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Seven Tiffany Studios Favrile Items
Lot # 184 - Seven Tiffany Studios Favrile Items
American, early 20th century. A group of seven Tiffany Studios favrile articles, including a 5.75 in. dia. dish, a 5.25 in. dia. dish with scalloped sides, a small salt dish with a folded rim, a queen high compote (ht. 3 in.), a small blue favrile vase with an applied circular wrap (ht. 1.75 in.), a trumpet vase (ht. 8 in.) and a small bowl with scalloped side (ht. 2.25 in., dia 6 1/8 in.). Each marked LCT. The small vase is marked LCT Favrile 1296, the trumpet vase is marked 5962 K LC Tiffany Favrile and the bowl is marked 1277 LCT Favrile

The small blue vase is ex. personal collection of the late Gold Lindquist, one of the top glass cutters at Seneca Glass in Morgansttown, WV.
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Japanese Room Divider
Lot # 305 - Japanese Room Divider
Japanese, late 20th century. A Japanese room divider having a beautifully painted full silver moon against a golden background with bamboo flowing in the wind. With artist's signature and 90' date l.r.; 68 x 71.75 in.
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Charleston Harbor, Civil War-Date Map Owned by Confederate Engineer Col. David B. Harris, Plus
Lot # 153 - Charleston Harbor, Civil War-Date Map Owned by Confederate Engineer Col. David B. Harris, Plus
Lot of 2, featuring a hand-tinted map of Charleston Harbor accompanied by a hand-tinted albumen print of the Confederate Major of Engineers, D.B. Harris, who owned and signed the map. The photo, by Cook, measures approx. 7 x 9 in., housed in period frame, 15 x 17 in.
 
The map, entitled Plan of the Approach and Attack on Ft. Sumter by the Federal Iron Clad Fleet, 7 April, 1863, is ink signed in the bottom margin, Approved G.T. Beauregard, Genl. Comdg., and Approved D.B. Harris, Maj. & Chief Engineer. With Wm. A. Walker, C.S. Eng. Corps. printed at bottom left corner of map. At top, beneath the title is printed, Drawn to Accompany Engineer Report, and ink signed, Wm. H. Echols, Major Engs. The map itself measures 6 x 10.25 in., and has been annotated with a number of hand-written names: Inner Harbor/ Outer Harbor/ Ship Channel/ Battery Gregg - 3 7/8 miles to C. [Charleston] (written beside Fort Sumter). 
 
Beside each Confederate Fort or Battery, which are named Bee, Fort Moultrie, Beauregard, Wagner, etc., there is a small, hand-tinted Confederate flag, and the water portion of the harbor is tinted blue. Eight tiny ships are printed on the map, with one labeled in ink Keokuk. The Federal Ironclad Keokuk was sunk and the Confederates salvaged its enormous Dahlgren cannon, which is now mounted at White Point Garden on the Battery. One ship labeled Ironsides has been added in ink. Between Sullivan's Island and Fort Sumter is printed Rope Obstructions, with Torpedoes written in as well. The detail of this small map is remarkable, and incredibly impressive when enlarged photographically (one enlargement included with lot). 
 
David Bullock Harris (1814-1864) was born in Louisa County, VA. His father was a railroad President (Louisa Railroad, which became the Virginia Central). Harris graduated from the United States Military Academy and was an engineering instructor at the academy. By 1845, he had acquired “Woodville,” a Goochland County, VA plantation where he grew tobacco and where he resided at the outbreak of the Civil War.

Serving on the staff of Confederate General Philip St. George Cocke, he was engaged at the first battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861. General P.G.T. Beauregard asked Harris to join his staff and Harris planned the defenses of Centreville, VA.

Harris was promoted to Captain in the Confederate Engineers in February of 1862, then to Major in October 1862, Lt. Colonel in May of 1863, and Colonel in October 1863. Besides Centreville, Harris planned the defenses of Fort Pillow, Island Number Ten, Vicksburg, and Charleston, SC. With Beauregard in Charleston, Harris worked constantly to improve the fortifications and these formidable defenses gave Charleston the distinction of being the longest besieged city in our history! Beauregard brought Harris to Petersburg in the summer of 1864 and he planned the defenses there…the second longest besieged city in our history! Going back to Charleston as Chief Engineer in the Department of South Carolina, he died of Yellow Fever on October 10, 1864. President Jefferson Davis had planned (verbally promised) a promotion to Brigadier General Just before Harris died. He is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA.
 
While the map is dated April 7, 1863, we know that Harris must have signed it Approved very close to that date as he signs as Major. He would become Colonel in October. 
 
Two exceptional pieces of Confederate and Charleston Naval history. 
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Civil War CDV Album Featuring Members of Eastman's College Band, 1864
Lot # 52 - Civil War CDV Album Featuring Members of Eastman's College Band, 1864
Leather, wallet-style album containing 15 CDVs of members of Eastman's College Band wearing their military uniforms and posed with their instruments. Each carte is by J.E. Biddle of Poughkeepsie, NY, and 5 are signed on verso and dated 1864. Those identified include: Oliver B. Allen, New Haven, CT, who also served as principal musician of the 9th Connecticut Infantry; Henry A. Kelsey, Fair Haven, CT, who served as a private in Co. F, 27th Connecticut Infantry, from Sept. 1862 to July 1863, and was wounded at Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1862; William D. Mosman, Chicopee, MA, who served as a private in Co. D, 46th Massachusetts Infantry, from Sept. 1862 to July 1863; Evelyn Kelsey, Fair Haven, CT, who served as a musician in the 9th Connecticut Infantry from Sept. 1861 to Sept. 1862; and William A. Harding, Sandy Creek, NY, who served as private and musician in Co. G, 24th New York Infantry, from May 1861 to May 1863, and was wounded at Second Bull Run, Aug. 30, 1862.
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Beatrice Wood (1893-1998; USA)
Lot # 105 - Beatrice Wood (1893-1998; USA)
Cubist Plaque 
1949
Glazed earthenware; ht. .75, wd. 11, dp. 11 in. 

