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1 (Adams, Marcus). Prince Charles A VINTAGE 1951 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY COURT PHOTOGRAPHER MARCUS ADAMS DEPICTING THE YOUNG 3-YEAR-OLD PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY
(1951). (1951). Very good 
(1951).. (1951).. Very good. - sc The 9 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide black & white photograph depicts the young Prince Charles posing for a photograph to celebrate his birthday. Distributed by the Associated Press News Photo with their stamp on the verso. There is a tiny piece of the image near the prince's hand which is rubbed away. Very good.

Intended for publication in newspapers of the period with text for a press realease accompanying the photograph printed in type on paper mounted to the the bottom of the photo from the verso. The text of the press release reads as follows:

"PRINCE CHARLES IS THREE / Britain's Royal grandson, Prince Charles, wears neat bow tie with his natty romper suit in this picture made for his third birthday which he observes, Nov. 14. Only one thing is missing -- his royal parents, the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth, could not return from their tour in time for the observance. This official portrait was made by Marcus Adams, a court photographer. / GFR 1P 11/14/51 LON 65". 
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A VINTAGE 1954 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER MARCUS ADAMS DEPICTING THE YOUNG 6-YEAR-OLD PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY., (Adams, Marcus). Prince Charles.
2 (Adams, Marcus). Prince Charles. A VINTAGE 1954 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER MARCUS ADAMS DEPICTING THE YOUNG 6-YEAR-OLD PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY.
(1954). (1954). Very good 
(1954).. (1954).. Very good. - The 9 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide black & white photograph by Marcus Adams depicts the young Prince Charles posing for a photograph to celebrate his birthday. Distributed by the International News Photo with their stamp on the verso. There is a small crease to the top left corner and edges are curling in. The top edge of the verso is darkened. Very good.

Intended for publication in newspapers of the period with text for a press release accompanying the photograph printed in type on paper mounted to the the bottom of the photo from the verso. The text of the press release reads as follows:

"King-to-be is six years old / London, Eng ..... A new portrait of Prince Charles, son of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh and heir to the throne of England, who is six years old today. The photograph was made especially for the occasion by Marcus Adams. / W.11.13.54".

The Royal Court photographer Marcus Adams (1875- 1959) devoted his career to photographing children and captured two generations of Royal children. 
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3 (Anonymous) GESAMLETE NACHRICHTEN UND DOCUMENTE DEN GEGENWARTIGEN ZUSTAND DES HERZOGTHUMS SCHLESIENS BETREFFEND. (Volume V: Parts 49-60)
[No place], 1743 1743 Very good 
[No place], 1743. 1743. Very good. - Small octavo, bound in early plain gray paper covered boards. The binding is bumped with some small stains. The front edges of the boards are chipped with creasing to the front edge of the front board. Title, [vi], pages 1-472, [2], 473-918 plus 28-page index. Illustrated with title page decorations and elaborately decorative head-pieces & initials. Pages 418-419 are skipped in the numbering without any loss of text. There are early paper repairs to the corners of pages 373-376 with the loss of 1 word. Very good.

First edition.

This book published in 1743 and 1744 is the fifth and last volume [Parts 49-60] of a series, the first part of which was published in 1741. The series consists of a collection of public reports and documents relating to the state of affairs in Silesia during the reign of Frederick the Great of Prussia. For centuries part of Poland, Silesia was siezed from Austria by Frederick the Great in 1742. The text is in German. First Edition. 
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4 (Bacon, Francis). Dixon, William Hepworth PERSONAL HISTORY OF LORD BACON from Unpublished Papers
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861. 1861. Good 
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.. 1861.. Good. - 8vo, brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; spine faded; small dent to top edge of front cover) titled in gilt (somewhat faded) with frames & decorations stamped in blind on both covers. xix & 424 pp. (pencil name & white ink name on front endpaper with offsetting to pastedown; scattered foxing; small stains to fore-edge with tiny stains to front edges of a number of pages). Good. In his first chapter, the author writes that Spedding's new edition of Bacon's work "has drawn men's thoughts to the character of Bacon as painted by his foes; and the instinct, strong as virtue, to reject that spume of satire and falsehood, has sprung at the voice of Mr. Spedding into lusty life. To aid in some small part in this good work of obtaining from men of letters and science a reconsideration of the evidence on which true judgement will have to run, the new facts, the new letters, the new documentary illustrations comprised in this Review of the Personal History of Lord Bacon are given to the world." 
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5 (Bacon, Francis). Dixon, William Hepworth. PERSONAL HISTORY OF LORD BACON. From Unpublished Papers.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861. 1861. Very good 
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.. 1861.. Very good. - Octavo, textured brown cloth. The cloth is worn at the corners and the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xix & 424 pages, There is scattered light foxing. Very good.

