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41 Hall, Basil Forty Etchings, from Sketches Made with the Camera Lucida, in North America, in 1827 and 1828. Fourth Edition.
Edinburgh / London Cadell & Co. / Simpkin & Marshall, and Moon 1830 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
Unpaginated. Original paper covered boards. Foldout engraved color map of the United States and Canada. Large chips to spine, boards are soiled. Some scattered foxing throughout. A very good- copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828., Hall, Basil
42 Hall, Basil Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828.
Philadelphia Carey, Lea & Carey 1829 First US Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. 322,; 339pp. Content leaves misbound. Original paper covered boards, paper labels on the spines. Spines chipped, wear to corners, old damp stains to top edges, scattered foxing. A good set. Howes H-47. Sabin 29725. ; 12mo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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43 Hall, Francis Travel in Canada and the United States, in 1816 and 1817.
London Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1818 First Edition Hardcover 
543pp. Modern quarter calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, decorated in blind and with black leather label lettered in gold. Binding by Starr Bookworks. With foldout map. Blind library stamp to title, small number in pen on the verso of the title, very sporadic foxing. A bright, near fine copy. Howes H62. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of Above Four Hundred of the Most Authentic Writers... Relating to Any Part of Asia, Afica, America, Europe... Also an Appendix, of the Remarkable Accidents at Sea... The Charters, Acts of Parliament, etc... All Original Papers Are Printed at Large... to Which Is Prefixed, a History of the Peopling of the Several Parts of the World, and Particularly of America..., Harris, John
44 Harris, John Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of Above Four Hundred of the Most Authentic Writers... Relating to Any Part of Asia, Afica, America, Europe... Also an Appendix, of the Remarkable Accidents at Sea... The Charters, Acts of Parliament, etc... All Original Papers Are Printed at Large... to Which Is Prefixed, a History of the Peopling of the Several Parts of the World, and Particularly of America...
London Printed for Thomas Bennet 1705 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. [14], lxvii, 826, [16]pp; [4], 928, 56, [12]pp. There are several pagination errors. Contemporary full paneled calf stamped in blind on the sides, spines elaborately decorated in gold and with brown and red labels lettered and decorated in gold, edges also decorated in gold. With engraved frontispieces, twenty-one inserted plates, nine maps (four large foldout and five double-spread), in-text illustrations. With the bookplates of noted businessman, banker and collector Richard Lather of New Rochelle, New York. Some wear to boards and spines. Internally extremely clean, with no wormholes. One of the plates has a narrow horizontal toning line. Overall, a nice, very good set. Sabin 30482. ; Folio 
Price: 12000.00 USD
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45 Heap, Gwinn Harris Central Route to the Pacific, from the Valley of the Mississippi to California: Journal of the Expedition of E. F. Beale, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California, and Gwinn Harris Heap, from Missouri to California, in 1853.
Philadelphia Lippincott, Grambo, and Co. 1854 First Edition Hardcover 
136pp + 46pp of publisher's advertisements. Original green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. With thirteen coloured plates. Old dampstain affecting the upper half of the text block, spine ends frayed, some soiling and fading to cloth. A good copy. Howes H375. Sabin 31175. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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The Spirit of Hebrew Poetry., Herder, J. G.
46 Herder, J. G. The Spirit of Hebrew Poetry.
Burlington, VT Edward Smith 1833 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. 293pp + erratum; 320pp. Later half calf over marbled boards, spines lettered and ruled in gold. Translated by James Marsh. Library blind stamp to titles. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Military Tactics: Adapted to the Different Corps in the United States, According to the Latest Improvements, Compiled by J. Holbrook, Instructer in Mathematics and Tactics in the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, and Formerly Brigade Major and Inspector of Infantry., Holbrook, John
47 Holbrook, John Military Tactics: Adapted to the Different Corps in the United States, According to the Latest Improvements, Compiled by J. Holbrook, Instructer in Mathematics and Tactics in the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, and Formerly Brigade Major and Inspector of Infantry.
