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(LOCOMOTIVES) Pair of albums with more than 325 snapshots of trains from all angles and in all types of weather,

Lot 62: (LOCOMOTIVES) Pair of albums with more than 325 snapshots of trains from all angles and in all types of weather,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (LOCOMOTIVES) Pair of albums with more than 325 snapshots of trains from all angles and in all types of weather, including a series of engines, as well as operators and spectators, some trains in accidents, and others zipping by on the flat Midwestern landscape, chugging through covered bridges, and into major cities (notably St. Louis); primarily American, but also with a couple European images. One album with more than 150 silver prints, 2 3/8x4 1/8 inches (6x10.5 cm.), with a typed reference list of the engine numbers, class, location (all Minnesota and Wisconsin), and the date laid in; the second album with more than 180 silver prints and more than 90 chromogenic prints, sizes ranging from 2 1/4x4 to 3 1/2x5 1/8 inches (5.7x10.2 to 8.9x13 cm.). Both albums tall slim 4tos, leatherette; prints slipped into plastic sleeves. 1920s-80s

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(TRADESMEN'S CARDS.) Album containing approximately 125 cards,

Lot 348: (TRADESMEN'S CARDS.) Album containing approximately 125 cards,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: (TRADESMEN'S CARDS.) Album containing approximately 125 cards, engraved, lithographed, or xylographed. Mounted recto-verso, but easily removable, in a modern red binder. [British Isles, 19th century]

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(TOBACCO--CIGARETTE CARDS--TRANSPORTATION.) Group of five German albums containing over 1250 pieces,

Lot 347: (TOBACCO--CIGARETTE CARDS--TRANSPORTATION.) Group of five German albums containing over 1250 pieces,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (TOBACCO--CIGARETTE CARDS--TRANSPORTATION.) Group of five German albums containing over 1250 pieces, all but one album complete, and that album complete but for one section. 4to, original pictorial paper wrappers. Germany, 1920s

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(FASHION--EMBROIDERY.) Group of seventeen leaves from an embroidery sample album,

Lot 332: (FASHION--EMBROIDERY.) Group of seventeen leaves from an embroidery sample album,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (FASHION--EMBROIDERY.) Group of seventeen leaves from an embroidery sample album, along with an early 20th century folio book on Czechoslovakian folk embroidery, with 34 numbered plates loose in portfolio. The album pages each have at least 8 samples pasted on. [United Kingdom?, early 20th century]

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(TSUBA--JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS.) Album containing 45 mounted photograph studies of Tsuba,

Lot 350: (TSUBA--JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS.) Album containing 45 mounted photograph studies of Tsuba,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (TSUBA--JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS.) Album containing 45 mounted photograph studies of Tsuba, along with three photographs of other Japanese armor subjects, loosely mounted two-by-two to a sheet, recto-verso. 4to, late 19th century red cloth album. Np, nd

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(PACH, G.W. & BROS.) An album depicting the U.S. Military Academy West Point class of 1882

Lot 23: (PACH, G.W. & BROS.) An album depicting the U.S. Military Academy West Point class of 1882

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (PACH, G.W. & BROS.) An album depicting the U.S. Military Academy West Point class of 1882 including a purported portrait of Lieutenant Willard Young (son of Brigham Young), prominent member of The Church of Latter Day Saints. Includes 72 cabinet card portraits of captains, cadets, professors, and lieutenants, many of them with impressive whiskers, beards, mustaches, and muttonchops, and 15 scenic views. Cabinet cards (72), each 5 1/4x3 3/4 inches (13.3x9.5 cm.), and albumen prints (15), each 6 1/2x8 1/2 inches (16.5x21.6 cm.), inserted into windows recto/verso and one or 2 per page; many pages autographed. Large oblong 4to, all edges gilt. 1882

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(NEW YORK) loeffler, j. & rockwood Album with 14 early photographs of New York City,

Lot 71: (NEW YORK) loeffler, j. & rockwood Album with 14 early photographs of New York City,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: (NEW YORK) loeffler, j. & rockwood/span Album with 14 early photographs of New York City, comprising 11 large views of the stately home and servants' quarters of Staten Island merchant L.E. Amnsinck, counterposed with 3 street scenes of lower Manhattan, including one of Amsinck's mercantile headquarters, with numerous folks peeking out the windows, and carriages and spectactors on the street. Albumen prints, 13 1/2x16 3/4 inches (34.3x42.5 cm.), and the reverse, 8 with Loeffler's credit label on mount verso and 2 with Rockwood's debossed stamp on mount recto. Elephant folio, gilt-pictorial green morocco with the decorative monogram L.E.A. on the front cover, edgewear and scuffs. 1860s

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(TRAVEL ALBUM.) Journey overland through New Orleans to California and thence to Hawaii and Japan

Lot 349: (TRAVEL ALBUM.) Journey overland through New Orleans to California and thence to Hawaii and Japan

