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1 Ink and watercolor-goauche drawing of an African American family in a musical interlude with pets and children (African American) Black family at afternoon soiree Latter 19th century? $2,000 - $3,000
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4 A Trip to Mexico, Being Notes of a Journey from Lake Erie to Lake Tezcuco and Back, with an appendix... Becher, H.C.R. Trip to Mexico with original photo illustrations, 1880 1889 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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5 Manuscript document signed by Peter H. Burnett as Governor of California, appointing William McPherson Hill as a notary public in an unnamed California county Burnett, Peter Hardeman Document signed by 1st California Governor September 3, 1850 $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,500
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6 Letter from gold seeker Oliver Breedlove to "Friend Jose," replete with fascinating and interesting details of California in the early days of the gold rush Breedlove, Oliver H. (California - Gold Rush Letter) Superb California Gold Rush letter June 22, [1850?] $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,125
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7 Archive of material pertaining to early Los Angeles development, primarily relating to Richard Garvey, one-time Pony Express rider and Southern California land speculator and developer; Ozro W. Childs, horticulturist, merchant, land speculator, and a founder of the University of Southern California; and others. Garvey, Richard; Ozro W. Childs, et al. (California - Los Angeles) Land speculation archive from old Los Angeles 1860's to early 20th century $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $16,250
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8 Recopilacion de leyes, decretos, bandos, reglamentos, circulares y providencias de los supremos poderes y otras autoridades de la Repub́lica Mexicana... (California - Los Angeles) Law making Los Angeles capital of California 1835 1836 $1,000 - $1,500
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9 Three large manuscript ledger books recording court cases in Placer County, California, from 1855 to 1864 (California - Placer County) Placer County court ledgers during Gold Rush 1855-1864 $2,000 - $3,000
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10 Archive of documents relating to the Redington Quicksilver Mining Company in northeastern Napa County, California (California - Quicksilver) Archive on Napa Cal. Quicksilver Mine, 1870s c.1870-1880 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,125
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11 Spanish document from the lost colony of Branciforte, in what is now Santa Cruz, California Estudillo, José Maria (California - Villa de Branciforte) From lost California town of Branciforte, 1810 1809-1810 $8,000 - $12,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,400
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12 Manuscript receipt for sale by Nathan Spear to William Heath Davis of "one half of my flock of Goats now upon the island of Yerba Buena," revealing why the island in San Francisco Bay was then and is still called "Goat Island" Leavenworth, Thaddeus M. & Nathan Spear (California - Yerba Buena Island) Goat Island goats sold to William Heath Davis 1848 Oct. 9, 1848 $6,000 - $9,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,600
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13 Manuscript letter signed by José Figueroa as Governor of California, to the Secretary of Justice in Mexico City, revealing details of an attempted coup against Figueroa, and requesting the President order the arrest and expulsion of the conspirators Figueroa, José (California) Coup against Cal. Gov. Figueroa revealed, 1834 ltr. June 20, 1834 $40,000 - $60,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $31,250
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15 Handwritten memoir by Wesley Hobbs written in diary format shortly after the Civil War, covering in detail his wartime service with the Union Army, and briefly events before and after the conflict Hobbs, Wesley Calvin (Civil War) Manuscript memoir of Civil War service 1866-1868 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $4,062.50
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16 Profile Map of Engineer Mountain, Mineral Point Mountain, Animas Forks, and Surrounding Region, with General Description of Mines. History and Geology of the San Juan Lakes, Arthur (Colorado - Mining) Colorado mining map by Arthur Lakes, 1882 1882 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,812.50
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17 Colorado Tourist and Illustrated Guide Via the “Golden Belt Route” to the Rocky Mountain Resorts Kansas Pacific Railway. (Colorado) Rare Colorado promo with folding map, 1878 1878 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,375
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18 Crossing the Plains in 1852: Narrative of a Trip from Iowa to "The Land of Gold," as Told in Letters Written During the Journey Cooke, Lucy Rutledge Rare account of crossing the plains in 1853 1923 $8,000 - $12,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $53,125
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19 Manuscript Expediente of the formation of a Chinese Society in Cuba (Cuba) Founding a Chinese Society in Cuba, 1884 1884 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,750
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20 Geronimo - Apache Curtis, Edward S. Edward S. Curtis, Geronimo - Apache, 1907 1907 $20,000 - $30,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $15,000
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22 A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788 in The King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon Dixon, George Round the world to the Northwest coast, 1789 1789 $4,000 - $6,000
