May 2018 Americana, Railroad, Mining, & More Auction

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Welcome to our May 2018 auction! This four-day sale has close to 3,000 lots in the following collecting categories: Native Americana, Cowboy & Western, Mining, Tokens, Numismatics, Bottles, General Americana, Railroadiana, and a large Bargain/Dealer Specials section.

Highlights include:

*Our first offering of tokens from a prominent Texas Collection.

*A new batch of railroad passes from the Potter Collection.

*A Mining section that features a new group of territorial Nevada stock certificates as well as rare California, Montana, Arizona, and Colorado pieces.

*A Cowboy section with spurs, bits, ephemera, and two incredible Pawnee Bill Wild West Show posters.

*Baskets, pottery, jewelry, rugs, points, art, and more in our Native Americana section.

*California soda bottles and rare Nevada medicine bottles.

*Numismatics incl. US and world coins, currency, scrip, medals, and other exonumia.

*Ephemera from the Al Adams Collection, Potter Collection, and Prag Collection including early US and world maps; Montana fort & Indian trader documents & early Montana mining pieces; early Idaho documents; Western postcards and postal history with a focus on Arizona; plus rare pieces from California, Nevada, Oregon, and more.

*A large Bargain/Dealer Section featuring both entry-level collectibles and large dealer lots ideal for resale. Our philosophy for this section is to help beginning collectors start their collections and to restock dealer inventories, therefore helping grow the collecting community as a whole.

Full Auction Schedule

Day One (May 7th, 2018) (Lots 1000-1734)
Native Americana (1000-1172)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs & Weavings
Beadwork & Clothing
Points, Tools, & Weaponry
Art
Ephemera & Books
Cowboy & Western (1173-1264)
Spurs
Bits
Clothing
Buffalo Bill / Pawnee Bill
Ephemera
Mining (1265-1734)
Artifacts (Lighting, Signs, Explosives, Hard Goods)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort)


Day Two (May 8th, 2018) (Lots 2000-2754)
Tokens (2000-2249)
Numismatics (2250-2379)
Medals
Coins
Currency & Scrip
Ephemera
World’s Fairs & Expositions (2380-2406)
Gaming (2407-2431)
Bottles (2432-2654)
Insulators
Soda
Medicine
Misc.
Saloon, Brewing, Cigar, & Tobacco (2655-2718)
Beer & Brewing
Cigar & Tobacco
Jewelry (2719-2754)

Day Three (May 9th, 2018) (Lots 3000-3730)
General Americana

Day Four (May 10th, 2018) (Lots 4000-4752)
Railroadiana (4000-4189)
Passes
Ephemera
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4190-4752)
Gen. Americana
Mining
Numismatics
Tokens
Railroad
Postal


