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SALVADOR DALI  ~~  A WONDERFUL ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION TO A COUNTESS WITH AN ELABORATE TWO PAGE DRAWING DEPICTING A CROWN, BIRTHDAY CAKE AND HUMAN FIGURE PENNED IN: DALI / A STUDY OF HIS ART-IN-JEWELS

DALI, SALVADOR.  (1904-1989).  Spanish Catalan surrealist painter famous for the striking and bizarre images in his work. The book: ‘DALI: A Study of His Art-in-Jewels / The Collection of the Owen Cheatham Foundation’.  67 pages, folio. Copyright 1959, The New York Graphics Society / Greenwich, Connecticut. Black cloth, gilt impressed spine, with white gilt impressed covers.  Original photo illustrated slip case.  First edition, thus.  Boldly inscribed by Dali on the inside front cover and blank front endpaper, creating a magnificent full 2 page spread illustration which he has drawn. 

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WORDSWORTH DEALS WITH HIS FINANCES  

WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. (1770-1850) English poet and leading figure in the Romantic Age of English literature. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Wm. Wordsworth.” Two pages, quarto. Trinity Lodge, Cam[bridge]. April 23, 1828.

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RENOIR REFERENCES RECEIVING A LETTER FROM THE NIECE OF BERTHE MORISOT AND EUGENE MANET, PAULE GOBILLARD, WHO WAS A TALENTED YET RELATIVELY UNKNOWN WOMAN ARTIST AT THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. (1841-1919). French painter who was a leading figure in the Impressionist movement.  Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Renoir”.  Full page, octavo.  Cagnes, May 2, [1910].  To ‘Dear friend’. 

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CAILLBOTTE TO MONET  ~~  ADVISING HIS FRIEND WHERE TO OBTAIN NEW FLOWERS AND SEEDS FOR CULTIVATION AT HIS FAMOUS GARDEN AT GIVERNY!

CAILLEBOTTE,  GUSTAVE.  (1848 –1894) French painter who was a member and patron of the Impressionists, although he painted in a more realistic manner than many others in the group;  known for his early interest in photography as an art form.  Exceedingly-rare, and a choice association Autograph Letter Signed, “G. Caillobotte”, on his imprinted Petit Gennevilliers (Seine) stationery.  1 1/3 separate pages, [written on the 1st and 3rd pages, so when open displays wonderfully].  Paris, November 7, 1891.

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HENRI MATISSE  ~~  AWAITS THE PUBLICATION OF A BOOK THAT CONTAINS IMAGES OF SEVERAL OF HIS WORKS

MATISSE, HENRI.  (1869-1954).  French artist, best known for the expressive color, and form, in his paintings;  leader of the Fauve group of painters.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Henri Matisse”,  in French, on lightly lined paper.  One very full page, quarto.   ‘Issy-les Moulineaux [France],  August 18, 1920’.

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THE PIVOTAL FIGURE IN THE TRANSITION OF ARTISTIC STYLES FROM REALISM TO IMPRESSIONISM,  EDOUARD MANET —  WRITES FROM HIS LAST ATELIER  [STUDIO] 

MANET, EDOUARD. (1832-1883).  French painter, and arguably the pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.  Quite scarce, boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “Ed. Manet,” in French.  One full page, octavo.

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SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900  ~~  BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM, AS PRESIDENT, TO THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS POLITIAL CAREER, MARK HANNA – KNOWN AS THE ‘KINGMAKER’ OF OHIO AND NATIONAL POLITICS POST CIVIL WAR

MCKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901).  25th President of the United States; assassinated in 1901. The book:  SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900, boldly inscribed on the half-title page:  “for Hon[orable] M A Hanna / with sincere regards / William McKinley / July 28, 1900”, as President. 

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