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61 Lucan (Marcus Annaeus Lucanus) M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia sive de bello civili Caesaris et Pompeii Lib. X. Ex emendatione V. C. Hug. Grotii. Parisus. Iuxta Exemplar Amsterodami.
Paris Apud viduam Ioannis Libert 1651 Hardcover 
201, [13]pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, sides ruled in gold, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Engraved title. Name on front pastedown endpaper, some annotations throughout, boards well worn, two chips to spine ends, spine panel partially torn. A good copy. ; 32mo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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62 Lumholtz, Carl Unknown Mexico: A Record of Five Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; in the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco; and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxxii, 530pp; xv, 496pp. Original brick red cloth decorated in black, gold, and purple, and with cameo photographs affixed to front panels, top edge gilt, others uncut. Frontispieces, fifteen coloured plates, numerous illustrations, and two foldout maps. Professionally rebacked cloth spines with black labels lettered in gold, very mild wear to extremities, small spot to front panel of volume II. Internally very clean. A very good set.; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia., Lyell, Charles
63 Lyell, Charles Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia.
New York Wiley and Putnam 1845 First US Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. vii, 251pp; vi, 231pp. Recent half leather over marbled boards, spines stamped in gold. Hand-colored foldout bird's eye view of the Niagara Falls, hand-colored foldout map of the Niagara district, two foldout plates, and several in-text illustrations in volume 1; hand-colored foldout map, one foldout plate, several in-text illustrations in volume 2. Text block with foxing along the edges, one of the maps partially split at folds, previous owners' names on the title page. A very good+ set. Howes L563. Sabin 42761.; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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The Western World; or, Travels in the United States in 1846-47; Exhibiting Them in Their Latest Development, Social, Political, and Industrial; Including a Chapter on California. With a New Map of the United States, Showing Their Recent Territorial  Acquisitions, and a Map of California., Mackay, Alexander
64 Mackay, Alexander The Western World; or, Travels in the United States in 1846-47; Exhibiting Them in Their Latest Development, Social, Political, and Industrial; Including a Chapter on California. With a New Map of the United States, Showing Their Recent Territorial Acquisitions, and a Map of California.
London Richard Bentley 1850 Third Edition Hardcover 
In three volumes. 342pp; 324pp; 374pp. Original publisher's cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in blind and gold on the spines. Folding map. "In extent and variety of subject it stands alone among American travels." Spectator. Many leaves unopened. With the bookplates of L. A. Brandenbury on the front pastedown endpapers, small bookdealer label to front pastedown endpaper of volume one. Some wear to extremities, light fading to spines, tiny private library sticker on the front panel of volume three. A very good set. Howes M117. Sabin 43351. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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65 Magee, M. Juliette Ballard's Brave Boys.
Wickliffe, KY The Advance-Yeoman 1974 First Edition Wrappers Signed by Author
250pp. Original wrappers. Signed by the author on the first page. Includes Activities in Western Kentucky, Where Our Soldiers Served, Life at Home Wasn't Pleasant, Ballard County Confederates and Union Soldiers, and more. Light edge wear and toning. A near fine copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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British America., McGregor, John
66 McGregor, John British America.
Edinburgh William Blackwood 1832 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxii, 484pp; xiv, 605pp. Contemporary aubergine half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in blind and gold and with gold lettering. With eight maps (some foldout) and one chart. With the bookplates of John Fenwick on the front pastedown endpapers. London Institution stamps on titles and last pages, light wear to extremities, mild fading to spines. A very good+ set. Sabin 43280. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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67 Melish, John Travels in the United States of America, in the Years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810 & 1811; Including an Account of Passages Betwixt America and Britain, and Travels Through Various Parts of Great Britain, Ireland, and Upper Canada. In Two Volumes.
