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NewAGASSIZ, JEAN LOUIS (1807-73) Swiss-Born Biologist & Geologist

# 8245

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ¾” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ¼” image of Agassiz, imprinted “Likeness from an approved photograph from life.”

Excellent, with light, even toning.

Price: $15.00
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NewALLSTON, WASHINGTON (1779-1843) American Painter & Poet

# 8262

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 ¾” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ¼” x 7 ¼” image of Allston, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1863” below.

Lightly toned, with minor staining and a few light creases in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6183

CIVIL WAR-DATE STOCK CERTIFICATE

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 ¼” x 12”, partly printed, November 2, 1864, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for three shares in the American Express Company, issued to “George Pease – of New York.” Countersigned by the company treasurer.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds. Cancellation stamps intersect but detract very little from the clarity of the signatures of Wells and Fargo.

Price: $1750.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6182

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 ¼” x 12”, partly printed, October 26, 1865, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for one share in the American Express Company, issued to “Edward Pittsinger – Keene, N.H.” Countersigned by the company treasurer, with a five-cent revenue stamp at the upper left.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds.

Price: $1350.00
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NewAMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

# 6184

WELLS, HENRY (1805-78) President of the American Express Company – 1850-68

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) President of the American Express Company – 1868-81; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

Document Signed, 8 ¼” x 12”, partly printed, October 13, 1865, New York, “Henry Wells, President, Wm. G. Fargo, Secretary,” a stock certificate for two shares in the American Express Company, issued to “De Witt C. Rice – New York.” Countersigned by the company treasurer.

The document is lightly toned, with minor staining and three vertical folds, and there is a five-cent revenue stamp in the upper left corner. Contrast of the signatures is somewhat affected by cancellation stamps and heavier toning at the mid-center.

Price: $1200.00
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NewASTOR, JOHN JACOB (1763-1848) German-Born American Merchant, Fur Trader & Investor

# 8107

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Astor, imprinted “Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Likeness copied by permission from an original painting in the possession of the family,” and dated “A.D. 1864” in print below.

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewAUGUR, CHRISTOPHER C. (1821-98) Union Major General; Veteran of the Mexican War and the Northwestern Indian Wars of the 1850s

# 8246

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ¼” x 8 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 4” x 4” image of Augur in military uniform, imprinted “Eng[rave]d by A.H. Ritchie.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with several light creases at the right edge.

Price: $15.00
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NewBACON, SIR NICHOLAS (1510-1579) English Politician during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I; Member of Parliament; Lord Keeper of the Great Seal – 1558-79; Father of English Philosopher & Statesman Sir Francis Bacon

# 8203

Original Engraving, 6” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Bacon, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by R. Cooper. SIR NICHOLAS BACON. OB. 1579. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF ZUCCHERO, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF BEDFORD. London, Published Oct[ober] 1, 1826; by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewBARNEY, CHARLES D. (1844-1945) American Stockbroker; Founder of Charles D. Barney & Company, a predecessor of Smith Barney

# 5341

Document Signed, 7 ¾” x 12”, partly printed, August 28, 1888, New York, “Chas. D. Barney,” on the reverse of a stock certificate for four shares in the Saint Paul & Duluth Railroad Company, issued to Barney.

The document is lightly toned, with the usual vertical folds. Hole-punch cancellation affects both Barney’s signature and those of the company officers on the front.

Price: $350.00
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NewBERTIE, MONTAGU, EARL OF LINDSEY (1608-66) English Soldier, Courtier, and Politician; Member of Parliament – 1624-26; Fought in the Royalist Army in the English Civil War; Lord Great Chamberlain of England – 1642-66

# 8190

Original Engraving, 6 ¼” x 10” overall, with a 3 ½” x 4 ¾” image of Bertie, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by T.A. Dean. MONTAGU BERTIE, EARL OF LINDSEY. OB 1666. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF VANDYKE, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE BARONESS WILLOUGHBY OF ERESBY. London, Published Dec[embe]r 1, 1826, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with insignificant staining in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewBOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER

# 7994

Original Steel Engraving, 6” x 9 ½” overall, imprinted “Eng[rave]d by Geo. E. Perine, N.Y. BOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER, ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR ABBOTT’S CIVIL WAR, with a 4 ½” x 7 ½” image depicting the opening engagement of the Civil War.

