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230 Carte-de-visite Portrait Book from Civil War Period (Photographs - Cartes-de-Visite) Carte-de-visite Portrait Book from Civil War Period $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
344 Vista Irrigation District, San Diego County, California Watson, C. W., civil engineer (California - San Diego County) Scarce map of Vista, San Diego County, Cal., 1931 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
348 Official Map of San Francisco, Compiled from the Field Notes of the Official Re-Survey made by William M. Eddy, Surveyor of the Town of San Francisco, California, 1849. S.W. Higgins Draftn. Copied by P.M. McGill... Eddy, William Marston (California - San Francisco) Eddy map of San Francisco 1849 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
410 Approximately 10 volumes of California with some Zamorano 80 titles (California) Approximately 10 volumes of California with some Zamorano 80 titles $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
411 Eleven volumes on California (California) Eleven volumes on California $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $20
(2 bids)
412 Four volumes on Exploration (Travel) Four volumes on travel & exploration $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $20
(2 bids)
135 Ruiner af Klippboningar i Mesa Verde's Cañons. (Ruins of the Cliff Dwellings in Mesa Verde's Canyons) Nordenskiöld, Gustaf (Colorado) The Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde (1893) $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
361 Typus Orbis Terrarum Ortelius, Abraham Ortelius world map, 1587 1587-[1592-1612] $8,000 - $12,000
Starting bid:
$4,000
359 America noviter delineata Hondius, Henricus Hondius map of Americas 1631 1618-1631 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
321 [Tables de la géographie ancienne et moderne] Sanson, Nicolas Sanson's Geographical tables, 1644 1644-1645 $1,200 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$600
320 L'Asie en plusieurs cartes nouvelles et exactes et en divers traittés de géographie et d'histoire... Ses empires, ses monarchies, ses estats, &c., les moeurs, les langues, les religions, les richesses de ses peuples, &c... Sanson, Nicolas Sanson geography of Asia 17 maps 1652 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
319 L'Afrique en plusieurs cartes novvelles, et exactes, & en divers traicte's de geographie, et d'histoire... Ses empires, ses monarchies, ses estats, &c., les moeurs, les langues, les religions, le negoce, et la richesse de ses peuples, &c... Sanson, Nicolas Sanson geography of Africa 18 maps 1656 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
300 Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar: Being a Short and Exact Analysis of the whole Body of Modern Geography after a New and Curious Method Gordon, Patrick Geography Anatomiz'd w/16 maps 1699 1699 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
302 Three Years Travels from Moscow Over-land to China: Thro' Great Ustiga, Siriana, Permia, Sibiria, Daour, Great Tartary, &c. to Peking... Ides, Evert Ysbrants Ides Travels to China 1706 map & with plates 1706 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
Current absentee: $1,000
(1 bid)
301 A Full and Just Account of the Present State of the Ottoman Empire in All its Branches: With the Government, and Policy, Religion, Customs, and Way of Living of the Turks in General Hill, Aaron Hill's Account of the Ottoman Empire 1710 1709 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
282 Geographie pratique, contenant outre les instructions suffisantes à rendre une personne assez habile pour dresser lui même des cartes, le moyen de trouver la longitude... Chemereau, N. With 18 maps by Nicolas Sanson 1715 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
307 The Construction of Maps and Globes. In two parts Mead, Braddock Construction of maps & globes, 1717 1717 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
323 Das nord- und ostliche Theil von Europa und Asia, in so weit solches das gantze Russische Reich mit Siberien und der grossen Tataren in sich begreisset... Strahlenberg, Phillip Johann von First edition of Strahlenberg's Siberia, 1730 1730 $5,000 - $8,000
Starting bid:
$2,500
277 Proposition d'une mesure de la terre, dont il résulte une diminution considérable dans sa circonference sur les paralleles Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville on the shape of the earth, 1735 1735 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
305 La Figure de la Terre, Déterminée par les Observations... Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de Measuring a degree of meridian 1738 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
324 An Historico-Geographical Description of the North and Eastern Parts of Europe and Asia But More Particularly of Russia, Siberia, and Great Tartary... together with an entire new polyglot-table of the dialects of 32 Tartarian nations... As also, a Large and Accurate Map of Those Countries... Strahlenberg, Phillip Johann von Strahlenberg's history of Russia, 1738, with large map 1738 $5,000 - $8,000
Starting bid:
$2,500
358 Europa Secundum Legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae Regulas et juxta recentissimas observationes... Homann Heirs Homann map of Europe 1743 1743 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
297 Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une société de gens de lettres Diderot, Denis & Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, editors Complete Diderot Encyclopedie 1751-1780 $20,000 - $30,000
Starting bid:
$10,000
316 Atlas geographique contenant la Mappemonde et les quatre Parties avec les differents Etats d'Europe... Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio Miniature atlas of Europe 1762 1762 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
281 Le Petit Atlas Maritime. Tome IV. Contenant l'Europe et les Divers Etats qu'elle renferme excepté la France Bellin, Jacques Nicolas European volume of Bellin's maritime atlas, 1764 1764 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
134 The Pennsylvania Chronicle, and the Universal Advertiser. Extraordinary. Containing the freshest Advices, both Foreign and Domestic; Wednesday, [Evening] November 11, 1767 [Goddard, William] (Colonial America) 1767 Newspaper broadsheet 1767 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
252 The American Harmony; Or, Royal Melody Complete Tans'ur, William The American Harmony: or, Royal Melody Complete 1771 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
235 Additional observations on the nature and value of civil liberty, and the war with America. Also observations on schemes for raising money by public loans; an historical deduction and analysis of the national debt Price, Richard Observations of America, 1777 1777 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
308 Two letters from General James Murray to Sir George Yonge, British Secretary of War (Military) Letters addressed to British Secretary of War, 1787 1787 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
236 The History of America Robertson, William The History of America, 1788 1788 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
362 Generalkarte von Nordamerica samt den Westindischen Inseln Verfasst von Herrn Pownall Schraembl, Franz Anton North America on four sheets 1788 1788 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
73 The Foresters, An American Tale: Being a Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier Belknap, Jeremy Belknap's The Foresters, Sequel to John Bull the Clothier 1792 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
159 An Essay on the Construction and Building of Chimneys / Observations on Smoky Chimneys, Their Causes and Cures (Franklin, Benjamin) Two 18th century works on Chimneys, one by Ben Franklin 1793 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
298 Reports of the commissioners relating to the capture of Charles O'Hara at Toulon (French Revolution) Manuscript detailing the Siege of Toulon, 1793 1793 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
259 Acts Passed at the Third Congress of the United States of America: begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the Second of December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Three, and the Independence of the United States the Eighteenth. (United States Congress) Acts Passed at the Third Congress of the United States of America, 1795 1795 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
279 Atlas elementar. Metodo nuevo, breve, facil y demonstrativo... Vazques, P.D. Francisco, translator (Atlas) Spanish school atlas, 1795 1795 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
381 Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgment of the American Universal Geography Morse, Jedidiah Very early American geography, 1796 1796 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
154 El viagero universal, o noticia del mundo antiguo y nuevo... Tomo XXVI Estala, Pedro Early accounts of California & Nootka incident, 1799 1799 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
74 The Young Carpenter's Assistant: or, a System of Architecture Adapted to the Style of Building in The United States Biddle, Owen Biddle's Young Carpenter's Assistant 1st Edition 1805 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
84 Report of the committee, appointed to inquire into the conduct of Brigadier Gen. J. Wilkinson (Burr Conspiracy) Burr Conspiracy rarity, 1810 1810 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
231 An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, and Through the Western parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Juan Rivers; Performed by Order of the Government of the United States During the Years 1805, 1806, and 1807. And a Tour Through the Interior Parts of New Spain, When Conducted Through These Provinces, by Order of The Captain-General in the Year 1807. Pike, Zebulon Montgomery Zebulon Pike's Expeditions 1810 1st ed. 1810 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
199 Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806... Published from the Official Report, and illustrated by a map of the route, and other maps Lewis, Meriwether & William Clark First English ed. of Lewis & Clark 1814 1814 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
293 Manuscript document regarding the sale of slave in early 19th century and the taxes thereupon (Cuba - Slavery) Slaves arriving in Cuba from Africa, 1817 1817 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
255 Travels Through the Western Country in the Summer of 1816: Including Notices of the Natural History, Antiquities, Topography, Agriculture, Commerce and Manufactures; with a Map of the Wabash Country, now Settling Thomas, David Travels Through ... Wabash Country, 1819 1819 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
194 American and the British Colonies. An Abstract of All the Most Useful Information Relative to the United States of America, and the British Colonies... Kingdom, William American and the British Colonies, 1820 2nd Ed. 1820 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
313 Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific... [with] Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific... Parry, William Edward Parry's two voyages universally bound 1821; 1824 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
186 Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians in North America, from Childhood to the Age of Nineteen Hunter, John Dunn John Dunn Hunter's Narrative of Captivity 1824 1824 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
68 A Connected View of the Whole Internal Navigation of The United States, Natural and Artificial; Present and Prospective [Armroyd, George] Armroyd's Connected View of U.S. 1826 w/ 10 maps 1826 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
325 Naval Passage signed by John Barrow and the Duke of Clarence (William IV) (William IV, King of United Kingdom) Naval passage signed by John Barrow and William IV, 1828 1828 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
