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”.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.