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (TRAVEL ALBUM.) Journey overland through New Orleans to California and thence to Hawaii and Japan aboard the N. Y. K. Line's "Chichibu Maru." Mounted in a contemporary thick 4to album. [United States and Japan, 1930s]

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(CANADA & ALASKA) notman, wm.; taber, isaiah; haynes, frank; zybach Album titled

Lot 22: (CANADA & ALASKA) notman, wm.; taber, isaiah; haynes, frank; zybach Album titled "Canada, Alaska, Northern Pactific,"

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (CANADA & ALASKA) notman, wm.; taber, isaiah; haynes, frank; zybach/span Album titled "Canada, Alaska, Northern Pactific," with approximately 100 stunningly dramatic and detailed photographs depicting sublime mountains, waterfalls, some churches, train tracks, bridges, Native Americans (including 2 images with totem poles), harbors, what seems to be logging operations, a full range of boats and oceanliners, fledging communities, cities, and iceburgs, and including scenes from Niagara Falls, Quebec, Montreal, Vancouver, Alaska, and Oregon. Albumen prints, sizes ranging from 2x4 to 10x13 inches (5.1x10.2 to 25.4x33 cm.), and the reverse, some with a photographer's credit or a caption in the negative, and others with a caption and date, in ink, below the image. Small folio, cover and backstrip perished, but with an inked title page and secure binding; photographs mounted recto/verso. 1888-89

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(CYANOTYPES) Personal album containing more than 190 wonderful cyanotypes belonging to Cora

Lot 50: (CYANOTYPES) Personal album containing more than 190 wonderful cyanotypes belonging to Cora

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: (CYANOTYPES) Personal album containing more than 190 wonderful cyanotypes belonging to Cora Smith (who may have also been the photographer) as well as other prints depicting a broad range of imagery. With views of African Americans in Virginia, beach scenes in Coney Island, studies of children on "poverty row" in New York City, loads of colorful family snapshots, interiors and exteriors of stately homes in Connecticut, summer fairs in upstate New York, and views of a naval vessel. Cyanotypes and printing-out paper prints, most about 3 1/2 inches (8.9 cm.) square, many with handwritten notations, in ink and in pencil, below the image. Small folio, gilt-lettered morocco, dampstained, backstrip perished; contents tight. Late 1890s-1902

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(WORLD WAR II) Album recording the 20th Squadron 6th Group, 313th Wing of the 20th Air Force. With more than 200

Lot 225: (WORLD WAR II) Album recording the 20th Squadron 6th Group, 313th Wing of the 20th Air Force. With more than 200

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (WORLD WAR II) Album recording the 20th Squadron 6th Group, 313th Wing of the 20th Air Force. With more than 200 photographs of American airmen and troops in Japan, with several of the Enola Gay, a formation of airborne planes dropping bombs, 18 Nose Art photographs, as well as soldiers loading bombs, captured Japanese, signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri, and picturesque and recreational scenes. Silver prints, various sizes from 2 1/4x4 to7 1/4x9 1/4 inches (5.7x10.2 to 18.4x23.5 cm.). Oblong small folio, with colorful stenciled front cover, worn; ties. 1945

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(NUDES) Album containing 190 exuberant photographs of tempting pin-up girls, who are presented in a variety of fun scenarios

Lot 186: (NUDES) Album containing 190 exuberant photographs of tempting pin-up girls, who are presented in a variety of fun scenarios

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: (NUDES) Album containing 190 exuberant photographs of tempting pin-up girls, who are presented in a variety of fun scenarios (several of which are played out in the photographer's living room). With scenes of a dark-haired beauty sexily removing her corset, a Bettie Page look-a-like displaying her long legs on a leopard couch, plus a young woman decorously testing her bubble bath, an African American beauty preparing herself to skinny dip in a pond, an author thoughtfully disrobing after finishing a manuscript, and scenes of ladies on the beach. Ferrotyped silver prints, 4 1/2x3 1/2 inches (11.4x8.9 cm.), prints are cornered 4 per page (recto and verso); a few with numeric notations in the negative. Large 4to, spiral-bound leatherette. 1950s

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(JAPAN) An elegant trio of travel albums with numerous hand-colored photographs.

Lot 7: (JAPAN) An elegant trio of travel albums with numerous hand-colored photographs.

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: (JAPAN) An elegant trio of travel albums with numerous hand-colored photographs. Together, 3 handsome albums with approximately 270 albumen prints, including a snow scene in Yokohama, the pines in Nikko, tea houses in Kyoto, Mount Fuji, a funeral procession, and portraits of geishas, children, and artisans. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 7 5/8x10 inches (19.4x25.4 cm.), and the reverse; tipped into mounted corners recto/verso. Oblong folios with a stabbed and sewn Japanese style binding and embroidered silk at fine ends, 2 with a handwrittten paper label on the backstrip; delicately patterned cloth covers. 1890s

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(KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Mini-album with 14 snapshots made of a television screen depicting Kennedy's presidential inauguration.

