American History & Hall of Fame Showcase, June 2024

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Thur, June 6 Lots 1000-1590
Art (1001-1091)
Native Americana (1092-1207)
Jewelry & Watches (1208-1241)
Collectibles (1242-1279)
Books / Antiquarian (1280-1537)
Medical (1538-1543)
Advertising (1544-1580)
Toys & Children (1581-1590)

Fri, June 7 Lots 2000-2550
Maps (2000-2059)
Transportation & Railroad (2060-2550)
Railroad Passes
Stocks (2535-2550)
Railroad, Banking, other

Sat, June 8 Lots 3000-3595
Wells Fargo & Express (3000-3019)
Outlaws & Lawmen (3020-3097
Autographs (3098-3109)
Revolutionary War & Early Military (3110-3130
President Lincoln (3130-3219
JFK Assassination (3220-3248
Black American (3249-3256)
Civil War (3257-3307)
Custer, Gen George A. (3308-3353)
Presidential (3354-3388)
Firearms & Weapons (3389-3467)
Sports / Hall of Fame (3468-3595)
Baseball (3468-3562)
Basketball (3563-3564)
Boxing (3565-3572)
Football (3573-3577)
Other (3578-3595)

Sun, June 9 Lots 4000-4600
Mining (4000-4189)
Numismatics (4190-4314)
Tokens (4315-4329)
World's Fair (4330-4340)
Bottles (4341-4367)
Saloon (4368-4376)
Tobacco (4377-4380)
Gaming (4381-4388)
Cowboy (4389-4392)
Entertainment (4393-4426)
Music (4427-4450)
Photographs (4451-4481)
Ephemera (4482-4569)
Philatelic (4570-4600)
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Death Valley in '49, Book, 1894  [181940]1300 - Death Valley in '49, Book, 1894 [181940]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Death Valley in '49, Important Chapter of California Pioneer History," William Lewis Manley, 1894. "The autobiography of a pione...
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Diary of Patrick Breen, 1946 Publication  [181831]1301 - Diary of Patrick Breen, 1946 Publication [181831]
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"The Diary of Patrick Breen", The Book Club of California publication in 1946, only 300 copies were printed. This book contains diary entr...
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Early California Voyagers (2 Books) 1933, 1927  [182272]1302 - Early California Voyagers (2 Books) 1933, 1927 [182272]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of books about Early California voyagers. Includes: "Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence through the Continent of North Amer...
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Early California Pre-Gold Rush Books (2) 1959-68  [182293]1303 - Early California Pre-Gold Rush Books (2) 1959-68 [182293]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of books about Early California before the Gold Rush, printed on private presses. Includes: "The First French Expedition to California, ...
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Early Gold Rush Adventures, 1929-56 (4)  [182040]1304 - Early Gold Rush Adventures, 1929-56 (4) [182040]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Special early, mostly 1849, Gold Rush adventure books (4), rare, republished: 1. "A California Gold Rush Miscellany." 1934, limited editio...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to C*****r for (180.00 + 45.00BP) = 225.00
 
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Font's Complete Diary / Founding of San Francisco 1933  [181866]1305 - Font's Complete Diary / Founding of San Francisco 1933 [181866]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Font's Complete Diary, A Chronicle of the Founding of San Francisco; translated from the original Spanish manuscript and edited by Herbert Eugen...
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Forty-Niner Books (5) 1914-87  [182290]1306 - Forty-Niner Books (5) 1914-87 [182290]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of five books telling the tales of the harrowing trips and voyages made to Western America following the discovery of gold in Coloma, CA, in J
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Forty-Niner Diaries & Stories (8) 1913-66  [181924]1307 - Forty-Niner Diaries & Stories (8) 1913-66 [181924]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of eight books about '49er diaries and stories: 1. Reminiscences of Alexander Toponce, Pioneer - 1839-1923 by Alexander Toponce, 1923. 2...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (150.00 + 37.50BP) = 187.50
 
