1991. Map. Lithograph. 22" x 27.5". Includes two swatches of cloth used in the project (yellow and blue). In very good condition. Map to accompany Christo and Jean-Claude's monumental 1991 installation 'The Umbrellas Japan and USA' wherein thousands of large umbrellas were widely dispersed in Ibaraki and California for a period of three weeks. Map shows the location of the installations and how to get there. One side shows the Californian location (in yellow), the other shows the location of.....
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New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company, 1922. Map. Lithograph. 15" x 10.5". Shows some toning at edges. In very good condition. From 'The New Atlas of the World' edited by Francis J. Reynolds, revised by Adam Ward. Verso shows small streetscene with of Broadway, Los Angeles, with trolleys, pedestrians, and automobiles.
Kansas City: Bryant & Douglas Book and Stationery, 1907. 8 maps. a few folding. Illus. xiv, 670pp. 8vo, original pictorial tan cloth, spine and back cover lightly soiled, edges of corners worn and bumped, ex-lib without markings on the spine. Kansas City: Bryant & Douglas Book and Stationery, 1907. Text includes a reprint of the work by Col. John T. Hughes on Doniphan's Expedition that was first published in 1848. Howes C-686. Graff 851. Cowan p. 139.
San Francisco: Nash, 1925. Edited, with Introductions, by George Sterling, Genevieve Taggard, & James Rorty. Title page in red and black, 237pp., 8vo, vellum-backed boards, gilt-dec. spine. San Francisco: Printed for The Book Club of California by John Henry Nash, 1925. Near Fine. Includes poets such as Maxwell Anderson, David Atkins, Mary Austin, and many more.
Oakland: Biobooks, 1952. Color plates, folding map. 4to, maroon cloth, bottom of spine and edge of corners rubbed, back corner bumped, small area of light soiling to top of back cover. Oakland: Biobooks, 1952. One of 600 copies. Author was a Lt. Colonel in the Mormon Battalion. He writes of his service during the Mexican War.
Washington: 1849. a copy of the official journal of Lieutenant Colonel Philip St. George Cooke, form Santa Fe to San Diego, &c. March 19, 1849. 85pp. 8vo, 1/2 modern brown morocco, some pages lightly browned or with a very small amount of foxing, corners of back cover slightly bowed. Washington, 1849. "First publication of the complete journal of this famous march of the Mormon Battalion; only extracts from it had been included in the 1847 edition of Emory's Reconnaissance." Howes.....
London: James and John Knapton, 1728. Sea Chart. Uncolored engraving. Sheet measures 25.5" x 30". This stunning map of the western hemisphere depicts North America and South America presented on Edward Wright's projection, also called a globular projection. It extends from the Hudson Bay south to Terra del Fuego with the oceans featuring rhumb lines to facilitate navigation. The map focuses more on the coastlines rather than the interiors. New Zealand appears in its embryonic form with partial coastline shown.....
New York: John Wurtele Lovell, 1881. 166pp. 12mo, green decorated cloth, pages age-toned throughout, cloth lightly soiled, spine ends and edges of corners worn, corners bumped, spine darkened with lettering faded, front flyleaf lacking upper right corner, last blank page lacking. New York: John Wurtele Lovell, 1881. First Edition Extracts from the diary of a foreign traveler to the United States. Flake 2779.