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Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson

1829 FIRST EDITION OF MILBERT'S LANDMARK HUDSON RIVER ATLAS

MILBERT, Jacques-Gerard. Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson. Paris, 1829.

First edition of this outstanding series of American views, which "constitute a unique and valuable record" (Sherman) of the natural splendors to be seen along the Hudson River, in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and at Niagara Falls, with lithographed title page, 54 lovely lithographed views, and large double-page hand-colored map. $16,800.

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Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail

SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS

ADAMS, Ansel. Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail. Berkeley, 1938.

Signed limited first edition, number 66 of only 500 copies signed by Adams, who "realized in his pictures what Walt Whitman celebrated in his poetry," featuring 50 luminous mounted halftone prints including "Half Dome." $12,500.

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Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence

“THE FIRST ACCOUNT OF AN OCEAN-TO-OCEAN CROSSING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT”

MACKENZIE, Alexander. Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence. London, 1801.

First edition of this cornerstone North American exploring narrative, complete with frontispiece portrait and three large folding maps of North America—the largest measuring approximately 31 by 20 inches and hand-colored in outline. “Of consummate importance in the literature of transcontinental travel… Mackenzie’s account of the fur trade is of almost equal interest” (Graff 2630). $12,000.

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Voyage Round the World

DIXON’S CRUCIAL ACCOUNT OF NORTHWEST AMERICAN DISCOVERY, 1789, WITH 16 PLATES, FOUR CHARTS AND LARGE FOLDING MAP

DIXON, (George, editor). Voyage Round the World. London, 1789.

First edition, first issue, of this important illustrated fur trade narrative, one of the essential early accounts of the American Northwest. With 16 copper-engraved plates (three folding), one plate of printed music, four folding charts, and large folding map, in full contemporary calf-gilt. $11,000.

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Voyage Round the World

1789 FIRST EDITION OF PORTLOCK'S ILLUSTRATED VOYAGE, WITH LARGE FOLDING MAP OF "NORTH WEST AMERICA

PORTLOCK, Nathaniel. A Voyage Round the World. London, 1789.

First edition of Portlock's account of his voyage to explore and survey America's northwest coast (including British Columbia, Alaska, Vancouver and Queen Charlotte's Island), featuring large folding map (20 by 36 inches) of America's northwest coast, five additional folding maps, and 14 copper-engraved plates, including frontispiece portrait of Portlock. An attractively bound copy. $11,000.

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Works

SPLENDID ILLUSTRATED SET OF PARKMAN'S HISTORIES

PARKMAN, Francis. The Works. Boston, 1897-1901. Twenty-one volumes.

"Champlain Edition" of Parkman's Works, number 1057 of 1200 sets produced, illustrated with over 150 photogravures, engravings and maps, beautifully bound in full morocco gilt. With a presentation inscription signed by Parkman tipped into Volume I. $8800.

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Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean

“ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT [VOYAGES] EVER MADEIN THE INTERESTS OF GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE”

VANCOUVER, George. Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. London, 1801. Six volumes. Second edition of this comprehensive survey of the North Pacific, illustrated with 17 plates and two folding maps. $8800.

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Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief

SPLENDID ORIGINAL HAND-COLORED FOLIO BODMER PLATE

BODMER, Karl. Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief. Paris, 1839.

Fine hand-colored folio plate (number 11), first state, depicting a group of Sioux men and women in deep conversation with their teepee village and the funeral scaffold of their chief in the background, from the magnificent Atlas volume for Maximilian Wied-Neuwied's Travels in the Interior of North America. $6000.

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Alaska. Narrative, Glaciers, Natives.

“THE PANORAMA OF SNOW CLOUD MOUNTAINS IS BEYOND DESCRIPTION”

(CURTIS, Edward) HARRIMAN ALASKA EXPEDITION. Alaska. Narrative, Glaciers, Natives. New York, 1901. Two volumes.

First edition account of the 1899 Harriman Expedition to Alaska, with 39 color plates (including 16 heliotype plates of coastal birds by Louis Agassiz Fuertes), 85 full-page photogravures (45 by Edward S. Curtis), five maps and numerous in-text illustrations. $5000.

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My Life on the Plains

FIRST EDITION OF CUSTER'S CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF MY LIFE ON THE PLAINS

CUSTER, George A. My Life on the Plains. New York, 1874.

First edition of this classic of western Americana, illustrated with eight full-page wood-engravings by A. Roberts, including a portrait of Custer and four portraits of chiefs, a very nice copy in the original cloth. $4800.

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