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Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). An appointment of William Cary Sanger to Assistant Secretary of War, dated December 21, 1901, signed Theodore Roosevelt boldly in black ink. Also signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root and affixed with the blue seal of the United States War Office. Framed, 16" x 20" sight, 23.25" x 27.25" overall.
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Cleveland, Stephen Grover (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. January 25, 1886. The document is an official appointment of Charles Henry Davis to the rank of Commander in the Navy, signed by Pres... > Item Details
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General History of Women
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Woodrow Wilson Appointment
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Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
Lot # 84 - Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
Lot of 4, including: Goldwater, Barry (1909-1998). "Mr. Conservative"; five-term U.S. Senator from Arizona and the 1964 Republican nominee for president. An 8" x 10" publicity portrait, signed Barry Goldwater in blue ink at lower right; accompanied by a Goldwater bumper sticker. McCarthy, Eugene J... > Item Details
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Lot # 201 - Western Bibliographies and Other Books About Printing
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Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot # 297 - Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot of 3. Nord-Amerika im Maassstab. Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1886. 15 x 18.5 in. with outline color. Kampen, Albert van (1842-1891), ed. Descriptiones nobilissimorum apud classicos locorum, edidit Alb. van Kampen. Series I. Quindecim ad Caesaris de bello Gallico commentarios tabulae. Gotha (Germ.): J... > Item Details
Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, 19th-20th Century
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Mark Twain Signed Limited Edition with 36 Volumes
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Lot of 36 books. Clemens, Samuel. Writings of Mark Twain. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922. Limitation page in Vol. 1 indicates This Definitive Edition Consists of One Thousand Twenty-Four Sets, the First Volume of each bearing the Original Autograph Signature of Mark Twain. This set No. 264. Signed S.... > Item Details
Scarce Autograph of Howard Rogers, Inventor of Polaroid Negative
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Herbert Hoover TLS, 1928
Lot # 29 - Herbert Hoover TLS, 1928
Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). TLS as president-elect, on personal stationary, dated Stanford University, California / November 16, 1928, thanking a supporter from Long Island, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink, and affixed with a 1965 issue Herbert Ho... > Item Details
Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
Lot # 10 - Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-1853). ALS, 1p, Newport, RI. September 17, 1859. Addressed to H.A. Risley, Esq. Fillmore is thanking him for his sympathy. Framed with engraving, 15.5" x 12.5". > Item Details
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Lot # 171 - [NEBRASKA AND DAKOTA] Reprint of Warren Expedition, 1855-57
Warren, Lieut. G[ouverneur] K. Preliminary Report of Explorations in Nebraska and Dakota in the Years 1855-'56-'57, by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Topographical Engineers, U.S. Army. Washington: GPO, 1875. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 125pp with map. Originally printed as an appendix to the President's message... > Item Details
Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
Lot # 108 - Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
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King George III DS
Lot # 66 - King George III DS
1p, 11.75 x 15.5 in., partially printed document on vellum, signed by George III above printed name, paper and metal seal intact. Commission for Edward Figg, Esq. as Captain in the Royal Engineer Corps. 28 Aug. 1806, also signed by Master General of Orndance. King George III (1738-1820). King of Gre... > Item Details
Maps of Germany
Lot # 300 - Maps of Germany
Lot of 5. Hall, Sidney. Southern Germany, comprising Bavaria, Wirtemberg, Baden,&c. and Central Germany, comprising Saxony, Hesse, Nassau, &c. and Northern Germany, comprising Hanover, Brunswick, Mecklenburg, &c. From A general Atlas of Ancient & Modem Geography, 1827. Outline color; each 19.5 x 23... > Item Details
Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson Signed Family Photograph
Lot # 43 - Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson Signed Family Photograph
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Scarce Autograph of a Pioneer Daguerreotypist
Lot # 140 - Scarce Autograph of a Pioneer Daguerreotypist
3.74 x 5 in. Matriculation Ticket for the University of New York, Department of Medicine, 1867-68. With singature of Jno. W. Draper along side. Craig's Daguerreian Registry notes that many histories of photography credit Draper with taking the first daguerreotype in America, the first daguerreotype ... > Item Details
Accounts of Explorers and Artists
Lot # 263 - Accounts of Explorers and Artists
Lot of 2. Witte, Stephen S. and Gallagher, Marsha V. The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied. Vol. I. May 1832-April 1833. Norman: Arthur H. Clark Company with the Durham Center for Western Studies, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, 2008. 4to, brown leather with silver lettering f... > Item Details
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