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441. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. Emerson (Joseph). A Thanksgiving Sermon, Preached at Pepperrell, January 3d, 1760.

To com

memorate the Removal of Sickness, and the Return of so many Soldiers from the Army. 8vo, new boards, uncut. Very rare. Fine historical sermon.

Boston, 1760

442. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. The History of the British Dominions in North America from the first Discovery of .that Vast and Glorious Establishment as confirmed by the late Treaty of Peace in 1763. Folding map, outlined in colors. 4to, full calf (rebacked and writing on title). London, 1773 Contains separate histories of Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, Rhode Island, etc. Part two relates principally to Braddock's defeat, and Part three to Louisburg.

443. FULTON (ROBERT). The Life of Robert Fulton. By his Friend, Cadwallader D. Colden, etc. 8vo, half brown morocco, gilt top, other edges uncut (some pages stained).

N. Y. 1817

Fine, large copy. The book contains a portrait, but there is in addition another one inserted. There is also inserted a general description of the Paragon Steamship. In the handwriting of Robt. R. Livingston. 2 pages, folio.


444. GAINE (HUGH, Printer in New York City). Manuscript Receipt Book covering the years from 1767 to 1799. 358 pages, containing almost a thousand receipts. Oblong 12mo, sheep, rebacked. Enclosed in a full morocco solander case. New York, 1767-1799.

Of great importance and certainly a most valuable contribution to the history of New York. Almost every prominent New Yorker of the time is represented and many of the receipts are of important character. There are several receipts by Mary Parker for New York Laws. Joseph Allicocke on account of two shares of the United Whaling Company of N. Y.; Bernard Ratzer for Maps; Anne Kierarstedt for rent of Playhouse between 1778 and 1790; William Schaffer's receipt dated 1773 for the paper for making money for the government; Peter Maverick's receipt for cuts of the Universal spelling book. There are also found the names of J. C. C. Colden; Phillip Livingston, Thomas Lynch, Richard & Nichlas Van Dam, John Anderson, John Tiebout, Robert Hodge, and many others.

445. GARLAND (HAMLIN). Main-Travelled Roads. Being six stories of the Mississippi Valley by Hamlin Garland, with an introduction by W. D. Howells. Decorations by H. T. Carpenter. Square 8vo, original cloth. Cambridge and Chicago, 1893

Large Paper copy of the FIRST EDITION. Scarce.

446. GARLAND (HAMLIN). Prairie Songs, Being Chants rhymed and unrhymed of the level lands of the Great West by Hamlin Garland, with drawings by H. T. Carpenter. Square 8vo, decorated cloth.

Cambridge and Chicago, 1893 Large Paper copy of the FIRST EDITION, signed by the Publisher and by Hamlin Garland. Rare.

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448. [GOADBY (ROBERT).] An Apology for the Life of Mr. BampfyldeMoore Carew, commonly called the King of Beggars: Being an impartial account of his life with his travels through great parts of America. Large folding frontispiece, containing his portrait. 12mo, half blue morocco, gilt top. London, 1768

Carew was born in Devonshire, was tried at Exeter about 1739 and banished to Maryland, where he went at the cost of the public. "He

gives an amusing account of the country, and his adventures in Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, till he embarked at New London for England. His accounts how he bamboozled and bled Whitefield, Thomas Penn, Gov. Thomas, are amusing, true or not." -Stevens.

The large portrait is rarely found.

449. GOLDSMITH (OLIVER). The Vicar of Wakefield. A Tale supposed to be written by Himself. 2 vols. in one, 16mo, half olive morocco. Newburyport: Printed and sold by John Mycall, [1780] Very rare. The author's name is appended to the Advertisement at the end of volume one.

450. GRAVES (ALFRED PERCIVAL). The Irish Poems of Alfred Perceval Graves. Songs of the Gael, A Gaelic Story-Telling. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. 12mo, publisher's cloth.

Dublin, 1908 451. GROLIER CLUB. Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part 2. Illustrated. 4to, limp boards, uncut. N. Y. 1894

452. 453.

