New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1940. First edition. JFK’s First Book, Inscribed to Newsman Arthur Krock. The first... Read More about Why England Slept
[Port Townsend, Wash.]: [Copper Canyon Press], 1983. First printing. Read More about Dream Poem Abt Reagan & Co
Dropped from plane “En Route”; envelope postmarked “Boston, Mass.”: July 25, 1932. Honoring George Washington and the U.S. Postal Service. Doolittle, the aviator who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for leading the bombing raids over Tokyo in World War II, writes: “I am making a flight over as many..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“J.H. Doolittle”), to U.S. Congressman James M. Mead, explaining his...
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1859. First separate edition. Reprinted from Harper's Magazine. Read More about The Dividing Line between Federal and Local Authority
Washington, D.C: GPO, 1861. First edition. Read More about Addresses on the Death of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, delivered in the Senate and House of...
[New York]: ca. 1900. Original Manuscript of a “Mr. Dooley” Piece Concerning TR. Written at the time of the 1900 Presidential Convention, this amusing piece, in “Mr. Dooley’s” Irish dialect, deals with the prospect of Theodore Roosevelt's nomination as McKinley's vice-president, which time has shown to be an epochal event..... Read More about “Mr. Dooley on the Convention.” Original manuscript of this humorous piece concerning...
[Houston, Texas?]: Privately printed, . No. 13 of 30 copies. Eisenhower’s National Security Advisor Recalls ‘Ike’. “The searing candor which he brought to every issue bespoke his basic honesty.”Memoir of Dillon Anderson’s long association with President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Anderson was Eisenhower’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs in 1955-1956..... Read More about Recollections of Eisenhower [Caption title
“Stonihurst”: “Aug. 4th” [ca. 1962]. “All well but we need rain”. “Delighted to welcome you Aug 17th or 18th - Will have other guests here too but always room for you - Have a new cat & a new puppy (2 months old) so be prepared!“All well but we need..... Read More about Autograph Note, signed (“DDE”), to Mrs. Mary S. Naiden, on picture postcard of Pavillon von Wied
n.p: n.d. Inscribed Photograph of Eisenhower. Portrait is inscribed on photo's lower margin: "For Gertrude Hess Parker/with best wishes from/Dwight Eisenhower." Read More about Portrait photograph of Dwight David Eisenhower
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1967. First edition. From Uncle Ike. Inscribed on special label "At Ease/ Published June 16, 1967/ Gettysburgh, Pennsylvania." Tipped in "For: Milton S. Eisenhower Jr/ with warm regards/ Uncle Ike." Read More about At Ease
[New York: Doubleday & Company, 1948]. Carbon copy typescript of Eisenhower’s memoir of the WWII European campaign, Crusade in Europe. With a note from Bill Robinson, Vice-President of the Herald Tribune, giving this typescript to Doug Black, President of Doubleday, the book’s publisher. It was by Robinson’s insistence that Eisenhower..... Read More about Crusade in Europe
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1948. First edition, #527 of 1426 copies, Signed by Eisenhower on the facsimile of the D-Day Order of the Day opposite the colophon page. Signed by Eisenhower. Read More about Crusade in Europe
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1963. First Trade edition. Great Association Copy. Inscribed on half-title, "By one of the greatest men I ever knew, to the greatest man I ever knew, Bruce Barton from Alex F. Osborn."Bruce Barton (1886-1967) is considered by many to be one of... Read More about Mandate for Change. 1953-1956. The White House Years
[N.p: n.d., ca. 1954-58]. “To the Hon. Lewis L. Strauss, with best wishes and warm regards to a distinguished American — from his friend Dwight D. Eisenhower”Lewis L. Strauss (1896-1974) was Herbert Hoover’s assistant for two years, 1917 to 1919 and had a successful and distinguished career in business and..... Read More about Portrait photograph, inscribed and signed as President to Lewis L. Strauss
No place: nd. From the Estate of actor Robert Montgomery. Read More about Photograph of an oil portrait of Mamie Dowd Eisenhower in evening dress, inscribed "For...
New York: Bachrach, [c. 1936]. Inscribed by FDR's campaign manager and Postmaster General, "To my good friend Antonio C. Gonzalez Sincerely James A Farley".Gonzalez (1888-1965) born in New York City, was U.S. Minister to Panama from 1933-35; to Ecuador, from 1935-38; and to Venezuela, in 1938. Read More about Portrait photograph of James A. Farley, inscribed
New York: The Grafton Press, 1904. First Edition. An account of the former President's 1878 Egyptian tour, by the former US Consul General at Cairo. Read More about Along the Nile with General Grant
n.p: n.d. In Fillmore’s hand on the upper corner of the top page is written: “From Chas. Whittlesey Jany 31, 1867”. Read More about Extracts from the Forthcoming History of Cleveland
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, . First edition. Inscribed on flyleaf; "To Jane Engelhardt (sic) with best wishes Betty Ford." Read More about The Times of My Life
Northridge, California: Lord John Press, 1984. #10 of 250 copies, Signed by the President. SIGNED. Read More about Churchill Lecture. An Address..at the English Speaking Union London, England November 30, 1983
First edition, one of 500 copies, with 100 reserved copies that were produced in full blue leather. This is number 10 of 100 copies of that edition. Read More about A Vision for America
First edition, one of 500 copies, This is number 10 of 500 copies, Signed on colophon by the president. Read More about A Vision for America
Washington, D.C: June 12, 1975. White House Dinner Invitation to Carrie Donovan. Carrie Donovan, one of the fashion world's great figures, graduated in 1950 from the Parsons School of Design, and went on to become an editor for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and the New York Times Magazine, where her style... Read More about President and Mrs. Ford's engraved dinner invitation to Carrie Donovan
Washington, D.C: January 15, 1976. White House Dinner Invitation to Carrie Donovan. Carrie Donovan, one of the fashion world's great figures, graduated in 1950 from the Parsons School of Design, and went on to become an editor for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and the New York Times Magazine, where her style... Read More about President and Mrs. Ford's engraved dinner invitation to Carrie Donovan
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856. First edition. As an active supporter in 1856 of the newly organized Republican party, C.J. Upham wrole a campaign biography of John C. Fremont for his Presidental run (DAB). It is also an interesting account of the early exploration of the Rockies and parallel ranges. Read More about Life, Explorations and Public Services of John Charles Fremont
N.p. [Grovetown, Georgia]: n.d. . “lifting ethereal hands / Against all treacherous demons of the dark!”. Manuscript poem by the American poet Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830-1886) on the assassination of President Garfield. “After the death in 1870 of William Gilmore Simms, an old friend and mentor, Hayne became the chief..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript, signed (“Paul Hamilton Hayne”), of his Poem “The Unseen Host”