Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

Christie's
4 December 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 04.12.2014

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CONFEDERATION] Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Unio...

CONFEDERATION.] Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina and Georgia. Lancaster

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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CROCKETT, David (1786-1836) Autograph letter signed ("David ...

CROCKETT, David (1786-1836). Autograph letter signed ("David Crockett," with large flourish), to James Davison, "at Home, Weakley County," 18 August 1831. 4pp. Small separations at a few fold intersections, otherwise in good condition.
CROCKETT, David (1786-1836). Autograph letter signed ("David

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE] The Pennsylvania Ledger: Or th...

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.] The Pennsylvania Ledger: Or the Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New-Jersey Weekly Advertiser. Philadelphia: James Humphreys, No. LXXVII, 13 July 1776. In Congress, July 4, 1776.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.] The Pennsylvania Ledger: Or the Virginia, Maryland

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Autograph letter signed (“Ike”), as Lt ...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Autograph letter signed (“Ike”), as Lt. General, to Mamie Doud Eisenhower, n.d. (post-marked 1 February 1943). 2 pages, 4to, ruled paper (slightly age-toned); with original envelope signed (“Dwight D. Eisenhower”) on censor’s stamp.
EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Autograph letter signed

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Printed document signed ("Dwight D Eise...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Printed document signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower"). Order of the Day, 6 June 1944. 1 page, 8vo. Disbound from a copy of Crusade in Europe (copy 676 of the limited, signed edition of 1,426 copies)
EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Printed document signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower"). Order of the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Collection of six typed letters signed ...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Collection of six typed letters signed (“Ike,” “DDE,” or “DE”), as former President, to Sir Kenneth Strong (1900-1982). Together 17 pages, 4to, personal stationery. Some pencil underscoring and marginal ticks, presumably by recipient. [With:] EISENHOWER. Autograph manuscript

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Typed letter signed (“Dad”), as Command...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Typed letter signed (“Dad”), as Commander-in-Chief North Africa, to his son John Eisenhower (1922-2013). 1 page, 4to, Allied Force Headquarters stationery .
EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Typed letter signed (“Dad”), as Commander-in-Chief North Africa, to his son John Eisenhower

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Autograph letter signed (“Ike”), as Sup...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Autograph letter signed (“Ike”), as Supreme Allied Commander, to his wife Mamie Doud Eisenhower, 29 April [1944]. 2 pages, 4to, ruled paper (slightly age-toned) ; with original envelope, post-marked 3 May 1944, with censor stamp signed (‘Dwight D. Eisenhower”).
EISENHOWER

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D (1890-1969) President Autograph letter ...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. (1890-1969). President. Autograph letter signed (“Ike”), as Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force, to Mamie D. Eisenhower, 13 September [1944]. 2 pages, 4to, slight age-toning; with original envelope and censor’s stamp.
EISENHOWER, Dwight D. (1890-1969). President

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$12,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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EISENHOWER, Dwight D Photograph, signed and inscribed, nd [c...

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Photograph, signed and inscribed, n.d. [ca. 1952]. 10 x 8in. Signed along lower edge. [With:] EISENHOWER. Pencil sketch of Abraham Lincoln, no date. 1p., 8vo, on White House stationery.
EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Photograph, signed and inscribed, n.d. [ca. 1952]. 10 x 8in. Signed

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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FADEN, William (1750-1836) Plan of the City and Environs of ...

FADEN, William (1750-1836). Plan of the City and Environs of Quebec, with it's Siege and Blockade by the Americans, from 8th of December 1775 to the 13th of May 1776 . London: W. Faden, 1776.
FADEN, William (1750-1836). Plan of the City and Environs of Quebec, with it's Siege and Blockade by the

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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GREENE, Nathanael (1742-1786), General Letter signed (“Nath ...

GREENE, Nathanael (1742-1786), General. Letter signed (“Nath Greene”), to Col. Ephraim Bowen (1753-1841), Camp Fredericksburg, 29 October 1778. 2 pages, folio, recipient's docket on blank, integral leaf.
GREENE, Nathanael (1742-1786), General. Letter signed (“Nath Greene”), to Col. Ephraim Bowen

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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GREENE, Nathanael Autograph letter signed TO GEORGE WASHINGT...

GREENE, Nathanael. Autograph letter signed TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, New Windsor, 11 July 1779. 1 page, 4to, mat burn with offset of image of Washington, small split at right edge of center fold.
GREENE, Nathanael. Autograph letter signed TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, New Windsor, 11 July 1779. 1 page, 4to, mat

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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GREENE, Nathanael Letter signed (“Nath Greene”), as Quarterm...

GREENE, Nathanael. Letter signed (“Nath Greene”), as Quartermaster General, to Nehemiah Hubbard (1721-1814), Morristown, 11 April 1781. 2 pages, folio, blank integral leaf, address panel; seal hole catching portions of two words; paper loss to blank integral leaf.
GREENE, Nathanael. Letter signed

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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GREENE, Nathanael Autograph letter signed (“Nath Greene”), t...

GREENE, Nathanael. Autograph letter signed (“Nath Greene”), to General Robert Lawson (1748-1805), Head Quarters, Colonel’s Creek, 10 May 1781. 2 ½ pages, folio, seal hole, slight chipping along edges, small punctures at folds .
GREENE, Nathanael. Autograph letter signed (“Nath Greene”), to General

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph letter signed to “De...

JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826). Autograph letter signed to “Dear Lane,” Williamsburgh [Virginia], 8 December 1778. 1 page, 4to. Docketed on verso.
JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826). Autograph letter signed to “Dear Lane,” Williamsburgh [Virginia], 8 December 1778. 1 page, 4to. Docketed on verso. AN

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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KENNEDY, John F (1917-1963) PT-109 An archive of two autogra...

