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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

India

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“MUSSOLINI AND HITLER, HAVING DONE EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE TO THEIR COUNTRIES’   —  ‘IN EVERY PUBLIC REFERENCE OF MINE TO THE PERSECUTION OF THE JEWS, DENOUNCED AND RIDICULED IT IN THE MOST UNEQUIVOCAL TERMS. I HAVE NEVER SUGGESTED THAT THE IMPERIALIST WAR OF CONQUEST BY JAPAN ON CHINA IS COMPARABLE IN ANY WAY TO THE ITALIAN CONQUEST OF ABYSSINIA’  — 

SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. (1856-1950). Irish-born writer.  Superb Typed Letter Signed, “G. Bernard Shaw”, on his imprinted stationery. One and a quarter pages, quarto. [London]  October 6, 1937. To Henry Elphick

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GANDHI  —  SPEAKING ON THE SALT RIOTS AND SOCIAL REVOLUTION IN INDIA!

GANDHI, MONHANDAS KARAMCHAND.  (1869-1948).  Considered the father of the Indian Independence movement;  created his concept of satyagraha, a non-violent way of protesting against injustices;  returned to India in 1914 to found and lead the Indian independence movement.   An  exceedingly-scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “your sincere, old friend /M.K. Gandhi”.    Two full pages, quarto, in pencil.  “Ahmedabad, 25th February [no year, but circa 1930].

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EARLY ALS OF BADEN POWELL, FOUNDER OF THE BOY SCOUTS, WRITTEN WHILE IN INDIA

BADEN-POWELL, ROBERT.   1st BARON BADEN-POWELL (1857-1941).    “Hero of The Siege of Mafeking” in South Africa during the Second Boer War;   best remembered as the founder of the Boy Scout Movement.  Autograph Letter Signed, “R. Baden Powell,” on imprinted “Sialkot, Punjab” letterhead.  Four full pages, octavo.  “On route to Bombay. [India]”  April 29, no year.  [Circa 1897/8?]

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