- One of the Most Beautiful
Ship's Papers We Have Ever Offered
- Signed by Andrew
Jackson and Martin Van Buren
Detailed Listing-Click Here
- NEW-John F.
Kennedy (1917-1961). This
book Why England Slept was written by the future president
while at Harvard and therefore was his frst book. It is a First
Edition with an original dust jacket.Price:$895.00
- NEW- James
Bradley. Signed copy
of Book Flags of Our Fathers about the battle for
Iwo Jima and the famous flag raising photograph. Very scarce
in signed format. Book is the basis of the movie of the same
name that will be released soon and which is directed by Clint
Eastwood.Book in excellent condition with jacket.Price:$295.00.
- NEW- John
H. Bradley [Iwo Jima Flag Raiser]. Joe Rosenthal's classic photo of the Flag raising
on Iwo Jima signed by one of the three flag raisers who survived
the battle of Iwo Jima.Price:$OLD.
- NEW- [General
George Patton]. A
collection of 13 books about the great general including his
own War As I Knew It. Many of these books now impossible
or nearly impossible to find.Sold as a collection. Price:$250.00
- NEW- Ernest
Hemingway(1889-1961 ). First
Edition, First Printing of his famous novel For Whom The
Bells Toll. In excellent condition with original and
intact dust jacket.Price:$OLD
- NEW- Ayn Rand
Ediition, first printing of her classic Atlas Shrugged.
One of the msot famous and enduring books of all time. Price:$2500
- NEW- Louis
Bacteriologist, Biologist, Chemist, and Pathologist. A Beautiful
small letter, approximately 4 in.x 1 in. dated July 13, 1882
and which reads : "My dear child, how can I refuse to satisfy
a desire which you express with so much grace? Always keep these
feelings of respect and admiration for things of merit--they
will bring you happiness, and thay are from henceforth are a
good augury for the choice of him who one day you will join to
our destiny." The letter is signed L. Pasteur.The
small letter is written on a gilt-edged, board with serpintine
edges. The letter is archivally framed and the framing's overall
dimensions are approximately 26 in. x 22 in.and the framing includes
an antique etching of Pasteur as shown.Price:$2495.00
- NEW- Trumans,
Harry and Bess.
historic find. White House cards signed by the President
and First Lady on may 7th, 1945, the day Germany surrendered.Truman
WHC's getting difficult to find and ones signed on this historic
day a trewasure. Price:$1950.00
- NEW- Montague
Dawson. The world's
most reknowned marine artist. Beautiful signed, framed print
depicting The Battle of Trafalgar.Signed Montague Dawson. These
prints published in London in the 1970's very difficult to find..Price:
- NEW- [F. Scott Fitzgerald]. Book Description:
Princeton University Press, 1919. Cloth. Book Condition: Very
Good. Includes poems by John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson (Jr.),
as well as Henry Chapin and Van Dyke who wrote the Preface, but
also three poems by student (Class of 1918) F. Scott Fitzgerald,
his first appearance in print, though the name shown is T.
Scott Fitzgerald, through a typographical error.Olive green
cloth, with some slight browning ad mottling.Pages show normal
aging typical of a book almost a hundred years old.Overall remarkable
condition. 179 pages, top-edge gilt slightly worn, contents very
fine. Unusual item for Fitzgerald lovers and scholars. A rather
remarkable find because of its condition.
- NEW- Eric
Honecker, Leonid Brezhnev and Michael Gorbachev. Three prominent Communist leaders.This
offering is a standard FDC stamped with stamps depicting link
between Soviet Union and East Germany, one stamp has image of
Brezhnev and Honecker shaking hands. The FDC is signed by Honecker,
Brezhnev and Gorbachev with ink pen signatures. Honecker
added date 8.9.86. An extremelyscarce collection of
- NEW- John
Tyler (1790-1862). 10th
President of the United States (1841-1845). A beautiful, near
pristine free frank.Price:$895.00.
- NEW- [Atomic
Bomb] Book. The History of the 509th Bomb Group.Signed by Paul Tibbets as C.O.
509th GP 1944-45 and Pilot B29 Enola Gay 6 Aug. 1945-an
extraordinarily unusual form of signing for Tibbets. Also signed
by Richard Nelson, 'Dutch' Van Kirk, Charles Sweeney, Donald
Albury and Morris Jeppson. Price:$795.00
- NEW- [Atomic Bomb] The
comprehensive history of the 509th Composite Bomb Group
written after the war in cooperation with members of the 509th.A
scholarly retelling with encyclopedic details of the histiory
of all of the members of the 509th. Written by Robert and
Amelia Krauss and signed by both authors.Fascinating
history. Price $95.00
- NEW- Frederick
Banting, M,D, (1891-1941) and Charles Best (1899-1978). Two signed cards by the two most
important scientists involved in the discovery of insulin.
Banting is very scare because he died relatively young.Price:
Chameberlain (1889-1940). British
Prime Minister whoo signed accord at Munich inn 1938 that attempted
to appease Hitler. Historiv 1928 typed letter from 10 Downing
Street mentioning the "difficult and anxious tijmes"
on the brink of WW II. Signed Neville Chamberlain. Price:
- NEW-Allen Ginsberg
poet and counnterculture leader oin the 1950's. Remained popular
throught his life. He coined the term 'Flower Power' and collectively
his acolytes were known as 'beatnicks." He was tied into
the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic Convention and testified
on behalf of his friend Tom Hayden and the Chicago 7..This offering
is a post card all in Ginsberg's hand that reeads--"Perhaps
if you're rich enough, you owe me 15 cents for this stamp.Give
it to the next hungry person you see onh the street. Allen Ginsberg."
