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1 A General View of the Rise, Progress, and Brilliant Achievements of the American Navy, Down to the Present Time. Illustrated by Biographical Sketches, Official Reports, and Interesting Views of American Commerce. To Which Is Affixed a Succinct Account of the Origin and Progress of the Greek Revolution. Terminating with the Glorious Victory of Navarino, October 20, 1827.
Brooklyn, NY 1828 First Edition Hardcover 
484pp. Contemporary full sheepskin, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Fairly heavy wear to covers, some scattered foxing throughout, old names in pencil on the endpapers and flyleaf. A good copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Klinck's Albany Directory, for the Year 1823: Containing an Alphabetical List of Residents within the City, and a Variety of Other Interesting Matter.
2 Klinck's Albany Directory, for the Year 1823: Containing an Alphabetical List of Residents within the City, and a Variety of Other Interesting Matter.
Albany, NY Printed by E. and E. Hosford 1823 First Edition Original wraps 
80pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Heavy wear to covers, spine almost completely missing, toning and scattered foxing, some stains to covers, tear to upper edge of back cover. A fair copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Speeches of Chief Justice Williams, Judge Parsons, and Ex-Governor Ellsworth: Delivered in the Center Church, Hartford, Conn. at the Anniversary of the Hartford Branch of the American Tract Society. January 9th, 1859.
3 Speeches of Chief Justice Williams, Judge Parsons, and Ex-Governor Ellsworth: Delivered in the Center Church, Hartford, Conn. at the Anniversary of the Hartford Branch of the American Tract Society. January 9th, 1859.
Hartford, CT Steam Press of Elihu Geer 1859 First Edition Printed wrappers 
Pamphlet. 26pp. Light overall wear. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 The Narrative of Lieut. Gen. Sir William Howe, in a Committee of the House of Commons, On the 29th of April, 1779, Relative to His Conduct, During His Late Command of the King's Troops in North America: To Which Are Added, Some Observations Upon a Pamphlet, Entitled, Letters to a Nobleman.
London Printed by H. Baldwin 1780 First Edition Hardcover 
110pp.Later half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold. Includes the half-title. Faint library stamps on the first and last page, small hole to page 1 with very minor loss to text, old repairs to some of the leaves. A very good copy. Howes H-729. Sabin 33342. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. History of California Complete Seven Volume Set., Bancroft, Hubert Howe
5 Bancroft, Hubert Howe The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. History of California Complete Seven Volume Set.
San Francisco A. I. Bancroft & Company Publishers 1884 Hardcover 
Original cloth stamped in blind on the front panels and lettered in gold on the spines. Former library set with usual markings. A very good set. Howes B-91. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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6 Barnes, David M. The Draft Riots in New York. July, 1863. The Metropolitan Police: Their Services During Riot Week. Their Honorable Record.
New York Baker & Godwin, Printers and Publishers 1863 First Edition Hardcover 
117pp + index. Original brown cloth stamped in gold and blind. With the name of Honourable Robert Waddle on the front panel. A tipped in card reads: "Presented with their compliments, by the Metropolitan Police of the City of New York.". The upper edge of front and rear panels is faded. Internally very clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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7 Beaujoir, Felix de Sketch of the United States of North America, at the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century, from 1800 to 1810; with Statistical Tables, and a New Map, by the Author; Containing All the Late Discoveries, and Exhibiting the Division of Territorial Zones, Boundary Lines, &c.
London Published by J. Booth 1814 First Edition Hardcover 
xx, ii, 363pp. Contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gold decorations, and black calf label stamped in blind and gold. Large hand-colored foldout map, and seventeen tables (sixteen foldouts). Publisher's notice tipped in. Translated from the French by William Walton. With the bookplate of the noted Consitutional Club on the front pastedown endpaper. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Calf dried and rubbed along the edges and on the spine panel. Internally extremely clean. A very good copy. Howes B288. Sabin 4173. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R. N., in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28., Beechey, Frederick William
8 Beechey, Frederick William Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R. N., in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.
Philadelphia Carey & Lea 1832 First US Edition Hardcover 
vi, 493pp. Half calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in blind and lettered in gold. Some wear to extremities, inscription to title page, blind stamp to title and contents page. A very good copy. "One of the most valuable modern voyages, containing a most interesting visit to Pitcairn's Island, the coast of California, etc." Sabin 4347. Howes B309. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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9 Bevan, John Historical, Descriptive and Illustrated Atlas of the Cities, Towns and Villages on the Lines of the Hudson River & New-York Central Railroads with Views of Factories and Works of Principal Business Firms.
New York Printed by Francis Hart & Co. 1862 First Edition Hardcover 
152pp. Original publisher's cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panel and in blind on the rear panel. With a foldout map of New York Central Railroad and numerous illustrations. Fading to the edges. Internally very clean. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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10 Bingley, William Travels in North America, from Modern Writers, with Remarks and Observations; Exhibiting a Connected View of the Geography and Present State of That Quarter of the Globe.
London Printed for Harvey and Darton 1821 First Edition Hardcover 
[8], 346pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Original boards with paper label affixed to the spine. Engraved frontispiece and two inserted plates. Light fading to cloth along the edges and on the spine panel. A bright, very good+ copy. Sabin 5463. ; 12mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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11 Birkbeck, Morris Notes of a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois.
