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1 Ansel Adams De Cock, Liliane (Adams, Ansel) One of only 2 final galley proofs, signed by Ansel Adams [1972] $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
Current absentee: $300
(1 bid)
2 "A Photograph of Yosemite by Ansel Adams" Adams, Ansel Ansel Adams Yosemite photograph [c.1940's?] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $160
(2 bids)
3 Manuscript document certifying that no Negroes had been registered by Hugh Neilly, under the laws passed for the gradual abolition of slavery Hamilton, Thomas, clerk (African-American, 1793) Abolition of Slavery in Pennsylvania, 1793 document Dec. 11, 1793 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
4 'Insane' anti-slavery Virginia woman, unique slave emancipation Document Barbary [Barbara] Wilson (African-American, 1822) 1822 'Insane' Virginia woman frees her slaves, Document 1822 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
5 Letter to Virginia’s US Senator at lavish Washington, hotel with underground slave pens F. & A.H.Dodge & Co. (African-American, 1846) 1846 VA Senator at Washington hotel with underground slave pens 1846 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
6 Virginia family’s slave-holding before and during the Civil War, 5-document archive Andrew Aldridge, et al (African-American, 1849-62) Virginia family's slave-holding, 1849-1862, 5 document archive 1849-1862 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
7 Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribute of the Black People Hare, Maud Cuney (African-American, 1913) Norris Wright Cuney, A Tribune of the Black People 1913 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
8 Booker T. Washington Tuskegee successor, Letter: Racism “misunderstanding” Moton, Robert Russa (African-American, 1926) 1926 Booker T. Washington successor: Racism "misunderstanding" 1926 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
9 NAACP leader on lynching of Southern Blacks White, Walter F. (African-American, 1929) NAACP leader on lynching of Southern Blacks, 1929 letter 1929 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
10 On Leave in Kansas City (African-American, 1942) Segregated Kansas City GI guide, WWII, only known copy ca. 1942 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
11 Yukon Breezes Yanert, William (Alaska) William Yanert Yukon Breezes [1935] $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
12 "Oh, Ranger!" A Book About The National Parks Albright, Horace M., And Frank J Taylor "Oh, Ranger!" inscribed by Horace M. Albright 1928 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
13 Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz" Photos of the Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin 2009 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
14 James Bridger: Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout and Guide. A Historical Narrative.... To which is incorporated a verbatim copy, annotated, of James Bridger: A Biographical Sketch by Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge Alter, J. Cecil Biography of James Bridger by J. Cecil Alter [1925] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
15 America The Beautiful Bates, Katherine Lee and S.A.Ward (America The Beautiful, 1910) America The Beautiful, 1st printing of lyrics and music 1910 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
16 Der Deutschen Allgegenwärtiger Englischer Sprachlehrer des Wortes Gottes (American Imprints) Rare Easton Pennsylvania 1808 Imprint 1808 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
17 The Economy of Human Life. Complete in Two Parts. Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin, in a Letter from an English Gentleman Residing in China, To the Earl of *********** [Dodsley, Robert] (American Imprints) Scarce 1795 American Imprint 1795 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
18 Heaven the Residence of the Saints. A Sermon Occasioned by the Sudden and Much Lamented Death of the Reverend George Whitefield, A.M. Pemberton, Ebenezer (American Imprints) Dr. Pemberton's Discourse 1770 1770 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
19 Bill Bailey, Jelly Roll plagiarism and Sweet Georgia Brown – 3 musical imprints (American Music – Black Jazz classics) Music - 3 Black Jazz classics 1902-1925 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
20 Grand Centennial/Festival March, for the Opening of the Centennial, Commemorative of the Declaration of Independence of the United States Of America... Wagner, Richard (American Music – Wagner Centennial) 1876 American Centennial March by Richard Wagner 1876 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
21 California Gold Rush Polka and The Man on the Flying Trapeze (American Music, 1854-1868) Music - California and Circus historical imprints 1854-1868 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
22 Sidewalks of New York and Hail! Hail! The Gangs All Here, 2 musical imprints (American Music, 1894-1917 – NY classics) 2 Classic American musical imprints 1894-1917 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
23 American Views (American Views) American Views mid 19th century Mid 19th century $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
24 Nine titles on the fur trade and the American frontier (Americana) Nine titles on the American frontier, most limited editions Various dates $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
25 Bisbee, Arizona: "Out Where the West Begins" (Arizona - Bisbee) Scarce brochure on Bisbee Arizona [1927] $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
