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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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Watercolor by Hunter Wood,
Lot # 412 - Watercolor by Hunter Wood,
American, born 1908, painting of a WWII U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat escorting an armed merchant vessel in camouflaged paint, signed lower right "Hunter Wood USCG 43" with anchor symbol at end, 12" x 18.5", matted and framed. > Item Details
Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
Lot # 54 - Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
polished cotton, 12 x 17", likely from a continuous bolt, printed in red, white and blue. A known variant of this flag from the 1860 campaign (See "Threads of History" ) A rarity from this pivotal campaign, and the first Lincoln portrait flag we have been privileged to offer. > Item Details
Pair of Mahogany Knife Boxes,
Lot # 519 - Pair of Mahogany Knife Boxes,
circa 1790, English George III, with interior inlaid compass star and cross banding, 8.75" wide x 9.5" deep x 14" high, old mellow refinished surfaces and original brass hardware with working locks & key. > Item Details
Civil War Naval Photograph,
Lot # 208 - Civil War Naval Photograph,
an anonymous 8 x 6" oval albumen image mounted on a larger board. A fine studio portrait of four men -- probably brothers -- one of whom is a Naval officer. Housed in a later Victorian frame, with pencilled notation "Grandfather Gray at Extreme Right." There were a number of Gray's who served as o... > 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
Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
Lot # 69 - Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
showing bearded Lincoln, 22" x 38", in period grain painted frame, 26.5" x 32.5". > Item Details
Folksy Charcoal Landscapes,
Lot # 746 - Folksy Charcoal Landscapes,
lot of 2. American, mid-19th century. Includes a farm yard scene with man & woman horse & cow, primitive trees and hills, 11.5 x 8", in newer walnut frame, 10" x 13.75"; AND a Hudson River view with 2 sail boats and mountains in background, 8" x 10" in original mahogany ogee frame with nice old pat... > Item Details
Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
Lot # 105 - Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
1 Sept. 1792. Receipt for sale of "...a certain Negro Woman & child named Betty & Dick & all her future increases..." to one John Castellow. Unusual in that the sale was for the price of 220 Spanish milled "dowlers" [sic] (dollars). 7.5 x 12.5", boldly written with somewhat non-standard spelling (c... > Item Details
Rinhart Platinum Prints of Native Americans,
Lot # 366 - Rinhart Platinum Prints of Native Americans,
Lot of 4, all approx. 7 x 9", all damaged. All titled in negative. Includes the following portraits: "Tail, Sioux, No. 1525;" "Turning Eagle, (Sioux), No 765, Copyright 1898;" "Kills Spotted Horse, Assiniboines, No. 746;" "Black Man, (Arapahoes), No. 798, Copyright 1898." > Item Details
Collection of Deadwood Dick  Library Pulp Magazines,
Lot # 383 - Collection of Deadwood Dick Library Pulp Magazines,
lot of 36 individual issues from Vols. II, III and IV, 1899. All with scintillating titles and great multi-colored cover graphics. Examples include "Gilt-Edged Dick, The Sport-Detective", "Bonanza The Man Tracker," "Colorado Charlie's Detective Dash," Deadwood Dick's Dream" and more. > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
Lot # 675 - Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes an example with top 1/2 in cream, green, brown & blue glaze, 4.4" long x 2.4" high; AND a mottled brown glazed example, 5" long x 2.5" high. > Item Details
Ohio Bucket Bench,
Lot # 795 - Ohio Bucket Bench,
pine, mortised construction, including rear-mounted braces, shaped and cut-out ends with front skirt; 72" long, 18" high, 13.5" deep. > Item Details
Large Albumen Civil War Camp Scene,
Lot # 213 - Large Albumen Civil War Camp Scene,
matted and framed under glass. Anonymous 9 x 13" albumen image mounted on larger board. The scene is of a Union camp with 2 wall, and 33 Sibley tents visible. The American flag flies in the center of the camp, and most tents have pennants flying from them. A number of soldiers, horses, civilians and... > Item Details
Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
Lot # 296 - Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
reprinted in 1844 by Ira Webster reprint of the early American Boston Almanack by Henry Newman, Philomath, sold by Benjamin Harris at the London, Coffee-House in Boston. An illustrated 32mo in paper boards with calf spine. This almanac has a reprint of the first primer printed in the colonies ent... > Item Details
Two Fine Political Campaign Glasses,
Lot # 90 - Two Fine Political Campaign Glasses,
each clear glass with acid etched double oval portraits, 3.6" high. Includes Taft & Sherman, and McKinley & Hobart. > Item Details
Photographs from a Cabinet and Coffin Maker,
Lot # 27 - Photographs from a Cabinet and Coffin Maker,
from Johnsville, N.Y., cabinet shop of Hayns & Smith. Interesting montage of 14 albumen photographs and one illustrated newspaper clipping. Central image (6.5" x 10") of the exterior of the shop with wares on display including the undertaker's horse-drawn hearse; other images are of different piec... > 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
Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
Lot # 669 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes one with mottled on top 1/2 & clear on bottom, 4.2" x 2.2"; AND second all mottled 4" x 2". > Item Details
One of the Best Early Louisiana Accounts,
Lot # 315 - One of the Best Early Louisiana Accounts,
Brackenridge, Henry M. "Views of Louisiana: Containing Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Notices of that Vast and Important Portion of America." 1817 (first ed.), 12mo, Baltimore: Schaeffer & Maund, 323pp. Contemporary calf, gilt spine. Brackenridge's writings about Louisiana became a source... > Item Details
New England Bannister Back Arm Chair,
Lot # 793 - New England Bannister Back Arm Chair,
Queen Anne style, with rush seat, bold turned finials, 1/2 banisters and stretchers, nice scroll cut arms, mortised through back and folksy scroll cut-out crest rail. Mixed woods with nice old patina and wood pin construction, circa 1710-40. > Item Details
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