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New Haven, Connecticut: 1966. One sheet of paper, measuring 7 1/4" x 8 1/2", with the letterhead of Yale University. A TLS signed by William Sloane Coffin Jr, the chaplain of Yale University. It is addressed to Mr. Leon Guterman, President and Publisher of Wisdom Magazine. Paper has some faint creases, where it was folded into an envelope. Lieberman consignment; shelved Lieberman box (folder).
1870. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5"x6", bearing Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada's signature. Paper appears to be clipped from a larger sheet. Light soiling to slip. Portion of paper reads, handwritten: "Independencia y Libertad, México" and is dated December 24, 1870 with Lerdo de Tejada's signature. Lerdo de Tejada was the 27th president of Mexico, serving from 1872 to 1876. His political party was liberal. LH consignment; shelved case 0.
1897. One page long handwritten letter on 10 1/2" x 8" sized paper. Sheet has one horizontal and two vertical creases. Letter is protected by a clear plastic sleeve. Addressed to Gavitts Medical Co., Topeka, and dated 5 July, 1897. The letter has the letterhead of J. H. Muntz Harness and Strap Work. Lieberman consignment. Shelve in Lieberman box (folder).
Paris: authors, 1864. First Edition. Oblong thin folio rebound in red cloth with no letters; VG; minimal soiling on boards; strong binding; first three title pages show substantial tearing around edges, some repaired with scotch tape; a couple of pages have offsetting from ink not detrimental to text; engravings and drawings throughout; each page with legends in tight print; pp. 207; the original project was to compile about 1,500 autographs for the bi-monthly magazine; this first volume contains signatures and letters from Louis Napoleon to Alfred de Musset and Lamennais as well as many artists and artistocrats; in French; shelved front table; due to odd size, please contact us for shipping cost.
1876. Approximately 8"x1.5". Slip of paper bearing Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada's handwritten signature, clipped from a Mexican government document. Vertical fold to slip. Dated April 28, 1876. Lerdo de Tejada was the 27th president of Mexico, serving from 1872 to 1876. His political party was liberal. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1867. Slip of paper approximately 1.5"x6", bearing Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada's signature. Paper appears to be clipped from a larger sheet. Portion of paper reads, handwritten: "Independencia y Libertad, México" and is dated November 30, 1867 with Lerdo de Tejada's signature. Lerdo de Tejada was the 27th president of Mexico, serving from 1872 to 1876. His political party was liberal. --L.H. Consignment. Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
Undated. Slip of paper, approximately 1.5" x 4" bearing Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada's signature. Paper has half-inch open tear and two small puncture marks. The portion of paper with the signature appears to have been clipped from a larger document, as the text is fragmented. Lerdo de Tejada was the 27th president of Mexico, serving from 1872 to 1876. His political party was liberal. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1837. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 5" bearing José Ignacio Pavón's signature. Very light foxing to paper. Item appears to have been clipped from a larger document. Reads: "Dios y Libertad. México" and is dated October 5, 1837, with Pavón's signature beneath the statement and the word Veracruz (Pavón's birthplace) in lower corner. José Ignacio Pavón was a conservative Mexican lawyer, jurist and politician, notable for his two day stint serving as acting president during a time of political unrest in August of 1860. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1823. Portion of paper, approximately 5" x 8.5" bearing José Ignacio Pavón's signature. Age-toning, foxing, chipping and creasing to paper with two small puncture marks. Dated June 1823 with Pavón's signature at the tail. Paper appears to have been torn from a larger document. José Ignacio Pavón was a conservative Mexican lawyer, jurist and politician, notable for his two day stint serving as acting president during a time of political unrest in August of 1860. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1823. Slip of paper bearing José Ignacio Pavón's signature, approximately 5" x 8.5". Foxing, age-toning, creasing and two puncture marks to paper. Half inch open tear to left edge. Dated June 1823 with Pavón's signature at the tail. Paper appears to have been torn from a larger document. José Ignacio Pavón was a conservative Mexican lawyer, jurist and politician, notable for his two day stint serving as acting president during a time of political unrest in August of 1860. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
Topeka, Kansas: 1957. One sheet of paper, measuring 8 1/2" x 11", on letterhead for The Menninger Foundation. A TLS signed by Karl Menninger to Leon Gutterman of Wisdom Magazine, dated February 4, 1957. Two faint horizontal creases from being folded in an envelope. Karl Menninger was an American psychiatrist. Leiberman consignment. Shelved Lieberman box (folder).
