Sale 621: Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography

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Datum der Auktion: 10.08.2017

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Images, 1923-1974

Title: Images, 1923-1974 Author: Adams, Ansel Place: Boston Publisher: New York Graphic Society Date: [1974] Description: Foreword by Wallace Stegner. 115 extended range photolithographic reproductions. (Oblong folio) 35x43 cm (13¾x16¾"), cloth; dust jacket, slipcase. First Edition. Inserted leaf at

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Postcard from Ansel Adams to Otto Meyer, chairman of Paul Masson Vineyards

Title: Postcard from Ansel Adams to Otto Meyer, chairman of Paul Masson Vineyards Author: Adams, Ansel Place: Monterey, CA Publisher: Date: October 24, 1965 Description: Color photo postcard. 4x5". Autograph note on the reverse from Ansel Adams to Otto Meyer, chairman of Paul Masson vineyards

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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The Jubilee of the Constitution. A Discourse Delivered... the Fiftieth...

Title: The Jubilee of the Constitution. A Discourse Delivered... the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington as President of the United States Author: Adams, John Quincy Place: New York Publisher: Samuel Colman Date: 1839 Description: 136 pp. Lithograph frontispiece. (8vo

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Free Black woman refused legal residence in Providence during the War of...

Title: Free Black woman refused legal residence in Providence during the War of 1812 - Manuscript Document Author: Place: Providence, Rhode Island Publisher: Date: 1814 Description: Manuscript Document, "At a Town Council holden by Adjournment on...June 17, 1814" 2pp. One month before the British

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Fugitive Slave woman on the run, North Carolina letter

Title: Fugitive Slave woman on the run, North Carolina letter Author: Place: North Carolina Publisher: Date: 1825 Description: Thomas S. Land . Autograph Letter Signed. Currituck Court House, North Carolina, June 14, 1825, 2pp.+ stampless address leaf. To Daniel Gould, Salem, Massachusetts. "...I

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Negroes and Negro "Slavery;" the first, an inferior race, the latter its...

Title: Negroes and Negro "Slavery;" the first, an inferior race, the latter its normal condition. Introductory number: causes of popular delusion on the subject Author: Van Evrie, John H. Place: New York Publisher: Day Book Office Date: [1854] Description: 32 pp. 22x13 cm (8¾x5¼:), original yellow

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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NY Black Abolitionist (and future San Francisco journalist) - jobs for...

Title: NY Black Abolitionist (and future San Francisco journalist) - jobs for fugitive slaves Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1856 Description: Joshua Whitney. Autograph Note Signed. Richfield Spring, New York, May 26, 1856. 1pg. To Morgan Bryan, Care of Rushmore Cone & Co., Warren Street

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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A Letter to the Hon. Benjamin R. Curtis, Late Judge of the Supreme Court of...

Title: A Letter to the Hon. Benjamin R. Curtis, Late Judge of the Supreme Court of the United States, in review of his recently published pamphlet on the ‘Emancipation Proclamation’ of the President Author: Kirkland, Charles P. Place: New York Publisher: Latimer Bros. & Seymour Date: 1862

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Eight slave-related Civil War 'patriotic covers' (illustrated envelopes)

Title: Eight slave-related Civil War 'patriotic covers' (illustrated envelopes) Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: n.d. Description: Group of 8 unused Civil War “patriotic covers” {envelopes}, each with slave-related engraved illustrations. Approximately 3 x 5.5”. black-and-white

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Poem that Made the Negro a Soldier

Title: ‘Poem that Made the Negro a Soldier’ Author: O’Reilly, Miles (pseudonym of Charles Halpine) Place: Publisher: Date: ca. 1864 Description: Autograph Manuscript Signed, undated, ca. 1864. 1 pg. Last stanza from his poem, “Sambo’s Right to Git Kilt”. At top of page is an Autograph Notation

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Letter as 20 year-old teacher

Title: Letter as 20 year-old teacher Author: Washington, Booker T. Place: West Virginia Publisher: Date: 1877 Description: Booker T. Washington. Autograph Letter Signed on 3 x 5" postcard, Malden, West Virginia, March 21 1877. Addressed by Washington on verso to General Samuel Armstrong, [Hampton

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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1st Black Harvard graduate, letter as Republican ‘good soldier

Title: 1st Black Harvard graduate, letter as Republican ‘good soldier’ Author: Place: Indianapolis Publisher: Date: 1884 Description: Greener, R.[ichard] T. Autograph Letter Signed on hotel stationery. Indianapolis, Oct. 6, 1884. 2pp. To Mr. Norton [Republican Committee, NY]. Written by the first

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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1st ‘scientific’ studies of 'Negro Intelligence'

Title: 1st ‘scientific’ studies of 'Negro Intelligence' Author: Place: 1913-16 Publisher: Date: Description: 2 items: • Marion J. Mayo. “The Mental Capacity of the American Negro”. Reprinted from the Archives of Psychology, No. 28. (NY, Nov. 1913) First Printing thus. Original printed wrappers

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Last ‘All Colored Cast’ Silent Movies, Ephemera

Title: Last ‘All Colored Cast’ Silent Movies, Ephemera Author: Place: Jacksonville, Florida Publisher: Norman Film Manufacturing Co. Date: 1922-28 Description: Four promotional items for “all-colored cast” silent movies: • 1922 brochure/mailer for The Love Bug, The Crimson Skull, The Green Eyed

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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NAACP leader’s novel of Southern lynchings and ‘barbarities”, letter to a...

