Paris: Institute d'Ethnologgie, 1928. 2 vols., thick 12mo, orig. cloth-backed boards, each spine incorporating a sleeve for a pencil; pencil present; covers watersatined, mild dampstain pervades text, else good or better. Pro-forma books for linquistic anthropological study, labeled vol. I and vol. II, each with 4 folding pre-addressed envelopes on perforated stubs at the back for mailings from the field; printed text in French in ruled boxes on every page divided according to subject matter, with ample space for transliteration. Includes instructions for use, systems of notation, etc. The name "Hallowell" is in ink on the upper cover of each volume.
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Taipei, Taiwan: National Palace Museum, 1971. Facimile repint of 1935 title, folio, pp. , 12, 16, 22, 30, 24, 12, 20, 20, 14, 16, 27, , 14, ; black and white illustrations, including maps [one folding], mostly historical buildings; perfect bound in black paper covers; covers creased, very good.
Saint Paul: James M. Goodhue, 1852. 8vo, pp. 258; original printed wrappers, some soiling, nick in front wrap near head of spine, a larger section torn away from bottom right corner slightly affecting text, some creasing, faint signature in pencil of "Ramsey" (unattributed) on cover; a very good or better example from Minnesota's first printer. Martin 41. Sabin 49257, citing 1850 journal.
New Guinea, U.S. Naval Base: August 14, 1944. 8vo, pp. 16; mimeograph newspaper published for the saiors in New Guinea. Includes a front-page appeal to soldiers and sailors to apply for absentee ballots to vote in the November election; much war news, including accounts of bombings in the Philippines, and the report of the allies entering Florence, and a report of 10,000 casualties, i.e. Australian girls who have married Americans. And the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Athletics 5-4. OCLC locates only one copy in Australia.
Paris: Francis Campbell, n.d., [ca. 1903]. 12mo, pp. 32; large folding map printed in color in rear cover pocket; a few small maps in the text, ads on endpapers and rear cover; original tan wrappers printed in red and blue, and with a small inset map on the front; some toning and soiling else very good. The large map has a tourist's route on it marked out in blue pencil. Not in OCLC.
London: Longman, [et. al.], 1865. Royal 8vo, pp. 4, xx, 400, 16; 1 folding facsimile in color; ex-library copy with usual markings, pages slightly browned, small crack in upper hinge, extremities and spines rubbed, small cracks and chips at spine ends, covers slightly scuffed, else good or better in contemporary quarter brown morocco gilt over black paper-covered boards. Two chronicles of the kings of Great Britain, both in French. The first chronicle is a summary, while the second gives more details of the reigns. The original chronicle ends at 1274, at the beginning of Edward I's reign; the Wroxham and Sempringham continuations extend the chronicle to 1326. These documents are of interest to the philologist as examples of 13th-century written French in England; Glover provides a facing English translation.
[St. Paul: Pioneer Press, n.d., ca. 1885]. Only edition, 8vo, pp.48; 9 full-p. wood-engraved illus. of Minnesota cities and views; very good in orig. printed wrappers, with a map of the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad connections on the back. Mostly on the interior of Minnesota, with an excursion into Dakota. "The following letters, from a well-known correspondent, who visited the Northwest in May and June, 1885, are presented to the public in their present form, as faithfully setting forth the actual condition and future prospects of the agricultural and other interests of that region."
N.p. copyright by the Log Committee, 1915. 8vo, pp. unpaginated; text illustrations; original brown paper-covered boards, printed paper spine label; binding rubbed, spine edges chipped, hinges starting; a good, sound copy. 250 Harvard men, their relatives and friends sailed on the Finland steamer from New York to San Francisco via the Panama Canal in the summer of 1915. This log is a lighthearted description of their journey.
Washington: G.P.O., 1900. 8vo, pp. 87; 5 maps (4 folding and 3 in color), 7 plates; ex-library copy with usual markings, bookplate of James J. Hill, pages slightly browned, top of spine rubbed, upper cover faded; good in original green cloth, gilt lettering on upper cover, paper mss. label on spine. Hermann, as Commissioner of the General Land Office, corrected an error in the official United States map: the territory west of the Rockies had been considered part of the Louisiana Purchase. This work accompanied the correction and contains the background of the Louisiana Purchase and the annexation of the territory west of the Rockies.
Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, n.d. [1880's]. Oblong 8vo, consisting of 10 chromolithographs on card, each depicting a different type of vessel, including a racing yacht, an ocean steamer, a bark, a Long Island Sound steamer, a brig, a Mississippi River steamboat, a three-masted schooner, etc., each identified on the verso with a line drawing of the vessel and explanatory text, the whole tied together, as issued, with maroon thread. Distributed on behalf of Piso's Cure for Consumption, sold by druggists. The chromolithographs were done by Geo. Harris & Sons, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York. Small crease in front cover and front hinge tender, else very good, attractive.
[Washington, DC? n. p., 1880]. 8vo, pp. 16; printed self-wrappers; some soiling and smudging to wrappers, all else very good. US type founders here argue against abolishing a 25% tariff on British type, "a measure for the relief of British founders, at the expense of those in the United States" (p. 6). OCLC locates 3 copies only.
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office?], 1860. 8vo, pp. 247, ; contemporary quarter leather bound marble boards, gilt-border spine in six compartments with morocco labels in two; marbled edges; boards rubbed, textblock clean and tight. Senate Ex. Doc. No. 38, 36th Congress 1st session. On the difficulty caused Prussian-born American citizens when they choose to visit their country of birth.
St. Paul: H.M. Smyth & Co., printers, 1878. 8vo, pp. 88; without the folding map of Minnesota found in some copies; original gray printed wrappers, soiled, slight chipping at edges, remains of old label adhered at upper wrapper; generally a good copy of a promotional pamphlet for immigrants, addressed: "To Laboring Men… To Landless Men… To All Men, of moderate means, and men of wealth, who will accept homes in a beautiful and prosperous country…"
St. Paul: for gratuitous circulation, by Girart Hewitt, 1867. 8vo, 36pp., a fine copy in orig. blue printed wrappers and scarce thus. Wrappers with different letterpress than the above, and now bound without the ads; text identical. Howes H-455 (not mentioning the different issues for the year 1867).