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Auction Description for Laguna Book Auctions: Antiquarian books
Auction Description:

Books and prints from the 18th century through the early 20th century with an emphasis on Americana

Antiquarian books

by Laguna Book Auctions


352 lots with images

April 26, 2014

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The Twenty Third Psalm

Lot 21002: The Twenty Third Psalm

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Description: printed in Holland color plates by Tasha Tudor. dust jacket has very light stains. All edgrs gilt

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Scots Magazine (1749)

Lot 21008: Scots Magazine (1749)

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Description: Much on Anson's Voyage, electricity and search for the Northwest Passage. Complete year January through December plus appendix 643 pages plus index.. very good condition inside and out. Volume 11

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Scots Magazine (1756)

Lot 21015: Scots Magazine (1756)

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Description: Full year including appendix 664 pages plus index. Numerous articles on America including a debate upon the case for subjecting the Americans to the mutiny act and much on the French & Indian War.rebound in modern brown cloth. Volume 18. Includes foldout plan of town and fort at St. Phillips

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Scots Magazine (1757)

Lot 21016: Scots Magazine (1757)

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Description: Full year including appendix 705 pages plus index. Volume 19. Fold out maps of Germany & Chart Of The Sea Scoat betewen england & Germany etc..Numerous articles on America including French & Induan War. Armorial bookplate withthe words Tutum Refugium (A safe refuge)w hich is the crest of the Gullon or Gillon families.

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Scots Magazine (1758)

Lot 21017: Scots Magazine (1758)

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Description: Full year including appendix 708 pages plus index. Volume 20 6 maps, plans & engravings. Lacking maps of Europe & Scotland. & pages 181-196.. .Numerous articles on America including French & Induan War.

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Scots Magazine (1759)

Lot 21018: Scots Magazine (1759)

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Description: Full year including appendix 707 pages plus index. Volume 21 9 maps, plans & engravings some foldout .Numerous articles on America including French & Induan War.

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Scots Magazine (1760)

Lot 21019: Scots Magazine (1760)

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Description: Complete year January through December and appendix 709 pages plus index.. Volume 22.Previous owners label on front endpaper S.M. Burnett Esq. Balbithan House. Numerous Articles on America

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Scots Magazine (1762)

Lot 21020: Scots Magazine (1762)

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Description: Complete year January through December and appendix 702 pages plus index.. Volume 24.Previous owners label S.M. Burnett Esq. lacks endpapers and plates

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Scots Magazine (1763)

Lot 21021: Scots Magazine (1763)

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Description: Complete year January through December and appendix 733 pages plus index.. Volume 25. Numerous Articles on America

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Scots Magazine (1765)

Lot 21023: Scots Magazine (1765)

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Description: Complete year including appendix 715 pages plus index. A large number of articles on America. volume 27

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Scots Magazine (1766)

Lot 21024: Scots Magazine (1766)

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Description: numerous articles on America including a debate in parliament on repealing the stamp act. and an articles about 2 woman who are living as husband and wife for 35 years. 3 fold out plates on the making of hemp.omplete year including appendix. 74 pages plus index.Armorial bookplate of John Mair

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Scots Magazine (1767)

Lot 21025: Scots Magazine (1767)

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Description: Volume 29 Complete year including appendix. 702 pages plus index. Numerous articles on America and the troubles with Great Britain..State ofelectricity

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Scots Magazine (1768)

Lot 21026: Scots Magazine (1768)

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Description: Complete year including appendix 704 pages plus index. A large number of articles on America. volume 30. 3 of 4 plates not bound in

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Scots Magazine (1769)

Lot 21027: Scots Magazine (1769)

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Description: Complete year including appendix 718 pages plus index. A large number of articles on America. volume 31

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Personal Memoirs Of U.S. Grant  Grant, Ulysses S.

Lot 21028: Personal Memoirs Of U.S. Grant Grant, Ulysses S.

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Description: 2 volumes in publishers original green cloth bindings with gilt decorations and titles

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Scots Magazine (1770)

Lot 21029: Scots Magazine (1770)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1770.729 pages plus index.Volume 32. with fold out map. Naturally has much America including climate change and discovered by thr Welch and much on lead up to the revolutionalry war. excellent condition inside and out

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Scots Magazine (1771)

Lot 21030: Scots Magazine (1771)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1771.706 pages plus index.Volume 33. Naturally has much America and on lead up to the revolutionalry war. excellent condition inside and out

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Scots Magazine (1772)

Lot 21031: Scots Magazine (1772)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1772.728 pages plus index.Volume 34. with fold out map of Poland & plan of dutch shack. . Naturally has much America including llead up to the revolutionalry war. excellent condition inside and out

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Scots Magazine (1773)

