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Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 444)
Annals of Southwestern Pennsylvania by Lewis Clark Walkinshaw, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1939, first, four volumes, complete. 394+ 425 + 528 + 623pp. with illustrations.
Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 444)
Includes; 1) The Kanawha Spectator, Vol. 1 by Julius A. De Gruyter, Jarrett Printing, Charleston, W.Va., 1953. Illustrations by Keith Rose and Paul Jordan. 2) The Kanawha Spectator Part II by Julius A. De Gruyter. Printed in the United States, copyrighted 1976 by William H. Erwin Jr., Charleston, West Virginia. These are a rare local history of Charleston and adjoining areas of West Virginia. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 444)
Biographical & Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Compiled, edited and published by John M. Gresham & Co., Samuel T. Wiley, chief assistant. Nos. 1218 and 1220 Filbert St. Philadelphia, 1890.
Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 444)
Lot Includes; (1) Pittsburgh Memoranda, by Haniel Long. Writers Editions, Santa FE N.M. Copyright, 1935, Printed in the U.S.A. (2) Pittsburgh Memoranda. Breton Books, Pittsburgh. (3) If He Can Make Her So, Selection and introduction by Ron Caplan with a painting from the work of John Kane. Frontier Press, Pittsburgh, PA. USA. Copyright, 1968
Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 444)
Lot includes: 1)The Papers of Henry Bouquet - The Forbes Expedition, Edited by S. K. Stevens, Donald H. Kent, Autumn L. Leonard. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Harrisburg 1951, volume 2. 2) The Papers of Henry Bouquet - January 1, 1759 - August 31, 1759. Edited by Donald H. Kent, Louis M. Waddell, Autumn L. Leonard, 1976, volume 3. 3) The Papers of Henry Bouquet - September 1, 1759 - August 31, 1760. Edited by Louis M. Waddell, John L. Tottenham, Donald H.Kent, 1978 volume 3. Selling as a set
Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 444)
INCLUDING THE NAMES OF ALL THE MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS, MECHANICS, PROFESSIONAL, AND MEN OF BUSINESS OF PITTSBURGH AND ITS VICINITY, Harris, Isaac,1837, First Edition, Pittsburgh, 340 pp plus 128 unnumbered pp of advertisements with some woodcut illustrations. Original board covers with new spine and end pages, some paper tanning throughout.
Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 444)
Sargent, Winthrop, Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Co for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1855, first edition, 423pp, all plates and maps (most folding) and a text illustration present. Cloth covers worn and very faded.
Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 444)
History of Butler County, Pennsylvania. Embracing its physical features....... Illustrated. R.C. Brown & Co, 1895, first, 1360 pages with numerous illustrations and portraits, early settlement and subsequent growth... the legal and medical professions; the press; schools and school laws; internal improvements; agriculture; the temperance cause; military history; the butler oil and gas fields; sketches of boroughs, townships and villages; religious, educational, social and material progress; biographies and portraits of pioneers and representative citizens, etc. 4" thick, some wear and looseness.
Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 444)
Front cover detached, writing on title page Doddridge, Rev. Dr. Jos., , Printed at the Office of the Gazette, for the author, Wellsburgh, VA: 1824. First edition, 316 pp., Howes D-390:"Best of the many secondary sources on these border wars." Streeter sale 1334: "Classic on the life of the first settlers beyond the Alleghenies. Doddridge’s parents moved to Washington County, Pennsylvania, then a wilderness, in 1773, when he was four years old, so he knew by family tradition and actual experience the frontier life he describes so well.”Field 543: "Drawn from original sources, mostly of personal observation, or from the actors in the border wars." 316 pp
Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 444)
Commemorative Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Illustrated. J.H. Beers & Co., Chicago. 1893, first, 1494 pages with numerous portraits. Rebound, Albert Miller bookplate.
Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 444)
Old and New Westmoreland, Genealogical and personal history under editorial supervision of Capt. Fenwick Y. Hedley. Vols. III & IV, 1918. Ten soiled pages 80 to 90, great local genealogical info. Scarce. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 444)
Includes; 1) History of Jefferson College: including an account of the early log cabin schools, Joseph Smith, 1857, first edition, covers and spine worn, good, scarce. 2) The Student Cavaliers, Forrest, R. F. Fenno & Company,1908, Jefferson College in Canonsburg w/2 b&w photos. Noah Thompson bookplate. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 444)
1753 History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, palatial residences, public buildings, fine blocks and important manufactories, from original sketches by artists of the highest ability,L.H. Everts & Co.,1876, first, edition. Rebound.
Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 444)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1947. Seventeen watercolors and forty-six crayon drawings by Andrey Avinoff, two etchings by Louis Orr. Limited to 1500 copies, large elephant folio with a Governor Martin bookplate.
Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 444)
September, 1907, first, 90 pages with illustrations and maps plus large gatefold maps in the front and rear. This documents the southwestern PA coalfields owned by J.V. Thompson. Covers worn and there is a lengthy newspaper clipping about the suicide of the books author pasted inside the front cover. The front map is loose and one section is browned.
Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 444)
History of Indiana County, Penn'a. 1745-1880, Published by J.A. Caldwell, 1880, first, with many lithographed views of homes and public buildings plus tax assessment lists, Civil War regiments, township development, churches, schools and biographical accounts with information on surrounding counties. Worn covers and some pages soiled or with old stains.
Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 444)
Fleming, G. T. History of Pittsburgh & Environs From Prehistoric Days to the Beginning of the American Revolution,New York & Chicago, 1922, 3 volumes of history and one of biography, covers worn, nice inside. Selling in four volumes.
Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 444)
Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania by A.K. McClure, L.L.D., autographed edition, numbered 406/1000. The John C, Winston Co., 1905, Philadelphia, with many illustrations. Beautiful binding in nice bright condition. Selling in two volumes.
Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 444)
By Frank C. Harper, 1931, History from the earliest settlement to the 1930s plus biographical volumes with good genealogical info. Note wear, chewing to corners, etc, still good. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 444)
Reed, John, 1925, first edition, 1,288pp., illustrated, history and biographies. Some looseness and wear, good only.
Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 444)
Experiences of a Forty-Niner by William G. Johnson. Pittsburgh, 1892, the scarce first edition with the blueprint map (which was printed after the book was published) loose in the back, 390pp. with 1 portrait and 13 illustrations. From an edition limited to fifty copies, according to Mintz in the original green cloth. The book is a direct transcript from the original journal kept along the overland route, with descriptions of the country, life at the mines, etc. Cowan p. 316. Printed when Pittsburgh was spelled Pittsburg. Howes J173
Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 444)
Aler, F.B., 1888, 1st, Some wear to the covers, a strip of cloth missing from the bottom of the spine, previous owner's book plate in front, pages 237-244 are heavily foxed and there is an old red campaign ribbon toting the gold standard tucked in there.
Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 444)
1876, first, color maps of towns and townships, lithographs of homes, buildings etc are hand tinted in green with many residences showing birdhouses for martins. Spine is duct taped.
Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 444)
J. R. Weldin Company, Pittsburgh, 1917, 2nd, limited edition, xxiv, 310pp, 3 foldout maps, top edge gilt, title page toned from frontispiece map other wise very good.
Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 444)
Old Redstone or Sketches of Western Presbyterianism, Philadelphia, Gambo,1854, First, 459pp.+ 8 plates. Old worn and yellowed newspaper notes on the Redstone circuit in southwestern PA and eastern Ohio glued on the front end pages, cover wear, some pages have notes and underlining.
Lot # 26 (Sale Order: 26 of 444)
Water St and First Ave, Pittsburg, 1905, xxv, 683pp, illus including a frontispiece of their factory, hardbound with wear on edges and corners. Printed when "Pittsburgh" was spelled "Pittsburg". The endpapers are soiled and there is a hole in the front endpage, 4 pps foxed and about 20 have pencil marks, front inside hinge cracking at top, scarce.
Lot # 27 (Sale Order: 27 of 444)
Includes; 1) VILLAGE SOUVENIR AND OTHER POEMS By Wm. H. Phipps, 1891, first, O.C. McClung, Pittsburgh, 128pp plus an errata page. This contains "Amity Annals" about Rev. Solomon Spaulding and his manuscript that many claimed was the book of Mormon. Hardbound in very good condition. 2) THE "MANUSCRIPT FOUND." MANUSCRIPT STORY, By Rev. Solomon Spaulding, Printed from a Verbatim Copy....,Printed and Published at the Millennial Star Office, Liverpool,1910, later printing. Paperbound with the back cover missing, front cover soiled and dog eared, spine covering is tattered and partially gone, fair condition only. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 28 (Sale Order: 28 of 444)
Sandusky and Robinson Sts, N.S., Pittsburgh, PA, 1924, 1312pp, heavily illustrated including a picture of their building. Hardbound, about 8x10", covers worn and soiled, inside surprisingly clean, scarce.
Lot # 29 (Sale Order: 29 of 444)
Pittsburgh, W.S. Haven. 1856, First printing of the enlarged third edition, 1,016 pages, Howes p 231. Rebound in black leather, about 20 pages rough on the outside edge.
Lot # 30 (Sale Order: 30 of 444)
Brackenridge, H.M. Pittsburgh, W. S. Haven, 1859, first edition, 336 pp. History about the Whiskey Rebellion from the library of Noah Washington, rebound in green cloth, stamped with his name and address on the new front end page. The title page is very soiled and has a hole and there is old soil and foxing to the first 32 pages.
Lot # 31 (Sale Order: 31 of 444)
With a Memoir of the author by His Daughter Narcissa....with addition of new and valuable material, John Ritenour & Wm Lindsey, Pittsburgh, 1912, wear on edges, cloth bleached on the bottom of spine and back cover, inscription from Ritenour to Dr. L. M. Herrington on the front flyleaf. The frontispiece if a photo of the now gone Doddridge house, the first house in Independence township, Washington County, PA.