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Gold Rush Book Group (4) 1888-1999  [182291]1308 - Gold Rush Book Group (4) 1888-1999 [182291]
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A collection of four books about the Gold Rush, includes: 1. California '46 to '88, Jacob Wright Harlan, 1888, first edition, The Bancroft ...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
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Handwritten Day Book, 1889-1894  [181602]1309 - Handwritten Day Book, 1889-1894 [181602]
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Bishop Creek/Bishop, California "Day Book" ledger. Date ranges 1889-1894. Gilt spine. Pages in good condition, some toning. Spine in fair ...
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In Pursuit of the Golden Dream, 1970  [182287]1310 - In Pursuit of the Golden Dream, 1970 [182287]
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In Pursuit of the Golden Dream, Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857, Howard C. Gardiner, 1970, Western Hemis
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Jedediah Smith Publications (2)  [181780]1311 - Jedediah Smith Publications (2) [181780]
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Jedediah Smith's First Crossing of the Sierra Nevada published in 1943 by The Sierra Club, a 52 page paperback. Also included is "The Calif...
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Joaquin Miller 1st Edition '49  [181792]1312 - Joaquin Miller 1st Edition '49 [181792]
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Joaquin Miller 1st edition of '49, written by Joaquin Miller and copyrighted in 1884. Book is 148 pages with very slight bump damage. It's i...
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John Work's Calififornia Expedition  [181899]1313 - John Work's Calififornia Expedition [181899]
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Fur Brigade to the Bonaventura, John Work's California Expedition,1832-1833. the copyright on this 112 page special edition is 1945. It was publ...
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Lake Tahoe Books, 5  [179391]1314 - Lake Tahoe Books, 5 [179391]
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Legends of Tahoe booklet, 1905 Tales of the Sierras by J W Hayes and signed by author, 1949 first edition Sierra Nevada Lakes by Hinkle-dustjacket has
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Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to d*******f for (65.00 + 16.25BP) = 81.25
 
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Overland in 1846, Morgan, 1963, Talisman Press, 2 vols  [181676]1315 - Overland in 1846, Morgan, 1963, Talisman Press, 2 vols [181676]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One of Bob Greenwood's Talisman Press specialties in original slip case. Autographed. A master research work including diaries, letters from me...
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Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California in 1848-9  [181715]1316 - Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California in 1848-9 [181715]
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RYAN, William Redmond. Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California, in 1848-9; With the Author’s Experience at the Mines. Illustrated b
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Pioneer at Sutter's Fort, 1941  [181343]1317 - Pioneer at Sutter's Fort, 1941 [181343]
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"A Pioneer at Sutter's Fort, 1846-1850, Lienhard," 1941, Translated, edited and annotated by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. The Adventures of...
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Pioneers to California Gold Rush (5) 1906-64  [182277]1318 - Pioneers to California Gold Rush (5) 1906-64 [182277]
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A library of five books on the time period from the pioneers to the California Gold Rush. Includes: 1. "Legends of the Spanish Southwest."...
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Sacramento Grabhorn Press Books (2)  [181776]1319 - Sacramento Grabhorn Press Books (2) [181776]
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Duke of Sacramento, A Comedy in Four Acts by Warren Baer (77pages) is one of two books centered on the city of Sacramento. the other The Pioneers of t
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Santa Fe Trail to California 1849-1852 (1981)  [181945]1320 - Santa Fe Trail to California 1849-1852 (1981) [181945]
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"The Santa Fé Trail to California 1849-1852." The Journal and Drawings of H.M.T. Powell. Edited by Douglas S. Watson. Reprinted limit...
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Scenery of California by Langworthy 1850s  [181895]1321 - Scenery of California by Langworthy 1850s [181895]
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Scenery of the Plains, Mountains and Mines; or a diary kept upon the overland route to California by way of the Great Salt Lake. Copyright 1855, book
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Scenes of Life in California, Friedrich Gerstacker, 1942  [183991]1322 - Scenes of Life in California, Friedrich Gerstacker, 1942 [183991]
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"Scenes of Life in California" by Friedrich Gerstacker, 1942, Grabhorn Press only 500 editions printed. Engravings throughout the text. Si...
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Seeking the Elephant 1849 by James Hutchings  [181898]1323 - Seeking the Elephant 1849 by James Hutchings [181898]
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Seeking the Elephant 1849 by James Mason Hutchings. Special edition, produced in limited numbers. The book has a 1980 copyright with 203 pages. It chr
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Steamer California Book 1848-49  [181796]1324 - Steamer California Book 1848-49 [181796]
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Pioneer Steamer California by Victor M. Berthold. 166 pages, copyright 1932. This is a first edition of which only 500 were sold. It's in nice c...
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Voyages to California Ports by Simpson  [181900]1325 - Voyages to California Ports by Simpson [181900]
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A journey round the world by Sir George Simpson. Copyright 1847, 232 pages. There's a fold out map in the front of the book. the book is in exc...
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Records of a California Family by Marston, 1928  [182211]1326 - Records of a California Family by Marston, 1928 [182211]
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1928 Records of a California Family by Anna Lee Marston. Journals and Letters of Lewis C Gunn and Elizabeth Le Breton Gunn. 279pp, rebound. "Le...
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Black Hills by Dodge, 1876  [182213]1327 - Black Hills by Dodge, 1876 [182213]
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1876 The Black Hills, a Minute description of Routes, Scenery, Soil, Climate, Timber, Gold, Geology, Zoology etc. This book helped create the 1876 Bla
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Sold to d*******f for (900.00 + 225.00BP) = 1,125.00
 