- NEW-[Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)].
This offering is a 20
in. x 16 in. print of General MacArthur at the Inchon Invasion
by the artist Michael Gnatek, Jr. It is signed twicew by the
artist Michael Gnatek, Jr.. Price:$395.00.
- NEW-[ George S. Patton, Jr.]
Color Print by Michael
Gnatek titled Patton in North Africa 1943 and signed by the artist
Micheal Gnatek.This print now very difficult to
find because of the popularity of images like this of General
- NEW-President Don Roberto Marcelo
Levingston (1920-) of Argentina. In office for less than a year (70-71) Official
half length pose 7 in x 9 in. B&W photograph in official
dress and signed on white lower margin by Levingston.Price:$375.00
- NEW-Francisco Franco (1892-19717). Famous national Hero of Spain. Became
head of the Army and
- Spanish military leader. Took
control of the government after the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
during which he received aid from Nazis an Mussolini. 3 in. x
5.5 in. B&W head and shoulders in full uniform and signed
F. Franco n.p,n.d.but circa 1960. Price: $650
- NEW-Yasser Arafat (1929 2004). Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation
Organization . Both a prominent Arab leader and champion of the
Palestinian cause he was also a brutal terrorist who died with
blood on his hands.It is rumored that they are still looking
for the billions he stole from his impoverished people. he was
committed to the destruction of the State of Israel. This is
an embossed folded from the State of Palestine which when opened
has a color portrait of Arafat to the left and a nice signature
as Yasser Arafat to the right.n.p,n.d. but circa
- NEW-William Manchester( 1922
2004). He was an
American historian and biographer, notable as the author of 18
books that have been translated into 20 languages. This offering
is a First Edition, First Printing with dust jacket of his classic
Goodbye Darkness which is a , a detailed story of the
fighting in thye Pacific during World War II. Signed and inscribed
by William Manchester. Price: $OLD
- NEW-King Hussein and Queen Noor. Official 8 in. x 10 in.color photograph.
Signed and inscribed by Queen Noor and signed and
Inscribed by King Hussein and dated 26/4/82.Price:
- NEW-Queen Alia Al Hussein of Jordan
wife of King Hussein killed in tragic plane accident.Scarce 8
in. x 10 in. B&W photograph by Lenare of London. Half length
pose. Very attractive and scarce photograph of the Queen smiling
and signed by Alia on the light portion of the
portrait. Circa 1973.Price: $795.00
- NEW-Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889
1945). Hitler was
Chancellor of Germany from 1933, and Führer (Leader) of
Germany from 1934, until his death. He was leader of the National
Socialist German Workers Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche
Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP), better known as the Nazi Party.Hitler
was responsible for the holocaust against Jews and he was all
at the same time a political genius, a leader and , along with
Joe Stalin, one of the greatest mass murderers in history.This
offering consists of an original photograph of Hitler of the
buyers choice. Theses are all original photographs taken from
Hitler's redoubt know as "The Eagle's Nest.". The photograph
will be accompanied by a authentic signature of Hitler suitable
for framing with the photograph. Price for one original photograph
with a signature. Price:$4250.00
- NEW-Masaryk. Tomas S. (1850-1937). First President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35).
a truly great man in the history of Europe he was an advocate
of independence for his country and he was a student of American
Founding Documents the principle of which he incorporated in
to his country's constitution. He had to flee in the first World
War but returned from exile to become President and he served
for 2 terms.President Wilson helped support him after WW I. When
the communists occupied his country, they tried to eradicate
all vestiges of Masaryk's influence because he stood for democratic
principles. This is a wonderful and rare vintage photo signed
as T.G. Masaryk and dated 9/Xi/20.
- Price: $750.00
- NEW-Roosevelt, Thodore (1858-1919).
This is an offering of
a typed letter on WH Letterhead with good content dated 1906
and signed Theodore Roosevelt. Can be purchased framed or unframed.
- Price: $795.00
- NEW-Harry S
Truman (1884-1972). 34th
President of the United States (1945-1953). Incredible First
Day Cover the cachet of which commemerates Truman's attempt to
seize the steel mills during the Korean War that was stopped
by the Supreme Court. Signed as President Harry S Truman.Price:$325.00
- NEW-Bill Russell. Book Hiis book Russell Rules which
was written by the great Celtic center.Signed and inscribed
To Richard, Best Wishes Bill Russell. Book is in
pristine condition with an intact dust jacket. As all sports
fans know, Russell's autograph is very difficult to obtain.
- Price: $169.50.
- NEW- FourPresidents
classic photograph of the four presidents taken at the time of
Anwar Sadat's funeral. The four Presidents , Carter, Ford Reagan
and Nixon are posed between two flags and the photograph is an
8 in. x 10 in. color photograph in excellent condition signed
boldly along the lower margin by Presidents Carter, Ford,
Reagan and Nixon.What is unique about this piece is the
price which is below market. Price: $2950.
- NEW- Mercury
7 Astronauts. Collection
of six of seven of the original astronauts.Signed vintage color
photograph of Mercury astronauts in space regalia signed by 4
of the 7 original Mercury astronauts : John Glenn, Gordon
Cooper, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra plus hecks
signed by Virgil 'Gus' Grissom and Donald
'Deke' Slayton. Price:$1250.
- NEW- Mickey Mantle
signed copy of his book My Favorite Summer 1956 signed
by Mickey Mantle. Price:$OLD.