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Maps of Different Island Groups3500 - Maps of Different Island Groups
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 7. 1) Samoan Islands, Ca. 1900. Lithographic color and cartography by Geo. F Cram, Chicago. Approximately 14.5" x 12." 2) Philippin...
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Maps of Brazil3501 - Maps of Brazil
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Lot of 4 maps. 1) Brazil and Paraguay. Lithographic color and cartography by Geo. F. Cram, Chicago. Ca. 1900. Approximately 22" x 14.5." 2...
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Maps of Central America3502 - Maps of Central America
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Lot of 4 maps. 1) Central America by A.J. Johnson, New York. Cartography and hand color, 1863. Approximately 14" x 13."2) Central America,...
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Sold to b*********r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Chinese Pen Box3503 - Chinese Pen Box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Chinese porcelain pen box and cover hand painted with butterflies and flowers. Lid and box do not match, however they fit and were found together. Con
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LOT WITHDRAWN3504 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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2 Egypt Maps3505 - 2 Egypt Maps
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1) Egypt, Abyssinia & Eritrea, engraving and color lithography by Cram c. 1885, pp 512-513 approx 20.5" x 14.5" , double truck, a few...
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Two of the Earliest English Stamps3506 - Two of the Earliest English Stamps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The two earliest stamps: the ONE PENNY BLACK and the TWO PENCE BLUE. Comes in a nice hard, black leather case from Fleetwood in 1985. HWAC# 57433
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Maps of Europe3507 - Maps of Europe
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Lot of 5 maps. 1) Poland and Lithuania. Intaglio printed and hand colored by Lizars, Edinburgh. Ca. 1820. Approximately 22.5"x 19."2) Germ...
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3 European Maps3508 - 3 European Maps
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1) Holland & Belgium , hand colored by Cowperwait, 1856, single truck light border foxing 24" x 14" 2) Europe by Robinson 1844, engr...
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French Art Nouveau Bronze w/ Clock3509 - French Art Nouveau Bronze w/ Clock
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Young woman with flowers bronze by J. Causse. French Art Nouveau bronze w/ clock. Figure is 26.5" h x 8", with the clock it is 33" hi...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Map of Germany, Prussian Territories3510 - Map of Germany, Prussian Territories
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Intaglio printed & hand colored by Lizars. This map shows Freiberg where a great mining school was located. The school trained early mining engi...
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Sold to R**********0 for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff3511 - Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff
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Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff (1898-1976). Oil on canvas, 20" x 16", framed 23.5" x 19.5". Painting shows some cr...
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LOT WITHDRAWN3512 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Leather Bound Israeli Photo Book3513 - Leather Bound Israeli Photo Book
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6" x 8" photos are c. 1950's reproductions.A nice historical set of photos. Stamped in leather Made in Palestine. Photos-The Jordan at...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********r.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Maps of Jerusalem Area (5)3514 - Maps of Jerusalem Area (5)
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5 Maps of Jerusalem Area. 1) The travels of St. Paul with Lithography & color by Hardesty, 1882. 14.5" x 11"; 2)Palestine & Adjace...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to p*******8 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Lot Withdrawn3515 - Lot Withdrawn
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HWAC# 61229 Date: Location:
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Maps of Japan and Asia3516 - Maps of Japan and Asia
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Lot of 3. 1) Japan, 1864. Copper engraved and hand colored by Johnson and Ward. Approximately 18" x 14." 2) Map of Asia, 1892. Cartograph...
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Water Color on Asian Paper3517 - Water Color on Asian Paper
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Water Color attached to linen. This is an original water color, artist unknown. Beautiful Japanese landscape with water falls, cherry blossoms &...
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Asian Block Print on Rice Paper3518 - Asian Block Print on Rice Paper
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Depicts 12 birds with nests in a tree. Signed. 11" x 16". HWAC# 49920 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
Sold to p*******8 for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Map of Mexico by Farm and Fireside3519 - Map of Mexico by Farm and Fireside
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Nice Map of Mexico shows shipping lanes, has 12 vignettes, 2 of them showing President Woodrow Wilson; & the President of Mexico Venustiano Car...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s*******2 for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Map of Mexico, Rand-McNally3520 - Map of Mexico, Rand-McNally
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Double Truck pp. 394, 395, graphics & color by Lithography by Rand-McNally. Shows Tampico to Guadalajara considered safer route than crossing Pa...
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Sold to m********9 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Maps of Mexico and central America3521 - Maps of Mexico and central America
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Lot of 4. 1) Mexico, Cuba, and Central America. Cartography and color by lithography by Gaskell, 1885. Approximately 13.5" x 11.5." 2) Mex...
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Maps of Mexico & South America (7)3522 - Maps of Mexico & South America (7)
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Lot of 7 maps. 1) Mexico by Johnson & Ward, 1864, engraved & hand colored by Johnson. Good condition 18.5" x 14"; 2) South Americ...
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Machu Picchu Photo Postcards3523 - Machu Picchu Photo Postcards
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12 original photo postcards of Machu Picchu given by Wilbur May to Clayton Phillips, c. 1920-25. HWAC# 41906 Date: Location: Andes, zPeru
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Map of Peru, Brazil & Paraguay3524 - Map of Peru, Brazil & Paraguay
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Engraved & Hand colored by Lizars. Cuzco is shown on this map, it was the center of Spanish controlled empire after conquering the Aztecs. Very...
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Map of South America3525 - Map of South America
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Engraved & hand colored by Lizars. This shows Valparaiso. Valparaiso was developed by Western Europeans & was a major stop after navigating...
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Maps of Peru and Bolivia3526 - Maps of Peru and Bolivia
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Lot of 3 maps. 1) Peru and Bolivia, engraved and hand colored by Cowperthwait, 1850. Approximately 17" x 14." 2) Peru and Bolivia, 1855. E...
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LOT WITHDRAWN3527 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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South America Misc. Maps3528 - South America Misc. Maps
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Lot of 4. 1) Chili, La Plata, and Uruguay, 1850. Hand colored by Cowperthwait. Approximately 14" x 17." 2) Patagonia, S. Orkney, Falkland ...
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Vietnamese Lacquer Painting with Mother of Pearl Inlay.3529 - Vietnamese Lacquer Painting with Mother of Pearl Inlay.
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Beautiful Vietnamese lacquer painting with mother of pearl inlay. Image of tiger and dragon. 15.75" x 23.75". Corners are slightly chipped...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p*******8 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Map of United States3530 - Map of United States
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Topographic Survey of the United States, Presented by Lithograph, 1886-7. Double truck, attractive colors. 31" x 21". Very faint fold lin...
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Map of U.S. During the Great Rebellion3531 - Map of U.S. During the Great Rebellion
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This map is engraved & hand colored by Colton, 1861 during the Great Rebellion. Nice condition. Mounted on mat board. If mats are shipped then a...
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Map of Territories & Pacific States3532 - Map of Territories & Pacific States
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Double Truck, hand colored by Bowles with overland routes. Shows route Central Pacific will make & original Pony Express Line. Good condition, o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r*******8 for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Map  of US & Territories3533 - Map of US & Territories
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Double Truck, Cartography & Hand Color by Mitchell. Shows mail route in Northern Cal. (Sacramento) & Southern (Gila). Lake Tahoe is not sho...
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Sold to R**********0 for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Maps of United States (2)3534 - Maps of United States (2)
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Maps of United States 1) U.S. , 1880, hand colored by Rand, McNally & Co., nice condition, 20.5" x 14". 2) U.S. 1883, lithographic g...
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Map of North Western America3535 - Map of North Western America
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Map shows Territory Ceded by Russia to the U.S. Hand colored by Mitchell. This map is pre-Alaska Gold Rush. Excellent condition. On Mat Board (not adh
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Misc. Maps of the U.S.3536 - Misc. Maps of the U.S.
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Lot of 3. 1) North America, 1884. Hand colored by Mitchell. Approximately 12" x 15." 2) New Hampshire by Rand McNally, 1888. Graphics and ...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 220.00 - 300.00
 
