Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

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3555 Airway Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
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Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
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Yo-Semite Falls100 - Yo-Semite Falls
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Vibrant and hand-colored. Currier & Ives present Yosemite in all its splendor, focusing on a flowing waterfall cascading down a mountain. Lithog...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Looking Down the Yo-Semite101 - Looking Down the Yo-Semite
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c1848 - Original, hand-colored lithograph titled “Looking Down the You-Semite.” Measures 16” by 12”. Not mounted. Classified medium folio sized. “Publ
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Andy Anderson Pirate caricature carving102 - Andy Anderson Pirate caricature carving
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Andy Anderson, woodcarver, (1893–August 20, 1960) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century woodcarving, most famous for Scandinavian flat-pla
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Andy Anderson Man with Sombrero caricature carving103 - Andy Anderson Man with Sombrero caricature carving
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Andy Anderson, woodcarver, (1893–August 20, 1960) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century woodcarving, most famous for Scandinavian flat-pla
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Robert H. Blair: Nez Pearce Surrender104 - Robert H. Blair: Nez Pearce Surrender
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#145. Nez Perce surrender to General Mills in 1877. Scene is almost surreal as it might have been from the Nez Pearce point of view. 20" x 40&q...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Robert H. Blair: On the Dock105 - Robert H. Blair: On the Dock
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At first glance this is an idyllic California coastal scene. But the stone docks, the trash can, the browns make one realize this was a place were men
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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M. F. Heimbach: Remake of Hemingway Oil Painting106 - M. F. Heimbach: Remake of Hemingway Oil Painting
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Framed oil painting of Ernest Hemingway. Fantastic detail. Earth tones. Artist remains a mystery. Painting measures 13 ½”x 17 ½”. Framed: ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Charles Russell print: Shooting the Buffalo107 - Charles Russell print: Shooting the Buffalo
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Soldier and Buffalo come face to face! Copyright Encore Edition. 28" x 24" framed.City: County: State:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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American Museum of Art Lithograph108 - American Museum of Art Lithograph
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Beautiful color lithograph. "Chase & Bachelder's American Museum of Art." Printed by Stafford & Co. Nottingham. Red and blue p...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (525.00 + 102.38) x 1 = 627.38
 
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Stagecoach Hold-up Watercolor c. 1890109 - Stagecoach Hold-up Watercolor c. 1890
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Really neat black and white watercolor of a stagecoach hold-up. Scene: forest road with wagon approaching two armed men hiding in wait. Small details
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Estimates : 150.00 - 750.00
Sold for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Arnberger: Swiss Alps Oil Painting110 - Arnberger: Swiss Alps Oil Painting
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This painting is of a beautiful mountain lake nestled in the majestic Swiss Alps. 33" x 57" framed. Johann Arnberger was born at Vienna, A...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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James Reynolds: Two ship watercolor paintings111 - James Reynolds: Two ship watercolor paintings
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26" x 32" and 26" x 35" framed. These two paintings make a wonderful portrayal of two scenes of men working on large ships. One ...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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James Reynolds: Native American oil painting112 - James Reynolds: Native American oil painting
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Three Indian chiefs look over the plains. 32 1/2" x 22 1/2" This Reynolds piece comes to us directly from his first wife. Not signed. From...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Giuseppe Mario D'Amico set of 15 prints with letter and envelope113 - Giuseppe Mario D'Amico set of 15 prints with letter and envelope
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These were signed individually. Each etching has a tissue paper in it to keep the silk clean. They are all bordered with a piece of heavy art matting
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Eight 1963 prints from Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849.) published by Shuei-Sha.114 - Eight 1963 prints from Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849.) published by Shuei-Sha.
