Live Auction

February 2024: Day Two

Fri, Feb 16, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1000

Presidents of the United States, Lavishly Bound Collection of Presidential Autographs Ca. 1925, H 12.25" W 10"

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Containing 27 signatures of 24 Presidents. Signatures include George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Woodrow Wilson, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, James Buchanan, William Harrison, John Tyler, James Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, John Quincy Adams, Benjamin Harrison and Martin Van Buren. Gilt tooled leather bound, marked at the inside cover "Bound by Macdonald" (James MacDonald, N.Y.). Water stain silk pattern interior lining. In hard case slip cover. Has Engravings and autographs mounted on pages within. Includes letter of authenticity from James Spence Authentication, certification #YY73589. Also includes a 1925 bill of sale from C.V. Ritter, Chicago. Provenance: Purchased from C.V. Ritter, 17 Washburn Avenue, Chicago, IL., November 20th, 1925.


Good condition, no notable issues. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Purchased from C.V. Ritter, 17 Washburn Avenue, Chicago, IL., November 20th, 1925.