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PANIAGUA, Manuel Jorreto & Isidoro Martinez SANZ. Guia Colombina, aceptada oficialmente por la junta del centenario. Madrid, Enrique Rubinos, 1892.Half cloth. With illustrations. 102 pp. Reference on Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). [Boeknr.: 8535 ]

€ 40,00

PERRET, Robert. La géographie de Terre-Neuve. Préface de Marcel Dubois. Paris, E. Guilmoto, 1913. Original printed wrappers, uncut. With maps and plates. VI,372 pp. Dealing with Newfoundland. - O'Dea 1568: 'A scholarly treatise'. [Boeknr.: 8180 ]

€ 65,00

RITCHIE, George Thomas. A list of Lincolniana in the Library of Congress. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1903. 8vo. Original cloth. 75 pp. Part I: Writings of Abraham Lincoln; Part II: Writings relating to Abraham Lincoln. [Boeknr.: 8224 ]

€ 40,00

ROY, Pierre Georges. Les monuments commémoratifs de la province de Québec. Québec, Ls-A. Proulx, 1923. 2 volumes. Wrappers, uncut. With numerous plates. 357; 360 pp. - Publié par la Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec. [Boeknr.: 8359 ]

€ 95,00

SMITH, G. Barnett. Canada: its rise and progress. London, S.W. Partridge & Co., 1898.Original decorated cloth. With frontispiece. 320 pp. - (The Romance of Colonization). [Boeknr.: 8139 ]

€ 45,00

THOMAS, Robert (Bailey). The farmer's almanack calculated on a new and improved plan for the year 1845 .. fitted to the city of Boston, but will answer for the adjoining states.. Boston, Jenks & Palmer, (1845).Original printed stitched wrappers (dam.), with woodcut vignette and decorative border. With woodcut vignette at the head of each month. 48 pp. The almanack started in 1792. - 'Containing besides the large number of astronomical calculations, and the farmer's calendar for every month in the year, as great a variety as any other almanack of new, useful, and entertaining matter'. - (Margins frayed).Sabin 95447. [Boeknr.: 13047 ]

€ 45,00

THOMAS, Robert (Bailey). The farmer's almanack calculated on a new and improved plan for the year 1843 .. fitted to the city of Boston, but will answer for the adjoining states. Boston, Jenks & Palmer, (1843).Original printed stitched wrappers (dam.), with woodcut vignette and decorative border. With woodcut vignette at the head of each month. 48 pp. The almanack started in 1792. - 'Containing besides the large number of astronomical calculations, and the farmer's calendar for every month in the year, as great a variety as any other almanack of new, useful, and entertaining matter'. - (Margins frayed).Sabin 95447. [Boeknr.: 13049 ]

€ 45,00

VENEMA, Janny. Kinderen van weelde en armoede. Armoede en liefdadigheid in Beverwijck/Albany (c. 1650-c. 1700). Hilversum, Verloren, 1993. 4to. Wrappers. With illustrations. 71 pp. [Boeknr.: 7395 ]

€ 18,00

(WARBURTON, George Drought). The conquest of Canada. London, R. Bentley, 1849.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 engraved portrait frontispieces of Jacques Cartier and Major General James Wolfe. XXXI,(1),432; (4),508 pp. First edition; with 2 errata slips. - Warburton (1816-1857) was an Irish artillery officer who served in Canada from 1844 to 1846. His narrative about the English and French in Canada, is the first English study of this important period.Sabin 101274; TPL 8039. [Boeknr.: 8326 ]

€ 95,00

WATSON, John Fanning. Annals of Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania, in the olden time; being a collection of memoirs, anecdotes, and incidents of the city and its inhabitants, and of the earliest settlements of the inland part of Pennsylvania. Enlarged with many revisions and additions by Willis P. Hazard. Philadelphia, E.S. Stuart, 1887.3 volumes. Original cloth, spines gilt (spines discoloured). With numerous plates and illustrations. XVI,609; VII,633,(7); 524 pp. First published in Philadelphia in 1830. - With armorial bookplate of Boies Penrose II. - Classic history of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania with a tremendous amount of social and cultural history on the city and state from the founding through the 18th century.- (With occasional annotations in the margins).Sabin 102140; Howes W 169. [Boeknr.: 8144 ]

€ 150,00

WILLEY, Austin. The history of the antislavery cause in state and nation. Portland, Brown Thurston and Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1886.Original pictorial cloth with text 'Go Free' and gilt illustration with Lincoln and slave on cover. With 19 (mostly) photographic portraits. XII,503 pp. First edition. - 'For broader and richer intelligence the work goes back centuries to the origin of the African slave-trade, sketches its horrible progress, its legal abolition by the British government, and the abolition of slavery under it and in other countries. Slavery is then followed to this continent, and traced down to the Revolution, and to the Abolition Ara. Then opens the great conflict; its principles, objects, measures, and true spirit, all carefully outlined till slavery fell' (Preface).Work p.305; Afro-Americana 11227. [Boeknr.: 8572 ]

€ 95,00

(WRIGHT D'ARUSMONT, Frances). Views of society and manners in America; in a series of letters from that country to a friend in England, during the years 1818, 1819, and 1820. By an English woman. 2nd American edition. New York, E. Bliss and E. White, 1821.Contemporary half calf. XII,387 pp. First edition published the same year. - Frances Wright (1795-1852) visited both the United States and Canada. Later she sat up a colony, called Nashoba, for the rehabilitation of Negro slaves in Tennessee. (Cf. Robinson, Wayward women, p. 197/198 on Frances Trollope). This New York edition has additions and corrections by the auhtor. 'One of the most celebrated travel memoirs of the early nineteenth century.... The end of the Napoleonic wars and improvements in sea transport opened the way for the more casual tourist, and Francis Wright was among the first to turn this new accessibility to literary advantage' (Notable American Women, p.676). 'Fanny Wright, as she was popular called, has an interesting and provocative place in American history as an author, journalist, lecturer, social experimenter, and general disturber of thoughts' (Clark II, p.19). - (Foxed).Sabin 105597; TPL, 2 Suppl., 7059. [Boeknr.: 8394 ]

€ 175,00


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