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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

LITERATURE

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SHERLOCK HOLMES CREATOR, SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, TRIES TO EXPLAIN THE VAGUE REALITY OF WAR

DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN SIR (1859-1930)   Physician and writer best known for creating the detective Sherlock Holmes. Autograph Letter Signed, “A. Conan Doyle,” on Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex letterhead. One page, octavo. Crowborough. “Oct[ober] 26, 1914.”

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SUPERB LINO-TYPE ENGRAVING SIGNED BY WALT WHITMAN 

WHITMAN, WALT.   (1819-1892)   American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist.  Uncommon Printed Lino-type copy-image of a  5 ¾” x 3 ¼” photograph of Whitman, on a 8 ¼” x 5 ½” sheet, boldly Signed in dark ink: “Walt Whitman.”

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“IT’S IDEAS ARE PROFOUND; IT’S STYLE IS BAD. IT IS WORTH READING FOR ITS SUBSTANCE, NOTWITHSTANDING ITS FORM.”

MANN, HORACE. (1796-1859) American educator. Autograph letter signed “Horace Mann” on illustrated Antioch College letterhead. One page, octavo. Yellow Springs, [Ohio] Oct. 3rd, 1854.

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CHARLES DICKENS  —  SIGNED CHECK

DICKENS, CHARLES.  (1812-1870).  English novelist.  Partly Printed Check Signed, “Charles Dickens”.  One page, oblong octavo.  London, February 13, 1861.

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ALLEN GINSBERG  –  TYPED SIGNED FAIR-COPY OF HIS POEM:  KADDISH

GINSBERG, ALLEN.   (1926-97).  American Beat poet.  Typed Fair-copy Poem Signed, “Allen Ginsberg” from his “Kaddish”, the remembrance poem written by him on his mother’s death.   One page, quarto.

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EARLY BERTRAND RUSSELL AUTOGRAPH LETTER

RUSSELL, BERTRAND. (1872-1970)  British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic.  Early Autograph Letter Signed, “Bertrand Russell” on  his 4 Ralston Street Title Street. S.W. imprinted stationary.  Two and one third pages, octavo. [London].  March 3, 1905. 

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T.S. ELIOT OFFERS TO SIGN SOME OF HIS BOOKS

ELIOT, T[HOMAS].S[TEARNS].  (1888-1965).  American-born writer and poet.  Typed Letter Signed, “T.S.E.”, on imprinted Faber and Faber Ltd. letterhead.  One full page, small quarto.  “24 Russell Square, London, W.C.1”, December 5, 1946. 

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