Lot 19    

Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
recognizing Capt. Phanuel E. Bishop Co. B 14th R.I.H.A. and dated Providence, May 4th 1869, signed by Rhode Island Governor and former Union General Ambrose E. Burnside; 13" x 16", framed, 13.75" x 16.75" overall.

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Light, even toning, small dampstain in bottom margin, else very good.
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Comic Civil War Political Engraving About Copperheads,
Lot # 3 - Comic Civil War Political Engraving About Copperheads,
3” x 5.5”, with 8 lines of text along left side reading Right Off/For Salt River!/By Way of Delaware Bay!/The K.G.C. Steamer Copperhead, Capt. Charles/Brown (Tinder Box), Master. The T.B. Captain Brown/having been ordered off from Richmond by the ungrateful/Jeff. Davis. Will proceed direct to Salt R... > Item Details
Hollywood Film Stills Featuring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Abbot and Costello, Plus
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Lot of 46, including 15 labeled 8" x 10" stills from Road to Bali(1952) starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour; 4 labeled 8" x 10" stills from Son of Paleface(1952) starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, and Roy Rogers; 4 labeled 8" x 10" stills from That's My Boy(1951) starring Dean Martin and... > Item Details
Two General Orders from the Mexican War, 1848
Lot # 57 - Two General Orders from the Mexican War, 1848
Lot includes: General Orders - No. 3, dated 3 Jan 1848, Mexico, describing a military commission which heard charges against Richard Albert Singleton, TN Vols., for murder; Thomas Figaroa for theft; John T. Misiner for stealing public property; Jose Maria Garcillasso for Purchasing arms from an Amer... > Item Details
Alaska Gold Mining Stereoviews
Lot # 193 - Alaska Gold Mining Stereoviews
Lot of 10. All imprinted Keystone View Company, Copyright [1897-1900] by B.L. Singley, five cards on orange card stock, five on cream card stock, all with captions on recto and descriptions on verso. Eight views depict miners' travels and camps, one shows an ice gorge, and one a family of Malamut ... > Item Details
Ten <I>Howard Pyle</I> Engravings from <I>Harpers</I> including Christmas,
Lot # 82 - Ten Howard Pyle Engravings from Harpers including Christmas,
lot includes 10 engravings by Howard Pyle from different issues of Harper's Weekly, featuring various domestic scenes, such as a family admiring their Christmas tree, as well as a scene entitled Christmas Morning in Old New York, plus several depictions of men interacting with women; plate sizes var... > Item Details
1917 Montana State Map
Lot # 168 - 1917 Montana State Map
32" x 51", approx. 9" x 10" folded. Includes transmittal envelope from the Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, addressed to a Mr. Bell of the Garwood, NJ, office of the Bell Electric Motor Co. > Item Details
Pennsylvania G.A.R. Composite Photograph
Lot # 31 - Pennsylvania G.A.R. Composite Photograph
Cabinet card imprinted Geo. & Wm. H. Rau, 922 Girard Avenue below image and with Rau's ornate logo on verso. Photo shows 16 oval portraits of men wearing G.A.R. medals positioned around an oval document. > Item Details
Mexican War Meteorological Records from Veracruz
Lot # 55 - Mexican War Meteorological Records from Veracruz
Includes printed instructions for meteorological observations provided by the Smithsonian (drawn up by Louis Blodgett, revised by "Professor Henry"). Instructions for Northwest (posts at Puget Sound, Columbia Barracks, Fort Wallah-wallah, etc.), but apparently adapted for Mexico. Observations for Ve... > Item Details
<i>The Virginian</i> by Owen Wister
Lot # 182 - The Virginian by Owen Wister
Wister, Owen. The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1902. 12mo, tan cloth, 504pp. Previous owner's signature on front pastedown, frontis and seven other illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. > Item Details
