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
Early Kentucky Map
Lot # 293 - Early Kentucky Map
A ca 1790s map featuring the waterways and significant towns of early Kentucky; 7.5" x 8.75", hand colored, showing plate marks, and lacking any information about the cartographer or publisher. > Item Details
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
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
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
Far West and Rockies Series, 3 Volumes, Plus
Lot # 187 - Far West and Rockies Series, 3 Volumes, Plus
Lot of 4. Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W. Journals of forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles. Glendale (CA): Arthur H. Clark company, 1954. Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, Vol. II. 8vo, green cloth with gilt spine, 333pp. Shelf wear, toning of page edges. Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W.... > Item Details
Rutherford B. Hayes, Card Signed as President
Lot # 14 - Rutherford B. Hayes, Card Signed as President
Hayes, Rutherford Birchard (1822-1893). Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881). Signature "R B Hayes" on "EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON" card inscribed May, 1880. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 15.75" x 10.25" overall. > Item Details
Project Mercury Astronauts, Collection of Signed Postage Stamps, Including Glenn and Grissom
Lot # 99 - Project Mercury Astronauts, Collection of Signed Postage Stamps, Including Glenn and Grissom
Lot of 7 signed postage stamps, including: a U.S. four cent stamp signed John H. Glenn, Jr. / Mercury Astronaut, accompanied by an ALS from Glenn to the collector with an enclosed Project Mercury pamphlet, also signed by Glenn, and a March 26, 1958, White House publication titled Introduction to Out... > Item Details
[CIVIL WAR] Duyckinck, Evert A.
Lot # 162 - [CIVIL WAR] Duyckinck, Evert A.
National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval. New York: Johnson, Fry and Company, stated 1861 (1861-1865), 3 vols. 4to, half mor. with marbled paper boards, 620, 660, and 642pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Chappel and Thomas Nast. Duyckinck was a member of the mid-century New York ... > Item Details
Notable Girl Scout Leaders, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 152 - Notable Girl Scout Leaders, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 2, including: a 1962 issue U.S. four cent postage stamp on a sheet commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Girl Scouts, with July 24, 1962, first day issue cancellation stamp signed Daisy Gordon Lawrence - First Registered Girl Scout in the U.S.A. & niece of Juliette Low, Founder; and two T... > Item Details
Miscellaneous Early German Printings and Incunabula
Lot # 156 - Miscellaneous Early German Printings and Incunabula
Two leaves from Bartholomase de Sancto, Concordio. Venice: Nicolaus de Novix, 1481. Three leaves from Flaccus, Quintus Horatius. Opera. Florence, 1482. Three leaves from Blondus, Flavius. Historium ab Inclinatione. Romanarum Imperii Decades. Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 1483. All text. Leaf from B... > 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
Lot of Five French Almanacs
Lot # 258 - Lot of Five French Almanacs
Rare Almanach Americain, Asiatique et Africian, ou Etat Physique, Politique, Ecclesiastique et Militaire de l'Asie, de l'Afrique et de l'Amerique. Paris: l'Auter et Leroy, 1786. 24mo, contemporary leather, 386, [6], 82, [1]. Several signatures appear to be on blue paper. This is a "survey" of Europe... > 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
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
Samuel Shute, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, Clipped Signature
Lot # 64 - Samuel Shute, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, Clipped Signature
Framed with a printed photo of Shute; approx. 10 x 12 in. overall. Samuel Shute (1662-1742; Governor 1716-1723) was born in London. His predecessor as Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Joseph Dudley, had engaged in questionable, if not secretly treacherous activities, designed to further his... > Item Details
James Monroe Clipped Signature
Lot # 4 - James Monroe Clipped Signature
(1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). 1" x 4.25" clipping, signed James Monroe in black ink, clipped from a document with evidence of a signature above Monroe's and the upper half of the printed text By the President below. > Item Details
Bibliographies of the West
Lot # 199 - Bibliographies of the West
Lot of 4. Mattes, Merrill J. Platte River Road Narratives: A Descriptive Bibliography of Travel over the Great Central Overland Route... 1812-1866. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. 4to, red cloth, silver gilt front and spine, 632pp. Hinges going internally. Light shelf wear, otherwise fin... > Item Details
Franklin D. Roosevelt, DS as Asst. Sec. of the Navy
Lot # 32 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, DS as Asst. Sec. of the Navy
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-1945). DS as Asst. Sec. of the Navy (1930-1920), 1p, n.d. A signed acknowledgement issued to I.W. Mayer for his or her participation in the Eyes for the Navy program, which Roosevelt instituted during WWI in... > Item Details
Jewish Emancipation
Lot # 247 - Jewish Emancipation
Dohm, Christian Wilhelm. Ueber die Burgerliche Verbesserung der Juden. (On the Civil Improvement of the Jews) Berlin: Freidrich Nicolai, 1783. In German. 16mo, 3/4 leather, marbled tissue endpapers, 376pp. Caught up in the fervor of the French Revolution, many marginalized groups in Europe sought eq... > Item Details
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