New York: Knopf, 1936. Illus. 462pp.+ 16 page index. 8vo, original 1/2 black cloth with pictorial boards, edge of corners worn, otherwise very good. New York: Knopf, 1936.
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Paris: Firmin Didot, 1829. folding map that is partially colored. 485pp. 8vo, later half black morocco, boards worn on edges of corners and bottom edges, moderate foxing throughout, not affecting map, spine ends and boards lightly rubbed. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1829. First Edition "Barbe-Marbois represented France in the preliminary negotiations with the United States on the Louisiana purchase and his book is one of the main sources on that subject. It shows that in the claim by the United States...
456pp. 8vo, modern library buckram; (foxing thoroughout). Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1830. First Edition in English. "Barbe-Marbois represented France in the preliminary negotiations with the United States on the Louisiana purchase and his book is one of the main sources on that subject." Streeter Sale III, 1600. Howes B-115.
Texas Gulf Coast Historical Association, 1964. Illus. 72pp. 8vo, brown cloth. N.p.: Texas Gulf Coast Historical Association, 1964. Fine Presentation copy. Number 1 of 34 copies.
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1966. Illus. 88pp. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w., cloth spine lightly soiled, front flyleaf foxed. San Antonio: Naylor Company, (1966). Full page inscription by the author on the front flyleaf.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996. 8vo, pr. wrs. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996). Very good.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1957. 413pp. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, corners of cloth bumped. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1957).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2014. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. lightly soiled. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2014.
b/w photo illus. 392pp. 8vo, cloth- backed bds., d.w. New York, (1994).
Washington D.C. Surveyor General's Office, 1852. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15.25" x 17". Beautiful map of Louisiana divided into townships with detailed geographical features, illustrating the progress of land surveys. Published by the Surveyor Generals' Office. Image is crisp and clean, with very light offsetting, minor toning to corners and crease to lower left.
Barre: Barre Publishers, 1972. Many photo Illus. by George Francois Mugnier. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. torn and chipped, corners of cloth bumped. Barre: Barre Publishers, (1972).
Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. Many color photo Illus. by Dan Burkholder. 119pp. Oblong 4to, burgundy cloth, d.w. Austin: University of Texas Press, (2008). Very good.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. Illus. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1983). Fine.
New York: Scribner, 1888. 8vo, maroon cloth, lettered in orange & gilt. N.Y.: Scribner, 1888. First Edition. Inscribed by the author: A remarkable echo in this book: every time the read says 'good' the author says, - Yours truly". Fine, ina 1/2 blue morocco slipcase.
Boston: James Osgood, 1885. 473pp. 12mo, blue decorated cloth, spine ends and edges of bottom covers rubbed. Boston: James Osgood, 1885. A novel set in New Orleans.
New York: Scribner, 1880. 8vo, green cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. New York: Scribner, 1880. First Edition. Horizontal tear on the half title professionally mended. Light shelf-wear, but a bright copy with strong hinges.
New York: Scribner, 1889. Illus. 8vo, cloth, pictorial label; binding rubbed. N.Y., 1889. First Edition. A mutilated, or misbound copy, as the first 22 pages are missing although not obviously torn out. There is also a corner missing on the frontispiece. Cable has inscribed the book: "In this copy... the villain of the book is whoever tore out the first story, called `How I Got Them.'" In a 1/2 blue morocco slipcase.
Simsbury, CT: 1884. 1 page, 8 x 5 inches, Simsbury, Connecticut, August 19, 1884, contesting a bill for photography, in full: "I have your notice of due draft $68.50. It is made to cover amount Blanks' bill (including Mr. Fulkerson's services) for photographing certain views. I consider the invoice excessive and have consulted my publishers. When I have heard from them I shall communicate with Mr. Blanks, but I am not going to pay the current charge unless my publishers...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. Over 185 Illus. 4to, black cloth, d.w. chipped. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1990. With Essays by Pete Daniel and Anne Wilkes Tucker. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Slim square 4to, pictorial wrappers, barely worn. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1990). A near fine copy.
Carey & Warner. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 8.25" x 10.5". Shows some light foxing and a small tear at bottom right that extends to neat-line. In very good condition. A map that identifies areas within North America without political borders. Eastern states and western territories are shown along with tribal regions including Snake Nation (Shoshone), Chicasas (Chickasee), Apacheria (Apache), Pimeria (Pima), Nabajo (Navajo), and Dog Ribbed Indians (Tlicho), among others. The area west of the Mississippi River is shown...
New Orleans: L. Graham, 1905. Illus. iv, 350pp. Small 8vo, original gray cloth, spine and endpapers lightly soiled. New Orleans: L. Graham, 1905. Second Edition. On life in antebellum Louisiana. Howes C-225.
Paris: E. Droz, 1932. Publies avec une Introduction et des Note par Gilbert Chinard. Illus., one folding. 554pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., some top margins unopened. Paris: E. Droz, 1932. Very good.
New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. Edited and Compiled by Several Leading Writers of the New Orleans Press. Plates. 324pp. 12mo, original brown cloth, lacks folding map, spine ends worn, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. First Edition, Second Issue. Engraved plates depict local architecture. Contributing writers include Lafcadio Hearn, Charles Gayarre, Alexander Walker, Charles E. Whitney and Marion A. Baker. "Map not issued in all copies." Howes C -574. Internally a bright, tight, clean copy. Also...
New York: Knopf, 1975. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 brown cloth, d.w. chipped and repaired. New York: Knopf, 1975.