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Leipzig: Thomas Crowell, 1840. Mit erlauterndem texte von N.P. Willis, ins Deutsche ubertragen von Dr. Susemihl. Fine illustrations after Bartlett, engraved on steel by Payne. 75 views on 48 plates (24 are full-page including the extra illustrated title), protected with tissue. 169pp. Tall 8vo, original green patterned cloth with gilt-stamped spine (light edgewear; scattered foxing throughout). Leipzig: Theodor Thomas, (circa 1840). A very good copy of this uncommon book, replete with images of New England cities and natural landmarks.
London: Golden Cockerel, 1939. Illustrated (b/w). 88 pages. 8vo, polished leather backed tan cloth; boards bumped at top and bottom edge, corners bumped, leather lightly worn at binding. London: Golden Cockerel Press, (1939). Limited edition, 178 of 300 copies. A very good copy. A reprint from the rare 1662 edition.
Amsterdam: 1638. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 20". This important 1638 map by Willem Blaeu provides an unexpected and unequalled view of the nascent colonies of New Netherlands, labeled with its Latin equivalent of Nova Belgica, and New Amsterdam. Oriented to the west, it proceeds from south at top to north at bottom, producing an oddly oriented but highly detailed account of the coastline. This map publicizes the 1613 discoveries of Dutch captain Adriaen Block, who.....
Amsterdam: 1640. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 20". This important map by Willem Blaeu provides an unexpected and unequalled view of the nascent colonies of New Netherlands, labeled with its Latin equivalent of Nova Belgica, and New Amsterdam. Oriented to the west, it proceeds from south at top to north at bottom, producing an oddly oriented but highly detailed account of the coastline. This map publicizes the 1613 discoveries of Dutch captain Adriaen Block, who added.....
Philadelphia: A. Hart, 1853. Folding table. 2 Vols. in one. 12mo, original maroon blind-stamped cloth, spine ends worn, corners bumped, foxing throughout. Philadelphia: A. Hart, 1853. Author travelled to Boston, New York City, Washington, and Philadelphia. Alfred Bunn was a leading manager of London theaters. He also writes several chapters on the theater in the United States and England.
Springfield: New England Publishing, 1866. Folding map of Connecticut River Valley. Plates, several in color. Text engravings. 235pp. + ads. 8vo, original brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, spine ends worn, map repaired with tape on the blank side. Springfield: New England Publishing, 1866. First Edition. Guidebook to the Connecticut River Valley from Connecticut, through Massachusetts, north to New Hampshire and Vermont.
Paris: Dezoteux, 1786. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7" x 10 3/4". This is a scarce Revolutionary War era map of the Chesapeake Bay region includes parts of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Extends from the Ohio River to Portsmouth and identifies Philadelphia along with several important towns, cities, rivers and mountains. It tracks the route taken by Chastellux from Williamsburg to the Alleghany Mountains and back. The map is in good condition with some toning and minor wear along.....
F. Bourquin, 1884. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 15.25 x 12.5 inches. Repairs to margins lower right. York County is the southwesternmost county in the state of Maine, along the state of New Hampshire's eastern border. From Colby's Atlas of the State of Maine, nicely engraved by William Bracher.
Houlton, Maine: F. Bourquin, 1887. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 15.25 x 12.5 inches. Repairs to margins lower right. Beautiful map showing 9 different rock formations with concise hand coloring by Prof. Hitchcock, Geologist to the State of Maine. Verso shows Coast survey of Boothbay in Lincoln County, S Central Maine. From Colby's Atlas of the State of Maine, nicely engraved by William Bracher.
New York: J.H. Colton & Co., 1857. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 3/4" x 15" Detailed map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island divided into counties. An inset in the lower right shows Boston and its Vicinity. Cities, towns, railroads, major routes and canals are labeled. In very good condition, with minor wear to margins. Overall toning. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J......
Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1963. Introduction by Frederick Barbour. Editor's note by Paul Koda.Two volumes. Color frontis., illustrated with more than 70 black & white photos. 71pp. and 31pp., thin 8vo, white boards, glassine wrappers. Connecticut: The Connecticut Historical Society, (1963 and 1970). A near fine copy in very good plus glassine dust wrappers. One of 1000 copies. Includes the 1970 Supplement, Catalogue 4A.
Philadelphia: McKay, 1889. 286 pages. Small 8vo, 3/4 black calf over marbled boards, ornately gilt spine, top edge gilt; binding lightly edgeworn and one label on spine rubbed. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1889. Reprinted from the Philadelphia Ledger. Very good(+). Small neat gift inscription on flyleaf.
Boston: L. C. Page, 1924. Being an Account of Little Journeys to Various Quaint Inns...of Colonial New England... Illus., some in color. Small 8vo, green pictorial cloth, front cover slightly warped, tips of corners very lightly worn, spine ends and bottom edges of covers rubbed, lettering on spine partially faded. Boston: L.C. Page, 1924.