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The FBI Story (w/Signed Letter By J. Edgar Hoover)

By WHITEHEAD, Don

NY: Random House, 1956. Bound in gray cloth and black boards, stamped in black and gold, in a stunning red, white and blue dust jacket. A beautiful copy of this book and tipped in (to the front endpaper) is a TLS by J. Edgar Hoover on FBI letterhead. It would be difficult to find a nicer copy and with the signed letter to boot. 368 pp. . Typed Letter Signed. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$1100.00

The Vantage Point - Perspectives of the Presidency - 1963-1969 (w/TLS Tipped in)

By JOHNSON, Lyndon Baines

NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. Bound in red cloth, stamped in red and gold. Sans the dust jacket. This is the first edition of this important book on the Presidency. The highlight of this book is a tipped in (to the front pastedown) a Typed Letter Signed by LBJ on his personal stationery depicting a gold eagle with his initials beneath. Dated 1/5/72. In great condition, due to its being protected in the book for the past 40+ year. . Typed Letter Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$995.00

Harry Truman and the Crisis Presidency (w/Signed Letter Tipped in)

By COCHRAN, Bert

NY: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1973. Bound in dark gray, stamped in silver with a matching dust jacket that has a large head shot of Truman on the front panel. The highlight of this book is that there is a TLS tipped in to the front pastedown from 1954 on the ex-president's Federal Reserve Bank Building stationery. Handsome folded signed letter. 432 pp. . Typed Letter Signed. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$595.00

Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois (w/Signed Letter tipped in)

By BUSCH, Noel

NY: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold sans dust jacket. The highlight of this book is that it has a Typed Letter Signed tipped in to the front pastedown. Stationery has the Governor of Illinois letterhead - dated July 18, 1952. . He states that is is "only running for re-election for governor". Apparently he was soon to change his mind -- running for President later in the year. . Typed Letter Signed. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$125.00

Poor Cecco (Signed, Ltd. With Signed Letters)

By WILLIAMS, Margery - Written as Margery Williams Bianco

NY: George Doran, 1925. A fine copy in 1/4 vellum like spine and blue boards in original slipcase that shows edgewear. With seven (7) tipped in color plates with tissue guards. This copy was limited to 105 copies of which this is #52. An added bonus -- laid in is a 6" by 9" trimmed early photo of Ms. Bianco and a (TLS) Typed Letter Signed by Ms. Bianco; also a folded handwritten "note" to a couple in Bucks County from 1943 about visiting and what time her train gets into Easton, PA. So, besides the book, a couple of signed notes, letters by the author. Margery is the author of the noted children's classic, "The Velveteen Rabbit". . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed, Limited.

$9500.00

Walt Disney's Donald Duck   (Signed, Limited)
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Walt Disney's Donald Duck (Signed, Limited)

By (Disney)

UK: Another Rainbow, 1984. Bound in gold silk and tan buckram, stamped in gold with glossy illustration of Donald on the front panel. #367 of 700 signed, limited copies. This is signed by the three Donald Duck artists, Carl Banks, Jack Hannah and Clarence Nash (Nash's is a facsimile since he was extremely ill during the publication of this book). Laid in are three facsimile letters to the publisher (Bruce Hamilton) and a letter (laid in) from the publisher discussing details of the three. 96 pp. includes Filmography and Bibliography the famous duck. Tight, clean copy in matching slipcase (which is also near fine.. Signed Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

$550.00

Looking for the Uncertain Past
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Looking for the Uncertain Past

By MORAN, Daniel Thomas

Salzburg: Poetry Salzburg, 2006. Trade paperback; author signed letter laid-in; foreword by Daniela Gioseffi; 112pp.. Author-Signed Letter Laid in. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$18.00

Autographed Letter Signed
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Autographed Letter Signed

By MOORE, Archie

1953. An Autograph Letter Signed (ALS) by Archie Moore (on his letterhead stationery) in the original mailing envelope which is also in Moore's hand. Three folds, but the letter is in great condition and the content is touching. It is written to a young lad who wrote to Mr. Moore re: Drinking and Smoking. Moore was the World Light Heavyweight Champion from 1952-1960. THe fighter had 220 professional bouts with a record of 136 KOs. He is the only boxer to have fought both Rocky Marciano (1955) and Muhammad Ali (1962), losing to both.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed Letter.

$395.00

Portrait of a Married Woman (Signed)

By MANDEL, Sally

London: Collins, 1985. First edition signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, and includes a typed, signed letter laid-in; usual browning of edges; 256pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

$40.00

Typed Letter Signed (re: The Book The History of Polish Literature)

By MILOSZ, Czeslaw

Berkeley, CA, 1969. One full page on University of California, Berkeley stationery. Dated May 28,1969. Written to Ray Roberts of Macmillan Co. to thank him for a beautiful printing job on his book, The History of Polish Literature and requesting that the publisher send copies of the book to two reviewers (one in Switzerland and one in France). Milosz is a Nobel Laureate who passed away in August, 2004. Letter is Near Fine with no folds and a few small chips on one side.. Signed . 8 1/2" X 11".

$395.00

The Creole Mephistopheles (Signed)

By Lieberman, Laurence

New York: Scribners, 1988. Signed & inscribed on the title page; Author-signed typed letter (TLS) laid-in; 134pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

Typed Letter Signed "Westbrook Pegler"

By PEGLER, Westbrook

NY, 1942. One Page on Pegler's Scripps-Howard Stationery. Dated August 24th, 1942. Written to fellow author J. C. Furnas. "I am greatly cheered by your note about my little account of a busy day's activities. You must come over sometime when we are having an interesting discussion with some young people and join us at squat tag". Sincerely, Westbrook Pegler. Some minor tears to top edge, folded twice, a few tiny age marks. Text is bright and clean. Pegler was an American Journalist -- Chicago Tribune, NY World Telegram -- (1894-1969). . Signed . 8 1/2" X 11".

$95.00

Autographed Letter Signed

By McCormick, Charles P

1956. An Autograph Letter Signed (ALS) by Charles McCormick head of the McCormick Spice Co. on Cunard Line stationery in 1956 (folded once). Included with the letter is a signed calling card (signed, too) inviting the recipient to "cocktails" in the McCormick cabin. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed Letter.

$45.00

Typed Letter Signed "Westbrook Pegler"

By PEGLER, Westbrook

NY, 1942. Two full pages on Pegler's Scripps-Howard Stationery. Dated May 23, 1944. Written to fellow author J. C. Furnas. Lengthy (six paragraph) typed letter re: Rehabilitation of an old farm and the problems, joys of having a farm and raising pigs and sheep. He ends by talking about Hitler and the War and Fascism/Communism. Interesting commentary. Some minor tears to top edge, folded twice. Text is bright and clean. Westbrook was an American Journalist -- Chicago Tribune, NY World Telegram -- (1894-1969). . Signed . 8 1/2" X 11".

$295.00