Published by Washington State University Press, Pullman, Wa., 1984
,93pp. Illus. Oblong quarto. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket. Reproduces several dozen 19th-century panoramic views of cities in the Pacific Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With a descriptive catalog recording details and locations of copies for 130 lithographic views of Pacific Northwest cities.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24576
Published by Overland Press, [New Haven], 1977
pp., including illustrations. Oblong octavo. Original pictorial wrappers. As new. A colorfully illustrated tour of New Haven and Yale as it was forty years ago, with views of many places and businesses no longer there, as well as many local institutions. One of the first publications of Bill Reese's Overland Press.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM40745
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1985
303pp. Illus. Quarto. Original pictorial wrappers. Light wear at extremities. Very good. A well illustrated work on the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, led by Lieut. Charles Wilkes.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38047
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1986
309pp. Illus. Quarto. Half cloth and boards. Fine, in slightly torn dust jacket. A well illustrated history of America's early technological advancement, from early engines and mills to Colt's revolver.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM19273
Published by Wilmington, De, 1916
,132,pp. Many halftones. Frontis. Original half calf and cloth. Spine sunned, backstrip nearly detached but hinges intact. Trace of foxing on endpapers. Good. A guide to the breeding of pheasants, with advice on hunting, preparing and marketing the bird as well.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM18461
Published by Barre, Ma, 1977
158pp. plus plates (some in color). Oblong octavo. Cloth. Very good in very slightly rubbed dust jacket. Excellent study of this self-taught British artist who painted scenes of eastern America and Canada. Well illustrated.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25862
Published by Bryan, Texas, 1978
x,93pp., dozens of photographic illustrations. Quarto. Stiff printed wrappers. As new. A pioneering catalogue of American photography, particularly of the American West. Lists a Fardon SAN FRANCISCO ALBUM and numerous other rarities. The collection was offered by the Frontier America Corp., of which Fred White was the principal.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28302
Published by Bonanza Books, New York, 1962
xxii,407pp. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket. Reprint, after the Little, Brown first edition.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26144
Published by Washington, 1976
152pp. Portrait. Illus. (some in color). Large quarto. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket (slightly chipped at head of spine). Well illustrated biography of this portraitist of Indians.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM20924
Published by Birmingham, 1975
160pp., including illustrations (many in color). Large folio. Cloth. A bit of glue residue seeping through binding onto dust jacket. Else as new and never read. In dust jacket. Strictly limited to 50,000 signed copies!.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34519
Published by [Ottawa, 1969
Illustrated with 260 full-page plates in color and black and white. Large, thick, oblong quarto. Gilt cloth. Fine in pictorial slipcase. A very lavish and beautiful production, issued to record an exhibition held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Canada's Confederation in 1967. Text by Bruce Hutchison, and photographs by a multitude of photographers. A stunning portrayal of the land from coast to coast, in all seasons and climates.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM165
Published by Los Angeles, 1921
32pp. Color photos. Printed wrappers. Minor soiling on wrappers, else very good. A charming promotional guide profusely illustrated with contemporary color scenes from the county. Includes an early mention of moving picture studios.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16131
Published by [Seattle, 1915
Four paneled folding color brochure. Fine. Illustrated promotional piece singing the praises of Seattle's harbor, healthful climate, architecture, and business opportunities.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16800
Published by Thomas W. Jackson, Chicago, 1898
471pp. plus plates and three pages of advertisements. Original pictorial cloth. Edges worn, cloth soiled. Textblock detached. Browned, printed on cheaper paper. Fair. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48699
Published by Barre, 1971
36pp. Plate laid in. Quarto. Cloth and marbled boards, printed paper label. Fine. The story of a satirical fake bank note executed by Boston cartoonist D.C. Johnston, as an attack on Andrew Johnson's war on the Bank of the United States.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3589
Published by Chicago, 1907
471pp. plus advertisements and plates. Original pictorial cloth. Hinges starting, slight edge wear, spine ends somewhat frayed. Very good. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions, with the imprint of Rhodes & McClure, the original publishers. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48698
Published by Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Or., 1950
173pp. Folding chart. Cloth. Cloth sunned, else very good. An account of the shipwrecks along the Columbia River, covering the period between the early 19th to the early 20th centuries.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17378
Published by Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1980
