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<i>Campaigning with Crook</i>
Lot # 93 - Campaigning with Crook
King, Captain Charles. Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. 12mo, blue cloth with gilt front and spine, 295pp plus 8pp ads. Charles King (1844-1933) was descended from a line of patriots and soldiers. His father was a Civil War general (Rufus King), his grandfather, president of Columbia University, his great grandfather a signer of the Constitution (also Rufus King). After graduating from West Point (1866), like most others he was sent west to fight Indians. He served under George Crook until being wounded at the Battle of Sunset Pass. He became acquainted with William Cody, and later even wrote scripts for Cody. Although forced to retire from the regular army, he continued to serve in the Wisconsin National Guard, and in 1898 served as Brigadier General and was sent to the Philippines during the Spanish-American War.
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[Poetry] The Rubaiyat and Other Poems
Lot # 111 - [Poetry] The Rubaiyat and Other Poems
Khayyam, Omar. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam from the Fourth Version of Edward Fitzgerald's Translation. With Illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1908. 8vo, suede soft covers, top edges of pages gilt, gilt front, pages not numb. Suede is brittle. Front cover separated and spine nearly gone. Paper is fine.

Moore, Thomas. The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore. Reprinted from the Early Editions, with Explanatory Notes, etc. New York: John W. Lovell Company, n.d. (ca 1880s - 1890s). 12mo, printed cloth over beveled boards, printed endpapers, gilt front and spine, gilt on all page edges, 670pp. Each page with outline in red around text. Moderate wear to spine ends and lower edges. Moderate overall toning of leaves.
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[Exploration] Modern Voyages, 1790
Lot # 4 - [Exploration] Modern Voyages, 1790
Adams, John, Rev. Modern Voyages: Containing a Variety of Useful and Entertaining Facts, Respecting the Expeditions and the Principal Discoveries of Cavendish, Dampier, Monk, Spilbergen, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bouganville, Dixon, Portlock, Patterson, and others. Comprehending the most interesting Particulars of Brisson's Narrative of his Shipwreck and Captivity; - The shipwreck of the Antelope, East Indian Packet, and a Description of the amiable Inhabitants of the Pelew Islands, never before known to any European; - A[l]so, the latest authentic Accounts from Botany Bay; - as well as curious Information from several ingenious Writers and Travellers. Dublin: Printed for Chamberlaine and Rice, and others, 1790. 16mo, full tree calf, Vol. 1, xvi, 296pp; Vol. 2, xiv, 296pp.
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[Exploration] Exploring in the Age of Sail and More
Lot # 77 - [Exploration] Exploring in the Age of Sail and More
Lot of 10 volumes.

Samuels, Capt. Samuel. From the Forecastle to the Cabin. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. 12mo, navy cloth, gilt front and spine, 308pp, plus 4pp ads. Spine sunned. Spine ends heavily worn. Lower corners moderately worn. Light toning of pages. A few water stains on rear endpapers.

Freuchen,Peter. Book of the Seven Seas. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1957. 8vo, green cloth, gilt front and spine, w/dj, frontis of Freuchen, pictorial endpapers, 512pp. Dj scuffed, especially at top. Sunning of spine and very light toning of some pages and page edges. Overall very good.

Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. Two Years Before the Mast. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. 8vo, blue cloth, tipped in color image of ship on front, gilt front and spine, no dj, color frontis (and several other color illustrations), endpapers with maps of journeys. Rear fep missing. Ex lib. Heavy wear to spine. Moderate wear to corners. Spine slightly faded. Water stain to edge of front board.

London, Jack. The Cruise of the Snark. New York: Regent Press, 1908. 12mo, brown printed cloth, 283pp. Spine sunned and ends slightly worn. Pages moderately toned overall.

Schubel, J.R. The Living Chesapeake. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981. 8vo, white cloth with gilt lettering on spine, w/dj, 111pp. Much of the volume is black-and-white photography of Chesapeake scenes. Excellent condition.

Villiers, Capt. Alan. Men Ships and the Sea. Washington (DC): National Geographic Society, 1973. 8vo, blue spine over white cloth, w/dj, illustrated endpapers ("anatomy" of ships, sail and steam), 436pp.  Some scuffing of dj; discoloration at top. Overall very good, but some signs of wear.

Bailey, Anthony. The Coast of Summer. Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape  Cod. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. 8vo, white cloth spine over green paper-covered boards, w/dj, 357pp. Near new.

Konig, Capt. Paul. Voyage of the Deutschland: The First Merchant Submarine. New York: Hearst's International Library Co., 1916. 12mo, dark red illustrated cloth, gilt front and spine, 247pp. Sunning of spine, Light wear to spine ends. Very light toning starting on pages.

