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The First Battle : a Story of the Campaign of 1896, Bryan, William Jennings
The First Battle : a Story of the Campaign of 1896
Bryan, William Jennings
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Original Sepia Portrait Photograph - William Hemsley Emory, Emory, William Hemsley
Original Sepia Portrait Photograph - William Hemsley Emory
Emory, William Hemsley
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161 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Falls, Niagara Falls, New York."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 149 (49). Stereograph on gray board 97 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the falls and the Niagara River along with how they were created. View from the American side looking out over the American Falls in full flow, before the days of modern plumbing and power that cut the flow back for power production at night. View ca.1915. Fine clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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162 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Pillars of Hercules"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Unumbered with only pencil notation on the backside "looking toward the entrance between the 'Pillars of Hercules'" in Kentucky. Stereograph on purple board (7 x 3 1/2 inch). ca.1870s. Nice clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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163 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "American Scenery, Boston, Washington Elm, Cambridge."
No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1870s. Stereograph on yellow board with curved corners (6 7/8 x 3 1/2 inch). Title underlined on the backside of the board listing stereocards for "Boston and Vicinity". The image shows the lower part of the Elm tree with a iron gate around the base and a granite marker stating "Under This Tree Washington First Took Command of the American Army July 31 1775" which was said to be based on a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quote. This legend become popular in the 1830s, though not true and was finally debunked in 1925. The tree fell in 1923 (aged 210 years) and was cut up into one thousand pieces and sold to the public and given to historical societies in all 48 states. A fine clean copy of this former New England legend about George Washington. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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164 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Indian Maiden and Two Braves, Minnesota."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 11942 (168). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside quoting Longfellow's ' Hiawatha' with information on the native costumes. A staged photo of two men in native dress with a young woman in front of a wigwam in the woods. Quite silly. Clean copy. 
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165 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Indian Mother and Her Child, Michigan."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 11941 (158). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside quoting Longfellow's 'Hiawatha' and commenting on the future life of the little child, slightly racist. View of a woman in native dress with her child in a native craddle under a pine tree. Clean copy. 
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166 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Artist's Brook, Conway, N.H."
Littleton, N. H. Kilburn Brothers No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
No. 671. Stereograph on yellow board (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) with publishers stamp on the backside. ca. 1870s. View of rural road winding through the scene with bridge crossing the brook. Nice clean copy. 
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167 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "At the Pacific Entrance of the Panama Canal Showing Fortfied Islands, Wireless Towers and Breakwater."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
No. 21787 (256). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with a printed commentary on the backside. View of the western entrance of the Panama Canal near the city of Balboa, Panama. Nice clear image in a plastic slip case. 
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168 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Atlantic City, the Beach from Boardwalk"
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Universal Photo Art Co. No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1890. #2886. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title on the bottom of the photo and publisher's name along the side. Image of bathers at the beach in period costume with many along the edge of the water seated watching others in the water. Fine clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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169 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Au Sable Chasm, Keeseville, N.Y."
Littleton, N.H. Kilburn Brothers No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
No. 814 with publishers name printed on the backside. Stereograph yellow card (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch). Some soiling to card with scratched portion (1/2 inch) from left photo. Image of ladder up the craggy cliff with a man at the base. Nice image, save the mark. 
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170 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bark (Instantaneous)"
Chicago, Ill. American Stereoscopic Company No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
No. 1418 of the 'Marine Views' series. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/4 inch) with label card pasted on the backside with title underlined. View of a Bark offshore, shore in the foreground. Some soiling to the top of the board. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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171 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Battle Monument."
New York, N.Y. E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 7049 in the series 'Views in Baltimore and Vicinity, Md.' Stereograph on yellow board (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) with label on the backside. View of the Battle Monument with slight soiling to the image and some chipping to the corners. Else a nice image. 
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172 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Blue Corridor U.S. Patent Office"
New York, N.Y. E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
No. 6534 of 'Views in Washington, D.C.' Stereograph yellow card (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) with label on the back. Striking image of the Blue Corridor with lighted door in the distance and the roll of columns leading back. Bump to the left corners, else a clean copy. 
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173 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "blue Room in Presdient's Masion."
Washington, D. C. J.G. Jarvis Stereoscopic Views. No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with publishers' name along the sides. View of the interior of the 'Blue Room' showing funiture, fireplace, wallpaper and rugs before the White House was remodeled. ca.1870s. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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174 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Boat-landing at the Lake, Central Park, N.Y."
No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
Unumbered in the 'Central Park' series. Stereograph on light green board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with label pasted on the backside with title underlined. Faded view of the lake with boats on it and boathouse. Some stains to the board. circa.1870s. 
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175 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Boston Common."
No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
"Descriptive Series, Boston and Neighborhood." Unnumbered stereocard on yellow board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary label on the backside. View of 'The Old Elm' believed to be full grown in 1722. Seems to be a late 19th century photograph. Some light soiling to card. 
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176 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bow Bridge, Central Park, NY"
No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1865. Stereograph card (6 7/8 x 3 3/8 inch) with title on the edges, orange card with curved corners. Image of the 'Bow Bridge', a sixty foot cast-iron bridge span in Central Park. The landscaping was just beginning to grow around the bridge and the original urns can be seen at both ends of the bridge. They were later removed and restored in the 21st century. This is considered as the most romantic view and section of Central Park. Fine clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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177 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bridge to the Ramble."
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
circa.1870s. Unnumbered in 'Central Park, New York' series. Stereograph on yellow board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) . Nice image of the bridge crossing the lake with a large swan on an small island and row boat under the bridge. Nice clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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178 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Broadway and Post Office, New York City."
Marysville, California E.Nesemann, Publlisher No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
circa.1900. #600 of a series. Stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title imposed on the lower right photo. Image of Broadway filled with streetcars and people. Upper right corner bumped, not affecting image. Very good copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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179 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bronze Group of Eagles, Central Park, N.Y."
Salem, Mass. J.W. & J.S. Moulton No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Unnumbered in 'American Scenery' series. Stereograph on orange board (7 x 3 3/4 inch) with upper square corners. View of a pair of eagles clinging to a tree trunk. Nice clean copy ca.1870s. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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180 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bunker Hill Monument"
Nashua, New Hamphsire S.M. Morse, Bookseller and Stationer No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1860s. Unnumbered stereograph on yellow board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with publisher's name and address on the backside. Image of the obelisk upon Beeker's Hill with Boston Bay in the far background. Constructed between 1827 and 1843 it is 221 feet tall and made of granite. The foundation stone was laid by the Marquis de Lafayette while on his return visit to the United States. It is now part of the Boston National Park. Fine clean copy. 
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