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

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
Benjamin Harrison TLS, Plus Letters Related to the Harrison Club, Hamilton Co., OH
Lot # 17 - Benjamin Harrison TLS, Plus Letters Related to the Harrison Club, Hamilton Co., OH
Harrison, Benjamin (1819-1901). 23rd President of the UNited States (1889-93). Lot of 4, all ca February 1889, one month before Harrison's inauguration, including: a Benjamin Harrison TLS as president-elect, Feb. 8, 1889, at Indianapolis, IN, on personal stationary showing his Indianapolis address... > 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
<i>Seymour's Sketches Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill</i>, Vols. I-II
Lot # 206 - Seymour's Sketches Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill, Vols. I-II
Lot of 2. Seymour's Sketches Illustrated in Prose and Verse by Alfred Crowquill. London: H. Wallis, n.d. (ca 1836), Vol. I & II. 8vo, green cloth with gilt front, spine and page edges; pages not numbered. Each volume has 42 Seymour sketches with their respective stories. Appear to have old rebind, v... > Item Details
Richard and Pat Nixon Signed Family Photograph
Lot # 45 - Richard and Pat Nixon Signed Family Photograph
Nixon, Richard Milhous(1913-1994) and "Pat" (1912-1993). 37th President of the United States and First Lady (1969-74). An 8" x 10" of the Nixon family, inked in the lower margin To Marie Andrews, with our best wishes, Pat Nixon (all in Pat's hand), and signed Richard Nixon in blue marker. > 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
Civil War Books - Union
Lot # 160 - Civil War Books - Union
Lot of 8 vols. [White, Richard Grant] The New Gospel of Peace according to St. Benjamin. New York: Sinclair Tousey (Bks. 1 and 2) and American News Agency Bks. 3 and 4), 1863-66, four books in one vol. 12mo, three-quarter leather over marbled paper, marbled endpapers, gilt spine, 42, 48, 47, 55pp. W... > Item Details
[MAPS] Special Topics in Mapmaking
Lot # 260 - [MAPS] Special Topics in Mapmaking
Lot of 5. Skelton, R.A. Explorers' Maps: Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery. London: Spring Books, 1970. 4to, white cloth boards w/dj, xi, 337pp. Skelton, R.A. Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries. London: Spring Books, 1965. 4to, blue cloth w/dj; viii, 80... > 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
Cherokee County, Georgia Land Lottery Deeds, 1830s
Lot # 71 - Cherokee County, Georgia Land Lottery Deeds, 1830s
Lot of 2 corresponding partially printed documents, in pursuance of the State of Georgia's 1831 land lottery act, which followed the passage of President Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act in 1830. Georgia was the only state to distribute former Indian lands by lottery, and although the Cherokee h... > Item Details
DS Autographed by Christian Markgraf, 1624
Lot # 61 - DS Autographed by Christian Markgraf, 1624
2pp, 10 x 12.5 in. DS by Christian Markgraf von Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1581-1655). Hamburg (?), 17 April 1624. Christian inherited the title of Markgraf of Brandenburg-Bayreuth when his uncle, George Friedrich, died without heirs in 1603. The following year he married Marie von Hohenzollern, daughter... > Item Details
Late 17th Century Map of Europe
Lot # 276 - Late 17th Century Map of Europe
Danckerts, I. Nova et Accurata totius Europae Descriptio. Amsterdam, 1680. 20 x 24 in. An uncommon and finely engraved large map of Europe based on de Wit. Highly detailed map is richly ornamented with small compass rose and ships. Also shows Europa riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several put... > Item Details
Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
Lot # 110 - Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
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
Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
Lot # 16 - Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
Cleveland, Stephen Grover (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. January 25, 1886. The document is an official appointment of Charles Henry Davis to the rank of Commander in the Navy, signed by Pres... > Item Details
William Henry Harrison, Clipped Signature
Lot # 9 - William Henry Harrison, Clipped Signature
Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841). Ninth President of the United States (1841). Clipped signature, your very [?] ally, W H Harrison. Framed with steel engraving, 10.5" x 13" overall. > 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
Western Hunting
Lot # 175 - Western Hunting
Lot of 4. [St. John, Percy Bolingbroke] The Prairie Hunter, by Captain Flack. London: E. Griffiths, 1866. 16mo, 3/4 leather over marbled paper, 5 spine bands, gilt lettering spine, 309pp. [see Howes S32 Note] Light shelf wear, otherwise very good. Heclawa [Himmelwright, Abraham L.A.] In the Heart of... > 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
Spencer Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, ANS
Lot # 65 - Spencer Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, ANS
1p, 7.25 x 8.75 in. At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Boston on Saturday the 27th of April, 1751 - Ordered that a Hearing be had on the foregoing Appeal before this Board upon Wednesday the 5th day of June next & that the Appelant cause the adverse Party to be seasonably served with a Copy... > Item Details
George Samerjan, American Artist, Signed Adlai Stevenson Postage Stamps
Lot # 136 - George Samerjan, American Artist, Signed Adlai Stevenson Postage Stamps
Samerjan, George Eurengy (1915-2005). American artist. (A sheet of 25 U.S. five cent stamps honoring Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965), signed George Samerjan in red ink across the entire sheet, and George Samerjan/Designer of stamp in black ink in the lower margin. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: