New York: Warner Books, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 341 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected in a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.50', mild shelfwear and rubbing, light toning to spine; inscribed on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page by Richard Nixon to Aram Bakshian; shelved case 5.
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A three-item lot of Lyndon Johnson memorabilia from the personal collection of of longtime NBC News Correspondent Fred Montague. Montague was a presidential correspondent for NBC news during multiple administrations, from Johnson until George H. W. Bush. Included here is an original 1965 photograph of LBJ, a document autographed by First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, and an official White House photo album of Johnson's December 1967 "Trip Around the World." 1. A 1965 type 1 photograph of LBJ in front of the White House, from photographer Abbie Rowe. Black and white. In wood frame, painted black. Measurements: 9.5" x 7.5". In-frame measurements: 10.5" x 8.5". In good condition. Moderate age-toning overall. Light wear to frame, and soiling to class on frame. 2. Commendation from Secretary of the Interior and First Lady of the United States. An autographed document recognizing Montague's contribution to the film project "Faces of the West", signed by Stewart Udall (Secretary of the Interior from 1961 - 1969) and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. In wood frame, painted beige. Measurements: 10.5" x 13.5". In-frame dimensions: 11.5" x 14.5". In good plus condition. Some light age-toning to document along edges. Frame shows light plus wear overall. 3. Official White House Photo Album of Johnson's global trip of December 1967. Presented to Fed Montague by LBJ. In green faux leather, with gilt lettering: "To Fred Montague / from LBJ". Contains 41 full-page photographs, mix of color and black and white images. First image is a graphic representing the itinerary of the trip. Measurements: 13" x 14.75". Album fair condition (front cover detached but intact, with significant soiling), photographs and binding in very good minus condition.
1918. A typed letter signed by President Woodrow Wilson on White House stationery, dated 18 July, 1918, and addressed to A. S. Burleson. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two staples to the two letters referenced, plus the envelope for the letter. One of the attached letters is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three staples to a piece of white paper. Very good-. Staples rusted and all pages somewhat age-toned. Dimensions w 8 in x h 10.5 in. TW001.TW Consignment.
Boston: [N.P], 1864. Gardiner, W. H.; Boston : [N.p], 1864; Small Quarto, 19 pages; G+; Booklet in original brown wrappers, housed in chemise case with quarter-leather and marbled boards; Case shows light wear to head/tail of spine and light wear to corners; Covers of booklet have moderate chipping to corners and tail of spine, light chipping to fore-edges, a one-inch closed tear to bottom edge of front cover, a three-inch tear to wrappers along spine, and light plus soiling overall; A light plus vertical crease is visible on covers and on all pages at midsection; Textblock has light plus age-toning overall, with some light plus soiling to page one; President Millard Fillmore's signature appears in ink on the front cover: "Millard Fillmore / March 17, 1864". Dimensions: 8.5" x 9.75"; shelved case 7.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. Special Kansas City Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G-/Fair; spines beige with red, blue, and black titling; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, fraying and chipping to all edges of jackets; both volumes with some water-damage, volume 1 with water-damage localized to middle of jacket spine, volume 2 with water-damage to top edge causing blue top edge to bleed, staining the entire rear cover and spine of jacket and parts of front cover and rear flap, as well as boards, spine, and edges of textblock;with program from the Publication Day Autographing in Kansas City; SIGNED on half-title of volume 1 by President Truman; shelved case 5.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2004. Octavo, 640 pages; VG; bound in full red fine genuine leather, paneled spine and front cover have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear; all edges gilt; contains a silk ribbon, silk moire endpapers; signed on the limitation page by George Herbert Walker Bush; certificate of authenticity loose within; shelved case 5.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 508 pages; G/G; spine black with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear, small staining to top edge of text block; ex-library, with usual markings, including label to spine, damage to flaps and endpapers from tape, stamps to endpapers, removed pocked from rear endpaper, number on copyright page; signed flat on title page by Gerald Ford; EF consignment; shelved case 5.
A framed, full-color photograph of George W. Bush with tailor Georges de Paris; G+; multiple scraped patches at borders of photo; image undamaged; inscribed to de Paris, "To my favorite tailor, George. Best wishes [Bush's signature]"; dimensions in frame: height 11 1/2 in. x width 8 in.; dimensions out of frame: height 11 in. x width 8 1/2 in.; located at Dupont store.
An inscribed, full-color photograph of George W. Bush shaking hands with tailor Georges de Paris; G+; multiple scraped patches at boarders of photo; one scratch at left side of image; inscribed by Bush, "To George, best always, [Bush's signature]"; dimensions out of frame: height 10 11/16 in. x width 8 in.; dimensions with frame: height 11 in. x width 9 in.; located Dupont store.
College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 1997. Limited Edition, 1/1250. Square Quarto, 147 pages; VG; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, housed in a VG blue cloth slipcase, with seal of the US on front cover; SIGNED by both Bush and Valdez on two separate limitation pages; shelved case 5.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Octavo, 86 pages; VG-/VG-; quarter binding of black cloth, boards in blue paper; spine blue with faded red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor shelf wear to dust jacket, including several very small tears and small creases at edges; dust jacket is age-toned; price uncut; upper edge stained orange; end papers are slightly age-toned and foxed (particularly paste downs); Hoover’s bookplate at front paste down; text block lightly age-toned and foxed; contains blue illustrations; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1839. Octavo, 196 pages; G+; bound in faded cloth with a paper label pasted to spine, faded black titling; Minor shelf wear and bumping to edges and corners of covers; Cloth binding somewhat faded; label on spine chipped, age-toned, and worn; Small patch of damp staining along center of front hinge; endpapers age-toned and slightly foxed; Text block lightly age-toned and somewhat foxed; Volume 2 only;This book was in President Millard Fillmore’s library, and he wrote his name on the front pastedown along the hinge.; EF consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1120 pages; VG/VG; blue spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar covering; price clipped; some shelf wear to the edges of the dust jacket, pages clean; signed flat by Richard Nixon on the ffep; EF consignment; shelved in case 5.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1970. First Edition. Octavo, xix, 500 pages; VG/G-; spine blue with white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$10.00,' rubbing and wear to extremities, minor staining to the center of the spine, damage to the 'ON' of Nixon; Presidential bookplate to Arthur E. Dewey, signed by Richard Nixon. The bookplate was affixed to the ffep, but has since detached but is still present, with glue stains present to both the ffep and the bookplate; gift inscription on the ffep to Dewey by a member of the Nixon administration.; LH consignment; shelved case 5.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 460 pages; G/G; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; dust jacket has some chipping, creases, closed tears; some tape to dust jacket and both front and rear gutters; name and address on ffep; mild scattered pencil; Signed flat on free blank by Richard Nixon; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Times Books, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 178 pages; VG/VG; spine gray and black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95'; small crinkling to tail of spine; SIGNED flat by Bill Clinton on title page, with some bleed-through onto the copyright page; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1980. thick 8vo., ix, 1144pp., A-1-58; VG; spine green cloth with a blue label and gilt lettering; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; mild shelfwear; SIGNED flat by Carter on title page; loose in book are an advertisement for the signing, on November 28th, 2006, as well as a TLS from Carter, dated November 22, 1976, signed with autopen; shelved case 5.