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Chester A. Arthur, Clipped Signature
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Arthur, Chester Alan (1829-1886). Twenty-first President of the United States (1881-1885). Clipped signature, framed with steel engraving, 12.75" x 14.5" overall.

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<i>Rudyard Kipling's Verse</i>, 1922
Lot # 212 - Rudyard Kipling's Verse, 1922
Kipling, Rudyard. Rudyard Kipling's Verse: Inclusive Edition, 1885-1918. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. 12mo, black leather wraps with gilt lettered spine and gilt accents, 787pp. > Item Details
Two Volume Set of Rudyard Kipling's <i>The Jungle Book</i>
Lot # 213 - Two Volume Set of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
and The Second Jungle Book. London: MacMillan and Co., 1894 (V.1) and 1895 (V.2). First with illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny; second with illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling. 12mo, crushed blue Morocco; Vol. 1 with embossed and painted elephant, vol. 2 with bear. Both in s... > Item Details
Norman Rockwell, American Artist, Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 135 - Norman Rockwell, American Artist, Signed Postage Stamp
Rockwell, Norman (1894-1978). American artist, most famous for his Saturday Evening Post covers. A block of four U.S. four cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America (Rockwell was also well known for his work for the BSA), signed in black ink in the margins To Bobb... > Item Details
Seals and Documents Including Two Lead Seals
Lot # 60 - Seals and Documents Including Two Lead Seals
There is a vellum document with string and 1.5" lead seal of Clemens Papa XI (Pope Clements XI, 1700-1721). The document is 7 x 11.5", somewhat stiff. Another document is 23 x 13" with a similar lead seal on string of Pius Papa VI (Pope Pius 6th, 1775-1799). Wonderful acanthus leaves on the border o... > Item Details
New York - State and City Maps
Lot # 287 - New York - State and City Maps
Lot of 3. Hudson River Sheet No.1 From New York to Haverstraw, From a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D.Bache Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States; Triangulation by E. Blunt Assistant; Topography by H.L. Whiting Assistant J. Mechan, F.W. Dorr Sub-Assistants... > Item Details
Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 36 - Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962). First Lady of the United States (1933-45), widely considered the most influential first lady to date, and a noted writer, speaker, and political activist. A 1945 issue U.S. five cent "Toward United Nations" stamp, signed Eleanor Roosevelt in blue ink. > Item Details
Notable Girl Scout Leaders, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 152 - Notable Girl Scout Leaders, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 2, including: a 1962 issue U.S. four cent postage stamp on a sheet commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Girl Scouts, with July 24, 1962, first day issue cancellation stamp signed Daisy Gordon Lawrence - First Registered Girl Scout in the U.S.A. & niece of Juliette Low, Founder; and two T... > Item Details
U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated <i>1861</i>
Lot # 195 - U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated 1861
Partially printed document, 12.5 x 14.5 in. Austin, 28 June 1861. Land document for Aaron M. Sikes. Signed by Edward Clark as Governor. Born and raised in the South, Edward Clark (1815-1880) eventually settled in Marshall, Texas in late 1841. A lawyer, he became involved in politics, serving as a de... > Item Details
Southwestern Exploration and Travel
Lot # 190 - Southwestern Exploration and Travel
Lot of 3 volumes. Gregg, Josiah. Commerce of the Prairies: or the Journal of a Santa Fe Trader during Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies.... New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844, 2 vols. 12mo, rebound in blue half leather with gilt spines; vol. 1, 320pp, folding map; vol. 2, 318pp, sing... > Item Details
Famous Explorers, Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hillary & Fuchs
Lot # 105 - Famous Explorers, Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hillary & Fuchs
