Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.


Willow Room, Holiday Inn, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington, Vermont


Preview 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. morning of the sale


This catalogued sale will feature an interesting range of antiquarian books, pamphlets, broadsides, prints, ephemera, and maps, with strengths in Americana, Vermontiana, the Civil War, New Englandiana, travel, and railroads. 


Individual lots include:


AmericanaJohn S. C. Abbott, South and North (1860); Nehemiah Adams, A South-Side View of Slavery (1854); W. D. Alexander, A Brief Account of the Hawaiian Government Survey (1889); A. J. Allen, comp., Ten Years in Oregon.  Travels and Adventures of Dr. E. White and Lady, West of the Rocky Mountains (1850); G. H. Atkinson, Address . . . Resources of Oregon and the Northwest Coast, Including Some Remarks on Alaska (1868); John S. Barry, The History of Masssachusetts (1855-57), 3 vols.; W. H. Bartlett & N. P. Willis, American Scenery (1840); Harris H. Beecher, Record of the 114th Regiment N.Y.S.V. (1866); John Bigelow, France and the Confederate Navy 1862-1868 (1888); John D. Billings, The History of the Tenth Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (1909); T. D. Bonner, Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth (1856); S. M. Bowman & R. B. Irwin, Sherman and His Campaigns (1865); C. D. W. Brownell, The Indian Races of North and South America (1865); William C. Bryant, Picturesque America (1894);  F. W. Butler, The Wild North Land (1874); Stephen Burroughs, Memoirs of the Notorious Stephen Burroughs (1852); The Resources of California (1888); William W. Callender, Annals of Tryon County (1880); Robert V. Carr, Black Hills Ballads (1902); Howard I. Chappelle, The History of the American Sailing Navy (1949); Samuel H. Chester, Pioneer Days in Arkansas (1927); Lucius E. Chittenden, Recollections of President Lincoln and His Administration (1891); Mary Clark, Biographical Sketches of the Fathers of New England (1836); George E. Cole, Early Oregon (1905); William C. Conant, Narrative of Remarkable Conversions and Revival Incidents (1858); Confederate States of America bonds; Leo Crane, Indians of the Enchanted Desert (1925); William M. Darlington, ed., Christopher Gist’s Journals (1893); C. C. Davis & W. A. Alderson, The True Story of “Ramona” (1914); John H. Dearborn, The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire (1890); Frederick Douglass, My Bondage and My Freedom (1855); Francis S. Drake, The Town of Roxbury (1905); Lyman C. Draper, Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin (1857); Bela Estavan, Pictures from the South (1863); Worthington C. Ford, George Washington (1900); Albert Gallatin, Report . . . upon the Subject of Public Roads and Canals (1808); John Frost, The Mexican War and Its Warriors (1850); General Land Office, Circular . . . Manner of Proceeding to Obtain Title to Public Lands (1867); Joshua R. Giddings, The Exiles of Florida (1858); W. H. Gocher, Fasig’s Tales of the Turf (1903);  Anne M. Grant, Memoirs of an American Lady (1809); Messages of Gen. Andrew Jackson (1837); [Thomas Jefferson], Rules for Conducting Business in the Senate of the United States (1801); Mary C. Jones, Lantern Slides (1937); J. B. Kerfoot, American Pewter (1924); Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution (1851-52); 1762 John Henry Lydius manuscript deed to land in Granville, New York; Charles F. Lummis, A Tramp Across the Continent (1892); John Marshall, The Life of George Washington (1925); Birds Eye View of Mt. Vernon (1859); Brantz Mayer, Captain Canot; Or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver (1854); A. Mott & M. S. Wood, Narratives of Colored Americans (1882); John Muir, Travels in Alaska (1915); George W. Nichols, The Great March (1865); Samuel Peters, A History of the Rev. Hugh Peters, A.M. (1807); John Wesley Powell, Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology (1883); George D. Prentice, Biography of Henry Clay (1831); George H. Putnam, A Prisoner of War in Virginia 1864-65 (1912); Albert D. Richardson, The Secret Service, the Field, the Dungeon, and the Escape (1865); John W. Rogers, Finding Literature on the Texas Plains (1931); Marah E. Ryan, Indian Love Letters (1907); Henry H. Saunderson, History of Charlestown, New Hampshire, the Old No. 4 (1876); Montgomery Schuyler, Westward the Course of Empire (1906); Frank H. Severance, Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier (1899); Philip H. Sheridan, Personal Memoirs (1888), 2 vols.; [Benjamin Silliman], Remarks Made on a Short Tour Between Hartford and Quebec, in the Autumn of 1819 (1824); J. T. Sprague, The Treachery in Texas (1862); Edward Stanly, A Military Government Among Abolitionists (1865); H. K. Stimson, From the Stage Coach to the Pulpit (1874); Nathaniel B. Sylvester, Historical Sketches of Northern New York and the Adirondack Wilderness (1877);  William M. Thayer, Marvels of the West (1888); George Thompson, Prison Life and Reflections (1855); John Titus, Adirondack Pioneers (1899); R. J. Walker & A. Davies, An Outline of the Empire of the West (1852); Sylvester Waterhouse, The Resources of Missouri (1867); Julia S. Wheelock, The Boys in White (1870); J. L. Worden et al., The Monitor and the Merrimac (1912).


