Titles in the Lakeside Classic Series
Arranged by date of publication.


Some Background Information on the Lakeside Classics


The collection of Lakeside Classics are the longest, continuously running series of Americana.  Every year since 1903 their publisher, The Lakeside Press an imprint of R. R. Donnelley & Son, has produced these carefully bound books as Christmas gifts to their employees, stockholders, vendors and business associates.  The books in the series have never been sold by R. R. Donnelley, so their sale only occurs when the books have entered the secondary market.

Until recently the aim had been to reproduce a book which has been long out of print, extremely uncommon and only known to historians of the early West.   Additionally, the book had to cover a subject matter which provides the reader with an accurate, first person narrative of events, times or places of the pioneering period of the U.S.   All of the books in the series have been produced in a 16mo format with a uniform depth.   With only a few exceptions, the volumes are roughly the same width as the publisher changed the weight of the paper employed to make appropriate adjustments.

Every twenty-five years the color of the binding has changed.   From 1903 to 1927 the publisher used a dark green cloth to cover the boards (now often referred to as the "greenies".)  From 1928 to 1952 there was a red cloth covering; from 1953 to 1977 a dark blue cloth was employed; from 1978 to 2002 a dark brown cloth was employed. In December of 2003 the publishers again changed the cloth binding to a blue turqoise color to mark the 101st year of Lakeside Classics.   All have gilt text stamping on the spine and the front boards have always shown the then current seal for the Lakeside Press.

Reliable sources have informed us that The Lakeside Press produced approximately 1,000 copies of the 1903 edition.  However, for the years 1904 through 1910 the number of printings was reduced to approximately 600 copies for each year.  Reprints of only the first five books in the series were produced for sale under the Reilly & Britton Company imprint.  They were printed and bound in the same format by The Lakeside Press but released under the general heading of the Patriotic Classics.

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  • The Autobiography of Benjamin FranklinThe Autobiography of Benjamin FranklinRoll over Image to expandThe Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Franklin, Benjamin, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1903. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine and gilt logo and borders on the front board are very bright and clean. There are no prior ownership markings of any kind within this copy. This is the first Lakeside Classic which was issued at Christmas time in 1903 and is rather uncommon. Certainly a highly collectible copy of a rather uncommon and seldom found title.
    TB30329  $750.00



  • Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from Johnson to Roosevelt by Cheney, John Vance (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1905. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders and the classic gilt Lakeside Press logo on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The only flaw with the book is a mild abrasion to the cloth on the front board. The gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board are quite bright and clean. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics based on the number of pages, it being only 125 pages. The third Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1905 and illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. This title is quite uncommon and seldom seen in such nice condition.
    TB30199  $700.00



  • Fruits of SolitudeFruits of SolitudeRoll over Image to expandFruits of Solitude by Penn, William, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1906. First thus. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and borders on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine with a 5 1/2" long scratch to the front board which did not touch the Lakeside Press logo or the gilt borders. This scratch has been filled-in and re-colored to make a close match to the original cloth cover. The gilt decorations and text are clean and bright. The first free end page shows a 3/8" diameter ink smudge. The pages are free of any foxing, names or notations. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics in terms of both weight and width being only 130 pages (129 numbered). The full title reads: "Fruits of Solitude Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life." The fourth Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1906. It is considered by many collectors as either the first or second most difficult copy to obtain in this series. The book was first published in England anonymously in 1693. According to the introductory notes by John Vance Cheney in this volume "two editions and a reprint were published the same year." The Lakeside Press used an eleventh edition of the title printed in Philadelphia in 1794 as the foundation for this copy. A very handsome, clean and collectible copy!
    TB29626  $2000.00



  • Memorable American Speeches II Democracy andMemorable American Speeches II Democracy andRoll over Image to expandMemorable American Speeches II Democracy and Nationality by Cheney, John Vance (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1908. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border and logo on the front board and gilt text gilt text on the spine. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are very slightly rubbed. The gilt text on the spine and gilt borders and decorations on the front board are slightly tarnished, but remain easy to read. The contents are clean, tight in the binding and without any foxing, tanning or prior ownership markings. 237 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Daniel Webster. The sixth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1908. An extremely uncommon volume in the series and one which remains in collectible condition.
    TB29627  $1000.00



  • Memorable American Speeches III SlaveryMemorable American Speeches III SlaveryRoll over Image to expandMemorable American Speeches III Slavery by Cheney, John Vance (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1909. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine is reasonably bright and free of tarnish. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed. The seventh Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1909. 309 pages of text. Overall, a very handsome and collectable copy of a very uncommon early edition in the Lakeside Classic series with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30191  $950.00



  • Memorable American Speeches IV. Secession, WarMemorable American Speeches IV. Secession, WarRoll over Image to expandMemorable American Speeches IV. Secession, War, Reconstruction by Cheney, John Vance (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1910. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders and logo on the front board and gilt text on the spine with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth at the head of the spine shows light rubbing and the cloth at the heel of the spine is worn and beginning to fray. The gilt decorations and text on the spine are very slightly tarnished. With a closed tear to the frontispiece portrait of Lincoln which has been professionally repaired with archival tape. A handsome, tight and clean very collectible copy. The eighth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1910 and rather uncommon. 301 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece of Abraham Lincoln. With no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30185  $800.00



