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FANTASTIC HANDWRITTEN CIVIL WAR DIARY KEPT BY EMERSON HARRIS OF WINDHAM COUNTY, VERMONT. HE VOLUNTEERED IN THE 11th VERMONT INFANTRY 1863-1865. Rare manuscript diary of Emerson Harris who was a fighting volunteer from Halifax, VT during the Civil War in America. He was...
HANDWRITTEN CIVIL WAR DIARY & LETTER-Emerson Harris-Windham County VT-Artillery
Codex Mellon Date: 1513 Page#: 166 Description: This sketchbook of architectural drawings is one of the most significant documents of the appearance and structure of antique and contemporary buildings in early sixteenth-century Rome. Containing interior and exterior vie...
Codex Mellon, 1513 Architectural Sketchbook
Republic of Texas Land Transfer Certificate: Scarce Partly Printed Document Signed. 2 pages, 8.25 x 13.25", San Augustine, Nacogdoches District, [Texas], December 20, 1835 being a transfer of a "League and Labor" of land (4,600 acres), located in Lorenzo...
Republic of Texas land transfer certificate Zavalla San Augustine Alamo 1835
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Flawed lg.Medieval illuminated liturgical leaf.Gold initial&floral decor,c.1400
Print of the Procession of the Royal Courtof the Kings and Queens of Englandcirca late 1600's - early 1700'sDimensions 18.25 x 15.25 InchesPrinted in German "Vorstellung des prächtigen Aufzugs,so bey der Hohen Procession zur Gromung der Könige und Königinnen von En...
c.1700's German Print: Procession of the Court of Kings and Queens of England
Rare 1763 Semi annual French newspaper N° 103 ---- 563pp covered by c1500 medieval antiphonalLarge Russian PRINCE Familly tree since 1645 Suite de la Clef (subtitled Historical Journal on Tems) is a monthly magazine created by Claude Jordan, published in Paris from 1717...
15th-cent Latin decorated medieval antiphonal covering a 1763 563pp newspaper
Up for auction is two rather rare diaries written by a US Navy Sailor assigned to the USS “Octopus” later designated USS C-1 (SS-9.) She was one of the Navy’s premier submarines built at the beginning of the 20th century. Our unknown sailor is subsequently promoted to C...
CIRCA 1907-1911 HANDWRITTEN DIARIES NAVY SUBMARINE USS OCTOPUS C-1 RARE CONTENT
INCREDIBLE ARCHIVE OF 5 HANDWRITTEN DIARIES KEPT BY THE RUMSEY FAMILY OVER A PERIOD OF APPROXIMATELY 100 YEARS IN TIOGA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. There is no way to fully describe the important, vast and varied, history and genealogy of Tioga County, PA, that the Rumsey fam...
HANDWRITTEN DIARIES-World War One-Flying Saucers-History-Genealogy-1876-1974-PA
Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of the Witches)LatinPage Number: 330Facsimile Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 x 2.25Year originally published: 1519Price:$249.99The infamous Malleus Maleficarum, originally written in 1487 by Catholic clergyman Heinrich Kramer (under his Latinized name...
Malleus Maleficarum 1519 , Hammer Of Witches. Facsimile
WELCOME TO SALLY’S DIARIES: Every once in a while I put together a miscellaneous lot of diaries and sell them as a group, as with this lot. They are from different authors, times and families. There are a total of 7 diaries/journals/books in this lot. All are noteworthy...
1907-42 Vtg. Handwritten Diary Group Illinois Ohio Surry England Bound Brook NJ
Up for auction is an incredible group of WW I diaries related to early to early aviation history. Our author was Private Carl O. Fox of the 217 Aero Squadron, 2nd A.A.R.D. American Expeditionary Forces. In total four items: two diaries, soldiers individual pay record, a...
CIRCA 1918-1919 HANDWRITTEN WW I DIARY EXPERIMENTAL TRIPLANE CRASHES PILOT DIES
Entire Bible written out in 1720-Quite an accomplishment! Small folio/2 vols 9 inches + 10 1/2 inches Original vellum bindings Complete + contains Old Testament, Apocrypha + New Testament + an index Red ruled paper Location: Shelf
1720 2 vol Manuscript Bible with Vellum Binding
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Medieval illuminated Book of Hours leaf,gold-heightenedinitials&border,c1450
Up for auction is a fascinating diary of a United States Marine stationed in the Philippines circa 1909-1910.The author is Private William M. Virbeck Co. B, 2nd Regiment United States Marine Corps- Olongapo, Philippines. He begins writing November 20, 1909 with a final...
