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
Quincy [MA]: 11 September 1843. John Quincy Adams Supports U.S. Purchase of Noah Webster's Synopsis. In this letter to Noah Webster's son William G. Webster, the former President endorses the suggestion of “purchasing the synopsis of [your father's] great work and causing it to be deposited in [the Library of..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, to the son of Noah Webster, concerning his support of the Federal...
Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, 1808. First edition. Page 4 unnumbered though comparison of the issue with the page numbered shows no differences. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, 1808. First edition. Page 4 numbered though comparison of the issue with the page unnumbered shows no differences. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
New Haven: Sidney's Press, 1808. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need to respond noting that several statements which Pickering made were biased or not completely true and needed clarification. American..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1831. First edition. This July 4 address is significant, because Adams addresses South Carolina's growing attachment to Nullification as a desirable response to federal tariff policies. He shows here that Nullification is an "effort to organize insurrection against the laws of the United States. "..... Read More about An Oration addressed to the Citizens of the Town of Quincy, on the Fourth of July, 1831, the...
np: 1952. Eisenhower's Vicuña Coat Man. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to LIFE photographer ALFRED EISENSTAEDT, "For Alfred Eisenstaedt with...
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1800. First edition, first issue, before the lines "In swelling phrase and terms unmeaning veils | Her hellish plots, her dark designs conceals' were censored from p. 20. One of the founding and most talented members of the Hartford Wits and of the famous..... Read More about A Poem; Sacred to the Memory of George Washington, late President of the United States, and...
Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday & Co, 1960. First edition. Inscribed by His Mother. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "To Marian & Hendon [Chubb - Stewart Alsop's nephew and niece] with love from S. Alsop's mother! Corinne Cole" Read More about Nixon and Rockefeller
[published New York: Limited Editions Club, printed by Edmund Thompson at Hawthorn House in Windham, Conn, 1935]. The complete set of Angelo's fine, oval miniature drawings for the LEC edition Hawthorne's classic, comprising his original illustrations for the cover, the title page, and the 21 chapter headpieces. Quite as remarkable..... Read More about 23 original drawings, mostly signed ("Valenti Angelo"), for Nathaniel Hawthorne's THE...
Washington, D.C: Way, 1808. Read More about Papers relative to French Affairs communicated by...to Mr. Monroe
1917- 1936. GROTON SCHOOL. A photographic chronicle of the first two decades in the life of Gordon Auchincloss from infancy to college. Highlights include the Groton School 50th Anniversary, June, 1934 with Fraklin D. Roosevelt pictured seated in the center of the porch, the Groton Football team of which Gordon..... Read More about 2 Photograph Albums of Gordon Auchincloss including images from his years at the Groton School...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1866. First Edition. Read More about Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln, Delivered, At the Request of Both...
New York: 1860. Advertising itself as the "Authorized edition" on the titlepage, this biography covers Lincoln's life from early days through the election and the road to the Presidency, including publication of several of his speeches. Read More about THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, WITH A PORTRAIT ON STEEL. TO WHICH IS ADDED...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First edition, one of 500 copies uncut. Read More about Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858
New York: Random House, . First edition. Inscribed "May 1967 To Robert McNamara-This is the way I see the President, closeup. Sincerely, Jim Bishop." Read More about A Day in the Life of President Johnson
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [September, 1920]. First edition. "For my dear daughter-in-law Dorothy, of whom my brother Theodore Roosevelt was so fond, & who is admired as well as loved by her mother-in-law Corrine Roosevelt Robinson Xmas 1920." Corrine Roosevelt Robinson (1861 – 1933), a poet, was the sister..... Read More about Theodore Roosevelt and His Time Shown in His Own Letters
New York: The Derrydale Press 127 East 34th Street, 1931. Edition of 250. Finely executed portrait of a young George Washington.Ralph L. Boyer (1979-1942) studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and under William Merritt Chase. He illustrated a number of books for the Derrydale Press..... Read More about Colonel George Washington 1732-1799 Foxhunter
Barbacena, [Brazil]: Tip. del "O Sericicultor" 1912. TR's Copy. TR's trip to the Brazilian Amazon in 1914 resulted in him getting the tropical disease that killed him 5 years later. Read More about Regolamento Amento Generale dei Nuclei Coloniali dello Stato di Mibnas Geraes (Brasile
Washington, D.C: May 23, 1842. Reading in part, "In regard to Mr. Tyler's measures of nomination; I feel every disposition to support both when I can do so without a violation of principle; but I cannot approve his Exchequer project. Indeed it has but few, -very few friends in either..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. To James A. Caldwell
Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie Incorporated, (1941). First edition. The Author is the great-granddaughter of Emily Donelson who herself was the niece of President Andrew Jackson and who served as Hostess at the White House for him.Inscribed to Howard C. Smith "The author joins with Mary Phelps in Christmas Greetings-Pauline..... Read More about Emily Donelson of Tennessee
New York: Publsihed by Harper & Brothers No, 82 Cliff-Street, 1836-1837. First Edition. Read More about Memoirs of Aaron Burr. With Miscellaneous Selections from His Correspondence
New-York: Printed by Denniston and Cheetham, No. 142 Pearl-Street, 1802. First edition. Part of an ongoing attack on Burr by Cheetham, whose newspaper THE AMERICAN CITIZEN had become a mouthpiece for the Clinton faction of the Republican party. "Cheetham's attack on Burr was based partly on Burr's suppression of "a..... Read More about A Narrative of the Suppression by Col. Burr, of the History of the Administration of John Adams,...