Lot # 32 (Sale Order: 32 of 444)
Includes; 1) Courts of Justice Bench and Bar, Crumrine,1902. 2) Beer's Biographical Record of Washington County, PA, 2 vol, reprint w/new all name index, fine. 3) Bibliography of Washington, PA, Crumrine, reprint, paperbound. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 33 (Sale Order: 33 of 444)
Includes; 1) Disbound; History of Allegheny County. 2) Crumrine; Washington County disbound, missing front pages. 3) Memoirs of the Historical Society of PA, Vol. 1. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 34 (Sale Order: 34 of 444)
Includes; 1) THE OLD PIKE, A HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL ROAD by Searight, Uniontown, Pa., 1894, first, illus, portraits, 384pp. Covers worn, front end pages loose,some penciled underlining and remarks by a previous owner on a number of pages. 2) SOME HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF THE NATIONAL PIKE, An Address by Hon. Henry W. Temple, August 1930, 14pp, Ward Printing Co, Washington. This has some ink corrections made by the author who had earlier walked most of the road with John Lacock and others paperbound. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 35 (Sale Order: 35 of 444)
Includes; 1) Malcolm Parcell: Wizard of Moon Lorn, Miller, D., Pittsburgh, 1985, first, 86 pp, heavily illus in color and b/w, fine in a fine dust jacket. 2) Inspirational Impressionistic Images by Jay Stock, Pathans Publishing,1992, limited edition of 2,500 copies,signed by the author on the title p, (80)pp. with a few pps of text and many full page color images. Covers worn on the edges in a very good dust jacket. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 36 (Sale Order: 36 of 444)
1) The Freighter - A Tale of the Pittsburgh Frontier, Russell, A., Roxburgh Pub, 1915,1st,covers worn. 2) Sim Greene: A narrative of the Whisky Insurrection, John C. Winston Co, 1907, good. 3) THE LATIMERS -- A TALE OF THE WESTERN INSURRECTION OF 1794, Gibson Press reprint, rebound, library buckrum, XLIBRA with no outside marks. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 37 (Sale Order: 37 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) Unofficial Notes by John G. Bowman, 1963, dust jacket. 2) From Pittsburgh To Rocky Mountains edited by Maxine Benson, copyright 1988, dust jacket. 3) None Can See the Limits Of Its Reach by John Gabbert Bowman, 1964. 4) Rooms With A View by the University of Pittsburgh 5) The Darlington Memorial Library by Agnes Starrett, University of Pittsburgh Press 1938, copy of 1 out of 250 copies. 6) 1988 Pitt Football Media Guide. 7) Pitt - The Story of t University of Pittsburgh 1787-1987 by Robert C. Alberts. copyright 1986. 8) Pittsburgh The Story of an American City by Stefan Lorant, copyright 1975. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 38 (Sale Order: 38 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) The Good Provider - H.J. Heinz and his 57 Varieties by Robert C. Alberts, copyright 1973, signed by the author, dust jacket. 2) The Shaping Of The Point by Robert C. Alberts, copyright 1980, dust jacket. 3) Discovering Pittsburgh Sculpture, photographs by Vernon Gay, text by Marilyn Evert, copyright 1983. 4) Penn Woods West by Edwin L. Peterson, copyright 1959 Second Edition. University of Pittsburgh Press 5) Pittsburgh The Story of an American City, Stefan Lorant, Fourth Edition 1988, Author's Edition, dust jacket. 6) portrait of an urban medical center by Allegheny General, copyright 1991. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 39 (Sale Order: 39 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) THE FREIGHTER - A Tale of the Pittsburgh Frontier by Andrew Lyle Russell, copyright 1915. 2) SIM GREENE And Tom The Tinker's Men by Richard T. Wiley, Litt, D. Copyright 1943 Fourth Printing. 3) Letters to Piglet by Ruth Hannah Chalfant, copyright 1976. Signed by author, dust jacket. 4) Piglet Parables by Ruth Hannah Chalfant, copyright 1977, First Edition, signed by author. 5)Chronicles of Border Warfare by Alexander Scott Withers, reprinted 1994. 6) John McMillan - The Apostle of Presbyterianism in The West 1752-1833 by Dwight Raymond Guthrie, copyright 1952 University of Pittsburgh Press, dust jacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 40 (Sale Order: 40 of 444)
History of the County of Westmoreland, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of many of the Pioneers and Prominent men. Edited by George Dallas Albert. Illustrated. Philadelphia, L.H. Everts & Co. 1882. Press of J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia. Title page, preface and contents pages covered in plastic protectors.
