Lot 398    

Pair of Burman and Ricardo Spurs,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
includes a unsigned Burman pair with engraved steel with both engraved silver and nickel mounts and inlay, with original heel chains and tooled leather straps, steel marked Hand Forged Steel with 10 spiked 1.75" diameter rowels and 3.25" yoke width, AND an unsigned Ricardo pair forged nickel with applied brass horses head on outside of yoke end, engraved shank with 1.15" diameter 10 spike rowels, newer leather.

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Both VG to EXC.
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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
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
Set of Dominoes & Note From Civil War, 27th Mass.,
Lot # 169 - Set of Dominoes & Note From Civil War, 27th Mass.,
interesting Civil War group includes a boxed period set of bone and ebony domino's (28 pieces) in original walnut box with sliding lid, 5.5" long, and a period manuscript note reading These Domino's were bought in Nov. 1861 at [illegible] Annapolis MD. by Silas Phelps, John Lulles, Wm Haling and mys... > Item Details
Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
Lot # 1409 - Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
both 4.75" x 7.75" on original gray card stock (8" x 10") with manuscript titles below including View of La Cata mine, showing some dumps with women scavenging dump for smelt-able ore, AND View showing three mines of Guanajuato Old Mexico. > Item Details
<i> Illinois Adjutant General Civil War Reports 1861-66</i>,
Lot # 1077 - Illinois Adjutant General Civil War Reports 1861-66,
volumes 1-8, of a 9 volume set (missing volume 9), revised by Brig. Gen. J.N. Reece, 1900, Springfield, Ill., Phillips Bros., all large 12mo in ocher cloth boards, all ca 600-700pp. An essential Illinois Civil War reference! > Item Details
Henry Cabot Lodge ALS,
Lot # 1568 - Henry Cabot Lodge ALS,
Lodge, Henry Cabot (1850-1924). ALS as Chairman of the Republican State Committee, Boston, 1p, 8" x 10", "Headquarters Republican State Committee, Boston", written on Republican State Committee letterhead. July 30, 1884. Addressed to Colonel George W. Hooker. In the letter, Lodge is asking Hooker wh... > Item Details
Nick Eggenhofer <i>Wagons, Mules and Men</i> with Original Illustration,
Lot # 439 - Nick Eggenhofer Wagons, Mules and Men with Original Illustration,
New York (NY): Hastings House Publishers, 1961. 8vo, cloth boards, 184 pp. Includes original signed watercolor by author on FFEP, copy number 198 out of 215 special edition copies. A detailed, comprehensive volume on pack animals, wagons, carts, and stagecoaches used to transport people on the weste... > Item Details
Large Group of Ethnographic Related Photography,
Lot # 1399 - Large Group of Ethnographic Related Photography,
lot of 68, many are 8” x 10” and a number of smaller images, includes both North and South American Indians, as well as archaeological items from North America. Most with typed or manuscript captions on back. > Item Details
Six  Amateur Western Stereoviews of Towns,
Lot # 1804 - Six Amateur Western Stereoviews of Towns,
c. 1890, all regular-sized on buff mounts, each numbered and identified in ink on recto. Includes Oklahoma Street, Guthrie, Okla.; Main St. Ardmore, I.T.; Mining Camp, Butte City, M.T.; streetcars in Kansas City, Mo; Telegraph Hill, San Francisco; Snow Mountain (showing a logging camp. > Item Details
Three Fine  C.D. Kirkland  Boudoir Photographs of Wyoming Cowboys,
Lot # 382 - Three Fine C.D. Kirkland Boudoir Photographs of Wyoming Cowboys,
each with his Cheyenne imprint on recto, one with elaborate logo on verso, all identified in the negative. Includes No. 17 Roping a Calf for Lunch; No. 29 After Dinner; and No. 34 Laramie Kid(?). > Item Details
Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
Lot # 182 - Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
lot includes bronze 2-part medal with Captain's pinback and woven silk flag; a standard GAR medal; a 2-part bronze Representatives medal 53rd Annual Ohio Encampment; 1.75" Battle of Gettysburg cello; and 6 ribbons, dating from 1886-1901. > Item Details
Group of Six Contemporary Chromolithographs of Custer's Last Stand,
Lot # 1178 - Group of Six Contemporary Chromolithographs of Custer's Last Stand,
by Nick Eggenhofer, anonymous, Harold von Schmidt, Elk Eber, J.K. Ralston, and Edgar S. Paxson. All framed, 9.5" x 12", 10.5" x 11.5", 12.5" x 16.5", 14" x 19", 17" x 21", and 19.75" x 28". > 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
Group of Chickamauga, Chattanooga National Park Dedication Ribbons and Miscellaneous Badges and Buttons,
Lot # 222 - Group of Chickamauga, Chattanooga National Park Dedication Ribbons and Miscellaneous Badges and Buttons,
lot of 10, includes two printed silk, one with Confederate battle flag and Chattanooga, 6.25" long; one with cross U.S. and CSA flags for dedication of National Park, 1895, 7" long; a rare paper ribbon that reads Chattanooga Welcomes You to Her Blue and Gray Barbecue, 1889, 7.5" long; 2 different GA... > Item Details
<i>Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon</i> by James Queen,
Lot # 163 - Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon by James Queen,
hand-colored lithograph by James Queen, published by T. Sinclair's of Philadelphia, depicting The First Institution of it's Kind in the United States, May 27th, 1861. With soldiers' names listed in margin, housed in a period frame and under glass; 17" x 28" (sight), and 29" x 37" (framed). > Item Details
Six Battery Histories of Rhode Island Light Artillery,
Lot # 1089 - Six Battery Histories of Rhode Island Light Artillery,
includes the following titles: The Fourteenth Regiment Rhode Island Heavy Artillery (Colored,) In the War to Preserve the Union 1861-1865, by Wm. H. Chenery, 1898, Providence, Snow & Farnham, 8vo in red cloth boards, 343pp with all illustrations; The History of Battery E, First Rhode Island Light Ar... > 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
CDV of CSA General William Raine Peck,
Lot # 100 - CDV of CSA General William Raine Peck,
fine anonymous seated uniformed portrait of Peck.William Raine Peck (1818-71), born in Tennessee, but moved to Louisiana near Vicksburg. At the outbreak of the war enlisted as a private in 9th Louisiana Infantry. Peck was the 3rd Colonel of the regiment and the 9th fought in every major battle of th... > Item Details
Library of Books on the Civil War,
Lot # 1082 - Library of Books on the Civil War,
lot of 21, titles, authors, and dates include: Twenty Days, by D.M. Kunhardt & P.B. Kunhardt, Jr., 1965; Mr. Lincoln's General; U.S. Grant An Illustrated Autobiography, by R. Meredith, 1959; The Civil War..., by G.C. Ward, R. Burns & Ken Burns, 1990; three copies of Touched by Fire...Vol. 1, edited ... > Item Details
Colton's 1853 Railroad and Township Map of New England,
Lot # 1499 - Colton's 1853 Railroad and Township Map of New England,
full title being Colton's Railroad & Township Map of New England with Portions of the State of New York, The British Provinces, Etc. with inset map lower right entitled Map of the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Etc., Etc., 1853, N.Y., with vining floral border with vi... > Item Details
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