Lot 229: (KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Mini-album with 14 snapshots made of a television screen depicting Kennedy's presidential inauguration.

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Description: (KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Mini-album with 14 snapshots made of a television screen depicting Kennedy's presidential inauguration. The album opens with the previous president and vice president, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, arriving at the ceremony in top hats. The sequence shows Kennedy seated next to Eisenhower, who confers with the young president-to-be and his wife, while Justice Earl Warren looks on, behind them. A smiling Kennedy and his vice president, Lyndon Johnson, are shown on the dais; as is Jacqueline Kennedy, who is fashionably dressed in a pillbox hat. Close-ups of Jackie show her modestly gazing off camera and then beaming directly into the camera's eye. The final 3 images depict Kennedy and Johnson solemnly taking the oath of office. Silver prints, nearly 2 1/2x4 inches (6.4x10.2 cm.), with the date Jan. 1961 stamped on the top margin. 8vo, leatherette album with plastic ring binding, creased on front cover; prints are housed in plastic sleeves. 1961

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(SNAPSHOTS) Double family album containing more than 470 photographs, comprising an album chock-a-block

Lot 278: (SNAPSHOTS) Double family album containing more than 470 photographs, comprising an album chock-a-block

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: (SNAPSHOTS) Double family album containing more than 470 photographs, comprising an album chock-a-block with 320 pictures of a well-heeled metropolitan family spanning 1924-44, many of them captioned or annotated and a second album with more than 150 photographs. The family apparently lived in Brooklyn, New York and summered in Milford, New Jersey. The pictures celebrate a host of domestic occasions in various seasons, including vacation cruises, visits to the beach, birthdays, snapshots of kids and toys, and the requisite urban family portraits on the front stoop. Also includes Graduation Exercises of Policemen at Ebbets Field. The images in the second album reflect the same visual narrative, but do not have caption information or dates. Silver and chromogenic prints, 2 1/2x4 to 3x4 1/2 inches (6.4x10.2 to 7.6x11.4 cm.), and the reverse. Oblong 4tos, leatherette, bound as one unit with a twin-bolt binding, 1924-55

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(BATTLESHIPS & AVIATION) Album with nearly 175 photographs of ships, many in various stages of contruction and launch

Lot 55: (BATTLESHIPS & AVIATION) Album with nearly 175 photographs of ships, many in various stages of contruction and launch

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Description: (BATTLESHIPS & AVIATION) Album with nearly 175 photographs of ships, many in various stages of contruction and launch at the Fore River Shipyard, and images of biplanes free-wheeling in front of a dapper crowd. Silver prints, 5x3 inches (12.7x7.6 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso one or 2 to a page, and each with a carefully hand-lettered caption and number, in white ink, in an unknown hand, on the mount. Oblong 4to, leather, worn. 1913-16

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(SHARPSHOOTERS) Unusual album filled with approximately 40 photographs of men and women taking aim and posing with their guns, dogs, fa

Lot 49: (SHARPSHOOTERS) Unusual album filled with approximately 40 photographs of men and women taking aim and posing with their guns, dogs, fa

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (SHARPSHOOTERS) Unusual album filled with approximately 40 photographs of men and women taking aim and posing with their guns, dogs, families, and riflery classmates, with many professional portraits. Primarily albumen and printing-out paper prints, with some silver prints, most mounted on cabinet or cartes-de-visite cards, and measuring 3 1/2x2 to 7 3/4x6 inches (8.9x5.1 to 19.7x15.2 cm.), and the reverse, inserted into decorative windows on stiff boards, many with handwritten captions; including several unmounted silver prints. 4to, worn leather, backstrip perished. 1870s-1920s

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(COMMERCE) Trade show album depicting well-lit and attractively arranged consumer products,

Lot 64: (COMMERCE) Trade show album depicting well-lit and attractively arranged consumer products,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: (COMMERCE) Trade show album depicting well-lit and attractively arranged consumer products, with approximately 45 photographs of displays showcasing radios, kitchen appliances (from toasters to refrigerators), sewing machines, vacuums, electric holiday decorations, and more, including 2 overviews of the showroom. Silver prints, each approximately 7x9 1/4 inches (17.8x23.5 cm.), and the reverse, linen-backed. Small oblong 4to, leather covers with a twin-bolt binding, worn, backstrip partially detached. 1930s

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(NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR) Presentation album entitled

Lot 80: (NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR) Presentation album entitled "Photographs, New York World's Fair 1939," with 54 large-format

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR) Presentation album entitled "Photographs, New York World's Fair 1939," with 54 large-format celebratory images, including a dapper Howard Hughes with New York City officials and luminaries, models of the site, construction of various buildings (with strong studies of laborers), opening ceremonies, media coverage and photo ops, parades in lower Manhattan, visitors at the fair, and more. Silver prints, 14x18 inches (35.6x45.7 cm.), and the reverse, bound in singly. Folio, gilt-lettered leatherette with a twin-bolt binding, lightly soiled, with small paint spot on front cover. 1939

