New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. First edition. The memoir of Mrs. John A. Logan, widow of the... Read More about Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife
London: John Murray, 1835. First British edition. Tales of Washington Irving's trip to the prairies of Kansas and Oklahoma in the summer of 1832, as published in the series of Miscellanies. Read More about Miscellanies. No. I. Containing a Tour of the Prairies
Chicago: The American Field Publishing Co, 1896. First edition. Read More about Angling in the Lakes of Northern Illinois. How and Where to Fish Them. Interspersed with Numerous...
[Winona, Minn: Winona National & Savings Co, 1941. Fourth Edition. "The introduction to this little booklet recounts the two safaris made to East Africa by the King family, with attendant hunting photos. The rest of the material covers the trophies they collected and displayed in their Minnesota bank" (Czech). Read More about Mr. and Mrs. African Game Trophies
Chicago: Gravure Illustration Company, 1916. First Edition. Read More about Art Work of La Salle County, Illinois
. Published in Scribner’s Monthly, vol. XV, pp. 3, 755-767. Sport in Rural Michigan : ‘Deer Hunting on the Au Sable’. Irish-born newspaperman William M. Laffan (1848-1909) worked on San Francisco and Baltimore papers before coming to write for the New York Sun. He became the publisher of the Sun..... Read More about Group of 11 original illustrations of Michigan hunting scenes, for his “Deer Hunting on the Au...
New Harmony, Ind: Printed at the School Press, 1831 - . First edition. By the Co-Founder of New Harmony. William Maclure, the Father of American Geology, and wealthy patron of science and educational reformer, was one of the co-founders of Robert Dale Owen’s New Harmony; indeed, he was its principal..... Read More about Opinions, on Various Subjects, Dedicated to the Industrious Producers
Yellow Springs, OH: November 3, 1853. The "father of American public school" writes to accept the invitation of the State Teacher's Association of Ohio to deliver their annual address, and to express his admiration. In part: "I sincerely hope the time has now come when I can establish cordial relations..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Horace Mann"), to L. Andrews, accepting the invitation of the...
Cincinnati: Published by Applegate & Co, 1855. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Life and Services of Daniel Drake, M.D., Physician, Professor, and Author; With...
[Los Angeles]: Lorimar Productions for Avco, [n.d., 1969]. First draft screenplay adaptation of The Sporting Club (1969), first novel by Thomas McGuane, “the greatest writer of American loneliness”. The novel is set in Saginaw county, northern Michigan, on the grounds of the “Centennial Club”. The film was produced in 1971..... Read More about The Sporting Club. Screenplay … from the Novel by Thomas McGuane
Washington, D.C: April 14, 1972. The Menominee Restoration Act was signed by President of the United States Richard Nixon on December 22, 1973, returned federally recognized sovereignty to the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Read More about TLS. To Congressman Seymour Halpern. About the Menominee Restoration Act. Signed by 5 Senators...
New York: Redfield, 1853. First edition. Read More about Minnesota and its Resourses, to which are appended Camp-Fire Sketches or Notes of a Trip from St....
Chicago: Keen and Lee, 1856. Fourth edition. Read More about Minnesota and its Resourses, to which are appended Camp-Fire Sketches or Notes of a Trip from St....
Moorhead, Minn: ca. 1879. Haynes was located in Moorhead, MN from 1877 to 1879, when he moved his studio to Fargo and became official photographer to the Northern Pacific Railroad and Yellowstone Park, to great success. His early Red River Valley series documented the beginings large-scale "bonanza" farms. George Cass..... Read More about Three stereographs of farm laborers operating horse-drawn threshers and binders on "The...
Washington, D.C: September 3, 1824. The grant is for "Section Nineteen, in Township Twenty of Range Fifteen east of the second principal Meridian in the Distict of Cincinnati and State of Indiana, containing Six Hundred and forty Acres." Jeremiah Cox (1763-1836) was among the earliest settlers of Wayne County, Indiana..... Read More about Document Signed ("James Monroe") as President, being a land grant for Jeremiah Cox of...
Milton, Ia: Published by S.K. Hoshour. A.M. Cambridge City, Indiana, 1847. First Edition. Read More about Mosheim's Church History, of The First Two Centuries (Maclaine's Translation) : in which the...
[Massillon, Ohio: Myers Enterprises 21 41 Hills and Dales Rd, 1959]. First edition. A scarce privately printed commonplace anthology of anecdotes, techniques, and aphorisms on outdoor sport, including hunting wildfowl, deer, and other game, and fishing, with notes on dogs and trapping. Read More about The Outdoorsman Scrapbook [Cover title
[Chicago]: Privately printed [by the Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelly], 1936. First Edition. An affectionate memoir of Charles Palmerston Anderson (1864-1930) Bishop of Chicago, and his adventures on vacation in the northern Wisconsin woods. Read More about The Bishop on Vacation
[Washington, D.C: 1802]. First edition. Read More about Letter from the Secretary of State Accompanying certain Laws of the North-Western and Indiana...
Sandusky: D. Campbell & Sons, 1848. First edition. Scarce according to Eberstadt quoting Thompson 145 “2000 copies were printed but 1300 were destroyed by fire in a warehouse in Tiffin, Ohio in 1849”. Read More about History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that have...
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1855. First edition. Read More about Minnesota and the Far West
Gottingen: Baudenhoect und Ruprecht's Verlag, 1856. German history of the Mormons. A scarce German history of the Mormons, especially in Missouri. This book gives a run-down of the history of the Mormon church, beginning with a chapter entitled "Joe Smith's jugend" (Joseph Smith's Legend) and continuing on through the history..... Read More about Geschichte der Mormonen oder Jungsten-tages-heiligen in Nordamerika
Jacksonville: Published by R. Goudy, 1834. This is the first edition of one of Peck's many publications regarding the state of Illinois and the adjacent country, derived mostly from his own personal experiences as a veteran traveller within and without the state. A useful guide for visitors as well as..... Read More about A Gazetteer of Illinois in Three Parts: Containing a General View of the State, a General View of...
Washington, D.C: 1889. First Edition. Inscribed to His Daughter. Inscribed to his daughter in a Tipped in ALS. Read More about A Printed Letter to Some of My Friends