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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includes the following: a ticket and accompanying envelope to the Inaugural reception of President Ulysses S. Grant, March 16, 1869; a card and Executive Mansion envelope for a reception for Mrs. Grover Cleveland, January 23, 1897; an invitation and Executive Mansion envelope for a reception held on... > Item Details
Two Early Photographs of Male Body Builders,
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Thaddeus H. Stanton.
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Printed 36 Star U.S. National Parade Flag,
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Joel E. Whitney Stereoview of <i>Teepees of Sioux Indians</i>,
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John Hancock Autographed Document,
Lot # 872 - John Hancock Autographed Document,
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Warren, Lieut. G. K. W. <i>Explorations in the Dacota Country, in the Years 1855,</i>
Lot # 478 - Warren, Lieut. G. K. W. Explorations in the Dacota Country, in the Years 1855,
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Silver Gelatin Print of <i>Follows the Woman and Bull Man</i>, Brule Lakota
Lot # 307 - Silver Gelatin Print of Follows the Woman and Bull Man, Brule Lakota
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Hamilton and Hoyt Stereoview of an Unidentified  Sioux Man,
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Lot of Three Civil War Albums,
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CDV of Much-a-ta-ta, Sauk & Fox,
Lot # 44 - CDV of Much-a-ta-ta, Sauk & Fox,
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Cast  Iron Franklin Pierce Plaque,
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oval with bust profile with scrolled surround, unmarked and in bronzed finish, 11 x 12.5". > Item Details
Scarce W. R. Cross Stereoview of <i>Sitting Bull's Camp; sectional view</i>,
Lot # 418 - Scarce W. R. Cross Stereoview of Sitting Bull's Camp; sectional view,
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<i>Perrine's New Topographical War Map of the Southern States...</i>, 1863,
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Samuel Clemens Autographed Menu,
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Massive Twin Lens Reflex Camera for 5 x 7
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Photograph of John Brown,
Lot # 671 - Photograph of John Brown,
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Photograph of the <i>U.S.S. Akron</i> with Frame Made from the Duraluminum Used In Construction of the Airship,
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Scarce 1915 Montana Brand Book,
Lot # 488 - Scarce 1915 Montana Brand Book,
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Important 1854 Boston Ship's Boy Diary,
Lot # 902 - Important 1854 Boston Ship's Boy Diary,
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