Miscellaneous [Arthur S. Allen, Jr.], Under Sail to Greenland (1931); Isabel Anderson, A Yacht in the Mediterranean Seas (1930), signed; Honoré Balzac, The Girl with the Golden Eyes (1929); Kuut B. Birkland, The Whales of Atukan (1926); George Bowler, Chapel & Church Architecture (1856); Oliver Brackett, Thomas Chippendale (1925); Annie A. Brassey, Sunshine and Storm in the East: Or Cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople (1880); Richard E. Byrd, Alone (1938), signed; Cervantes, Don Quichotte de la Manche ([1801]); J. E. Chambliss, The Life and Labors of David Livingstone (1875); Francis J. Child, A Scholar’s Letters to a Young Lady (1920); Lydia M. Child, Looking Toward Sunset (1865); Theodore A. Cook, Twenty-Five Great Houses of France ([1916]); John O. Choules, Cruise of the Steam Yacht North Star (1854); Samuel S. Cox, A Buckeye Abroad (1854); S. Kip Farrington, Jr., Atlantic Game Fishing (1937); F. Scott Fitzgerald, All the Sad Young Men (1926); O. S. & L. N. Fowler, New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology & Physiology (1869); Harry W. French, Through Arctic and Tropics (1892); John Galsworthy, A Modern Comedy (1929); Seth Green, Trout Culture (1870); W. K. Gregory & H. C. Raven, In Quest of Gorillas (1937); David T. Hanbury, Sport and Travel in the Northland of Canada (1904); Bret Harte, The Heathen Chinee (1871); William Hemstreet, The Economical European Tourist (1875); W. J. Holland, The Moth Book (1903); Mrs. Leonidas Hubbard, Jr., A Woman’s Way Through Unknown Labrador (1908); Diamond Jenness, The People of the Twilight (1928); Joyce Kilmer, Trees and Other Poems (1914); H. Lachambre & A. Machuron, Andrée’s Balloon Expedition in Search of the North Pole (1898); Dana S. Lamb, On Trout Streams and Salmon Rivers (1996); Vachel Lindsay, “The Kind of Visit I Like to Make” (ca. 1920), broadside; A. T. Mahan, The Problem of Asia (1900); Clement C. Moore, The Christmas Grab-Bag (1930); Harold Murdoch, Earl Percy Dines Abroad: A Boswellian Episode (1924); Nicholas Murray, Men and Things as I Saw Them in Europe (1853); James Pycroft, The Cricket Field: Or, the History and Science of Cricket (1859); Louis Rhead, ed., The Speckled Brook Trout (1902); Romain Rolland, Mahatma Gandhi (1924); Kermit Roosevelt, The Happy Hunting-Grounds (1920); Felix Salten, Bambi: A Life in the Woods (1928); [Charles Sholl], Working Designs for Ten Catholic Churches (1869); Charles Simpson, A Yankee’s Adventures in South Africa (1897); Viljhalmur Stefansson, The Friendly Arctic (1922); John L. Stephens, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan (1841), 2 vols.; Russia Through the Stereoscope (1897-98), 98 stereoviews; Robert L. Stevenson, The Essay on Walt Whitman (1900), Roycroft Shop; John Stewart, An Account of Prince Edward Island (1806); The Book of Old Sundials & Their Mottoes (1914); Arthur Stratton, The English Interior ([1920]); George M. Sutton, Eskimo Year (1934); David C. Thomson, The Life and Works of Thomas Bewick (1882), limited large-paper edition; William T. Tilden, Lawn Tennis for Match Players (1922); J. W. Tyrrell, Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada (1897); Richard Upjohn, Rural Church Architecture ([ca. 1860]); Robert B. Vale, Wings, Fur & Shot (1936); D. M. Warren, A System of Physical Geography (1863); Caspar Whitney, The Flowing Road: Adventures in the Great Rivers of South America (1912); A. Philips Wilson, A Treatise on Febrile Diseases (1809); G. E. & F. W. Woodward, Woodward’s Country Homes (1865); James E. Worcester, Worcester’s Ancient Classical and Scripture Atlas (1840).


