AUCTION 23

 
 

 

 
 

1066. [WALKER, WILLIAM]. A lot of over 75 imprints about the American adventurer who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America. Included are:

ABDULLAH, Achmed and T. Compton Pakenham. Dreamers of Empire. 1929. Rosengarten, p. 218.

ALLEN, Merritt Parmelee. William Walker: Filibuster. 1932. Rosengarten, p. 218.

BALDRIDGE, M. A Reminiscence of the Parker H. French Expedition Through Texas and Mexico to California in the Spring of 1850. 1959.

BELL, Major Horace. On the Old West Coast: Being Further Reminiscences of a Ranger. 1930.

BOLAÑOS-GEYER, Alejandro. Clinton Rollins: El Filibustero. 1976.

BOLAÑOS-GEYER, Alejandro. James C. Jamison: Con Walker en Nicaragua. 1977.

BOLAÑOS-GEYER, Alejandro. William Walker: The Gray-Eyed Man of Destiny. Lake Saint Louis, Missouri: Privately printed, 1988-1991. xiv, 303 [1] + xii, 410 [1] + x [2] 451 [1] + x [2] 333 [1] + ix [3] 461 [1] pp., folded maps, photographic and text illustrations. 5 volumes. 8vo, original brown cloth. Near fine in pictorial d.j.
     First edition, limited edition (#195 of 240 sets numbered by the author).

BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA. The Panama Canal: The Evolution of the Isthmian Crossing. Keepsake Series. 1965.

BROWN, Charles H. Agents of Manifest Destiny: The Lives and Times of the Filibusters. 1980.

BURNS, E. Bradford. Patriarch and Folk: The Emergence of Nicaragua, 1798-1858. 1991.

CALIFORNIA PUBLISHING COMPANY. The Californian: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine. 1882.

CARR, Albert Z. The World and William Walker. 1963. Rosengarten, p. 218.

CARR, Caleb. The Devil Soldier: The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward. 1992.

CHAMORRO, Alejandro Hurtado. William Walker: Ideales y Popositos. 1965.

COMISSION DE INVESTIGACION HISTORICA DE LA CAMPAÑA DE 1856-57. La Campaña Nacional Contra los Filibusteros en 1856 y 1857. 1909.

COMISSION DE INVESTIGACION HISTORICA DE LA CAMPAÑA DE 1856-57. Cronicas y Comentarios. 1956. Rosengarten, p. 218.

COMISSION DE INVESTIGACION HISTORICA DE LA CAMPAÑA DE 1856-57. Documentos Relativos a la Guerra contra los Filibusteros. 1956.

CONDE, José Luis Coto (ed.). Revista de los Archivos Nacionales: Nos. 1-6. 1956.

CONDE, José Luis Coto (ed.). Revista de los Archivos Nacionales: Nos. 1-6. 1961.

CONDE, José Luis Coto (ed.). Revista de los Archivos Nacionales: Nos. 7-12. 1961.

CONTRERAS, Francisco Mora. J. Antonio Ma. Melendres: Héroe de Baja California. 1986.

COSSLEY-BATT, Jill L. The Last of the California Rangers. 1928. Limited edition (#14 of 200 signed copies).

DAVIS, Richard Harding. Real Soldiers of Fortune. 1911. Rosengarten, p. 218.

DE NOGALES, Rafael. The Looting of Nicaragua. 1928.

DOUBLEDAY, C.W. Reminiscences of the “Filibuster” War in Nicaragua. New York and London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1886. i-ix [1, blank] 1-275 [3] pp., frontispiece map. 8mo, original brown cloth, gilt-lettered. Cloth rubbed and insect-damaged, light foxing to edges and margins, else very good. Rosengarten, p. 219.

DUFOUR, Charles L. Gentle Tiger: The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat. 1957. Rosengarten, p. 219.

FIELD, Stephen J. Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California. Reprint. 1968.

FOLKMAN, David. The Nicaragua Route. 1972. Rosengarten, p. 219.

FOMBONA, Horacio Blanco. Crimenes del Imperialismo Norteamericano. n.d.

FORBES, Robert H. Crabb’s Filibustering Expedition into Sonora, 1857.... 1952

FORBES-LINDSAY, C.H. The Story of Panama and the Canal. 1907.

GÁMEZ, José D. Historia de Nicaragua desde los Tiempos Prehistóricos hasta 1860, en Sus Relaciones con España, México y Centro-América. 1889.

