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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED to Impresario James B. Pond from Kansas poet

TYPED LETTER SIGNED to Impresario James B. Pond from Kansas poet "IRONQUILL", EUGENE WARE.

by Ware, Eugene (1841-1911). Kansas poet known as "Ironquill".

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Published
1902.
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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Washington, D.C.: June 14, 1902., 1902.. Very good. - Over 60 words typed on a sheet of cream stock folded to form 7-3/4 inch high by 5 inch wide "Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions" letterhead. Ware writes to Impresario Major Pond that although he is "submerged" he is delighted to have heard from him. "Of course… Read more
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED by "Washington Merry-Go-Round" columnist DREW PEARSON, together with a Christmas Greeting signed by his wife.

by Pearson, Drew (1897-1969). American Journalist and Columnist.

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Published
1966.
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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Washington, D.C.: July 21, 1966., 1966.. Very good. - Over 30 words typed on his personal 10-1/2 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide stationery, with his name and address embossed at the top. Drew Pearson thanks Congressman Seymour Halpern for his note and regrets that it is "so long between visits". Signed in full, "Drew Pearson." Together with… Read more
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image of A Card INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by American BOY SOPRANO THEODORE TOEDT.

A Card INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by American BOY SOPRANO THEODORE TOEDT.

by Toedt, Theodore (1855-1920). American tenor best known as a boy soprano.

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Published
[1890's].
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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circa, [1890's]., [1890's].. Good. - Toedt's autograph on creamy white 1-1/4 inch high by 3-1/4 inch wide paper is mounted on heavier card stock. He has inscribed "Yours truly" and signed his name "Theo. J Toedt". The paper is unevenly darkened along the top and left edges. Good. The American tenor Theodore Toedt (1855-1920) was best known as… Read more
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TYPED LETTER to Congressman Seymour Halpern SIGNED by Journalist and "Washington Merry-Go-Round" columnist DREW PEARSON.

by Pearson, Drew (1897-1969). American Journalist and Columnist.

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Published
1964.
Condition
Very good
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$45.00

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Washington, D.C.: August 5, 1964., 1964.. Very good. - Over 40 words typed on his personalized 10-1/2 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide stationery. Drew Pearson thanks Congressman Seymour Halpern for his letter and says "we are in complete accord". He notes that he will probably quote from Halpern's statement in a future column. Signed in full, "Drew… Read more
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the first elected GOVERNOR OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS MELVIN H. EVANS.

by Evans, Melvin H. (1917-1984). The first elected Governor of the US Virgin Islands.

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Published
1970.
Condition
Very good
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$45.00

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St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: February 9, 1970., 1970.. Very good. - Over 50 words typed on 10-1/2 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide Office of the Governor letterhead. Governor Evans writes to Congressman Seymour Halpern regarding his meeting a Mr. Sandy M. Pitofsky. Signed in full, "Melvin H Evans". There is some very minor creasing along the right… Read more
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image of Glossy press PHOTO INSCRIBED and SIGNED by AMERICAN AUTHOR, CRITIC AND SCHOLAR WILLIAM LYON PHELPS.

Glossy press PHOTO INSCRIBED and SIGNED by AMERICAN AUTHOR, CRITIC AND SCHOLAR WILLIAM LYON PHELPS.

by Phelps, William Lyon. (1865-1943). American author, critic and scholar.

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Published
1933.
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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1933., 1933.. Very good. - A 5-1/2 inch high by 3-1/2 inch wide glossy press photo is inscribed, signed and dated by Phelps: "Yours [?] Wm Lyon Phelps / 1933". The autograph is very slightly smudged due to the glossy quality of the paper. The photo appears to have been cut from a larger sheet. The date of… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED by J.H. RYLEY, the English-born singer and actor who performed Gilbert_Sullivan roles, among others.

AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED by J.H. RYLEY, the English-born singer and actor who performed Gilbert & Sullivan roles, among others.

by Ryley, John Handford (1841-1922). English singer and actor known for his performances in the Savoy Operas.

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Published
1885.
Condition
Very good
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$95.00

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New York, 1885., 1885.. Very good. - J.H. Ryley's autograph and sentiments "Yours faithfully J.H. Ryley" penned on 4-1/2 inch high by 6 inch wide creamy white paper. The location "B'Way Theater" and the date "Aug. 85" penned by him at bottom left. The sheet is mounted with glue from the verso onto a slightly larger sheet… Read more
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image of THE TOUR OF THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS.

THE TOUR OF THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS.

by Verne, Jules.

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Published
1880.
Condition
Good
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$125.00

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New York: R. Worthington, 1880., 1880.. Good. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide. Green cloth, titled and decorated in gilt & black on the spine with a decorative ruled frame adorning the front & rear covers. The covers are rubbed and lightly soiled and the head & tail of the spine are lightly bumped. [239]… Read more
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image of [A DISSERTATION ON SHIPBUILDING with A DICTIONARY OF SEA, SHIP BUILDING AND STEAM ENGINE TERMS]. Afhandling uti skeppsbyggeri till navigations-skolans tjänst. Tillökt med ett lexikon öfver sjö- skeppsbyggeri- och ångmachins-termer, på svenska och engelska, engelska och svenska, svenska och franska, samt franska och svenska. Andra omarbetade och förbättrade upplagan.

