One autograph album, ~7 x 4 inches, of red cloth, with the front cover torn off but present It contains autographs and ALS's of the following people, ordered alphabetically. Any photos not available will be uploaded shortly. William Rounseville Alger (theologian & orator) Nathaniel Prentiss Banks (abolitionist & Major General in the Union Army) Henry Ward Beecher (abolitionist & theologian) Fredrika Bremer (Swedish author & feminist reformer) Anson Burlingame (diplomat & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Rufus Wheelwright Clark (author & theologian) Cassius Marcellus Clay (abolitionist from Kentucky, and namesake for heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali) Linus Bacon Comins (member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Roscoe Deane (attorney-at-law) Stephen A. Douglas (defeated Abraham Lincoln in a 1858 campaign for the U. S. Senate, after a series of eloquent debates.) Ralph Waldo Emerson (author, transcendentalist & abolitionist) William Llloyd Garrison (leading abolitionist & journalist) Henry Giles (author & theologian) John Parker Hale (abolitionist & U.S. Senator from New Hampshire) Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (medical doctor, author & father of the famous jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.) Thomas Starr King (political activist & theologian. A statue of King was in the U.S. Capital building throughout the 20th century.) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (renowned poet, abolitionist & educator) Owen Lovejoy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Illinois) Alonzo Ames Miner (political activist, educator & theologian) William Douglas O’Connor (anti-slavery journalist) John Gorham Palfrey (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Edwards Amasa Park (theologian & orator) Theodore Parker (social reformer & theologian) Marsena Rudolph Patrick (Brevet Major General in the Army of Potomac) Wendell Phillips (leading abolitionist. A statue of Wendell Phillips is in the Boston Public Garden) Josiah Quincy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Henry Ryder (abolitionist & theologian) John Godfrey Saxe (journalist and political activist) Jared Sparks (historian & educator) Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. (theologian & orator) Andrew Leete Stone (author & civil war chaplain for the 45th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers) William S. Studley (anti-slavery activist & theologian) Harriet Beecher Stowe (famous abolitionist & author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”) Sylvanus Thayer (Brevet Brigadier General and “the father of West Point”) Mark Trafton (member of Congress & theologian) Howard Malcolm Ticknor (journalist) Robert Cassie Waterston (poet, theologian, & orator) Daniel Webster (noted orator & politician) Daniel Fletcher Webster (top person in U.S. Department of State & civil war hero) George Whipple (abolitionist & theologian) Seth Williams (Adjutant General of the Army of the Potomac) Henry Wilson (Vice President of the United States from Natick Massachusetts) William Winter (author & drama critic) shelved case 1.
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1936 & 1904. 1 Page TLS From Helen Keller, Forest Hills, NY dated 11/24/1936 to Mrs. Oliver S. Picher, Hubbard Woods, IL. Less that 5 weeks after the death of Keller's teacher Anne Sullivan the letter expresses her grief in the lost and her gratefulness at Picher's support. Signed by Keller (w/possibly her Secretary) in customary block-letter handwriting. ALSO, a 3 page TLS dated 5/20/1904 from Anne Sullivan to Mr. Alexender. The letter expresses Sullivan's gratitude for his visit and gift of flowers, as well as thanks for his suggestion of an autobiography for Helen Keller. Both letters show some folding, Sullivans letter also has some small spots of ink. Otherwise excellent. Shelve in case 0, autographs folder. JL Consignment.
1984. One card, measuring 6 1/2 by 8 inches when folded in half, SIGNED by both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, date dated 1984. The front cover features the two of them in a park with one of her corgis. The card is VG, with two small pieces have torn, presumably from tape removal.; BL consignment; shelved case 0.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. Stated first edition [SIGNED]. Octavo; Very Good condition, no dust jacket; gray cloth boards and spine with gilt titles; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, L. RON HUBBARD on free front end paper; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 206 pp. binding shaken; else very good; --- [DC Store: Case #2].