First American edition.

A title in the series "Ticknor and Fields's Household Library of Biography". First Edition. 
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THE NEW FACE OF KAMPUCHEA: A photo-record of the first American visit to Cambodia since the end of the war., (Brown, Robert). Kline, David.
6 (Brown, Robert). Kline, David. THE NEW FACE OF KAMPUCHEA: A photo-record of the first American visit to Cambodia since the end of the war.
Chicago, IL: Liberator Presss, (1979). (1979). Very good 
- Oblong quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide] black cloth. There is some very light spotting to the front cover with a tiny chip to the bottom edge of the binding. [5] & 115 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by Robert Brown. There is a light glue mark to the front endpaper where a sticker was removed, with creasing to its top corner. The book has a slight musty odor. Very good.

First edition.

In April 1975 a group of four Americans from the Communist party visited Cambodia. The group included the photographer Robert Brown, Mike Klonsky, the author of this book David Kline and Daniel Burstein, editor of the Communist magazine The Call. They met with Iang Sary, co-founder of the Khmer Rouge and toured the country for eight days. They came away with a very favorable impression of Democratic Kampuchea and the accomplishments of the Khmer Rouge regime. Burstein wrote an op-ed for the New York Times maintaining that the stories of atrocities and genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge were slanderous lies. He did concede, however, that the many forces--including American, Russian and Vietnamese agents--opposing Kampuchea's revolution had undoubtedly been met with violent suppression and that there may have been excesses. This book is David Kline's similar view of the visit and of a small country threatened by Russia, America and its neighbors.

Rare. First Edition. 
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"GEORGE BYNG / LORD TORRINGTON": A VINTAGE 18TH CENTURY MEZZOTINT PORTRAIT OF GEORGE BYNG, 1ST VISCOUNT TORRINGTON, (Byng, George, Lord Torrington)
7 (Byng, George, Lord Torrington) "GEORGE BYNG / LORD TORRINGTON": A VINTAGE 18TH CENTURY MEZZOTINT PORTRAIT OF GEORGE BYNG, 1ST VISCOUNT TORRINGTON
Circa [1790]. [1790]. Very good 
Circa [1790].. [1790].. Very good. - sc A 7-7/8 inch high by 6-7/8 inch wide oval mezzotint portrait of the 1st Viscount Torrington, mounted with glue from the verso on 7-7/8 inch high by 6-7/8 inch wide rectangular heavy cream paper stock. Though cropped & mounted, the mezzotint is in very good condition.

British Admiral and Statesman, George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (1668-1733) served as First Lord of the Admiralty under King George II. He began his naval career as a King's Letter Boy and, as a Lieutenant in 1683 shipped for the East Indies. A supporter of William III, Prince of Orange, he played a crucial part in the Revolution of 1688 which brought about the ascension of William to the throne of England. As commander of the ship "Nassau", he took part in the capture of the French Fleet at Vigo in 1702 and was soon after promoted to Vice-Admiral. He received a knighthood for his part in the Battle of Malaga. Promoted to full admiral in 1708, he fought against the Jacobite uprising and commanded the fleet which routed the Spanish at the Battle of Cape Passaro. He was rewarded for this latter feat with the full power to negotiate, on England's behalf, with the Princes and states of Italy. His role in assisting the Germans in taking Messina and destroying the remaining Spanish fleet was highly rewarded. He was made rear-admiral of Great Britain, member of the privy council, and became Baron Byng of Southill in Bedford and 1st Viscount Torrington of Devon. Made a Knight Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1725, he was named First Lord of the Admiralty by King George II in 1727. In this capacity he established the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth. First Edition. 
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8 (Churchill, Sir Winston S.). PROCEEDINGS OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE WILLIAMSBURG AWARD BY THE TRUSTEES OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG TO THE RT. HON. SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL / At Drapers' Hall, London, December 7, 1955.
Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1957. 1957. Very good 
- Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], blue paper covered boards titled in gilt. The spine & extremities are faded & the head of the spine is lightly chipped. the covers are bumped. 48 pages plus colophon. Full-page and textual illustrations in color and black & white. The contents are near fine.