- NEW- Ronald
Reagan (1911-2004). A
wonderful copy of his book Speaking My Mind. Signed and
Inscribed by Ronald Reagan. Price:$895.00
- NEW- Herman Wouk
(1915-). First Edition,
First Printing of Herman Wouk's classic Pulitzer Prize winning
novel The Caine Mutiny . Beautifully illustrated. Signed
- Price: $895.00
- NEW- Sam Snead (1912-2002). Beautiful 18 in. x 10 in. sepia toned
vintage photograph of Snead in golfing attire taken at tThe Augusta
National Golf Club and signed and inscriced by Sam Snead.
- NEW- Pablo
Most unusual 8 in.x 10 in. color photograph wherein Picasso has
posed with his back to the camera. Picasso's art worlk is shown
in the background.The photgraph is signed Picasso. Price:
- NEW Ronald
Reagan (1911-2004). This
offering is a 2.5 in. x 4 in. card with an embossed Presidential
Seal that is signed Sincerely, Ronald Reagan. This
is the closest approximation to an official White House Card
we have ever offered or have ever seen.Price: $995.00
- NEW [Ronald Reagan]. Beautiful oval dish from Air Force One..
- NEW Ronald
Reagan (1911-2004). A
superb collection relating to his first (1981) inauguration which
consists of three items: a signed and inscribed First Day Cover,
an inauguration program and a commemorative medal. Price:
- NEW Richard Nixon (1913-1994) and Gerald Ford
(b. 1913). 37th and
38th Presidents of the United States.
Extraordinarily Rare Document
Signed, being a typed
transcript copy of Presidential Proclamation 4311 of September
8, 1974, by President Gerald R. Ford granting a pardon to Richard
M. Nixon, 09/08/1974, two separate pages, large octavo, no
place or date, but signed in the late 1980s. Boldly signed by
Dewey Watson (b.1928). Signed
copy of The Double Helix which is the story of the discovery
of the structure of DNA, arguably the most important discovery
in biology and medicine of the last century.Book is signed James
D. Watson. Price: $1250
- NEW- The Great Artiste. This offering is a color 8 in.x 11.5
in. photo of the plane that was initially designated to be the
second strike plane for Nagasaki. Th plane actuually flew the
Nagasaki mission as The Instruent Plane. For several weeks after
the second bomb was dropped it was being reported by the media
as having been the plane that dropped the second atomic bomb.
This photo is signed by eight of the crew all of whom flew the
Nagasaki mission including Fred Bock (of Bocks
Car fame) as Plane Commander and Lawrence Johnston
who signed as Scientific Yield Observer, Aug. 6 and 9, 1945.
Johnston was the only man who witnessed the detonation of all
three atom bombs (he was also present at the Alamagorda, NM test).
Fred Bock's autograph is very scarce and is sought
after by collectors of this era because it is immortalized by
the name of the plane Bocks Car. Price: $795.00
- NEW- Addition of several new signed books
including books signed by Gerald Ford, George HW Bush,Stephen
King, Bill Ross, Casper Weinberger, Issac Bashevis Singer, Barbara
Bush to name a few.Click here to go to Signed Books.
- NEW- Douglas
letter is a true historic find. In this letter written in 1936
to an old colleague in the US while MacArthur was serving as
Military Adviser to the Phillipine government, he outlined a
strategy for establishing a new Pacific defensive perimeter extending
from Alaska to the Phillipines. This advice, if followed, would
have made the attack on Pearl Harbor much less likely.The letter
is signed Douglas MacArthur. Price: $9800.00
Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins-Collection
of signatures of scientists who were awarded the Nobel Prize
in 1962 for determining the structure of the DNA molecule.$OLD
- NEW- Douglas
MacArthur, General of the Army(1880-1964 ). An excerpt from his
famous 'Old Soldiers Never Die--' speech before a joint session
of congress. Link to the historic speech for listening inspiration.
Signed Douglas MacArthur.Price:$1295.
- NEW- Four Presidents signed photograph (vey rare). This is a photojournalism
award winning B&W photograph entitled Modern Day Rushmore.
The photograph is signed by Presidents Nixon, Reagan,
Ford and Carter. A must see. Price:$5500.
- NEW- Theodore
Roosevelt (1858-1919)- Superb archivally framed Naval Comission
with intact seal and superb engravins signed Theodore Roosevelt.Price:
- NEW- John F. Kennedy- Beautiful large 19 in. x 23 in. appointment
document signed by President John F. Kennedy and Dean Rusk.
Impeccable provenance and authentication. Price:$5975
- NEW- George Washington (1732-1799)- Historic letter from
Mount Vernon reflecting Washington's efforts to resume his private
life. Letter new to the market. The offering is an ALS, qutro,
2 page (recto/verso), Januart 27th, 1798 and is in superb condition.Price
- NEW-AnthonyMcAuliffe (1898-1975). Outstanding signed sepia toned portrait
of The General in military uniform. McAuliffe gave the famous
"Nuts" replly to German ultimatum for surrender during
the Battle of the Bulge. Signed in green fountain pen ink Anthony
McAuliffe, Maj. Gen US Army circa 1940's.Price: $1500
- NEW- Neil Armstrong
(1930). Neil Armstrong
signed First Day Cover commemerating day of First
Moon Landing. Price:$OLD.
- NEW- Robert T.'Bobby'Jones (1902-1871). Wonderful letter from
American Golf Institute with content about the golf swing. Letter
in superb condition and signed nicely in fountain pen,
RobtTJones Jr. Price:$3950
American Merchant, Miner,
Pioneer, and the Founder of Texas. Austin was the first American
to obtain a grant from Spanish Texas for the formation of a colony.
