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Fairbanks Standard Scales (Autograph Document Signed)

Two brothers, Thaddeus and Erastus Fairbanks founded the Fairbanks Scales manufacturing company in 1830 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Fairbanks employs over 500 employees nationwide. It maintains service centers, distributors and sales offices in 49 states and in over 25 countries. It sells precision and bench scales, heavy capacity truck scales, and railroad track scales. ADS Certificate: signed by, Charles Beach, Weigher - from: Erastus J. Fairbanks; 05/10/1884 - 5 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink on the Fairbanks' Standard Scales Certificate Form; with lovely age-toning seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$20.00
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Adler, H
Autograph Holiday Card St Louis Missouri-Stamp affixed verso 3-3/8 x 1-7/8
$10.00
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Allen, H E
Autograph Letter Signed 09/02/1922 6-1/2 x 1-7/8 1472 E 115th St Cleveland Ohio-to Mrs Metzger
$15.00
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Austin, Jonathan Loring
Autograph Slip Signed 02/1808 4-1/2 x 1-7/8
$65.00
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Badger, Capít William (Military)

Quartermaster General’s Office for Filing Form No.9 (Voucher to Abstract A.), The Unoted States Army; to George A. Eddy, from Captin William Badger, 6th Infantry (AA) for the sum of purchase at $81.94. A military docket from the United States Army at Fort Leavenworth, Kassas. 06/30/1883 - 8 x 10 1/2 written in both bulk and red ink on official Army Form No.9; with a three fold crease and lovely age-toning seen. A small tear at crease only out of field. Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$25.00
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Barin, B. Le
Autograph Note 03/18/1895 03/18/1895
$15.00
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Bossange, Barthes & Lowell Foreign Booksellers

Bossange, Barthes & Lowell Foreign Booksellers - Historical Bibliophile Booksellers (b.1830-1890) (Foreign and International Books, Prints, Maps, and Manuscripts from 1599-1850) Autograph Letter Signed, 10/23/1848 - 8 x 10 1/2 Foilo: written in blk ink with a quire paper fold and signed by J. Lowell; Rich and lovely 'age-toning' seen throughout letter and a reddish waxie seal of the business crest on verso. Written on old English 'wove' fine fiber wire parchment; overall, fine condition.

$25.00
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Bosworth, Hobart

Hobart Bosworth-(August 11, 1867 – December 30, 1943) pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers to land in the New World, on his mother's side. Bosworth was always proud of his lineage.  Autograph Slip Signed, 1899 - 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 written in blue ink with toning overall, fine condition.

 

$25.00
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Burr, Josiah G Sturges

Autograph Invoice Signed 05/10/1794 - 7 7/8 x 9-3/16 invoice from: Avery Tracey, New York. Three-fold written in blk ink overall, fine cond.

$25.00
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Camden, John Joffreys Pratt

John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden KG, PC (11 February 1759 – 8 October 1840), styled Viscount Bayham from 1786 to 1794 and known as The Earl Camden from 1794 to 1812, was a British politician.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 08/06/1817 - 7 1/4 x 3 Vellum:  written in blk ink on old heavy wove vellum and cut from an ALS; John Jeffreys Pratt was at this time a Field Marshall also.  Lovely and rich age-toning seen through both rectro, and verso.  Overall, fine condition. 

$25.00
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Cameron, David Young

Sir David Young Cameron (28 June 1865 – 16 September 1945) was a Scottish painter and etcher. Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 "Kippen. 14.6.1/35." must refer to a painting that was sold. Written in blk ink overall, fine condition.

$15.00
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Campbell, French

French Campbell (ca. 1820 - 1870) was a traveller and never had one place to rest his head. In this ALS French was leting a friend know that he was coming into town and wanted a place to stay fora while. He would sale items from door to door.  Autograph Letter Signed, n.d.  ca 1850's  4 x 6 1/2 retro and verso written in blk ink with browning due to age and minor archival repair on verso overall , very good / fine condition.

