Lot 390    

Charles Darwin Print Accompanied by Clipped Signature
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Charles Darwin (1809-1882).  English naturalist, presented the theory of evolution in On the Origin of Species (1859).  Lot of 2, including clipped signature Ch. Darwin below an indecipherable note in Darwin's hand, 1.75 x 4.5 in., framed with a Darwin print by Robert M. Lindsay, Philadelphia, copyright January 1890, 23.75 x 27.75 in. overall. Plus a print of Darwin in his younger years, pencil signed by engraver G. Kruell, framed to 15.75 x 18.5 in.

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A. Frank Randall Photograph of Lipan Apache
Lot # 219 - A. Frank Randall Photograph of Lipan Apache
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Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, ALS, 1552
Lot # 385 - Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, ALS, 1552
1p, 8.5 x 12.25 in., plus 1 x 3.25 in. piece attached; Chalons, 29 May 1552. Entire sheet attached to a heavy piece of paper with strip attached to long edge on verso. Boldly signed Caterine and countersigned Duthier. Document with transcription, translation, and notes. Catherine writes to Madame de... > Item Details
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Lot # 180 - D.F. Barry & Chief Rain-in-the-Face Photograph
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Harry Truman Signed Photograph & TLS
Lot # 382 - Harry Truman Signed Photograph & TLS
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Lot # 125 - George Washington Miniature Portrait After Edward Savage
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Iowa Soldiers' Civil War Archive of Letters to Governor Samuel Kirkwood
Lot # 335 - Iowa Soldiers' Civil War Archive of Letters to Governor Samuel Kirkwood
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Annie Oakley Paperweight
Lot # 290 - Annie Oakley Paperweight
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Lot # 284 - Buffalo Bill at the Irma Hotel, Cody, Wyoming, Photographs
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Lot # 28 - Union Generals, Department of the Gulf, Five Civil War CDVs
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Charles Belden Photograph of a Herd of Sheep Gathered on a Snowbank
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