Lot 1360    

CDV of Buffalo Bill Cody,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
early albumen of young Cody in suit with black broad-brimmed hat and overcoat, imprint along bottom Sarony, 680 Broadway./BUFFALO BILL.

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Black Leather Collinsville, Connecticut Artillery Shako,
Lot # 1093 - Black Leather Collinsville, Connecticut Artillery Shako,
last quarter 19th century. Highly-polished black leather hat with silver planchet of an eagle with crossed rifles surmounted by a heraldic crest. Eagle is depicted clutching an olive leaf with right talon and arrows with its left. Pierced arched banner above eagle reads Collinsville Conn. Silver sca... > Item Details
Sixth Plate  Ambrotype of a Yankee with Patriotic Cockade Ribbon,
Lot # 511 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Yankee with Patriotic Cockade Ribbon,
an anonymous young man poses pensively for the camera wearing an unidentified light-colored patriotic ribbon with integral star. The kepi with oil cloth cover portents the start of a uniform so perhaps he is an early volunteer still in mostly civilian attire. > Item Details
Four Colonial Manuscript Documents,
Lot # 264 - Four Colonial Manuscript Documents,
a group of four (4) manuscript documents including: an early deed, DS, 1p. 13.5 x 16.5", [Philadelphia], 1 Mar. 1693/4 in which Patrick Robinson sells David Powell land on the Delaware River; PLUS DS, 1p. 7.5 x 8.25", [n.p.], 25 Mar. 1780 - 21 Nov. 1782 a running set of receipts from Jacob Van Dike ... > Item Details
S.F. Smith's <i>My Country Tis of Thee</i> AQS Signed by Author,
Lot # 293 - S.F. Smith's My Country Tis of Thee AQS Signed by Author,
framed with double-matted openings for four stanza's of the song, the last signed by Smith. Samuel Francis Smith (1808-1895), minister, best known for his beloved patriotic song. Archivally framed together with an engraving of Smith, 24" x 11". > Item Details
Lot of Six Identified Military CDVs,
Lot # 811 - Lot of Six Identified Military CDVs,
4 officers and 2 enlisted men. Includes a sharp view of a young surgeon ink identified as “Dr. J.W. Snivelly/Waynesboro, Pa.” wearing regulation Medical Staff sword. Snivelly was the assistant surgeon of the late war 208th Pennsylvania. Another cdv is pencil signed “Geo. W. Smith” with a Troy, N.... > Item Details
<i>Roster of Ohio Soldiers 1861-66</i>
Lot # 731 - Roster of Ohio Soldiers 1861-66
11 volume set, 1891, printed by Werner Ptg. & Litho. Co., Akron, 8vo's in half Moroccan with blue buckram. > Item Details
Supplement to <i>Boston Gazette</i> Covering the Boston Massacre,
Lot # 1037 - Supplement to Boston Gazette Covering the Boston Massacre,
9" x 15" double sided on laid paper with heading Supplement to the Boston-Gazette, &c. of (No.794.), dated Monday, June 25, 1770. Details of the encounter between British troops and American rowdies which came to be known as the Boston Massacre, matted and framed with cut-away mat in rear and copy ... > Item Details
Group of Fine Books and Pamphlets About Western Outlaws,
Lot # 1224 - Group of Fine Books and Pamphlets About Western Outlaws,
lot of 6. Includes Daucus, The Life and Times of Frank and Jesse James, St. Louis. 1880. First, rebound in full calf. Hinges starting. PLUS Burns, The Saga of Billy the Kid, Doubleday, Page and Company, 1926. First, in green embossed cloth. PLUS Ray, The James Brothers Illustrated, a salesman sam... > Item Details
<i>History of Cripple Creek</i> by W.C. Calhoun, 1896,
Lot # 1211 - History of Cripple Creek by W.C. Calhoun, 1896,
Denver, Colorado, 12mo in illustrated green paper wraps, with frontis portrait of the author, 17 illustrations and a 2-page center map. > Item Details
