Lot 1307    

Five Early Government & History Books on the United States,
2008, Spring Historic Americana, June 5 & 6, 2008
titles include 1st Sherman A Memorial in Art, Oratory, and Literature by the Society of the Army of the Tennessee with the aid of the Congress of the United States of America, edited by Col. Thomas W. Symons and DeB. Randolph Keim, 1904, GPO, large 8vo in marbled boards with tape repaired spine, marbled foredges, 410pp with all plates intact, PLUS 2nd Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress, Vol. II, 1860, Washington, Geo. W. Bowman, 8vo in embossed black cloth boards with gilt title on spine, 828pp, PLUS 3rd Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-First Congress, Part III, 1849, Washington, n.p., 8vo in marbled boards with calf spine, 371-1215pp with seven large fold-out maps of Lake Superior mining regions, five hand-colored, one plate, tables and reports of Navajo in New Mexico, PLUS 4th The Lowell Offering; A Repository of Original Articles Written Exclusively by Females Actively Employed in the Mills Vol. II, Lowell, Mass., Powers & Bagley, Boston, Saxton, Peirce & Jordan & Co., n.d., large 12mo in half green Moroccan and black cloth boards, 380pp, AND 5th Impressions and Experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849, by Robert Baird, Vol. II, 1850, Edinburgh & London, Wm. Blackwood & Sons, 12mo in embossed brown cloth boards with gilt title on spine, 315pp with frontis of Havana harbor.

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1st as above and minor shelf wear, VG-; 2nd minor shelf wear and scattered foxing, VG; 3rd moderate shelf wear, chips on spine, scattered foxing, short tears in a couple of maps, but all complete, missing blank front endpapers, still VG-; 4th moderate shelf wear, scattered foxing, VG-; 5th minor shelf wear, VG.
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Containing Maps of the Several States of the North American Union, Prepared and Drawn on a Uniform Scale.... Tanner, Henry S. Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner, [1823], revised edition 1825. Atlas, brown calf boards with marbled endpapers and pastedowns, 22 hand-colored double-page maps, with South America ... > Item Details
Boudoir card of Pine Ridge Agency, S.D.,
Lot # 313 - Boudoir card of Pine Ridge Agency, S.D.,
with Trager & Ford, the Northwestern Photographic Co, Chadron, Nebraska imprint, 1891. A U.S. Army encampment at Pine Ridge, several months after the Wounded Knee massacre. The soldiers remained at the Agency until mid-summer. The chapel in the right background is the Episcopal church where Dr. Char... > Item Details
Fine Historic Group CDV of Adjt. General Lorenzo Thomas and Officers,
Lot # 511 - Fine Historic Group CDV of Adjt. General Lorenzo Thomas and Officers,
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Civil War CDV of 2nd Iowa Infantry Soldier,
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1848 Estate Inventory, Including Slaves,
Lot # 1111 - 1848 Estate Inventory, Including Slaves,
1p handwritten manuscript regarding the liquidation of the estate of Maria E. Craig, including slaves, property, and cattle, dated April 2, 1849, 7.75" x 12". > Item Details
Albumen Cabinet Card Under Glass of the Alamo,
Lot # 1002 - Albumen Cabinet Card Under Glass of the Alamo,
depicting the front facade, and marked The Alamo, Built 1718 on lower margin. The view is bordered by a chromolithographed floral arrangement, adhered on the verso, 6" x 7.75". > Item Details
Signed Photograph of Joshua L. Chamberlain,
Lot # 524 - Signed Photograph of Joshua L. Chamberlain,
13" x 16" three-quarter length seated portrait of Chamberlain signed in print and autographed lower left margin in black ink, in period oak frame, 18.25" x 21.25". > Item Details
C.W. Carter Stereoview of a Paiute Man,
Lot # 83 - C.W. Carter Stereoview of a Paiute Man,
with View Emporium, Salt Lake City imprint, ca 1867, light green mount. An engraving of the Mormon Tabernacle adorns the back-card. The printed title, seemingly not derogatory, is Beauty Unadorned. - Pahute. > Item Details
Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab.  37, <i>The White Castles on the Upper Missouri</i>,
Lot # 334 - Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab. 37, The White Castles on the Upper Missouri,
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<i>Frank Coke</i> Cowboy, Kingfisher County, Okla., Photographs,
Lot # 1034 - Frank Coke Cowboy, Kingfisher County, Okla., Photographs,
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Large Group of GAR Medals & Ribbons,
Lot # 863 - Large Group of GAR Medals & Ribbons,
lot of 11, includes 1st a stamped brass two-part Union Veterans Union medal with crossed saber and bar pinback with circular medallion center with five-pointed star and UVU 1861-1865, with red, golden and blue silk ribbon hanger and brass medallion with crossed rifles, cannon and anchor with Union V... > Item Details
Alexander Dumas ALS,
Lot # 1343 - Alexander Dumas ALS,
on 7.5" x 8.5" plain letter sheet, undated and in his own hand and signed lower right. Matted with an engraving of a younger Dumas, 11.5" x 21.75". > Item Details
The <i>Southern Prisons or Josie the Heroine of Lorence</i>,
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demy octavo, 506pp bound in blue cloth boards and guilt spine. Entitled Four Years of Battle and Imprisonment./A complete History of all Southern Prisons, including a collection of 17 illustrations, written by Morgan E. Dowling and signed Compliments of M.E. Dowling on front endpaper. Published by W... > Item Details
Eight Children's Versions of <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin</i>,
Lot # 1184 - Eight Children's Versions of Uncle Tom's Cabin,
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Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab. 46,  <i>War Chief of the Piekann Indians</i>,
Lot # 339 - Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab. 46, War Chief of the Piekann Indians,
and Chief of the Blood Indians and Koutani Indian, with Bodmer's blindstamp, published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand, January 1839. Print with The Litchfield Historical Society sticker on reverse, 17.25" x 23.75" > Item Details
Cabinet Card of <i>Ke-ki-on-kah, or Star</i>,
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Broadside for <i>Christy's Ethiopian Comic Opera</i>, 1850,
Lot # 1127 - Broadside for Christy's Ethiopian Comic Opera, 1850,
printed on 5.8" x 13" yellow paper and dated July 31, 1850, advertising the last week of the season with extensive text outlining the performance. > Item Details
An Illinois CDV Album,
Lot # 772 - An Illinois CDV Album,
of unknown provenance comprising 10 military CDVs among 46 sundry civilian images, many with Sycamore, Illinois, backmarks. The uniformed CDVs include a common McClellan and wife with an early 1870s view of a 2nd lieutenant by Murray Dunham, Oakland, Cal. identified in ink on verso, Your friend/Wm ... > Item Details
Prettyman Cabinet Cards of Prairie Indians,
Lot # 34 - Prettyman Cabinet Cards of Prairie Indians,
lot of seven, silver gelatin images on mounts with Prettyman's Arkansas City, Kansas imprint. A fine group of Indian Territory images, each titled in the negative. Includes: Pawnee Indians Teepee; Osages; Poncas Teepee; Osages; Sac and Fox House ; Chief Pa Ship Pa Ho Sac and Fox; and Pawnee Woman. > Item Details
Rare <i>Tilden and Hendricks</i> Jugate Broadside from <i>Hartford, Ky.</i>,
Lot # 699 - Rare Tilden and Hendricks Jugate Broadside from Hartford, Ky.,
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