London: Effingham Wilson, Waugh & Innes of Edinburgh and W.F. Wakeman of Dublin, N.d. . First edition. Mrs... Read More
Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 59 Washington Street, 1850. First Edition. Famous scientific expedition exploring the Northern End of Lake Superior was composed of Scientists and Students (mostly from Harvard).
Dublin: Thomas Larkin, 1818. The first Dublin edition, originally published in Philadelphia in 1817. Sabin quotes the EDINBURGH REVIEW as stating: "One of the most interesting and instructive books that have appeared for many years." The author, a native Englishman who came to the United States to escape an oppressive...
n.p. (Washington, D.C): Feburary 8th, 1930. ‘It Was Not Luck, But Hard Work’. A plucky letter from the first blind US Senator. Reading in part: “Through an electric shock I lost my sight. Then it was the beginning all over as a blind man to make myself into a successful.....
Easton, Pa: Easton Free Press, . First edition. Second of Boutcher’s two hunting trips to the midwest beyond the Mississippi, quail and grouse shooting, and a further excursion to Colorado where the party organized buffalo and antelope hunts near Sand Creek, Colorado, with officers from Fort Lyon. These letters were.....
London: Published by G. Berger, . First edition. "The greater part of the pamphlet is devoted to the trials and experiences of the first few years and it is an excellent picture of frontier life." (Buck). Written by the mother of the family and put into literary form by one...
Washington, D.C: December 21, 1947. “As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master”. “… I am glad to know that Mr. Justice William O. Douglas of this Court will speak at the public dinner to be held in observance of the 100th Anniversary of.....
[Minnesota: privately printed, 1904. First edition. Howard Lake, Minnesota, 1904. Inscribed on the first blank leaf by the author, to Luther A. Brewer (American publisher, president of Torch Press, Cedar Rapids, Iowa). Dated in ink on the wrapper, July, 1904.Account in verse (to a Longfellow meter) of the fishing trip...
Burlington, Iowa: Published by the Burlington Rotary Club, 1921. First edition. Not in Bruns. Five of the twenty-four poems concern fishing; the illustrations of a Mississippi slough ("pronounced in the middle west, 'sloo' not 'slou'") include a lengthy caption discussing local fishing.This edition unknown to both Bruns and Heller.
Dubuque, Iowa: O. A. Bronson Jr, 1871. With Photograph. First volume of this chess journal. The early volumes were called “Dubuque Chess Journal” and “Brownson's Chess Journal,” then in 1876 the title was changed to “The American Chess Journal ”and then in 1877 returned to “Chess Journal.”¶ The portrait photograph.....
Washington, D.C: 1862. Copperheads and Unconditional Unionists. This compelling, historical manuscript was penned during the contentious and hostile political environment that was pervasive during the Lincoln Administration. The subscription is for a speech by Pendleton arguing the constitutionality of the proposed “Legal Tender Act,” authorizing the government to issue paper.....
Cleveland, Ohio: THE SAPERSTEIN GREETING CARD CO, 1939.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, [ca.1906]. "Author's Autograph Edition" With an Autograph Manuscript Leaf. A handsome and finely illustrated set of Cooper's works, number 21 of 63 copies, with an original autograph leaf of 42 lines from the manuscript of Cooper's 1848 novel, "The Oak Openings;...
Cleveland: Short & Forman, 1880. First edition. In addition to technical material, contains instructions on shooting, trapping, and fishing.
New Haven: by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1795. With an untitled poem on page 38.
Washington, D.C: GPO, 1861. First edition.
Washington, D.C: Globe, 1844.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. First edition. The memoir of Mrs. John A. Logan, widow of the Union General and politician. This copy generously extra-illustrated and extended to two volumes. The extra-illustrations include the following:Mrs. John Logan, ALS; Dollie Madison, free frank autograph; Richard Wallach, Mayor of Washington, D.C......
Washington, D.C: Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1836. Featherstonhaugh began his journey in Washington, D.C. and traveled via Pittsburgh and Cleveland before visiting Detroit, and travelling by canoe on Lakes Huron and Michigan to Mackinac and Green Bay, thence via the Fox and Mississippi Rivers to Saint Anthony and Fort.....
[Kansas City, Mo: Smith Grieves Co.], 1916. First edition. Account of a summer camping and fishing trip by a group of eight friends in the “wonderful Leech Lake country” in northern Minnesota. Scarce.
Minneapolis, Mn: [SOO Line Railway Company, W.R. Callaway], 1904. First Edition. angling, shooting, etc.
Washington. D.C: 21 November 1869. Hard Times for Congressman Garfield from Ohio. Ezra B. Taylor, a Republican lawyer and judge from Garfield's home state of Ohio, was elected Republican Representative to the 46th Congress to fill the vacancy created by Garfield's resignation to seek the Presidency. Taylor served several terms...
Cleveland, [Ohio]: Tho. Brown, Publisher, Ohio Farmer Office, 1857. First Edition. With tipped in leaf presenting it to thew Essex Institute.
Philadelphia: Chas. C. Rhodes, 1857. First edition.
London & New York: G. Routledge & Co, 1858. Second edition, after the first of the previous year. The author's impressions of Bloody Kansas during the mid-1850s. The folding map shows Kansas Territory.
Kansas City, Mo: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co, 1900.