Redwood City, CA: 5 Associates. Set of 16 black and white postcards with photographs by Ansel Adams. Each postcard is signed by Ansel Adams in the middle of the reverse side. Comes in original package. VG+ condition. Displayed Case Zero. WG Consignment.
1931. Personal letter from Clarence Darrow discussing Charles Proteus Seinmetz. The letter is a response to a request for information on Steinmetz, a notable mathematician and engineer. Steinmetz was a vocal socialist and Darrow suggests the recipient reach out to to the former socialist mayor of Schenectady, George R. Lunn. Also included in the frame is a photo of Darrow. The frame is hinged and opens up to reveal the original envelope. The letter shows some creasing and wear along the edges.
Montaglona: Privately Published, 1949. First edition. Chapbook with signed postcard; VG; Some rubbing to the edges, light bumping; Corners slightly creased; Postcard and letter in excellent shape with some creasing on upper edge; Postcard signed "H. Hesse" and chapbook initialed H.H.; Very Scarce; 27 pages, letter and postcard. Shelved in Autograph album case 0.
1990. First Edition. Octavo, 88 pages; VG; magazine, slight wear to edges. Some slight staining and damage to the lower-left corner of the front cover where the address label has been removed. The January 8, 1990 issue of People Weekly features a large photo of Princess Diana on the cover, with her flat signature on the front cover in black Sharpie.; Featuring their 11th Annual Readers' Poll, questions relating to Princess Diana include "Who is having more fun, Fergie or Di?", "If you were Princess Di, would you take a lover?", and "If you were Prince Charles, would you take a mistress?". There is a full-page ad on page 74 for 'Diana - The Making of a Princess' on VHS. In an interesting piece of foreshadowing, pages 85-87 features Mohamed Al Fayed and his purchase and restoration of the Paris villa of the late Duke and Duchess of Windsor (King Edward VIII). His son, Dodi Fayed, was in a romantic relationship with Diana, Princess of Wales, with whom he died in a car crash in Paris on 31 August 1997.; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
One 8 by 10 inch color photo of Princess Diana, Signed flat in blue Sharpie on her right shoulder. Small bump to lower right corner, else VG; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
1807. Document appointing Benjamin Piatt as a Justice of the Peace signed by William Henry Harrison; Seal still affixed; Some creasing throughout, with several tears making the document extremely fragile, though all text and signatures are present and clearly legible; Shelved Case 0.
Camden, New jersey: 1921, 1929. Two ALS: one four pages, one five pages, relating to his famous cigarette trick "CIGTEST-0" Filed in autograph binder case 0.
Signed, hand-written manuscript of "I'm A Good Ol' Rebel," Randolph's pro-Confederate song/poem. Initialed "IR" on original letter, with tipped-in full signature Crease in center, some toning to the page as is typical. Ink and signature and all clear and legible. Glue and residue on rear, indicating removal from a book or scrapbook. CZ Consignment folder in Case 0.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. Tan boards with blind stamped title and blue cloth spine with gilt letters. With photo illustrated white dust jacket. (VG/VG) Book is in very good condition. Binding strong and text clean with very minor, uniform age toning throughout. Text block has minor foxing; minor shelf wear to binding, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Signed by Truffaut on half-title page. Dust jacket in very good condition with minor shelf wear; age and sun toned with minor scuffs to front and spine; bears original pricing of $12.50; dj now protected by mylar sleeve. [D.C. Store: Case #5 ] Signed by Truffaut. 350 pages.
London: Paper Tiger, 2001. First Edition. Quarto in black cloth boards, with dust jacket, VG/VG: some edge- and shelfwear, minor bumping to edges, corners of boards, and head and tail of spine. Interior is clean. SIGNED BY ARTHUR C. CLARKE and authors DURANT and MILLER on bookplates affixed to half-title page. Small smudge to Miller's signature. Also includes a note from Durant on USO stationary. Binding strong, text and illustrations clean. DJ protected by mylar sleeve. In very good condition. ISBN 1855858843. A wonderful collector's item. Consignment. [DJ spine has black background and white text. Shelved in Case 11].
