The History Buff, 17509 Bearpath Trail, Eden Prairie, MN (952)937-0325 or Palm Beach, FL
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One of the Most Beautiful Ship's Papers We Have Ever Offered
 
Signed by Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren
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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 (1902-1982). First Ediition, first printing of her classic Atlas Shrugged. One of the msot famous and enduring books of all time. Price:$2500
 
NEW- Louis Pasteur (1822-1895). 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. Wonderful 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: $1850
 
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.
Price:$649.00
 
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 signatures. Price:$795.00
 
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 509th Remembered.A 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: $OLD
 
NEW-Neville 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: $795.00
 
NEW-Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997). Author, 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." Price:$225.00
 
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 Patton.Price: $550.00
 
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 1980's.Price: $395.00
 
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: $OLD
 
NEW-Queen Alia Al Hussein of Jordan (1948-1977). Second 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 Photograph. Another 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 (1931-1995). A wonderful 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 Herman Wouk.
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. Price: $479.00
 
NEW- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). 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: $OLD.
 
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.. Price: $OLD
 
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: $OLD
 
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 each. $6900.00
 
NEWJames 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 MacArthur (1880-1964).This 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
 
NEW-James 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: $OLD
 
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 $OLD
 
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
 
Moses Austin (1761-1821). 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. $6,500.
 
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. Price: $OLD
 
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 Rommel (1891-1944). 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
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Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957). 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, "Humphrey Bogart", 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 (1849-1914) Beautiful 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. Price $2900
 
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
 
Omar Nelson Bradley (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. $395.
 
Marjorie Buell (1904-1993). 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. $950.
 
George 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.
 
George 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
 
Alexander J. Cartwright (1820-1892). American 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 Chambers (1901-1961).Wonderful content, two page TLS written in 1952 from his farm in Maryland. A historical treasure. Signed Whittaker Chambers. Price $OLD.
 
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.
 
Roberto Clemente (1934-1972), 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.
 
Edward T. 'Eddie' Collins (1887-1951). Legendary 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. $950.
 
Charles Darwin (1809-1882). 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 hand. $8,500.
 
James 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. $2,500.
 
General 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.
 
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). British Physician turned novelist and the literary genius who created Sherlock Holmes. Unusual Autograph Letter Signed. $1,850.
 
The 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

Charles 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.

Alexandre 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. $1,200.

Clint 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). $150.

Clark Gable (1901-1960). 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.
 
Mary Geneva Doud 'Mamie' Eisenhower (1896-1979) and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994). First Ladies. A 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.
 
Ferdinand and Isabella. VERY RARE DOUBLE SIGNED DOCUMENT SEPTEMBER 1492 WHILE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS WAS ON THE OCEAN! LESS THAN 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.
 
John C. Fremont (1813-1890). American Explorer and Union General, noted as the "Pathfinder" of the American West. Very Choice Bold Signature. $395.
 
Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968). 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.
 
Greta Garbo (1905-1990). 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.
 
James 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
 
Charley Grapewin (1875-1956). American Vaudevillian 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.
 
Hall, James Norman and Nordhoff, Charles B. Extremely rare typescript from famous movie Mutiny on the Bounty signed by both authours. $1200.
 
John 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.
 
Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003). 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.
 
Billie Holiday (1915-1959). 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.

Winslow Homer (1836-1910). 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.

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). 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.
 
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). 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". $4,500.
 
Robert T. 'Bobby' Jones (1902-1971). Legendary 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 non-existent. $5,950.
 
Bob Kane (1917-1999). 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.
 
Laura Keene (1810-1873). 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 her. Extraordinarily 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. $6,800.
 
Helen 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.
 
Rudyard 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.

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (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.

Laurel 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
 
Ernesto Lecuona (1896-1963). 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. $1,450.
 
Charles Lindbergh (1902-1972). 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.
 
Franz Liszt. The renowned mucician writes a ALS of of condolennce regarding death of musical prodigy Carl Eckert.Price:$2750.
 
Jack London (1876-1916). 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.
 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). Nineteenth 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.
 
Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964). U.S. Army General. Vintage Signature, on a 3 in. by 5 in. card, circa 1940s. Boldly Signed and underlined. $425.
 
George 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
 
James Clark McReynolds (1862–1946). 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. Responding to Franklin D. Roosevelt's attempt to "Pack" the Supreme Court. $OLD.
 
George 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.
 
Henry Louis 'H.L.' Mencken (1880-1950). American 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.
 
Jean Francois Millet (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.
 
Grandma Moses (1860-1961). Legendary American folk painter. A Beautiful Signature on the verso on a personal "Grand ma Moses" postcard. $OLD
 
William Moultrie (1731-1805). American Revolutionary 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.

Admiral Horatio Nelson (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

Maureen O'Hara [Maureen 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

Mel Ott (1909-1958). 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.
 
Louis 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.
 
Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860). American Neoclassical 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.
 
'Evita' & 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 on Request.
 
Pablo 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.
 
Ronald 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
 
Ronald 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. $2250.00
 
NEW Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)Incredible 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.

Diego Rivera (1886-1957). 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.

John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937). American 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

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978). American Painter, illustrator. Art-Related Autograph Note Signed, one page, on the verso of a postcard, marked, April 16, 1964.$695.

Erwin Rommel (1891-1944). 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
 
Dr. Seuss [Theodore 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.
 
George Bernard Shaw nice ALS with literary content written in 1921.$1650.
 
Dorothy Stratten (1960-1980). 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.
 
William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891). Legendary Union General and Commander-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States. Autograph Letter Signed, 1867. In fine conditon. $1,250.
 
Harry 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
 
Rodolph Valentino (1895-1926). 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". $3,950.
 
Richard Wagner (1813-1883). 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. $3,500.
 
Glenn S. 'Pop' Warner (1871-1954). Legendary 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. $1,950.
 
George 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
 
James Dewey Watson (b. 1928). American Biologist and Educator, Co-Discovered DNA. Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine (1962).First Day Cover Signed, in Watson’s characteristic small script. $200.
 
 
John Wayne (1904-1979) 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. $1,800.
 
Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952). 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.
 
Benjamin West (1738-1820). 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 condition. $2,500.
 
James McNeil Whistler (1834-1903). American 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. $3,500.
 
NEW Brigham Young (1801-1877). American 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.
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