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An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, in a Series of Letters to His Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni. by Vincent Lunardi

Frontispiece portrait of the author by Richard Cosway; two folding plates : "The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the Atmosphere..." and "Apparatus for filling Mr. Lunardi's balloon." Original sturdy full gilt ruled red...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$3,000.00


Autograph Letter Signed ("OWH") to Lady Clare Castletown, 1897 by Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr; Manuscript; Castletown

1897. Boston, April 10, 1897.. Boston, April 10, 1897. "Don't you Feel a Sort of Settled Intimacy as the Result of Time and our Writing and Every Thing?" [Manuscript]. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr [1841-1935]. [Castletown, Lady Clare (1853-1927)]. [Autogra...

From The Lawbook Exchange Ltd

$3,000.00


Boldly Penned Musical Quotation from the Opening of His Popular Piano Concerto No. 3 by PROKOFIEV, SERGEI

PROKOFIEV, SERGEI. (1891-1953). Russian composer and pianist. AMusQS. ("Serge Prokofieff"). ½p. Small 8vo. N.p., 1935. One measure of the first six notes from the opening melody of the first movement of his Piano Concerto No. 3, Opus 26. A musical prodig...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$3,000.00


A Literary and Pictorial Archive by ARNALD, George ... ( 1763 -1841 ) English Painter and Illustrator

The archive collection comprises : four signed letters dated from the early part of the 19th century, addressed to Arnald from fellow artists discussing various aspects of their work, etc. They are R. Livesay, Robert Sherebourne, Sir David Wilkie, James G...

From Roger Collicott Books

£2,000.00


Stanford White Autograph Letter Signed. by White, Stanford

Autograph letter signed by architect Stanford White. It reads, "To [Marie] Anais [Casey], believed to have been romantically involved with White by his biographer, Aline B. Saarinen. With a typewritten letter signed from Saarinen to Casey's daughter requ...

From Raptis Rare Books

$2,500.00


A Collection of Letters Written by Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder (1780-1865), Founder of Amherst College to Rev. John White Chickering (1808-1888) over a period of twenty-seven years. by Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder (1780-1865)

Wilder, Sampson Vryling Stoddard. A Collection of Letters Written by Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder (1780-1865), Founder of Amherst College to Rev. John White Chickering (1808-1888) over a period of twenty-seven years, with whom he collaborated and share...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$2,500.00


Typed Letter, Signed, on US Supreme Court Letterhead, Framed by Frankfurter, Felix; Stryker, Lloyd P

1935. Washington, DC, November 29, 1950. Washington, DC, November 29, 1950. Frankfurter Letter to a Distinguished Lawyer Concerning Alger Hiss [Manuscript]. Frankfurter, Felix [1882-1965]. [Stryker, Lloyd Paul (1885-1955)]. [Typed Letter, Signed (With Fu...

From The Lawbook Exchange Ltd

$2,500.00


AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY JOHN LE CARRE CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OF GEORGE SMILEY; TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL CARICATURE PEN & INK DRAWING, INSCRIBED BY JOHN LE CARRE by le CARRE, JOHN [PSEUDONYM OF DAVID JOHN MOORE CORNWELL]

N. P.: Privately written by le Carre and drawn by Chas, 1995 & 1991., 1995 & 1991. First edition. An autograph letter signed from John Le Carré regarding the retirement of George Smiley. Written in black ink on the author's l...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$2,250.00


Early and Rare ALS to John Rodgers while Patrolling the Mediterranean Sea by PERRY, MATTHEW C

PERRY, MATTHEW C. (1794-1858). American naval officer whose 1853 visit to Japan helped open that country to the world. ALS. ("M.C. Perry"). 1½pp. 4to. Aboard the USS Concord at Gibraltar Bay, November 29, 1830. To JOHN RODGERS (1773-1838), the highest ra...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$2,250.00


Autographed Letter Signed on "Headquarters Army of the United States" letterhead by SHERMAN, William T. (1820 - 1891)

Washington, D.C., 1871. unbound. Three-page handwritten letter with outstanding content, 8 x 5 inches, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1871. Written to former Confederate Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright, commander of the District of Atlanta, in full: &quo...

From Argosy Book Store

$2,200.00


LETTER SIGNED BY THOMAS POVEY. SINGLE FOOLSCAP SHEET IN INK MANUSCRIPT. by POVEY, Thomas.:

November 26th 1668.. The letter is addressed to "My Lord" (Sir William Temple), thanking him for taking William Blathwayt, Povey's nephew, under his patronage. This letter was taken from an old card folder containing items connected with Samuel Pepys. Th...

From Roger Middleton

£1,500.00


Early Autograph Letter Signed Reserving a Venue for the Premiere of His "Harold en Italie" by BERLIOZ, HECTOR

BERLIOZ, HECTOR. (1803-1869). French composer; creator of Harold in Italy, Symphonie Fantastique, and other masterpieces. ALS. ("Hector Berlioz"). 2pp. 4to. Paris, October 9, 1834. To l'intendant general de la liste civile. In French with translation. "I ...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$2,000.00


One Page Typed Letter Signed to Lew Wallace, Jr., Director, United States Government Savings System, Treasury Department, Washington, D. C. by Coolidge, Calvin

Washington, D.C.: The White House, 1923. December 17, 1923, The White House - to Lew Wallace, Jr., (son of Lew Wallace, Union general in the American Civil War, governor of the New Mexico Territory and author of "Ben Hur")- "Dear Mr. Walla...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


Le Médecin Malgré Lui, Comédie en 3 Actes, de Molière, Arrangé en Opéra-Comique par MM Jules Barbier & Michel Carré. by Gounod, Charles François

Gounod, Charles François, Le Médecin Malgré Lui, Comédie en 3 Actes, de Molière, Arrangé en Opéra-Comique par MM Jules Barbier & Michel Carré. Musique de Charles Gounod Partition Piano et Chant. Paris: Colombier, Éditeur, rue Vivienne, No. 6, [18...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$2,000.00


The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Wilder, Thornton

London: Longmans Green & Co. Ltd, 1927. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1927 Longman's Green TRUE FIRST EDITION preceding the US First by a matter of days. A VG+/VG copy of this rare first made even more so by havi...

From Bren-Books.com

$1,750.00


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