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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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ALEXANDER OF TUNIS  —  ANNOUNCES TO CHURCHILL THE DEFEAT OF THE AXIS POWERS IN NORTH AFRICA

ALEXANDER, HAROLD, 1ST EARL OF TUNIS.   (1891-1969).  British field marshal.  Typed Souvenir Letter Signed, “Alexander of Tunis, F[ield] M[arshall] / 1967”.   One page, oblong octavo.  No place,  1967.  Very fine condition.  This is a faircopy message he sent to Sir Winston S. Churchill, Prime Minister of the U.K., in 1942, announcing the defeat of the Axis powers, and their withdrawal from their positions in North Africa.

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A WONDERFULLY REVEALING LETTER FROM THE FUTURE KING EDWARD VIIIth

EDWARD VIII.  (1894-1972).  King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Emperor of India (January 20-December 11, 1936);  later known as the Duke of Windsor; abdicated the British throne for:  “the woman I love”.    Lengthy, Autograph Letter Signed “Edward”, as Prince, to “Spencer”.  May 1st, 1925.   Revealing biographical content. 

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THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL,  IN 1933,  SEES THE RISE OF HITLER, AND WORKS TO REMOVE JEWISH STUDENTS FROM THE ONCOMING PATH OF THE HOLOCAUST  

WEIZMANN, CHAIM (1874-1952).   First President of Israel.  Uncommon Typed Letter Signed “Ch Weizmann”, on blue stationary.  One  full page, quarto. “Sixteen Addison Crescent, London.  October 4, 1933”.  Very fine condition. To LOUIS LIPSKY, of the Zionist Organization of America. 

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GEORGE V —  ATTRACTIVE ALS AS KING

GEORGE V.  (1865-1936).  King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India (1910-36).  Autograph Letter Signed, “George R.I.”, on crested and imprinted Buckingham Palace stationery.  Two pages [front and back], octavo.  London, June 27, 1925.  Excellent condition. 

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SAMUEL ADAMS TO CITIZEN DANNERY,  CONSUL OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC IN BOSTON — 1793  — SEEKING TO CLARIFY A POINT IN A TREATY

ADAMS, SAMUEL.  (1722-1803).   American statesman and patriot, one of the founding Father’s of the United States.      Choice Manuscript Letter fragment Signed, “Saml. Adams”, as Governor of Massachusetts.  One page, quarto.  No place [Boston]. [November 27, 1793].   

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FINE WILLIAM GLADSTONE ALS AS PRIME MINISTER  — WITH COMMENTARY ON: WILLIAM PALMERS WORK,  HIS THOUGHTS REGARDING THE HIGH ANGLICANISM MOVEMENT IN ENGLAND, AND HIS EPIC WORK, TREATISE ON THE CHURCH OF CHRIST.

GLADSTONE, WILLIAM E (1809-1898).  British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister (1868-74, 1880-85, 1886 and 1892-94). Significant Autograph Letter Signed “W E Gladstone”, as Prime Minister on imprinted 10 Downing Street stationery.  3 full pages, quarto. London, September 30, 1883.

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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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