Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

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3 December 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 03.12.2010

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ADAMS, John (1735-1826) Autograph letter signed ("J Adams") ...

ADAMS, John (1735-1826). Autograph letter signed ("J. Adams") TO HENRY LAURENS, Paris, 3 December 1782. 2 pages, bifolium , with Laurens's transcription of his 4 December reply written on blank integral leaf. Fine.
ADAMS, John (1735-1826). Autograph letter signed ("J. Adams") TO HENRY LAURENS

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Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 03.12.2010

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ADAMS, John (1735-1826) FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790) JAY, ...

ADAMS, John (1735-1826). FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790). JAY, John (1745-1829). Document signed ("John Adams"), ("B. Franklin"), ("John Jay"), Paris, 28 May 1783. 3 pages, folio, slight spotting along one crease, "GR" with crown and "Pro Patria" watermarks .
ADAMS, John (1735-1826). FRANKLIN

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ADAMS, John Letter signed ("John Adams"), to Charles W F Dum...

ADAMS, John. Letter signed ("John Adams"), to Charles W. F. Dumas (1721-1796), Paris, 5 June 1783. 1 page, 4to, integral address leaf, light staining at top left and right corners, seal hole .
ADAMS, John. Letter signed ("John Adams"), to Charles W. F. Dumas (1721-1796), Paris, 5 June 1783. 1 page

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ADAMS, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Go...

ADAMS, John (1735-1826). A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America . London: Charles Dilly, 1787.
ADAMS, John (1735-1826). A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America . London: Charles Dilly, 1787. 8 o (208 x 128 mm). Contemporary

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ADAMS, John Quincy Autograph manuscript poem signed ("John Q...

ADAMS, John Quincy. Autograph manuscript poem signed ("John Quincy Adams"), as U. S. Congressman, House of Representatives, 21 April 1840. 1 page, 8vo .
ADAMS, John Quincy. Autograph manuscript poem signed ("John Quincy Adams"), as U. S. Congressman, House of Representatives, 21 April 1840. 1 page

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] BURKE, Edmund (1729-1797) Autograph le...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. BURKE, Edmund (1729-1797). Autograph letter signed ("Edm Burke"), TO HENRY LAURENS, Charles Street, [London], 27 February 1783. 1 page, bifolium, blank integral leaf, light spotting . Recipient's docket on verso of blank integral leaf. BURKE. Autograph letter signed in text

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] HARTLEY, David (1731-1813), Diplomat, ...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. HARTLEY, David (1731-1813), Diplomat, British plenipotentiary at Treaty of Paris . Autograph letter signed ("D. Hartley"), TO HENRY LAURENS, London, 13 May 1782. 1 page, bifolium .
AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. HARTLEY, David (1731-1813), Diplomat, British plenipotentiary at Treaty of

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] MARION, Francis ("The Swamp Fox") (173...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. MARION, Francis ("The Swamp Fox") (1732?-1795), partisan commander. Autograph letter signed (Fran s Marion.") TO GENERAL NATHANIEL GREENE, St. Stephens, 17 September 1781.
AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. MARION, Francis ("The Swamp Fox") (1732?-1795), partisan commander. Autograph letter

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] MAUNSELL, John (1724-1795), former Lt ...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. MAUNSELL, John (1724-1795), former Lt. General, British Army. A series of 26 Autograph letters signed to Major Augustine Prevost Jr., a former British officer who had become a U.S. citizen, includes one from widow Elizabeth Maunsell (1796), and one to General Horatio Gates. New

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] PICKENS, Andrew (1739-1817), Continent...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. PICKENS, Andrew (1739-1817), Continental Army General . Autograph letter signed ("And w Pickens"), TO NATHANAEL GREENE (1742-1786), Fitzpatrick's Plantation, two miles from Brown's Mill, 5 September 1781. 1 page, 4to, creases repaired , DOCKETED ON VERSO.
AMERICAN REVOLUTION

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] RUTLEDGE, John (1739-1800), Chief Just...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. RUTLEDGE, John (1739-1800), Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Gov. of South Carolina . Autograph letter signed ("J: Rutledge"), TO GEN. NATHANAEL GREENE, at Capt. Richardson's, "Wed. Evening" [19 September 1781]. 1 page, bifolium, blank integral leaf, autograph address leaf

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION] TALLMADGE, Benjamin (1754-1835) Autogr...

AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. TALLMADGE, Benjamin (1754-1835). Autograph letter signed ("Benj a Tallmadge"), to Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804), Peekskill, 29 October 1780. 2 pages, folio blank integral, address leaf, chipped at edge, silked .
AMERICAN REVOLUTION]. TALLMADGE, Benjamin (1754-1835). Autograph

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BILLINGS, William (1746-1800) Music in miniature, containing...

BILLINGS, William (1746-1800). Music in miniature, containing a collection of psalm tunes of various metres. Set in score by W. Billings . [Boston]: Printed & sold by the author at his house in Boston, NE., 1779.
BILLINGS, William (1746-1800). Music in miniature, containing a collection of psalm

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BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Jan (1596-1673) Asia noviter d...

BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Jan (1596-1673). Asia noviter delineata. [Amsterdam, ca. 1640].
BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Jan (1596-1673). Asia noviter delineata. [Amsterdam, ca. 1640]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 412 x 555, with decorative cartouches, the seas embellished with ships

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Europa recens descripta [Amsterdam, ca...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Europa recens descripta. [Amsterdam, ca. 1640].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Europa recens descripta. [Amsterdam, ca. 1640]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 410 x 560, with decorative cartouches, the seas embellished with ships and the landmasses with animals or native

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Nova et accurata Brasiliae totius Tabu...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova et accurata Brasiliae totius Tabula. -- Peru. -- Chili. -- Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del Fuego... -- Praefectura de Cirlii, vel Seregippe del Rey cum Itapuama. -- Sinus Omnium Sanctur, Bahia De Todos Sanctos. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova et

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentri...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali. [Amsterdam, 1662]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 379 x 520 mm. Latin text on verso. (Some light staining and offsetting.) Matted and

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Mappa aestivarum insularum, alias Bar...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Mappa aestivarum insularum, alias Barmudas.... -- Canibales insulae. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Mappa aestivarum insularum, alias Barmudas.... -- Canibales insulae. [Amsterdam, 1662]. 2 Engraved maps, both partially hand-colored, each ca. 380 x 485 mm. Latin

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Extrema Americae, Versus Boream, ubi, ...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Extrema Americae, Versus Boream, ubi, Terra Nova Nova Francia.. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Extrema Americae, Versus Boream, ubi, Terra Nova Nova Francia.. [Amsterdam, 1662]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 445 x 562 mm. Latin text on verso. (Some light

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Virginiae partis australis, et Florida...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae, partis orientalis. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae, partis orientalis. [Amsterdam, 1662]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 383 x 503 mm. Latin text on verso. (Some light staining

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova, [Amsterda...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova, [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova, [Amsterdam, 1662]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 383 x 502 mm. Latin text on verso. (Some light staining and offsetting.) Matted and framed. "This important map was one

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande. -- Paraquaria vulgo Paraguay. -- Praefecturae Paranambucae pars borealis. -- Praefecturae Paranambucae pars Meridionalis. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande. -- Paraquaria vulgo Paraguay

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Nova Virginiae Tabula [Amsterdam, 1662...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Virginiae Tabula. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Virginiae Tabula. [Amsterdam, 1662]. Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 379 x 485 mm (460 x 593 mm). Latin text on verso. (Some minor staining.) Matted and framed. "THE FIRST AND MOST IMPORTANT DERIVATIVE

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BLAEU, Willem and Jan Nova Hispania et Nova Gallica -- Vene...

BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Hispania et Nova Gallica. -- Venezuela, cum parte australi Novae Andalusia. -- Guiana sive Amazonum Regio. -- Yucatan conventus juridici Hispaniae Novae pars occidentalis, et Guatimala conventus juridicus. [Amsterdam, 1662].
BLAEU, Willem and Jan. Nova Hispania et Nova

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BRADFORD, Thomas Gamaliel (1802-87) An Illustrated Atlas, ge...

BRADFORD, Thomas Gamaliel (1802-87). An Illustrated Atlas, geographical, statistical & historical of the United States and adjacent Countries. Boston: Weeks, Jordan and Company, 1838.
BRADFORD, Thomas Gamaliel (1802-87). An Illustrated Atlas, geographical, statistical & historical of the United

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BUCHANAN, James Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan"), ...

BUCHANAN, James. Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan"), to William Patton, Lancaster, P.A. 10 November 1842. 2 pages, 4to, blank integral, address leaf WITH AUTOGRAPH FREE FRANK SIGNED ("Free James Buchanan"). Marked "Strictly confidential" at top. Fine.
BUCHANAN, James. Autograph letter signed

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BUELL, Abel (1742-1822) A New and Correct Map of the United ...

BUELL, Abel (1742-1822). A New and Correct Map of the United States of North America Layd Down from the Latest Observations and Best Authorities Agreeable to the Peace of 1783. Humbly Inscribed to his Excellency the Governor and Company of the State of Connecticut By their Most Obedient and Very

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CHURCHILL, Winston S (1874-1965) Portrait lithograph signed ...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. (1874-1965). Portrait lithograph signed ("Winston S. Churchill 9 Feb. 1911"). 15 x 9¾in . Matted and framed.
CHURCHILL, Winston S. (1874-1965). Portrait lithograph signed ("Winston S. Churchill 9 Feb. 1911"). 15 x 9¾in . Matted and framed. YOUNG MAN ON THE MAKE. The earliest

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CHURCHILL, Winston S Typed letter signed ("Winston S Churchi...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to Admiral Beatty, Windsor Castle, 24 April 1927. 6 pages, 4to, Windsor Castle stationery, paper clip burn and pencil notations in top left corner (by a later, unknown hand) . Marked "Personal, Private and Secret."
CHURCHILL

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CHURCHILL, Winston S My Early Life, A Roving Commission Lond...

CHURCHILL, Winston S. My Early Life, A Roving Commission . London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. 8 o . Illustrated. Purple cloth stamped in gilt, IN THE RARE FIRST ISSUE DUST JACKET (slightly chipped at edges). Provenance : J. Ramsey MacDonald (1866-1937) (presentation inscription on flyleaf

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Datum: 03.12.2010