Lot # 40A (Sale Order: 41 of 444)
Lot includes five books from the personal library of Gov. Edward Martin; 1) A Letter from Pennsylvania 1683, A Page of Finnish History, introduction by Kalle T. Jutila, Minister of Finland to the United States, 1949. Signed Edward Martin 1951 and Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 2) My Pennsylvania, A Bried History of the Commonwealth's Sixty-seven Counties. Published by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, copyright, 1946. Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 3) Pennsylvania's welcome to the Conference of Governors, 1944, Harrisburg, May 28th to 31st. Gold embossed cover; Honorable Edward Martin, Governor of Pennsylvania and Edward & Charity Martin bookplate. 4) Pennsylvania's welcome to the Conference of Governors, 1944, Harrisburg, May 28th to 31st. Autographed by Gov. Edward Martin, Nov. 8, 1944. 5) Pennsylvania, published by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1944, second printing. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 40B (Sale Order: 42 of 444)
Twenty-Eighth Division, Pennsylvania's Guard in the World War. Compiled from official and private records by Colonel Edward Martin, E.S. Wallace, A.M., D.D. editor, published by 28th Division Publishing Co., Pittsburgh, PA, copyright 1923, in two volumes. Also included in this lot is a hard cover protector for the 10th PA Vol. Infantry, from the Edward Martin personal library. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 40C (Sale Order: 43 of 444)
Six books from the personal library of Gov. Edward Martin; 1) America in the World War, A Romance in Figures, by Colonel P.S. Bond and Colonel C.O. Sherrill, George Banta Publishing Co., Wisconsin. Copyright 1921. Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 2) Infantry in Battle, The Infantry Journal Inc. Washington, DC, 1934. Signed by Edward Martin, May 1936 with Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 3) Strategy, A Lecture Delivered by Colonel Arthur L. Wagner. Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co., 1904, signed Edward Martin, Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 4) Reds in America, Beckwith Press, 1924. Signed Edward Martin, Sept. 30, 1931, with Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 5) Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason, George H. Doran Co., 1926. Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 6) History of the Spanish American War, by Henry Watterson, illustrated, The Werner Co., 1898. Edward & Charity Martin book plate. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 40D (Sale Order: 44 of 444)
Ten books from the personal library of Gov. Edward Martin; 1) Barbed Wire Entanglements by Maj. Gen. Paul B. Malone, published by Stackpole Sons, Harrisburg, PA, 1940. Signed Edward Martin with Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 2) Your Sons and Ten Fighting Generals by Donald Wilhelm, American Brake Shoe Co., NY 1944. Signed by Edward Martin May 9, 1944 with Edward & Charty Martin book plate. 3) Your Son and Six Fighting Generals by Donald Wilhelm, American Brake Shoe Co., NY 1944. Signed by Edward Martin , Sept. 20, 1944 with Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 4) Makers of Modern Strategy, edited by Edward Meade Earle. Book is signed by the editor, signed by Edward Martin and presented to Martin by W. S. Culbertson with an inscription and two photogrpahs including Martin at Charmain, PA. Copyrighted 1943 with an Edward & Charity Martin book plate, dust jacket. 5) Manuever in War by Charles Andrew Willoughby, Military Service Pub. Co., 1939. Signed by Edwar Martin with Edward & Charity Martin book plate, dust jacket. 6) Pennsylvania's First Year at War, Harrisburg, PA 1943. Signed by Martin on cover with Edward & Charity Martin book plate. 7) Pennsylvania's Second Year at War, Harrisburg,
Lot # 41 (Sale Order: 45 of 444)
Volume 1, Pittsburgh, 1846, the scarce first edition, volume 2, Pittsburgh,1874, second edition, HOWES C846 "Unrivalled collection of Ohio Valley sources." Selling as one lot
Lot # 42 (Sale Order: 46 of 444)
The Construction of Mill Dams ....also the building of race and reservoir embankments ... the measurement of streams.... &. Springfield (OH): James Leffel & Co.,1874, 336 pp., first, 47 full-page wood engravings, pp. 313-336 have ads for machinery, etc,some fading to covers.
Lot # 43 (Sale Order: 47 of 444)
D.J. Lake CE. Simmons, Titon and Simmons Cover is worn, taped spine, 1874. 95 pages.
Lot # 44 (Sale Order: 48 of 444)
Youngstown, The American Historical Society, 1921, a special limited, deluxe edition volume History Of Youngstown And The Mahoning Valley, with extensive, in depth biographies of numerous prominent residents and families.
Lot # 45 (Sale Order: 49 of 444)
Report of The Trial of Friends at Steubenville, Ohio, from the 15th to the 26th of October, 1828, Marcus T.C. Gould, Philadelphia, Jesper Harding, 1829, first edition, 340 pp. Rebound in leather, pages foxed throughout. A trial of two gentlemen who interrupted the Friends meeting in Steubenville with great force and violence.
Lot # 46 (Sale Order: 50 of 444)
Robert Clark Co, 1898, First edition (with the word "correct" spelled "corcret" on p. 19), a scarce Ohio history, front cover neatly repaired with black tape long ago.
Lot # 47 (Sale Order: 51 of 444)
1825, Mount Pleasant, OH, 1st, scarce, leather, worn at spine, corners, pages yellowed, first page tattered, hard to find early Mount Pleasant, OH title.
Lot # 48 (Sale Order: 52 of 444)
Life of George Rogers Clark, Dodd, Mead, 1929, first edition, xv, 482 pp. frontispiece., plates, portraits, maps, indexed. Good Old Northwest history.
Lot # 49 (Sale Order: 53 of 444)
Bonnie Belmont, A Historical Romance of the Days of Slavery and the Civil War by Judge John S. Cochran. Published by the author, Wheeling,1907, first, 291pp, illus. including a fold out view of Wheeling (tattered, old yellowed tape on the back of the foldout), stories of Belmont County, Ohio and Wheeling, WV. Rebound long ago, some pages spotted.
Lot # 50 (Sale Order: 55 of 444)
Steubenville & Jefferson Co., Ohio 20th Century History of Steubenville & Jefferson County (Ohio), and Representative Citizens, Doyle, Joseph B., 1992 reprint of the 1910 original, 1197pp plus numerous illustrations and portraits plus a new 132 pp all name index. Contains 1000s of names from Steubenville and nearby areas. Near fine
Lot # 50A (Sale Order: 54 of 444)
Cast iron book press with wheel driven mechanism. Measures 15.5" high, 22" long and 12" deep.
Lot # 51 (Sale Order: 56 of 444)
For the year 1835, containing a condensed history of the state, with a full and complete catalogue of all the public officers in the several counties of Ohio; officers of state; members of congress, and the legislature, 128pp., first edition. Covered with a clear mylar jacket.
