1865. Sea chart in 3 sheets. Uncolored lithograph. Two inset panels on each page: each "panel" measures about 22 3/8" x 15.5", each page measures 27 5/8" x 34.25". Great large sea chart plotting the path of 115 miles of the Mississippi River from Cairo Illinois to St. Mary's Missouri. Usually found in six separate sheets, this rare example has the panels uncut (in three sheets). It was prepared by E.H. Gerdes during the Civil War to provide the Union...
New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1892. Chromolithographs, one folding. Over 500 b/w Illus. Folding street map of Chicago. 832pp. 4to, original decorated blue cloth, folding chromolithograph with a few small tears near edge, with no loss of text, cloth lightly soiled on back cover, corners lightly worn on edges and bumped. New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1892. First Edition Four books in one volume that embrace a review of our country's progress, a complete history of America, a new life...
Chicago: R. R. Donnelley, 1899. Many photo Illus. 444pp. 8vo, handsomely bound in modern full brown morocco with gilt decorated spine. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley, 1899. First Edition. Near Fine The second regiment Illinois volunteer infantry fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. The editor, H. W. Bolton, was the chaplain of the regiment.
Chicago: W. B. Conkey. 248pp. + 4pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, decorated red cloth, some margins lightly dampstained, bottom of back cover lightly dampstained. Chicago: W. B. Conkey, (1890). "Sensational account of the tracking down of these confederated criminals, mostly Mormons, who murdered Colonel Davenport at Rock Island and terrorized the upper Mississippi valley, from 1843 to 1848." Howes B-606. Flake 590. Adams, Six-Guns 112.
Chicago: W. B. Conkey. a few Illus. 248pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, decorated pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, front wrapper creased on left side. Chicago: W. B. Conkey, n. d. circa 1890. "Sensational account of the tracking down of these confederated criminals, mostly Mormons, who murdered Colonel Davenport at Rock Island and terrorized the upper Mississippi valley, from 1843 to 1848." Howes B-606. Flake 590. Adams, Six-Guns 112.
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1835. Map. Engraving with original outline coloring. Image measures 10" x 8". Charming map of Illinois and Missouri Territory, divided into counties showing town, geographical features and Indian tribes. Light scattered foxing. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.