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    African Explorers Stanley and Livingston Autograph Lot including a clipped signature "David Livingston", 3" x 1.25", ink mark through the "L" of Livingston, else bright and in very good condition; bank check drawn on the Second National Bank, New York, 8.25" x 2.75", dated December 16, 1890, made out to Henry M. Stanley and signed on the verso "For Deposit Acct with/ the 2nd National Bank/ New York./ Henry M. Stanley", the bank cancellation stamp just affects the "t" in "acct", otherwise with the usual cancellation stamps and creases and in very good condition. Accompanying the lot is a carte de visite of Stanley in full African explorer's dress holding a rifle with his African boy gun bearer in the background. The image is slightly yellowed and there is a trivial mounting hole punched at the extreme top edge of the image, else very good.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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