North America

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ADAMS, James Truslow. New England in the Republic 1776-1850. Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1926. Original cloth. With plates. XIV,438 pp. [Boeknr.: 8470 ]

€ 45,00

ALLEN, James Lane. The blue-grass region of Kentucky and other Kentucky articles. New York, Macmillan Comp., 1900.Original decorated cloth, top edge gilt. With 16 plates. 301 pp. Including a chapter: Uncle Tom at home. [Boeknr.: 8419 ]

€ 35,00

CONSTANTIN-WYER, M. Les grandes figures coloniales. Champlain. Paris, Plon, (1931). Half calf. With plates. IX,240 pp. Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635) was a French navigator, explorer and colonial pioneer in Nouvelle France (Canada) [Boeknr.: 8311 ]

€ 30,00

DAWSON, Samuel Edward. The Saint Lawrence Basin and its border-lands being the story of their discovery, exploration and occupation. London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1905.Original decorated green cloth gilt, (top of spine dam.). With folding map and many photographic plates. XL,451 pp. The northeastern part of the continent of North America, is the nearest to Europe, and has an interest of its own, in as much as it was the first part of the main continent to be reached from the Old World (Preface). - (Library stamps). [Boeknr.: 8151 ]

€ 45,00

DOYLE, J.A. The colonies under the House of Hanover. New York, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1907. Cloth (spine faded). With folding map. XVI,629 pp. - (The English in America). [Boeknr.: 8249 ]

€ 40,00

DUFFERIN, (Harriot). My Canadian journal 1872 - 8. Extracts from my letters home written while Lord Dufferin was governor-general. London, J. Murray, 1891.Original cloth (sl. soiled). With folding coloured map and 10 wood-engravings. 18,422,(6) pp. First edition. - Harriot Georgina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (1843 - 1936) and her husband and their children travelled to Canada upon his appointment as Governor General. Lady Dufferin was one of the most popular of the governor-generals' wives, and was starting to build up her reputation as 'the most effective diplomatic wife of her generation'. She 'was the perfect woman for the job' (Robinson, Wayward women, p.209). [Boeknr.: 8507 ]

€ 95,00

EDELMAN, Hendrik. The Dutch language press in America. Two centuries of printing, publishing and bookselling. Nieuwkoop, De Graaf, 1986. Cloth. With 13 illustrations. (8),201 pp. [Boeknr.: 14636 ]

€ 75,00

FISKE, John. The beginnings of New England or the puritan theocracy in its relation to civil and religious liberty. Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, (1889).Original cloth, top edge gilt. With double-page map. XVII,296 pp. [Boeknr.: 8334 ]

€ 35,00

GIRARD, Alex. La province de Québec. Son organisation politique et administrative, ses ressources agricoles, minieres et industrielles. Quebec, Dussault & Proulx, 1905. Wrappers, uncut. With coloured frontispiece and many photographic plates. 318 pp. [Boeknr.: 8216 ]

€ 30,00

HANCOCK, Joseph Lane. Nature sketches in temperate America. A series of sketches and a popular account of insects, birds, and plants, treated from some aspects of their evolution and ecological relations. Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co.,1911.Original decorated green cloth. With 12 coloured plates and 215 illustrations. XVIII,451 pp. 200 copies printed; signed by the author. [Boeknr.: 8251 ]

€ 75,00

HERRERA, Antonius de. Verscheide zee en land-togten gedaan in de West-Indien: d'eerste door den beroemden Jean Ponze de Leon, een en andermaal ondernomen naar Florida, in't jaar 1512. De andere gedaan door Pamphilio de Narvaes, uit bevel van Diego de Velazques, op't eiland Cuba naar't landschap Cumaguyea en elders, in't jaar 1513. Verhalende, behalven veel zeldzame ontmoetingen met d'Indiaanen; d'eerste kundschap van't goudryk Peru .. In 't Spaans beschreven .. nu aller-eerst in't Nederduyts vertaald. Leyden, Pieter van der Aa, 1706.Sm.8vo. Modern half morocco (old wrappers preserved). With engraved title-vignette and 4 double-page engraved plates. 77,(6) pp. Issued in Pieter van der Aa's collection of voyages. - Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521) accompanied Columbus on his second voyage to the New World, assisted in the conquest of the Dominican Republic and conquered Puerto Rico. In 1513 he took possession of Florida for Spain. Pánfilo de Narvaez took part in the invasion of Cuba in 1512 to 1514, where he slashed his way across the southern part of the island with fifteen crossbowmen and a few arquebusiers. - (Age-browned).Tiele 5; Cat. NHSM I, p.107; Sabin 31551; European-Americana 706/127; Palau 114307. [Boeknr.: 12321 ]

€ 350,00

LEFEBVRE, René (Eduard René Lefèbvre de Laboulage). Paris en Amérique. 8me édition. Paris, Charpentier, 1863.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half calf. 450 pp. First edition published the same year, this satirical romance went through at least eight editions in 1863 . - Through the wonderful adventures of a Parisian doctor of the conventional type, who with his whole family is spirited away to America by a sorcerer, Laboulaye sets forth an amusing contrast between many customs and institutions of the New World and those of his own. Written by Édouard René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye (1811 - 1883), a French jurist, poet, author and anti-slavery activist. Sabin 38439. [Boeknr.: 8317 ]

€ 45,00

MITCHELL, Donald G. American lands and letters. Vol. II: Leather-stocking to Poe's 'Raven'. New York., Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899.Original decorated cloth, top edge gilt. With numerous illustrations and portraits. XXIV,412 pp. First edition. [Boeknr.: 8305 ]

€ 45,00

MÖLLHAUSEN, Balduin. Tagebuch einer Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee. Eingeführt von Alexander von Humboldt. Leipzig, Herman Mendelssohn, 1858.4to. Later half calf. With folding map by Henry Lang, 10 woodcut illustrations and 13 tinted or coloured plates. VIII,494,(2) pp. First edition. - The most important work of this notable German artist and topographer, who accompanied several of the leading western surveys of the 1850s. This book describes his experiences with the Pacific Railroad survey under Lieut. Amiel Whipple, investigating a potential route along the 35th parallel in 1853, which took the party across northern New Mexico and Arizona. The work is notable for its plates of the Pueblo Indians and Möllhausen's account of them (Streeter). A detailed diary of the journey from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Los Angeles. - A fine copy.Sabin 49914; Wagner-Camp 305: 1; Howes M 7 13; Abbey, Travel, 661; Howgego IV, p.637. [Boeknr.: 36599 ]

€ 3750,00

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