Exceptionally Rare Autograph Letter Signed, one page,
approximately 8 in. by 8 in., from Mine au Breton, Louisiana,
District of St. Louis (present day Potosi, Missouri), dated November
11, 1809. Moses Austin material is exceptionally scarce; it is
generally accepted that only 25-30 signed documents or letters
by him are known to exist. Boldly written and in fine condition.
- NEW Ronald Reagan (1911-2004). This a very rare piece.This
is a copy of President Reagan's moving letter to the American
public in which he announced that he had Alzheimer's Disease.
He actually only signed a few of these letters which were sold
to benefit the Alzheimer's Society.The letter is signed near
the top margin, Ronald Reagan , November
5, 1994. The original of this letter is in the Reagan Library.Contact
us for price information.
- NEW. IWO JIM
MAP ARCHIVE.Archive of an American
Hero and Iwo Veteran cosisting of 2 Iwo maps uaes in the battle,
multiple pre-invasion aerial photograhs, discharge papers of
the owner of the archive and various other printed material.
- NEW Boston Red Sox
Signed Color Photo- Large
signed color photo of onfield celebration following 2004 World
SWeries victory. Signed by all the major players.Price: $OLD.
- NEW- Erwin
German Field Marshall during World War II. Very Choice Typed
Document Signed in indelible pencil, War-dated, as Commanding
General of the Panzer Army in North Africa, one page, large quarto,
dated December 19, 1941. In remarkable condition. $1395
Legendary American Actor,
best remembered as the leading actor in The Maltese Falcon
(1941), Casablanca (1942), and African Queen,
(1951), to name a few. A Unique Associational Document Signed,
being an Occidental
Bank of Africa Five Franc note [Banque De L'Afrique Occidentale]
, neatly signed on one side by Bogart and his wife Mayo, and
a dozen others. $OLD
- NEW- Sir William Osler
TLS on Johns Hopkins Stationey with good medical content and
written to future Chief of Medicine at Hopkins.Terrific letter
for the academic physician..Osler was arguably the most influential
physician who ever lived.Singed as usual Wm Osler.
- NEW- Charles M. Schulz
(1922 - 2000). Charles
Schulz was a 20th-century American cartoonist best known for
his Peanuts comic strip. Peanuts ran for over 50 years and was
syndicated world wide.. This is a sketch of Snoopy a character
from the famous comic strip and was drawn in ink and signed by
Schulz. This sketch was obtained in person. The sketch is on
heavy stock paper and measures approximately 8 in. x 10 in. .
The item is in fine condition. $OLD
(1893-1981). One of the
main US Army field commanders in North Africa and Europe during
World War II. Rare Vintage Document Signed, being an official
"TWELFTH Army Group" card, issued at the end of the
war to celebrate the accomplishments of the Group. Must see.
American Artist and Cartoonist,
creator of Little Lulu cartoon strip. Rare Original Color
Sketch of Little Lulu, standing on a fence, waving, on an
approximate 3.5 in. by 5 in. postcard, with one-cent stamp on
verso, postmarked, Philadelphia, PA., August 2, 1943. The first
we have ever handled. In very good condition and ideal for framing.
H.W. Bush (b.
1924). 41st President
of the Untied States (1989-1993). Very Good Autograph Letter
Signed, dated November 15, 1995, responding to a letter of
thanks by Kleiner to Bush thanking him for attending the funeral
of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Reads in part: "I
was so glad that I went to P.M. Rabin's funeral. Sad, so very
sad it all is..." Accompanied with the original envelope
of transmission which bears a printed free-frank signature on
upper right, and a copy of the original letter from Kleiner.
In very fine conditon. $1,400.
W. Bush (b. 1946).
Governor of Texas (1995-2001)
& 43rd President of the U.S. (2001-). Document Signed,
being a First Day Cover. $495.
- NEW George
W. Bush (b. 1946).A
Printed Quote from his 9/11 speech and signed George W.
Bush. Price: $950.00
Engineer, Pioneer and Developer of American Baseball, Baseball
Hall of Fame (1938). Credited with laying out the first baseball
diamond (1845), planned and organized the Knickerbocker Baseball
Club, rightful ancestor of Professional Baseball today. The first
baseball game between two teams was played near his home at Elysian
Field, Hoboken, New Jersey on June 19, 1846. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, one page, quarto, Honolulu, November
8, 1861, where was developing the Hawaiian leagues that would
serve as models for the National and American Leagues. $OLD
- NEW Whittaker
content, two page TLS written in 1952 from his farm in Maryland.
A historical treasure. Signed Whittaker Chambers. Price
- NEW Sir
Winston Spencer Churchill
(1874-1965). British Politician, best known as Prime Minister
of the United Kingdom during World War II, and Nobel Laureate
(1953), and generally regarded as one of the most important leaders
in British and world history. Very Choice Signature, measuring approximately 5.25 in. by 1.75
in., no place or date. Churchill has signed boldly: "Yours
sincerely, Winston S. Churchill". $OLD.
and nine other Pittsburgh
Pirates. Legendary Hall of Fame Baseball Player tragically killed
while on a rescue mission. Rare Signature, on a 5.5 in.
by 11 in. slip of yellow paper from the 'Fairfield Inn', from
June 1966, Atlanta, Georgia. $2,250.
T. 'Eddie' Collins
Baseball Player, Hall of Fame (1939). Had over 3,000 hits and
a career .333 average. His scouting helped the Red Sox acquire
Ted Williams and Bobby Doerr. Document Signed, being an
official "Uniform Agreement for the Assignment of a Player's
Contract to or by a Major League Club", dated June 10, 1944.