1979. One page typed letter, signed by Karl Menninger in what appears to be green marker. 8 1/2" x 11" sheet paper on The Menninger Foundation letterhead. Paper has two light horizontal creases. Also lightly creased at corners. Dated May 23, 1979, the letter reads as follows: "Dear [Doctor]: Since I didn't see you in Chicago last week, I will look for you here in Topeka in August. Just call my office as the time draws near, and we will set up an appointment. Sincerely Karl Menninger" --- Lieberman Consignment. Shelve in autographs folder.
London: Kamikaze Press, October 1993. Quarto; VG- Hardcover; Blue spine with no text; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, white mark on front cover along tail edge; Textblock clean; Unpaginated; Signed and inscribed by Fred Tohill and Simon Redington on publication page, Forward signed by Paul Bell. Illustrated with 4 color woodblock prints. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, atop Case #1.
1947. Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) American Republican politician and statesman. One-page typed letter signed on "United States Senate" letterhead dated 6/10/1947 thanking Mrs. Witten for sharing her thoughts on "displaced person camps", plus one-page typed letter signed on personal letterhead thanking Stephen for his previous correspondence. Very Good condition with light age toning. KW Consignment.
Two one-page typed letters signed by Nelson Rockefeller. The letter dated 8/8/1945 thanks Stephen for his previous correspondence (the letter mentions the enclosure of an autograph card but is not present). The second letter is dated 11/24/1958 and thanks Stephen for his efforts during the campaign. Letters have light age toning (stored with newspaper clippings) and a minor stain. AND One-page typed letter signed from Winthrop W. Aldrich dated 11/12/1942. Letter invites the addressee, Byron Eldred, to join him for lunch in order to discuss the "British War Relief." Very Good condition with light age toning and creasing (where folded). KW Consignment.
Autographs and signed letters from two renown naturalists: William Beebe (1877-1962) American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. One autograph on paper; postmarked 9/23/1946. Very Good condition with light age toning. John Burroughs (1837-1921) American naturalist and nature essayist, active in the conservation movement. One-page autographed hand-written letter discussing Stephen's gift of a hunting hatchet. Very Good condition with light age toning. KW Consignment.
One autograph book, bound in red cloth, measuring 8 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. Slightly warped due to the ephemera within, as well as some slight wear. Contains a multitude of signatures, photos, and newspaper clippings. Some of the contents include the autographs of: Robert Wagner, Liselotte Schreiner, Claus Hofer, Maria Wimmer, Werner Hinz, Ehmi Bessel, Mathies Wieman, Paul Wegener, Gustav Knutn, Werner Hinz, Walter Franck, Hannsgeorg Laubenthel, Gustav Grundens, Paul Hartmann, Paul Harbiger, Albert Florath, Kathe Gold, Marianne Hoppe, Paul Hartmann. SF consignment; SEE ALL 6 IMAGES FOR DETAILS. SOME ECOMMERCE SITES HAVE IMAGE CAPS, SO IF YOU DON'T SEE ALL 6 IMAGES, CONTACT SELLER FOR MORE INFORMATION NOTE: Shelved in middle room, in Upstairs offices area.
Three pieces of paper. Two are typewritten letters, dated October 1936, with one signed at the end. The third is a handwritten note on her own letterhead, dated July 1945. Letter is protected by a clear plastic sleeve. All are addressed to a Dr. Wilbur. Lieberman consignment. Shelve in Lieberman box (folder).
1875. One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 5". The front is a United States Postal Card, with a stamp marking it as being sent from Massachusetts. The rear contains a handwritten note with a signature at the bottom. Susan Dimock was appointed resident physician of the New England Hospital for Women and Children in 1872, and was the first woman member of the North Carolina Medical Society. She died in 1875, at the age of 28, in the shipwreck of the SS Schiller. Lieberman consignment. Shelved in Lieberman box (folder).
1811. AUTOGRAPH LETTER OF SAMUEL TUKE. One pages ALS from Samuel Tuke to a fellow Quaker: "I wish this dubject [Lay-tithes] might not be brought forward this year for I am sure the [Society of Quakers] is not ready for it." (Referring to his uncle, John Hipsley, I believe) One page ALS (folded) with minor age toning, creasing, and folds. Lieberman consignment shelved in the "Lieberman box" in folder.