  • The Autobiography of Gurdon Saltonstall HubbardThe Autobiography of Gurdon Saltonstall HubbardRoll over Image to expandThe Autobiography of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard by Hubbard, Gurdon, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1911. First thus. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt borders and the gilt logo of the publisher on the front board. The rear end page and paste down at the hinge area is beginning to separate. The gilt decorations and text on the spine are slightly tarnished, but still easily read. The fly title page is inscribed by the title's editor with "Mr. Millard J. Dixon | Compliments of | Mabel McIlvaine". In nearly 20 years of handling this series, this is the first time I have seen such an inscription by any of the editors of this series. The ninth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1911. The book is a reprinting of the author's original diary which first appeared in print in 1888 for only the immediate friends and family of Hubbard. It provides a unique history of the Northwest.
    TB27977  $300.00



  • Reminiscences of Early ChicagoReminiscences of Early ChicagoRoll over Image to expandReminiscences of Early Chicago by McIlvaine, Mabel, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1912. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine and the gilt decorations on the front board are bright, clean and easily seen. The cloth on the front board is faintly marred with the nibbling of silver fish and there is a prior owner's attractive book plate on the front paste down; otherwise, there are no other prior ownership markings of any kind and with light foxing to the rough cut fore edge of the text block. The tenth Lakeside Classic issued during the Christmas season of 1912. This book contains narratives from visitors to Chicago as early as 1834 when it was a village. 174 pages and illustrated with a frontispiece. A very collectible copy.
    TB30336  $275.00



  • Reminiscences of Chicago During the FortiesReminiscences of Chicago During the FortiesRoll over Image to expandReminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties by McIlvaine, Mabel, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1913. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border and logo on the front board and gilt text text on the spine. The cloth on the front board shows a few minor blemishes and there is an attractive prior owner's book plate on the front paste down; otherwise there are no other prior ownership markings of any kind. The eleventh Lakeside Classic issued in 1913 and rather uncommon.
    TB30335  $300.00



  • Reminiscences of Chicago During the CivilReminiscences of Chicago During the CivilRoll over Image to expandReminiscences of Chicago During the Civil War by McIlvaine, Mabel, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1914. First thus. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt decorations and text on the spine are clean and bright. There is a prior owner's attractive book plate on the front paste down. The twelfth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1914. The book contains first person narratives dealing with the period of time just prior to and during the early part of the Civil War. An early Lakeside Classic which is fast becoming more difficult to find in collectable condition.
    TB30334  $450.00



  • Reminiscences of Chicago During the GreatReminiscences of Chicago During the GreatRoll over Image to expandReminiscences of Chicago During the Great Fire by McIlvaine, Mabel, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1915. First thus. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt Lakeside Press logo and border on the front board and gilt text on the spine and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The gilt text on the spine remains bright and clean. There are a few minor blemishes to the cloth of the front board and there is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down; otherwise, there are no other prior ownership markings of any kind in this copy. The fold-out illustration of the city after the fire is in place and is in perfect condition. The fold-out map following page 36 is present and is in perfect condition. A very scarce early Lakeside Classic in excellent condition with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30333  $475.00



  • Life of Black HawkLife of Black HawkRoll over Image to expandLife of Black Hawk by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1916. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt seal and border on the front board and gilt text on the spine all of which is very bright and readable. There is a slight bump to the cloth over the spine most likely due to binding error from a folded spine lining. The 14th Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time of 1916. The fold-out map following page 32 is present and in perfect condition. A splendid copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28431  $375.00



  • The Indian Captivity of O. MThe Indian Captivity of O. MRoll over Image to expandThe Indian Captivity of O. M. Spencer by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1917. First thus. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, a gilt top edge to the text block and gilt borders and publisher's logo on the front board. The gilt on the spine remains quite bright and free of tarnish. There is only a hint of rubbing to the cloth at the head of the spine. The Lakeside Classic release of 1917 edited by Milo Milton Quaife. With a tipped-in fold-out map after page 66 of the area which is now the state of Ohio. That map is in perfect condition. 188 pages with index, text, map and a frontispiece illustration of Fort Washington. A very handsome, clean and tight copy without any prior ownership markings.
    TB28433  $200.00



  • A Womans Story of Pioneer IllinoisA Womans Story of Pioneer IllinoisRoll over Image to expandA Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1919. First thus. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, a gilt top edge to the text block with gilt text and decoration and borders on the front board. There is a printed "209" in ink at the upper fore corner of the first free end page. It's meaning escapes me. The gilt text on the spine is quite clear and very readable and the gilt borders and decorations on the front board are bright and free of tarnish. The 17th volume in the Lakeside Classic series which was released in 1919. The book reprints "The Memoirs of Christina Holmes Tillson" which was originally only circulated to her family and her close friends and describes her life in early Illinois. A very handsome copy!
    TB27893  $250.00



  • The Conquest of The IllinoisThe Conquest of The IllinoisRoll over Image to expandThe Conquest of The Illinois by Clark, George Rogers, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1920. First thus. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine and front board remains very bright and clean. The 18th volume in the Lakeside Classic series issued in 1920 Laid-in at the front of the book is a "Compliments of the Season" card from R. R. Donnelley & Sons and signed by one of the officers of the company. A reprint of the journal of Georges Rogers Clark. The original journal kept by the older brother of William Clark (of Lewis & Clark fame) was difficult to read due to his own brand of spelling and punctuation. A beautiful copy with no flaws and no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27898  $200.00



