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1. Abbott, W.C. & W.F. Waugh-editors. AMERICAN ALKALOMETRY. A Digest of Clinic Teachings, `94 to `97 Inclusive. Two volume set. Volumes I and II (1 and 2). Chicago: Alkaloidal Clinic, 1897. Two volume set. Both volumes bound in 1/2 black leather. Volume I has some shelf wear to the spine. Corners are rubbed through. A few gouges to the cloth on the front and back covers. Volume II has several chips, ca. 1-2 infches, to the leather at the top of the spine and shelf wear to the corners. Front cover is a bit warped. Binding is tight. A scarce medical set. $95.00

2. Addison, Joseph & Richard Steele & Jonathan Swift-et al. The Tatler. With Introduction and Notes by George A. Aitken. Complete set of 4 volumes. Limited edition. London & Boston: J.B. Millet Company, 1901. Complete set of four volumes. Bound in deluxe 3/4 green leather with marbled paper over boards, There is slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. The leather spines have faded to a lighter brown color, but they are all uniform in color. This is the Temple Bar Edition, which was published in four volumes in 1901. This is #68 of 200 copies. Included are 24 photogravures from rare engravings. Truly a deluxe a beautiful publication. This work republishes the original "Tatler", which was issued as a paper between 1709 at 1711. The writings are witty, satirical, and insightful and give much information about the political and historical climate of England during that age. It was originally subtitled "The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff". This was a pseudonym, with Joseph Addison and Richard Steele contributing the bulk of the articles. Literary historians also credit Jonathan Swift with having contributed to this periodical, perhaps in as many as 15 issues. $250.00

3. Aesop. Selected Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books. Complete in one volume. (Aesop) London: Printed for J. Dodsley in Pall Mall, 1765. 204 pages. 1765 printing. Original leather binding. The front cover has been expertly reattached. The corners are bumped and there is some rubbing to the edges of the boards. Raised bands on the spine with decorated spine panels and red leather spine label. There is some rubbing to the spine, with most of the spine title rubbed away, but some still legible. The text block is tight and the pages are clean. Illustrated with woodcuts. $300.00

4. Alcock, R.C. THE ALPHABETS OF THE BRITISH LINE ENGRAVED STAMPS. Bristol, England: Harvey Barton & Son Ltd. , 1936. 80 pages. Some discoloration and slight soiling to the light grey cloth binding. Corners are slightly bumped. The binding is tight. There are 45 fold-out plates protected by tissue guards. All plates are present and in very good condition. A rare and important British philatelic book. This one just does not show up very often. $250.00

5. Alighieri, Dante. THE ANTE-PURGATORIO. CANTOS I - IX OF THE PURGATORIO. With original etchings by Jack Zajac. New York: Racolin Press, 1964. Light wear to spine edges. A portfolio of exquisite illustrations from this work by Dante, housed in the original publisher's box. The box has some soiling and wear to the edges. Measures 20.5 inches tall by just under 15 inches wide. Light wear to spine edges. In original publisher's box. The box is worn at the edges and spine and has some paper peeled away and chipped away. With signed, numbered etchings by Jack Zajac. The edition was limited to 200. $350.00

6. An American & George Rose. A Letter on the Genius and Dispositions of the French Government, Including a View of the Taxation of the French Empire. Bound together with "Observations Respecting the Public Expenditure, & the Influence of the Crown", by George Rose. 1810. Philadelphia & London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1810. This is a leather bound volume containing three separate publication bound together. The first two are listed in the title. The George Rose publication is a second edition published in London in 1810. The third item is "Speech, of the Rt. Hon. William Windham, in the House of Commons, May the 26th, 1809, on Mr. Curwen's Bill, For Better Security Independence and Purity of Parliament, by Preventing the Procuring or Obtaining of Seats by Corrupt Practices". Bound in brown half leather, with leather spine and corners with marbled paper boards. There is wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Some discoloration to the covers and the corners are bumped and rubbed through. The text block is sound and the pages are clean and tightly bound. $150.00

7. Arnold, R. Ross. Indian Wars of Idaho. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1932. 268 pages. Scarce 1932 first printing in rare dust jacket. Red cloth covers show light wear and slight dulling to the spine title. Overall the book is in near very good condition. The illustrated dust jacket is present. The jacket has tears and chips along the edges of the front and back flaps and along the front joint where it intersects with the spine. The jacket is still quite presentable. $265.00

8. Arnold, R. Ross. Indian Wars of Idaho. Caxton Press, 1932. 1932 first edition. Red cloth covers. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. The text block has a crack in the middle, but the pages are not loosening. The spine and front cover title has the gold faded and partially rubbed away. Still a solid copy of this scarce history. $125.00

9. Ault, Norman. Dreamland Shores: A Book of Verse for Children and Others. Humphrey Milford, 1920. First American Edtion. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. The front cover has some red staining to a portion of the board edge and some fading to the bottom edge of the front cover. The fore-edge of the text block has a red stain to the lower portion. The binding is tight. Complete with 6 tipped in color plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. $35.00

10. Bacon, Albion Fellows. The Charm String. L. C. Page, Boston, MA, 1929. 204 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners rubbed through. Purple pictorial cloth binding. A few pages have fingerprint smudges at the edges. Binding is tight. A delightful children's book. $75.00

11. Baker, W.W. FORTY YEARS A PIONEER: BUSINESS LIFE OF DORSEY SYNG BAKER, 1848-1888. Seattle: Lowman and Hanford, 1934. 255 pages. Signed by the author. Come shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Slight dulling to cover title. Scarce limited edition. $95.00

12. Bertillon, Alphonse. Instructions Signaletiques. Identification Anthropometrique. Album volume. Melun, France: Imprimerie Administrative, 1893. This is the album volume only. Beautifully bound in black half leather, with marbled paper over boards and marbled endpapers and paste-downs.  There is wear along the edges of the boards, with the paper rubbed through at the edges. The top and the bottom of the spine show some wear. There is slight rubbing to the raised bands on the leather spine. There is an old former library paper label at the top of the spine but no library stamps or pockets inside the covers. The binding is tight. Collated and complete, with all photographic plates and fold-out charts present. The foldout chart entitled "Renseignements Descriptifs" has some fraying and a few slight tears to the edges where it sticks out slightly parted and the rest of the text block. A rare publication. The author, a policeman in Paris, France, devised the system of identification for criminals which relied on measurements of the head, hands, and other physiological features. These were organized and sub-divided and kept in files for identification of suspects. The photographic plates are amazingly detailed. Bertillon was credited with being the father of the modern police mug shot. His methods were obsoleted when fingerprinting became the norm for identification. An important work in the history of law enforcement. $1400.00

