Lot 975    

[ATLAS] Pinkerton, John. 1818 A Modern Atlas,
2007, Western & Historic Americana, Dec 6th and 7th
From the Latest and Best Authorities, Exhibiting the Various Divisions of the World, with its Chief Empires, Kingdoms, and States in Sixty Maps. Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson & Son, 1818. Atlas (22"), marbled paper boards, leather spine, marbled end papers. 61 hand-colored double-page maps. A scarce atlas, with one selling at auction in 2005, and just a handful of the 1815 edition appearing in the last few decades.

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Front board separated, moderate foxing, especially of text pages, boards worn. Minor dampstain on right edge of text pages. Binding still tight, all maps attached.
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Stanley Morrow Stereoview of Two Arikara Men,
Lot # 161 - Stanley Morrow Stereoview of Two Arikara Men,
regular-sized on ocher mount with imprint of S. J. Morrow, Yankton, D.T. with ink inscription in left image: 141. Two Kettle Warriors, Sioux Nation. After the Battle of the Little Bighorn there was a deluge of popular interest in portraits of the “Indians who had killed Custer.” Unluckily for many f... > Item Details
1854 Manuscript Signed by Cartographer Robert H. Schomburgh,
Lot # 3477 - 1854 Manuscript Signed by Cartographer Robert H. Schomburgh,
8.5 x 13", 4pp, written in French and signed by the French and English governments in correspondence to the mapping of Santo Domingo. Sealed and signed by several government officials. > Item Details
Four Currier & Ives Civil War Lithographs, Including <i>Merrimac & Monitor</i>,
Lot # 801 - Four Currier & Ives Civil War Lithographs, Including Merrimac & Monitor,
titles include: General The Sinking of the "Cumberland" by the "Merrimac", Off Newport News Va. March, 8th, 1862, PLUS Great Fight Between The "Merrimac" & "Monitor", March 9th, 1862, PLUS Victorious Bombardment of Port Royal, S.C. Nov. 7th 1861, AND Bombardment of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Geo... > Item Details
Director's Report for <i>Camp Bird Limited,</i> Mine, Arizona
Lot # 502 - Director's Report for Camp Bird Limited, Mine, Arizona
Director's Report & Statement of Accounts to 30th April, 1911. London: Roberts & Leete, Printers, 1911. 4to, printed wraps, 40pp. With statistics, mine operations, production, etc. Camp Bird mine was worked from its discovery in 1896 until its sale to the English consortium in 1902 by Tom Walsh. Aft... > Item Details
Two William Irwin Cabinet Cards of Kiowa Indians,
Lot # 221 - Two William Irwin Cabinet Cards of Kiowa Indians,
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Three Printed Silk William Henry Harrison Campaign Ribbons,
Lot # 3367 - Three Printed Silk William Henry Harrison Campaign Ribbons,
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Three Cased Civil War Images of Union Boys,
Lot # 3085 - Three Cased Civil War Images of Union Boys,
lot of three, one quarter and two sixth plates. Quarter plate image of soldier pretentiously viewed in front of a staged military camp with a U.S. flag blowing in the wind. The first sixth plate shows a soldier resting next to a table with his hat on a tinted floral tablecloth. The second sixth plat... > Item Details
Six Pieces of Illustrated Sheet Music with Trans-Atlantic Cable and Nautical Themes,
Lot # 3422 - Six Pieces of Illustrated Sheet Music with Trans-Atlantic Cable and Nautical Themes,
titles include Atlantic Telegraph Schottisch; The Ocean Telegraph March; The May Flower Schottisch; Leviathan March; Child of the Wave & Three Bells Polka, last four with colored illustrated covers. > Item Details
Hess & Sattler Mahogany Field Camera,
Lot # 3342 - Hess & Sattler Mahogany Field Camera,
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CDV of Three ID'd Indiana Cavalry Surgeons,
Lot # 716 - CDV of Three ID'd Indiana Cavalry Surgeons,
