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1 General Taylor And The Wilmot Proviso Adams, John Calvin Zachary Taylor and the Wilmot Proviso 1848 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
2 Letter from Issac Jarratt to Robert S. Gracy, about the prospects for purchasing slaves and the prices one must pay Jarratt, Isaac (African American, 1830) Letter on the price of slaves 1830 July 24, 1830 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
3 Letter by the Georgia minister who pioneered organization of religious services for Southern slaves, and wrote the first Catechism for the Negro Race Jones, C.C. (African American, 1847) Letter by white Minister called "Apostle to the Slaves" April 30, 1847 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
4 Letter to Pennsylvania Slave Catcher Turner, F. (African American, 1848 – Underground Railroad) Letter to a Pennsylvania slave catcher January 6, 1848 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
5 Six ephemeral items about early 20th century African-American music (African American, 1907-1943 - Music) Ephemera about early 20th century Black music 1907-1943 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
6 Afro-American Folk-Song Contribution Hare, Maud Cuney (African American, 1917) First study of African-American folk music February 1917 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
7 Coming to this Theater: The Norman Studios Presents Black Gold (African American, 1928) Ad for Black Gold: A 1928 African-American Western [1928] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
8 S. Hurok presents Marian Anderson / The World’s Greatest Singer, Municipal Auditorium New Orleans, May 6, 1940 (African American, 1940 - Music) Marian Anderson's New Orleans concert, 1940 1940 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
9 Roots Haley, Alex (African American, 1976) Roots by Alex Haley, signed [1976] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
10 The Legacy of the Panthers: A Photographic Exhibition Moore, Joe Louis, curator (African American, 1995 - Black Panthers) Signed by Fredricka Newton et al. [1995] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
11 The Breeds of Live Stock, and the Principles of Heredity Sanders, J.H. (Agriculture) Reference text on breeding Livestock, 1887 1887 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
12 The Wonders of Alaska Badlam, Alexander (Alaska) The Wonders of Alaska /w illustrations & maps 1890 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
13 Alaska: Its History and Resources, Gold Fields, Routes and Scenery Bruce, Miner W. (Alaska) Alaska by Bruce W. Miner w/ folding map 1895 1895 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
14 Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Aldrin, Buzz Photos of the Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin 2009 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
15 Letter from an anti-slavery Pennsylvania Democrat decrying the corrupt influence in a presidential election year Piollet, V[ictor] E[mile] (Anti-Slavery – Mexican-American War) Condemning corruption during the Mexican-American War Oct. 17, 1846 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
16 Two Letters Signed by Abolitionists elected to the House of Representatives Smith, Gerrit; Owen Lovejoy (Anti-Slavery) Letters by two ultra Abolitionists elected to the US Congress 1854 and 1846 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
17 Mineral Resources of Northern Mexico Chipman, C. and A.J. Hennion (Arizona) Early promo booklet for Arizona, 1868 1867 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
18 Treasure Land. A Story. Vol. I. Hilzinger, John G. (Arizona) Promotional book on Tucson, 1897 1897 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
19 Homicide--Draft Arizona Territorial Government Code of Laws Prescott, Arizona 1864 Howell, William T. (Arizona) Early draft of homicide laws in Arizona Terr. [1864] $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
20 Arizona and Sonora: The Geography, History, and Resources of the Silver Region of North America Mowry, Sylvester (Arizona) Mowry's Arizona and Sonora, inscribed 1864 1864 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
21 Weekly Arizona Miner. Supplement. Prescott Arizona, Friday Evening, August 10, 1877 O'Leary, Dan (Arizona) A US Army Scout in North Arizona 1877 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
22 First Report of a Geological Reconnaissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas, Made During the Years 1857 and 1858. Owen, David Dale (Arkansas) 1857-1858 Arkansas Geological Reconnaissance 1858 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
23 Financial California: An Historical Review of the Beginnings and Progress of Banking in the State Armstrong, Leroy & J.O. Denny Rare work on Banking in California 1916 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
24 Post-WWII hearings before the U. S. Senate Special Committee on Atomic Energy (Atomic Bomb) 1st congressional hearings on the Atom Bomb after Hiroshima November 1945-April 1946 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
25 The Pacific Coast Automobile Blue Book, 1915-1916: California, Washington, Oregon, British Columbia... A touring hand-book of motor routes on the Pacific Coast, with detail maps and complete information carefully compiled from original notes (Automobile Tour Book) Motoring guide to West Coast 1915 1915 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
Current absentee: $400
(1 bid)
26 Three items listing hotels and motels recommended by the California State Automobile Association (Automobile Touring & Lodging) Hotels & Motels in American West Various dates $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