13. Bowen, C.E. Frisky the Squirrel. New York: Mcloughlin Brothers, 1889. 14 pages. Original color illustrated softbound covers. There is an old repair to the spine. The bottom right corner of some of the pages is chipped, with the front cover having a small diagonal chip missing the bottom. The pages show some fingerprint smudges to the edges, but are generally clean and in nice condition. Includes six color illustrations in the text. $15.00

14. Brackett, Albert G. GENERAL LANE'S BRIGADE IN CENTRAL MEXICO. Cincinnati & New York: H. W. Derby & Co. & J. O. Derby, 1854. 1st Edition. 336 pages. Original light brown cloth. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Some fading and discoloration to the binding. The spine title is faded. The binding is tight. T couple of page signatures are loosening in the middle of the book, but still attached. Overall a nice copy of this rare first edition Mexican War and frontier military history. $450.00

15. Carey, Mathew. The New Olive Branch, or, an Attempt to Establish an Identity of Interest between Agriculture, Manufactures, and Commerce. Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son, 1820. 248 pages. 1820 first edition. Black leather spine with paper over board covers. The leather spine have small chips and rubbing The front joint has a split extending about halfway down, but the cover is still held firmly in place. The corners are quite worn and rubbed through. The back joint has a smaller split at the top which is been repaired by archival glue. The text block is square and the pages are tightly bound. The pages are browned and there is heavy foxing throughout the book. $350.00

16. Carey, Mathew. Essays on Political Economy; or, the Most Certain Means of Promoting the Wealth, Power, Resources, and Happiness of Nations, Applied Particularly to the United States. Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1822. 546 pages. 1822 Philadelphia printing. Original Brown leather binding shows quite a bit of wear to the edges of the spine and wards. The corners are slightly rubbed through. There are some discolored and rubbed spots to the covers. The edges of the spine has some chips to the leather and darkening. The spine has experienced some leather rot, with some of the surface layer peeled away. A few small insect bore holes to the leather on the back cover. The front joint is split, and the front cover is held in place by a couple of fragile binding cords. The back cover has some chips to the joint, but the cover is securely attached. An important early work on political economy. $250.00

17. Cavanna, Betty. Paintbox Summer. Illustrated by Peter Hunt. The Westminster Press, . Signed by the author. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners lightly bumped. Some darkening to the yellow cloth at the upper edges. Dust jacket has several tears and small chips along the edges and folds, but is still quite presentable. $165.00

18. Chance, Lulu Maud. Bradley's Straight-Line Picture Cut-Outs. Tilipino Village. 1922. Springfield, Massachusetts: Milton Bradley Company, 1922. This is a series of 8 sheets of printed illustrations housed in a large pictorial paper packet. There is wear and chips and tears to the edges of the packet. The sheets are unused. There is also an instruction sheet and a color sheet showing what the village will look like when it is cut out and assembled. The sheets measure just under 14 inches tall by about 11 inches wide. A delightful early children's educational product. $75.00

19. Chance, Lulu Maud. Bradley's Straight-Line Picture Cut-Outs. Chinese Village. 1924. Springfield, Massachusetts: Milton Bradley Company, 1924. This is a series of 8 sheets of printed illustrations housed in a large pictorial paper packet. There is wear and chips and tears to the edges of the packet. The sheets are unused. There is also an accompanying instruction sheet. The sheets measure just under 14 inches tall by about 11 inches wide. A delightful early children's educational product.  $75.00

20. Ciardi, John. 39 POEMS. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1959. 86 pages. 1959 first edition. This was the author's personal copy, with his signature and inscription on the first blank endpaper. The inscription reads "John Ciardi, given to me for Christmas by Wm. Sloane".  The book is bound in a custom 3/4 brown leather binding. There is shelf wear to spine edges and some wear to the front and back joints. The corners are rubbed slightly. Marbled paper endpapers. A fine binding and a beautiful copy. This was probably the first, or one of the first, copies of this book, given to the author. $69.50

21. Ciardi, John. IN THE STONEWORKS. New York: Rutgers University Press, 1961. 1st Edition. 83 pages. 1961 first edition. This was the author's personal copy, with his signature and inscription on the first blank endpaper. The inscription reads "John Ciardi, given to me for Christmas by Wm. Sloane".  The book is bound in a custom 3/4 brown leather binding. There is shelf wear to spine edges and some wear to the front and back joints. The corners are rubbed slightly. Marbled paper endpapers. A fine binding and a beautiful copy. This was probably the first, or one of the first, copies of this book, given to the author. $70.00

22. Cleaveland, Bess Bruce. Japanese Life Panel Posters. Chicago: Ideal School Supply Company, 1929. This is an educational packet with a pictorial paper folder and a series of printed black-and-white sheets of illustrations inside the packet. There is an instruction sheet entitled "Directions for Making Japanese Panel Posters" and also an instruction sheet about Japanese life. An interesting item. $75.00

23. Cleaveland, Bess Bruce. Desert Life Panel Posters. Chicago: Ideal School Supply Company, 1930. This is an educational packet with a pictorial paper folder and a series of printed black-and-white sheets of illustrations inside the packet. There is an instruction sheet entitled "Directions for Making Desert Life Panel Posters". An interesting item. $75.00

24. Cox, Palmer. Queerie Queers with Hands, Wings and Claws. Buffalo, New York: John D Larkin, 1887. 1887 printing. Pictorial paper over board covers with red cloth spine. The back was detached and has been temporarily attached with binding tape. There is quite a bit of wear to the edges of the spine. The corners and edges are all rubbed through. Some soiling to the covers. With woodcut illustrations throughout. The illustrator, Palmer Cox, is better known for his Brownie series books. $39.95

25. Cox, Palmer. The Brownies, Their Book. Century Company, 1915. 144 pages. 1915 printing. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped.  Illustrated paper over board covers. A few small chips to the paper at the edges of the spine and along the joints. The corners are rubbed through. A few small scuffed spots to the covers, but overall a nicely preserved copy. Beautifully illustrated throughout. $65.00

26. Custer, General George Armstrong. My Life on the Plains, or, Personal Experiences with Indians. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1874. First edition. 1874 rare first edition of this classic Western Americana autobiography. Quite a bit of wear to the spine edges and corners. Hinges are tight. The text block has a couple of places where it is starting to crack, but it isn't cracked and the binding is sound, with no loose pages. A few pages have foxing and dampstains at the edges, but not extensive. Corners rubbed and bumped. The gold illustration has dulledon the front cover, but it is still readable. A solid copy overall. $875.00

27. David McKay Company. ROBIN HOOD. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. Philadelphia: David Mckay, 1917. 362 pages. Title page states 1917 at the bottom. In rare dust jacket. Book has shelf wear to spine edges. Slight fading to the gold on the spine title. The dust jacket has tears to the edges and chips missing from the top of the spine and the back panel. D.j. is also soiled on the white portions of the panels and spine. Nice d..j illustration Robin Hood and his merry men in Sherwood Forest. $250.00