GARCIA PEÑA, Angelita. Documentos para la Historia de la Guerra Nacional Contra los Filibusteros en Nicaragua. 1958.

GREENE, Laurence. The Filibuster: The Career of William Walker. 1937. Rosengarten, p. 219.

GUIER, Enrique. William Walker. 1971.

HARRISON, Benjamin S. Fortune Favors The Brave: The Life and Times of Horace Bell, Pioneer Californian. 1953.

HAVERSTOCK, Nathan A. and John P. Hoover. Nicaragua in Pictures. 1974.

HOLMBERG, James Carl. William Walker’s Invasion of Lower California, 1853-1854: A Paper Presented to the Faculty of the Department of History San Diego State College in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for History 198. 1960.

JAMISON, James Carson. With Walker in Nicaragua or Reminiscences of an Officer of the American Phalanx. Columbia, Missouri: E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1909. 1-181 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, 2 plates. 8vo, original maroon cloth, gilt-lettered. Spine rubbed, corners lightly bumped and abraded, front hinge mildly cracked, edges browned, else very good. Rosengarten, p. 219.

KARNES, Thomas L. The Failure of Union: Central America, 1824-1960. 1965. Rosengarten, p. 219 (citing 1961 printing).

KEASBEY, Lindley Miller. The Nicaragua Canal and the Monroe Doctrine.... 1896. Rosengarten, p. 219.

LEWIS, Oscar. Sea Routes to the Gold Fields: The Migration by Water to California in 1849-1852. 1949. Rosengarten, p. 219.

LORIA, Rafael Obregon. La Campaña del Transisto, 1856-1857. 1956.

LUCAS, Daniel B. Nicaragua: War of the Filibusters. 1896. Rosengarten, p. 219.

LUNDBERG, Donald E. Adventure in Costa Rica 1960.

LYNCH, Jeremiah. A Senator of the Fifties: David C. Broderick of California. 1911.

MAY, Robert E. Manifest Destiny’s Underworld: Filibustering in Antebellum America. 2002.

MEADE, Rebecca Paulding. Life of Hiram Paulding, Rear-Admiral U.S.N.  New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1910. ix [3] 321 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece portrait, 7 plates. 12mo, original navy blue cloth gilt. Corners bumped, binding lightly shelf-worn, slight insect damage to upper board, plates and adjacent pages foxed, occasional damp-staining to corners (not affecting text, text block cracked (but holding), overall good. Rosengarten, p. 219. Contains a chapter on Paulding’s capture of William Walker.

MENOCAL, A.G. Report of the U.S. Nicaragua Surveying Party, 1885, By Civil Engineer A.G. Menocal, U.S.N. Washington: G.P.O., 1886. 49th Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Ex. Doc. No. 99. 54 pp., 12 folding maps, 56 plates. 4to, original brown cloth. Cloth heavily worn, hinges cracked, light foxing throughout, else good. Plates and maps intact.

MYERS, John Myers. San Francisco’s Reign of Terror. 1966.

NELSON, Wolfred. Five Years at Panama: The Trans-Isthman Canal. 1889.

NICAISE, Auguste. Les Flibustiers Américains: Walker et L’Amérique Centrale. 1861.

NORTH, Arthur Walbridge. The Mother of California.... 1908.

OLIPHANT, Laurence. Patriots and Filibusters, or, Incidents of Political and Exploratory Travel. 1860. Rosengarten, p. 220.

PEREZ, Jeronimo. Obras Historicas Completas del Licenciado Jeronimo Perez.... 1928. Rosengarten, p. 220.

PORRAS, Armando Rodriguez. Juan Rafael Mora Porras y la Guerra contra los Filibusteros. 1915.

POTTER, Theodore Edgar. The Autobiography of Theodore Edgar Potter. 1913.

POWELL, E. Alexander. Gentlemen Rovers. 1913. Rosengarten, p. 220.

ROCHE, James Jeffrey. By-Ways of War: The Story of the Filibusters. 1901.

ROCHE, James Jeffrey. The Story of the Filibusters.... 1891. Rosengarten, p. 220.

ROJAS, Teresa Masis. Breve Introducción para el Estudio de la Guerra contra los Filibusteros, 1856-57. 1956

ROSENGARTEN, Frederic, Jr. Freebooters Must Die! The Life and Death of William Walker, the Most Notorious Filibuster of the Nineteenth Century. 1976.

ROSENGARTEN, Frederic, Jr. William Walker y el Ocaso del Filibustero. 1997.

SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. Commodore Vanderbilt: An Epic of American Achievement. 1927. Rosengarten, p. 220.

SCROGGS, William O. Filibusters and Financiers: The Story of William Walker and His Associates. New York: Macmillan, 1916. ix [1, blank] 408 [6, ads] pp., frontispiece portrait, maps. 8vo, original maroon cloth gilt. Very good. Rosengarten, p. 220.

SOULIE, Maurice. The Wolf Cub: The Great Adventure of Count Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon in California and Sonora, 1850-1854. 1927.

STILLMAN, Jacob D.B. An 1850 Voyage: San Francisco to Baltimore by Land and Sea. 1967.

STOUT, Joseph Allen, Jr. The Liberators: Filibustering Expeditions into Mexico, 1848-1862, and the Last Thrust of Manifest Destiny. 1973. Rosengarten, p. 221.

TRUMAN, Ben C. The Field of Honor: Being a Complete and Comprehensive History of Duelling in All Countries.... 1884. Inscribed by author. Rosengarten, p. 221.

UNITED STATES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Executive Document No. 24. Message from the President of the United States, Relative to the Seizure of General William Walker and his Followers in Nicaragua. 1858.

UNITED STATES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 74. Arrest of William Walker by Commodore Pauling. 1858.

UNITED STATES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 35th Congress, 2nd Session, Executive Document No. 2. Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress. 1858.

UNITED STATES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 57th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 15. Canal Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.1901.

UNITED STATES. SENATE. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Executive  Document No. 13. Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, in Compliance with the Resolution of the Senate of January 4, 1858, the Correspondence, Instructions, and Orders to the United States Naval Forces on the Coast of Central America, Connected with the Arrest of Wm. Walker and His Associates, At or Near the Port of San Juan de Nicaragua. 1858.

UNITED STATES. SENATE. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Executive  Document No. 63. Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, in Compliance with the Resolution of the Senate, the Correspondence in Relation to the Arrest of William Walker by the Naval Forces under the Command of Commodore Pauling. 1858

UNITED STATES. SENATE. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Executive  Document No. 68. Message of the President of the United States, Communicating Sundry Documents in Relation to the Affairs with the Government of Nicaragua.... 1858.

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. 35th Congress, 2d Session, Executive Document No. 10. Report of the Secretary of the Navy, Communicating, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, the Correspondence between the President of Nicaragua and Commodore Pauling in Relation to the Capture of Walker and His Command in December, 1857. 1858

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Rep. Com. No. 20. 1858. Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations detailing “correspondence, instructions, and orders to the United States naval forces, on the coast of Central America, connected with the arrest of Walker and his associates, at or near the port of San Juan de Nicaragua.”

UNITED STATES. SENATE. 39th Congress, 1st Session, Executive Document No. 62. Letter of the Secretary of the Navy. Communicating...a Report of Rear-Admiral Charles H. Davis, Superintendent of the Naval Observatory, in Relation to the Various Proposed Lines for Interoceanic Canals and Railroads Between the Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 1866. Complete with 13 folded maps.

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. 54th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 1109. 1896. Report of Mr. Morgan, of the Select Committee on the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal.

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. 56th Congress, 2d Session, Document No. 57. Nicaraguan Canal. 1901.

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. Volume containing three reports, bound together, all discussing the formation, funding, and activities of companies involved in the construction of a Nicaraguan canal joining the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans:
1. 52d Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 1142. 1892.
2. 51st Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 1944. 1891.
3. 52d Congress, 2d Session, Reoprt No. 1262. 1893.

UNITED STATES.  SENATE. WELLER, John B. Remarks of Hon. John B. Weller, of California, on Nicaraguan Affairs, Delivered in the United States Senate, May 1 and 15. 1856. 1856.

The United States Magazine. Volume III (July-December, 1856).

WALKER, J.W.G. Ocean to Ocean: An Account Personal and Historical of Nicaragua and Its People. 1902. Rosengarten, p. 221.

WALKER, William. La Guerra en Nicaragua. 1975.

WALLACE, Edward S. Destiny and Glory. 1957. Rosengarten, p. 221.

WEBBER, C.W. Tales of the Southern Border. 1887.

WOODWARD, Arthur (ed). The Republic of Lower California, 1853-1854, in the Words of Its State Papers, Eyewitnesses, and Contemporary Reporters. 1966. Rosengarten, p. 221.

($2000-4000)

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