MT. GOTHIC TOMES AND RELIQUARY

RARE BOOKS & WESTERN AMERICANA

Brian Levine

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Specialists in Western American, literature, and quantum physics; with a particular focus on Colorado history and the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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AMERICANA PAGE 1

WESTERN EXPLORATION

 

ACCOUNT OF AN EXPEDITION FROM PITTSBURGH TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, Performed in the years 1819 and 1820, by Order of The Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War: Under the Command of MAJOR STEPHEN H. LONG.  From the Notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other Gentlemen of the Exploring Party.  Compiled by Edwin James, Botanist and Geologist for the Expedition.  In Two Volumes -- with an Atlas.  Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, Chestnut Street.  1823.

ACCOUNT OF AN EXPEDITION FROM PITTSBURGH TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, Performed in the years 1819, 1820, by Order of The Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War: Under the Command of MAJOR STEPHEN H. LONG.  From the Notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other Gentlemen of the Exploring Party.  Compiled by Edwin James, Botanist and Geologist for the Expedition.  In Three Volumes.  London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster - Row.  1823.  This offering is a hybrid of both the American and British first editions.  The first American volumes (2) are bound in original leather with original tipped on spine titles.  The first British volumes (3) are bound in original boards with re-cased spines and tipped on spine titles.  Interior end-papers of first American volumes are original and have "Sempronium Library" handwritten on first end-paper.  End-papers of British volumes have been replaced; and, on title pages of each is stamped, "Long Island Historical Society."  All of these volumes have been properly and officially de-acquisitioned.

Volumes of the American edition are in very good plus condition; however, there is light foxing throughout.  The British volumes exhibit very little, if any, foxing, and are in near fine condition.  American volumes: Volume I, pages 1 - 503; Volume II, pages 1 - 442; plus, Astronomical and Meteorological Records and Vocabularies of Indian Languages, Taken on the Expedition for Exploring the Mississippi and Its Western Waters, under the Command of Major S. H. Long, of the United States Topographical Engineers, 1819 and 1820, Philadelphia, 1822, plus index.  British volumes: Volume I, pages 1 - 344, London: Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoods, New-Street-Square; Volume II, pages 1 - 356, London: Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoods, New-Street-Square; Volume III, pages 1 - 347, London: Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoods, New-Street-Square.

 

Original map: MAP OF THE COUNTRY DRAINED BY THE MISSISSIPPI and PROFILE OR VERTICAL SECTION OF THE COUNTRY on the Parallel of Latitude 38 degrees North.  London, Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Praternoster Row, February 1823.  Dimensions: approximately 21-1/2 inches in width and 16 inches in height.  Folded.  Overall: very good plus condition; original and complete to the British edition.

British Volume I also contains foldout plate of Vertical Section of the Parallel of Latitude for 41- and 35-degrees.

This set also contains the 8 plates, 3 of which are colored, from the first British edition.

Set of 5 volumes, original map, vertical sections, and 8 plates sold as a set.  Overall condition: very good; some fragility.

Price: $9,750.00

 

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WE BUY COLLECTIONS LARGE AND SMALL!

We are always interested in purchasing large or small collections, from countless to single items.  We purchase Western Americana -- books, documents, maps, photographs, ledgers, journals, annual reports, manuscript material, memorabilia, etc.  We also purchase first edition literature, especially books or manuscripts that are signed/inscribed and dust-jacketed, such F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ben Hecht, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, etc.  And, we are interested in science books, such as those by Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Paul Dirac, Linus Pauling, Steven Weinberg, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford. Max Planck, Ernrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer, etc.

"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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Boltzmann equation

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Dirac equation

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