28. de Almeyda, Teodoro. Tesoro de Proteccion en la Santisma Virgen, O, Estimulos de Amor y Devocion a la Madre de Dios. Madrid, Spain: Imprenta Real, 1797. 237 pages. 1797 edition. Original Brown leather binding.Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed through. The binding is tight. Slight warping to the front cover. Some foxing and light soiling to scattered text pages. The text is in Spanish. A Catholic treatise on the Virgin Mary. $75.00

29. De Silva, R.K. 19TH CENTURY NEWSPAPER ENGRAVINGS OF CEYLON-SRI LANKA.  Accompanied by Original Texts With Notes and Comments. London: Serendib Publications, 1998. 404 pages. Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has just a hint of wear at the bottom of the spine. Timited to 1,500 copies, of which 500 copies are numbered. This is #373 of the numbered edition. A rare and beautiful book. With hundreds of illustrations. $198.00

30. Dickens, Charles. THE CHILD-WIFE FROM THE DAVID COPPERFIELD OF CHARLES DICKENS. New York: Redfield, 1868. 170 pages. Small cloth bound covers show wear to the spine edges and the corners. The covers are rubbed and faded a bit. Title on spine is dulled and there is some darkening to the spine. The binding is tight. A scarce title in the publisher's "Dickens' Little Folks" series. There is a two-page advertisement page bound after the last text page. This page lists the titles in the Dickens Little Folks series. The verso of this page lists other books published by Redfield. This is a very scarce title. $95.00

31. Donaldson, Lois. Greta in Weather Land. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1932. Red cloth covers. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners rubbed and slightly bumped. Some soiling to the front and back covers. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout  by Maj Lindman. A scarce title. $45.00

32. Eaton, John Henry. The Life of Andrew Jackson, Major-General in the Service of the United States. Cincinnati: Hatch and Nichols, 1827. 1827 second edition. Full brown leather binding shows quite a bit of wear and rubbing to the edges and corners. Small chips to the leather at the top of the spine. The corners are bumped and starting to rub through. Some scuffs and rubbed spots to the covers. The front joint is split, but the front cover is still held in place by the binding cords. The text block is sound and the pages are tightly bound. The text has foxing and browning throughout. $60.00

33. Engineering and Contract Publishing Company. ROAD AND STREET CATALOG. A Consolidation of Manufacturers' Catalogs of Highway, Road and Street Materials, Construction Plant and Maintenance Equipment. 1926. Chicago: Engineering and Contract Publishing Company, 1926. 384 pages. Some shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to spine and corners. A large catalog, with dozens of photographs of large construction machinery, including cranes, trucks, conveyors, pulverizers, drills, hoisting machines, pavers, and all manner of road and street building equipment at the time.  A great vintage construction and heavy duty engine and equipment book. There were quite a few photographs of old tractors used for road construction. $75.00

34. Erlmeier, Hans A. Handbuch der Pistolen-und Revolver-Patronen.  Manual of Pistol and Revolver Cartridges. Volumes 1 and 2, complete set. Volume 1-Centerfire, Metric Calibers; Volume 2-Centerfire, American and British Calibers. West Germany: J.E. Erlmeier Verlag, 1967. Set of two volumes complete. Both volumes have light wear, but are very good in very good dust jackets. Bhe text is in German and English. $250.00

35. Fisher, Margaret M. UTAH AND THE CIVIL WAR; BEING THE STORY OF THE PART PLAYED BY THE PEOPLE OF UTAH IN THAT GREAT CONFLICT. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1929. 173 pages. Blue pictorial cloth covers show light wear to the edges of the spine and corners. A tight and clean binding in near very good condition. Quite scarce. $75.00

36. Fontaine, La & Walter Thornbury. The Fables of La Fontaine. Translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury. With Illustrations by Gustave Dore. New York & London: Cassell, 1887. Mustard-yellow cloth covers with gold-illustrated front cover and spine. There is wear to this line edges and corners, with the corners slightly rubbed through. Some soiling to the edges of the boards and some rubbed and slightly faded spots to the gold decoration on the covers and spine. The binding is tight and the text block is square. Preface page xv-xvi was loose within the book and has been tipped in. It has some tears, creases and chips to the edges and is smaller in size than the other pages due to the damage to the edges. Some pages have fingerprint smudges in the margins or light soiling, but not extensive. The pages are complete. Beautifully illustrated by Gustave Dore, with numerous full-page illustrations, and many smaller illustrations throughout. $200.00

37. Forster, Dale E. OREGON EXPRESS COMPANIES. Lake Oswego, Oregon: Raven Press, 1985. 231 pages. Slight shelf wear, else VG. Limited to 500 copies. An important historical book. $39.50

38. Frost, John. WILD SCENES OF THE HUNTER'S LIFE. Boston: Miller, Orton & Co., 1855. 467 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners are bumped. Some fading to the binding. Light spotting to the pages. The binding is tight. $45.00

39. Fyleman, Rose. The Katy Kruse Play Book. Illustrated By Katy Kruse. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1930. 31 pages. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Some rubbing and scuffing to the covers. The back cover has a faded strip along the edge. The front cover has a spot where the cloth is rubbed through the board. One of the illustration pages has crayon marks at the bottom and one page has a small tear to the bottom, but notpaper is missing. Beautifully illustrated in color. $44.00

40. Gardner, Julian. The Tomb and the Tiara: Curial Tomb Sculpture in Rome and Avignon in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford University Press, 1992. 320 pages. Large black cloth covers are in very good condition. The dust jacket has very little wear. There is a small label removal scar at the bottom of the back panel on the bar code. A rare and important title.  $265.00

41. George A. Ogle & Company. Central South Dakota. Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Local Biography. Including Biographical Sketches of Hundreds of Prominent Old Settlers and Representative Citizens. Chicago: George A. Ogle & company, 1899. 1106 pages. Full dark brown leather binding with gold titles on the front cover and spine. Page edges are gilt. There are small chips to the leather at the edges of the spine. The corners are rubbed through and slightly bumped. A few rubbed and scuffed spots to the leather binding. The text block is tight and sound and the pages are clean and tightly bound. With numerous photographic portrait illustrations. A rare South Dakota history. With hundreds of entries of early South Dakota settlers, with accompanying biographical sketches. $650.00

42. Gooch, Daniel W. Polygamy in Utah. Speech of Hon. Daniel W. Gooch, of Massachusetts, Delivered in the House of Representatives, April 4, 1860. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1860. 8 pages. Flake 3612. Disbound pamphlet. The paper is clean and white and the text is complete. An early polygamy imprint. $125.00

