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1 Report of the Secretary of War, communicating...a report and map of the examination of New Mexico, made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert, of the topographical corps. Abert, James W. Abert's Examination of New Mexico 1848 1848 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $325
(2 bids)
2 Original photograph taking at the testing of the "White Wing," with aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss, Casey Baldwin, and Augustus Post (Aerial Experiment Association) Glenn Curtiss & others test the "White Wing" 1908 1908- $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
3 Wanted poster offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of unknown persons involved in a derailment of a Southern Pacific train for which the Black Panther Party was blamed if not implicated (African American - Black Panther Party) Black Panthers blamed for train derailment 1969 1969 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
4 Black Panther poster - 4 copies Stroud, Charles (African American - Black Panther Party) Poster of H. Rap Brown - 4 copies 1968 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
5 Two large press photographs of African American soldiers serving in the U.S. incursion into Mexico led by General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing (African American - Buffalo Soldiers) Buffalo Soldiers serving in Mexican incursion 1916 c.1916 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
6 Display mural featuring a portrait of Frederick Douglass, the Emancipation Proclamation, etc. Oshanna, Jon (African American - Frederick Douglass) Mural of Frederick Douglass 1948 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
7 Portrait photograph of James Baldwin Burch, Claire (African American - James Baldwin) Claire Burch portrait of James Baldwin No date $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
8 Lot of six items related to Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. (African American - Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.) Malcom and Martin Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
9 Nine vintage photographs documenting a visit of Dr. Martin Luther King to the Prince Hall Masonic and O.E.S. Home in Rock Island, IL during the Great Mississippi River Flood and documenting Rock Island marchers on Memphis days after the assassination of Dr. King (African American - Martin Luther King, Jr) African-American masonry in support of Dr. King 1965; 1968 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
10 Five bigoted stereoview stereotypes of African Americans in the South (African American - Stereoviews) Down in Dixie, race-baiting stereoviews [c. 1900] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
11 Burdett's Negro Dialect, Recitations and Readings Burdett, James S. (editor) (African American) Rare guide to early AAVE [1884] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
12 Manuscript index log of letters and telegrams received by the U.S. Army Quartermaster for the Pacific Northwest & Alaska (Alaska & Pacific Northwest) Letters sent to quartermaster 1899 Pacific NW c.1899 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
13 Fourteen privately produced stereoviews of Nome, Alaska, and adjacent areas (Alaska) Hand-made stereoviews of Alaska c.1901 c.1901-1910 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
14 Nine original newspapers/leaflets produced aboard the SS Spokane during an Alaska trip (Alaska) Passage to Alaska, 1908 Aug. 16-Aug. 26, 1908 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
15 Putorius Negripes, Black Footed Ferret, Natural Size Audubon, John [Woodhouse]. (Audubon, John James) Audubon hand-colored litho, black footed ferret 1846 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
16 Mus Decumanus, Brown, or Norway Rat. Male, Female & Young. Natural Size Audubon, John James Audubon hand-colored litho, Norway Rat 1845 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
17 Automobile Blue Book, 1919, "Standard Road Guide of America"... Vol. 8: California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona with extension routes into Oregon and New Mexico... (Automobile Route Book) Scarce auto route guide to American West, 1919 1918 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
18 Abrégé de l’histoire des Indiens de l’Amérique septentrionale, par F. Baraga. Missionaire au lac Supérieur Baraga, Frédéric Rare account of Native Americans in Michigan, 1837 1837 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
19 Letter from P.T. Barnum about a biographical sketch that the recipient had requested Barnum, P.T. Two page autograph letter from P.T. Barnum August 29, 1890 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
20 A Trip to the United States in 1887 [Beadle, Charles] Trip to the United States in 1887 - presentation copy [1887] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
21 California Gold-field Scenes: Selections from Quien Sabe's Gold-field Manuscripts Bigham, Robert W. California Gold-field Scenes, 1866 1886 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
22 Berkeley Daily Gazette - bound volume, April-June, 1906 (California - 1906 Earthquake - Berkeley Gazette) Bound Berkeley newspaper for 1906 earthquake 1906 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
23 Shoshone: Where Death Valley Begins Brown, Charles and Paul B. Hubbard (California - Death Valley) Shoshone: Where Death Valley Begins - scarce [c.1956] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
24 Ornate certificate presented to a Fireman's Fund Insurance Company agent for 25 years of service (California - Fireman's Fund) 25 years a Fireman's Fund insurance agent January 25, 1934 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
