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75-Year Record

By: Decker, Frank Norton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Frank Norton Decker, 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


199 pages. Blue paper wraps. Signed by the author at the end of the book, and inscribed by the author on the front end page to Alf Landon. Bookplate of the author on the front end page. From the library of Alf Landon. View more info

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A Long Life in Review

By: Matthews, Leonard

Price: $600.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P, 1928

Edition: First Edition, Thus


Although reported by Graff as being first published in 1928, there is indication that the author printed a few copies in 1920 after completing his writing. 178 pages. Top edge gilded. All first printing points (Graff 2720). Dark green cloth covers, with gilt lettering and ruled lines. Frontispiece between ii and iii. Includes excerpt from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on pages 174-177. From the library of former Kansas governor and 1936 presidential candidate, Alf L... View more info

A Real New Deal

By: Carpenter, Charles E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Charles E. Carpenter, 1936

Edition: First Edition


137 pages. From the estate of Alf Landon with his book plate on front paste down. Soiled along edge of bottom board. View more info

Juan Gonzales De Mendoza: Historia De Las Cosas Mas Notables, Ritos Y Costumbres Del Gran Reyno De La China..

By: Wagner, Henry R.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Berkeley, N/P, 1924

Edition: Reprint


27 Pages. One of fifty copies reprinted from "The Spanish Southwest." Numerous partial and full page facsimiles of title pages. Bibliographic notes in English. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Spine and top of covers are slightly faded. From the estate of Alfred Mossman Landon, with his later book plate on front end page. View more info

North Pacific: Japan, Sideria, Alaska, Canada

By: Allen, Edward Weber

Price: $60.00

Publisher: N/P, Professional & Technical Press, 1936

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed Association Copy


282 pages. Authors inscription to Alf Landon reads in full: "To Governor and Mrs Alfred M. Landon / with the hope of a humble Phi Gamma / Delta that they will take this book with / them to the White House / Edward W. Allen." Later Landon book plate, with image of the "Topeka White House" and Landon on horse back in front. Corners lightly bumped. Spine covers are just a little darkened. Light smudge on spine and bottom cover. Volume remains tight and... View more info

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Political Americana

By: Wearin, Otha D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shenandoah, IA, World Publishing Co.,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed Association Copy


Copyright is 1967. 137 pages, plus index. Author's inscription on blank front free end page to Alf Landon reads in full "For / Hon. Alfred M. Landon / a distinguished / American / Sincerely / Otha D. Wearin." Volume shows a little rubbing along bottom edge of cloth covers and slight wear at foot of spine and corners. Volume is otherwise tight, bright, and clean, and inscription remains bold and clear. DJ shows chips and small tears along edges, though letter... View more info

Several Addresses

By: Stone, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed.


No date, though circa 1935. Inscribed by author to Mrs. Theo Cobb Landon (wife of Alf Landon). Addresses include: The New Deal and the Constitution... Read before the Saturday Night Club, October 19, 1935; John Marshall; Abraham Lincoln, Address Delivered Before Topeka Hi-Twelve Club on Wednesday, February, 9th, 1927...; The Trial of Warren Hastings, Read Before the Topeka Bar Association, March 9, 1927; In Memoriam of Chester Isaiah Long... American Bar Association, A... View more info

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The President Speaks Off-The-Record: Historic Evenings with America's Leaders, The Press, and Other Men of Power, at Washington's Exclusive Gridiron Club

By: Brayman, Harold

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Dow Jones Books, 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed.


870 pages. Full page author's inscription on blank front free end page reads in part: "To Alf M. Landon / on whose train I had / the privilege to ride / in 1936..." dated 11, November 1976 and includes acknowledgement of using parts of a Landon speech. Volume shows general very light usage. Dust jacket shows a little rubbing and very slight wear, though is overall bright and clean and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

The Sage of Emporia

By: White, W. L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas, 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed Association Copy


22 pages, saddle stapled; Inscribed by the author to Theo and Alf [Landon]; Speech delivered at the University of Kansas School of Journalism during the William Allen White Centennial observances; Light handling creases; Edges are a little darkened, mostly on covers. View more info

This Man Landon: The Record and Career of Governor Alfred M. Landon of Kansas

By: Palmer, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


245 pages. Author's inscription on blank front free end page reads in full "To / _____ _______ / old friend of / 'This man Landon' / Frederick Palmer / March 16, 36." Covers are lightly rubbed and end leaves are darkened along edges. Volume remains tight and otherwise clean, and inscription remains bright and clear. View more info

Typed Draft, with Many Hand Written Corrections, of "Today" Column About Vist to Alf Landon's home, Dated December 10, 1935 and Published December 11, 1935 / Photograph of Brisbane at the Typewriter Writing This Column While in Topeka, Kansas

By: Brisbane, Arthur (Journalist/Editor, 1864-1936)

Price: $475.00


Approximately eight pages, typed, though several are cut and pasted to make four sheets; Typed draft, with many hand written corrections, for 12/11/35 "Today" syndicated column boxhead titled "Visit to Governor Landon. A Direct, Able Man. You Would Like Him. Presenting Nancy Jo." ; Draft was typed and corrected in the offices of The Topeka State Journal, and there is included an eight by ten photograph of Brisbane at the typewriter; Also included is a n... View more info

Typed letter Signed (November 10, 1936)

By: Landon, Theo (Mrs. Alfred (Alf) M.)

Price: $60.00


Typed note on the Executive Mansion letterhead, shortly following Landons massive defeat by Roosevelt in the 1936 presidential election; Note reads: Dear Art: / May I express our very great / appreciation for your kind words / in the 'Whispering Willow' column / last Saturday evening? / Our friends have been most / loyal throughout the past few / months, and it has been a great / source of courage and comfort to / us to know of their loyalty. / We expect to live a more n... View more info

Typed Letters, Signed

By: Landon, Alf [Alfred] M. [with] Robert N. Owthwaite

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, 1936

Inscription: Signed by Author


Scrapbook leaf with TLS by Governor Alf M. Landon and TLS by Robert M. Owthwaite (president of the Topeka Chamber of Commerce); Letters are glue to leaf, along with several small newspaper clippings, and both show small edge tears not affecting type or signatures; Landon letter reads: "...Dear Art: Your note of November 4th which I just found in the accumulated mail touches me very deeply. I have received many beautiful letters from all over the country, but none m... View more info