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81 Stansbury, Howard Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains.
Washington, D.C. Robert Armstrong, Public Printer 1853 Hardcover 
495pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. Frontispiece and fifty-six inserted plates. Lacks the Valley of the Jordan view. Several of the plates are not bound in the correct order. Scattered foxing throughout, fading to spine panel, light wear to extremities. A very good copy. Howes S884. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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82 Stansbury, Howard Senate. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains.
Philadelphia Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1852 First Edition Hardcover 
487pp. Includes the atlas volume. Original publisher's cloth stamped in blind on the covers, and with gold lettering on the spine. Frontispiece and numerous inserted plates. Name on the front free endpaper, fading to the spine panel, light scattered foxing throughout. A solid very good copy. The atlas has an old dampstain affecting the upper edge of both covers. The foldout maps are a bit soiled and worn but complete. Howes S884. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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Three Years in North America., Stuart, James
83 Stuart, James Three Years in North America.
Edinburgh Robert Cadell 1833 Third Edition Hardcover 
Third edition, revised. In two volumes. Half calf over marbled boards, raised bands and brown leather labels lettered in gold on the spines. Large folding map. Some rubbing to boards, mild edge wear. A very good+ set. Howes S-1099. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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84 Taylor, John Selections from the Works of the Baron de Humboldt, Relating to the Climate, Inhabitants, Productions, and Mines of Mexico.
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824 First Edition Hardcover 
xxxiii, [7], 310pp. Later full brown morocco, spine with eight raised bands, lettered and decorated in black. Binding by Terquem of Paris done expressly for renowned Los Angeles bookseller C. C. Parker. Engraved frontispiece with view of the mines of Cata, Mellado, and Rayas; large foldout map of the mining district of Mexico. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Light offsetting to the title page, some annotations in pencil on the margins of a few leaves, two closed tears to map. Overall, a bright, near fine copy. Sabin 33740.; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Early Georgia Portraits 1715-1870, The Historical Activities Committee
85 The Historical Activities Committee Early Georgia Portraits 1715-1870
Athens, GA The University of Georgia Press 1975 First Edition Hardcover 
Light blue cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. A near fine copy in very good price-clipped dustjacket with light chipping and two small tape mends to the edges. Includes over six hundred individual paintings. ; Quarto 
Price: 250.00 USD
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De la démocratie en Amérique., Tocqueville, Alexis de
86 Tocqueville, Alexis de De la démocratie en Amérique.
Paris Librairie de Charles Gosselin 1836 Fifth Edition Hardcover 
5th edition, revised and corrected. In two volumes. xxix, 369pp; 430pp. Modern brown half calf over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. With large foldout hand-colored map of the United States. Old, faint dampstain to rear free endpaper, sporadic foxing, minor annotations in pencil. A near fine set. Text in French. ; 12mo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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87 Tocqueville, Alexis de Democracy in America. Volume 1.
New York J. & H. G. Langley 1841 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
xvi, 494pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. With foldout map of North America. Light fading to cloth, more pronounced on the spine panel, old small damp stain to fore edge affecting the last 90 leaves. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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88 Tucker, Beverley The Partisan Leader, a Novel, and an Apocalypse of the Origin and Struggles of the Southern Confederacy. Originally Published in 1836. Now Re-Published and Edited by Rev. Thos. A. Ware.
Richmond, VA West & Johnston 1862 Hardcover 
viii, 220pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Amateurish cloth binding which appears to be contemporary, stain partially affecting the first 16 leaves, toning to text block, soiling to the title page and some of the leaves. A good+ copy. "A prophetic foretelling of the Civil War." Howes T394. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series I., Various Authors
89 Various Authors Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series I.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1894-1917 First Edition Hardcover 
The complete twenty-seven volume set. Original blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spines. Illustrated. Very mild wear to extremities, a couple of loose leaves. Overall a near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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90 Various Authors The London Magazine: or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer Vol. XLVIII (48). For the Year 1779.
London Printed for R. Baldwin 1779 First Edition Hardcover 
611pp + index. Old quarter calf over marbled boards. With seventeen plates, some of which are foldout. Includes several references to American affairs. With the armorial bookplate of Claude Grespigny of the South Sea House, two different owners' names and the small bookseller label of Joseph McDonough of Albany, NY. Boards and spine well worn, text block mildly toned, a few minor stains to the edges. A good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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91 Verplanck, Colvin State of New York. Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the Year 1873.
