Lot 13    

CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform.

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Scattered light spotting, else VG.
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1891 Illustrated Christmas Card from <i>Little Sure Shot</i>, Annie Oakley,
Lot # 446 - 1891 Illustrated Christmas Card from Little Sure Shot, Annie Oakley,
4” x 4.75” printed with engraved bust portrait of Annie with her medals on her chest with ribbon banner below reading Little Sure Shot. Opens to reveal two engraved scenes, entitled Christmas in the West & Christmas in the East, reverse with printed Annie Oakley/Christmas Greeting./The richest gift... > Item Details
Oklahoma Territory Appearance Bond Signed By Marshall
Lot # 432 - Oklahoma Territory Appearance Bond Signed By Marshall "Big Bill" Tilghman,
8.4" x 10.4" partially printed being an appearance bond for one Geo. Anderson for $500 with date of June 18, 1890, Territory of Oklahoma with fine Tilghman autograph.William Matthew Tilghman, Jr. (1854-1924) was a Western lawman who held a number of different jobs, including in Dodge City. He brough... > Item Details
A  Unique 1855 Display of Boston Daguerreotypes
Lot # 2 - A Unique 1855 Display of Boston Daguerreotypes
comprising 24 ninth plate daguerreotype portraits of young women, contained in a pebbled black leather push button case, with Our Pastor's Circle embossed in gilt on the front cover, 13 x 8.25". Twenty-two of the images are backed by an embossed card advertising the studio of Tyler & Co.'s Daguerre... > Item Details
George Clinton DS,
Lot # 1301 - George Clinton DS,
a partial vellum partially printed document with map 98.25” x 11”) entitled Letters Patent to Gen. James Clinton and Col. Isaac Melcher for 10,030 Acres in the Township of Chenengo, dated 19 March, 1787 and signed by Gov. Clinton.Gen. James Clinton (1733-1812), an American Revolutionary War soldier ... > Item Details
B.W. Kilburn Stereoview of Maine Indian Village,
Lot # 1204 - B.W. Kilburn Stereoview of Maine Indian Village,
4.25" x 7" flat card with arch top views on cream colored card entitled along lower margin 272. Indians and Canoes, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert, Me., with B.W. Kilburn, Littleton, N.H. imprint on reverse and manuscript date in period ink of 1882. > Item Details
<i>National Aeronautic Association of U.S.A.</i> Certificate for Chicago Air Races Signed by Orville Wright,
Lot # 1691 - National Aeronautic Association of U.S.A. Certificate for Chicago Air Races Signed by Orville Wright,
9.75" x 13" dated Aug. 7, 1930, with strong dark Orville Wright signature as Chairman of Contest Committee. This lot also includes a 8" x 74" silver gelatin photograph of the airfield, taken during this race with Speed Holman's Laird lifting off from the field, marked in negative Copyright 1930 Burk... > Item Details
Five Issues of <i>Journal of the Franklin Institute</i>, 1853-54,
Lot # 289 - Five Issues of Journal of the Franklin Institute, 1853-54,
all 8vo in original printed wraps, includes several issues with articles about proposed canal between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans including a 9.75" x 18" fold-out map entitled Map of Portions of the Rivers Atrato and Mapipi Laid down from observations made by John C. Trautwine Civil Engr. in 1852, l... > Item Details
Five Boudoir Photographs of Apache Women and Children,
Lot # 348 - Five Boudoir Photographs of Apache Women and Children,
albumen; with four images taken by Ben Wittick, containing Santa Fe Route imprint on verso, two of which with pasted history of the Pueblo Indians and Indian Pueblos; titles include Shung-i-shi, Apache Boy, Chuna, Navajo Woman & Baby, Apache showing two children in cradle boards, and Apache Indians,... > Item Details
Group of Colorado Photographs Collected By Artist James David Smillie, 1871,
Lot # 309 - Group of Colorado Photographs Collected By Artist James David Smillie, 1871,
lot of six 5.25" x 8" albumen photographs primarily of the Colorado landscape, matted on cardstock, 10.75" x 13.5", with handwritten caption in lower right corner of each photo indicating location, includes image of Twin Lakes. South Park. Rocky Mts Colorado. 9000 ft. above Sea Level. with J.D.S. De... > Item Details
Civil War Manuscript Communique Between Stonewall Jackson & R.S. Ewell, 1862,
