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Tag: James Madison

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    Indian Peace Medals to Headline Early American History Auctions Event

    In early American history, colonial leaders regularly presented medals to Native American chiefs during negotiations. These items are commonly referred to as Indian peace medals. However, negotiations with Native American tribes were rarely in good faith. Often, the aim was not to build a genuine alliance but to placate the…

    1809 Silver James Madison Indian Peace Medal Finest Known AU. 51mm ANACS Genuine
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    Andrew Jones Auctions will ring in 2021 with a pair of online DTLA Collections & Estates auctions, January 12th and 27th

    The Jan. 12 sale will contain American and English decorative arts. The Jan. 27 event will be broad and varied, featuring fine Chinese and Asian works of art. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) ship's passport, signed in April 1805, countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836), estimate $3,000-$5,000. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES,…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will ring in 2021 with a pair of online DTLA Collections & Estates auctions, January 12th and 27th
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    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million

    Lot given by James Madison to overseas diplomat James Maury eclipses $312K DALLAS, Texas (March 10, 2020) – An extremely rare copy of The Federalist Papers that was personally given by James Madison to an American diplomat and a strong selection of literature related to the Mormon church and its founders boosted the…

    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million
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    Rare Books, Antique Maps and Americana

    Quinn's Auction Galleries  will offer a selection of rare books, vintage maps, and Americana in their upcoming auction. Representing Presidential and American history is an 1864 document signed by Abraham Lincoln. It confirms the military appointment of Elliot Loues. Among the available books, a key lot is Dorothy Lamour’s Life…

    Marshall, Life of Washington w-Atlas. 1804-7
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    Library of a Midwestern Collector

    The Library of a Midwestern Collector auction is a selection of vintage and contemporary books offered by Hindman. Works by Charles Darwin, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, James Joyce, Isaac Newton, J. K. Rowling, and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton are particularly featured. Volumes on science, technology, mathematics, literature, economics, and the social…

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, SIGNED BY ROWLING/Auctiondaily
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    Fine Books & Manuscripts Online

    Sotheby's online Fine Books and Manuscripts auction is a great opportunity to enrich any book collection with a valuable piece of history. The sale is highlighted by John R. Mott’s 1946 Nobel Peace Prize medals, the first edition of Leaves of Grass by Whitman, and The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison,…

    PR-229 Books & Manuscripts Online by Sothebys