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London, 1855. First edition. 2 vols.: [12],329; [8],352pp. Illus., 2 plates, colored litho. frontispiece views. Contemp. half calf. Howes B401. Buck 489: "The adventures were in Indiana, rather than Illinois but the book is valuable for information about western life and customs." Clark III:274: "This is a singularly unique two volume travel account by the family of the wealthy English gentlemen, J. R. Beste..." Sabin 5056.

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Boston: Canner, 1967. [18],147pp. Original two toned publisher's cloth. Facsimile reprint of the 1952 original edition. 500 copies printed of this edition. Over 1000 items are recorded including manuscripts. Most copies were pulped when the publisher went out of business.

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[London],: privately printed in a small edition, [1882]. First edition. 84pp.Original printed pictorial boards,( illustrations of the domes at Yosemite ; some old staining on front cover all around the oval picture of Yosemite domes) Contains two chapters on Sale Lake City, two chapters on the Yosemite, chapters on Los Angeles, Arizona, New Mexico, Cheyenne, etc. Not in Howes, Eberstadt, Graff or Decker. Flake 8345: "Visit to Salt Lake. Meets 'the sensuous and cunning impostor Brigham Young,' who maintains a despotic apostle rule. A wedge is now inserted to break it." Cowan p.605. Currey and Kruska Yosemite Bib. 323.

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Stuttgart und Tubingen: Gottascher, 1854. First edition. 2 vols.:[2],390;[2],381pp. Original cloth( gold sramped on spine; devices on each ccover; light wear to joints; some staining to outer edge of the front cover) Howes B1038: "Trenchant observations on the Middle West, etc." Decker Cat. 33:88: "Original edition. The author's travels include many adventures in the western states and Mississippi Valley especially in Cincinnati and the Ohio River towns. He gives some account of the backwoods of east Kentucky and of the American Negro..." Also, contains an interesting chapter on life among the Shakers. Sabin 9540. Clark III:283. Buck482. Flake 1041.

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Leipzig, 1862. Leipzig, 1862. xii,225pp., plus 4 color lithographed plates, and ads. Illus. Contemporary marbled boards with cloth spine. The first German edition of Kane's WANDERINGS OF AN ARTIST, and the only contemporary translation of the work to appear with chromolithographed plates accompanying the text. One of the basic travel narratives, recording in daily journal form Kane's travels in the Red River settlement, the valley of the Saskatchewan, across the Rocky Mountains and down the Columbia to Puget Sound and Vancouver Island. Kane visited Marcus Whitman in 1847 and includes an account of his murder. Wagner-Camp 332:3. Howes K7. Sabin 37008.

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Lynchburg, Va.: Bell, 1915. 242pp. Illus. Original dec. small 8vo cloth. Nevins II: p. 169: "Perhaps the classic statement of the south's 'right of secession; also adds interesting information on Confederate personalities and politics." The original edition was published in 1866.

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Lynchburg, Va.: Bell, 1915. 189pp. Original gold stamped small 8vo cloth. First edition. Life in colonial Virginia during the golden age of the South.

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THE WASHINGTON 89...

Tweney, George H.

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[Seattle]: Sagebrush Press, 1989. [21],98,[3]pp. Illus., folding map, facs. Original boards, gold stamped spine. First edition. The bibliography furnishes a long needed bibliography and critical guide to a selection of highly significant books published before 1959 that trace the rise and progress of the American state from pioneer days to centenarian. One of 890 copies printed.

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Biefeld und Leipzig: Behagen, 1882. 48pp.,brittle. Illus., woodcut on title page; large folding colored map of America. Original printed boards, old stain on front cover, cloth spine, old bookplate on inside front cover. Has material on all the states and western territories, section on Castle Garden, N.Y., etc.

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Watertown, 1862. First edition. 294pp. Original cloth(nice copy with bright spine) Graff 827. Howes C616. Rader 875. Wagner-Camp 380A: "Day-by-day journal from northern New York state to southeastern Kansas in 1856. The last stage from Kansas City to the banks of the Neosho River being by covered wagon. Interesting for its portrayal of the border ruffians and turbulent conditions in 1856, and for its account of a communistic vegetarian colony. It contains a vivid and harrowing report of the hardships endured by frontier settlers...

