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James Monroe Clipped Signature
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
(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.
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1754 Manuscript Document Addressed to Daniel Parke Custis, First Husband of Martha Washington
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William McKinley, Document Signed as President
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McKinley, William, Jr. (1843-1901). Twenty-fifth President of the United States (1897-1901). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. May 25, 1899. An official appointment of Serburne G, Hopkins to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Battalion of the Militia of the District of Columbia, si... > Item Details
Famous Explorers, Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hillary & Fuchs
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Three Western Hemisphere Maps from the Turn of the 19th Century
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1790-1829. Lot of 3. Delisle, Guillaume. Carte d’ Amerique, Dresee pour Instruction, Par Guil. Delisle et Phil. Buache, Premiers Geograhes de l’ Academie des Sciences. Nouvellement Revue, Augmentee et Assujetie aux Nles... Paris, 1790. 21 x 29 in. All enclosed in decorative cartouche lower left corn... > Item Details
Books on Military Affairs
Lot # 163 - Books on Military Affairs
Lot of 4 volumes. Downey, Fairfax. Fife, Drum & Bugle. Ft. Collins (CO): Old Army Press, 1971. 8vo, red leather with gilt in red cloth slipcase, No. 47 of 50 Limited Edition copies, signed by both Downey and the illustrator, Ernest L. Reedstrom, with original pen-and-ink drawing by Reedstrom opposit... > 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
Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
Lot # 38 - Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972). Thirty-third President of the United States (1945-1953). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. September 10, 1949. Typed letter to Mr. David H. Morgan of Eureka, KS, wishing him well on the Coffey County development. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 14" x 18" overall.... > Item Details
Apollo 11 Astronauts Signed Photograph, Including Armstrong, Collins, & Aldrin
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Bibliographies of the West
Lot # 199 - Bibliographies of the West
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Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 47 - Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
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[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
Early Kentucky Map
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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
Project Mercury Astronauts, Collection of Signed Postage Stamps, Including Glenn and Grissom
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French Poetry and Literature
Lot # 216 - French Poetry and Literature
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Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson Signed Family Photograph
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Cherokee County, Georgia Land Lottery Deeds, 1830s
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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
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Lot # 88 - George McClellan ALS, 1850
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<i>U.S. Magazine and Democratic Review</i>, with One of the Earliest Recorded Announcements of the Daguerreotype, 1839
Lot # 138 - U.S. Magazine and Democratic Review, with One of the Earliest Recorded Announcements of the Daguerreotype, 1839
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