  • Adventures of the First Settlers onAdventures of the First Settlers onRoll over Image to expandAdventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River by Ross, Alexander, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1923. First thus. Near fine in decorated dark green cloth covered boards with the top edge of the text block in gilt with the gilt text stamping on the spine and front board very clean and bright. There are no markings or inscriptions in this book. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1923 edited with an historical introduction and notes by Milo Milton Quaife. The original publication of this book was printed in England in 1849. In the words of the editor, Ross' book provides "a clear and readable account of this interesting phase of the history of our Pacific Northwest...." 388 pages including an index, text and the fold-out map preceding the title page. The map is in perfect condition.
    TB30856  $130.00



  • The Southwestern Expedition of Zebulon MThe Southwestern Expedition of Zebulon MRoll over Image to expandThe Southwestern Expedition of Zebulon M. Pike by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1925. First thus. Very good in green cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text with 1/2 of the width of the cloth at the head of the spine above the text block worn down and frayed. (Damage most like caused by a mouse.) The 23rd volume in the Lakeside Classic series of 1925. First published in 1810 by C. & A. Conrad & Co. of Philadelphia. Zebulon Pike's narration of the expedition he lead through the southwestern parts of the Louisiana Purchase.
    TB21647  $125.00



  • Death Valley in 49Death Valley in 49Roll over Image to expandDeath Valley in '49 by Manly, William L., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1927. First thus. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge with a hint of rubbing to the tips of the boards. The gilt on the spine is bright and clean as is the gilt border on the front board. The gilt Lakeside Classic logo on the front board appears as though it may have been miss-stamped. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. With a tipped-in fold-out map preceding page 3 which is in perfect condition. Laid-in at the front of the book is a compliments of the season card from Thomas E. Connelley, President of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. First published in book form in 1894 under the title Death Valley in '49 The autobiography of a Pioneer. The 25th volume in the series and the last to be bound in dark green cloth. This copy has no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28917  $100.00



  • Echoes of the Past About California & In Camp and Cabin by Bidwell, John, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1928. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with very light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and the end sheets show light foxing. The fold-out map which precedes page xv is present and in pefect condition. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1928. In Camp and Cabin was authored by John Steele. Both books were combined and edited by Milo Milton Qauife. This is the first year that the Lakeside Press changed the binding color to denote the end of the first 25 books in the series.
    TB29652  $40.00



  • Wau-Bun The \Wau-Bun The \Roll over Image to expandWau-Bun The "Early Day" in the North-West by Kinzie, Mrs. John H., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1932. First thus. Very near fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the upper fore corners of the front and rear boards are are very slightly rubbed. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1932. The original publication of this book was printed in 1856 with a number of editions printed thereafter. 609 pages including an index.
    TB30853  $55.00



  • Forty Years a Fur Trader onForty Years a Fur Trader onRoll over Image to expandForty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri by Larpenteur, Charles, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1933. First thus. Very good in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine show rubbing, there is a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end page and the gilt text on the spine is slightly tarnished. With an historical introduction by Milo M. Quaife. This narrative was first published in New York in 1892. It describes in broad detail the treatment of the Indians by the fur traders operating in the Northwestern frontier from 1833 to 1871.
    TB30819  $40.00



  • Kit Carsons AutobiographyKit Carsons AutobiographyRoll over Image to expandKit Carson's Autobiography by Carson, Kit, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1935. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed and the gilt text on the spine is slightly darkened. The Lakeside Classic release of 1935. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. Originally published under the title of "Kit Carson's Own Story of His Life as Dictated to Col. and Mrs. D. C. Peters about 1856-57 And Never Before Published."
    TB30817  $45.00



  • A True Picture of EmigrationA True Picture of EmigrationRoll over Image to expandA True Picture of Emigration by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1936. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. The gilt text on the spine is only slightly tarnished and the end sheets are spotted with foxing and tanning. A Lakeside Classic release of 1936. With the fold-out map present following page 42 in fine condition. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. Originally published anonymously in England in 1848 as a pamphlet, it describes the life of a woman and her family who left England in 1831 to settle in "the wilds of western Illinois."
    TB26227  $35.00



  • The Border and the BuffaloThe Border and the BuffaloRoll over Image to expandThe Border and the Buffalo by Cook, John R., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1938. First thus. An exlibrary copy in fine, yes fine condition, in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with the gilt text stamping to the spine which is bright and untarnished. There is a rubber stamp marking on the verso of the title page which reads: "Withdrawn Library of the NYSHA". There is no other indication anywhere in the book that it is an exlibrary copy. A Lakesides Classic released in 1938. Originally written by John R. Cook and published in 1907 which records the disappearance of the Buffalo on the high plains and the development of the west. Sub-titled: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains. A great copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind...except for the stamp noted above.
    TB28116  $30.00



  • War on the DetroitWar on the DetroitRoll over Image to expandWar on the Detroit by de Boucherville, Thomas Vercheres, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1940. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with light rubbing to the head and heel of the spine. The gilt text stamping on the spine remains clear and bright; however, the gilt is somewhat flecked on the text stamping of the publisher's name at the heel of the spine. A Lakeside Classic release of 1940 with a fold-out map before the historical introductory page and a second map following the same. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A reprinting of the journal Thomas Vercheres de Boucherville and a journal by James Foster titled: The Capitulation which deals with the War of 1812. The fold-out map preceding the historical introduction by Quaife is in perfect condition.
    TB27282  $35.00



