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Nine titles on Western Americana and Exploration  

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Title:
Nine titles on Western Americana and Exploration
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9 works in 13 volumes. Cloth, some with jackets.

A selection of Western Americana and exploration, including  a number of bibliographies,  in fine condition..

Includes:

  • Adams, Thomas R. The American Controversy: A Bibliographical Study of the British Pamphlets About the American Disputes, 1764-1783. 2 Volumes. Cloth. Brown University Press and the Bibliographical Society of America, 1980. 
  • Been, Anita Cavagnaro. Animals & Authors in the Eighteenth-Century Americas: A Hemispheric Look at the Writing of Natural History. Pictorial wrappers. Providence: The John Carter Brown Library, 2004.
  • Decker, Peter. Peter Decker's Catalogues of Americana in Three Volumes Including Index. 3 volumes. Cloth. Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1979.
  • Field, Thomas W. An Essay Towards an Indian Bibliography. Cloth. New Haven: William Reese, 1991.
  • Hill, Kenneth E. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages at the University of California, San Diego.  Sydney: William Reese Company & Hordern House, 2004.
  • Howes, Wright. U.S.iana, 1650-1950.  Cloth. New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1962.
  • Low, Susanne M. A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America. New Haven: William Reese Co., 2002.
  • Miles, George A and William Reese. America Pictured to the Life: Illustrated Works from the Paul Mellon Bequest. Cloth, jacket.  New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book & MS Library,  2002.
  • Parsons, David. The Parsons Collection: Rare Pacific Voyage Books. 2 volumes. Cloth, jackets. Sydney: Hordern House, 2005.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
All volumes fine, some in original shrinkwrap.
 
Item number:
252157
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