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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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
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
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
Maps of Holland and Belgium, Including a Bird's-Eye View
Lot # 277 - Maps of Holland and Belgium, Including a Bird's-Eye View
Lot of 2. Neoportus Vulgo Nieuport. 1636. 17 x 21 in.; text on verso. A decorative plan and bird's-eye view of Belgium. Nice 4 x 19 in. vignette at top showing walled city. Three decorative cartouches. Overall toning. Tear at fold line top and bottom into image. Water staining into image at bottom.... > Item Details
Political Signature Collection, Including Obama, Biden, Clinton, & Palin
Lot # 53 - Political Signature Collection, Including Obama, Biden, Clinton, & Palin
Lot of 4, including: Obama, Barack Hussein (1961-). 44th President of the United States (2009-). A clipped newspaper article, ca November 2008, titled "Obama team prepares list of Bush orders to rescind," signed in black marker. Clinton, Hillary Rodham (1947-). First Lady of the United States (199... > Item Details
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
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
Chen Chi, Chinese Artist, Signed Business Card
Lot # 137 - Chen Chi, Chinese Artist, Signed Business Card
Chen Chi (1912-2005). A business card bearing Chen's name and New York address, with his Chinese character signature at left in black ink. > Item Details
Notable Nuclear Physicists, Scientists, & Doctors, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot # 106 - Notable Nuclear Physicists, Scientists, & Doctors, Signed Postage Stamps
Lot of 9, including Niels Bohr (1885-1962), Harold C. Urey, Bella Schick, Edward Teller, Wendell M. Stanley, Sydney Chapman, and James Van Allen, al on stamps honoring scientific or nuclear research and achievements, and a stamp featuring portrait of Joseph Pulitzer and dated 1947, with illegible si... > Item Details
Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 46 - Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot of 7, including: Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994). 37th President of the United States (1969-74). An 8" x 10" print, inked in the lower margin To Ronnie Ruppel, with best wishes from Richard Nixon. Ford, Gerald (1913-2006). 38th President of the United States (1974-1977). An 8" x 10" print ... > Item Details
West Across the Plains
Lot # 188 - West Across the Plains
Lot of 2. Hafen, Le Roy R. The Overland Mail, 1849-1869. Promoter of Settlement; Precursor of Railroads. Cleveland (OH): Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. 8vo, green cloth with gilt spine, no dj, 361pp, folding map before index. [Howes H11] Very light toning of leaves with slighter heavier toning of ed... > 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
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
Southwest Exploration and the Santa Fe Trail
Lot # 191 - Southwest Exploration and the Santa Fe Trail
Lot of 5 vols. Foreman, Grant. Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest. Cleveland (OH): Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. 8vo, rust cloth, gilt spine, no dj, 349pp. Signed on 3rd fep, with note that the owner met Foreman in South Africa in 1925. Moderate shelf wear, especially at spine ends and corners. To... > Item Details
Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
Lot # 10 - Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-1853). ALS, 1p, Newport, RI. September 17, 1859. Addressed to H.A. Risley, Esq. Fillmore is thanking him for his sympathy. Framed with engraving, 15.5" x 12.5". > 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
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
Franklin Roosevelt Signed Photograph, Plus Eleanor Roosevelt TNS
Lot # 35 - Franklin Roosevelt Signed Photograph, Plus Eleanor Roosevelt TNS
Lot of 2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945, President 1933-1945) photograph, inscribed and signed in lower margin, 8 x 9.25 in. visible, n.d., framed and matted. Together with Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) typed note on her personal stationery, 27 Oct. 1958. Matted and framed with a print of a p... > Item Details
<i>Dr. Syntax</i> Tours, Vols. I-III
Lot # 209 - Dr. Syntax Tours, Vols. I-III
Lot includes all three volumes of the third edition of the Dr. Syntax series, originally published 1812-1821. The books were published by Rudolph Ackerman (1764-1834), who had caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) engrave 24-30 plates per edition, featuring the humorous exploits of the fiction... > Item Details
Chester A. Arthur, Clipped Signature
Lot # 15 - Chester A. Arthur, Clipped Signature
Arthur, Chester Alan (1829-1886). Twenty-first President of the United States (1881-1885). Clipped signature, framed with steel engraving, 12.75" x 14.5" overall. > Item Details
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