  • Army Life in DakotaArmy Life in DakotaRoll over Image to expandArmy Life in Dakota by de Trobraind, Philippe Regis, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1941. First thus. Near fne in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge with a hints of fading to the cloth at the corners of the spine. The gilt text of the title and decorations on the spine and front board are bright and untarnished. The Lakeside Classic release of 1941. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife and translated from The French by George Francis Will. A narrative which takes place in the 1860's in the Upper Missouri area. 387 pages including an index, text and illustrations.
    TB27414  $40.00



  • The Early Day of Rock IslandThe Early Day of Rock IslandRoll over Image to expandThe Early Day of Rock Island and Davenport by Spencer, J. W., and J.M.D. Burrows, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1942. First thus. Fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with gilt text stamping and decorations on the spine and front board. The text stamping on the spine remains clean and bright. A Lakeside Classic of 1942. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. The collection of two narratives about early life in Illinois and in Iowa. 315 pages including an index. An extremely clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27925  $40.00



  • Growing Up with Southern IllinoisGrowing Up with Southern IllinoisRoll over Image to expandGrowing Up with Southern Illinois by Brush, Daniel Harmon, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1944. First edition. Fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top top edge to the text block and gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. The gilt text stamping on the spine are bright and clean. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. The Lakeside Classic of 1944. The text of this volume of the Lakeside Classics is from an unpublished memoir of the author who moved to southern Illinois at the age of 8 in 1820 from New York. A beautiful copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27916  $40.00



  • A History of Illinois Volume I by Ford, Gov. Thomas, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1945. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt tooling on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt text on the spine and gilt decorations on the front board are bright and clean as the original glassine jacket has protected the book which is still on, but has suffered some chipping. The Lakeside Classic for 1945. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. The original publication of this book was in 1854 after the author's death. Volume II of the book was published by the Lakeside Press in 1946. 364 pages including an index, text and two fold-out maps which are both in excellent condition. A nice copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29656  $45.00



  • A History of Illinois Volume IIA History of Illinois Volume IIRoll over Image to expandA History of Illinois Volume II by Ford, Gov. Thomas, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1946. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt tooling on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt top edge to the text block. The Lakeside Classic for 1945. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. The original publication of this book was in 1854 after the author's death. Volume I of the book was published by the Lakeside Press in 1945. 369 pages including an index, text and two fold-out maps which are both in excellent condition. A beautiful, clean, crisp and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27919  $45.00



  • The Western Country in the 17thThe Western Country in the 17thRoll over Image to expandThe Western Country in the 17th Century by Cadilac, Lamothe, and Pierre Liette, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1947. First thus. Fine with the top edge of the text block in gilt with the boards covered in red cloth and with gilt text stamping on the spine. The text stamping is bright, clear and untarnished. Sub-titled: "The memoirs of Lamothe Cadillac and Pierre Liette". The memoir by Cadillac evidently was never published and the memoir of Liette was published in volume XXIII of the Illinois Historical Collections under the title "Memoir of De Gannes Concerning the Illinois Country" in 1934. An exceedingly handsome, clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27917  $35.00



  • Pictures of Gold Rush CaliforniaPictures of Gold Rush CaliforniaRoll over Image to expandPictures of Gold Rush California by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1949. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt decorations on the front board and with gilt to the top edge of the text block. The gilt text stamping on the spine is bright and untarnished. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1949. Laid-in at the front of the book is a Compliments of the Season card from Thomas E. Donnelley. A collection of contemporary accounts which highlight the perils of overland travel to the gold fields of California. 383 pages including and index. A clean, handsome and tight copy.
    TB30658  $50.00



  • Absaraka The Home of the CrowsAbsaraka The Home of the CrowsRoll over Image to expandAbsaraka The Home of the Crows by Carrington, Margaret I., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1950. First thus. Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt text and decorations are bright and clean on the spine and front board. This volume was originally published in 1868 and saw numerous modifications. This reprinting is based on the first edition which details the 1866 Carrington Expedition and its efforts to keep open the Bozeman Trail to Montana. With a full fold-out map which precedes the title page. 354 pages including an index. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1950. A very handsome, clean and crisp copy.
    TB27929  $40.00



  • The Truth About GeronimoThe Truth About GeronimoRoll over Image to expandThe Truth About Geronimo by Davis, Britton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1951. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations with the top edge of the text block in gilt. The gilt text stamping on the spine remains quite bright and clean. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1951. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. 380 pages with index, text and some illustrations. Originally published in 1929 by the Yale University Press. 379 pages including an index, text and illustrations. A bright clean and tight volume one of the best I have seen with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27914  $40.00



  • My Life on the PlainsMy Life on the PlainsRoll over Image to expandMy Life on the Plains by Custer, General George A., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1952. First Thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The gilt text and decorations on the spine are bright, clean and without any tarnish. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. This is the 50th volume in the Lakeside Classics series. The text of this book was originally published in serial form in The Galaxy magazine in 1872. This reprinting provides an introduction by Edgar I. Stewart. An extremely nice, collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30855  $50.00



  • Memoir or a Cursory Glance at My Different Travels by Milford, Louis LeClerc, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1956. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the text block with a prior owner's name and date written on the first free end paper. The complete title and sub-title read: Memoir or A Cursory Glance at My Different Travels & My Sojurn in the Creek Nation. Translated by Geraldine de Courcy and edited by John Francis McDermott. 257 pages including a listing of other titles produced in the Lakeside Classics series.
    TB20376  $20.00



