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A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
circa 1870s, taken close to shore, with a busy wharf visible through the sails, and pine-clad hillsides in the distance. Though the scene is unidentified, the image was found in Northern Ohio. Housed in a full leather case.

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Bartlett's <i>Memoirs of Rhode Island Officers Who Were Engaged in the Service of Their Country During the Great Rebellion of the South</i>,
Lot # 1084 - Bartlett's Memoirs of Rhode Island Officers Who Were Engaged in the Service of Their Country During the Great Rebellion of the South,
by John Russell Bartlett, 1867, Providence, R. I., Sidney S. Rider and Brother, first edition in original white boards with red cloth spine, 452pp with 24 lithographed portraits of officers, with inked presentation inscription on front end paper reading Col Charles A. Nichols Christmas 1866 James Sm... > Item Details
Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Upton Sinclair,
Lot # 1266 - Autographed Photo-Mechanical Print of Upton Sinclair,
3" x 7", mount and signed on period mount.Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (1878–1968), American author with over 90 published titles, noted works include The Jungle, novel dealing with conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry. > Item Details
Menu from Banquet Honoring President William Howard Taft, Dated 1909,
Lot # 1560 - Menu from Banquet Honoring President William Howard Taft, Dated 1909,
large 12mo in Moroccan binding with gilt title on cover Banquet to The President of the United States at Plattsburgh, New York. MDCCCCIX with gilt state seal above title. Interior with three single-sided pages of handmade heavy paper printed by Quayle & Son, Albany, 1st page an introduction, 2nd Men... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Westerner Armed With a Plains Rifle,
Lot # 380 - Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Westerner Armed With a Plains Rifle,
anonymous, circa late 1850s, early 1860s studio pose. He wears a tinted Western style shirt and heavy boots; he holds a power flask at the end of the barrel of his rifle. In a half pressed leather case. > Item Details
Lot of Civil War Infantry Hat Device, Belt Buckle, and Shoulder Strap, Plus,
Lot # 170 - Lot of Civil War Infantry Hat Device, Belt Buckle, and Shoulder Strap, Plus,
lot of 4, includes a stamped brass bugle hat badge, 3" long; a woven Captain of Artillery shoulder strap, 4" long; oval brass US belt plate stamped J.D. Shepard on lead filled back with address, 3.4" long; and a pewter medal with silk hanger for Union League Philadelphia, 3" long. > Item Details
Two Early Books on Slavery,
Lot # 1609 - Two Early Books on Slavery,
includes The History of the Slave Trade and Slavery, Ancient and Modern. The Forms of Slavery That Prevailed in Ancient Nations, Particularly in Greece and Rome. The African Slave Trade and the Political history of Slavery in the United States, by W.O. Blake, 1857, Columbus, Ohio, J. & H. Miller, 8v... > Item Details
CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
Lot # 13 - CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform. > Item Details
Indian Wars Archive of Sergeant Edward W. Boutelle, U.S. Signal Corps,
Lot # 434 - Indian Wars Archive of Sergeant Edward W. Boutelle, U.S. Signal Corps,
1866-ca.1885. 19 items. In the years after the Civil War the telegraph was critical to the efforts of the US Army to pacify, if not annihilate, the Indians of the far western territories, and as the Army Signal Corps took control of extending and maintaining telegraph lines, the tide of battle gradu... > Item Details
Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
Lot # 1071 - Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
includes a two-volume set entitled Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers, by Whitelaw Reid, 1868, Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, both 8vo in faded brown cloth boards, 1050pp & 949pp with all plates; and Ohio At Shiloh Report of the Commissioner, by T.J. Lindsay, 1903, Ci... > Item Details
