R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
come directly to our house.” Toned, with mounting trace at right edge, otherwise very good. If the date on this telegram is correct, the baby was probably Grant’s 17-month-old granddaughter, Miriam, child of his son, Buck. Another possibility is that an old form was used in early 1884, when Grant was recovering from a fall and Buck’s son, Chaffee, was only 5 months old.
884 HOOVER, HERBERT: ORIGINAL POLITICAL CARTOON ($40-Up)
Ink Original Drawing, 13” x 10”, a political cartoon of President Hoover as a large elephant holding the $300 billion “Economy Bill” appearing before many inattentive [Democratic] donkeys, while a monkey relaxing in the Visitors Gallery has a drink! Slightly toned, otherwise very good.
885 JACKSON, ANDREW: BOOK - THE HERMITAGE, HOME OF OLD HICKORY ($60-Up)
“The Hermitage, Home of Old Hickory.” Stanley F. Horn. Richmond, Virginia, Garrette & Massie Publishers, 1938. First ed. Large 8vo, light red cloth with printed portrait of Andrew Jackson, lovely illustration of Hermitage on endpapers. Envelope with presentation note formerly tipped to half title, now laid in. Paste stain from envelope, otherwise very good/fine.
886 JACKSON, ANDREW: BOOK “MONUMENT TO JACKSON” ($150-Up)
“Monument to the Memory of General Andrew Jackson: Containing Twenty-Five Eulogies and Sermons Delivered on Occasion of His Death.” Editor R.M. Dusenbery. Philadelphia, Walker & Gillis, 1846. 8vo, brown cloth, pressed designs, gilt spine, engraved frontispiece. Boards are lightly soiled and faded, dampstain on first few pages, foxing throughout. Overall very good. The best condition we have heard of in this edition.
887 JACKSON, ANDREW: BOOK - PRESENTATION OF HIS SWORD ($125-Up)
Book “Addresses on the Presentation of the Sword of Gen. Andrew Jackson to the Congress of the United States...February 26, 1855.” Washington, Beverley Tucker, 1855. 8vo, brown pressed cloth with gilt lettering. Cover stains, top half torn from first free endpaper, shaken, light foxing, else good/very good. With long oratory from Lewis Cass and others.
888 JOHNSON, LYNDON B: INAUGURATION  ($175-Up)
Ten items, including programs, invitations, guide book, for the inauguration of Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey. Mainly in fine condition.
889 KENNEDY, JOHN F. - SOUVENIR BOOK ($20-Up)
Souvenir photographic booklet “John Fitzgerald Kennedy and the Federal City He Loved.”8vo, paper, Tatler Publishing, 1963. Minor stains, overall very good.
890 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM: 1860 ELECTION NEWSPAPER ($10-Up)
“Newark Daily Advertiser,”vol. XXIX, no. 172, 7/21/1860. Along with its ads, has a full page of news, mainly on the Democratic party, and one article suggests that nominee Stephen Douglas is a demagogue. It also notes that Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin are the Republican nominees for President and VP. 4pp. Edge wear, separated at hinge, overall good.
891 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM: ELEGIES  ($75-Up)
Pair of AQS from orators speaking in the days after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 4/15/1865, each 1p, 8vo. In the first, Jn. F.W. Wall writes in a funeral address, 4/19/65, “His public career is all glistening with little charities to poor & bereaved, to soldier * to widow & to fatherless. highest in the republic,