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Scarce Early Daguerreian Journal,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 13 of "The New Daguerreian Journal." This a short-lived journal begun by Walter Johnson at Ohio State University in the early 1970s. Johnson was instrumental in shepherding the OSU purchase of the Floyd and Marion Rinhart Collection of cased images. The Journal was primarily scholarly in content, though each issue includes images as well as a hardware of various collectors. The Journal was published for two years before folding. Includes Vol.1 No. 1; two copies of Vol. 1 No. 2-4; Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6; Vol. 2 No. 1-4.

Condition:  
All VG with very light wear only
Est $150 - $200
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Unusual Butter Working Paddles Plus,
Lot # 813 - Unusual Butter Working Paddles Plus,
lot of 5. American, 19th century. Includes a unusual flat form in figured maple with great old patina; 8" long; PLUS a curly maple example, aslo unusual flat form with sides, great curl; 10" long; PLUS 2 other single piece butter paddles; 8.25" & 9.25" long; AND a long tasting spoon, possibly Nativ... > Item Details
Set of Fancy Chairs,
Lot # 740 - Set of Fancy Chairs,
set of 4+ Baltimore type, mixed wood, Sheraton fancy chairs with woven seats. These chairs have original graining with yellow pin-stripe edging, bronzed fruit basket on wide splat, bronzed feather design on crest and front seat rail. This lot also includes a 5th chair with the exact same form & dec... > Item Details
Rockingham Glazed Redware Bust of John Wesley,
Lot # 754 - Rockingham Glazed Redware Bust of John Wesley,
solid redware bust with fine mottled brown glaze, likely early 19th century, 10.75" high. > Item Details
Civil War Sixth Massachusetts  Presentation Sword,
Lot # 218 - Civil War Sixth Massachusetts Presentation Sword,
Model 1860 Staff Officer's, with acid etched 32" single edged blade with 3/4 length fuller and false edge, marked on ricasso "C. Roby & Co. W. Chelmsford, Mass" and acid etched on blade "Q. Master William G. Wise 6th Regt. M.V.M." and engraved on cast brass guard "Presented by F.B. Crowninshield to ... > Item Details
Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 71 - Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
silver gelatin print, 9.25" x 12.5", with modern mat and frame. From a now lost glass plate negative. A number of these images were apparently pulled from the original plate sometime within the first few decades of this century before the negative disappeared. Today, these later prints -- made fr... > Item Details
Embroidered Silk Eagles With Flags,
Lot # 498 - Embroidered Silk Eagles With Flags,
lot of 2. Both early 20th century made for sailor trade. With gilt wire edging. One in period gilt frame with black ground; 15.5" wide x 19.5" high (frame 21.5" x 25.5"); AND similar panel on red ground, still tacked with thread to paper with Chinese characters in pencil at margins of paper; 20" squ... > Item Details
Early 19th Century Stave Construction Barrel Canteen,
Lot # 146 - Early 19th Century Stave Construction Barrel Canteen,
with engraved initials on each end "J.& B.", & "J. Barker" at mouth, 4 wrought iron bands & mouth on side with holes for suspension, probably dating to the War of 1812 period, 6.25" d. x 8" long with great old patina. > Item Details
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 633 - American Miniature on Ivory,
portrait of a middle aged gentleman with beard, in chip carved mahogany frame, image 2.75" x 3", frame 2.8" x 3.8". > Item Details
Half Plate Ambrotype of Civil War Naval Officer,
Lot # 170 - Half Plate Ambrotype of Civil War Naval Officer,
with the rank of Master wearing the regulation service dress first prescribed in 1852 and worn until superceded in 1862. His double-breasted frock coat, shoulder straps, and cuff button arrangement are the mark of a sea-going line officer originally known as a Sailing Master and rating just below t... > Item Details
John Wilkes Booth Theater Broadside,
Lot # 72 - John Wilkes Booth Theater Broadside,
