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President Dwight D. Eisenhower Signed Postage Stamp
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike" (1892-1967). 34th President of the United States (1953-61). A sheet of four U.S. five cent The Sciences postage stamps, issued 1963, affixed to Office of Dwight D. Eisenhower stationary, and signed three times in blue ink (once in each of the top two stamps and once across both bottom stamps. Accompanied by the original air mail envelope postmarked March 9, 1965, from Gettysburg, PA, and with Eisenhower's five star hand stamp in place of the postage.

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Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
Lot # 255 - Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
Lot of 9. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Official Catalogue. Part XIV. Woman's Building. Palmer, Bertha H. President Board of Lady Managers. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Company, 1893, revised ed. 8vo, blue printed paper covers, small folding map of Chicago, 141pp. Official Catalogue of Exhibits and D... > 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
Late 17th Century Map of Europe
Lot # 276 - Late 17th Century Map of Europe
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Carl Sandburg, American Writer, Signed Abraham Lincoln Postage Stamp
Lot # 127 - Carl Sandburg, American Writer, Signed Abraham Lincoln Postage Stamp
Sandburg, Carl (1878-1967), American poet and writer. Sandburg's signature in black ink on a single, uncanceled, three cent stamp featuring Abraham Lincoln, released in 1958. The Lincoln stamp is appropriate as Sandburg won one of his three Pulitzer Prizes for his biography Abraham Lincoln: the Wa... > Item Details
Otto Frank TLS and Other Books and Papers Relating to Anne Frank, Including
Lot # 125 - Otto Frank TLS and Other Books and Papers Relating to Anne Frank, Including
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Jimmy Carter, Signed Book, <i>Why Not The Best?</i>
Lot # 49 - Jimmy Carter, Signed Book, Why Not The Best?
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Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
Lot # 282 - Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
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Carl B. Stokes, First African American Mayor of Major City, Signed Photographs
Lot # 82 - Carl B. Stokes, First African American Mayor of Major City, Signed Photographs
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James Monroe Clipped Signature
Lot # 4 - James Monroe Clipped Signature
(1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). 1" x 4.25" clipping, signed James Monroe in black ink, clipped from a document with evidence of a signature above Monroe's and the upper half of the printed text By the President below. > Item Details
Books about Western Artists
Lot # 198 - Books about Western Artists
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Maps of the Holy Land and Travels of the Apostles
Lot # 296 - Maps of the Holy Land and Travels of the Apostles
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Alan Shepard Signed Photograph
Lot # 102 - Alan Shepard Signed Photograph
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History and Culture of America
Lot # 241 - History and Culture of America
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Two Volume Set of Rudyard Kipling's <i>The Jungle Book</i>
Lot # 213 - Two Volume Set of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
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General History of Women
Lot # 249 - General History of Women
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Spiro T. Agnew Document Signed as Governor of Maryland
Lot # 55 - Spiro T. Agnew Document Signed as Governor of Maryland
1p, 14 x 17 in. Printed and typed document naming Andy Griffith as Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay. 24 Feb. 1968. Signed by Spiro T. Agnew (1918-1996) as Governor of the State of Maryland (Gov. 1967-69) and C. Stanley Blair as Secretary of State. Agnew went on to become Vice President under Richard Ni... > 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
U.S. - Mexican Boundary Survey, 1857
Lot # 196 - U.S. - Mexican Boundary Survey, 1857
Emory, William H. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey,... Washington: Printed by A.O.P. Nicholson, 1857. 34th Congress, 1st. Session; Senate Ex. Doc. No. 108. 4to, black embossed cloth. Collation: vi, 258pp, 4 folding maps and profiles, one color; 12 color plates, 39 black-&-whit... > Item Details
<i>The Naval Monument</i>, 1842
Lot # 157 - The Naval Monument, 1842
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1754 Manuscript Document Addressed to Daniel Parke Custis, First Husband of Martha Washington
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