London: Printed by W. Strahan for James Hutton at the Bible and Sun, without Temple-bar, 1740. First edition... Read More
September 29 1893. A crisp autograph by the prolific American fiction and non-fiction author, Mary Virginia Terhune (nee Hawes) (1830-1922), who wrote under the penname Marion Harland. Harland is known for her best-selling women’s novels, including her first novel, Alone (1854), and and for her popular homemaking manuals, such as...
Philadelphia Printed. London: Reprinted for John Stockdale, 1798. Third English edition, the first edition published in 1797. Harper's “Observations” points out the demands and threats being made by the French and encourages the peoples not to allow the United States to give into France's demands. Harper may be best known...
South Carolina poet and author.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, Mathematics Dept, Feb 8 1930. Professor of Mathematics at Univ. of North Carolina.
Greenburgh, Westchester C[ount]y, [NY]: November 17, 1838. To the Erosophic Society at the University of Alabama. "I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter announcing my election as honorary member of the Erosophic Society of the University of Alabama. I beg you to present to the Society...
Washington, D.C: 9/30/1835. Donelson was diplomat and canidate for Vice-President with Fillmore. He was Andrew Jackson's nephew and private secretary throughout his administration.
Mississippi: 18 October 1769. THE CARGO THAT FED A SPANISH ARMY. Reading in part: "Shipped by the grace of God… in and upon the good Ship, called the Royall Charlotte whereof is Master under God for this recent voyage Silvanus Jencks and now riding at anchor in the Road to...
New York: Harper, 1844. First edition. The Santa Fe Expedition. The best account of the ill-fated invasion of New Mexico in 1841. Kendall, founder of the New Orleans Picayune, heard of the expedition and joined Texans in their attempt to extend the border of Texas to the Rio Grande. The...
New York: Redfield, 110 and 112 Nassau Street, 1853. First edition. A "charming tale of a hunting [and fishing] expedition to the crest of the Appalachians" (Streeter).
New York: Redfield, 1853. First edition. A BEAUTIFUL COPY. A "charming tale of a hunting [and fishing] expedition to the crest of the Appalachians" (Streeter).
Lexington, KY: The University of Kentucky Press, 1949. First edition.
New York: Geo. P. Putnam, 155 Broadway, 1849. First edition. In a series of twenty-one letters, Lanman describes a three months' trip through the Alleghany Mountains during the spring and early summer of 1848, with observations on the geology, wildlife, scenery and climate of the Western slope of the mountains...
Richmond: Thomas Nicholson, 1798. First Edition. Volume One of 2 vols. The second came out in 1799 Dedicated to Edmund Pendleton Esq., President of the Court of Appeals. Cases heard from 1790-1794.
Covington, Kentucky ? 1864.
Covington, Kentucky ? 1864.
Paris: Dentu, An XI-1802. First edition.
This lot features a large collection of Augusta National collectibles, many of them produced in limited edition for distribution to the spouses of club members during the Masters Tournament. Present are the following: Buttons: 8 gold blazer buttons, 6 sleeve and 2 jacket, by Waterbury & Co, with Augusta National...
New York: Thomas R. Knox & Co, 1885. First edition. "An ornately wordy account, filled with ironic humor, puns and amusing turns of phrase. Gives very detailed descriptions of soial conditions in the places visited" (Toy). Mcquade's account of the Montauk's cruise from New York to the Caribbean, which included...
Washington, D.C: Printed by Roger Weightman, 1814. The New England Mississippi Land Company had purchased part of the "Yazoo Lands" in the western part of Georgia. there was much fraud associated with these sales and in 1803 the United States took over the claims from Georgia. The company was poarticularily...
Mexico City: August 17 1887. The Fall of the Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico: the True Story? A letter from one J. Montismo, amateur historian (?), who writes to the well-known Georgia collector, Julius L. Brown, concerning new findings relating to the death of the Emperor Maximilian I, after the...
New York: Simon & Schuster, . First edition. FIRST BOOK.
np: Privately Printed, . First edition. History of this timber plantation and game bird shooting preserve in rural South Carolina under the stewardship of philanthropist Jeremiah Milbank. It remains a privately held sporting plantation.
Augusta, Mi(ssissippi): Mar 3d 1837. Reads in part:"According to a promisee made to Mr. George Holley of Biloxi I have written to give you some information in relation to the claim to Cat Island in Consequence of Mr. Holley not being able to give me the name of the claimant...".....
Washington, D.C: 16 July 1814-18 June 1824. A series of three letters from James Monroe, written as Secretary of State and President, concerning his nephew and namesake James, son of his brother Andrew Augustine Monroe (1759-1826). James Monroe (1799-1870) was the promising young son of Monroe's unsuccessful elder brother Andrew...
[N.p: 1967]. Third printing. The Romance of Key Biscayne With Richard Nixon. Souvenir of future President Richard Nixon's luncheon at Key Biscayne, Florida, signed by Nixon and the Rev. Billy Graham, who was a guest at the event. The book also bears a presentation inscription to James Copley and many.....