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23 California: A History of Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time, Comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, Agriculture, Commerce, &c... Forbes, Alexander Forbes' California, Zamorano 80 1839 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,875
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26 A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean. Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company, for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, &c. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772 Hearne, Samuel Hearne's Journey north from Hudson's Bay 1795 1795 $8,000 - $12,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $5,000
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28 [Atlas to:] An Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and '20, by order of the Hon. John C. Calhoun, Sec'y of War under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long. Maps and Plates James, Edwin Atlas and plate volume to Long's expedition 1822 1822 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $6,250
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29 Archive of ten ephemeral items relating to Japanese internment and the Topaz War Relocation Center, during World War II (Japanese-American Internment) Japanese internment camp archive c.1943-1945 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $8,750
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30 Archive of the Topaz Times, the camp newspaper for the "Topaz War Relocation Center" in Millard County in Utah, comprising nearly 200 issues over more than two years (Japanese-American Internment) Japanese internment camp newspaper archive 1942-1945 $10,000 - $15,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $40,625
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31 Collection of Community Analysis Section Reports detailing the role of American social scientists in the internment of United States citizens of Japanese ancestry [with] California and Her Less Favored Minorities by the official War Relocation Authority historian (Japanese-American Internment) Internal government reports on Japanese internment 1943-46 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,812.50
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32 "Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye": Memories of John Fitzgerald Kennedy O'Donnell, Kenneth P., and David F. Powers with Joe McCarthy (Kennedy, John F.) Inscribed by Jackie Onassis to brother-in-law [1972] $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $312.50
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33 As We Remember Joe Kennedy, John F., editor John Kennedy remembers is older brother 1945 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $625
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34 The Burden and the Glory: The Hopes and Purposes of President Kennedy's Second and Third Years in Office as Revealed in His Public Statements and Addresses Kennedy, John F. Presented by Jackie Kennedy to in-law [1964] $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,250
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35 Profiles in Courage Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage inscribed & signed [1956] $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $4,375
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36 To Turn the Tide: A Selection from President Kennedy's Public Statements from His Election Through the 1961 Adjournment of Congress, Setting Forth the Goals of His First Legislative Year Kennedy, John F. To Turn the Tide inscribed by John F. Kennedy [1962] $2,500 - $3,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,437.50
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37 Texas in 1840, or the Emigrant's Guide to the New Republic; Being the Result of Observation, Enquiry and Travel in That Beautiful County. By an Emigrant, Late of the United States... Lawrence, A.B. With 1st bird's-eye view of Austin, Texas 1840 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,125
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38 Peleliu Landing Lea, Tom Tom Lea lands at Peleliu, 1/500 deluxe copies 1945 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $687.50
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39 History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the Sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1804-5-6 by Order of the Government of the United States Lewis, Meriwether & William Clark First edition of Lewis & Clark's Expedition, 1814 1814 $25,000 - $35,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $20,000
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40 Official discharge letter signed by George Anson, and Samuel Barrington for sailor in sick quarters aboard the H.M.S. Salisbury at the time of James Lind's historic experiment on scurvy (Lind, James - Scurvy Experiment) Scurvy aboard the HMS Salisbury, James Lind 1747 $2,000 - $3,000
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41 Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country. Illustrated with maps and a portrait of the author Mackenzie, Alexander Mackenzie's Voyages rare 2-volume issue 1802 1802 $6,000 - $9,000
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42 Pencil Sketches of Montana Mathews, Alfred E. Pencil Sketches belonging to Montana Vigilante 1868 $50,000 - $80,000
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43 History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington McKenney, Thomas L. & James Hall With 120 hand-colored lithographs 1836-[1844] $30,000 - $50,000
