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N.A. 1. The North-South Continental Highway. Looking North; Looking South. Maps by Erwin Raisz.

by STEWART, George R.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. Two vols. Sml. 4to. [8], 176; [8], 230 pp. 100s of photo illusts., maps, colour maps on endpapers. Uniformly bound in green cloth, black & white lettering (minor shelfwear), w/ d.j.s cover art by George Kelly (minor rubbing, creasing, light edgewear), still VG set, signed by the author. First edition, signed, from Stewart’s Highway Series, tracing the Transcontinental Highway 1 from the Canadian Border to Circle, Alaska, and then starting at the Mexican border and driving through to Costa Rica. He is best remembered for his science fiction classic, The Earth Abides.
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NSBO. Und Deutsche Arbeitsfront von . . . .

by [WORLD WAR II -- NSBO]. STARCKE, Gerhard.

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Berlin: Verlag von Reimar Hobbing, 1934. Tall 8vo. 258, [2] pp. Photo frontispiece, 52 photo illusts., 1 large folding table with the organizational structure of the NSBO. Gray linen, black lettering & decoration on front cover, spine (removed ex-lib spine label, ffep. pasted to front pastedown, small ex-lib stamp on title, minor shelfwear), still G copy. First edition of this very scarce work tracing how the NSBO Labor Front was broken from its Socialist leanings, and brought within the Nazi Party ranks. After the unions were dissolved by Hitler in May, 1933, many of the NSBO thought they would become a state-sanctioned monopoly, instead they were relegated to a minority position and the youth organization was transferred entirely over to the control of the Hitler Youth. After the purges of the SA, the labor leaders were forced to report directly to the Nazi Party, and were no longer allowed to intervene in State, or local affairs. Within a very short amount of time the Labor Front turned from being… Read more
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Nagle Engine and Boiler works. Fabricantes de maquinas motoras y calderas. Catalogo No. 53.

by [STEAM ENGINES].

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Erie, PA: Nagle Engine Works, 1906. Oblong 8vo. 82, [2] pp. Over 50 illusts. (some full page), many tables & diagrams. Textured & embssd printed softcvrs, gilt & blk lettrng & decrtn, NF copy. First edition in Spanish of this scarce catalogue on steam engines, boilers, and machinery intended for the Latin American market. Included are numerous stationary steam engines, steam drilling engines, boilers for industrial and use in buildings, portable steam boilers on wheels, along with vertical steam engines with reverse capability, many of them to be employed in oil drilling, and portable oil rigs.
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Naked city.

by WEEGEE [Pseud. FELLIG, Arthur].

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New York: Essential Books, [1945]. Tall 8vo. 246 pp. Double-page photo-illust. title, over 100 black & white photo illusts. Beige cloth, blue lettering (minor rubbing, slightly cocked), still a VG copy from the collection of Dean Shacklett, former Olympia News editor, w/ bookplate on ffep. First edition of Weegee’s first book of photographs chronicling the dark and gritty underside of New York, and served ad the basis for the 1948 film by Hellinger.
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Nan Ya’s embossing pattern.

by [CATALOGUE -- EMBOSSING PATTERNS].

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[Taipei, Taiwan]: Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, [ca. 1958]. Two vols. Tall 8vo. 6, 40; 41-66 pp., w/ 330 tipped-in embossed rubber samples mounted on thick printed card stock, w/ company logo and embossing pattern at upper fore-edge, each sample with printed stock number and width listed below. Original black vinyl 4-ring binders, white lettering on front covers & spine, hand-written coded order sheets tucked into front mylar pockets on inside covers (minor shelfwear), NF set. First edition of these scarce and unusual sample catalogues filled with mid-century rubber embossing pattern roll samples. These embossed rolls were used to add textures and patterns to paper, plastic film, metal foil, textiles, leather, and even glass. These patterns are filled with mid-century Modern aesthetic, including star-bursts, space planet patterns, circles, squares, chevrons, sample patterns to simulate leather, crocodile skin, and much more. The Nan Ya Plastics Corporation founded in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan,… Read more
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Nancy Owlett. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.

by PHILLPOTTS, Eden.

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New York: Macmillan Co., 1933. Tall 8vo. ix, [3], 11-262 pp. Colour frontisp., 7 colour plates. Brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine (minor bumping to couple corners), w/ d.j. cover art by Brock (slight dustsoiling, minor shelfwear), VG/NF copy, signed by the author on ffep. First edition, signed, of this mystery/adventure set in Georgian England, and illustrated by Charles E. Brock.
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Nanga Parbat.

by HERRLIGKOFFER, Karl M.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. 8vo. xx, [2], 263, viii, [1] pp. Numerous maps, photo illustrations. Embossed blue cloth, silver lettering on spine (minor shelfwear), w/ d.j. (minor shelfwear, very minor chipping foot of spine), VG/VG- copy. First American edition, stated.
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Napoleon. The last campaigns 1813-15.

by [NAPOLEON]. LAWFORD, James.

