Sale 661: Americana - Travel & Exploration - Hunting & Sporting - World History - Cartography

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1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
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Datum der Auktion: 13.12.2018

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The Crisis of the Revolution. Being the Story of Arnold and André.

Title: The Crisis of the Revolution. Being the Story of Arnold and André. Author: Abbatt, William Place: New York Publisher: William Abbatt Date: 1899 Description: [xii], 120 pp. Several maps, including one folding; plates after photographs and engravings; numerous text illustrations. Two errata

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days

Title: The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days Author: Adams, Andy Place: Boston Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company Date: 1903 Description: [x], 387, [1] pp. Illustrations by E. Boyd Smith. (8vo) original pictorial tan cloth stamped in brown, black, white and gilt. First

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Two ground-breaking histories of African-American pioneers in California

Title: Two ground-breaking histories of African-American pioneers in California Author: Place: Publisher: Date: Description: Includes: • Sue Bailey Thurman. Pioneers of Negro Origin in California (San Francisco, 1952) Orig.pictorial wrappers, spiral-bound. Illustrated 70pp. • Delilah Beasley. The

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Black immigrant 'stumps' California for Democrats - Autograph Letter Signed

Title: Black immigrant 'stumps' California for Democrats - Autograph Letter Signed Author: Jacobs, Louis T. Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Date: Aug. 7, 1888 Description: 1 pg. to James J. Flynn , Democratic State Central Committee [San Francisco] “Can you please forward me at your earliest

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Manuscript deed of sale for two slaves to William Bibb, for the use and...

Title: Manuscript deed of sale for two slaves to William Bibb, for the use and benefit of Harriet M. Goodwin and her children Author: Taylor, William H. Place: Montgomery County, Alabama Publisher: Date: February 14, 1845 Description: Two pages on 4-page conjugate sheet, docketed on 4th page. In

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Virginia slave auction proceeds

Title: Virginia slave auction proceeds Author: Trabue, Macon Place: Richmond, Virginia Publisher: Date: Nov. 17, 1855 Description: 1 pg., 7 x 9.5”, matted in 11.5 c 13.5” frame. Document from a public auction held in Richmond, Virginia by Dickinson Hill & Co. Descended from French Huguenot exiles

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Frederick Douglass the Orator

Title: Frederick Douglass the Orator Author: Gregory, James M. Place: Springfield, MA Publisher: Willley Company Date: [1893] Description: Blue publisher's gilt pictorial cloth. 8vo. 309pp. 24 leaves of plates (some double-sided). Biography of Frederick Douglass by James M. Gregory, a professor and

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865...

Title: A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. Preceded by a Review of the Military Services of Negroes in Ancient and Modern Times Author: Williams, George W. Place: New York Publisher: Harper & Brothers Date: 1888 Description: [4], [ix]-xvi, 353 + 12 ad pp

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Fugitive slave as New York soldier in the War of 1812 - Autograph Letter Signed

Title: Fugitive slave as New York soldier in the War of 1812 - Autograph Letter Signed Author: Parker, Daniel, Chief Clerk, US War Department Place: Washington City Publisher: Date: July 19, 1813 Description: 1 pg.+ stampless, free-franked address leaf. To Colonel J R Fenwick, Adjutant General, Fort

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Legal battle over a Virginia slave mother and her children - Document Signed

Title: Legal battle over a Virginia slave mother and her children - Document Signed Author: John M. Perkins. Place: Lynchburg, Virginia Publisher: Date: Oct. 17, 1843 Description: Autograph Document Signed. 1pg., docketed on verso by Richard Perkins Jr. A chilling example of legal battles in the

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Deed of Manumission of slave Peter Harris, Document Signed.

Title: Deed of Manumission of slave Peter Harris, Document Signed. Author: Turpin, Philip O. Place: Gallatin County, Kentucky Publisher: Date: Feb. 11, 1850 Description: 1pg.+ docketing note on verso. The freed slave, Harris, 50 years old when he was emancipated, was still living in Gallatin County

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Account of slave Christmas in Kentucky by a Pennsylvania Yankee

Title: Account of slave Christmas in Kentucky by a Pennsylvania Yankee Author: S.W.Mitchell Place: Danville, Kentucky Publisher: Date: Dec. 24-25, [ca. 1851-53] Description: Autograph Letter Signed. 4pp. + original stamped envelope. To H.B.Craig, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Mitchell had recently moved

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Four early catalogs of African-American rare books and ephemera, including...

Title: Four early catalogs of African-American rare books and ephemera, including the classic Heartman catalog of 1946 Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: 1941-61 Description: Includes: Charles F. Heartman of the Book Farm. Americana Catalogue 120 / Printed and in

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Menu, “Café Society Presents Purveyor’s Night”: for investors San Francisco...

Title: Menu, “Café Society Presents Purveyor’s Night”: for investors San Francisco Black Jazz Club Author: Blackshear, Harold Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: Jan. 29, 1948 Description: 5.5 x 8.5”, 4pp., blue wrappers. – only known copy Rare ephemeral piece from a failed attempt to transform

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Two elegantly produced imprints

Title: Two elegantly produced imprints Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1989-1996 Description: Includes: Charles L. Blockson. A Commented Bibliography of One Hundred and One Influential Books By and About People of African Descent (1556-1982) / A Collector’s Choice (Amsterdam, 1989) 74pp. Original

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Prejudice-themed African-Americana antiques

Title: Prejudice-themed African-Americana antiques Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1993-2010 Description: 3 books, 7 auction catalogs, and related ephemera Household objects, toys, music, magazines, product packaging - from the Jim Crow days of the 19th century onward to the modern civil rights era

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Complete set of the 1st 19 annual NY auction catalogs of Printed...