43. Guillot, M. Leon. Legislation et Administration Militaires;, ou Programme Detaille des Materieres Enseignees a L'Ecole Imperiale D'Etat-Major. Paris, France: Librairie Militaire, 1855. 551 pages. Half leather binding, with black leather spine and marbled paper over boards, with marbled paper endsheets and paste-downs. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners and edges are rubbed through. There is one small chip to the leather at the bottom of the spine. Text is in French. A book on legal administration and education regarding military affairs. $100.00

44. Guthrie, John D. THE FOREST RANGER AND OTHER VERSE. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1919. 1st Edition. 174 pages. Ex-library, with white library ink marks on the bottom of spine and a label inside the front cover. Some shelf wear to the spine and corners. Binding is tight. A nice copy of the scarce first edition. An important natural history book. $7.95

45. H.G. Collins. Life in California: During a Residence of Several Years in That Territory. London: H. G. Collins, 1851. 1851 London edition. This is the second edition, after the 1846 American first edition. Original black cloth binding. There is a small area of chipping to the cloth on the spine, right at the point of the label, with some of the label text missing. There is also a smaller chip to the cloth at the top of the spine, and a small split to the cloth at the bottom of the back joint. Quite a bit of shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. The corners are bumped and rubbed through. A few text pages have small soiled smudges in the margins, but not extensive. The accompanying publisher's catalog of books for sale has a couple of pages with pencil notations in lines crossed out. There is also small piece torn away from the pages of the publisher's catalog. A rare California title. $325.00

46. Hafen, Leroy R.-editor. The Southwest Historical Series. Complete set of 12 volumes. Glendale, California: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1931. Complete set of 12 volumes. Original red cloth bindings. There is shelf wear to the spine edges. The corners on a couple of the volumes have some rubbing and slight bumping. Most of the volumes have only light wear. There is light fading to some of the spines, but not serious. Overall a very nice set with tight bindings and clean pages. A rare and important Western Americana reference set. The volumes in the set are titled as follows: 1-Journal of a Santa Fe Trader; 2-Frontier Life in the Army; 3-A Soldier Under Kearny & Doniphan; 4-Marching With the Army of the West; 5-Southern Trails to California in 1849; 6-Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail; 7-Exploring Southwest Trails 1846-1854; 8-Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest; 9-Pike's Peak Guide Books; 10-Colorado Gold Rush 1858-1859; 11-Overland Routes to the Goldfields 1859; 12-Analytical Index $1200.00

47. Hayden, Ferdinand V. & Andrew Joseph Russell. Sun Pictures of Rocky Mountain Scenery, With a Description of the Geographical and Geological Features, and Some Account of the Resources of the Great West; Containing Thirty Photographic Views Along the Line of the Pacific Rail Road, Omaha to Sacramento. New York: Julius Bien, 1870. 150 pages. Bound in the original 3/4 green Morrocan leather over green cloth, with the front and back boards expertly reattached. There is also a small amount of leather replacement on the edges of the spine by the same expert restorationist. A beautifully preserved binding, with raised bands and decorated panels on the spine. The first blank endpage has an ink inscription that says "From the estate of General M.I. Dudington September 1919". The original marbled endpapers and paste-downs are present, with a some rubbing to the inside edge of the front endpaper. The binding is tight and the contents are collated and complete. There is a small library ink stamp at the bottom of the title page that says "released by the library". There is also a small spot at the top of the title page with the paper is thinned and an owner's name has been rubbed out. No other ex-library marks or evidences. The portion of the text block between the text and the beginning of the photographic plates has what at first glance appears to be a separation, or crack, but there is nothing loose or unstable about the binding at that point. The photographic plate pages have some rippling vertically, which is a common occurrence with the heavy paper and mounted albumen prints. The 30 photographic prints were originally issued in larger format by A.J. Russell in an 1869 publication entitled "The Great West Illustrated", which is exceedingly rare. Some of the photographs are faded a bit in contrast and the Mormon Tabernacle photograph has a small line of fading along the extreme left side. This work is one of the monumental early visual publications of the American West. It is on a par with any photographic and illustrated imprint for the time. For collectors of Mormon history, this book has wonderful photos of Coalville, Great Salt Lake City and Echo Canyon, as well as the Tabernacle photo. Sixteen of the photographs are of Utah subjects. The work could be compared with Piercy and Linforth's "Route From Liverpool to Great Salt Lake" (1855) in its historical importance and precedent. I have numerous photos of the plates and binding. If you are interested, please contact me and I can send you the images. $9500.00

48. Henry Altemus Company. Piffle's A B C Book of Funny Animals. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1919. 57 pages. Some shelf wear to the spine and corners. Slight discoloration to the edges of the front and back cover. Paper illustration affixed to front cover. Includes the scarce dust jacket. The jacket has several chunks missing from the back panel and chips and tears to top of the spine and the edges. Some soiling to the edges of the jacket. $75.00

49. Henry, Hall. The Tribune Book of Open-Air Sports. Prepared by The New York Tribune with the Aid of Acknowledged Experts. Tribune, 1887. 1887 printing. Illustrated maroon cloth covers show wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are bumped and slightly rubbed through. There are a couple of very small chips to the cloth at the top of the spine. Light soiling to the covers. The hinges have been repaired with archival glue. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. An excellent sporting book, listing a wide variety of topics. $95.00

50. Hill, Isaac. THE FARMER'S MONTHLY VISITOR. Intended to Promote the Interest of the Farmer, to Defend the Dignity of the Agricultural Profession, and Encourage the Practice of Domestic Economy. Volume II (2). 1840. Concord, New Hampshire: Published by John M. Hill, 1840. 190 pages. Complete volume 2, issued monthly. Fully original binding, with brown leather spine and corners and with marbled paper over board covers. There is shelf wear to the spine edges and the board edges and corners. A few scuffs and rubbed spots to the spine, mostly along the joints and the edges. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. A beautiful copy. This volume contains an issue with a section on farm architecture, with illustrations and plans for building and dwelling quarters for a laborer without a farm, and plans for a village cottage for a small family. A most interesting early American agricultural book. Measures 12.5 inches tall by just under 9 inches wide. The articles are entirely on the subject of agriculture, both domestic and international. There are some woodcut illustrations of farm implements and tools such as plows, harrows, and other implements.  $95.00

51. Home, Henry, Lord Kaims. Six Sketches on the History of Man: Containing The Progress of Men as Individuals. I-Diversity of Men & of Languages; II-Of Food & Population; III-Of Property; IV-Origin & Progress of Commerce; V-Origin & Progress of Arts; VI-Progress of the Female Sex. Philadelphia: Sold by R. Bell and R. Aitken, 1776. 262 pages. 1776 Philadelphia printing. Bound in the original brown leather. The binding shows heavy wear, including rubbing and scuffing to all board edges and the edges of the spine. The leather spine title labels is missing. The front and back joints are split, with the covers being held by older library hinge reinforcement tape. Corners are rubbed through and bumped. Some small chips to the leather at the edges of the spine. The text block is tight and square and the pages are complete. There is browning and foxing scattered throughout the text, heavier in places. The text contains an appendix entitled "Concerning Propagation of Animals, and Care of Their Offspring". A wonderful historical imprint, published the same year as the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The publisher, R. Bell, has a list of additional titles for sale at the end of the book. The final text page is a full-page advertisement for a book advertises as just printed and published, entitled "American Independence, the Interest and Glory of Great Britain. $650.00

