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ROOSEVELT: The Soldier of Freedom

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 1190

Condition: Very good


NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in dark red, in dw. The covers are very lightly bumped. The dw is rubbed & chipped. xiv & 722 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good in a good dw. This concluding volume of the first complete biography of FDR covers the period from 1940 to his death in 1945. Dust jacket present. View more info

FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT AT HYDE PARK. DRAWINGS BY OLIN DOWS. SIXTEEN DIFFERENT POSTCARDS

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Dows, Olin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: circa [1949].: [1949].

Seller ID: 26721

Condition: Fine


circa [1949].. [1949].. Fine. - sc A set of 16 black & white postcards, each measuring 3-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide with a different image by Olin Dows reproduced from his book of the same name. This is a fine, uncut set printed on 2 accordion fold-outs, each with 4 panels of 2 cards. Perforated lines permit the easy separation of the cards. Each card is titled on the verso with a caption quoted from Dows' book. A fine set in its original pictorial envelope, titled and illustrated in green. SCARCE. View more info

Image for A DEEPLY MOVING ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN  ROOSEVELT'S FUNERAL COFFIN BEING ESCORTED BY AN HONOR GUARD INTO THE WHITE HOUSE.

A DEEPLY MOVING ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT'S FUNERAL COFFIN BEING ESCORTED BY AN HONOR GUARD INTO THE WHITE HOUSE.

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). McAvoy, D. (1905-1966). Photojournalist.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., April 14, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 27101

Condition: Very good


- sc A 14-1/4 inch high by 11-1/8 inch wide gelatin silver print depicting the famous image of President Roosevelt's flag-draped coffin being carried and escorted into the White House by an honor guard, as the horse-drawn funeral carriage draws away. Two marines bearing flags stand at the lower left of the image under the leafy branches of the tree which frames the left side of the photograph. The tree's branches reach out towards the columns of the White House's entrance which frame the right side of the image, balancing the somber scene. There are some very light creases to the lower and upp... View more info

COLOR COLLOTYPE PRINT OF THE SITTING PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT AFTER THE PAINTING BY ELIZABETH SHOUMATOFF

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Shoumatoff, Elizabeth

Price: $175.00

Publisher: (1943).: (1943).

Seller ID: 25382

Condition: Very good


(1943).. (1943).. Very good. - sc A superb 10-1/2 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide color portrait of FDR on 15-1/2 inch high by 12 inch wide heavy stock. The print, a color collotype by A. Jaffe" is entitled "Franklin D. Roosevelt / painted by Elizabeth Shoumatoff in April 1943". The superb image depicts a dignified white haired FDR from the chest up, attired in suit & tie over white shirt with a dark cape draped over his shoulders. There is some light foxing and discoloration to the ample borders and tape remnants on the verso. Very good. A rare portrait of the President.Elizabe... View more info

ROOSEVELT: A Study in Fortune and Power. Translated from the German by Maurice Samuel.

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin). Ludwig, Emil.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 34273

Condition: Very good


New York: The Viking Press, 1938.. 1938.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt within gilt-framed blue rectangles on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly rubbed & soiled. There is a piece out the tail of the jacket spine & there are tears to the head & tail & the panel, which have been repaired with brown tape internally. xii, [iv] & 350 pages The page edges are slightly darkened. 9 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THEODORE ROOSEVELT: A Biographical Sketch

By: (Roosevelt, Theodore). Hagedorn, Hermann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Privately Printed, Roosevelt Memorial Exhibition Committee, Columbia University, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29973

Condition: Good


New York: Privately Printed, Roosevelt Memorial Exhibition Committee, Columbia University, 1919.. 1919.. Good. FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR HERMANN HAGEDORN - Octavo, buff creamy white boards titled and decorated in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and darkened along the edges and spine. The head and tail of the spine are chipped and there is wear to the corners. 44 & [2] pages, illustrated with 5 full-page illustrations. The binding is very slightly shaken. There is a tiny chip to the top edge of the front blank. The pages are toned with a couple of small minor stains and... View more info

THE HISTORY OF AMERICA IN DOCUMENTS: Original Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Source Materials. Part I: The Period of Discovery to the Battle of Yorktown. (Catalogue)

By: (Rosenbach Company)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: The Rosenbach Company, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 7236

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia, PA: The Rosenbach Company, 1949.. 1949.. Very good. - Large octavo, printed wraps. Heavily stained and chipped. 135 pp. Contents are very good. 462 extraordinary items are fully described and priced. View more info

REVOLUTIONARY PAPERS vol. ii. (In Collections of The New-York State Historical Society for the Year 1879)

By: (Schuyler, Major General Philip; Howe, Major General Robert; Rainsford, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Printed for the New-York Historical Society, 1880.: 1880.