217 Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians, Delivered in the Congress of the United States, April and May, 1830 (Native Americans) Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians, 1830 inscribed 1830 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
229 The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie of Kentucky, During an expedition from St. Louis, through the vast regions between that place and the Pacific Ocean, and thence back through the City of Mexico to Vera Cruz, during journeyings of six years,... Pattie, James O. 1st narrative of overland journey to California 1833 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
296 Adventures of Don Juan de Ulloa, in a Voyage to Calecut, Soon After the Discovery of India De Gama, Vasco Adventures of Don Juan de Ulloa, 1833 1833 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
179 A Retrospect of the Boston Tea-Party, with a memoir of George R.T. Hewes, a survivor of the little band of patriots who drowned the tea in Boston harbour in 1773 [Hawkes, James] Boston Tea-Party, with memoir of George R.T. Hewes 1834 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
280 The Life of George Lord Anson, Admiral of the Fleet; Vice-Admiral of Great Britain; and First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Previous to, and During, the Seven-Years War Barrow, John Life of Anson, 1839 1839 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
173 A Series of Select and Original Modern Designs for Dwelling Houses, for the use of Carpenters and Builders: adapted to the Style of Building in the United States: with twenty-four plates Hall, John John Hall's American Designs for Houses, 1840 1840 $1,200 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$600
125 Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians...Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39 Catlin, George Catlin's North American Indians 2nd ed. 1841 1841 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
136 Notes on the United States of North America during a Phrenological Visit Combe, George Scottish phrenologist tours America, 1841 1841 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
203 Memoirs of Elder Jesse Mercer Mallary, C.D. Memoirs of Baptist minister Jesse Mercer, 1844 1844 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
161 Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44 Frémont, John Charles Fremont's Exploring Expedition, 1845 1845 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
162 Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44 Frémont, John Charles Fremont's Exploring Expedition with large map 1845 $1,200 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$600
264 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 Wilkes, Charles Narrative of the Wilkes Expedition 1845 w/atlas 1845 $5,000 - $8,000
Starting bid:
$2,500
223 The Oregon Territory: A Geographical and Physical Account of that Country and its Inhabitants with Outlines of its History and Discovery Nicolay, Charles G. Nicholay's Oregon Territory, 1846 w/ folding map 1846 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
152 Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including Part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers Emory, William H. Emory's Military Reconnaissance w/ additional map 1848 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
172 The Trial of William Freeman, for the Murder of John G. Van Nest, Including the Evidence and the Arguments of Counsel, with the Decision of the Supreme Court Granting a New Trial, and an Account of the Death of the Prisoner, and of the Post-Mortem Examination of His Body... Hall, Benjamin F. The Trial of William Freeman, 1st Ed. 1848 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
257 Oregon and California in 1848: With an Appendix Including Recent and Authentic Information on the Subject of the Gold Mines of California Thornton, J. Quinn Thornton's Oregon & California 1st Edition 1849 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
3 Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Formation of the State Constitution, in September and October, 1849 Browne, J. Ross Report of the Debates in the Convention of California 1850 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
18 Three Years in California Colton, Walter 1st Ed Walter Colton's Three Years in California 1850 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
253 Eldorado, Or, Adventures in the Path of Empire: Comprising a Voyage to California, Via Panama; Life in San Francisco and Monterey; Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel Taylor, Bayard Bayard's El Dorado, 2nd Edition 1850 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
47 Sixteen Months at the Gold Diggings Woods, Daniel B. Sixteen Months at the Gold Diggings 1851 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
148 History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of West Virginia; Embracing an Account of the Various Expeditions in the West, Previous to 1795 de Hass, Wills History of West Virginia, "taken from the trunk of a Rebel..." 1851 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
155 Life, Adventures, and Travels in California. To which are Added the Conquest of California and Travels in Oregon. Pictorial Edition!!! Farnham, Thomas Jefferson Farnham's California & Oregon pictorial ed. 1851 1851 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
404 Nine Issues of Sartain's Union Magazine (Thoreau, Henry David) 9 Issues of Sartain's, 2 with works by Thoreau 1851-1852 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
247 Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah... Stansbury, Howard Stansbury's Great Salt Lake 1852, w/maps bound in 1852 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
347 San Francisco 1852 Bill, Henry (California - San Francisco) Lithograph of San Francisco in 1852 1852 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
