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WORDSWORTH DEALS WITH HIS FINANCES  

WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. (1770-1850) English poet and leading figure in the Romantic Age of English literature. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Wm. Wordsworth.” Two pages, quarto. Trinity Lodge, Cam[bridge]. April 23, 1828.

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NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE  ~~  ACTING IN HIS OFFICIAL POSITION AS U.S. CONSUL IN LIVERPOOL, ARRANGES FUNDING FOR DESTITUTE AMERICAN SEAMEN

HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL.  (1804-1864). American novelist and short-story writer; wrote: The Scarlet Letter (1850), The House of Seven Gables (1851) and Twice Told Tales (1837).  Rare Partly-printed Document Signed, “Nathl. Hawthorne”, as U.S. Consul at Liverpool.  One page, large oblong octavo.  Liverpool, June 20, 1855.

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SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900  ~~  BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM, AS PRESIDENT, TO THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS POLITIAL CAREER, MARK HANNA – KNOWN AS THE ‘KINGMAKER’ OF OHIO AND NATIONAL POLITICS POST CIVIL WAR

MCKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901).  25th President of the United States; assassinated in 1901. The book:  SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900, boldly inscribed on the half-title page:  “for Hon[orable] M A Hanna / with sincere regards / William McKinley / July 28, 1900”, as President. 

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LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER, ANSEL ADAMS DELIGHTS IN HIS NEW SINAR CAMERA EQUIPMENT AND DETAILS PLANS FOR ADAPTATIONS TO HIS CAMERAS WHILE RELATING ISSUES HE’S HAVING WITH THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE IN YOSEMITE!

ADAMS, ANSEL. (1902-1984).  American landscape photographer and environmentalist best known for his black-and-white images of the American West.  Fine photography related content, Typed Letter Signed, “Ansel A”, in red ink, on his name-imprinted ‘131 24th avenue, San Francisco, California’ stationery.  Very full page, quarto.  [San Francisco], July 15, 1958.

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SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN  ~~ THE FAMED BRITISH ARCHITECT, RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON, IN HIS ROLE AS DIRECTOR OF HIS MAJESTIES ROYAL HOSPITAL IN CHELSEA

WREN, CHRISTOPHER (1632-1723). English architect, who played a leading role in the rebuilding of London following the devastating Great Fire of 1666, and whose St. Paul’s Cathedral takes a place among the greatest designs in the history of architecture. Scarce Manuscript Document Signed, “Chr. Wren.” One page, large folio. [9.75 x 15 inches].  No place [London]. March 11, 1698. 

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MARCONI SENDS A RADIO-TELEGRAM FROM ON BOARD HIS YACHT “THE ELECTRA”

MARCONI, GUGLIELMO, MARCHESE.  (1874-1937).  Italian electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (1909);  known for his creation of a practical radio wave-based wireless telegraph system that led to Marconi being credited as the inventor of radio. Uncommon, and especially choice, Partly-Printed Document Signed, “Marconi” and also initialed “GM”. One full page, oblong folio. Written on board his yacht, the “ELECTRA,” October 12, 1935.

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C DAY LEWIS ATTEMPTS TO GET CLIFFORD [HENRY DYMENT] ON THE CIVIL LIST OR GET FUNDS FROM THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND TO HELP SUPPORT HIM DURING HIS ILLNESSS

DAY LEWIS, C(ECIL).  (1904-1972).  English poet and novelist. Two Typed Letters Signed, “C. Day Lewis”, on his name-imprinted and illustrated Chatto and Windus Ltd. letterhead.  Two seperate pages, quarto.  “62 Iverness Terrace, Bayswater, London, W.2.”, December 21st, 1970.

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