Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

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Abolition. Four documents from the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery

1. Abolition. Four documents from the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery

Adams, John. A letter in which Adams discusses strengthening the Army for the Quasi-War with France

2. Adams, John. A letter in which Adams discusses strengthening the Army for the Quasi-War with France

Akin, James. Rare American political caricature from the famous 1828 race

3. Akin, James. Rare American political caricature from the famous 1828 race

[Album Amicorum]. A collection of original drawings and watercolors, including one by Margaret Meen

4. [Album Amicorum]. A collection of original drawings and watercolors, including one by Margaret Meen

[American Revolution]. Continental Army enlistment broadside

5. [American Revolution]. Continental Army enlistment broadside

American Sammelband. Including a scarce pamphlet on the Alexander Hamilton-John Adams controversy

6. American Sammelband. Including a scarce pamphlet on the Alexander Hamilton-John Adams controversy

American Sermon Sammelband. Two volumes, 19th century

7. American Sermon Sammelband. Two volumes, 19th century

[Aviculture] — Greene, William Thomas. Exotic parrots in superb condition

8. [Aviculture] — Greene, William Thomas. Exotic parrots in superb condition

Andrade, Antonio de. A rare printing of the first authoritative account of a European traveler’s visit to Tibet

9. Andrade, Antonio de. A rare printing of the first authoritative account of a European traveler’s visit to Tibet

Arnold, Benedict. A scarce artillery muster roll, signed by the infamous traitor

10. Arnold, Benedict. A scarce artillery muster roll, signed by the infamous traitor

Arrowsmith, Aaron. Arrowsmith's first map and a major cartographic rarity

11. Arrowsmith, Aaron. Arrowsmith's first map and a major cartographic rarity

Arrowsmith, Aaron. The first edition of Arrowsmith's sweeping survey of the Caribbean

12. Arrowsmith, Aaron. The first edition of Arrowsmith's sweeping survey of the Caribbean

Barton, William Paul Crillon. A rare uncolored issue of an important American flora, richly illustrated

13. Barton, William Paul Crillon. A rare uncolored issue of an important American flora, richly illustrated

Benson, Frank W., and Adam E. M. Paff. One of 275 numbered copies, with the signed frontispiece etching by Benson

14. Benson, Frank W., and Adam E. M. Paff. One of 275 numbered copies, with the signed frontispiece etching by Benson

Bentham, George, and Henry Fletcher Hance. The first comprehensive flora on China and Hong Kong

15. Bentham, George, and Henry Fletcher Hance. The first comprehensive flora on China and Hong Kong

Berquen, Robert de. First edition a rare work on precious stones and pearls found in the East and West Indies, including a section on pearl fishing in the Persian Gulf

16. Berquen, Robert de. First edition a rare work on precious stones and pearls found in the East and West Indies, including a section on pearl fishing in the Persian Gulf

Bible in English. First edition of the richly illustrated "Vinegar Bible"

17. Bible in English. First edition of the richly illustrated "Vinegar Bible"

Bill Of Rights. An early printing, executed by the printer of the Declaration of Independence

18. Bill Of Rights. An early printing, executed by the printer of the Declaration of Independence

Blaeu, Willem, and Jan Blaeu. An early edition of the "greatest and finest atlas ever published"

19. Blaeu, Willem, and Jan Blaeu. An early edition of the "greatest and finest atlas ever published"

Blaeu, Willem, and Jan Blaeu. An unrecorded variant edition of Blaeu's atlas of England and Wales

20. Blaeu, Willem, and Jan Blaeu. An unrecorded variant edition of Blaeu's atlas of England and Wales

Bode, Wilhelm. One of 200 numbered copies—an important illustrated monograph on Italian majolica

21. Bode, Wilhelm. One of 200 numbered copies—an important illustrated monograph on Italian majolica

Bodmer, Karl, and Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. Travels in the Interior of North America... A very fine set of the greatest illustrated American travel narrative and the most important depiction of American Indians in the frontier era: the rare English edition, with all 81 plates issued “superbly colored” and on large paper

22. Bodmer, Karl, and Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. Travels in the Interior of North America... A very fine set of the greatest illustrated American travel narrative and the most important depiction of American Indians in the frontier era: the rare English edition, with all 81 plates issued “superbly colored” and on large paper

Boydell, John and Josiah. Early issue of Boydell's work on the rivers of Great Britain

23. Boydell, John and Josiah. Early issue of Boydell's work on the rivers of Great Britain

[Brazil] — Joseph Léon Righini. Lithographs from Righini's Panorama do Pará em Doze Vistas, depicting scenes in Belém and around the large north Brazilian state

