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D.H. LAWRENCE VENTS HIS ANGER OVER RETURNED COPIES OF LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER

LAWRENCE, D.H.  (1885-1930).  English novelist, poet and essayist.  Outstanding Autograph Letter Signed, “D.H. Lawrence”.  Full page, quarto.  “Kesselmatte.  Gsteig b. Gstaad (Bern), Switzerland”, August 4, 1928.  To Allen W. Steele, William Jackson Ltd. 

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A RARE FORM OF GOVERNMENTAL ‘PASSPORT’ ISSUED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF WWI AND JUST PRIOR TO THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION EFFORTS IN EUROPE

HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964).  31st President of the United States. Partially Printed Document Signed, “Herbert Hoover”, as administrator of the United States Food Administration.  One page, large quarto. No place, but with with “American Legation, Berne, Switzerland” seal affixed at lower right.   December 26, 1918.

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QUEEN ANNE ORDERS “ONE LARGE MANTLE OF BLEW VELVET LIND WITH WHITE TAFFATA” FOR HER COUSIN, HENRY, DUKE OF KENT’S  “ORDER OF THE GARTER” ROBE

ANNE.  (1665-1714).  Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14); last British sovereign of the House of Stuart. Interesting Document Signed with her bold, “Anne R”, as Queen, at top center.  One full page, folio. “Court at Windsor”, October 27, 1712.

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AMERICAN EXPLORER ~~  ZEBULON PIKE,  ORDERS PAYMENT FOR A COURIER JUST TWO MONTHS BEFORE HIS HEROIC AND UNTIMELY DEATH

PIKE, ZEBULON M.  (1779-1813).  American explorer and soldier.  Rare Autograph Endorsement Signed, “Z[ebulon] Pike C[ommanding] O[fficer]”, on verso of a manuscript pay order.  One page, oblong octavo.   February 18, 1813.

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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.

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SHAKESPEARE’S  ~~ ‘THE WINTER’S TALE’  — BROADSIDE

AN 1840 PRODUCTION AT THE THEATRE-ROYAL IN NEWCASTLE — THAT JUST HAPPENS TO FEATURE THE PARENTS OF ELLEN TERNAN, CHARLE’S DICKEN’S MISTRESS, IN THE LEAD ROLLS!

One page, quarto. [approximately 7 ½ x 10 inches]. 

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SCARCE ALS OF THE DEVELOPER OF THE BUNSEN BURNER ~~ A NAME KNOWN TO EVERY STUDENT WHO HAS EVER TAKEN A CHEMISTY CLASS!

BUNSEN, ROBERT WILHELM.  (1811-99).  German chemist; discovered the elements cesium and rubidium;  developed the laboratory burner that now bears his name. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “R.W. Bunsen”, in German.  Two pages, octavo.  Heidelberg, November 14, 1852.  Very fine condition.

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