Including: Hillary, Sir Edmund Percival (1919-2008). New Zealand explorer/adventurer famous for being the first man to summit Mt. Everest (with Sherpa Tenzig Norgay, 1953). Two 1953 issue Indian stamps commemorating the "Conquest of Everest," denominations 2 anna and 14 anna, each signed E.P. Hill... > Item Details
Chen Chi, Chinese Artist, Signed Business Card
Lot # 137 - Chen Chi, Chinese Artist, Signed Business Card
Chen Chi (1912-2005). A business card bearing Chen's name and New York address, with his Chinese character signature at left in black ink. > Item Details
Lot of Magazines, Articles and More on 20th Century German History
Lot # 153 - Lot of Magazines, Articles and More on 20th Century German History
Includes photocopies, clipped articles, complete magazines (most in German), propaganda, and more. Focus is on World Wars I and II and German re-unification (1990s). Some of the items include: World War I Amtsblatt de la Ville de Guise/Monitwur der Stadt Guise for 22 Nov. 1914, broadside from the ... > Item Details
Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 58 - Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot of 7, including: Humphrey, Hubert Horatio, Jr. (1911-1978). Vice President under Lyndon B. Johnson (1965-69). An otherwise blank postcard inked Hubert H. Humphrey on verso. Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918-1996). Vice President under Richard Nixon (1969-73). An 8" x 10" photograph signed Best Wish... > Item Details
James Monroe Presidential Land Grant
Lot # 3 - James Monroe Presidential Land Grant
Approx. 9 x 14 in. partially printed vellum document, Washington (DC), 1 Sept. 1824. Signed by James Monroe as President (1817 - 1825) and George Graham as Commissioner of the General Land Office. Wafer seal half missing. Filed in Clarke County, Alabama. > Item Details
World Maps from the 17th - 20th Centuries
Lot # 270 - World Maps from the 17th - 20th Centuries
Lot of 3. d’Abbeville, N. Sanson. Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale du Monde. 1651. d'Abbeville is regarded as the founder of the "French School" of cartography. This map features both hemispheres, and shows California as an island. 17 x 23 in. copper plate engraving; hand-colored; some ink calligraphy... > Item Details
Far West and Rockies Series, 3 Volumes, Plus
Lot # 187 - Far West and Rockies Series, 3 Volumes, Plus
Lot of 4. Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W. Journals of forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles. Glendale (CA): Arthur H. Clark company, 1954. Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, Vol. II. 8vo, green cloth with gilt spine, 333pp. Shelf wear, toning of page edges. Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W.... > Item Details
Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 47 - Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot of 6, including: Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994). 37th President of the United States (1969-74). A 1.5" x 4" clipping, signed Eugene Ronan Family, best wishes, from Richard Nixon. Ford, Gerald (1913-2006). 38th President of the United States (1974-1977). A 3" x 5" note card signed Gerald ... > Item Details
Maps of European Kingdoms, Duchies, and More
Lot # 275 - Maps of European Kingdoms, Duchies, and More
Lot of 7. Jansson, Johannes (1588-1664). Lotharingia Dvcatvs Noua Descriptio. Outline color; title and scales in fully colored cartouches; text on verso; 19 x 23 in. The French province of Lorraine, the Mosel wine district, that centers on Metz and Nancy. Very detailed topography. Crease at fold lin... > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt Signed Photograph, Plus Eleanor Roosevelt TNS
Lot # 35 - Franklin Roosevelt Signed Photograph, Plus Eleanor Roosevelt TNS
Lot of 2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945, President 1933-1945) photograph, inscribed and signed in lower margin, 8 x 9.25 in. visible, n.d., framed and matted. Together with Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) typed note on her personal stationery, 27 Oct. 1958. Matted and framed with a print of a p... > Item Details
Western Bibliographies and Collections
Lot # 176 - Western Bibliographies and Collections
Lot of 7. White, John Browning. Published Sources on Territorial Nebraska: An Essay and Bibliography. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1956. Nebraska State Historical Society Publications. Vol. XXIII. 8vo, red cloth, gilt spine, 300pp. Slight shelf wear, else excellent. McMurtrie, Douglas... > Item Details
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