Mirsky, Jeannette. The Westward Crossing: Balboa, Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. 8vo, turquoise cloth, gilt front and spine, w/dj, folding map, 365pp, xiii. Some toning on endpapers. Scuffing of edges of dj; slight fading of spine. Overall very good.

Newman, Peter C. Empire of the Bay: The Company of Adventurers that Seized a Continent. The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company. New York: Penguin Books, 1998. 8vo, softcover, 612pp. Toning starting along top and bound edge.
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Blanche de Chine Guanyin
Lot # 173 - Blanche de Chine Guanyin
Chinese, 19th century. A white porcelain figure on base; ht. 15 in.
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Glass Top Cocktail Table With Hoof Feet
Lot # 308 - Glass Top Cocktail Table With Hoof Feet
American, 20th century. A cocktail table having an ovoid glass top with six brass feet ending in hooves; h. 28 x w. 65 x d. 20 in.
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[Travel South America] South American Narrative, 1768
Lot # 33 - [Travel South America] South American Narrative, 1768
Byron, John. The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition round the World) Containing an Account of the great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, From the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746. London: S. Baker and G. Leigh, and T. Davies, 1768, second ed. 12mo, half leather over marbled paper boards, five spine bands, vii, 257pp, frontis.
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Loetz Crete Rusticana Bowl
Lot # 144 - Loetz Crete Rusticana Bowl
Austrian, 20th century. A Loetz crete rusticana bulbous bowl; ht. 4.25 in., dia. 6.5 in.
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CDV of Southern Ute Chiefs Posed with Two Interpreters/ Indian Agents
Lot # 270 - CDV of Southern Ute Chiefs Posed with Two Interpreters/ Indian Agents
Carte de visite lacking a studio imprint, with period, inked inscription on verso: Southern Ute Chiefs Shawanoh & "Wolf" with Indian Agent Maj. Head & Interpret. W.P. Godfrey. Although the location is unknown, this was likely taken during a treaty delegation, ca late 1860s-early 1870s.
 
War Chief Shawanoh, also known as "Shavano," seated at left, was a Tabeguache Ute that served as one of Chief Ouray's lieutenants. A studio portrait produced by William Henry Jackson, ca 1869-1874, shows Shavano wearing the same long braids, military issue wool sweater, and peace medallion, suggesting that this studio view may have been produced at the same time by Jackson, although this cannot be confirmed. 
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William Preston Mayfield, Collection of Vintage Silver Prints of Dayton, Ohio
Lot # 246 - William Preston Mayfield, Collection of Vintage Silver Prints of Dayton, Ohio
Lot of 34 silver prints, each approx. 8 x 10 in., with William Preston Mayfield's Dayton, OH, handstamp on verso. Eight prints also include Mayfield's blindstamp. 
 
William Preston Mayfield (1896-1974) was an aerial, commercial, and newspaper photographer primarily associated with the Dayton Daily News in Dayton, OH. Within a year after making his first photograph in 1909, Mayfield took what is considered to be the first ever photograph from an airplane. With Orville Wright at the controls, he shot the Wright hanger at Huffman Prairie. After working several years for the Dayton Daily News, Mayfield opened a large commercial studio in 1937. This collection of photographs documents the people and places of Dayton, and features several views of area businesses, restaurants, and factories. Some of the photographs capture the hustle and bustle of downtown Dayton during the early-to-mid 20th century. A view of the Miller Aeroplane & Supply Co. storefront is also included in the collection. 
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Rare William Henry Harrison Campaign Band Box
Lot # 181 - Rare William Henry Harrison Campaign Band Box
American, multi-colored block-printed paper-on-pasteboard band box and lid relating to the 1840 Presidential campaign of General William Henry Harrison, measuring 11 in. tall x 16 in. long x 12.375 in. wide. The underside of lid bears the period, printed label From Mrs. F. Martin's Round, Square and Fancy Bandbox Manufactory, Corner of South Street and Lovely Lane, Near Market street, Baltimore. Each side of the band box is wonderfully decorated with a log cabin, cider barrel, US flag, and a depiction of Harrison greeting a uniformed, disabled veteran of the Indian Wars who is on a peg leg with crutch, his dog behind. A steamboat on the river bearing the name Ohio is visible in the background, as well as the sun rising over the hills, which was undoubtedly inspired by the Ohio State Seal. The lid is also decorated with what appears to be a lakeside scene, showing animals playing beneath a tall tree in the foreground and what appears be a large building in the distance.
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