Thursday, March 31, 2016
Hold Autumn In Your Hand, George Sessions Perry (OF Texas), 1941,
1st ed., 2nd printing, signed by Perry
Walls Rise Up, George Sessions Perry, 1939, first edition, signed by Perry
Bronc Peeler, the Lone Cowboy, Harman, Fred, 1937, assumed 1st ed.
Confessions of An English Opium Eater. Being an Extract from the Life of a Scholar. From the Last London Edition. De Quincy, Thomas, 1841, first Boston edition, rebound in tan leather. Signature of Epicopal minister C. B. Dana. Dana was an influential clergyman who served in Boston and Natchez. Ref: http://www.natchezbelle.org/adams-ind/trinity.htm
Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World, Twain, Mark,
1897, 1st ed.
War and Peace, Tolstoy, Count Leon, 1886, Gottsberg 1st edition. These are the final two of the original 6 volumes. Both are stamped on top of title page "Ex Libris John Dimitry" (Dimitry is a well-known author of Civil War works). First Edition in English.
Last of the Mohicans (Edition De Luxe), (Works of J. Fenimore Cooper, Volume II), Cooper, James Fenimore, 1896, half leather, limited to 1000 copies
Last of the Mohicans, A Tale of 1757, Cooper, James Fenimore, 1834, three quarter leather, “Revised, Corrected Edition.”
Last of the Mohicans , Cooper, James Fenimore, 1829 (first editon was published in 1826 in a three volume set; this is volume one of the two-volume set printed in 1829).
The Elements of Natural or Experimental Philosophy, Cavallo, 1832
The LIFE Of NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE, Emperor of the French. With a Preliminary View of the French Revolution. In Three Volumes. Scott, Walter
(By The Author of "Waverly" &c), 1827. 1st US ed.
Crime: Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. Sanford M. Green, Lippencott, 1889 FIRST EDITION
Organization of the British Army in the American Revolution, Curtis, 1926
1st ed RARE
Law Dictionary, vol. 1 of 6, Giles Jacob, 1811
Chapman's Sectional Map of the State of Iowa. A S Barnes
& Co, L P Lippincott & Co., 1856.
MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OR
UNITED STATES OF NORTHAMERICA. TOGETHER WITH MAPS OF
THE VICINITIES OF THIRTY-TWO OF THEPRINCIPAL CITIES AND TOWNS IN THE UNION, PUBLISHED BY S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL PHILADELPHIA, 1843, AND A CONCISE VIEW OF THE NUMBER, RESOURCES, AND INDUSTRY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN THE YEAR1840
Book of Recollections, Jeaffreson, 1894 1st ed, VG
Key to Marshall’s Astronomical Atlas, 1847, fair
Paul Bunyan, 1st ed.
Thrilling Sketch… Chief Okah Tibbee… 1st ed, PB
Thursday, March 3, 2016
If you're a Mississippi history buff you'll recognize the titles displayed in this bookcase, many of which are first editions. We have a great many books on the same subject which are not listed here due to their lesser scarcity. There are scarce and rare titles on other subjects as well, including US history, religion, law, medicine, the Confederacy, etc.
Mississippi: A History, Taylor/Etheridge ca 1940, 1st, 4 vol.
Mississippi Provincial Archives 1763-1766 English Dominion, Rowland,
1911 1st ed.
A History of the University of Mississippi, Cabaniss, 1st ed., SIGNED
In and About Vicksburg, An Illustrated Guide Book to the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Its History, Its Appearance, Its Business Houses, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1890, 1st ed.
History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi..., Monette, John W., 1846, First Edition. Two volumes professionally rebound in leather, Facsimile copy of maps laid in at front of each volume.
Encyclopedia of Mississippi History, Rowland, 1907
YESTERDAY'S CONSTITUTION TODAY; AN ANALYSIS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI CONSTITUTION OF 1890, UNIVERSITY OF
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken, J McVey, 1935 1st ed signed. (WWI, Mississippi)
Mississippi Blue Book 1935-1937
Early Days in Mississippi, H. S. Fulkerson, HB
Reconstruction in Mississippi, 1901 1st ed., Garner
Mississippi as Province, Territory and State…, 1st ed 1880, Claiborne
My Cave Life in Vicksburg, Mary Loughboro, 1864, 1st ed.
Campaign for Vicksburg, Bearss, 3-vol set
Decision in Mississippi, Bearss, 1962 Signed 1st ed