27 Over 200 miles per hour - International Air Races at St. Louis Walter, Carl (Aviation) 1920s Biplane Racing Poster [1923] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
28 Devotional Somnium, Or, a Collection of Prayers and Exhortations Uttered by Miss Rachel Baker: In the City of New-York, in the Winter of 1815, During Her Abstracted and Unconscious State... Mitchill, Samuel L. (Baker, Miss Rachel) Rachel Baker's somnium 1815 1815 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
29 History of California as published in The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft Bancroft, Hubert Howe Bancroft's History of California nicely bound 1884-90 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
30 How I Made Millions; or The Secret of Success Barnum, P.T. A rare Barnum edition, 1884 1884 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
31 An Account of Jane C. Rider, The Springfield Somnambulist: The Substance of Which was Delivered as a Lecture before the Springfield Lyceum, Jan. 22, 1834 Belden, L. W., M.D. The Springfield Somnambulist 1834 1834 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
32 The Condition of Woman in the United States. A Traveller's Notes. Blanc, Marie Thérèse de Solms French account of early Feminism in U.S. 1895 1895 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
33 A Discourse Delivered Before the Society for the Propagating the Gospel Among the Indians and Others in North America. November 4, 1830. Bradford, Alden Debate on missionary work w/ Native Americans 1830 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
34 Character Sketches [Brewer, Rev. E. Cobham] Complete set of Character Sketches 1892 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
35 Geological Survey of California. Botany Brewer, W.H., Sereno Watson & Asa Gray Geological Survey of California. Botany 1876, 1880 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
36 Around Cape Horn to Honolulu on the Bark "Amy Turner" 1880 Briggs, L. Vernon Cape Horn to Honolulu on the Amy Turner 1880 1926 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
37 James Phillips, Jr. Briggs, Walter De Blois James Phillips, Jr. Grabhorn Press 1935 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
38 Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, Columbus, Tuesday, May 12 (Buffalo Bill) Buffalo Bill's Wild West in Columbus, OH [ca. 1893] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
39 The Killefer Tillage System: The Modern Way to Better Yields (California - Agriculture) Chisel plow for tilling tough soil 1928 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
40 In the District Court of the Fifteenth Judicial District of the State of California, In and For the City and County of San Francisco. Alfred A. Cohen Vs. James Gray, Conrad Liese, Charles Volbert and Henry Robinson... (California - Alameda County) Legal case for public improvements to Alameda [c. 1877] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
41 Birds-Eye View of the Zeila Mine, Mill and Chlorination Works – View From The Southeast (California - Amador County) Albumen birds-eye view of Zeila Gold Mine December 1890 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
42 A Magic Island: Santa Catalina, Winter and Summer (California - Catalina Island) Santa Catalina Island promo pamphlet, c. 1918 [c. 1918] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
43 The Chinese Must Go! But, Who Keeps Them? Keller, George F. (California - Chinese) Anti-Chinese poster from 1878 California 1878 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $225
(2 bids)
44 "No Shooting. Beware of Arrest" (California - Contra Costa County) Gunpowder in Contra Costa Co. Cal. 1900 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
45 Letter to the Donner Party survivor and San Jose pioneer James F. Reed Lovelock, Thomas (California - Donner Party) Letter to Donner Party survivor Sept. 13, 1851 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
46 Six ballot tickets from California locales in the 1860 and 1864 elections (California - Election Tickets) California election tickets from 1860 & 1864 1860 & 1864 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
47 Abstract Statement of Foreign Miners' Licenses issued by R.E. Wilkins Auditor of San Joaquin County, for the term ending August 7, 1862 (California - Foreign Miners' Licenses) Licenses for foreign miners in California 1862 August 8, 1862 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
48 Archive relating to the house atop a hill in Corte Madera built by famed attorney Jake W. Ehrlich and later owned by rock entrepreneur Bill Graham (California - Jake Ehrlich/Bill Graham house) Archive on Bill Graham's Mosada house in Marin c.1950s and later $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
49 Panoramic photograph of a chicken farm in Penngrove, California, likely owned and operated by Japanese-Americans Hanasono Studio (California - Japanese) Panorama photo of Japanese chicken farm in Cal. c.1920s $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
50 From the Earthquake Zone in Long Beach California (California - Los Angeles County) 1933 Long Beach quake unused letter card 1933 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
51 Compliments of B. Gordan the Tailor. Direct Importers of Foreign and Domestic Woolens (California - Los Angeles) 1895 Ad pocket booklet for Los Angeles tailor [1895] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
52 History of the Joint Anniversary Celebration at Monterey, California of the 110th Anniversary of American Independence and the 40th Anniversary of the Taking Possession of California and the Raising of the American Flag at Monterey by commodore John Sloat of the U.S. Navy, July 7, 1846; The Celebration Being Held Monday, July 5, 1886 (California - Monterey) 40th Anniversary of Possession of California 1886 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