$10.00
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Document, Antique
Autograph Letter Signed 06/15/1841 7-1/4 x 8-7/8 folded Cambridge postal mark
$15.00
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Document, Antique
Autograph Letter Signed 12/24/1841 7-3/4 x 10 to Andrew Tracy
$15.00
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Document, Antique
Autograph Document Writing Signed 10/09/1854 7-7/8 x 9-7/8 blue American Exchange Bank stationery
$10.00
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EPHEMERA, VINTAGE

Vintage Ephemera Original Cover from: 'Cosmopolitan' Magazine.  Date:  October 1910.  Illistrated by: Tarmson Tisker; Volum # XLIX  No.5 - 7 x 9 1/2  spine 1/2 x 7 1/8 sold in 1910 for 15 cents.  Some minor tears around edging only overall, fine condition. 

 

$20.00
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EPHEMERA, VINTAGE (Broadside Store Ads)

Vintage Ephemera Antique Label Advertisement For:  Consolidated Coffee Co. Omaha, NEB. Date:  b.1900 - 5 x 7 Trade Cards, One Set. These ads were used in the windows of gerneral county stores were goods were purchased.  Clear lettering and coloring with slight wear at corners and a rich natural age-toning seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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Fleury, Joseph N. Robert

Joseph Nicolas Robert-Fleury (August 8, 1797 – May 5, 1890) was a French painter.  Autograph Letter Signed, n.d.,  - 4 1/2 x 7 written in blk ink with global even browning and foxing seen, one center-fold overall, fine condition.  

$75.00
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French, Victor Marec
Victor Marec (French, 1862-1920 Autograph Letter Signed, 1902 - 5 x 7 1/2 Folio: written in blk ink with nice and lovely browning seen overall, fine condition.
$45.00
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Gassaway, Frank Harrison

Frank Harrison Gassaway is a noted American humorist and poet who often wrote under the pseudonym Derrick Dodd. Dodd is perhaps most well known for his travel letters Summer Saunterings published under this pseudonym.  Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d., -  4 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink overall, fine/very fine condition. 

$25.00
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Gaylor, Benjamin

Benjamin Gaylor (b. ca, 1816 - 1879)  Relative of Revelutionary War Vet Ben Gaylor. Autograph Note Signed, 03/19/1878 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 written in blk ink on a leaf with staining around edges. Lettering is still clear and rich browning is setting in. Overall, fine condition.

$25.00
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Gross, Chaim

Chaim Gross (March 17, 1904 - May 5, 1991) was an Austrian born American sculptor. He was born in the then Austro-Hungarian village of Kolomyia (since 1991, in the Ukraine) and immigrated to the United States in 1921.  Autograph Holiday Card Writing Signed, 1969 - 9 1/2 x 7 1/2  written in blk ink retro, and sketching in blk pen of 'Birds'  verso overall very fine condition. 

$90.00
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Harned, Virginia

Virginia Harned (May 29, 1868 – April 29, 1946), born Virginia Hicks, was a noted American stage actress at the turn of the 20th century.  Autograph Card Writing Signed,  n.d. 2 1/2 x 1 1/2  written in blk ink with "age-toning" overall, fine condition. 

$10.00
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Hobbs, Mary A

Mary A Hobbs ( b. 1799-1867) - American Autograph Letter Signed, 06/15/1839 - 8 x 10 written in blk ink on personal family stationery with a paper embossed seal. Rich toning seen with a four-fold and a remanent waxy redish seal overall, fine condition.

$10.00
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Hobbs, Mary A

Mary A Hobbs (b. 1799-1867) - American Autograph Letter Signed, 08/08/1829 To: brother from: Sister living in Salem, Mss. Written in blk ink on recto, with postal stamped from MSS in bluish toned ink on 'wove'paper. Overall, fine condition.

$10.00
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Holmes, Elias Burton

Elias Burton Holmes (1870-1958) was born in Chicago, the son of a banker, and the grandson of a wealthy builder and importer of French wines and gourmet foods. He bought his first camera at thirteen, and soon became a serious camera enthusiast, setting up his own darkroom facilities and joining the Chicago Camera Club. Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. -  4 x 2 written in blk ink with rich browning seen overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858).