52. Honsinger, Welthy. The Travels of Mona and Mani, Indian Twins. Twins Travelogues. (With Paper Doll Cut-outs). New York & Cincinnati: Abingdon Press, 1923. Remarkable condition. Still in the original publisher's illustrated folder. The contents of the folder have never been used and are all in very good condition. This includes a 24-page book featuring the travels of Indian twins Mona and Mani, and five color-illustrated paper doll cut-out sheets that have never been used. A beautiful set.  $75.00

53. Honsinger, Welthy. The Travels of Moni and Mani, Indian Twins. New York & Cincinnati: Abingdon Press, 1923. Softbound covers with stapled binding. Little to no wear to the book. With the color cut-out figures and backgrounds inserted inside the front cover of the book. Not sure if the cut-outs are complete publicly appear to be. $35.00

54. Jacobsen, Virginia Budd and Lyman Luther Daines. THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY MICROBE: STORIES OF GOOD HEALTH HABITS. Salt Lake City: Privately Printed, 1936. 96 pages. Signed by both authors on the front blank endpage. Red cloth covers show shelf wear to the edges of the spine. The corners are slightly rubbed through and slightly bumped. There are Dampstains to the right edges of some of the pages, not obtrusive. This appears to be a variant printing of the first Jimmy Microbe book, which was issued under the title "The Adventures of Jimmy Microbe".  The copyright information for this book shows that it was privately printed in 1936. This predates the Reilly & Lee edition by one year. This is a rare edition of the always-in-demand Jimmy Microbe series books. There were three books issued in the series. $75.00

55. Jordan, David Starr. Eric's Book of Beasts: Done in Watercolors and Accompanied With  Appropriate Jingles. P. Elder and company, 1912. Signed by the author. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine faded, with some chipping to the paper at a few spots at the joints. $150.00

56. Lee, John D. Mormonism Unveiled, or the Life & Confessions of John D. Lee. St. Louis, Missouri: Bryan, Brand, and Company, 1878. 406 pages. In the very scarce full leather binding.1878 edition. Brown leather, with black leather label and raised bands on the spine. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some scuffs and rubbed spots on the binding there are a few pencil marks on the front cover. The back cover has a small puncture gouge through the leather and a portion of the board, but is not protrude all the way through. The back cover also has a few small stains. The hinges are tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. $300.00

57. Lewis, Dio. NEW GYMNASTICS FOR MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN. Boston: Fields, Osgood and Company, 1869. 286 pages. Heavy shelf wear to the binding. The top and bottom of the spines have pieces of cloth missing. Corners and board edges are rubbed and there is discoloration and fading to the covers. Some scattered foxing to the pages. Ainding is tight. Illustrated with diagrams throughout. $12.50

58. Lewis, Meriwether (Paul Allen & Archibald M'Vickar). History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clarke: To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence across the Rocky Mountains. Set of two volumes. Harper & Brothers, 1876. 1876 printing. Two volume set. Green cloth covers. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners are bumped.  A few small scuffed and rubbed spots to the binding. The text pages have slight browning to the edges. The fold-up map the front of volume 1 has one tear along a portion of one of the folds and a couple of creases, but is overall in presentable condition. $150.00

59. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Evangeline. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1893. 181 pages. 1893 printing. Beautiful dark green cloth covers with gold-decorated borders and all page edges gilt. This copy has the rare original plain white paper dust jacket and is housed in the original publisher's box. The dust jacket has a few foxed spots, but has been protected in the box for its lifetime. The box has quite a bit of wear, with a couple of split edges and soiling and some peeling of the paper covering the boards. A rare and early dust jacket. $90.00

60. Malcolmson, Anne & Virginia Lee Burton. Song of Robin Hood. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. 1947 First Edition. Shelf wear to spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has small tears and chips to the edges. Scarce in dust jacket.  Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. A beautiful book. $75.00

61. McChord, Crothers Samuel. Miss Muffet's Christmas Party. Boston & New York: Houghton and Mifflin, 1902. 106 pages. Signed by the author. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. The scarce dust jacket is present, but is missing the back panel. The front panel and spine of the dust jacket are intact and protected in a mylar sleeve. Some soiling to the dust jacket. Illustrated with woodcuts throughout. A delightful children's book in a very scarce and early dust jacket. $75.00

62. Mercier, M. New Picture of Paris. Two volume set. Translated from the French. London: H.D. Symonds, 1800. 1800 edition. Two volume set. Both volumes bound in the original brown full leather bindings. There is wear to the spine edges and corners, with a couple of small chips to the edges of the spine and the corners worn through. A few rubbed spots to the covers. The bindings are remarkably preserved. The text blocks are tight and the pages are clean. Light foxing only. $300.00

63. Milton, John &  Gustave Dore. Paradise Lost. Illustrated By Gustave Dore. Altemus Edition. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1900. 319 pages. Circa 1900 Altemus edition printing. Original pictorial illustrated green cloth bindings in beautiful condition. Some shelf wear to the spine edges. The corners are lightly rubbed. The illustrations on the front cover is clean and bright. A few small scuffs to the back cover and the gold decoration on the spine is slightly dulled. The hinges are sound and the text block is square and clean with pages tightly bound. This copy definitely fits the near very good category, which is very unusual for a book of this time period. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Gustave Dore. $120.00

64. Moore, Arthur. Compendium of the Irish Poor Law: Containing the Acts for the Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland And Abstracts of Various Statutes Connected Therewith. Including the Evicted Poor Protection and Vagrant Acts... Dublin, Ireland: Alexander Thom, 1850. 968 pages. Full brown leather binding. The corners are slightly bumped. The top of the spine has a very small amount of chipping, barely noticeable. A few discolored spots to the bottom of the spine. The hinges are tight and the text block is sound, with pages tight and clean. Overall a beautiful edition of this rare and early historical publication. $450.00

65. Morgan, Dale-editor. In Pursuit of the Golden Dream: Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857. Western Hemisphere, Inc., 1970. Brown leather spine and beautiful binding. This is the deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies and signed by Dale Morgan. A beautiful limited edition. In the original slipcase, which shows only light wear and is still in very good condition. $250.00

