Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

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Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

Overview
158 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

158 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

Adams, Henry | First edition, presentation copy of Adams' work on Thomas Jefferson

1. Adams, Henry | First edition, presentation copy of Adams' work on Thomas Jefferson

American Revolution | The first treaty between the United States and any other country

2. American Revolution | The first treaty between the United States and any other country

American Song-Sheet | A curious American song-sheet coupling a mourning song for George Washington with the another sentimental song of loss

3. American Song-Sheet | A curious American song-sheet coupling a mourning song for George Washington with the another sentimental song of loss

Audubon, John James | First edition of the separately-issued text for The Birds of America

5. Audubon, John James | First edition of the separately-issued text for The Birds of America

Audubon, John James | Audubon's favorite bird, from the Amsterdam edition

6. Audubon, John James | Audubon's favorite bird, from the Amsterdam edition

Audubon, John James | Fantastic beasts, and how to preserve them

7. Audubon, John James | Fantastic beasts, and how to preserve them

Bierstadt, Albert | A Western paradise sumptuously depicted

8. Bierstadt, Albert | A Western paradise sumptuously depicted

Bodmer, Karl | "Dacota Woman and Assiniboin Girl"

9. Bodmer, Karl | "Dacota Woman and Assiniboin Girl"

Bodmer, Karl | Handcolored engraving by Paul Legrand after Bodmer, blindstamp.

10. Bodmer, Karl | Handcolored engraving by Paul Legrand after Bodmer, blindstamp.

Bodmer, Karlv | A fine full-length double portrait of Sih-Chidä & Mahchsi-Karehde

11. Bodmer, Karlv | A fine full-length double portrait of Sih-Chidä & Mahchsi-Karehde

Bodmer, Karl | Perhaps the greatest image to emerge from the picturing of the American West

12. Bodmer, Karl | Perhaps the greatest image to emerge from the picturing of the American West

(Boston) — John Carwitham (engraver), and William Burgis (after) | An important and early view of Boston

13. (Boston) — John Carwitham (engraver), and William Burgis (after) | An important and early view of Boston

Byron, John, and [Dubois-Fontanelle, Jean Gaspard] | A pair of important American shipwreck narratives

14. Byron, John, and [Dubois-Fontanelle, Jean Gaspard] | A pair of important American shipwreck narratives

Carey, John | A great cartographical rarity of the United States

15. Carey, John | A great cartographical rarity of the United States

(Civil War) — Charleston Mercury Extra: Secession | The Union is Dissolved!

16. (Civil War) — Charleston Mercury Extra: Secession | The Union is Dissolved!

Coolidge, Calvin | Calvin Coolidge congratulates Myron Herrick, the U.S. Ambassador to France, on his speech at Saint-Nazaire, defending the Mellon-Bérenger Accord

17. Coolidge, Calvin | Calvin Coolidge congratulates Myron Herrick, the U.S. Ambassador to France, on his speech at Saint-Nazaire, defending the Mellon-Bérenger Accord

Coolidge, Grace and Calvin | A very uncommon White House letter signed by both First Lady and President Coolidge

18. Coolidge, Grace and Calvin | A very uncommon White House letter signed by both First Lady and President Coolidge

Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria | A fine impression of a foundational map

19. Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria | A fine impression of a foundational map

Danckerts, Justus | A fine example of an important map of the Eastern Seaboard

20. Danckerts, Justus | A fine example of an important map of the Eastern Seaboard

Douglass, Frederick | A deed signed by the great abolitionist and orator

21. Douglass, Frederick | A deed signed by the great abolitionist and orator

Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, and Dwight D. Eisenhower | Thank-you letters from the Eisenhowers to the Sangs

22. Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, and Dwight D. Eisenhower | Thank-you letters from the Eisenhowers to the Sangs

Featherstonhaugh, James D., and Richard L. Mudge | The territory in dispute between Great Britain and the United States

23. Featherstonhaugh, James D., and Richard L. Mudge | The territory in dispute between Great Britain and the United States

(Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag | Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt

24. (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag | Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt

Foster, Stephen C. | Autograph music manuscript signed ("S. C. Foster") of "Maggie By My Side," from the collection of Harry Houdini

25. Foster, Stephen C. | Autograph music manuscript signed ("S. C. Foster") of "Maggie By My Side," from the collection of Harry Houdini

Franklin, Benjamin | One of only 600 numbered sets

26. Franklin, Benjamin | One of only 600 numbered sets

Fry, Joshua, and Peter Jefferson | A landmark in the mapping of Virginia and Maryland

