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Autograph Document Signed by  W. Averill (1891-1986) HARRIMAN - Signed - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 22613)

Autograph Document Signed

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Autograph Document Signed

by HARRIMAN, W. Averill (1891-1986)

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The versatile diplomat and statesman served as ambassador to the U.S.S.R. (1943-46), then briefly to England; he helped negotiate the 1963 Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and represented the U.S. at the Paris peace talks on Vietnam, served as secretary of commerce, governor of New York, and more. Partly-printed ADS, 1p, 8½" X 11", New York, NY, 1919 October 23. Very good. Several small edge tears archivally mended on verso. Updating form sent out by Whoís Who in America for their 1920-21 edition, on pale orange stock. Harrimanís then-brief entry from the previous edition -- he was less than thirty years old at the time! -- is affixed to the blank center area. Harriman has written out "Born 1891 / married Sept. 1915 / Miss Kitty Lanier Lawrence," then at the bottom added his business address, signed and dated it. Unusual, and by far the earliest Harriman item we have encountered. Comes with a choice original 10" X 8" news agency photograph of 1947 showing Harriman as commerce secretary -- itself scarce. Mini-biography of Harriman as an up-and-coming twenty-something.

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Bookseller
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
22613
Title
Autograph Document Signed
Author
HARRIMAN, W. Averill (1891-1986)
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Keywords
AUTOGRAPHS
Bookseller catalogs
Autographs; Government & Politics;
Product_type
Autographs

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts most major credit cards and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB, MWABA, The Manuscript Society.

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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 50 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.

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