Lot # 243: Significant Autographed Book Collection with Presidents and Historical Figures including Provenance (300+)

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 22 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Steel17",
which ran from 2/15/2017 10:00 AM to
3/17/2017 9:00 PM



A dazzling array of politicos and other luminaries is contained in this lot of 300+ autographed books acquired by long time collector Jim Schendel since the 1950s. Signed by presidents, musicians, historical figures, authors and much more, some of the better autographs include: 1) Hellen Keller signed "The Story of My Life." 2) Dwight Eisenhower signed Limited Edition "The White House Years: Mandate For Change." 3) Herbert Hoover and Hugh Gibson signed "The Problems of Lasting Peace," inscribed to Chief Justice Harlan T. Stone. 4) Herbert Hoover signed "The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover." 5) Herbert Hoover signed "America's First Crusade." 6) 1965 Langston Hughes signed "Simple's Uncle Sam." 7) Elie Wiesel signed "Night." 8) Gene Tunney signed "A Man Must Fight." 9) 1958 Biggie Munn signed "Multiple Offense." 10) J.C Penny autographed "My Experience with the Golden Rule." 11) Joan Walsh Anglund signed "Christmas is a Time of Giving" with a hand drawn character sketch. 12) Charles Schwab signed "How To Be Your Own Stockbroker." Shown in the photos are articles written about Schendel mentioning these exact books.Most are signed to Jim and date back to the 1950s.

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