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(JACKSON, M.M.)
The Assasination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States Of America And The Attempted Assasination of William H.Seward, Secretary Of State , And Fred. W.Seward, Assistent Secretary, On The Evening of 14-Th. April, 1865 .
Washington, Government Printing Office. 1867, First Edition. Half-Leather, Large 4 To. Book, Expressions of Condolence And Sympathy Inspired By These Events. XXX, 930 PP. Engraved 1/2 length Lincoln portrait frontispice .Orig. 1/2 leather, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, Marbled edges. A most touching document, showing all the International condolences towards the US Government after the assasination Abraham Lincoln. A highly interesting piece of modern history in a pristine condition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 2486
€  325.00 [Appr.: US$ 365.53 | £UK 293 | JP¥ 39288]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln

 
CARPENTER, PROF.D.A.
The amateur`s preceptor on Dancing & Etiquette.
Philadelphia, Walker, Winner & Chuster & Kochersperger. 1854. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, 8Vo.76 pp. Orig. stamped cloth.(backstrip renewed) Here we find in a most charming booklet, all the in`s and out`s of Society dancing. e.g.etiquette for the ball room, positions, American Polka Quadrilles, Philadelphia Mazurka, etc. etc. A rare item on this ever popular pastime. (spine renewed, corners bumped. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 331
€  165.00 [Appr.: US$ 185.58 | £UK 148.75 | JP¥ 19946]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Dancing.

 
CATLIN, GEO
Letters and Notes on the manners, customs, and Condition of the North American Indians Written During Eight Years'travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Philadelphia, Willis P.Hazard. 1857, A New Edition. Cloth [later], 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, VOL. II ONLY!! Starting with "Letter XXXII" Fort Leavenworth, Lower Missisippi- at PP. 404 up to 792. One hundred and fifty illustrations, on steel and wood." [ for both vols.] Many full page and text ills. including the plate of Catlin, painting a Chief. gives also the important [ but shamefull] Appendixes, as [e.g.] "Extinction of the Mandans"[etc. etc.] and a number of brief Vocabularies. serious foxing, later full Burgundy cloth. This book was and is one of the most widely circulated works on American Indians written in the 19th century, and the illustrations presented here, remain, after the notorious Bodmer prints, the most important body of illustrative material of American Indian life in the American West. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 2498
€  210.00 [Appr.: US$ 236.19 | £UK 189.25 | JP¥ 25386]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Indians Catlin

 
GRATTAN, THOMAS COLLEY.
Civilized America.
London, Bradbury & Evans, London,1859. 1859. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, Civilized America. 2 Vols. Roy. 8 Vo.iv-444 + 517 Pp. Uncut, orig. red. cloth, gilt lettering at spine. 2nd. Ed.Uncut. 1 folding, lithographed, map A thorough history, giving all sorts of detail concerning the great influx of all kinds of people in this country. The map shows the spread of civilisation. (!). Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 299
€  245.00 [Appr.: US$ 275.55 | £UK 220.75 | JP¥ 29617]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Americana

 
HERRERA, ANTONIUS DE [ET AL]
Naukeurige Versameling Der Gedenkwaardigste Reysen Na Oost En West-Indien Mitsgaders Andere Gewesten Gedaan; Sedert Het Jaar 1521 Tot 1524.
Leyden, Pieter Van Der Aa. 1707, First Thus. Full Gilt Stamped Calf. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Vervolg der Roemwaardige Zee- en Land Reysen Des Dapperen Ferdinand cortes aan de Vaste Kust Van Mexico en Nieuw Spanje Gedaan In het Jaar 1521 en Vervolgens. Verhalende de oorlogen en bloedige gevegten, in 't verder bemagtigen der Mexicaansche landschappen, het Beleegeren, en innemen der beroemde hoofdstad Mexico; nevens de zeldzame handelingen met de Koning Motezuma; zijn dood en Nagelaten Rijkdommen, Alsmede een Beschrijving van der Mexicanen, Tlascalanen en Andere Volken, Levenswijze Wetten en Godsdiensten, en hoe ten laatsten heel Nieuw Spanje aan de Kroon van Nieuw Castilien is Vastgehegt.278 PP. 14 folding, maps/prints BOUND WITH: Die Verscheyde Togten Ter Zee En Te Land In De West-Indien, gedaan in 't jaar 1523 en vervolgens. de 1e doo rFr. de Garay van Jamaica na Panuco, de 2e door Pedro d'Alvarado van Mexico na Guatemala; de 3e door Diego de Godoy; mede van Mexico ter ontdekking en bevreediging van verscheyde landschappen. Verhalende de ondelinge twee-spalt der Castiliaanen met hunne bevelhebbers; en welke rampspoeden tussen Fr. de Garay en Ferd. Cortes, onder heevige gevegten en onder verlies van scheepen zijn voorgevallen. Alsmede een beschrijving van Guatemala etc. etc.41 PP. with folding map of Mexico/ Guatemala. BOUND WITH: Scheepstogt van Johan de Verrazano Florentyner Na Florida; Uytgesonden van Francois de I, Koning van Vrankryk om vreemde landen te ontdekken.31 PP. + index. and a folding plate. All plates present as called for. Fine, full original calf with large gilded central ornaments at covers within gilt lines and corner fleurons. Maps and prints in fine impressions, a.o. Nicaragua, Gulf of Venezuela, Gulf of Mexico and a map of Guatemala. A most handsome book in fine condition. Spine with raised bands [discoloured]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 2485
€  1100.00 [Appr.: US$ 1237.17 | £UK 991 | JP¥ 132975]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Travel Discovery Mexico Florida

