Lot 86    

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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1980 Iran Hostage Crisis, Newspaper Signed by Hostages
Lot # 85 - 1980 Iran Hostage Crisis, Newspaper Signed by Hostages
The front page of the January 20, 1981, edition of The Stars and Stripes, featuring headshots of the 52 remaining hostages positioned around the headline So Near, And Yet..., each signed in blue or black ink. January 20, 1981, was the date the hostages were released to the United States after 444 d... > Item Details
Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Lot # 33 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). President of the United States (1933-1945). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. June 4, 1941. Addressed to Mrs. W. Gordon Crawford of Hyde Park, New York, on White House letterhead, thanking her for those "Silver Jubilee" spoons. Framed with portrait, 1... > Item Details
Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon
Lot # 30 - Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon
Lot of 3, including: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). A 1935 issue U.S. three cent postage stamp commemorating the Hoover Dam, referred to on the stamp as the Boulder Dam, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink. Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972). 33rd President... > 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
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
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
<i>Rudyard Kipling's Verse</i>, 1922
Lot # 212 - Rudyard Kipling's Verse, 1922
Kipling, Rudyard. Rudyard Kipling's Verse: Inclusive Edition, 1885-1918. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. 12mo, black leather wraps with gilt lettered spine and gilt accents, 787pp. > Item Details
<i>American Architect</i> and <i>Moderne Bauformen</i>
Lot # 224 - American Architect and Moderne Bauformen
Lot of 4. Three bound volumes of American Architect, Oct. - Dec. 1906 with index for July-Dec. 1906 (Vol. 90); Jan.-May 1907 (vol. 91); June-Dec. 1907 (Vol. 92) with index for Jan-June. All 4to in 3/4 leather with maroon cloth, gilt spines, not ex lib. Vol. 91 includes fold-out plates. Monatshefte f... > Item Details
Maps of Discovery and Charts of History
Lot # 295 - Maps of Discovery and Charts of History
Lot of 7. Chart of the Atlantic Ocean. New York: E. & G. W. Blunt, 1831; engraved by William Hooker. Partial coloring; 9 x 14 in. With an illustration of the character and route of a storm which occurred on the American coast in August 1830. Shows part of United States, South America, Spain, and Afr... > 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
Two Atlases, Cram's 1908 and Mitchell's 1856
Lot # 266 - Two Atlases, Cram's 1908 and Mitchell's 1856
Cram, George F. Modern Atlas of the World for 1909. New York and Chicago: George F. Cram, 1908. Folio, green cloth with printed endpapers, marbled page edges, over 800pp. Some pages are lettered, for example, there is 214 and 214A and 214B where a map of Minneapolis was added; page 725 has lettered ... > Item Details
J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
Lot # 83 - J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
Haley, James Evetts, Sr. (1901-1995). Texas historian, writer, and political activist. A January 15, 1968, Texans For Ronald Reagan political newsletter featuring an article titled "Is This the Rockefeller Blueprint designed to destroy the Reagan Movement in your state?," by Rosalind Frame, edited a... > Item Details
Early Pennsylvania and Maryland Deeds
Lot # 148 - Early Pennsylvania and Maryland Deeds
Lot of 3, including: an indenture dated May 9, 1785, Between Isaac Warner of Blockley Township in the County of Philadelphia, Yeoman, and Lydia his Wife Of the one Part And the Honorable John Penn Junior Esquire of the Other Part, transferring land along the North Schuykill River to Penn for the sum... > Item Details
Harriet Beecher Stowe Signature Page From a Book
Lot # 119 - Harriet Beecher Stowe Signature Page From a Book
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896). Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852). An 8vo leaf signed in black ink Harriet Beecher Stowe/Jan'y 10, 1896 below imprinted text reading The Author's Autograph, Written Specially For This Edition A Few Months Before Her Death. > Item Details
Frontiersmen and Fur Traders
Lot # 181 - Frontiersmen and Fur Traders
Lot of 4 volumes. Alter, J. Cecil. James Bridger, Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout and Guide. With biographical sketch by Maj. Genl. Grenville M. Dodge. Salt Lake City: Shepard Book Company, 1925. 8vo, rust-brown embossed cloth with gilt front and spine, No. 195 of 1000 copies signed by Alter on limitat... > Item Details
John B. Floyd, Secretary of War Clipped Signature
Lot # 72 - John B. Floyd, Secretary of War Clipped Signature
Floyd, John Buchanan (1806-1863). United States Secretary of War under President Buchanan (1857-1860). Clipped signature in black ink John B. Floyd/Secretary of War, professionally matted and framed with albumen CDV portrait of Floyd, 6.5" x 9.75" overall. > Item Details
Western Bibliographies and Other Books About Printing
Lot # 201 - Western Bibliographies and Other Books About Printing
Lot of 3. Reese, William S. Six Score: The 120 Best Books on the Range Cattle Industry. New Haven: William Reese Company, 1989. 8vo, leather w/dj, pp not numbered. Rawhide edition, no. 112 of 265 that, according to limitation page, ...have been printed, roped and tallied. They have been branded by t... > Item Details
Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 58 - Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot of 7, including: Humphrey, Hubert Horatio, Jr. (1911-1978). Vice President under Lyndon B. Johnson (1965-69). An otherwise blank postcard inked Hubert H. Humphrey on verso. Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918-1996). Vice President under Richard Nixon (1969-73). An 8" x 10" photograph signed Best Wish... > 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
James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Lot # 12 - James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Buchanan, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861). Clipped free frank signature. Addressed to Isaac Wagner, Esquire, Warren Post Office, Chester County, Pennsylvania, all in Buchanan's handwriting, as well as the word Free above signature. Framed with steel engrav... > Item Details
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