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Hand-Colored CDV of A Photographer With His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous seated portrait of a young gentleman photographer with his camera resting on a table to his right.

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Cameo CDV Album of Officers of 4th N.H. Vol. Infantry,
Lot # 115 - Cameo CDV Album of Officers of 4th N.H. Vol. Infantry,
an exceptional brown leather album having fancy gilded title containing 37 wartime CDVs including several eastern theater generals with 25 regimental officers identified in pencil/ink. The index pages are blank while the album’s owner is unknown. From front to back the CDVs are: an early composit... > Item Details
<i>Expressive Pets</i> Photograph by J. Landy,
Lot # 1384 - Expressive Pets Photograph by J. Landy,
8.75" x 10.75" with four rows of seven portraits of crying or smiling infants (total 28), on original printed card stock, 14" x 16.5", entitled along lower margin Expressive Pets, signed and copyrighted in negative by J. Landy, Cincinnati, 1873. > Item Details
13 Star Early 19th Century Hand Sewn Naval Jack,
Lot # 229 - 13 Star Early 19th Century Hand Sewn Naval Jack,
24.5" x 37.5", worsted wool, with canton pattern having 4-5-4 hand sewn cotton stars reverse cut away and hemmed, stripes lap-seamed, hand sewn linen hoist mostly missing. > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
Lot # 83 - Autographed CDV of Major General Thomas J. Wood,
with imprint of Joslyn & Smith, Vicksburg, signed in ink beneath portrait, Th. J. Wood, Maj. Gen. Vols. A regular officer with Mexican War brevet, Wood was made brigadier general in October 1861 and commanded a division in the Army of the Ohio at Shiloh, Perryville and Stones’ River where he was w... > Item Details
Pocket CDV Album of  <i>U.S.S. Nyack</i> Officers,
Lot # 1113 - Pocket CDV Album of U.S.S. Nyack Officers,
a small fold-over leather album with accordion sleeves containing 6 CDVs of immediate post-war naval officers presumably from the USS Nyack, plus an unidentified army staff grade officer with E.A. Anthony/Brady back mark. All of the naval cartes bear Lima, Peru imprints corresponding to the Nyack'... > Item Details
Two Photographs of U.S. Hanging of Philippine Insurgents,
Lot # 1361 - Two Photographs of U.S. Hanging of Philippine Insurgents,
cabinet-sized albumen prints (approx. 4.5 x 6.5"), not attached to cards. First shows soldiers forcing prisoners up on the scaffold at gunpoint; the second shows them adjusting nooses and tying hands behind their backs. > Item Details
1794 General Anthony Wayne ALS,
Lot # 241 - 1794 General Anthony Wayne ALS,
to Maj. Gen. Charles Scott, 10 Feb. 1794. Although the British had technically ceded the Northwest Territory (including Ohio, Michigan, Illinois. and Indiana) to the United States at the Peace of Paris in 1783, the facts on the ground said otherwise. For more than a decade after the peace, British... > Item Details
[ENGLISH LAW] 17th and 18th Century Law Books,
Lot # 1854 - [ENGLISH LAW] 17th and 18th Century Law Books,
Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's-Bench, in the Time of the Late Lord Hardwicke. Dublin: Printed for Elizabeth Lynch, 1769. 4to; full leather, 5 raised bands on spine; (6), 424pp; previous owner's name on full title, front pastedown and front board. And Third Part {Though first published} of the... > Item Details
CDV of Female Wild West Sharp Shooter,
Lot # 1796 - CDV of Female Wild West Sharp Shooter,
studio full length portrait of this young lady in Wild West outfit, holding a rifle, Eisenmann, N.Y. imprint. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Brig. Gen. Henry Harnden, 1st Wis. Cav. Captured Jeff Davis,
Lot # 156 - Civil War Archive of Brig. Gen. Henry Harnden, 1st Wis. Cav. Captured Jeff Davis,