26 Prospectus of San Antonio Silver Mining Company, of Arizona. (Arizona) Arizona Mining Prospectus San Antonio Silver Mining 1864 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
27 Color image of a Chinese child holding a newspaper, walking in San Francisco's Chinatown with a man whose hair is in a long queue Metzgar, F.M. (Asian-American) Photo of Chinese child with newspaper, 1910 1910 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
28 Complete Works of Audubon: Birds of America and Quadrupeds of North America Audubon, John James Complete Works of Audubon 75th Anniversary Ed. 1978-1980 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $250
(4 bids)
29 Southern California. Goodrich Route Book, Best in the Long Run (Automobile Route Book - Southern California) Auto guide for Southern California 1916 1916 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
Current absentee: $130
(1 bid)
30 Arrowhead Trail: Salt Lake City, Utah to Los Angeles, Calif. including Zion Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Bryce Canyon, North Rim Canyon (Automobile Route Book) Auto route from Salt Lake City to LA c.1930 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
31 Twentieth Century Motor Car Corp. presents The Dale (Automobiles) Rare prospectus for The Dale automobile c.1974 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
32 Original fabric section from Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B Earhart, Amelia (Aviation) Fabric square from Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega [1930's] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
33 Confidential! - general designs for potential personal aircraft Glenn L. Martin Company (Aviation) Martin personal aircraft 1944 1944 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
34 Panoramic photograph of the employees of the Vultee Aircraft Company grouped in front of a large hangar, with one of the company's airplanes (Aviation) Employees of Vultee Aircraft before hangar 1938 1938 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
35 Passenger Guide, Army Air Forces Air Transport Command, Pacific Division (Aviation) Guide for post-war Army Air Force passengers c.1947 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
36 Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft (Aviation) Original fabric sections from classic aircraft [Early 20th Century] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
37 Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft (Aviation) Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft [Early 20th Century] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
38 Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft (Aviation) Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft [Early 20th Century] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
39 Aerial Navigation, The Best Method Caulkins, M.D., Daniel (Aviation, 1895) 1895 Aerial Navigation, rare book, years before the Wright Brothers 1895 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
40 La Navigation Aerienne/Histoire Documentaire et Anecdotique - profusely illustrated French history of Aerial Navigation on the eve of Kitty Hawk Lecornu, J. (Aviation, 1903) 1903 French history of Aerial Navigation on the eve of Kitty Hawk 1903 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
41 Kingdom in the West Series - Volumes 1-10, 12, 13 Bagley, Will, editor Kingdom in the West Series - 12 volumes 1997-2011 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
42 The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume XVIII-XXIV. History of California Bancroft, Hubert Howe Hebberd Edition of Bancroft's History of California [1963] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
43 Letter from Clara Barton written shortly after she was forced to resign as president of the Red Cross Barton, Clara Autograph letter from Clara Barton April 25, [c.1905] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
44 Who's Who in Major League Base Ball Johnson, Harold Speed (Baseball) Who's Who in Major League Base Ball 1933 1933 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
45 Base Ball Jokes, Stories & Poems...Anecdotes of Prominent Players and Poems of the Diamond... (Baseball, 1906) 1906 Baseball Jokes, Stories, Poems and Anecdotes 1906 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
46 Climber's Guide To The Cascade and Olympic Mountains Beckey, Fred Climber's Guide To The Cascades 1st ed 1949 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
47 Sefer Hayashar [in Hebrew] or The Book of Jasher; Refered to in Joshua and Second Samuel Samuel, Moses, translator (Bible Hoax) Famous Biblical Hoax The Book of Jasher 1840 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
48 John Bidwell, Pioneer: A Sketch of His Career Benjamin, Marcus (Bidwell, John) John Bidwell, California Pioneer 1907 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
49 A Journey Through Kansas; with Sketches of Nebraska: Describing the Country, Climate, Soil, Mineral, Manufacturing, and Other Resources Boynton, C.B. and T.B. Mason Journey through Kansas & Nebraska in 1854 1855 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $275
(2 bids)
50 General Fremont, and the Injustice Done Him by Politicians and Envious Military Men Brotherhead, William General Fremont, and the Injustice Done Him 1862 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
