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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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A TRULY CHARMING AND ‘CLASSIC’ GEORGE BERNARD SHAW LETTER RESPLENDENT WITH HIS WIT AND HUMOR!  “IF LIVIA WOULD STOP EATING HER FELLOW CREATURES [AND BECOME A VEGETRIAN, LIKE G.B.S.]  SHE WOULD FIND HER TEETH SOUNDER AND HER MATHEMATICAL FACULTY CLEARER.”

SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. (1856-1950). Irish-born writer; Nobel prize winner.  Charming Typed Letter Signed, “G. Bernard Shaw”, on his imprinted 10 Adelphi Terrace, W.C. stationery. Two full pages, small quarto. ‘Piccard’s Cottage, St. Catherines, Guilford, Surrey [England]’. September 29, 1907.

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EMERSON REPORTS THE DEATH OF A HARVARD CLASSMATE

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. (1803 -1882) Author, poet, and philosopher; leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Autograph Letter Signed “R.W. Emerson”.  One page, octavo. Concord [Massachusetts], February 14, 1869.

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ERNEST SHEPARD, THE ILLUSTRATOR FOR THE WINNIE THE POOH BOOKS WRITES TO PUBLISHER CURTIS BROWN: “I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THE COLORED REPRODUCTIONS IN BOTH THESE BOOKS” AFTER RECEIVING HIS COPIES OF:  THE WORLD OF CHRISTOPHER ROBIN AND WIND IN THE WILLOWS

SHEPARD, ERNEST HOWARD.(1879-1976). English artist and book illustrator; best known as illustrator for A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed “Ernest H. Shepard” on his Lodsworth 212 I Woodmancote, Lodsworth, Nr Petworth stationery. One page, octavo. [London], October 28, 1959.

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A HIGHLY IMPORTANT HENRY MILLER LETTER ~~  STAGGERLINGLY FULL OF MAJOR BIBLIO AND BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS WITH BITING AND REVEALING COMMENTARY FROM HIS TRAVELS IN FRANCE IN 1928,  WITH HIS WIFE, JUNE.

THIS PERIOD WAS THE BASIS FOR HIS NOVEL:  TROPIC OF CANCER

MILLER, HENRY.  (1891-1980).  American novelist; author whose Bohemian lifestyle and autobiographical novels broke existing literary forms. Remarkable and highly important Autograph Letter Signed, “H.V.M.”, on imprinted Hotel-Restaurant de Grenoble et de Savoie stationery.  Eight full pages, quarto.  Aix-en-Provence, October 6, 192[8].

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AGATHA CHRISTIE ADAPTS HER NOVEL ORGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1939 BY ‘THE CRIME CLUB’ AS: TEN LITTLE NIGGERS, AND SUBSEQUENTLY RENAMED: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, FOR THE STAGE  ~~  BUT CURIOUSLY THIS BOOK ALSO APPEARED TITLED AS: ‘TEN LITTLE INDIANS’ IN AMERICA

CHRISTIE, DAME AGATHA.  (1890-1976).  English writer of mystery novels. Important Autograph Letter Signed, “Agatha Christie,” on her imprinted Greenway House stationery. Four full pages, octavo. “Churston Ferrers, South Devon,” February 21, no year.

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C DAY LEWIS ATTEMPTS TO GET CLIFFORD [HENRY DYMENT] ON THE CIVIL LIST OR GET FUNDS FROM THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND TO HELP SUPPORT HIM DURING HIS ILLNESSS

DAY LEWIS, C(ECIL).  (1904-1972).  English poet and novelist. Two Typed Letters Signed, “C. Day Lewis”, on his name-imprinted and illustrated Chatto and Windus Ltd. letterhead.  Two seperate pages, quarto.  “62 Iverness Terrace, Bayswater, London, W.2.”, December 21st, 1970.

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A CONTENT RICH, POLITICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL ARCHIVE OF 20+ THEODORE DREISER LETTERS ON: COMMUNISM, SOCIALISM, COAL WORKERS, STRIKES, CAPITALISM, AND COMMON SENSE — WITH [APPARENTLY] A 3 PAGE COPY OF A LETTER DREISER SENT TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT CONCERNING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AS AN EQUAL RIGHTS ISSUE!

DREISER, THEODORE. (1871-1945). American naturalist author. A content overflowing, archive of twenty Typed and Autograph Letters Signed.  Many are on Dreiser’s name-imprinted stationery, several on The American Spectator letterhead, and one letter is on a non-imprinted sheet.  All/most are large octavo/small quarto in size. October 1933 to October 1939.

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