Philadelphia Printed for the Author 1812 First Edition Hardcover 
xxii, [2], vii, [2], 10-444pp; ix, 492pp. Contemporary half leather over marbled boards, spines lettered in gold. With seven maps and three foldout tables. Lacks the map of the United States. With the bookplates of Eugene L. Bestor on the front endpapers. Light toning to text, sporadic foxing and staining, light wear to extremities. A very good set. Howes M496. Sabin 47436. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc., Embraced in Fifty-Three Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Eighty-Four Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables., Mitchell, S. Augustus
68 Mitchell, S. Augustus Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc., Embraced in Fifty-Three Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of Eighty-Four Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables.
Philadelphia S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. 1865 First Edition Hardcover 
Original red half leather over gilt decorated cloth, spine decorated in gold. Wear to extremities, small loss to spine heel. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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69 Mowris, J. A. A History of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment, N. Y. Volunteers, (Fourth Oneida,) from the Date of Its Organization, August, 1862, till That of Its Muster Out, June, 1865.
Hartford, CT Case, Lockwood and Company, Printers 1866 First Edition Hardcover 
289pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. Spine panel faded, some discoloration to cloth, mild foxing to text block. A solid, very good copy. Sabin 51209.; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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70 Munsell, Charles, ed. A Collection of Songs of the American Press, and Other Poems Relating to the Art of Printing.
Albany, NY Charles Munsell 1868 First Edition Hardcover 
206pp + index. Original brown cloth lettered in gold on the spine. Previous owner's label on the front pastedown endpaper. A near fine copy. Sabin 51356.; 12mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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71 Munsell, Joel The Annals of Albany. Complete Ten Volume Set.
Albany, NY J. Munsell 1850-59 First Edition Hardcover 
In ten volumes. Half polished calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gold and with titles in red and gold, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Light scattered foxing, owner's name on the verso of the front free endpaper, old bookseller description affixed to the verso of the front free endpaper, light overall wear. A nice, near fine set in a particularly attractive binding. Howes M898. Sabin 51359. ; 12mo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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The Story of Some French Refugees and Their "Azilum", 1793-1800., Murray, Louise Welles
72 Murray, Louise Welles The Story of Some French Refugees and Their "Azilum", 1793-1800.
Athens, PA Tioga Point Chapter 1917 Second Edition Hardcover 
154pp + index. Cloth backed boards. Includes a foldout plan of the town of Asylum. A fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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73 Norman, B. M. Rambles in Yucatan; or, Notes of Travel Through the Peninsula, Including a Visit to the Remarkable Ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, and Uxmal. With Numerous Illustrations.
New York J. & H. G. Langley 1843 Third Edition Hardcover 
304pp. Contemporary full tree calf, spine with brown leather label lettered in gold. Frontispiece, title vignette, twenty-three inserted plates, map of Yucatan, and several in-text illustrations. The appendix includes A Brief Maya Vocabulary, Tradition of the Mexican Natives Respecting Their Migration from the North, Traits of the Mosaic History Found Among the Azteca Nations, Ancient Languages of the First Inhabitants of America, and more. The name Edwin Clarke is lettered in gold on the spine and his name is signed in pencil on the front free endpaper. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Light scattered foxing throughout, some wear to extremities, one plate partially detached. A very good copy. Sabin 55494.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague., Oakes, William
74 Oakes, William Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague.
Boston / Cambridge Little & Brown / George Nichols 1848 First Edition Hardcover 
Rebound in green cloth preserving the original front panel decorations and lettering. With sixteen lithographed plates each with explanatory text. Very mild scattered foxing, light toning to pages. A very good copy. Howes O1. Sabin 56387. ; Folio 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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Mirror of Olden Time Border Life; Embracing a History of the Discovery of America... Also, History of Virginia... Also, History of the Early Settlement of Pennsylvania... to Which Are Added Personal Narratives of Captivities and Escapes... Together with  Numerous Sketches of Frontier Men..., Pritts, J., ed.
75 Pritts, J., ed. Mirror of Olden Time Border Life; Embracing a History of the Discovery of America... Also, History of Virginia... Also, History of the Early Settlement of Pennsylvania... to Which Are Added Personal Narratives of Captivities and Escapes... Together with Numerous Sketches of Frontier Men...
