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R.B. HAYES’ SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL SPEECH BEFORE CONGRESS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE ARMY

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.  (1822-1893).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881).  Uncommon, and rather scarce “Message  / of the / President of the United States / Returning to the House of Representatives / the / Bill Entitled ‘An Act Making Appropriations for the Support  / of the Army for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, / 1880 and for other purposes.” –  Dated “April 29, 1879.  Washington: Government Printing Office / 1879”.  Boldly signed in the top margin.

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LANGSTON HUGHES INSCRIBES HIS: SIMPLE STAKES A CLAIM FOR DANISH PRIME MINISTER JENS OTTO KRAG

HUGHES, LANGSTON (1902-1967) American poet, novelist, playwright, and columnist. His book: Simple Stakes a Claim.  Boldly Inscribed and Signed on front free-endpaper.

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AN INSCRIBED COPY OF WOODROW WILSON’S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK:  THE STATE — ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL POLITICS

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW.  (1856-1924).  Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1913-21); professor and president at Princeton University. His first book: THE STATE — ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL POLITICS.  “The revised, first edition.  1898.  Boston, D.C Heath & Co, Publishers”.

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HERBERT HOOVER INSCRIBES HIS BOOK:  THE PROBLEMS OF LASTING PEACE   TO THE WOMAN WHO WAS TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST ROUND TABLE TALK SHOW ON TELEVISION  —  HELEN J. SIOUSSAT

HOOVER, HERBERT (1874-1964) 31st President of the United States. His book: The Problems of Lasting Peace. Co-authored with Hugh Gibson. Inscribed and Signed on front free endpaper: “To Miss Helen T. Sioussat /with the good wishes / of Herbert Hoover.” Also Signed by the co-author, “Hugh Gibson” under Hoover’s inscription. 

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HERBERT HOOVER INSCRIBES HIS BOOK:  AMERICA’S FIRST CRUSADE   — TO THE WOMAN WHO WAS TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST ROUND TABLE TALK SHOW ON TELEVISION  —  HELEN J. SIOUSSAT

HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964). Thirty-first President of the United States (1929-33).  His book:  AMERICA’S FIRST CRUSADE, boldly inscribed on the front free endpaper: “To Miss Helen Sious[s]at / With wishes for a / Happy New Year / (any way) / Herbert Hoover”.  Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1942.  Octavo, 81pp.  First edition with Scribner’s “A” on copyright page.

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FIRST EDITION PLAY SCRIPT FOR CHARLES DICKENS:  NICHOLAS NICKLEBY —  IN A FRENCH PERFORMANCE

[DICKENS, CHARLES.]  (1812-1870). English novelist.   Prosper DINAUX and Gustave LEMOINE, DRAMATISTS, NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, OU LES MENDIANS DE LONDRES.  Drame en Cinq Actes et Six Tableaux. Paris: La France Dramatique au Dix-neuvieme Siecle, 1842.  Series edited by C. Tresse.  Large octavo, original printed yellow wrappers.  First Edition.

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HUDSON MAXIM:  “A MOMENT WHEN THE WORLD IS TEETERING ON THE RIM AND VERGE OF … HELL.”

MAXIM, HUDSON (1853-1927) U.S. inventor and chemist who invented a range of explosives, including a high power smokeless gunpowder. The book: Capitalism vs. Bolshevism by George L. Walker Inscribed on front free endpaper: “To my friend Dr. W.R. Whitney with great regards and all best wishes for Christmas 1919 – a moment when the world is teetering on the rim and verge of … hell…”

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