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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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ALAN BEAN, THE 4TH MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON INSCRIBES AN ICONIC APOLLO 12 IMAGE OF THE LUNAR LANDER MODULE ASCENDING THE MOON’S SURFACE  — 

Choice original 1st generation NASA color photograph of the lunar module leaving the moon’s surface. Oblong quarto. No place. [Texas?] No date [circa 1970].   Signed, “Alan Bean” on the photographic surface, in lower right corner.  The photograph is mounted to a larger piece of photographer’s backing and is wonderfully further inscribed on the wide lower margin:  “To Rooster- Flying to the Moon is like throwing a long forward pass – You have to lead it just the right amount- It worked for us.”

$1500.00
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SUPERB IMAGE OF THE STONE SUPREME COURT SIGNED BY ALL 9 MEMBERS ~ CIRCA 1942

STONE, HARLAN FISKE.  (1872-1946) American jurist who served as the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  An outstanding ‘Harris and Ewing’ large silver-toned quarto photograph depicting the entire “Stone Court” signed by each member under his image, housed in simple back wood frame.  [Washington, D.C. ~ circa 1942].  HARLAN STONE, OWEN ROBERTS, HUGO BLACK, STANLEY F. REED, FELIX FRANKFURTER, WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, FRANK MURPHY, JAMES F. BYRNES, AND ROBERT H. JACKSON.

$4800.00
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EXCESSIVELY-RARE SIGNATURE OF AMERICAN PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHER ~~ MATHEW B. BRADY

BRADY, MATHEW B.  (1822/1824 –1896)  Early adaptor and one of the most famous photographers in American history;  best known for his depiction of the events and personalities of the Civil War.  His excessively-rare, Signature “M.B. Brady”, as an endorsement, penned on the verso of a check made out to him in the amount of $18.75 from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

$4500.00
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SUPERB SILVER ALBUMIN PHOTOGRAPH OF BRITISH NAVAL SCENE PAINTER  CLARKSON STANFIELD  ~~  BY MAULL AND POLYBANK’S LONDON STUDIO

STANFIELD, CLARKSON FREDERICK.  (1793–1867) Prominent English painter who was best known for his large-scale paintings of dramatic marine subjects and landscapes.  Simply stunning large silver albumin photograph portrait of Stanfield.

$950.00
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AN ATTRACTIVE CDV OF HARRIET MARTINEAU

MARTINEAU, HARRIET.  (1802-1876).  English essayist, novelist, journalist, and economic and historical writer who was prominent among English intellectuals of the 19th Century; one of the first female writers to support herself by her own talent; considered the first female sociologist; observed a link between slavery and the oppression of women’s rights; considered one of the first feminists.  A CDV of Martineau depicted in old age, seated in a chair. 

$125.00
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ATTRACTIVE LETTER FROM THE NOTED LIFE MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHER: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT

EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED.  (1898-1995).  German-born American photographer.  Typed Letter Signed, “Alfred Eisenstaedt”, on imprinted Life magazine letterhead.  One page, quarto.  New York, April 8, 1960.  Excellent condition. 

$295.00
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SIGNED CABINET PHOTOGRAPH OF GROVER CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-9, 1893-7).  Albumin octavo Cabinet Photograph Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, underneath his image, possibly as President.  No place, no date [circa 1883-85]. Cleveland is depicted in a half-length bust pose facing left.

$950.00
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