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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Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
Lot # 282 - Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
Janssonius, Joannes. America Septentrionalis. Amsterdam, ca 1636-47. Plate 18.25 x 21.5 in. Hand-colored in outline and illustrations. Often cited as the earliest map to illustrate California as an island, and if not the earliest, one of the most widely distributed and influential in perpetuating th... > Item Details
Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
Lot # 207 - Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
Lot of 7. Including: Gill, Eric. Christianity and Art. Capel-y-ffin and Abergavenny: Francis Walterson, 1927. Illus. by David Jones. 12mo, blue cloth boards, 42pp, some uncut. No. 90/200 signed by author and illustrator on limitation page. Gill, Eric. Sculpture: An Essay on Stone-cutting with a pre... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
Lot # 20 - Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). An appointment of William Cary Sanger to Assistant Secretary of War, dated December 21, 1901, signed Theodore Roosevelt boldly in black ink. Also signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root and affixed with the bl... > 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
Western Art
Lot # 177 - Western Art
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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
Catalogs of Western Americana
Lot # 178 - Catalogs of Western Americana
Lot of 9. Anderson Galleries, New York. The West: Its History & Romance. Sale 1604 (Nov. 1921), 1686 (Nov. 1922), 1706 (Feb. 1923), 1781 (Dec. 1923). Bound in half leather ove brown cloth, 5 spine bands with gilt lettering. Minor shelf wear to covers. More wear to catalog covers inside. Four Texana ... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature
Lot # 21 - Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature
Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919). 25th President of the United States. Signature in black ink, on an otherwise blank calling card, matted with a patriotic postcard featuring the president. > Item Details
[IL, KS, NE] Books on the Midwest
Lot # 252 - [IL, KS, NE] Books on the Midwest
Lot of 4. Peck, J.M. A Gazetteer of Illinois. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1837, 2nd. ed. 24mo, embossed brown cloth with applied title labels; no map, but not clear there ever was one; 328pp. Spine sunned, front edge split; corners of boards worn. Reynolds, John N. A Kansas Hell, or Life in the K... > 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
Map of New England, New Belgium and Virginia
Lot # 286 - Map of New England, New Belgium and Virginia
Jansson, Johannes. Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia. Amsterdam, ca 1636. German text on verso. First state with heart-shaped cartouche. This map is generally taken to have been based on Johannes de Laet's 1630 map of Dutch America based on Dutch West India Company's records. Jansson updated de ... > Item Details
Books on the Revolution and Early Nation
Lot # 239 - Books on the Revolution and Early Nation
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Maps of Germany
Lot # 300 - Maps of Germany
Lot of 5. Hall, Sidney. Southern Germany, comprising Bavaria, Wirtemberg, Baden,&c. and Central Germany, comprising Saxony, Hesse, Nassau, &c. and Northern Germany, comprising Hanover, Brunswick, Mecklenburg, &c. From A general Atlas of Ancient & Modem Geography, 1827. Outline color; each 19.5 x 23... > Item Details
President Dwight D. Eisenhower Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 41 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower Signed Postage Stamp
Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike" (1892-1967). 34th President of the United States (1953-61). A sheet of four U.S. five cent The Sciences postage stamps, issued 1963, affixed to Office of Dwight D. Eisenhower stationary, and signed three times in blue ink (once in each of the top two stamps and once ... > 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
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
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
Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
Lot # 36 - Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Postage Stamp
Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962). First Lady of the United States (1933-45), widely considered the most influential first lady to date, and a noted writer, speaker, and political activist. A 1945 issue U.S. five cent "Toward United Nations" stamp, signed Eleanor Roosevelt in blue ink. > Item Details
20th Century Atlases
Lot # 265 - 20th Century Atlases
Lot of 3. [Johnston, Alexander Keith] The "Premier" Atlas of the World. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston, Ltd., n.d., but after 1912, since Arizona is depicted as a state. 4to, printed blue cloth, 112pp. Bartolomew, John. The Oxford Advanced Atlas. London: Oxford University Press, 1928. Folio, printed ... > Item Details
Vicente Blasco Ibanez Signed Sketch by Joseph Cummings Chase
Lot # 120 - Vicente Blasco Ibanez Signed Sketch by Joseph Cummings Chase
Vicente Blasco Ibanez (1867-1928). Spanish novelist and early screenwriter, most famous for the WWI novel The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse and the bullfighting novel Blood and Sand, both of which were adapted into popular films several times. The signature is on a 3" x 5" pencil sketch of the a... > Item Details
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