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121 (Randall, E. O.; Taylor, Edward Livingston; Hunter, W. H.; Knabenshue, S. S.; et al) OHIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS. Volume XI. Including Index for Vols. I-XI inclusive
Columbus, OH: Fred J. Heer, 1903. 1903. Very good 
Columbus, OH: Fred J. Heer, 1903.. 1903.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly bumped with a small, light stain to the front cover. The spine & rear joint are spotted. vii, [vi] & 486 pages. There is a red stain to the fore-edge. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Black-and- white illustrations. Very good.

Volume XI includes the quarterlies of the Society previously published as numbers I and II for July and October 1902, and the supplement to Volume XI, which consists of an index to Volumes I to XI. Among the contents are "Monuments to Historical Indian Chiefs" by Edward Livingston Taylor, "The Mound Builders of Ohio" by S. S. Knabenshue, "First Battle of the American Revolution" by W. H. Hunter and "The Chilicothes" by R. W. McFarand. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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122 (Randolph, John). Adams, Henry JOHN RANDOLPH
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1887. 1887. Very good 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1887.. 1887.. Very good. - Octavo, three quarters gilt-ruled black calf & black & blue marbled boards titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine. The top edge is gilt; marbled endpapers. The joints & the extremities of the binding are rubbed. vi & 313 pages. Very good.

Tenth edition. A title in the series "American Statesmen". 
Price: 50.00 USD

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123 (Redwells) THE AMERICAN FRONTIER from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Volume II: From Lewis and Clark through the Mexican War. (Catalog)
Newton, MA: The Rendells, Inc., 1981. 1981. Very good 
Newton, MA: The Rendells, Inc., 1981.. 1981.. Very good. - Quarto, printed cream wraps with a portrait in dark brown & cream on each wrap. The wraps are lightly soiled with the corners very lightly creased & a small pink stain to the rear wrap.. There is a tiny tear to the head of the spine. 189 pages. Illustrated with facsimiles in dark brown & cream. Very good.

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124 (Richards, William) THE FALLS OF NIAGARA. Depicted by Pen and Camera
Chicago: Knight, Leonard & Co., 1892. 1892. Very good 
Chicago: Knight, Leonard & Co., 1892.. 1892.. Very good. - Oblong octavo, 6 inches high by 9 inches wide. Light green cloth backed with a darker cloth spine, titled and illustrated in silver on the front cover. The covers are slightly soiled with very minor rubbing. [56] unnumbered pages, profusely illustrated throughout with textual and full- page illustrations of Niagara Falls and its surroundings, and with a double-page color "Bird's-Eye View of Niagara Falls and of Niagara River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario", printed on tissue, bound in at the front. There is a tiny tear to the bottom edge of the first 2 leaves, including the first page of the color view. There is some occasional minor soiling. Very good.

This wonderful descriptive view book waxes lyrically about the many aspects of Niagara Falls with descriptions accompanying views of the Ice Bridge, The Horse-Shoe Fall from Goat Island, Niagara in Winter, The Cantilever Bridge, The Erosion of the Gorge, and so on. William Richards' poem "Niagara in Spring", originally published in Harper's Magazine is printed at the back, followed by useful information including Admission fees, rates and tolls, the location of Chicago train depots, etc.

The volume includes fascinating illustrated ads. These include ads for The International Hotel, The Cataract House in Niagara Falls, The Auditorium Hotels, The Marquette European Hotel in Chicago from where one can start the train journey to the Falls. Ads relating to the Railroad industry also abound. These include ads for Gould Couple Co., the New York Wheel Works, Juanita Iron and Steel Works, the Michigan Car Co. (manufacturers of Freight and Refrigerator Cars), the Schenectady Locomotive Works, the Niagara Falls Route of the Michigan Central RR, and even the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry. 
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125 (Roosevelt, Eleanor). Debnam, W.E WEEP NO MORE, MY LADY
Raleigh, North Carolina: Printed for the author by The Graphic Press, Inc., (1950). (1950). Good 
Raleigh, North Carolina: Printed for the author by The Graphic Press, Inc., (1950).. (1950).. Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in pictorial white & blue wraps, titled & illustrated in white & shades of blue on the front cover. The covers are rubbed and quite soiled. 60 pages. A previous owner's name is penned at the top of the title page. Good.

