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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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VOLTAIRE  —  IN 1774  — CERTIFYING THE OWNERSHIP OF A SURGEON’S SURGERY

VOLTAIRE  — nom de plume of:   FRANCOIS-MARIE AROUET. (1694-1778)   French essayist and philosopher.    Very-scarce Manuscript Note Signed, ”Voltaire.”, in French.  One page, small octavo. Ferney, October 2, 1774.   

$7200.00
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ALLEN GINSBERG DRAWS A CARICATURE

GINSBERG, ALLEN.  (1926-1997).  American poet, regarded as the spokesman for the Beat Generation of the 1950s.  Caricature Drawing Signed, “AG”, beneath the image.  Octavo.  Excellent condition.

$950.00
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FREDERICK MARRYAT —  SCARCE LETTER FROM THE  NAVAL AUTHOR, AND DEVELOPER OF THE NAVAL CODE OF SIGNAL FLAGS FOR MERCHANT VESSELS 

MARRYAT, FREDERICK. (1792-1848). British naval officer and novelist.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed “F. Marryat,” 2 pages, octavo. “3 Spanish Place [Marylebone, London]”,  “Tuesday” no date, but docketed 1841 on verso.  To “My dear Jordan”. 

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CHECK SIGNED BY POET AND ABOLITIONIST JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL. (1819-1891).  Poet, Critic, Satirist, Diplomat, and noted Abolitionist.   Attractive Partly-printed Check Signed:  “J.R. Lowell”. 

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HARRIET BEECHER STOWE PENS A VERSE IN MEMORY OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, BY QUOTING OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES’: “EULOGY IN VERSE”

STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896)  American author, abolitionist; best known for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.   Choice Autograph Quotation Signed, “Harriet Beecher Stowe”, One  page, small octavo.  [ 4” x 5”]   January 17, 1893.

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CHECK SIGNED BY LONGFELLOW

LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH.   (1807-82). American poet.  Partly-printed  Check  Signed, “Henry W. Longfellow”,  with internal printed Internal Revenue stamp.   7″ x 2.75″ inches, Cambridge, Massachusetts.   September 6, 1881.

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ELLEN GLASGOW — COMMENTING ON THE VIRGINIA EQUAL SUFFRAGE LEAGUE’S ACTIONS

GLASGOW, ELLEN (1873-1845)   Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist; her novels mostly depicted Southern American life, including her Pulitzer-winning final novel, “In This Our Life.”   Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Ellen  Glasgow,” on One West Main Street,  Richmond, Virginia letterhead.  Two separate pages, octavo. Richmond, Virginia. “December 8, 1909”.

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