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Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Signed Military Commission, 12 February 1856.

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Signed Military Commission, 12 February 1856.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1071
Sold for:
$492$400

Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Signed Military Commission, 12 February 1856. Engraved document printed on parchment, fulfilled by hand, signed by Pierce in full, countersigned by James C. Dobbin More ...

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed.

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$185$150

Welles, Gideon (1802-1878) Two Secretarial Letters Signed. 25 March 1861, single leaf of wove lined paper, inscribed over one page, to Stewart Kennedy, informing him that he has passed the Navy's More ...

Andersen, Hans Christian (1805-1875) Fairy Tales  , Illustrated by Kay Nielsen (1886-1957).

Andersen, Hans Christian (1805-1875) Fairy Tales , Illustrated by Kay Nielsen (1886-1957).

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1122
Sold for:
$185$150

Andersen, Hans Christian (1805-1875) Fairy Tales, Illustrated by Kay Nielsen (1886-1957). New York: Doran, [1924]. American trade edition, illustrated with twelve tipped-in color plates by Nielsen, More ...

Framed Rear Admiral David G. Farragut Autograph with Rank and Sentiment.     Estimate $200-300

Framed Rear Admiral David G. Farragut Autograph with Rank and Sentiment. Estimate $200-300

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1623
Sold for:
$123$100

Framed Rear Admiral David G. Farragut Autograph with Rank and Sentiment. More ...

Photograph of Hunkpapa Chief "Rain in the Face" by George W. Scott (American, 1854-1910)

Photograph of Hunkpapa Chief "Rain in the Face" by George W. Scott (American, 1854-1910)

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$523$425

Photograph of Hunkpapa Chief "Rain in the Face" by George W. Scott (American, 1854-1910), taken at Fort Yates, Dakota, (faded), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. More ...

Framed Jesse James Western Drama Poster

Framed Jesse James Western Drama Poster

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$369$300

Framed Jesse James Western Drama Poster, c. early 20th century, "The Sensational Western Life Drama. Jesse James. The Missouri Outlaw," Donaldson Litho, (tape mark), image size 28 1/4 x 17 3/4 More ...

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings,   Limited Edition Large Paper Copy,   Signed by the Author.

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings, Limited Edition Large Paper Copy, Signed by the Author.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$738$600

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings, Limited Edition Large Paper Copy, Signed by the Author. New York: Appleton & Co., 1895. Large paper copy, number eighty-three of 250 More ...

Captain Peter Perit's Carved Powder Horn

Captain Peter Perit's Carved Powder Horn

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$39,975$32,500

Captain Peter Perit's Carved Powder Horn, c. 1775, attributed to carver Jacob Gay, with soldiers dancing to a fiddler, British and American troops in line firing at each other, a mermaid looking at More ...

Signal Flag from Admiral Farragut's Flagship USS Hartford

Signal Flag from Admiral Farragut's Flagship USS Hartford

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Signal Flag from Admiral Farragut's Flagship USS Hartford, c. 1861-65, hand-sewn blue wool bunting flag with linen hoist, linen rope, and handmade wooden toggle, with a handwritten provenance note, More ...

Cast Iron Fireback

Cast Iron Fireback

Auction:
2855B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2015
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Cast Iron Fireback, tombstone form with a phoenix rising out of the flames in the center and inscription across the top "GREAT FIRE IN BOSTON MARCH 20 1760," ht. 31, wd. 26 1/2 in. More ...

Two Uncle Sam Lithograph Posters

Two Uncle Sam Lithograph Posters

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Uncle Sam Lithograph Posters, a Dan Sayre Groesbeck WWI 2nd Liberty Loan poster, 30 x 19 3/4, and a James Montgomery Flagg Jap...You're Next! WWII 7th War Loan poster, (imperfections), 28 x 20 More ...

Gem-set "Hobo" Brooch

Gem-set "Hobo" Brooch

Auction:
2624B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2012
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$960$800

Gem-set "Hobo" Brooch, the figure set with rose-cut diamonds and holding a synthetic ruby bindle, silver and gold mount, 9.8 dwt, lg. 2 1/8 in. More ...

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes

Auction:
2620M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2012
Lot:
1119
Sold for:
$540$450

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes, reportedly carved by Cook Borden (Lizzie Borden's grandfather), Fall River, Massachusetts, 19th century, the boxes with open cross-stem handles and relief carving More ...

Lot of Unframed Drawings by American Illustrators:      John S. Pughe (American, 1870-1909)

Lot of Unframed Drawings by American Illustrators: John S. Pughe (American, 1870-1909)

Auction:
2620M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 14, 2012
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$277$225

Lot of Unframed Drawings by American Illustrators: John S. Pughe (American, 1870-1909), Miscellaneous drawings on paper or cardboard: Ten cartoon sketches, each with multiple scenes on separate More ...

Ten Assorted Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs

Ten Assorted Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 10, 2012
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$338$275

Ten Assorted Royal Doulton Ceramic Character Jugs, The Battle of the Alamo 1836 Davy Crockett/Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna D6729, Orville Wright D7178, Neptune D6548, North American Indian D6611, More ...