Lot 21032: Scots Magazine (1773)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1773.706 pages plus index. Naturally has much on war in America including Tea Act, Ben Franklin, Forgery of currency in Virginia, static electricity and Johnson's Tour Of Scotland. excellent condition inside and out

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Scots Magazine (1774)

Lot 21033: Scots Magazine (1774)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1774.721 pages plus index.Volume 36. Naturally has much America including l the revolutionalry war. excellent condition inside and out

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Scots Magazine (1775)

Lot 21035: Scots Magazine (1775)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1775.735 pages plus index.Volume 37. with fold out map "30 miles around Boston". Naturally has much America including the revolutionalry war. . Armorial bookplate on ifc.Very top & bottom of spine leather gone joints a little weak but holding

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Mary Dawson Game Book  Dawson, Mary

Lot 21038: Mary Dawson Game Book Dawson, Mary

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Description: games for boys and girls, games for adults, games for girl's parties, for special occasions, scholostic occasions, womens and young mothers, for different holidays

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Chatterlings  Lipman, Michael

Lot 21039: Chatterlings Lipman, Michael

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Description: corners rounded

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Scots Magazine (1776)

Lot 21043: Scots Magazine (1776)

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Description: The Scots Magazines were the competitors to the Gentleman's Magazines. Very similar with much of the same content but much scarcer and seldom seen and published in Edinburgh.. Complete year including appendix for 1776.719 pages plus index.Volume 38. Naturally has much on America including the revolutionary war. Contains the first Scottish printing of the Declaration Of Independence (with remarks)Including a very scarce answer by the British to the declaration. Among other items not in many other publications about this is a resolution signed by John Hancock"Resolved that General Washington in refusing to receive a letter said to be sent from Lord Howe, addressed to George Washington Esq, acted with a dignity becoming his station; and therefore this congress do highly approve the same; and do direct , that no letter or message be received, on any occasion whatever from the enemy, by the commander in chief, or other commanders of the American army, but such as directed to them in the characters they respectively sustain by order of the Congress John Hancock President". Some of the other things that are not in most other publications are the British comments to the declaration such as to the phrase that all men are created equal the remark "In what are they created equal? Is it in size, strength, understanding, figure,moral or civil accomplishments or situation of life? Every ploughman knows that they are not created equal in any of these......" Also to the phrase among these are life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Is the remark"The meaning of these words the congress appear to not at all understand......"

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Scots Magazine (1779)

Lot 21044: Scots Magazine (1779)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1779.729 pages plus index.Volume 41. . Naturally has much America including the revolutionalry war. . Armorial bookplate on ifc.Very top & bottom of spine leather gone joints a little weak but holding

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Scots Magazine (1780)

Lot 21045: Scots Magazine (1780)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1780.716 pages plus index.Volume 42. . Naturally has much America including the revolutionalry war. .

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Scots Magazine Containing A General View Of The Religion, Politicks, Entertainment  Etc In Great Britain (1741)

Lot 21046: Scots Magazine Containing A General View Of The Religion, Politicks, Entertainment Etc In Great Britain (1741)

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Description: Full year Jan- December including Appendix. Volume 3 608 pages plus index. fold out map of Cartagena.

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Scots Magazine (1782)

Lot 21047: Scots Magazine (1782)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1782.714 pages plus index.Volume 44. . Naturally has much America including letter to Washington offering independence to ease the peace treaty going on in Paris. Rear joint weak but holding

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Scots Magazine (1787)

Lot 21048: Scots Magazine (1787)

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Description: Complete year including appendix for 1787. 654 pages plus index.Volume 49. . Naturally has much on America including the complete constitution rear board partially separated

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Scots Magazine (1788)

Lot 21049: Scots Magazine (1788)

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Description: Complete year Jan through Dec plus appendix 656 pages plus index. Much on America. Indians make incursions into Georgio; Ben Franklin's speech before signing the proposed Constitution; Assembly passes an act for establishing a national militia; Notification of Congress for appointing electors in the states which have ratified the new constitution; case of an extra-uterine fetus; thoughts on slave trade, and other articles on slaves and slavery articles on eruption of Mount Vesuvius and much morebook. Book plate from the Aberdeen Grammar School Library. almost no foxing joints have been repaired.

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Scots Magazine Containing A General View Of The Religion, Politicks, Entertainment  Etc In Great Britain (1740)

Lot 21050: Scots Magazine Containing A General View Of The Religion, Politicks, Entertainment Etc In Great Britain (1740)

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Description: Full year Jan- December including Appendix. Volume 2 606 pages plus index.

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Caught Inside A Surfer's Year On The California Coast  Duane, Daniel

Lot 21057: Caught Inside A Surfer's Year On The California Coast Duane, Daniel

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Description: surfing book

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The Vinland Map  And The Tartar Relation  Skelton, R.A.

Lot 21069: The Vinland Map And The Tartar Relation Skelton, R.A.