The Williamsburg Award is made "to a person who in the course of contemporary events has made an outstanding contribution to the historic struggle of men to live free and self-respecting in a just society." 
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9 (Churchill, Winston S.). Charmley, John CHURCHILL'S GRAND ALLIANCE: The Anglo-American Special Relationship 1940-57
NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1995). (1995). Very good 
NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - 8vo, black cloth backed black boards titled in red, in dw (rubbed). xv & 427 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good.

First American edition.

"Churchill carried on the war because of his misguided faith that U.S. help could be enlisted to save the British Empire, contends Charmley. President Roosevelt, however, sought an end to imperialism and thus entered the war only belatedly, ensuring that Britain would end the war weak and dependent on America."--From the dw. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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10 (Cromwell, Oliver). Hood, Paxton OLIVER CROMWELL: His Life, Times, Battlefields and Contemporaries
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1884. 1884. Good 
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1884.. 1884.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with a pictorial vignette in gilt & black on the front cover & in gilt with a vignette in black on the spine.The binding is lightly rubbed & the covers are bumped. iv & 428 pages. Illustrated with 8 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. The title page is lightly chipped with a short tear & there is a contemporary owner's inscription above the title. There is scattered foxing, including to the margins of the plates. Good.

Second edition. 
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11 (Devambez, Pierre; editor) THE PRAEGER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT GREEK CIVILIZATION
NY: Frederick A. Praeger, (1967). (1967). Very good 
NY: Frederick A. Praeger, (1967).. (1967).. Very good. - Small quarto, cloth, in dw. The dw is lightly chipped with a short tear. 491 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W. Very good.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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12 (Dick, Sir Charles William Hockaday; Dick, Sir William) PARTICULARS OF THE CLAIMS OF SIR CHARLES WILLIAM HOCKADAY DICK, BARONET, On Her Majesty's Government....With the Full History and Evidences of the Claims in the Three Cases
Brighton: Printed by Fleet and Son, Printers, Herald-Office, 1864. 1864. Good 
Brighton: Printed by Fleet and Son, Printers, Herald-Office, 1864.. 1864.. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 16 pages. There is foxing to the first 3 leaves & the last page with tiny black stains to the lower halves of pages 2-8. The edges of the title page & the bottom corner of the 2nd leaf are chipped. Good.

First edition.

Sir Charles was Custodian of the Brighton Museum for many years. When he lost that post he sunk into poverty. One of his ancestors, Sir William Dick, espoused the Royalist cause during the reign of Charles I, losing a fortune of about 200,000 pounds sterling, including a loan to the King of more than 50,000 pounds. An act was passed, making this a public debt. However, the debt was never paid. A 132-pound annual pension was granted to William's son, Sir Andrew Dick, during the reign of Charles II, but in 1845 the pension was removed from the list.

The three claims here made on the government by Sir Charles and listed on the title page were 1) to have the public debt to the family repaid; 2) to have the family pension reinstated; and 3) to receive compensation as Baronet of Nova Scotia on the grounds that King Charles I created this Baronetcy for Sir William and granted him 16,000 acres of land together with Colonizing Rights in Nova Scotia, and that Sir William had subscribed 3,000 Scottish merks towards the plantation of this colony.

Scarce. First Edition. 
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13 (Franklin, Alfred). ORDONNANCE FAICTE POUR LES FUNERAILLES CELEBREES A PARIS LE 24 AVRIL 1498 POUR L'ENTERREMENT DU CORPS DE BON ROY CHARLES HUYTIESME / que Dieu absoille / avec son epitaphe et la piteuse complainte de Dame Chrestiente. Suivant les editions imprimees MCCCCXCVIII.
(Paris: Leon Techener, 1875). 1875). Very good 
(Paris: Leon Techener, 1875).. 1875).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps & titled within a decorative frame in black on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly bumped & the rear wrap is soiled & is darkened along the spine. There is light creasing to the top edge of the front wrap & the tail of the spine is lightly chipped. Half-title, title & 88 pages plus colophon. The contents are bright and fine.

