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Fine Half Plate Tintype of a Drug Store,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with eleven men and boys standing in a dirt street with sections of cut logs inset to make a rude "crosswalk." The storefront displays a large sign advertising "Iron Bitters". Young trees suggest the building was only recently built. Housed in a full leather case.
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<i>Notes of a Military Reconnoissance From Fort Leavenworth.....</i>
Lot # 1729 - Notes of a Military Reconnoissance From Fort Leavenworth.....
full title being Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego in California, Including Parts of the Arkansas Del Norte and Gila Rivers by Lt. Col. W.H. Emory, 1848, Washington, Wendell and Van Benthuyen, 8vo in brown cloth wraps, 614pp, 64 plates and one folding ... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Cased Tintype of a Western Dude,
Lot # 1781 - Sixth Plate Cased Tintype of a Western Dude,
posed in a chair, a young man dressed in Western clothing and cowboy hat clutches his hands in a proud expression, while looking towards the view of the camera. Mounted in an embossed paper-covered wood case with scrollwork, includes an inscription in pen, Amasa V. Lyon. C.M & Co., missing front cov... > Item Details
Discharge of Private James Benjamin, 161st O.V.M.,
Lot # 1051 - Discharge of Private James Benjamin, 161st O.V.M.,
13.25” x 15.75”, partially printed on vellum for Private James Benjamin 161st Regt. Ohio National Guard and dated Sept 10, 1864 with facsimile signatures of both Lincoln and Stanton. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Lt. Col. David A. Leckey, 100th Pennsylvania, Round Heads,
Lot # 154 - Civil War Archive of Lt. Col. David A. Leckey, 100th Pennsylvania, Round Heads,
lot of 24. This archive includes an anonymous CDV portrait of Leckey as Lt. Col with orange 2 cent Washington Bank Check revenue stamp on reverse. Lot also includes two manuscript letters, including one 4pp letter written by Leckey to his mother, dated Jan. 15, 1862. In this letter, he tells her he ... > Item Details
Six Large Format Civil War Photographs from <i>Gardner's Sketchbook</i>,
Lot # 130 - Six Large Format Civil War Photographs from Gardner's Sketchbook,
all ca 7" x 9" on original printed card stock mounts (12" x 15.75"), including the following titles: Mathew House Battle-Field of Bull Run; Fortifications on Heights of Centerville, Virginia; Burnside Bridge Across Antietam Creek, Maryland; Blanford Church, Petersburg, Va.; General Post-Office, Army... > Item Details
Full Plate Tintype of Western Dude,
Lot # 1776 - Full Plate Tintype of Western Dude,
in a fine tailored jacket and bow-tie, is viewed with an awkward expression, appearing quite uncomfortable as he looks towards the view of the camera, mounted in an oval mounted card-stock sleeve. > Item Details
1895 Pinkerton Mug Shot Book,
Lot # 1359 - 1895 Pinkerton Mug Shot Book,
horizontal 4to in half brown Moroccan and red cloth boards dated 1895 with American Bankers Association Photographs Descriptions General Information Volume I Book 43 in gilt on spine with 20pp each having 12 photographs, most tipped in of various men and women, all with criminal records, each photo... > Item Details
Asher and Co. Civil War Pocket Map,
Lot # 1498 - Asher and Co. Civil War Pocket Map,
entitled The Historical War Map, published by Asher & Co., Indianapolis, 32mo in illustrated red card stock boards with original blue cloth spine, dated 1862 on the hand colored 26.25" x 37" map with text blocks to left and lower margin. > Item Details
<i>In Memoriam Frederick Douglass</i>,
Lot # 1617 - In Memoriam Frederick Douglass,
Philadelphia: J. C. Yorston, 1st edition, 1897. Frontis portrait of Douglass, 8vo in gray cloth boards with gilt title on spine and cover, gilt top edge and untrimmed other edges, 350p. Includes tributes delivered at "Obsequies" at Washington, D.C., and at Rochester, N.Y. with other tributes, resolu... > Item Details
Group of Erotic Real Photo Post Cards,
Lot # 1405 - Group of Erotic Real Photo Post Cards,
lot of 16, all sepia-toned images of lovely, if scantily clad, young ladies in various provocative poses, all marked with entwined cipher and Regist. and different 3-digit numbers, ca 1920-30s. > Item Details
Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
Lot # 400 - Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
made by prisoners at C.C.A. (Crossroads Correctional Facility of America) in Shelby, Montana, a wonderful polychrome bridle with Native American motifs and braided leather reins, 31" long. Reins, bridle webbing, brow and nose pieces are all detachable. Made for oversized animal. > Item Details
Three Leadville and Denver, Colorado Cabinet Cards,
Lot # 1826 - Three Leadville and Denver, Colorado Cabinet Cards,
including J.C. Macurdy image of the Leadville Lumber Co.; a W.H. Jackson image of the Iron Silver Mine; and a view of the "American House" hotel B.F. Chadwick Photo Denver in pencil. > 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
Three Framed Civil War Copy Photographs,
Lot # 1392 - Three Framed Civil War Copy Photographs,
all silver prints, includes 5" x 7" print of officers at Lookout Mountain, matted and framed in a fine Arts & Crafts frame, 9.25" x 11.25"; a 5" x 6" birds-eye view of a river valley, matted and framed in mahogany frame, 8.75" x 10.75"; and a 5" x 7" print of General Hooker and staff standing in fro... > Item Details
Brady CDV of Seth Kinman,
Lot # 1539 - Brady CDV of Seth Kinman,
showing this bearded hunter in buckskin and fur, holding a Plains rifle with large Bowie knife at belt, with printed title along lower margin Seth Kinman, California Hunter and Trapper, who presented President Lincoln with the Elk Horn Chair, dated 1864 with Brady D.C. imprint. > Item Details
Pawnee Bill Archive,
Lot # 448 - Pawnee Bill Archive,
ca. 1930-50s, involving the attempts to get a biography of Major Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie published, made into a movie, and/or made into a serial radio program. The central character of the archive is John C. Johnson, a hearing-aid dealer, sometime herbalist and biographer of Pawnee Bill from ... > Item Details
CDV of CSA Colonel Lawrence Keitt,
Lot # 104 - CDV of CSA Colonel Lawrence Keitt,
uniformed half length portrait with blind stamp imprint of Bendann Bros. Baltimore.Lawrence Massillon Keitt was elected Colonel of 20th South Carolina Infantry and during the battle at Cold Harbor, the inexperienced Keitt led his brigade forward with the equally inexperienced 20th South Carolina in ... > Item Details
Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of G.B. Stern, British Writer,
Lot # 1271 - Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of G.B. Stern, British Writer,
3.5" x 5" and signed on period mount, dated Oct. 14, 1925. Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) was an American ex-patriot writer and one of the leading catalysts in the development of modern art and literature. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: It has been called to our attention that this is a signed photo-mechanical prin... > Item Details
Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
Lot # 1448 - Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
2 x 3" glazed muslin on original wood staff, 6"long, canton pattern with single star surrounded by ring of eight with four corner stars, pressure mounted and framed 7 x 9". > Item Details
Charles Sumner ALS,
Lot # 1646 - Charles Sumner ALS,
5” x 8” manuscript letter sheet reading Senate Chambers March 20th Dear Sir I have your letter of the 18th in reference to the nomination of Col. Haven. I will hear your suggestions in [illegible] and endeavor to see that they receive consideration. Yours very truly Charles Sumner, written to Hon. J... > Item Details
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