Lot 19    

Cartes De Visite of 19th Century Personalities,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
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 heavily retouched or from engravings.

Condition:  
Most with trimmed corners; engravings heavily trimmed.
Est $150 - $250
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Early Tin Cookie Cutters,
Lot # 646 - Early Tin Cookie Cutters,
lot of 5, early to mid-nineteenth century, includes standing retriever-type dog, horse, pig, and chicken, 3.5" to 4.5" long and a seated frog, 4" long. All with original rear mounted handles. > 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
CDV of Union General E.L. Viele, Autographed,
Lot # 189 - CDV of Union General E.L. Viele, Autographed,
with imprint of “J. Gurney & Son, N.Y.” Ink signed on verso, “Egbert L. Viele taken Is(land) Daufuskie Savannah River 1861.” Viele was an 1847 graduate of West Point who saw service in Mexico and on the frontier before resigning and becoming an accomplished civil engineer and technical writer duri... > Item Details
Continental Powderhorn, With Crest and Early Train,
Lot # 136 - Continental Powderhorn, With Crest and Early Train,
with very fine engraved and carved details, including an early 19th century style steam locomotive with carriage, ornate armoralcrest, hunting scene, basket with flowering plant and several floral chains, scalloped end with original wood plug, and brass ring at mouth, total length 12.5", excellent o... > Item Details
Spindle Back Child's Windsor High Chair,
Lot # 513 - Spindle Back Child's Windsor High Chair,
early 19th century American, mixed wood. With worn black over original red paint, tapered spindle back with stepped crest plank seat; seat height 19", total height 31". > Item Details
William Henry Harrison ANS, 1795,
Lot # 426 - William Henry Harrison ANS, 1795,
a receipt for provision return for one man in captivity for 2 days. Second paragraph "Per issue on the above return two complete rations Greeneville August 25th 1795. Wm. H. Harrison, aid [sic] de camp." Appears to be signed a second time below, but signature smeared. Note is framed under glass, wit... > Item Details
Presidential Postmaster Appointments,
Lot # 440 - Presidential Postmaster Appointments,
lot of 4, each for the appointment of Charles McLaughlin, of the town of Harmony, Maine. Each folio and partially printed. Includes two signed by Calvin Coolidge and two by Woodrow Wilson. > Item Details
CDV of CSA Officer H.H. Zacharie,
Lot # 197 - CDV of CSA Officer H.H. Zacharie,
“S. Anderson, New Orleans” with Zacharie’s name twice in pencil on recto. Captain H.H. Zacharie commanded Company C. of the Confederate States Zouave Battalion (a.k.a. 1st Zouave Battalion of Louisiana) organized at Camp Walker, New Orleans in 1861. Like Wheat’s Battalion of “Tigers” the Confedera... > Item Details
American Eagle Hilt Sabre,
Lot # 129 - American Eagle Hilt Sabre,
circa 1830-40. Not marked, but in the style of F.W. Widman of Philadelphia. Hilt parts of gilded brass, the pommel a "weeping" eagle, with carved bone grip, and elaborately cast knucklebow and planchette of a relief eagle. The blade, with an unstoppered 3/4 fuller, acid etched and blued, and deco... > Item Details
Tennessee Slavery Bill of Sale,
Lot # 107 - Tennessee Slavery Bill of Sale,
dated 2 Dec. 1846. Document for the sale of "...one Negro woman named Mary & one boy named Ned and one cow & calf, thirty head of hogs & four horses & two feather beads [beds]..." for $1200. Sold by one William Newsom anthony of Gibson Co., TN to Mr. John H. Braddock of Dyer Co., TN. 4..75 x 9". > Item Details
Sterling Child's Mug Dated 1881,
Lot # 681 - Sterling Child's Mug Dated 1881,
marked Whiting M.F.G. Co. (Providence, R.I.) Sterling, gilt washed interior reeded "C" shaped handle, with lovely engraved boy and girl seated on flowering tree branch, with "Morley 1881" on front, 3" diameter x 3.5" high. > 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
American Child's Chair,
Lot # 512 - American Child's Chair,
early 19th century American butternut child's armchair with nice turned finialed rear posts, two arched back splats, newer taped fabric seat, wonderful worn patina, wood pegged construction, traces of old red paint; seat height 7", total height 24.25". > Item Details
Two Scarce Pocket Maps,
Lot # 328 - Two Scarce Pocket Maps,
including "Mitchell's Compendium of the Internal Improvements of the United States; Comprising General Notices of All the Most Important Canals and Rail-Roads,..." 1835, Philadelphia: Mitchell & Hinman. 16mo, full calf with gilt spine & front, hand-colored folding map, 84pp. [Howes M686] AND Tanner,... > Item Details
Ohio Grain Decorated Table Top Desk,
Lot # 599 - Ohio Grain Decorated Table Top Desk,
pine, dovetailed case, applied round molding, hinged lid that flips up to a plain interior; 30" wide, 20.25" deep, 10.5" high. > Item Details
American Tin Qquilt Pinwheel Patterns Plus,
Lot # 616 - American Tin Qquilt Pinwheel Patterns Plus,
lot of 5, 19th century. Includes 4 pinwheel quilt patterns 4.5-17" in diameter all with holes for tacking to quilt; AND an unusual tin figure of a man in top hat, unknown function, 8.25" high. > Item Details
Krag Model 1898 Rifle,
Lot # 399 - Krag Model 1898 Rifle,
with serial number 387237, 30" barrel, walnut two piece stock with rectangular inspectors stamp with rounded corners, initials and 1902, second stamp under side of stock circular with "P") and "04" above, total length 49". All original and untouched. > Item Details
Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
Lot # 620 - Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
with a vegetable ivory cue ball handle, wonderfully carved along the entire length with mythical symbols, keystone at top with "IOOF" (International Order of Odd Fellows. Tapers to a thermal plastic ferrule, total length 35.5". Attributed to Northern Georgia or Tennessee. > Item Details
Brass School Bell & Miniature Coffee Grinder,
Lot # 641 - Brass School Bell & Miniature Coffee Grinder,
lot of 2. Includes a 5.75" x 10.75" school bell with turned maple handle; AND a miniature coffee grinder with cast iron parts on wood base with embossed floral top cup & drawer; 2.75" x 4.5". > Item Details
James'  River Guide for 1857,
Lot # 320 - James' River Guide for 1857,
8vo, green paper illustrated wraps, 128pp, 44 maps, engravings. [Cumings, Samuel] U.P. James. Cincinnati. According to James, meant to supersede the earlier "Conclin's New River Guide," this version a continuation of the hoary tradition of publishing maps and navigational hazards of the waterways o... > Item Details
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