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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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Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
Lot # 282 - Important Early Map of North America by Jansson
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Bibliographies of the West
Lot # 199 - Bibliographies of the West
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Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, & Other Journalists, Signed Franc
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Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature
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George Eastman, Typed Letter Signed
Lot # 146 - George Eastman, Typed Letter Signed
Eastman, George (1854-1932). Inventor of roll film and founder of Eastman Kodak Co. 1p, blue type on Eastman Kodak Company/Rochester N.Y. letterhead, dated May 25th, 1912, addressed to Mr. L.M. Antisdale, City, recommending two inspectors to lead a Rochester Herald photographer around the Italian an... > Item Details
Books about Indians
Lot # 167 - Books about Indians
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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). TLS as president-elect, on personal stationary, dated Stanford University, California / November 16, 1928, thanking a supporter from Long Island, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink, and affixed with a 1965 issue Herbert Ho... > Item Details
Benjamin Harrison Clipped Signature
Lot # 18 - Benjamin Harrison Clipped Signature
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Booklets on Forestry and Horticulture
Lot # 233 - Booklets on Forestry and Horticulture
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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
Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
Lot # 84 - Presidential Candidate Autograph Collection, 20th Century
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Henry Clay Clipped Signature and Engraving
Lot # 73 - Henry Clay Clipped Signature and Engraving
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William Jennings Bryan Signed Receipt
Lot # 80 - William Jennings Bryan Signed Receipt
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Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
Lot # 207 - Books from St. Dominic's Press, Including Eric Gill
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U.S. - Mexican Boundary Survey, 1857
Lot # 196 - U.S. - Mexican Boundary Survey, 1857
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Ted Williams, Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Signed Postage Stamp, Plus
Lot # 154 - Ted Williams, Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Signed Postage Stamp, Plus
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Lot # 270 - World Maps from the 17th - 20th Centuries
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History of Art and Architecture
Lot # 222 - History of Art and Architecture
Lot of 19 volumes. Fasch, Johann Rudolph. Grundmassige Anweissung zu Aufreissung der Portale... Nuremburg: J.C. Weigel, ca 1714. 12mo, full leather, 5 bands on embossed spine, marbled endpapers, illustrated tp. Majority of volume consists of plates of architectural elements - doors, arches, etc. The... > Item Details
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