Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1921. from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. Published by the Clayton Family Association. Frontis. x, 376pp. 12mo, tan cloth, pages age-toned in margins as usual, otherwise near fine. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1921. First Edition "From this day-by day account, (William Clayton), the official historian of the Mormon exodus prepared his famous guide." Howes C-474. Flake/Draper 2427.
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2005. 595 pages (some soiling to the fore edge), thick 8vo, black cloth backed grey boards (some light damp-staining to the edges of the boards and the top edges of the last few pages), attractively designed dust wrapper. A very good(-) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Eugene: Star Job Office, 1897. 26pp. 8vo, self-wrappers, title-page and last page lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Eugene: Star Job Office, 1897. First Separate Edition. "The only diary of the first large emigrant train to Oregon" Howes C-874. Wagner-Camp 386 Note. Graff 914. Sources of the History of Oregon, Volume I. Number 1.
1845. To which are added , Illustrative Documents and Biographic Notices of many prominent loyalists and other eminent men. By George Atkinson Ward. 3 plates. xiii, -672pp. + errata leaf, pagination complete. 8vo, original blue cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, corners bumped, spine sunned, ex-lib, moderate foxing throughout, some pages with a small amount of pencil underlining. New York: Leavitt, Trow, 1845. Contains Curwen's journal and letters from 1775 to 1784. Sabin 18075.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. illus. xix, 440pp. 8vo, handsomely rebound in later 1/2 brown morocco. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. Near Fine Author was a 20 year old living in Baton Rouge in 1862. After Federal troops invaded Baton Rouge, Sarah Dawson moved around Louisiana, before arriving in New Orleans in 1863. She lived there for the rest of the Civil War.
Paris: Societe des Bibliophiles Francois, 1973. Two volumes. Engraved frontis each volume. 424 and 398 pages, tall 8vo, bound in older half leather over marbled boards with gilt spine decorations, original printed wrappers bound in; some wear to leather, particularly at spine ends, front hinge of volume II repaired. Paris: Societe des Bibliophiles Francois, 1873. A very good set.
London: Henry Colburn, 1857. Black and white frontispieces in two volumes (one detached). 4 volumes, small 8vo, Bound by Bartlett & Co. 3/4 navy morocco, marbled boards, gilt stamped spines, marbled endpapers (versos of several endpapers a little foxed, previous owner's plate and label on preliminary blank page of volume 1), top edges gilt. London: Henry Colburn, 1857. A very good(+) set. Overall a handsome small set.
London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1823. by Positive Evidence, the Condition and Probable Prospects of British Emigrants; Including Accounts of Mr. Birbeck's Settlement in the Illinois. Frontis. xvi, 488pp. 8vo, modern full calf, red leather label, margins uncut, lacks 6 pages of publisher's ads at end, light wear to spine ends and edges of corners, ex-lib, scattered light foxing including Frontis., top margin of preface is repaired with tape. London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1823. First Edition William.....
Augusta: Badger and Manley, 1880. 29pp. in double columns. 8vo, early 20th century library cloth, ex-lib, spine and edges of corners worn, previous owner's ink annotations in margin of half-title page and margin of page 3 with one sentence underlined on page 3. Augusta: Badger and Manley, 1880. First Edition Author joined the Continental Army at the age of seventeen. He served throughout the war, including the Battles of Bunker Hiill, Saratoga, and Yorktown. Ex libris from the Royal United.....
New York: 1912. Edited by Emily Ellsworth Ford Skeel. 2 volumes. Illustrated. vi + 567pp. and 555pp. short 8vo, blue cloth; scattered light foxing with heavier spotting at front and end of each volume, some pages unopened, covers lightly worn, ownership signature inside front covers. New York: Privately Printed, 1912. A very good (-) copy.
New York: The New Press, 1995. Translated by Carol A. Flath. With a handful of b/w images. 394 pages. 8vo, black on black cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: The New Press, (1995). A near fine copy with a touch of slight dog-earing to several pages; in a very good dust wrapper, minor scuffing and corner wear to front panel.
New York: Privately Printed, 1902. 3 plates. (2), 261pp. 8vo, contemporary full brown morocco, page margins uncut, spine lightly worn, board slipcase that is rubbed. New York: Privately Printed by the De Vinne Press, 1902. Limited First Edition. Alexander Gunn, a Cleveland industrialist, was a part-time resident of the Zoar commune from 1879 to 1901. The Zoar commune was founded in Ohio in 1817 by German immigrants. In excerpts from his note-books, which he wrote from Zoar from 1889 to.....