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Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
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".

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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
<i>U.S. Magazine and Democratic Review</i>, with One of the Earliest Recorded Announcements of the Daguerreotype, 1839
Lot # 138 - U.S. Magazine and Democratic Review, with One of the Earliest Recorded Announcements of the Daguerreotype, 1839
Lot of two. The United States Magazine and Democratic Review. Volume V (January-June 1839), and Volume VI (July-December 1839). Washington, D.C.: Langtree and O'Sullivan, 1839. On page 517 and 611 of Volume V, and page 444 of Volume VI, there are reports of Daguerre's new method of "photogenic dra... > 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
U.S. Navy Admiral Chester Nimitz Signed Postage Stamp and Photograph
Lot # 93 - U.S. Navy Admiral Chester Nimitz Signed Postage Stamp and Photograph
Nimitz, Fleet Admiral Chester William (1885-1966). Five star admiral in the U.S. Navy, and Commander-in-Chief of all Pacific Ocean operations during WWII. A 1937 issue U.S. two cent stamp commemorating the Saratoga, signed C.W. Nimitz/Fleet Admiral USN in black ink, PLUS a 4" x 5" photograph signe... > Item Details
German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot # 219 - German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot of 10 volumes. Krauss, Johann Ulrich. Die Verwandlungen des Ovidii: in Zweyhundert und sechsund zwantzig Kupffern. Augsburg: by the Author, [ca 1690]. 8vo, paper-covered boards, 226pp. Illustrations on even-numbered pages, two per page, with German text between the two engravings. Covers worn, m... > Item Details
West Across the Plains
Lot # 188 - West Across the Plains
Lot of 2. Hafen, Le Roy R. The Overland Mail, 1849-1869. Promoter of Settlement; Precursor of Railroads. Cleveland (OH): Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. 8vo, green cloth with gilt spine, no dj, 361pp, folding map before index. [Howes H11] Very light toning of leaves with slighter heavier toning of ed... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
Lot # 20 - Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
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 bl... > Item Details
Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
Lot # 298 - Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
"New Map of That Portion of North America Exhibiting the United States and Territories, The Canadas, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Mexico, also Central America and The West India Islands, Compiled from the Most Recent Surveys and Authentic Sources. Published by Jacob Monk, Baltimore, Md. 1854". In... > Item Details
Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
Lot # 38 - Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972). Thirty-third President of the United States (1945-1953). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. September 10, 1949. Typed letter to Mr. David H. Morgan of Eureka, KS, wishing him well on the Coffey County development. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 14" x 18" overall.... > Item Details
Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
Lot # 281 - Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
Bauche, Phillippe (1700-1773) and Delisle, Guillaume (1675-1726). Carte d'Amerique, dressee pour l'usage du Roy. Par Guillaume Delisle, permier Geographe de sa Majeste de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, Geographes. Upper margin: America accurate in... > Item Details
Woodrow Wilson DS, Plus
Lot # 24 - Woodrow Wilson DS, Plus
Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856-1924). 28th President of the United States (1913-21). Lot of 2, including a Woodrow Wilson DS as President, dated September 26, 1918, appointing William Allis Serfass a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in the United States Army, 8.5" x 10.5" with frame; PLUS a Herbert Hoo... > Item Details
Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot # 165 - Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot of 2. Grinnell, George Bird. The Indians of To-Day. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. Illustrated with photographs by Frank A. Rinehart. 4to, illustrated cloth, 55 plates, 185pp. Light toning of leaves, very light shelf wear and surface soil. Slight damage to first few pages in lower ... > Item Details
Scrapbook with Signed Lindbergh and Fielding Yost Photos and Political Signatures
Lot # 95 - Scrapbook with Signed Lindbergh and Fielding Yost Photos and Political Signatures
A large 60pp+ hardcover scrapbook, 10.5" x 12.5", wrapped in green buckram, compiled by E.W. Bacharach(b. 1883), a Cincinnati-born Kansas City engineer, inventor, and businessman. Bacharach was an engineer of municipal water works in the Kansas City region who later founded a successful consulting ... > Item Details
Hemispherical Maps of the World
Lot # 269 - Hemispherical Maps of the World
Lot of 5. Mitchell, S. Augustus. American cartographer, map dates 1839. Two plates on one sheet, numbered 1 and 2, both titled The World from Mitchell’s Atlas of Outline Maps. No. 1 is on an equatorial projection; No. 2, on a Polar projection. Inserted between the two pairs of hemispheres is No. 3... > Item Details
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
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
Notable Nuclear Physicists, Scientists, & Doctors, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 106 - Notable Nuclear Physicists, Scientists, & Doctors, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 9, including Niels Bohr (1885-1962), Harold C. Urey, Bella Schick, Edward Teller, Wendell M. Stanley, Sydney Chapman, and James Van Allen, al on stamps honoring scientific or nuclear research and achievements, and a stamp featuring portrait of Joseph Pulitzer and dated 1947, with illegible si... > Item Details
Eberstadt Catalogs of Americana
Lot # 200 - Eberstadt Catalogs of Americana
4 volumes. Eberstadt, Edward. The Eberstadt Catalogs of Americana. In Four Volumes Including Index. Introduction by Archibald Hanna Jr.; index by Karl Brown. New York: Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd., 1965. 8vo, red half-leather, gilt spines and top page edges; pages not numbered. Deluxe edition, No. 21 of ... > 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
Western Law Enforcement
Lot # 173 - Western Law Enforcement
Lot of 3. Jennings, N.A. A Texas Ranger. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. 12mo, beige pictorial cloth, 321pp. Surface soil and shelf wear. Minor edge toning. Siringo, Charles A. A Cowboy Detective. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Company, 1912. 12mo, green cloth with gilt front and spine, 519pp. [Howes... > Item Details
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