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Auction: Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction
was auctioned on: 15 November 2015
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Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Co...

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Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000
Price realised:  US$15,375
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Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1941. Folded menu printed in red, blue, and copper-colored metallic ink, commemorating the dinner served during the historic meeting of Churchill and Roosevelt aboard the U.S. Flagship Augusta where the Atlantic Charter was drafted; dignitaries present are listed inside on the verso of the cover, each has signed over his name: Franklin D. Roosevelt; Sumner Welles; Admiral Harold R. Stark; General George C. Marshall; Admiral Ernest J. King; Major General Henry H. Arnold; Harry L. Hopkins; Averill Harriman; Winston Churchill; Sir Alexander G.M. Cadogan; Admiral Alfred D.P.R. Pound; General John G. Dill; Air Chief Marshal Wilfrid R. Freeman; and Lord Cherwell; slight foxing to cover, a little stronger foxing on blank outside back, contents and signature page not affected, 9 x 7 in. [Together with] a black-and-white photograph of nine military men, including Archibald Wavell (1883-1950) and James Somerville (1882-1949), all signed, but most unidentified, the signatures faded away, 8 x 10 in. [and] H.V. Morton's Atlantic Meeting, London: Methuen & Co., 1944, third edition, in publisher's cloth. (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Skinner
Title: Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction
Date of the auction: 15 Nov 2015
Address: Skinner
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02116 Boston, MA
United States
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