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Art Museums, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 347 pp. [Vol. 1], 383 pp. [Vol. 2], 202 pp. [Vol. 3]; VG/VG-; housed in G off-white card stock slipcase; dark brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded and red lettering and red endpapers; decorative impression in top right hand corner of front board, all volumes; mild rubbing and bumping to boards, particularly to Vols. 1 and 3; slight bumping to head of spines, Vols. 1 and 2; interiors clean; pencil marking to back paste-down of Vol. 1; chipping and tearing to head of spine of orange paper dust jacket, fading to spine, shelfwear to top edges of dust jacket [Vol. 1]; slight bumping to head of spine and corners of yellow paper dust jacket, mild fading to spine [Vol. 2]; chipping and tearing to head of spine of gray paper dust jacket, shelfwear to top edges and corners of dust jacket [Vol. 3]; mild rubbing and shelfwear to slipcase; DJs protected by mylar; set housed in plain light yellow cardboard slipcase; shelved Alcove 1.
1910, 1945-1946. Group of signed letters and postcards from famous explorers. The lot includes the following: Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957) American naval officer and explorer. One-page typed letter signed on "Navy Department" letterhead. Letter dated 10/31/1946. Admiral R.N. Peary (1856-1920) American explorer and officer in the United States Navy who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. One-page typed letter discussing receipt of gifted hunting hatchet. Letter dated 7/23/1910. Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879-1962) Arctic explorer and ethnologist. Two autographs on index cards; dated 9/11/1945. KW Consignment.
1945-1946. Collection of signed items and publications related to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's first Director, J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972). This lot includes the following: One-page typed letter signed by Hoover on official F.B.I. letterhead (TLS). Letter dated 1/3/1946 is addressed to Mrs. Jelliffe and expresses appreciation for her thoughtful correspondence. Condition is Very Good- with light age toning, creasing, and minor staining. Letter signed in blue ink and references enclosure of the the next item. Seven-page typed transcript of address given by Hoover at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in 1945 titled, "The Reconversion of Law Enforcement." The address discusses the roles and importance of cooperation of law enforcement agencies at the conclusion of the second World War: "After every great war or period of acute national emergency there has been a recession of moral fortitude. This one will be no exception. I hope as you do that the racketeers, the overlords, the desperados and the criminal scum who characterized the roaring twenties will not come back to the American scene. I fear, however, that this is wishful thinking. Once they get a start and find they can succeed, we shall face very serious trouble." Condition is Very Good- with light age toning to edges, light edgewear and creasing, and mild discoloration of staple. One-page letter signed by Hoover on official F.B.I letterhead (TLS). Letter dated 9/8/45 is addressed to Stephen and thanks him for his thoughtful sentiments regarding the F.B.I and Hoover's role as Director. Condition is Very Good with very light age toning and creasing where the letter was folded. Signature is strong in blue ink. Letter also references the inclusion of the next item: an autograph. Included in correspondence is J. Edgar Hoover's autograph on a 2" x 5" slip of white paper. Signature is strong in blue ink; Very Good condition with very light age toning. Copy of "The Story of the Federal Bureau of Investigation." Published in 1945; Condition is Very Good- with light age toning, mild discoloration of staples, light creasing, and light wear to spine; 19 pages chronicling important moments in F.B.I. history: "The purpose of this report is to acquaint the youth of America with the work of the FBI". KW Consignment.
1946. Original sketches and autographs from two classic American cartoonists: Pulitzer Price winning cartoonist, Jay Norwood Darling (1876-1962) a.k.a, Ding Darling. Sketch in black ink on paper and autograph on paper (also black ink). Envelope postmarked 2/6/1946. Both items in Very Good condition with light age toning and creasing along folds. Carl Thomas Anderson (1865-1948), signed ink/colored pencil sketch of Henry from the comic strip he is best remembered for: "Henry". Envelope dated 1/4/1946. KW Consignment.
1946. Two letters from Leslie Charteris. The first is a one page typed signed letter with two folds and housed in the original envelope. Dated January 3, 1946, it discusses being able to order Saint books from Charteris directly and references a second sheet with a list of titles, also present. The second letter is a two page typed unsigned advertisement for Charteris' 'A Letter from The Saint,' advertising a weekly letter from Charteris for a small fee. Letters are in Very Good condition with light wear. The first has a paper-clip indent. Light age toning to envelopes. KW Consignment. Shelved case 0.
1944. Card signed by 13 players from the 1944 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Includes Hall of Famer Stan Musial, 1944 MVP Marty Marion, Walker Cooper, Pepper Martin, Mort Cooper, Max Lanier, Ken O'Dea, Ray Sanders, Johnnie Hopp, George "Whitey" Kurowski, Danny Litwhiler, "Debs" Garms, and George Munger. The signatures are clear and strong in blue or black ink. The card is in very good condition. It is stamped Jun 20, 1944. KW Consignment.