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(TELEVISION) An English album with more than 220 snapshots of a television screen,

Lot 113: (TELEVISION) An English album with more than 220 snapshots of a television screen,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (TELEVISION) An English album with more than 220 snapshots of a television screen, showing performers, landscapes (including cathedrals), rockets taking off, astronauts, ballets, and more, including Queen Elizabeth and her family, comedy performers, and a show called Doorstep Safari. Silver prints, each approximately 2 3/4x4 1/4 inches (7x10.8 cm.), mounted recto/verso in black photo corners. Oblong 4to, blue covers with a tassel tie. 1960s-70s

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(COSTUME.) Van-Lennep, H. J. The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colours of the People and Scenery of Turkey,

Lot 198: (COSTUME.) Van-Lennep, H. J. The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colours of the People and Scenery of Turkey,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (COSTUME.) Van-Lennep, H. J. The Oriental Album: Twenty Illustrations in Oil Colours of the People and Scenery of Turkey, with an explanatory and descriptive text. 20 chromolithographed plates. Folio, publisher's 1/4 calf over pictorial gilt cloth, worn, disbound, backstrip perished; some text leaves defective, edges of pictorial title somewhat chipped. sold as is./span New York: Anson Randolph, 1862

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(FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) An album containing 54 photographs,

Lot 334: (FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) An album containing 54 photographs,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) An album containing 54 photographs, primarily around Valeci and Savu Savu, Fiji, 52 of which mounted on thick card. Oblong 4to, 240x310 mm, contemporary 1/4 black roan, contents loose in binding; images generally in good order, crisp with good contrast, a few of the mounts foxed. [Fiji, circa 1900]

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(MATCHBOOK COVERS.) Group of approximately 940 matchbook covers from the 1930s-50s.

Lot 342: (MATCHBOOK COVERS.) Group of approximately 940 matchbook covers from the 1930s-50s.

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: (MATCHBOOK COVERS.) Group of approximately 940 matchbook covers from the 1930s-50s. Clean examples with lots of hotels and restaurants advertised, plus fine examples for special events (1939 Golden Gate Expo -14, 1939 NY World's Fair - 24, Canadian covers for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - 22, Pepsi-Cola World War II covers with Disney figures - 47). Housed in contemporary albums; covers in generally excellent condition and easily removed from the albums. United States, 1930s-50s

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(NY POWER & ENERGY) Pair of industrial albums associated with the Hudson River Power Company

Lot 59: (NY POWER & ENERGY) Pair of industrial albums associated with the Hudson River Power Company

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: (NY POWER & ENERGY) Pair of industrial albums associated with the Hudson River Power Company that once belonged to W.A. Anderson, an executive at the company, with more than 300 photographs. The first album, with 200-plus photographs, features interior views of power plants, including workers operating heavy machinery, close ups of turbines and unidentifiable proto-modernist machine parts, masterful engineering projects, scenes along the Hudson, as well as views of the Flatiron Building and street views of New York City, family pictures, and more. The second album, with 100 prints, depicts assorted views of upstate scenery, horticultural projects, beautiful homes and fancy cars, plus abstract studies of power lines, vessels transporting goods along the Hudson, large-scale construction sites (including a dam), and opening ceremonies at a power plant. Silver (290) and printing-out paper (13) prints, most of the photographs are 4 1/2x6 1/2 inches (11.4x16.5 cm.), with a few measuring 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), the family snapshots are smaller; each with captions in the negative. Oblong folios, gilt-lettered leather, edgewear; the second backstrip perished. Circa 1900-05

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(ADVERTISING) A small archive relating to Artkraft Strauss, including 2 albums and numerous loose photographs.

Lot 87: (ADVERTISING) A small archive relating to Artkraft Strauss, including 2 albums and numerous loose photographs.

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (ADVERTISING) A small archive relating to Artkraft Strauss, including 2 albums and numerous loose photographs. The first album with approximately 90 photographs documenting the construction and installation of large dimensional figures for the Bond Clothing Sign in Times Square, including the lifting of the large 3D elements and oolging spectators. The second with approximately 55 images of Loew's movie marquees in New York City, these taken by Peter S. Kaufman, along with a list of the locations. Also with a selection of about 235 additional small-format photographs of movie marquees and advertising, some taken at night, and some with a credit for the Brooklyn photographer Robert. Silver prints, 55 approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), most 4x5 inches (10.2x12.7 cm.), and smaller, and the reverse, all of the larger-format, and many of the rest, with a photographer's hand stamp on verso. The albums both 4to-sized, the first black with the title "Bond Sign," on the front cover, the photographs are stapled to black pages recto/verso, 2 per page; and the second gray with a 3-ring binding, a removed label on the front cover, and an Artkraft Strauss Signs, Inc. notation, in ink, on the rear pastedown; both slightly worn. 1948

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(CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED CARDS.) L. Prang & Co. Prang's Christmas and New Year's Cards.

