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1786. Exceedingly rare and historically important autographed document signed, 2 pages (front and back), oversize folio, 14.75 x 9 inches, signed twice "Barnabas Binney" (obverse and recto), November 21, 1786. In this document, Binney is agreeing to sell his various accumulated parcels of land under the guidance of Samuel Nicholson, in small part: "...in consideration of the sum of one thousand pounds Pennsylvania currency...I do hereby assign unto Samuel Nicholson, of the County of Franklin, all my right and title.....
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 8" x 10". Great map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey divided into counties. Delineates towns, topography and waterways. Minor wear to edges. 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.
many color plates and maps. vol. I only. 627pp. 4to, 1/2 calf, gilt spine, a.e.g. (Harrisburg), 1896. First edition. Fine. Reports on the forts on the Blue Mountains, north and west branches of the Susquehanna River, and the Wyoming, Cumberland, and Juanita valleys. another copy: also: 2 vols. 1/2 leather. Covers whole state.
London: Fisher, 1841. Engraved frontispiece portrait and folding map of the United States, 72 text engravings. 3 volumes, thick 8vo, original cloth; (spines worn and recased and repaired, a few pages with repaired tears with no loss of text, scattered foxing, inner hinges strengthened). London: Fisher, Son, (1841). First edition. A very good(-) set. Author was a British journalist and historian. "His books...contain much valuable matter, both descriptive and statistical." DNB III, p. 202. "Devoted to...New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.".....
New York: Charles Heartman. Color Frontis. 69pp. 8vo, tan boards with paper label on front cover, small bump to bottom edge of front cover, small areas of wear to bottom edges of covers, pages partially unopened. New York: Charles Heartman, n.d., circa 1912. First American Edition. One of 320 copies. "After many hardships in Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, served awhile in the American army, then deserted to the Hessians." Howes B-939.