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State Controller's Warrant; Carson City, Nevada, December 2, 1898

By: State of Nevada, State Controller's Office

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carson City, NV, State of Nevada, State Controller's Office: 1898

Seller ID: 019877

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

State Controller's pay warrant printed on beige paper. Dated December 2, 1898. 10" x 5 1/4." Embossed Nevada state seal in center of document. A black and white decorative border and a couple images of a dog and building are on the warrant. Paper, handwriting, and printed text and images are all very clean and intact. The warrant says the following: "No. 1747, Controller's Office, State of Nevada, Carson City, Dec 2, 1898. The State Treasurer will pay out of the Orphans' Home Fund, To the order of John Porterfield [$8.36]. Appropriation for E[...] at O. H. Kind of service,... View more info

Typed Letter Signed - Lewis G. Tewksbury

By: Tewksbury, Lewis G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., 1892

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11171

Condition: Collectible-Fine

One page (8 1/4 x 11 inch) typed letter on "Lewis G. Tewksbury, Banker" stationary. Lewis G. Tewksbury (b.1864) is most remembered as being an owner of the famous harness racing horse "John R. Gentry" (1889-1920). He had bought the horse at auction in 1896 for $19,900 and sold him the next year to E.H.Harriman. Tewksbury was a man with a vague past and questionable business practices. He lived well off his brokerage business for a short while, doing much entertaining, and buying expensive art. In 1897 he went bankrupt. In this letter to a client, he advises "scalp the wheat... View more info

The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company. General Mortgage Five Per Cent. Gold Bond. Series A. Due June 1, 1970.

By: The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Press of Allen, Lane & Scott: 1921

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019589

Condition: Very Good

General Mortgage Five Per Cent; Gold Bond; Series A. Number M, 15994. Dated June 1, 1920. Printed on black and white 10 1/8" x 14 1/2" paper with decorative border and illustration of a train in a rail yard at the top. Also printed at the top is an original red "Cancelled" stamp. "P.G.G. & ST.L." printed in the background behind the main text. Signed by the Assistant Secretary and President of The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Company on the front. On the back of are two certificates. One certificate (same number as front: Number M, 159... View more info

The Spring Tire Company, Manufacturers of the Inter-National Spring Tire

By: The Spring Tire Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA?, 0

Seller ID: 020404

Condition: Fine

Original publisher's beige brochure that folds out into four panels with text and illustrations on front and back. No date, circa 1925. 3 1/2" x 6 1/4." Three black and white illustrations, complete. Original purple stamp on front panel: "Please Notice--Only a few hundred shares left at $1.00 stock then advances to $1.50 per share." Another original purple stamp on front panel refers to 225 J. St in Sacramento, California: "On Exhibition at Studebaker Bro's., 225 J. St." Brochure is very clean and intact. A fine copy. This brochure promotes the Spring Tire Compa... View more info

The Conspiracy Against Mexico

By: Thomson, Arthur

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Oakland, California, The International Press: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018844

Condition: Very Good

No date, but circa 1922. Publisher's illustrated wrapper with the bony hand of "Wall Street" reaching across Mexico to control its financial interests. Written while Mexico was contemplating nationalizing foreign owned industries. The author comes down on the side of Mexican interests. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2. 22 pages. View more info


By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1900

Seller ID: 10725

Condition: Collectible-Good

15 pages; paper wrapper with title on the cover. Contains extracts from Speeches about anti-Trust legislation by U.S. Representatives William J. Bryan, D.A. De Armond, Thomas Spight, J. M. Quarles, W.H. Fleming, W.W. Kitchin, James D. Richardson, Sanuel W.T. Lanham, William Sulzer, William F. Zenor, Joseph W. Bailey, among others. View more info

The Story of the Shakers and Some of Their Favorite Cooking Recipes. Calendar for 1882.

By: Various

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, A. J. White: 1882

Seller ID: 015716

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

9 sheets folded in half to make 18 pages. Evidence of stapling at one time, but no staples now. Tape on spine and back cover. Some brown spots on cover and first few pages, possibly grease spot that soaked through. Promotional booklet for "Shaker Extract of Roots" and "Shaker Family Pill". There are some small articles about the Shaker community, tables of the moon's phases in 1882 and cooking recipes. However, this booklet is mostly testimonials about the miraculous healing powers of the "Shaker Extract of Roots". In 1875, Andrew Judson White entered into an agreement ... View more info

Mine Owners Association Inc. News : Volume 1, Number 1

By: Various

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Auburn, California, Mine Owner's Association:

Seller ID: 016470

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

15 x 22 inch newspaper, fold lines, some soiling and chipping. Dated October with no year, but circa 1921. No copies are located in any library database. Many articles of interest to the mining industry of Northern California View more info

The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8382

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. Former owner's bookplate on front pastdowns. Two volumes, complete. Published one year before the British edition. Photo illustrated. 924 pages including index. View more info

Human Occupation

By: Wheelwright, S.A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belleville, Wis., The Monona Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14916

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. Designed front cover. In rare 1906 dust wrapper (missing bottom inch of spine. Inscribed on the front end paper: "Presented by the author to Dr. E.W. Kenyon. Salem, Ore. 1931." Human work and seen by the author through Christian eyes. 288 pages. View more info

Autograph Letter with Company Signature.

By: William Way & Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1859

Seller ID: 11692

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Autograph Letter with Company Signature. One page (6 3/4 x 7 3/4 inch) dated Mary 31, 1859. The William Way Co writes Wm H. Buell of Hartford, Connecticut that his order for gold pens has been received and that the shipment has been sent by express. Fine clean copy. View more info

Coal Fields of the Wind River Region, Fremont and Natrona Counties, Wyoming

By: Woodruff, E.G. and D. E, Winchester

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018765

Condition: Very Good

Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 471-G. Original gray wrapper, browned ink splatter to front cover, not affecting text or illustrations, which are fine. Nine folding maps and illustrations and three textural illustrations (2 maps, one diagram) complete. From the introduction: "The primary purpose of the investigation was to obtain data for the classification of the public land and to collect information relating to the amount and character of the coal in order to fix a price at which such land should be offered for sale."6 x 9 inches. 53 pages,... View more info

Romance of the Orange Industry

By: Young, James H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chamber's: 1914

Seller ID: 015563

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Excerpt from the July, 1914, issue of Chamber's Magazine with paper wrapper. 3 pages. An article about the history of orange agriculture and the development of the orange industry in Southern California. View more info