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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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Blaeu, Guillaume. Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula. Inset of the Orkney Islands. Amsterdam, ca 1631. Print area 15.25 x 19.5 in. This hand-colored map of the British Isles was based on the copper plates acquired by Willem Blaeu from Jodocus Hondius in 1629. The Blaeu family was planning their s... > Item Details
Overland to the West
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Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
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James Monroe, Document Signed as President
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Monroe, James (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). DS as President, 1p, Washington DC. November 1, 1824. A General Land Office grant transferring to Mr. William Edward Hayne a quarter of a section of land near Cahaba, AL. Affixed with the seal of the office. Framed, 1... > Item Details
Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
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Written in Rousseau's hand but not signed. Three leaves, 7.25 x 10 in. One page filled out, one page with Loix des Romains (Laws of the Romans) and one blank sheet. Apparently from a notebook/copybook. The page that is mostly filled in has a few written lines, then a line separating it from the next... > Item Details
Maps of the Holy Land and Travels of the Apostles
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Frontier Days in the West
Lot # 183 - Frontier Days in the West
Lot of 6. Hanson, Joseph Mills. The Conquest of the Missouri, Being the Story of the Life and Exploits of Captain Grant Marsh. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1909. 8vo, green pictorial cloth, 458pp., folding map. Walker, Tacetta B. Stories of Early Days in Wyoming. Big Horn Basin. Casper (WY): Prairie... > Item Details
William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, Clipped Signature
Lot # 63 - William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, Clipped Signature
William Shirley (1694-1771) was twice Governor of Massachusetts Bay (1741-49 and 1753-56) and Bahamas (1760s). The 1 x 3 in. clipped signature is matted and framed with a lithograph of Shirley to 6.75 x 9.25 in. overall. > Item Details
Travels in Gaul, Three Latin Volumes
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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
18th and 19th Century Books on Animal Husbandry
Lot # 232 - 18th and 19th Century Books on Animal Husbandry
Lot of 2. Deane, Samuel. The New-England Farmer; or, Georgical Dictionary Containing a Compendious Account of the Ways and Methods in Which the Most Important Art of Husbandry... may be Practised to the Greatest Advantage in this Country. Worchester (MA): Isaiah Thomas, 1790. 8vo, full leather, 335p... > Item Details
Notable Male and Female Aviators, Signed Postage Stamps
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Lot of 5, including: Piccard, Auguste (1884-1962). Swiss physicist and inventor, known best for setting altitude records in the balloons he designed (over 52,000 feet in 1932), and later modifying his crafts for deep sea exploration. Three Belgian postage stamps commemorating his record-breaking 1... > Item Details
Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
Lot # 124 - Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
Passport belonging to son of Fletcher Harper, co-founder of Harper & Brothers Publishing House. Leather-bound, gilt accented, 12mo, stamped by authorities in London, Paris, Belgium, Berlin, Dresden, Milan, Verona, Venice, et al. > Item Details
Map and Print of Southern England
Lot # 271 - Map and Print of Southern England
Lot of 2. Pinkerton, John (1758-1826); Herbert, Lewis. England: Southern Part. London: Cadell & Davies, 4 June 1811. From Pinkerton, A Modern Atlas:..., 1815. Print area 19.75 x 27.5 in.; hand-colored outlines of counties. Framed and glazed, faint central fold, waterstain across bottom, especially l... > Item Details
James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Lot # 12 - James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Buchanan, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861). Clipped free frank signature. Addressed to Isaac Wagner, Esquire, Warren Post Office, Chester County, Pennsylvania, all in Buchanan's handwriting, as well as the word Free above signature. Framed with steel engrav... > Item Details
Franklin D. Roosevelt TLS
Lot # 31 - Franklin D. Roosevelt TLS
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945). TLS, dated April 23, 1938, at Washington, D.C., on White House letterhead, 7" x 8.75", thanking Ed. Wimmer, Esq., of Covington, KY, for his support; accompanied by its White House envelope with airmail cancell... > Item Details
Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
Lot # 76 - Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
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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
Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Lot # 33 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
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James Monroe Clipped Signature
Lot # 4 - James Monroe Clipped Signature
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