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Classmate of Doubleday at West Point (1822-1906). ALS, eight pages on two sets of adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, March 18, 1893. Letter to the recently widowed Mrs. Abner Doubleday. In part: "I have looked over the clippings from the newspapers, which you enclosed, and find much in them suggestive of the General's distinguished services, of which I have taken note and reinclose them to you, as you …

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Three original newspapers reporting on events associated with the American Revolution: The Edinburgh Advertiser (November 13-16, 1770) Scottish coverage of the 'Non-Importation Agreement' The Edinburgh Advertiser, November 13-16, 1770, printed by Alexander Donaldson. Red tax stamp. Non-Importation Agreement—On September 24, 1770, a meeting of the subscribers of the non-importation …

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Color 24 x 18 print of a Harley Copic painting entitled ‘Atomic Warfare Is Born,’ which shows the Enola Gay flying over Japan, with a large pillar of smoke rising up from the city of Hiroshima, signed in the lower border in blue felt tip by three crew members of the Enola Gay—“Theodore J. Van Kirk,” “Paul W. Tibbets,” and “Thomas W. Ferebee.” …

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Two items: a cardstock 8 x 10 photo of Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbets in uniform, signed in blue felt tip, "Paul W. Tibbets"; and a limited edition paperback booklet of tailgunner George Caron's eyewitness account entitled "Hiroshima: I Saw It First," numbered 62/150, 8.5 x 11, 39 pages, signed on the first page in blue ballpoint, "George R. Caron." In fine condition.

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Color 24 x 18 print of a Harley Copic painting entitled ‘Atomic Warfare Is Born,’ which shows the Enola Gay flying over Japan, with a large pillar of smoke rising up from the city of Hiroshima, signed in the lower border in blue felt tip, "With best wishes, Paul W. Tibbets." In fine condition.

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Signed book: Return of the Enola Gay. Columbus, OH: Mid Coast Marketing, 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 339 pages. Signed below the frontispiece image in blue felt tip, "Paul Tibbets, 5-27-02." In fine condition.

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Satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of a large mushroom cloud developing over the bombed metropolis of Hiroshima, signed in silver ink, "Dutch Van Kirk, Navigator—Enola Gay, Hiroshima—6 Aug 1945," and in blue felt tip, "Photo taken by Russell E. Gackenbach, Navigator—Photographic, Plane V-91 Hiroshima, 6 August 1945, Russell Gackenbach." In very fine condition, with a JSA label affixed to…

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Swedish-American Army engineer (1803-1889) who designed and built the ironclad warship Monitor for the American Navy. ALS signed “J. Ericsson,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 14, 1858. Handwritten letter pertaining to the manufacture of his caloric engine, in part: "Mr. Jones is so perfectly satisfied about the Caloric engine that he does not want to see any of our machines in operati…

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Desirable 2.25 x 4 carte-de-visite portrait of Farragut in uniform, signed on the reverse in black ink, "D. G. Farragut, Vice Admiral." Published by Black & Case of Boston. In fine condition, with a tiny hole to the top edge.

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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Admiral William F. Halsey in his four-star uniform, signed in fountain pen, "W. F. Halsey, Fleet Admiral—U.S.N." Reverse bears an official Navy photo stamp. In very good to fine condition, with two creases which touch Halsey's left shoulder.

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German World War I military hero (1847-1934) and president of Germany from 1925 to 1934. Vintage matte-finish 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Paul von Hindenburg in his military uniform, signed vertically in bold fountain pen. Lower portion bears a printed facsimile autograph. In fine condition.

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Iconic vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of the flag-raising on Iwo Jima, signed in the lower border in blue ink by the photographer, "Joe Rosenthal, Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945." In very good condition, with creasing, crazing, areas of surface loss, several small paper remnants stuck to the borders, and a section of corrugated cardboard affixed to the reverse.

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British military officer and statesman (1850-1916) who served as Victoria's aide-de-camp in Sudan, commanded the British forces during the Boer War, and was appointed secretary of state for war at the outbreak of World War I. Uncommon 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo of Lord Kitchener of Khartoum by Bassano of London, boldly signed in ink, "Kitchener." In fine condition, with small areas of surface l…

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Partly-printed DS, signed “B. Lincoln,” one page, 9.25 x 4.75, June 1, 1804. As collector of the Port of Marblehead, Lincoln certifies an import of “one Case of Wine numbered and marked as per margin, containing Four & an half galons," delivered by Henry Gallison of Marblehead "in the Sch'r Hiram, John Hooper, M'r, an American Vessel, from Bordeaux." Signed at the co…

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Vintage matte-finish 7.75 x 9.75 close-up photo of MacArthur in uniform, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Fred Kemp, With cordial regard, Douglas MacArthur, Tokyo 1949.” In very good to fine condition, with toning and rippling to the edges. After WWII, MacArthur's headquarters were located in Tokyo, where he helped Japan to rebuild itself following the devastation of war. Overs…

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Signed book: Reminiscences. Special limited edition, numbered 226/1750. NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Clothbound hardcover with slipcase, 6.5 x 9.5, 438 pages. Neatly signed on the colophon in fountain pen by Douglas MacArthur. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG+/None in a VG- slipcase, with a cracked top panel and some dampstaining to the case.

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Neat vintage ink signature, "Douglas MacArthur,” on an off-white 5 x 3 card. In very fine condition.

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Political leader from Pennsylvania best known for engrossing the Declaration of Independence on parchment (1736-1829). Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “T. Matlack D.P.C.,” one page, 20 x 21, January 26, 1820. Deed poll issued by Caleb North, sheriff of the city and county of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Frederick Uber, concerning the estate of a relative. In part: "I was commanded, …

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Matte-finish 8 x 10 portrait of the four-star US Army general, signed in blue ballpoint, "A. C. McAuliffe." Reverse bears faded Army credit captions. In fine condition, with a slight crease to the left of the signature.

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Two glossy photos of United States Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 11 x 14 and 14 x 11 (colorized), with the latter signed in black felt tip by 15 recipients of the United States Medal of Honor: Ken Stumpf, Clarence Sasser, Hiroshi Miyamura, Michael Fitzmaurice, Allen Lynch, Duane Dewey, James Taylor, Don Ballard, Gary Wetzel, Hershel Williams, Ha…

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Vintage glossy 6 x 8 half-length photo of Field Marshal Montgomery in uniform, signed in fountain pen, "Montgomery of Alamein, F.M." In very good to fine condition, with scattered creasing, small surface impressions, and light silvering to the darker areas of the image.

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Excellent vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 head-and-shoulders portrait of Nimitz in his admiral's cap, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Alden Nye, Best Wishes, C. W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral U.S.N.” In very fine condition, with light rippling to the top edge.

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Financier and militia officer during the Revolutionary War (1733-1808) who made the first public proclamation of the Declaration of Independence from the steps of the Pennsylvania State House on July 8, 1776. ALS, one page both sides, 8 x 9.75, December 8, 1807. Boldly penned handwritten letter to a gentleman, concerning a land survey and associated financial transactions. In fine condition.

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Collection of twelve issues of The Pennsylvania Packet or the General Advertiser newspaper chronicling events of the American Revolution from December 15, 1778 to February 22, 1780: The Pennsylvania Packet or the General Advertiser (December 15, 1778) Discussions of Silas Dean's activities in Europe, with commentary from "Common Sense" The Pennsylvania Packet or the General Advertiser, Dec…

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