Lot 289    

Four Different Heath's Infallible Conterfeit Detector,
2007 March 7th Online Sale
including: Anon. Heath's Infallible counterfeit Detector, at Sight. Boston: Laban Heath, 1864. 16mo, brown cloth, 27pp plus 5pp ads, 7 plates within text plus one fold-out note; PLUS pocket edition Heath's Greatly Improved and Enlarged Infallible Government Counterfeit Detector, at Sight. Boston: Laban Heath & Co., 1870. 16mo, green cloth with gilt lettering front, 40pp plus 12 plates rear. PLUS larger edition of same title, 1873. 8vo, red cloth, 41pp plus 10 illustrative plates in rear. PLUS pocket edition, 1878, 16mo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering front, 47pp plus 10 plates and 13pp ads in rear.

Provenance:  
Ex James E. Sanders Collection


Condition:  
1st: considerable damage and warping of boards, moderate toning, interior OK otherwise. 2nd: minor shelf wear, VG+. 3rd: Ex lib. with earlier green cloth cover over red cloth on front, repaired spine, insect damage, esp. to spine, front hinge separated, scattered foxing and water stains. VG-. 4th: moderate shelf wear, heavy wear at spine ends, binding loosening, VG.
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Three Early Photography Cases,
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Two Images of General Henry Slocum,
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Six CDV's of Presidents and Candidates,
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Double Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Married Couple,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Woman with Bonnet,
Lot # 48 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Woman with Bonnet,
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Soldier's Escutcheon of Joseph Ruettinger, 9th O.V.I.,
Lot # 259 - Soldier's Escutcheon of Joseph Ruettinger, 9th O.V.I.,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified Man Attributed to Ambrose W. Williams,
Lot # 38 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified Man Attributed to Ambrose W. Williams,
half-length portrait of a young gentleman in paper-covered wooden case. Ambrose Williams was listed as a photographer in Philadelphia from 1844-59. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype with Lovely Young Girl in Hat,
Lot # 71 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype with Lovely Young Girl in Hat,
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Great Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Man and his Son,
Lot # 101 - Great Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Man and his Son,
in a high chair to the left of his father. Plate is in perfect condition, lacking any blemishes, tarnish or scratches. Complete brown leather case with geometric patterns, and only minor wear at the spine. > Item Details
Two <i>C.R. Savage</i> Salt Lake Cabinet Cards,
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Lot # 124 - Lot of Ten Sixth Plate Ambrotype Portraits,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Alfred Todd,
Lot # 51 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Alfred Todd,
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