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Pioneer Years in the Black Hills by Hughes, 1st Edition  [182212]1328 - Pioneer Years in the Black Hills by Hughes, 1st Edition [182212]
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1957 1st edition, Pioneer Years in the Black Hills by Richard B Hughes. 366pp with index. Went on the heels of the Dodge Report. Custer, Deadwood, hun
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Recon of the Black Hills 1875  [182812]1329 - Recon of the Black Hills 1875 [182812]
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Engineer Department of the U.S. Army Report on their reconnaissance of The Black Hills of Dakota in the summer of 1874. Published in 1875 by the capta
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Report of Lt. JW Abert, Examination of New Mexico  [181645]1330 - Report of Lt. JW Abert, Examination of New Mexico [181645]
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1848, Report of Lieut. J. W. Abert, of His Examination of New Mexico, in the Years 1846-'47. Pages 417-614 with 20 plates and 2 folding maps. Mi...
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Heart of the Alleghanies Book c1883  [181016]1331 - Heart of the Alleghanies Book c1883 [181016]
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The Heart of the Alleghenies or Western North Carolina," by Wilbur G. Zeigler and Ben S. Grosscup, with fold-out map and illustrations, c1883. ...
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Oregon Pioneers Travel Books (2) 1927, 49  [182281]1332 - Oregon Pioneers Travel Books (2) 1927, 49 [182281]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of books related to early Oregon pioneers and history. Includes: "A Journey to Lower Oregon & Upper California - 1848-49, A Journey ...
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Tour Through Texas, Sante Fe Expedition, 1935, 2 vols, Steck  [181678]1333 - Tour Through Texas, Sante Fe Expedition, 1935, 2 vols, Steck [181678]
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Narrative of the Texan Sante Fe Expedition comprising a description through Texas ... capture of teh Texans...; Geo. W. Kendall, 1935, Steck publisher
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Across America, Rusling, 1875  [181941]1334 - Across America, Rusling, 1875 [181941]
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Across America: or, The Great West and the Pacific Coast. James F. Rusling, Brevet Brigadier-General, U.S. V. First edition, 1875. Signed by author.
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Adventures in the Apache Country  [181985]1335 - Adventures in the Apache Country [181985]
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Hardcover, 535 pages. Adventures in the Apache Country: A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora with Notes on the Silver Regions of Nevada, by J. Ross Brown
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Bancroft's Works Complete 39 Volume Set, 1883-1890  [182454]1336 - Bancroft's Works Complete 39 Volume Set, 1883-1890 [182454]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Banfroft's Works, Complete set of 39 volumes, SF The History Company and Al. Bancroft & co. Publishing. Leather bound, marbling on page ends...
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Bartlett's Explorations ... Texas, NM, Calif., Sonora... 1854, 2 vols  [181677]1337 - Bartlett's Explorations ... Texas, NM, Calif., Sonora... 1854, 2 vols [181677]
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Bartlett's Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, John R Bartlett, Appleton, ...
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Buley's Old Northwest, Pioneer Period, 1815-1840, 2 vols, 1950  [187679]1338 - Buley's Old Northwest, Pioneer Period, 1815-1840, 2 vols, 1950 [187679]
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Carlyle Buley's Old Northwest, Pioneer Period, 1815-1840, 2 vols in original slip case, 1950. In this case, the northwestern pioneers refers to...
