Thursday, September 3, 2009

Americana; recent acquisitions--antiquarian and ephemera

Saunders, Charles Francis. With the Flowers and Trees in California. New York: McBride, Nast & Company, 1914.

Tallack, William and Wheat, Carl I. The California Overland Express, the longest stage-ride in the world. Los Angeles: Historical Society of Southern California, 1935.

Welsh, Charles, ed. Chauffeur Chaff, or, Automobilia: Anecdotes, Stories & Bon-mots: Also a History of the Evolution of the Automobile. Boston, MA: H.M. Caldwell Co, 1905.

Comstock, J. L. (John Lee), 1789-1858. A history of the precious metals: from the earliest periods to the present time ; with directions for testing their purity, and statements of their comparative value, estimated cost, and amount at different periods; together with an account of the products of various mines ; a history of the Anglo-Mexican mining companies, and speculations concerning the mineral wealth of California. Hartford : Belknap and Hamersley, 1849.

Franklin, Augustus. The American farrier: adapted for the convenience of the farmer, gentleman, and smith; being a sure guide to prevent and cure all maladies and distempers that are incident to horses, of what kind soever; with a variety of other valuable things relating to them: and also, for the diseases incident to cattle. Strasburg: Printed and sold by Brown & Bowman, 1803.

Commission on Interracial Cooperation. A practical approach to the race problem: Origin and work of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. Atlanta, Ga.: Commission, 1939.

Haslam, Andrew J. Forty truths and other truths : an interesting publication on the life of a soldier in the Philippine Islands : also touching on the life and habits of the Tagalos. Manila: Philippine Pub. Co., 1900.

McCorkle, Samuel. Incident on the bark Columbia : being letters received & sent by Captain McCorkle and the crew of his whaler, 1860-1862. Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, c1941.

Spurr, Josiah Edward. Through the Yukon gold diggings; a narrative of personal travel, by Josiah Edward Spurr. Boston, Eastern Pub. Co., 1900.

Bramble, Charles A. Klondike; a manual for goldseekers. New York, R.F. Fenno & Co. [1897].