Lot 331: (CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED CARDS.) L. Prang & Co. Prang's Christmas and New Year's Cards.

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED CARDS.) L. Prang & Co. Prang's Christmas and New Year's Cards. Salesman's sample catalog containing approximately 200 pieces, subjects include racist humor, sentimental imagery, botanicals, etc. Mounted on thick leaves in contemporary 4to album, secured with string ties. Boston: Prang, circa 1900

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KIMBEI, KUSAKABE (1841-1934) An elegant album with 50 hand-colored photographs,

Lot 6: KIMBEI, KUSAKABE (1841-1934) An elegant album with 50 hand-colored photographs,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: KIMBEI, KUSAKABE (1841-1934) An elegant album with 50 hand-colored photographs, including scenes near Yokohama, Tokyo, and Kamakura, as well as a theater, cherry blossoms, a wisteria garden, bridges, lakes, temples, tea houses, and several occupational scenes of geishas. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 7 7/8x9 3/4 inches (20x24.8 cm.), and the reverse; with the original tissue guards, most with a caption in the negative. Oblong folio, red lacquer covers, the front depicting a landscape with birds and bamboo, with pearl inlay (some missing) and applied gold, and the rear a floral and bird motif; backstrip restored with contemporary leather; with Kimbei's oval hand stamp on the front pastedown; all edges gilt. 1880s

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(UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER) A woman posing on a settee.

Lot 14: (UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER) A woman posing on a settee.

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: (UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER) A woman posing on a settee. Oval salted paper print from a wet plate negative, 5 3/4x7 1/2 inches (14.6x19.1 cm.), unmounted. 1856-57

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(CRIME) Album containing 51 gruesome photographs of crime scenes by Dr. Edward E. Smith, Coroner

Lot 107: (CRIME) Album containing 51 gruesome photographs of crime scenes by Dr. Edward E. Smith, Coroner

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (CRIME) Album containing 51 gruesome photographs of crime scenes by Dr. Edward E. Smith, Coroner of Franklin County, Ohio. With especially bloody murders, grisly automobile wrecks, sad suicides, and much more; 17 with Smith's facsimile signature hand stamp on recto, and others with his stamped signature or initials on recto or verso. Silver prints (cornered), 2 are 3 3/4x4 3/4 and most are approximately 7 1/2x9 1/4 inches (2 are 9.5x12.1 to 19.1x23.5 cm.), and the reverse. Oblong folio, brown leatherette; with Smith's white-lettered notations on the front flyleaf; ties. 1932

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(FIJI, TASMANIA, OCEANIA--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) Album containing 57 mounted albumens of Oceanic peoples and locations,

Lot 333: (FIJI, TASMANIA, OCEANIA--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) Album containing 57 mounted albumens of Oceanic peoples and locations,

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (FIJI, TASMANIA, OCEANIA--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) Album containing 57 mounted albumens of Oceanic peoples and locations, faintly titled on the spine "Fiji Islanders / ca. 1880". Oblong 4to, 230x300 mm, slightly later 1/2 green roan; some photos and mounts foxed, some mounts chipped. [Oceania, circa 1880-1890s]

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HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC Yvette Guilbert,

Lot 391: HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC Yvette Guilbert, "A Ménilmontant," de Bruant.

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC Yvette Guilbert, "A Ménilmontant," de Bruant. Lithograph printed in black, 1898. 324x265 mm; 12 3/4x10 1/2 inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Edition of 250. Published by Société des Amis du Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi. From Album Yvette Guilbert. A very good impression. Delteil 255; Adhémar 311; Adriani 254.

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RINEHART, FRANK A. (1861-1928) A remarkable set of 50 platinum prints from the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition,

Lot 42: RINEHART, FRANK A. (1861-1928) A remarkable set of 50 platinum prints from the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $30,000 - $45,000

Description: RINEHART, FRANK A. (1861-1928) A remarkable set of 50 platinum prints from the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, most featuring portraits of the leaders and members of the Native American delegations that attended the Exposition, including Geronimo; some depicting outdoor scenes of the gathering, as well as a couple of studies of children. Platinum prints, each measuring approximately 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), and the reverse, tipped to gray card mounts, each with Rinehart's credit and copyright, the subject's name or the caption, and the negative number, in the negative, and with the subject's name again, in white ink, on mount recto. Small folio-sized gilt-lettered leather covers with ties, split; the front cover with a mounted letter presenting the album to Gurdon W. Wattles on behalf of the exhibition's Board of Directors. 1898

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JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated.

Lot 310: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated.

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April 29, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated. Lithograph on light tan laid Japan paper, 1893. 212x162 mm; 8 3/8x6 1/2 inches (with legend), full margins. Edition of 107 for L'Estampe Originale, album IV (October-December 1893). Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "No. 39" in pencil, lower left. A brilliant, warm, beautifully-inked impression showing the strong black lines on the hat and the contours of the drapery, and with all the subtle tonal variations distinct. Way 46; Levy 74; Spink 72.