Albany, NY Weed, Parsons and Company 1874 First Edition Hardcover 
306pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. Complete with all the plates. A bright, near fine copy with a touch of discoloration to the upper edge of the front panel. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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92 Warville, J. P. Brissot de New Travels in the United-States of America: Containing the Latest and Most Accurate Observations on the Character, Genius, and Present State of the People & Government of That Country; Their Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, & Finances; Quality and Price of Lands; Progress of the Settlements on the Ohio and Mississippi...
London Printed for J. S. Jordan 1797 Hardcover 
A new edition, corrected, with a portrait of the author. In two volumes. Contemporary full tree calf, spines elaborately decorated in gold and with green and red morocco labels lettered in gold, edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece. With the bookplates and stamps of prominent Boston merchant and patriot Benjamin Bussey. Wear to extremities, joints partially cracked. Internally clean. A very good- set. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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93 Weld, Isaac Travels Through the States of North America, and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, During the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797.
London Printed for John Stockdale 1800 Third Edition Hardcover 
Third edition. xix, 427pp; viii, 376pp. Contemporary full tree calf, spines decorated in gold, black and green calf labels lettered and ruled in gold, board edges decorated in gold. With sixteen plates and maps. Bookplates of the Honorable James Butler on the front pastedown endpapers with the motto Comme Je Trouve. Corner tips worn, light scattered foxing. A very good+ set. Howes W235. ; Octavo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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94 Wheeler, George M. Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1875-89 Hardcover 
The set includes six volumes bound in seven. Titles as follows: 1) Volume I: Geographical Report. 2) Volume II: Astronomy and Barometric Hypsometry. 3) Volume III: Geology. 4) Volume III Supplement: Geology. 5) Volume V: Zoology. 6) Volume VI: Botany. 7) Volume VII: Archeology. All the plates and maps present. Some of the volumes are in the original cloth, others were rebound or rebacked; one is a former library book. Average condition is good to very good with various degrees of wear. ; Quarto 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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95 Whipple, Barnum; Smith, Israel; Brown, P. Allan The Lamp Book. Ledger by the Commissioners for Navigation Between the Years 1816 Through 1840.
1816-43 Hardcover 
Quarter calf. A ledger showing the expenses for lighting the lamps on the Hudson river between the years 1816-1843. Signed on the front free endpaper by the commissioners for improving the navigation between the city of Albany and Coeyman's Overslaugh. Foxing to endpapers, otherwise internally clean. A unique item pertaining to early navigation on the Hudson river. ; Octavo 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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96 Williams, Samuel The Natural and Civil History of Vermont.
Walpole, NH Isaiah Thomas and David Carlisle 1794 First Edition Hardcover 
416pp. Contemporary red half calf over marbled boards, marbled edges. Large foldout hand-colored map. Some wear to extrmities, toning to covers and text block, name on title, numbers on the front pastedown endpaper. A good+ copy. Howes W-478. Sabin 104350. ; Octavo 
Price: 675.00 USD
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Signed Woodrow Wilson Framed Portrait., Wilson, Woodrow
97 Wilson, Woodrow Signed Woodrow Wilson Framed Portrait.
Non-Book Signed by Author
The portrait measures 5 x 7" and is signed and dated by Woodrow Wilson on the lower right corner. It's framed in a 13.5 x 12.5" silver and brown frame and accompanied by a small newspaper clip. The portrait shows a long, closed tear to the side of the image while the frame has an old dampstain to the back affecting the lower edge. Overall very good. ; Photograph; Signed by Author 
Price: 500.00 USD
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98 [Alaska] Report of the Governor of Alaska for the Fiscal Year 1888.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1889 First Edition Original wrappers 
56pp. Original wrappers. With a large foldout map of Alaska. Name on cover, two short tears along the spine. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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99 [American Law] Acts and Laws of the State of Connecticut, in America.
Hartford, CT Printed by Elisha Babcock 1786 Hardcover 
8, 5, 3, 346pp + index + 22 blanks. Contemporary sheepskin, red label lettered in gold on the spine. Old family information written on the last blank (detached but laid in). Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, lower corner of page 1 torn, partially affecting text. Covers and spine well worn. A good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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The Niagara Ship Canal: Its Military and Commercial Necessity., [Anonymous]
100 [Anonymous] The Niagara Ship Canal: Its Military and Commercial Necessity.
New York 1863 First Edition Printed wrappers 
15pp. Original wrappers. With two large foldout maps. A very good+ copy. Sabin 55126. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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