Monday, January 4, 2010

Americana; recent acquisitions--antiquarian and ephemera

Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893. Colton's traveler and tourist's guide-book through the western states and territories, containing brief descriptions of each, with the routes and distances on the great lines of travel. Accompanied by a map, exhibiting the township lines of the U.S. surveys, the boundaries of counties, position of cities, villages, settlements, etc. New York: J.H. Colton and Co., 1856.

Russell, William Howard. Skedaddle. London: George Vickers,1865.

Nichols, George Ward, 1837-1885. The sanctuary: a story of the civil war. New York, Harper & Bros., 1866.

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916. Mosby's war reminiscences and Stuart's cavalry campaigns. By John S. Mosby. Boston, G.A. Jones & Co., 1887.

Claudet, F. G. (Francis George), 1837-1906. Gold: its properties, modes of extraction, value, &c., &c. / with an introduction by Neal Harlow. Vancouver : Robert Reid & Takao Tanabe, 1958. Note: Originally published New Westminster, B.C.: Office of the "Mainland Guardian", 1871.

Hall, B. M. (Barnes M.), 1803-1886. The life of Rev. John Clark / by Rev. B.M. Hall; with an introduction by Bishop Morris. New York: Carlton & Porter, 1857.

Oliver, James. A voice from the people. [Washington, D.C.? : s.n., not before 1877]

Murray, W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1904. Continental unity: an address delivered in Music Hall, Boston, by invitation of prominent citizens, December 13, 1888. Boston: C.W. Calkins, 1888.

O'Byrne, John. "Pikes Peak or bust", and historical sketches of the wild West. Colorado Springs, 1922.

Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858. "Father Clark," or, The pioneer preacher : sketches and incidents of Rev. John Clark / by an old pioneer. New York: Sheldon, Lamport & Blakeman, 1855.

Doggett, D. S. (David Seth), 1810-1880. bp., Memorial discourse, on occasion of the death of Bishop John Early, D.D. delivered before the Va. conference, December 2nd, 1873, during its session in the city of Norfolk, Va. Pub. by request of the Conference. Richmond, J.W. Fergusson & Son, 1875.

Hunt, Samuel Furman, 1844-1907. Conscience in public life. An address delivered before the Washington and Jefferson Literary Societies of the University of Virginia, on commencement day, Thursday, July 3, 1879, by Samuel F. Hunt. Charlottesville, Chronicle Steam Book and Job Print. House, 1880.

Lilley, Kader. My life and experience, [by] Kader Lilley. [Williamston, N.C., n.p., 1903]

Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. A narrative of the leading incidents of the organization of the first popular movement in Virginia in 1865 to re-establish peaceful relations between the northern and southern states, and the subsequent efforts of the "Committee of nine," in 1869, to secure the restoration of Virginia to the Union, by Alex. H.H. Stuart. Richmond, Va., W. E. Jones, printer, 1888.

Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932. A forgotten battle: Sailor's Creek, April 6, 1865, by J. Warren Keifer. [Cincinnati, 1888]