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Image for FIRST LADY: A Bibliography of Selected Material by and about ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.

FIRST LADY: A Bibliography of Selected Material by and about ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.

By: (Roosevelt, Eleanor). Myers, R. David; Morrison, Margaret L.; Bloxom, Marguerite D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1984.: 1984.

Seller ID: 95176

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in tan & white wraps with a black-and-white portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt on the front cover. The binding is slightly rubbed with some minor soiling & creasing to the rear wrap. ix, [i] & 46 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good. Issued by the General Reading Room Division of the Library of Congress. View more info

Image for FIRST (ONLY?) SEPARATE PRINTING OF NY TIMES EDITORIAL ON THE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. With TLS from Times editor giving permission for its publication

FIRST (ONLY?) SEPARATE PRINTING OF NY TIMES EDITORIAL ON THE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. With TLS from Times editor giving permission for its publication

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin D.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: (Providence, RI?: J. B. Coleman, 1945).: 1945).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30605

Condition: Very good


(Providence, RI?: J. B. Coleman, 1945).. 1945).. Very good. - sc Oblong small quarto [7-1/2 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide]. The editorial is printed on one side only & fills 2 pages of a sheet of cream stock folded once to form 4 pages. The sheet is slightly darkened at the edges & along the fold. Together with a letter to Mr. J. B. Coleman of Providence, RI typed on a sheet of New York Times letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide, signed "Charles Merz" by the editor. The edges of the letterhead are darkened. It is folded twice for mailing and the top & bottom edges are ... View more info

ADVERSE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY ON A BILL TO REORGANIZE THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin D.) (King, William H.; McCarran, Patrick; Burke, Edward R.; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 29858

Condition: Very good


Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, tan cloth titled in red on spine with frames stamped in red on both covers. The covers are very lightly soiled & the spine is slightly darkened. 45 pp. plus colophon, beautifully printed with borders in red throughout. Very good. 1/1000 copies.A nice association copy, from the library of Alva B. Gimbel with her distinctive miniature leather book label. Together with her husband Bernard, she formed the important Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation. A publisher's presentation slip is laid in.Reprinted fr... View more info

ROOSEVELT Y LA BUENA VECINDAD

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). Cancino, Francisco Cuevas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mexico-Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, (1954).: (1954).

Seller ID: 14671

Condition: Very good


Mexico-Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, (1954).. (1954).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue & brown wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped with creases to the spine. 551 pages plus colophon, unopened. Very good. First edition. The text is in Spanish. First Edition. View more info

POLITICA EXTERIOR DEL PRESIDENTE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). Charriez, J. Villaronga

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Juan de Puerto Rico: Biblioteca de Autores Puertorriquenos, n.d. [1943].: n.d. [1943].

Seller ID: 13810

Condition: Good


San Juan de Puerto Rico: Biblioteca de Autores Puertorriquenos, n.d. [1943].. n.d. [1943].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled. 229 pages plus colophon, unopened. The page edges are darkened & the top edge is foxed. Good. The book deals with Roosevelt's foreign policy from 1933 to 1945. The text is in Spanish.Scarce. View more info

WAGES AND HOURS / MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING A RECOMMENDATION THAT THE CONGRESS ENACT LEGISLATION "FURTHER TO HELP THOSE WHO TOIL IN FACTORY AND ON FARM" / May 24, 1937. -- Referred to the Committee on Labor and ordered to be printed. [75th Congress, 1st Session / House of Representatives / Document No. 255]

By: (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 17339

Condition: Fine


Washington, D.C., 1937.. 1937.. Fine. - Octavo, 9 inches high by 5-7/8 inches wide. Softcovers, self-wraps. 4 pages. There is some minor staining to the bottom edge of the last page. Else, near fine. First edition. [Halter T636]. "The time has arrived for us to take further action to extend the frontiers of social progress." First Edition. View more info

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

Image for 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.

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

1881 PHOTOGRAPH OF THE [THOMAS] STODDARD HOUSE ON PRINCE STREET, WHERE PITCAIRN DIED

By: (Stoddard, Thomas)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 28035

Condition: Very good


1881.. 1881.. Very good. - sc Small octavo. Sepia-toned photograph, approximately 5-1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide, inlaid within a larger sheet of cream stock, 10-5/8 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. The edges of the larger sheet are slightly darkened. Near fine. In the bottom left corner of the photograph, a Bostonian Society caption notes that the date of the photo is 1881 and that it depicts the Stoddard House on Prince Street, where Pitcairn died. The printed signature "H. P. Curtis" appears below the caption. View more info