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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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Scarce Autograph of Howard Rogers, Inventor of Polaroid Negative
Lot # 145 - Scarce Autograph of Howard Rogers, Inventor of Polaroid Negative
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Scrapbook with Harry Truman TLSs and Signed Photo
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Lot # 273 - Germany Through the Ages
Lot of 7. Franckenlandt in Germania. Basel, 1598. An attractive and desirable 16th century map, showing Frankfurt, Nuremburg, Coburg, and other cities. Important towns are indicated with small church symbols. Sheet measures 8.5 x 11 in.; image 4 x 5.5 in.; hand colored. Chatelain, Henry Abraham (16... > Item Details
Dwight D. Eisenhower, TLS as President
Lot # 40 - Dwight D. Eisenhower, TLS as President
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969). Thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953-1961). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. November 1, 1956. Addressed to Mrs. Helene Bittner of Long Island, New York, thanking her for her support. The letter is dated just five days prior to the 1956 pres... > Item Details
Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower Autographs
Lot # 42 - Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower Autographs
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Lot # 157 - The Naval Monument, 1842
Fully titled The Naval Monument, Containing Official and Other Accounts of All the Battles Fought Between the Navies of the United States and Great Britain During the Late War; and an Account of the War with Algiers. With Twenty-Five Engravings. To which is Annexed a Naval Register of the United S... > Item Details
Johnson's Illustrated Atlases 1861 and 1863
Lot # 264 - Johnson's Illustrated Atlases 1861 and 1863
Lot of 3. Colton, J.H. and A. J. Johnson, compilers. Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with Descriptions, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical. New York: Johnson and Browning, 1861. Large folio, embossed cloth with leather spine, gilt front and spine, marbled endpapers, all ... > Item Details
Maps of Frankfurt
Lot # 291 - Maps of Frankfurt
Lot of 3. Munster, Sebastian (1489-1552). Franckfurt am Daun Sie Furnenift und Gemeineft Gewerbstatt Leutscher Nation, 1564. 11.5 x 16 in.; three very large cartouches; text on verso. One of the first great cartographers, Munster worked in the era before the Dutch "modern" cartographers such as Merc... > Item Details
Catalogs of Western Americana
Lot # 178 - Catalogs of Western Americana
Lot of 9. Anderson Galleries, New York. The West: Its History & Romance. Sale 1604 (Nov. 1921), 1686 (Nov. 1922), 1706 (Feb. 1923), 1781 (Dec. 1923). Bound in half leather ove brown cloth, 5 spine bands with gilt lettering. Minor shelf wear to covers. More wear to catalog covers inside. Four Texana ... > Item Details
Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
Lot # 16 - Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
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German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
Lot # 227 - German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
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Illustrated Autograph Album of 1860 Albany College of Law
Lot # 74 - Illustrated Autograph Album of 1860 Albany College of Law
A 12mo autograph book with pressed red wraps and gilt cover and spine designs, featuring the signatures, hometowns, and 1" x 1.25" oval albumen photographs of 50+ students and faculty of the Albany College of Law ca 1860. The first three signatures are that of Amos Dean, Amasa Parker, and Ira Harri... > Item Details
James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
Lot # 1 - James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
Madison, James (1751-1836). Fourth President of the United States (1809-1817). Signed free franked envelope addressed to Department of State, Captain Isaac Chauncey, New York. Postal stamped FREE and WASHINGTON, DC JUN 17 [year illegible]. Framed with steel engraving of Madison sitting, 10.5" x ... > Item Details
<i>An Examination of the New System of Society</i>
Lot # 203 - An Examination of the New System of Society
Fisher, W.L. An Examination of the New System of Society, by Robert Owen. Showing its Insufficiency to Reform Mankind, with Observations on the Operation of the Principle of Virtue in the Mind of Man. Philadelphia: John Mortimer, 1826. 8vo, plain boards with printed label, 85pp. Robert Owen (1771-18... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt TNS
Lot # 22 - Theodore Roosevelt TNS
On his office stationery from the Metropolitan in NYC, 1 Nov. 1917. Thank you to Mr. Richard Ware. Matted and framed with a lithographed portrait of TR (overall 12 x 18 in.). Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), President (1901-1909). > Item Details
Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
Lot # 39 - Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
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Lot # 175 - Western Hunting
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Charles Lindbergh Portrait and Facsimile Signature
Lot # 96 - Charles Lindbergh Portrait and Facsimile Signature
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Lot # 25 - Woodrow Wilson, Clipped Signature
Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1917-1921). Clipped signature, with embossed Seal of the United States underneath. Framed with portrait photograph of Wilson, 10" x 14.25". > Item Details
1698 English Indenture Signed by Thomas Hale,
Lot # 62 - 1698 English Indenture Signed by Thomas Hale,
Approx 13 x 22", on vellum, 10 Feb. 1698, in the reign of William III. In the town and county of Hartford, Thomas Hale and the sons of John Hale to John Cross, land, cottage, pasture, meadow, etc. for the sum of 5 shillings. Small wax pendant seal. Matted and framed to 23 x 29". > Item Details
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