[Miami]: The Florida East Coast Hotel Company, . First edition. “How would a tarpon weighing 185 pounds suit... Read More about The Judge’s Tarpon. A Comedy of the Royal Palm
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..... Read More about Observations on the Dispute between the United States and France, addressed…to his...
South Carolina poet and author. Read More about Signature "Paull Hamilton Payne/ 'Copse Hill'/ 12th Oct. 1883."
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, Mathematics Dept, Feb 8 1930. Professor of Mathematics at Univ. of North Carolina. Read More about ALS. To Seymour Halpern. Answering question about his success
[N.d., ca. 1898-1901]. Published in Ainslee's Magazine for December 1905; collected in Whirligigs (1910) under the title “Blind Man's Holiday”. A superb and substantial autograph manuscript of an early short story by pharmacist, newspaperman, and author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter, 1862–1910), written while he was in prison.The story, set..... Read More about A Medley of Moods. Author’s Autograph Manuscript, signed on the first leaf: “By Sydney Porter”
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..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Washington Irving"), to the corresponding secretary of the...
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. Read More about Land Grant. To John A, Edwards of Wayne County, Mississippi. Signed in secretarial hand, but...
[Likely printed in Newport, RI, but accomplished in manuscript at St. Eustatius, West Indies]: 18 October 1769. A Rare Document Relating to the Louisiana Rebellion of 1768. Reading in part: "Shipped by the grace of God … in and upon the good Ship, called the Royall Charlotte whereof is Master..... Read More about Partially-printed Bill of Lading for a cargo aboard the ship Royal Charlotte, bound for...
n.p: Privately Printed, [c. 1993]. "Juniper Club, a private organization based in Louisville, Kentucky, dates back to 1897 when a group of Louisville men were invited to hunt and fish together as the guests of the Jessamine Hunting Club (Jessamine County, Kentucky). Organized as the Gregory Hunting Club from 1903-1908..... Read More about Juniper: That's Me! The History of the Juniper Club: 1909-1993
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..... Read More about Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour through Texas,...
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). Read More about The Blackwater Chronicle. A Narrative of an Expedition into The Land of Canaan, in Randolph...
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). Read More about The Blackwater Chronicle. A Narrative of an Expedition into The Land of Canaan, in Randolph...
Lexington, KY: The University of Kentucky Press, 1949. First edition. Read More about A Bibliography of Kentucky History
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..... Read More about Letters from the Alleghany 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. Read More about Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia
Boston: J.G. Cupples 93 Boylston Street, 1890. First edition, number 7 of 26 copies signed, dated "July 11, 1890" and numbered on the limitation leaf at "The Oaks", Cazenovia. ONE OF 26. The author stricken by "nervous depression" took to the wilds to recuperate and "is compiled from notes made..... Read More about Gypsy Days in Colorado, California, Florida and the Canada Bush
Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell. William Brown, Printer, 1824. First Edition. A son's attempt to defend the memory of his father. "Intended to expose and to frustrate the attempts of William Johnson...to defame the late General Henry Lee" (excerpt from the first chapter). The author critiques Johnson's account of the..... Read More about The Campaign of 1781 in the Carolinas With Remarks Historical and Critical on Johnson's Life of...
New York: Abercrombie & Fitch, [ca 1939]. Salt Water Angling Record between 1932-1950. Participants were Leisenring, C. Worth Howard, Harrison Hobltzelle., Kent Clow, Philip Armour et al. Captains were Sherrick Hiscock, Burt Hiscock, etalInscription from Ted [i.e. Edward] Leisenring on the title "To the Commander/A.C. Yarnall/from one of the greatest..... Read More about Salt Water Angling Record
Covington, Kentucky ? 1864. Read More about Broadside: "$20,208.80! Library Association Co. Lottery of Kentucky. France, Ellis &...
Paris: Dentu, An XI-1802. First edition. Read More about Voyage à la Louisiane, et sur le continent de l'Amérique Septentrionale, fait dans les années...
. Blue line cadastral map with Fort Lauderdale at the top, Hallendale at the bottom, and Hollywood in between.The city of Hollywood "By-the-Sea" was incorporated in 1925 and planned in large part by Joseph W. Young Jr. who built a boardwalk, hotels and a casino in order to draw interest..... Read More about Map of Hollywood-by-the-Sea Hollywood Fla. Scale = 1 inch = 1/2 mile
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..... Read More about Master's Marterial from the Collection of Estate of Clifford Roberts including personal grooming...
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..... Read More about The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda, the West Indies and Florida
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..... Read More about Letter, signed. To Julius L. Brown of Atlanta, Georgia, regarding new information contradicting...