AUCTION 23

 

 

 
 

1069. [WAGNER, HENRY RAUP]. Lot of about 40 imprints by, about, or with contributions from Henry Wagner, noted bibliographer, cartographer, collector, and historian. Included are:

AXE, Ruth Frey. The Published Writings of Henry R. Wagner. New Haven, 1988.

CAMP, Charles L., Francis P. Farquhar, George L. Harding, Dorothy H. Huggins & Carl I. Wheat (eds). Essays for Henry R. Wagner. San Francisco, 1947.

CARPENTER, Edwin H. Henry R. and Blanche C. Wagner. Santa Ana, 1964.

DE GRIJALVA, Juan. The Discovery of New Spain in 1518. Berkeley: The Cortes Society, 1942. [6], 208 pp., text illustrations. Small 4to, original gray cloth. Other than minor shelf wear to cloth, a very fine copy.

DE SURÍA, Tomás. Journal of Tomás de Suría of his Voyage with Malaspina to the Northwest Coast of American in 1791, Translated and Edited by Henry R. Wagner. Glendale, 1936.
     Limited edition (1 of 100 copies). Axe #80.

FAGES, Don Pedra & Junípero Serra. Letters of Captain Don Pedro Fages and the Reverend President Fr. Junípero Serra at San Diego....Translated into English with an Introduction by Henry R. Wagner. San Francisco, 1936.

HERNÁNDEZ DE CÓRDOBA, Francisco. The Discovery of Yucatan....A Translation of the Original Texas with an Introduction and Notes by Henry R. Wagner. Berkeley: The Cortes Society, 1942. vii, [1, map], 85 [1, blank] pp., map. Small 4to, original gray cloth. Other than minor shelf wear to cloth, a very fine copy.
     First edition, limited edition (1 of 250 copies).

MARTÍN, Don Jose. Memorial and Proposals of Señor Don José Martín on the Californías....Translated into English with an Introduction by Henry R. Wagner. San Francisco, 1945.

NEWBERRY LIBRARY. Henry Raup Wagner, 1862-1957: An Exhibition of Rare Books Honoring the Centenary of his Birth. Chicago, 1962.

OAK, Henry L. A Visit to the Missions of Southern California...Introduction by Henry R. Wagner... Los Angeles, 1981.

PINART, Alphonse. Journey to Arizona in 1876....Biography & Bibliography of Pinart by Henry R. Wagner....Los Angeles, 1962.

ROXBURGHE CLUB & Zamorano Club. Henry Raup Wagner: 1862-1957. San Francisco, 1957.

[WAGNER, HENRY R.]. The Published Writings of Henry R. Wagner. Los Angeles, 1955.

WAGNER, Henry R. Bernal Díaz del Castillo. 1945.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Biblio-cartography” in The Pacific Historical Review 1:1 (March 1932). Pp. 103-10.

WAGNER, Henry R. Bullion to Books: Fifty Years of Business and Pleasure. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1942. [12], 370 pp., frontispiece, 3 plates. 8vo, original green cloth, spine gilt-lettered. Fine in sunned and torn d.j.
     First edition, limited edition (1 of 300 copies).

WAGNER, Henry R. California Imprints: August 1846-June 1851. Berkeley, 1922. [8], 97 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original printed wrappers, stapled. Light sunning to edges, interior solid. A very solid copy.

WAGNER, Henry R. Collecting, Especially Books. 1968.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Creaton of Rights of Sovereignty through Aymbolic Acts” in The Pacific Historical Review 7:4 (Dec 1938). Pp. 297-326. [2 copies]

WAGNER, Henry R. Drake on the Pacific Coast. Los Angeles, 1970.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Early Ascents of Popocatepetl by the Conquistadores” in Sierra Club Bulletin 25:1 (February 1940). Pp. 88-95. San Francisco, 1940.

WAGNER, Henry R. Francisco López de Gómara and his Works. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1949.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Henri Ternaux Compans: The Collector of Hispanic-Americana” from Inter-American Review of Bibliography 4:4 (October/December 1954). Pp. 283-98.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Hispanic Americana in the John Carter Brown Library” from Essays Honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Pp. 1-33.

WAGNER, Henry R. Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo: Discover of the Coast of California. San Francisco, 1941.
     First edition, limited edition (1 of 750 copies). Axe #107.

WAGNER, Henry R. Marco Polo’s Narrative becomes Propaganda to Inspire Colón. Stockholm, 1950.

WAGNER, Henry R. Mexican Imprints, 1544-1600, in the Huntington Library: An Exhibition Prepared and Described by Henry R. Wagner [wrapper title]. San Marino, 1939.

WAGNER, Henry R. New Mexico Spanish Press, 1834-1845. Albuquerque, 1937.

WAGNER, Henry R. One Rare Book. Los Angeles, 1956.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Remarks on Rare Books” in Rare Books and Research: Addresses Given at the Dedication of the Department of Special Collections, July 28, 1950. Los Angeles: University of California Library, 1951. Pp. 11-20.

WAGNER, Henry R. “Remembrances of Jose Toribio Medina” from Inter-American Review of Bibliography 2:3 (September/December 1952). Pp. 147-51.

WAGNER, Henry R. Sir Francis Drake’s Voyage Around the World: Its Aims and Achievements. San Francisco: John Howell, 1926. x, [2], 543 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, text illustrations. 4to, original blue cloth. Very good. Inscribed by Wagner.

WAGNER, Henry R. Sixty Years of Book Collecting. 1952.

WAGNER, Henry R. Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Santa Ana: Fine Arts Press, 1933. v [1, blank], 323 [1] pp., 13 maps (including 6 folding). 4to, original black cloth. Minor shelf wear, else fine. Inscribed by the author.
     First edition. Howes W10.

WAGNER, Henry R. Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1929. viii, 571 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations, 20 plates (including folding maps). 4to, original blue cloth. Very good.

WAGNER, Henry R. The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800. Berkeley, 1937. xiv, 270 pp. + [4], 543 pp. Maps & illustrations. 2 vols., original black cloth. Fine in sunned and chipped dust jackets.
     First edition. Howes W7. Axe #86.

WAGNER, Henry R. The Earliest Documents of El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles [wrapper title]. Los Angeles: Bruce McCallister, 1931.

[WAGNER, Henry R.]. The Grabhorn Press: A Catalogue of Imprints in the Collection of Henry R. Wagner. Los Angeles, 1938.

WAGNER, Henry R. The Rise of Fernando Cortés. Berkeley: The Cortes Society, 1944. xxxvi, 564 pp., text illustrations, 3 plates. 4to, original gray cloth. Fine.

WAGNER, Henry R. & Charles L. Camp. The Plains and the Rockies: A Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865. San Francisco, 1937.

WAGNER, Henry R. & Charles L. Camp. The Plains and the Rockies: A Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865. Columbus: Long’s College Book Company, 1953. [8], 601 [1, blank] pp., plates. Thick 8vo, original textured paper over beige linen with printed paper spine labels. Very fine in original slipcase.
     Third edition, limited edition (#62 of 75 deluxe copies).

WAGNER, Henry R. Willard Samuel Morse: A Great Collector. 1939.

WAGNER, Henry R. & Helen Rand Parish. The Life and Writings of Bartolomé de las Casas. Albuquerque, 1967.

($700-1200)

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