• "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years": Rare autograph letter signed by abraham lincoln during the civil war with carte-de-visite

    Lincoln, Abraham.

    Abraham Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed

    Autograph Letter Signed by Abraham Lincoln requesting a railroad pass for a medical volunteer during the Civil War. In very good condition with light folds. The letter reads, “I suppose this man has been doing something for our sick soldiers, and I should think it would be no more than fair that he should have a Railroad pass to his home at Albany, New York. A. Lincoln. July 2, 1862.” Matted and framed with an original carte-de-visite of Lincoln. The letter measures 4 inches by 2.75 inches. The complete piece measures 19 inches by 16 inches. Rare and desirable.

    Price: $16,000.00

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  • “Credit should go with the performance of duty, and not with what is very often the accident of glory”: FIRST EDITION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S THE ROUGH RIDERS; SIGNED BY HIM

    Roosevelt, Theodore.

    The Rough Riders.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899.

    First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Theodore Roosevelt on the front free endpaper. In very good condition with slight toning to the spine and a small stain to the front board, two small bookplates. Frontispiece of Theodore Roosevelt with tissue guard, top edge gilt. Paired with a large abstract of payments made by M.F. Sheary in June  of 1898. Sheary served as Additional Paymaster in the United States Department of War during the William F. McKinley Administration at the time that Roosevelt served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. A very nice example of Roosevelt’s best-selling work, rare signed.

    Price: $9,800.00

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  • "With appreciation of loyal and efficient service, and with lasting regard from her friend": SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF CRUSADE IN EUROPE; ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT EISENHOWER TO HIS SECRETARY

    Eisenhower, Dwight D.

    Crusade in Europe.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1948.

    Signed limited first edition. Thick octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers, top edge gilt, original acetate. Signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, number 1044 of 1426 copies. Additionally inscribed by the author, “For Miss Margaret Hayes—who voluntarily devoted so many spare hours to helping me in collecting and preparing notes for this book—with appreciation of loyal and efficient service, and with lasting regard from her friend, Dwight D. Eisenhower.” The recipient Margaret Hayes, was the private secretary to President Eisenhower who helped research and contribute to this volume. Fine in the original slipcase in near fine condition with light rubbing. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional unique association copy.

    Price: $9,800.00

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  • “ONE OF THE BEST POLITICAL BIOGRAPHIES IN ENGLISH:” LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL; EACH VOLUME INSCRIBED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL

    Churchill, Winston.

    Lord Randolph Churchill.

    London: Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1906.

    First edition. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth, with two photographic frontispiece portraits of Lord Randolph.. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in both volumes, “Inscribed for G.S. Harvie-Watt by Winston Churchill 1943.” The recipient, Harvie-Pratt was a conservative politician who served as parliamentary private secretary to Winston Churchill from 1941-1945. At the end of World War II, he became a Queen’s Counsel and was created a baronet. In 1948 he became an aide-de-camp to George VI; on the king’s death, he filled the same position for Elizabeth II, also acting as a member of the Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland. In very good condition with rubbing and wear to the extremities. Remarkable association copies.

    Price: $9,500.00

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