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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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THE ONLY PRINT PORTRAIT THAT LINCOLN IS KNOWN TO HAVE AUTOGRAPHED 
SIGNED EN ROUTE TO  HIS INAUGURATION IN 1861

ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.  (1809-1865).  Sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865).  Superb and extremely rare engraved Portrait Signed,  “A. Lincoln”,  on his way to his inauguration in 1861.  Lincoln is depicted in a full-faced bust pose, beardless. 

$135,000.00
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SIGNED POSTCARD PHOTOGRAPH OF HOUDINI IN 1914

HOUDINI, HARRY.   [Professional name of Ehrich Weiss].  (1874-1926).  American magician.  Black-and-white octavo postcard Photograph Signed, “Harry Houdini,  S’field, [Sheffield, UK] Feb. 2, 1914”, across  the darker portion of his image. 

$3950.00
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PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING’S FIRST CABINET MEETING IN 1921

AN IMAGE OF PURE PRESIDENTIAL AND GOVERMENTAL POWER, BEARING THE SIGNATURES OF WHAT WERE TO BE THREE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND A FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE US SUPREME COURT

HARDING, WARREN G.  (1865-1923).  Twenty-ninth President of the United States (1921-1923); died in office, resulting in Calvin Coolidge becoming the 30th President.  An impressive photograph depicting President Warren G, Harding’s first cabinet meeting in March of 1921.  Boldly signed by him and eleven of his cabinet members, two of which were to become future Presidents, and one who was to become the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court.  The men are depicted sitting around a conference table in the White House, and each has signed beneath his image.

$18,500.00
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THOMAS ALVA EDISON  —  A SIMPLY SUPERB, LARGE IMPERIAL CABINET PHOTOGRAPH  —  INSCRIBED WITH A SIGNIFICANT ASSOCIATION TO WILLIAM LIEB  —  THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EDISON ELECTRIC ILLUMINATING COMPANY

EDISON, THOMAS A.  (1847-1931). American inventor of the phonograph and the light bulb.   Very rare, superb, imperial cabinet Photograph Signed and inscribed:  “To my friend Lieb / from Thomas A. Edison, / Orange NJ  USA Oct. 29, 1891.”  Huge 7 ¼ ‘ x 11 ¾’ inches, [image size].  Mounted to a slightly larger original photographer’s mount [7 1/2 x 12 inches].

$9500.00
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IBSEN  — RARELY SEEN, CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED  —  THE NYBLIN STUDIO

IBSEN, HENRIK.  (1828-1906)  Norwegian playwright, director, and poet;  Ibsen is viewed as one of the founders of Modernism in theater.   Rarely seen, Cabinet Photograph Signed, “Henrik Ibsen / 27.12.97”.

$6300.00
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JAMES A. GARFIELD — AN IMPRESSIVE IMPERIAL CABINET PHOTOGRAPH

GARFIELD, JAMES (1831-1881)   20th President of the United States; assassinated by Charles Guiteau, died September 19, 1881.   A magnificent and large Imperial Cabinet Photograph, depicting Garfield in a ¾ length pose, 1/2 profile – facing left, wearing a long suit coat, with his right hand positioned behind his back.  7 ½ x 13 inches overall.

$750.00
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CHOICE PHOTOGRAPH OF LOUIS ARMSTONG PLAYING HIS TRUMPET –  BOLDLY SIGNED

ARMSTRONG, LOUIS.   (1901-1971).    American trumpeter and vocalist who was among the most influential figures in  American jazz; nicknamed “Satchmo”.   Choice, black and white Photograph Signed, “Louis Armstrong” to the right of his image against the lighter background of the image.

$595.00
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