Title: Collection of U. S. Capital and Presidential...
Publisher: Washington DC
Publication Date: 1950
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
An array of booklets, pamphlets, maps and more -- all published from 1950 to 1960, and all relating to Washington, D.C. and/or United States Presidents. All items are in excellent condition, whole (no tears or chipping) and clean. A fun time capsule, teaching aid, or road trip companion, the collection includes: Pamphlet: "What Goes on in Washington: Christmas Activities," 1950. (Vol. 1 / No. 1) Lists classes, sports, dances, etc. Pamphlet: "What Goes on in Washington: For Service Personnel,"1951. (Vol. 2 / No. 12) Lists lodging, clubs, church services, "lively parties," etc. Booklet with folding map: "Suburban Edition: Street Directory of Washington, D.C., Maryland Suburbs, Arlington Co. and Alexandria Virginia." (Published circa 1950.) Folding map, published 1950, by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects: "Architects' Guide Map of the Nationís Capital." 3 copies of the "Lincoln Savings Traveling Exhibit:" Staple-bound wraps, with full-color reproduction of Norman Rockwell's "The Young Woodcutter" on the front cover; pp. . Details 33 artifacts, plus highlights of Lincoln's career. 5 copies of the "Lincoln Savings Display of Abraham Lincoln, American": Staple-bound wraps, with full-color reproduction of a portrait of Lincoln by William Cogswell on the front cover, Rockwell's "The Young Woodcutter" on the back cover; pp. . Details 62 artifacts, plus contemporary newspapers. Postcard: Full-color reproduction of a painting of Lincoln by George Peter Alexander Healy. "Historical Souvenir Booklet of Springfield: Abraham Lincoln and Old Salem State Park Illinois." Features 24 b/w photo-reproductions (about the size of a postcard). Staple-bound pamphlet: "Address on President William Henry Harrison," by Hon. Hugh Gordon Miller. Book and pamphlet: "The Ancestral Home of James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United Stated, Columbia, Tennessee." Published circa 1960. Staple-bound wraps; pp. 44, with sepia illustrations (portraits of family members, photo-illustrations of the grounds, etc.). "The Hermitage: Home of General Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States, Hermitage, Tennessee." Staple-bound wraps, published 1959; pp. 64, illustrated in b/w throughout. Includes a historical background, tours of the original log hermitage, mansion, grounds, museum, and tomb. Pamphlet: "The Houdon Statue of Washington," with image and memorandum. Facsimile of the first page of Thomas Jeffersonís original draft of The Declaration of Independence, with interpolations by Benjamin Franklin and John Adams. Facsimile of The Declaration of Independence, from the original in the Library of Congress. Staple-bound booklet, pp. 20: "The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Monticello, Virginia, Report of the Curator, 1960." Illustrated. 8" x 10" photo-reproduction of a letter from Hon. William G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury. Dated February 9, 1915. Signed, on White House stationery. 8" x 10" photo-reproduction of a small slip, 3.75" x 3", reading, "U. S. Senate Impeachment of the President / Admit the Bearer / April 25, 1868" with the signature of the Sergeant at Arms. Staple-bound booklet, pp. 16: "In Memoriam, John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963, Memorial Convocation at the University of Kentucky," November 25, 1963. 17 mimeographed pages, stapled at the upper left-hand corner: "The Roosevelts: A Celebration of Their Hudson Valley Heritage." Details for the sale (in 1997) of 50 lots -- includes books, manuscripts, photos, political ephemera, and art. Includes a bibliography. Lovely full-color replica of the Seal of the President. Gravure portrait (8" x 10.5") of Benjamin Franklin, printed on gold paper, mounted, and in archival sleeve. Gravure portrait (11" x 14") of George Washington, printed on heavy cardstock. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Washington's appointment as Commander of the American Army in 1775. Framed full-c. Bookseller Inventory # 6521
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