Archives International Auctions Sale 59 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera May 7, 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 59 42 May 7,2020 Archives International Auctions Ephemera - City Directories California 252 252 San Francisco Directory for 1875, Complete but slightly used. San Francisco, California. Over 1000 Pages. City Directory with thousands of names and hundreds of advertisements for local businesses in the city and surrounding area. Francis Valentine, Printers. The spine has ads including my favorite “Manning’s Oyster Grotto, located on Pine Street below Kearny, “Inventor of the Pan Roast”; the covers are advertising Insurance companies and Men’s Clothing. Originally withdrawn from the California State Library in 1875. Highlights include a Colorful Britton, Rey & Co. Lithographer Advertising page in green with allegorical woman. Fine to VF condition overall. An amazing and historical reference book of a thriving city barely 25 years after the California Gold Rush began. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $450-750 Ephemera - Expositions Illinois 253 253 World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893 Admission Ticket. Chicago, IL. 1893, Admit the Bearer, Lincoln on top left, green seal in middle, back green. PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.��������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-140 Ephemera - Mining Nevada 254 254 VanWyck & Co., 1865 Bullion receipt for Assayed Gold and Silver Virginia, Nevada. 1865 Bullion receipt from Central Mine. ������������������������������������� Est. $30-60 Ephemera - Navigation Louisiana 255 255 Port of New Orleans, (District of Mississippi), 1834 Steamboat License of a Vessel Above Twenty Tons. New Orleans, District of Mississippi (Louisiana). “To carry on the coasting trade for one year, Cert.#132, for Steam Boat called the “Ocean”, Signed by P.K.Wagner, Naval officer. Toning and archivally reinforced splitting, rare early New Orleans and Mississippi Rive Steam Boat license. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $325-550 Ephemera - Newspapers Massachusetts 256 256 The New England Courant, No. 80, 1723 (Reprinted in 1856) Facsimile of First Paper Printed by Benjamin Franklin on his Press. Boston Massachusetts, 1856, Single sheet, printed on both recto and verso, measuring circa 8 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. “Facsimile of the first Paper ever issued by Franklin and now printed (Sept. 17, 1856) on a press once used by him”. 2 pages printed on light beige paper, Franklin discusses the reasons and purpose for the paper and what the paper will report on. Though it is a reprint, it is from Franklins original printing press from 1723 and a copy of his first historic news paper that he released for the public. Discusses news from England, a speech by the King discussing a foreign conspiracy (in Europe) and also a few small advertisements. Interesting, historic and rare even as a reprint. VF condition. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-200