  • Uncle Dick Wootton The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Range by Conard, Howard Louis, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1957. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the title block. Edited by Milo Milton Quife. This book was originally published in Chicago in 1890. 462 pages including an index and followed by a list of titles previously published in the Lakeside Classics series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, photographic facsimiles, engravings and a map.
    TB29660  $20.00



  • The Siege of Detroit in 1763 by Quaife, Milo Milton, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1958. First edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the top edge of the text block in gilt. The gilt text stamping on the spine remains bright and sharp. Sub-titled: "The Journal of Pontiac's Conspiracy and John Rutherfurd's Narrative of a Captivity." Laid-in is a "Compliments of the Season" card fro Nelson Stevens of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. The Lakeside Classic release of 1958. 289 pages including an index followed by a list of previous titles published in the series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, maps and reproductions of early photographs and contemporary art work.
    TB27285  $20.00



  • Hardtack and Coffee by Billings, John D., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1960. First thus. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and with a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the corners of the upper edges of the joint to the front board are slightly rubbed. The Lakeside Classic issued in 1960. A reprint of the second printing of original book by Billings of 1887 which relates his life as a common soldier in the Union Army from 1862 to 1865 while he served with the Tenth Independent Battery of Massachusetts. Edited by Richard Harwell.
    TB29661  $20.00



  • Outlines From the Outpost by Cooke, John Esten, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the text block with a slight crease to the backstrip. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Richard Harwell. Laid-in is a "Compliments of the Season" card fro Nelson Stevens of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. This title was not previously published, but is from the original manuscript Cooke was preparing for publication who served on the staff of J.E.B. Stuart during the Civil War. 413 pages including an index and a list of all previous title published in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB27287  $20.00



  • Colorado Volunteers in New Mexico 1862 by Hollister, Ovando J., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1962. First Edition, First printing. Fine in navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and gilt text stamping on the spine which remains bright and clean. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Richard Harwell. This was the Lakeside Press' third book to appear dealing with the Civil War during their centennial commemoration of that event. 309 pages including a roster of officers and men, an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait, line drawings and a map.
    TB26477  $20.00



  • Private Smith's Journal Recollections of the Late War by Walton, Clyde C., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1963. First edition. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt decoration on the front board. Sub-titled: "Recollections of the Late War." Edited by Clyde C. Walton. Laid-in is a "Compliments of the Season" card fro Nelson Stevens of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. This is the first printing of a previously unpublished manuscript of a young soldier during the Civil War. 250 pages including an index followed by several pages of volumes previously published in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB27288  $20.00



  • Two Views of Gettysburg by Freemantle, Sir Arthur J., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1964. First edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping and the top edge of the text block in gilt. Laid-in is a complimentary gift card from John C. Kingery of the R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Co-authored by Frank A. Haskell and edited by Richard Harwell. Published from original records and journals of both Fremantle (visiting with the CSA from Great Britain) and Haskell who served with the Union Army provide two dispassionate pictures.
    TB29662  $20.00



  • Honolulu by Judd, Laura Fish, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1966. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board. The top edge of the text block is in gilt. The upper fore edge of the text block shows very minor spotting from foxing. The Lakeside Classic issued in 1966. The book remains surrounded by its original glassine protector and lays within its original shipping box. Laid-in is a compliments of the season card from Gaylord Donnelley of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. The author and her husband, Dr. Gerrit Parmele Judd, first arrived in Hawaii in 1828 to serve as missionaries. Both were quite involved in life on the Islands and this narrative provides revealing information of life at that time. 375 pages including an index followed by several pages which list previous titles published in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB25511  $20.00



  • Three Years in the Klondike by Lynch, Jeremiah, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1967. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the text block. Edited by Dale L. Morgan. The Lakeside Classic for 1967. Laid-in is a complimentary gift card from Gaylord Donnelly of the R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. This title was originally published in 1904 in London. 372 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB28241  $20.00



  • Two Years' Residence on the English Prairie of Illinois by Woods, John, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1968. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the text block. This title was originally published in 1822 in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. Edited by Paul M. Angle. 242 pages including an appendix, index and a list of previously published titles in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB20371  $20.00



  • John D. Young and the Colorado Gold Rush by Smith, Dwight L., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1969. First thus. Fine with top edge gilt and with the boards covered with dark blue cloth with gilt text stamping on spine. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1969. From an unpublished manuscript titled: "A Trip to the gold regions of the Rocky Mountains in the summer of 1860" by John D. Young. Edited by Dwight L. Smith.
    TB26506  $20.00



  • Narratives of Colonial America 1704-1765Narratives of Colonial America 1704-1765Roll over Image to expandNarratives of Colonial America 1704-1765 by Peckham, Howard H., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1971. First thus. Near fine with top edge gilt with boards covered with dark blue cloth with gilt text stamping on the spine which is only slightly tarnished. The Lakeside Classic release of 1971. A collection of eight personal narratives of colonial life in America. 314 pages including the list of prior titles in the series and an index to this title. 314 pages including a list of other titles previously published in the Lakeside Classics series.
    TB26383  $20.00



  • Pioneers Narratives of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Banning 1825-1865 by Angle, Paul M., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1972. First thus. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with the top edge of the text block in gilt. none issued. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1972. The "narrative of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Allen Banning" between the years of 1825 to 1865. There is also a white 1/4" spot on the gilt top edge.
    TB09818  $20.00



