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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

LITERATURE

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IBSEN  — RARELY SEEN, CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED  —  THE NYBLIN STUDIO

IBSEN, HENRIK.  (1828-1906)  Norwegian playwright, director, and poet;  Ibsen is viewed as one of the founders of Modernism in theater.   Rarely seen, Cabinet Photograph Signed, “Henrik Ibsen / 27.12.97”.

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HEMINGWAY  —  HAVING READ, IN LIFE MAGAZINE, AN ARTICLE ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS OF A BEAR CUB BEING KILLED IN A MOST UNSPORTING MANNER,  CHALLENGES THE PREPERTRATORS OF THIS KILLING TO A DUEL!

HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. (1899-1961)  American Nobel Prize winning author and journalist; published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works.   Remarkable Typed Letter Signed “Ernest Hemingway”, on his Finca Vigia, San Francisco De Paula, Cuba stationary.  Full page, quarto.  San Francisco de Paula, Cuba.  January 2, 1950.  To: “the editors of LIFE Magazine”. 

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WALT WHITMAN:  BOLD  SIGNATURE 

WHITMAN, WALT (1819-1892) American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist.   His Bold Signature written as: “Walt Whitman / 328 Mickle Street / Camden, New Jersey”. One page, small 12mo. [ 1 x 3 1/2 inches].  No date, Camden, NJ.   

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON:  “WHEN MY BOOK WAS WRITTEN, IT WAS STILL POSSIBLE TO HAVE RECONCILED MATAAFA AND LAMFEFA: THIS IS NOW TOO LATE, THE TREATY HAS LOST AUTHORITY WITH THE SAMOANS, THEY HAVE PLUNGED AGAIN INTO A STATE OF DIEHARD REBELLION AND SPORADIC WAR”

STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS.  (1850-94).  Scottish essayist, novelist and poet.  Extremely scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Robert Louis Stevenson”.  Two separate pages, octavo.  “Vailima, Samoa”, July 14, 1893.

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AGATHA CHRISTIE  — ENCOURAGES HER CORRESPONDENT TO GO SEE A PERFORMANCE OF HER PLAY:  THE MOUSETRAP”

CHRISTIE, AGATHA.  (1890-1976).  English novelist. Autograph Letter Signed, “Agatha Christie,” on Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Berks letterhead. One page, octavo.  Berkshire, England, April 5th, 1972.

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DICKENS WRITING FROM PARIS ATTEMPTS TO HELP A  ‘FALLEN WOMEN’ GET A JOB

DICKENS, CHARLES.  (1812-1870).  English novelist.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Charles Dickens”.  One full page, octavo.  “Paris, 49 Avenue des Champs-Élysées”, January 7, 1856.

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T.E. LAWRENCE GOES TO LONDON ON LEAVE  —   “I…SHALL BE VERY GLAD TO LIE IN BED AND FORGET LIFE FOR A SPELL”

LAWRENCE, T(HOMAS) E(DWARD), called ‘Lawrence of Arabia’.  (1888-1935).  British adventurer, soldier and author, who mobilized the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I (1914-1918).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “T.E.S.” [for T.E. Shaw, one of his many pseudonyms].  One full page, quarto.  “14 Barton St., S.W.1.”, September 17, 1929.

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