Lot 14    

CDV of Rome, Illinois,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with the imprint of Cadman's Gallery, Jacksonville, Ill. This view is of the main street in Rome with four storefronts visible including the "Manson Hotel".

Condition:  
Nice tonality, light foxing in sky, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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George III  Slant Front Desk,
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mahogany with pine and oak secondary woods, nice fitted interior with drawers and hidden document drawer, 4 graduated overlapping drawers with replaced brass bale handles with pierced batwing back-plates, simple cut-out bracket feet with thumb-molded edge, nice small size, 36" wide x 20" deep x 41.5... > Item Details
John Muir's Picturesque California,
Lot # 324 - John Muir's Picturesque California,
4 vols. Muir, John. Ed. Full title "Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope. California. Oregon. Nevada. Washington. Alaska. Montana. Idaho. Arizona. Colorado. Utah. Wyoming. Etc. Illustrated with Etchings, Photogravures, Wood engravings, Etc. by Eminent American Artists." ... > Item Details
Wood Folk Art Mechanical Pig,
Lot # 671 - Wood Folk Art Mechanical Pig,
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Shakespeare's Seven Ages in Photograph Form,
Lot # 31 - Shakespeare's Seven Ages in Photograph Form,
framed set of 7 albumen cabinet cards with original ornate mat and labels. Entitled "Shakspeare's (sic) "Seven Ages.", "Photographed by J. Landy, Cincinnati, O.". Includes "At first, the Infant." through "Last Scene of all.". Also includes a wonderful manuscript three page letter on letterhead of... > Item Details
Exceptional Sewer Tile Planter,
Lot # 685 - Exceptional Sewer Tile Planter,
American, late 19th or very early 20th century. Vase-shaped with applied high relief flowers & leaves, large cutouts on shoulder & small circular cutouts on neck made for planting hen & chick plants. Two loop handles just below flaring lip, each with free swinging sewer pipe three link chain, 9.5"... > Item Details
West Virginia Confederate Broadside,
Lot # 275 - West Virginia Confederate Broadside,
12 x 8.75." "General Order. Head Quarters, Department of Western Virginia, Charleston, Va. Sept. 24, 1862. General Order No. The money issued by the Confederate Government is secure, and is receivable in payment of public dues, and convertible into 8 per cent. bonds. Citizens owe it to the country t... > Item Details
Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Lot # 102 - Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Beecher, Edward. "Narrative of Riots at Alton: in Connection with the Death of Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy." 1838, Alton: George Holton. 12mo, cloth with paper label on spine, 160pp. Lovejoy was the publisher of the anti-slavery journal "Observer." Because of repeated threats he moved his press from St. ... > Item Details
Hannah Davis New Hampshire Hatbox,
Lot # 653 - Hannah Davis New Hampshire Hatbox,
with original stenciled wallpaper covering. Interior and base with newspaper liner from "The New Hampshire Phoenix." Printed label on interior of lid with "Warranted Nailed BAND BOXES, Manufactured by Hannah Davis East Jaffrey, N.H." Decoration is floral polychrome with bronze courting couple in ... > Item Details
Harrison-Morton Campaign Textile,
Lot # 86 - Harrison-Morton Campaign Textile,
printed linen with flags border, spread winged eagle, surmounting U.S. shield with ribbon banner in beak that reads "Protection Home Industries" and "Tippecanoe" above and "Morton Too" below, 18" x 19". Number 592 in Collins "Threads of History". > Item Details
Webb and Thomas Civil War Books,
Lot # 283 - Webb and Thomas Civil War Books,
includes "Webb and His Brigade at the Angle, Gettysburg" (front cover) or "Statue of Brevet Major General Webb" (spine). Book published by New York Monuments Commission at the dedication of the monument to Bvt. Maj. Genl. Webb, Oct 12, 1915. Blue cloth, 4to, gilt front and spine, published 1916, Alb... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Civil War Outdoor Scene,
Lot # 160 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Civil War Outdoor Scene,
featuring a group of thirteen dismounted cavalrymen drawn up before a large Sibley tent. At the center is a regally posed tall officer with a cigar in his hand appearing to contemplate the sound of the guns. On the breast of his frock coat is an indistinct clothe badge, or, alternatively, two side... > Item Details
Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
Lot # 185 - Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
identified in pencil on recto and signed on the verso: “June 1865 Gen. McCook Dayton,” possibly in the General’s hand. Distinctive pose of the Major General in near profile, one of Ohio’s “fighting McCook’s. West Point and regular army, Alexander McCook led the 1st Ohio at Bull Run. Commissioned ... > Item Details
Polychrome Decorated Odd-Fellows Axe,
Lot # 542 - Polychrome Decorated Odd-Fellows Axe,
hand carved from 2 pieces of wood with axe handle in original red paint & head in black with gold edge & pick end, 35.25" long, with fine old patina. > Item Details
Folk Art Figural Trade Stimulator Sign,
Lot # 585 - Folk Art Figural Trade Stimulator Sign,
carved and painted pine, of an African American man in top hat and tattered pants. His shirt sleeves are rolled up and he holds a high-topped shoe in outstretched left hand. Mounted on truncated pyramidal block stand with original iron bands at back for added strength. Paints are brown, black and w... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
Lot # 673 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
with beautifully mottled cream, green, brown & blue glaze. Unusual form in that pig is laying down, 7.25" long x 2.9" high. > Item Details
Death of Lincoln Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
Lot # 73 - Death of Lincoln Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
with Cabinet members, army officers, family & friends gathered around death bed, 13.5" x 17.5". > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 480 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measure 17" x 34"; The first is untitled and shows two men racing a car around a tight turn with the rural scenery flying by them and a cloud of dust trailng them. The second, headed "TOUR DE FRANCE AUTOMOBILE 1914" depicts two raci... > Item Details
Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Lot # 282 - Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
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Garrison and Britton Families of New Jersey Archive,
Lot # 450 - Garrison and Britton Families of New Jersey Archive,
ca. 850 letters, 1783-1931 (bulk: 1850-1875) plus a large group of photographs and ephemera. Respected residents of what is now South Jersey from the earliest colonial days, the Garrison, Kirby, and Britton families reached the peaks of social prominence during the nineteenth century when members ... > Item Details
Johnson Martially Marked Flintlock Pistol,
Lot # 139 - Johnson Martially Marked Flintlock Pistol,
single shot 53 caliber pistol, marked on lock plate "U.S./R. Johnson/Middn Conn/1837". Reconverted from percussion, 8.5" barrel total length 14", walnut stock. > Item Details
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