Limited to 750 copies.

Another copy of the same.

Another copy of the same.

454. GROLIER CLUB. Description of the Early Printed Books owned by the Grolier Club, with a brief account of their Printers and the History of Typography in the Fifteenth Century. Facsimiles. Folio, original half calf, uncut. N. Y. 1895

One of 400 copies on hand-made paper, printed for members of the Grolier Club.

455. GROTIUS. Hugonis Grotii Annotationes in Libros Evangeliorum. Cum tribus tractatibus & Appendice eo spectantibus. Portrait of Grotius by W. Delff. Folio, full brown morocco, blind-tooled.

Amsterdam: J. & C. Blaev., 1641 456. GUY (W. H.). Abby Forbes: A Tale of unparalleled Sufferings Founded on Facts. 8vo, half morocco, wrappers bound in. Boston, 1846 Portrait on the wrapper. Not in Sabin or Field. Interesting Indian


457. HAITI. The Rural Code of Haiti, literally translated from a publication of the Government Press together with letters from that country, concerning the present condition. By A Southern Planter. Third edition. Folding map in lithography. 8vo, half morocco, original wrappers preserved. N. Y. 1839

Sabin gives an earlier edition published 1837 only. The last letter is signed Z. Kingsley, a Florida Planter.

458. HAMILTON (A.). The Examination of the President's Message. 8vo, new boards. N. Y. 1802 Signed "Lucius Crassus."' Printed originally in the Evening Post, and reprinted in this shape, with the addition of the message to which it is an answer, and a Preface [by William Coleman].

459. HARPER (ROBERT GOODLOE). A Letter from Robert Goodloe Harper of South Carolina, to his Constituents. Svo, sewn, uncut and unopened. [Cambridge], 1801

460. HART (CHARLES HENRY). Browere's Life Masks of Great Americans. Numerous reproductions. 4to, boards, cloth back, gilt top, uncut. N. Y. 1899

One of 347 copies printed at the De Vinne Press. Inscribed by the author For the Authors' League, with the compliments of the Author, Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, Jan 'y 31, 1914."

461. HART (GERALD E.). The Fall of New France 1755-1760. With portraits and views in Artotype. Small 4to, cloth, gilt top. Montreal, 1888

462. HARTE (F. BRET). The Heathen Chinee. Illustrated by Joseph Hull. 9 plates. 8vo, sheets, in the original printed envelope.

Chicago: Published by The Western News Company, 1870


463. HARTE (BRET). "The Heathen Chinee.'' With Illustrations by S. Eytinge, Jr. 12mo, original wrappers.

First issue with these illustrations.


Boston, 1871

464. HARVARD. Pietas et Gratulatio. Collegii Cantabrigiensis apud Novanglos. Small quarto, half roan.

Bostoni-Massachusettensium: Typis J. Green & J. Russel, 1761 Very rare. A collection of 31 Greek, Latin and English poems by Harvard Graduates, celebrating the death of George II, and accession of George III. Among the writers were Benjamin Church, Stephen Sewall, James Bowdoin, Governor Bernard and President Holyoke. The above is the first poetical offering from an American College to an English Sovereign.

165. HARVARD COLLEGE. The Laws of Harvard College. 8vo, original Laif sheep and boards (worn).

Boston: Printed by John & Thomas Fleet, 1798 Scarce. Interleaved copy, with amendments inscribed. Laid in at the end is the leaf of amendments in force Dec. 1, 1800.

466. [HAWES (W. P.).] Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches; being the Miscellaneous Writings of J. Cypress, Jr. Edited by Frank Forester [H W. Herbert]. Illustrations. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, half blue morocco, gik top, uncut.

N. Y. 1842

467. HAWTHORNE (NATHANIEL). The Complete Works, with Introductory Notes by George P. Lathrop. Illustrated with etchings by Blum, Church, Gifford, and others. 12 vols. small 8vo, half morocco, gilt tops (slightly rubbed). Boston, v. d.

