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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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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”. 

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STUNNINGLY LARGE EINSTEIN PORTRAIT  ~~  BOLDLY SIGNED BY EINSTEIN AND THE ARTIST, JOSEF SCHARL

EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879-1955). Theoretical physicist regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time; received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921. Superb silkscreen portrait of Einstein, Boldly Signed by him at lower left, “A. Einstein”, in ink. Also signed “Jos. Scharl” and dated “1946” at lower right by the artist.

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GENERAL U.S. GRANT SALUTES CYRUS W. FIELD ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE SUCCESSFUL LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC CABLE

GRANT, ULYSSESS S. (1822-1885). Union General in the Civil War and President of the United States. Choice Autograph Letter Signed, as General, on Head Quarters Armies of the United States stationery. One full page, 4to. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1866.

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THOMAS EDISON USES HIS DICTATION MACHINE, THE EDIPHONE, FOR PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE

EDISON, THOMAS. (1847-1931). American inventor and businessman. Typed Letter boldly Signed, “Thos. A. Edison,” on his imprinted From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison, Orange, N.J. stationary. One full page, quarto. February 4, 1927. Accompanied by original imprinted Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison, Orange N.J. envelope.

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AUDUBON PUBLISHES HIS ROYAL OCTAVO EDITION OF:  THE BIRDS OF AMERICA’ WITH ITS 65 ADDITIONAL PLATES, AND ANNOUNCES TO HARRIS: “I HAVE MADE A GOOD NUMBER OF DRAWINGS THAT YOU HAVE NOT SEEN AND THAT I LONG TO SHOW YOU.”

AUDUBON, JOHN. (1785-1851). Ornithologist, naturalist, and artist. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John J. Audubon.”  Very full page, quarto. February 4, 1842,  To Edward Harris.

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MARCONI SENDS A RADIO-TELEGRAM FROM ON BOARD HIS YACHT “THE ELECTRA”

MARCONI, GUGLIELMO, MARCHESE.  (1874-1937).  Italian electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (1909);  known for his creation of a practical radio wave-based wireless telegraph system that led to Marconi being credited as the inventor of radio. Uncommon, and especially choice, Partly-Printed Document Signed, “Marconi” and also initialed “GM”. One full page, oblong folio. Written on board his yacht, the “ELECTRA,” October 12, 1935.

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WILLIAM RAMSAY ~~  THE MAN WHO CHANGED THE PERIODIC TABLE WITH HIS DISCOVERY OF THE RARE NOBLE GASES

RAMSAY, WILLIAM (1852-1916). Scottish Chemist; Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry (1904); his discoveries added the noble gases, an entirely new family of chemical elements to the periodic table; predicted and discovered or was first to isolate every member of the group; created the world’s very first neon light [by accident, when he activated an electric switch to investigate one of the new gases!].  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed “William Ramsay”.  1 ½ pages, small octavo. Boston, November 6, 1912.

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