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Original vintage glossy 10 x 5 AP wirephoto of President John F. Kennedy seated in his famous rocking chair during his December 1962 Oval Office TV interview. Reverse bears an affixed newspaper clipping with stamped date [indiscernible]. In fine condition, with trimmed edges and some light rippling. In a television/radio special called 'After Two Years: A Conversation with the President,'…

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Handsome engraving of President Lincoln in a bust-length pose, entitled “Abraham Lincoln, The Nation’s Martyr, Assassinated April 14th, 1865,” 11.5 x 13.5, published by Currier & Ives of New York. Displayed in its period frame to a slightly larger size. In very good to fine condition, with scattered light toning and staining.

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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 13 x 9.75, November 27, 1820. President Monroe grants to "John Sullivan, Brother…of Daniel Sullivan, dec'd, late a private in Flemmings Company third Regiment of Infantry, a certain Tract of Land, containing One hundred and Sixty acres…in the Tract appropriated…for Military Bounties in the Territory of Arkansas/formerly Missouri." Signed at the…

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ALS as first lady, signed “Pat & Co.,” one page, 6.25 x 9.5, White House letterhead, no date. Letter to Rex Scouten, in part: "From the photographs you can see how much the pandas enjoyed the Christmas wreaths which you ‘fashioned.’ To their heartfelt gratitude, I add mine! All of us thank you for the peanut brittle treat at Christmas also ‘fashioned’ by yo…

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TLS as president, signed “RN,” one page, 6.75 x 10.25, White House letterhead, August 16, 1969. Letter written from "The Western White House, San Clemente," to Assistant Secretary of Labor Arnold Weber, in part: "No one is better aware than you of the substantial changes we have made in the last six months in the Government's manpower programs. And no one deserves greater credit f…

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Signed book: Real Peace: A Strategy for the West. First edition, first printing. NY: Privately printed, 1983. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 106 pages. Boldly signed on the first free end page in black felt tip by Richard Nixon. In very good to fine condition, with a few noticeable creases and small edge tears to the jacket.

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Signed book: In the Arena. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 384 pages. Signed on the title page in felt tip, "Richard Nixon, 2-2-93." In fine condition.

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Signed book: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. First edition. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. Clothbound hardcover with slipcase, 7.25 x 10, 1120 pages. Signed on the colophon in black felt tip by Richard Nixon. In fine condition, with sunning to spine and edges of the slipcase.

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Pair of souvenir gold-tone cufflinks from Richard Nixon's 1973 Inaugural Ball, each measuring 1″ across the face, featuring an image of the US Capitol above a "Nixon - Agnew" banner, encircled by a blue enamel ring: "Inauguration of President and Vice President." Includes the original box, stamped in silver with the same emblem and "Inaugural Ball, 1973." In fine condition, with partial…

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Signed book: A Promised Land. Deluxe first edition. NY: Crown, 2020. Clothbound hardcover with slipcase, 6.75 x 9.75, 751 pages. Signed on an opening page in black felt tip by Barack Obama. In very fine condition. Includes the original shipping box.

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Felt tip signature, "Barack Obama," on a 5.75 x 8.25 page, on which a copy of his 'Certificate of Live Birth' has been printed. In very fine condition. In 2011, President Obama released this 'long form' version of his Hawaii birth certificate in response to growing assertions that he was not a natural-born US citizen.

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ALS as president, one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, September 17, 1856. Handwritten letter from Washington, ostensibly to his private White House secretary Sidney Webster, in full: "I received your telegraphic dispatch at 5 o'clock this evening. A letter from me and two letters in an envelope directed by Mr. Snow were already on their way to Newport, agreeably to the request of your letter re…

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Program for a 1977-78 lecture series at Towson State University, 5.5 x 8.5, signed on the reverse in black ballpoint by Ronald Reagan. In fine condition, with some light toning and handling wear.

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Vintage ballpoint signatures and inscriptions, "Good Luck Joe, Ronald Reagan" and "To Joe, Best Wishes, Nancy Davis,” on an off-white 4 x 3 cards removed from a spiral-bound California photo album. Actor James Mason also hastily signs below Reagan's signature. In fine condition.

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Color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of the Reagans with their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Rex, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip, "To Joachim Radizk, Best Wishes, Nancy &" and "Ronald Reagan.” In very good condition, with a vertical crease/wrinkle passing through Nancy's image and Ronald's last name, and a few surface creases to the dog's face.

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Signed book: An American Life. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 748 pages. Signed on an opening page in blue ballpoint, "Ronald Reagan" and "Nancy Reagan." In fine condition.

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Program from the 'Goldwater-Miller Ninth Inning Rally' held in Los Angeles on October 30, 1964, 8.5 x 11, signed and inscribed in ballpoint on an insert stapled inside the front cover, "To May Lou & Ed, Ronald Reagan" and "Nancy Reagan." In fine condition, with light handling wear, and the interior pages loose but present.

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White House card, 4.25 x 2.75, signed neatly in ink by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original White House mailing envelope postmarked January 28, 1935.

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Fountain pen signature as chief justice, "Wm. H. Taft,” on an off-white 3.25 x 2.5 card. In fine condition. Reverse of card is dated to April 3, 1929.

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Early TLS signed “Wm. H. Taft,” three pages, 8 x 10, Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General letterhead, February 2, 1892. Letter to Howard Hollister, regarding efforts to replace a political rival in Cincinnati. In part: "Markbreit finally showed his colors by stating that he could having nothing to do with any movement looking to the removal of Zumstein…[Senator John]…

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Matte-finish 14 x 11 photo of Truman speaking at a Fleet Reserve Association event, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Mike Velky, kindest regards from Harry S. Truman, 3-3-65." In fine condition, with light overall rippling and slightly trimmed edges.

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City Bank of Kansas City check, 6.25 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Harry S. Truman, payable to Ray Bengert for $5, June 29, 1925. In fine condition.

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Boldly signed ALS as governor of Massachusetts, one page, 7.25 x 8.75, April 10, 1788. Handwritten letter to physician Cotton Tufts, in full: "The Inclos'd Vote will inform you of your Appointment upon a Committee to enquire into the State of the College, in consequence of which I am to request your Attendance on Tuesday next 10 o'clock at the College. I have the honour to be with sentime…

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Remarkable Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed “John Adams" and "John Hancock,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 12, December 19, 1771. An indenture between Hancock and Benjamin Cudworth, a deputy sheriff in Boston. Hancock had obtained judgment against fellow merchant Henry Atkins for over 198 pounds, and Atkins's ship, the "Schooner Adventure," had been seized and sold at a…

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