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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Building Under Construction
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate ruby ambrotype of a three story clapboard building that appears to be undergoing renovation. The building is at the edge of a woods, and in the distance a split rail fence can be seen. Slabs of limestone are piled in the foreground, and scaffolding is visible at the right side of the building. Neat image.

Condition:  
VG, in full pressed paper case.
Est $200 - $300
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LANDMARK BOOK. FILSON'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY
Lot # 566 - LANDMARK BOOK. FILSON'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY
Filson, John. "Histoire de Kentucke, Nouvelle Colonie, a L'Ouest de Virginie." M. Perraud, Paris. 1785. Small 8vo, 234pp, with folding map. Original, brown marbeled paper boards, with gilt-stamped leather backstrip. This is the first French edition of the landmark book on Kentucky and first pub... > Item Details
Rare HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD TRADE CATALOG 1894
Lot # 512 - Rare HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD TRADE CATALOG 1894
Catalog of Reed & Rattan Furniture 1893-1894, Haywood & Morrill Rattan Co., Gardiner, Mass. 224pp., 4to horizontal format, printed paper cover with cloth spine and reinforcing strips inside covers, lithographed illustrations, tipped in price list and index. > Item Details
GALLOWAY POTTERY CATALOG
Lot # 525 - GALLOWAY POTTERY CATALOG
Catalog from the Galloway Pottery Company, c. 1910-20 (Catalogue No. 29), illustrated with photographs, 4to, 52pp., printed paper wraps, string binding. Catalog includes decorative architectural pots, flower boxes, birdbaths, and benches. Minor soiling of covers, some light toning on front, else exc... > Item Details
W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 154 - W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Three above-average specimens, examples of DeWitt #1880-3, 4, and 5. Two include roosters on verso, the other a clover leaf. All three are 25mm., one in white metal, two in brass. None show much wear or rubbing, one has light vertigre, each retains a great deal of the original lustre. > Item Details
Photograph of Umatilla Chief by A. Gardner
Lot # 590 - Photograph of Umatilla Chief by A. Gardner
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, with strip label "Umatilla. Wolf. (profile)." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washingiton in 1872. Printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... > Item Details
Great Group of Civil War CDVs
Lot # 371 - Great Group of Civil War CDVs
Lot of 10. Includes U.S. Grant with Natchez backmark, McClellan and Wife; Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, engravings of Sherman, Sheridan, Meade, and Washington, plus a copy view of the Cincinnati Suspension bridge and "The Confederacy in Petticoats". > Item Details
Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Lot # 374 - Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Barrett, Edward. " Gunnery Instructions, Simplified for the Volunteer Officers of the U.S. Navy, with Hints to Executive and Other Officers," New York, 1863. Quarto, blue embossed cloth. A significant training manual for the Union navy, this example found in the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chi... > Item Details
CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard,
Lot # 352 - CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard, "Beecher Rifles" & 11th KS Cavalry
Scion of Middleton, Connecticut and early Kansas “Free-Stater,” Josiah Meigs Hubbard’s life extolled strong New England values that traded rhetoric for rifles on the distant plains of Kansas in the tumultuous years leading up to the Civil War. This is a significant historical group of three albums ... > Item Details
Autographed Engraving of Rutherford B. Hayes
Lot # 478 - Autographed Engraving of Rutherford B. Hayes
Nice 6.5 x 4.25" steel engraving of Hayes, with "Sincerely R.B. Hayes" strongly penned below portrait. > Item Details
FINE CONFEDERATE CDV ALBUM
Lot # 348 - FINE CONFEDERATE CDV ALBUM
An album found in Kentucky containing 34 cdvs of Confederate notables, including and outstanding protrait of Simon B. Buckner by Klauber of Louisville; Llyod Tilghman by Anthony;Jefferson and Varina Davis, R.E. Lee in regular U.S. uniform; Fitzhugh Lee; Stonewall Jackson (early portrait w/out beard)... > Item Details
RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 127 - RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
A 24mm. smaller variant of DeWitt #1868-16 (see previous lot), holed at top as made, has one small recessed area at the top of Seymour's head from a bubble in the mold, otherwise fine. > Item Details
BOLD JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 77 - BOLD JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
An 1856 silk, printed on an unusual, mauve colored fabric. A few minor areas of discoloration and a hint of age, overall quite handsome. > Item Details
 TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
Lot # 265 - TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
LOT OF 3Lot of Taft Presidential plates. The 7 inch jugate plate shows some wear to the gold decorative detail Plate with graphic transfer is VG. Nice Taft single picture plate. Small crow's foot on back. > Item Details
Great Civil War Presentation Sword
Lot # 377 - Great Civil War Presentation Sword
A fine presentation-grade sword by Collins and Co. belonging to Captain Harold Rockafeller of Company C of the 21st Pennsylvania. Inscribed in a cartouche on the scabbard: "Presented to Capt. Harry Rockafellar[sic] By the Friends and Members of the Phila. City Guards, Octo 27, 1862." Cast brass ... > Item Details
MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
Lot # 258 - MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
An interesting pair of campaign handkerchiefs. Both are 17” square. The McKinley Roosevelt with graphic crossed flags stitched into the material. The Bryan Stevenson has a colorful flag with slogans. VG. > Item Details
HARRISON AND ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot # 203 - HARRISON AND ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot of 2 campaign canes consisting of an 1888 spelter bust of Benjamin Harrison and a bronzed white metal bust of Franklin Roosevelt. Both are in excellent condition. > Item Details
Con Price-Inscribed, <i>Trails I Rode</i>
Lot # 576 - Con Price-Inscribed, Trails I Rode
Price, Con. "Trails I Rode. Memories of Old Cowboy Days and Charlie Russell." Trail's End Publishing. 1947. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page. > Item Details
Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Lot # 516 - Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Catalog from Studebaker Carriages, 1899, 12mo horizontal format, 132pp., lithographed illustrations, printed paper wraps. Very minor soil on cover, else excellent. > Item Details
Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
Lot # 507 - Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
Catalog for Geo. Mertz's Sons, Port Chester, NY, "Manufacturers of Patent Turned Art Mouldings, Spindles, Twisted Mouldings, Machine Embossed Mouldings in any kind of wood, and Metal Turned Mouldings." 4to, 48pp., in printed paper wraps, lithographed illustrations printed in brown ink. > Item Details
CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
Lot # 345 - CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
A large collection consisting of forty cartes assembled by an unknown member of the 15th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps during 1863-64 and once held in an album. Twenty-two CDV’s have ink or period pencil identifications while the balance are not identified. Some have revenue stamps affixed to the... > Item Details
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