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DoneSat, Aug 28, 2004 8:00 AM EDT

Autographs & Memorabilia Auction XXV

Signature House is pleased to offer over 825 lots of autographs, documents, manuscripts and historical collectibles in our 25th offering.

In a wide assortment of categories, you will find Presidents from Washington forward, Signers of the Declaration of Independence, including an original proof of the Ormsby engraving of the famous Trumbull painting of the Founding Fathers which hangs in the White House.

New in this catalog offering are rare antiquarian books including a First Limited Edition of Thwaites Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806 and other Americana.

Plus Old West notables John Wesley Hardin, Garrett and Cody to business and industry titans to Titanic collectibles.

In addition to the most sought after American Revolution and Civil War autographs and collectibles, we have 16th-18th century armour and weapons and World War generals and leaders, including a magnificent Mussolini archive 1910-13 with excellent content, plus an entire volume of documents signed by Saddam Hussein.

In Heads of State & Royalty we have notables from Ferdinand & Isabella to Castro and Che Guevera.

Literary offerings include authors and writers from Chekhov to a large archive of H. L. Mencken letters.

We have vintage autographed photos of young Lindbergh and his wife to astronauts, including Ed White’s condolences to Jackie Kennedy.

Exquisite signed photographs of Greta Garbo and Marilyn Monroe top our Entertainment category plus vintage to contemporary Sports celebrities and much more.