66. Mumey, Nolie. John Williams Gunnison (1812-1853): the Last of the Western Explorers. Denver: Artcraft Press, 1955. Signed by author and limited to 500 copies. Iome shelf wear to binding and light rubbing to spine and corners. A clean and tight copy in beautiful condition. $110.00

67. Murray, Hugh. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALL NATIONS:  COMPRISING A COMPLETE PHYSICAL, STATISTICAL, CIVIL AND POLITICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD. Volumes 1 and 2 complete. San Francisco: Henry Bill for Francis Dewing, 1863. Two volume set complete. Both volumes are bound in full black leather with red leather labels on the spine. The spine edges show wear. There are a few scuffs to the leather on the spine. Corners are rubbed through and slightly bumped. The bindings are tight and the pages are clean. The large multi-fold color illustration of the Battle of Solferino has some long repaired tears. Illustrated with hand-colored plates throughout. A beautiful set. $75.00

68. O'Donnell, Mabel C-et al. The Companion Book for Friendly Village. Evanston, Illinois: Row, Peterson & Company, 1941. 128 pages. Larger softbound covers show wear to the edges and some soiling to the covers. A scarce workbook for the Alice and Jerry "Friendly Village" reader. The pages are all clean and there is no marking or previous use to the workbook. $23.95

69. Optic, Oliver. The Casket of Diamonds. Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1902. 336 pages. 1902 first edition. Pictorial cloth covers show some wear and rubbing to the spine and corners. Corners are slightly bumped. The spine is rubbed and the lettering is faded. Binding is tight. $75.00

70. Palmer, B.J. The Philosophy of Chiropractic. Davenport, Iowa: The Palmer School of Chiropractic, 1920. 428 pages. 1920 printing. Some shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. A clean and tight copy of a rare chiropractic title. Tverall near very good condition. $150.00

71. Petrie, W.M. Flinders-et al (Grolier Society). The Book Of History: A History Of All Nations From The Earliest Times to the Present. Complete set of 18 volumes. New York: Grolier Society, 1921. Complete set of 18 volumes in beautiful 3/4 marbled green leather bindings. All volumes are in the original leather bindings. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. A few corners are slightly rubbed through. Volume 9 has a wrinkled strip to the cloth across the front cover from the cloth coming unglued where it attaches to the leather. I reglued the strip with archival glue. This is a minor flaw. The hinges are all tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. A beautiful set and a wonderful historical reference work. With 44 beautiful full-color plates and hundreds upon hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and maps throughout the set. $300.00

72. Pratt, Orson. Circular Sobre Mormonismo. Articulos de Fe de la Iglesia de Nuestra Senor Jesu Cristo de Los Santos del Ultimo Dias. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1879. 11 pages. Original greyish brown wrappers. Light wear to the edges of the paper, with mineute chips to the right edges of the front cover. The first four text pages also have slight wear to the edges and a couple of very small tears. A few small soiled spots along the spine. Overall near very good condition. Flake 6449. The first printing of the Articles of Faith in Spanish. A rare and early Spanish Mormon imprint. $950.00

73. Pratt, Parley P. Une Voix d'Avertissement. Et Instruction a Tous les Peuples. Jersey: G. Romeril, 1853. 180 pages. This is the rare 1853 first French printing of Parley P. Pratt's "Voice of Warning. This copy is disbound and is missing the front and back covers and the spine. The text block is tight and the pages are complete. Ex-library perforation stamps on the title page and the final text page. $200.00

74. Price, Margaret Evans. The Angora Twinnies. Rochester, New York: Stecher Lithograph Co.,, 1919. Large pictorial stiff paper covers. There is some soiling to the covers. The front cover has a small chip missing at the right edge and somewhere and smaller tears to the edges as well. One group of four pages has loosened from the stapled binding and is loose within the book, but still present. Beautifully illustrated throughout. $25.00

75. Price, Richard  . OBSERVATIONS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, AND THE MEANS OF MAKING IT A BENEFIT TO THE WORLD. New Haven, Connecituct: Meigs, Bowen & Dana, 1785. 87 pages. 1785 printing. Beautifully bound in recent half morocco, with marbled boards. Some staining to the title page in light foxing to some of the pages, mostly in the margins. Former owner's name is written in ink on the title page. Overall a very nice copy. The author was a well-spoken British advocate for American independence. He believed that it was divinely inspired that the colonies become the United States of America. In one of his quotes, he states "It is a conviction I cannot resist, that the independence of the English colonies in America is one of the steps ordained by Providence to introduce these times". A rare and important early American publication. This was first printed in London, and this is the second edition, printed in New Haven, Connecticut. $475.00

76. Reynolds, George. The Book of Abraham, Its Authenticity Established As a Divine and Ancient Record with Copious References to Ancient and Modern Authorities. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1879. 49 pages. Light soiling to the covers. The bottom right corner has creasing and a few pages dog-earred at the edges. Rlso a few chips and some soiling to the covers. $135.00

77. Rich, Ben E. Two Letters to a Baptist Minister. Chattanooga, Tennessee: Privately Printed, 1899. 28 pages. Softbound stapled pamphlet. There is wear to the edges of the covers. One small chip missing from the bottom left corner, with a few words of text missing. A few small chips to the back text page. Flake 7199. This is a rare LDS pamphlet, a privately printed correspondence between Ben E. Rich and the Reverend J. Whitcomb Brougher, the Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee. $250.00

78. Robert Campbell-Printer. The Constitutions of the United States, According to the Latest Amendments to Which Are Prefixed, the Declaration Of Independence; and the Federal Constitution with the Amendments. Philadelphia: Printed for Robert Campbell, 1800. 1800 printing. This appears to have been rebound at some point, but it is a masterful rebinding and appears almost of the original binding with brown leather spine with the original black leather label, and blue paper over board covers. Light wear only. The binding is in near very good condition. The text is complete and tightly bound. There are a few small dampstains to the edges of some of the pages and scattered foxing. This edition has first printings of newly created, updated or revised constitutions of Vermont, Delaware, Georgia, and Kentucky, along with amendments to the Constitution of Maryland. The title page states that this edition contains these printings, which are not to be found in earlier editions. $375.00

79. Roberts Brothers. Boasting Hector. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868. 1868 printing. Flexible maroon cloth covers show quite a bit of wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are rubbed through. There are a few small chips spots to the cloth on the spine. Some fading and discoloration to the covers. Many of the text pages have fingerprint smudges to the margins. A few of the text pages have small tears to the edges. The binding is tight. Pages are clean. This is actually a very nice condition for the children's book of this time period. $45.00

80. Robertson, William. An Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients Had of India. Dublin, Ireland: A. Strahan, And T. Cadell, 1791. 349 pages. 1791 edition. Bound in the original full dark brown mottled leather binding, with gold-decorated panels on the spine and gold ruled edges on the front and back covers. There is light wear only to the binding, some rubbing to the bottom corners. The hinges are tight and the text block is clean, with only light scattered foxing. Includes the two folding maps. This copy has been preserved beautifully and is in near very good condition. $250.00

