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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.

All VG with very light wear only
Est $150 - $200
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Photograph of Clam Fish, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 353 - Photograph of Clam Fish, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Warm Springs" and with typed strip paper label "487. Warm Srpings. (Histo) Clam Fish." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of America... > Item Details
Early 19th Century English Bone China,
Lot # 760 - Early 19th Century English Bone China,
lot of 5, all early 19th century. Includes a handled cup & saucer with polychrome painted floral; PLUS 3 different creamers, all with polychrome & pink luster painted floral, 2 are 5" high, 3rd is 3.5"; AND a pink luster decorated 8" plate with floral. All unmarked as is typical. > Item Details
Complete Set of Kendall's  Mexican War Lithographs,
Lot # 148 - Complete Set of Kendall's Mexican War Lithographs,
lot of 12. Hand-colored lithographs, 11 1/8 x 17", each titled and signed lower left, "C. Nebel fecit", lower right "Bayot lith." A complete set from George Wilkins Kendall, The War Between the United States and Mexico Ilustrated. New York: D. Appleton & Company, New York. 1851. An exceptionally ... > Item Details
Paul L. Dunbar Books,
Lot # 122 - Paul L. Dunbar Books,
lot of 7, includes "Majors and Minors," 1895, Toledo: Hadley & Hadley (printers); PLUS "The Love of Landry," 1900; PLUS "The Uncalled," 1898; PLUS "Poems of Cabin and Field," 1901, photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club; PLUS "Li'l' Gal," 1904; PLUS "Joggin' Erlong," 1906; AND "Howdy, Hone... > Item Details
American Hooked Rugs,
Lot # 810 - American Hooked Rugs,
lot of 2, both cotton on burlap ground. Includes a cute black Scotty dog with pink ribbon around neck on blue central field with stylized floral border on black ground, minor light stains; 22" x 35"; AND a central flower medallion on beige ground with brown scrollwork border, outlined in black; 29" ... > Item Details
Cartes De Visite of 19th Century Personalities,
Lot # 19 - Cartes De Visite of 19th Century Personalities,
lot of 26. Includes 12 from life portraits of Longfellow and his wife; Washington Irving; Alfred Tennyson; Halleck; T.S. Arthur; Park Benjamin; Edgar A. Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Tom Thumb and Lavinia Stratton. Photographers include Anthony, Fredricks, Black and others. Remaining portraits heavil... > Item Details
Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
Lot # 458 - Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
ANS, 12mo, n.d., n.p., integral address sheet, with royal wax seal. Marquesa Francoise d'Aubigne, second wife of Louis XIV. A note written entirely in her hand addressed to a "Monsieur Mavelz (?)" informing him that he may call. Boldy signed "Maintenon." WITH an engraving of Maintenon and her child... > Item Details
Two Early American Travel Accounts,
Lot # 313 - Two Early American Travel Accounts,
McClung, John A. "Sketches of Western Adventure Containing an Account of the Most Interesting Incidents Connected with the Settlement of the West...." 1847, Dayton, OH: Ells, Chaflin & Co. 12mo, full calf with gilt spine, 315pp. [Howes M46] AND Sutcliff, Robert. "Travels in Some Parts of North Ameri... > Item Details
Japanese Scrafitto Shino Wares,
Lot # 567 - Japanese Scrafitto Shino Wares,
lot of 2. Includes a lotus shaped tea bowl with puddled interior off-white glaze over brownish gray stoneware body, 1.75" high x 4.6" diameter, signed on unglazed base; AND a 6.75" diameter x 2.2" high bowl with unglazed lip and base, off-white puddled glaze, over a white stoneware body. > Item Details
Chippendale Mirror,
Lot # 736 - Chippendale Mirror,
American, late 18th century, scroll-cut mahogany with nice high top crest, original glass; old, but not original, finish; frame with satinwood line inlay; 12.75" wide x 22.5" high. > Item Details
Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
Lot # 270 - Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
approx. 7" high on dark marble base. Back is marked "Ezekiel -- Roma." This small bust of Lee depicts the General in a campaign hat looking to his left. The expression on his face is one of determination. Moses Jacob Ezekiel was born on Oct. 28, 1844 of Spanish-Jewish parents in Richmond, VA. He was... > Item Details
CDV of CSA New Orlean's Enlisted Men,
Lot # 200 - CDV of CSA New Orlean's Enlisted Men,
lot of 2. Includes print of an unidentified artillery captain, backmarked Anderson's New Orleans studio. We have seen other prints of this photograph that are tinted with colors of artillery unit. Enough of his buckle shows enough to suggest Louisiana unit. A cartridge box is visible at his elbow, h... > Item Details
Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
Lot # 272 - Civil War Pen and Ink by John R. Chapin,
(1823-1907), 9 x 6" on larger sheet, with applied white color for smoke and clouds, pencilled title in two places, "In the Trenches at Cold Harbor", signed lower right "Chapin." Chapin, a Captain in the New Jersey Militia, produced this as an illustration for Goss' "Recollection of a Private" (1890... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Steps,
Lot # 350 - Cabinet Card of Steps,
a Nez Perce Indian, who, according to the biography on verso, left his band to join Sitting Bull in 1878. Steps lost both feet above the ankles and his right hand as a result of being frostbitten in a severe snowstorm. This is No. 3 in a series by Bailey, Dix & Mead, Fort Randall, D.T. > Item Details
Sheffield Silver Taper Candlestick,
Lot # 678 - Sheffield Silver Taper Candlestick,
unmarked, English, with openwork spherical taper holder on flaring foot and attached cone form snuffer, 3" diameter x 6.6" high. > Item Details
Scarce Texas Immigrant's Guide, With Map,
Lot # 314 - Scarce Texas Immigrant's Guide, With Map,
Edward, David B. "The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil, and Productions of that Country:..." 1836, Cincinnati: J.A. James & Co., 336pp. 12mo, cloth wth spine label. Folding map in front with hand-colored outlines. Howes [E48] note... > Item Details
Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
Lot # 347 - Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
5 x 7" silver gelatin image on larger mount, showing two trappers posed with their catch. At least 63 pelts hang on drying frames on the side of a board building, the trappers posed with their leg-hold traps. Titled in negative "Hinkle and Owen. Stella Neb. 24 Days Catch." > Item Details
Large Folk Art Landscape Oil Painting,
Lot # 826 - Large Folk Art Landscape Oil Painting,
oil on canvas. Wonderfully naive painting of mountain landscape with river and log cabin; framed; canvas 22.5" x 28.5"; frame 30.75" x 36.5". > Item Details
From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
Lot # 194 - From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
with imprint of “Theo. Lillienthal, New Orleans” issued in 1863. A transplanted Yankee and ex-regular, Gardner won two brevets in Mexico before throwing his lot with the Confederacy and joining as a regular Lt. Colonel of infantry in March 1861. Promoted to Brigadier General in April 1862 Gardner ... > Item Details
Clement L. Vallandigham ALS,
Lot # 447 - Clement L. Vallandigham ALS,
dated Dec. 31, '70, Dayton, Ohio. 2pp. to John H. James, Jr. in Urbana, OH. Vallandigham was born in New Lisbon, OH. He passed the bar in 1842, and although he practiced law, he was involved in politics for most of his career. He variously served in the state legislature, running for national repres... > Item Details
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