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"FOR SOME TIME I HAVE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING TO PERPETUATE JOE'S MEMORY…"

KENNEDY, John F. Typed letter signed with autograph postscript. WITH: As We Remember Joe. Hyannisport and Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 6, 1944 / 1945.

Exceptional typed letter by John F. Kennedy to a close family friend, Richard Flood, requesting that Flood write a short essay on Joe Kennedy for the tribute book, We Remember Joe, signed by JFK and with signed autograph postscript reading: "If you have any ideas on this—give me a call—Best Jack—Did [illegible] come through?" Together with a first edition, first issue copy of the book. $25,000.

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AMAZING ARCHIVE OF 81 PIECES OF CORRESPONDENCE WRITTEN TO IBM PRESIDENT ARTHUR WATSON, INCLUDING SIGNED LETTERS FROM KENNEDY, NIXON, AND 24 LETTERS BY EISENHOWER, 1951-63

(EISENHOWER, Dwight D.; KENNEDY, John F., Jr.; NIXON, Richard; et al.) (WATSON, Arthur). Archive of correspondence. Various places, 1951-63. Fascinating and revealing archive of correspondence written to Arthur Kittredge Watson, President of IBM World Trade Corporation—at the time these letters were written, 1951-63, one of the largest and most powerful corporations in the world—and United States Ambassador to France. Includes signed letters with substantial content written and signed by Kennedy, Nixon, and 24 letters by Eisenhower. $19,500.

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"THANK YOU FOR COMING FOR THE LAST THING WE ALL DO TOGETHER FOR JACK"

(KENNEDY, Jacqueline) KENNEDY, John F. Archive from the Inauguration of the British Memorial to President John F. Kennedy, including program inscribed and typed letter signed with envelope free frank. New York and Runnymede, London, 1965-66.

Extraordinary archive from the Inauguration of the British Memorial to President John F. Kennedy, compiled by his fellow PT-109 survivor and campaign aide, Barney Ross, featuring a commemorative program—one of only 100 copies printed and specially bound for Jackie Kennedy—with a tipped-in order of service wonderfully inscribed by Jackie Kennedy, an album of original photographs with 21 images by White House photographer Cecil Stoughton, and a signed typed letter from Jackie Kennedy thanking Ross for a special silver-gilt box and for attending the ceremony, as well as assorted original correspondence and documents related to the event. $19,500.

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“THEREIN LIES OUR RESPONSIBILITY AND OUR OPPORTUNITY”

KENNEDY, John F. Typescript speech. No place, delivered 1 October 1959. Important political address by Senator John F. Kennedy quoting FDR, T.S. Eliot, Nikita Khrushchev, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Queen Elizabeth I, and comparing President Eisenhower to Shakespeare’s King Lear—also with a boat doodle and over 50 words in Kennedy’s hand. The Kennedy Library has a typescript of this speech, but without the corrections. $18,500.

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SIGNED BY JOHN F. KENNEDY DURING WORLD WAR II

KENNEDY, John F. Document signed. Charleston, South Carolina, April 18, 1942.

Rare original 1942 Navy transfer request, in which future-President John F. Kennedy, suffering chronic pain from a back injury, asked to be moved from a Charleston, South Carolina naval hospital to its Chelsea, Massachusetts equivalent in order to be hospitalized closer to his family in Boston, submitted only a year before the PT-109 disaster in which Kennedy saved his shipwrecked crewmen and earned both the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and a Purple Heart, signed by JFK. $16,800.

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"WE WILL HELP THEM IF THEY WILL HELP US. THIS, I HAVE LONG BELIEVED, SHOULD BE THE MOTIVATING FORCE BEHIND OUR ENTIRE FOREIGN POLICY"

KENNEDY, John F. Autograph and Typed Manuscript Campaign Speech. No place, 1952.

Autograph and typed manuscript speech, annotated by Kennedy and with over a page in his handwriting, delivered during the 1952 Massachusetts Senate campaign that ultimately unseated Henry Cabot Lodge, answering charges by Lodge that he did not take the Korean War seriously enough, in which he mentions his own personal experience in World War II and the possibility of provoking World War III and atomic warfare. $16,500.

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"PRESIDENT KENNEDY HAS BEEN SHOT": REMARKABLE ARCHIVE OF HISTORIC BREAKING NEWS OF THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION ON ORIGINAL ASSOCIATED PRESS TELETYPE SHEETS FROM NOVEMBER 22, 1963

(KENNEDY ASSASSINATION). Original Associated Press teletype reports of the Kennedy assassination. Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963.

Original Associated Press teletype from November 22, 1963 to March 1964, with breaking news of the Kennedy assassination, including reports of Kennedy's death, Mrs. Kennedy departing with her husband's body, the discovery of Oswald's sniper's nest, and Lyndon Johnson's inauguration. $12,500.

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LARGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY—THE IMAGE EVENTUALLY USED AS THE OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAIT—BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY KENNEDY

(KENNEDY, John F.). Photograph inscribed. No place, no date.

Large photographic print of Fabian Bachrach's iconic portrait of President Kennedy wearing a pinstripe suit, boldly inscribed in the margin to the Kennedy's family's "numbers man": "To Tom Walsh—with esteem and very best wishes—John Kennedy." $9500.

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INSCRIBED BY JOHN F. KENNEDY TO TOM WALSH, THE KENNEDY FAMILY'S FINANCIAL ADVISOR AND A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND

KENNEDY, John F. Profiles in Courage. New York, circa 1960.