Abingdon, VA S. S. Miles 1849 Revised Edition Hardcover 
Revised and enlarged edition. 700pp. Deep red half calf over marbled boards, spine with gold Native American motifs, marbled endpapers. With seventeen plates, eleven of which are full-page and six foldout (including one featuring Daniel Boone). "A new edition... differently arranged, with some material omitted, and much more added. It contains many narratives of Indian captivity, and a reprint of Whiter's 'Chronicles of Border Warfare.'" Sabin, Bibliotheca Americana Vol. XV, pp. 513-4. Mild foxing and offsetting else a near fine copy. Howes P622. Sabin 65720. ; Octavo 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language: Comprising the Micmac Numerals, and the Names of the Different Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Trees, &c. of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Also, Some of the Indian Names of Places, and Many Familiar Words and Phrases, Translated Literally into English., Rand, Silas Tertius
76 Rand, Silas Tertius A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language: Comprising the Micmac Numerals, and the Names of the Different Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Trees, &c. of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Also, Some of the Indian Names of Places, and Many Familiar Words and Phrases, Translated Literally into English.
Halifax Nova Scotia Printing Company 1875 First Edition Hardcover 
Bound with Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa Tan Tula Uksakumamenoo Westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit Ootenink Megumoweesimk by Silas Tertius Rand, Chebooktook [Halifax], 1871. 108pp; 126pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine rebacked, old inscription on the front free endpaper, sporadic annotations. Sabin 67760. ; 12mo 
Price: 900.00 USD
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77 Roosevelt, Theodore Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail.
New York The Century Co. (1888) First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Remington, Frederic 
180pp. Original light brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and darker brown on the front panel and the spine panel, and in darker brown on the rear panel, all edges gilt. Binding by George Wharton Edwards, signed on the front panel. Frontispiece and illustrations by Frederic Remington. The upper corner of the frontispiece is partially torn, a hint of foxing to endpapers. A bright, near fine copy. Howes R432. ; Quarto 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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78 Schoolcraft, Henry R. Narrative of an Expedition Through the Upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the Actual Source of This River; Embracing an Exploratory Trip Through the St. Croix and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers; in 1832.
New York Harper & Brothers 1834 First Edition Hardcover 
307pp + errata. Original boards with paper label on the spine panel. Complete with five maps, two of which are foldout. Cloth is faded and with a few spots, light edge wear, label on the spine is almost completely gone. Internally clean with mild foxing. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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79 Solis, Antonio de; Townsend, Thomas (Translator) The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English from the Original Spanish of Don Antonio De Solis, Secretary and Historiographer to His Catholick Majesty, by Thomas Townsend.
London Printed for T. Woodward 1724 First English Edition Hardcover 
[18], 163, 252, 152pp. Contemporary full speckled panelled calf with large fleurons at corners, spine in six compartments with raised bands and gold decorations, speckled edges. Frontispiece of Hernan Cortès engraved by George Vertue, six engraved foldout plates, and a map. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Leather shows some wear, front joint partially cracked, old faint stain to top edge partially affecting some of the plates, mild sporadic foxing, lettering on spine dulled. A good+ copy. Sabin 86487.; Folio 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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80 Squier, E. G. Aboriginal Monuments of the State of New-York. Comprising the Results of Original Surveys and Explorations; with an Illustrative Appendix.
[Washington, D.C.] The Smithsonian Institution 1849 First Edition Hardcover 
188pp + xiv leaves of plates. This copy also includes the rare Bufford's lithographs bound before the title (twelve plates, six of which are foldouts; foldout maps of the tertiary of Essex Co., the mining district of Rossie, section from the mouth of the Genesee River to Instantur, PA, and the geology of Genesee River.) Orange buckram lettered in black on the spine. A touch of foxing to some of the plates, offsetting to page 188, one of the plates were cut close to the edges. A near fine copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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