Fine Books and Manuscripts including Historical Photographs
16 Oct 2013, starting at 10:00 PDT (13:00 EDT).
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EMORY, WILLIAM H. 1811-1887. Notes of a Military Reconnaissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including Part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers. February 9, 1848- Ordered to Be Printed. February 17, 1848. Ordered, that 10,000 extra copies ... be printed for the use of the House.... Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, printers, 1848.

LONDON, JACK. 1876-1916. Typed Letter Signed ("Jack London"), a retained carbon copy, 7 pp, 4to, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, October 27, 1908,

FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962. Typed Carbon titled "Battle Cry—Hawks," 144 pp, 4to, [Los Angeles], April 21, 1943,

LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ANGELOU, MAYA. b.1928. Our Grandmothers. [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, [1994].

BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON and JOHANNES BLAEU. [Theatrum orbis terrarum sive Atlas novus. Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1645-50.]

JAPANESE MAP. NAGAKUBO SEKISUI. 1717-1801. Chikyu bankoku sankai yochi zenzusetsu [Map and Description of Geography of all the Countries on the Globe]. Kyoto: 1785.

BOUNTY—PITCAIRN ISLAND. Copper nail head, 2 centimeter diameter, and fragment of wooden rudder, approximately 4 x 2 x 2 inches,

LA PÉROUSE, JEAN FRANCOIS GALAUP DE. 1741-1788. Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde. Paris: Plassan, 1798.

LAYARD, AUSTEN HENRY. 1817-1894. The Monuments of Nineveh. From Drawings Made on the Spot. [First and] Second Series. London: John Murray, 1853.

VIVIANI, VINCENZO. 1622-1703. De Maximis et Minimis Geometrica Divinatio in Quintum Conicorum Apollonii Pergæi Libri Duo. Florence: Joseph Cocchini, 1659.

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