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New York: published by William Holmes, 216 Williams St. 1830. Small 4to (8" x 6"), with a striking engraved vignette title-p. followed by approx. 100 blank leaves; original full red straight-grain morocco, elaborate gilt borders on covers, gilt-decorated spine; one small crack at the bottom of the front joint; some rubbing; very good and sound.
New York: J. Sabin and Sons, 1876. 8vo, pp. -136, xcv-cx, 5, ; original printed paper wrappers, unopened; edges frayed, else very good and sound; one of the last issues of this important bibliographic periodical, which ended its run at number 86 in 1877. Literary criticism, Obituaries, Gossip, Bibliographies, etc.
Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Records Survey, 1941. First edition; 4to; pp. 202 printed recto only; original drab printed wrappers and black cloth spine lettered in indistinguishable contrasting color; minor wear, soiling, and chips to covers, and a small hole in black cloth revealing metal clasp at back cover; all else very good.
[Lincoln]: Univerisity of Nebraska Press, 1994-1998. 17 volumes, 8vo; original pictorial wrappers; very occasional ink marginalia, else fine. Edited by Morris W. Foster and Devon A. Mihesuah. Articles include David Rich Lewis's "Native Americans and the Environment"; Jo Ann Woodsum's "Gender & Sexuality in Native American Societies: a bibliography"; Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez's "Storyteller and their Listerner-Readers in Silko's 'Storytelling' and 'Storyteller'". Five numbers released as "special issues": Vol. 20, no. 1: "Writing About (Writing About) American Indians"; Vol. 20, no. 2: "Repatriation: an interdisciplinary dialogue"; Vol. 20, no. 3-Vol. 21, no. 1: "To Hear the Eagles Cry: contemporary themes in Native American spirituality"; Vol. 21, no. 4: "Cultural Property in American Indian Literatures: representation and interpretation."
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, Christmas, 1869. 8vo, pp. , 521-616; numerous illustrated ads for books, many full-p., including 1 colored lithograph; original decorative cream wrappers printed in red and blue; some edge wear and soiling, but generally very good. This semimonthly trade journal ran from 1863-72, and was superceded by the Publishers' and Stationers' Weekly Trade Circular. This is the special Christmas number.
Oxford: printed and published by D.A. Talboys, 1835-38-39. First edition, folio, three parts in 1 volume, and issued collectively in 1840, pp. , 24, -86; tabular text throughout, fully indexed, several pages of varying size, one folding; publisher's half red morocco over marbled boards, morocco label lettered in gilt on upper cover; binding scuffed and rubbed, but sound; a good copy.
Norwich: R.M. Bacon, . 4to, pp. 138; bookplate on front pastedown, endpapers lightly dampstained, upper cover detatched, extremities rubbed and worn, spine chipped, else good in original half calf over marbled boards. William Pitt (1759-1806), was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and best known for leading Britian in the great wars against France and Napoleon.
Saint Paul: James M. Goodhue, 1850. Second edition, with the additional "Description of Minnesota" on pp. 29-32 by congressional representative Henry H. Sibley, not included in the first edition of the same year; 8vo, 32pp., original yellow printed wrappers; wrappers curled and soiled, some chipping and edge creases; a good copy of an early piece of Minnesota printing, done by Minnesota's first printer, and in only the second year of printing in the newly organized territory. Includes the original Act to Incorporate, Constitution, By-Laws, list of members, and the text of an address by Minnesota's first historian, the Rev. Edward D.Neil, concluding with the words, "As the second edition of the Annals is going through the press, the news is received that a party of Dakotas from Kaposia and Red Wing villages, have made an attack on some unsuspecting Ojibwas, and taken a boy as a captive, and fourteen scalps. Upon their return they danced the scalp-dance in the streets of Stillwater. The captive being placed in the center of the ring formed by the dancers, the reeking scalps of his relatives were occasionally shaken in his face." This copy with the scrawled signature of Prof. W.M. Mathers, Columbus, Ohio on the front cover. Martin, Minnesota Imprints, no. 23.
London: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., [n.d.] (c. 1912). sm 12mo, front pastedown & front free endpaper ads; folding map printed in red & black (approx. 21 1/2 x 24 in.), map has some small-sized ink circling (of areas) in red, early owner's name and address dated 1914; English bookseller ticket on lower corner of front pastedown, light wear to extremities, otherwise very good in original stiff maroon wrappers lettered in black on upper cover. Showing all main roads, railways, and distances from London.
London: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., [n.d.] (c. 1940's). Folding map in color (scale: four inches to one mile) which folds up into approx. 8'x5' panels; Street plan of London including electric railways, tubes, bus and tramway routes - also stranger's guide and street index; some minor tears at folds, else very good in lightly creased pictorial green wrappers.
Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1889. Slim 16mo, pp. vi, 230; text in double columns; original orange cloth lettered in gilt, all edges marbled; ex-Hamilton College Library with usual markings and gift bookplate; spine toned, a few ink markings on covers; bfep nearly loose; contemporary owner signature on ffep, textblock very good. Conversion chart and Charles Scribner's Sons ads on pastedowns. "A trustworthy list of the commonest words and the most familiar idioms in these languages."
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1883. First edition, 3 volumes, 8vo; pages slightly browned, some signatures starting, extremities rubbed, covers and spines soiled and stained, spine bottoms frayed, tops of spines chipped to level of pages, spine of vol. I partially detached, else good in contemporary white paper covered boards, paper printed levels on spine. Three volumes dating from December 1881 to May 1883. Ex-MHS.