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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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SAMUEL CLEMENS WRITES A CHECK FOR $750 TO HELP BUY A PIPE ORGAN FOR THE PARK CHURCH IN ELMIRA,  N.Y. — A PLACE THAT WAS TO BE CENTRAL TO HIS SPIRITUAL LIFE

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. [MARK TWAIN].  (1835-1910.)  American humorist, lecturer and writer.  Partly-Printed Check Signed, “S.L. Clemens”.  One page, oblong octavo.  New York, January 31, 1907.  Fine condition.  Drawn on Knickerbocker Trust Company and made out to ‘The Hope-Jones Organ Co.’ in the amount of “seven hundred fifty” dollars.

$3500.00
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THE SIGNED HANDPRINT OF CECIL B. DEMILLE  ~~ ACKNOWLEDGED FATHER OF AMERICAN CINEMA

DeMILLE, CECIL B.  (1881–1959).  Legendary American film director, producer and actor; between 1914 and 1958, he made 70 feature films, both silent and sound; acknowledged as a founding father of the American cinema; his films are distinguished by their epic scale and by his cinematic showmanship.  His right handprint, boldly signed, “C.B. DeMille” in the right margin, aligned below his handprint. 

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SIR JOHN MARTIN-HARVEY DEPICTED IN HIS MOST FAMOUS ROLE

MARTIN-HARVEY, SIR JOHN.  (1863-1944).  English stage actor and manager;  his most famous play, and role, was first produced at the Lyceum on 16 February 1899 — The Only Way, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities in which Martin-Harvey played the lead role of ‘Sydney Carton’.  We offer a superb, Signed Cabinet Photograph depicting him in character as ‘Sydney Carton’, circa 1902.   Boldly signed, above his image, on the photographic surface “J Martin Harvey”.  

$195.00
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ATTRACTIVE LETTER FROM THE NOTED LIFE MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHER: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT

EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED.  (1898-1995).  German-born American photographer.  Typed Letter Signed, “Alfred Eisenstaedt”, on imprinted Life magazine letterhead.  One page, quarto.  New York, April 8, 1960.  Excellent condition. 

$295.00
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ERTÉ CONSIDERS THE POSSIBILITY OF AN EXPOSITION OF HIS WORK

ERTÉ. (1892-1991) Adopted name of Romain de Tirtoff, a Russian designer and illustrator.  Scarce Typed Letter Signed, “Erté.” In French, on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. “21, rue Gutenberg, Boulogne-sur-Seine.” August 27, 1966.

$395.00
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NOTED AUTHOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE BOY SCOUTS, ERNEST SETON-THOMPSON

SETON-THOMPSON, ERNEST.  (1860-1946).  English-born Canadian-American author, wildlife artist and illustrator; one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Ernest Seton-Thompson”. One full page, octavo.  “144 Fifth Ave., B-4”, New York, January 10, 1900. 

$125.00
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‘THE KING OF SWING’ – BENNY GOODMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

GOODMAN, “BENNY” BENJAMIN DAVID.  (1909-1986).  American Jazz musician,  bandleader, and renowned clarinet virtuoso;  known as the “King of Swing”.   A 4 page, folio [8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches] printed play-bill/brochure for: “Einziges Jazz-Konzert / BENNY GOODMAN / AND HIS ORCHESTRA”, that was held on May 10, 1950, at the “Kongresshaus” in [Zurich, Switzerland].

$450.00
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