Elizabeth Auctions Ephemera and Books

Mon Apr 29, 2013 06:00PM
Auburn Elks
754 Southbridge St
Auburn, MA

Ephemera and Books • Sale 135
Monday, April 29, at 6 PM
The Auburn Elks, 754 Southbridge St (Route 12), Auburn, MA – Preview: 3-6 PM
Photographs •• Postcards • Trade Cards • Autographs • Early Printing • Catalogues • Atlases • Political • Military • Travel & Exploration • Prints • Arcade & Cigarette Cards
This sale features a variety of ephemera from private collections including more than 50 very large lots of American and exotic foreign postcards; a variety of interesting photographs including several Yosemite views by Eadweard Muybridge; catalogs, autograph material, maps and Americana. The following list is a sampling from our catalogue.
PHOTOGRAPHS — Autograph celebrity photographs (55). A various collection of photos signed in ink. Items include Dorothy Lamour, Ann Harding, Ed Muskie, Ken Curtis, Barbra Streisand, David Cowan, Richard Nixon, Mickey Rooney, etc. *** Bell Aircraft Corp, Buffalo, NY photograph illustrating “United States Army Air Corp Airacobra P-39 Interceptor Pursuit Airplane.” A very fine 13”x9” silver print on artist board by Wayne Studio. *** Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show print; large photomechanical image of Buffalo Bill and the Indians in his show, ca 1910. *** Case photographs (20): Nineteen case photos, daguerreotypes (3), ambrotypes, and ferrotypes, plus a small “Gem” album of ferrotype
miniatures. *** Fireman’s Field-day photography. Large, wide-angle silver print signed “Fireman’s Field-day, Natick, Mass., Oct 1st, 1910.” Photo by Darley, Malden, Mass. *** Military photographs, mixed types (80); stereoviews, cabinet cards, real photo postcards, etc. Late 19th Century. *** Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), folio photograph. “Mirror Lake. Valley of The Yosemite, No. 25.” San Francisco: Bradley and Rulofson, ca 1868-1872. 22”x17” albumen photograph. *** Eadweard Muybridge, folio photograph: “Valley of The Yosemite From Sandy Flat. No. 17,” San Francisco: Bradley and Rulofson, ca 1868-1872. 22”x17” albumen photograph. *** Eadweard Muybridge, folio photograph: “Yowiye Falls, Valley of The Yosemite. No 32 (Nevada Fall).” San Francisco: Bradley and Rulofson, ca 1868-1872, 22”x17” albumen photograph.
*** [Pacifica] World War II snapshots and other soldier’s memorabilia
from the War in the South Pacific. More than 200 original snapshot photos, including many of native islands, ca 1945. *** Photographs (14): sports teams and social gatherings, ca 1900-1925. Framed images of amateur and school basketball, hockey and tennis teams, etc.
— American-Irish postcards (169). A fine collection of St Patrick’s Day, Irish-American relations and celebration cards. *** American postcard views (2,000). Several US states, including Wyoming, Virginia and Wisconsin. *** American West postcards (900-1,000). Washington State: about 700 early and white border cards. *** Animals and topical postcards (1,000). Birds, fish and other wildlife. *** Arcade cards (38), Mack Sennett Comedies Series: Views of Sennett girls in bathing suits. Signed “Evans, L.A. *** Asian and Pacific Rim postcards and photographs (250-275): Japan including photos of
Nara, Kyoto, Kobe, Yokohama; New Zealand, Philippines, China. *** Brookfield, Massachusetts postcard views (95). Mostly early and white border views of the four Brookfield towns. *** Canada, postcards (1,000-1,100). Mostly early and white border views of Alberta, Labrador, British Columbia, Manitoba, Quebec, and Ontario. *** Cigarette cards (300). Recruit, Sub Rosa and Sweet Caporal cigar cards. *** Cigarette silks (300): Egyptienne, Nebo, Zira and other brand silks. *** Connecticut postcards (600-700). A variety of mostly early to white border town and city views: Ansonia, Baltic, Bantam, Bridgeport, Hartford, Danbury, Meriden, etc. *** Christmas and greeting postcards (800-900). *** European postcards (1,600-1,700), Switzerland. Early to chromatic period Swiss views. *** European royalty postcards (350-375). A
large collection of early carte postale portraits of historical European monarchs. *** Exhibit Supply Co, Chicago. Album of arcade cards and postcards. Western film stars (140), ca 1920s cowboy actors. *** German postcards (725-750). A large collection of early postal views of German cities and towns. *** Great Britain postcards (1,800-2,000); London and suburbs. *** Knights Templar card album (450-500). A fine collection of ca 1883 personal cards of New England members of Knights Templar, with some railroad menus and event programs, and other Knight Templar ephemera related to the “California Pilgrimage” of 1883. *** New England postcards (600): Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont. *** New Hampshire postcards (800-900): Crawford,
Dixville and Franconia Notch, Rye, Salem, Plaistow, Tilton, etc. *** New
York City postcard views (900-950). Includes many real photos. *** New York State postcards (900-950). White border and early views, advertising and other topical cards. Syracuse, Middletown, Newburg, New Rochelle, Rochester, Queens. *** Newport, Rhode Island Naval Training Station postcard albums (2). A fine collection of about 215 postcards in two albums. *** Playing card collection albums (3). Three ca 1920 sample albums with 800-1,000 different card designs. *** etc.