A vitriolic attack on Eleanor Roosevelt. The foreword states: "This little booklet is an enlargement on a series of two broadcasts over the Smith-Douglass radio network February 8th and 9th, 1950, in answer to comments on the South by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt in her column, My Day, a few days before." 
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126 (Roosevelt, Eleanor). Levy, William Turner; and Russett, Cynthia Eagle THE EXTRAORDINARY MRS. R.: A Friend Remembers Eleanor Roosevelt
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1999). (1999). 0471331775 / 9780471331773 Fine 
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1999).. (1999).. Fine. - Octavo, boards, in a dust wrapper. xiv, 256 & [1] & [1] pages. Black-and- white illustrations. Near fine.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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127 (Roosevelt, Franklin D). Mitchell, Ewing Young KICKED IN AND KICKED OUT OF THE PRESIDENT'S LITTLE CABINET
Washington, DC: The Andrew Jackson Press, 1936. 1936. Good 
Washington, DC: The Andrew Jackson Press, 1936.. 1936.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. The spine is faded with small light stains & light soiling. xii & 371 pages, with black & white illustrations, including 2 facsimiles of FDR letters. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper and there is some light soiling to the foreword page. Good.

First edition [Halter T302].

Roosevelt's former Assistant Secretary of Commerce makes his case against Roosevelt and his administration: "In times like these every citizen who has vital information concerning the affairs of Government, the character and conduct of public officials and those prominent in political life, which is calculated to assist the people in arriving at a proper solution of the country's difficulties, owes a patriotic duty to disclose it no matter how obtained."--From the author's Foreword. First Edition. 
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FIRST (ONLY?) SEPARATE PRINTING OF NY TIMES EDITORIAL ON THE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. With TLS from Times editor giving permission for its publication, (Roosevelt, Franklin D.)
128 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.) FIRST (ONLY?) SEPARATE PRINTING OF NY TIMES EDITORIAL ON THE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. With TLS from Times editor giving permission for its publication
(Providence, RI?: J. B. Coleman, 1945). 1945). Very good Signed
(Providence, RI?: J. B. Coleman, 1945).. 1945).. Very good. - sc Oblong small quarto [7-1/2 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide]. The editorial is printed on one side only & fills 2 pages of a sheet of cream stock folded once to form 4 pages. The sheet is slightly darkened at the edges & along the fold. Together with a letter to Mr. J. B. Coleman of Providence, RI typed on a sheet of New York Times letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide, signed "Charles Merz" by the editor. The edges of the letterhead are darkened. It is folded twice for mailing and the top & bottom edges are slightly creased. Very good.

Charles Merz, editor of the New York Times, writes to J. B. Coleman of Providence, R.I. on April 16, 1945, to say that The Times has no plans to reprint the editorial in another form "but would be glad to give you our permission to reprint it in a small pamphlet, with credit to The Times, for the purposes described in your letter".

The powerful editorial, dated April 13, 1945, mourns the passing of Roosevelt, praising his leadership during World War II: "A great and gallant wartime leader has died almost in the very hour of the victory to which he led the way. It is a cruel and bitter irony that Franklin D. Roosevelt should not have lived to see the Allied armies march into Berlin. It is a hard and stunning blow to lose the genius and the inspiration of his leadership in this decisive moment of the war...."

We have not been able to locate any other reprint of the editorial. Rare. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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129 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.) (King, William H.; McCarran, Patrick; Burke, Edward R.; et al) ADVERSE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY ON A BILL TO REORGANIZE THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT
Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1937. 1937. Very good 
Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, tan cloth titled in red on spine with frames stamped in red on both covers. The covers are very lightly soiled & the spine is slightly darkened. 45 pp. plus colophon, beautifully printed with borders in red throughout. Very good.

1/1000 copies.

A nice association copy, from the library of Alva B. Gimbel with her distinctive miniature leather book label. Together with her husband Bernard, she formed the important Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation. A publisher's presentation slip is laid in.

