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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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
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
Franklin D. Roosevelt TLS
Lot # 31 - Franklin D. Roosevelt TLS
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945). TLS, dated April 23, 1938, at Washington, D.C., on White House letterhead, 7" x 8.75", thanking Ed. Wimmer, Esq., of Covington, KY, for his support; accompanied by its White House envelope with airmail cancell... > 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
Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
Lot # 255 - Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
Lot of 9. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Official Catalogue. Part XIV. Woman's Building. Palmer, Bertha H. President Board of Lady Managers. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Company, 1893, revised ed. 8vo, blue printed paper covers, small folding map of Chicago, 141pp. Official Catalogue of Exhibits and D... > 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
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
Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
Lot # 281 - Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
Bauche, Phillippe (1700-1773) and Delisle, Guillaume (1675-1726). Carte d'Amerique, dressee pour l'usage du Roy. Par Guillaume Delisle, permier Geographe de sa Majeste de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, Geographes. Upper margin: America accurate in... > Item Details
More Texas History
Lot # 193 - More Texas History
Lot of 3. Duval, J.C. Early Times in Texas. Austin (TX): H.P.N. Gammel & Co., 1892. 12mo, cloth with gilt spine and front, 253pp. {Howes D603; Graff 1188] Slight warping and staining of boards, shelf wear and corners bumped. Moderate to heavy toning of leaves. Inside hinges repaired. Sweet, Alex. E.... > Item Details
Selections from Cicero
Lot # 237 - Selections from Cicero
[Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Selections.] Ex M.T. Cicerone insigium sententiarum elegans & perutile compendium,...autore Petro Lagnerio Compendiensi. Lyon (Lugduni): J. de Toumes & Guillaume Gazeau (Joan. Tornaesium and Galielmum Gazeium), 1554. 24mo. bound with Divini Platonis Gemmae, Lyon: J. de Toume... > Item Details
Books of Collections and Bibliographies
Lot # 226 - Books of Collections and Bibliographies
Lot of 6. Merwin Sales Company. The Valuable Private Library of Lucius L. Hubbard of Houghton, Michigan, Consisting Almost Wholly of Rare Books and Pamphlets Relating to American History. New York, May 5-9, 1914. 8vo, green cloth, marbled endpapers, 345pp plus plates with facsimile title pages. Very... > 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
James Monroe, Document Signed as President
Lot # 2 - James Monroe, Document Signed as President
Monroe, James (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). DS as President, 1p, Washington DC. November 1, 1824. A General Land Office grant transferring to Mr. William Edward Hayne a quarter of a section of land near Cahaba, AL. Affixed with the seal of the office. Framed, 1... > Item Details
John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature
Lot # 6 - John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature
Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848). Sixth President of the United States (1825-1829). Clipped signature, J. Q. Adams. Framed with steel engraving commemorating the 1825 Osage Treaty, 11.5" x 17.25" overall. > Item Details
Maps of Frankfurt
Lot # 291 - Maps of Frankfurt
Lot of 3. Munster, Sebastian (1489-1552). Franckfurt am Daun Sie Furnenift und Gemeineft Gewerbstatt Leutscher Nation, 1564. 11.5 x 16 in.; three very large cartouches; text on verso. One of the first great cartographers, Munster worked in the era before the Dutch "modern" cartographers such as Merc... > 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
Joe Rosenthal Signed Photograph of Flag Raising at Iwo Jima, Plus Postage Stamp
Lot # 94 - Joe Rosenthal Signed Photograph of Flag Raising at Iwo Jima, Plus Postage Stamp
Rosenthal, Joe (1911-2006). American photographer famous for shooting "Raising the Flag on Iwo," for which he won the Pulitzer Prize (1945). A 1945 issue U.S. three cent stamp commemorating the flag raising, signed Joe Rosenthal in blue ink, PLUS a 5" x 7" photographic print, signed With all best ... > Item Details
U.S. Federal Judge Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 81 - U.S. Federal Judge Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 3, including: Warren, Earl (1891-1974). Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1953-69) and two-term Governor of California (1943-53). A 1950 issue U.S. three cent stamp commemorating the sesquicentennial of the establishment of Washington as the national capital, featuring the Supreme Court b... > 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
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
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