THE LIMITED EDITION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S: THE WINNING OF THE WEST
CONTAINING A FABULOUS AND LENGTHY MANUSCRIPT PAGE, ALL IN ROOSEVELT’S HAND, ON THE ACTIONS AND CHARACTER OF GEORGE WASHINGTON DURING THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE NORTHWESTERN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States. The Daniel Boone Edition of his: The Winning of the West. First Edition. Set #120 of only 200 thus issued. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1900. Four hefty volumes. Brown leather spines with gilt lettering.
RARE LETTER OF ZIONIST FOUNDER ~~ THEODORE HERZL
HERZL, THEODORE. (1860-1904). Founder of the Zionist movement, whose advocacy of a Jewish state in Palestine led to the creation of Israel. Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Herzl”, in German, on Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten lined paper. Two full pages, octavo. Berlin, October 21, 1890.
D.H. LAWRENCE VENTS HIS ANGER OVER RETURNED COPIES OF LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER
LAWRENCE, D.H. (1885-1930). English novelist, poet and essayist. Outstanding Autograph Letter Signed, “D.H. Lawrence”. Full page, quarto. “Kesselmatte. Gsteig b. Gstaad (Bern), Switzerland”, August 4, 1928. To Allen W. Steele, William Jackson Ltd.
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN PENS HIS SIGNATURE AT THE TOP OF A POEM WRITTEN BY OSCKAR LUDWIG BERNARD WOLFF THAT WELCOMES DANISH SCULPTOR THORWALDENSEN TO A FRATERNAL SOCIETY
ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN. (1805-1875) Danish author best remembered for his literary fairy tales. His Signature “H.C. Andersen” Boldly penned at the head of an autograph poem entitled: “To Thorwaldensen on his admission to the student union”. No date.
CHARMING LETTER OF GEORGE BERNARD SHAW OFFERING TO INSCRIBE A SECOND COPY OF HIS BOOK, BECAUSE OF A MISTAKE IN THE PRESENTATION OF THE FIRST, AND SAYING: ‘’YOU CAN THEN PASS THE SYBIL ONE TO YOUR MOTHER, WHO NEED NEVER KNOW THAT IT WAS NOT MEANT FOR HER’’!
SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. (1856-1950). Irish-born writer. Good Autograph Note Signed twice, “G. Bernard Shaw” and “Bernard Shaw”, on a “Republique Francaise Carte Postale” post card. Cape Antibes, July [?] 1928. Fine condition.
SINCLAIR LEWIS, THE NOBLE LAUREATE AUTHOR, TO HIS CLOSE FRIEND FATHER MURPHY, ABOUT HIS NEW NOVEL: GIDEON PLANISH
LEWIS, SINCLAIR (1885-1951). American novelist, first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Autograph Letter Signed, “Ever, Sinclair Lewis,” on his name imprinted 300 Central Park West, New York City letterhead. 2 pages, quarto. May 1 (no year [1944?]). To “Dear Father Murphy.”
SHAKESPEARE’S ~~ ‘THE WINTER’S TALE’ — BROADSIDE
AN 1840 PRODUCTION AT THE THEATRE-ROYAL IN NEWCASTLE — THAT JUST HAPPENS TO FEATURE THE PARENTS OF ELLEN TERNAN, CHARLE’S DICKEN’S MISTRESS, IN THE LEAD ROLLS!
One page, quarto. [approximately 7 ½ x 10 inches].