English naturalist whose
revolutionary theory laid the foundation for both the modern
theory of evolution and the principle of common descent by proposing
natural selection as a mechanism. Superb and Exceptional Content
Autograph Letter Signed, One page, octavo, "DOWN, BECKENHAM,
KENT." stationary, dated July 27,1881. In this wonderfully
written letter Darwin enthusiastically replies to the growing
discipline of Anthropology, a field which he virtually opened
up with the publication of the Origins of Species.
With envelope of transmission accomplished entirely in his
Dean (1931-1955). Legendary American Actor, teen idol,
died tragically in a car crash. Choice Vintage Signature,
"James Dean", on a 4 in. by 1.5 in., trimmed
slip, no place or date, but circa early 1950s. Ample margins for framing, accompanied with a 3.5
in. by 4.5 in black and white portrait of Dean. Ideal for framing.
Charles de Gaulle
(1890-1970). French General
and President. Organized and led the Free French Forces in World
War II, President of France (1958-1969). A very desirable
and increasingly Scarce Signature, written tersely in blue
ink across his portrait on a 4.5 in. by 2.75 in. photo postcard,
no pace or date, but circa 1940s. $1,500.
Conan Doyle (1859-1930).
British Physician turned
novelist and the literary genius who created Sherlock Holmes.
Unusual Autograph Letter Signed. $1,850.
DOORS Jim Morrison
(1943-1971) and the Doors. Legendary Rock Band. Very Rare
Document Signed, being a fabric self-adhesive backstage pass
for the "doors soft parade tour", signed by all four
members of the band. $OLD
H. Dow (1851-1902).
American economist and
publisher along with Edward D. Jones (1856-1920) established
Dow Jones & Co. (1882), a publisher of financial news. In
1889 he founded the Wall Street Journal. Scarce Partly-Printed
Bond Signed twice "Charles H. Dow" on the
verso as Trustee. In very good condition. $1,950.
Dumas, fils (1824-1895).
Son of Alexandre Dumas,
père, who followed in his father's footsteps becoming
a celebrated author and playwright. Exceptional Content Autograph
Letter Signed, in French, seven pages, octavo (recto/verso,
cross-folded), "Les Salles -Neuves par Montcresson"
imprinted stationary. While in Loiret, Dumas replies to a librettist,
critiquing the interpretation of one of his father's novels,
the 1843, Le Chevalier d'Harmental (The Knight of Harmental).
'd'Harmental was one of the first large historical novels
of Dumas, père. The younger Dumas focus's on the dramatic
and structural weaknesses of the libretto in explicit detail.
Eastwood (b.1930). Academy Award Winning Actor, Director.
Very Attractive Photograph Signed, being a black and white
bust portrait from the classic Western, Pale Rider (1985).
Legendary American Actor.
Known as the "King of Hollywood," noted for his rugged
machismo, best remembered for the role of 'Rhett Butler' in Gone
With the Wind. Outstanding Vintage MGM Photograph Portrait Signed,
to the famed French film
magazine named, Ciné Miroir. $1,750.
Geneva Doud 'Mamie' Eisenhower (1896-1979)
and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994). First
Very Rare Photograph Signed by Each, showing Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, and
Pat Nixon sitting together at the White House during the transition
of the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, January 1961.
Signed in black: "Mamie Eisenhower" and in blue
pen: "Jacqueline Kennedy". $2,750.
DOUBLE SIGNED DOCUMENT
1492 WHILE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS WAS ON THE OCEAN!
A MONTH BEFORE SIGHTING LAND IN THE AMERICAS.
A true direct
link to an epoch in discovery and exploration that would not
be matched until the Apollo missions centuries later! Contact
us for price information.
C. Fremont (1813-1890). American Explorer and Union General,
noted as the "Pathfinder" of the American West. Very
Choice Bold Signature. $395.
Russian Cosmonaut and
n April 12, 1961, became the first human to travel into space
(see Vostok 1). Autograph Note Signed by Gagarin, one
page, on a 3.5 in. by 5.5 in. sheet (the verso of a daily calendar),
dated April 18, 1963, and co-signed by Cosmonauts Pavel
Popovich, Andrian Nikolayev, and Gherman Titov
the First Four Russian Comonauts. $3,250.
Swedish Actress and
Hollywood Legend. Four-Time Academy Award Nominee, 1954 Special
Academy Award. A Choice
Bold Vintage Signature, on
a light green album page. $2,950.
A. Garfield (1931-1881).
General, US Representative,
and 20th President of the United States (1881). A Scarce House
of Representative Check, signed by Garfield, Washington,
D.C., dated March 25, 1874, accomplished entirely in Garfield's
hand. Overall, in good condition. $OLD
and Character Actor best remembered as 'Uncle Henry' in the
Wizard of Oz (1939). Very Rare Photograph Signed, circa 1940. Possibly the rarest signature
of all the major actors in the Wizard of Oz, this prize
SP is the only one seen in over thirty years. $2,950.
James Norman and Nordhoff, Charles B. Extremely rare typescript from famous movie Mutiny
on the Bounty signed by both authours. $1200.
Hancock (1737-1793). Leader in the American Revolution, President
of the Second Continental Congress, and First Signer of the Declaration
of Independence. Choice Bold Signature: "John Hancock, Spk Pro Temp",
removed from a document during his second term as President of
the Continental Congress (1785-86). With engraved 6 in. by 8
in. antique portrait. Ideal for framing. $3,950.
Iconic star of American
film and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England
gentility and fierce independence. A screen legend, Hepburn holds
the record for the most Oscars won by any actress at four. Beautiful
Vintage Photograph Signed to Baseball Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx,
being an 8 in. by 10 in. black and white head and shoulders
portrait, no place or date, but circa 1940s. $2,500.