Later printing of Kennedy’s Pulitzer-winning examination of “that most admirable of human virtues,” inscribed to the Kennedy family's financial advisor and close family friend: "To Tom Walsh—with every good wish from his friend—John Kennedy." $9000.

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INSCRIBED BY JFK

KENNEDY, John F. Profiles in Courage. New York, 1956.

Later printing of Kennedy’s Pulitzer-winning examination of “that most admirable of human virtues,” inscribed by him, "To Florence Zaks, Best regards, John Kennedy." Recipient Zaks worked on Kennedy's presidential campaign in Maryland. $9000.

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JOHN AND JACKIE KENNEDY WATCHING ROBERT KENNEDY’S CHILDREN PLAY AT THE KENNEDY COMPOUND

(KENNEDY, John F. and Jacqueline) SHAW, Mark. Photograph. New York, 1963.

Vintage photographic print, taken in Hyannis Port in the fall of 1959, depicting John and Jackie Kennedy watching Robert Kennedy’s children play under an outdoor shower. Bears Shaw’s own studio stamp on verso. $7000.

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BEAUTIFUL LARGE VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT BY CAMELOT PHOTOGRAPHER MARK SHAW OF THE KENNEDY FAMILY IN FRONT OF THEIR GEORGETOWN HOME

(KENNEDY, John F. and Jacqueline) SHAW, Mark. Photograph. New York, 1963.

Vintage photographic print, taken in front of the Kennedys’ Georgetown home, depicting John Kennedy lifting a toddler-age Caroline into the air while Jackie watches. Bears Shaw’s own studio stamp on verso. $6800.

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INSCRIBED BY BOBBY KENNEDY

(KENNEDY, Robert) KENNEDY, John F. As We Remember Joe. Cambridge, MA, 1945.

First edition, second issue (one of only 250 copies privately printed for family and friends), of this tribute to the eldest of the Kennedy brothers, an exceptional presentation/association copy inscribed by Robert Kennedy to President Kennedy's beloved friend Dave Powers, "For Dave, Bob Kennedy, Christmas 1965." $6800.

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JOHN F. KENNEDY STOPPING BY TO CHECK ON HIS FRIENDS’ PROGRESS DURING THEIR 50-MILE “KENNEDY MARCH”

(KENNEDY, John F.) SHAW, Mark. Photograph. New York, 1963.

Vintage photographic print, taken near the Sunshine Parkway, depicting John F. Kennedy stopping to check on his friends as they took a rest during a 50-mile walk from Palm Beach to Miami. Bears Shaw’s own studio stamp and “Private Print” on verso. $6500.

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INSCRIBED BY JOHN F. KENNEDY AS PRESIDENT, FIRST FRENCH EDITION IN WRAPPERS OF STRATÉGIE DE LA PAIX (STRATEGY OF PEACE), 1961

KENNEDY, John F. Strategie de la Paix. Paris, 1961.

First French edition in wrappers, of this collection of Kennedy’s powerful pre-presidency speeches, inscribed to the Prime Minister of Greece, Constantine Karamanlis, who was visiting the White House the same day the failed Bay of Pigs invasion was launched, "To President Karamanlis with esteem and best wishes, John Kennedy." $6000.

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JOHN AND JACKIE KENNEDY CAMPAIGNING IN WEST VIRGINIA

(KENNEDY, John F. and Jacqueline) SHAW, Mark. Photograph. New York, 1963.

Vintage photographic print, taken in Wheeling, West Virginia, toward the end of Kennedy’s presidential campaign, depicting John and Jackie Kennedy greeting voters at an event. Bears Shaw’s own studio stamp on verso. $5500.

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JOHN AND JACKIE KENNEDY CONVERSING WITH FAMILY AT THE KENNEDY COMPOUND

(KENNEDY, John F. and Jacqueline) SHAW, Mark. Photograph. New York, 1963.

Vintage photographic print, taken in Hyannis Port in the fall of 1959, depicting John Kennedy having a conversation on the couch while Jackie and Joseph Kennedy have a discussion off to the side. Bears Shaw’s own studio stamp and “Private Print” on verso. $4500.

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FASCINATING PHOTO-ARCHIVE OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY’S MILITARY AIDE, MAJOR GENERAL CHESTER “TED” CLIFTON

(KENNEDY, John F.) CLIFTON, Chester V. “Ted” Photo-Archive. Washington and elsewhere, 1961.

Fascinating collection of photographic prints and negatives documenting World War II engagements, Eisenhower as a baseball fan, early missile launches, and the Kennedy White House, together with a sheaf of correspondence, including Clifton’s letter of resignation initialed by Lyndon Johnson “with regret,” and signed letters from Westmoreland, Shriver, Ball, and Laird. $4500.

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JOHN F. KENNEDY'S TRIBUTE TO HIS BROTHER, AS WE REMEMBER JOE, 1945

KENNEDY, John F. As We Remember Joe. Cambridge, MA, 1945.

First edition, second issue (of only 250 copies), of this warm tribute to the eldest of the Kennedy brothers, edited by John F. Kennedy, privately printed for family and friends, a splendid copy. $2000.

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A THOUSAND DAYS, INSCRIBED BY ARTHUR BY SCHLESINGER

(KENNEDY, John F.) SCHLESINGER, Arthur M., Jr. Thousand Days. Boston, 1965.

First trade edition of Schlesinger's Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Kennedy administration, a memorable presentation/association copy inscribed on the title page by him to the Oscar-nominated composer and lyricist, "For Ann Ronell with great regard, Arthur M. Schlesinger." $950.

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