Fine Books & Manuscripts

17 Feb 2013, starting at 9:00 PST .
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LINCOLN ELECTION—WIDE-AWAKES. Double-swivel kerosene torch of the type used by the pro-Lincoln marching club the Wide Awakes

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. 1809-1865. Autograph Endorsement Signed ("A. Lincoln"), 1 p, 8vo, October 15, 1862, expertly repaired at folds, some uneven tanning, folding creases.

LINCOLN MEMORABILIA. This lot features a collection of printed material and ephemera relating to Lincoln's career and assassination, including:

MALLORY, STEPHEN RUSSELL. 1812-1873. Letter Signed ("S. Mallory") as Secretary of the Navy, 3½ pp recto and verso, 4to, Richmond, July 23, 1864,

MCKENNEY, THOMAS L., AND JAMES HALL. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., and A.N. Hart, 1855.

MONROE, JAMES. 1758-1831. Autograph Letter Signed as President ("James Monroe"), 3 1/2 pp recto and verso, 4to (conjoined leaves), Washington, July 9, 1821,

MONROE, JAMES. 1758-1831. Autograph Letter Signed ("James Monroe"), 1 p, 4to, New York, December 12, 1830, to Nicholas Biddle, with integral autograph address leaf, some offset to ink, light soiling at horizontal crease, otherwise fine.

[MORSE, SAMUEL F.B. 1791-1872.] Hide-covered and wrought iron-mounted wooden barrel-form stagecoach trunk,

ORMANDY, EUGENE. 1899-1985. 1 Autograph and 3 Typed Letters Signed ("Eugene Ormandy"), 4 pp, 4to, Philadelphia and Highland Park, Illinois, 1950-64, to Joseph Levine, on Philadelphia Orchestra Association, Settlement Music School, and Moraine on the Lake letterhead,

PALACE HOTEL, SAN FRANCISCO—SENATOR WILLIAM SHARON.

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