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Eight pieces from this master work. Numbers 2, 3, 7, 13, 14, 17, 20, and 21. Shuei-Sha Publishing Co Ltd, 2 Hitotsubashi Kanda, Tokyo, Japan, 1963. In
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Whale Capsizing Sketch, c. 1870s, John Mazzanovich115 - Whale Capsizing Sketch, c. 1870s, John Mazzanovich
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Page from the sketch book of scenic artist John Mazzanovich. One side: small color sketch of whale capsizing small whaling boat. Pieces of the boat, a
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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"Sperm Whaling, No. 1---The Chase" Color Lithograph116 - "Sperm Whaling, No. 1---The Chase" Color Lithograph
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c. 1859. "Sperm Whaling, No. 1---The Chase" Fabulous early hand-colored lithograph of whaling scene. Lithograph from drawing by A. Van Bee...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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"The Whale Fishery 'Laying On.'" Lithograph, c. 1852,  N. Currier117 - "The Whale Fishery 'Laying On.'" Lithograph, c. 1852, N. Currier
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The Whale Fishery "Laying On." Hand-colored lithograph of whalers approaching sperm whale. Two boats, six men in each, are closing in with...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Stimson's Express History and Office Manual, 1860118 - Stimson's Express History and Office Manual, 1860
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Stimson, A. L.; Express Office Hand Book and Directory for the use of 1,200 express agents and their customers, being the history of the express busin
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (950.00 + 185.25) x 1 = 1,135.25
 
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Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1922119 - Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1922
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"Bankers Directory and The Bankers Register with List of Attorneys." "Official Numbering Agent for American Bankers Association...93r...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1925120 - Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1925
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"Banker's Directory and The Banker's Register with List of Bonded Attorneys." "Official Numbering Agent for American Bankers...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1939121 - Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book, 1939
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"Bankers Directory and The Bankers Blue Book Sixty-Seventh Year Final 1939 Edition-127th Edition Since 1872." The Table of Contents is ext...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book Pair122 - Rand McNally Bankers Directory Blue Book Pair
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Lot of 2: "Bankers Directory and The Bankers Blue Book." "Official Numbering Agent for American Bankers Association...First 1945 Edit...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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The Bankers Encyclopedia, 1912123 - The Bankers Encyclopedia, 1912
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"The Bankers Encyclopedia September, 1912 36th Edition Published...Purple Book." There are several maps within (in color, each w/ city lis...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Merchants Bank Directory 1925124 - Merchants Bank Directory 1925
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Central Guarantee Co., 321 pp of bank listings with officers, cashiers, capital, etc. 75pp of Guarantee Attorneys. Rare. Red boards, 8.5 x 12"...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1893125 - Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1893
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Covers loose. 15 x 20.5", 361pp. Contains color maps plus town indexes. Many split at center. Many double truck mapsCity: Cou
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1903126 - Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1903
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1903 . Covers loose. 15 x 20.5", 448pp. Contains color maps plus town indexes. Many double truck maps. No spine cover.City: C
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1907127 - Rand, McNally & Co. Business Atlas 1907
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Covers loose. 15 x 20.5", 379pp. Contains color maps plus town indexes. Many double truck maps.City: County: St
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bradstreet's Book of Commercial ratings of bankers, merchants, manufacturers 1924128 - Bradstreet's Book of Commercial ratings of bankers, merchants, manufacturers 1924
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Bradstreet's Book of Commercial ratings of bankers, merchants, manufacturers, etc.. In a portion of the United States. Vol. 224 January 1924. Pr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Banker's Almanac and Register129 - Banker's Almanac and Register
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1882, published by Bankers Magazine. 328pp plus 38pp of advertisements. Brown boards, gilt lettering, weak on spine. Gilt "double eagle" $...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Bankers and Attorneys Directory 1885130 - Bankers and Attorneys Directory 1885
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"Directory of Bankers and Attorneys for the Commercial Agency of Tappan, McKillop & Co." 1885. "Protection of Trade and the Colle...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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The Manual of Statistics, Stock Exchange Hand-book, 1899, 1903, 1911131 - The Manual of Statistics, Stock Exchange Hand-book, 1899, 1903, 1911
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1) 21st Annual Issue. Charles H. Nicoll, Publisher, New York, 1899. 580 pages plus advertisements. Condition: wear to covers, toning on pages. 2) 25th
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Obsolete American Securities and Corporations, Smythe, 1904132 - Obsolete American Securities and Corporations, Smythe, 1904