7 Hale & Emory's Marysville City Directory, August 1853. First Publication Hale, Clarkson P. & Fred Emory (California - Marysville) Rare directory of Marysville, CA, 1853 1853 $5,000 - $8,000
Starting bid:
$2,500
80 The Homes of the New World; Impressions of America Bremer, Fredrika The Homes of the New World, 1st US Ed. 1853 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
295 Voyage Autour du Monde D'Urville, Jules S.C. Dumont D'Urville, Voyage Autour du Monde, 1853 1853 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
17 Proceedings of a public meeting of the Democratic members of the Legislature of California, opposed to the election of a United States Senator at the present session of the Legislature, held in the Senate Chamber at Benicia, on Thursday evening, February 2, 1854 (California) Democrats meet in California capital of Benicia, 1854 1854 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
150 Sermons Preached in the African Protestant Episcopal Church of St. Thomas', Philadelphia Douglass, William Sermons Preached in the African Protestant Episcopal Church, 1854 1854 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
312 Gleanings from Piccadilly to Pera Oldmixon, John Gleanings from Piccadilly to Pera 1854 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
228 Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for A Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-54... (Pacific Railroad Reports) Full set of Pacific Railroad Reports 1855-1860 1855-1860 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
39 Execution of Casey & Cora, by the San Franciso [sic] Vigilance Committee May 22d. 1856. Taken from Cor. Davis & Commercial (Vigilance Committee) Vigilance Committee letter sheet 1856 1856 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
41 Fort Vigilant: Rooms of the Committee, Sacramento St. betn. Davis & Front [on sheet with] Mass Meeting Endorsing the Acts of the Vigilance Committee June 14th (Vigilance Committee) Vigilance Committee lettersheet 1856 1856 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
43 Satin ribbon/badge worn by members of the 1856 Committee of Vigilance during the great and review on August 19, 1856 (Vigilance Committee) San Francisco Vigilance Committee badge 1856 1856 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
141 California Digest; Being a Digest of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of California Crocker, E.B. Crocker's Decisions of the Supreme Court of CA 1856 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
227 A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, With Remarks on Their Economy Olmsted, Frederick Law A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, 1856 1856 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
248 A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United States Stroud, George Laws Relating to Slavery in the US, 1858 1856 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
52 A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court . . . in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford Howard, Benjamin C. (African-American) Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857 1857 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
153 Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior Emory, William H. US & Mexican boundary survey H.R. issue 1857-59 1857 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
113 Dust and Foam; or, Three Oceans and Two Continents; Being Ten Years' Wanderings in Mexico, South America, Sandwich Islands, The East and West Indies, China, Philippines, Australia and Polynesia Warren, T. Robinson (California Gold Rush, Hawaii, Pacific) 1859 account of Gold Rush California and Pacific travel 1859 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
205 The Prairie Traveler. A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions. With Maps Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Marcy, Randolph B. Early handbook for overland expedition 1859 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
206 The Prairie Traveler. A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions. With Maps Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Marcy, Randolph B. Early handbook for overland expedition 1859 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
9 San Francisco Municipal Reports: 1859-60 (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Municipal Reports 1859-60 1860 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
182 The Adventures of James Capen Adams, Mountaineer and Grizzly Bear Hunter, of California Hittell, Theodore H. The Adventures of James Capen Adams 1860 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
226 The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States Olmstead, Frederick Law The Cotton Kingdom, 1861 1st Ed. 1861 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
379 Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California...including the Mammoth Trees of Calaveras; the Caves and Natural Bridges of Calaveras; the Yo-Semite Valley; the Mammoth Trees of Mariposa and Frezno; Mount Shasta; the Quicksilver Mines of New Almaden and Henriquita; the Farallon Islands; The Geyser Springs...etc Hutchings, James M. Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California, 1861 1861 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
132 The Tribune Almanac (Civil War) Tribune Almanac, 1861-1864 1861-1864 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
32 Twelve Years in the Mines of California; Embracing a General View of the Gold Region, with Practical Observations on Hill, Placer, and Quartz Diggings; and Notes on the Origin of Gold Deposits Patterson, Lawson B. Patterson's 12 years in California mines, 1862 1862 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
193 Star-Spangled Banner Poems, Consecrated to Union and Liberty Kennedy, James Homer Star-Spangled Banner Poems, Civil War Poetry 1862 1862 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
243 Ledger for the John Patten (Ship's Ledger) Handwritten ship's ledger, 1862-77 1862-1877 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150