Lot # 132 - Civil War Manuscript Communique Between Stonewall Jackson & R.S. Ewell, 1862,
1p, 4.75 x 7.25", n.p., 24 July 1862. In total: General, Please let Mr. J. S. Barbour select a couple of men from your command for the purpose of procuring information beyond our lines. Respectfully yours, T. J. Jackson, Maj. Gen. and addressed in lower left Maj. Genl. R. S. Ewell. Verso has 2 penc... > Item Details
William E.  Hawks Western Archive, 1915-1933,
Lot # 428 - William E. Hawks Western Archive, 1915-1933,
24 ALsS, 3 postcards (1 realphoto), numerous newspaper, magazine clippings, and ephemeral items. The self-described “Historian of the Plains,” William E. Hawks was of that generation of easterner who traveled west and found his manhood. A graduate of Yale, Hawks spent time in the 1890s on a ranch n... > Item Details
GAR Pennsylvania Post Badges and Ribbons,
Lot # 221 - GAR Pennsylvania Post Badges and Ribbons,
lot of 19, includes three Committee ribbons; one Delegate ribbon; an assortment of fourteen GAR reunion ribbons, one with cello pinback and hanging cello medallion; and one GAR reunion post badge, some with illustrations, dating from 1887 to 1901, 5.5" to 8.5" long. > Item Details
Three Books by Paul Laurence Dunbar,
Lot # 1629 - Three Books by Paul Laurence Dunbar,
includes Joggin' Erlong, NY: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1st edition, 1906, illustrated with photographs by L.R. Miner, 12mo in paisley cloth covered boards with pasted photogravure on cover, 119pp; PLUS The Life and Works of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Washington, DC: Mullikin-Jenkins Co., 1907, 430pp; AND The Com... > Item Details
Photograph of Paul Robeson as Othello & Other African American Theatre People,
Lot # 1602 - Photograph of Paul Robeson as Othello & Other African American Theatre People,
all 8” x 10” silver gelatin promotional stills, including one stamped on reverse The Theatre Guild Presents Paul Robeson in The Margaret Webster Production of Othello Shubert Theatre with both Robeson and Uta Hagen, imprint of Vandamn Studio, N.Y., PLUS autographed photo of Stump & Stumpy, an Africa... > Item Details
Large Group of Political Campaign Letters from the 1884 Election.
Lot # 1574 - Large Group of Political Campaign Letters from the 1884 Election.
Lot of 22, most on lettersheets issued by various Blaine/Logan regional offices, and illustrated with jugates of the candidates. All letters addressed to various members of the Republican National Committee, H.B. Jones, J.D. Chaffee, Samuel Fessenden, or to the Presidential Candidate James Blaine, s... > Item Details
Pair of Nickel & Copper Overlaid American Spurs
Lot # 1767 - Pair of Nickel & Copper Overlaid American Spurs
with heavy nickeled brass rowels with 10 spikes each, shank with two overlaid nickel scroll-engraved plates, yoke marked Stainless with inlaid copper spread-winged eagle with engraved details. 3" inside heel, 2" diameter rowels, total length 6.5", with worn tooled leather straps. > Item Details
Two Books on Lincoln Signed by the Authors,
Lot # 1521 - Two Books on Lincoln Signed by the Authors,
includes The Women Lincoln Loved, by William E. Barton, 1927, Indianapolis, The Bobb-Merrill Co., 8vo in red cloth boards, 377pp, autographed on free front end paper, AND Why Was Lincoln Murdered?, by Otto Eisenschiml, 1937, Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 8vo in red cloth boards 503pp with 16 photo-me... > Item Details
GAR Membership Medals Plus,
Lot # 203 - GAR Membership Medals Plus,
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[ENGLISH LAW] Hobart's Reports,
Lot # 1855 - [ENGLISH LAW] Hobart's Reports,
The Reports of that Reverend and Learned Judge, the Right Honourable Sir henry Hobart Knight and Baronet, Lord Chiefe Justice of his Majesties Court of Common Pleas; and Chancellour to both their Highnesses, Henry and Charls [sic], Princes of Wales. London: Printed by James Flesher, for William Lee ... > Item Details
The Cambridge Portfolio,
Lot # 1329 - The Cambridge Portfolio,
Smith, J.J. (ed.) The Cambridge Portfolio. London: John W. Parker & Cambridge: J. & J.J. Deighton, 2 volume edition, 1840. Small folio in brown half-calf with marbled boards, end papers and pastedowns, 540pp in combined volumes with all full plate lithographs. > Item Details
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