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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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SIR ISAAC NEWTON –  HIS BOLD SIGNATURE, “NEWTON”  —  CIRCA 1707

NEWTON, SIR ISAAC. (1642 – 1727) English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time.   His bold signature “Newton” as clipped from a larger document. 

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THE ONLY PRINT PORTRAIT THAT LINCOLN IS KNOWN TO HAVE AUTOGRAPHED 
SIGNED EN ROUTE TO  HIS INAUGURATION IN 1861

ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.  (1809-1865).  Sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865).  Superb and extremely rare engraved Portrait Signed,  “A. Lincoln”,  on his way to his inauguration in 1861.  Lincoln is depicted in a full-faced bust pose, beardless. 

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EXCEEDINGLY–RARE SIGNED THEODORE ROOSEVELT “MINATURE” BOOK

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States; assumed the Presidency on the assassination of William McKinley.  Byron Andrews’ book entitled: Facts About the Candidate. [Theodore Roosevelt].  Chicago: Sam Stone, publishers. 1904.  Boldly Signed on the half title page: “Theodore Roosevelt”, probably as President.  A miniature illustrated campaign biography of TR, designed for the U.S. Presidential Election of 1904.  

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ONE OF THE RAREST SIGNATURES IN ALL OF SCIENCE!  —  SIR WILLIAM HARVEY

HARVEY, WILLIAM (1578-1657)  English Physician; made influential contributions in anatomy and physiology; was the first known physician to describe completely, and in detail, the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and the rest of the body by the heart.  An impressive, and excessively rare Manuscript Document Signed, “Will Harvey”.

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CHURCHILL’S SPECIALLY BOUND COPY OF ‘THE END OF THE BEGINNING’

SIGNED BY HIM — AS WAR-TIME PRIME MINSTER  —  IN 1944

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British statesman and author; served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955.  His book: The End of the Beginning, ‘War Speeches by the Right Hon[orable] Winston S. Churchill, C.H., M.P. – Compiled by Charles Eade’.  1943,  Cassell and Company Ltd., London.  First edition.  Boldly Signed on front free endpaper: “Winston S. Churchill / 1944”, as Prime Minister.

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EMILY DICKINSON QUOTES EMILY BRONTE

‘THOUGH EARTH AND MAN WERE GONE AND SUNS AND UNIVERSE CEASED TO BE AND THOU WERE LEFT ALONE, EVERY EXISTENCE WOULD EXIST IN THEE’

DICKINSON, EMILY.   (1830-1886).  American reclusive poet; unrecognized in her own time, yet now praised for her style and brilliance, and the integrity of her vision.  Exceeding-rare, and highly important Autograph Letter Signed, “Emily”, in pencil.  Three pages, octavo.  [Amherst, Autumn 1884], to Mrs. Samuel E. Mack.   In very fine condition.

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PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS IN THE WAKE OF THE “X,Y,Z AFFAIR” ADDRESSES THE CITIZENS OF HAMILTON, MASSACHUSETTS:   “DURING MY ADMINISTRATION;  THE ZEAL TO CONVINCE THE WORLD, THAT WE ARE NOT A DIVIDED PEOPLE;  THEIR OFFER OF THEIR PROPERTY AND LIVES, TO SUPPORT THE HARD-EARNED LIBERTY OF THEIR COUNTRY; AND THEIR CONFIDENCE UNDER HEAVEN, THAT WE SHALL BE ABLE TO WITHSTAND THE MOST POWERFUL EFFORTS, AND MACHINATIONS OF FOREIGN OR DOMESTIC ENEMIES”

ADAMS, JOHN.  (1735-1826).  Second President of the United States, Signer of Declaration of Independence.  Exceedingly choice Manuscript Letter  boldly Signed, “John Adams”, as President, just days after making the details of the ‘X,Y,Z Affair’ known to Congress.  One full page, small quarto.  Philadelphia,  May 19, 1798.  To: ‘The Inhabitants of: The Town of Hamilton in the State of Massachusetts”. 

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