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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

WWII

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HYMAN RICKOVER, THE FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NUCLEAR NAVY ANNOUNCES THE COMPLEATION OF THE SEA TRIALS OF THE USS SIMON BOLIVAR, THE 31ST POLARIS SUBMARINE AND GIVES A STUNNING RECOUNTING OF THE EPIC LIFE AND NATURE OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN PATRIOT!

RICKOVER, HYMAN GEORGE.  (1900-86).  United States naval officer responsible for developing the nuclear-powered submarine.  Wonderful Typed Letter Signed, “H.G. Rickover”, on imprinted USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN641), Care of Fleet Post Office letterhead.  Two full pages, quarto.  “At Sea, North Atlantic”, September 28, 1965.  Excellent condition.

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EXCEEDINGLY-RARE  WORLD WAR II DATED PRESENTATION COPY OF MONTY’S: “TEN CHAPTERS 1942 TO 1945”  CONTAINING THE WAR TIME REMEMBRANCES OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL’S VISITS WITH HIM

MONTGOMERY, BERNARD LAW, FIRST VISCOUNT OF ALAMEIN.  (1887-1976).  British Soldier. Presentation copy of his “Ten Chapters 1942 to 1945”.  First Edition. Thirty-two pages, oblong 12mo. Dark navy leatherette and gilt embossed cover.  Boldly inscribed on front free endpaper.

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GENERAL CHENNAULT,  OF “FLYING TIGERS’ FAME,  WRITING FROM TAIWAN, RECALLS HIS PREDICTIONS ABOUT RED CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN THE KOREAN WAR

CHENNAULT, CLAIRE LEE.  (1890-1958).  American Army officer;  best known for his leadership of the “Flying Tigers” and the Republic of China Air Force in World War II. Typed Letter Signed, “C.L. Chennault”, on his name-imprinted “The Orient’s Own” CAT Civil Air Transport letterhead.  One page, quarto.  Taipei, Taiwan, February 24, 1953.

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SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL – THE HORSE STUD BREEDER —  IDENTIFIES TWO OF HIS COLTS, AND OFFERS THEIR PEDIGREE

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON LEONARD SPENCER.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).   Good Typed Letter Signed, “Yours affectionately, W”, on his imprinted Chartwell / Westerham / Kent stationery.  One page, quarto.  August 24, 1956.  Addressed  in Churchill’s hand to: ‘My dear Juliet”.

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EXCEPIONALLY RARE SIGNED IMAGE OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL ON HORSEBACK

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).  Exceedingly-rare Promotional card-board cut-out photo-image, issued by: “The Association of Conservative Clubs, Ltd.” for the year 1950, boldly Signed by him: “Winston S. Churchill”, in ink, under his image.  

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CHURCHILL INFORMS HIS UK PUBLISHER, CASSELL ABOUT THE GREATEST COUP OF POST WORLD WAR II PUBLISHING — AND OFFERS THE PUBLICATION DATES AND DETAILS OF  CHURCHILL’S:   THE SECOND WORLD WAR

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).  Important Typed Letter Signed, “Yours sincerely, Winston S. Churchill”, with a lengthy five-line paragraph written entirely in his hand above his bold closing signature, on his imprinted 28, Hyde Park Gate, London, S.W.7 stationery.   Two full pages, quarto.  London, January 23, 1948. 

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ALEXANDER OF TUNIS  —  ANNOUNCES TO CHURCHILL THE DEFEAT OF THE AXIS POWERS IN NORTH AFRICA

ALEXANDER, HAROLD, 1ST EARL OF TUNIS.   (1891-1969).  British field marshal.  Typed Souvenir Letter Signed, “Alexander of Tunis, F[ield] M[arshall] / 1967”.   One page, oblong octavo.  No place,  1967.  Very fine condition.  This is a faircopy message he sent to Sir Winston S. Churchill, Prime Minister of the U.K., in 1942, announcing the defeat of the Axis powers, and their withdrawal from their positions in North Africa.

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