Legendary Jazz and Blues
Singer, Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2000). Rare
Document Signed, the Contract for Billie Holiday's Last Performance,
one page, quarto, dated May 20, 1959, New York City, being an
American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) Standard Form of Artists
Engagement contract, for a one day concert at the Phoenix Theatre,
for which Holiday will be paid $350. A typed notation adds that
"Billie Holiday to Supply Pianist." Signed with a large
ink signature :"Billie Holiday" and countersigned
by the operator of the Phoenix Theatre. $9,500.
Foremost American Landscape
and Marine Genre Painter. Was one of the great illustrators during
the Civil War, sending battlefield sketches and producing lithographs
for Harpoer's Weekly. One of the foremost painters of the nineteenth
century. Good Art-Related
Autograph Letter Signed,
one page, Scarboro, Maine, October 3, 1901, on watercolors at
the Pan-American Exhibition. $3,750.
7th President of the
U.S. (1829-1837). Uncommon Document Signed, as President,
being a ship's passport for the Gideon Bartow, Wafer seal
intact, Jackson ship's passports are very uncommon and seldom
appear on the market. $2950.
Signer of the Declaration, Diplomat, Governor of Virginia
& Third President (1801-1809) . Partial Document Signed
as President, on chain laid paper, being a small portion
trimmed to 6.25 in. by 2.75 in., dated January 4, 1806, with
printed text: "in the year of our Lord Christ" on upper
margin, and nicely signed: "Th: Jefferson".
T. 'Bobby' Jones
American Golfer, winner of five US Opens and three British Opens,
along with Alister McKenzie designed the Augusta National golf
course and started The Masters golf tournament held at Augusta
each year. Very Rare Autographed Note Signed, at the bottom
portion of a fan's letter requesting a signed golf ball, no place
or date, but circa early to mid-1950s. Handwritten letters from
Jones's early years are few and far between. Letters from later
in his life, after he was struck with illness, they are virtually
American Artist and Cartoonist
who created "Batman" in May 1939.
A Set of Original Sketches
of Batman and Robin on
separate sheets, being bust portraits of the 'Cape Crusaders,'
on quarto-sized sheets. $1,450.
Famed Nineteenth Century
Actress Forever linked to Abraham Lincoln and the fateful night
at Ford's Theater. She was the actress on stage at Ford's Theater
in Washington, DC, the night Lincoln was assassinated, April
14, 1865. It was a benefit and the last night that Ms. Keene
was to play the part of Florence Trenchard in "Our American
Cousin," which was originally produced and performed by
Rare Autograph Letter Signed,
one page, large octavo. Together with a Vintage Signature
of John T. Ford, on a 3 in. by 2 in. card. Simply an extraordinary
example of Keene. No Lincoln collection is complete without either.
Adams Keller (1880-1968).
Deaf and Blind American
Author, Activist, and Lecturer. Attractive Photograph Signed,
being a half-length pose sitting and reading a book in Braille.
Ideal for framing. $1,450.
Kipling (1865-1936). English Author, Nobel Prize for Literature
(1907), noted for his exotic tales and adventures of the British
Empire. 1908 Literary-Related Typed Letter Signed. $OLD.
(1886-1944). Noted Jurist,
Federal Judge, and Major League Baseball's First Commissioner,
Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (1944). Noted for
his antitrust judgement against Standard Oil and credited with
restoring public confidence in the integrity of baseball following
the 1919 Black Sox scandal by permanently banishing eight players
from the sport for their involvement, including Shoeless Joe
Jackson. Very Rare Document
Signed, being an official
copy of his printed opinion for the historic landmark case of
the United States vs. Standard Oil. $2,500.
and Hardy, Stan
Laurel (1890-1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892-1957). American-British Comedy Team, and the
most successful comedy duo in the history of the silver screen.Photograph
Signed, being their famed publicity portrait, no place or
date, but circa late 1940s. $2,500
Famed Cuban Composer.
Uncommon, Rare Vintage Photograph Signed, being a postcard
sized image, close-up head and shoulders portrait staring intensely
into the camera. Inscribed on the lower margin in green, in Spanish.
Pioneer American Aviator,
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Environmentalist. Extraordinarily
Rare Document Signed Check to the America First Committee, dated May 26, 1941, payable to Mr. Charles
Lindbergh and endorsed to the 'America First Committee.' Signed:
"C.A. Lindbergh". The America First movement
was an isolationist group that opposed United States involvement
in World War II. $2,500.
Liszt. The renowned mucician writes a ALS of
of condolennce regarding death of musical prodigy Carl Eckert.Price:$2750.
American author and short
story writer, noted for his adventure tales of the Alaskan wilderness
and high seas, including Call of the Wild and White
Fang. A Handsome Rare Photograph Signed, in sepia
tone. Extremely scarce. $2,950.
Century American Poet. A Rare Autograph Verse Signed,
being a stanza from one of his noted works, Excelsior.
Holograph verses by Longfellow are very uncommon. $1,800.
U.S. Army General. Vintage
Signature, on a 3 in. by 5 in. card, circa 1940s. Boldly
Signed and underlined. $425.
C. Marshall (1880-1959).
Army Chief of Staff during World War II; Historic War-Dated
Typed Quote Signed: "G C Marshall" as Chief
of Staff, on card, 5 in. by 3 in. In full, "We are determined
that before the sun sets on this terrible struggle, Our Flag
will be recognized throughout the World as a symbol of Freedom
on the one hand and of Overwhelming Power on the other."
This quote is as poignant today as it was during World War
II. Overall Fine. $OLD
Clark McReynolds (18621946).