Reprinted from The Senate Calendar: Number 734 Report / Number 711: June 7th MCMXXXVII. The report rejected Roosevelt's "court- packing" plan. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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SCARCE VINTAGE ANTI FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT POEM - "REJECTED"., (Roosevelt, Franklin D.).
130 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). SCARCE VINTAGE ANTI FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT POEM - "REJECTED".
circa [1940]. [1940]. Very good 
- Narrow octavo [7 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide], broadside. There is a light stain to the left margin, overlapping a few words of the text. There is light staining to the verso. Very good.

A satirical attack, in rhyming couplets, on Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal. "A stranger [FDR] stood at the Gates of Hell / And the devil himself answered the bell." The devil asks him what he has done to entitle him to entry. "Then Franklin D. with his usual guile, / Stepped forth and flashed his toothy smile. / 'When I took charge in thirty-three / A nation's faith was mine,' said he. / 'I promised this and I promised that / And I calmed them down with a fireside chat.'" After a recital of raised taxes and ruinous economic policies, the Devil refuses him entry on the grounds that he'll lose his own job if Franklin gets in.

This is a scarce vintage printing of the poem from the time of its original appearance. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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131 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). Cancino, Francisco Cuevas ROOSEVELT Y LA BUENA VECINDAD
Mexico-Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, (1954). (1954). Very good 
Mexico-Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, (1954).. (1954).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue & brown wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped with creases to the spine. 551 pages plus colophon, unopened. Very good.

First edition. The text is in Spanish. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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132 (Roosevelt, Franklin D.). Charriez, J. Villaronga POLITICA EXTERIOR DEL PRESIDENTE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
San Juan de Puerto Rico: Biblioteca de Autores Puertorriquenos, n.d. [1943]. n.d. [1943]. Good 
San Juan de Puerto Rico: Biblioteca de Autores Puertorriquenos, n.d. [1943].. n.d. [1943].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled. 229 pages plus colophon, unopened. The page edges are darkened & the top edge is foxed. Good.

The book deals with Roosevelt's foreign policy from 1933 to 1945. The text is in Spanish.

Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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133 (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano) WAGES AND HOURS / MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING A RECOMMENDATION THAT THE CONGRESS ENACT LEGISLATION "FURTHER TO HELP THOSE WHO TOIL IN FACTORY AND ON FARM" / May 24, 1937. -- Referred to the Committee on Labor and ordered to be printed. [75th Congress, 1st Session / House of Representatives / Document No. 255]
Washington, D.C., 1937. 1937. Fine 
Washington, D.C., 1937.. 1937.. Fine. - Octavo, 9 inches high by 5-7/8 inches wide. Softcovers, self-wraps. 4 pages. There is some minor staining to the bottom edge of the last page. Else, near fine.

First edition. [Halter T636].

"The time has arrived for us to take further action to extend the frontiers of social progress." First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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134 (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Burns, James MacGregor ROOSEVELT: The Soldier of Freedom
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1970). (1970). Very good 
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in dark red, in dw. The covers are very lightly bumped. The dw is rubbed & chipped. xiv & 722 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good in a good dw.

This concluding volume of the first complete biography of FDR covers the period from 1940 to his death in 1945. Dust jacket present. 
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135 (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Dows, Olin FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT AT HYDE PARK. DRAWINGS BY OLIN DOWS. SIXTEEN DIFFERENT POSTCARDS
circa [1949]. [1949]. Fine 
circa [1949].. [1949].. Fine. - sc A set of 16 black & white postcards, each measuring 3-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide with a different image by Olin Dows reproduced from his book of the same name. This is a fine, uncut set printed on 2 accordion fold-outs, each with 4 panels of 2 cards. Perforated lines permit the easy separation of the cards. Each card is titled on the verso with a caption quoted from Dows' book. A fine set in its original pictorial envelope, titled and illustrated in green.

SCARCE. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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A DEEPLY MOVING ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN  ROOSEVELT'S FUNERAL COFFIN BEING ESCORTED BY AN HONOR GUARD INTO THE WHITE HOUSE., (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). McAvoy, D. (1905-1966). Photojournalist.
136 (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). McAvoy, D. (1905-1966). Photojournalist. A DEEPLY MOVING ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT'S FUNERAL COFFIN BEING ESCORTED BY AN HONOR GUARD INTO THE WHITE HOUSE.
Washington, D.C., April 14, 1945. 1945. Very good 
- sc A 14-1/4 inch high by 11-1/8 inch wide gelatin silver print depicting the famous image of President Roosevelt's flag-draped coffin being carried and escorted into the White House by an honor guard, as the horse-drawn funeral carriage draws away. Two marines bearing flags stand at the lower left of the image under the leafy branches of the tree which frames the left side of the photograph. The tree's branches reach out towards the columns of the White House's entrance which frame the right side of the image, balancing the somber scene. There are some very light creases to the lower and upper left margin and the upper right margin. The photographer's credit "Life Photo by Thomas McAvoy" is stamped in blue on the verso together with the date "Apr 15 1945", and Life's copyright information boldly stamped in purple. A powerful photograph.