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KEIICHE TANAAMI (1936- ). NO MORE WAR. 1967. 24x18 inches, 63x47 cm.

Lot 247: KEIICHE TANAAMI (1936- ). NO MORE WAR. 1967. 24x18 inches, 63x47 cm.

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May 7, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: KEIICHE TANAAMI (1936- ) NO MORE WAR. 1967. 24 3/4x18 1/2 inches, 63x47 cm. Condition A: minor abrasions in image. Silkscreen. Paper. Throughout his career, Tanami has been a graphic designer, illustrator, animator and experimental filmmaker. He also designed album covers for The Monkees and Jefferson Airplane. In 1975, he became the first Art Director of the Japanese edition of Playboy Magazine and is currently a dean at the Kyoto University of Design and Art. This is from a series of three anti-war posters the artist designed in 1967.

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(BICYCLING GRAND TOUR) Album containing 175 photographs shot and sequenced by an enterprising Scottish cyclist-cum-photographer, who tr

Lot 54: (BICYCLING GRAND TOUR) Album containing 175 photographs shot and sequenced by an enterprising Scottish cyclist-cum-photographer, who tr

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (BICYCLING GRAND TOUR) Album containing 175 photographs shot and sequenced by an enterprising Scottish cyclist-cum-photographer, who traveled solo from Edinburgh to England, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium in the summer and fall of 1907. Silver prints, each is 3 1/4x5 1/2 inches (8.3x14 cm.), and the reverse, generally mounted on recto, most with a caption, in white ink; with a thank you note from a Swiss mountaineer with whom he climbed Mt. Breithorn; with 9 albumen prints of cathedrals. Oblong 4to, covers perished, a few pages detached; edges chipped; photographs clean. 1907

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(CARNEGIE STEEL COMPANY) dabbs, b.l.h. Oversized album with 26 large photographs by the industrial photographer Dabbs of the Carnegie S

Lot 58: (CARNEGIE STEEL COMPANY) dabbs, b.l.h. Oversized album with 26 large photographs by the industrial photographer Dabbs of the Carnegie S

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (CARNEGIE STEEL COMPANY) dabbs, b.l.h./span Oversized album with 26 large photographs by the industrial photographer Dabbs of the Carnegie Steel Mill. With laborers posing next to enormous wheels, chains, and other huge industrial examples of equipment used to rebuild the Homestead Mill. Printing-out paper prints, each approximately 13x10 inches (33x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso, each numbered in the margin. Folio, leather, backstrip perished; contents disbound. 1893-95

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(INDUSTRY) World War I-era album entitled

Lot 60: (INDUSTRY) World War I-era album entitled "Usine André Citroen de Mars a Octobre 1915

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (INDUSTRY) World War I-era album entitled "Usine André Citroen de Mars a Octobre 1915 [Factory André Citroen, from March-October 1915]," with 59 large photographs of what appears to be a steel factory, including proto-modernist displays of shell casings, workers operating oversized machinery and furnaces, female laborers in the control section organizing the munitions for shipment, stockpiles of lead, the stamping workshop, a view of indigent rural shacks and plots adjacent to the factory and its grounds, in addition to demolition and expansion of the facilities. Silver prints, 8 1/4x10 7/8 inches (21x27.6 cm.), mounted singly, with a printed title on mount recto. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered morocco, slightly worn; photographs crisp and clean; all edges gilt. 1915

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(FLORIDA EVERGLADES FARMING) A handsome album documenting the Okeelanta Stock Farms Packing & Canning Company in Florida's lush Evergl

Lot 117: (FLORIDA EVERGLADES FARMING) A handsome album documenting the Okeelanta Stock Farms Packing & Canning Company in Florida's lush Evergl

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Description: (FLORIDA EVERGLADES FARMING) A handsome album documenting the Okeelanta Stock Farms Packing & Canning Company in Florida's lush Everglades, with 50 photographs and 9 panoramas, artfully depicting the canals, buildings, stock, and agricultural products of the farm, also including spectacular images of the owners and managers posing in their fields and with their plants (as well as with their dogs), an incredible panorama of the farmers next to their docked boats in the canal with the farm as the backdrop, splendid panoramas of the fields, and a cute series of hogs and piglets (including a panorama of the pigs in the open fields). Silver prints, sizes ranging from 6 1/2x9 3/8 to 6 7/8x40 5/8 inches (16.5x23.8 to 17.5x103.2 cm.), the panoramas with 2-4 images each, some with a photographer's credit and most with the farm's name in the negative, a few with newspaper clippings or typed farm stats affixed to the linen-backed mount verso. Small oblong 4to, twin-punched with a black tie. 1920-21

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(FETISH) Amateur album with 54 surreal photographs of an (apparently) German male cross-dresser, who is posing in a dungeon-like settin

