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MA VIE NOMADE AUX MONTAGNES ROUCHEUSES.

Woelmont, Baron de Arnold

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Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1878. First Edition. 366pp. Illus, frontis, large fold. map at rear. Contemp full calf, gold stamped on spine and front cover. Monaghan 148. Howes W607. Not in Graff. The map illustrates his itinerary in southern Colorado.

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(Denver, 1899). First Edition. 32pp. Illus. Original printed oblong octavo wrappers. Compliments of the Cliff House, E. E. Nichols and Son, Proprietors." Wynar 2393

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New York: Bien, 1856. First Edition. Large folding map 46" x 43". Original gold stamped cloth, colored outlines. First edition. Insets of the Bay of Fonseca, San Juan, Nicaragua, etc. Compiled from the most accurate information available at the time. Old bookplate on inside front cover and small pasted down on front cover

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Chicago: Emil Heubach, Designer, [ca.1880]. First Edition. Black and white folding sheet 20 x 30 1/4 inches, with map on one side, and numerous time tables, advertisements,, &c., on verso. The map shows the United States as far west as the Continental Divide (excluding the Southeast). A large inset shows the western United States. Shows the routes of such railroads as the Missouri Kansas, the Houston Texas Central, the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe, Kansas Pacific, Union Pacific, Central Pacific, Baltimore & Ohio, Pennsylvania R.R., New York Central, etc.

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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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Glendale: Clark, 1940. First edition. 350pp. Illus., ports and 20 plates from contemporary drawings and a large folding map of the route traversed. Original cloth One of 750 copies. By far the largest, and perhaps the most important expedition to traverse the Oregon Trail in 1849. The regiment had been authorized to establish military posts along the Oregon Trail, and in 1849, with emigrants in large numbers, their march was performed. Original prospectus laid in.

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Santa Fe: Santa Fe , 1942. First edition. 168pp. Illus. Original pictorial cloth. Howes K38. Adams Herd 1263. Adams Guns 1215. A most important source on Lucien B. Maxwell and the huge land grant that became known by his name. It also contains material on Clay Allison, vigilantes, Billy the Kid, etc. Inscribed presentation copy from Keleher to Ream

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MEINE REISE NACH NORD-AMERIKA...

Salzbacher, Joseph.

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Vienna, 1845. First edition. In two parts. [8],68;[12],69-480,[2]pp. Illus., large folding map, with colored outlines, shows the south, midwest, and Canada. Orig. marbled boards with gold stamped cloth spine. Howes S58. Graff 3661: "Dr. Salzbacher toured the south first and went as far west as St. Louis. Later, he traveled east via Chicago. His primary concern was Roman Catholic institutions." Buck 373: "...he tells... of a trip to St. Louis by way of the Ohio and Mississippi River and back across Illinois by stage to Vincennes..." Clark, Travels in the Old South, Vol 3:233.

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London, 1924. First edition. 311pp. Illus. Original cloth, (lighter color green at lower front cover). On inside front cover is the bookplate of John Cretton. Reese Six Score 43: "Frewen was engaged for a time in ranching on the Powder River in Wyoming, ultimately going broke. This English squire... provides an archtypically British view of the cattle boom.": Howes F380. Graff 1442. Adams Herd 850. A book which has become very scarce and sought after.

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Oxford, : Parker, printed for private circulation, 1879. [11],140pp. Illus., 8 ports. Original cloth. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by G. D. Scull. Contains an English account of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, letters back home on the war, his will, extracts from the official records of the 4th Regiment, capture of Gen. Charles Lee, extracts from Gen. James Wilkinson, list of officers serving in 1776, etc.

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Hereford: England, 1866. First edition. 294pp. Illus., three original photos. Full gold stamped leather. Howes F358. A very rare travel narrative. Freer left for America, August 16, 1862, arriving at Niagara Falls in September. He also visited Newfoundland. Probably printed in a small edition for family and friends.

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Phila: Published for the family, 1870. First edition. 370pp. Illus., port. Original gold decorated small cloth. Inscribed pres copy from Challiss to H. G. Litzenburg, dated Sept. 20th, 1870, on front flyleaf. Early life and pastorates in New Jersey, great revivals, Baptist Church in Atchison, Kansas, etc.

