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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.
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.
"Neither a wise man or a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him": FIRST EDITION OF AT EASE, INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT EISENHOWER
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1967.
First edition of Eisenhower’s final book of memoirs. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Mrs. Isabella James with best wishes Dwight D. Eisenhower.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Patricia Saville Voehl.
“THE MOST AUTHORITATIVE FIGURE IN JEWISH LIFE”: SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF CHAIM WEIZMANN’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY TRIAL AND ERROR
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949.
Signed limited first edition, one of only 500 copies signed by Chaim Weizmann, this is number 412. Octavo, 2 volumes, frontispiece of Weizmann in volume one. Fine in near fine dust jackets.
"Among the finest American portrait prints of the nineteenth century": Rare E.C. Middleton oleographic portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Cincinnati : E.C. Middleton, 1864.
Rare oloegraphic portrait of Abraham Lincoln by E.C. Middleton. With Middleton’s Warranted Oil Colors imprint to the verso of the frame dated 1864. Between 1861 and 1873, E.C. Middleton of Cincinnati published a series oval oleographic portraits intended to have the appearance of oil paintings including thirteen “Portraits of American Statesmen and Heroes.” Middleton invented the method of oleography which used the process of chromolithographic printing with oil based inks mounted on canvas. The portraits were exclusively sold in frames directly through agents by subscription. In fine condition. Framed. The portrait measures 17 inches by 14 inches. The entire piece measures 22 inches by 19 inches. Rare and desirable.
"I found your explanation of the principal features of the power project intensely interesting. In addition, I was delighted to see you again": Autographed Letter Signed by President Eisenhower to Robert Moses
Autographed letter signed on White House letterhead, signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Commissioner Robert Moses, dated July 12, 1958. It reads, “Dear Commissioner Moses: Thank you for your courtesy in going to Massena yesterday to accompany me on my tour of the Saint Lawrence Seaway and Power Projects. I found your explantion of the principal features of the power project intensely interesting. In addition, I was delighted to see you again. With best wishes Sincerely Dwight D. Eisenhower.” In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12.75 inches by 11 inches.
Document signed Ulysses S. Grant as President of the United States of America, one page, January 29, 1876. President Grant authorizes and directs “the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a Warrant for the conditional pardon of H.H. Mareau.” Signed boldly at the conclusion by Grant. Accompanied by a small folder of papers generated from the National Archives which provide information on the pardon of H.H. Mareau whose offense was “issuing business cards in likeness of Treasury notes.” Matted and framed.
Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower in military uniform, boldly signed by him. In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 17.75 inches by 14.75 inches. A very attractive signed photograph.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.