London: printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswood...for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1858. Folio, pp. 18; folding hand-colored map ("Reconnaissance of Fraser's River from Fort Hope to the Forks" of the Thompson River by John Arrowsmith); original self-wrappers; very good. Lowther 67; Streeter 3405.
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Fort McIntosh, Texas: March 15, 1943. Mimeograph text, approx. 11" x 8½"; paper toned, previous folds, else very good. "For the purpose of safeguarding the health and welfare of the personnel of the Army in this area, the following establishments are declared 'off limits' to all military personnel." What follows is a list of 22 bars, cafes, clubs, and dives, from the Rio Vista at 1811 Water Street to the Mexico Cafe, Rio Grand City Texas, and including the Red Parrot, the Shanghai Cafe, and Loma Chico at San Francisco and Boston Streets.
n.p., n.d. [Ohio: Sons of Veterans? ca. 1896]. Broadside, approx. 11¾" x 8½", appealing to the sons of Civil War veterans to rally behind "the brave soldier and noble American, Major Wm. McKinley, and suggesting that the sons unite into an association "to be known as the Union Veterans and Sons of Veterans Patriotic League." A penciled note on the verso reads: "This is merely a proof copy. It cannot be finished until you all heard from." Not found in OCLC and given the note on the verso this may never have been published.
Mexico [City]: imprenta del 'Hijo del Trabajo,', 1883. First edition, 12mo, approx. 7¾" x 5¾", pp. 40; large folding map printed in red and black; original pictorial wrappers; near fine. An account of the mining and mineral resources and their commercial value, in Comanja: primarily iron, copper, zinc, and gold.
Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, & Co., 1884. First edition, 16mo, approx. 5¾" x 4¾", pp. 95,  ads for the author's Frontier Army Sketches; 7 wood-engraved illustrations (5 full-page); original pictorial wrappers folded over a plain inner wrapper; outer wrappers a little spotted and with two small breaks in the spine; all else very good.