Sale 784: Americana - Travel & Exploration - Maps, Prints & Views (#784) 03/23/2023 11:00 AM PDT Closed

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    (African American, 1779)
  • Author
    Ruggles, Samuel; Noble Fine, Jeremiah Boardman, et al
  • Headline
    Revolutionary War document about a mulatto woman
  • Date Published
    December 9 -31, 1779, and January 20, 1780
Estimate$600 - $900
Sold for$1,500
StatusSold
2
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    (African American, 1834)
  • Author
    Van Lew, Eliza
  • Headline
    Mother of famed Civil War spy meets rich free Black in Florida
  • Date Published
    February 26,1834
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$468.75
StatusSold
3
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    (African American, 1842)
  • Author
    Holland, Rev. Francis Raymond
  • Headline
    Southern racist missionary among freed Blacks in Jamaica
  • Date Published
    Jan. 22, 1842
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$593.75
StatusSold
4
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    (African American, 1845)
  • Author
    Brown, William H.
  • Headline
    Free Blacks among the whalers of New Bedford
  • Date Published
    November 11, 1845
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$1,125
StatusSold
5
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    (African American, 1846)
  • Author
    Crenshaw, Nathaniel C.; and Margaret M. Crew;
  • Headline
    Virginia Quakers as benevolent slave-owners
  • Date Published
    August 13-14, 1846
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
6
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    (African American, 1857)
  • Author
    Gilmour, John
  • Headline
    Slave woman committed to a Virginia asylum
  • Date Published
    March 7, 1857
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
7
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Carter, Zeno Allen
  • Headline
    Escaped slave seized by his master in Civil War Washington
  • Date Published
    July 19, 1862
Estimate$800 - $1,200
Sold for$1,000
StatusSold
8
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Emmons, Fanny M. [Francis Matilda]
  • Headline
    Massachusetts Abolitionist enlists in Union Army
  • Date Published
    Oct. 12, [1862]
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
9
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Hilleary, Eleanor B.M.
  • Headline
    Letter about slaves freed during the Civil War
  • Date Published
    July 21, 1862
Estimate$600 - $900
Sold for$562.50
StatusSold
10
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    (African American, 1863)
  • Author
    Williams, Sally
  • Headline
    The slave narrative of Sally Williams
  • Publisher
    American Reform Tract and Book Society
  • Date Published
    1863
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$1,062.50
StatusSold
11
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    (African American, 1864)
  • Author
    Fanny [Cooper?]
  • Headline
    Most popular slave sculpture of Civil War
  • Date Published
    July 15, 1864
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
13
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    (African American, 1864-1865)
  • Headline
    Two items relating to Black troops in the Civil War
  • Date Published
    ca.1864 and 1865
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
14
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    (African American, 1866)
  • Author
    Winfield, John Quincy
  • Headline
    Confederate writes about the end to “Old Virginia”
  • Date Published
    June 3, 1866
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$812.50
StatusSold
15
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    (African American, 1874)
  • Author
    Mellish, David B.
  • Headline
    NY Congressman pleads for Black Civil Rights
  • Publisher
    US Government Printing Office
  • Date Published
    1874
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
16
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    (African American, 1890s - blackface portrayal)
  • Headline
    Blackface minstrels disembark from a train
  • Publisher
    Riverside Printing Company
  • Date Published
    c.1890s
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
17
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    (African American, 1900)
  • Author
    Dunbar, Paul Laurence
  • Headline
    Black Poet’s rare magazine non-fiction
  • Date Published
    1900-1901
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$281.25
StatusSold
18
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    (African American, 1912-1936)
  • Headline
    1st two economic classics by Black scholars
  • Publisher
    Columbia University Press
  • Date Published
    1912-1936
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$375
StatusSold
19
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    (African American, 1916)
  • Author
    Gunner, Rev. Byron
  • Headline
    Early Civil Rights pioneer among the 1900s Black elite
  • Date Published
    November 7, 1916
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$281.25
StatusSold
20
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    (African American, 1919
  • Author
    Brawley, Benjamin
  • Headline
    History of prominent African American women
  • Publisher
    [Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society]
  • Date Published
    [1919]
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$437.50
StatusSold
21
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    (African American, 1926-1931)
  • Author
    Locke, Alain
  • Headline
    Dean of the Harlem Renaissance on Art and Drama
  • Date Published
    1926-1931
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
22
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    (African American, 1927)
  • Author
    Garvey, Marcus
  • Headline
    Rare prison poetry by Marcus Garvey
  • Publisher
    Amy Jacques Garvey
  • Date Published
    ca. 1927
Estimate$900 - $1,200
Sold for$875
StatusSold
23
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    (African American, 1933)
  • Author
    Johnson, Hall
  • Headline
    New York premier program for Negro Folk Drama
  • Publisher
    Lyric Theater
  • Date Published
    March 1933
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
24
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    (African American, 1934)
  • Headline
    Largest Black business promotes Urban League magazine
  • Date Published
    1934
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$343.75
StatusSold
25
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    (African American, 1940)
  • Author
    Mangum, Charles S., Jr.
