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    • ANSEL ADAMS

    • Taos Pueblo



    • ADAMS, Ansel. Taos Pueblo. By Mary Austin. 20, [14] pp. Illustrated with 12 black-and-white photographs by Ansel Adams. Folio, 429 x 318 mm, bound in original quarter tan morocco over orange buckram (Hazel Dreis). San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1930.

      First Edition, a " legendary rarity." This Ansel Adams masterpiece was limited to j...


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    • Views in America, Great Britain, Switzerland



    • AMERICAN TRADE CARDS. A bound volume containing 97 Trade Advertisements printed on the versos of plates from Views in America, Great Britain, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, The Holy Land, etc. Small folio, 268 x 203 mm, bound in publisher's full black morocco, intricate gilt tooling and lettering on covers. New York: J. Milton Emerson, 1853.

      A most curious album of ...


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    • Il Gazzettiere Americano. (3 vols)




    • AMERICANA. Il Gazzettiere Americano, contenente un distinto Ragguaglio di Tutte le Parti del Nuovo Mondo. Three volumes. xxiii, [1], 216, [2]; 256, [2]; 253, [3] pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, 3 title-page vignettes, 40 full-page engraved plates, 38 maps and plans (many folding), plus exquisite etched tailpieces throughout. Folio, 303 x 270 mm, bou...


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    • The world in miniature; with descriptions of every nation and country



    • COLBY, Charles Galusha. The world in miniature; with descriptions of every nation and country. 239, [1] pp. With an additional engraving of Quebec tipped in as frontispiece, and 55 hand-coloured maps and charts. 8vo., 184 x 160 mm, bound in original publisher's red morocco, gilt extra. New Orleans: Published by Arthur B. Griswold, 1857 (in MS: "1858").

      First Edi...


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    • The German Emigrants or Frederick Wohlgemuth's Voyage to California.



    • GOLD RUSH TALE. The German Emigrants or Frederick Wohlgemuth's Voyage to California. Translated by Leopold Wray (pseud. for Clara de Chatelain). [2], 39, [1] pp. Hand-coloured frontispiece and 7 hand-coloured lithographs. 12mo., 170 x 110 mm, quarter red morocco over marbled boards. Guben: F. Fechner, [ca. 1852].

      Rare First Edition of this poignant German lite...


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    • Croquis et Impressions d'Amerique




    • GOBAT, Albert. Croquis et Impressions d'Amerique. 294 pp. Numerous pictures and drawn illustrations. Small folio. Publisher's polychrome binding.Berne: Grunau, no date.

      The chronicle of a visit to America by the Swiss winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, profusley illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. A fine copy of this handsome polychrome binding. ...


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    • Journals of Major Robert Rogers



    • FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. Journals of Major Robert Rogers: Containing An Account of the several Excursions he made under the Generals who commanded upon the Continent of North America, during the late war. By Major Robert Rogers. viii, 236, plus 4 pp. ads. 8vo., 198 x 125 mm, bound in English contemporary speckled calf. Preserved in a half orange morocco box. London: Pr...


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    • Scenes in America for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-A



    • CHILDREN'S BOOK OF TRAVEL IN NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA

      TAYLOR, Rev. Isaac. Scenes in America for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers. viii, 120 pp. With a folding map and 28 plates. 8vo., 169 x 105 mm, bound in original publisher's printed boards. London: John Harris, n.d. (ca.1825).

      Fine copy in original boards. Firs...




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