The photojournalist, Thomas D. McAvoy (1905-1966) was one of the first photographers to use a Leica for news coverage. He is well known for chronicling the Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Together with Margaret Bourke-White, Peter Stackpole and Alfred Eisenstaedt, he was one of the first photographers to work for Life Magazine. 
Price: 350.00 USD

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137 (Roosevelt, Franklin Delano). Shoumatoff, Elizabeth COLOR COLLOTYPE PRINT OF THE SITTING PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT AFTER THE PAINTING BY ELIZABETH SHOUMATOFF
(1943). (1943). Very good 
(1943).. (1943).. Very good. - sc A superb 10-1/2 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide color portrait of FDR on 15-1/2 inch high by 12 inch wide heavy stock. The print, a color collotype by A. Jaffe" is entitled "Franklin D. Roosevelt / painted by Elizabeth Shoumatoff in April 1943". The superb image depicts a dignified white haired FDR from the chest up, attired in suit & tie over white shirt with a dark cape draped over his shoulders. There is some light foxing and discoloration to the ample borders and tape remnants on the verso. Very good.

A rare portrait of the President.

Elizabeth Shoumatoff was the painter of "the unfinished portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt". A friend of Lucy Rutherford's, Elizabeth Shoumatoff, had been commissioned to paint a portrait of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Sketching the president as he chatted and read papers, Shoumatoff initially painted a small portrait of the President. It was agreed that the President would sit for her again at a later time and that she would then paint a much larger portrait. She was invited back to Warm Springs Georgia and arrived on April 9th, 1945, to spend the weekend and paint the larger portrait. At noon on April 12th, 1945, as she sketched and painted, the President reached for his head compaining of a terrible headache, collapsed and lost consciousness. FDR was pronounced dead at 3:35 p.m. 
Price: 175.00 USD

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138 (Roosevelt, Franklin). Ludwig, Emil. ROOSEVELT: A Study in Fortune and Power. Translated from the German by Maurice Samuel.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. 1938. Very good 
New York: The Viking Press, 1938.. 1938.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt within gilt-framed blue rectangles on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly rubbed & soiled. There is a piece out the tail of the jacket spine & there are tears to the head & tail & the panel, which have been repaired with brown tape internally. xii, [iv] & 350 pages The page edges are slightly darkened. 9 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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139 (Roosevelt, Theodore). Hagedorn, Hermann THEODORE ROOSEVELT: A Biographical Sketch
New York: Privately Printed, Roosevelt Memorial Exhibition Committee, Columbia University, 1919. 1919. Good Signed
New York: Privately Printed, Roosevelt Memorial Exhibition Committee, Columbia University, 1919.. 1919.. Good. FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR HERMANN HAGEDORN - Octavo, buff creamy white boards titled and decorated in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and darkened along the edges and spine. The head and tail of the spine are chipped and there is wear to the corners. 44 & [2] pages, illustrated with 5 full-page illustrations. The binding is very slightly shaken. There is a tiny chip to the top edge of the front blank. The pages are toned with a couple of small minor stains and faint creases to the corners of the last pages. Good.

First edition. Signed in black ink by the author Hermann Hagedorn on the title page.

Printed by the Marchbanks Press. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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140 (Rosenbach Company) THE HISTORY OF AMERICA IN DOCUMENTS: Original Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Source Materials. Part I: The Period of Discovery to the Battle of Yorktown. (Catalogue)
Philadelphia, PA: The Rosenbach Company, 1949. 1949. Very good 
Philadelphia, PA: The Rosenbach Company, 1949.. 1949.. Very good. - Large octavo, printed wraps. Heavily stained and chipped. 135 pp. Contents are very good.

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