Lot 282 of 393:
Large collection of books + memorabilia of JFK  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Collection of books about John F. Kennedy and keepsakes regarding the President

Author:
Kennedy, John F.

Place:
Various places

Publisher:

Date:
Various dates

Description:

Includes some keepsakes:

  • Audio recording of a speech about the Berlin Crisis, made by Kennedy on July 25, 1961. Includes a newspaper article with transcript of speech.
  • 2 ribbons/buttons from his Presidential inauguration on January 20th, 1961.
  • 2 copies of the Bronze medal celebrating the President's inauguration, made by the Medallic Art Co., NY. 3¾" diameter. One is still in its original box.
  • 2 decks of Kennedy Kards, playing cards in their original box.
  • Sterling silver medallion, with plastic outer cover. Marked 1000 Grains Sterling on side. 2½" diameter. JFK's bust portrait on one side, a quote and a portrait of him walking on the other side. Made by the Franklin Mint, and comes with a letter and a certificate of authenticity from the company.
  • People for Kennedy matchbook by Aldine Co., in L.A.
  • A Lincoln-Kennedy Penny.
  • 8 South Arabia postage stamps featuring JFK.
  • Bust sculpture of JKF on marble base. 8½" tall. Alva Museums Replica Inc., NYC. 
  • Silver medallion and First Day Cover, May 29, 1964. Housed inside a blue cloth case. By the Danbury Mint.

Plus 5 LP Records:

  • A Memorial Album: Highlights of Speeches Made by our Beloved President.
  • United States Presidents' Series: Actual Speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. 
  • That Was the Week that Was: The British Broadcasting Corporation's Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
  • A Documentary: John F. Kennedy: The Presidential Years, 1960-1963.
  • The Kennedy Years, 1956-1963. 3 LP records housed in a black cloth slipcase with a color print of JFK. Produced for the Longines Symphonette Recording Society by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
  • The Inaugural Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelnt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy. 3 LP records housed in a white box. Spoken Arts.

Plus 3 miniature books:

  • The Inaugural Address of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Achille J. St. Onge, Limited Edition. 2½x1¾". With original plastic case.
  • The Inaugural Address of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. No. 463 of 1000 copies, bound by Bela Blau, 1965. 1½x1¼".
  • The Wit and Wisdom of John F. Kennedy. Compiled by the Editors of Hallmark Cards. 3x2".

Plus a large collection of books:

  • Kennedy, John F. Why England Slept. Wilfred Funk, 1940.
  • Sorensen, Theodore C. Kennedy. With dj. Harper & Row, [1965].
  • Hilsman, Roger. To Move a Nation: The Politics of Foreign Policy in the Administration of John F. Kennedy. With dj. Doubleday, 1967.
  • Carney, Francis M, ed. Politics 1960. With dj (dampstaining). Wadsworth Publishing, [1960].
  • Lincoln, Evelyn. My Twelve Years with John F. Kennedy. With dj. 3rd printing. David McKay, [1965].
  • Savareid, Eric, ed. Candidates 1960: Behind the Headlines in the Presidential Race. 3rd printing. Basic Books, [1959].
  • Official Report of the Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention and Committee. JFK Memorial Edition. National Document Publishers, [1964].
  • Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. US GPO, [1964].
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy: A Compilation of Statements and Speeches made During his Services in the United States Senate and House of Representatives. In wrappers. US GPO, 1964.
  • 2 copies of: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963: A Chronological List of References. In wrappers. General Reference and Bibliography Division, Reference Dept. Library of Congress, 1964.
  • 2 copies of: America the Beautiful in the Words of John F. Kennedy. 1 in a dust jacket. Country Beautiful Foundation, [1964].
  • Lowe, Jacques. Portrait: The Emergence of John F. Kennedy. With dj. Bramhall House, [1961].
  • Shepard, Tazewell, Jr. John F. Kennedy: Man of the Sea. With dj. William Morrow & Co., 1965.
  • Shaw, Mark. The John F. Kennedys. With dj. Farrar, Straus. [1964].
  • Four Days: The Historical Record of the Death of President Kennedy. Compiled by United Press International and published by American Heritage Publishing Co., 1964.
  • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy. 1961-1963. 3 volumes. US GPO 1962-1964.
  • Bradlee, Benjamin. That Special Grace. With dj. J.B. Lippincott, [1964].
  • Memorial Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Tributes In Eulogy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. US GPO, 1964.
  • Salinger, Pierre, ed. A Tribute to John F. Kennedy. Encyclopaedia Britannica, [1964]. In slicpase.
  • Salinger, Pierre, ed. An Honorable Profession: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy. Doubleday, [1968].
  • 4 different editions of: Kennedy, John F. Profiles in Courage. Each in a dust jacket.
  • Donovan, Robert J. PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II. With dj. McGraw-Hill, [1961].
  • Adler, Bill. John F. Kennedy and the Young People of America. With dj. David McKay, [1965].
  • Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House. With dj. Houghton Mifflin, 1965
  • Rower, Hobart. The Free Enterprisers: Kennedy, Johnson and the Business Establishment. With dj. Putnam's, [1964].
  • Kennedy, Robert F. The Enemy Within. With dj. Harper & Row, [1960].
  • Nevis, Allan, ed. The Burden and the Glory. With dj. Harper & Row,[1964].
  • Kennedy, John F. The Strategy of Peace. With dj. Harper & Brothers, [1960].
  • Kennedy, Robert F. Just Friends and Brave Enemies. With dj. Harper & Row, [1962].
  • Kennedy, Robert F. The Pursuit of Justice. With dj. Harper & Row, [1964].

Plus a few others.

A significant collection of books and memorabilia about President John F. Kennedy.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some degree of wear to all books, mostly mild; keepsakes are mostly near fine.


 
Item number:
249679
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