MAGNIFICENT LIMITED EDITION OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S D-DAY PRAYER
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Lithographic broadside, "D-Day Prayer" Washington, Christmas 1944.
Limited edition of this rare broadside of the “D-Day Prayer,” one of very few—believed to be only 50—exquisitely printed copies issued by President Roosevelt for his close friends, handsomely printed in gothic type with red- blue- and gold ink textual embellishments. $18,000.
“WE ARE SPELL-BOUND, WE CANNOT CHOOSE BUT READ”: RARE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF WUTHERING HEIGHTS
BRONTE, Emily. Wuthering Heights. New York, 1848.
Extraordinarily important and rare first American edition (published less than five months after the virtually unobtainable London first edition) of Emily Brontë's passionate masterpiece. $15,000.
FIRST EDITION OF PAUL WINCHELL’S VENTRILOQUISM FOR FUN AND PROFIT, WARMLY INSCRIBED BY HIM (AND “SIGNED” BY HIS TWO DUMMIES) TO EARLY TELEVISION WRITER HANNAH GOODMAN
WINCHELL, Paul. Ventriloquism for Fun and Profit. Baltimore, 1954.
First edition of the popular television ventriloquist’s “how-to” guide, warmly inscribed by him to a member of his writing staff and one of the founders of the Writers’ Guild, Hannah Goodman: “To Hannah, my admiration for you as a writer is surpassed by my regard for you as a fine human being! With Love, Paul Winchell.” Additionally “signed” by Winchell’s two dummies Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff. $700.