AUTOGRAPHS, POSTERS, PRINTS, ETC — Autograph theatre programs
(33). A fine selection of Boston and New York theatre programs ca 1943-
1967. Some with entire cast signings, and many with more than one signature; e.g. Ezio Pinza (South Pacific); Shirley Booth, Dick Van Dyke (Bye, Bye Birdie), Joseph Cotton, Burgess Meredith, Larry Hagman, Eli Wallach, Maureen Stapleton, Robert Preston, Julie Andrews, Anthony Quayle, etc. *** American War posters (12). A collection of various half-sheet and full-sheet 20th Century US World War posters:“See Him Through,” by Burton Rice;“The Knockout Blow Starts Here” (2); “Today, Buy that Liberty Bond” (5); etc. *** Cheesecake prints, nudes (37). Large format color photographs and illustrations of nude or semi-dressed women, Many are calendar print samples, 16”x20” images, ca 1950-1960. *** Entertainment scrapbook. A large folio scrapbook collection of playbills, programs, photographs, postcards, etc, ca 1940.Many signed items by Mary Martin, Roy Rogers, Horace Heidt & band
members Bobby Clark, Victor Moore, etc 4to Military style scrapbook. ***
Gangel, Richard (1918-2002). Original artwork for an exhibition: charcoal
drawing on paper. President Truman shaking hands with General MacArthur, 10”x11”. *** Gibson Cards counter sign. “Joe E. Brown Says: smiles are fun for everyone!” 24”x30” free-standing counter sign depicting the famous Mr Brown. Fine chromolithograph card sign. *** [Marilyn Monroe] Calendar print sample. A fine, 11”x14” color print sample titled “Golden Dreams.” A Champion Line Creation. *** etc.
American book plates (300). A large tray of public and private library plates, 18th-20th Century. *** AMERICAN MEDICAL RECORDER. Volumes I & II Philadelphia: 1818, 1819. *** [Art] LIVING NEW ENGLAND ARTISTS. Frank T. Robinson. Boston: Samuel E. Cassino, 1888. Five original etchings. *** [Asia] “Carte D’Asie Divisee en Ses Differents Empires Et Royannes Avec les Nouvelles Decouverte Faite an Nord Par Differents Vayageurs Dresseo.” Par J.B. Nolin, Geographer to the King. [Paris]: 1791. 32”x22.5” maps of Asia. ***
[Atlas maps (125)]. Miscellaneous folio charts and maps from atlases. ***
[Atlas] MITCHELL’S NEW GENERAL ATLAS. Sixty-Three Quarto Maps.
Philadelphia:S.Augustus Mitchell, 1871. *** Baskin, Leonard.ARS ANATOMICA. A Medical Fantasia, Thirteen drawings, NY: Medicina Rara, 1972. *** [Beers, F.W.] AT LAS OF WORCESTER COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS. NY: F.W. Beers & Co, 1870. *** [Catalogues (19)] Farm equipment and farm implements. Small catalogues for cultivators, harrows, wheel rakes, plows and planters, ca 1875-1930. *** [Catalogues (7)] Mower and reaper catalogues,e.g.Walter A.Wood catalogues ca 1864, 1886, 1890; Eureka Mower, 1889 (4 copies). *** [Catalogues (17)] Seed catalogues. A variety of old catalogues, some color illustrated: by Childs, Vicks, Gurney, etc, ca 1900-1938. *** Civil War broadside, “News By Telegraph.” Report sent to the New York Herald. A 9”x13” broadside reported the Battle of Shiloh. *** Congressional Globe (13). By John C. Rives. City of Washington: ca 1855-1867. Includes many Civil War
years. *** [Dairy farming (20)] Catalogues and pamphlets related to milk production. Catalogues for cream separators and milkers, general information booklets, cattle breading, etc. ca 1895-1930. *** [Early printing] ALITOPHIL VERITATIS LACRYMAE SIVE EUPHORION IS LUSININI CONTINUATIO.
Geneva: Petrum Albertum, 1624. *** Hampton Beach, New Hampshire,
broadside: “Sea-side Roller Skating Pavilion, Hampton Beach, N.H.” Boston:
1884. *** [Harriet Beecher Stowe] PICTURES AND STORIES FROM
UNCLE TOM’S CABIN. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co, 1853. *** Harris, Joel
AFTER DARK. By “Uncle Remus,” NY: The Century Co, [1889]. *** [Iowa] “A Township Map of the State of Iowa. Published by Henn, Williams & Co, Fairfield, Iowa, and R.L. Barnes, Philadelphia. 1855. *** [Japan] A fine two-sided military navigation map “Tokyo, Japan,” and “Osaka, Japan.” Restricted: Second Edition. Prepared by the Army Map Service. Washington, D.C. 1943. *** Jones, A.D.THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY.Volume III. NY: J. Milton Emerson & Co., 1855, Published as a business advertiser.
***[Juvenile] BILL THE MINDER.Written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. First American Edition. NY: Henry Holt & Co, 1912. *** Newspapers (120), mixed: Daily Evening Transcript. Boston, ca 1852; New York Evening Times, ca 1854;The Semi-Weekly Times, ca 1854-1855. *** etc.
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