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Campaigns in the West 1856-1861  [181529]1339 - Campaigns in the West 1856-1861 [181529]
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Rare! Hardcover, 11 x 15 inches. One of 300 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press, San Francisco; published by Arizona Pioneers Historical Society, 194
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Cattle and Sheep Volumes (incl. NV) c1926-56 (4)  [179378]1340 - Cattle and Sheep Volumes (incl. NV) c1926-56 (4) [179378]
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This is a group of four books related to cattle and sheep farming, c1926-56. Included in the lot are: "The Cattle of the World," by Alvin ...
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Conquest of Arid America by Smythe  [181637]1341 - Conquest of Arid America by Smythe [181637]
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The Conquest of Arid America by William E Smythe, 1905. The miracle of irrigation, Mormon Commonwealth etc. A few pages uncut for separation. Photo pl
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Covered Wagon Women  [181661]1342 - Covered Wagon Women [181661]
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HOLMES, KENNETH L., EDITOR AND COMPILER - Covered Wagon Women. Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails 1840-1890, Volumes I Through XI - Overl...
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Doniphan's Expedition by Connelley  [182210]1343 - Doniphan's Expedition by Connelley [182210]
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1907 Doniphan's Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico and California by William Elsey Connelley. A choice example with attractive binding, ...
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Early West Surveys, Photography, 1962 & '75  [182053]1344 - Early West Surveys, Photography, 1962 & '75 [182053]
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Two books featuring surveys and photograph from the early West. Includes: Great Surveys of the American West, Richard A. Bartlett, 1962, University of
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Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 , 2 Volumes  [182231]1345 - Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 , 2 Volumes [182231]
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1906 Volumes 26 and 27, Early Western Travels, 1748-1846. Indians of the Rocky Mts., early settlements of the French, Part 1 of Flagg's The Far ...
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Exploration of the Valley Of The Amazon  [181714]1346 - Exploration of the Valley Of The Amazon [181714]
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Hardcover; 414 pages. "Exploration of the Valley Of The Amazon, made under direction of The Navy Department, by Wm. Lewis Herndon and Lardner G...
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Exploratory Travels  Western Territories of North America, 1889  [181935]1347 - Exploratory Travels Western Territories of North America, 1889 [181935]
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"Exploratory Travels through the Western Territories of North America: Comprising a Voyage from St. Louis, on the Mississippi, to the Source of...
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Foreign Interest Books c1863-1906 (4)  [179682]1348 - Foreign Interest Books c1863-1906 (4) [179682]
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A group of four foreign interest books, c1863-1906. The group includes: 1.The Old Forest Ranger - on Wild Sports of India..., by Major Walter Campbell
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chipas, Yucatan, John Stephens, Vol 1, 1867  [183983]1349 - Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chipas, Yucatan, John Stephens, Vol 1, 1867 [183983]
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Book on the history of Mayan civilization and Central America, "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan" by John L. S...
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