Bureau Album of Criminal Identification of Hotel Sneaks, Porch Climbers & More,
Lot # 1197 - Bureau Album of Criminal Identification of Hotel Sneaks, Porch Climbers & More,
Bureau Album: National Bureau of Criminal Identification, issued July 1906 by the Board of Governors of the Bureau. Small 8vo, blue cloth with flap that folds over from rear board, 228pp. Great sections: "Safe Blowers," "Pick Pockets," "Hotel Sneaks," "Robbers," "Post Office Robbers," "Porch Climber... > Item Details
Ten Page ALS by Artist Joseph Henry Sharp,
Lot # 298 - Ten Page ALS by Artist Joseph Henry Sharp,
fine content ALS, 10p. 5.25 x 8.25", Paris, 21 Apr. 1896. On "American Art Association of Paris" letterhead to Mr. Gest. Although already an established artist, Sharp continued his studies throughout much of his early career. In part: "...I was about to write, & mail some sketches to you today any w... > Item Details
Jackson Colorado Hayden Expedition Photograph,
Lot # 1252 - Jackson Colorado Hayden Expedition Photograph,
7 x 4.25" on larger printed USGS mount. Titled in negative 104. Lake on the Colorado Divide Looking North. > Item Details
Pewter Inlaid Clipped End American Knife,
Lot # 1129 - Pewter Inlaid Clipped End American Knife,
with unmarked wrought steel 8.25" single-edged blade with clipped end faceted single-piece walnut grip with scalloped end cap and ferrule in lead with matching lead inlaid band in center of grip, all with old patina, total length 13". > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of Col. Theodore S. Bowers,
Lot # 630 - Civil War Photograph of Col. Theodore S. Bowers,
albumen, 5.5 x 8.5", April 1863, framed and glazed. Bowers was a printer by trade, and the start of war found him editor of the Register, a democratic journal, in Mount Carmel, IL. After the defeat of Union forces at the first battle of Bull Run, he raised a company of volunteers for the 48th Illino... > Item Details
Upton CDV of Winnesheik,
Lot # 1189 - Upton CDV of Winnesheik,
a Winnebago Chief, seated in front of his lean-to shelter holding bow, arrows and quiver wearing elaborate headdress and bear claw necklace with peace medal. > Item Details
Two CDVs of General John Buford,
Lot # 404 - Two CDVs of General John Buford,
one a cdv by Brady, another an unmounted cdv-sized albumen. This tragic ex-dragoon commanded the reserve brigade, Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps for most of its short career. Promoted Brigadier General in July 1862, Buford was terribly wounded at 2nd Bull Run and reported dead. At Gettysburg, Bu... > Item Details
Fine CDV of Sanitary Fair Ladies,
Lot # 641 - Fine CDV of Sanitary Fair Ladies,
view of 9 women seated and standing in front of two battle flags of the Irish Brigade, pencil inscription on rear Sanitary Irish Social History, with imprint of S.J. Thompson & Co. Albany, N.Y. > Item Details
C.R. Savage Boudoir Photograph of Black Rock and Antelope Island,
Lot # 1261 - C.R. Savage Boudoir Photograph of Black Rock and Antelope Island,
and the Great Salt Lake, with dock and lake steamer with this title in the negative, and Savage's printed logo on verso. > Item Details
Teddy Roosevelt Spectacles Pinback,
Lot # 181 - Teddy Roosevelt Spectacles Pinback,
T.R. pince-nez glasses, this the solid pin-back in silvered medal, some discoloration and rubbing, pin remains intact with patent notice on verso from the F. H. Noble of Chicago company. > Item Details
Catholic Spontoon Head, Dated 1739,
Lot # 957 - Catholic Spontoon Head, Dated 1739,
wrought iron leaf-shaped 11" blade with a slight median ridge complete with conical socket. Pierced IHS (a representation of the Greek letters for the monogram of Jesus) and 1739 as well as ten symmetrical pierced holes. > Item Details
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