. One-page autograph letter signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes with one horizontal fold. Undated, it is addressed to the Editor of The Traveller regarding an interview: "I do not wish to be "interviewed" on the subject you mention." Letter is in Very Good condition with light wear. It has been pasted onto a slightly larger sheet of paper with an ink note 'Spring of 1891' below letter, newsclipping pasted to rear; KW Consignment. Shelved case 7.
Group of cut signatures from the following professional baseball players: Phil Cavaretta cut signature (pencil) Roy Hughes cut signature (pencil) "Hoody" English index card (ink) Tex Hughson cut signature (ink) Lou Novikoff and Mickey Kreetner cut signature (pen/pencil) Dick Newsome cut signature (pencil) Jim Tabor cut signature (pencil) Hy Vandenberg autograph on paper (ink) Aldon Willkie cut signature (pencil) Dewey Williams cut signature (pencil) Ken Chase cut signature (pencil) "Lefty" Gomez pencil on paper (repaired) KW Consignment.
1867. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7.5", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Sheet has one faint vertical crease and a slightly bent corner. Dated August 26, 1867. Paper appears to be clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1861. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7", bearing the signature of Benito Juárez. Faint soiling to sheet. Adhesive residue to verso. Swooping ink marks to text of paper. Dated September 6, 1861. Paper appears to have been clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1871. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7.5", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Two faint vertical creases to sheet and very minor foxing. Spots of adhesive residue to verso. Dated July 20, 1871. Juarez's signature is faint compared to other text on slip. Paper appears to have been clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
VG; a one-page ALS in French, 21.5cm x 21cm, undated; the end section of a longer missive about the exhibitions of Renoir and Cézanne and the unidentified author's enjoyment of their juxtaposition, signature unclear; pencil in the upper left corner reading (translated) "this is the end of the article," as well as circling the final sentence and signature, "660" next to the signature, and a circled "AL" in the lower left corner, mild wear to edges, six horizontal folds and other partial creases throughout; shelved case 0.
New York: New York Philharmonic, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Small octavo pamphlet; VG-; spine stapled; mild wear and soiling; tide lines at outer and lower edges; blue staining to lower end of spine; signed flat by Bernstein and assistant conductor Maurice Peress; else clean; VM consignment; shelved Case 0 binder.
Pont-Aven: 1887. G+; a two-page on one sheet front and back ALS in French, 27cm x 21cm, dated October 17, 1887; an unidentified author replying to an unidentified recipient about local news in the art circle, in particular lamenting the incursion of American and British artists; mild staining primarily to the left side of the sheet, light creasing throughout and chipping around the edges, one small hole to the center of the sheet, two small closed tears at the horizontal fold and large closed tears to the lower half of the sheet at the quarter and three quarter folds, four folds, one horizontal at the half and three vertical at even quarters; shelved case 0.
ALS (4 in. x 7 in.),  page. In Very Good condition. A one-page autograph note, in French. Light offset visible to upper half of recto, light creasing along the edges, and a very small closed tear at the horizontal half. Folded in half twice, once vertically and once horizontally, as well as one more full length vertical fold along the left side. This undated, unsigned and unaddressed note is purportedly from French Biologist Antoine Bechamp to Louis Pasteur. The note discusses the silkworm ailments pébrine, also known as "pepper disease," and the bacteria Flacherie, as well as cleaning procedures. The bottom half of the recto has calculations in at least two different pencils, the authorship of which is unclear. The verso is blank save for the name "Béchamp". Shelved in Case 0.
Chevilly: 1859. VG-; a two-page on one sheet front and back ALS in French, 27cm x 20.5cm, dated October 10, 1859; a letter from R. Benseur, a tailor or garment-maker, to an unidentified client on the author's return to Paris from Bretagne; assorted offset marks to the blank verso half, two pieces of non-archival tape at the blank recto side of the vertical half fold, one small partially closed flap tear, possibly from removed adhesive, to the blank recto half, four folds, one horizontal at the half and three vertical at even quarters, and light creasing throughout; shelved case 0.
[Paris]. VG; A two-page ALS on one sheet in French, 27cm x 21cm, dated Tuesday the 28th without year or month; a brief letter from Duret requesting a visit by Félix Fénéon as Duret had injured himself and was still recovering; folded in half twice, once vertically and once horizontally; shelved case 0.