Gerard A.J. Stodolski, Inc.

Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

AMERICANA

Displaying 1 - 7 of 173 items

IKE TO MAMIE –  A WAR-TIME ALS

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D.  (1890-1969).  Thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953-61).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Ike”.  Two full separate pages, quarto.  No place, July 23, no year [1945].  Very fine condition.  To “Darling” [his wife, Mamie].

$6500.00
Full Description

ROBERT E. PEARY, THE FIRST MAN TO CLAIM TO HAVE REACHED THE NORTH POLE,  PROTECTS HIS PUBLICATION RIGHTS TO HIS BOOK: ”THE LURE OF THE POLE”

PEARY, ROBERT, E. (1856-1920) Rear Admiral, North Pole Explorer. Document Signed “R. E. Peary”. One page, oblong octavo. May 8, 1905.

$1500.00
Full Description

HOUDINI THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR ON HIS PORTRAIT IMPRINTED LETTERGRAM STATIONERY  

HOUDINI, HARRY (1874-1926). Illusionist and stunt performer. Choice Typed Letter Signed “Houdini”, on his uncommon yellow Lettergram, [his own personalized version of a telegram with two images of himself in top upper corners]. One page, oblong octavo. October 3, 1923.

$5000.00
Full Description

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVET    —  BOLDLY SIGNED WHITE HOUSE CARD 

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN (1882-1945)  32nd President of the United States. His bold Signature, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” penned as President, on an imprinted “The White House, Washington” card.   

$825.00
Full Description

A 1794 CHELSEA LOTTERY TICKET  — NORWICH CONNETICUT

A printed June 1794 American Lottery Ticket for the “Chelsea Lottery / Class Second”, Norwich, Connecticut.  One page, oblong narrow 16mo.  [Approximately 2 x 6 inches]. Endorsed vertically on the front “6 Doll.” and signed by “Joseph Perkins”, the lottery Manager.  Deeply embossed borders.

$195.00
Full Description

AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS —  THE DESIGNER OF THE US $20 GOLD PIECE

SAINT-GAUDENS,  AUGUSTUS.  (1848 – 1907). American sculptor,  designed the $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle gold piece (1905–1907) for the US Mint, considered one of the most beautiful American coins ever issued.   His scarce signature, penned on a 1 1/3 x 3 ½ [approx] slip of light green stationery. Very fine condition. 

$275.00
Full Description

GROVER CLEVELAND, WRITING AS PRESIDENT ON HIS PERSONAL ‘GRAY GABLES’ STATIONERY STATES:  HE HAS NO POWER TO PARDON A BIGAMIST CONVICTED IN THE SATE OF NEW JERSEY. AS IT WAS A VIOLATION OF NEW JERSEY STATE LAW, AND NOT UNDER HIS JURISDICTION

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-89, 1893-97).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, as President, on his personal imprinted Gray Gables Buzzards Bay, Mass. stationery.  Two pages, octavo.  July 15, 1896.  Very fine condition.  To “Mrs. M. E. Calvan”. 

$2850.00
Full Description