Lot # 52 (Sale Order: 57 of 444)
Containing Directions for Navigating the Ohio, and Mississippi Rivers; with an ample account of Much Admired Waters from The Head of the Former to the Mouth of the Latter; and a Concise Description of Their Towns,Villages, Harbors, Settlement., w Maps of the Ohio and Mississippi; To which Is Added an Appendix, Containing an Account of Louisiana, And of the Missouri and Columbia Rivers, as Discovered by the Voyage under Capts. Lewis and Clark, (CRAMER, Zadok), Twelfth Edition, 1824, Published By Cramer & Spear, Wood Street, Pittsburgh, 275 pp plus a map of Pittsburgh and 13 maps of the Ohio, 1 of the Falls of the Ohio, and 13 maps of the Mississippi. (map of Pittsburgh has corner missing, map 4, page 69 has a closed tear) There is an ink name on the title page and some foxing or soil on some pages. Howes C-855: "Most widely used guide to western waters in the early period, both before and after the application of steam in 1807." Sabin 17386. American Imprints 40590.
Lot # 53 (Sale Order: 58 of 444)
Representative Citizens of Ohio. Memorial-Biographical by G. Frederick Wright. The Memorial Publishing Co. Cleveland, Ohio New York, N.Y. 1915. Water stain in lower right corner, beginning from title page to page 66. 462 pp. plus index
Lot # 54 (Sale Order: 59 of 444)
History of the Upper Ohio Valley. Illustrated. Madison Wis. Brant & Fuller, 1890. History and genealogical info on Belmont County, Ohio and Brooke, Hancock and Ohio Counties of West Virginia including much on the great Wheeling area. Spines weak on edges. Sold as a set.
Lot # 55 (Sale Order: 60 of 444)
The Parkersburg Rig & Reel Company, Parkersburg, WV, 1921, 506pp, index, heavily illustrated with many, many fold out plates. Hardbound, some wear on the covers, good and tight and extremely hard to find.
Lot # 56 (Sale Order: 61 of 444)
Flora of West Virginia, Strausbaugh & Core, West Virginia University Bulletins, 4 softbound issues, 1952 - 1964, Morgantown, WV, First editions bound in two leather volumes, 1075pp plus the original paper wraps, many black and white and a few col illustrations, index in volume 2, original paper covers soiled else very good ++.
Lot # 57 (Sale Order: 62 of 444)
By Charles F. Hoffman. 1835, First Edition, "BAL 8521; Sabin 32389; Field, Indian Bibliography, 706." "2 vols, 12mo, original slate brown cloth, gilt lettering." " Hoffman’s first book, an entertaining and informative journal of his travels from New York to Ohio, Missouri and Illinois in the winter of 1833. Field thought highly enough of Hoffman’s account of the various Western Indian tribes to give it a “high rank in aboriginal literature.” , rebound long ago with new end pages, some foxing.
Lot # 58 (Sale Order: 63 of 444)
Axtell-Rush Pub., Pittsburgh, 1908, first in book form, rebound, some foxing to pages. The story of a thousand-mile saddle trip up and down the Texas frontier in pursuit of a runaway ox, with adventures by the way, Miller, L
Lot # 59 (Sale Order: 64 of 444)
Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures, or Life in the West by John C. Van Tramp. 1867, rebound in leather. Engraved frontis page, 13 wood engravings, 763pp.
Lot # 60 (Sale Order: 65 of 444)
Nordhoff, C., California: For Health, Pleasure, And Residence, a book for travelers and settlers by Charles Nordhoff. NY Harper & Brothers,1872, first edition, 255pp + 4pp book ads, many illus and maps. Rebound with new end pages, some foxing throughout.
Lot # 61 (Sale Order: 66 of 444)
By J.H. Beadle. Cincinnati: Jones Brothers & Company, 1879, first edition, color map, illustrations, with much on Mormons, Custer, etc. Leather spines and corners worn, nice marbled endpages.
Lot # 62 (Sale Order: 67 of 444)
a Minute Description of the Routes, Scenery, Soil, Climate, Timber, Gold, Geology, Zoology, Etc, James Miller, Publisher, N.Y.,1876, first edition, 151pp + pp publisher"s catalog, four cross section plates, two of which are hand-colored and one of which folds out + 10 tinted plates for a total of 14. Alas the map is missing. Rebound in leather with new end pages. Howes listed "b" 411.
Lot # 63 (Sale Order: 68 of 444)
Edwards, Richard and Hopewell,M, St. Louis, 1860, first edition, ,-604,,pp. Contains a wealth of historical material, especially on early days in the West, the fur trade, scrapes with Indians, the Mexican War, and the commercial development of St. Louis, with many biographies of prominent citizens. Includes a view of Pittsburgh at the beginning of the text. The 30pp. section after the main text (not mentioned by Howes), is comprised of engraved plates to adorn a projecte second volume, which was apparently never published. These specimen plates depict business establishments, breweries, mills, steam laundries, etcfocus on St Louis and area, some wear on spine, corners, all edges gilt. Howes E 69.
