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Hartford: Allen S. Stillman, 1844. Folding hand colored map. 3 engraved steel plates, one of which is hand colored. 12 wood cut plates, 65 wood cuts in text. 624pp. 8vo, contemporary calf, gilt spine, spine worn, calf rubbed. Hartford: Allen S. Stillman, 1844. Foxing to the b/w steel plates. Scattered foxing to text. Foxing to margins throughout, including margins of wood cut plates. Light foxing to some blank areas of map. Map with two 2 inch tears along bottom folds...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.