  • Excursion Through America by Mohr, Nicolas, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1973. First thus. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations with a gilt top edge. The gilt text on the spine and front board is slightly tarnished; but, still easily read. The Lakeside Classic release of 1973. Originally published in German in 1884. This volume contains two fold-out maps just before the frontispiece. Edited by Ray Allen Billlington and translated from the German by La Vern J. Rippley in collaboration with Klaus Lanzinger. 391 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB22356  $20.00



  • A Frenchman in Lincoln's America (Vol. I) by de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergi, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1974. First thus. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board with a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt on the spine is slightly darkened with tarnish and there is faint spotting by foxing to the end sheets and fore edge of the text block. The Lakeside Classic release of 1974. The first English publication of the Journal and letters of the author's eight month travels through the US at the start of the Civil War. 525 pages including an index followed by a list of previous titles published in the series.
    TB22338  $20.00



  • A Frenchman in Lincoln's America (Vol. II) by de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergi, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1975. First thus. Fine with the top edge of the text block gilt and the boards covered with dark blue cloth with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and front board. The Lakeside Classic release of 1975. The first English publication of the Journal and letters of the author's eight month travels through the US at the start of the Civil War. 628 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB29664  $25.00



  • Advocates and Adversaries by Rose, Robert T., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1977. First thus. Near fin in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations and a gilt top edge with a bump to the upper corner of the front board. The Lakeside Classic release of 1977. A never before published account of the activities of Robert R. Rose during the eight years he practiced law in Kenmmerer, Wyoming. 322 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB21082  $20.00



  • Hell among the Yearlings by Randolph, Edmund, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1978. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations to the spine and to the front board and with a gilt top edge to the text block. The Lakeside Classic release of 1978. Originally published in Great Britain in 1955 under the title: Don't Fence Them In. 400 pages including an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics.
    TB25029  $20.00



  • A Frontier Doctor by Hoyt, Henry F., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1979. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations with a gilt top edge. Originally published in 1929 by Houghton-Mifflin. The Lakeside Classic release of 1979. 518 pages including an index and list of previous titles published in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB25116  $20.00



  • Mrs. Hill's Journal: Civil War Reminiscences by Hill, Sarah Jane F., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1980. First thus. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations and with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1980. A never before published journal of the recollections of Mrs. Sarah Jane Full Hill regarding the Civil War. 343 pages including an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics.
    TB26476  $20.00



  • Skyward by Byrd, Richard Evelyn, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1981. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1981. First published in 1928 by G. P. Putnam's Sons. This reprinting covers Byrd's early career to include his flight over the North Pole.
    TB25115  $20.00



  • Helldorado by Breakenridge, William M., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1982. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations and with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1982 and edited by Richard Maxwell Brown. Sub-titled: Bringing the Law to the Mesquite. First published in 1928 by William MacLeod Raine. 448 pages with an index, text and photographs.
    TB29668  $20.00



  • Mark Twain's West by Blair, Walter, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1983. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations and a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1983. Edited by Walter Blair. Subtitled: "The author's memoirs about his boyhood, riverboats, and western adventures." 443 pages including an index followed by a listing of previous titles published in the series. Illustrated with reproductions of early photographs and engravings.
    TB29669  $20.00



  • Buckskin and Blanket Days by Tibbles, Thomas Henry, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1985. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations and with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1985. Subtitled: "Memoirs of a friend of the Indians". Originally published in 1957 by Doubleday & Company.
    TB25023  $20.00



  • Autobiography of an English Soldier in the U. S. Army by Ballentine, George, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1986. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations and with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1986. Without a dust jacket as issued but remains protected within the publisher's original shrink wrap. Edited by William H. Goetzmann. This book provides a first-hand account of a Scottish private in the US Army during the invasion of Mexico in 1846. 354 pages including an index and a list of the previously published titles in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB23227  $20.00



  • Life of Tom Horn Government Scout and Interpreter by Horn, Tom, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1987. First Edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1987. Edited by Doyce B. Numis. 400 pages of text.
    TB27050  $20.00



  • Children of Ol' Man River by Bryant, Billy, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1988. First edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. as issued. Sub-titled: The Life and Time of a Showboat Trouper." Edited by Martin Ridge.
    TB08341  $20.00



  • Westward Journeys by Applegate, Jesse A., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1989. First thus. Fine with top edge gilt w/ boards covered with dark brown cloth with gilt text stamping. The Lakeside Classic release of 1989. Without a dust jacket as issued. The unpublished memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter each of whom traveled the Overland Trail. This volume contains a number of reproductions of engravings, drawings and period photographs.
    TB25772  $20.00



  • Narrative of My Captivity Among The Sioux Indians by Kelly, Fanny, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1990. First edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations and with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1990 which reprints with modifications the original narrative of 1872 by the author who was a member of a wagon train which was attacked by a band of Oglala Sioux Indians in 1864 in Wyoming. The author was taken captive and spent five months in harrowing captivity much of which was spent in both Montana and Dakota Territories. The original version of this book was published in 1872 in Toronto. 359 pages including an index, text and a colored map outlining the route of Fanny Kelly's wagon train and captivity with the Sioux Indians in 1864.
    TB27044  $20.00



  • A Texas Ranger by Jennings, N. A., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1992. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1992. Edited by Ben Procter,
    TB22375  $20.00



  • From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush by Marshall, James Wilson, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1993. First thus. Near fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. There is a small 3/8" long but very narrow paint stain (?) at the joint to the front board. The Lakeside Classic release of 1993. Co-authored with Edward Gould Buffum. Both authors grew up in California. Each of their books were first published in 1870 and 1850.
    TB22359  $20.00