53 Broadside advertising the auction of a large quantity of spirituous liquors from the estate of P.S. Murphy, plus some cigars Murphy, S.P., administrator (California - Nevada County) Auction of liquor in Grass Valley, Cal., 1886 April 22, 1886 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
54 Auburn Blue Book (California - Placer County) Auburn, CA ordinance booklet, 1913 w/ maps [c. 1913] $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
55 Herstle Jones' Nyack Lodge - menu and matchbook cover (California - Placer County) Nyack Lodge menu - Emigrant Gap, CA 1947 [1947] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
56 In the Supreme Court of the State of California. The People of California, Appellants, vs. Plumas Eureka Mining Company, Respondent (California - Plumas Eureka Mining Company) Mining Company fails to pay taxes, the law abides 1876 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
57 Sacramento, Cal. The Capital City. (California - Sacramento) 1920s Sacramento promotional postcard [c. 1920] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
58 San Diego County: General information for the resident and visitor within the County (California - San Diego County) San Diego County c.1925 with 2 maps [1925?] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
59 Six color lithographic prints from photographs of notable locales in the San Francisco Bay Area, bound into wrappers Britton & Rey (California - San Francisco Bay Area) Rare photochromes of S.F. Bay Area scenes c.1900 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
60 Russ House, Pierson & Seymour, Proprietors. Montgomery Street between Bush & Pine, San Francisco Baker, George H. (California - San Francisco) G.H. Baker broadside ad for Russ House in S.F. c.1865 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
61 Birthday Celebration of the New San Francisco Exposition Auditorium, Tuesday April 18, 1916. Under the auspices of San Francisco Commercial Club (California - San Francisco) Bill Graham Auditorium at one year old 1916 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
62 Business Directory of San Francisco and Principal Towns of California and Nevada, 1877. Containing Names, Business and Address of Merchants, Manufacturers and Professional Men of the Following Cities and Towns... (California - San Francisco) Business directory of San Francisco 1877 1877 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
63 Commercial Hotel, San Francisco, Cal., Headquarters for Yukon Miners (California - San Francisco) Commercial Hotel, SF Ephemera [ca. 1897] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
64 Constitution and By-Laws of the San Francisco Yacht Club. Incorporated, June 12, 1873. Also the Sailing Regulations, Etc. (California - San Francisco) SF Yacht Club constitution and by-laws, 1877 1877 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
65 Department of Public Schools, City and County of San Francisco. Thirtieth Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools for the School Year Ending June 30, 1883. (California - San Francisco) 30th Annual report of SF Public Schools, 1883 1883 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
66 Through ‘Frisco’s Furnace Dixon, Joseph (California - San Francisco) Business promotional of building saving steel 1906 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
67 Four vintage photographs of buildings in San Francisco (California - San Francisco) Photos of San Francisco buildings c.1880 [c.1880] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
68 Handbill promoting a meeting to advocate the removal of the City Cemetery from the Richmond District (California - San Francisco) Ridding San Francisco of a Cemetery 1897 1897 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
69 Indenture agreement for the sale of land at Gough and Union Streets in San Francisco, by Charles H. Gough to James L. Dwyer (California - San Francisco) Gough sells land on his eponymous street in S.F. December 13, 1860 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
70 San Francisco at the Fair Jump, Edward (California - San Francisco) Edward Jump caricature lithograph 1864 [c.1864] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
71 A Master Thinks in Iron - Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco, Weeks & Day, architects & engineers (California - San Francisco) Ironwork on the Mark Hopkins Hotel San Francisco 1927 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
72 Redwood in the San Francisco Fire (California - San Francisco) Redwood Lumber and the 1906 SF Fire No date $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
73 Photograph of a joss house in San Francisco's Chinatown (California - San Francisco) Photo of Joss House in S.F. Chinatown c.1880 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
74 San Francisco Cal. U.S.A. Pacific Bank Cor. Pine & Sansome Sts. (California - San Francisco) Pacific Bank advertisement, 1885 1885 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
75 The San Francisco Directory For the Year Commencing April, 1871: Embracing a General Directory of Residents and a Business Directory; Also, a Directory of Streets, Public Office, Etc... (California - San Francisco) Langley's San Francisco Directory for 1871 1871 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
76 San Francisco, California: Facts regarding the City of Courage and its transition into the City of Destiny will be found inside (California - San Francisco) San Francisco rebuilds after earthquake 1909 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
77 A Social Manual for San Francisco and Oakland: With Addresses of People of Society, Membership of Clubs, and Miscellaneous Matter for Social or Business Use (California - San Francisco) 1884 San Francisco Bay social guide 1884 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
