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Leslie Hindman - Fine Books and Manuscripts

decoration10 April 2013

A fine selection of rare and historical Americana, including books, autographs, and maps. Leading the sale is an early four-page letter from George Washington, as Commander of the Continental Army, to the Governor of New York, George Clinton, July 30, 1782. Other autographed letters of note include Thomas Jefferson, Justice John Marshall, John James Audubon, Buffalo Bill Cody and John F. Kennedy. Abraham Lincoln is represented in a rare plaster life mask, from the original by Clark Mills, which was the only life mask taken during his Presidency. The sale will also highlight major historical works on the mapping and exploration of the United States, including first edition histories of the Lewis and Clark expedition to the sources of the Missouri and Zebulon Pike’s exceedingly rare expedition to the Southwest.

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DATE
10 April 2013
ADDRESS
1338 West Lake Street
CITY
Chicago
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Leslie Hindman
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