25 Golden Gate Bridge in Building Blocks (California - Golden Gate Bridge) Golden Gate Bridge building block set 1933 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
26 Bridging "The Golden Gate" (wrapper title) Strauss, Joseph B. & M.M. O'Shaughnessy (California - Golden Gate Bridge) Early proposal for Golden Gate Bridge, 1921 1921 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
27 Archive relating to an imposter grandson of Johann Sutter, pioneer California landowner (California - Johann Sutter) "Imposter" grandson of J.A. Sutter 1927 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
28 History of Los Angeles County. With Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses in a Period of the County's Greatest Growth and Achievement. McGroarty, John Steven (California - Los Angeles County) History of Los Angeles County 3 vols. 1923 1923 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
29 Whitlock's Guide to California December 1903 Horton, C. Ray & Laura L. Whitlock (California - Los Angeles) California Guide with notable Los Angeles map, 1903 1903 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
30 A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to All (California - Los Angeles) Holiday greeting from Lorbeer Bros. & Co. - 1913 rare [1913] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
31 The Hite Mine Hague, James D. (California - Mariposa County) Hite gold mine on the South Merced River 1878 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
32 Map of the Mother Lode, showing connections from San Francisco (California - Mother Lode) Highways & distances through California's Mother Lode 1938 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
33 Gold Mines of Nevada County (California - Nevada County) Gold Mines of Nevada County - scarce [c.1900?] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
34 Realtor's album of photographs of Oakland buildings, c.1927, a number stating the rise in value over the preceding decade (California - Oakland) Photos of Oakland real estate in 1920s c.1927 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
35 Summary of Operations, California Oil Fields... Annual Report of the Sate Oil and Gas Supervisor issued by California State Mining Bureau (California - Oil) California oil industry, 1919-1936 1919-1936 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
36 History of Orange County California, with Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who Have Been Identified with Its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present Armor, Samuel (California - Orange County) History of Orange County 1921 1921 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
37 Ordinances of the Board of Trustees of the City of Orange, California (California - Orange) Ordinances of Orange California 1905 1905 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
38 Poll Tax Roll 1907 Plumas County (cover title) (California - Plumas County) Ledger for Plumas County Poll Tax Roll, 1907 1907 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
39 California Redwood for the Engineer (California - Redwood) California Redwood for the Engineer, 1917 [1917] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
40 History of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties (California - San Bernardino County) History of San Bernardino 3 vol. 1922 1922 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
41 Three chromolithograph spreads from Judge magazine in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Flohri, Emil (California - San Francisco Earthquake & Fire) Three framed SF Earthquake political cartoons 1906 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
42 Collection of approximately 225 original stereoviews of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, and its aftermath (California - San Francisco Earthquake - Stereoviews) San Francisco Earthquake in stereo 1906 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
43 !Espantosisimos terremotos y formidable incendio en San Francisco California!: !La ciudad entre las llamas! Millares de victimas! !Catástrofe nunca vista! Posada, José Guadalupe, illustrator (California - San Francisco Earthquake) Posada illustrates report on San Francisco earthquake 1906 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
44 An act concerning the city of San Francisco and to ratify and confirm certain ordinances of the Common Council of said city (California - San Francisco) Settling land titles in San Francisco, 1858 1858 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
45 Log book kept by F. Anderson recorded his duties and activities while serving in the San Francisco Police Department Anderson, F. (California - San Francisco) San Francisco policeman's log book 1896 1896 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
46 Edwards Abstract from Records San Francisco 1891-1893 (California - San Francisco) Edwards Abstract from Records San Francisco 1891-1893 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
47 In Remembrance of the Midwinter International Exposition, San Francisco, Cal. 1894 - 2 copies variant cloth colors (California - San Francisco) Souvenir viewbooks of the Midwinter International Exposition [1894] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
48 "An Invitation from San Francisco California" (wrapper title) - proposal to hold the 1928 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, with original signed letters and mounted photographs (California - San Francisco) S.F. bids for 1928 Democratic Convention 1927 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
49 Firemen's hand book: Practical Data for the Recruit Murray, George H. (California - San Francisco) S.F. Firemen's handbook c.1920 c.1920 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
