Lot 7    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27.

Condition:  
EXC with extensive labeling in Japanese characters.
Est $250 - $350
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CHARLES CARROLL, SIGNER OF DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, PARTLY PRINTED D. S.
Lot # 494 - CHARLES CARROLL, SIGNER OF DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, PARTLY PRINTED D. S.
Partially printed DS by "Charles Carroll of Carrollton," being a bank draft dated April 12, 1821, Baltimore. A few ink smears, cancellation "X's" cut into check, corner folded, else in very good condition. Carroll (1737-1832) is sometimes referred to as the "first citizen," and has a number of "firs... > Item Details
BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE PAPER BALLOT
Lot # 105 - BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE PAPER BALLOT
4.5" x 8" jugate portrait ballot for Breckinridge and Lane. A classic piece of political ephemera supporting Buchanan's Vice President as the Southern Democrat candidate against Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Breckinridge represented Kentucky in the House of Representatives and was a Senator from that sta... > Item Details
SCARCE ANTI-BRITISH LITHOGRAPH FROM NEW YORK
Lot # 475 - SCARCE ANTI-BRITISH LITHOGRAPH FROM NEW YORK
Hand-colored lithograph depicting British "evils" in the first third of the 19th century, including the burning of the Caroline by Canadian rebels (under Royal Navy command) in U.S. waters. This incident fueled anti-British feelings in the (still disputed) northeast for years. Published by H.R. Robi... > Item Details
Photograph of American Horse by C.M. Bell
Lot # 593 - Photograph of American Horse by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7" mounted on larger board. Not signed, but attributed to Bell on the basis of studio props. Bell was a long-time Washington photographer who captured images of visiting Americana Indian delegation members (see Fleming and Richardson, 1988). This image from the Rookwood Pott... > Item Details
RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
Lot # 387 - RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
A 17 x 24" broadside with "Regulations and Executive and Official Orders, Governing the Purchase of Products in Insurrectionary States." It includes not only orders from President Lincoln, but also Secretaries of Treasury, War, Navy, etc., most orders dated in the fall of 1864. "Printed and for Sale... > Item Details
Whole Plate Ambrotype of A Steamboat
Lot # 4 - Whole Plate Ambrotype of A Steamboat
Anonymous, whole plate ambrotype of the sidewheel steamboat "Kate Frisbee." The Frisbee was built in the Wm. McFall yards at California, PA in 1853 for Capt. R.W. Frisbee and named for a daughter. Originally shipped "knocked down" to New Orleans for a California route, plans changed and she ran va... > Item Details
FINE ROOSEVELT AND FAIRBANKS CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 269 - FINE ROOSEVELT AND FAIRBANKS CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Roosevelt and Fairbanks 1904 campaign bandanna. ( Mate to item #796 ) Classic design. Condition is faded and the bandanna shows light staining throughout. Note: a more serious stain near the bottom left edge. > Item Details
MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 210 - MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
McKinley Ribbon. A bright, clean example issued by the "Cloak and Suit Trade," with solid brass and celluloid bar at top, lovely, multicolored flag design. Nice. > Item Details
QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
Lot # 5 - QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
Anonymous horizontal image of two gents, one posed with a clarinet, one with a violin. Housed in a folksy frame carved from a solid piece of cherry and scribed at the corners to give the appearance of joined cabinet work. > Item Details
JAMES MONROE, LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, 1843
Lot # 469 - JAMES MONROE, LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, 1843
Partially printed DS by James Monroe as President. Vellum land grant for state of Indiana, 10 March 1823. > Item Details
Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Lot # 562 - Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Fine cdv of Edwin Perrin, U.S. expediter sent by the Secretary of War to help arm Civil War troops in the southwest. Image probably taken in Albuquerque, January, 1862. Seated on a burro, wearing a fringed jacket, and is armed to the teeth with a bowie knife, a sword, and a carbine, plus a tin cup ... > Item Details
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
UNCOMMON ATLAS FOR MARSHALL'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON
Lot # 526 - UNCOMMON ATLAS FOR MARSHALL'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON
Tall quarto in original boards, with lilac printed label, "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington", Philadelphia 1804-07; 10 maps, all but one with applied hand-coloring; lacks portrait. The scarce atlas meant to accompany the five volume set. > Item Details
SALTED PAPER PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SANITARY FAIR COMM.
Lot # 401 - SALTED PAPER PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SANITARY FAIR COMM.
Lot of 2 salted paper photographs, 10.25 x 12" and 10.25 x 14.25" mounted on larger boards. Group portraits, probably taken in Washington at the Brady studio, circa 1863. One with typed label on verso "Sanitary Fair Commitees." Major General Orlando Wool is seated in the center of one group. > Item Details
Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
Lot # 364 - Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
An oustanding Leech and Rigdon sabre, descended directly from Captain William H. Mickle, of the 134th New York Volunteer Infantry. Mickle served the entire war, was wounded at Gettysburg, participated in the battle of Lookout Mountain, the entire Atlanta campaign and was with Sherman's March. Th... > Item Details
ANTEBELLUM PRESIDENTIAL WALL CHART
Lot # 69 - ANTEBELLUM PRESIDENTIAL WALL CHART
Chromolithographed wall chart of the Presidents, Washington through Polk (1845-1849). Besides all of the presidents, chart includes all state seals and the "Landing of Columbus in the New World." The portraits of Jackson and Polk are unusual. Publ. by S. Augustus Mitchell, lith. by Duval's in Philad... > Item Details
SUPER GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 161 - SUPER GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
A 19 inch square 1888 Cleveland and Thurman “ Our Candidates” with classic rooster design. Shows only very minor stains, the most serious along Thurman’s forehead. > Item Details
HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Lot # 128 - HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Ferro .75" stickpin in brass shell with red enamel surrounding portrait. > Item Details
SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
Lot # 427 - SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
ALS, 1p, December 1863, written by a surgeon in the 10th NY requesting explanation for his discharge from service. Docketed on verso by seven different officers in the 2nd Army Corps, including Alexander Hays as Brigadier General, and Winfield Scott Hancock as Major General. Hays, the much breve... > Item Details
Scarce Confederate Pamphlet
Lot # 441 - Scarce Confederate Pamphlet
Huse, Caleb. "The Supplies of the Confederate Army. How They Were Obtained in Europe and How Paid For." 8vo, paper wraps, 36pp. Boston. 1904. A seldom encounted pamphlet written by a former purchasing agent. > Item Details
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