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JAY T. SNIDER COLLECTION. Featuring the History of Philadelphia and Important Americana
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JAY T. SNIDER COLLECTION. Featuring the History of Philadelphia and Important Americana

By Bloomsbury Auctions

London: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2008. Fine. Illustrated auction catalogue of 375 lots. Hard bound in color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST: A GUIDE TO THE PERIODICAL LITERATURE
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THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST: A GUIDE TO THE PERIODICAL LITERATURE

By Winther, Oscar Osburn

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Publications, 1942. Social Science Series No. 3. First edition. Shows soil and wear, but generally sound and internally clean and unmarked. Social Science Series No. 3. First edition. xv, 263p. Original sewn wrappers. 3501 citations. Author index. Inscribed & Signed by the author.

$30.00

U.S. REFERENCE-IANA: (1481-1899)
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U.S. REFERENCE-IANA: (1481-1899)

By Moebs, Thomas Truxtun

Williamsburg, VA: Moebs Publishing Company, 1989. As new in dust jacket. XI. 826p, IV, (ii). Red cloth with gilt spine titles and pictorial gilt device on spine and upper cover, illustrated endpapers.

$65.00

SPAIN AND SPANISH AMERICA IN THE LIBRARIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS
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SPAIN AND SPANISH AMERICA IN THE LIBRARIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS

By Lyser, Alice I.

New York: Burt Franklin, 1969. Reprint of the 1928-30 first edition. Fine and bright. Reprint of the 1928-30 first edition. Two volumes. (viii), 846p; (viii), 839p. Gilt-titled red cloth. Vol. I: General and departmental libraries Vol. II: The Bancroft Library. Sheehy AA1078.

$75.00

THE LIBRARY OF DR. ROBERT K. LARSON
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THE LIBRARY OF DR. ROBERT K. LARSON

By Larson, Robert K.

San Francisco: Pacific Book Auction Galleries, 1997. Fine. Auction catalogue in five illustrated quarto volumes - complete. Bound in pictorial stiff gray wrappers. Altogether 2937 lots of this important Americana collection.

$50.00

RAMBLINGS IN BEULAH LAND, A CONTINUATION OF EXPERIENCES IN THE LIFE OF JENNIE SMITH
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RAMBLINGS IN BEULAH LAND, A CONTINUATION OF EXPERIENCES IN THE LIFE OF JENNIE SMITH

By Smith, Jennie

Philadelphia: Garrigues Brothers, 1888. First edition. Both volumes with paper separation to joint at frontispiece, the covers remarkably bright. No. 1 with ORIGINAL DUST JACKET with chips at spine extremes and corners. No jacket on No. 2.. First edition. Two volumes. 158p, 1 leaf ads; 158p, 1 leaf ads. No. 1 with engraved portrait frontispiece, No. 2 with frontispiece of Jennie Smith's home in Mountain Lake Park, MD. Bound in original publisher's blind stamped ribbed brown cloth with gilt spine titles and small gilt cover vignette. Quite scarce.

$700.00

REMARKS ON THE STATISTICS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES
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REMARKS ON THE STATISTICS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

By Ouseley, William Gore

London: J. Rodwell, 1832. First edition. Contents quite clean, binding very good with some minor rubbing to sides. Two bookplates. First edition. 8vo. xv, 208p. Bound in quarter calf with marbled sides and text block edges, the spine with gilt title on a red ground, the panels densely gilt. Howes O-157; Sabin 57946.

$375.00

REVOLUTIONARY AMERICANA 1763-1789, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
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REVOLUTIONARY AMERICANA 1763-1789, A BIBLIOGRAPHY

By Gephart, Ronald M.

Washington DC: Library of congress, 1984. First edition. Near fine. First edition. Two volumes. 4to. Gilt-titled black cloth.

$75.00

PIKE'S PEAK GOLD RUSH, GUIIDEBOOKS OF 1859
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PIKE'S PEAK GOLD RUSH, GUIIDEBOOKS OF 1859

By Tierney, Luke, and Parsons, William B.

Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1974. Reprint of the 1941 first edition. Fine. Reprint of the 1941 first edition. 346p., 4p ads. Folding map. Gilt-titled red cloth. "The Southwest Historical Series. Edited by LeRoy R. Hafen. IX."