Animal Skin Gloves

Animal Skin Gloves

Auction:
2612M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 14, 2012
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$148$125

Animal Skin Gloves, reportedly once belonging to Grizzly Adams, Charlton, Massachusetts. More ...

Five Southwest Polychrome Gourd Rattles

Five Southwest Polychrome Gourd Rattles

Auction:
2612M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 14, 2012
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$119$100

Five Southwest Polychrome Gourd Rattles, ht. to 11 in. More ...

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1384
Sold for:
$119$100

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings, depicting John Smith and Pocahontas, and Rebecca of Powhatan, (toning), image sizes 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 and 6 5/8 x 4 3/8 in., respectively. More ...

Harry Andrew Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Sacagawea II

Harry Andrew Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacagawea II

Auction:
2598B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 18, 2012
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Harry Andrew Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacagawea II Signed, incised, and dated "© Harry Jackson 1980" and incised "SAIIP 178" in the cas t on the base, and stamped "WPS Italia" on the More ...

H.R. Locke and Co. Cabinet Card of "Chief Brave Heart-Sioux,"

H.R. Locke and Co. Cabinet Card of "Chief Brave Heart-Sioux,"

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$356$300

H.R. Locke and Co. Cabinet Card of "Chief Brave Heart-Sioux," titled verso, with photographer's Deadwood, South Dakota, studio imprint, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. More ...

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings

Auction:
2590M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 12, 2012
Lot:
1210
Unsold
 

Two Unframed Portrait Etchings, depicting John Smith and Pocahontas, and Rebecca of Powhatan, (toning), image sizes 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 and 6 5/8 x 4 3/8 in., respectively. More ...

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
547
Unsold
 

Pair of Carved Wooden Matchboxes, reportedly carved by Cook Borden (Lizzie Borden's grandfather), Fall River, Massachusetts, 19th century, the boxes with open cross-stem handles and relief carving More ...

Donald Munson (American, 20th/21st Century)      Two Works on Paper: Two Windows/Kit Carson's Ghost at de Chelly

Donald Munson (American, 20th/21st Century) Two Works on Paper: Two Windows/Kit Carson's Ghost at de Chelly

Auction:
2576M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2011
Lot:
810
Unsold
 

Donald Munson (American, 20th/21st Century) Two Works on Paper: Two Windows/Kit Carson's Ghost at de Chelly and Casa Grande/Holtokam Spirit. Each titled l.l., signed and dated in pencil l.r., More ...

(Standish Family, Colonial Massachusetts and England)

(Standish Family, Colonial Massachusetts and England)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

(Standish Family, Colonial Massachusetts and England), Archive of family papers from the family of Myles Standish, approximately thirty manuscript articles, c. 1518-1705, including inventories, land More ...

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr (1822-1888), Illustrator

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr (1822-1888), Illustrator

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
300
Unsold
 

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr (1822-1888), Illustrator, Two titles, Six Illustrations of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow..., printed for the Members of the American Art Union, New York, 1849, [1850], More ...

Approximately 750 Dime Novels

Approximately 750 Dime Novels

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2011
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$533$450

Approximately 750 Dime Novels, c. 1900, including Buffalo Bill Novels, Boys Own Library, Sexton Blake, Dick Turpin Library, Bound-to-Win Library, Nelson Lee Library, Frank James and His Brother More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of Buffalo Bill

Cabinet Card Photograph of Buffalo Bill

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$214$175

Cabinet Card Photograph of Buffalo Bill, Newsboy, New York, possibly signed, (surface scratches). More ...

Robert Farrington Elwell (American, 1874-1962)      Two Scenes Depicting Billy the Kid: The Killing of the Gambler in Mexico

Robert Farrington Elwell (American, 1874-1962) Two Scenes Depicting Billy the Kid: The Killing of the Gambler in Mexico

Auction:
2562M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 15, 2011
Lot:
1240
Sold for:
$59$50

Robert Farrington Elwell (American, 1874-1962) Two Scenes Depicting Billy the Kid: The Killing of the Gambler in Mexico and Driving Off the Apaches. Signed "Elwell" l.c., inscribed "Set More ...

Eight Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Souvenir Plates

Eight Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Souvenir Plates

Auction:
2551M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2011
Lot:
948
Sold for:
$178$150

Eight Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Souvenir Plates, Wedgwood Old South Church, Adams House, and Jones, McDuffy & Stratton building, Rowland & Marsellus Longfellow House, Myles More ...

Framed David G. Farragut (1801-1870) Albumen Portrait Photograph with Cut Signed   Notation

Framed David G. Farragut (1801-1870) Albumen Portrait Photograph with Cut Signed Notation

Auction:
2546M
Auction:
Discovery - May 11, 2011
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$276$225

Framed David G. Farragut (1801-1870) Albumen Portrait Photograph with Cut Signed Notation, "God bless &...you both, your affectionate husband & father," photographer unknown, image lg. 8 1/8 in. More ...