The publisher's cover title is "Collection de Pieces Fugitives / Pour servir a l'Histoire de France". The introduction is by Alfred Franklin. The text is in French.

The colophon reads: "Cette Edition a ete imprimee avec les caracteres de M.J. Claye, aux frais et par les soins de Leon Techener libraire demeurant rue de l'arbre-sec pres de la colonnade du Louvre a Paris MDCCCLXXIV".

From the library of typographer Paul Standard with his handwritten label on the spine and his handwritten note on the paper below the colophon stating "[sur papier de Rives]". 
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14 (Frederick the Great). Hegemann, Werner. FREDERICK THE GREAT. Translated from the German by Winifred Ray.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1929. 1929. Good 
- Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped. xviii & 541 pages. 4 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. The bottom edge is slightly soiled. The contents are very good.

First English edition. First Edition. 
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15 (Fuchs, Klaus; May, Allan Nunn; Pontecorvo, Bruno). Moorehead, Alan. THE TRAITORS: The Double Life of Fuchs, Pontecorvo and Nunn May.
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1952). (1952). Very good 
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1952).. (1952).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with the top edge lightly creased & chipped. 222 pages. There is light offsetting to the endpapers & the fore-edge is slightly soiled. There are a few pencil markings in the first chapter. 4 black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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16 (Greenland) GREENLANDSKOMMISSIONENS BETAENKNING. (6 parts in 9 volumes, complete)
Kobenhavn: (S.L. Mollers Bogtrykkeri), 1950. 1950. Very good 
Kobenhavn: (S.L. Mollers Bogtrykkeri), 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, softcovers. Six parts in nine volumes bound printed dark blue wraps titled in white on the front covers and the spines. The books are housed in a tan kraft cardboard slipcase with folding lip and a printed title label on the spine. The covers are very slightly creased and rubbed. The slipcase is rubbed with some slight wear to the edges. Includes 8 text volumes and a book illustrated with 14 full-page and folding maps and plans, some of which are in color. Very good.

The text of this work on Greenland's economy, politics, and administration is in Danish.

The sub- titles of the works include: "Indledning / Placering og udformning af bebyggelser / den fremtidige anlaegsvirksomhed", "Angamagssalik scoresbysund og thule", "Erhvervsmaessige of okonomiske forhold", "Sundhedsvaesenet boligbyggeriet og sociale forhold", "Skolevaesenet kirken og andre kulturelle forhold", and "Politiske og administrative forhold retsplejen". 
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17 (Grosz, Jozsef) THE TRIAL OF JOZSEF GROSZ AND HIS ACCOMPLICES
Budapest, [Hungary]: Published by the State Publishing House, 1951. 1951. Good 
Budapest, [Hungary]: Published by the State Publishing House, 1951.. 1951.. Good. - Octavo, original light green and white printed wraps. Titled in black on the front cover. The covers are quite soiled and stained with, as one might well expect, several chips to the overlapping edges. 411 pages with illustrations from photographs. The front hinge is cracked. A good copy.

Jozsef Grosz conspired to restore the monarchy to Communist Hungary. 
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18 (H. R. Moulton) PALAEOGRAPHY GENEALOGY AND TOPOGRAPHY. (Catalogue)
Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930. 1930. Good 
Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - Quarto, 12-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide. Hardcover with the original wraps bound in buckram titled in gilt. The binding is rubbed, soiled & stained. 341 pages. Scattered foxing. A suite of 12 pages of illustrations, with its own wrappers, is bound in at the front. A good, tight copy.

An ALS by Herbert Moulton to the recipient of the catalogue, a Dr. Gordon Ward, is tipped in. Also tipped in are three prospectuses for the catalogue.

Described in the catalogue are approximately 10,000 ancient deeds, from the 12th to the early 19th century. The deeds relate to properties and persons in most of the English counties as well as in Scotland and the West Indies.