8"x10" black and white glossy photograph of former New York Yankee member Mickey Mantle. Signed by Mickey in black sharpie, the inscription reads: "To David Best Wishes Mickey Mantle" This item was issued by Cameron Wholesale, and has a brief biography of Mickey Mantle on the verso of the sheet. Photograph is in VG condition with little edge-wear. MS CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: AUTOGRAPHS FOLDER.
Cambridge, Massachusetts. ALS from former Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter on Harvard Law School letterhead. Framed and separately matted with a photo of Frankfurter. AT Consignment.
1867. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Two small puncture marks and very faint vertical crease to paper. Dated August 23, 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.
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.
Undated. Slip of paper, approximately 1.5" x 2", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Left edge of sheet slightly frayed. 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.
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.
Washington, DC: 1937. ALS From Harlan Stone on Supreme Court letterhead framed with an engraving of Stone. The letter is written as a thank you and dated 1937, when Stone was an Associate Justice on the Court. Some light wear to the letter, uncreased with typical age-toning. Also includes original envelope taped (and covered by clear plastic) to the rear of the frame. AT Consigned.
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. SH consignment; shelved case 0.
Typed, signed letter by Havelock Ellis. Undated letter in support of "Dr. Rank," presumably psychologist Otto Rank. The letter states Dr. Ranks credentials, including his association with Sigmund Freud. Some creasing, otherwise fine. Shelved case 0, autograph folder. JL Consignment.
Set of three handwritten, unidentified letters. The first letter is on a lined 16" x 9 1/2" sheet of paper, folded vertically with two horizontal creases. Addressed to the City Council of the City of Saco, the Board of Health members urge that action be taken to clean up standing water or else risk contagion. The second letter is written on 5" x 8" Philadelphia Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon & Hospital stationery. 6 pages long, the writing has faded after the first paragraph of page two. The letter is from a former Union soldier to an acquaintance, telling of his recent exploits and whereabouts.The third letter is two pages long, written on 5" x 8" House of Representatives stationery with two horizontal creases. The letter is undated and illegible. --- Lieberman consignment. Shelve in autographs folder.
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 autographs 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 binder case 0.
New York: 1928. Handwritten letter by Lewis Mumford on sheet of approximately 8.5" x 11" paper. One horizontal fold and three vertical folds to paper; light chipping, creases and faint soiling. Dated May 14, 1928 and addressed Long Island City, N.Y., the letter describes Mumford's commendation of the recipient's analysis of poet Robinson Jeffers. Shelve: AUTOGRAPH BINDER.
One loose sheet of white paper, roughly cut, measuring approximately 5 3/4 inches by 3 inches, with Robert A Heinlein's signature in blue ink. Comes with gift envelope from one person to another that contained the signature. LP consignment; shelved case 8.
1977. One card, measuring 7 x 5 1/8 inches, in VG condition, signed by Henry Kissinger. The card is an invitation to the Frank C. Nash Lecture on International Security Affairs, delivered by Kissinger on April 5, 1977. The card has very mild wear.; shelved case 0.
Letter dated October 15, 1866, on stationery of Boston Lunatic Hospital, by Superintendent Walker. One sheet, 8 1/2" x 11", approximately 60 words. Addressed to Edward G. Miston, Port Physician, Deer Island. Lieberman Consignment. Shelved in autographs folder.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library /Signed First Editions, 2000. First ed. First print. NF 8vo in blue leather, title on spine in gilt. Hinges tight. 212 pgs. Flat-signed on limitations page.
New York: Holiday House, 1981. 1st edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on title page Elongated duodecimo. Hardcover with dust jacket both in Very Good + condition. Text has no markings and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Unpaginated. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket has some sunning on spine but is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. All else is fine. - Shelve in Case # 0 (dust jacket is green with black text, spine is sunned to an aquamarine color).
