THE LIMITED EDITION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S: THE WINNING OF THE WEST
CONTAINING A FABULOUS AND LENGTHY MANUSCRIPT PAGE, ALL IN ROOSEVELT’S HAND, ON THE ACTIONS AND CHARACTER OF GEORGE WASHINGTON DURING THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE NORTHWESTERN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States. The Daniel Boone Edition of his: The Winning of the West. First Edition. Set #120 of only 200 thus issued. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1900. Four hefty volumes. Brown leather spines with gilt lettering.
RARE LETTER OF ZIONIST FOUNDER ~~ THEODORE HERZL
HERZL, THEODORE. (1860-1904). Founder of the Zionist movement, whose advocacy of a Jewish state in Palestine led to the creation of Israel. Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Herzl”, in German, on Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten lined paper. Two full pages, octavo. Berlin, October 21, 1890.
SUSAN B. ANTHONY — INFORMS HER CORRESPONDENT THAT COPIES OF HER BOOKS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO THEIR EXPRESS COMPANY OFFICE. SO NOW HER RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR SAFE DELIVERY HAS BEEN SATISIFIED STATING: “MY SKIRTS ARE CLEAR”
ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906). American woman-suffrage advocate. Good Typed Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony” on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead. One page, quarto. Rochester, N.Y., March 9, 1904.
A RARE FORM OF GOVERNMENTAL ‘PASSPORT’ ISSUED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF WWI AND JUST PRIOR TO THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION EFFORTS IN EUROPE
HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States. Partially Printed Document Signed, “Herbert Hoover”, as administrator of the United States Food Administration. One page, large quarto. No place, but with with “American Legation, Berne, Switzerland” seal affixed at lower right. December 26, 1918.
LAFAYETTE WRITES TO “MR. HAMILTON”
LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER [MARQUIS DE]. (1757-1834). French military leader and statesman, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution and later took a prominent part in the French Revolution. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Lafayette,” in French. One page, octavo. Paris.’ Tuesday in the morning, November 27’, no year.
QUEEN ANNE ORDERS “ONE LARGE MANTLE OF BLEW VELVET LIND WITH WHITE TAFFATA” FOR HER COUSIN, HENRY, DUKE OF KENT’S “ORDER OF THE GARTER” ROBE
ANNE. (1665-1714). Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14); last British sovereign of the House of Stuart. Interesting Document Signed with her bold, “Anne R”, as Queen, at top center. One full page, folio. “Court at Windsor”, October 27, 1712.
ORNATE HAND-ILLUMINATED PAPAL BENEDICTION SIGNED BY POPE PIUS XI
PIUS XI (1857-1939) [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti]. Pope (1922-1939). Ornate Document, Boldly Signed, “Pius P.P. XI,” as Pope, being a petition in Italian for a Plenary Indulgence ‘In Articulo Mortis’ for Plinia Calvo, herself and her family. One page, tall quarto. [approximately 6 ½ X 12 ¾ inches]. Rome, no date, circa 1930.