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 in Netdesk office, on shelf above ephemera section.
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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; shelved case 0.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. First US Edition. Octavo in orange boards with dust jacket. (VG/VG) minor shelf wear, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Binding strong, text clean, text block slightly sun faded. Dust jacket now encased in a protective mylar covering. Some discoloration from tape on back end papers. 312 pages. [DJ spine has orange and gold spine with B&W photo and black text. SHELVED: Rockville, Copier room shelf INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: from Alonzo, Lara & Jean. and to To Lucy, my real life Helene. Vicki B.
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.
1890-1900. 13 leaves of an autograph notebook containing 39 signatures on pasted cards. The album itself is disbound with only part present. Among the autographs are: 1) Executive Mansion, Washington card, signed flat by Grover Cleveland, 2) Executive Mansion, Washington card, signed flat by Frances Cleveland, 3) Francis Wilson, 4) Roland (Royal Jr.) W. Reed, 5) Charlotte Behrens, 6) Sir Henry Irving, 7) Joseph Jefferson, 8) Ada Rehan.; AS consignment; shelved case 0.
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 case 0.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 2002. Signed Limited First Edition. 8vo hardcover in full maroon leather. NF. SIGNED by the author on Easton Press titlepage. Number 980 of 1,000. Includes certificate of authenticity and insert about the book and author. Gilt edges, silk endpapers, ribbon bookmark, four raised bands on spine. 382 pp. [Gilt text on maroon spine. Easton Press.].
Fairview Village, PA; Plainsboro, NJ: W. Neale Lanigan, Jr.; La Scala Autographs, 1978. Small quarto; unpaginated; G/paperback; yellow spine without text; covers show slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1998. First Edition [SIGNED]. Octavo. vg condition hardcover; Light blue spine with gilt text and designs and two raised bands : minor shelf wear. Binding strong and text clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. All edges of the text block are gilt, the endpapers are marbled, and a bound-in ribbon comes with this handsome volume. 349 pp.; color frontispiece; else very good.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. Octavo, 206 pages; VG/VG; Multicolored spine with black lettering; Jacket uncut, with some wear at the edges and light age toning; gray cloth boards and spine with gilt titles; Signed by Hubbard on ffep; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; binding shaken; shelved case 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. --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.
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.
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 autographs folder.
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.
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 5.
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.
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.