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ABRAHAM LINCOLN  ~~  PENS A WAR-DATE ENDORSEMENT IN FAVOR OF HIS FRIEND, SIMEON FRANCIS,  IN WHOSE PARLOR LINCOLN ONCE COURTED HIS FUTURE WIFE – MARY TODD

ABRAHAM, LINCOLN (1809-1865) President of the United States. Choice, apparently unpublished, nine line, War-date Autograph Endorsement Signed, “A. Lincoln.” One page, quarto. No place. “July 11, 1861.”  

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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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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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EINSTEIN TACKLES ONE OF THE GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERIES OF ‘MAN’-KIND!  —  THE ‘EQUATION’  OF “WOMEN”  ~ AS EXPLAINED BY ALBERT EINSTEIN TO HIS SON  —  ‘YOU SEEM TO KEEP KNOCKING ABOUT WITH THE ETERNAL-FEMININE.’  —  “DON’T STICK WITH THE OLDER GIRLFRIEND… RATHER LOOK FOR A HARMLESS GIRLFRIEND, BECAUSE SHE IS MORE LIKE A FRIENDLY GAME, OTHERWISE YOU MAY WELL GET INTO TROUBLE”

EINSTEIN, ALBERT.  (1879-1955)  German physicist.  Revealing Autograph Letter Signed, “Papa”, in German.  One full page, oblong quarto.  No place, no date.  Very fine condition.  To his son, Tetel.

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY —  “YOURS FOR EQUALITY OF RIGHTS”   —  “THE GROWTH OF PUBLIC SENTIMENT ON THE QUESTION OF WOMAN’S ENFRANCHISEMENT…MAY BE REGARDED AS ONE OF THE PROMINENT ISSUES OF THE DAY.”  —  THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE  ASSOCIATION SEEKS FUNDS TO OPEN THEIR OWN PRESS OFFICE

ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Good Typed Letter [mimeographed body text] Signed “Susan B. Anthony” on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead, as President of the Association. One full page, quarto. Rochester, N.Y., December 25, 1897.

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RENOIR AUTHENTICATES ONE OF HIS PAINTINGS

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. (1841-1919)    French artist and a leader in the development of the Impressionist style.  Charming black and white Photograph Signed, “Renoir,” of his painting depicting a young girl wearing a broad-brimmed hat and school girl dress, seated and reading a book. 

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