Three Rare Mexican & Civil War Reunion Medals,
Lot # 62 - Three Rare Mexican & Civil War Reunion Medals,
includes two from Cleveland, dated 1901, one has silvered bronze pinback with Sept. 9-14/Cleveland/1901 and red, white, and green silk hanger with gilt Mexican War/Veteran over silver bronze medallion with bronze center engraved 35th Nat'l. Encampment, 4.5" long; 2nd is pinback and ribbon lacking me... > Item Details
Large Format 1909 Autographed Photograph of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Count and Baron Magri,
Lot # 280 - Large Format 1909 Autographed Photograph of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Count and Baron Magri,
10.5" x 13.5" silver print showing all three in studio setting and signed along lower margin by all three. Mounted on cardstock, originally as some of the inscription extends to the card.Mrs. Tom Thumb, whose maiden name was Lavinia Warren, (1841-1918), married Tom Thumb in 1863. Count and Baron Mag... > Item Details
Fine 47 Star Hand-Sewn American Flag,
Lot # 240 - Fine 47 Star Hand-Sewn American Flag,
48" x 86". Constructed of worsted wool. With canton pattern having 8-8-8-8-8-7, hand-sewn cotton stars sewn to each face of canton, with canvas hoist and 2 brass grommets, with machine-sewn fly. Introduced with the admission of New Mexico as the 47th State on Jan. 6, 1912. > Item Details
1833 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Jessamine County, Kentucky,
Lot # 1662 - 1833 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Jessamine County, Kentucky,
a single manuscript page will from Jefferson Co., Ky. Written by Mr. Weller and leaving his estate to his daughter, with text on each face reading in part …also one Negro Man Named Booker, one Negro Girl named Jane or Jenny, one grey mare, one bay mare…, dated 1833. > Item Details
Hand-Colored Currier & Ives Soldiers Memorial for John Wilson, 18th OVI,
Lot # 1008 - Hand-Colored Currier & Ives Soldiers Memorial for John Wilson, 18th OVI,
11" x 14", entitled The Soldiers Grave, dated 1862, showing grave marker with In Memory John Wilson of the 18th Ohio Regulars who died at Stone River Decem 30th 1863. A Brave and Gallant Soldier and a True Patriot..., with grieving widow at left, weeping willows and marching Union soldiers in backgr... > Item Details
Anonymous Civil War CDV of Two African American Ladies,
Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
Lot # 1420 - Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
in a finely tailored suit, looking towards the view of the camera, with an ever so slight smile emerging out of his long wispy beard. > Item Details
Five Post-War ALsS of Confederate Generals and Other Officers,
Lot # 1033 - Five Post-War ALsS of Confederate Generals and Other Officers,
all relating to the 1884 Presidential campaign of James G. Blaine and John "Blackjack" Logan, written on various lettersheets. Includes the following: Captain John Mizell (7th Florida); Lt. John S. Wise (Virginia); 2 from Col. G.C. Chandler (8th Mississippi); Major J. Ogden Murray (7th and 11th VA... > Item Details
Three Hiester Stereoviews of Southwestern Pottery,
Lot # 1234 - Three Hiester Stereoviews of Southwestern Pottery,
each with Hiester's Marseilles, Illinois backmark; images show an array of finely decorated Zuni, Acoma, and Hopi pottery. > Item Details
Kirkland Boudoir Card of <i>Last Blackhills Coach Leaving Cheyenne</i>,
Lot # 417 - Kirkland Boudoir Card of Last Blackhills Coach Leaving Cheyenne,
dated February 19, 1887. 4.75" x 8", on larger mount with title and C.D. Kirkland, Photographer imprint below image. With imprint on verso Black Hills Stage & Express Line, Connecting with the Cheyenne & Northern Railway at Chugwater for Ft. Laramie, Lusk, Douglass, Buffalo, Chadron, Deadwood, And a... > Item Details
<i>The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.</i>, 1789,
Lot # 1351 - The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 1789,
16mo, 212pp, printed ledger with marbled calf boards and embossed scroll work boarder, marbled end papers, and embossed spine, Printed For George Kearsley, Johnson's Head, Fleet-Street, 1789./London. > Item Details
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