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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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FREUD ~~ IN ENGLISH — WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICAL CONTENT  —  “BUT I CANNOT TAKE HIM MYSELF.  I HAVE GIVEN UP TREATING PATIENTS AND DEVOTE MY TIME TO THE INSTRUCTION OF PHYSICIANS.  IF MR. K. COMES HE WILL BE TREATED BY ONE OF MY EXPERIENCED PUPILS.  I WILL PICK OUT ONE WHO TALKS ENGLISH.”

FREUD, SIGMUND.  (1856-1939).  Austrian neurologist; founder of psychoanalysis.  Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “Prof. Freud”, on his name-imprinted stationery, in English.  1 ½ pages, octavo.  “Wien, IX., Berggasse 19”, May 12th 1922.  Very fine condition. 

$24,000.00
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CHARLES DARWIN  ~~  AN EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY SCIENTIFIC LETTER ON THE USE OF CHLOROFORM, AND THE STUDY OF BARNACLES WHICH WAS TO PLAY A KEY COMPONENT IN HIS THEORY OF EVOLUTION

DARWIN, CHARLES (1809-82). British scientist. Good, early Autograph Letter Signed, “C. Darwin” with remarkable science content.  “Athenaeum Club,  Saturday August 20, 1848”.  Three full pages, octavo.  To “My dear Dr. Boott”. 

$28,500.00
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ULYSSES S. GRANT WRITES FROM WEST POINT ABOUT THE ELIGIBILITY OF AN ACQUAINTANCE HE’S SUPPORTED FOR CIVIL APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST, TO NOW GET A NAVAL APPOINTMENT

GRANT, ULYSSES S.  (1822-1885).  Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877).  Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, on ruled stationery.  Three pages, octavo.  West Point, New York, July 12, 1866.

$3250.00
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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES TO U.S. GRANT  ~~  SEEKING A REPRIEVE FOR A POLICEMAN ACCUSED OF MURDER IN UTAH

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.  (1822-93).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-81);  Brevet major general in Civil War, wounded five times, most seriously at the Battle of South Mountain in 1862.  Intriguing Autograph Letter Signed, “R.B. Hayes”, as Governor of Ohio, on illustrated and imprinted The State of Ohio, Executive Department letterhead.  One full page, small quarto.  Columbus, June 17, 1869.  Very fine condition.  “To the President [Ulysses S. Grant]”. 

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SENATOR JOHN F. KENNEDY  —  “HOLY ORDERS IS NO INSURANCE THAT A MAN WON’T ACT LIKE A DAMN FOOL”

KENNEDY, JOHN F. (1917-1963). Thirty-fifth president of the United States. Superb, and uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Jack”, on his imprinted United States Senate stationery. Four full pages, small quarto.  Washington, D.C., no date.   To an intimate and unidentified woman whom he addresses as “Dear Mary”. 

$22,000.00
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THE PUBLIC PAPERS OF GROVER CLEVELAND,  TWENTY-SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ~~ MARCH 4, 1885, TO MARCH 4, 1889.” ~~  BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM

CLEVELAND, GROVER. (1837-1908) 22nd and 24th President of the United States; elected President of the U.S. in 1884, the first Democrat to hold that office since the Civil War.   ”THE PUBLIC PAPERS OF GROVER CLEVELAND, TWENTY-SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. MARCH 4, 1885, TO MARCH 4, 1889”. Signed and Inscribed by the President on the first blank end paper to: ”Mrs. Francis P. Kinnicutt / from / Grover Cleveland / May 17, 1890.” Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889. First Edition.

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DICKENS GIVES PERMISISON FOR THE IMPORTATION INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM OF ONE COPY EACH OF THE GERMAN EDITIONS OF HIS:  DAVID COPPERFIELD  AND  THE PICKWICK PAPERS

DICKENS, CHARLES.  (1812-1870)   English novelist of the Victoria era. Autograph Statement Signed, “Charles Dickens”, with a big bold paraph under his signature.   One page, octavo.  “Tavistock House, London, Eight April, 1857”. 

$22,500.00
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