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CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 4. Each of Henry Leonard, a 19th century fund-raiser for this small Ohio liberal arts college. Three with a humorous tale imprinted on verso, describing Leonard's antics. Wish my college sent these rather than Visa applications!

Condition:  
All clean, but as typical for this series, a hint light. Have never seen any with rich tonality.
Est $300 - $400
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Table Top Yarn Winder,
Lot # 775 - Table Top Yarn Winder,
19th century American, with table edge clamp mount in maple, with maple cup finial for fabric pin cushion, nice old patina; opens to 29" d. x 26" high. > Item Details
Diego Rivera Autographed Photographs
Lot # 468 - Diego Rivera Autographed Photographs
Lot of 21, including 3 autographed, one each by Diego Rivera and Frieda Kahlo, one by David Margolis. This lot includes black & white photographs of the 21 panels in Diego Rivera's (1886-1957) "Portrait of America" at the New Workers School in New York City. The photographs are 6.5" x 5.5-6.5" (prop... > Item Details
Autographs of the Postmasters General,
Lot # 443 - Autographs of the Postmasters General,
large lot of over 90 autographs. Not a complete set, lacking only Franklin, Bache, Hazard (1-3); Habersham and Granger (6-7); Hubbard (18); Watson, Carlin, and Tisch (61,66 and 68) but includes the majority of the Postmasters of the U.S. Signatures are in many formats, AlSs, clips, signed photograp... > Item Details
Pair of U.S. Army Medical Officers Epaulets
Lot # 388 - Pair of U.S. Army Medical Officers Epaulets
dating to the late Indian Wars of the western U.S. These dress blue army epaulets with stamped brass caduceus in center, flanked by 2 squared star shaped rosettes on blue felt ground, all surrounded by crescent-shaped brass mount with tab having gilt piping and gilt shield breasted eagle button mou... > Item Details
Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
Lot # 370 - Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
anonymous silver gelatin print, circa 1900-1910, 12.5 x 9.5". Great image of a large band of Native Americans in feathered regalia, holding their brass instruments. Partial sign visible, right hand side "_ome of _CARSON, _ew Me_." Assume this to be Taos. > Item Details
Currier Lithograph of Polk,
Lot # 46 - Currier Lithograph of Polk,
eleventh President of the United States (1845 - 1849). Hand-colored, below title is "Lith. & Pub. By N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., NY." > Item Details
Subscription Proposal  for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
Lot # 42 - Subscription Proposal for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
folio, Albany, August 7, 1835. "Proposals for Publishing a New Weekly Paper at the City of Albany to be Called THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE" whose purpose will be to "support the undeniable claims of the People's Candidate...Gen. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON." An exceptionally early prospectus, issued well i... > Item Details
Superior Architectural Columns,
Lot # 703 - Superior Architectural Columns,
probably from fraternal lodge or lobby of a grand hotel, grained pine in imitation of mahogany with 15" diameter clear blown and cut, faceted glass globes that mount at top. Total height 90". > Item Details
57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
Lot # 394 - 57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
marked on top of breech "Marlin Safety," 30 caliber with walnut fore-end and stock, barrel length 19.5"; total length 38.5". > Item Details
Mexican War  Letter,
Lot # 149 - Mexican War Letter,
ALS signed Enos P. Wiley, to Wm. Carter, Sept. 29, 1846 "Texas, Mouth of the Riogrand" [sic]. Written by a soldier who took sick and was recovering in camp. Mentions Taylor’s march on "Montary" [sic] and impending battle, with troop strengths, and likelihood of peace coming soon. Talks of unscrup... > 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
Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
Lot # 352 - Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Ute. 14." and with typed strip paper label "583. Ute. Wa-rets and Shavano." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology... > Item Details
Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
Lot # 368 - Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
anonymous, 9.5 x 7.75" silver gelatin photograph mounted on larger grey board. Scene of a large group of Native American men and women -- possibly Kiowa? -- standing before a false cliff with a sign "Entrance to Cliff", and at far right a small group of Indian and Anglo musicians. This may be one o... > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Lot # 481 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; each measure 17" x 34"; both depict similar scenes of a two man crew vigorously racing a single auto around a sharp turn in a peaceful country seting. > Item Details
Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
Lot # 56 - Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
printed in black on silk, 6.25 x 2.4." A splendid example, with bold portrait of Douglas and "The Union, Now and Forever." > Item Details
Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
Lot # 132 - Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
with unmarked silver repousse mounts, flint lock marked "Brulatour Jeune A St. Foy", ornate butt plates with repousse bust portraits of gentleman and lady (one on each. Nicely engraved lock and barrel, approximately 58 caliber, barrel length 9", total length 16". Includes original French honey col... > Item Details
Garfield Campaign Booklet,
Lot # 82 - Garfield Campaign Booklet,
in illustrated paper wraps, 8vo. entitled "Life of James A. Garfield Our Citizen-Soldier", Barclay & Co. Philadelphia, 1880. Sixty-four pages with 5 full page engravings. > 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
Three Rare Civil War Cavalry Quarter Plate Tintypes,
Lot # 159 - Three Rare Civil War Cavalry Quarter Plate Tintypes,
being two different views of the same prized horse held by a black groom together with a portrait of two unidentified Union officers, one presumably the owner of the animal. Both tintypes of the horse and groom were staged and photographed from the inside of a building with the camera set up in fro... > Item Details
Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Ribbons,
Lot # 95 - Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Ribbons,
including a large 9.25 x 3 white silk with blue printing example with portrait of T.R. and coat-tail support for Charles P. Rooney (PA?);PLUS an Alternate delegates ribbon badge with 1.25" cello image of T.R. in a pewter shell, with reverse cello portrait of coat-tail candidate S.W. Pennypacker (PA ... > Item Details
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