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  • Presidential appointment signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison - 1807 - In an antique frame

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  • 1945 VIII Corps WWII Route Map

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  • Memoirs of Harry S. Truman — Two volumes — Both signed by Truman

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  • Large, framed, hand-colored whaling print

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  • Federal mirror made in Philadelphia c1825

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  • Governor's House - Williamsburg - Liberty Blue China small platter

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  • 1820 Historical Staffordshire blue plate showing the 15 states

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  • 1925 Thomas Paine's Life & Works in 10 volumes— With an introduction by Thomas A. Edison

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  • Folk art paintings — Theorems

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  • The American Paper Money Collection with 36 unique proof banknotes printed from the original plates

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  • 1864 report on Gettysburg National Cemetery including an early printing of the Gettysburg Address

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  • Carved wooden eagle — "Live and Let Live" — 36" wide

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  • Large framed reproduction of the famous poster for the Wright Brothers Dayton celebration in 1909

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  • Ornate “Bulls-eye” Convex Mirror — Late 19th/early 20th C.

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  • "Twenty Years at Hull-House” signed by the author, Jane Addams, 1923

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  • George Washington 1789 "GW" Inaugural Button — "LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT" — Includes certificate of authenticity

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  • Document signed by Thomas Jefferson for the import duty on his famous Louis Chantrot Obelisk Clock

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  • Original oil painting of key point in the Civil War: “Ironclads steaming past Vicksburg”

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  • 1936 The Democratic Book — Limited first edition signed by Franklin Roosevelt

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  • The Congressional War on Kansas over Slavery and Statehood: 59 speeches covering 1854 - 1858

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  • 69th New York “Fighting Irish” Civil War Scrapbook

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  • Antique oriental rugs

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  • 1901 "Harper's Weekly" from January to June in a large bound book — First edition

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  • The '60s, the end of Life, a new Pope, and flying saucers

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  • Carved wooden eagle — "Don't give up the ship" — 28" wide

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  • Book on the Enola Gay with a hand-drawn diagram signed by the navigator, Dutch Van Kirk

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  • Hand-colored 1762 Map of North America

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  • A carte de visite (CDV) of President Lincoln in a large solid wood frame

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  • Admiral Chester Nimitz signed photo aboard USS Missouri as he is signing the surrender documents — September 2, 1945

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  • Original WWI poster — "Books wanted for our men in camp and over there" — Framed, with museum-grade acrylic

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  • The Soldier in Our Civil War: A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865. Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the Battle-Field" — Two volumes

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  • 1885-86 Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant — Two volumes

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  • Battle of Boston Harbor with the Frigates Chesapeake and Shannon — 1813 — Two historic framed prints

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  • 1783 View of the Attack on Bunker's Hill, with the Burning of Charles Town, June 17, 1775 Framed print

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  • Preparing for the Battle of Bunker Hill — original oil painting by Alton S. Tobey for "The Golden Book History of the United States"

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  • Hand-colored 1836 Map of North America—The year Texas declared independence from The History List store

    Hand-colored 1836 Map of North America—The year Texas declared independence

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  • Large Historical Platter with several scenes of Plymouth in 1622 and after

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  • Civil War Grand Army of the Republic Stanley Post, No. 11 — In ornate wooden frame

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  • The Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin - From Arion Press — Numbered edition in brown goatskin with a gilt stamp profile on the cover

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  • Uncle Sam "I Want You" WWI recruiting poster — Framed

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  • Historical plates from Staffordshire and Wedgwood

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  • "Eisenhower Speaks” signed book + LIFE Magazine covering his death

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  • St. Nicholas Magazine — Presidents Birthday February 1918 issue

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  • "Two Years in the Mast" — Two volumes in a slipcase

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  • Collection of WWII Newspapers, Booklets, and Pamphlets from 1939 to 1944 — Life on the homefront and in the Army stateside training

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  • "A Stillness at Appomattox" signed by the author Bruce Catton — A beautiful private printing, leather-bound with gilt lettering

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  • 1920-28 My Bookhouse for Children — 6 volume set

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  • 1946 Little Women and Little Men by Louisa May Alcott - Two volumes

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  • "Crusade in Europe" by Dwight D. Eisenhower — Signed copy

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  • "Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years" by Carl Sandburg — Two volumes, in a slipcase

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  • 1859 "Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution by Benson Lossing" — Two volumes

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  • "The History of the Civil War in America" — First Edition — Volumes I (1863) and II (1866)

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  • 1932 Creative Pictured Printer stamp set for kids

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  • Historical Staffordshire "Landing of Fathers, Plymouth Rock" Pitcher

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  • The First Landing of the Pilgrims — 1856 engraving of famous painting

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  • Enola Gay print signed by pilot Col. Paul Tibbets, navigator Capt. Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, and bombardier Maj. Thomas Ferebee — Framed

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  • Historical Staffordshire blue plate showing the landing of Gen. Lafayette at Castle Garden in New York, early 19th c.

