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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE DELIGHTS IN THE ARRIVAL OF HER NEW PUPPY “MR. DARKIE”

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. (1820-1910). British nurse, hospital reformer and humanitarian. Autograph Letter Signed, “Florence Nightingale,” on her imprinted 10, South Street, Park Lane, W. stationery. Two pages, octavo. “Lea Hurst, Cromford, Derby,” October 10, 1879. Very fine condition. To Mrs. Cropley.

$2650.00
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QUEEN VICTORIA BOLDLY SIGNED DOCUMENT

VICTORIA.  (1819-1901).  Queen of England.  Manuscript Document boldly Signed, “Victoria RI”, as Queen.  Two pages, legal folio.  “Our Court at St. James’s”, April 16, 1870. 

$795.00
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THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON ASKS TO MEET HIS NEPHEW IN PICADILLY 

WELLESLEY, ARTHUR, 1ST DUKE OF WELLINGTON. (1769-1852). British soldier and statesman; Prime Minister (1828-1830).   Autograph Letter Signed “W”,  as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.  One page, octavo.  London, April 4, 1835.

$750.00
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THE AFRICAN EXPLORER STANLEY, LAMENTS HE IS OUT OF BOOKS FOR PRESENTATION TO GUESTS

STANLEY, HENRY M. (1841-1904). Journalist; African Explorer best known for his explorations with David Livingstone. Autograph Letter Signed “Henry M. Stanley”.  Two full pages, octavo.  “30 Sackville Street, London”. August 15, 1885.

$950.00
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“I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM…THE NORTH”  — AN ATTRACTIVE LETTER FROM THE ANTARTIC EXPLORER, ERNEST SHACKLETON

SHACKLETON, SIR ERNEST HENRY.  (1874-1922).  British explorer of Antarctica.  Scarce Typed Letter Signed, “E.H. Shackleton”, on his imprinted “ANTEXPEDI, LONDON  9, Regent Street, London, S.W.” stationery.  One page, quarto.  London, February 15, 1912.  Excellent condition.

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WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST MAKES HIS POSITION CLEAR: “I WRITE THIS SO THAT THERE MAY BE NO DOUBT AS TO WHO IS MY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE”

HEARST, WILLIAM RANDOLPH.  (1908-1993) American publisher. Autograph Letter Signed twice “W.R. Hearst” on his imprinted Cosmopolitan Productions letterhead. One page, quarto. New York City, June 1st, 1921.

$1200.00
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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL  — HIS REMARKABLE ASSESSMENT OF THE FUTURE OF THE AIRPLANE:

“HOW TO PRODUCE FLYING MACHINES SO THAT ANYONE CAN FLY.”

“THE CLOSE OBSERVATION OF LITTLE THINGS IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IN BUSINESS, IN ART, IN SCIENCE, AND IN EVERY PERSUIT OF LIFE”

BELL,  ALEXANDER GRAHAM (1847-1922) Scientist, inventor, and engineer who is credited with inventing the telephone. Partial Typed Letter Signed “Alexander Graham Bell.” One page, octavo. No place. No date.

$1800.00
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