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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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
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
Guillaume-Jaques-Adrien Guillotin Letter Signed
Lot # 68 - Guillaume-Jaques-Adrien Guillotin Letter Signed
2pp, 6.25 x 7.75 in. visible (framed and matted), on letterhead of the Office of the National Estate, Department of Paris, with Liberte, Egalite and Marianne between the two. No date other than "l'an troisieme de la Republique Francoise," the third year of the French Republic, ca 1794.... > 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
Maps of France
Lot # 299 - Maps of France
Lot of 5. Bonne, Rigobert. Carte des Gouvernements de Flandre Francoise, D’Artois, de Picardie et du Boulenois. 1771. Outline color; 15 x 20 in. Shows Flanders and Picardy in Northern France. Title in decorative cartouche has large ink smear. Some toning and wear to fold line. Levasseur, Victor. Gro... > Item Details
Germany Through the Ages
Lot # 273 - Germany Through the Ages
Lot of 7. Franckenlandt in Germania. Basel, 1598. An attractive and desirable 16th century map, showing Frankfurt, Nuremburg, Coburg, and other cities. Important towns are indicated with small church symbols. Sheet measures 8.5 x 11 in.; image 4 x 5.5 in.; hand colored. Chatelain, Henry Abraham (16... > 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
Notable Male and Female Aviators, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 98 - Notable Male and Female Aviators, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 5, including: Piccard, Auguste (1884-1962). Swiss physicist and inventor, known best for setting altitude records in the balloons he designed (over 52,000 feet in 1932), and later modifying his crafts for deep sea exploration. Three Belgian postage stamps commemorating his record-breaking 1... > 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
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
Cherokee County, Georgia Land Lottery Deeds, 1830s
Lot # 71 - Cherokee County, Georgia Land Lottery Deeds, 1830s
Lot of 2 corresponding partially printed documents, in pursuance of the State of Georgia's 1831 land lottery act, which followed the passage of President Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act in 1830. Georgia was the only state to distribute former Indian lands by lottery, and although the Cherokee h... > 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
<i>American Architect</i> and <i>Moderne Bauformen</i>
Lot # 224 - American Architect and Moderne Bauformen
Lot of 4. Three bound volumes of American Architect, Oct. - Dec. 1906 with index for July-Dec. 1906 (Vol. 90); Jan.-May 1907 (vol. 91); June-Dec. 1907 (Vol. 92) with index for Jan-June. All 4to in 3/4 leather with maroon cloth, gilt spines, not ex lib. Vol. 91 includes fold-out plates. Monatshefte f... > Item Details
Civil War Books - Union
Lot # 160 - Civil War Books - Union
Lot of 8 vols. [White, Richard Grant] The New Gospel of Peace according to St. Benjamin. New York: Sinclair Tousey (Bks. 1 and 2) and American News Agency Bks. 3 and 4), 1863-66, four books in one vol. 12mo, three-quarter leather over marbled paper, marbled endpapers, gilt spine, 42, 48, 47, 55pp. W... > Item Details
Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon
Lot # 30 - Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon
Lot of 3, including: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). A 1935 issue U.S. three cent postage stamp commemorating the Hoover Dam, referred to on the stamp as the Boulder Dam, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink. Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972). 33rd President... > Item Details
Civil War Books - Confederacy and Western Theater
Lot # 161 - Civil War Books - Confederacy and Western Theater
Lot of 7 vols. Baxter, William. Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove; or, Scenes and Incidents of the War in Arkansas. Cincinnati (OH): Hitchcock & Walden, 1864. 24mo, embossed rust cloth, gilt spine, 262pp. Rare account of Western Theater actions. Wear to spine ends and corners bumped. Scattered sections of... > Item Details
Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
Lot # 84 - Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
Lot of 4, including: Goldwater, Barry (1909-1998). "Mr. Conservative"; five-term U.S. Senator from Arizona and the 1964 Republican nominee for president. An 8" x 10" publicity portrait, signed Barry Goldwater in blue ink at lower right; accompanied by a Goldwater bumper sticker. McCarthy, Eugene J... > Item Details
Barack Obama Signed Newspaper Clipping
Lot # 52 - Barack Obama Signed Newspaper Clipping
Obama, Barack Hussein (1961-). 44th President of the United States (2009-). A 4" x 7" newspaper clipping signed in blue marker. > Item Details
James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Lot # 12 - James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
Buchanan, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861). Clipped free frank signature. Addressed to Isaac Wagner, Esquire, Warren Post Office, Chester County, Pennsylvania, all in Buchanan's handwriting, as well as the word Free above signature. Framed with steel engrav... > 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
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