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44 El Exmo. Sr. presidente sustituto, se ha servido dirigirme el decreto que sigue: Pedro María Anaya, presidente sustituto de los Estado-Unidos Mexicanos, á los habitantes de la Republica sabed: Que el soberano congreso constituyente ha decretado loe siguiente... Anaya, Pedro Maria (Mexican-American War) Call to arms by Mexico during U.S. invasion Abril 20 de 1847 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,000
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45 Memories of the War with Mexico Stanley, Matthew B. (Mexican-American War) Scarce narrative of battle in the Mexican-American War 1910 $2,000 - $3,000
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46 Mexican War letter signed by General Zachary Taylor to Adjutant General of the Army in Washington D.C. Taylor, Zachary (Mexican-American War) Mexican-American War letter from General Taylor April 11, 1847 $2,500 - $3,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,625
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47 Manuscript document containing complaints about unjust actions and dereliction of duty by Joachin Joseph de Rivera, the Chief Justice of Sonora, and other government and military officials Anza, Juan Bautista de, et al. (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Troubles on Arizona frontier, 1720 document February 22 & May 19, 1720 $10,000 - $15,000
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48 Four manuscript letters from Juan Gutierrez de la Cueva, a Spanish officer active in the frontier regions of Arizona, California and Texas, to Joaquín de Amezqueta, Commander of the Presidio de San Carlos, Sonora Gutierrez de la Cueva, Juan (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Fighting Apaches on Mexico's frontier, 1786 letters 1786 $6,000 - $9,000
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49 Letter from the Bishop of Guadalajara to Charles III of Spain on the expulsion of the Jesuits, the 1767 Revolt and the evangelization of northwest Mexico and California Rodríguez de Rivas y Velasco, Diego (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Letter on Jesuit expulsion from California 1768 c.1768 $4,000 - $6,000
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50 Three original manuscript letters and one accompanying manuscript document on the defense of the northernmost Spanish territories of New Spain against the United States and the indigenous Apache and Comanche people Salcedo, Nemesio (Mexico - Northern Frontier) Defending Mexico's northern frontier 1809-10 1809-1810 $10,000 - $15,000
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51 El Exmo. Sr. presidente interino de la República Mexicana se ha servido dirigirme el decreto que sigue: "El presidente interino de la República Mexicana, á los habitantes de ella, sabed: que el Congreso general ha decretado lo siguiente... Barragán, Miguel (Mexico - Texas War) Paying for war against Texas rebels, 1836 broadside Enero 9 de 1836 $2,000 - $3,000
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52 [Decree of the Congreso General, approved by Jose Justo Corro, president ad interim, on May 20, 1836 and promulgated the same day by Jose Maria Tornel, pledging every effort to secure the liberty of Santa Anna, but declaring, in section 3, any promises he may make while a prisoner not binding on the government] - in Spanish Corro, José Justo (Mexico - Texas War) Mexico mourns capture of Santa Anna, 1836 broadside May 20, 1836 $2,000 - $3,000
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53 El Exmo. Sr. Presidente interino de la República Mexicana se ha servido dirigirme el decreto que sigue... el Gobierno hará efectivo el derecho da la Nacion á ser indemnizada de los gastos, daños y perjuicios que se le ocasionaren... en la actual guerra de Tejas... Corro, José Justo; José María Tornel y Mendívil (Mexico - Texas War) Reparations for Texas rebellion, 1836 broadside 9 de Abril de 1836 $3,000 - $5,000
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54 [Decree of the Junta Nacional Instituyente passed January 3, 1823, approved by Iturbide on January 4, and promulgated the same day by Jose Manuel de Herrera; a general colonization law] Iturbide, Agustin de / Jose Manuel de Herrera (Mexico - Texas) Mexico´s first colonization decree, 1823 1823 $4,000 - $6,000
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55 Observaciones del diputado saliente Manuel Crecencio Rejon, contra los tratados de paz, firmados en la ciudad de Guadalupe el 2 del proximo pasado febrero, precedidas de la parte histórica relativa a la cuestion originaria Rejón, Manuel Crescencio (Mexico - Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo) Attack on Guadalupe Hidalgo treaty 1848 1848 $1,500 - $2,500
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56 Catálogo alfabético y cronológico de los hechos de armas : que han tenido lugar en la República Mexicana desde su independencia hasta nuestros días Echenique, Rafael (Mexico) Catalog of Mexico's battles & Texas war 1894 $1,000 - $1,500
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57 Traduccion del dictamen de Mr. Wadsworth, sobre las reclamaciones Mexicanas procedentes de depredaciones de los indios, hecha por orden del Ministerio de relaciones de la Republica Mexicana Wadsworth, William Henry (Mexico) U.S. denies blame for Native attacks on Mexico 1873 $1,000 - $1,500
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58 Decree pertaining to electoral law issued by Miguel Zubiría, governor of the state of Durango, in the name of provisional president Antonio López de Santa Anna Zubiría, Miuguel (Mexico) Call to reform Mexican election law 1841 December 23, 1841 $1,000 - $1,500
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59 Panorama of San Francisco, from California Street Hill Muybridge, Eadweard Muybridge's Panorama of San Francisco 1877 1877 $50,000 - $80,000
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61 Oklahoma Illustrated: A Book of Practical Information. Showing the Territory’s Present Status and Future Prospects… (Oklahoma Territory) Early promotional piece and history of Oklahoma 1894 $2,000 - $3,000