Title: Complete set of the 1st 19 annual NY auction catalogs of Printed & Manuscript African-Americana Author: Swann Galleries Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1996-2014 Description: Mostly color-illustrated wrappers, 6.5 x 9.5” An essential reference for collectors of African-American history from

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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The Rudiments of Christian Teaching or a Short sacred History and a Short...

Title: The Rudiments of Christian Teaching or a Short sacred History and a Short Christian Catechism. From the Russian language into Aleutian-Fox translated by Reverend Ioann Veniaminov in the year 1827, and in the year 1837 corrected; while Reverend Jacob Netsvietov, in examining this work, by the

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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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, Buzz Place: Reno, NV Publisher: Jack Bacon & Company Date: 2009 Description: (Small 4to), silver leather and black cloth. No. 37 of 500 numbered copies. First, and only

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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A correct view of that part of the United States which lies west of the...

Title: A correct view of that part of the United States which lies west of the Allegheny Mountains with regard to religion and morals [&] Report of a missionary tour... west of the Allegheny Mountains; performed under the direction of the Massachusetts Missionary Society Author: Place: Various

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Needlepoint Sampler

Title: Needlepoint Sampler Author: Linsey, Mary Place: No place Publisher: Date: 1797 Description: Framed needlepoint sampler. Approx. 32x28 cm (12¼x11"), 35x31 (13¾x12¼") in frame. Completed by Mary Linsey in 1797, age 10. Unexamined out of glass. Lot Amendments Condition: Moderate wear, a few

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Globe, Arizona

Title: Globe, Arizona Author: Place: Globe, AZ Publisher: G.S. Van Wagenen Co. Date: No date Description: 18 collotype views of Globe, Arizona including a folding panorama. 20.5x26 cm (8¼x10¼") stitched pictorial printed wrappers. Early 20th Century views of Globe, AZ. Lot Amendments Condition

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Ingleside, Arizona: The finest winter climate in the world (wrapper title)

Title: Ingleside, Arizona: The finest winter climate in the world (wrapper title) Author: Robinson, W. H. Place: [Los Angeles] Publisher: Wood's Print Date: c.1910 Description: [8] pp. With 16 illustrations from photographs, including on inside of front and rear wrappers. 23.5x10 cm (9¼x4

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Tourist Courts and Cabins in California and Adjacent States. Compiled by...

Title: Tourist Courts and Cabins in California and Adjacent States. Compiled by the California State Automobile Association Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: California State Automobile Association Date: [1937] Description: 67 pp. 25x9.8 cm (10x4"), printed wrappers. Listings of trailer camps

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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My Travel Diary [manuscript cover title)

Title: My Travel Diary [manuscript cover title) Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: 1916-1927 Description: 17 pages, on 9 leaves, plus several unused leaves. Handwritten in ink. 17.4x22.4 cm (6¾x8¾"), brad-bound wrappers with ink cover title and decoration, watercolor portrait, apparently

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Panoramic photograph of the International Aviation Meet, Grant Park...

Title: Panoramic photograph of the International Aviation Meet, Grant Park, Chicago, August 1911, Souvenir postcard Author: Place: Chicago Publisher: Max Rigot Date: 1911 Description: Three panels of 8 x 7.5” each, unfolding to 7.5 x 23”. One aviator at the meet – Californian Lincoln Beachey, dubbed

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Archive of hundreds of flight records for an aviator and airline pilot from...

Title: Archive of hundreds of flight records for an aviator and airline pilot from the 1940s to the 1970s Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: c.1941-75 Description: Forms filled out in ink or pencil, plus other miscellaneous papers, letters, etc.. Sizes vary. Most loose. Captain Allan

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Collection of 15 measured drawings, designs, and technical specification...

Title: Collection of 15 measured drawings, designs, and technical specification for the Douglas A-20 Havoc attack aircraft Author: McLean, P., et al. Place: Santa Monica, CA Publisher: Date: 1943-1945 Description: 12 are in pencil, 3 are typed but with pencil titles and borders. Approx. 45x80 cm

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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The Acquisition and Pioneering of Old Oregon

Title: The Acquisition and Pioneering of Old Oregon Author: Marshall, William I. Place: Publisher: Lowman & Hanford Date: [1911] Description: 2 volumes. Frontispiece portrait. 23x15 cm. (9x5¾", original gilt-lettered green cloth. Inscribed by Clarence B. Bagley (publisher) to Hazard Stevens, who

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018

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Dollars and Sense: Or, How to Get On. The Whole Secret in a Nutshell.

Title: Dollars and Sense: Or, How to Get On. The Whole Secret in a Nutshell. Author: Barnum, P. T. Place: Boston Publisher: Eastern Publishing Co. Date: [1890] Description: 488 + [1] ad pp. With illustrations throughout by W.W. Denslow. (8vo), original red cloth decorated in black, silver and gilt

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.12.2018