Election 2020 Catalogue


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41. [Black Lives Matter] [Hair].
Psychedelic Painting after the 1968 Broadway Poster

Original anonymous painting, ca. 1968, depicting a mirrored psychedelic image of a man with large rainbow striped afro, with stark contrast between light and shadow.  Acrylic on Strathmore, some light wear else fine. 23 x 29 inches (58.4 x 73.7 cm.). Read More...

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42. [Black Lives Matter] [Kennedy, Edward Moore "Ted." (1932 - 2009)] Ashe, Arthur. (1943–1993).
"A Hard Road to Glory. A History of the African-American Athlete 1619-1918" - Inscribed to Senator Ted Kennedy

New York: Warner Books. 1988. First. 8vo, 208pp., hardcover, inscribed on half title page by the exceptional American tennis player who won three grand slam titles: "For Ted/ Peace + Good Luck./ Arthur Ashe/ 4/30/89."  Light wear to original dust jacket, else fine. Read More...

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43. [Black Lives Matter] [Civil Rights] LoMonaco, Louis.
"We Shall Overcome"

Original period printed poster reproducing the cover image of a souvenir portfolio published for participants in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. The portfolio included five collage prints created by artist Louis Lo Monaco in recognition of marchers, who turned out in Washington, DC in excess of 250,000. The poster depicts three marchers holding hands juxtaposed with the hand of God from Michelangelo's Creation of Adam fresco at Rome's Sistine Chapel. Light wear to edges and corners, with horizontal crease at center, 14.25 x 17.75 inches (36.2 x 45 cm.), mounted to 18 x 22 (45.7 x 55.9). Read More...


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44. [Black Lives Matter] [Civil Rights] Dees, Morris. (b. 1936) [Sessions, William Steele. (1930 – 2020)].
A Season for Justice : The Life and Times of Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees - SIGNED TO BILL SESSIONS, HEAD OF THE FBI

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1991. First. 8vo. Hardcover in dj. 355 p. Signed and insribed on the ffe in blue ink "5/27/91 - For Bill Sessions / You'll see a lot of reference to the fine work of your agents.  I owe them my life on more than one ocassion [sic]. Best wishes, Morris Dees." Approx 3 inch cut to front of jacket, slightly affecting the board underneath, otherwise in fine condition.  Read More...

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45. [Black Lives Matter] Curtis, George William. (1824-1892).
Original CDV Photograph

An original carte de visite photograph of the American writer and orator who spoke in favor of African American equality and civil rights. Photographed by Warren's of Boston and on the original mount, with the lower edge slightly trimmed. Some light spots; otherwise in fine condition. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.1 cm). Read More...

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46. [Black Lives Matter] [Kennedy, Edward Moore "Ted." (1932 - 2009)] Oshinsky, David M. (b. 1944).
"'Worse Than Slavery'" - Inscribed to Senator Ted Kennedy

New York: The Free Press. 1996. First. 8vo, 324pp., hardcover, inscribed on title page "For Senator Ted + Vicki Kennedy,/ with all best wishes/ David M. Oshinsky/ May 8, 1997."  Light marking to original dust jacket, else fine. Read More...

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47. [Black Lives Matter] King Jr., Martin Luther. (1929-1968) [Shahn, Ben. (1898 - 1969)].
TIME Magazine Cover - SIGNED

March 19, 1965 TIME cover.  Beginning in 1957, Dr. King appeared four times on the cover of Time magazine and as Time's Man of the Year in 1963. He is seen here in a stirring bust portrait by artist Ben Shahn, and has signed in the lower right corner in blue fountain pen ink. Worn with mailing folds and with two edge indentations at the left edge. Remnant of the mailing sticker at lower left. 8.25" x 11".  Read More...

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48. [Black Lives Matter] [King Jr., Martin Luther. (1929-1968)] King, Coretta Scott. (1927–2006) [Schulke, Flip. (1930–2008), editor].
"Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Documentary... Montgomery to Memphis" - SIGNED "I still believe that we shall overcome"

New York: W. W. Norton. 1976. First. Hardbound copy of the photography book, edited by Schulke, showing Dr. King throughout the Civil Rights movement, signed by his wife, Civil Rights luminary Coretta Scott King, who has inscribed "To Newton Brand Jr,/ I still believe that we shall overcome... Warmest wishes... Coretta Scott King.".  Photographs are printed in black and white.  4to, 224 pp.  Light wear to edges of dust jacket, light rippling to lower edge of early pages, else fine.

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49. [Pandemic] [Clean] Moscoso, Victor. (b. 1936).
Haight-Ashbury Clean In - Original Poster

Original poster designed by Moscoso, one of the "Big Five" San Francisco psychedelic poster artists, promoting a clean-in in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.  According to the MOMA, which has a copy of the poster in its collection, "There was growing public resistance in the late 1960s to the alternative lifestyle and values of the hippie movement, especially in San Francisco, its center.  Moscoso recalls how, in the spring of 1967, 'the SF police were cracking down in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.  "Dirty garbage pails" was the reason they gave for their strong arm and suppressing tactics.  The neighborhood fought back with a 'Clean in' and these posters hung in just about every window... A wonderful sight for me!'  This was during the build-up to the Summer of Love, when as many as one hundred thousand people converged in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood."  Published by Neon Rose in 1967, some light edgewear, else fine. Measures 20 x 14 inches.