Lightly and evenly toned, with superficial staining in the margins; there is a small tear at the lower edge.

Price: $50.00
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NewBOYLE, ROBERT (1627-91) Anglo-Irish Natural Philosopher, Chemist, Physicist, and Inventor

# 8209

Original Engraving, 6” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Boyle, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by W. Holl. THE HONOURABLE ROBERT BOYLE. OB 1691. FROM THE ORIGINAL, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF LIVERPOOL. London, Published May 1, 1829;by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins, and there are two tears at the right edge.

Price: $15.00
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NewBUCHANAN, JAMES (1791-1868) Fifteenth U.S. President - 1857-61; U.S. Secretary of State – 1845-49; U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1834-45; U.S. Representative – Pennsylvania – 1821-31

# 8108

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ¼” image of Buchanan, imprinted “Engraved by permission from the original in the possession of J.C. Buttre, Esq[uire],” and dated “A.D. 1864” in print below.

Lightly toned, with superficial staining in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewBURNET, GILBERT, BISHOP OF SALISBURY (1643-1715) Scottish Philosopher & Historian; Bishop of Salisbury – 1689-1715; Friend & Confidante of King William III of England

# 8152

Original Engraving, 6” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Burnet, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by H. Robinson. GILBERT BURNET, BISHOP OF SALISBURY. OB 1714-15. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF KNELLER, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF HARDWICKE. London, Published June 1, 1829, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewBURNSIDE, AMBROSE E. (1824-81) Union Major General - Rhode Island; Commanded the Union Army of the Potomac at the Battle of Fredericksburg; Governor of Rhode Island – 1866-69; U.S. Senator – Rhode Island – 1875-81

# 8265

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ¾” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Burnside in military uniform, imprinted “Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Likeness from a recent Photograph from life,” and dated “A.D. 1862” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with several small stains in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewBUTLER, BENJAMIN F. (1818-93) Union Major General – Massachusetts; Republican U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts – 1867-75 & 1877-79; U.S. Presidential Candidate – Greenback Party - 1884

# 8266

Original Steel Engraving, 7” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Butler in Civil War uniform, imprinted “Painted by Alonzo Chappel. Likeness from the latest Photograph from life,” and dated “A.D. 1863” in print below.

Lightly toned, with minor staining.

Price: $20.00
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NewCALHOUN, JOHN C. (1782-1850) U.S. Vice President - 1825-32; U.S. Secretary of War - 1817-25; U.S. Secretary of State - 1844-45; U.S. Representative – South Carolina – 1811-17; U.S. Senator – South Carolina – 1845-50

# 8124

Original Engraving, 6 ¾” x 10” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Calhoun, imprinted “Engraved by Rice & Buttre.”

Lightly toned, with a few inconsequential stains.

Price: $20.00
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NewCAPEL, ARTHUR, LORD (1608-1649) English Member of Parliament – 1640-41; Royalist during the English Civil War; Executed by Order of Parliament – March 9, 1649

# 8153

Original Engraving, 6 ¼” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Lord Capell, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by T.A. Dean. ARTHUR, LORD CAPEL. OB. 1648. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF JANSEN, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF ESSEX. Published by Harding, Triphook, & Lepard, Finsbury Square, London, March 1, 1825.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewCAREW, SIR NICHOLAS (1496-1539) English Courtier & Diplomat during the Reign of King Henry VIII; Executed for His Alleged Part in the Exeter Conspiracy, March 3, 1539

# 8202

Original Engraving, 5 ½” x 10” overall, with a 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” image of Carew, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by H. Robinson. SIR NICHOLAS CAREW. OB. 1539. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF HOLBEIN, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH. London, Published Dec[ember] 1, 1831, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with staining in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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NewCASS, LEWIS (1782-1866) U.S. Secretary of War - 1831-36; U.S. Secretary of State - 1857-60; U.S. Senator - Michigan - 1845-48 & 1849-57

# 8109

Original Steel Engraving, 7 ½” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ¼” x 7 ¼” image of Cass, imprinted “From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1862” in print below.

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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