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Lot 24

[Captain Joseph C. GRANNAN (1832-1905)].

[Two works] Grannan's Pocket Gallery of Noted Criminals ... [and:] Grannan's Warning Against Fraud and Valuable Information

Steam-Punk-Dark-Web Face-Book (includes the James Gang) + a more general knowlege work

Lot 62

Solomon ANDREWS (aeronaut and inventor, 1806-1872) - President John TYLER (1790-1862)

An engraved and manuscript document, signed and dated by President Tyler and interim Secretary of the Treasury Mclintock Young,

appointing Solomon Andrews to be ‘Collector of the Customs for the District and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Perth Amboy in the State of New Jersey

Lot 122

Increase Mather

From An Increase Mather Sermon of 1685

An American Incunable

Lot 132

Iron Eyes Cody - Signed 1st Edition

'How' Indian Sign Talk in Pictures

North American Indian Sign Language Primer

Lot 153

ELECTRIC LIGHT. – Patrick DREW (inventor) & William CLARK (a patent agent)

A manuscript document on vellum, re. the patent rights granted for ‘an Invention for “Improvements in the electric lamps”’

A Brooklyn inventor secures his rights in Great Britain

Lot 162

Solomon ANDREWS (aeronaut and inventor, 1806-1872). - Daniel WEBSTER (1782-1852,).

An engraved & manuscript U.S. Passport, signed by Webster and Andrews, dated ‘23rd day of June 1852’.

Issued to the man who developed the ‘first self-propelled, steerable airship.’

Lot 283

Anne MORGAN (1873-1952), Anne Murray DIKE and others. – J.H. RHOADES (recipient).

[A printed and manuscript certificate issued by the American Committee for Devastated France]

A rare piece of WWI ephemera, recalling the part this American women’s volunteer civilian relief organization played at the end of the Great War.

Lot 354

[TIN WARE] G. A. Gridley & Son; R. M. Watts, printer 1874

[PUZZLES] [ADVERTISING] Decorative broadside flier for an Elmira, N.Y. hardware store, with a rebus

Rebus handbill advertising 1874

Lot 368

[A.L.S.] Thomas F MADIGAN; Charles SUMNER

[AUTOGRAPH] 3p. ALS to Gen. U. S. GRANT by Senator SUMNER, bound in Word Shadows of the Great The Lure of Autograph Collecting

Sumner introduces Auguste LAUGEL a French writer to Gen. Grant

Lot 383

Stephen Crane

Maggie A Girl of the Streets

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