"The present Catalogue, while frankly a sale-catalogue, has for its aim a much wider and more permanent usefulness....Great care has been bestowed upon the preparation of the abstracts and descriptions of the multifarious deeds and documents which it contains, and their precision and accuracy is such that in addition to their immediate purpose, they provide a treasure-house of information not only for those interested in topography and geneaology but also for the student of social customs and legal forms and their development." 
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19 (H. R. Moulton) PALAEOGRAPHY GENEAOLOGY AND TOPOGRAPHY. (Catalogue)
Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930. 1930. Good 
Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - sc Quarto, original printed wraps. The spine is chipped & torn with pieces out; the rear wrap & last 3 leaves are detached. 341 pp. Page edges slightly darkened. 1 facsimile. A good working copy, well worth repairing.

Together with a suite of 6 leaves of plates (dampstained), and a general index [121 pages with 11 pp. of facsimiles] both bound in printed wraps. The facsimiles included with the index are dampstained with 2 of the pages stuck together & the page edges are darkened.

Thousands of deeds are catalogued. "The present Catalogue, while frankly a sale- catalogue, has for its aim a much wider and more permanent usefulness....Great care has been bestowed upon the preparation of the abstracts and descriptions of the multifarious deeds and documents which it contains, and their precision and accuracy is such that in addition to their immediate purpose, they provide a treasure-house of information not only for those interested in topography and geneaology but also for the student of social customs and legal forms and their development." 
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19 AUTOGRAPHS of EMINENT GUESTS attending a party in honor of PRINCE BERNHARD OF THE NETHERLANDS at the Dakota in NYC. Included among the autographs are those of PRINCE BERNHARD, as well as those of the American magazine magnate HENRY LUCE and the notorious CIA OPERATIVE ENNO HOBBING who, as Bureau Chief of TIME MAGAZINE, led the COUP D'ETAT in GUATEMALA., (Hobbing, Enno [CIA operative]; HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; Prince Aschwin; Axel Bussche-Streithorst; Hamilton Fish Armstrong; Brooke Astor; Henry R. Luce; et al.)
20 (Hobbing, Enno [CIA operative]; HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; Prince Aschwin; Axel Bussche-Streithorst; Hamilton Fish Armstrong; Brooke Astor; Henry R. Luce; et al.) 19 AUTOGRAPHS of EMINENT GUESTS attending a party in honor of PRINCE BERNHARD OF THE NETHERLANDS at the Dakota in NYC. Included among the autographs are those of PRINCE BERNHARD, as well as those of the American magazine magnate HENRY LUCE and the notorious CIA OPERATIVE ENNO HOBBING who, as Bureau Chief of TIME MAGAZINE, led the COUP D'ETAT in GUATEMALA.
[New York]: October 30th, 1956. 1956. Fine 
- Nineteen autographs penned on a gilt-edged, cream-colored page, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide, removed from the guest book of Grace Bristed Jackson and C. D. Jackson at the Dakota. Dated "Oct. 30th 1956", the signatures are identified along the top as those of guests present at a "Party in Honour of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. 14 signatures are penned in a column along the left and another 5 signatures, including that of Prince Bernhard, are penned in a column at right. Near fine. Charles Douglas Jackson [known as "C.D."] and his wife Grace Bristed Jackson hosted parties and events at their apartment in the Dakota. Jackson worked on and off at Time magazine in an administrative capacity for many years and was made vice president of Time, Inc. in 1940. He was periodically sent on various diplomatic missions by Eisenhower. He also found time to serve on the boards of several organizations, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Free Europe Committee and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The signatures along the left include those of: 1) Axel Bussche-Streithorst [Axel von dem Bussche] (1919-1993). A World War II German officer who, as part of the German Resistance, planned to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1943. Stationed on the Eastern front, Bussche had witnessed the massacre of over 3,000 Jewish civilians by the SS at the Dubno airport in Poland in 1942. Traumatized by the experience, he joined a resistance group within the army led by Count Stauffenberg. Selected to model new uniforms when Hitler was due to inspect these at his Fuhrerhauptquartier Wolfsschanze in November 1943, Bussche undertook to carry out a suicide bombing to kill the Fuhrer. His plans were thwarted when, the night before the event, an Allied air raid on Berlin destroyed the railway truck transporting the new uniforms. He volunteered to try again but was seriously wounded on the Eastern front in January of 1944, losing one of his legs. He was one of the very few who was not betrayed and thus survived the war. 2) Hamilton Fish Armstrong (1893-1973), was a United States diplomat, author and editor. He worked for the New Republic and served as military attache in Serbia during the First World War. In 1922, Armstrong became editor of "Foreign Affairs", the journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, taking over as editor after Archibald Cary Coolidge's death in 1928. Armstrong authored several books including "The New Balkans" and "Hitler's Reich: The First Phase". 