50 Souvenir and Book of Information of San Francisco. Published by and compliments of Newman's New Russ House Montgomery, Bush and Pine Sts. Army and Navy Headquarters (wrapper title) (California - San Francisco) Russ House hotel in San Francisco, 1903 [1903] $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
51 Manuscript sermon preached by the Rev. S.C. Thrall at Trinity Church in San Francisco in 1856 Thrall, Rev. S.C. (California - San Francisco) Ms. sermon preached in San Francisco 1856 1856 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
52 Agua Caliente Springs: Only 38 Miles from San Francisco in the Valley of the Moon (California - Sonoma County) Agua Caliente Springs c.1920 - scarce [c.1920] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
53 Historic Sonoma County in California's Redwood Empire Wonderland /Fascinating Sonoma County in California's Redwood Empire Wonderland (California - Sonoma County) Historic & Fascinating Sonoma County 1955 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
54 Motor Map of California... El Paso to Long Beach: Make Venetian Square Your California Home... (California - Southern) Rare route map Memphis to Long Beach 1932 1932 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
55 Constitution and By-Laws of the Stockton Board of Trade, Incorporated May 9, 1882 (California - Stockton) Rare constitution of Stockton board of trade 1882 1882 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
56 El Buscador De Oro En California Zamacois, Niceto de, translator (California Gold Rush) Mexican imprint of California gold rush novel 1855 1855 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
57 Amendments to constitution and referendum measures with arguments respecting the same to be submitted to the electors of the state of California at the special election on Tuesday Oct. 26, 1915 (California) Rare California special election booklet, 1915 1915 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
58 California Tourist: Hand Book for Yosemite, the Big Tree Groves, Geysers, Monterey and Other Popular Resorts of California (California) Rare California tourist handbook 1881 1881 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
59 The Director: A Pacific Coast Auto-Roads, Hotel & Amusement Guide Chase, J. Munsell, editor (California) Scarce 1918 California guidebook August, 1918 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
60 40 ways and more to California and the North Coast via Chicago and North Western Line: The best of everything in the Best of the West Chicago and North Western Railway Company (California) Getting to northern California by rail 1930 Summer, 1930 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
61 A History of California and an Extended History of Its Southern Coast Counties Also Containing Biographies of Well-Known Citizens of the Past and Present. Guinn, J. M. (California) History of California 2 vols. 1907 1907 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
62 Outdoor Life in the Sierra (California) Sierra guide with 30" long birdseye map 1923 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
63 Contemporary Biography of California's Representative Men. With Contributions from Distinguished Scholars and Scientists. Phelps, Alonzo (California) Biography of California's Representative Men 1882 1882 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
64 Winter Outings in Sunny California (California) Pacific Coast Steamship Co. California outings [n.d] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
65 The Diary of a Forty-Niner Canfield, Chauncey L., editor Diary of a Forty-Niner, 1906 1906 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
66 Hoxie Bros. Circus poster (Circus) Hoxie Bros. Circus poster [1940's] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
67 The Soldier's Memorial: 152nd Regiment, Company H, New York Volunteers (Civil War) Hand-colored Currier & Ives Civil War broadside 1862 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
68 Messages From the Spirit Planes Colburn, Arthur R. Colburn's Messages from Spirit Planes No. 1 1910 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
69 The Commonwealth Club of California. Organized in San Francisco, April, 1903 (Commonwealth Club) 1903 Constitution of CA Commonwealth Club 1903 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
70 Ensayo de bibliografía cubana de los siglos XVII y XVIII. Seguido de unos apuntes para la bibliografía dominicana y portorriqueña. Plus Supplement Trelles, Carlos M. (Cuba) Important bibliography of Cuba, 1907-8 1907 & 1908 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
71 Pacific Coast. Coast Pilot of California, Oregon, and Washington Davidson, George Davidson's Pacific Coast Pilot 1889 1889 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
72 Seventy-Five Years in California. A History of Events and Life in California... - 2 editions Davis, William Heath Seventy-Five Years in California - two editions 1929; 1967 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
73 California, In-Doors and Out; or, How we Farm, Mine, and Live Generally in the Golden State Farnham, Eliza W. California from early feminine perspective 1856 1856 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
74 The Money Question: Contribution to the United States Monetary Commission Fitch, Henry S. The silver-gold monetary controversy, 1877 1877 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
75 Real estate brochure for property in Palm Beach County, Florida, with folding map Cole, Henry I., Broker (Florida) Florida real estate brochure c.1940 c.1940 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
76 Original caricature drawing for sports column illustration [Boumer?], Frank (Football) Original caricature drawing for a football illustration No date $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
77 Sunday Lessons No. 1 [Early appearance of "Mary Had a Little Lamb"] Hale, Sarah Josepha Early appearance of Mary Had a Little Lamb c.1835 [c.1835] $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