Middletown, CT E. & H. Clark 1826 First Edition Hardcover 
344pp. Modern red half calf over marbled boards, sides decorated in blind, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Engraved portrait frontispiece and view of the A. L. S. & M. Academy of Middletown, CT, twelve inserted plates. Some scattered foxing throughout, name on title. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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48 Hugo, Victor Oeuvres complètes. Edition dèfinitive d'après les manuscrits originaux.
Paris Edition Hetzel-Quantin N.D. Hardcover 
The set includes forty-eight volumes. Brown three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines lettered and decorated in gold. With engravings after the drawings of Francois Flameng. A hint of wear to some of the spines but a beatiful set in fine condition. ; Octavo 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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49 Humboldt, Alexander de Researches, Concerning the Institutions & Monuments, of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, and Descriptions & Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras!
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown 1814 First British Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. iv, 411pp; 324pp. Contemporary full calf, covers decorated in gold and blind, and with the crest of the Ellis family stamped in gold, edges decorated in gold, spines with five raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold and blind, gilt inner dentelles, marbled edges. Engraved title and twenty plates on nineteen sheets. With the bookplate of the Honourable George Welbore Ellis on the front pastedown endpapers. Date and later small owner labels also on the front pastedowns. Light wear to the edges, a few scuffs to leather but overall a nice and clean very good+ set. Sabin 33751. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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50 Hunter, John D. Manners and Customs of Several Indian Tribes Located West of the Mississippi; Including Some Account of the Soil, Climate, and Vegetable Productions, and the Indian Materia Medica; To Which Is Prefixed the History of the Author's Life During a Residence of Several Years Among Them.
Philadelphia Printed and Published for the Author by J. Maxwell 1823 First Edition Hardcover 
402pp. Contemporary full tree calf with red morocco label lettered in gold on the spine. The top edge of the title page is torn but that does not affect the lettering. Wear to extremities, scattered foxing, front joint partially split, some scuffs to leather. A good+ copy. Howes H813. Sabin 33920. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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The History of Massachusetts, from the First Settlement Thereof in 1628, Until the Year 1750., Hutchinson, Thomas
51 Hutchinson, Thomas The History of Massachusetts, from the First Settlement Thereof in 1628, Until the Year 1750.
Salem, MA Thomas C. Cushing 1795 Third Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. 478pp + index; 447pp + index. Boards with paper labels on the spines. Text blocks are mildy toned, old wormhole to fore edge of volume II, joints are partially split. A good+ set. Sabin 34080. ; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Letters of Governor Hutchinson, and Lieut. Governor Oliver, &c. Printed at Boston, and Remarks Thereon. With the Assembly's Address, and the Proceedings of the Lords Committee of Council. Together with the Substance of Mr. Wedderburn's Speech Relating to Those Letters. And the Report of the Lords Committee to His Majesty in Council., Hutchinson, Thomas; Oliver, Andrew
52 Hutchinson, Thomas; Oliver, Andrew The Letters of Governor Hutchinson, and Lieut. Governor Oliver, &c. Printed at Boston, and Remarks Thereon. With the Assembly's Address, and the Proceedings of the Lords Committee of Council. Together with the Substance of Mr. Wedderburn's Speech Relating to Those Letters. And the Report of the Lords Committee to His Majesty in Council.
London Printed for J. Wilkie 1774 Second Edition Hardcover 
142pp. Later brown half polished calf over marbled boards, covers decorated in gold, spine lettered and decorated in gold, marbled endpapers. A clean, near fine copy with a few small scuffs to the covers. "Publication of these letters -- copies of which Franklin had secured in London -- fanned revolutionary sentiment in America more than any other book of the period," Howes H851. Sabin 34072.; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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53 Hyde, William L. History of the One Hundred and Twelfth Regiment N. Y. Volunteers.