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"Illustrated with photographs of important repudiated bonds. " Compiled by R.M. Smythe. New York. 1904. 979 pages plus 8 pages of ads. Pos...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Obsolete American Securities and Corporations, Volume II, Smythe, 1911133 - Obsolete American Securities and Corporations, Volume II, Smythe, 1911
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Compiled by R.M. Smythe, New York, 1911. Red covers with gilt lettering. 1168 pages plus advertisements. Includes circulation info for 1904 volume I (
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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North American Mercantile Agency Co Directory134 - North American Mercantile Agency Co Directory
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Fifty-Third Edition. "The North American Mercantile Agency Company," and page continues, "Legal Directory and List of Banks & Ban...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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North American Mercantile Agency Co Directory135 - North American Mercantile Agency Co Directory
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Fifty-Sixth Edition. "The North American Mercantile Agency Company," and page continues, "Legal Directory and List of Banks & Ban...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Zell's United States Business Directory, 1875136 - Zell's United States Business Directory, 1875
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Published by L. Colange. Containing classified lists of manufacturers, wholesale traders, commission merchants, and others who from the nature and ext
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Reference Book of Dun & Bradstreet Inc. 1947137 - Reference Book of Dun & Bradstreet Inc. 1947
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Book no. 10. March 1947 Vol. 346. This volume contains ratings of Merchants, manufactures and Traders generally throughout the following states: Alask
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Rand, McNally & Co's Improved Indexed Business Atlas138 - Rand, McNally & Co's Improved Indexed Business Atlas
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Rand, McNally & Co's Improved Indexed Business Atlas and Shipper's Guide. Containing large scale maps of dominion of Canada, Old Mexico,...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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US Business Directory 1888139 - US Business Directory 1888
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American Directory Publishing Co., New York. 7 x 9.5". No front and back boards. 4.5" thick (possibly 2000pp, we did not unwrap). Classic...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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The Mercantile Agency Guide 1886140 - The Mercantile Agency Guide 1886
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R.G. Dun & Co.'s Mercantile Agency, Postal and Shippers Guide, 1886. 538pp plus ads. 7 x 10", green boards, gilt lettering. Broken and...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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1953 Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book141 - 1953 Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book
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Reference Book of Dun & Bradstreet, 1953, 3936pp. green boards, gold print. 16.5 x 11.5." Newsprint quality paper. Classic American busines...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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United States Dry Goods Directory and Adviser, 1868142 - United States Dry Goods Directory and Adviser, 1868
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Not found on OCLC. Green covers with gilt lettering. "For the year ending June, 1868." 231 pages plus 11 pages advertisements. Published b...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Textile Manufacturer's Directory of the U.S.143 - Textile Manufacturer's Directory of the U.S.
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Babcock, H.H.; Textile Manufacturer's Directory of the United States and Canada; 1886; New York. 16th edition. 453pp plus 59pp of advertisements...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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The British Columbia Directory, 1882-83144 - The British Columbia Directory, 1882-83
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Published by R. T. Williams. Advertisements throughout the book. Includes business and general directory of the province. Nice descriptive 1882 descri
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Osgoodby's Legal Directory, 1887-88145 - Osgoodby's Legal Directory, 1887-88
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"Legal Directory of the United States & Canada for Attorneys and Business Men," and page continues, "Containing the Names of One ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Osgoodby's Legal Directory, 1888-89146 - Osgoodby's Legal Directory, 1888-89
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The inside hard cover has a notation from the New Jersey Historical Society, which reads "The Gift Of Deaccessioned (sic) Class 340 Book 6S3.&q...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Newspaper and Bank Directory of the World, 1882147 - Newspaper and Bank Directory of the World, 1882
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1882 Hubbard's Newspaper and Bank Directory. 34,000 newspapers and 20,000 banks from foreign countries. Several indexes to make looking for info...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Shipping Clerks' Council Express Directory, 1899148 - Shipping Clerks' Council Express Directory, 1899
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No listing for this year found on OCLC. "A Comprehensive and Reliable Directory, with Tariffs, of all Express Points in the United States, Cana...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Campbell's Shippers' Guide and Travelers' Directory, 1870149 - Campbell's Shippers' Guide and Travelers' Directory, 1870
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"Containing full directions for shipping, traveling and expressing to every place in The New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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