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Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Cleveland, Stephen Grover (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. January 25, 1886. The document is an official appointment of Charles Henry Davis to the rank of Commander in the Navy, signed by President Cleveland and Secretary of the Navy William Collins Whitney. Affixed with the seal of the Department of the Navy, which still retains its raised lettering and deep blue coloring. Framed, 21" x 25" overall.

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Mountain Men and the Fur Trade, Seven Vols.
Lot # 180 - Mountain Men and the Fur Trade, Seven Vols.
Hafen, LeRoy R., ed. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West. Glendale (CA): Arthur H. Clark Company, 1965-72. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt spine. Vol. II, 401pp; Vol IV, 397pp; 392pp; Vol. V, 401pp; Vol. VI, 407pp; Vol. VII, Vol. VIII, 394pp; Vol. IX, 420pp. > Item Details
Early Manuscript Check, Boston, Massachusetts, 1764
Lot # 67 - Early Manuscript Check, Boston, Massachusetts, 1764
Dated Annapolis Royal 23 July 1764 (present day Nova Scotia), addressed to Thos. Hancock, Esq., of Boston for payment of $400 to John Easson to carry on His Majesty's Works at this place. Signed by Easson for transfer to John Binning, then signed by Binning for transfer to William Kennedy, who sign... > 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
Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot # 297 - Maps and Atlases by Perthes
Lot of 3. Nord-Amerika im Maassstab. Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1886. 15 x 18.5 in. with outline color. Kampen, Albert van (1842-1891), ed. Descriptiones nobilissimorum apud classicos locorum, edidit Alb. van Kampen. Series I. Quindecim ad Caesaris de bello Gallico commentarios tabulae. Gotha (Germ.): J... > 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
Early Hawaiian Books, Christianity-Related, Including <i>Kauoha Hou Me Na Halelu</i>, 1871
Lot # 253 - Early Hawaiian Books, Christianity-Related, Including Kauoha Hou Me Na Halelu, 1871
Lot of 4 books, including: Ke Kauoha Hou A Ko Kakou Haku E Ola'i A Iesu Kristo, I Unuhiia Mai Ka Olelo Helene; A Ua Hooponopono Hou Ia. Nu Yoka (New York): 1871. 18mo, 339pp plus 115pp of hymns. Ke Alanui O Ka Lani Oia Ka Manuale Kakolika. 1896; 18mo, 449pp. Ka Momi O Ke Kiritiano, not dated, ca 19... > Item Details
<i>Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus</i>
Lot # 268 - Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus
Jansson, Jan. (1588-1664), Amsterdam, ca 1650. Approx. 18.5 x 22.5 in. (plate impression approx. 16 x 20 in.), currently matted and shrink wrapped (not removed); hand-colored; second state with complete dedication. This is the Old World as known in the 17th century, marked with Arctic, Temperate, Tr... > Item Details
Fiction, Poetry and More
Lot # 218 - Fiction, Poetry and More
Lot of 16 vols. Eliot, Charles W., ed. Harvard Classics. Danbury (CT): Grolier Enterprises Corp. Collector's Edition, 1985. Twelve small 8vo vols. bound in green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Includes: Essays English and American. Includes essays by Thackeray, Newman, Thoreau, Huxley, Stevenson, ... > Item Details
Selections from Cicero
Lot # 237 - Selections from Cicero
[Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Selections.] Ex M.T. Cicerone insigium sententiarum elegans & perutile compendium,...autore Petro Lagnerio Compendiensi. Lyon (Lugduni): J. de Toumes & Guillaume Gazeau (Joan. Tornaesium and Galielmum Gazeium), 1554. 24mo. bound with Divini Platonis Gemmae, Lyon: J. de Toume... > Item Details
Harriet Beecher Stowe Signature Page From a Book
Lot # 119 - Harriet Beecher Stowe Signature Page From a Book
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896). Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852). An 8vo leaf signed in black ink Harriet Beecher Stowe/Jan'y 10, 1896 below imprinted text reading The Author's Autograph, Written Specially For This Edition A Few Months Before Her Death. > Item Details
Woodrow Wilson Appointment
Lot # 26 - Woodrow Wilson Appointment
An appointment of Harold R. Green to ensign in the United States Navy, dated November 12, 1920. Signed by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, although the signature of President Wilson is notably absent. 16" x 20", lightly toned, more so along the edges, and free of the usual fold lines. > Item Details
German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot # 219 - German Books of Literature and Poetry
Lot of 10 volumes. Krauss, Johann Ulrich. Die Verwandlungen des Ovidii: in Zweyhundert und sechsund zwantzig Kupffern. Augsburg: by the Author, [ca 1690]. 8vo, paper-covered boards, 226pp. Illustrations on even-numbered pages, two per page, with German text between the two engravings. Covers worn, m... > 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
Miscellaneous Early German Printings and Incunabula
Lot # 156 - Miscellaneous Early German Printings and Incunabula
Two leaves from Bartholomase de Sancto, Concordio. Venice: Nicolaus de Novix, 1481. Three leaves from Flaccus, Quintus Horatius. Opera. Florence, 1482. Three leaves from Blondus, Flavius. Historium ab Inclinatione. Romanarum Imperii Decades. Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 1483. All text. Leaf from B... > Item Details
J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
Lot # 83 - J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
Haley, James Evetts, Sr. (1901-1995). Texas historian, writer, and political activist. A January 15, 1968, Texans For Ronald Reagan political newsletter featuring an article titled "Is This the Rockefeller Blueprint designed to destroy the Reagan Movement in your state?," by Rosalind Frame, edited a... > Item Details
Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
Lot # 124 - Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
Passport belonging to son of Fletcher Harper, co-founder of Harper & Brothers Publishing House. Leather-bound, gilt accented, 12mo, stamped by authorities in London, Paris, Belgium, Berlin, Dresden, Milan, Verona, Venice, et al. > Item Details
Illustrated Autograph Album of 1860 Albany College of Law
Lot # 74 - Illustrated Autograph Album of 1860 Albany College of Law
A 12mo autograph book with pressed red wraps and gilt cover and spine designs, featuring the signatures, hometowns, and 1" x 1.25" oval albumen photographs of 50+ students and faculty of the Albany College of Law ca 1860. The first three signatures are that of Amos Dean, Amasa Parker, and Ira Harri... > Item Details
Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Lot # 33 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). President of the United States (1933-1945). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. June 4, 1941. Addressed to Mrs. W. Gordon Crawford of Hyde Park, New York, on White House letterhead, thanking her for those "Silver Jubilee" spoons. Framed with portrait, 1... > Item Details
Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot # 58 - Vice Presidential Autograph Collection, Middle-to-Late 20th Century
Lot of 7, including: Humphrey, Hubert Horatio, Jr. (1911-1978). Vice President under Lyndon B. Johnson (1965-69). An otherwise blank postcard inked Hubert H. Humphrey on verso. Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918-1996). Vice President under Richard Nixon (1969-73). An 8" x 10" photograph signed Best Wish... > 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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