• “To President Kennedy per your request – here are our hands, our hearts, our votes": Inscribed by Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Harry S. Truman to President John F. Kennedy

    Kennedy, John F.; Harry S. Truman; Lyndon B. Johnson.

    Signed Photograph of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Harry S. Truman.

    Photograph of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Harry S. Truman and Lyndon B. Johnson in a three-way handshake, taken on January 20, 1962 at the Grand Staircase, Entrance Hall at the White House. Inscribed by both Johnson and Truman to Kennedy, “To President Kennedy per your request – here are our hands, our hearts, our votes – Lyndon B. Johnson.” Inscribed by Truman “From Harry Truman to a great president, John F. Kennedy, February 19, 1962.” A rare photograph capturing three significant figureheads of the Democratic Party. In fine condition. Photograph by Robert L. Knudsen. From the collection of President Kennedy, later owned by his friend and special assistant, David Powers. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.5 inches by 24 inches.  An exceptional piece of history, inscribed by two Presidents to another President.

    Price: $50,000.00

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  • Silver Gelatin Print of Albert Einstein; Signed by Him

    Einstein, Albert.

    Albert Einstein Signed Martin Vos Photograph.

    1952.

    Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein, taken from Martin Vos’ famous image captured during Rabinadrath Tagore’s 1930 visit to Berlin. Boldly signed by Albert Einstein. Gelatin silver print, a portrait detail from the famed 1930 Martin Vos photograph, taken when Tagore visited Einstein at his home in Berlin on July 14th, 1930. In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures An iconic photograph of Einstein, rare and desirable signed.

    Price: $18,000.00

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  • “I SWEAR BY MY LIFE AND MY LOVE OF IT THAT I WILL NEVER LIVE FOR THE SAKE OF ANOTHER MAN, NOR ASK ANOTHER MAN TO LIVE FOR MINE": FIRST EDITION OF AYN RAND'S ATLAS SHRUGGED; INSCRIBED BY HER

    Rand, Ayn.

    Atlas Shrugged.

    New York: Random House, 1957.

    First edition of one of the most influential novels of the twentieth century. Large octavo, original green cloth, frontispiece stamped in gilt, spine stamped in black and gilt. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Daniel Verigen with my sincere appreciation Ayn Rand 1/6/65.” Fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket with touch of wear. Dust jacket design by George Salter. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A superior example.

    Price: $10,500.00

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  • First Edition of Roald Dahl's The Gremlins; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication

    Dahl, Roald; Walt Disney.

    The Gremlins: From the Walt Disney Production.

    New York: Random House, 1943.

    First edition of Dahl’s rare first book, with 14 vibrant full-page illustrations by Walt Disney Productions. Quarto, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication, “To Tim xxx from Roald Dahl 19/6/43 There should be a bowler hat and a tail.” Dahl has added a drawing of a hat and a tail on the gremlin. In near fine condition. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed in the year of publication.

    Price: $9,200.00

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  • “Courage faces fear and thereby masters it”: Martin Luther King's Strength to Love; Inscribed by Him

    King Jr., Martin Luther.

    Strength to Love.

    New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963.

    Early printing of Martin Luther King Jr.’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Fujie With Best Wishes and Warm Regards Martin Luther King Jr.” Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed by Dr. King.

    Price: $8,800.00

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  • First Edition of Berger and Luckmann's The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge

    Berger, Peter L. and Thomas Luckmann.

    The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge.

    New York: Doubleday & Company, 1966.

    First edition of one of the most important sociological texts of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by both authors, “For Hansfried, Peter and Thom L.” The recipient, Hansfried Kellner was a sociologist and colleague of Peter Berger. They co-wrote two successful books together, Sociology Reinterpreted and The Homeless Mind. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Norman Ives. First editions are rare, especially with such an association.

    Price: $7,800.00

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  • Photograph of Big Ben; Signed by Five British prime ministers

    Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher, James Callaghan, John Major and Tony Blair .

    Big Ben Tower Signed Photograph of British Prime Ministers.

    Color photograph of Big Ben Tower, signed by six British prime ministers: Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher, James Callaghan, John Major and Tony Blair. In fine condition. The photograph measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 14.25 inches by 16.25 inches. A rare and desirable piece of history.

    Price: $3,800.00

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