KENNEDY, John F. (1917-1963). PT-109. An archive of two autograph letters signed and two typed letters signed ("John F. Kennedy"), to Kloye Ann Kirksey (the widow of crewman Andrew Jackson Kirksey, killed on PT-109), 1943-1961. Together 9 pages, 4tos and 8vo, on Naval, Senatorial, and Presidential

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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KENNEDY, John F. Printed document signed (“John Kennedy”), a Reader’s Digest reprint of John Hersey’s “Survival.” Boston: John J. Ford [1960]. 6 pages, 8vo. “Jack Kennedy, the ex-Ambassador’s son…also lost his life” Hersey’s gripping account of Kennedy’s PT-109 crash and rescue. He begins with the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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KENNEDY, John F PT-109 RESCUE] LIEBENOW, W F Autograph manu...

KENNEDY, John F. PT-109 RESCUE.] LIEBENOW, W. F. Autograph manuscript signed (“W. F. Liebenow”), 17 October 1988. 9 pages, 4to.
KENNEDY, John F. PT-109 RESCUE.] LIEBENOW, W. F. Autograph manuscript signed (“W. F. Liebenow”), 17 October 1988. 9 pages, 4to. A detailed account of JFK’s rescue by the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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KENNEDY, John F Document signed (“John F Kennedy”), Miami, 2...

KENNEDY, John F. Document signed (“John F. Kennedy”), Miami, 26 December 1944. 1 page, oblong 8vo (3 x 5in.).
KENNEDY, John F. Document signed (“John F. Kennedy”), Miami, 26 December 1944. 1 page, oblong 8vo (3 x 5in.). JFK’s Navy Service Card, listing his address as “Hotel Bellevue, Boston.” The

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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LAFAYETTE, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Ma...

LAFAYETTE, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de (1757-1834), Revolutionary War General. Autograph letter signed (“Lafayette”) to Gen. George Weedon (1730-1793), Camp at Sleepy Hole, 20 March 1781. 3 pages, folio, small puncture marks along left edge, small, expert repair to

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865) GERMAN, CS photographer Large o...

LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865). GERMAN, C.S. photographer. Large oval photograph portrait signed and dated ("A. Lincoln, January 26 1861 Springfield, Ill."). Taken in Springfield, Illinois probably on Sunday 13 or 26 January 1861.
LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865). GERMAN, C.S. photographer. Large oval

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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LINCOLN, Abraham Engraved document signed (“Abraham Lincoln”...

LINCOLN, Abraham. Engraved document signed (“Abraham Lincoln”), as President, Washington, 3 March 1863. Counter-signed by Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase (“S. P. Chase”). Elaborately engraved, in multiple typefaces. Bold heading at top: “Abraham Lincoln” beneath which an American eagle and

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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LINCOLN, Abraham, GETTYSBURG ADDRESS] EVERETT, Edward (1794...

LINCOLN, Abraham, GETTYSBURG ADDRESS]. EVERETT, Edward (1794-1865). An Oration Delivered on the Battlefield of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863,) at the Consecration of the Cemetery... New York: Baker & Goodwin, 1863.
LINCOLN, Abraham, GETTYSBURG ADDRESS]. EVERETT, Edward (1794-1865). An Oration

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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MacARTHUR, Douglas (1880-1964) Typed quotation signed (“Doug...

MacARTHUR, Douglas (1880-1964). Typed quotation signed (“Douglas MacArthur”), n.d. An excerpt from his 2 September 1945 address aboard the USS Missouri, at the Japanese surrender ceremonies. 1 page, oblong card.
MacARTHUR, Douglas (1880-1964). Typed quotation signed (“Douglas MacArthur”), n.d. An

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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MATHER, Cotton (1663-1728) Magnalia Christi Americana; or, T...

MATHER, Cotton (1663-1728). Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, From its First Planting in the Year 1620, Unto the Year of Our Lord, 1698 . London: Thomas Parkhurst, 1702.
MATHER, Cotton (1663-1728). Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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REAGAN, Ronald (1911-2004) Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”...

REAGAN, Ronald (1911-2004). Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”) to Doris, Los Angeles, 24 July [1948]. 1 page, 4to, with original autograph, post-marked envelope.
REAGAN, Ronald (1911-2004). Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”) to Doris, Los Angeles, 24 July [1948]. 1 page, 4to, with original

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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REAGAN, Ronald Autograph letter signed (“Ronald Reagan”) to ...

REAGAN, Ronald. Autograph letter signed (“Ronald Reagan”) to Miss White, Pacific Palisades, California, 1 April [1962]. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery. FINE .
REAGAN, Ronald. Autograph letter signed (“Ronald Reagan”) to Miss White, Pacific Palisades, California, 1 April [1962]. 1 page, 4to

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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REAGAN, Ronald Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”), to Ray, n...

REAGAN, Ronald. Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”), to Ray, n.p., n.d. [ca. 1964]. 2 pages (recto and verso), 8vo, on personal stationery. Fine.
REAGAN, Ronald. Autograph letter signed (“Ronnie”), to Ray, n.p., n.d. [ca. 1964]. 2 pages (recto and verso), 8vo, on personal stationery. Fine. REAGAN

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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REAGAN, Ronald Typed letter signed (“Ron”), to Clarence E “S...

REAGAN, Ronald. Typed letter signed (“Ron”), to Clarence E. “Sandy” Sandstrome, Los Angeles, 27 June 1977. 3 pages, 4to, personal stationery.
REAGAN, Ronald. Typed letter signed (“Ron”), to Clarence E. “Sandy” Sandstrome, Los Angeles, 27 June 1977. 3 pages, 4to, personal stationery. “I’ve never been

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014