81. Rosenberg, C.G.-editor. Buckskin Mose: or, Life from the Lakes to the Pacific. An Actor, Circus-Rider, Detective, Ranger, Gold-Digger, Indian Scout, and Guide. New York: Henry L. Hinton, 1873. 284 pages. 1873 first edition. original brown cloth covers show quite a bit of wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are rubbed through and bumped. There is some rubbing and scuffing to the covers. The binding is tight and the pages are complete. Some pages have small pencil marks in the margins, but not underlining. A few pages have some small areas of staining, mostly in the margins. $200.00

82. Rover, A. Croquet, Its Principles and Rules. Springfield, Massachusetts: Milton Bradley Company, 1870. 70 pages. 1870 seventh edition. Original printed light green wrappers have old tape repairs to the spine and back cover. There are some chips to the edges of the covers and soiling to the paper wrappers as well. Some of the pages have small creases at the edges, and a few pages near the front of the book have small chips missing from the bottom right corners. The binding is tight and the contents are complete. Overall a sound copy. Includes several woodcut illustrations and diagrams explaining the rules and strategies of the game of croquet. A rare and early croquet publication. $125.00

83. Salt Lake Tribune. True History of the Amnesty Proclamation, and Open Letter from the Tribune to the Mormon People. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Tribune, 1892. 7 pages. Softbound pamphlet with stapled binding. Some browning to the paper. There is a small tear to the pages on the right margin and a couple of small stained spots to the front cover. Flake-Draper 7520. The writer of the pamphlet recites the history of his attempts to obtain amnesty for imprisoned polygamists and his refutation of charges made by the Deseret News in related matters. $100.00

84. Savary, Jacques. Le Parfait Negociant: Ou Instruction Generale Pour Ce Qui Regarde Le Commerce Des Marchandises De France Et Des Pays Etrangers. Volume II (2) only. Paris, France: Estienne, 1741. This is volume 2 only of the  2-volume set. Printed in 1741. Original Brown leather binding with five raised leather bands on the spine and to leather spine labels. There is gold decoration on the spine panels. This book has been preserved beautifully. There is just a slight amount of chipping to the leather at the top and bottom of the spine. Slight rubbing to the raised bands. The corners are rubbed through and there are a few discolored spots to the binding. The front cover has worked slightly outward the pages are clean and tightly bound. The English translation is "The Perfect Merchant..." This work was originally published in 1675. It is an influential publication in the area of economics and trade. $175.00

85. Smiley, Jerome C. SEMI-CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF COLORADO. Volumes I and II. Complete set of two volumes. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1913. Complete set of two volumes. Original 1/2 brown leather binding. Bindings are tight. There is shelf wear to the spine edges and the corners. Some rubbed and scuffed spots to the leather. Corners are rubbed through in places. A scarce and important Colorado history. $175.00

86. Smith, Adam. An Inquiry Into The Nature and Cause of the Wealth of Nations. Set of 3 volumes complete. London: A.Strahan and T.Cadell in the Strand, 1793. 1793 seventh edition complete in three volumes. Original Brown leather bindings. There is wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers, with corners slightly worn through and slightly bumped. Usual rubbed and slightly discolored spots to the leather covers, with a few small soiled spots. The spines show wear and rubbing to the edges and some darkening and scuffs. A few small spots where the surface leather has peeled from the spine, but not serious. Red leather title labels. The title label for volume 1 is partially chipped away at the top, affecting the first three letters of the word Wealth on the title. The small round black leather volume number label on volume 3 is missing and is partially chipped away on volume 1. The text blocks and hinges are sound and tight. The pages are clean, with only occasional light foxing, mostly to the margins. One leaf in volume 2 appears to have been damaged by the printer. It is crumpled and creased in the middle, but still complete and intact. A beautiful set of this incomparable classic, which essentially gave rise to the field of political economy. $1250.00

87. Smith, George A.-editor. Illustrated History of Rome. From the Founding of the City by Romulus, 753 B.C., To the Capture of Constantinople by the Turks, 1456 A.D. Set of 2 volumes. Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1884. Two volume set. Bound in deluxe olive-green leather, with leather spine and corners and beautiful marble paper over the remainder of the boards. There is also beautiful marbled paper paste-downs and endsheets. All page edges are gold-edged. This set is in near very good condition, with only minor wear to the edges of the boards in a few places. There is a small spot to the top of the front joint on volume I wear the leather has started to split, but is not corner pulled away. Volume 1 also has a scratch mark in the middle of the front board, about 6 inches long and very thin, barely visible. The text blocks are tight and pages are clean and tightly bound. An extraordinarily well-preserved set. With 52 full-page steel-engraved illustrations of Roman leaders and other prominent Romans. There are also hundreds of woodcut illustrations throughout the two volumes. With 52 full-page steel-engraved illustrations of Roman leaders and other prominent Romans. There are also hundreds of woodcut illustrations throughout the two volumes. $750.00

88. Somerville, Augustus.. The Passing of the Forest Gods. Calcutta, India: Thacker Spink, 1965. 156 pages. Hardcover edition. Light shelf wear to binding. Dust jacket has some chips to the edges and some soiling on the back panel. Jacket also has a small piece missing from the top of the spine and a smaller chip missing from the top right corner at the fold and a tear at the top of the back panel. The pictorial jacket is still quite presentable. A rare publication dealing with tiger hunting in India. $250.00

89. Spartano, Philip J. & Chad J. Flake. THE BRESCIA DANTE: With a Leaf from the Illustrated Edition of 1487 [Incunabula]. Printed by Boninus de Boninis; and two Essays Dante Alighiere, Universal Poet by Philip J. Spartano; Boninius de Boninis in the History of Printing by Chad J. Flake. Provo, Utah: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1975. 59 pages. Large folio illustrated covers. There is slight soiling to the white portion of the front and back covers. No other wear or flaws. Includes an original incunabula leaf from the 1487 edition of this work. A beautifully-printed fine press book. $158.00

90. Spears, John R. THE GOLD DIGGINGS OF CAPE HORN A STUDY OF LIFE IN TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND PATAGONIA. New  York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. 319 pages. Front hinge just starting, but holding. Some wear and rubbing to spine and corners. Binding tight and pages clean. $65.00

91. State of Iowa. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, after the Extra Session of the Fifth Gen. Assembly of the State of Iowa, Which Convened at Iowa City, on the Second Day of July, Anno Domini, 1856. Iowa City: P. Moriarty, 1856. 116 pages. 1856 printing. Original light brown wrappers. There are some small tears to the edges of the covers. About 1/3 of the spine paper is missing. There are some stains on the front cover, including some white out stains of the previous owner' s name. The back cover has some soiled spots and stains. The pages are tightly bound. A few of the pages have creases at the top right corner and some have soiling to the extreme edges. $75.00