  • My Life East and West by Hart, William S., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1994. First thus. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. as issued. The autobiograhpy of Williams S. Hart which was originally published in 1929. This is the first reprinting of the book.
    TB09367  $20.00



  • The Logbook of the Captain's Clerk by Sewall, John S., Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1995. First edition. Fine in decorated dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and a gilt top edge to the text block. Still within the publisher's original shrink wrap. The Lakeside Classic release of 1995. Sub-titled: Adventures in the China Sea. The first book in the series to begin to explore the narratives of Americans to travel outside of the borders of the US.
    TB15052  $20.00



  • Arctic Explorations by Kane, Elisha Kent, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1996. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1996. Contained within the publisher's original shrink-wrap protection. Initially published in 1856 by Childs and Peterson of Philadelphia. The book became a best seller in its time and then fell into relative obscurity by the turn of the century. It is the story of the second Grinnell Expedition in search of the famous Franklin Expedition which was lost without a trace in 1845 while in search of the Northwest Passage.
    TB16433  $20.00



  • Behind the Scenes by Keckley, Elizabeth, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1998. First thus. Fine in decorated dark brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. Still in publisher's original shrink-wrap. Without a dust jacket as issued. Also sub-titled: Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House. Edited by Frances Smith Foster. The original publication of this book appeared in 1868 and created quite a stir. This is the 96th book in the Lakeside Classics series which started in 1903.
    TB15252  $20.00



  • Revolutionary Days by Cantacuzene, Princess Julia, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1999. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1999. Within the publisher's original shrink wrap. Edited by Terence Emmons. The author, originally an American, married a Russian Prince in 1899 then moved to that country for the next 18 years to raise her family. This is her account of the Russian Revolution.
    TB15381  $20.00



  • The Americanization of Edward Bok by Bok, Edward, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2000. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. A Lakeside Classic release of 2000. Sub-titled "The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After." Originally published in 1903 later winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1921. Contained within the publisher's original shrink-wrap protection.
    TB16423  $20.00



  • From The Deep Woods To Civilization by Eastman, Charles Alexander, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2001. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge contained within the publisher's original shrinkwrap. A Lakeside Classic release of 2001. Contained within the publisher's original shrink-wrap protection. The full title reads: "From The Deep Woods To Civilization Including Excerts from Indian Boyhood" by Charles Alexander Eastman and edited by A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff. 333 pages followed by a full listing of the Lakeside Classics.
    TB25015  $20.00



  • Narrative Of The Coronado Expedition by de Castaneda of Nejera, Pedro, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2002. First by the Lakeside Press. Near fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a gilt top edge to the text block with a very slight fading of the front board at the fore and top edges. Laid-in at the front of the book is the presentation note to the original recipient. Without a dust jacket as issued. This is the "Centennial Edition" of the Lakeside Classics which commemorates the 138th year of the Lakeside Press and the 100th anniversary of the start of the Lakeside Classics. This is the first volume published by the Lakeside Press as a dual-language edition. It is printed in the author's native language, Spanish on the verso of the pages and on the recto of the pages the text is printed in English. The publisher's preface also contains a unique review of the first one hundred years of the Lakeside Classics to include two full color pages showing the different bindings used for each of the four series produced to date. A long anticipated and most welcome note appears in this preface with the statement that the publisher's are looking forward to the start of the fifth series with the publication of the 101st title in 2003. This is a first person narrative of the Corondado expedition of 1540 to 1542 through what are now the Spanish and American States of Sinaloa, Sonora, Jaja, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. 421 pages including and index and illustrated with a two page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several black and white illustrations.
    TB25031  $20.00



  • The Rough RidersThe Rough RidersRoll over Image to expandThe Rough Riders by Roosevelt, Theodore, Chicago, Ill.: The Lakeside Press, 2003. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The book remains protected in the publisher's original shrink wrap. 317 pages including a list of the books in the series, an index, text and illustrated with photographs maps and reproductions of contemporary art. Edited by Marifeli Perez-Stable. Originally written by Roosevelt immediately upon his return from Cuba and published in 1899. This book continues the goal of the series to offer first person narrative accounts of personal experience.
    TB30368  $30.00



  • The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Brooks, Joanna (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2004. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book remains incased in the publisher's original shrink wrap. "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written by Himself." The Lakeside Classic edition for 2004. 406 pages of text which includes a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with 58 engravings (some in color) and maps. Originally written and published in 1789 in London the author, who experienced the horrors of slavery as a young boy, wanted to publish this book to help dismantle the practice of slavery.
    TB25828  $30.00



  • Inaugural Addresses Of The Presidents OfInaugural Addresses Of The Presidents OfRoll over Image to expandInaugural Addresses Of The Presidents Of The United States From W. H. Taft To G. W. Bush by Graff, Henry F. (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2005. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book remains incased in the publisher's original shrink wrap. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2005. 392 pages of text which includes a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with photographs (some of which are in color). A continuation of the Lakeside Classics of 1904 and 1905 which were devoted to the Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents.
    TB20825  $20.00



  • Twenty Years Before The MastTwenty Years Before The MastRoll over Image to expandTwenty Years Before The Mast by Erskine, Charles, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2006. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued; but, the book remains protected in the publisher's original shrink wrap. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2006 edited by Thomas Philbrick. 382 pages of text including an index and a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages. of image credits. Illustrated with six pages of colored maps which highlight the exploration voyages taken by the author between 1838 and 1842 and reproductions of engravings and lithographs some of which are in color.
    TB22652  $20.00