Beatrice Wood's many years knowing Marcel Duchamp who remained a friend (and ex-lover) of her's through to his passing was a huge influence on her early works. Cubism fascinated Beatrice and she often created, in the early years, her own version of cubist musicians, female figure and the like. This particular tile was installed in the previous owners home and removed with careful consideration. These works rarely come up at auction and is a rare example of this artists work.
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Georgian Chest of Drawers
Lot # 168 - Georgian Chest of Drawers
English, 18th century. A walnut chest of drawers, with oak secondary, having a moulded top over two aligned and cockbeaded drawers over three graduated and cockbeaded drawers, all resting on shaped bracket feet; ht. 41, wd. 43.5, dp. 21.5 in.
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[Western Travel] The Wonders of California
Lot # 21 - [Western Travel] The Wonders of California
Lot of 4. Including:

Irving, Washington. Astoria; or, Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains. Paris: A. & W. Galignani and Co., 1836. Small 8vo, 3/4 leather over marbled paper, 336pp.

After 17 years in Europe, Washington Irving returned to the States, and set about writing several nonfiction titles. He began with a "Tour on the Prairies." In 1834, John Jacob Astor convinced Irving to write the history of his fur trading colony in the Northwest, which became Astoria, Oregon. Since by this time Irving was an internationally recognized and loved author, some of his works appeared in Europe as early as the U.S. He had also been at the forefront of trying to get better copyright protection for those trying to make a living at writing. Scattered foxing, but little toning. Spine sunned, and ends a bit worn. Lower corners bumped.

James, George Wharton. California: Romantic and Beautiful. Boston: Page company, 1914. 8vo, printed blue cloth with gilt front and spine, endpapers with scenes of missions, 433pp.  Wear to spine ends and lower corners. Internally fairly clean.

Platt, Ward. The Frontier. New York: Eaton & Mains and Cincinnati: Jennings & Graham, 1908.  12mo, softcover, front illustrated with photo, 290pp, colored map in back, plus 3pp ads. Ex lib. Spine sunned and varnished (for library). Front cover coming loose. Light toning internally.

Quaife, Milo Milton, ed. Echoes of the Past About California by General John Bidwell. And In Camp and Cabin by Rev. John Steele. Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. [Lakeside Classics], 1928. 16mo, red cloth with gilt front and spine, 377pp. Slight shelfwear. Pages slightly toned around edges.
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[Periodicals] Harper's and Waldie's Select Library
Lot # 127 - [Periodicals] Harper's and Waldie's Select Library
Two volumes, 1 & 2, The Select Circulating Library, Containing the Best Popular Literature, Including Memoirs, Biography, Novels, Tales, Travels, Voyages, &c. Part 1 - 1835; Part 2 - 1836. Philadelphia: Adam Waldie, 1835, 1836. Both 4to, 3/4 leather over paper. First volume includes articles such as "Travels into Bokhara: being an Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary, and Persia..." and "Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a Northwest Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions, During the years 1829, 30, 31,32, 33" by John Ross. Second volume has "The Shipwreck of the Halsewell," "The Crusaders," and "Dryburgh Abbey: The Burial Place of Sir Walter Scott." Spines sunned, cracking. Ffep of vol. 1 torn. Generally OK.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Volume XII. December 1855 to June 1856. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856. 8vo, 3/4 leather over blue cloth, gilt spine, 864pp. Spine sunned, hinges cracking. Corners and spine ends worn. Scattered foxing. Text block holding.
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Abstract Lithograph, by Paul Jenkins
Lot # 376 - Abstract Lithograph, by Paul Jenkins
Paul Jenkins (American, 1923-2012). An untitled abstract colored lithograph. Signed l.r.; 20.5 x 26 in. (sight)
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Large Loetz Candia Papillon Vase
Lot # 132 - Large Loetz Candia Papillon Vase
Austrian, early 20th century. A large Loetz candia papillon vase, having a tall tapered form; ht. 12.75 in.
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<i>Carrey Drawings of the Parthenon Sculptures</i>
Lot # 114 - Carrey Drawings of the Parthenon Sculptures
Bowie, Theodore and Thimme, Diether, eds. The Carrey Drawings of the Parthenon Sculptures. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1971. Obl. folio (approx. 15 x 17 in.), gilt front and spine, no dj, xxii, 98pp.A study done of the Parthenon including a history of the building itself and the drawings made of the friezes and other sculptures. This volume, by the editors' own statement, reworks a volume executed in 1898 which tried to reproduce the drawings in their original dimensions. It turned out to be  a large volume, over 13 x nearly 20 inches. This one is not quite that large, and puts the drawings beside photographs of the sculpture. But it affords more than enough detail to appreciate this work of classical design.
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