Seller ID: 31900

Condition: Good


New York: Printed for the New-York Historical Society, 1880.. 1880.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with some small dents to the front cover. There is dampstaining to the front edge of the front cover with chipping to the cloth at the top & bottom corners. A small section of the front edge of the rear cover is also dampstained. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. [ii], [5] leaves & 558 pages, mostly unopened. The page edges are darkened. There is light foxing to the front endpaper, flyleaf & rear bl... View more info

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THE REPORT OF A COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO EXPLORE THE WESTERN WATERS IN THE STATE OF NEW-YORK FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROSECUTING THE INLAND LOCK NAVIGATION.

By: (Schuyler, Philip; Watson, Elkanah; and Banyar, Goldsbrow).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., [1850].: [1850].

Seller ID: 35962


- Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges with some chipping to the front edges and a tiny hole to the front cover. 12 pages consisting of the title and pages [661] through 670. The top and front edges of the pages are darkened and there is dampstaining along the inner edges of the pages. Extracted from "The Documentary History of the State of New York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State" Volume 3,... View more info

MANUAL OF WESTCHESTER COUNTY. PAST AND PRESENT. CIVIL LIST TO DATE. 1898. RARE FIRST EDITION.

By: (Smith, Henry T.).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: White Plains, NY: Henry T. Smith, 1898.: 1898.

Seller ID: 22042

Condition: Good


- Octavo, orange tan boards titled in gilt on the spine with a device in gilt on the front cover. The covers are quite rubbed and soiled. 300 pages, with 83 full-page illustrations and 11 engraved plates, mostly portraits. The binding is cracked at page 130. Else, good. First edition. Rare.This is the first volume of an eventual three. Volumes 2 and 3 were laterpublished in 1912 and 1913. First Edition. View more info

GARDENS OF DELIGHT: Maps and Travel Accounts of Illinois and the Great Lakes from the Collection of Hermon Dunlap Smtih. An Exhibition at the Newberry Library / 29 October 1984 -- 31 January 1985. Catalog prepared by Robert W. Karrow, Jr. and David Buisseret with a Foreword by Lawrence W. Towner. (Catalog)

By: (Smith, Hermon Dunlap). Karrow, Robert W., Jr.; Buisseret, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1984.: 1984.

Seller ID: 14123

Condition: Very good


Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. There are some small, minor stains to the rear wrap & its top corner is lightly bumped. The head of the spine is slightly chipped. 39 & [1] pages. Illustrated with facsimiles in black, white & gray. Very good. View more info

RARE AMERICANA: A Catalogue of Historical and Geographical Books, Pamphlets & Manuscripts Relating to America with Numerous Annotations Bibliographical and Descriptive. (Catalogue)

By: (Stevens, Henry)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles, [c. 1926].: [c. 1926].

Seller ID: 5898

Condition: Very good


London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles, [c. 1926].. [c. 1926].. Very good. - Octavo, original printed wraps. Soiled with some minor creasing. 578 pp. plus ads. 1 folding plate & B&W illustrations. Very good, especially for this very fragile catalogue. 2,156 items rare items, fully catalogued, described and indexed. One of the great rare book catalogues in the field of Americana. View more info

BIBLIOTECA AMERICANA: A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF AMERICA. Sold by Messrs. Puttick and Simpson, Auctioneers of Literary Property.

By: (Stevens, Henry).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Puttick and Simpson, 1861.: 1861.

Seller ID: 36189

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, rebound in green library cloth titled in gilt. The covers are warped & the cloth is heavily dampstained. 273 pp. The endpapers are dampstained. The contents are very good. 2,415 items are catalogued. "The Books described in this Catalogue were collected, several years since, by Mr. Henry Stevens, as material to be used in the completion of his yet unfinished Work upon American Bibliography." View more info

THE BEAUTIFUL CAVERNS OF LURAY. Luray, Virginia. In The Shenandoah Valley. Miles of Subterranean Splendor. Brilliantly Lighted by Electricity. See America First

By: (Strickler, J.D.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Luray, Virginia: Luray Caverns Corporation, circa [1925].: [1925].

