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GEORGE ELIOT [MARY ANNE EVANS] — WRITES TO ALEXANDER MAIN REGARDING THE PRONUNCIATION OF HER FOURTH NOVEL, ROMOLA, — AND HER LIFE WITH GEORGE LEWES
EVANS, MARY ANNE. (1819-1880) Writing under the pen name ‘George Eliot’; Mary Anne Evans was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era; Her novels, largely set in provincial England, are well known for their realism and psychological insight; she wrote seven novels: Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876). Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “M.A. Lewes,” on The Priory, 21 North Bank, Regents Park letterhead. January 2, 1875. Four full pages, octavo. Very fine condition.
SIR ISAAC NEWTON – HIS BOLD SIGNATURE, “NEWTON” — CIRCA 1707
NEWTON, SIR ISAAC. (1642 – 1727) English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time. His bold signature “Newton” as clipped from a larger document.
THE ONLY PRINT PORTRAIT THAT LINCOLN IS KNOWN TO HAVE AUTOGRAPHED
SIGNED EN ROUTE TO HIS INAUGURATION IN 1861
ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. (1809-1865). Sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865). Superb and extremely rare engraved Portrait Signed, “A. Lincoln”, on his way to his inauguration in 1861. Lincoln is depicted in a full-faced bust pose, beardless.
SIGNED POSTCARD PHOTOGRAPH OF HOUDINI IN 1914
HOUDINI, HARRY. [Professional name of Ehrich Weiss]. (1874-1926). American magician. Black-and-white octavo postcard Photograph Signed, “Harry Houdini, S’field, [Sheffield, UK] Feb. 2, 1914”, across the darker portion of his image.
EXCEEDINGLY–RARE SIGNED THEODORE ROOSEVELT “MINATURE” BOOK
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States; assumed the Presidency on the assassination of William McKinley. Byron Andrews’ book entitled: Facts About the Candidate. [Theodore Roosevelt]. Chicago: Sam Stone, publishers. 1904. Boldly Signed on the half title page: “Theodore Roosevelt”, probably as President. A miniature illustrated campaign biography of TR, designed for the U.S. Presidential Election of 1904.
ONE OF THE RAREST SIGNATURES IN ALL OF SCIENCE! — SIR WILLIAM HARVEY
HARVEY, WILLIAM (1578-1657) English Physician; made influential contributions in anatomy and physiology; was the first known physician to describe completely, and in detail, the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and the rest of the body by the heart. An impressive, and excessively rare Manuscript Document Signed, “Will Harvey”.
PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING’S FIRST CABINET MEETING IN 1921
AN IMAGE OF PURE PRESIDENTIAL AND GOVERMENTAL POWER, BEARING THE SIGNATURES OF WHAT WERE TO BE THREE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND A FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE US SUPREME COURT
HARDING, WARREN G. (1865-1923). Twenty-ninth President of the United States (1921-1923); died in office, resulting in Calvin Coolidge becoming the 30th President. An impressive photograph depicting President Warren G, Harding’s first cabinet meeting in March of 1921. Boldly signed by him and eleven of his cabinet members, two of which were to become future Presidents, and one who was to become the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. The men are depicted sitting around a conference table in the White House, and each has signed beneath his image.