lot of 24 items, including three photographs of General Harnden, one a cabinet card of an oil painting of Harnden wearing his Civil War Brigadier General uniform with imprint of Van Block, Madison, Wis.; two 8" x 10" photographs on original card stock mounts of an elderly Harnden wearing a GAR ribbo... > Item Details
Scarce French 1860 Book on Mormons,
Lot # 1770 - Scarce French 1860 Book on Mormons,
Remy, Jules. Voyage au Pays des Mormons Relation; Geographic Histoire Naturelle Histoire Theologie Moeurs Et Coutumes. Paris: E. Dentu, 1860. Small 8vo, 2 volume set in half Moroccan with gilt titles on spines and brown cloth boards, marbled end papers and paste downs, 432pp & 544pp, with all plates... > Item Details
1854 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Madison County, Kentucky,
Lot # 1661 - 1854 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Madison County, Kentucky,
4pp on single folded letter sheet (5.25" x 7.75"), being the Last Will and Testament of John Speed Smith. written from his Castle in 1854, he directs that his estate be divided. Particular interest is exhibited for his youngest son and namesake. His wife's brother is Cassius M. Clay, the Great Eman... > Item Details
Rare CDV of Armed & Identified African American Corporal,
Lot # 93 - Rare CDV of Armed & Identified African American Corporal,
no backmark, inked on verso, Corp. Tom Dare/Co. H. 58th U.S.C.T./Washington, Miss./July 20, 1865. The grizzled corporal holds a Springfield rifle with the casual demeanor of a veteran. Oddly, Tom Dare was not found on the roster of the 58th USCT, formerly the 6th Mississippi (African Descent) reorga... > Item Details
Three Large Early English Vellum Documents,
Lot # 1291 - Three Large Early English Vellum Documents,
all are approximately 25" x 30" with wax and impressed paper seals, dates include 1791 (2) & 1849. Indentures are between the following individuals Thomas Green/Robert Fisher (2); & John Thompson and Sarah Mason/Samuel Thompson. > Item Details
Group of Western Documents,
Lot # 1715 - Group of Western Documents,
lot of 7, includes a printed Montana Territory Treasurer check dated Feb. 10, 1865 and signed by the treasurer, for $50, 3" x 7", PLUS a partially printed Sheriff's Sale order from Kansas, Ford Co., dated Feb. 23, 1860, 8.5" x 10.5", PLUS uncut sheet of two Bank of Idaho J.T. Morgan & Co. Bankers Bl... > Item Details
Fine CDV of a Boy with a Toy Drum,
Lot # 1374 - Fine CDV of a Boy with a Toy Drum,
full length portrait of this very young drummer boy with bags under his eyes and his snare drum with sticks, imprint of Geo. P. Hopkins, Albion, N.Y., photographers neck brace is visible behind his feet. > Item Details
1857 Pre-Fire Map of Chicago, Illinois,
Lot # 1497 - 1857 Pre-Fire Map of Chicago, Illinois,
Rufus Blanchard, hand-colored with stamped numbers in various sections of the city, probably as part of the exhibit, approx. 25 x 34", with list of Omnibus Lines, Legal Cab Fares, population, and a small insert of Chicago in 1812. Back has docketing, some difficult to read: Thos. Sims & Jno.? ??? Ex... > Item Details
[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
Group of WWII Era Aviation Photos and Pamphlets,
Lot # 1176 - Group of WWII Era Aviation Photos and Pamphlets,
lot of 4, including an 8.25” x 11” silver gelatin photograph of an early experimental helicopter made by the Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Company; an 8vo pamphlet entitled The Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, War Edition by James C. Fahey, 1941, N.Y., Gemsco, Inc., in illustrated card stock wraps, ... > Item Details
Stacy Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
Lot # 444 - Stacy Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
full length portrait of Cody with lariat in hand and standing beside his saddle and other gear. Imprint of Stacy, N.Y. and stamped on verso Dr. L.A. Frost Collection with inked inscription below reading Property Custer Estate. Larry Frost purchased the Custer Estate. > Item Details
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