Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Americana--recent acquisitions, antiquarian and ephemera

U.S.S. Boston Photograph album. 7 3/8 X 10 3/4 in. Black fabric over cardboard covers. 96 pp; 148 photographs affixed to all pages including inside back cover. 1888-1907.

Herman, Frederick John, The Forty-second foot; a history of the Forty-second regiment of infantry, United States volunteers, organized for service in the Philippine insurrection. 1899-1900-1901. Arranged and compiled at the request of the survivors of the regiment, organized as the 42nd regt. of inf. U.S.V. association, by Colonel Frederick J. Herman. [Kansas City, Mo., 1942]

Croffut's Trans-Continental Tourist's Guide, Containing a Full and Authentic Description of over Five Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations...From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Fourth Volume, Third Annual Revised. Crofutt, George, pub: New York. 1872.

Souvenirs D'une Mission Aux États-Unis D'amerique. Malézieux, Emile: Paris: Dunod, 1874.

Fooz, Jean Henri Nicolas de. Fundamental Principles of the Law of Mines. Translated from the French, with Introductory Remarks by H. W. Halleck. San Francisco: J. B. Painter, Printer, 1860.

Darrow Bros. Our Encampment. A Humorous Account of the Indianapolis Military Encampment. Highly Illustrated by our own Artist, and rich in Flagrant Falsehood [cover title]. Indianapolis, ca. 1880.

Breed, David T. The Great Trip. A Little Book for Railroad Men and Travellers. NY: American Tract Society, ca. 1850.

Chicago, and North-Western Railway. Summer Resorts of the West, North and Northwest, Showing Routes, Rates of Fare, and Hotels and Boarding Houses. Chicago, 1890.

U.S. Army Air Force. Air Power for Peace. AAF Day—1 August 1947. (Tokyo: Kyodo Printing, 1947.)

Commercial Iron Works. Commemorating the Delivery to the U.S. Navy of Our 100th Vessel. Portland, 1944.

City of Los Angeles. Home Recreation in Wartime. LA: Dept. of Playground and Recreation, ca. 1942?

Sheridan, Sol N. (words) and A. Nelson Adams(music). Beside the Pasig River. Written and composed in the Palace of Malagañan, Manila, after the American Occupation. Manila: Camelo & Bauerman, (1898).

Lunkley, Violet E. Hurray for the Heroes of the Sea. Dedicated to the Navy Boys. Words and Music by…. San Francisco: Gallur, (1914).

Central California Veterans’ Reunion Association. Popular Patriotic Songs. San Jose: Frank M. Eley, 189-?.

Watson, Pond & Riddle. California. A catalogue of country and land property for the investor and homeseeker. San Francisco [1909].

Turlock Land Co. Turlock, California. Turlock Irrigation District. (San Francisco: Western Folder Co., ca. 1910.)

Covina Chamber of Commerce. Covina, An Orchard Paradise in San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, California. (Covina Argus Press, 1928?)

Chamber of Commerce. Fresno County, California. Fresno: Evening Democrat Print, ca. 1905.

Alan T. Tarbell Corp. The Building of an Empire: Crescent City, California. [Los Angeles, 1929.]

North Western—Union Pacific.Introducing—The Streamliner, City of Los Angeles. Omaha:
Medlar, 1936.

Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Celebration,National Country Music Day. Official Program. Meridian,MS, 1954.

Southern Pacific. California Festival Year 1925. [San Francisco? 1925.]

My Partner Souvenir. Boston: Forbes Co., [1880].