London James Ridgway 1818 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
156pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Large handcoloured foldout map. Probably original boards rebacked and with paper label affixed to the spine panel. Corners and edges worn. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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Blake's Western Stories. The Truth about Buffalo Bill, Wm. F. Cody; Wild Bill, J. B. Hickok; Dr. Carver -- California Joe. Yellow Hand -- Tall Bull; The Pony Express -- The Old 44 Colt; Derailing of the Union Pacific Train..., Blake, Herbert Cody
12 Blake, Herbert Cody Blake's Western Stories. The Truth about Buffalo Bill, Wm. F. Cody; Wild Bill, J. B. Hickok; Dr. Carver -- California Joe. Yellow Hand -- Tall Bull; The Pony Express -- The Old 44 Colt; Derailing of the Union Pacific Train...
Brooklyn, NY Herbert Cody Blake 1929 First Edition Printed wrappers 
Original wrappers. Light soiling, corner crease to front cover. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Bradford, Alden History of Massachusetts from 1764 to 1820. Three Volume Set.
Boston Richardson and Lord / Wells and Lilly / J. H. Eastburn 1822-29 First Edition Hardcover 
414pp; 376pp; 327pp. Red half morocco over marbled boards, spines lettered in gold. Marbled endpapers. Former library set with usual markings, some light scattered foxing throughout. A very good set. Howes B698. Sabin 7220, 7221, 7222. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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14 Brunner, Arnold W.; Lay, Charles Downing Studies for Albany.
Albany, NY By the Author 1914 First Edition Printed wrappers 
101pp Original wrappers. With several photographs and foldout maps. Stain to fore edge affrecting some of the leaves. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brusnwick, and the Other British Provinces in North America, with a Plan of National Colonization., Buckingham, James S.
15 Buckingham, James S. Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brusnwick, and the Other British Provinces in North America, with a Plan of National Colonization.
London Fisher, Son, & Co. [1843] First Edition Hardcover 
540pp. Tan half calf over marbled boards, spines nicely tooled with red and green labels lettered in gold, marbled edges and endpapers. With seven plates and foldout map. Bookplate of W. K. Gilliat on the front pastedown endpaper. Light wear to extremities, some scuffing to leather. A very good+ copy. Sabin 8895.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Eastern and Western States of America., Buckingham, James S.
16 Buckingham, James S. The Eastern and Western States of America.
London Fisher, Son, & Co. [1842] First Edition Hardcover 
In three volumes. 573pp; 600pp; 495pp. Tan half calf over marbled boards, spines nicely tooled with red and green labels lettered in gold, marbled edges and endpapers. With fifteen plates. Bookplates of W. K. Gilliat on the front pastedown endpapers. Light wear to extremities, mild scuffing to leather. A very good+ set. Howes B916. Sabin 8896.; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition Round the World), Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till Their Arrival in England, 1746. With a Description of St. Jago de Chili, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also a Relation of the Lots of the Wager Man of War, One of Admiral Anson's Squadron. The Second Edition., Byron, John
17 Byron, John The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition Round the World), Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till Their Arrival in England, 1746. With a Description of St. Jago de Chili, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also a Relation of the Lots of the Wager Man of War, One of Admiral Anson's Squadron. The Second Edition.
London Printed for S. Baker and G. Leigh 1768 Second Edition Hardcover 
viii, 257pp. Old calf, spine rebacked and with red leather label lettered in gold. Engraved frontispiece. There is also an added engraved plate with the interview between Commodore Byron and the natives of Patagonia. The upper edge of the half title is partially torn, boards are fairly worn especially at corners, some toning to text block, and a few leaves folded at corner. A good+ copy. Sabin 9730.; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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History of California, from Its Discovery to the Present Time; Containing Also a Full Description of Its Climate, Surface, Soil, Rivers, Towns, Beasts, Birds, Fishes, State of Its Society, Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, Mining, &c. with a Journal of the Voyage from New York, via Nicaragua, to San Fransisco, and Back, via Panama., Capron, E. S.
18 Capron, E. S. History of California, from Its Discovery to the Present Time; Containing Also a Full Description of Its Climate, Surface, Soil, Rivers, Towns, Beasts, Birds, Fishes, State of Its Society, Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, Mining, &c. with a Journal of the Voyage from New York, via Nicaragua, to San Fransisco, and Back, via Panama.
Boston Published by John P. Jewett 1854 First Edition Hardcover 
xi, 356pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Foldout hand-colored map (2nd state dated 1854). Wear to extremities, a few sporadic smudges, map is complete but detached and a portion of the upper half is separated. Howes C127. Sabin 10764. ; Octavo 
Price: 550.00 USD
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Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects...  and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements., Carver, Jonathan
19 Carver, Jonathan Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects... and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements.
Boston Printed by John Russell, for David West 1797 Hardcover 
xvi, 311pp. Full brown morocco ruled in black on the sides, spine with raised bands and black lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Prominent Boston merchant Franklin W. Smith's copy. Binding by Terquem of Paris done expressly for renowned Los Angeles bookseller C. C. Parker. Toning to text block else a fine copy. Howes C-215. Sabin 11185. ; 12mo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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20 Carver, Jonathan Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects... and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements.
Boston Printed by Samuel Etheridge 1802 Hardcover 
xvi, [1], 6-312pp. Later half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. Mild foxing to text block, light wear to edges. A very good+ copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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