51 Political disquisitions; or, An enquiry into public errors, defects, and abuses. Illustrated by, and established upon facts and remarks, extracted from a variety of authors, ancient and modern... Burgh, James U.S. edition of English plea for human rights 1775 1775 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $650
(2 bids)
52 How to go West. A Guide to Southern Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, California, and the Whole Great West. (Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company) Guide to the west with maps 1872 1872 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
53 Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors Bush, George W. President Bush Signed Portraits of Courage [2017] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $110
(2 bids)
54 Set of blueprints and typed building specifications for a "Concrete Store Building" in Los Altos, designed for future U.S. Senator Alan M. Cranston and his older sister Eleanor C. Fowle Zekarian, Carl, draftsman (California - Alan M. Cranston) Blueprints for Alan Cranston's concrete store building, 1949 1947 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
55 Official Vote of El Dorado County, Cal., at the General Election Held September 7th, A.D. 1859 (California - El Dorado County) Vote tally in El Dorado Co. Cal., 1859 1859 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$500
56 Imperial Fresno: Resources, Industries and Scenery Illustrated and Described. A Souvenir of the Fresno Republican (California - Fresno) Fresno California promotional book 1897 1897 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
57 Certificate for 100 shares in the Philadelphia and California Mining Company (California - Gold Rush Stock Certificate) Stock in Calfifornia Gold Rush mining co. 1852 September 16, 1852 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
58 Post office, San Francisco, California, a faithful representation of the crowds daily applying at that office for letters and newspapers Cox, H.F. (California - Gold Rush) Post Office crowds in Gold Rush San Francisco c.1850 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
59 The Independent Gold Hunter on His Way to California: I Neither Borrow nor Lend Kellogg & Comstock, publisher (California - Gold Rush) Color lithograph of California Gold Hunter c.1849-50 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
60 City of Huntington Park California: Ideal City of Homes (wrapper title) (California - Huntington Park) Promotional brochure for Huntington Park, Cal., 1916 c.1916 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
61 Blackstone's Los Angeles (California - Los Angeles) Los Angeles' Blackstone Department Store [1927] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
62 Digest of the Traffic Ordinance of the City of Los Angeles as Amended to July 1, 1916 (wrapper title) (California - Los Angeles) Traffic Ordinances of Los Angeles 1916 1916 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
63 Proposal for the building of the Frank Wiggins Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles (California - Los Angeles) Proposal for hospital in Los Angeles, 1925 1925 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
64 Four Marin County and Mt. Tamalpais brochures, maps, etc. (California - Marin County) Four Mt. Tamalpais ephemeral items Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
65 Three items relating to Pacific Grove, California (California - Pacific Grove) Pacific Grove California ephemera Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
66 Pasadena Rose Parade Float Designs, 1963-1964 (California - Pasadena) Tournament of Roses album of float designs 1963-64 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
67 Redondo Beach, California: The Carnation City (California - Redondo Beach) Redondo Beach, Cal. promotional booklet c.1918 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
68 Redwood City: "Learn More of its Possibilities" - Where Climate is Best by Government Test (California - Redwood City) Redwood City Cal. promotional brochure 1926 [c.1926] $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
69 First Home of W.P. Fuller & Co. Sacramento, Calif. Wilke, William (California - Sacramento) First Home of W.P. Fuller & Co Mid 20th century $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
70 Hotel Del Coronado - Coronado Beach, California Jackson, William Henry (California - San Diego) Panoramic photo of Hotel del Coronado Early 20th century $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
71 Souvenir of Sovereign Grand Lodge San Francisco, Cal. September, 1904 - Compliments of the Odd Fellows of San Diego... (wrapper title) Wood, H.P. (California - San Diego) San Diego Odd Fellows in San Francisco 1904 1904 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
72 Archive of nine original architectural drawings for renovations to the building at Post and Mason streets in San Francisco Heiman, S., architect (California - San Francisco) Architectural drawings for San Francisco building c.1920s $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
73 Panoramic photograph, "San Francisco - April 10, 1906, from Rincon Hill" Waters, R.J., & Co. (California - San Francisco) Pre-earthquake panorama of San Francisco 1906 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
74 Panoramic photograph, "San Francisco from Rincon Hill - April 28, 1906" Waters, R.J., & Co. (California - San Francisco) Panorama of post-earthquake San Francisco 1906 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
75 Three ephemeral items relating to John Bell, a real estate, insurance, and loan agent in San Jose in the latter 19th and early 20th centuries (California - San Jose) Ephemera of San Jose real estate agent 1885-c.1910 $250 - $350