  • Headline
    Classic 1940 book on legal discrimination against Blacks
  • Publisher
    University of North Carolina Press
  • Date Published
    1940
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$343.75
StatusSold
26
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    (African American, 1968)
  • Author
    Tyner, Jarvis
  • Headline
    Jarvis Tyner anti-Vietnam war speech
  • Publisher
    W.E.B Du Bois Clubs of America
  • Date Published
    1968
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$237.50
StatusSold
27
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    (African American, 1970)
  • Author
    Waddles, Charleszetta
  • Headline
    First Edition of Waddles' Soul Food Cook Book
  • Publisher
    Perpetual Soul Saving Mission For All Nations, Inc.
  • Date Published
    1970
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$406.25
StatusSold
28
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    (African American, 1972)
  • Author
    Davis, Angela
  • Headline
    Interview w/ imprisoned Angela Davis c. 1970
  • Publisher
    New York Committee to Free Angela Davis
  • Date Published
    [1972]
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$437.50
StatusSold
29
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    (African American, 1973)
  • Author
    Browning, Alice C.
  • Headline
    "It's Fun to be Black" despite heartbreak & pain
  • Publisher
    Browning Publications
  • Date Published
    1973
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
38
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    (Automotive - Tucker)
  • Headline
    Designing the '48 Tucker Engine
  • Date Published
    1947-1948
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$687.50
StatusSold
50
  • Author
    Burnett, Clara W.
  • Headline
    Early woman architect & art teacher
  • Date Published
    1905-1916
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$500
StatusSold
97
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    (California)
  • Author
    Behn, Eduardo
  • Headline
    German settler in NorCal brings wife to join him
  • Date Published
    December 4, 1851
Estimate$500 - $800
StatusUnsold
99
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    (California)
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    Letter with donation to library fund, 1853
  • Date Published
    1853
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
102
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    (California)
  • Author
    Miller, Henry
  • Headline
    Letter to Leland Stanford, 1862
  • Date Published
    1862
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
108
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    (Canada - 1837 Rebellion)
  • Author
    Henry, Rufus C.
  • Headline
    American's letter about 1837 Upper Canada rebellion
  • Date Published
    December 9, 1837
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$281.25
StatusSold
114
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    (Civil War - Lincoln association)
  • Author
    Jaquess, James Frazier
  • Headline
    Autograph of Lincoln secret peace envoy to Jefferson Davis
  • Date Published
    March 27, 1849
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
115
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    (Civil War - Secession)
  • Author
    McEwen, Jr., Robert Houston
  • Headline
    Nashville lawyer lauds Tennessee Secession
  • Date Published
    June 4, 1861
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$375
StatusSold
131
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    (Cuba - Chinese)
  • Headline
    Chinese coolies bound for Cuba, 1866
  • Date Published
    January 16, 1866
Estimate$1,000 - $1,500
Sold for$625
StatusSold
132
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    (Cuba - Chinese)
  • Headline
    Chinese laborers bound for Cuba in 1867
  • Date Published
    February 15, 1867
Estimate$2,000 - $3,000
StatusUnsold
133
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    (Cuba - Chinese)
  • Headline
    Spanish report on Chinese labor in Cuba, 1855
  • Date Published
    1855
Estimate$1,000 - $1,500
StatusUnsold
134
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    (Cuba - Chinese)
  • Headline
    Registration forms for Chinese labor in Cuba
  • Date Published
    c.1860
Estimate$1,000 - $1,500
StatusUnsold
136
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    (Cuba - Slavery)
  • Headline
    Manuscript list of rebel slaves in Cuba 1857
  • Date Published
    1857
Estimate$500 - $800
StatusUnsold
137
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    (Cuba - Slavery)
  • Headline
    Contract for Chinese servant in Cuba 1877
  • Date Published
    1877
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
140
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    (Cuba)
  • Headline
    Battle in Cuban War for Independence 1896 MS.
