23 results sorted by
Lot number (low to high)
1001 (America) — Sir Humphrey Gilbert | The contract for the voyage that made settlement in North America possible
1002 (America) — William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling | Colonizing Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
1003 (Franklin, Benjamin) | A very rare work written and printed by Franklin, containing "the earliest American political cartoon"
1004 Washington, George | Perhaps the only leaf from Washington's diary in private hands
1005 Hancock, John | A significant broadside from the birthplace of the Revolution, foreshadowing in its grievances the Declaration of Independence
1006 The Treaty of Paris | "A True Copy of the congressional instructions to the American peace commissioners, attested by Benjamin Franklin and John Adams
1007 United States Constitution | A first-day publication of the United States Constitution, with contemporary newspaper context
1008 (Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay) | A first edition Federalist, uncut and unsophisticated, in original boards
1009 (Washington, George) | A book from Washington's library at Mount Vernon, inscribed by the author
1010 Washington, George | "… let the transaction be confined entirely to ourselves."
1011 Adams, John | The original nepo baby?
1012 Jefferson, Thomas | "I will expunge the effects of mr A’s indecent conduct in crouding nominations … at 12. aclock of which he was to go out of office"
1013 Jefferson, Thomas | "one act of his life, & never but one, gave me personal displeasure"
1014 Jefferson, Thomas | Citing his "advancing years," Thomas Jefferson declines to seek a third term
1015 Bowie, James, & Rezin Pleasant Bowie | John Goodman & Co. v. James Bowie
1016 Audubon, John James | First octavo edition of Audubon's greatest achievement
1017 Catlin, George | The only handcolored issue of Catlin's Portfolio published by himself
1018 Audubon, John James | A handsome copy of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
1019 Gould, John | Gould's masterpiece, lavishly bound
1020 Lincoln, Abraham | A key document from Lincoln's legal career
1021 Dickens, Charles | An unrestored first issue of Great Expectations and a rare survival thus
1022 Potter, Beatrix | Old Mr. Bunny had no opinion whatever of cats.
1023 Bemelmans, Ludwig | Original mock-up of Madeline