PETER M. ROGET AUTHOR OF THE FAMOUS THESAURUS THAT BEARS HIS NAME COLLABORATES WITH PHYSICIST MICHAEL FARADAY
ROGET, PETER M. (1779-1869). English scholar and physician; best known for compiling the famous Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases; Secretary of the Royal Society (1827-1849); Fullerian professor of physiology at Royal Society. Noteworthy, and a superb association Autograph Letter Signed, “P. M. Roget”. Three pages, quarto. London, November 25, 1837.
JAMES MADISON AND JAMES MONROE ~~ AS PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY OF STATE ~~ SIGN A GRANT FOR LAND IN: “THE TERRITORY NORTH WEST OF THE OHIO, AND ABOVE THE MOUTH OF [THE] KENTUCKY RIVER”
MADISON, JAMES. (1751-1836). Fourth President of the United States (1809-17). Partly Printed Document Signed, “James Madison”, as President. One page, oblong folio, vellum. Washington, D.C., March 7, 1812. Countersigned by JAMES MONROE, as Secretary of State.
VERY-RARE AND IMPORTANT THOMAS JEFFERSON PRESIDENTIAL LAND GRANT PROVIDING FOR ‘PROPAGATING, THE GOSPEL AMONG THE HEATHEN’ — BOLDLY SIGNED BY HIM AS PRESIDENT AND JAMES MADISON, AS SECRETARY OF STATE
JEFFERSON, THOMAS. (1743-1826). Third President of the United States (1801-1809) and author of the Declaration of Independence. Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Th. Jefferson,” as President. Countersigned by Secretary of State JAMES MADISON [(1751-1836)
MARGARET FULLER ~~ THE MOST IMPORTANT WOMAN OF THE TRANSCENDENTIALIST MOVEMENT AND AUTHOR OF THE FIRST FEMINIST BOOK IN THE UNITED STATES — SENDS A LETTER OF INTRODUCTION
FULLER, SARAH MARGARET. (1810-1850) Journalist, women’s rights activist, considered the most important woman in the Transcendentalist movement; she was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism; her book: Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States. Exceedingly-rare and highly desirable Autograph Letter Signed “S. M. Fuller”, on fine tissue stationery, 1 1/3 pages, octavo.
ANDREW JOHNSON IMPEACHMENT TRIAL TICKET — WITH THE ORGINAL STUB STILL ATTACHED
JOHNSON, ANDREW. (1808-1875). Seventeenth President of the United States; Governor of Tennessee; first president to face an impeachment trial. A light rose color/purple imprinted Impeachment trial ticket for May 18, 1868, with the original stub still attached.
STUNNINGLY LARGE EINSTEIN PORTRAIT ~~ BOLDLY SIGNED BY EINSTEIN AND THE ARTIST, JOSEF SCHARL
EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879-1955). Theoretical physicist regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time; received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921. Superb silkscreen portrait of Einstein, Boldly Signed by him at lower left, “A. Einstein”, in ink. Also signed “Jos. Scharl” and dated “1946” at lower right by the artist.
E.M. FORSTER ARCHIVE ~~ AUTHOR OF: WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD, A PASSAGE TO INDIA, & HOWARDS END — DISCUSSING HIS READING AND BOOK BUYING HABITS SAYING: ‘LIVING IN CAMBRIDGE, I DO MY BOOK-BUYING AND BOOK-SCROUNGING HERE’ — AND MENTIONING ~~ THOMAS HARDY, T.E. LAWRENCE, & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW AND PENS A LIST OF SEVERAL OF HIS BETTER KNOWN WORKS
FORSTER, E(DWARD) M(ORGAN). (1879-1970). English novelist and essayist. Good archive of six Autograph Letters Signed, “E. M. Forster”, on imprinted King’s College and West Hackhurst, Abinger Hammer, Dorking stationery. Plus an Autograph List Signed, “E.M. Forster”, of his various works, organized by publisher. Nine total pages. Cambridge and Dorking, January 9, 1939 to October 6, 1958.