$50.00

BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA VETUSTISSIMA. A DESCRIPTION OF WORKS RELATING TO AMERICA PUBLISHED BETWEEN THE YEARS 1492-1551. [with] ADDITIONS
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BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA VETUSTISSIMA. A DESCRIPTION OF WORKS RELATING TO AMERICA PUBLISHED BETWEEN THE YEARS 1492-1551. [with] ADDITIONS

By Harisse, Henry

Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino, 1998. Reprint of the 1866, 1872 edition. Reprint limited to 100 copies. Fine. Reprint of the 1866, 1872 edition. Reprint limited to 100 copies. Two volumes bound in one. [vii] liv, 519p; [iii] xl, 199p. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles on a red ground. Still a standard reference on the works of the period, describes 304 items in the first volume and 186 in the second - in exhaustive detail with copious footnotes and references to sources.

$66.15

A PRACTICAL DETAIL OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: AND THE STATE OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THAT COUNTRY CONTRASTED AND COMPARED WITH THAT OF GREAT BRITAIN
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A PRACTICAL DETAIL OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: AND THE STATE OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THAT COUNTRY CONTRASTED AND COMPARED WITH THAT OF GREAT BRITAIN

By Montgomery, James

Glasgow: John Niven, 1840. First edition. First edition. xi, [12]-219p, 8 folding plates, [ii,ads]. Engraved frontispiece. Newly rebound with leather spine and red spine label gilt over marbled boards. Sabin 50149.

$75.00

AMERICAN HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS
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AMERICAN HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS

By Eberstadt, Edward

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1968. Auction cvatalogue of 222 lots from the stock of Edward Eberstadt & Sons. Fine and bright.. Auction cvatalogue of 222 lots from the stock of Edward Eberstadt & Sons. 81p. Gilt-titled green boards.

$10.00

THE LIFE OF HARMAN BLENNERHASSETT.  COMPRISING AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE BURR EXPEDITION: AND CONTAINING MANY ADDITIONAL FACTS NOT HERETOFORE PUBLISHED
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THE LIFE OF HARMAN BLENNERHASSETT. COMPRISING AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE BURR EXPEDITION: AND CONTAINING MANY ADDITIONAL FACTS NOT HERETOFORE PUBLISHED

By Safford, William H.

Chillicothe, OH: Ely, Allen & Looker, 1850. First edition. Front pastedown wrinkled, else quite bright and tight. First edition. 239p. Lithographed frontispiece. Original publisher's ribbed and embossed cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt coat-of-arms on upper cover. Howes S13.

$150.00

A GAZETTEER OF ILLINOIS
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A GAZETTEER OF ILLINOIS

By Peck, J.M.

Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1837. Second edition. Boards worn with chipping at spine, cover label worn, front paste-down roughed up, flyleaf with small section from upper section torn out, flyleaf with large words in brown ink which has run, contents all clean and sound. Second edition. 12mo. xi, 328p. Bound in original boards with paper cover label. "Peck was well-equipped to compile a gazetteer of Illinois, for he traveled over most of the state. His descriptions and observations are almost entirely drawn from personal experience." Graff 3232. Howes P170; Sabin 59483; Byrd 191.

$145.00

THE FRANK T. SIEBERT LIBRARY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN AND THE AMERICAN FRONTIER
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THE FRANK T. SIEBERT LIBRARY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN AND THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

By Siebert, Frank T.

New York: Sotheby's, 1999. Auction sale catalogues for May and October, 1999. 1080 lots. Fine. Auction sale catalogues for May and October, 1999. 1080 lots. Two volumes. Illustrated. 4to. Gilt-titled maroon cloth with mounted photo plates on covers. Arguably the most important Americana collection at auction in many, many years. Includes Canada, the Northeast, the South, Trans-Aapplachia, the Mississippi Valley, thePlains and Rockies, the West and Southwest, especially Texas, and includes Indian captivities, Indian treaties, Indian deeds, Indian language books, western overland narratives, Jesuit relations, etc., including many border books and printings on frontier and mission hand presses. An important reference.

$65.00

THE HISTORY OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE MENNONITES OF NORTH AMERICA
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THE HISTORY OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE MENNONITES OF NORTH AMERICA

By Krehbiel, H. P.

[Canton, OH]: The author, 1898. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Front free endpaper loose, else a bright and lovely copy.. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 504p. + errata. Illustrated with 82 photos of buildings, missions, American Indians, portraits, etc. 8vo. Original embossed green cloth titled in gilt. Includes a section of biographies, the constitution and dialogue.

$50.00