Riverside Edition. A supplementary volume was published later. 468. HAY (GEORGE). An Essay on the Liberty of the Press respectfully inscribed to the Republican Printers throughout the United States. By Hortensius. Small quarto, half morocco. Richmond, 1803

Written after his endurance of repeated libels from Callender. 469. HEARN (LAFCADIO). One of Cleopatra's Nights and other fantastic Romances by Theophile Gautier. Faithfully translated by Lafcadio Hearn. Portrait. 8vo, original red cloth. New York, 1882 Genuine First Edition and the author's first book. An unusually good copy of this rarest of Hearn items.


Lafcadio Hearn.

8vo, cloth.


A Memory of Last Island. By New Yorrk: Harper & Brothers, 1889

A very fine copy of this rare First Edition. It is Hearn's first work of fiction.

471. HEARN (LAFCADIO). One of Cleopatra's Nights and other fantastic Romances. By Theophile Gautier. Faithfully translated by Lafcadio Hearn. 8vo, original cloth. New York, 1891

Fine copy of the First Illustrated Edition.

472. HENDERSON (CAPT. GEORGE). An Account of the British Settlement of Honduras; being a Brief View of its Commercial and Agricultural Resources, Soil, Climate, Natural History, &c. To which are added, Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Mosquito Indians. Folding map. full polished calf, uncut.

Fine copy. Field had only the second edition. Rare.


London, 1809

473. HENNEPIN (LOUIS). A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, extending above Four Thousand Miles, between New France and New Mexico; with a Description of the Great Lakes, Cataracts, Rivers, Plants and Animals. Also the Manners, Customs, and Languages of the several Native Indians With a Continuation, giving an Account of the Attempts of the Sieur de la Salle upon the Mines of the St. Barbe, etc. Engraved frontispiece, 6 plates, and two folding maps (maps in facsimile). 8vo, half morocco. London, 1698

FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. This is the so-called "Tonson" edition, with the first line of the imprint ending "Tonson.'' 474. HENNEPIN (LOUIS). Voyage ou nouvelle decouverte d'un tresgrand pays, dans l'Amerique, entre le Nouveau Mexique et la Mer Glaciale avec un Voyage qui contient une Relation exacte de l'Origine, Mœurs, Coutumes, Religion, Guerres & Voyages des Caraibes, Sauvages des Isles Antilles de l'Amerique, Faite par le Sieur de la Borde. Engraved frontispiece and six plates (lacks two maps). 12mo, old calf. A Amsterdam: Chez Adriaan Braakman, 1704

A scarce edition, with the additional voyages which are usually wanting. The plates include the view of Niagara Falls.

475. HENNEPIN (LOUIS). Voyage Curieux du R. P. Louis Hennepin, qui contient une nouvelle decouverte d'un tres-grand pays situé dans l'Amerique, entre le nouveau Mexique & la Mer Glaciale. Outre cela on a aussi

ajouté ici un Voyage qui contient une Relation exacte de l'Origine, Mœurs, Coutumes, Religion, Guerres & Voyages des Caraibes, Sauvages des Ises Antilles de l'Amerique, faite par le Sieur de la Borde. Engraved frontispiece and 6 plates (maps wanting). 12mo, old calf.

A la Haye: Chez Jean Kitto, 1794

Scarce edition, with the additional voyages. Not in Hubbard. 476. HENRY (O.). Cabbages and Kings. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8ve, original decorated cloth, uncut. N. Y.: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901 Henry's first published book. VERY most of the copies have disappeared.

"Cabbages and Kings" was O. RARE, as the edition was small and 477. HENRY (O.). The Four Million. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut. N. Y.: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1906

Only a small edition was printed; it was immediately sold, largely to the traveling public, who discarded their copies. FIRST EDITIONS ARE


478. HENRY (O.). The Trimmed Lamp, and Other Stories of the Four Million. FIRST EDITION. Frontispiece by Alice Barbar Stephens. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut. N. Y.: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1907 Heart of the West. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original N. Y.: The McClure Co., 1907

479. HENRY (O.). decorated cloth, uncut. RARE.

480. HENRY (O.).

The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut. SCARCE.

