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A MAP OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA WITH THE FRENCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS ADJACENT THERETO

A MAP OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA WITH THE FRENCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS ADJACENT THERETO by Popple, Henry

London: Engrav'd by Willm. Henry Toms, 1735. Engraved map by William Henry Toms, with very fine full contemporary hand-coloring...

$225,000.00
HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS...

HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS... by McKenney, Thomas L., and James Hall

Philadelphia: Frederick W. Greenough (vol. I) and Daniel Rice & James G. Clark (vols. II and III), 1844. Three volumes. 120 han...

$155,000.00
[SERIES OF SIX LITHOGRAPHS ILLUSTRATING THE OPENING OF JAPAN UNDER COMMODORE MATTHEW C. PERRY]

[SERIES OF SIX LITHOGRAPHS ILLUSTRATING THE OPENING OF JAPAN UNDER COMMODORE MATTHEW C. PERRY] by Heine, William

New York: Eliphalet M. Brown Jr., 1856. Six lithographs, with integral descriptions and titles to the six plates, all within an...

$150,000.00
THE AMERICAN ATLAS: OR, A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WHOLE CONTINENT OF AMERICA; WHEREIN ARE DELINEATED AT LARGE ITS SEVERAL REGIONS, COUNTRIES, STATES, AND ISLANDS; AND CHIEFLY THE BRITISH COLONIES...

THE AMERICAN ATLAS: OR, A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WHOLE CONTINENT OF AMERICA; WHEREIN ARE DELINEATED AT LARGE ITS SEVERAL REGIONS, COUNTRIES, STATES, AND ISLANDS; AND CHIEFLY THE BRITISH COLONIES... by Jefferys, Thomas

London: Printed and sold by R. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1782. Letterpress title and index leaf, otherwise engraved throughout. Twe...

$140,000.00
HAKLUYTUS POSTUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES & LANDE-TRAUELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS...IN FIVE BOOKS...

HAKLUYTUS POSTUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES & LANDE-TRAUELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS...IN FIVE BOOKS... by Purchas, Samuel

London: William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1626. Five volumes. Folio. Crushed blue morocco, gilt, by W. Pratt, covers with...

$135,000.00
HAKLUYTUS POSTUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES & LANDE-TRAUELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS...IN FIVE BOOKS...

HAKLUYTUS POSTUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES & LANDE-TRAUELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS...IN FIVE BOOKS... by Purchas, Samuel

London: William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1626. Five volumes. Numerous engraved maps and plates, many of which are foldin...

$135,000.00
HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS. EMBELLISHED WITH ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY PORTRAITS, FROM THE INDIAN GALLERY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF WAR, AT WASHINGTON

HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS. EMBELLISHED WITH ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY PORTRAITS, FROM THE INDIAN GALLERY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF WAR, AT WASHINGTON by McKenney, Thomas L., and James Hall

Philadelphia: Frederick W. Greenough (vol. I) and Daniel Rice & James G. Clark (vols. II and III), 1844. Three volumes. 120 han...

$130,000.00
[ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SKETCHBOOK OF THE H.M.S. CHALLENGER EXPEDITION, 1872 - 1874]

[ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SKETCHBOOK OF THE H.M.S. CHALLENGER EXPEDITION, 1872 - 1874] by [Shephard, Benjamin]

[H.M.S. Challenger, 1873. Thirty-six leaves, including illustrated titlepage and thirty-five ink and watercolor illustrations, ...

$125,000.00
FRANCISCUS DRAECK NOBILISSIMUS EQUES ANGLIAE IS EST QUI TOTO T TERRARUM ORBE CIRCUMDUCTO...

FRANCISCUS DRAECK NOBILISSIMUS EQUES ANGLIAE IS EST QUI TOTO T TERRARUM ORBE CIRCUMDUCTO... by [Drake, Francis]

[Nuremberg, 1581. Etched illustrated broadside on two joined sheets, 29 x 57 cm. Minor wear at lower left and upper right corne...

$120,000.00
[AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM THOMAS JEFFERSON TO FRANÇOIS-JEAN DE CHASTELLUX, PRAISING HIM FOR HIS PUBLISHED ACCOUNTS OF HIS TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES, AND SUGGESTING TEXT EDITS TO CHASTELLUX

[AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM THOMAS JEFFERSON TO FRANÇOIS-JEAN DE CHASTELLUX, PRAISING HIM FOR HIS PUBLISHED ACCOUNTS OF HIS TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES, AND SUGGESTING TEXT EDITS TO CHASTELLUX'S AMERICAN TRAVEL ACCOUNTS] by Jefferson, Thomas

Paris, 1784. [3]pp. with integral address leaf addressed in Jefferson's hand. Original mailing folds, a few minor marginal tear...

$120,000.00
[SEVENTEEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, SIGNED, FROM ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE TO ALEXANDRE-FRAN�OIS AUGUSTE VIVIEN]

[SEVENTEEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, SIGNED, FROM ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE TO ALEXANDRE-FRAN�OIS AUGUSTE VIVIEN] by Tocqueville, Alexis de

Paris & Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, Touraine, 1854. [35]pp. Seventeen autograph letters, signed by Alexis de Tocqueville, on octavo-si...

$100,000.00
[A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA LAWS AND IMPRINTS COVERING THE YEARS 1748 TO 1763]

[A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA LAWS AND IMPRINTS COVERING THE YEARS 1748 TO 1763] by [Virginia Laws]

Williamsburg: William Hunter or Joseph Royle, 1763. Twenty-four imprints, with individual paginations provided in the listing b...

$95,000.00
GENERAL SHERMAN IN CALIFORNIA 1846 - 1850 [manuscript title]

GENERAL SHERMAN IN CALIFORNIA 1846 - 1850 [manuscript title] by Sherman, William Tecumseh

Washington, D.C., 1871. [2],181pp., plus four additional pages (numbered 74 1/4, 74 1/2, 150 1/2, 150 3/4). The entire original...

$95,000.00



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