Associate Justice of
the United States Supreme Court from September 5, 1914 to February
1, 1941. Great Content Autograph Letter Signed, one page,
quarto, no date, but circa 1937, penned from Washington D.C.
to Franklin D. Roosevelt's attempt to "Pack" the Supreme
G. Meade (1815-1872).
Union General, Commander
at Gettysburg. Choice Bold Signature, as commander of
the Army of the Potomac. Rare in this form. $950.
Louis 'H.L.' Mencken
literary critic, humorous journalist, essayist, whose comic skepticism
about human progress is a treasure for all interested in extravagant
language. Sharp and Witty Good Content Typed Letter Signed
to the famed writer, architectural critic, historian and philosopher,
Lewis Mumford (1895-1990). $425.
(1814-1875). French Landscape
Painter. Very Good Content Autograph Letter Signed, one
page, octavo, Barbizon, dated December 22, 1867, discussing the
sudden death of his friend and leading post-impressionist painter,
Theodore Rousseau. $2,500.
Moses (1860-1961). Legendary American folk painter. A
Beautiful Signature on the verso on a personal "Grand
ma Moses" postcard. $OLD
War Hero, Patriot, Major General, Governor of South Carolina. Very Rare
War-Dated Autograph Document Signed, one page, large octavo (approximately 7.5 in.
by 7 in.), on chain laid paper, dated July 15, 1778, being a
military dispatch to the Governor of South Carolina and an American
Revolutionary War leader, Rawlins Lowndes (1721-1800), to raise
funds for troop support. Signed and endorsed by Lowndes and Captain
Calvin Spencer (1753-1801), an American patriot who served under
Moultrie and Francis Marion during the war. With antique engraving
of Moultrie. Ideal for framing. $2,500.
(1758-1805). The greatest
British Naval Hero. Defeated Napolean's Navy and lost his life
in the Battle Of Trafalgar, which the British won. A Very
Choice Signature, "Nelson d Bronte", on
laid paper, clipped from a document and affixed to an antique
engraved portrait of the Admiral dressed in uniform. The engraving
is by J. Cochran from a painting by J. Hoppner. Engraving dated
1835. A scarce and desirable signature, light residue, age toning,
overall very good and ideal for framing. $OLD
FitzSimons] (b. 1920). Irish-American
Film Actress. Very Desirable Vintage Photograph Signed,
from the 1950 John Ford Classic Western, Rio Grande, being
an approximate 8 in. by 10 in. black and white publicity photograph
of the stunningly attractive O'Hara wielding a pair of pistols.
Rare in this form. $350.
- NEW John
O'Neil and Jerome Corsi. Copy
of the book that changed the 2004 campaign, Unfit For Command
which is signed and inscribed by O'Neil.This book presents the
case for why those who served with Kerry or at the same time
with him in Vietnam feel that he is not fit for the Presidency.This
is a book that truly changed history. Rare (available only here)
signed and inscibed by John O'Neil and citing Kerry
as 'Bad Apple'.Price: $749.00
Legendary Baseball Player,
Slugger, Hall of Fame (1951). He led or shared the National League
Home Run title six times while compiling a career total of 511.
He was a lifetime .304 hitter over 22 seasons with the New York
Giants. A Fabulous Signature,
on a 3.5 in. by 1.5 in.
slip, no place of date, but circa 1940s. $OLD.
Pasteur (1822-1895). Bacteriologist, Biologist, Chemist,
and Pathologist. A Beautiful Signature with Dated Inscription,
on a folded octavo sheet, dated April 22, 1893 Paris. Accompanied
with original "Institut Pasteur" official envelope
of transmission. $OLD.
painter, studied under Benjamin West, most noted for his distinguished
portraits of Washington, Jefferson, Napoleon, and Dolley Madison.
Art Related Autograph Letter Signed. Very nice reference
to a work in progress. Very Rare in this form. $1,950.
& Juan Perón
Signed Photographs. María Eva Duarte de Perón
'Evita' (1919-1952). Actress
and Legendary 'First Lady' of Argentina, wife of Juan Perón.
Extraordinarily Rare Photograph Signed, being a 3.5 in.
by 5.5 in. publicity portrait of a young Evita as an aspiring
actress, dated 1939. With an accompanying Black and White
Photograph Signed, of her husband, Argentine General, Dictator,
and President (1946-1955) Juan Perón (1895-1974). $OLD.
- NEW Eva Peron
(1919-1952). A VERY RARE typed
letter on her personal stationery thanking a minister for good
wishes on her recuperation.Signed Eva Peron. Price
Picasso (1881-1973). Spanish artist and sculptor, widely
regarded as the most influential artist of the 20th Century.
A Stunning Portrait Signed of the artist standing in his
studio amidst his work. $OLD.
- NEW Red
Sox Signed Photograph- 20 in.x 16 in. color photogtaph of the team celebrating
2004 World Series victory. Signed by all the major players. Price:$OLD.
Reagan & Mikhail Gorbachev. Historic Photograph Signed, being an 8 in. by 10 in. color photograph of the
two leaders, no place or date (but circa 1985-87). Boldly signed
"M. Gorbachev" in Cyrillic, and "Ronald
Reagan". Housed in custom frame. $OLD
Reagan (1911-2004). Actor, Governor of California, and 40th
President of the United States (1981-1989). Very Attractive
Photograph Signed, being on of the Limited Edition wide angle
signed color photograph of the Reagan Library, Series 2, Number
98/290, measuring approximately 15 in. by 5.5 in, signed and
copyrighted 1992 by President Reagan and photographer Tom Lamb.
