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.
“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.
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.
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, small quarto. No place. No date.
HENRY CLAY ON THE TARRIF OF 1824 AND OTHER TREASURY ISSUES
CLAY, HENRY. (1777-1852). American statesman. Autograph Letter Signed, “H. Clay”. One full page, quarto. Washington, January 20, 1832.
WONDERFUL SIGNED SEPIA-TONED PHOTOGRAPH OF THOMAS EDISON
EDISON, THOMAS A. (1847-1931). American inventor. Handsome, sepia-toned Photograph Signed, “Thos A. Edison”, with his bold umbrella paraph, under his image, on the photographic surface.