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Baltimore, Md., 1900. 262pp. Illus. Original cloth, (light soiling on spine and covers; small stain on top of front joint) First edition. Went westward from Baltimore by railroad to Denver upon which several chapters were written. There is also material on Armour Packing, Kansas City, stockyards, Omaha exposition, Milwaukee, etc. Wynar 2114. Not in Adams, Howes, Graff, Eberstadt, Decker, or Soliday. Very scarce and interesting first hand account.

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Wash., : GPO, 1936. First edition. 620pp. Numerous maps, tables, and illustrations. Original printed wrappers. Reese Six-Score 112: "The purpose of this report was to show the condition of the western range in 1936, how that compared to the original range, and the factors responsible for the depletion which had taken place. It aimed to contrast the losses of depletion with the advantages of good management...it is one of the most vital documents to modern ranching..." Dobie p.112. Adams Herd 2363.

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Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: [Privately printed by George Foster Peabody, 1931]. [6],78pp. Illus., 10 ports and plates. Original gold stamped small 4to cl. First edition. There is much on his adventures in the Rockies with railroads and on the trail. Inscribed presentation copy to Miss Hinchman "with pleasing recollections of her father Charles Hinchman, important association with "The General George Foster Peabody. Saratoga Springs, January, 1932

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Baltimore, 1914. First edition. 152,[1]pp. Illus., port. Original gold stamped 4to cloth. Includes an account of Emilie Painter Jackson's three year sojourn among the Omaha Indians and a chapter on Orrin Painter's visit to the Omaha Indian Agency in Nebraska. Emilie was the wife of artist and photographer William H. Jackson. Howes P36.

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WILLIAM BROWN IDE, BEAR FLAGGER.

Rogers, Fred Blackburn.

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San F.: Howell, 1962. First edition. [7],101pp. Illus. Original small 4to pictorial cloth. For Frannie and John {Kohn} with Christmas greetings from Antoinette and Warren (Howell) 1962," on front flyleaf. Much on early California, Sacramento, Bear Flag Revolt, Ide proclamations, etc.

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[Madison, Wi: Calkins and Webb, 1851?]. First edition. 4pp. Folio with illus. (bird's eye view of Madison, Capital House in Madison, and a map showing the different railroad lines completed and projected in the state). Disbound as issued. Much on Madison. A rare brochure. Not in Wisconsin Imprints Inventory

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Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1846. second edition. 208pp. Illus., large folding map at rear. Original cloth, Second edition, greatly improved. Howes L97: "First bound book printed in Milwaukee (1844 first edition). Bradford 2917. Graff 2398. Sabin 38979. Wisconsin Imprints Inventory 291. Lapham is considered" Wisconsin's first great scientist" and" the father of the U.S. Weather Service". He wanted a bureau to forecast storms on the Great Lakes and both Oceans. This was the first substantial work on the geography of the Wisconsin Territory.

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Seattle: Lowman & Hanford Stationery and Printing Company, 1890. First edition. 48pp. Illus., frontispiece and fourteen illustrations including 3 maps, a dozen engravings and a few photographs. Original printed wrappers Smith 2494. An interesting and scarce pamphlet published by the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, in the year just after the great Seattle fire of 1889. With information on the founding of the city, its resources (timber, minerals, maritime, etc), manufacturing and financial institutions, as well as a brief section on the 'great fire'.

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Trenton, N.J., 1894. First edition. 259pp. Illus. Original gold stamped cloth. Not in Howes, Cowan, Graff, Decker, or Soliday. Contains chapters on California, Yosemite Valley, Alaska, Portland, etc.

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Laramie, Wy., [1953]. First edition. 200pp. Illus. Original cloth, dust jacket, a few clear tape mends. Adams 150: "Published by the author's wife after his death. This book reveals some heretofore unwritten history about the Johnson County War and Tom Horn and other outlaws of the west. " The author was the officer who trapped Horn into a confession. There is also some information of flat-nose George Curry and the wild bunch." Adams Guns 1815. Adams Herd 1323.

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