cunynghame's description of New Orleans, including details on hotels, churches, cemeteries, markets, gardens, dances and sports... it may be considered one of the better minor travel accounts." He also travelled to Natchez, Mobile, Opeleika, Keokuk, St. Louis, Fort Madison, Savannah, Charleston, Montreal, etc.

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[Okanogan, Wa.: Okanogan Independent, [1924]. First edition. 143pp., double columns. Original printed small 8vo wrappers. Biographical sketches, steam boating, Indian scares, organization of Okanogan County, etc.

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GOD IN THE WAR OF REBELLION...

Everts, W. W. (Rev.)

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Chicago: Church, 1866. In: V 1 #2, (Feb., 1866) of the Western Pulpit: A monthly theological miscellany, pp.33-47. Original printed wrappers, chipped, small piece missing from rear cover. Everts was the pastor of the First Baptist Church, Chicago. Not in Mott.

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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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San F., Grabhorn, 1938. [9],367pp. Illus., some colored or tinted. Original cloth boards, muslin spine with printed paper label. First edition. One of 500 copies. One of the most authoritative works ever done.

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THE GOLDEN GATE.

Linen, James.

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San F., Bosqui, 1869. 38pp. Illus., woodcuts in text. Original gold stamped cloth. First edition. The woodcuts were by J. B. Wanderforde, Arthur Nahl, and Norton Bush. The poem itself is descriptive and historical. Cowan p. 393..

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