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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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“SHE MAKES ME LAUGH AND SHE BREAKS MY HEART”

PLACHY, Sylvia. Sylvia Plachy"s Unguided Tour. (New York, 1990).

First edition of this representative selection of Plachy’s work, published in conjunction with a major exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, with 117 full-page duotones. Accompanied by an original musical composition written and performed by Tom Waits. $950.

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"YO EL REY… YO LA REYNA"

FERDINAND AND ISABELLA . Manuscript document signed. Zaragoza, September 15, 1492.

Official manuscript document from 1492 signed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain just one month before Columbus sighted and landed in the New World, framed with an image based on John Vanderlyn's "The Landing of Columbus," now in the Rotunda of the Capitol building in Washington. $25,000.

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(GLACKENS, William) DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Three volumes. Three exemplary volumes from the renowned limited “Bibliomaniac Edition” of De Kock’s Works, number four of only 10 sets produced, these being the two volumes of Edmond and His Cousin and one volume of Jean, printed on French-folded vellum and illustrated with 15 original works by William Glackens (13 signed), and ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs. $3500.

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BARBER’S HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF NEW HAVEN, WITH EIGHT HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS, INCLUDING DOOLITTLE’S FAMOUS ENGRAVING OF THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON, DOOLITTLE’S OWN COPY

BARBER, J, W. History and Antiquities of New Haven. New Haven, 1831-32. First edition, with eight hand-colored engraved plates, including Amos Doolittle’s famous 1775 engraving of the Battle of Lexington, re-engraved by Doolittle and Barber for this volume. The copy of Amos Doolittle, with his owner signature. Very handsomely bound by the Club Bindery. $1250.

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RARE LIMITED EDITION OF TWELVE INSTANT IMAGES, ONE OF ONLY 50 PORTFOLIOS ISSUED WITH 12 VINTAGE EXHIBITION-SIZE PRINTS SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHERS—WALKER EVANS, ANSEL ADAMS, JOSEF SUDEK, DAVID BAILEY, MINOR WHITE, LENNART NILSSON, SARAH MOON, ULRICH MACK, YOUSUF KARSH, KISHIN SHINOYAMA, OLIVIERO TOSCANI, AND JEANLOUP SIEFF

EVANS, Walker; ADAMS, Ansel; KARSH, Yousuf; SUDEK, Joseph; WHITE, Minor et al. Twelve Instant Images on Polaroid Type 105 Positive/Negative Film. Zurich, Switzerland, 1978.

Rare signed limited edition, one of only 50 sets in a signed unnumbered limitation featuring 12 vintage exhibition-size prints, each print signed by the photographer, an exceptional portfolio collection of striking duotones by world-renowned modern masters of photography—Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, Joseph Sudek, David Bailey, Minor White, Lennart Nilsson, Sarah Moon, Ulrich Mack, Yousuf Karsh, Kishin Shinoyama, Oliviero Toscani, and Jeanloup Sieff—edited by Allan Porter of Camera for Polaroid Corporation, including Evans' abstract close-up, Toscani's portrait of Andy Warhol, Karsh's portrait of Marshall McLuhan, Adams' "Window, Bear Valley," luminous nudes by Bailey and Sieff, Sudek's still life, richly evocative images by Moon, Mack and Nilsson, Shinoyama's striking nudes, and Minor White's dynamic cityscape. $28,000.

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AN EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN RARITY—JEFFERSON’S PERSONAL ANNOTATED COPY OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, (1803, 1805) FROM JEFFERSON’S LIBRARY

(JEFFERSON, Thomas) UNITED STATES CONGRESS. Laws of the United States. Vols. VI-VII. Washington City, 1803, 1805. One volume.

Thomas Jefferson's personal copy of Volumes VI and VII of the Laws of the United States, together in one most rare and remarkable volume from his library, containing Jefferson's characteristic and distinctive ownership marks, together with his annotations and marginalia in his manuscript hand, featuring the Acts of the 7th and 8th Congresses, and early printings of key laws passed from 1802-1805 (while Jefferson was President), notably containing a printing of the text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty that is said to have been Jefferson's primary source for the treaty, also with printings of laws resulting from the Treaty, and major legislation establishing a governmental structure for the newly-acquired territory, in contemporary calf. $245,000.

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WITH 85 LOVELY FULL-PAGE ENGRAVED HAND-COLORED VIEWS BY BARTLETT

(TURKEY) (BARTLETT, William Henry, illustrator) PARDOE, Julia. The Beauties of the Bosphorus. London, circa 1854.

Early edition, with frontispiece portrait, engraved title page, map, and 85 steel-engraved plates of Turkish views and landmarks after drawings by William Henry Bartlett—all except the map splendidly and vividly hand-colored—handsomely bound. $6000.

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"THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FANTASY NOVEL EVER WRITTEN"

TOLKIEN, J.R.R. Lord of the Rings. London, 1954-55. Three volumes.

First editions of all three volumes of Tolkien's tour de force: his richly imagined, elegantly crafted, wildly popular vision of the battle for the fate of Middle-Earth, an exceptional set. $15,000.

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OGILBY’S REMARKABLE 1671 AMERICA, SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED

OGILBY, John. America. London, 1671.

First edition of one of the greatest illustrated English works on the New World, with 51 splendid double-page engraved views and maps, six full-page portraits, frontispiece, and 66 illustrations in the text. The work contains "the first extensive account of Maryland" and one of the earliest views of New York City. A handsomely bound, wide-margined copy. $55,000.

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“A FINAL TESTAMENT TO THE HUMAN VALUES HE CHERISHED MOST”

WASHINGTON, George. The Will of General George Washington. Alexandria, 1800.

First edition of Washington's will, "one of the most historically significant and personally revealing documents he ever wrote," exceedingly rare in original wrappers. $22,500.

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