Starting bid:
$130
76 Five items relating to Santa Cruz, California (California - Santa Cruz) Santa Cruz California ephemera Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
77 Santa Monica, Cal. (wrapper title) (California - Santa Monica) Santa Monica Cal., promotional piece 1905 [1905] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
78 Fruit Lands of the Sebastopol Section, the Home of the Gravenstein Apple (wrapper title) (California - Sonoma County) Fruit Lands of Sebastopol, California, 1910 c.1910 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
79 South San Francisco, the Industrial City (California - South San Francisco) Booklet promoting South San Francisco 1927 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
80 Notes of Travel: Extracts from Home Letters Written During a Two Years' Tour Round the World, 1879-1881 Brown, William Towers (California - Yosemite) Including a visit to Yosemite in 1879 1882 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $325
(2 bids)
81 Signed calling card of Stephen J. Field Field, Stephen J. (California) Justice Stephen J. Field signed card 1877 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
82 Map Directory: Where to go and what you'll see in thirty-five counties of California (California) Road maps & directory of California c.1925 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
83 Miniatures of the Sunny Southland (California) Southern California by electric rail, 1909 1909 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
84 Anthropographic Chart of State Officers, Judges of Supreme Court, Members and Attaches of the Eighteenth Session of the Legislature of California, 1869 - 1870. Convened for the first time in the New Capitol at Sacramento, on the first Monday (6th) of December, 1869 Ransom, W.A., compiler (California) California state officers listed in 1869 broadside 1869 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
85 Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties, Part 1. Bulletin No. 11 Watts, W.L. (California) Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of Los Angeles, etc. 1897 1897 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $110
(2 bids)
86 A Bibliography of Canadiana Staton, Frances M. & Marie Tremaine (Canada) Bibliography of Canadiana [1965] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
87 Letter to Thomas Sturgis, Secretary of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, from W.L. Smith, Stock Inspector, reporting a man who had been stealing horses from Indians, and a few ranchers as well Smith, W.L. (Cattle Industry) Letter about Montana horse thief, 1884 Jan. 29, 1884 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
88 Diary of the Alarcón Expedition into Texas, 1718-1719 Céliz, Fray Francisco Diary of the Alarcon Expedition into Texas 1935 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $110
(2 bids)
89 Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900 Chalmers, Claudine Splendide Californie! Book Club of California rarity 2001 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
90 History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge, Pioneer Navigator and Indian Trader for Fifty Years Identified with the Commerce of the Missouri Valley Chittenden, Hiram Martin History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the MO 1903 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $275
(3 bids)
91 History of the American Fur Trade of the Far West Chittenden, Hiram Martin History of the American Fur Trade of the Far West 1902 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $160
(2 bids)
92 Carte-de-visite portraits of Abraham Lincoln, William Tecumseh Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant, and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, framed together (Civil War) CDVs of 4 Civil War leaders c.1861-65 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
93 Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-'65. Written by Members of the Respective Commands. Clark, Walter, editor. (Civil War) Histories of the North Carolina regiments in the Civil War 1996 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
94 The Confederate General Davis, William and Julie Hoffman, editors (Civil War) The Confederate General, 6 volumes [1991] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
95 Diary of the Great Rebellion. Containing a Complete Summary of Each Day’s Events, from the Inauguration of the Rebellion at Charleston, S. C., December 20, 1860, to the First of January, 1862 (Civil War) Day-by-day accounting of the first year of the Civil War 1862 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
96 Five volumes on the Civil War (Civil War) Five volumes on the Civil War Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
97 Four facsimile Civil War volumes from Morningside Press (Civil War) Four Civil War volumes from Morningside Press Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
98 Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman - salesman's sample copy (Civil War) Salesman's dummy for Life of General Sherman 1891 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
99 Military appointment document from the Civil War (Civil War) Military appointment document from the Civil War 1862 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
100 The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes Miller, Francis Trevelyan, editor (Civil War) The Photographic History of the Civil War 1911-12 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150