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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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AGATHA CHRISTIE ADAPTS HER NOVEL ORGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1939 BY ‘THE CRIME CLUB’ AS: TEN LITTLE NIGGERS, AND SUBSEQUENTLY RENAMED: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, FOR THE STAGE  ~~  BUT CURIOUSLY THIS BOOK ALSO APPEARED TITLED AS: ‘TEN LITTLE INDIANS’ IN AMERICA

CHRISTIE, DAME AGATHA.  (1890-1976).  English writer of mystery novels. Important Autograph Letter Signed, “Agatha Christie,” on her imprinted Greenway House stationery. Four full pages, octavo. “Churston Ferrers, South Devon,” February 21, no year.

$8500.00
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“I HAVE MADE MORE SPEECHES FOR OUR IDEAS OF EQUAL RIGHTS IN MORE STATES AND TO MORE PEOPLE THAN ANY MAN IN THIS COUNTRY”  –  HENRY WILSON

WILSON, HENRY (1812-1875).  Vice President of the United States under U.S. Grant, and a Senator from Massachusetts known for his strong anti-slavery positions; devoted himself to the destruction of ‘Slave Power’ [the political power of the slave-owning class]; authored a bill that outlawed slavery in Washington, D.C. and was responsible for incorporating African Americans in the Union Civil War effort.  Superb Autograph Letter Signed, “H. Wilson.” Four very full pages, quarto. Natick, [Massachusetts].  October 7, 1870.

$1750.00
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ABOLITIONIST AUTHOR, HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, APOLOGISES SAYING: “I WAS AWAY DOWN IN FLORIDA”

STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896) American author, abolitionist; best known for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Autograph Letter Signed “H.B. Stowe”, on her monogrammed blue “S” stationery. One page, octavo. Hartford, [Conneticut]. May 12, 1867.

$1500.00
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LOUIS ARMSTRONG  — AN ATTRACTIVE SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

ARMSTRONG, LOUIS.   (1901-1971).    American trumpeter and vocalist who was among the most influential figures in  American jazz; nicknamed “Satchmo”;  his career spanned five decades and all eras in the history of jazz.  Choice, black and white postcard Photograph Signed, “Louis Armstrong” under his image on the wide lower portion, in his characteristic green ink. 

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS SIGNED DOCUMENT

DOUGLASS, FREDERICK (1818-1895)  American abolitionist, editor, orator, author and statesman.  Partly-printed Document Signed  “Fredk Douglass,”  in ink, on the docketing panel of a 3 page “Deed” for a land transfer, between Joseph C. Hornblower and James M. Johnston, in his capacity as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia.

$1500.00
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT ON RACE RELATIONS: “I HAVE APPOINTED A LARGER PERCENTAGE OF COLORED MEN THAN ANY OTHER PRESIDENT.”

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919).  26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906). Exceptional Typed Letter Signed “Theodore Roosevelt,” as President, on imprinted The White House /Washington stationary. One full page, quarto.

$20,000.00
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WRITTEN FROM THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA, DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE THANKS A YOUNG LADY FOR HER PRAYERS FOR HIS CONTINUED SUCCESS AND SPEAKS OF HIS CONVERTING THE NATIVE AFRICAN POPULATION TO CHRISTIANITY:   “PAUL IS ONE OF THE FIRST CONVERTS OF THE KURUMAN [TRIBE] AND LATELY JOINED US.  MELROSE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY COMPANION A HARD WORKER & AN UPRIGHT MAN.”

LIVINGSTONE, DAVID. (1813-1873) Pioneer medical missionary and African  explorer; best known for his explorations and having been ‘found’ by journalist Henry Stanley.  Important Partial Autograph Letter Signed, “David Livingston”.

$6500.00
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