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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Lot # 69 - Group of Manuscript Indentures and other Documents
Includes: land sale, Albany, NY, 1782, paper, 7.25 x 12 in.; English indenture, 1793, vellum, approx. 16.5 x 25.5 in, with George III stamp; English indenture, 1800, vellum, approx. 21 x 26.5 in., with stamps of George III; English indenture, 1824, vellum, approx. 19.5 x 26 in., with George IV stam... > Item Details
World Maps from the 17th - 20th Centuries
Lot # 270 - World Maps from the 17th - 20th Centuries
Lot of 3. d’Abbeville, N. Sanson. Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale du Monde. 1651. d'Abbeville is regarded as the founder of the "French School" of cartography. This map features both hemispheres, and shows California as an island. 17 x 23 in. copper plate engraving; hand-colored; some ink calligraphy... > Item Details
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Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, & Other Journalists, Signed Franc
Lot # 123 - Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, & Other Journalists, Signed Franc
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Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 36 - Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
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[MAPS] Special Topics in Mapmaking
Lot # 260 - [MAPS] Special Topics in Mapmaking
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Frontier Days in the West
Lot # 183 - Frontier Days in the West
Lot of 6. Hanson, Joseph Mills. The Conquest of the Missouri, Being the Story of the Life and Exploits of Captain Grant Marsh. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1909. 8vo, green pictorial cloth, 458pp., folding map. Walker, Tacetta B. Stories of Early Days in Wyoming. Big Horn Basin. Casper (WY): Prairie... > 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
Western Bibliographies and Collections
Lot # 176 - Western Bibliographies and Collections
Lot of 7. White, John Browning. Published Sources on Territorial Nebraska: An Essay and Bibliography. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1956. Nebraska State Historical Society Publications. Vol. XXIII. 8vo, red cloth, gilt spine, 300pp. Slight shelf wear, else excellent. McMurtrie, Douglas... > 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
William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, Clipped Signature
Lot # 63 - William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, Clipped Signature
William Shirley (1694-1771) was twice Governor of Massachusetts Bay (1741-49 and 1753-56) and Bahamas (1760s). The 1 x 3 in. clipped signature is matted and framed with a lithograph of Shirley to 6.75 x 9.25 in. overall. > Item Details
William Henry Harrison, Clipped Signature
Lot # 9 - William Henry Harrison, Clipped Signature
Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841). Ninth President of the United States (1841). Clipped signature, your very [?] ally, W H Harrison. Framed with steel engraving, 10.5" x 13" overall. > Item Details
Late 17th Century Map of Europe
Lot # 276 - Late 17th Century Map of Europe
Danckerts, I. Nova et Accurata totius Europae Descriptio. Amsterdam, 1680. 20 x 24 in. An uncommon and finely engraved large map of Europe based on de Wit. Highly detailed map is richly ornamented with small compass rose and ships. Also shows Europa riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several put... > Item Details
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
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
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
Three Maps of Michigan
Lot # 289 - Three Maps of Michigan
Lot of 3. Johnson and Ward. Johnson’s Michigan and Wisconsin, 1862. 26.5 x 18 in. Text on verso. A beautiful example of A.J. Johnson’s map of Michigan and Wisconsin. This rare map offers a fascinating snapshot of these two states shortly following the outbreak of the American Civil War. Map shows bo... > Item Details
Spencer Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, ANS
Lot # 65 - Spencer Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, ANS
1p, 7.25 x 8.75 in. At a Council held at the Council Chamber in Boston on Saturday the 27th of April, 1751 - Ordered that a Hearing be had on the foregoing Appeal before this Board upon Wednesday the 5th day of June next & that the Appelant cause the adverse Party to be seasonably served with a Copy... > Item Details
James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
Lot # 1 - James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
Madison, James (1751-1836). Fourth President of the United States (1809-1817). Signed free franked envelope addressed to Department of State, Captain Isaac Chauncey, New York. Postal stamped FREE and WASHINGTON, DC JUN 17 [year illegible]. Framed with steel engraving of Madison sitting, 10.5" x ... > Item Details
Homann Map of New England
Lot # 285 - Homann Map of New England
Homann, Johannes Baptista. Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima. Geographice exhibita a Joh. Baptista Homann Sae. Caes. Maj. Geographo Birunbergue. Plate approx. 19.5 x 23.25 in. Hand-colored. Wonderful cartouche embellishments with deer, a native, a trad... > Item Details
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