Seller ID: 23775

Condition: Good


Luray, Virginia: Luray Caverns Corporation, circa [1925].. [1925].. Good. - Oblong octavo, 5-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed light green wraps with a cover illustration of the caverns. The covers are soiled, stained and slightly creased with a few small chips to the top edge. 20 pages, with 7 full-page illustrations of the caverns and music centerfold with the lyrics and music to "Old Virginia". The pages are lightly soiled with some minor chips to the top edges. Good. Includes advertisements for accomodations and "The Shenandoah Valley Route" o... View more info

IN MEMORIAM / MARY MILDRED SULLIVAN / 1836-1933

By: (Sullivan, Mary Mildred)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY: Privately printed for The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, United Daughters of the Confedeeracy, (1933).: (1933).

Seller ID: 10000

Condition: Very good


New York, NY: Privately printed for The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, United Daughters of the Confedeeracy, (1933).. (1933).. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. There is some light staining to the wraps & the edges are chipped with small pieces out. The bottom 2 inches of the rear wrap are detached. Title, [1] leaf & 57 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. The front edge of the verso of the frontispiece is lightly stained & there is a small, light stain to the rear blank, else the contents are very g... View more info

Image for PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AMERICANA, Including Latin Americana / The Theodore Roosevelt Collection of Peter Scanlan. Public Auction Sale 2310. Tuesday, April 16, 2013....

PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AMERICANA, Including Latin Americana / The Theodore Roosevelt Collection of Peter Scanlan. Public Auction Sale 2310. Tuesday, April 16, 2013....

By: (Swann Auction Galleries).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Swann Auction Galleries, 2013.: 2013.

Seller ID: 94980

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [approximately 9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. Unpaginated. Profuse color illustrations, including facsimiles. Near fine. Catalog for an auction held at the Swann Galleries in New York on April 16, 2013. 434 items are listed and fully described with estimated prices.An illustrated card announcing an upcoming auction of Fine Photographs and Photobooks is laid in. View more info

Image for PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANA. Public Auction Sale 2239. Thursday, March 10, 2011.

PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANA. Public Auction Sale 2239. Thursday, March 10, 2011.

By: (Swann Galleries).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Swann Galleries, 2011.: 2011.

Seller ID: 94724

Condition: Very good


- Octavo [9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wraps. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped and the head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. Unpaginated, Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Very good. Catalog for a Swann auction held in New York on March 10th, 2011. 507 items are catalogued with estimated prices. View more info

Image for PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANA. Public Auction Sale 2271. Thursday, March 1, 2012.

PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANA. Public Auction Sale 2271. Thursday, March 1, 2012.

By: (Swann Galleries).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Swann Galleries, 2012.: 2012.

Seller ID: 94725

Condition: Very good


- Octavo [9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wraps. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped. Unpaginated, Profusely illustrated in color. Very good. Catalog for a Swann auction held in New York on March 1st, 2012. 534 items are catalogued with estimated prices. View more info

EULOGY OF GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR, LATE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Delivered at the Request of the Authorities and Citizens, Conjointly, of the City of Cambridge, August 13, 1850. By Luther V. Bell

By: (Taylor, General Zachary). Bell, Luther V

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Printed at the Chronicle Office, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 16868

Condition: Good


Cambridge, MA: Printed at the Chronicle Office, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are darkened & soiled with their corners creased & their upper halves detached. There is a crease to the upper half of the rear wrap. The spine is heavily chipped with large pieces out. 43 pages. The top page corners are creased, else the contents are bright & clean. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

Image for THE BRIGHTON GAS FIRE AND EXPLOSION CATASTROPHE. Town of Brighton (Monroe County), N.Y. September 21, 1951. Report by The National Board of Fire Underwriters ... and The New York Fire Insurance Rating Organization.

THE BRIGHTON GAS FIRE AND EXPLOSION CATASTROPHE. Town of Brighton (Monroe County), N.Y. September 21, 1951. Report by The National Board of Fire Underwriters ... and The New York Fire Insurance Rating Organization.

By: (The National Board of Fire Underwriters).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY: The National Board of Fire Underwriters, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 36827

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in stapled white wrappers titled and illustrated in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased with a short slit to the head of the spine. 25 pages printed on glossy paper, with textual illustrations and full-page diagrams and maps. Very good. Sometimes known locally as Black Friday, the September 21, 1951 explosion of natural gas in a vault housing gas regulators in the Meadowbrook neighborhood of Brighton, NY claimed the lives of two children and an adult while totally destroying 15 homes, seriously damaging... View more info