Lot 1    

James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
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 15.75" overall.

Condition:  
Single crease, toning.
Sold: $323.13
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
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
Civil War Books - Confederacy and Western Theater
Lot # 161 - Civil War Books - Confederacy and Western Theater
Lot of 7 vols. Baxter, William. Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove; or, Scenes and Incidents of the War in Arkansas. Cincinnati (OH): Hitchcock & Walden, 1864. 24mo, embossed rust cloth, gilt spine, 262pp. Rare account of Western Theater actions. Wear to spine ends and corners bumped. Scattered sections of... > Item Details
Selections from Cicero
Lot # 237 - Selections from Cicero
[Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Selections.] Ex M.T. Cicerone insigium sententiarum elegans & perutile compendium,...autore Petro Lagnerio Compendiensi. Lyon (Lugduni): J. de Toumes & Guillaume Gazeau (Joan. Tornaesium and Galielmum Gazeium), 1554. 24mo. bound with Divini Platonis Gemmae, Lyon: J. de Toume... > Item Details
Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, & Other Journalists, Signed Franc
Lot # 123 - Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, & Other Journalists, Signed Franc
A 1941 issue French 10 francs note inked with the signatures of several journalists who served as war correspondents in Europe during World War II. Some of the signatures are partially faded and obscured by tape residue, including the autograph yours always, Ernest Hemingway in the circular white w... > Item Details
French Literature
Lot # 217 - French Literature
Lot of 7 volumes. Les Oeuvres Diverses de Monsieur de Cyrano Bergerac. Amsterdam: Jacques Desbordes, 1741 (half-title states 1741, Roman numerals on tp for 1761 - LX typeset in wrong order?), 3 vols. 16mo, full leather, marbled endpapers, gilt on 4-band spines; 444, 389, 300pp. Minor insect damage, ... > Item Details
German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
Lot # 227 - German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
Lot of 4. Includes Heinzen, Karl (1809-1880). Der Pionier. Boston: Vol. 11, Nos. 1 - 52 (1 Jan. 1864 - 21 Dec. 1864). Bound folio, in German. Although German-born, Heinzen spent a good deal of his adult life in the cause of reform, much of it fleeing from one "hot spot" to another. He came to the Un... > Item Details
Southwest Exploration and the Santa Fe Trail
Lot # 191 - Southwest Exploration and the Santa Fe Trail
Lot of 5 vols. Foreman, Grant. Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest. Cleveland (OH): Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. 8vo, rust cloth, gilt spine, no dj, 349pp. Signed on 3rd fep, with note that the owner met Foreman in South Africa in 1925. Moderate shelf wear, especially at spine ends and corners. To... > Item Details
Scrapbook with Harry Truman TLSs and Signed Photo
Lot # 37 - Scrapbook with Harry Truman TLSs and Signed Photo
A 12" x 14" string-bound imitation leather scrapbook, 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 firm, and was especial... > Item Details
Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
Lot # 108 - Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
Wadlow, Robert Pershing (1918-1940). "The Giant of Illinois;" the tallest man ever known to science, at 8'11". A 3.5" x 5.5" photograph of Robert and his six foot tall father, signed in pencil on verso Robert Wadlow. Information provided by the consignor states the signature was obtained at a 193... > Item Details
Barack Obama Signed Newspaper Clipping
Lot # 52 - Barack Obama Signed Newspaper Clipping
Obama, Barack Hussein (1961-). 44th President of the United States (2009-). A 4" x 7" newspaper clipping signed in blue marker. > Item Details
Three Leaves from a Gradual
Lot # 155 - Three Leaves from a Gradual
Probably from the same volume. Each page 15.75 x 20.75 in. on vellum, indicating use by a moderately large choir/congregation. With large initials in penwork blocks with geometric patterns in contrasting ink. Each page with seven 4-line bars of music. Probably from same set of volumes; likely 16th c... > Item Details
Geography and other Academic Titles
Lot # 262 - Geography and other Academic Titles
Redway, Jacques W. and Hinman, Russell. Natural Advanced Geography. New York: American Book Company, 1901. 4to, brown cloth with illustrated front, i - iv, ivA, ivB, 5-162. Plates I-XXIV, 15p Geography of Virginia, apparently to be used in VA schools. An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Dis... > Item Details
Neil Armstrong Signed Photograph
Lot # 101 - Neil Armstrong Signed Photograph
Armstrong, Neil (1930-). Apollo 11 crew member and the first man to set foot on the moon (1969). Signed in blue marker on a 8" x 10" print of his official NASA portrait. > Item Details
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
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
Scarce Autograph of Howard Rogers, Inventor of Polaroid Negative
Lot # 145 - Scarce Autograph of Howard Rogers, Inventor of Polaroid Negative
Rogers, Howard G. (1915-1995). Inventor of the first instant color photograph process (1963), for Polaroid, where he was a longtime director of research, alongside Dr. Edwin Land. A photograph from the first production run, showing a woman on a New Orleans street, in a promotional sleeve with infor... > 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
Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
Lot # 39 - Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) and John Nance Garner (1868-1967). 33rd President of the United States (1945-53) and 32nd Vice President of the United States (1933-41); both VPs under Franklin D. Roosevelt. An 11" x 13.75" photograph of Truman and Gardner conversing under a tree, signed by Truman at ... > Item Details
Homann Map of New England
Lot # 285 - Homann Map of New England
Homann, Johannes Baptista. Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima. Geographice exhibita a Joh. Baptista Homann Sae. Caes. Maj. Geographo Birunbergue. Plate approx. 19.5 x 23.25 in. Hand-colored. Wonderful cartouche embellishments with deer, a native, a trad... > 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
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: