New York: The Derrydale Press, Christmas, 1928. First Edition, number 7 of 100 copies. "On June 19th, 1916... Read More about War without Fighting
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..... Read More about Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, In...
[ 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. Read More about The Crib 1912
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..... Read More about Constitution and By-Laws of the Twin City Fish and Game Protective Association of Fort Smith and...
San Francisco: The History Company, Publishers, 1890. Read More about The History of Texas and the North Mexican States
Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1914. Prints important documents in English translation on the history of the Southwest never before published. Read More about Athanase de Mezieres and the Louisiana-Texas Frontier 1768 - 1780: Documents Published for the...
Cleveland, Ohio: The Bird Research Foundation, 1951. First edition. Read More about Arizona and Its Bird Life. A Naturalist's Adventures with the Nesting Birds on the Deserts,...
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..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("James Smith"), declining an invitation to attend a...
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. Read More about Megalops. An Angler's Affair with Tarpon
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. Read More about Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain
Richmond [VA]: Everett Waddey Co, 1911. First edition. Read More about The Journal of Julia LeGrand. New Orleans 1862-1863
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..... Read More about Constitution and Laws of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Adopted by First Imperial Klonvocation at...
Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1950. First edition. With Dobie's bookplate and a TLS from Dorothy Hayner telling about this copy. Read More about The Ben Lilly Legend
N.p: [Privately Printed], 1958. First edition. Christmas greeting story by Dobie. Read More about Tom Gilroy's Fiddler
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..... Read More about Adventures in Mexico; Experienced During a Captivity of Seven Months
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..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed "A. Doubleday, Maj. Genl. ". To Major General Philip Henry...
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..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt
New York: Scribner's, 1945. Later edition. Freeman classic. Read More about Lee's Lieutenants. A Study in Command
London: Random House, . First edition. Read More about The Ghost and Flesh
New York: Harper & Brothers, . First edition, G-W (July 1922) on copyright page. Inscribed, in Presentation Binding. Tales of outdoor travel and hunting in the West: Colorado, Arizona, and California. Inscribed by the author on first blank, in his characteristic purple ink, "To Edna from Zane Gray Christmas 1923"..... Read More about Tales of Lonely Trails
New York: Underwood & Underwood, 1902-1904. Read More about Group of 25 stereographs depicting the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone
Washington: Printed by E. De Krafft, 1819. Document number 103. Addressed to the Senate and House of Representatives, this is a request for endowment of lands and/or funds for Hancock College, an institution established to accomadate the bilingual nature of many of the inhabitants of its area in Hancock County..... Read More about Memorial of the Trustees of Hancock College, by their Committee. January 20, 1819. Read and...
[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”
[Lockhart, Alabama: Jackson Lumber Co, 1916. One of 1500 copies. Scenes of the long-leaf pine forests and limbering operations of the Jackson Lumber Co., with a striking map juxtaposing the New York metropolitan area with the company’s extensive land holdings. Read More about In the Heart of the Long Leaf Pine. A Few Random Sketches about Lockhart, Ala., 1916
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. First edition. Inscribed. With an inscription from the author Lady Bird Johnson on the half-title: "For Jane [Engelhard] with love and so many happy memories Lady Bird May 14, 1972.Jane and Charles Engelhard of Far Hills, New Jersey, were steadfast friends of the..... Read More about A White House Diary
[N.p., Fort Worth?]: 1961. On Safari with Jimmy Stewart. Abundantly illustrated and clearly written journal of a safari in Kenya and Tanganyika, June and July 1961, Fran and Bess Johnson and their friends Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria. Trophies included elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, oryx, zebra, and gazelle. Read More about Safari Diary, Africa 1961