N. Y.: The McClure Co., 1908

481. HENRY (O.). The Gentle Grafter. FIRST EDITION. With woodcut illustrations. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut.

N. Y.: The McClure Co., 1908

SCARCE. 482. HENRY (O.). Options. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated. 8vo, original green cloth, uncut. New York & London: Harper & Bros., 1909 First issue of the FIRST EDITION, with the date in Roman numerals on the title-page.

483. HENRY (O.). Roads of Destiny. FIRST EDITION. Original red cloth, uncut. N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909

484. HENRY (O.). Lo, A Musical Comedy, Book and Lyrics by O. Henry and Franklin P. Adams. Music by A. Baldwin Sloane, Management of the Harry Askin Co., Inc. The words and music of fourteen lyrics are contained in the comedy. FIRST EDITION. The fourteen pieces of music, large quarto, original pictorial wrappers, as issued. N. Y.: Chas. K. Harris, 1909

FIRST EDITION of each lyric, contained in the ill-starred musical comedy, "Lo," which was born after great effort on the part of its authors, fluttered feebly for a few days, and then died. VERY RARE.

485. HENRY (O.). Strictly Business. More Stories of the Four Million. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut.

N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1910 486. HENRY (0.). Whirligigs. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original red cloth, uncut. N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1910

487. HENRY (O.). Adventures in Neurasthenia; Let Me Feel Your Pulse. Illustrations by W. W. Fawcett. FIRST EDITION. Thin 12mo, original buckram pictorial front cover. N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1910

488. HENRY (O.).

red cloth, uncut.

Sixes and Sevens. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original Garden City, N. Y: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1911 Rolling Stones. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated with original photographs, drawings by the author, reproductions of letters, etc. cloth, uncut.

489. HENRY (O.).

Crown 8vo, original red

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912 490. HENRY (O.). My Friend O. Henry. By Seth Moyle. Portrait. Square 12mo, original wrappers, uncut. N. Y. [1914] FIRST EDITION. Privately Printed and not for sale. Very Scarce. 491. HENRY (O.). Wind of Destiny. By Sara Lindsay Coleman. FIRST EDITION. Royal 8vo, half vellum, board sides, gilt top, uncut.

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1916 But 125 copies of this book were issued, the smallest number printed of any work by O. Henry, and for this reason it has become one of the rarest of his FIPST EDITIONS. Letters by O. Henry to his future wife. 492. HENRY (O.). Waifs and Strays. Twelve stories by O. Henry, together with a representative selection of critical and biographical comment. Photogravure frontispiece portrait. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo, original blue buckram, uncut and unopened.

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1917 493. HENRY (O.). The O. Henry Index, Containing Some Little Pictures of O. Henry, together with an Alphabetical Guide to his Complete Works, Compiled by E. F. Saxton. Portraits and facsimiles. FIRST EDITION. Crown 8vo, original printed wrappers.

Garden City, N. Y.; Doubleday, Page & Co., n. d. 494. HEWETT (D.). The American Traveller; or, National Directory, containing an Account of all the great Post Roads and most important Cross Roads in the United States with descriptions of the Country and various scenery which those roads pass through. 8vo, sheets, uncut and unopened. Washington, 1825

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FIRST EDITION. Scarce. Contains the leaves 373 to 396. 495. HODGKINSON (JOHN). A Narrative of the Connection with the Old American Company, from the Fifth September, 1792, to the Thirty-First of March, 1797. 29 pp. 12mo, sewn.


N. Y. 1797

496. HOFFMAN (C. F.). The Pioneers of New York. Anniversary Discourse before the St. Nicholas Society. 8vo, original wrappers. N. Y. 1848 497. HOLLAND LAND COMPANY, Amsterdam, N. Y. D. S., 2 pp. folio, with Map of land, dated May 2, 1817. Accompanying the original document, is a later map, and 9 A. L's. S. referring to the Company and land in this section.

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