Lot # 64 (Sale Order: 69 of 444)
The Story of the Exploring Expedition of Lewis and Clark in 1804-5-6, Brooks, N. October, 1901, First Edition with foldout map, 1 plate loose, xii pp., 1 l., 365 pp
Lot # 65 (Sale Order: 70 of 444)
Includes; 1) Brockett, Our Western Empire or the New West Beyond the Misssissippi, 1881, first, color maps and many black/white illustrations, covers worn. 2) Wood, Over the Range to the Golden Gate, 1904, revised with additions, foldout map in rear, numerous illustrations, with the names W. P. Templeton and J. E. Johnston on the endpage. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 66 (Sale Order: 71 of 444)
Lot includes; 1) Boots and Saddles by Elizabeth B. Custer, with portrait and map. New York, Harper and Brothers , Franklin Square. Copyright 1885. 2) Cavalier in Buckskin - George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier by Robert M. Utley. University of Oklahoma Press: Norman and London, copyright 1988, dust jacket. 3) Custer and the Little Big Horn - A Psychobiographical Inquiry by Charles K. Hofling, M.D., Wayne University Press, Detroit, 1981. Dust jacket. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 67 (Sale Order: 72 of 444)
GPO, Wash, DC, 1887, 456 pp, illus,13 color fold-outs. Herd 2368, "Contains a report on the condition of the range cattle industry by H. M. Taylor, on calf raising on the plains by George W. Rust, and on the cattle industry in California by A. S. Mercer. Some cover wear and soil.
Lot # 68 (Sale Order: 73 of 444)
Lot Includes; (1) West Winds, California's Book of Fiction. Edited by Herman Whitaker. 1914. (2) The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire. Edited by Charles Morris, LL.D. 1906. (3) Glimpses of California and the Missions by Helen Hunt Jackson. Boston 1911. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 69 (Sale Order: 74 of 444)
Lot Includes; (1) The Time of the Buffalo by John McHugh. New York 1972. Dust jacket. (2) Adventures of Zenas Leonard Fur Trader edited by John C. Ewers. 1959. (3) The Beaver Men Spearheads of Empire by Mari Sandoz. New York. 1964 2nd printing. (4) Furs by Astor by John Upton Terrell. 1963 1st edition. (5) Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth by T.D. Bonner. 1965. All have dust jackets. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 70 (Sale Order: 75 of 444)
Lot Includes;; (1) Oregon and California the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains by Brevet Col. J. C. Fremont. Buffalo 1851. Double Frontis and 2 plates. (2) The Great Trek by Owen Cochran Coy. 1931. 3 maps and woodcuts. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 71 (Sale Order: 76 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) Ghost Town Treasures by Lambert Florin, copyright 1965, First Edition, dust jacket. 2) Ghost Towns Of The west by Lambert Florin, copyright 1971, dust jacket. 3) Down On The Farm commentary by Stewart H. Hollbrook, copyright MCMLIV, dust jacket. 4) The Frontier Years by Mark H. Brown and W. R. Felton, L. A. Huffman, Photographer of the Plains, copyright MVMLV, dust jacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 72 (Sale Order: 77 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) The Santa Fe Trail by R. L. Duffus, Reprinted Edition 1931, dustjacket. 2) DESTINY ROAD - The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest by Odie B. Faulk, copyright 1973 by Oxford University Press, Inc., dustjacket. 3) The End Of The Trail from E. Alexander Powell, F.R.G.S., Reprinted April 1916. 4) Soldiers on the Santa Fe Trail by Leo E. Oliva, copyright 1967 by the University of Oklahoma Press. 5) The Great North Trail by Dan Cushman, copyright 1966, First Edition, dustjacket. 6) Doomed Road Of Empire - The SpanishTrail of Conquest by Hodding Carter, copyright 1963, First Edition, dustjacket. 7) The California Trail by George R. Stewart, copyright 1962, dustjacket. 8) The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman, illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton, copyright 1945, dustjacket. 9) Here Rolled The Covered Wagons by Albert and Jane Salisbury, copyright 1948, Third Revised Edition, dustjacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 73 (Sale Order: 78 of 444)
Edward S. Curtis, 1972, first edition, xvi pp. 88 plates (on 176 pp.), oblong 15x18, with gift inscription (not by the author), minor wear, Albert Miller Bookplate.
Lot # 74 (Sale Order: 79 of 444)
John P. Dale, Boston, 1875, 2nd, xiii, 700, (1) pp, illustrations. 17 tales of the old west & the pioneers including Capt. Jack, Scar-faced Charley, Black Jim, Boston Charley and others, some cover wear
Lot # 75 (Sale Order: 80 of 444)
American Indians, First Families of The Southwest by J. F. Huckel, 1928, 4th edition, edited by Fred Harvey, Kansas City, lovely color illustrations and cardstock cover.
Lot # 76 (Sale Order: 81 of 444)
Includes; 1) Lyman, QUILL AND BEADWORK OF THE WESTERN SIOUX, Dept. Interior, 1954, 116pp illus, chapters on the preparation of skins used, porcupine quill work, bead work and much more, paperbound. 2) Mails, SUNDANCING AT ROSEBUD AND PINE RIDGE, Centre for Western Studies--Augustana College, Soiux Falls, S.D., 1978, first, pp.viii,396, illus, includes Eagle Feather, James O. Dorsey, Frances Densmore and others. Albert Miller bookplate, dust jacket has spine spots and a small chuck missing at the top resulting in a little fading of the spine cloth. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 77 (Sale Order: 82 of 444)
By Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard I. Chapelle, 1964, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, first edition, 242pp. with illustrations. Albert Miller bookplate.