 
HILLEBRANDS, A.J.
Atlas Der Vereenigde Staten Van Noord Amerika
Gronigen, Oomkens. 1855, First Edition. No Binding, Folio - over 15" - 23''. Book, 10 loose, lithographed maps 33,5 x 39,5 cm. printed with outline colours on thin paper. The sets consiting of: [1]-General map[2]- Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, & Connecticut [3]- De Staat New York [4]- Pennsylvania, New Yersey, Delaware, Maryland & Virginia [5]-Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky [6]-North- & South Carolina & Georgia [7] Tennesee, Alabama & Florida [8] Michigan & Wisconsin [9]- Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Western Territory & Arkansas [10]- Missisippi, Louisiana & Texas. All maps with generous margins , marginal tears .2 maps with serious tears , repairable. Comes with the text leaf giving the railroad connections ,the Steamer- connections, with the distances, and a chart with stemboat services between cities, also with the distances. Loose sheets as issued, without the original folder. A rare and complete copy of this fragile set of wellp rinted maps. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 2609
€  1750.00 [Appr.: US$ 1968.23 | £UK 1576.75 | JP¥ 211552]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Americana

 
LÖBEN SELS, P.J. VAN
Beschouwingen Over Den Noord-Amerikaanschen Staten-Oorlog Van 1861-1864
Zuthen, Someren, A.E.C. Van. 1878, First Edition. Cloth (Hardback), 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, XVI-158 PP. Academic Thesis, with 31 points, on the North American Civil War [Translates as; "Reflections on the North American States War"] With reflections on the Virginia resolution, de Tocqueville, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, [1St. & 2Nd.]. Partly written in English. Orig. giltstamped [faded] pink cloth, A.E.G.some foxing, cloth faded, spine discoloured. Highly interesting Dutch view on the "U.S. Civil War" with lengthy comments and citations of Abraham Lincoln. Fair.
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Book number: 3237
€  85.00 [Appr.: US$ 95.6 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10275]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Lincoln. Civil War. History. Abraham Lincoln. U.S. History. Americana. Declaration of Independence.

 
NN.
Album of the Table Rock, Niagara Falls and Sketches of the falls and scenery adjacent.
Buffalo, Steam press of Jewett. Thomas and Co. 1848. Half-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, 8Vo.2 parts,in 1. 85 + 22 pp. Orig. 1/2 calf with title piece and corners. A charming booklet, with eye witness accounts of early travellers, describing this gigantic cascade. Filled with more or less touching poems and descriptions. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 330
€  100.00 [Appr.: US$ 112.47 | £UK 90.25 | JP¥ 12089]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Americana

 
TROLLOPE, ANTHONY.
North America
New York, Harper & Brothers. 1862, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, vii-623 pp. + 4 pp. Advertisements. Orig. black cloth. (faded & worn) A nice Trollope, though in a somewhat worn binding.Contends good. (Not in Sadleir) Trollope travelled Canada and the US, and made extensive descriptions of the situation. Fair.
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Book number: 587
€  110.00 [Appr.: US$ 123.72 | £UK 99.25 | JP¥ 13298]
Catalogue: Americana
Keywords: Trollope

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