New York: Random House, . First edition, signed by the author on an inserted leaf, with his chop... Read More
Washington, D.C: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First edition, House issue, later printing (gatherings 2 & 9 with Senate issue running head). An acceptable copy of these important accounts of the southwest, made by Emory and Abert as part of Gen Kearny’s passage through what was then northern Mexico...
Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1866. Arizona stated the exact rights of a woman in the Territory. During this session the legislature ratified an act outlining the rights of married women, consisting of thirty-three sections. Also passed during this session was the "Act To Incorporate the Mowry Silver Mine...
[ El Rancho Bonito, Arizona: Evans School], 1912. Miscellany of poetry and photographs of school life. Among the 17 students of the Evans School at El Rancho Burrito in this year were Louis Gordon Hamersley, Archibald Bullock Roosevelt, and Thomas Archer Morgan.
Van Buren, AR: Thayer Bros. Print, n.d., ca 1890s]. First edition. The object of this Association shall be to create and foster a public sentiment in favor of the protection of the Fish and Game in the State of Arkansas, … and to procure the stocking of the streams and.....
San Felipe de Austin: : Printed by G.B. Cotten, 1829. A Certificate of Admission to Austin's Colony: One of the Earliest Obtainable Texas Imprints. A rare imprint from the San Felipe de Austin press of Godwin Brown Cotten, an original certificate of admission to Austin's colony. "These grants were the...
San Francisco: The History Company, Publishers, 1890.
Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1914. Prints important documents in English translation on the history of the Southwest never before published.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First edition. One of the most acclaimed works on the Indian wars, by an army officer and ethnologist who served on Crook's staff. "A truly great book, on both the Apaches and the Arizona frontier" - Dobie.
Cleveland, Ohio: The Bird Research Foundation, 1951. First edition.
10 Austin Friars [London]: 29 April [n.y.]. A pair of letters from brother-humorists James Smith (1775-1839) and Horatio Smith (1779-1849), authors of the celebrated parody anthology "Rejected Addresses" (1812) which included imitations of Byron, Wordsworth, Southey, Coleridge, Scott, et al, "undoubtedly the best known collection of parodies published in the...
Far Hills, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 2001. First edition, deluxe issue, one of 26 copies, signed by the author, with additional portfolio of 4 signed photographs. Lively, well written account of tarpon fishing from Key West and Texas to Belize and Venezuela.
Tucson: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, 1965. From an edition limited to 750 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy. A detailed study of the contributions made to the cartography of Sonora, Arizona, and California by the noted missionary, Eusebio Kino, in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
Richmond [VA]: Everett Waddey Co, 1911. First edition.
Little Rock, Arkansas: printed by M.G. Pugh and Company, . Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Two items from the second iteration of the Ku Klux Klan, which began in 1915 and took shape as a national organization perpetuated by a well-established beauracracy with codified recruiting techniques and forms. The...
[Southern Georgia or northern Florida: nd, ca. 1842-1843]. A charming group of ink and wash drawings by the talented artist and United States Navy Lieutenant, John B. Dale. Only one of the drawings is titled, but they all show scenes along a river, presumably the Suwanee in southern Georgia or...
[New Castle, Delaware: 1842]. A charming group of ink and wash drawings by the talented artist and United States Navy Lieutenant, John B. Dale. Only one of the drawings is titled, but they all show scenes along a river, presumably the Suwanee in southern Georgia or northern Florida, and two...
[Mt. Vernon, Va: 1842]. A charming group of ink and wash drawings by the talented artist and United States Navy Lieutenant, John B. Dale. Only one of the drawings is titled, but they all show scenes along a river, presumably the Suwanee in southern Georgia or northern Florida, and two...
Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1950. First edition. With Dobie's bookplate and a TLS from Dorothy Hayner telling about this copy.
N.p: [Privately Printed], 1958. First edition. Christmas greeting story by Dobie.
Boston: George R. Holbrook & Co, 1848. Twelfth Edition. The author, a clerk on a steamboat and then a Mexican War Volunteer, was captured by Canales' band of Guerillas and experienced a rigorous Captivity. He describes the wretched internal conditions, incidents of the War, his final escape and perilous return...
Philadelphia: 20 July 1865. General Doubleday, here, recommends his brother Brevet Brig. Genl. Ulysses Doubleday (1824 – 1893), who had led the 45th United States Colored Troops, for Sheridan's use as he speaks fluent Spanish, French and German. Doubleday writes "I have no desire to puff him, but as you...
July 9, 1938. "To Alfred Eisenstaedt / with admiration for his / art and appreciation for his / comradeship / Jonathan Daniels / Raleigh, N.C. July 9, 1938"Daniels was editor the Raleigh, North Carolina, News and Observer. In 1938 he published his account of a ten-state tour of the South...
New York: Scribner's, 1945. Later edition. Freeman classic.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Co, 1852. First edition, second issue. "The standard account of the financial history of the Texas Revolution, this book is much more interesting reading than the title suggests, mixing humor, anecdotes, and historical sidelights with statistics, finance, and fiscal theory ... Although the Texans did not...
London: Random House, . First edition.