  • Narratives of Barbary CaptivityNarratives of Barbary CaptivityRoll over Image to expandNarratives of Barbary Captivity by Cathcart, James Leander, Jonathan Cowdery and William Ray, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2007. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. The Recollections of James Leander Cathcart, Jonathan Cowdery, and William Ray. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2007. 322 pages of text including an index and a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with 40 reproductions of engravings and lithographs some of which are in color.
    TB25825  $20.00



  • Jailed For Freedom The Story ofJailed For Freedom The Story ofRoll over Image to expandJailed For Freedom The Story of the Militant American Suffragist Movement by Stevens, Doris, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2008. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Marjorie J. Spruill. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2008. 404 pages of text including an index and a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by one page of image credits. Illustrated with 44 reproductions of engravings, lithographs and photographs some of which are in color.
    TB27988  $20.00



  • Plymouth Plantation Selections from the NarrativesPlymouth Plantation Selections from the NarrativesRoll over Image to expandPlymouth Plantation Selections from the Narratives of William Bradford and Edward Winslow by Philbrick, Thomas (Editor), Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2009. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light green cloth covered boards with bright gilt text on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards with the series logo on the front board, the top edge of the text block is gilt and the end sheets are decorated green paper. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4". Without a dust jacket as issued. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. 308 pages containing a list of all Lakeside Classics published prior to the release of this publication. Illustrated with a color frontispiece portrait of Edward Winslow, a two page color map of Cape Cod and Cape Cod Bay and a number of reproductions of contemporary works of art. The 107th volume in the longest running collection of series Americana.
    TB28007  $20.00



  • Travels Through South Carolina, Georgia, andTravels Through South Carolina, Georgia, andRoll over Image to expandTravels Through South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida by Bartram, William, and edited by Thomas P. Slaughter, Chicago, Ill.: The Lakeside Press, 2010. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. 324 pages including an index followed by image credits and publisher's notes about the composition of this title. Illustrated with 37 plates or pictures within the text many of which are in color. Bartram was the first, native-born naturalist in this country. The first edition of Bartram's work was published in Philadelphia in 1791. This publication is an abridgment of the first two parts of the original printing. This title is the 108th volume in the longest running collection of series Americana. This volume focuses on a portion of this country which has not been touched on in any previous volumes of the Lakeside Classics.
    TB25809  $20.00



  • Narratives Of The San Francisco EarthquakeNarratives Of The San Francisco EarthquakeRoll over Image to expandNarratives Of The San Francisco Earthquake And Fire Of 1906 by Lotchin, Roger W. (Editor), Chicago, Ill.: The Lakeside Press, 2011. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. 306 pages including an index followed by a page of image credits. Illustrated with 57 plates or pictures within the text several of which are in color. This title is the 109th volume in the longest running collection of series Americana. A compilation of first person narratives documenting the horror, anguish, fear and courage of that tragic event gathered from news magazines and personal stories.
    TB25875  $20.00



  • The Englishwoman In AmericaThe Englishwoman In AmericaRoll over Image to expandThe Englishwoman In America by Bird, Isabella, Chicago, Ill.: The Lakeside Press, 2012. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The book remains protected in the publisher's original shrink wrap. 370 pages including an index followed by a page of image credits. Illustrated with a two page color map and 42 color plates including the frontispiece. An abridged version of the original 1856 British edition, edited by Thomas Philbrick, of a memoir by Bird of her travels through the United States beginning in 1854. This title is the 110th volume in the longest running collection of series Americana.
    TB30410  $25.00



  • Narrative Of The Narvaez ExpeditionNarrative Of The Narvaez ExpeditionRoll over Image to expandNarrative Of The Narvaez Expedition by Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Nunez, Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 2013. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap protection. 186 pages including an index and followed by a page of image credits. Illustrated with maps (some in color) a color frontispiece and numerous engravings and plates from earlier works of art.
    TB30958  $20.00



  • And They Thought We Wouldnt FightAnd They Thought We Wouldnt FightRoll over Image to expandAnd They Thought We Wouldn't Fight by Gibbons, Floyd, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2014. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap protection. 346 pages including an index followed by a page for image credits and a colophon. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, several color illustrations and a number of sepia photographic reproductions within the text.
    TB28381  $30.00



  • The Race Around The WorldThe Race Around The WorldRoll over Image to expandThe Race Around The World by Bly, Nellie, and Elizabeth Bisland, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2015. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. 346 pages including an index followed by six pages of the previous Lakeside Classics and a page for image credits and a colophon. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, and numerous color and sepia photographic reproductions. In 1889 the two authors were engaged by their respective publishers to travel around the world with the goal of beating the other and the fictional record of Phileas Fogg in Around the World in Eighty Days.
    TB28589  $25.00



  • Through The Brazilian WildernessThrough The Brazilian WildernessRoll over Image to expandThrough The Brazilian Wilderness by Roosevelt, Theodore, Chicago, Ill.: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 2016. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap. 342 pages including an index followed by a page of image credits. Illustrated with a colored frontispiece, two maps and numerous photographic reproductions throughout the text. This title is the 114th volume in the longest running collection of series Americana. The print run for this title was drastically reduced leading to great difficulty finding this title on the secondary market.
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