VermontianaAbenaqui Springs, Near Bellows Falls (1850); Andrew N. Adams, A History of Fair Haven (1870); Albany & Rutland Railroad and Its Connections (ca. 1860);  Ethan Allen, Reason the Only Oracle of Man (1854);  Ira Allen, The Natural and Political History of the State of Vermont (1798); Joseph Battell, The Yankee Boy from Home (1865); 1878 panoramic photograph of Bellows Falls by Frank M. Taft; George G. Benedict, Vermont in the Civil War (1886-88), 2 vols.; Hamilton Child, Gazetteer & Business Directory of Bennington County (1881); 1855-96 Colchester manuscript account books; 19th- and early 20th-century Vermont company stock certificates; group lots of Vermont ephemera; 19th-century Vermont railroad bonds; Henry Burnham, Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont (1880); Daniel Chipman, The Life of Hon. Nathaniel Chipman, Ll.D. (1846); Hamilton Child, Gazetteer and Business Directory of Chittenden County (1882); Vermont broadside governors’ proclamations, 1870s-1920s; Francis S. Eastman, A History of Vermont(1832); The Vermont School Journal, and Vermont Agriculturalist (1847-48); Hamilton Child, Gazetteer and Business Directory of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties (1883); Marcus D. Gilman, The Bibliography of Vermont (1897); Frederick Hall, Catalogue of Minerals, Found in the State of Vermont (1824); Chauncey H. Hayden, The History of Jericho (1916); John Henry Hopkins, Essay on Gothic Architecture (1836); group lot of 25 manuscript letters of the McFeeters family, Sheldon, VT, fine Civil War content; Silas McKeen, A History of Bradford (1875); Marcus A. McCorison, Vermont Imprints 1778-1820 (1963); William M. Newton, History of Barnard (1928); John H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner, eds., The Perfectionist (Putney, 1843-44); [Alden Partridge], A Journal of an Excursion, Made by the Corps of Cadets . . . June, 1824 (1824); Theodore S. Peck, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers (1892); group lot of 97 Vermont postmarks/envelopes, 1817-1904; Rowland E. Robinson, Centennial Edition of complete works (1933-37), 7 vols.; Leonard Sargeant, The Trial, Confessions and Conviction of Jesse & Stephen Boorn for the Murder of Russell Colvin (1873); William Slade, Jr., Vermont State Papers (1823); group lot of 77 manuscript letters of Ransom J. Smith, Georgia, Vermont, 1862-72, excellent Civil War content; Jared Sparks, Life of Col. Ethan Allen (1858); Zadock Steele, The Indian Captive (1818); Arthur F. Stone, The Vermont of Today (1929); Ralph O. Sturtevant, Pictorial History Vermont Volunteers War of 1861-1865 ([1910]); Samuel Sumner, History of the Missisco Valley (1860); Esther M. Swift, Vermont Place-Names (1977); manuscript record book of Lamoille Lodge No. 30, International Organization of Good Templars, 1872-76, Johnson, VT; Daniel P. Thompson, History of the Town of Montpelier (1860); Zadock Thompson, History of Vermont (1842); The Vermont Asylum for the Insane.  Its Annals for Fifty Years (1887); early Vermont acts and laws, 1779-99; E. P. Walton, ed., Records . . . Governor and Council (1873-80), 8 vols.; H. S. Wardner, The Birthplace of Vermont (1927); Frederic P. Wells, History of Barnet (1923) and History of Newbury (1902); Samuel Williams, Sketches of the War, Between the United States and the British Isles (1825); Hamilton Child, Gazetteer . . . Windsor County (1884).


William L. Parkinson, Books

P.O. Box 40

Hinesburg, VT 05461

Ph. (802) 482-3113