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  • "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" — All 12 issues for the year 1863, with major Civil War news

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  • President Calvin Coolidge signed photograph with a note from his secretary, on White House stationery, in a handmade frame

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  • The Life and Death of John F. Kennedy — Collection of LOOK and LIFE Magazines

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  • Small, framed George Washington silhouettes

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  • Paul Revere's Ride — Original oil painting by Alton S. Tobey for "The Golden Book History of the United States"

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  • Paul Revere - North Church Lantern — Sterling Silver — Numbered — Authorized by the Concord Antiquarian Society

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  • CDV of President Lincoln with Tad — 1865 — In a handmade, solid wood frame

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  • Five Colonial Currency Notes from 1770 to 1779, including North Carolina (1776), South Carolina, and Maryland

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  • "U.S. Infantry Tactics for the Instruction, Exercise and Maneuvers of the United States Infantry” — 1861 — First edition

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  • "A Soldier's Story" signed by the author Omar Bradley, 1951 — Limited first edition, #574 of 750 signed copies

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  • "Reminiscences" signed by the author General Douglas MacArthur, 1964 - First edition, #1486 of 1750 signed copies

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  • Four historic framed prints of American soldiers in uniform 1774 - 1783 that were commissioned by the Quartermaster General of the Army (1890 - 1907)

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  • Seth Thomas "Banjo Clock" with a depiction of a naval engagement

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  • Boston Massacre print made from Revere's original plate — Framed

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  • Historical Staffordshire blue plates c1825 commemorating the landing at Plymouth and four other historical events

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  • "Harper's Weekly" for June 1, 1861 with a large illustration of the Quarters of the 69th (Irish) regiment NY State Militia, at Georgetown College in Washington

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  • "Harper's Weekly" for May 11, 1861 with a large illustration of the 69th Irish regiment embarking on USS James Adger for the war

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  • Teddy Roosevelt Bronze Plaque — The Strenuous Life — c. 1910

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  • "The New-York Times" reporting on General Grant and the Fall of Richmond — New York, April 4, 1865

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  • 1791 Newspaper reporting Washington’s State of the Union Address

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  • 1861 Newspaper reporting Lincoln’s First State of the Union Address

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  • 1901 Pan-American Exposition Decorated Miniature Lamp

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  • Theodore Roosevelt — Signed photograph with certificate of authenticity

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  • Hand hammered copper eagle flagpole topper

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  • Large, framed, hand-colored 1841 etching of U.S. ship in the Port of Liverpool

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  • USS Constitution Models—Enclosed in glass with a custom built display table

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  • Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Appointment — Signed March 7, 1904

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  • Currier & Ives hand-colored original print,

    Currier & Ives hand-colored original print, "The Fall of Richmond, Virginia, on the Night of April 2nd, 1865," in an antique frame

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  • Chippendale-style Mahogany Inlaid Scroll-frame Mirror — 19th C.

    Chippendale-style Mahogany Inlaid Scroll-frame Mirror — 19th C.

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  • Cast iron eagle — 19th / 20th C.

    Cast iron eagle — 19th / 20th C.

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  • George Washington 1789 First Inaugural Button—“Memorable Era / March the Fourth 1789”

    George Washington 1789 First Inaugural Button—“Memorable Era / March the Fourth 1789”

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  • 1938 book with rare print from the original negative of the only photo of the Wright Brothers’ first flight

    1938 book with rare print from the original negative of the only photo of the Wright Brothers’ first flight

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  • Roosevelt Bronze — “Fighting for the right” — 1920

    Roosevelt Bronze — “Fighting for the right” — 1920

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  • Teddy Roosevelt Relief Portrait c. 1910

    Teddy Roosevelt Relief Portrait c. 1910

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  • 1945 Collier's Photographic History of World War II Vintage Book — Album Edition

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