Boston Museum, Jan. 19, 1863. "In Rehearsal -- The Celebrated Opera Bouffe, The Doctor of Alcantara! John Wilkes Booth Will appear on Monday Evening, Jan. 19th." Booth was a well-known actor in his day, and son of an actor, but a Southern sympathizer. He is best-known today, of course, as President ... > Item Details
Pip Squeak Chicken Coop,
Lot # 718 - Pip Squeak Chicken Coop,
chromolithographed wood with stained details, mounted on cast metal wheels, interior with composition rooster with felt comb which is spring mounted & when door is opened activates the squeak box. Hen is nesting on rear shelf, 7.5" wide x 5" deep x 8.75" high. > Item Details
Rare Eberly & Co. Shenandoah Pottery Wash Bowl & Pitcher,
Lot # 684 - Rare Eberly & Co. Shenandoah Pottery Wash Bowl & Pitcher,
bowl slip cast with two scrolled strap handles replete with false, clay screws, interior applied soap dish with scrollwork crest surmount, 13.4" diameter x 6.5" high. Pitcher with graceful urn form and applied "C" scroll handle, 11.5" high. Both with wonderful mottled green and brown glaze. See R... > Item Details
Whitney Mississippi  With Confederate Sling,
Lot # 237 - Whitney Mississippi With Confederate Sling,
lock marked "E. Whitney" over "U.S." and behind hammer "New Haven 1845" stock with inspector's cartouche on side opposite lock, 60 cal. Rifle equipped with a sewn canvas and leather adjustable sling. > Item Details
Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
Lot # 1 - Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
William M. Clayton (1824-1892), lot of 4. Includes an exceptional, close-up half plate daguerreotype signed "Collins, Artist" with penciled note penned to pad "Wm. M. Clayton taken in Phila 1853"; an anonymous, quarter plate daguerreotype, housed in a geometric union case, of Clayton in a top hat;... > Item Details
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 361 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7.25 x 9.25", titled in negative "Bird Head, Sioux, No. 1506, Copyright 1899, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." From Rookwood Pottery collection. > Item Details
Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Lot # 311 - Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Dana, Edmund. "Geographical Sketches of the Western Country: Designed for Emigrants and Settlers: Being the Result of Extensive Researches and Remarks...." 1819, 12mo, Cincinnati, 312pp. Calf, gilt worn from spine, ownership inscriptions on endpapers. Most of the volume describes the southeast to No... > Item Details
Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 698 - Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 2. Includes a storage jar with shoulder decorated, stamped with roman number "I", attributed to Shenandoah Valley or Pa.; 6.5" d. x 9.5" high; AND a tapered sided canning jar with cobalt ring at shoulder & base a single feather on side, attributed to Pa.; 5.5" d. x 8" high. > Item Details
Three Political Autographs, Colfax, Seward and Webster,
Lot # 446 - Three Political Autographs, Colfax, Seward and Webster,
includes an ANS by Schuyler Colfax, dated Feb.24, 1857 with HR wax seal, approx 4.25 x 7", framed with cdv of Colfax; PLUS ANS by William Seward, later pencil note "1868", 5.5 x 6.5" visible, framed with print of portrait; AND check from the Bank of the United States signed by Daniel Webster, framed... > Item Details
Early Hawaiian Grammar,
Lot # 307 - Early Hawaiian Grammar,
Bishop, A., Rev. "Hawaiian Phrase Book." 1871, 2nd ed. Honolulu: Henry M. Whitney, 120pp. 16mo, cloth with leather spine. The Rev. Artemas Bishop arrived in Hawaii (The Sandwich Islands) on the "James" in April of 1823. > Item Details
Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
Lot # 817 - Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
English or Continental, 1st half of the 19th century. Quaint view of mother & child, who is playing with a pull toy horse; castle & forest in background; 4.75" wide x 2.25" high; frame 5.7" x 3". > Item Details
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