78 Cliff House, San Francisco Watkins, Carleton E. (California - San Francisco) Watkins' mammoth plate photo of Cliff House, SF c.1871-1875 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
79 San Jose General Agency. Descriptive List of Property For Sale By John Bell, Land, Loan, Insurance and General Business Agent (California - Santa Clara County) Land for sale in San Jose, CA in 1878 [1878] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
80 Descriptive circular of Shasta County, California: Containing within its boundaries 2,500,000 acres. Rich in undeveloped agricultural, horticultural and mineral wealth (California - Shasta County) Promoting Shasta County, Cal., 1885 1885 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
81 Elaborate lithographed membership certificate of D. Hoffman Burroughs in the Society of California Pioneers (California - Society of California Pioneers) Nahl litho for Society of CA Pioneers, 1859 1859 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
82 Advertising flyer for a governor for steam engines being sold in San Francisco a decade into the Gold Rush (California - Steam Engines) Steam engines in gold rush California [c.1860] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
83 Reward poster for one William P. Coup, for the murder of Zedekiah Root in Placer County (California - Wanted Poster) Murder in Placer County by "Crazy Detective" 1893 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
84 Letter from the San Francisco agent of Philadelphia booksellers Lea & Blanchard, about his attempts at selling their books during the height of the Gold Rush Hardie, Robert (California Gold Rush Letter) Selling books in Gold Rush San Francisco October 14, 1850 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
85 Letter from a resident of San Francisco, to his brother in Placerville, about sending his wife and children to visit, and other matters Phillips, G.S. (California Gold Rush Letter) S.F. Man sends wife & kids to Placerville 1852 October 4th, 1852 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
86 Letter written from San Francisco, on letter sheet with printed page listing current prices for goods in San Francisco, which was produced by the writer of the letter Sweetser, J,.E. (California Gold Rush Letter) Golf rush letter with printed prices current 1851 January 10, 1852 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
87 Three original documents relating to the California Gold Rush (California Gold Rush) Documents of the California Gold Rush 1849 1849 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
Current absentee: $300
(1 bid)
88 Bill of Exchange for $1,200 for funds deposited with Wells & Co. in San Francisco, sent Willis & Co., Boston, and redeemable at Messr. Beebee & Co. New York Wells & Co. (California Gold Rush) Wells & Co. bill of exchange, S.F. 1851 September 1, 1851 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
89 Long Wharf, San Francisco, California (California Letter Sheets) Pictorial Letter Sheet Long Wharf, San Francisco No date $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
90 Sn. Fo. The Morning After the Great Fire of May 4th. View Taken From the Corner of Broadway & Sansome Sts. (California Letter Sheets) Letter sheet - S.F. destroyed by fire, 1851 [c.1851-52] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
91 Sn. Fo. The Morning After the Great Fire of May 4th. View Taken From the Corner of Broadway & Sansome Sts. (California Letter Sheets) San Francisco destroyed by fire, 1851 letter sheet [c.1851-52] $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
Current absentee: $400
(1 bid)
92 California Perfume Company representative salesroom sample case (California Perfume Company) Salesman's case, California Perfume Co. [c. 1916] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
93 About California: Places of Interest and Information for the Traveler (wrapper title) (California) California promotional, 1898 May, 1898 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
94 Manuscript letter signed by John Bigler as Governor of California, on Executive Department letterhead Bigler, John (California) Letter from California Governor Bigler 1855 February 17th, 1855 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
95 The California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children... Twenty-Sixth Annual Report for the Year Ending December 31st, 1901 (California) Preventing cruelty to California children 1902 1902 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
96 Californie: Illustration pour l'Exposition de Paris, 1900 (California) California at 1900 Paris Exposition 1900 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
97 Inaugural address of Fred'k F. Low, Governor of the State of California, at the fifteenth session of the Legislature Low, Frederick F. (California) California Gov. Low inaugurated, 1862 address 1863 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
98 Manuscript surety bond signed by Thomas Bell as principal, and Darius Ogden Mills and Maurice Dore as sureties, in the matter of estate of Francisca G. Walkinshaw (California) Bond signed by D.O. Mills & Maurice Dore 1874 June 26, 1874 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
99 Catechism of Christian Doctrine Prepared and Enjoyed by the Order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. Translated into Flat-Head by a Father of the Society of Jesus. [Canestrelli, Philip] Christian doctrine in the Flathead language 1891 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
100 Adventures on the Plains (cover title) Cardinell, Charles Notorious expedition across the Great Plains 1922 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150