1890. First Edition. Folded letter with envelope, dated June 9th, 1890 from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Miss Katherine Miller in VG- condition; The letter was dictated but the signature is in Holmes' hand. The letter details the lives of mutual friends. There is one small mark on the front and a tipped in small article about Holmes, which has caused some minor glue staining, otherwise in good shape with clear signature. Shelved Case 0. CZ folder.
ALS from Lous Comfort Tiffany, signed "Louis." One folded page; Some wear and discoloration along the edges, glue and residue on rear, indicating removal from and autograph book. Shelved in CZ consignment folder, case 0.
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.
New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First Edition. 8vo in grey boards, black and red text on a white dj spine. VG+/VG. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FFEP. Minimal wear to the boards. Dj is lightly soiled on the front and back covers. 453 pgs. ISBN 0-06-010476-7. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock. BOOK SHELVED IN THE RARE & EXPENSIVE SECTION.
Group of eleven different signed photographs of opera singers. Letter is on Watergate Hotel stationery. In it Gaussman discusses his wife's (Leonie Rysanek) signing her photographs for the addressee. Shelved in Autograph binder.
Small (1" X 4") Signature of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Some wear to the edges, one small chip on upper right edge. Ink and signature bright and clear. Shelved CZ consignment folder case 0.
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1998. First Edition [SIGNED]. Octavo in light shade of blue boards with gilt depictions of ferris wheels--calling to mind Heller's childhood on Coney Island--on front and rear covers, NF-/No DJ as issued, spine is blue with gilt text and designs and three raised bands: slight shelfwear. Binding strong and text clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. All edges of the text block are gilt, the endpapers bear images of Coney Island, and a bound-in ribbon comes with this handsome volume. Shelve front open case.
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.
Undated. Slip of paper, approximately 2" x 4.5", bearing Porfirio Diaz's signature. Sheet has two small puncture marks and one faint vertical crease. Paper appears to have been clipped from a larger document. José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori served as President of Mexico for seven terms, in 1876, from 1877-1880 and 1884-1911. --L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
8.5"x5.5" sheet of paper from a program for the "International Symposium for the 1980's" inscribed by Albert B. Sabin, developer of an oral polio vaccine. ---LIEBERMAN CONSIGNMENT Shelve in autographs binder.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. 8vo VG+/-- lacks dj (as issued?). Clean & tight w/minor wear on bottom boards & corners. Tail of spine crimped; cloth at head of spine chipped 1/8" across. Spine darkened w/slight staining. Edges of textblock foxed. Bookplate on front pastedown. SIGNED, inscribed by the author w/. author ms. letter laid in. x, 281pp w/adverts at end.
Black & white 8x10 glossy photograph inscribed by GEORGE MCGOVERN. "Best regards, Earl Collins, George McGovern, U.S.S. - So. Dak." Not dated. [Shelve in autographs folder] J.L. CONSIGNMENT.
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.
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 case 0.
From Los Angeles, CA to Easton, MD: May & Aug 1924. VG+ TWO 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" Letters on Ms. Moore's letterhead, no envelopes. Two typed letters addressed to E. A. Plummer, manager of The New Theatre, on the subject of Ms. Moore's forthcoming film releases. One letter dated May 20, 1924 and the other August 19, 1924. Signed by Ms. Moore below body of the text.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in black cloth-covered boards bearing gilt text on spine with dust jacket, VG+/VG+: minor shelfwear, light age-toning to edges of text block and interior. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Author's first novel. Binding strong and text clean. DJ protected by mylar sleeve. ISBN 0224020978. [DJ spine is illustrated and has black text. Shelved under front counter.
Folded letter from Edith M. Thomas; Some wear to the edges, fading, toning. Autograph clear. Shelved CZ folder, case 0.