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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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Family with Two Children,
Lot # 94 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Family with Two Children,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Woman in Fancy Shawl,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Woman with Bonnet,
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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Well-Dressed Couple,
Lot # 65 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Well-Dressed Couple,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Boy,
Lot # 27 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Boy,
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Three Oval Hanging Frames Containing Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes,
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Soldier's Escutcheon for William Raikes, 75th O.V.I.,
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Lot # 30 - Hand-Tinted Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Two Children,
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Lot # 277 - Silk GAR Flag,
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