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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Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
Lot # 39 - Harry Truman and John Nance Garner Signed Photograph
Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) and John Nance Garner (1868-1967). 33rd President of the United States (1945-53) and 32nd Vice President of the United States (1933-41); both VPs under Franklin D. Roosevelt. An 11" x 13.75" photograph of Truman and Gardner conversing under a tree, signed by Truman at ... > 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
Theodore Roosevelt TNS
Lot # 22 - Theodore Roosevelt TNS
On his office stationery from the Metropolitan in NYC, 1 Nov. 1917. Thank you to Mr. Richard Ware. Matted and framed with a lithographed portrait of TR (overall 12 x 18 in.). Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), President (1901-1909). > 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
Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot # 297 - Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot of 3. Nord-Amerika im Maassstab. Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1886. 15 x 18.5 in. with outline color. Kampen, Albert van (1842-1891), ed. Descriptiones nobilissimorum apud classicos locorum, edidit Alb. van Kampen. Series I. Quindecim ad Caesaris de bello Gallico commentarios tabulae. Gotha (Germ.): J... > Item Details
Dwight D. Eisenhower, TLS as President
Lot # 40 - Dwight D. Eisenhower, TLS as President
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969). Thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953-1961). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. November 1, 1956. Addressed to Mrs. Helene Bittner of Long Island, New York, thanking her for her support. The letter is dated just five days prior to the 1956 pres... > Item Details
<i>An Examination of the New System of Society</i>
Lot # 203 - An Examination of the New System of Society
Fisher, W.L. An Examination of the New System of Society, by Robert Owen. Showing its Insufficiency to Reform Mankind, with Observations on the Operation of the Principle of Virtue in the Mind of Man. Philadelphia: John Mortimer, 1826. 8vo, plain boards with printed label, 85pp. Robert Owen (1771-18... > Item Details
Charles Lindbergh Portrait and Facsimile Signature
Lot # 96 - Charles Lindbergh Portrait and Facsimile Signature
An 11 x 14 in. print of a very young Charles Lindbergh with facsimile signature in margin below. Lindbergh's popularity was such that everyone wanted a copy of his picture, and what we could consider a "real" photo (i.e., a photographic print) was not important. > 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
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
Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
Lot # 108 - Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
Wadlow, Robert Pershing (1918-1940). "The Giant of Illinois;" the tallest man ever known to science, at 8'11". A 3.5" x 5.5" photograph of Robert and his six foot tall father, signed in pencil on verso Robert Wadlow. Information provided by the consignor states the signature was obtained at a 193... > Item Details
Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, 19th-20th Century
Lot # 56 - Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, 19th-20th Century
Lot of 5, including: Hobart, Garrett (1844-1899). Vice President under William McKinley (1897-1899). Signed $1,000 scrip of the Midland Railroad Company of New Jersey, issue of April 1st, 1880. Wilson, Henry (1812-1875). Vice President under U.S. Grant (1873-1875). A 2" x 4.5" clipping signed He... > Item Details
Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
Lot # 110 - Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
Written in Rousseau's hand but not signed. Three leaves, 7.25 x 10 in. One page filled out, one page with Loix des Romains (Laws of the Romans) and one blank sheet. Apparently from a notebook/copybook. The page that is mostly filled in has a few written lines, then a line separating it from the next... > 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
Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
Lot # 207 - Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
Lot of 7. Including: Gill, Eric. Christianity and Art. Capel-y-ffin and Abergavenny: Francis Walterson, 1927. Illus. by David Jones. 12mo, blue cloth boards, 42pp, some uncut. No. 90/200 signed by author and illustrator on limitation page. Gill, Eric. Sculpture: An Essay on Stone-cutting with a pre... > Item Details
<i>Seymour's Sketches Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill</i>, Vols. I-II
Lot # 206 - Seymour's Sketches Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill, Vols. I-II
Lot of 2. Seymour's Sketches Illustrated in Prose and Verse by Alfred Crowquill. London: H. Wallis, n.d. (ca 1836), Vol. I & II. 8vo, green cloth with gilt front, spine and page edges; pages not numbered. Each volume has 42 Seymour sketches with their respective stories. Appear to have old rebind, v... > Item Details
Alan Shepard Signed Photograph
Lot # 102 - Alan Shepard Signed Photograph
Shepard, Alan (1923-1998). First American in space (1961) and commander of Apollo 14 (1971). A photograph of President John F. Kennedy presenting the NASA Distinguished Service Medal to Alan Shepard on May 8, 1961, just three days after he became the first American in space, signed in black ink at... > 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
Napoleon and French History in the Views of the French and Germans
Lot # 246 - Napoleon and French History in the Views of the French and Germans
Lot of 5 volumes. Norvins, M. de. Histoire de Napoleon. Brussels: Societe typographiqiue Belge, 1839. 8vo, embossed blue cloth, 647pp. In French. Sunning to spine and front cover, scattered foxing. Le Sur, C.L. La France et Les Francais en 1817. Tableau Moral et Politique. Paris: H. Nicolle, 1817. 8... > 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
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