He is also recognized as an important medical reformer.  Autograph Card Writing Signed, 04/25/1885 -  4 1/2 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with richly toning seen.  Also, a paper "Bookplate" from his son 'from the library of Oliver Wendell Holmes.  The gift of his son Oliver Wendell Holmes.' # 1312.26

$85.00
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Hood, Edwin Paxton

Edwin Paxton Hood (1820–1885) was an English nonconformist and author.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  3 3/4 x 6  written in blk ink on "wove" wire fiber paper with richly toned lettering and a two-fold overall, fine condition. 

$40.00
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Jones, Henry Arthur

Henry Arthur Jones, (born Sept. 20, 1851, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire, Eng.—died Jan. 7, 1929, London), English playwright who first achieved prominence in the field of melodrama and who later contributed to Victorian “society” drama.  Autograph Slip  Writing Signed,  n.d.  - 3 1/2  x  1 1/16 written in blk inkon heavy English 'wove' wire fiber parchment with minimal  age-toning seen.  Overall, fine/very fine condition. 

$10.00
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Lackaye, Wilton

Wilton Lackaye (September 30, 1862 - August 22, 1932) was a stage and film actor.  Autograph Card  Writing Signed, 1908 -    3 x 1 1/2  written in blk ink on verso with nice 'age-toning' seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$25.00
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Lake, Eleanor E
Autograph Letter Signed 10/03/1844 To: Elizabeth Lake
$15.00
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Lawrence, John Laird Mair

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, GCB, GCSI, PC (4 March 1811 – 27 June 1879), known as Sir John Lawrence, Bt., between 1858 and 1869, was an Englishman who became a prominent British Imperial statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  4 x 5 1/2  written in blk ink on two old English 'wove' wire fiber parchment with a engraved plate on 1st parchment.  Both slips are mounted 5 x 10.  Some staining appears on both but very nice lettering with rich 'age-toning' seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$40.00
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Lind, Johanna Maria

Johanna Maria Lind (6 October 1820 – 2 November 1887), better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". One of the most highly regarded singers of the 19th century, she performed in soprano roles in opera in Sweden and across Europe, and undertook an extraordinarily popular concert tour of America beginning in 1850.  

Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. -  3 1/2 x 1 1/16 signed in blk ink on fine blue old English 'wove' parchment mounted; with a 'Program' Guide for Friday, 05/16/185 performance 'Grand Concert' pp 17, Baker, Godwin & Co., Printers, Tribune Building, opposite the Park, N.Y. Some very rich browning with lovly age-toning seen throughout overall, fine condition. 

$65.00
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Long, Edwin Longsden

Edwin Longsden Long RA (12 July 1829 – 15 May 1891) was an English genre, history, biblical and portrait painter. Autograph Letter Signed, Monday 19th n.y. - 4 x 5 3/4 Folio: writgten in blk ink on a leaf with a center fold and remnant mounting stains at each corner. Nice and lovely age-toning seen overall, fine condition.

$25.00
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Lossing, Benson John

Benson John Lossing (February 12, 1813 – June 3, 1891) was a prolific and popular American historian, known best for his illustrated books on the American Revolution and American Civil War and features in Harper's Magazine. He was a charter trustee of Vassar College.  Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. - 5 1/2 x 2 signed in blk ink on fine old English wove parchment with rich and golden age-toning seen throughout overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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Low, Nathaniel

1787 American Almanac, by Nathaniel Low, (1786) Boston, with a Depreciation Table for Colonial Currency compared to European Currency, Choice Fine. Autographed by 'Sister Mary' on April 8. 1875 -  4 1/2 x 7; 24pp  Deep rich 'age-toning' seen, overall, fine condition.

