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N.Y.: Neale, 1911. 328pp. Original gold stamped cloth. First edition. Krick 400: "... Pollard's analysis of people more than places makes this an unusual travel book.

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[Van Diemen's Land: Barnard], 1852. First edition. 58pp. Folio, half morocco. Not Ferguson. Deals with convict discipline and their transportation.

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Np, 1844/1850. First Edition. 3pp. Folio, signed by the President of the Society, Prince Carl of Castell, Jr. Describes the colony, the number of emigrants who have gone to Texas, and adds numerous other details about the ways of getting there, costs, etc. (1850).

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Torino: Fontana, 1841. First Italian edition. [16],296; 342pp. Illus., 4 plates. Contemporary marbled boards with calf spines, gold stamped Cowan p.186. Howes D549. Zamorano 80:31: "Duhaut-Cillly, a French trader, arrived at Yerba Buena from Mazatlan in January 1827, in command of the Heros. From then until August he traveled the coast of California, visiting virtually all of the missions, presidios, and pueblos, and many of the ranchos... Duhaut-Cilly recorded his California observations interestingly, accurately and intelligently in some 300 pages of his voyage. He was the first outlander to become intimately acquainted with and describe, the then thriving Spanish California." Not in Graff or Streeter. .

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New York: Denniston and Cheetham, 1802. First edition. Disbound.Tompkins 22: "A scurrilous pamphlet in which the author claims that Burr endeavored to obtain the Presidency in 1801." Hardison# 173. " A libelous pamphlet assailing Burr, claiming that in 1801 he intrigued with the Federalist to defeat Jefferson and elevate himself to the Presidency." Wandell: Burr in Literature # 64

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Pittsburgh, 1814. First edition. 304p. Full contemporary calf with gold stamped red label on spine. Bradford 496. Clark, Travels in the Old South l36. Howes B688. Hubach p.43. Jones 767. Matthews p.217. Raines p.30. Wagner-Camp 12. Graff 379. These "Views of Louisiana" are a series of essays on the country included in the Louisiana Purchase. These essays are of interest but the book is especially desirable for its "Journal of a Voyage Up the Missouri River in 1811." The "Journal" gives Brackenridge's account of his accompanying Manuel Lisa on his 1811 expedition up the Missouri to the fort of the Missouri Fur Company located just above the Mandan villages. The "Views" preceding the "Journal" though mostly descriptive, do gives a first hand account of Manual Lisa's operations in the fur trade on the upper Missouri from 1807 through 1810. Rader 443. Shaw 30979.Tayl

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VIRGINALIA; SONGS OF MY SUMMER NIGHTS.

Chivers, Thomas Holley.

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[Brooklyn: Schwaab], 1942. [4],132pp. Illus., port. Original cloth. Facsimile reprint of the rare 1853 original with a 4 page biographical sketch by Eugene L. Schwaab, the publisher. This work is Chivers most extraordinary volume. It contains his wildest and most successful experiments in meter. Only 500 copies reproduced.

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Phila.: Indian Rights Assoc, 1886. 29pp. Original printed wrappers(small rubber library stamp on front wrapper). Published by the Indian Rights Association.

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Paris: Courcier, [1855]. First edition. [2],328pp. Illus., 12 tinted lithos. Original pictorial decorated cloth with gold stamping and illustrations on on front cover, spine and rear cover. Cowan V.2 p.19 (under Arnout); Howes L5. Wheat 75, note. Monaghan 884D. Nasatir p.431. Sabin 38450. Kurutz 386: "La Carrieres, during his peregrinations, visited San Francisco and the mining region. He provided descriptions of various ethinic groups, including the Irish, told of the high prices, and commented on the hotels and the general violence that best the new city. Thereafter, he went on a tour that took him to San Jose {when it served as the state capital), Sacramento, Stockton, and the Southern MInes and Mariposa. On this tour, La Carrieres described mining society, the Mexicans and French, mining techniques and women.

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VOYAGE EN CALIFORNIE

Auger, Edward

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Paris: Hachette, 1854. First edition. 238,[2],[6ads.]pp. Original printed 12 mo wrappers, a trifle faded, corners chipped, front hinge worn, small nick at top of spine, old library stamp on title page, some leaves with old staining. Kurutz 24. Howes A398. Rocq 15679. Because Auger was a tourist in California and not a gold seeker, he projects an interesting view of life there after the gold rush. He describes a cockfight in Panama, lynching he was eyewitness to. A scarce volume of the series "Bibliotheque des Chemins de Fer. Deuxieme Series. Voyages.

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Phila.: Ashmead, 1860. First edition. 87,[1]pp. Map. Original printed wrappers(a few small chips to spine) Collections of the Historical Society of Minnesota. Graff 2528. Buck 100. Howes L445. This is the first publication of Long's journal wherein he describes his ascent of the Upper Mississippi from Prairie du Chien to the Falls of St. Anthony. The objects of his voyage were to explore and study the course of the river, to exhibit the general topography of the regions and to determine upon suitable sites for the military. It contains the first account of the legends of Maiden Rock and the Falls of St. Anthony, and describes the actual appearance of Indian villages on the sites of numerous busy towns of the present day.

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[Boston]: Ma. Hist. Soc., 1941. First edition. [33],518pp. Illus. Original cloth. Ma. Hist. Soc. Colls. Vol. 79. Not in Howes or Graff. The journals of John Hoskins, John Boit and Robert Haswell are included herein. It is a fascinating collection of material with a fine scholarly introduction and notes. Hill's Pacific Voyages p.148. Tourville 2203.

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