with double imprint of Campbell & Ecker, Louisville dating to after November 1864. Carte identified in period pencil on verso as Geo. H. Russell, Asst Surgeon/J. M. Wishard, Surgeon/C. C. Hiatt, 1st Asst Surgeon in three lines written horizontally. Geo. H. Russell joined Company B, 5th Indiana Cav... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] <i>London Gazette, July 27, 1776</i>, Announcing a Declaration of Independence,
Lot # 953 - [NEWSPAPER] London Gazette, July 27, 1776, Announcing a Declaration of Independence,
The London Gazette, dated July 27, 1776, with account of the American Colonies anouncing an act passed in May 25th reading in part by an act published by Congress held on the 25th of May last, do not only declare themselves separated from the Crown of Great Britain, but are already making laws, by ... > Item Details
CDV of Black Coal, Northern Arapaho Head Chief,
Lot # 126 - CDV of Black Coal, Northern Arapaho Head Chief,
by David S. Mitchell, with imprint of Mitchell & McGowan, St. Louis, Mo. Photo made at the Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska, August-September 1877. Ink inscription, recto: Black Coal. The chief’s braided hair is wrapped with strips of otter fur. He wears a dark blue or black wool vest over a white cotton ... > Item Details
[MEDICINE] Manuscript Book of Class Notes on Surgery,
Lot # 917 - [MEDICINE] Manuscript Book of Class Notes on Surgery,
An Abridged System of Surgery as Delivered in Transylvania University by Benjamin W. Dudley, M.D. Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, 1840 & 41; notes taken by Jack Meyers of San Bernardino, California. Paperboards, 12mo, 295pp, with index and appendix. Topics discussed include Irritable Ulcer, Banda... > Item Details
Five Cabinet Photographs of Hunters, Dogs and Cabins,
Lot # 3333 - Five Cabinet Photographs of Hunters, Dogs and Cabins,
several with text on verso. Includes a fine portrait of a family on the cottage grounds of Harriet Beecher Stow, five men standing in front of a catch of 10,000 rats at Hancock Bridge, a gentleman viewed posing with his 1897 Winchester and his dog, taken by J.f. Sundermeyer, a view of five hunters ... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Gettysburg Personality <i>John L. Burns,</i>
Lot # 714 - Autographed CDV of Gettysburg Personality John L. Burns,
with imprint of Jno. Holyland, Washington, D.C., ink signed John L. Burns/Gettysburg/in yr 71 on verso. A former Gettysburg constable, the 69-year-old Burns gained instant notoriety for picking up “his flintlock and powder horn” becoming the only documented civilian to join the battle, b... > Item Details
Charles A. Zimmerman Stereoview of <i>Mah-Je-Gah-Bo </i>(He Looks Well Standing),
Lot # 23 - Charles A. Zimmerman Stereoview of Mah-Je-Gah-Bo (He Looks Well Standing),
on cream-colored 1870s style mount with his St. Paul imprint. A terrific view, he holds an engraved pipe tomahawk and is draped with a Hudson Bay style blanket decorated with a loom-beaded strip, likely recylced from a bandolier bag. > Item Details
Scarce Cabinet Card of Major Frank North, and Associated Letters,
Lot # 523 - Scarce Cabinet Card of Major Frank North, and Associated Letters,
with imprint of Eaton of Omaha, Nebraska, with inked inscription on recto (probably in North's sister's hand) Major Frank J. North White Chief of the Pawnees. Accompanied by two 1894 ALsS addressed to collector Charles F. Fish of Fall River, Mass. from North's brother J. E. North and his sister Ste... > Item Details
Samuel Clemens Autographed Menu,
Lot # 919 - Samuel Clemens Autographed Menu,
printed 6 x 4" card stock from Young's Hotel, Boston, dated Jan. 12, 1883 on recto; verso with 10 pencilled signatures, including James R. Osgood (1836-1892), Clemens' publisher; S. L. Clemens; Wm. S. Draper; Chas. Fairchild, C. H. Colburn, publisher; G. Osgood, E. S. Draper (1858-1914), governor of... > Item Details
CDV of <i>Brave Eagle and Wife,</i> Lakota,
Lot # 122 - CDV of Brave Eagle and Wife, Lakota,
by unknown photographer, circa 1870. No imprint; pencil inscription, verso. Mrs. Brave Eagle has a Navajo, second-phase, Chief’s blanket wrapped around her waist as a prestige garment. > Item Details
W. S. Soule CDV of Young Wichita Woman,
Lot # 83 - W. S. Soule CDV of Young Wichita Woman,
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