Larry D. Laster Rare Books & Antique Art
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1042555
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$145.00
"Map of the Rocky Mountain Region - Showing The Approximate Location and Extent of Forest Areas and Irrigation Ditches in 1885" Photo lith by A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore, MD. Map has numerous folds and light toning overall. 32 1/4" x 20."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1029286
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Hand-Colored Map, Drawn and Published in Baltimore. Toned and offset from opposing page, as is common. Decent margins. Plate mark is 12" x 19 3/4;" sheet is 15" x 21."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1029283
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Laid down on board, good margins. 3/4" chip off the upper right corner margin that does not affect the image. Lightly toned overall. Plate mark is 13 3/4" x 18 1/2;" Sheet is 15 1/2" x 20 1/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1940 item #943292
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Toned overall as a result of a cardboard backer in the frame, which also caused a 'white spot' effect in the right and left margins. Black and white with red pencil underlines of five names; one cartouche names Aiken the "Sports Center" of the South. The map lists the 95 Winter Cottage owners. The sheet measures 19 7/8" x 26 1/4."
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Letter to Sir James concerning arranging a visitation to Wilkie's brother. Signed 'David Wilkie' and dated 'January 6th 1840.' Wilkie was a famous Scottish painter of portraits and landscapes. This letter was written just 1 1/2 years before Wilkie's death at sea. The letter measures 7 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" wide.
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This typed letter on ruled stationary was sent from Leavenworth Prison in 1939, and contains a great deal of information on some of his birds. "Special Purpose, May 9, 1939" is stamped in red at the top of the first page, and the pen signature reads "Robert Stroud #17431." Sheets measure 10 1/4" x 8."
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Engraving has a printed signature and measures 11 3/8" x 8;" engraved by William E. Marshall, Copyright 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. The accompanying, separate clipped signature measures 2" x 3 1/4," and was hand-signed in brown fountain pen.
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Hand-numbered 73/100 on the back of the photo; measures 8\"\"\" x 10.\"\"\"
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Ball point pen signature as Vice President of S. G. S. Associates, made out to Triple G. Garage; check measures 3" x 8 1/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #808515
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"L'Aise Suivant Les Nouvelles Decouvertes dont les Point Principaux Sont Places sur les Observations de Mrs. de L'Academie Royal des Sciences." Original Hand-Colored Map of Asia, including part of Africa, 1700. Beautiful coloring; paper is lightly toned with a stain in the upper left corner (Slightly entering cartouche) and stains in the lower margin which do not affect the image. Sheet measures 11 1/8" x 16 1/4;" matting is 15 3/4" x 19 1/2."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #808502
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Hand-Colored Map of Spain, printed in Paris in the 1680's. Nicely colored with light toning. The map measures 4 3/4" x 5 3/4;" the matting is 14" x 11."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #792580
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Department of the Interior United States Geological Survey: Washington, 1883. The cover is worn and held together by tape; all pages including maps are present. The edges are ragged, but the maps are in very good condition. Atlas measures 21 1/4" x 17."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #726071
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$400.00
Cowperthwait, DeSilver & Butler: "A New Map of the United States of America" by J. H. Young, 1850. The map is in excellent condition except for a small circular stain on the top border. Map measures 17" x 27."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 2000 item #725380
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E. E. Huntley sketched Pavarotti as he prepared for a concert on Febuary 22, 1992. Pavarotti acknowledged "Brava, Brava Complimenta" and autographed "Luciano Pavarotti 92." on one of the sketches. The sketches measure 7 1/4" tall and are priced as a lot.
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$200.00
Lodge was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1893-1924. The letter is on United States Senate letterhead, and is 10 1/2" tall. Also included is a clipped signature from his son, H. C. Lodge Jr.
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$175.00
Forrestal was Secretary of the Navy from 1944-1947 and First Secretary of Defense from 1947-1949. The letter measures 10 1/2."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1950 item #725366
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Tunney was a World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, defeating Jack Dempsey in 1926. Typewritten on Gene Tunney letterhead; sheet measures 10 1/2" tall.
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Tully was Secretary to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during World War II. The letter is on The White House Washington letterhead and dated June 25, 1942. The sheet measures 9 1/4" tall.