Category Archives: Liza Calvert Hall – Obenchain/McMillan Collection

Private Collection of the Calvert Hall-Obenchain/McMillan Family

Alice in Wonderland by Carroll 1925

Alice in Wonderland by Carroll 1925. PRESENTING A VERY RARE EARLY EDITION hardback copy of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll with 89 Illustrations by John Tenniel and 4 Color Plates by Edwin John Prittie, published by The John C. Winston Company, Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto , Copyright 1923 but probably…

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Hawaii Our New Possessions by Musick 1st Edition

Hawaii Our New Possessions by Musick 1st Edition. PRESENTING A VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of Hawaii Our New Possessions ‘An Account of Travels and Adventure, with Sketches of the Scenery, Customs and Manners, Mythology and History of Hawaii to the Present, And an Appendix Containing The Treaty of Annexation to the United States’ ,by John…

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The Life Record of HW Graber Texas Ranger Dedicated First Edition

The Life Record of HW Graber Texas Ranger Dedicated First Edition. PRESENTING A VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Life Record of H.W. Grabber, A Terry Texas Ranger 1861 – 1865 Sixty-Two Years in Texas. Copyright 1916 by H.W. Grabber. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in good condition….some fraying and losses to cover and spine,…

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The Wandering Jew by Sue Complete Edition with Illustrations

The Wandering Jew by Sue Complete Edition with Illustrations. PRESENTING A RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Wandering Jew by Eugene Sue, Complete Edition IN ONE VOLUME with Illustrations by GAVARNI and GIRARDET,, published by George Routledge and Sons, The Broadway, Ludgate Hill, London and New York: 416 Broome Street – UNDATED….probably 1879/1880 Whilst there are other…

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The Count of Monte Cristo by Dumas 1879

The Count of Monte Cristo by Dumas 1879. PRESENTING A RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (Author of “The Three Musketeers”, “Twenty Years After”, ETC. with Illustrations, published by George Routledge and Sons, The Broadway, Ludgate, London and New York: 416 Broome Street – 1879  Whilst there are other First…

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The Life of Francis Marion by Simms 1855

The Life of Francis Marion by Simms 1855. PRESENTING A VERY RARE ELEVENTH EDITION hardback illustrated copy of The Life of Francis Marion W. Gilmore Simms. J.C. Derby 119 Nassau Street, New York in 1855. The First Edition was released in 1844. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in very good condition….some minor fraying and wear to the green…

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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis. PRESENTING A VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis in 2 Volumes WITH MAPS Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York in 1881. The First Edition was released in 1881. This EXTREMELY RARE book…

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The Colonial Era by Fisher with Maps 1895

The Colonial Era by Fisher with Maps 1895. PRESENTING A VERY RARE EARLY EDITION hardback copy of The American History Series…The Colonial ERa by George Park Fisher, D.D., LL.D., Professor in Yale University WITH MAPS Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York in 1895. The First Edition was released in 1892. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in…

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History of Alexander the Great by Abbott 1876

History of Alexander the Great by Abbott 1876. PRESENTING A VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The History of Alexander the Great by Jacob Abbott with Engravings. Published by Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York. From 1876. This EXTREMELY RARE book dated 1876 is in very good condition….some minor fraying to cover and spine,  but otherwise…

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History of Ellis County & Presidents of US 1892

History of Ellis County & Presidents of US 1892. PRESENTING A VERY, VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of THE LONE STAR STATE……..A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, ILLUSTRATED….” Containing a History of this important section of the great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time,…

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