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Description: Yale University Press New Haven (1966)

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Romance of the Sea

Lot 21072: Romance of the Sea

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Description: Dust Jacket has some chips and tears.

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La Cathedrale Et Les Enfants  Vix-Beulay, A.M.

Lot 21074: La Cathedrale Et Les Enfants Vix-Beulay, A.M.

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Description: Written in French, beautiful color illustrations

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Le Devin (Une Aventure S'Asterix Le Gavlois)  Goscinny

Lot 21076: Le Devin (Une Aventure S'Asterix Le Gavlois) Goscinny

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Description: in French

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The Nature of War  Keegan, John; Darracott, Joseph

Lot 21082: The Nature of War Keegan, John; Darracott, Joseph

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Description: front inside hinge cracked

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A Sermon Preached Before The Honorable Council, And The Honorable House Of Representatives Of The State Of Massachusetts-Bay In New England May 31, 1780, Being The Anniversary For The Election Of The Honorable Council  Howard, Simeon

Lot 21087: A Sermon Preached Before The Honorable Council, And The Honorable House Of Representatives Of The State Of Massachusetts-Bay In New England May 31, 1780, Being The Anniversary For The Election Of The Honorable Council Howard, Simeon

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Description: This is a copy of the sermon that was taken from a larger book , but unfortunately do not know what it is from. THe pages are numbered from 358 to 396. The sermon is complete and based on the paper it looks like it was printed in the early 19th century. Title page torn with no loss to any text and has been taped at the spine.

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Wright Howes The Final Edtiion (Of U.S. iana)  Hartley, William E. III

Lot 21092: Wright Howes The Final Edtiion (Of U.S. iana) Hartley, William E. III

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Description: Americana reference book

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A Year In My Garden A Diary   Dempsey, Paul W.

Lot 21100: A Year In My Garden A Diary Dempsey, Paul W.

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Description: a complete annual gardening diary that is blank.

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Predator Life And Death In The African Bush  Reesor, David & Ross, Mark C.

Lot 21103: Predator Life And Death In The African Bush Reesor, David & Ross, Mark C.

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Description: in original box.

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Zoology Of New-York Or The New-York Fauna Reptiles And Amphibia    De Kay, James

Lot 21105: Zoology Of New-York Or The New-York Fauna Reptiles And Amphibia De Kay, James

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Description: Text volume only Bound in publishers original brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations.415 pages.

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Scots Magazine (1781)

Lot 21106: Scots Magazine (1781)

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Description: Full year Jan- December including Appendix.716 pages plus index. Volume 43. Naturally has much on American and the revolutionary war/

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Der Gute-Kamerad Ein Lern Und Lesebuch F?r Den Dienstunterricht des Deutschen Infanteristen( The Good-mate Learning and Reading a Book for the Teaching Service  of the German Infantrymen)

Lot 21109: Der Gute-Kamerad Ein Lern Und Lesebuch F?r Den Dienstunterricht des Deutschen Infanteristen( The Good-mate Learning and Reading a Book for the Teaching Service of the German Infantrymen)

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Description: In German 254 pages plus ads with illustrations of uniforms, weapons, maps etc. spine torn and the inside back cover is partly filled in.

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Whispers From Old Genesee  Platt, John A.

Lot 21110: Whispers From Old Genesee Platt, John A.

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Description: And Echoes Of The Salmon Rver

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African Orphan- Boy

Lot 21111: African Orphan- Boy

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Description: 16 pages plus wraps. 3 woodcuts. ads on back . #33

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The Broken Leg , A Sunday Accident  Kidder, Daniel P. (Editor)

Lot 21112: The Broken Leg , A Sunday Accident Kidder, Daniel P. (Editor)

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Description: 60 pages plus wraps. woodcut frontispiece.5 chapters include 1. Public Worship-Mr. Jones-Chazrley 2. A Sad Accident, 3. Charley's Leg cut Off 4. The Festival-Patience-Great Victory 5. Charley Again At Sunday School- His Wooden Leg- Experience

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Advice To Sabbeth School Children

Lot 21113: Advice To Sabbeth School Children

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Description: old tape stain on cover. 24 pages with woodcuts. J.H. Butler on front wrapper.

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Shipways to The Sea Our Inland And Coastal Waterways  Clowes, Ernest S.

Lot 21114: Shipways to The Sea Our Inland And Coastal Waterways Clowes, Ernest S.

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Description: 196 pages plus plates. top edge of covers rubbed

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The United States It's Beginnings, Progress And Modern Development  Wiley, Edwin & Rines, Irving

Lot 21115: The United States It's Beginnings, Progress And Modern Development Wiley, Edwin & Rines, Irving

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Description: 10 volumes plus index bound in suede. These suede volumes are in excellent condition especially for suede. Each volume has a color frontispiece and numerous b&w plates. Some volumes are dated 1912 and some 1913

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