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THE ROBOT THAT HELPED TO MAKE A PRESIDENT: A RECONNAISSANCE INTO THE MYSTERIES OF JOHN F. KENNEDY'S SIGNATURE

By Hamilton, Charles (with signe note laid in)

New York: published by the author, 1965. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. This copy LACKS the separate sheet - Signature Pattern VII - that is often laid in. Laid in is a note from Hamilton to a noted fellow autograph dealer, and counter signed by Lloyd Ostendorf, and inscribed and signed by Justin G. Turner. 63pp.

$175.00

AMERICAN AUTOGRAPHS: SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE - REVOLUTIONARY WAR LEADERS - PRESIDENTS

By Hamilton, Charles

Norman, OK: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1983. HC. very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) in good slipcase. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0806116587 Two Volume Set Complete. Exceptionally nice set, BUT, at one time the slipcase was dropped and there is a bump on the lower rear corner which caused a very, very small bump to the bottom of the rear board of Volume One - hard to see. 2 vols., 633pp.

$275.00

THE MANUSCRIPT SOCIETY CRITERIA FOR DESCRIBING MANUSCRIPTS AND DOCUMENTS

By Boas, Norman F. (edited by)

Burbank, CA: The Manuscript Society, 1990. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). 11pp.

$8.00

HERITAGE INAUGURAL TEXANA AUCTION - FEATURING THE DARREL BROWN COLLECTION OF LAND, LOANS & LEGENDS - DECEMBER 1-3, 2007

By Heritage Auction Galleries

Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2007. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. 266pp.

$15.00

CHROMOS: A GUIDE TO PAPER COLLECTIBLES

By Kirsch, Francine (original photographs by Jay Edson; appendix by Dr. Christa Pieske)

San Diego: A. S. Barnes & Company, Inc, 1981. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and Color illustrations. ISBN 0498025179 The first comprehensive history and guide to collecting and crafting with diverse paper ephemera...lavishly illustrated. 239pp.

$8.00

MAKING MONEY IN AUTOGRAPHS
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MAKING MONEY IN AUTOGRAPHS

By Sullivan, George (introduction by Charles Hamilton)

New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1977. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0698107470 "How to profit by acquiring and selling letters and documents of the world's notables." 200 signatures reproduced. 223pp.

$6.00

PACKAGE AND PRINT: THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONTAINER AND LABEL DESIGN

By Davis, Alec

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc, 1968. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. The first book on the history of packaging, and fascinating with great illustrations. 208pp.

$12.50

PROFILES IN HISTORY - AUTOGRAPH CATALOG 43 - AUTUMN 2006

By Profiles in History

Beverly Hills, CA: Profiles in History, 2006. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 48pp.

$20.00

PROFILES IN HISTORY - HISTORICAL AUCTION 75 - JUNE 11, 2015

By Profiles in History

Calabasas, CA: Profiles in History, 2015. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. 212pp.

$25.00

MANUSCRIPTS - FALL 1976 - VOL. XXVIII - NO. 4 - PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE MANUSCRIPT SOCIETY

By Lutz, Paul V. (editor)

Walnut Creek, CA: The Manuscript Society, 1976. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. p253 - p336.

$7.50

THE AMERICAN POSTCARD GUIDE TO TUCK

By Carver, Sally S.

Brookline, MA: Carves Cards, 1976. PB. very good, wraps (softcover) owner's address label. B&W illustrations. Includes a history of the Raphael Tuck & Sons Company, a glossary of Tuck's Printing Processes, and then discusses the various categories of their cards. OWNER'S ADDRESS LABEL ON FRONT COVER. 76pp.

$6.00

ABOUT 85 YEARS AGO: PHOTO POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA (CIRCA 1907 TO 1920)
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ABOUT 85 YEARS AGO: PHOTO POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA (CIRCA 1907 TO 1920)

By Chien, David

Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1997. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 1570981507 Photographer and author David Chien has selected 89 images, printed on postcards and left by these anonymous photographers, weaving them together with beautifully crafted text to provide a poetic sketch of their lives and changing times. unpaginated.

$7.00

SCRIBBLERS & SCOUNDRELS

By Hamilton, Charles

New York: Paul S. Eriksson, Inc, 1968. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. A famous manuscript dealer and auctioneer recounts his personal experiences in the exciting world of autograph and manuscript collecting." Written before his "fall", scripophilists will enjoy this account of autograph dealing. 282pp.

$7.00

HISTORY COMES TO LIFE: COLLECTING HISTORICAL LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS
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HISTORY COMES TO LIFE: COLLECTING HISTORICAL LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS

By Rendell, Kenneth W.

Norman, OK: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1995. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0806127643 The author guides the reader through all aspects of collecting irresistible letters, manuscripts, and documents in virtually all subject areas from ancient times through the twentieth century. 279pp.

$10.00

AUTOGRAPHS - VERSES FROM NEW ENGLAND AUTOGRAPH ALBUMS 1825-1925

By Fowler, Alice S. (collected by)

Conyngham, PA: Pioneer Books, 1990. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0962160709 The autograph album started as a sentimental records of friendship and affection among adults and then of younger people. 80pp.

$85.00

MAPS AND HISTORY: CONSTRUCTING IMAGES OF THE PAST

By Black, Jeremy

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0300069766 267pp.

$5.00

THE SNAKE-OIL SYNDROME: PATENT MEDICINE ADVERTISING

By Bingham, A. Walker

Hanover, MA: Christopher Publishing House, 1994. HC. fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0815804849 A reference work for the patent medicine phenomena. The ephemera considered include trade cards, posters, almanacs, advertising premiums, labels, calendars, billheads, stamps, bottles, tokens and music. The extensive index cross-references all of the images (approximately 500) by subject as well as product name. 166pp.

$70.00

MAPS AND VIEWS OF WASHINGTON AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

By Phillips, P. Lee

Norwich, VT: Terra Nova Press, 1996. HC. fine, black cloth (hardcover). B&W frontis. ISBN 0964900025 Originally published in 1900. In preparation for the centenary celebration, P. Lee Phillips created this list of maps and views from the vast collection in the Library of Congress. Now, almost one hundred years later, we still find his list important and useful. 87pp.

$5.00

THE BABY MADE ME BUY IT! A TREASURY OF BABIES WHO SOLD YESTERDAY'S PRODUCTS

By Muncaster, Alice L.; Sawyer, Ellen; and, Kapson, Ken

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1991. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). over 120 color photographs. ISBN 0517582066 Introduces the reader to some of the most interesting and unusual advertising of yesteryear showing beautiful infants and toddlers "endorsing" products as diverse as cereal, soap, patent medicines and candy - from the late 1800s through the 1950s. 96pp.

$7.00

TRAIN AND TRANSPORT: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE

By Anderson, Janice and Swinglehurst, Edmund (with an introduction by Maurice Rickards)

London: Bracken Books, 1989. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and Color illustrations. ISBN 1851702520 The full story of travel and transport is preserved in histories on library bookshelves. It is also conveyed, less formally but often more graphically, in the transient paper oddments which it has generated. Here, in tickets, notices, leaflets, labels, folders, billheads and other throwaways, is an epitome of Mankind's love affair with the way from A to B. 96pp.

$6.00

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