3) Maria de Almagro Abreu. 4) Brooke Astor (1902-2007) was an American philanthropist, socialite and writer. Brooke Astor chaired the Vincent Astor Foundation named after her third husband, the son of John Jacob Astor IV. Her father, John Henry Russell, Jr. was the 16th Commandant of the Marine Corps and Brooke Astor spent much of her childhood in China, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and other places where her father was stationed. 5) Henry R. Luce (1898-1967) was one of the most influential persons of his day. The magazine magnate owned such well-known periodicals as Time magazine, Life, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated. Born in Tengchow, China to missionary parents he attended the Hotchkiss School and subsequently Yale, where he worked on the school newspapers. Blocked by FDR from covering the front during the Second World War, he was a staunch Republican and blatantly opposed FDR, subsequently appointing Whittaker Chambers as acting Foreign News editor in 1944. As part of the China Lobby he played a major role in shaping American sentiment in support of Chiang Kai-Shek and later demanded that Kennedy invade Cuba. He included Secreteray of State John Foster Dulles and CIA director Allen Dulles among his friends. 6) Hamilton Armstrong. 7) Willy Goudrian. 8) Neil [?]. 9) Enno Hobbing. In his book "A Secret Order: Investigating the High Strangeness and Synchronicity in the JFK Assassination", H.P. Albarelli, Jr. writes the following about CIA operative Enno Hobbing: "In 2006 writer Thomas Bass, a professor at the University of Albany, stated in a radio interview: 'Many spies have worked for Time Magazine, at least the spies we know of, were, in fact, working for the Central Intelligence Agency. There's that very famous example of Time magazine Bureau Chief, Mr. Enno Hobbing, who was, in 1954, moved from Paris to Guatemala where he led the coup d'etat while working out of the offices of Time". 10) George & Symphorosa Livermore. 11) Dorothy Breck (spouse of Henry C. Breck). 12) Edgar R. B[?]. 13) Henry C. Breck (Partner in J &W Seligman & Co., stock brokers). 14) "Yet" (Henriette) Roosenberg (1916-1972). "Yet" Roosenberg was a Dutch journalist and political prisoner. A graduate student at the start of World War II, she became a courrier for the Dutch resistance serving under the code name "Zip" and wrote for the newspaper "Het Parool". Captured in 1944, she was sentenced to death and sent to a German prison at Waldheim. Freed in 1945, in order to care for another very sick former prisoner she and a few other prisoners stayed behind instead of boarding American trucks which would cross Russian lines to bring them back home to the Netherlands. Helping their friend to a hospital, the group then undertook the journey on their own. Accosted by Russians, they were sent to a "displaced persons camp" and, it was only after several adventures documented in her memoirs "The Walls Came Tumbling Down", that they finally made their way home. After the war, "Yet" Roosenburg became a correspondent for "Time, Inc.". Five more autographs are penned in a column at right. Heading the list is that of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (1911-2004), the German-born consort of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. Opposed to Hitler, he banned the Swastika from the street bunting. The Dutch Royal family fled to England when Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940 but Prince Bernhard insisted on returning to join Dutch troops fighting their final battle against the invaders. He was again forced to flee and returned to England. General Eisenhower appointed the Prince Commander-in-Chief of the Dutch Forces when Dutch troops, now aided by the allies, fought in France in 1944 and the Prince took charge of the Dutch resitance forces, playing a vital role in that country's war effort. Despite his heroic war record, Prince Bernhard's reputation was later overshadowed by his disgrace due to his involvement in the 1976 financial scandal involving the Dutch air force and Lockheed. We're unable to identify the next two signatures. Following these is the autograph of Simone de Lippe, the wife of Prince Aschwin and that of Prince Aschwin of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1914-1988). The younger brother of Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Prince Aschwin openly supported the Nazis and became an officer in the Wehrmacht. An expert in Chinese painting and Indian sculpture, he became a curator at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art after the war. 
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