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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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
Lot of Magazines, Articles and More on 20th Century German History
Lot # 153 - Lot of Magazines, Articles and More on 20th Century German History
Includes photocopies, clipped articles, complete magazines (most in German), propaganda, and more. Focus is on World Wars I and II and German re-unification (1990s). Some of the items include: World War I Amtsblatt de la Ville de Guise/Monitwur der Stadt Guise for 22 Nov. 1914, broadside from the ... > Item Details
U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated <i>1861</i>
Lot # 195 - U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated 1861
Partially printed document, 12.5 x 14.5 in. Austin, 28 June 1861. Land document for Aaron M. Sikes. Signed by Edward Clark as Governor. Born and raised in the South, Edward Clark (1815-1880) eventually settled in Marshall, Texas in late 1841. A lawyer, he became involved in politics, serving as a de... > 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
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
Four 19th Century Maps of Michigan
Lot # 288 - Four 19th Century Maps of Michigan
Lot of 4. Pair of Michigan maps: Lake Superior and the Northern Part of Michigan and Michigan, possibly from Colton’s Atlas of the World. New York, 1855. Each measures 12 x 15.5 in.; colored by counties. Interesting, detailed maps; United States statistics on verso. Some toning, overall good conditi... > Item Details
20th Century Atlases
Lot # 265 - 20th Century Atlases
Lot of 3. [Johnston, Alexander Keith] The "Premier" Atlas of the World. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston, Ltd., n.d., but after 1912, since Arizona is depicted as a state. 4to, printed blue cloth, 112pp. Bartolomew, John. The Oxford Advanced Atlas. London: Oxford University Press, 1928. Folio, printed ... > 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
Calvin Coolidge, TLS as President
Lot # 28 - Calvin Coolidge, TLS as President
Coolidge, John Calvin, Jr. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-1929). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. November 8, 1924. Addressed to Mr. Hermon F. Bell of New York City, thanking him for sending a copy of his book An Introduction to Theology. Framed and matted, wit... > Item Details
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
18th Century Maps of Wartime Boundaries
Lot # 284 - 18th Century Maps of Wartime Boundaries
Lot of 2. A Map of that part of America which was the Principal Seat of War in 1756. From Gentleman’s Magazine. This map of northern New England, much of New York and part of Canada was designed to familiarize the magazine’s readers with the area of battles during the French and Indian War. Numerous... > Item Details
William Jennings Bryan Signed Receipt
Lot # 80 - William Jennings Bryan Signed Receipt
Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925). Three-time Democratic nominee for President of the United States (1896, 1900, 1908), and major figure in the Scopes Trial (1925). A Standard Chautauqua Bureau of Chicago receipt for $250, paid to Mr. Bryan for a July 28, 1904 lecture at Bedford, cashed the same... > Item Details
German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot # 219 - German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot of 10 volumes. Krauss, Johann Ulrich. Die Verwandlungen des Ovidii: in Zweyhundert und sechsund zwantzig Kupffern. Augsburg: by the Author, [ca 1690]. 8vo, paper-covered boards, 226pp. Illustrations on even-numbered pages, two per page, with German text between the two engravings. Covers worn, m... > Item Details
Judy Garland Signed Photographs, Plus Records, Books, & Other Ephemera
Lot # 121 - Judy Garland Signed Photographs, Plus Records, Books, & Other Ephemera
Lot of 25+ items, including: a photograph signed To george: / All the best / Judy in blue ink, professionally framed, 7.5" x 9.25" sight, 13.25" x 15.5" overall; a photograph signed To george: / love from / Judy Garland, professionally framed, 7.25" x 9.25" sight, 13.75" x 16.25" overall; copy of Th... > Item Details
1698 English Indenture Signed by Thomas Hale,
Lot # 62 - 1698 English Indenture Signed by Thomas Hale,
Approx 13 x 22", on vellum, 10 Feb. 1698, in the reign of William III. In the town and county of Hartford, Thomas Hale and the sons of John Hale to John Cross, land, cottage, pasture, meadow, etc. for the sum of 5 shillings. Small wax pendant seal. Matted and framed to 23 x 29". > Item Details
Ronald Reagan Signed Envelope
Lot # 51 - Ronald Reagan Signed Envelope
Reagan, Ronald (1911-2004). 40th President of the United States (1981-89). Reagan's signature in black ink on a patriotic Abraham Lincoln envelope featuring two $0.04 Lincoln stamps and a hand stamp for the Washington County Sorghum Tobacco Festival in Springfield, Kentucky dated Oct. 3, 1992; PLU... > 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
Blaeu Map of Britain and Ireland
Lot # 272 - Blaeu Map of Britain and Ireland
Blaeu, Guillaume. Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula. Inset of the Orkney Islands. Amsterdam, ca 1631. Print area 15.25 x 19.5 in. This hand-colored map of the British Isles was based on the copper plates acquired by Willem Blaeu from Jodocus Hondius in 1629. The Blaeu family was planning their s... > 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
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
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