By Catalina de Erauso, edited by D. Joaquin Maria de Ferrer, with play by D. Juan Pèrez de Montalvan
Scarce first edition of the autobiography of the convent runaway, Spanish soldier, and womanizing duelist who was assigned female at birth but successfully petitioned the Pope to live publicly as a man.
By Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, with plates after portraits by Charles Bird King
Important edition of the monumental visual record of Native American leaders, including an extensive account of the original 1836-44 folio edition, biography of the original authors, and the infamous Smithsonian fire — all new to this edition.
First edition of the famous comedic memoir, a companion to the best-selling INNOCENTS ABROAD and a model for later satirical travel narratives like those of David Sedaris and Sarah Vowell – an exceptional copy.
First edition of the first volume of Twain's autobiography, assembled by the Mark Twain Project of The Bancroft Library and first published on the 100th anniversary of the author's death in accordance with his wishes.