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63 Autograph letter from Lorenzo Sitgreaves, U.S. Army Engineer and future Colorado River explorer, to his cousin John Scott regarding a pessimistic outlook on promotion in the military Sitgreaves, Lorenzo Autograph letter signed by Lorenzo Sitgreaves May 18, 1833 $2,000 - $3,000
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64 History of Cheyenne and Northern Wyoming Embracing the Gold Fields of the Black Hills, Powder River and Big Horn Countries... Triggs, J. H. Triggs' Cheyenne and Wyoming with map, 1876 1876 $7,000 - $10,000
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65 History and Directory of Laramie City, Wyoming Territory, comprising a brief history of Laramie City from its first settlement to the present time, together with sketches of the characteristics and resources of the surrounding country; including a minute description of a portion of the mining region of the Black Hills. Also a general and business directory of Laramie City Triggs, J.H. Triggs' History of Laramie Wyoming, 1875 1875 $6,000 - $9,000
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66 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 Wilkes, Charles Wilkes' Exploring Expedition with Atlas 1845 $6,000 - $9,000
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68 View of the Conflagration of Marysville, On the Night of August 30th, 1851. Three Entire Squares Consumed - Loss Estimated $500,000 (California - Marysville Pictorial Letter Sheet) Pictorial Letter Sheet Marysville Fire 1851 [before April 24, 1852] $1,500 - $2,500
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69 Wall's Second Addition to the City of Richmond (panel title) (California - Richmond) Richmond promo with bird's-eye view 1915 1915 $2,000 - $3,000
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70 Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake & Fire Kurz & Allison (California - San Francisco Earthquake) Kurz & Allison litho of San Francisco Earthquake 1906 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,812.50
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71 Ansicht von San Francisco (California - San Francisco) Rare bird's-eye view of San Francisco 1875 [1875?] $1,500 - $2,500
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72 Chinatown San Francisco Chun, Ethel (California - San Francisco) Pictorial map of Chinatown in San Francisco 1939 1939 $1,500 - $2,500
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74 Large photograph of a panoramic painting or print of San Francisco at night (California - San Francisco) Moulin photo of large S.F. panoramic view c.1920-30 $1,500 - $2,500
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75 Map of San Francisco, California. Showing limits of the burned area destroyed by the fire of April 18th-21st, 1906, following the earthquake of April 18th, 1906 (California - San Francisco) Rare post-earthquake map of San Francisco May, 1906 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,875
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76 May Turnfest San Francisco Cala. May 7th-8th 1854 Steinneger, Henry (California - San Francisco) Rare litho of May Turnfest in S.F. 1854 1854 $1,000 - $1,500
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77 Oak Park: The Superb Suburb. Owned and Developed by Koff Realty Co... Carlisle, A., & Co. (California - San Mateo County) Rare brochure for real estate on S.F. Peninsula 1926 $1,500 - $2,500
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78 San Mateo House, A.G. Oakes Gifford, Charles B., artist (California) C.B. Gifford litho of San Mateo House c.1865-70 $1,000 - $1,500
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80 Barker's Nerve and Bone Liniment. Barker, Moore & Mein, Wholesale Druggists, Philadelphia (Chromolithography) Chromolithograph veterinary advertisement 1883 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $875
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81 Barker's Vegetable Horse Cattle & Poultry Powder. Barker, Moore & Mein, Wholesale Druggists, Philadelphia (Chromolithography) Chromolithograph veterinary advertisement c.1880-90 $1,000 - $1,500
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82 Full Rank - Major Generals of the United States Army - Civil War 1861-65 Kurz & Allison (Civil War) Kurz & Allison litho Civil War Generals 1887 $2,000 - $3,000
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83 America Meridionale Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria Coronelli 2-sheet map of South America [1691] $2,000 - $3,000
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86 Indians of the U.S.A. Jefferson, Louise E. Pictorial map of Native Americans in U.S. 1944 $1,500 - $2,500
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87 Valley towards Saltillo, From near the base of Palace Hill, at Monterey (Looking to the S. West) Whiting, Daniel Powers (Mexico - Mexican-American War) Rare lithograph from Mexican-American War 1847 $2,000 - $3,000
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88 Rancheros Meunier, Luis (Mexico) Rare lithograph of Mexican Rancheros c.1850 $2,000 - $3,000
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89 Map of Mexico, Including Yucatan & Upper California, Exhibiting the Chief Cities and Towns, the Principal Travelling Routes &c. Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Mitchell's large Mexican-American War map, 1847 1847 $3,000 - $5,000
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $3,437.50
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90 Map of the United States by J.H. Young Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Mitchell's 1st wall map, the U.S., 1831 1831 $1,000 - $1,500
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95 Pascaertvande Zuyd Zee en een gedeeltte van Brasil Van Ilhas de Ladronos tot R. de la Plata... Van Keulen, Johannes Keulen map of Pacific with insular California [1680-1695] $6,000 - $9,000
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