Two Guns White Calf Signed Postcard
Lot # 89 - Two Guns White Calf Signed Postcard
ca 1920-1930 photograph by T.J. Hileman on a 3.5" x 5.5" postcard captioned Chief Two Guns White Calf, Glacier National Park with his pictograph signature in black ink at bottom right. Two Guns White Calf (1872-1934), was the last chief of the Pikuni Blackfoot of Montana and is claimed to be the mo... > Item Details
Civil War Papers of Alonzo Bell, Future Asst. Secretary of the Interior
Lot # 9 - Civil War Papers of Alonzo Bell, Future Asst. Secretary of the Interior
Assorted Civil War papers of Alonzo Bell (d. 1906) a Civil War voluteer from New York City who would later become Asst. Sec. of the Interior under President Hayes. Lot includes letters written to his mother throughout the war, full of anecdotes relating to things such as his initial journey from New... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype and Tintype Group Portraits
Lot # 129 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype and Tintype Group Portraits
Lot of 2. Both in English style mats. One later tintype of gentleman and three ladies posed in early auto (in photographer's studio). Mat and preserver added later. Second is horizontal view in half-case type frame, hanger missing, outdoor view of two gentlemen and three ladies. There is also a half... > Item Details
President's Message on <i>Condition of the South</i>
Lot # 29 - President's Message on Condition of the South
108pp, 8vo, string-bound. Addressed to the Senate by President Andrew Johnson, dated Washington, D.C ., December 18, 1865, beginning with the line, In reply to the resolution adopted by the Senate on the 12th instant, I have the honor to state, that the rebellion waged by a portion of the people ag... > Item Details
[WASHINGTON] <i>The Will of George Washington</i>, 1800
Lot # 120 - [WASHINGTON] The Will of George Washington, 1800
Washington, George. Alexandria: Printed from the Record of the County Court of Fairfax, 1800. 16mo, 32pp. Fine binding in black leather outer, red leather pastedowns, watered silk endpapers, gilt designs all over covers, including spine ends. Inside rear board Bound by C. Walters and signed Curtis W... > Item Details
<i>New York Herald</i>, April 15, 1865, Front Page
Lot # 171 - New York Herald, April 15, 1865, Front Page
Regarding the assassination of President Lincoln. Framed, 12.75" x 16.75" overall. > Item Details
Ninth Plate Tintype of A Young Boy Playing the Mandolin
Lot # 155 - Ninth Plate Tintype of A Young Boy Playing the Mandolin
anonymous photo showing a young boy in a suit playing a mandolin in a Union case with deep blue velvet floral design opposite image.. > Item Details
Robert E. Lee Lithograph
Lot # 5 - Robert E. Lee Lithograph
with Bradley & Co. copyright line, 16" x 22", framed 18.5" x 24.5" overall. > Item Details
<i>Nouveau Plan De Paris</i> 1873 Fold-out Map,
Lot # 127 - Nouveau Plan De Paris 1873 Fold-out Map,
Bechet, Bernardin. Nouveau Plan De Paris, ou Guide Etrangers. Paris, 1873. 16mo, with red cloth boards and lithographed paper label, containing a folded, 24" x 34.75", large Paris street map, hand-colored, with architectural vignettes including: the Arc de Triumph, Pantheon, government establishment... > Item Details
1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Lot # 88 - 1800 Washington County, Pennsylvania Handwritten Legal Document
Deed of conveyance dated February 10, 1800, at Washington County, Pennsylvania. Approx. 12" x 18.5", in a double-sided glass frame, 15" x 22.5" overall. > Item Details
CDV of A Sioux by <i>W.R. Cross</i>
Lot # 77 - CDV of A Sioux by W.R. Cross
with his Niobrara, Neb. backmark, placing the photo ca 1868-1878, inscribed Ma-toke-Naz[?], Lakota in black ink and Red Skirt in pencil on verso, showing an older Sioux man sitting in studio wrapped in a blanket and holding a pipe. > Item Details
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