78 Ray Harryhausen: Master of the Majicks Hankin, Mike (Harryhausen, Ray) Ray Harryhausen: Master of the Majicks [2013] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
79 The Unlimited Coinage of Gold and Silver Essential to the Prosperity of the United States: Address Delivered by Hon. N.P. Hill, of Colorado, before the Sound Money Convention of Commercial Organizations at Washington, D.C., September 12, 1893 Hill, Nathaniel P. Unlimited gold and silver for the masses, 1893 1893 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
80 Fourteen Months in American Bastiles [Howard, Frank Key] F.K. Howard's Civil War Imprisonment 1863 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
81 Historic Highways of America Hulbert, Archer Butler Historic Highways of America 1902-1905 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
82 James Mason Hutchings of Yo Semite: A Biography and Bibliography Kruska, Dennis (Hutchings, James Mason) James Mason Hutchings of Yo Semite 2009 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
83 Three typescripts comprising Ide's account of the Bear Flag Revolt and supplemental material by his descendants Ide, William B. William Ide's account of Bear Flag Revolt various dates $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
84 The Daily Tulean Dispatch (Japanese-American Internment) Newspaper from Tule Lake Japanese internment camp Feb. 18, 1943 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
85 Printed poster instructing persons of Japanese ancestry in San Francisco to report to the Civil Control Station at 1530 Buchanan Street DeWitt, Lt. Gen. J.L (Japanese-American Internment) Japanese Exclusion Act broadside May 5, 1942 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
86 Wanderungen eines Künstlers unter den Indianern Nordamerika’s von Canada nach der Vancouver’s Insel und nach Oregon durch das Gebiet der Hudsons-Bay-Gesellschaft und Zurück Kane, Paul Kane's Wanderings of an Artist 1st German Ed. 1862 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
87 Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, comprising a Description of a Tour through Texas, and across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-grounds, with an Account of the Sufferings from Want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico Kendall, George Wilkins Kendall's Santa Fe Expedition, 1844 1844 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $180
(3 bids)
88 Coming: The American Traveler Curtis W. Lindley in a Thrilling Lecture on the Sioux Indians - broadside [Lindley, Curtis W.] Broadside from a 1908 Indian show [1908] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
89 A Sketch of the Destruction of the Willey Family by the White Mountain Slide of the Night of August 28, 1826 Melcher, Edward Account of aftermath of landslide in 1826 1883 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
90 Estracto de la noticia de Mons. de Forbin-Janson, Obispo de Nancy y de Toul, sobre la Obra de la Santa Infancia para el rescate de los niños infieles de la China y de los otros paises idolatras. Bajo la Especial Proteccion de los RR. Obispos (Mexican Imprint) Rescuing the infidel children of China c.1850 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
91 Historia Del Petróleo. Obsequio De La "Anon Oil Company" (Mexico - Oil) Rare booklet on Mexican oil industry c.1930 [c.1930] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
92 Broadside, in Spanish, ordering a national state of mourning in Mexico after Santa Anna's capture in Texas Corro, José Justo (Mexico - Texas Revolution) Santa Anna captured by Texans, rare broadside May 20, 1836 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
Current absentee: $600
(1 bid)
93 Case of the American, A.K. Cutting. Latest notes exchanged between the Legation of the United States of America and the Minister of Foreign Relations of the Republic of Mexico. (Mexico) U.S. publisher of Mexican newspaper sued, 1888 1888 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
94 Decree setting the boundaries of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico (Mexico) Setting boundaries for Chihuahua Mexico 1824 28 July 1824 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
95 Dictamen de la Comisión de Gobernación de la Cámara de Diputados del Congreso General. Sobre la declaración que varios de los señores diputados promovieron acerca de la incapacidad de adquirir bienes ó derechos en la república mexicana las corporaciones ó individuos pertenecientes á cualquier nación enemiga; y estracto de la discusión que precedió a su aprobación (Mexico) Inheritance & property rights in old Mexico 1828 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
96 Broadside proclamation (bando) regarding the incursion into Mexico of filibusters from the U.S. associated with José Maria Carbajal (or Carvajal) Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de (Mexico) Santa Anna decree against filibusters into Mexico 1853 1853 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
97 A Sixteenth Century Mexican Broadside from the collection of Emilio Valtn. Described, with a Checklist, by Edwin H. Carpenter. (Mexico) A Sixteenth Century Mexican Broadside leaf book 1965 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
Current absentee: $750
(1 bid)
98 Aventuras de un Bracero. Relato de seis meses en Estados Unidos Topete, Jesús (Mexico) Mexican Bracero in U.S. 1949 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
99 Western Mining Directory 1902 (cover title) (Mining) Mining directory of western U.S., 19902 1902 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
100 Fergus County, Montana (Montana) Railroad comes to Fergus County, Montana, 1908 [1908] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200