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NewABBOT, GEORGE, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY (1562-1633) Archbishop of Canterbury, 1611-33; Master of University College, Oxford, 1597-1610; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1600-01 & 1604-06

# 8149

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

“Engraved by J. Parker. GEORGE ABBOT, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. OB. 1633. FROM THE ORIGINAL, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF VERULAM. London, Published Dec[ember] 1, 1826; by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins and a few small tears at the edges.

Price: $15.00
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NewALDERMANNO

# 8106

Hand-Colored Italian Engraving, 6 ½” x 10 ¼”, from the 1846 book, USI E COSTUMI, titled “Aldermanno.”

Evenly toned and lightly soiled, with scattered small stains. Illustrated with the title page from the book, a copy of which will be included with the item.

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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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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NewBEATOUN, CARDINAL, David Beaton (1494-1546) Archbishop of St. Andrews – 1539-46; Last Scottish Cardinal before The Reformation; Murdered at St. Andrews Castle, May 29,1546

# 8150

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

“Engraved by J. Thomson. CARDINAL BEATOUN. OB. 1546. FROM THE ORIGINAL, IN THE COLLECTION HOLYROOD PALACE, EDINBURGH. Published by Harding, Triphook, & Lepard, Finsbury Square, London, June 1, 1825.”

Lightly toned, with staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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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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NewBRANDON, CHARLES, DUKE OF SUFFOLK (1484-1545) English Nobleman; Brother-in-Law of King Henry VIII; Lord President of the Council during the Reign of King Henry VIII

# 8151

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

“Engraved by W.H. Mote. CHARLES BRANDON, DUKE OF SUFFOLK. OB. 1545. FROM THE ORIGINAL, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE, THE DUKE OF BEDFORD. London, Published July 1, 1830, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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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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NewBUTLER, JAMES, DUKE OF ORMOND (1610-88) Anglo-Irish Statesman & Soldier; Member of the Privy Council during the Reign of King Charles II; Chancellor of the University of Oxford – 1669-88

# 8143

Original Engraving, 6” x 10” overall, with a 4” x 5” image of Graham, imprinted, in full:

“Engraved by H. Robinson. JAMES BUTLER, DUKE OF ORMOND. OB. 1688. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF KNELLER, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF STRATHMORE. London, Published April 1, 1830; by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewCAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD, NINTH EARL OF ARGYLL (1629-1685) Royalist Soldier during the Scottish Civil War; Executed on June 30, 1685

# 8129

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

“Engraved by Thomas Wright. ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, NINTH EARL OF ARGYLL. OB. 1685. FROM THE ORIGINAL, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF ARGYLL. London, Published June 1, 1828, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with a small tear at the upper edge and a few minor stains in the margins.

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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NewCARRE, ANNE, COUNTESS OF BEDFORD (1615-84) Wealthy English Noblewoman; Wife of William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford, a Soldier during the English Civil War; Born in the Tower of London while her Mother, Frances Howard, was awaiting Execution

# 8137

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

“Engraved by S. FREEMAN. ANNE CARRE, COUNTESS OF BEDFORD. OB. 1684. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF VANDYKE, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF EGREMONT. Published by Harding, Triphook, & Lepard, Finsbury Square, London, Aug[ust] 1, 1824.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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NewCAVENDISH, WILLIAM, FIRST DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE (1640-1707) English Nobleman, Soldier, and Politician; Official during the Reign of King William III of England; Member of Parliament – 1661-84

# 8214

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

“Engraved by W. Finden. WILLIAM CAVENDISH, FIRST DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE. OB 1707. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF RILEY, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE. London, Published June 1, 1830, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins and a small tear or two at the edges.

Price: $15.00
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NewCECIL, ELIZABETH, COUNTESS OF DEVONSHIRE (1619-89) English Noblewoman

# 8148

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

“Engraved by J.S. Agar. ELIZABETH CECIL, COUNTESS OF DEVONSHIRE. OB. 1689. FROM THE ORIGINAL OF VANDYKE, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE RIGHT HON[ORA]BLE THE EARL OF EGREMONT. London, Published June 1, 1824; by Harding, Maver, & Lepard.”

Lightly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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