27. Fry, Joshua, and Peter Jefferson | A landmark in the mapping of Virginia and Maryland

Grant, Ulysses S. | Ulysses Grant directs General Philip Sheridan to achieve a racial balance among the volunteer troops under his command

28. Grant, Ulysses S. | Ulysses Grant directs General Philip Sheridan to achieve a racial balance among the volunteer troops under his command

Hamilton, Alexander | Treasury Secretary Hamilton wishes "liberal allowances to the Judiciary"

29. Hamilton, Alexander | Treasury Secretary Hamilton wishes "liberal allowances to the Judiciary"

Hamilton, Alexander | The Bank of the United States makes special accomodation to ensure the compensation of public officers

30. Hamilton, Alexander | The Bank of the United States makes special accomodation to ensure the compensation of public officers

[Hamilton, Alexander] | A landmark case in the history of the First Amendment

31. [Hamilton, Alexander] | A landmark case in the history of the First Amendment

Harrison, Benjamin | Senator Harrison recommending Col. William Holloway to President Garfield, and asking that he be given official recognition

32. Harrison, Benjamin | Senator Harrison recommending Col. William Holloway to President Garfield, and asking that he be given official recognition

Harrison, Caroline Scott | Caroline Harrison praises the United States and excoriates Congress, while pledging to assist a jeweler in placing a commemorative suite in the Smithsonian

33. Harrison, Caroline Scott | Caroline Harrison praises the United States and excoriates Congress, while pledging to assist a jeweler in placing a commemorative suite in the Smithsonian

Harrison, Caroline Scott, and Mary Lord Harrison | Letters by both of President Benjamin Harrison's wives

34. Harrison, Caroline Scott, and Mary Lord Harrison | Letters by both of President Benjamin Harrison's wives

Hayden, Thomas and Moran, Ferdinand | Stunning chromolithographs of Yellowstone and the West

35. Hayden, Thomas and Moran, Ferdinand | Stunning chromolithographs of Yellowstone and the West

Heap, George, and Nicholas Scull | One of the great early views of Philadelphia

36. Heap, George, and Nicholas Scull | One of the great early views of Philadelphia

Hill, John — William Guy Wall (after) | The Wall view of Manhattan from Brooklyn

37. Hill, John — William Guy Wall (after) | The Wall view of Manhattan from Brooklyn

Hill, John — William Guy Wall (after) | The Wall view of Manhattan from Weehawken

38. Hill, John — William Guy Wall (after) | The Wall view of Manhattan from Weehawken

Howe, Julia Ward | "Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord..."

40. Howe, Julia Ward | "Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord..."

Jackson, Andrew | A collection of mostly ephemeral publications relating to Andrew Jackson's political career

41. Jackson, Andrew | A collection of mostly ephemeral publications relating to Andrew Jackson's political career

Jefferson, Thomas | The first attempt to comprehensively collect Jefferson's writings

42. Jefferson, Thomas | The first attempt to comprehensively collect Jefferson's writings

Johnson, Eliza McCardle, Andrew Johnson, and Martha Johnson Patterson | Calling cards of President and First Lady Andrew Johnson, as well as of Martha Johnson Patterson, their daughter and White House hostess, each with an autograph inscription

43. Johnson, Eliza McCardle, Andrew Johnson, and Martha Johnson Patterson | Calling cards of President and First Lady Andrew Johnson, as well as of Martha Johnson Patterson, their daughter and White House hostess, each with an autograph inscription

Kennedy, John F. | President John F. Kennedy remembers Dr. Sara Jordan for a 1905 class tree dedication in her honor

44. Kennedy, John F. | President John F. Kennedy remembers Dr. Sara Jordan for a 1905 class tree dedication in her honor

Knox, William | An argument in support of England's claim to the American colonies

45. Knox, William | An argument in support of England's claim to the American colonies

Lawrence, A. B. (attributed to) | The earliest first-hand bird's-eye view of Austin, Texas

46. Lawrence, A. B. (attributed to) | The earliest first-hand bird's-eye view of Austin, Texas

Lincoln, Abraham | A military commission for Charles R. Woods, "...for long and continued services, and for special gallantry..."

47. Lincoln, Abraham | A military commission for Charles R. Woods, "...for long and continued services, and for special gallantry..."

Abraham Lincoln

48. William Edgar Marshall

Abraham Lincoln

Lossing, Benson J. | The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution, profusely extra-illustrated.

49. Lossing, Benson J. | The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution, profusely extra-illustrated.

Marion, Francis | The Swamp Fox acts as executor for the estate of comrade in arms

50. Marion, Francis | The Swamp Fox acts as executor for the estate of comrade in arms