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50. [Pandemic] [Hand Cleanser] [Lindbergh, Charles. (1902–1974)].
"The First Hand Cleanser to make Dirt Fly" - Lindy Hands Cleanser

Original vintage tin of Lindy brand hand cleanser with a vibrant red, white and blue paper label showing a hand rising up behind the Spirit of St. Louis, both above a globe showing Lindbergh's transatlantic flight path.  The slogan "The First Hand Cleanser to make Dirt Fly" appears at the bottom.  The back of the label promises, "Wherever hands need cleaning, put the job up to 'Lindy'. Results will be gratifying."  Made by Price-Rose Manufacturing Co. Inc, in East Stroudsburg, PA.  Rust to tin and light wear to label, but in remarkable condition given its age.  4 inches high (10.24 cm.). Read More...

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51. [Pandemic] [Mask] [World War II].
Japanese Type 99 Small Box Respirator Mask

Japanese Type 99 World War II gas mask, with original tubing and respirator pack, displayed on a custom stand, rendering into a striking sculptural element.  The ‘99’ in its name comes from the 2599th anniversary from when the first Japanese emperor took the throne.  Fine, 16 w x 17 h x 3 d inches (40.6 x 43 x 7.6 cm.).

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52. [Pandemic] [Memento Mori] [Death Notice] [Victoire Lansiarre (1692–1791)].
18th Century Hand-Painted Death Notice

Hand-painted announcement of the death, at age 99, of Victoire Lansiarre, the Abbess of the Cistercian Monastery of Notre-Dame du Verger in the Diocese of Cambrai in France. Paper decorated in gouache with a skull and crossbones along with two coats of arms, with the text: Read More...

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53. [Pandemic] [Nurse] Anonymous..
Original Photograph

Original anonymous vernacular photograph, ca. 1910, of an unidentified nurse who holds the wrist of a fully dressed skeleton seated in a chair outside an open window. The nurse looks down solemnly at a watch and appears to be taking the skeleton's pulse. Mounting remnants on verso, nicks and small creases, overall very good. A striking and macabre image.

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54. [Pandemic] [Quarantine Habits].
Hand holding Bottle - 'End of Day' Black Glass Whimsy, ca. 1910

Black glass sculpture of a hand holding a bottle ca. 1910–1920, mounted on a custom base.  Grains of sand are embedded in the surface, remnants of the casting process.  Very fine, 11.5 inches tall (29.2 cm.). Read More...

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55. [Pandemic] [Vaccine] Sabin, Albert. (1906–1993).
Typed Letter Signed

TLS from the medical researcher to Professor Irma Antonetto of the Associazione Culturale Italiana in Turin, letting her know that the manuscript for his forthcoming speech would be ready for translation "at the end of January or early February."  He would be speaking at the Associazione that April.  Dated January 6 1965, 1 pp., on Children's Hospital Research Foundation stationary, one of the two medical institutions with which Sabin had a long-standing association.  Expected mailing folds, else very fine, 8.5 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm.). Read More...

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Health, Medicine & Nutrition

56. [Pandemic] [Yellow Fever Concert].
1878 Concert Program To Benefit Yellow Fever Victims

Single sheet 5" x 8" Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA program from a Grand Volunteer Concert benefit for "Sufferers From Yellow Fever." 1878 was a critical year for yellow fever when scarcely a town or city in the South was unaffected. Read More...

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Culture, Ethnicity & Gender

57. [Foreign History & Cautionary Tales] [China] [Stamps].
Chairman Mao Stamp

Original Chinese 2000 Yen stamp showing Chairman Mao and the flag of the Cultural Revolution. Cancelled at the upper left. Fine. 1.25 x 2.25 inches (3.5 x 6 cm.)

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Ephemera

58. [Foreign History & Cautionary Tales] Churchill, Winston. (1874 - 1965).
Autograph Signature

Attractive large fountain pen signature, "Winston S. Churchill,” on an off-white sheet, matted and framed with a reproductio Karsh portrait of Churchill and a hand-calligraphed quotation reading "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." In fine condition, with a few light creases, unexamined out of the Charles Hamilton Autographs mat presentation and frame, but signature sheet easily removed from frame. A bit of evident staining to the mat and wear to the frame. The signature sheet measuring 2.2 x 5.5 inches, overall 10.25 x 21 inches.  Read More...

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59. [Foreign History & Cautionary Tales] [Frank, Anne. (1929 - 1945)] Frank, Otto. (1889 - 1980).
Signed Photograph Outside the Hidden Annex

Original signed color polaroid photograph, ca. 1970s, of the street outside the house where he and his family hid for more than two years. 9 x 9 cm (3.5 x 3.5 inches). Slightly faded, else fine.  Read More...

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60. [Foreign History & Cautionary Tales] [French Revolution].
"National Wigmaker 1791" - French Plate

Humorous French plate dated to 1791 which shows a man in a Phrygian cap preparing to decapitate another man in a guillotine.  The caption beneath reads (translated from the French) "National Wigmaker/ 1791."  Cracks to enamel throughout and spotting, but the plate is in remarkable condition for its age, else fine.  9.25 inch (23.5 cm.) diameter. Read More...

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