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New York: Crown Publishers, [1979]. Folio. 159, [1] pp. Colour-illust. title, over 100 colour illusts., maps, text illusts. Tan boards (vry mnr shlfwr), w/ d.j. (1 sml clsd tear uppr fore-edge frnt cvr), VG/VG-. Early printing of this work analyzing Napoleons war of survival after Moscow: his victories, defeats, annd final overthrow at Waterloo.
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Napoleon III and Eugenie.

by [NAPOLEON III]. RIDLEY, Jasper.

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New York: Viking Press, [1979]. Thick 8vo. xvii, [3], 768 pp. Numerous plates, double-page map. Half-gold cloth over blk boards (mnr bmpng), w/ d.j. (couple vry sml clsd tears), VG/VG-. First edition of this vital history of the corrupt scenario of the Second Empire and Napoleon III.
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The Napoleon dynasty: or, the history of the Bonaparte family. An entirely new work, by the Berkeley Men. . . .

by [NAPOLEON]. [LESTER, C. Edwards & WILLIAMS, Edwin].

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New York: Cornish, Lamport & Co., 1852. Tall thick 8vo. 624 pp. Frntsp., illust. title, 20 engravd plates. Blue embssd ribbd cloth, decrtd gilt lettrng frnt cvr & spine (rubbng, mnr soilng, mnr bmpng to crnrs), G copy, w/ ownrshp inscrptions for W.R. Walpole, Chicago, Ill. First edition, of this fairly objective and contemporary biography of the Bonaparte family.
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Napoleonic Wars Wellington's Army. Brassey's History of Uniforms. Color plates by Richard Hook.
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Napoleonic Wars Wellington's Army. Brassey's History of Uniforms. Color plates by Richard Hook.

by [WELLINGTON]. FLETCHER, Ian.

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[London]: Brassey's, [2000]. 4to. 143, [1] pp. Over 100 illusts.(many in colour). Colour-illust. softcvrs, NF. First softcover edition of this invaluable reference work.
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Nappes ligne. Tapis Afghans et Indiens.

by [TEXTILES -- LINENS & ORIENTAL RUGS].

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[Paris]: Marque Fabrique, [ca. 1910]. Oblong 8vo. 53 leaves, including 50 colour plates many of them varnished of linens & rug patterns. Tan printed softcovers, armorial on front cover of Marque Fabrique company (minor edgewear, some creasing), still VG- copy, stapled as issued. First edition, thus, of this very scarce textiles catalogue for linen table cloths, Afghan and Indian carpets, and beautiful Art Nouveau, and Arts & Crafts pattern fancy carpets as well. Many of the patterns have fruit, or geometric motifs, there are a couple with Orientalist themes, as well as a curious pattern with children, canoes and early automobiles.
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Narrative of the expedition to the China Seas and Japan, 1852-1854. . . compiled from the...
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Narrative of the expedition to the China Seas and Japan, 1852-1854. . . compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers. . . by Francis L. Hawks.

by PERRY, Commodore Matthew C.

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Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., [2000]. Folio. xviii, 654 pp. 6 maps, colour plates inside cvrs, 240 blk & wht illusts. Colour-illust. softcvrs, NF. First Dover edition of Volume I first published in 1856, of this fascinating historical and travel document chronicling Perry’s voyage to St. Helena, Cape Town, Mauritius, Ceylon, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Japan for half a year where he opened the isolated country to commerce with the Western World by sailing into Edo Bay.
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Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825. (with notes upon Ceylon), an account of a journey to Madras and the southern Provinces, 1826, and letters written in India. . . .

by [TRAVEL -- INDIA]. HEBER, Reginald.

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London: John Murray, 1829. Three volumes. 8vo. lxvii, [1], 450; vi, 564; vi, 525, [1], viii pp. 28 engraved plates. Contemporary blue diced calf, gilt decrtd spine, raised bands, red & gilt morocco spine labls, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. (mnr scuffng & rubbng to fore-edges, spines, ex-lib mrkngs & bkplates on endpapers, spines), still a nice attractive set, from the library of Richard H. Thornton, given to the Episcopal Church Library of Oregon. Fourth edition of this very popular and readable travelogue through India during the Regency period. As the Bishop of Calcutta he traveled across northern India up the Gangeatic plain, through the mountains of Kumaon, the deserts of Rajputana, and finally visited Ceylon. His journal, edited by his widow, proved so popular it went through numerous editions before 1844, and provides some excellent observations of India at the time. The association on this set is particularly nice as Richard Thornton was the founder of the Univ. of Oregon Law School, and noted… Read more
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Narrative of a journey to the shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819, 20, 21, and 22. With an appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. Illustrated. . . .

by FRANKLIN, John.

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Edmonton & [Rutland, VT]: M.G. Hurtig & [Tuttle], [1969]. Thick tall 8vo. xx, [2], 768 pp. Colour frontisp. (bound in upside down as usual binder’s error), 10 colour plates, 19 black & white plates, 4 large folding maps in rear pocket. Red silk, gilt & black spine labels, w/ d.j. F/F copy, preserved in original slipcase. First Hurtig facsimile edition of this famed memoir exploring the Coppermine River and the coast eastwards as far as Cape Turnagain, revealing the extreme hardships overland from the Arctic coast including starvation, death, and even cannibalism. The kindliness and generosity of Akaitcho and Yellowknife Indians stand in contrast to many of the Europeans in the expedition.
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Narrative of the North Polar Expedition. U.S. Ship Polaris. . . . Edited under the direction of the Hon. G.[eorge] M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy. . . .

by [POLAR EXPLORATION]. HALL, Captain Charles Francis; DAVIS, Rear Admiral C.[harles] H.[enry] (Ed.).