  • Date Published
    February 19, 1896
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
166
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    (Hawaii)
  • Headline
    Japanese laborer at Hawaiian sugar plantation
  • Date Published
    Dec. 6, 1897
Estimate$800 - $1,200
StatusUnsold
177
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    (Idaho)
  • Author
    Hyndman, William
  • Headline
    Idaho pioneer letter about mining and politics
  • Publisher
    Philadelphia and Idaho Company
  • Date Published
    August 23, 1896
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
204
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    (Melville, Herman)
  • Author
    Christy, William H.
  • Headline
    Forgotten figure in a Herman Melville literary dispute
  • Date Published
    November 27, 1839
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
208
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    (Mexico - Texas War)
  • Headline
    Manuscript from Texas-Mexico war 1836
  • Date Published
    May 25, 1836
Estimate$2,000 - $3,000
StatusUnsold
210
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    (Mexico and the FBI)
  • Author
    Thompson, Wallace
  • Headline
    Association copy to World War I FBI spymaster
  • Publisher
    Dodd, Mead
  • Date Published
    1921
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
223
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    (Mexico)
  • Author
    Maya, Ramón
  • Headline
    Abstract of title for a Mexico City property
  • Date Published
    1705-1908
Estimate$500 - $800
StatusUnsold
254
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    (Presidential)
  • Headline
    All signed by American First Ladies
  • Date Published
    Various dates
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$200
StatusSold
255
  • Heading
    (Presidential)
  • Headline
    All signed by U.S. Presidential candidates
  • Date Published
    Various dates
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
256
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    (Presidential)
  • Headline
    All signed by members of the Bush family
  • Date Published
    Various dates
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$200
StatusSold
257
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    (Presidential)
  • Headline
    Signed by Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward M. Kennedy
  • Date Published
    2006-2016
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
259
  • Heading
    (Presidents, 1825)
  • Author
    Adams, John Quincy
  • Headline
    Land grant signed by President John Q. Adams
  • Date Published
    1826
Estimate$1,500 - $2,500
Sold for$937.50
StatusSold
264
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    (Presidents, 1953)
  • Author
    Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Headline
    Eisenhower appoints Lodge Ambassador to UN
  • Date Published
    1953
Estimate$2,000 - $3,000
Sold for$1,250
StatusSold
265
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    (Presidents, 1961)
  • Author
    Kennedy, John F.
  • Headline
    Inscribed Kennedy portrait by Yousuf Karsh
  • Date Published
    1960
Estimate$4,000 - $6,000
Sold for$2,500
StatusSold
266
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    (Presidents, 1963)
  • Author
    Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Headline
    Bookplate signed by Lady Bird and initialed LBJ
  • Publisher
    Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  • Date Published
    1970
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
267
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    (Presidents, 1974)
  • Author
    Ford, Gerald R.
  • Headline
    Signed by U.S. President Gerald R. Ford
  • Publisher
    Jack Bacon & Company
  • Date Published
    2001
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
268
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    (Presidents, 1977)
  • Author
    Carter, Jimmy
  • Headline
    All signed by President Jimmy Carter
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
269
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    (Presidents, 1977)
  • Author
    Carter, Jimmy
  • Headline
    Jimmy Carter Easton Press set
  • Publisher
    The Easton Press
  • Date Published
    1995
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$250
StatusSold
270
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    (Presidents, 1981)
  • Author
    Reagan, Ronald
  • Headline
    Signed by Ronald Reagan
  • Publisher
    Duell, Sloan & Pearce
  • Date Published
    [1965]
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$468.75
StatusSold
271
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    (Presidents, 1993)
  • Headline
    Signed memoirs from Bill and Hillary Clinton
  • Publisher
    Alfred A. Knopf; Simon & Schuster
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
272
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    (Presidents, 2001)
  • Author
    Bush, George W.