Title: NAACP leader’s novel of Southern lynchings and ‘barbarities”, letter to a white reader Author: White, Walter F. Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1926 Description: Walter F. White. Typed Letter Signed (while Secretary of the NAACP). NY, October 21, 1926. To Marion Deane, Hampton Institute

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Famed Black woman sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance encounters racism on a...

Title: Famed Black woman sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance encounters racism on a Boston bus, 1928 letter Author: Fuller, Meta V.W. Place: Farmington, MA Publisher: Date: 1928 Description: Autograph Letter Signed. Farmington, Mass. Jan. 5, 1928. To Marion C. Deane, a white Canadian woman who worked

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Early Black pictorial magazine of the Depression-era, only known copy

Title: Early Black pictorial magazine of the Depression-era, only known copy Author: Place: Wilmington, Delaware Publisher: Date: 1939 Description: Edwin K. Anderson, Managing Editor. Candid, Negro Photo-News / The Negro Monthly for ALL The People. Vol. 1, No. 8, January 1939. 9 x 12

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Black Jazz Club in 1940s San Francisco

Title: Black Jazz Club in 1940s San Francisco Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: 1945-46 Description: [Menu] California Theatre Club … 1650 Post Street / San Francisco. … "The Home of Sepia Entertainment". 4.5 x 6.5” stiff wrappers, with Art Deco illustration on front cover, mailing

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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African-American master artist Charles White, 4 illustrated ephemeral items

Title: African-American master artist Charles White, 4 illustrated ephemeral items Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1962-2009 Description: All in original wrappers, two posthumous: Janice Lovoos, “Charles White Draughtsman”, 10pp. in American Artist, June 1962; “The Work of Charles White, An American

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Photograph album chronicling the construction of the Alaska highway and...

Title: Photograph album chronicling the construction of the Alaska highway and scenes on the way Author: Place: Alaska Publisher: Date: c.1942 Description: With 65 original snapshot photographs, one glued to the inside of the front cover, the others in corner mounts on black paper leaves. Most

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Message from the President of the United States... relating to the...

Title: Message from the President of the United States... relating to the enforcement of the regulations respecting fur seals, adopted by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain... Author: Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1895 Description: 438 pp

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Geology of the Yukon Gold District, Alaska

Title: Geology of the Yukon Gold District, Alaska Author: Spurr, Josiah Edward Place: [Washington, D.C.] Publisher: [G.P.O.] Date: [1898] Description: 87-392 pp. Illustrations from photographs, maps, etc. Including two large folding maps at the rear. (4to) modern plain paper wrappers. The maps at

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Prescription Forms For Medicinal Liquor

Title: Prescription Forms For Medicinal Liquor Author: Place: [Washington, D.C.] Publisher: Treasury Department, Bureau of Prohibition Date: 1931 Description: Ten prescription forms, each 11.5x14 cm. (4½x5½"). Duplicate forms, the originals having been turned over to the Treasury Department

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the...

Title: Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Author: Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz" Place: Reno, NV Publisher: Jack Bacon & Company Date: 2009 Description: (Small 4to), silver leather and black cloth. No. 150 of 500 numbered copies. First

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Two letters from George Balsley to his friend Bertie, written from New...

Title: Two letters from George Balsley to his friend Bertie, written from New York, in one describing the America's Cup yacht race Author: Balsley, George Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1899 Description: Autograph letters signed, on stationery of the New Hoffman House and the Astor House hotels, 6

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Five early Catalogues of the avant-garde Grand Central School of Arts, New...

Title: Five early Catalogues of the avant-garde Grand Central School of Arts, New York City Author: Place: New York Publisher: Printed by Margueritte Tuttle Date: 1926-36 Description: All in original wrappers. Varying in cover design, size (5.5 x 8.5" to 8 x 10") and length (32 to 48pp.) The School

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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WITHDRAWN - American Heritage, New Series, Volumes 1, Number 1 through...

Title: WITHDRAWN - American Heritage, New Series, Volumes 1, Number 1 through Volume 5 Number 4 Author: Place: Sturbridge, Mass. Publisher: American Association for State and Local History Date: 1949-1954 Description: 20 consecutive quarterly issues, original pictorial wrappers. Contained in 5 linen

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Missionary and famed orthographer among the Choctaw Indians in Mississippi...

Title: Missionary and famed orthographer among the Choctaw Indians in Mississippi and Oklahoma - letter Author: Banks, Daniel C. Place: Louisville, Kentucky Publisher: Date: 1834 Description: Autograph Letter Signed, June 24, 1834. To William C. Hull, St. Louis. 2pp. Hand carried by Rev. C

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Eleven original architectural drawings for the Hospital for Children and...

Title: Eleven original architectural drawings for the Hospital for Children and Training School for Nurses, California & Maple Streets, San Francisco Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: Bliss & Faville, Architects Date: 1909 Description: Pen-&-ink on drafting linen. Various sizes, approx. 94x167

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 10.08.2017

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Two large original architectural drawings for the Masonic Temple in San...

Title: Two large original architectural drawings for the Masonic Temple in San Francisco at Oak Street & Van Ness Avenue Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: Bliss & Faville, Architects Date: 1911 Description: Pen-&-ink on drafting linen. Each approx. 116x116 cm (45½x45½"). Original architectural

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.08.2017