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New Albany, Ia.: Anderson, 1851. First Edition. 213,[2]pp. Illus., port. frontis. Original small octavo decorated clloth Missionary experiences 1830-1850 in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The short appendix discussed proposed activities in Texas, New Mexico, and the Rocky Mountain states. Most of his reports are from Louisville. Unrecorded by Byrd and Peckham's Indiana Imprints. A very scarce and important eyewitness account of missionary life in the middle west. Not in Coleman, Buck, Eberstadt, Thomson, Sabin, Clark or Howes. A scarce account by an Indiana guy living and working in Louisville, Ky.

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MEMOIRE HISTORIQUE ET POLITIQUE SUR LOUISIANE…

Vergennes, Charles Gravier de

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Paris: Chez Lepetit Jenue, 1802. First edition. Half title, frontis portrait of Vergennes. Contremp. marbled boards, full calf spine gold stamped, white tips of covers) Raines p.208. Thompson 3220. Vergennes was Louis XVI's minister of foreign affairs, and had a fine understanding of the conditions during the colonial period. This is one of the best studies of the West Indies, Gulf Coast and Mississippi Valley issued at the time, and it relates in part to events in Texas. Streeter Sale 1573. Rosenbach considered this a rare work and included it in his "Rare Books of Six Centuries" item 493. Howes V74. Page 135 Is printed 133.

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Leipzig and Paris, 1864. First edition. [viii,341, (43)pp. (two leaves from appendix misbound after the title page) Twentieth century cloth.(library bookplate), embossed library stamp on title page. The rare first publication of a manuscript, dating from around 1700, on the customs of North American Indian tribes. Perrot was the first "coureur des bois" to maintain a journal of his travels. He is also credited with having negotiated the peace of 1671 (Sault Sainte-Marie) between the Royal Authority of New France and the various tribes of the Great Lakes region. "This work of Perrot had remained in manuscript for more than a century and a half, but not unknown. It had served Charlevoix in the preparation of his great history of New France; as it had long before its governors La Barre, Denonville, and Frontenac, in determining their policy towards the various tribes of Indian allies and foes it describes" - Field catalogue. "[Perrot] was a voyageur, fur trader and Indian agent empl ... Read more

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MEMOIRES DE JOHN TANNER...

James, Edwin and John Tanner

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Paris: Bertrand, 1835. 2 vols. Original printed wrappers. First French edition with additional notes Tanner was captured by the Indians in Kentucky at the age of nine. He was subsequently taken to the country of the upper Mississippi where he lived as an Indian for thirty years, spending much time in the Red River country, on the Assiniboine River at Turtle Mountains and the Mandan village." Howes J42. Wagner-Camp-Becker 40:3. Field 772..Ayer 292.

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Glendale, Clark, 1939. Original gold stamped small 4to cloth. Privately printed in a limited edition by the author. 9,[21]-370pp. Illus., frontis piece, plates. Howes B834. Adams herd 332: "Because the edition was limited to 150 copies, this book is very scarce. Presentation slip signed B.B. Brooks on half title.

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MEMOIRS OF A PIONEER.

Lathrop, George

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Lusk, Wy.: Lusk Herald, (1929). 30pp. Illus, 2 plates, one a foldout as a frontis. Original printed 12 mo. wrappers. Howes L119. Graff 2409: "George Lathrop was one of the early cattle and stagecoach drivers of the west. He died in 1917 and Luke Voorhees, proprietor of stage routes, finished the narrative from notes given him by Lathrop-EDG.

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Chicago: Hall, 1915. [25],375pp. Illus., 2 maps and 2 plates. Original pebbled cloth. Translated from the Italian. Introduction by John Ireland. Howes M457. First English translation, with additions: "Missionary labors in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan from 1830." Graff 2731. Hubach p.66. Mott, [Iowa] p.86. Steit III:2302, note.

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Dover, NH: Free Will Baptist Publishing, 1846. 516pp. illus.(port). Contemp. full calf. Flake 5278. Sabin 44625. Rosenbach 592. Howes M293. Contains a visit with the Whitmer family in 1830; his evaluation of the "Book of Mormon" and its witnesses. The first edition was published in Limerick Maine, in 1831, and is very hard to find.

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