92. State of Iowa Journal of the Senate's. Journal of the Senate at the Second Regular Session of the General Assembly of the State of Iowa. Begun and Held at Iowa City, Pension Monday the Fourth Day of December... 1849. Andrew, Iowa: Printed at the Jackson County Democrat Office, 1849. 427 pages. Softbound covers. Missing the outer printed wrappers. The title page has some chips and tears and staining. The last index page has a strip of paper missing in the edge, affecting some text. The binding is tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. $75.00

93. Swedenborg, Emanuel. Arcana Coelestia, quae in Scritpura Sacra, seu Verbo Domini Sunt, Detcta: Sequuntur quae in Genesi Hic quae in Capite Decimo Sexto: Una cum Mirabilibus quae Visa Sunt in Mundo Spirituum, & Coelo Angelorum. (Heavenly Secrets... Volume 2 of 8). London: John Lewis, 1750. 1750 first edition. This is volume 2 of 8 of Emanuel Swedenborg's "Heavenly Secrets" spiritual writings. Original leather binding. New spine, with the original spine leather laid over. Corners are bumped and rubbed through. A few small chips to the leather at the board edges. The text block is sound and square and the pages are clean and white. Overall a very nice copy. The text is in Latin. Very rare in first edition. This second volume includes commentary and expositions on Chapters 16-21 from the book of Genesis. $1500.00

94. Taylor, John-editor. Etoile Du Deseret: Organ de L'Eglise de Jesus-Christ des Saints-Des-Derniers-Jours. Paris, France: M. Ducloux, 1851. 191 pages. Flake 20536. Rebound in recent cloth, with marbled paper over board covers. This French LDS periodical was published in 12 monthly issues. This volume contains 11 of the 12 original issues, with issue #12 bound in and appearing in facsimile. The "Etoile du Deseret" or "Star of Deseret", was published in 1851 and 1852. It was succeeded in 1853 by the periodical "Le Reflecteur". A  rare and early LDS French-language and John Taylor imprint. $950.00

95. Tennyson, Alfred & Robert Browning. SONGS FOR ALL SEASONS. Bound together with LYRICS OF LIFE, by Robert Browning. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865. 185 pages. Both titles bound together beautifully in full black leather, with title in gold on spine and gold- decorated borders on the front and back covers. There is some shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. A few small scuffs to the leather on the spine. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. Very scarce in full leather. $75.00

96. Territory Of Iowa. Journal of the House Of Representatives of the Eighth Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa. Begun and Held at Iowa City on the First Monday of December, 1845. Keosauqua: Printed by J. and J.M> Shepherd, 1846. 293 pages. 1846 printing. Original blue printed cover wrappers. There is some discoloration around the edges of the wrappers and a couple of small chips to the paper on the spine, but overall this has been nicely preserved. Scattered light foxing to the text. An early and rare territorial Iowa imprint. $75.00

97. Thwaites, Reuben Gold-editor. EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS, 1748-1846. A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of the Best and Rarest Contemporary Volumes of Travel. Complete set, of 32 volumes, including the rare large elephant folio Maximilan Atlas-Volume 25. Cleveland, Ohio: Arthur H. Clark, 1904. This set is complete. A landmark set, documenting the history of travel and exploration in the early American West. Volume 29 is rebound in red buckram. All of the other volumes are their original bindings. The atlas volume has wear and rubbing to the spine edges, with some chipping to the cloth at the top of the spine. There is fading and rubbing and the corners are worn. The binding is tight and the plates are complete. There are a few tears to the margins or corners of some of the atlas volume, but none of the beautifully illustrated plates are affected.  The atlas has a total of 81 plates, with an accompanying fold-out map at the back of the book, showing the routes and travels of Maximillian.This is a  complete set of 32 volumes. The rare large folio atlas, published as a companion volume to the Maximillian volumes, is present. This set also includes the two index volumes. All volumes are bound in the original cloth. There is a varying degree of wear and rubbing to the bindings, with volumes having some staining and scuffing. This set is complete. A landmark publication in the documenting the history of travel and exploration in the early American West. Volume 29 is rebound in older maroon buckram. All of the other volumes are their original bindings. The atlas volume has wear and rubbing to the spine edges, with some chipping to the cloth at the top of the spine. There is fading and rubbing and the corners are worn. The binding is tight and the plates are complete. There are a few tears to the margins or corners of some of the Atlas volume, but none beautifu illustrated plates are affected.  The Atlas has a total of 81 plates, with an accompanying map showing the routes and travels of Maximillian. The atlas is almost impossible to find with a set. Many were cut apart and sold for the large beautiful plates contained therein. A monumental American exploration work. $1975.00

98. Trollope, Mrs. A Visit to Italy. In two volumes. Richard Bently, 1842. 1842 printing complete in two volumes. Original 3/4 dark green leather bindings with marbled paper over board covers and marbled pastedowns and endpapers. This set has been preserved remarkably, and shows only the slightest of wear to the spine edges and corners. The hinges are tight and the text blocks are square, with clean pages. A few pages near the end of each book have scattered foxing, but the vast majority of pages are clean and white with no foxing. It is unusual to have a set from this time period rated as very good condition, but that is what this set warrants. $250.00

99. Verne, Jules. A Floating City, and The Blockade Runners. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Company, 1874. 286 pages. 1874 first edition. Original pictorial illustrated maroon cloth covers. There is shelf wear to the spine edges and corners, with the corners bumped and rubbed through. A few discolored and faded spots to the edges of the front and back cover. The extreme bottom of the spine has a very small strip of the cloth missing. The front hinge has some buckling of the paper between the paste-down and the front blank endpaper. A few small foxed spots to a few text pages, but overall the binding is tight and the pages are clean. A very nice copy of the first edition from this pioneering science fiction writer. $300.00

100. Walgamott, C.S. REMINISCENCES OF EARLY DAYS: A SERIES OF HISTORICAL SKETCHES AND HAPPENINGS IN THE EARLY DAYS OF SNAKE RIVER VALLEY. Twin Falls, Idaho: Privately Printed, 1926. 128 pages. Shelf wear to the binding and rubbing and slight fraying to the cloth at the edges of the spine. Some scuffing to the covers. A few pages have small tears to the edges. $120.00

101. Wheeler, Owen D. THE TRAIL OF LEWIS AND CLARK, 1804-1904. Complete set in two volumes. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Complete set of two volumes. Volume I has been recased, with original cloth spine laid over. Volume II is entirely rebound in maroon library buckram. Both fold-out maps are present, as are all illustrations. Moderate shelf wear to the books. There are labels on the covers and inside the covers and library marks on the spine. Bindings are tight. $45.00

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