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Goteberg, [Sweden]: Oscar L. Lamm, 1856., 1856.. Fair. - Octavo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide. Disbound, lacking the covers though the text block is intact and tight, with remnants of the leather spine. 160 pages, plus a 41-page Swedish to English Dictionary of maritime & shipbuilding terms, followed by 53-page English to Swedish, 49-page Swedish to… Read more
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The C.V. Mosby Company, (1977)., (1977).. Very good. - Quarto, 10-1/2 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in stapled self wraps. There is a tiny chip and creasing to the bottom front corner of the cover page with a minor ink mark. [12] pages, numbered [283] through 294. Very good. Offprint, "Reprinted from Surgery / St.… Read more
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image of HECTOR SERVADAC. By Jules Verne. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer.

HECTOR SERVADAC. By Jules Verne. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer.

by Verne, Jules.

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Published
1878.
Condition
Very good
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$750.00

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New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., published in 1877, but dated 1878., 1878.. Very good. - Octavo, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. Pictorial burgundy red cloth titled and elaborately illustrated in black & gilt on the front cover & the spine. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and head & tail of the… Read more
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THE GREEK MUSEUMS.

by Andronicos, Manolis: Chatzidakis, Manolis; and Karageorghis, Vassos.

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Published
(1977).
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Athens: Ekdotike Athenon / New Rochelle, NY: Caratzas Brothers, Publishers, (1977)., (1977).. Very good. - Quarto, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a dust jacket. 418 & [1] pages. Profuse color illustrations. There is some bubbling and minor staining to the pastedowns. A very copy of a beautifully produced book. <p>The museums… Read more
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image of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND. By Jules Verne. Translated from the French by W.H.G. Kingston.

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New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., published late in 1875, but dated 1876., 1876.. Fair. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. Pictorial brown cloth titled and elaborately illustrated in black & gilt on the front cover & the spine. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and head & tail of the spine.… Read more
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New York, 1924., 1924.. Very good. - Octavo, 9 inches high by 6 inches wide. Softcover, a 4-page menu with an elaborately illustrated cover page portraying polar bears seated at a dinner table aboard ship with the heading "Tima" and "Chimo; Chimo". A banner proclaiming "Our Absent Brethren" is at the head of the title with vignettes… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER regarding dividends on an insurance policy SIGNED BY HENRY C. POTTER Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York known for his interest in social reform and politics.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER regarding dividends on an insurance policy SIGNED BY HENRY C. POTTER Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York known for his interest in social reform and politics.

by Potter, Henry C. (1835-1908). Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Notable for his interest in social reform and politics.

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Published
1884.
Condition
Fine
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$75.00

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96 Fourth Avenue, New York City, June 11, 1884., 1884.. Fine. - Over 60 words penned on both sides of 5-5/8 inch high by 5-1/4 inch wide creamy white paper. Bishop Potter writes to a Mr. Lloyd regarding dividends on 2 insurance policies. Signed "H. C. Potter". Folded vertically down the center, else fine. The address, 96th Fourth… Read more
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image of Talent Agent_Producer CHAMBERLAIN BROWN'S commission agreement card SIGNED by the American stage_screen actress LEE PATRICK.

Talent Agent & Producer CHAMBERLAIN BROWN'S commission agreement card SIGNED by the American stage & screen actress LEE PATRICK.

by Patrick, Lee (1901-1982). American stage & screen actress who acted opposite Fred Astaire on stage and played the role of Sam Spade's Assistant in "The Maltese Falcon".

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Published
1928.
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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New York, September 13, 1928., 1928.. Very good. - Chamberlain Brown's 3 inch high by 5 inch wide card with the agent's name centered at the top, presenting Lee Patrick to the producer & director Hamilton Macfadden. Both Lee Patrick's and Macfadden's names have been typed in, though the producer's name is misspelled "Mac Fadden". Dated "9/13/28", the… Read more
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image of STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. [2 copies of this brochure on Massachusetts' State House, both SIGNED by GOVERNOR FRANK G. ALLEN].

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. [2 copies of this brochure on Massachusetts' State House, both SIGNED by GOVERNOR FRANK G. ALLEN].

by Allen, Frank Gilman (1874-1950). American businessman who served as Governor of Massachusetts.

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Condition
Very good
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[Boston, Massachusetts], [between 1929 & 1931]. . Very good. SIGNED BY MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR FRANK G. ALLEN - Oblong octavo, 5 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, pictorial self-wraps illustrated with a photographic illustration of the "State House, Boston, Massachusetts" on the cover page. Both identical three-page brochures printed on a folded sheet of cream paper with descriptive… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by the English author who coined the phrase "the pen is mightier than the sword" EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON.

by Bulwer-Lytton, Edward (1803-1873). English writer and politician.

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Published
1868.
Condition
Good
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Torquay, United Kingdom, March 7, 1868., 1868.. Good. - 13 words penned on 3-1/4 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide creamy white paper which is mounted on heavier stock. Bulwer-Lytton writes, "You do me the honour to wish for my autograph; here it is" and he signs "Lytton/ Torquay/ March 7 1868". The paper was folded once before… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the controversial politician and editor THEOPHILUS C. CALLICOT who served 2 years in prison for corruption.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the controversial politician and editor THEOPHILUS C. CALLICOT who served 2 years in prison for corruption.

by Callicot, Theophilus C. (1826-1920). Controversial politician and editor.

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Published
1874.
Condition
Very good
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Albany, NY, January 16, 1874., 1874.. Very good. - More than 65 words penned on 7-1/2 inch high by 5-3/4 inch wide white paper. Callicot writes to Albany County Supervisor George Hopey on behalf of a "very poor" woman who "needs employment". "She is strong and willing to work as a cleaner at the Capitol." Signed, "yours truly… Read more
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THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER.

by Welty, Eudora.

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Published
(1972).
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Random House, (1972)., (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, cream cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gilt on the front cover in a printed cream dust wrapper. The tail of the spine is lightly bumped with some light fading to the gilt titling. There is some minor foxing or soiling to the… Read more
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