Lot # 78 (Sale Order: 83 of 444)
Frost's Pictorial History of Indian Wars and Captivities,New York, Wells Publishing Co., 1873, first edition, many illustrations, some wear and foxing.
Lot # 79 (Sale Order: 84 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) Famous Indian Tribes by William Moyers and David C. Cooke, copyright 1954. 2) Sioux Indian Leaders by Mildred Fielder, copyright 1975, dust jacket, reprint. 3) People Of The Lakes by the Editors of Time-Life Books, 1994 Time-Life Inc., dust jacket. 4) Pictorial History of the Wild West by James D. Horan and Paul Sann, copyright 1954. 5) The OLD WEST Speaks by Howard R. Driggs, Water-Coloring Paintings by William Henry Jackson, copyright 1956, dust jacket. 6) The North American Indians by Paula Richardson Fleming and Judith Luskey, published 1988, dust jacket. 7) A Pictorial History of the American Indian by Oliver Lafarge, MCMLVI, dust jacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 80 (Sale Order: 85 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) Concise Encyclopedia of the AMERICAN INDIAN, Revised Edition, Bruce Grant, copyright 1960 by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. ,dust jacket. 2) In A Sacred Manner We Live, photographs of the North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis, Barre Publishers 1973. 3) Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America, Charles Miles, MCMLXIII Henry Regency Co., dust jacket. 4) Lewis Henry Morgan - The Indian Journals 1859-62, Edited and with an introduction by Leslie A. White, copyright by the University of Michigan 1959, dust jacket. 5) The Canadian Indian - The Illustrated History of the Great Tribes of Canada, Fraser Symington, copyright 1969, dust jacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 81 (Sale Order: 86 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) Chief Pushmataha, American Patriot, by Anna Lewis, First Edition 1959, dust jacket. 2) The Patriot Chiefs by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., maps by Daniel Brownstein, copyright 1961, dust jacket. 3) Life Among The Apaches by John C. Cremony, 1991 Indian Head Books, dust jacket. 4) My Friend The Indian by James McLaughlin, with illustrations, copyright 1910, Sixth Impression. 5) The Indian Heritage of America by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. copyright 1968, dust jacket. 6) National Geographic on Indians of the Americas, a color-illustrated record, Third Printing 1957. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 82 (Sale Order: 87 of 444)
Lot includes: 1) American Indians of the Southeast, text by Michael Johnson, color plates by Richard Hook, copyright 1995. 2) Native Roots - How The Indians Enriched America by Jack Weatherford, copyright 1991, dust jacket. 3) Warpaths Invasions of North America by Ian K. Steele, 1994 Oxford University Press, dust jacket. 4) The Long Death by Ralph K. Andrist, maps by Rafael D. Palacios, Fourth Printing 1965, dust jacket. 5) Touch The Earth by T. C. McLuhan, copyright 1971, dust jacket. 6) White Savage - The Case of John Dunn Hunter by Richard Drinnon, copyright 1972, dust jacket. Selling as 1 lot.
Lot # 83 (Sale Order: 88 of 444)
1870, Hand colored engravings, front cover worn, almost detached, spine covering chipped and worn, 2 small closed 1" tears on first 10 pages, tatters on very edge of pages 41,42, on the double paged Pennsylvania Map, few smudge marks in margin,.scarce.
Lot # 84 (Sale Order: 89 of 444)
J.A. Caldwell, 1876, first, colored township, town & village maps + lithographic views of residences, public buildings, businesses. Cover loose from spine, first 2 pp and last 2 pages loose and tattered. Foldout part of Amwell Map is missing.
Lot # 85 (Sale Order: 90 of 444)
The First Centennial History and Atlas of Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Published and copyrighted by Edwin S. Rhodes,Tuscarawas Centennial Association. New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1908, first, rebound in leather, 236pp. The title page is in poor condition but the history and maps are nice with 100's of names of landowners.
Lot # 86 (Sale Order: 91 of 444)
Hughs,William, Long, editor, 1870, maps outlined in color. Rebound in leather, very nice inside.
Lot # 87 (Sale Order: 92 of 444)
New York, Charles L. Webster & Co., 1890, 575 pps + 2 pp. pub ads. b/w frontis & illus. Second or third issue of the first, as evidenced by the lack of a "S" in caption, The King, p.59. No half title on fly leaf. On the last three lines of p. 72, type is broken. Olive green cloth covers lettered in gilt front and spine (eliminating the word "Connecticut" on cover). Gilt device on spine; stamped on front in gilt, blue, & black is a decoration of an armored knight, shield, top-hat, etc. Tiny olive & white wallpaper print eps. Copyrighted 1889 by Clements. Date on t.p. is 1890; actual release date 12/10/89. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed, spine ends creased. Reference Merle Johnson, Bibliography of Mark Twain, 1935. BAL 3429
Lot # 88 (Sale Order: 93 of 444)
New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1892. First Edition, illustrated by Dan Beard in pen & ink. xiv, (xv-xvi)-277, (278) pp. plus 8 pp. publisher’s advertisements (279-286). Beard created the frontispiece and twenty-three other illustrations. See Johnson, Bibliography of the Works of Mark Twain, pp. 53-54. Some wear on edges and top, bottom of spine, corners bent.
