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Presidents & VIPS

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1 nm 2137 Photograph of Adlai Stevenson.
b+w 8x10 Photo of Adlai Stevenson in front of micophone with Pan Am Logo behind. c.1960. Rubber stamped on reverse "Please Credit Pan American World Airways System, Atlantic Division, International Airport, NY." Stevenson was nominated for President on the third ballot at the July 21-26, 1952 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago's International Amphitheatre. He lost the November 4, 1952 election to the Republican candidate, popular World War II general Dwight D. Eisenhower by 442-89 Electoral Votes (39-9 states. Four years later, Stevenson was renominated on the first ballot at the August 13-17, 1956 Democratic National Convention, again held in Chicago's International Amphitheatre. The results of the November 6, 1956 election were basically the same. President Eisenhower was reelected, defeating Stevenson 457-73 electoral votes (41-seven states). Stevenson later served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965), where he displayed his eloquence and wit to the world, especially in confrontations with the Soviet Ambassador. Unframed. Near Fine Copy
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2 nm 2138 Photograph of Catherine Mackin.
1976. 8x 10" photograph b+w. Mackin was a NBC TV reporter. Dated Nov 1976. Unframed. Fine copy
Photograph. 

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3 nm 2150 Baruch, Bernard M. Typed SIGNED Letter. Dated Sept 26 1958.
1958. On Madision Ave stationary. Dated Sept 26 1958. Denies any previous relations with Professor Harold Laski. With original envelope. Financier Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965) made his fortune on Wall Street, becoming a millionaire by age 30. An influential advisor to U.S. Presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Lyndon Johnson, Baruch was appointed Chairman of the War Industries Board by President Wilson in 1918 and advised FDR on economic mobilization during WWII. Appointed by President Truman to the International Atomic Energy Commission, he proposed the famous "Baruch Plan" (1946) for international control of atomic weapons and fissionable materials. His autobiography, Baruch: My Own Story, detailing his early years and Wall Street career was published in 1957.
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4 nm 2149 Baruch, Bernard M. Typed SIGNED Letter. Dated Sept15 1958.
1958. On Madision Ave stationary. Dated Sept15 1958. Reference to a Grace Eustis as a former acqquantance. With original envelope. Financier Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965) made his fortune on Wall Street, becoming a millionaire by age 30. An influential advisor to U.S. Presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Lyndon Johnson, Baruch was appointed Chairman of the War Industries Board by President Wilson in 1918 and advised FDR on economic mobilization during WWII. Appointed by President Truman to the International Atomic Energy Commission, he proposed the famous "Baruch Plan" (1946) for international control of atomic weapons and fissionable materials. His autobiography, Baruch: My Own Story, detailing his early years and Wall Street career was published in 1957.
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5 nm 2029 Beschloss, Michael Crisis Years: Kennedy & Khrushchev 1960-1963.
Harpercollins / Burlingame, 1991., 1991. 1st Ed. First Edition. Review Copy. 816p. Photos. Jacket priced. Fine/Fine Copy
1st Hardcover. 
0060164549 / 9780060164546 
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6 nm 2158 Bowles, Chester. Typed SIGNED Letter
1956. On Essex Conneticut stationary. Dated January 5 1956. Reference to his wife's illness (Steb) & declining an invitation. With additional handwrtten note at end & Signed "Chet". Bowles was cofounder of the New York advertising firm, Benton and Bowles. A Democrat, he served Connecticut as Governor (1949-1951) and Representative in Congress (1959-1961). He was Ambassador to India and Nepal under President Truman (1951-1953) and Ambassador to India again for President Kennedy (1963-1969). He also served JFK as special representative and advisor (1961-1963).
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7 nm 2148 Buchwald, Art . SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
c. 1965. Buchwald apprears to be about 30. 5x 8" b+w photograph. SIGNED "to Aubrey, Art Buchwald". The author of over 30 books, Buchwald is best known for his witty and biting commentary on Washington politics. He began his 36-year stint in the nation's capital in 1962. The winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary, Buchwald now writes from his native New York; his twice-weekly columns in more than 530 newspapers now target the big names of American capitalism.Staple holes in corners otherwise Fine Copy
Photograph. Signed by Author

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8 nm 154 Bush, Barbara Millie's Book
Morrow, 1990., 1990. 1st ed. 141p. color photos. Fine/Fine copy
First Edition Hardcover. 
0688040330 / 9780688040338 
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9 nm 2140 Carter, Jimmy. SIGNED Photograph
Photo of Carter on the stump. Signed & inscribed "To Whitey, a long time supporter, Jimmy Carter." 8x10" b+w . Framed but unmatted. Fine copy
Photograph. Signed by Author

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10 nm 3626 Conwell, Russell. Life, Speeches & Public Services of James A. Garfield.
Stinson, 1881, 1881. 384p. Corners very worn. 3/4 leather. Fair copy
Hardcover. 