24. [Brazil] — Joseph Léon Righini. Lithographs from Righini's Panorama do Pará em Doze Vistas, depicting scenes in Belém and around the large north Brazilian state

Brehm, Christian Ludwig. First edition of a "classic treatise on mid-European avifauna"

25. Brehm, Christian Ludwig. First edition of a "classic treatise on mid-European avifauna"

[Buenos Aires Imprints]. An extraordinary archive of Buenos Aires imprints, 1807-1809

26. [Buenos Aires Imprints]. An extraordinary archive of Buenos Aires imprints, 1807-1809

Burch, John. Manuscript indenture, granting Noddle's Island to John Burch of Barbados, 1656

27. Burch, John. Manuscript indenture, granting Noddle's Island to John Burch of Barbados, 1656

Burr, David H. An important work from one of the great early American cartographers

28. Burr, David H. An important work from one of the great early American cartographers

Burr, David H. City of New York. Burr's map with compelling contemporary annotations

29. Burr, David H. City of New York. Burr's map with compelling contemporary annotations

Caddy, Lieut. John Herbert. Among the most desirable 19th century views of the West Indian landscape

30. Caddy, Lieut. John Herbert. Among the most desirable 19th century views of the West Indian landscape

[Canada]. Sammelband of American sermons with Canadian themes, 18th c.

31. [Canada]. Sammelband of American sermons with Canadian themes, 18th c.

Carey, Mathew. An apparently unrecorded variant of Carey's General Atlas

32. Carey, Mathew. An apparently unrecorded variant of Carey's General Atlas

[Catesby, Mark] — Johann Michael Seligmann. The only continental edition of one of the most important maps of the region

33. [Catesby, Mark] — Johann Michael Seligmann. The only continental edition of one of the most important maps of the region

Champlain, Samuel de. A primary work encouraging the colonization of New France, with the rare map of New York

34. Champlain, Samuel de. A primary work encouraging the colonization of New France, with the rare map of New York

Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de. First English edition, first issue of Travels in North-America

35. Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de. First English edition, first issue of Travels in North-America

[Cheloniidae Press]—Alan James Robinson. A Fowl Alphabet. One of five copies—artist's proof numbered "A/2"—accompanied by a small archive of related material

36. [Cheloniidae Press]—Alan James Robinson. A Fowl Alphabet. One of five copies—artist's proof numbered "A/2"—accompanied by a small archive of related material

Churchill, Winston. Silver gelatin print, signed by Churchill on the mount

37. Churchill, Winston. Silver gelatin print, signed by Churchill on the mount

Cieza De León, Pedro de. The primary account of the history of Peru before the conquest

38. Cieza De León, Pedro de. The primary account of the history of Peru before the conquest

Claude Gellée, dit le Lorrain, and Richard Earlom (engraver). Liber Veritatis... The first complete edition

39. Claude Gellée, dit le Lorrain, and Richard Earlom (engraver). Liber Veritatis... The first complete edition

Clinton, James. An entreaty to Native American tribes in advance of the Sullivan Expedition

40. Clinton, James. An entreaty to Native American tribes in advance of the Sullivan Expedition

Colt, Samuel. First edition of a privately printed biography of Samuel Colt

41. Colt, Samuel. First edition of a privately printed biography of Samuel Colt

Colton, J. H. Map of Illinois, with an inset of the Vicinity of Chicago

42. Colton, J. H. Map of Illinois, with an inset of the Vicinity of Chicago

Continental Congress. A complete set of the foundational documents of the American Republic

43. Continental Congress. A complete set of the foundational documents of the American Republic

Cozzens, F. S. A magnificent pictorial record of the golden age of yacht racing in America

44. Cozzens, F. S. A magnificent pictorial record of the golden age of yacht racing in America

Cradock, Marmaduke. A set of ornithological prints, depicting at least 16 different species of birds

45. Cradock, Marmaduke. A set of ornithological prints, depicting at least 16 different species of birds

De Witt, Simeon. Unique copy of De Witt's important 1804 map of New York, with county divisions updated to 1812

46. De Witt, Simeon. Unique copy of De Witt's important 1804 map of New York, with county divisions updated to 1812

Des Barres, J.F.W. The very rare Des Barres chart of Yorktown

47. Des Barres, J.F.W. The very rare Des Barres chart of Yorktown

Dickens, Charles. A handsomely bound set of the Christmas Books

48. Dickens, Charles. A handsomely bound set of the Christmas Books