Lot 181: (FETISH) Amateur album with 54 surreal photographs of an (apparently) German male cross-dresser, who is posing in a dungeon-like settin

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: (FETISH) Amateur album with 54 surreal photographs of an (apparently) German male cross-dresser, who is posing in a dungeon-like setting in his living room. The unidentified figure appears in an extraordinary range of fetish and bondage outfits that include stiletto-heeled boots, fish-net undies, leather corsets, gloves and full length gowns, exposed nipple garments, prosthetic breasts, and black masks, as well as a plethora of whips and mirrors; several images of freestanding torture devices, to which the subject's hands and feet are tied and his genitalia secured, conclude the series. Ferrotyped silver prints, mounted two per page (recto/verso), 5x3 1/2 inches (12.7x8.9 cm.). Oblong 4to, gray leatherette with gilt decoration; ties. 1960s

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BEATO, FELICE (1832-1909) A spectacular group of 47 photographs and 2 panoramas from the album

Lot 3: BEATO, FELICE (1832-1909) A spectacular group of 47 photographs and 2 panoramas from the album "Photographic Views & Costumes of Japan,

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: BEATO, FELICE (1832-1909) A spectacular group of 47 photographs and 2 panoramas from the album "Photographic Views & Costumes of Japan," depicting pre-industrial, feudal Japan, comprising views of rivers, country roads, mountainous landscapes, town streets, village life, temples, and palaces, often with figures, and including the Palace Arima Sama--Yedo (Tokyo), and scenes in and around Hakoni, Kamakura, and Tokyo. Albumen prints, each approximately 9 1/2x11 1/2 inches (24.1x29.2 cm.), or slightly smaller, and the reverse, many with a title, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on mount recto, and some with printed descriptive text on mount verso. The panoramas consist of 2 prints each, each with an overall size of 8x20 1/2 inches (20.3x57.1 cm.); unmounted. With the original cover, an oblong folio, gilt-stamped cloth (lacks rear cover) with the photographer's label "F. Beato and Co., Yokohama," on the front pastedown and former owner's inscriptions on both the pastedown and front free endpaper, in ink. 1863-69

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BONFILS, FELIX. Egypt * Syria, Baalbec & Damascus * Palestine. [Cover titles].

Lot 165: BONFILS, FELIX. Egypt * Syria, Baalbec & Damascus * Palestine. [Cover titles].

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May 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: BONFILS, FELIX. Egypt * Syria, Baalbec & Damascus * Palestine. [Cover titles]. Three albums containing, respectively, 55 mounted albumens; 45 mounted albumens with a three-sheet panorama and a five-sheet panorama bound at the back; and 50 mounted albumens, including double-page and folding views of Jerusalem. Images mounted on recto only. Oblong 4to, 245x345 mm, contemporary 1/2 black morocco over black cloth with gilt-lettered titles; few sheets with minor foxing and silvering, generally clean. Most with Bonfils' signature and plate number in the image. Primarily landscape and architectural. Front cover of Palestine volume with "Eliza P. Smiley" printed in gilt. [Circa 1880s]

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ROBERT INDIANA The Mother of Us All.

Lot 194: ROBERT INDIANA The Mother of Us All.

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May 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: ROBERT INDIANA The Mother of Us All. Mixed-media collage on illustration board, 1976. 760x1015 mm; 29 7/8x40 inches. With Indiana's name and address, verso. The original maquette for the same-title poster for the Pop opera about suffragist Susan B. Anthony, with music written by Virgil Thomson and text by Gertrude Stein. This poster design was for a 1976 production at the Santa Fe Opera celebrating the U.S. Bicentennial. Indiana also designed costumes and sets for the production. With-- Group of 5 color lithographs on Arches rag paper from The Mother of Us All, 1977. Each 457x356 mm; 18x14 inches, full margins. Each artist's proofs, aside from the edition of 150. Each signed, dated and numbered "XXI/XXVI AP" in pencil, lower margin. Each printed by Mourlot, Paris. Each intended for publication by Leon Amiel, New York. Sheehan 96, 98, 102, 104 and 105 * Related ephemera including The Mother of Us All, offset color lithograph poster, 4 impressions, 1976, the soundtrack album slipcase and numerous annotated photographs. All a gift from the artist directly to the current owner.

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HALL, LIDA (active 1913-25) Mini-archive of Atlantic City with approximately 300 vintage prints taken over a year long

Lot 48: HALL, LIDA (active 1913-25) Mini-archive of Atlantic City with approximately 300 vintage prints taken over a year long

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: HALL, LIDA (active 1913-25) Mini-archive of Atlantic City with approximately 300 vintage prints taken over a year long period by Hall, a local photographer, depicting summer revelers, beachniks, tourists, boardwalk habitués, parades, colorful bathing costumes, scenes of the town, and pretty sunsets, in addition to seasonal images of Hall's family during the autumn and winter. The prints are housed in more than 85 Kraft envelopes, each containing multiple prints, most with an inventory number and/or date, in pencil, on the front. Silver prints, 3x4 1/4 inches (7.6x10.8 cm.), and the reverse, with Hall's caption and/or a date, in pencil, on verso. 1915-16

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(FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) [Views taken in Fiji 1887-88 / C.B.H.M being Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner of Western Pacific.]