Lot # 89 (Sale Order: 94 of 444)
The American Publishing Company, Hartford, Chicago, Cincinnati, A. Roman & Co., San Francisco, 1876, First Edition with second page of Contents paginated "XII," third page "XIII;" second page of Illustrations correctly paginated "XVI;" publishers ads "Revised December 1st, 1876."Lacks all fly leaves and the half title illustration page is loose and tattered on the edges. The original leather binding was crudely repaired long ago and there is paper tape at the top of the first and last page – the later affecting the type in the book ads, a poor copy of a very scarce book.
Lot # 90 (Sale Order: 95 of 444)
2 Mark Twain titles. Includes; 1) Pudd’nhead Wilson/ Those Extraordinary Twins, Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing, A 1902 reprint of the 1894 first, 432pp, b&w margin illus. throughout. 2) Life on the Mississippi, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1899, Biographical Edition reprint of the original, 465 pp. plus book ads and Twain portrait frontis piece. From the Carrons (early Washington County farm family on Route 40 East ) estate with ink signature and date 1900 in ink on the fron free end page, 2 pps uncut (unopened). Selling as one lot.
Lot # 91 (Sale Order: 96 of 444)
Includes; 1) The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg And Other Stories And Essays, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1900, First edition, state 2, 398 pp + book ads, illustrated, first flyleaf crudely cut off, spine sunned. 2) MARK TWAIN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY (IN VOLUMES), Twain, Mark (with an Introduction by Paine, Albert Bigelow), P. F. Collier And Son Company, New York, 1925, First edition, xvi, 793pp, frontispiece of Twain, burgundy cloth, gilt lettered cover and spine, top edges gilt. 3) ROUGHING IT, Harper & Brothers, 1923 reprint, 330pp, states Volume 1 but complete, vgd. 3) THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER AND THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, Modern Library, NY, no date given (1940), 591 pp, frontispiece, end pages have red, black and white characters and scenes from the books, hard to find. No dj. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 92 (Sale Order: 97 of 444)
1) Extracts from Adam's Diary, Harper & Brothers, April 1904, First Edition, illustrated, covers and spine soiled, some wear, good tight copy. No dust jacket. 2) CHRISTIAN SCIENCE, With Notes Containing Corrections To Date, New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1907, First edition, first printing, with statement "Published February, 1907," boxed advertisement for Uniform Edition with seventeen titles listed and six titles under the heading "Other Books by Mark Twain," list of illustrations set in eight lines including heading, and misprint in the text at page 123, L2 "Autobiography;" first state frontispiece with facsimile signature captioned "." Frontispiece with tissue guard. Publisher"s original red "cornhuskers" cloth with gilt lettered spine. Covers water marked, spine very sun faded, previous owner’s name in ink on end page. No dust jacket. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 93 (Sale Order: 98 of 444)
Includes; 1) MARK TWAIN IN LOVE: THE STORY OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR, Miller, A., 1973 First Edition, dj. 2) A LIFETIME WITH MARK TWAIN THE MEMORIES OF KATY LEARY, FOR THIRTY YEARS HIS FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED SERVANT, Lawton, M, Harcourt, Brace & Company, NY, 1925, First Edition, 325 pp plus b/w photographs. Lending library stamp inside front cover else very good. 3) MARK TWAIN'S AMERICA, DeVoto, Bernard, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, 1933, 2nd edition, illustrated with woodblock prints by M.J. Gallagher at the beginning of each chapter, Bibliography, Appendices, Index. Lacks dust jacket, covers faded. 4) MARK TWAIN AND THE GOVERNMENT, Petersen, S., Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers, 1960, First thus, 146pp., beige cloth, dj. Bookplate of Edward Martin. 5) MARK TWAIN IN THE MOVIES: A MEDITATION WITH PICTURES, Seelye, J., Viking, 1977, NY, An intimate view of Twain (1835-1910) in words and pictures with many photos that had never been published before,wrinkled dust jacket. 6) MARK TWAIN HIMSELF, Meltzer, M., Bonanza reprint of 1940 edition, xii, 303pp, over 600 photographs and drawings, spine tear on bottom edge, some page stains. 7) MARK TWAIN ON THE
Lot # 94 (Sale Order: 99 of 444)
Includes; 1) Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography, Peter Pauper Press, Larchmont, 1930, illustrated woodcut portraits derived from old chapbooks accompany the text, limited 1/525 with the stamp of Priscilla Guthrie’s Book Shop, Pittsburgh, on the inside of the back cover. 2) Mark Twain's, Date 1601. Conversations as it was by the social fireside in the time of the Tudors. Privately printed for the Mark Twain Society of Chicago, MCMXXXIX (1939). Signed by the author. This is illustrated with a frontispiece of Tudor fireside scene with MT among famous Tudor dignitaries. 3) English As She Is Taught by Mark Twain The A.M. Davis Co., Boston, 1920, 22pp, a revised edition issued by The Century Company, paper covers worn, chipped and split at the seam. Selling as one lot.
Lot # 95 (Sale Order: 100 of 444)
Following The Equator, A Journey Around The World. American Publishing Co., Hartford, Connecticut, MCCCCXCVIII (1898), copyright 1897, by Olivia L. Clemens. Fortieth Thousand, 712 pp + photogravure front is of Twain leaning back on a deck chair, signed in facsimile: "Be good and you will be lonesome." With 192 illustrations by Dan Beard, A. B. Frost, B. W. Peter Newell, et al. Original blue full cloth binding, decorated in gold and polychrome, with an elephant on the front board.