xxviii,244pp. Illus. Text in England and French. Quarto. Pictorial softcover. As new. An excellent study, with extensive annotations. Contains 104 entries of views and portraits printed in Canada up to 1850.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM22166
Published by The Coach House Press, Toronto, 1979
55pp. plus photographic plates and folding map. Oblong octavo. Cloth. Fine in dust jacket. Second edition. From an edition of 1000 copies. A fine treatment of this pioneer photographer of the Canadian West. Illustrated with forty-nine microtone duotone offset reproductions of photographs by Hime.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21103
Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1894
,211pp. including twenty-one in-text halftone photographic illustrations, plus frontispiece. Tall octavo. Original red cloth, gilt, a.e.g. Edge of spine chipped. Light dampstains in cloth. Overall very good. An attempt to show "as many distinct types of the colonial architecture of New England as possible, from the rude farmhouse of the first settlers to the elegant mansion of a later generation" (Preface). The text is a curious combination of anecdote and documentary history. Drake discusses twenty houses, all but three of which are in Massachusetts. HITCHCOCK 373.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM35743
Published by New York, 1952
120pp. plus plates (some in color). Quarto. Cloth. Fine. Lacks the dust jacket. Reproduces Audubon drawings of insects, moths and reptiles created in the bayou regions of New Orleans and Natchez.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25655
Published by Chicago, 1897
471pp. plus advertisements and plates. Original pictorial cloth. Hinges starting, slight edge wear. Tiny circular hole punched into the front cover, near the bottom edge. Ownership inscription to verso of frontispiece. Very good. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions, with the imprint of Rhodes & McClure, the original publishers. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48697
Published by Reading, Ma, 1976
347pp. Illus. Printed stiff wrappers. Very good. One of the best bicentennial exhibits, this show was produced at the National Portrait Gallery, and covers twenty-nine visitors to America and their impressions, including Chastellux, Trollope, Sealsfield, Tocqueville, Kemble, Dvorak, Wells, and lesser known travellers from many other countries.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21963
Published by Chicago, 1917
261pp. Illus. Original cloth. Very good. Bookplate and newspaper clipping on front endpapers. Later printing of this general survey of western exploration.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24629
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1968
viii,,196pp. including illustrations. Titlepage vignette. Quarto. Yellow cloth. About fine. In very good dust jacket. Reproduces over 500 woodcuts and steel engravings by 19th-century artists and explorers.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28533
Published by University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Mo., 1994
,342pp. Large oblong quarto. Cloth. As new in pictorial dust jacket. An excellent reference to birds-eye-views of cities and towns along the Mississippi. Especially notable are the wonderful comparisons of 19th-century views with modern aerial photographs.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24370
Published by Fort Worth, 1966
xvi,148pp. Illus. Large quarto. Cloth. Very good in somewhat chipped dust jacket. Descriptive catalogue of the works of the great cowboy artist in the Amon Carter Collection.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24507
Published by Savannah, 1956
,54,pp. including several in-text illustrations and facsimiles. Publisher's patterned-paper-covered boards, original pictorial dust jacket. Minor edge wear, spine of dust jacket slightly darkened. Internally clean. Overall very good. A handsome production from the Pigeonhole Press in Savannah, giving an account of Georgia's first printer and publisher, and founder of THE GEORGIA GAZETTE, James Johnston. Includes linoleum-cut illustrations and a reproduction of the titlepage of DIRECTIONS FOR THE OFFICERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S GENERAL COURT.OF THE PROVINCE OF GEORGIA which Johnston printed in 1771.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54102
Published by The Lakeside Press R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago, 1996
lix,,447,pp. 12mo. Original dark brown cloth, spine gilt, gilt-stamped printer's logo on front board, t.e.g. Fine. Lakeside Press reprint of Elisha Kane's ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS. Includes historical introduction by editors Chauncey Loomis and Constance Martin. Contains numerous illustrations, some in color. Kane, a U.S. naval surgeon, was a member of the unsuccessful first rescue expedition which searched for Franklin in 1850-1851, financed by the American merchant- businessman, Henry Grinnell. "Kane was the commander of the ADVANCE on this [second] expedition, also financed by Henry Grinnell. Although Franklin was not found, the explorers were able to gather much information about the people, geography, and natural science of the region. Kane, passing up Smith Sound at the head of Baffin Bay, advanced into the enclosed sea which now bears the name of Kane Basin, thus establishing the Polar route of many future Arctic expeditions. Here the expedition passed two winters, and attained what was to remain for sixteen years the highest northern latitude reached by explorers, 80o 35' N" - Hill. HILL 904 (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM56915
Published by Austin, 1953
410pp. Illustrated by Reginald Marsh. Pictorial cloth. Spine flecked, else good, without dust jacket. Important history of these railroads. Marsh, the illustrator, was a notable American painter with a sardonic eye for the foibles of the human race.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5168