- NEW Ronald
photgraph at the Brandenberg Gate signed and inscribed Mr.
Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall, Ronald Reagan. The photgraph
is framed in a shadow box format with a piece of the Berlin
Wall. The photgraph and framing are in pristine condition.
Please contact us for price information.
Legendary Mexican Artist.
The leftist-oriented painter specialized in murals of native
historical themes. He is best noted for his works at the Mexico
City Presidential Palace and his "Man at the Crossroads"
done in 1933 for Rockefeller Center but removed and sent to Mexico
because one of the figures resembled Lenin. A Unique Vintage Photograph of Rivera with a Signature
and Inscription. $OLD.
industrialist and philanthropist. Vintage Photograph Signed,
being a 6.5 in. by 9 in. sepia portrait, seated, half length
1905, Geo. F. Edmondson Co., wide borders. Signed in full. A
wonderful signed portrait for framing or display. $OLD
American Painter, illustrator.
Art-Related Autograph Note Signed, one page, on the verso
of a postcard, marked, April 16, 1964.$695.
German Field Marshall
during World War II. Very Choice Typed Document Signed in
indelible pencil, War-dated, as Commanding General of the
Panzer Army in North Africa, one page, large quarto, dated September
18, 1941. In remarkable condition. $OLD
Geisel] (1904-1991). American
author and illustrator of children's literature, including The
Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Grinch That
Stole Christmas. A Signed Cat in the Hat Illustration.
Boldly signed in block print across the top of the crate:
"Dr. Seuss". A very choice collectible, ideal
for framing. $695.
Bernard Shaw nice
ALS with literary content written in 1921.$1650.
Model, Actress, and Playboy
Playmate of the Year, (1980), tragically murdered by her estranged
husband on August 14, 1980. She has grown to legendary status
in the genre.Exceptionally Scare Photograph Signed, being
an 8 in. by 10 in. black and white publicity portrait by Crown
International Pictures for her debut film, Galaxina.
Stratten's signed items are exceptionally
rare and considered one of the scarcest celebrity signatures
of the 20th Century. $2,500.
Union General and Commander-in-Chief of the Armies of the United
States. Autograph Letter Signed, 1867. In fine conditon.
S. Truman (1884-1972). 34th President of the United States
(1945-1953). Very Rare Bank Check Signed Twice, dated
January 16, 1923, drawn on the Conley-Myers Bank, Columbia, Missouri.
Early Truman material is very uncommon. $OLD
Legendary Screen Idol.
His death at age 31 caused a national panic which resulted in
several suicides. Very Rare Document Signed, associated
with the bigamy scandal that rocked his career, being a promissory
note to his first wife for $5,000, dated May 1, 1922, payable
on May 15, 1922, drawn on the Commercial Bank of Los Angeles,
measuring approximately 8 in. by 3.5 in. Boldly signed with his
full rare Italian signature: "Rodolfoh Valentino".
Famed German Composer.
Originator of music drama and pioneer in the development of the
Leitmotiv. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, one page
large octavo, Paris, April 25, 1861. A fine letter, in French,
roughly translated, discussing his return to Germany, from which
he had been in exile for twelve years, and mentioning an invitation.
S. 'Pop' Warner
Football Coach who developed the single and double wing offenses
and other plays. He had career wins of 312, the most ever until
eclipsed by 'Bear' Bryant. The 'Pop Warner League' is named in
his honor. Very Rare Autograph Letter Signed, one page,
quarto, 'Temple University Philadelphia' official imprinted letterhead,
dated October 8, 1934, addressing the makers of a football game.
Washington (1732-1799). 1st President of the U.S. (1789-1797).
Choice Full Signature, trimmed from a document, c. 1750s.
Framed with an antique print. $OLD
Dewey Watson (b.
1928). American Biologist
and Educator, Co-Discovered DNA. Nobel Laureate in Physiology
or Medicine (1962).First Day Cover Signed, in Watsons
characteristic small script. $200.
Academy Award Winning
Actor; One of the Great Hollywood Legends.
An exceptional Black and
White Publicity Portrait Signed, no place or date, being
a studio print, from director John Ford's classic, The Quiet
Man (1952), showing a dapper Wayne dressed in a black coat
and necktie, gazing directly into the camera.
No flaws, perfect for framing.
First President of Israel
(1949-52). Rare Photograph Signed, on the mount of an
approximate 8 in. by 7 in. photograph of a portrait of Weizmann.
Very unique. No place or date, but approximately 1940s. Boldy
signed in English: "With best wishes, Chaim Weizmann".
Overall, in good condition. Ideal
for framing. $2,500.
American Painter. Noted
as the first American painter to paint figures in historical
scenes. In 1772 appointed official historical painter of King
George III. Very Nice Autograph Letter Signed, one page,
large octavo, February 22, 1812, Newman Street [London]. Boldly
written in dark ink, with exceptional clarity, tipped to a larger
leaf. A very desirable letter and fine example. In very good
painter, best known for his work Mrs. George Washington Whistler,
better known as Whistler's Mother. A Fine Autograph Note Signed
with the Artist's famed "Butterfly Signature." $OLD
- NEW Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938). Legendary American Author. Extraordinarily
Rare Typed Letter Signed, July 13th, 1935, New York City.
Returning from Europe, Wolfe takes time to respond to a letter
of praise concerning his second work, Of Time and the River.
- NEW Brigham Young
Mormon Leader and Governor of Utah. Choice Bold Signature: "Brigham Young", on
a 4 in. by 1 in. slip of lined paper, no place or date. Overall,
very good. With 3.5 in. by 5.5 in. antique color postcard. Ideal
for framing. $950.