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.
806 WORLD WAR I: ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL JOURNAL ($20-Up)
“Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps,”vol. xxvii, no. 2, 8/1916. Col. W.H. Horrocks, ed. John Bale, Sons and Danielsson, Ltd. 4to, blue paper. Four short monographs from the British Medical Journal are laid in. Very good/fine condition.
807 WORLD WAR I: U.S. and FRENCH MILITARY NEWSPAPERS  ($20-Up)
Two copies of the “Official Bulletin,”vol. 2, nos. 247, 3/2/1918, and 441, 10/19/1918, the second announcing the rejection of Austria’s armistice proposal. With “Taca Taca Teuf Teuf,” no. 1, 1/15/1917, a self-published soldiers’ illustrated, and “Les Idees Noires,”no. 2, 12/1916. Taca Taca Teuf Teuf with LOC handstamps. Edge wear and toning to all, otherwise overall very good.
808 WORLD WAR I: US MARINE CORPS ($15-Up)
Pamplet, “The United States Marine Corps in the World War.” Edwin N. McClellan, Washington Government Printing Office, 1968 Reprint of 1920 edition. 4to. Fine condition.
809 WORLD WAR II: ARMY INTELLIGENCE IN TOKYO  ($300-Up)
Three Scrapbooks of officer Howard S. Dryden, Security Intelligence Corps Detachment. Includes photos taken in the US, Japan, Kwajalein, and Guam during wartime, including pictures of Tokyo and Yokohama after being bombed. Also, ration stamps and cards, military orders, regulations and medals, maps, ID cards, cartoons, advertisements and articles from the time period, visitor’s passes, alien questionnaires and mug shots. Many items formerly tipped, now laid in. A stunning group, worth seeing!
810 WORLD WAR II: BONNER FELLERS ($15-Up)
US soldier and Republican party official (1896-1983); after being fired for incompetence from important details in North Africa and Japan during and after World War II, went to work for the RNC. Signed over dark portion of 10.8” x 8.8” b/w image, “To Captain Peterson / with the sincere regards of Bonner Fellers / Tokyo June 14, 1946.”
811 WORLD WAR II: DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN SERVICE AWARD ($10-Up)
TLS “Artemus L. Gates”as Acting Secretary of the Navy, 1p, 4to, on the Secretary’s stationery, Washington, 8/9/1944. The award is given to Mr. Stuart N. Scott for work as counsel for the Bureau of Aeronautics. Very good.
812 WORLD WAR II: DOUGLAS MacARTHUR and FAMILY ($220-Up)
American soldier (1880-1964); commanded Pacific forces during World War II and led UN forces in Korea. Signed over mid-tone portion of a 10” x 8” image disembarking from an airplane. Also signed by his wife, Jean, and his son, Arthur. Several creases, otherwise good.
813 WORLD WAR II: JONATHAN M. WAINWRIGHT ($210-Up)
US general (1883-1953); Allied commander of the Philippines when he surrendered Bataan to the Japanese in 1942, becoming the highest-ranking US prisoner of war; liberated in 1945 by a daring OSS raid; awarded the Medal of Honor. Signed over light area at top of image of a photograph of him and his wife, ca. 1945.
814 WORLD WAR II: WILLIAM F. HALSEY ($250-Up)
US naval officer (1882-1959); known as “Bull”; led the US 3rd Fleet in the Pacific during World War II. Signed in blank area below a pencil rendering of the admiral on a