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T.E. LAWRENCE a.k.a ‘LAWRENCE OF ARABIA’  ~~  IN A REMARKABLE LETTER REVEALS: ”I DO NOT WRITE. YEARS AND YEARS AGO, IN 1922 TO BE EXACT, I TRIED FOR THE THIRD TIME TO WRITE A BOOK, FAILED AGAIN, AND DECIDED TO PACK UP WRITING FOR GOOD. ONE HAS TO BE BORN TO IT, I FANCY. OLD G.B.S. AND THE REST TURN IT OUT LIKE SAUSAGES. I SWEAT AND SWEAT…

LAWRENCE, T(HOMAS) E(DWARD) [Lawrence of Arabia].  (1888-1935). British adventurer, soldier and author.  Wonderful Typed Letter Signed, “Yours sincerely, T.E. Shaw”.  One full page, quarto.  “R.A.F. Mount Batten, Plymouth”, October 30, 1931.  Very fine condition.  To Flight Lieutenant John G. Hawtrey.  Accompanied by two letters from Hawtrey to British poet Sigfried Sassoon describing the circumstance surrounding the creation of these letters. 

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MICHAEL FARADAY READS UP ON EGYPT — AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE ALS

FARADAY, MICHAEL. (1791-1867). British physicist and chemist. Autograph Letter Signed, “M. Faraday”, on blind-embossed and crested Royal Institution of Great Britain stationery. One page, octavo. London, February 4, 1859.

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MARK TWAIN WRITES TO RUDYARD KIPLING’S ATTORNEY, A.T. GURLITZ:  “AN AUTHOR IS INJURED BY THE PUBLICATION OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED EDITION OF HIS WORKS”  ~~ CLARIFYING HIS VIEWPOINTS ON COPYRIGHT LAW FOLLOWING A HIGH PROFILE CASE DURING WHICH TWAIN HIMSELF PROVIDED TESTIMONY IN DEFENSE OF AUTHORIAL RIGHTS

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. [MARK TWAIN].  (1835-1910.)  American humorist, lecturer and writer.  Autograph Letter Signed twice, “S.L. Clemens” and “S.L.C.”  Three very full, separate pages, octavo.  Ampersand, N.Y., September 14, 1901.  Very fine condition. 

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WOMAN WANTS BREAD;  NOT THE BALLOT”   ~~~  SUSAN B. ANTHONY OFFERS TO GIVE A LECTURE AND PROPOSES A SPLIT FOR THE GATE RECEIPTS

ANTHONY, SUSAN B.  (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony”, on National-American Woman Suffrage Association stationery, with the names of the various Suffrage leaders imprinted on it, along with their titles/positions.  2 1/2 full pages, large octavo.  Chicago, Illinois, March 25th, 1876.

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WOODROW WILSON AS PROFESSOR OF JURISPRUDENCE & POLITICS —  AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.  Uncommon Autograph Statement Signed “Woodrow Wilson”, as Princeton University “Professor of Jurisprudence & Politics” on light mint-green stationery.  One full page, crown octavo. [Princeton, NJ], August 10, 1899.  Very fine condition.  Certifying George Kinkaid in his coursework at the University. 

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FRANKLIN PIERCE URGES THE APPOINTMENT OF A NEW SHERIFF IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, STATING THAT THE PETITION SUPPORTING HIM:  “ALREADY BEARS THE NAMES OF SOME OF THE BEST DEMOCRATS IN THE COUNTY.”

PIERCE, FRANKLIN.  (1804-1869).  Fourteenth President of the United States (1853-7).  Early, scarce, Autograph Letter Signed, “Fr. Pierce”.  One full page, quarto.  Francestown, New Hampshire, April 17, 1837.  Very fine condition.  To “Col. John H. Steele, Peterboro, N.H.”

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“MRS. ROOSEVELT…HAS A RATHER LONG CONVALESCENCE AHEAD OF HER… TITINE AND HELEN AND TOMMY JR. WERE TRUMPS ABOUT ARCHIE”… WITH FURTHER COMMENTARY ON HIS READING RUTH McNERY’S BOOKS

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906). Good Autograph Letter, boldly written and Signed “Theodore Roosevelt,” on his imprinted Sagamore Hill embossed stationery, with excellent personal and family content.  Three very full pages, octavo. [New York], October 9, 1911.

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