, Trinity County, California.
]. Lithograph on bu
-toned ground, original applied white
highlights image within beige frame border. Image including title
and frame border:
cm. Browned , professionally restored
and stabilized. Early large-scale view of Weaverville (within Reps’
sequence of Weaverville views, this is the
rst listed). Reps,
Viewmakers of Urban America
. [BIRD’S-EYE VIEW]. KUCHEL, [Charles Conrad] & [Emil]
Dresel (artists) & [ Joseph] Britton & [ Jacques Joseph] Rey (lithog-
Yankee Jims’, Placer County, California.
[San Francisco, ca.
]. Lithograph on bu
-toned ground, original applied white high-
lights. Image including title and caption above:
Browned and a few marginal tears repaired, left blank margin
unevenly trimmed and stained (not a
ecting image), professionally
restored and stabilized. Reps #
. Within Reps’ list of views for
Yankee Jim’s only Kuchel & Dresel is listed.
. [BIRD’S-EYE VIEW]. LAWRENCE, A. B. (attributed).
History of Texas, or the Emigrant’s Guide to the New Republic....
York: Published by Na
s & Cornish,
. Engraved frontispiece
City of Austin the New Capital of Texas in
original sheep. Front joint cracked (but strong), some shelf wear
(edges rubbed, corners bumped with boards slightly exposed), text
with mild foxing. Overall the book is very good. Engraving with one
tiny abrasion (at lower middle section, very minor loss), closely
trimmed at left by binder (only slightly a
ecting border), otherwise
ne and sharp.
third issue, with cancel title, and without
the dedication leaf to David Burnet. The view is a very early bird’s-eye
view of Austin, a relatively early bird’s-eye view for Texas, and in fact,
for any town in the West. Reps,
Cities on Stone
Basic Texas Books
Travels in the Old South
. Howes L
. Raines, p.
B: “An important Texas book.”
. [BIRD’S-EYE VIEW]. MACMASTER, J. D. & COMPANY.
Birdseye View of Abilene The Future Capital of Kansas
.... [St. Louis: J.
H. Ketcheson for the J. D. MacMaster Real Estate Company, ca.
]. Lithograph bird’s-eye view printed in brown, neat line to neat
cm. Creased where formerly folded, slight browning
at center, a few tiny losses along folds, upper blank margin chipped,
overall very good, with early manuscript notations in blue crayon and
red ink showing city sections, making comments about drainage, and
showing proposed drainage culverts under railroad tracks. Not in
Reps. By the time of this view, Abilene’s reputation as a raw cow
town had faded, and the town had entered its more proper phase, as
. BLANCHARD, [Henri] P[ierre Léon Pharamond], Adrien
Dauzats & [Louis] E[ugène] Maissin.
San Juan de Ulùa ou relation de
l’expédition française au Méxique....
plates engraved on
India-proof paper and mounted (as issued) with views of the West
Indies and Mexico, scenes from the expedition and nautical subjects.
to, original roan over marbled endpapers. Spine faded with damage
ecting one letter, moderate shelf wear, upper joint open but hold-
ing, lower joint starting, scattered mild to moderate foxing to text
and plates (heavier on
rst and last leaves),
rst few leaves with slight
nicks at top (not a
ecting any text). Lacking
preliminary leaves (pp.
ix-xii) consisting of table of contents and plate list, which were never
present in this copy.
, large paper copy of a primary
account of the Pastry War. Clark,
: “Description of
Pensacola Bay, forti
cations, and the town, which the ship visited on
. Howes B
. Raines, p.
: “The visit of the French o
cers to Brazoria,
Houston, and Galveston in May,
[gives] a thoughtful descrip-
tion of the country, its government, commerce, and social customs.”
. [BORDERLANDS]. MEXICO. COMISIÓN DE LA
PESQUISIDORA DE LA FRONTERA DEL NORDESTE.
Reports of the Committee of Investigation Sent in
by the Mexican
Government to the Frontier of Texas....
New York: Baker & Goodwin,
folding lithograph maps with original color (including
del Rio Grande desde su desembocadura en el golfo hasta San Vicente,
Presidio Antíguo. Mandado formar por el primer miembro de la Comisión
Pesquisidora de la Frontera del Norte, conforme á las noticias recojidas en
, Señalándose los ranchos que hay por ambas orillas del
Rio Grande, y los pueblos que la Comisión ha visitado anotándose éstos con
la línea Roja...Monterey Diciembre
M. J. Martínez
.... Neat line
to neat line:
vo, original cloth spine over printed wrap-
pers. Spine and wrappers neatly conserved, wrappers dust-soiled,
front free endpaper and title page backed (the latter consolidating
three tears), large folded map professionally restored and backed.
Armorial bookplate of R. G. Tithington and a few stamps to text and
First American edition and
rst edition in English
of one of the
most important Borderlands reports (published the same year in
Mexico, in Spanish). This report has been compared to the Pichardo
treatise for its importance to Texas and Borderlands history, and the
large map is outstanding, showing the ranches on both sides of the
Rio Grande. Adams,
tion of maps). Howes I
(see also T
Indians of Texas
. [BORDERLANDS]. [PANCHO VILLA & THE PUNITIVE
EXPEDITION]. U.S. ARMY.
Wanted! More Men for Army with
Delaware Troops to Serve in Mexico Good Pay and Allowances All
Expenses Paid by U.S. Government Good Chance to See the World and
Serve Your Country. Apply to Recruiting O
ce Armory, Dover Open
N.p., n.d. [Dover,
]. Broadside (
within border composed of miniature U.S.
ags. Right blank margin
and upper right blank corner chipped with small losses (not a
text or border), otherwise a
ne copy of a fragile item printed on
cheap paper. The Punitive Expedition was launched by the United
States in retaliation for the
raid on Columbus, New Mexico, by
Pancho Villa. Despite a large campaign of several thousand men and
the use of aircraft, General John J. Pershing’s force was unable for
various reasons to capture Villa, and in fact, came into con
regular Mexican troops. On the whole, the expedition was a failure.
Letter from the Future First President of the Republic of Texas
Written while on the Miranda Expedition, July
. BURNET, David Gouverneur. Autograph letter signed, to his
brother Staats G. Burnet, in care of Robinson & Hartshorne
Merchants in New York, dated from Port Spain, Trinidad, July
pp. plus integral address leaf, laid paper,
Creased where formerly folded, a few small voids a
ecting a few let-
ters, moderate staining (mainly a
ecting last leaf and integral