$90.00
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MacKenzie, Robert Shelton

Robert Shelton Mackenzie (June 22, 1809 - 1880) was an English-American poet, writer, editor and author.  Autograph Card Signed, n.d. -  3 x 1 1/2 written in blk ink mounted with pronounced rich 'browning' seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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MacKenzie, Robert Shelton

Robert Shelton Mackenzie (June 22, 1809 - 1880) was an English-American poet, writer, editor and author.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  4 x 2 written in blk ink on line fine parchment and  mounting seen on verso with pronounced rich 'browning.'   Overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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Martin, Theodore

Sir Theodore Martin (16 September 1816 - 18 August 1909) was a Scottish poet, biographer, and translator.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 4 x 1 1/2 mounted Leaf:  a cut-away from an ALS written on old English wove fiber wire parchment with pronounced lettering and a few light stains seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$10.00
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Mary
Autograph Letter Signed to friends while in Boston 07/15/1840
$15.00
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Mary
Autograph Letter Signed to friends while in Boston 10/19/1840
$15.00
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Matthison, Edith Wynne

Edith Wynne Matthison (November 23, 1875 - September 23, 1955) was an Anglo-American stage actress who also appeared in two silent films.  Autograph Card Writing Signed, 06/08/1908 -  3x 2 written in blk ink with lovely age-toning seen throughout overall, fine condition. 

$10.00
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Montgomery, James (1st Edition 1809) One Volume

James Montgomery (4 November 1771 - 30 April 1854) was a British editor, hymnwriter and poet. He was particularly associated with humanitarian causes such as the campaigns to abolish slavery and to end the exploitation of child chimney sweeps.  Rare 1st Edition (1809) 10 x 13, 1/1/4 '' thick in one volume with engraved plates and binding fully intacked.  Both spine and cover orginal with normal and organic age-toning seen.  Heavy old English parchment was used for early print.  Overall, fine condition. 

$225.00
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Morris, George Pope

George Pope Morris (October 10, 1802 – July 6, 1864) was an American editor, poet, and songwriter.  Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. - 2 3/4 x 1/2 mounted  on leaf 7 x 10 signed in blk ink and mounted with an engraved plate of Geo. P. Morris; nice and clear lettering with rich brown toning seen overall, fine condition. 

$30.00
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Phillipps, Adelaide

Adelaide Phillipps (born Stratford-on-Avon, England, 26 October 1833; died Carlsbad, Germany, 3 October 1882) was an opera singer.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  3 1/2 x 2 Leaf:  written in blk ink from a page from a booklet with some minor foxing and age-toning seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$10.00
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Phillipps, Adelaide

Adelaide Phillipps (born Stratford-on-Avon, England, 26 October 1833; died Carlsbad, Germany, 3 October 1882) was an opera singer. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  4 1/2 x 2 Leaf:  written in blk ink with nice age-toning seen throughout overall, fine condition. 

$10.00
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Phillipps, Adelaide

Adelaide Phillipps (born Stratford-on-Avon, England, 26 October 1833; died Carlsbad, Germany, 3 October 1882) was an opera singer.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  5 x 2 Leaf:  written in blk ink and cut from an ALS with writing on verso; lovely age-toning seen throughout leaf overall, fine condition.

$10.00
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Phillipps, Adelaide

Adelaide Phillipps (born Stratford-on-Avon, England, 26 October 1833; died Carlsbad, Germany, 3 October 1882) was an opera singer.  Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. -  5 x 1/2 Leaf:  written in blk ink with marked browning on fine parchment overall, very good/ fine condtion. 

$10.00
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Phipps, George Augustus Constantine

George Augustus Constantine Phipps, 2nd Marquess of Normanby, (23 July 1819 – 3 April 1890), styled Viscount Normanby between 1831 and 1838 and Earl of Mulgrave between 1838 and 1863, was a British Liberal politician and colonial governor of Nova Scotia, Queensland, New Zealand and Victoria.  Autograph Document Signed, n.d. -  4 x 3 1/21 Leaf:  signed in the hand of  the author; blk ink on vellum parchment with lovely goldern age-toning seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$15.00
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Pixley, Annie

Annie Pixley (nee Annie Shea, 1858-93) was an American stage actress. A native New Yorker, she grew up in California. She made her debut performing comic opera and, according to her New York Times obituary, was well known for her work on stage.  Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. -  4 1/4 x 2 1/2 written in k ink with gold edging all around and nice age-toning seen.  Overall, fine condition. 

$10.00