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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Collection of 19th Century Military and Political Signatures
Lot # 90 - Collection of 19th Century Military and Political Signatures
Lot of 5. Calling card with Clinton B. Fisk, Brig. Genl. U.S. Vols. Fisk served in the Western Theater during the Civil War, mostly Arkansas and Missouri. Western Theater material is rare. R.A. Alger, Secty of War on card with "War Department, Office of the Secretary, Washington, D.C." and line for ... > Item Details
Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot # 165 - Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot of 2. Grinnell, George Bird. The Indians of To-Day. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. Illustrated with photographs by Frank A. Rinehart. 4to, illustrated cloth, 55 plates, 185pp. Light toning of leaves, very light shelf wear and surface soil. Slight damage to first few pages in lower ... > Item Details
Exploration of the Colorado River
Lot # 172 - Exploration of the Colorado River
Ives, Lieut. Joseph C. Report upon the Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers.... Washington: GPO, 1861. 36th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Doc. 4to, embossed brown cloth, gilt front and spine; Part I: 2 folding maps, 8 pa... > Item Details
U.S. Grant III Clipped Signature, Plus Telegram Sent by Grandpa
Lot # 13 - U.S. Grant III Clipped Signature, Plus Telegram Sent by Grandpa
Lot of 2. Rare signature of U.S. Grant 3rd, whose signature looks very like that of his famous grandfather because he practiced signing that way. The younger Grant was the son of Frederick Dent Grant, the General and Julia's first son, not U.S. ("Buck") Grant, Jr. He graduated West Point sixth in th... > Item Details
Eadweard Muybridge Autograph
Lot # 141 - Eadweard Muybridge Autograph
Muybridge, Eadweard (1830-1904). English photographer known for his work in the American West, especially California, and his time-lapse photography of animal locomotion, which contributed to the development of motion picture technology. ALS, on one side of an 8vo leaf, imprinted on the other side... > Item Details
Jimmy Carter, Signed Book, <i>Why Not The Best?</i>
Lot # 49 - Jimmy Carter, Signed Book, Why Not The Best?
Carter, James Earl, Jr. (1924-). Thirty-ninth President of the United States (1977-1981). President Carter's early autobiography, first published in 1975 prior to his presidential campaign, this edition in 1977 after his election and with the Seal of the President of the United States on the cover... > Item Details
Norman Rockwell, American Artist, Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 135 - Norman Rockwell, American Artist, Signed Postage Stamp
Rockwell, Norman (1894-1978). American artist, most famous for his Saturday Evening Post covers. A block of four U.S. four cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America (Rockwell was also well known for his work for the BSA), signed in black ink in the margins To Bobb... > Item Details
Andrew Jackson Clipped Signature
Lot # 7 - Andrew Jackson Clipped Signature
Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845). 7th President of the United States (1829-37). A 1" x 5.25" clipping, signed Andrew Jackson in black ink. > Item Details
Herbert Hoover TLS, 1928
Lot # 29 - Herbert Hoover TLS, 1928
Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). TLS as president-elect, on personal stationary, dated Stanford University, California / November 16, 1928, thanking a supporter from Long Island, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink, and affixed with a 1965 issue Herbert Ho... > 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
Apollo 11 Astronauts Signed Photograph, Including Armstrong, Collins, & Aldrin
Lot # 100 - Apollo 11 Astronauts Signed Photograph, Including Armstrong, Collins, & Aldrin
Armstrong, Neil (1930-), Michael Collins (1930-), and Buzz Aldrin (1930-). Crew of Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission (1969). An 8.5" x 10" photograph of the crew, identified in the lower margin with their facsimile signatures, and signed by each in black marker on their respective images.... > Item Details
German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
Lot # 227 - German Periodicals and Occasional Publications
Lot of 4. Includes Heinzen, Karl (1809-1880). Der Pionier. Boston: Vol. 11, Nos. 1 - 52 (1 Jan. 1864 - 21 Dec. 1864). Bound folio, in German. Although German-born, Heinzen spent a good deal of his adult life in the cause of reform, much of it fleeing from one "hot spot" to another. He came to the Un... > Item Details
Addresses of 19th Century Leaders, Including one Belonging to William Clark
Lot # 170 - Addresses of 19th Century Leaders, Including one Belonging to William Clark
Quincy, Josiah, President of Harvard University. An Address Delivered at the Dedication of Dane Law College in Harvard University, October 23, 1832. Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf and Company, 1832. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 27pp. Toning of cover and page edges. Light waterstain along side. Front cover wit... > Item Details
John C. Fremont ALS, 1857
Lot # 11 - John C. Fremont ALS, 1857
Fremont, John Charles; "The Pathfinder" (1813-1890). Western explorer, military commander, and one of California's first two senators, famous for his principled provocation and intractability. ALS, 1p, 7.75" x 9", dated Thursday evening, January[?] 1857, addressed to Isaac Sherman, Esq. at New York... > Item Details
Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
Lot # 298 - Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
"New Map of That Portion of North America Exhibiting the United States and Territories, The Canadas, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Mexico, also Central America and The West India Islands, Compiled from the Most Recent Surveys and Authentic Sources. Published by Jacob Monk, Baltimore, Md. 1854". In... > Item Details
<i>America on Stone</i>
Lot # 208 - America on Stone
Peters, Harry T. America on Stone: to the Memory of the American Lithographer. Garden City: Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc., 1931. 4to, grey boards, w/dj, 415pp. Dj sunned, split along spine; surface scuffing and soil. Light wear to spine. Very light toning of page edges. > 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
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
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
Overland to the West
Lot # 185 - Overland to the West
Lot of 3. Smedley, William. Across the Plains in '62. [Denver, 1916] 12mo, cloth spine, 56pp, small map of "Route followed by Smedley & Culp, 1862," inscribed and signed below half-title Fraternally yours, Wm. Smedley, 6-15-16. [Howes S566, Streeter 3220] Slight shelf wear, some sunnign of boards. S... > Item Details
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