 
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North American Continent Map by Lizars3537 - North American Continent Map by Lizars
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Rare North American Continent with British Possessions & US, hand colored by Lizars, c 1820. Page LXII. Double truck , light edge toning. Aprrox...
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Maps of the Midwest3538 - Maps of the Midwest
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This is a group of 8 maps featuring the Midwestern states. 1) Ohio by Counties with Railroads. Published by Geo. F. Cram, Chicago, IL. 1883. Approxim
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Maps of Southern States3539 - Maps of Southern States
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Lot of 2. 1) Alabama, 1855. Engraved and hand colored by Colton, New York. Approximately 15" x 17.5." 2) Florida by Hardesty. Lithographic...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Antique Map Price Record Books (2)3540 - Antique Map Price Record Books (2)
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Antique Map Price Record 1996 and 1997-1998 (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63327 Date: 1996-1998 Location:
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Huge Rand McNally Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide3541 - Huge Rand McNally Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide
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Huge 20.75" x 16" hardcover World Commercial Atlas. Pages not numbered but very substantial, 500+pp. 1963. From the general office of the ...
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Map of North America3542 - Map of North America
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Map of North America, 1892 engraved & colored by Rand, McNally, double truck pp. 18,19. Beautiful colors, no condition issues noted. Mounted on ...
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Map of Territories & Pacific States3543 - Map of Territories & Pacific States
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This map reveals the Central Pacific Railroad has not been completed. Territories Pacific States, 1865 to Accompany "Across the Continent"...
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Sold to 4*******x for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Maps of the Mississippi Valley Area3544 - Maps of the Mississippi Valley Area
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Lot of 3. 1) Iowa, by Rand McNally. Chicago. 1885. Engraved and lithographically colored. Approximately 21" x 15." 2) The Central States. ...
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Western Maps Collection3545 - Western Maps Collection
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Maps from: Pacific Southwest Section, Conoco; Shell map of Idaho; National Auto Club, Western States; Bekins, Seattle; AAA, northwestern states; Dept.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Pony Express and Westward Expansion Map Group3546 - Pony Express and Westward Expansion Map Group
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Lot of 4. 1) California and Nevada, ca. 1899. Engraving and color by lithography by L.B. Folger. Approximately 11.5" x 14." 2) Oregon by C...
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US Wall Map, National Publishing Co., 19023547 - US Wall Map, National Publishing Co., 1902
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Gorgeous full color wall map, cloth backed, usual "varnish". 3' tall. 5' long with original wood rollers. .The data is just prior ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to B********R for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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The World in Hemispheric Projection3548 - The World in Hemispheric Projection
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Interesting map showing resources or various regions such as Gold in the Mother load, wine in Spain, cigars in Cuba.Colored 9.25" x 12"....
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Across the Continent by Bowles3549 - Across the Continent by Bowles
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Hardcover 452pp plus ads. Fold out map of territories and pacific states. Front cover is detaching, pages have foxing. (Potter Collection) HWAC#
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 4*******x for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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