North Easton: Columbia University Press, 1964. Illustrated. xiii, 625 pages. Short thick 4to, cloth. North Easton, MA: Designed and produced by the Printing Office of Columbia University Press, 1964. First Edition. A fine copy. Signed by the author. One of 250 copies.
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3 color and 15 b/w plates, text illus. 329pp. 8vo, cloth: Philadelphia, 1929. Fine History of armed conflict in the Mississippi Valley.
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...
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2013. Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w., small bump on right edge of front and back covers, otherwise very good. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, (2013). Book Club Edition.
Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1750. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 8 5/8" x 6.75". Beautiful chart of the Mississippi River feeding into the Gulf of Mexico. Shows depths and sandbars. In excellent condition. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office).
Readex Microprint, 1966. 39pp. 8vo, green cloth. N.p.: Readex Microprint, (1966). Fine History of the Yazoo Act of 1795 and the land speculation in Alabama and Mississippi which resulted from the act's enactment. Facsimile of the Hartford, 1797 edition.
U. S. Pacific Railroad Exploration & Survey, War Department. Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 26.75 x 38.5". This fascinating geological section of the Mississippi River derives from the investigations of Jules Marcou, a French geologist who worked extensively in North America. In 1853, under the service of the U.S. government, he became the first geologist to cross the United States as part of the Pacific railroad exploration, headed by A.W. Whipple, that was then then underway. This...
New York: Scribner, 1914. A Tale of the Mississippi. Illus. by F.C. Yohn. 8vo, red cloth. N.Y., 1914. First Edition. Inscribed by Cable: "I was at the old landing a few days ago, but what a change!" Fine copy, in a 1/4 blue morocco slipcase.
80 illus. and folding maps. tall 8vo, cloth. n.p. 1968.
illus. 122pp. 8vo, cloth. St. Louis, 1879. Presentation copy.
New York: Harper, 1995. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 maroon cloth, d.w. chipped, d.w. on the blank side and bottom of cloth spine lightly dampstained, some pages with pencil marks in margin. (New York): HarperCollins, (1995).
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1857. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 11.5". Nice clean map of Mississippi divided into counties. Shows major cities, major routes, waterways and railroads. Includes table of steam boat routes. From the "New Universal Atlas". In excellent condition. Plate was originally published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, who sold the copyright to Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company in 1850, which was in turn bought by Charles Desilver in 1856.
illus. 4to, cloth, d.w. Jackson: Univ. Press, of Mississippi, 1981.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. Essay by John Szarkowski. Illustrated with 48 reproductions of Eggleston's color photographs. 112 pages. Small oblong 4to, black leatherette with inset pictorial label. New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1976). First edition. Spine is very slightly skewed and label has faint scratch, still a near fine copy. Signed by the artist on the title page.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. Essay by John Szarkowski. Illustrated with 48 reproductions of Eggleston's color photographs. 112 pages. Small oblong 4to, black leatherette with inset pictorial label. New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1976). First edition. A fine copy.
illustrated. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, (1981). Near fine.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1976. 343 pages. 8vo, full gilt-stamped blue leather, a.e.g. Franklin Library, 1976. A fine copy. 100 Greatest Books of All Time series.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, (1941). Travel on the Mississippi River.
Vol. XXII, No. 5. Saturday, November 3, 1810. folio, 4pp. 5 columns per page. Portsmouth: [William Treadwell], 1810. Contains printing of the Declaration of Independence of West Florida. "...he (Ferdinand VII of Spain) has endeavored to pervert into an engine of destruction, by encouraging, in the most persidious manner, the violation of ordinances sanctioned and established by himself as the law of the land. Being thus left without any hope of protection from the mother country, by being betrayed by...
New York: Knopf, 2003. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: Knopf, 2003. Fine.
Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2000. Illus. 8vo, purple cloth, d.w. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, (2000). Near Fine. Inscribed by Constance Curry.
London: Hinton, Simpkin & Marshall, 1832. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 16 1/8" x 10.5". Fantastic early map of Mississippi and Louisiana divided into counties. The bayou is particularly well detailed, along with other topographical and geographical elements. Features towns, waterways, major routes and Indian tribes. In excellent condition with a few very light spots of foxing. Original folds.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1936. 8vo, green cloth. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1936. First Edition.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 tan cloth, d.w. and boards lightly soiled. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994). Investigation of the murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry in Biloxi, Mississippi.
The Hitherto Unwritten Record of a Hero of the War of the Rebellion. illus. 97pp. 16mo, later library cloth, portion of original pr. wrs. mounted on covers; (covers lightly soiled, ex-lib, otherwise very good). St. Louis: Nixon-Jones Printing, 1887. Philip Henson was a native of Alabama. He spied on the Confederacy mostly in Mississippi. Later in the war, Henson was captured and imprisoned. He was later released because of a lack of evidence.