Fredonia, NY W. McKinstry & Co., Publishers 1866 First Edition Hardcover 
214pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. Frontispiece and several portraits. A few small stains to cloth, light wear to corners and spine ends, some mild foxing to text block. A very good+ copy. Sabin 34125.; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Ebenezer Beriah Kelly: An Autobiography., Kelly, Ebenezer Beriah
54 Kelly, Ebenezer Beriah Ebenezer Beriah Kelly: An Autobiography.
Norwich, CT Published by the Author 1856 First Edition Hardcover 
100pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the front panel. Fading and tear to spine panel, some fading on the covers, mild scattered foxing throughout, name on front pastedown endpaper. A very good copy. Howes K61. Sabin 37306.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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55 King, Clarence; Hague, James D. Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel. Systematic Geology. Mining Industry.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1869-70 Hardcover 
The set includes three volumes. The average condition is good with damage to spines and some weak hinges. The plates are all present but volume III includes only one of the accompanying folding maps. ; Quarto 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. Published Conformably to the Decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and Edited by M. L. A. Milet-Mureau, Brigadier General in the Corps of Engineers, Director of Fortifications, Ex-constituent, and Member of Several Literary Societies at Paris. In Three Volumes., La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de
56 La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. Published Conformably to the Decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and Edited by M. L. A. Milet-Mureau, Brigadier General in the Corps of Engineers, Director of Fortifications, Ex-constituent, and Member of Several Literary Societies at Paris. In Three Volumes.
London Printed for J. Johnson 1798 First British Edition Hardcover 
x, 532pp; x, 498pp; viii, 446, 60pp. Contemporary half calf decorated in blind on the sides, lettered in gold and decorated in blind on the spines. With forty-one engraved plates (of forty-two), many foldout. The plate on page 176 of volume 2 was apparently not bound in this set. Three of the plates are bound out of order. Binders' tickets of E. Paul., Southampton. With the bookplates of Christopher Dain of Southampton on the front pastedown endpapers. Rubbing to covers, some wear to extremities, spines uniformly toned, light foxing to some of the plates. A very good set, internally extremely clean. Sabin 38963. ; Octavo 
Price: 3250.00 USD
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57 Langford, Nathaniel Pitt Diary of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers in the Year 1870.
Nathaniel Pitt Langford 1906 First Edition Hardcover 
xxxi, 122pp + 5pp of sketches. Original pictorial cloth. Illustrated. Lacks front free endpaper. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Historical Memoir of the War of West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-1815., Latour, A Lacarriere
58 Latour, A Lacarriere Historical Memoir of the War of West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-1815.
Philadelphia John Conrad and Co. 1816 First Edition Hardcover 
xx, 264, cxc pp. Modern quarter leather over marbled boards. This copy was bound without the frontispiece. Light toning and scattered foxing. A very good+ copy. Lacks the atlas volume. Howes L124. Sabin 39214.; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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The Rambler in North America, MDCCCXXXII-MDCCCXXXIII., Latrobe, Charles Joseph
59 Latrobe, Charles Joseph The Rambler in North America, MDCCCXXXII-MDCCCXXXIII.
New York Harper & Brothers 1835 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. 243pp; iv, 10-242pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's cloth with paper labels on the spines. With the signature and bookplate of Pierre Van Cortlandt, likely the son of New York first Lieutenant Governor. Spine heads chipped, rear free endpaper of volume 1 is almost completely torn, scattered foxing. About very good. Howes L-127. Sabin 39222.; 12mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806 by Captains Lewis and Clarke. Published from the Official  Report, and Illustrated by a Map of the Route, and Other Maps. A New Edition, in Three Volumes., Lewis, Meriwether; Clarke, William
60 Lewis, Meriwether; Clarke, William Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806 by Captains Lewis and Clarke. Published from the Official Report, and Illustrated by a Map of the Route, and Other Maps. A New Edition, in Three Volumes.
London Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1815 Hardcover 
xxvi, 411pp; xii, 434pp; xii, 394pp. Half green morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, decorated and lettered in gold, top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Three maps in volume one (one large folding), three maps in volume two. Previous owners' names on the verso of the front free endpapers and flyleaves, some scattered foxing, short, closed tear to one of the full page maps. A nice, very good+ set. Howes L317. Sabin 40830. ; Octavo 
Price: 12000.00 USD
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