New York: Asher & Adams, 1873. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15.75" x 22.5". Beautiful double page map of Washington divided into counties and townships. Delineates towns, waterways, topographical features and railroad lines. Chips and tears to edges. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century.
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1855. Sea chart. Lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 24.5" x 22.25". Attractive sea chart of the northwestern coast of the United States. Includes depths, sailing directions and tidal information. Inset views include "Entrance to Columbia River, Cape Disappointment", "Duncan's Rock and Tahtoosh Island", "Flattery Rocks", "Destruction Island", "Sail Rock and Pt. Grenville", "Tillamook Head", "Cape Lookout" and "Cape Perpetua". Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey...
San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1975. Profusely illustrated throughout with interesting well printed sepiatone photographs, a few colorplates. Large slim 4tos, gray & orange cloth with inset pictorial labels; orange patterned board slipcase. San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1975. First edition. A fine pair in a near fine box. Limited edition -- one of 2500 sets.
New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 1984. 41 photo Illus. Oblong folio, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, (1984). Near Fine.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1942. Color Frontis., b/w Illus. 8vo, green cloth. New York: Whittlesey House, (1942). Near Fine.
Washington: Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, 1855. Broadside. Measures 15.75" x 9.5". This 1855 broadside promotes the "Second Exhibition of the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute." It features an engraving in the top half showing people gathered on the Smithsonian grounds with the Smithsonian Institution Building in the background. Below the engraving are details relating to the exhibitions, a list of the exhibition committee and other members as well as the rules. The exhibition was held on February 8th, 1855 in the 'new and...
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 green cloth, d.w. partially sunned on front portion, remainder mark. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982). Very good.
profusely illus. in color. 4to, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Rizzoli, (1988). vg.
many illus. 4to, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Bonanza, n.d. vg.
Illus. 341pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Garden City, 1970. First edition.
Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1945. Illus. Small 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled. Portland: Binfords & Mort, (1945).
New York: Da Capo Press, 1971. Illus. 3 vols. in one. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971. Reprint of 3 pamphlets: The Centralia Conspiracy by Ralph Chaplin; Centralia: Tragedy and Trial by Ben Hur Lampman; The Centralia Case, A Joint Report.
University of Washington Press, 1990. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth, d.w. University of Washington Press, (1990). Inscribed by the author. A very good copy.
1886. Partly-printed DS signed as President, April 26, 1886, 14.75" x 15", appointing Alexander B. Andrews of Raleigh, NC "A Commissioner to report upon forty miles of railroad constructed by the Northern Pacific Railroad Company ... in the Washington Territory". [This appointment coincided with an expansion project by the Railroad in which a total of 46 miles of new track was laid in the Washington Territory (1886).] Countersigned by Secretary of the Interior and future Associate Justice of the Supreme...
1855. Map. Hand colored engraving. Page measures 15 3/4" x 18 1/2". Early map of Washington and Oregon from 1855 describing the coastal counties of the two Territories. Proposed Railroad details included. Both regions extend to the Continental Divide. From Colton's Atlas of the World Illustrating Physical and Political Geography, Volume 1. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.
Seattle: Rainier Printing Company, 1909. Illus. 504pp. 8vo, original brown pictorial cloth, spine lightly soiled, corners bumped, old newspaper articles pasted on last blank page and back endpaper, browning to last page of text. Seattle: Rainier Printing Company, 1909.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916. Many maps, mostly folding and in color. B/w Illus. 8vo, red cloth, corners bumped, upper right corner margins lightly creased throughout. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916. United States Geological Survey, Bulletin, 614.
Anacortes: Spring, 1980. Ed. by Peter Heffelfinger. Illus. 72pp. 4to, pr. wrs., d.w. Anacortes: Spring, (1980). Very good Autobiography based on interviews. Charles Dinsmore lived in Maine until the 1890s, and moved to Washington State in 1900. At the time of this publication, he was 104 years old.
New York: John I. Donlevy. Itaglio engraving. Uncolored. Sheet measures 22" x 17.75". This unusual intaglio engraving features a portrait of George Washington. The face of Washington is shown with a body of calligraphic ornaments. Engraved by John I. Donlevy, who was an intaglio chromographic and electrographic engraver, used his calligraphic and engraving skills to create this print using letters in various graphic styles. Includes an eagle with the American flag and laurel leaf at the top. In good condition...
illus. 493pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Random House (1974). vg.
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1985. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1985). Very good Presentation copy from the author to Leonard Boudin.
Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1986. 112 color photo Illus. by Charles Krebs. Folio, 1/2 gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf. Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, (1986).
illus. 4to, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Potter, (1977). vg.
Baltimore: Ferrai & Dupin. Stipple engraving. Sheet measures 12.75" x 9". This circa 1798 print features a half length portrait of George Washington. Washington is seen here dressed in military uniform sitting on a chair holding a plan. His sword rests on his right arm while his hat is placed on a table next to him. A medal from the Society of Cincinnati hangs from his left lapel. In the background rows of military tents are visible. The head of...
New York: Scribner, 1895. 12 plates, color map. 250pp. 8vo, original tan decorated cloth, ex-lib, otherwise very good. New York: Scribner, 1895. First Edition. Cloth binding decorated by Margaret Armstrong. Narrative of travel to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska, Washington State including Seattle, and Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area.