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Washington: U.S. Naval Observatory, Government Printing Office, 1876. Tall thick 4to. 696 pp. With two steel-engraved frontisps., 2 colour photolithographs, 6 maps, numerous woocut-engraved plates, and text woodcut engravings. Pictorial green publisher’s cloth, gilt illustration on front cover, of a dogsled, gilt lettering on spine (minor wear & fraying head & foot of spine, wear and minor bumping to corners, rear hinge starting, ex-lib spine label, and markings on front pastedown), still VG- copy, from the Albert Pike Freemasonry library, Washington, D.C. First edition of this memoir of the first major American attempt to reach the North Pole, which resulted in tragedy, murder, and abandonment both of crew and ship as the expedition continued. Hall had taken two sledges North in September 1871 to best Sir William Parry’s furthest north record, and upon his return October, 1871 fell violently ill, and died in November. Sidney Budington took command and again attempted to reach the Pole in June,… Read more
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Narrow gauge to no man’s land. U.S. Army 60 cm gauge railways of the First World War in France. With notes on 60 cm gauge army railways in the U.S.A.

by DUNN, Richard.

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[Los Altos, CA: Benchmark Publications, 1990]. 4to. ix, 203 pp. Colour frontisp., 100s of photos, diagrams, maps, text illustrations. Beige-coloured boards, copper-coloured lettering on front cover & spine, photo-illust. endpapers (minor bumping to corners), w/ d.j. cover art by Joe Wilhelm (couple minor closed tears, edgewear), VG/VG copy. First edition of this fascinating history of the 60 cm gauge railways which were the lifeline for millions of men in trenches that extended across Europe. A brief history of the American Regiments from the A.E.F. that built and operated 60 cm lines in France is followed by photos and scale drawings of the steam and gas mechanical locomotives and rolling stock.
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Narrows Williams Canon -- 14; Road to the Grand Caverns - 20A; Gateway and Pike’s Peak - 2; Interior of the Garden - 7. . . [Four fine albumen boudoir photos of Colorado scenes including the Garden of the Gods Park, now a registered National Natural Landmark].

by [COLORADO -- GARDEN OF THE GODS PHOTOS]. HIESTAND, J.[oseph] G.[onder] (Photographer).

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Manitou, CO: Ute Iron Springs Photo. Gallery, [ca. 1892]. Four boudoir albumen photographs sized 4.5 x 7.25 in. mounted on thick photographer’s boards sized 5 x 8 in., titles printed within lower fore-edge of negative, photographer & art studio imprint printed on versos, rounded corners (very minor sunning to a couple images), still VG set w/ strong contrast, and pencil annotations in upper blank margins. These attractive boudoir albumen photographs were taken of the scenery in and around the Garden of the Gods, the view where Williams Canyon narrows on the road to the Cave of the Winds, as well as the road leading to the Manitou Grand Caverns. At the time the Garden of the Gods was a property owned by Charles Elliott Perkins, head of the Burlington Railroad, but remained open to the public for their enjoyment. In 1909 Perkins’ heirs conveyed his 480 acres to the City of Colorado Springs as a public park forever to be known as the Garden of the Gods. Hiestand (1860-1916) began as a mineralogist,… Read more
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Narvik.

by [WORLD WAR II -- NORWAY]. MacINTYRE, Captain Donald.

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co., Inc., [1960]. 8vo. 224 pp. Numerous photo plates, maps, map endpapers. Light-blue tweed boards, black lettering on spine (minor shelfwear, very minor wear to corners), w/ d.j. (small tear lower right corner), still a NF/VG- copy. First American edition of this excellent comprehensive history examining the massive British loss during the Norwegian Campaign, focusing on the naval battles of Narvik.
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Nash for 1935. [All of a sudden motoring is different! 1935 Dealer’s brochure].

by [AUTOMOBILES -- NASH].

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[Kenosha, WI: Nash Motors Co., 1935]. Oblong 8vo. [18 pp (unpaginated).], which folds from 6.5 x 4.5 in. accordion-style triptych into a large 19.5 x 13.5 in. dealer’s poster. Colour-illustrated throughout, featuring Art Deco cover art of stylized soaring planes and Nash marque on front cover (minor shelfwear, dustsoiling, slight wear), still VG copy. First edition of this Nash Motors Co. dealer’s brochure illustrating the Nash redsign for their Aeroform models. Hydraulic brakes arrived with the 1935 models, and the line-up featured a 4-door sedan and 6-passenger Victoria in each series, including sweeping skirted fenders, a handsom Vee’d radiator, and a louvered hood. Sales immediately took off making this one of the most successful eras for Nash motors.
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