  • Headline
    All signed by President George W. Bush
  • Publisher
    Crown Publishers
  • Date Published
    2010-2021
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
273
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    (Presidents, 2001)
  • Headline
    Three works signed by President George W. Bush
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$237.50
StatusSold
282
  • Author
    Shirley, Dame [Clappe, Louise Amelia Knapp Smith]
  • Headline
    Shirley Letters signed by Thomas C. Russell
  • Publisher
    Thomas C. Russell
  • Date Published
    1922
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
289
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    (Space - NASA)
  • Headline
    Three signed Apollo 13 Memoirs
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
290
  • Heading
    (Space - NASA)
  • Headline
    Three signed memoirs from Apollo Astronauts
  • Date Published
    Various dates
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
291
  • Heading
    (Space - NASA)
  • Headline
    Three signed NASA Memoirs
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$237.50
StatusSold
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
301
  • Author
    Thomson, Permelia Corey
  • Headline
    How the Coreys Went West with signed letter
  • Publisher
    Press of Frye & Smith
  • Date Published
    1908
Estimate$1,000 - $1,500
Sold for$625
StatusSold
304
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    (Washington - Grand Coulee Dam)
  • Headline
    Sandblasting at the Grand Coulee Dam
  • Date Published
    c.1945
Estimate$1,500 - $2,500
StatusUnsold
323
  • Heading
    (Brazil - Slavery)
  • Author
    Macedo, Constantino Tavares de
  • Headline
    Overcrowding on Brazilian slave ships, 1829
  • Date Published
    1829
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
325
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    (British Prime Ministers)
  • Headline
    All signed by British Prime Ministers
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
  • Date Published
    1974-2019
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
326
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    (British Prime Ministers)
  • Author
    Macmillan, Harold
  • Headline
    Four volumes by Harold Macmillan, one signed
  • Publisher
    Macmillan London Ltd.
  • Date Published
    1966-1973
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
339
  • Heading
    (Czechoslovakia)
  • Author
    Havel, Václav
  • Headline
    Two signed works by Václav Havel
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$212.50
StatusSold
348
  • Heading
    (French Presidents)
  • Author
    Sarkozy, Nicolas
  • Headline
    Two works signed by Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Publisher
    Albin Michael; Plon
  • Date Published
    1995; 2016
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
349
  • Heading
    (French Prime Ministers)
  • Author
    Reynaud, Paul
  • Headline
    Signed by French Prime Minister Paul Reynaud
  • Publisher
    Flammarion
  • Date Published
    [1960]
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
352
  • Heading
    (German Chancellors)
  • Headline
    Signed memoirs from two German Chancellors
  • Publisher
    Various publishers
Estimate$300 - $500
StatusUnsold
376
  • Author
    Le Roux, Hugues
  • Headline
    Unique English translation of Le Roux's memoirs
  • Date Published
    [c.1910s]
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
391
  • Author
    Pluchonneau aîné et Hippolyte Maillard
  • Headline
    French examination of Africans & slavery 1842
  • Publisher
    [Imprimerie de Maulde et Renou]
  • Date Published
    1842
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
392
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    (Poland)
  • Author
    Wałęsa, Lech
  • Headline
    Signed by Polish President Lech Walesa
  • Publisher
    Henry Holt and Company
  • Date Published
    1987
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$125
StatusSold
433
  • Heading
    (California - San Francisco)
  • Author
    Hoadley, William H. & James H. Bryan
  • Headline
    MS. real estate map of southeast S.F. 1867
  • Date Published
    12 February 1867
Estimate$3,000 - $5,000
StatusUnsold
442
  • Heading
    (Civil War)
  • Author
    Kurz & Allison
  • Headline
    Black regiment storming Confederate fort
  • Publisher
    Kurz & Allison, Art Publishers
  • Date Published
    1890
Estimate$800 - $1,200
Sold for$1,625
StatusSold
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