Shahrokh Hatami, 1977. Limited Edition, 1/50. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat, and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan at the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977. This was taken shortly after Sadat’s November 20th address to the Israeli Knesset. On November 19, 1977, an Egyptian Air Force plane landed at Ben-Gurion Airport, and the following day, Sadat visited the Knesset and delivered his historic speech, declaring: “I come to you today on solid ground, to shape a new life, to establish peace. We all, on this land, the land of God; we all, Muslims, Christians and Jews, worship God and no one but God.” Preceding this was the 13 days of tense and dramatic negotiations at Camp David from the 5 to 17 of September, 1978.; Shahrokh Hatami - Photographer: Life magazine published his coverage of the overthrow of democratically elected PM Mohammed Mossadegh and the restoration to power of the Shah in 1953. Twenty-five years later, Hatami shot dramatic images of street fighting during the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, which overthrew the Shah. The Library of Congress acquired his coverage of this popular revolution. Hatami counted among his friends President’s Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat, Jordan’s King Hussein, and Saudi King Faicsal, along with various other Syrian and Lebanese political figures. He was present during the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977-1978, taking shots of Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. In frame, measures 19 1/2 x 24 inches.; consignment.
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Egyptian State Tourist Department, Circa mid-20th century. Approximately 27x39 inches. Vintage Travel Poster (framed). Issued by Egyptian State Tourist Department.
Probably late Regency or 1820s. The set is mounted in three frames, a large one with six oriented as landscapes, each 7x5", and two smaller ones with one each oriented as portraits, at 5x7". The matting and framing is modern. The larger frame is 31x18", the two smaller frames are 12x18". The ink-and-watecolor drawings are unsigned and are mostly of scenes of the ruins in Pompeii. All of the drawings are in Near Fine condition, with no tears, spots or fading. Shipping cost includes the frames.
1584. Map of the Azores, printed in 1584. Map measures 18.5" x 13". Frame measures 29.5" x 24". Contemporary full color. LC Consignment. Hanging next to poetry section.
France: French Government, mid-20th century. Approximately 24x39 inches. Vintage Travel Poster (framed). Printed in France. Published by and for the French Government.
1949. A heavily worn ONL (Frick) baseball that has been signed by 25 members of the 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers team. Notable signatures include Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Gil Hodges, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Ralph Branca, Carl Furillo, Bill Cox, Burt Shotton, Erv Palica, Bruce Edwards and others. Some signatures are more legible than others. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA. Shelved in LOCKED CASE #1.
circa 1250 AD. Two-sided illuminated leaf from medieval manuscript. Circa 1250 AD. Approximate size: 100mm x 150mm (4" x 6"). Framed in two-sided museum glass. Text in Latin on vellum. Location: Dupont Circle store.
Paris: circa 1260 AD. Two-sided illuminated leaf from medieval Bible. Circa 1260 AD. Approximate size: 103mm x 156mm (4" x 6"). Framed in two-sided museum glass. Text in Latin on vellum. Text from Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 13:30. Location: Dupont Circle store.
Washington, D.C. 1960. One mounted photograph, measuring 9 1/4" x 13 1/4", on which Robert A. Taft has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad. Text to his signature is the commemorative stamp of Taft which used this very photograph. 'Sen Robert A. Taft / 4 cents stamp' is written on the rear. JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1957. One mounted photograph, measuring 11" x 13", on which Felix Frankfurter has signed his name below the photograph. There is a date of 'IV.19.57'; on the rear is a name that is crossed out with some water-bleeding, does not bleed through; JK consignment.
Baseball signed by Stan Musial in clean blue pen. Rawlings brand "Little League" baseball appears unused, still bright white. Housed in clear plastic box. Shelved case 1.
Rockville MD. Black and white photo approximately 11 x 11 inches attached to 14 x 17 inch mat board. Paper label attached to board reads THE GAME / Rockville, MD. / from the Profiles of Poverty Exhibition / by Carl Purcell, for BFS Shelved in print bin (table).
1953. Autographed color photo, matted and framed, of actor Duncan Renaldo in the role of the "Cisco Kid". Inscribed "To Albie and Larry Best of Luck" and dated Oct 8, 1953. LB consignment.
1200-1300. One vellum leaf, measuring 6.5" x 4.25", from a 13th century Breviarium/Prayer Book. Black, red, and blue ink; double-sided; JG consignment; hung by US Politics.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which Alben Barklay has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad; There is some damage to the rear from tape, acid did not bleed through; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which Earl Warren has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad. 'Supreme Court' has been written next to Earl Warren's signature, presumably by Ackad.; JK consignment.
Oxford: Henry Cripps, 1632. Fourth Edition. The Anatomy of Melancholy 4th edition engraved title page only; 10.5" x 6.25"; upper corners of rear have a small amount of repair; JG consignment;.
London: Richard Bishop, 1640. Second Edition. Title page only from 'The Alchemist,' part of the second folio of Ben Johnson, measuring 11.25" x 7.25"; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1958. One mounted photograph, on which Potter Stewart has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad, dated 'November 1958'; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which William O. Douglas has inscribed his affectionate regards to the photographer, Abdon Ackad; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1939. One mounted photograph, with the signature of Thomas Dewey below; There is also a TLS on 'The District Attorney, County of New York' letterhead, signed by Dewey, thanking Ackad for the photographs.; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which Arthur Goldberg has inscribed his high regards to the photographer, Abdon Ackad; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, with the signature of Francis Dewey below.; JK consignment.