Lot 336: (FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) [Views taken in Fiji 1887-88 / C.B.H.M being Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner of Western Pacific.]

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: (FIJI--EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS.) [Views taken in Fiji 1887-88 / C.B.H.M being Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner of Western Pacific.] An impressive album containing 40 mounted albumens and 4 watercolor portraits of islanders (signed "Percy Spence"), composed, presumably, by E.C. Mitchell, a relation of then-Governor Sir Charles Bullen Hugh Mitchell; some albumens bearing the blindstamp of Duffy Bros., Levuka, Fiji. Albumens mounted on recto-only, with contemporary ink manuscript titles. Oblong 4to, 240x300 mm, contemporary 1/2 black morocco, worn, front cover, flyleaf, and first leaf detached; photos toned, mounts foxed. Fiji, late 1880s

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(BOTANICAL.) Michaux, F. Andrew; Nuttall, Thomas. The North American Sylva. * The North American Sylva. . .

Lot 180: (BOTANICAL.) Michaux, F. Andrew; Nuttall, Thomas. The North American Sylva. * The North American Sylva. . .

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (BOTANICAL.) Michaux, F. Andrew; Nuttall, Thomas. The North American Sylva. * The North American Sylva. . . Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux. 156 hand-colored engraved plates, and 121 hand-colored lithographed plates. Together six volumes. 4to, 265x165 mm, uniform green leather with gilt-stamped botanical device on covers, front cover detached from volume one of Michaux; internally clean and bright. Philadelphia: 1854

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(HAND-COLORED) Group of 8 photographs of American models, comprising 4 in vivid outdoor settings

Lot 188: (HAND-COLORED) Group of 8 photographs of American models, comprising 4 in vivid outdoor settings

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May 21, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (HAND-COLORED) Group of 8 photographs of American models, comprising 4 in vivid outdoor settings (who are posing nude), and 4 in a bedroom or studio. Silver prints with hand-coloring, 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches (23.5x19.1 cm.), and the reverse. 1950s

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Caribou or American Rein-Deer. Plate CXXVI.

Lot 236: AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Caribou or American Rein-Deer. Plate CXXVI.

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Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Caribou or American Rein-Deer. Plate CXXVI. Hand-colored lithographed plate, extracted from the folio edition of Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds, on full folio sheet; framed (745x895 mm frame size); colors a little light. not examined out of frame./span Philadelphia: Bowen, 1847

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned,

Lot 222: AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, "Plate 67. Red-Winged Starling", working draft for the Ornithological Biography,

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Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, "Plate 67. Red-Winged Starling", working draft for the Ornithological Biography, 3 pages on wove paper watermarked "Fellows 1826", folio, written on a single folded sheet; central fold reinforced with three small linen tabs. Framed and matted with the Red-Winged Starling hand-colored lithograph and text from the first octavo edition of Birds of America. [with] AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Red-Winged Starling or Marsh Black Bird. Plate LXVII. Hand-colored engraved and aquatint plate from Audubon's double elephant folio edition of Birds of America, on wove paper watermarked "JWhatman 1836." 965x647 mm, wide margins; lightest mat stain in the margins. Framed and matted. Np, [1826] * London [1836]

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ALEXANDER CALDER Santa Claus by E. E. Cummings.

Lot 97: ALEXANDER CALDER Santa Claus by E. E. Cummings.

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: ALEXANDER CALDER Santa Claus by E. E. Cummings. Portfolio with complete text and 9 etchings on grand vélin d'Arches, 1974. 675x530 mm; 26 5/8x20 7/8 inches (sheets), full margins, loose as issued. An hors commerce copy, aside from the edition of 175. Each etching signed in pencil, lower right. Inscribed "Exemplaire H.C." in pencil on the justification page. Printed by Arte, Paris. Published by Éditions de l'Herne, Paris. Original brown paper wrappers and beige linen portfolio case. Very good impressions. With--Two autographed letters by Calder referencing the illustrations, dated "25 April 73" and "27 April 74" respectively. Ex-collection the publisher, thence by descent to the current owner.

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MARTIN LEWIS American Nocturne.

Lot 425: MARTIN LEWIS American Nocturne.

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April 29, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Description: MARTIN LEWIS American Nocturne. Lithograph, 1937. 250x367 mm; 9 7/8x14 3/8 inches, full margins. Edition of approximately only 17. Signed in pencil, lower right, and signed by the printer, George Miller, New York, in pencil lower left. A superb, richly-inked impression of this extremely scarce lithograph, with all the subtle tonal nuances distinct. McCarron 125.

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