R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
all but two on 4.5” x 6.5” mounts,of military installations and drills. With four professional Photographs, 3.88” x 5.3” on 5.63” x 6.88” imprinted mounts, showing Havana street and field scenes, as well as “First Graves of U.S. Volunteers.” Two identified in ink at bottom of image surfaces. With four Photographs, 6.63” x 4.63” on 8.8” x 6.8” mounts, of local ruins, a tobacco barn, and soldiers digging a trench. With two Photographs, 5” x 8.13” on 8” x 10” mounts, showing Cuban forts. With three large professional Photographs, 4.75” x 7.75”, on 11” x 14” mounts [two imprinted], two of Camp Columbia in Havana, showing the staff of the 161st Indiana Infantry, and a monument to that state’s soldiers; and one of troops gathering, probably on a Havana street. Finally, with nine assorted mounted Photographs, cabinet card to 10” x 12”, of various subjects including plantations, an officer on horseback, a lighthouse, the 1898 funeral of Cuban Genl. Calixto Garcia, and the Havana Firemen’s Monument. One mount with a broken corner, otherwise all in very good condition.
777 POSTCARDS:LAND, SEA, and AIR FORCES  ($35-Up)
Very nice group of postcards, only four used, both color and b/w, with images of soldiers from all services in training.
778 POSTCARDS: WEST POINT  ($14-Up)
Seven photographic Postcards of scenes from the US Army Military Academy, all apparently pre-WWI or around the time of the war. All very good/near fine.
779 REGIMENTAL ORDERS 1837 ($5-Up)
Printed Document, signed in type by Col. Everlin Beckley, to the 6th Regiment, 1st Brigade, CT State Infantry, 1p, 4to, Berlin, CT, 8/25/1837. Blank integral sheet torn and soiled. Toned, overall very good.
780 ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS TRAINING 1911
Book, “Royal Army Medical Corps Training. 1911.” War Office. London, His Majesty’s Stationary Office, 1911. Small 8vo, green textured fabric, gilt spine, illustrated. Interesting publisher’s book list on endpapers. Significant wear to boards, wraps on spine damaged. Interior excellent, overall good/very good.
781 ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS 1914 ($10-Up)
Book, “Standing Orders for the Royal Army Medical Corps. 1914.“London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1912. 8vo, 1/2 cloth with brown printed boards. Well worn, overall good/very good.
782 SECRETARY OF WAR: BUDGET 1807 ($45-Up)
Book, “Letter from the Secretary of War [Henry Dearborn] ...on...the Message of the President...Enclosing an Estimate of the Annual Expense of an Army of Thirty-two Thousand Eight Hundred Men...” Washington, A & G Way, 1807. Small 8vo, later 1/4 leather with marbled boards. With one fold-out table. Leather off of spine, but contents are very good/fine.
783 SIXTH WAR LOAN POSTERS  ($25-Up)
Two identical Posters for subscriptions to the 6th War Loan, each 20” x 30”, with a place for the names of subscribers in the company and to track progress toward subscription goals. Condition very good, folded.
784 U.S. ARMY RECRUITING REGULATIONS 1854 ($8-Up)
Pamphlet,”Regulations for the Recruiting Service of the Army of the United States.”Washington, A.O.P.Nicholson, 1854. Toned, otherwise very good.
785 U.S. ARMY REGULATIONS 1913-17 ($40-Up)
Book, “U.S. Army