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ALBERT EINSTEIN  ~~  WRITING  IN THE YEAR [1915] OF GENERAL RELATIVITY

EINSTEIN,   ALBERT (1879–1955).  Theoretical, Nobel Prize winning physicist.   Scarce, early, Autograph Letter Signed, “A. Einstein”.  Sellin, [Germany]  July 24, 1915.  To “dear Friends”. [Wander and Gertruida de Haas.  He was a Dutch physicist and mathematician.  Best know for his: Shubnikov-de Haas effect, de Haas-van Alphen effect and the Einstein-deHaas effect].    

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ELIZABETH I  ~~   GRANTS A LETTERS PATENT  —  IN 1588

ELIZABETH I.  (1533-1603).  Queen of England and Ireland;  only child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; sometimes called “the Virgin  Queen”; last of the Tudor monarchs.  Rare Manuscript Document boldly Signed “Elizabeth R”, as Queen at upper left. One page, oblong folio, vellum, in Latin and Olde English. No place, February 8, 1588.  Countersigned by William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, as Lord High Treasurer, and leader of her Privy Council. 

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KING GEORGE III  —  INTERVENES IN THE POLITICAL SQUABBLE FOR POWER BETWEEN PRIME MINISTER ROCKINGHAM, AND LORD SHELBURNE, WHO WAS TO BECOME PRIME MINISTER JUST 3 MONTHS LATER AFTER ROCKINGHAM’S DEATH, AND WHOSE APPOINMENT TO THE OFFICE OF PRIME MINISTER WAS MADE WITH THE CONDITION OF ENSURING PEACE  —  WITH THE AMERICAN COLONIES

GEORGE III.  (1738-1820).  King of England, (1760-1820).  Scarce, Autograph Letter Signed, “George R”, as King.   One full page, quarto.  Windsor, April 5, 1782.  Very fine condition.  To “My Lord”.  A remarkably important royal statement of command, written in the form of a letter. 

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PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY  — AN EXCESSIVELY-RARE PARTLY-PRINTED CHECK SIGNED,  FROM THE GREAT ENGLISH POET OF THE ROMANTIC MOVEMENT

SHELLEY, PERCY BYSSHE. (1792-1822). English poet of the Romantic movement. Excessively-rare Partly-Printed Check Signed, ”Percy Bysshe Shelley”. One page, oblong octavo. London, April 11, 1816.

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A RARE LETTER OF MARY SHELLEY  ~~ THE AUTHOR OF ‘FRANKENSTEIN’

SHELLEY, MARY (1797-1851) British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer. Shelley is best known for her Gothic novel: Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Mary Shelley.” One page, octavo.

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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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