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"It always seems impossible until it's done": First Edition of Mandela: A Life; Inscribed by Nelson Mandela
Cape Town: Sunbird Publishers, 2007.
First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work on the life of Nelson Mandela. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Boldly inscribed and dated by Nelson Mandela on the front free endpaper. Preface by Adrian Hadland. In fine condition.
ROYAL CHRISTMAS CARD SIGNED BY PRINCESS DIANA AND CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES; WITH AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ROYAL FAMILY
Royal Christmas card bearing a full-color family photograph of Prince Charles, Princess Diana, and the young Princes William and Harry. Boldly inscribed by Charles, Prince of Wales and signed by Diana, “Valerie- [With all Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year] “from Charles” and “Diana.” The card measures 14 inches by 6 inches, embossed with the Royal Order of the Garter motto and Spencer family coat of arms. In fine condition.
Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower in military uniform, boldly signed by him. In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 14.5 by 12.25 inches. A very attractive signed photograph.
Rare Easter greeting card signed by Diana, Princess of Wales. Diana has written in the ‘Forever Friends’ greeting card, “Dearest Chrissie, Wishing you & Keith a very Happy Easter. With fondest love from, Diana. x.” In fine condition.
Autograph boldly signed “U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen.” on a card. Double matted and framed with a photograph of Grant. The entire piece measures 12.5 inches by 8.5 inches. In fine condition.
Royal Christmas card bearing two gilt royal seals to the front panel and an original color photograph of Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Charles and the young Princes William and Harry. Boldly inscribed by Diana, “To Jon Ali, love from us both, Diana.” In fine condition. The card measures 16 inches by 6 inches.
ROYAL CHRISTMAS CARD INSCRIBED BY PRINCESS DIANA; WITH AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE TWO YOUNG PRINCES WILLIAM AND HARRY
Royal 1992 Christmas card bearing two gilt royal seals to the front panel and an original black and white photograph of the young Princes William and Harry. Boldly inscribed by Diana, “To Jon Ali, love from the four of us, Diana.” In fine condition. The card measures 12 inches by 8 inches.
Royal 1983 Christmas card bearing two royal seals and an original color photograph of Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Charles and the young Princes William. Inscribed by Prince Charles, “To you both, Charles and” signed by Princess Diana, “Diana.” In near fine condition.
Royal Christmas card bearing two royal seals to the front panel and an original color photograph of Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Charles and the young Princes William and Harry. Warmly inscribed by Princess Diana, “To you both, from the four of us Diana” and signed by Prince Charles “and Charles.” In fine condition.
Royal Christmas card bearing two royal seals to the front panel and an original color photograph of Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles. Boldly inscribed by both and signed in each of their hands, “Mr. and Mrs. Bennett from Charles and Diana.” In fine condition. Matted and framed.
"We have talked long enough ... about civil rights,' Lyndon Johnson had said. 'It is time ... to write it in the books of law' - to embody justice and equality in legislation": First Edition of Each Volume in Robert Caros Biography on Lyndon Johnson; Each Signed by Him
The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path To Power, Means of Ascent, Master of the Senate, Passage To Power.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982-2012.
First editions of each volume in the historian’s ground-breaking biography on President Lyndon Johnson. Octavo, 4 volumes, original cloth. Each volume is signed by Robert Caro, with Means of Ascent an association copy, inscribed in the prior to publication by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Vicki and Loring- with deep affection from their friend, Robert A. Caro March 2, 1990.” The recipients were close friends writers, Vicki Goldberg and Loring Eutemay. Also, laid in is a signed postcard by Caro to the same recipients. Each are fine in near fine to fine dust jackets. An exceptional set with noted provenance.
"God will not favor everything that we do. It is rather our duty to divine His will. But I cannot help believing that He truly understands and that He really favors the undertaking that we begin here tonight": First Edition of The American Promise; Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson
Washington, DC: Office of the President, 1965.
First edition of this powerful speech by President Johnson. Octavo, original wrappers. Boldly signed by Lyndon B. Johnson on the front panel. In fine condition. Housed in a custom slipcase. Rare and desirable.
“Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so": Rare Honorary Dinner Program; Signed by French General Charles de Gaulle
Rare original dinner program from the Honorary Dinner For His Excellency General Charles de Gaulle held in New York City on April 26th, 1960, boldly signed by him. Quarto, 8 pages, string bound. Signed by Charles de Gaulle on the front cover of the program. The program includes listings of the presidents, officers, directors, and honorary members of the Alliance Francaise de New York, American Society of the French Legion of Honor, and The France-America Society. In very good condition. Rare and desirable signed by General de Gaulle.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to former New York United States Senator Patrick Moynihan, “To Pat- Thanks for the visit- Hillary Rodham Clinton.” Clinton successfully filled the New York Senate seat left by Moynihan in 2000. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Purchased from the library of Moynihan. A nice association linking these two political icons.
Egypt, Arabia Petra and the Holy Land; from the library of the 12th President of the United States Millard Fillmore; Signed Four Times by Him
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860.
From the library of President Millard Fillmore. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, illustrated, fold-out map. Signed by Millard Fillmore in four places and also signing his wife’s name to both inner front paste downs as “Caroline C. Fillmore, March 20, 1862″ as well as having signed her name to each title page in the same manner “Caroline C. Fillmore, March 20, 1862.” In very good condition.
Large original photograph signed by first ladies Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, Rosalyn Carter, Betty Ford and Hillary Clinton
Original black and white photograph of First Ladies Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, Rosalyn Carter, and Betty Ford. Signed by all four in addition to Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is not pictured. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 17 inches by 15 inches. Elegantly presented.