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11 nm 2133 Cronkite, Walter. Signed Photograph.
Inscribed on reverse. "To my friend & Fellow member of the National Press Club, Walter." 8x10" b+w. c. 1965. Unframed. Fine copy
Photograph. 

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12 nm 2466 Davie, Michael. LBJ: A Foreign Observer's Viewpoint
Duell Sloan, 1966., 1966. 1st ed. First Edition 83p. Fine/Fine copy
1st Hardcover. 

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13 nm 2634 Dobree, Bonamy (ed). Letters of King George III.
Funk & Wagnalls, 1968, 1968. 1st ed. Thus. 293p. Blue cloth. Fine copy
First Thus Hardcover. 

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14 nm 947 Evening Star Sunday (Evening) Star (Newspaper) November 24, 1963.
Washington, DC, 1963., 1963. "U.S. and City Mourn Kennedy; First Day for New President". Sections A, B & D. Fine copy
Newspaper. 

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15 nm 944 Evening Star. Evening Star (Newspaper) November 25, 1963.
Washington, DC, 1963., 1963. "Nation Mourns as Kennedy Goes to His Final Rest Today". First & BSections. 16 + 12p. Front page complete but torn. Near Fine copy
Newspaper. 

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16 nm 3468 Fels, Florent. L'Art Vivant de 1900 a Nos Jours. (Vol. I).
Geneve: Cailler, 1950., 1950. 255p. Photos. Some color. Stiff card boards with printed jacket & glassine jacket. Fine/Near Fine copy
Paperback. 

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17 nm 4268 Finney, Ben. Feet First.
Crown, 1971, 1971. 1st ed. 255p. Photos. "With Five Decades of Personal Photographs": Autobiography with many personal photographs with stars and celebrities like Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Bogart, Bacall, Betty Compson etc. Finney was a NYC Commissioner of Sports, a silent screen actor and more. SIGNED & inscribed "For Anne- Who turned into a star in the Rodger's family. Cheers! My Pet. Ben Finney" Jacket priced. Fine/Fine Copy
1st Hardcover. Signed by Author

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18 nm 2619B Flexner, James. George Washington: Anguish and Farwell. 1793-1799.
Little, 1972., 1972. 1st ed. 554p. Photos. Heavy. Jacket priced. Fine/Very Good copy
1st Hardcover. 
0316286028 / 9780316286022 
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19 nm 2165 Frankfurter, Felix. Autograph Letter SIGNED.
1956. On US Surpeme Court stationary. Dated January 28, 1956. To A.H. Whitelaw. In reference to Professor Harold Laski. "Thank you for your kind words. A man must shape and write his own book. My ?? thought for one who is tyring to convey the bards ?? because of Laski, his genius as a teacher ?? what function in is mmore important? Is to avoid the ideological bog of cou??. My ....best to you. Yours sincerely, Felix Frankfurture" Vienna-born Frankfurter had served as an assistant to New York lawyer Henry L. Stimson from 1906-1909 and to Secretary of War Stimson (1911-1913). He taught at Harvard Law School from 1914 until 1939, when he was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court until his retirement in 1962.
Document. 

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20 nm 2164 Frankfurter, Felix. Autograph Letter SIGNED.
1960. On US Surpeme Court stationary. Dated September 17, 1960. To A.H. Whitelaw. In reference to Professor Harold Laski. Envelope also handwritten. "Of course I shall be glad to talk to the Guggenheim Foundation, when asked, how highly I value an illuminating exposition of Harold Laski as Teacher and the relevance of such a study to an examination of many educational problems - indeed its bearing on the function of university education. Good luck to you! I don't seem to be able to lay my hands on his letters. I wonder if I gave them to K. Martin. I'll search some more. Yours sincerely, Felix Frankfurter" Vienna-born Frankfurter had served as an assistant to New York lawyer Henry L. Stimson from 1906-1909 and to Secretary of War Stimson (1911-1913). He taught at Harvard Law School from 1914 until 1939, when he was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court until his retirement in 1962.
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