CIRCA 1909-1910 HANDWRITTEN DIARY US MARINE PHILIPPINES "INSURRECTOS" FIRES RARE
This is and original Republic of Texas probate court document dated Fayette county June 10 1839 and signed by Jesse Burnam (1792–1883). A pioneer, was born into poverty in Madison County, Kentucky, on September 15, 1792. He was the youngest of seven children; his father...
Republic of Texas Austin old 300 Alamo Jesse Burnam Fayette texas document
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lluminated Lf.of a small book of hours manuscript,Goid Border&initials,ca.1470
Antique Ledger Lyceum Carolina Mills Maiden North Carolina 1874-1889 Constitution and by Laws of the Lyceum in Carolina Mills "Articles" List of Signers" "Minutes" from December 1874 - March 1886. Some other pages also 60 pages with writing almo...
Antique Ledger Carolina Mills Maiden North Carolina,1874-1889 Lyceum Laws
For your consideration is a rare Farman of Muhammad Ali Shah Qajar hand signed while he was crown prince and dated 1316AH or 1898. Written from Muhammad Ali Qajar to the Persian ambassador of Russia, Moltame Soltan Mehdi Mirza Khan Sarteep. It is a promotion with pay in...
Rare Farman Muhammad Ali Shah Qajar hand signed Firman to Ambassador of Russia
Up for auction is a very attractive medieval illuminated manuscript vellum Book of Hours leaf in Latin, originating in France, circa 1480. There are two large panel borders with flowers, acanthus, and gold bezants, and there's also a similar "thin" border in t...
RARE Illuminated Manuscript Vellum Book of Hours Leaf w/ Gold, c.1480
A very early, large leaf from the Koran handwritten on some sort of stiff, heavy parchment - maybe camel-skin? I have no idea when it was written but it looks Kufic to me. There are no vowels in the Arabic so this is an early consonantal text - there are dots here and t...
early large Koran Qu'ran leaf with consonantal (Kufic?) text on heavy parchment
A must have for any collector! Author: Irish MonksLanguage: IrishDate: 800 ADPrice : $500History: The Kell's Manuscript is one of the most renowned illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Tentatively dated to the year 800 AD, the Book resided at the eponymous Abbey...
Book of Kells Facsimile. 678 page full color facsimile
Please check out my other auctions for more similar manuscript books as well. 18th Century MANUSCRIPT book with beautiful Calligraphy 730 pages ! MANUSCRIPT] Gebetbuch. 8vo., 170 x 110 mm. (Approx. 4.5 x 6 3/4 x 2 1/8 thick) 730 pp. with several fine 18th century German...
18th C. German Prayer Book Manuscript Handwritten Calligraphy
1807-1813 Handwritten Ledger Amenia, New York Mygatt Family Duchess County Click image to enlarge Description Early 19th Century Ledger Belonging to the Mygatt Family of Amenia, Duchess County, New York. Amenia, New York: 1807-1813. Ledger binding of green stitched pape...
1807-1813 Handwritten Ledger Amenia, New York Mygatt Family Duchess County
"IMPERIAL ORDER OF THE LEGION OF HONOR 1863 - NAPOLEON EMPEROR DIPLOMA" on Large Vellum signed by Napoleon III - SECOND EMPIRE Size of Diploma: 19.3" x 16.3" (49 cm x 41.5 cm), Signed and Sealed
NAPOLEON III AUTOGRAPH on Order of the Legion of Honor - 1863 SECOND EMPIRE
Document composed on September 20th 1471. Some notes and signatures. Size: 12,5" x 7". See other items
MEDIEVAL PARCHMENT 1471
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Decorative medieval BoH leaf on vellum,Gold-washed initials&border,c.1490
For dale a very beautiful hand written Koranic Scroll on paper. Width is 3.5" and the length is over 200" long. The beginning and end are nicely illuminated and the scroll is dated at the end1902. In very beautiful condition considering its age. See photos. Sh...
Hand written beautiful Koranic Scroll on paper, over 200" long, dated 1902
A 1910 Handwritten Personal Diary from Sarah Ann Herbert. She journals as she travels across Europe and back to New York with her travel partners. The journal itself is stamped London. She celebrated her 19th birthday during her trip. The handwriting is beautiful. Her l...
1910 Handwritten Personal Diary Journal Travel Across Europe Antique Vtg Pre-WW1
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 Miniature of St John and the poisoned men on a Calender leaf ,Nov./Dec.ca.1510
Rare Medieval Manuscript on Large Parchment from the Reign of CHARLES V and POPE GREGORY XI Papacy Dated 1372Size: 22" x 14" (55 cm x 36 cm), Signed See other items
1372 - MEDIEVAL PARCHMENT CHARLES V & GREGORY XI ERA Handschriften auf Pergament
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