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National and International Political Figures, Signed Postage Stamps, Including Tito
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Lot of 12, including: President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito, three Yugoslavian stamps each signed in blue ink; President of Ireland Eamon de Valera, a signed 1941 issue 2.5p Irish postage stamp commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Easter Rebellion, of which de Valera was a leader; Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, a signed Indian postage stamp commemorating the 2500th anniversary of the birth of Buddha, dated 1960; West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967), a signed 4" x 5.75" photograph; Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker, a card from the Office of the Prime Minister signed in blue ink and affixed with a Canadian ten cent stamp; Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, a photograph accompanying a letter from the prime minister's office; Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, an Israeli postage stamp signed in Hebrew and Latin characters; Bernard M. Baruch, a U.S. three cent "Atoms For Peace" stamp and thank you card, each signed in blue ink; and a returned letter from the office of Puerto Rico Governor Munoz Marin.
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Books about Indians
Lot # 167 - Books about Indians
Lot of 3. McClintock, Walter. The Old North Trail, or Life, Legents and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians. London: MacMillan and Co., 1910. 8vo, blue cloth w/dj (in mylar), gilt front and spine, folding map, color illustrations, 539pp. [Howes M45] Shelf wear; wear and surface soil on dj. Light even ... > Item Details
Woodrow Wilson, Clipped Signature
Lot # 25 - Woodrow Wilson, Clipped Signature
Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1917-1921). Clipped signature, with embossed Seal of the United States underneath. Framed with portrait photograph of Wilson, 10" x 14.25". > Item Details
Political Signature Collection, Including Obama, Biden, Clinton, & Palin
Lot # 53 - Political Signature Collection, Including Obama, Biden, Clinton, & Palin
Lot of 4, including: Obama, Barack Hussein (1961-). 44th President of the United States (2009-). A clipped newspaper article, ca November 2008, titled "Obama team prepares list of Bush orders to rescind," signed in black marker. Clinton, Hillary Rodham (1947-). First Lady of the United States (199... > 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
Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
Lot # 76 - Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
Toombs, Robert (1810-1885). A U.S. Representative and Senator representing Georgia (1844-1861), Toombs originally lobbied against secession, but eventually became one its most vocal proponents and was appointed the first C.S.A. Secretary of State (1861). Finding this position to be powerless witho... > 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
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
Maps of Rhode Island and Boston
Lot # 283 - Maps of Rhode Island and Boston
Lot of 4. Kitchin, Thomas. A Map of the Colony of Rhode Island: with the adjacent parts of Connecticut, Massachusets Bay. From London Magazine 1778; printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose, Pater Noster Row; 8 x 10 in.; hand-colored. Two fold lines; good condition. A New and Correct Plan of the Town of B... > 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
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
<i>Dr. Syntax</i> Tours, Vols. I-III
Lot # 209 - Dr. Syntax Tours, Vols. I-III
Lot includes all three volumes of the third edition of the Dr. Syntax series, originally published 1812-1821. The books were published by Rudolph Ackerman (1764-1834), who had caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) engrave 24-30 plates per edition, featuring the humorous exploits of the fiction... > Item Details
Dr. Albert Schweitzer Endorsed Check, Plus
Lot # 107 - Dr. Albert Schweitzer Endorsed Check, Plus
Schweitzer, Dr. Albert (1875-1965). German philosopher, theologian, and physician, and winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his writings and medical missions to Africa. Lot of 2, including an check from the collector to Dr. Schweitzer for a $2.00 donation to his hospital, endorsed on verso by t... > 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
Lot of Five French Almanacs
Lot # 258 - Lot of Five French Almanacs
Rare Almanach Americain, Asiatique et Africian, ou Etat Physique, Politique, Ecclesiastique et Militaire de l'Asie, de l'Afrique et de l'Amerique. Paris: l'Auter et Leroy, 1786. 24mo, contemporary leather, 386, [6], 82, [1]. Several signatures appear to be on blue paper. This is a "survey" of Europe... > Item Details
General History of Women
Lot # 249 - General History of Women
Heywood, Thomas. A bit of a mystery volume, the title page indicates that this is The Generall History of Women, Containing the Lives if the most Holy and Prophane, the most Famous and Infamous in all Places, exactly described not only in the Poetical Fictions, but from the most Ancient, Modern, and... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature
Lot # 21 - Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature
Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919). 25th President of the United States. Signature in black ink, on an otherwise blank calling card, matted with a patriotic postcard featuring the president. > Item Details
Seals and Documents Including Two Lead Seals
Lot # 60 - Seals and Documents Including Two Lead Seals
There is a vellum document with string and 1.5" lead seal of Clemens Papa XI (Pope Clements XI, 1700-1721). The document is 7 x 11.5", somewhat stiff. Another document is 23 x 13" with a similar lead seal on string of Pius Papa VI (Pope Pius 6th, 1775-1799). Wonderful acanthus leaves on the border o... > Item Details
Notable U.S. Military Figures, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 92 - Notable U.S. Military Figures, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 4, including: Bradley, Omar Nelson (1893-1981). Senior World War II commander, five-star general, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A 1945 issue U.S. three cent postage stamp commemorating the U.S. Army's march through the Arc de Triomphe, signed Omar N. Bradley in blue ink, and af... > Item Details
Pocket Map of the City of Washington, 1855, by McClelland
Lot # 292 - Pocket Map of the City of Washington, 1855, by McClelland
Map of the City of Washington Established as the Permanent Seat of the Governemnt of the United States of America 1855. Washington: D. McClelland. 19.5 x 16.5 in. in 4 x 6.5 cloth covers with gilt Map of Washington on front; printed endpapers. Inset of region. Upper inset of references with grid ref... > 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
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