search results

click here to use our advanced search
Found 54 books(s). Showing results 1 thru 10.
  • results per page
  • sort by
Click to View Full Book Details

SIGNED BY SCOTT: FOUR-PAGE AUTOGRAPH ACCOUNT OF HIS FIRST ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, WRITTEN UPON HIS RETURN IN 1904

SCOTT, Robert F. Autograph Telegram Signed. Auckland Island, circa March 20, 1904.

Fine four-page autograph account intended for telegram of Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic written upon his return in 1904. $16,500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

"IT HAS BEEN MY PRIVILEGE TO HOLD THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE FOR NEARLY EIGHT YEARS NOW…"

TRUMAN, Harry S. Advance Press Transcript of Truman's Final State of the Union Address, Signed. Washington, DC, January 7, 1953. Eight leaves, mimeographed typescript on versos and rectos for 16 pages.

Advance press transcript of Truman's final State of the Union Address, signed by him, a stirring summation of the challenges and accomplishments of his years in office, and a call to unite behind the efforts of President-Elect Eisenhower. This is a mimeographed advance transcript of the speech, marked "Confidential" at the top, issued in very small numbers for the use of the press—most copies would have been discarded after use. $13,500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“IT’S TAKEN FANCY FAST FOOTWORK IN LOBBIES AND MUSEUMS TO ESCAPE…”

MITCHELL, Margaret. Autograph letter signed. New Orleans, April 1, 1939.

Very rare autograph letter signed from Margaret Mitchell to Harold Latham, who had famously discovered her and her book, about traveling incognito and possibly meeting. Written seven months before the Gone With the Wind premiere. $11,000.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“NOW THE LEAVES ARE FALLING FAST…”: AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF AUDEN’S POEM AUTUMN SONG, SIGNED BY HIM

AUDEN, W. H. Autograph manuscript poem signed. No place, no date.

Autograph manuscript of the first published version of Auden’s classic poem “Autumn Song” (here untitled) in Auden’s hand, signed by him and with an interesting correction. When Auden initially wrote out the poem, he mistakenly omitted the third verse. He then went on to include this verse beneath his signature, drawing an arrow to its proper place, with his note “Sorry, I forgot this verse (I have no copy here). W.H.A.” $8500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“I SEND THE TWO VOLS, CENTENNIAL ED’N”

WHITMAN, Walt. Autograph postcard signed. Camden, 1885.

Original autograph postcard confirming the purchase of Leaves of Grass, written and signed by Walt Whitman. Finely window-framed with a portrait of Whitman. $8000.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

BOLDLY WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY WALT WHITMAN

WHITMAN, Walt. Autograph postcard signed. Camden, August 24, 1886.

Original Walt Whitman autograph postcard signed, thanking the editor of The Critic for payment on his submission of "A Thought on Shakspeare." $7800.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

"TAKE SOME OTHER BOAT!"

GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph note signed. No place, June 18, 1863.

Autograph letter to General Francis Herron, dated June 1863, explaining that the Empire City was already in use as an ordnance boat and instructing him to find another boat for supplies, written entirely in General Grant's hand and signed by him. $7800.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

OLIVER SACKS' OWN COPY OF AWAKENINGS, WITH HIS AUTOGRAPH ANNOTATIONS FOR THE REVISED EDITION

SACKS, Oliver. Awakenings. New York, 1974.

First American edition, published just one year after the British first, of Sacks' moving work on treating Parkinson's Disease. Sacks' own copy with his owner signature and dozens of autograph annotations, made in preparation for a 1991 revised edition presumably intended to capitalize on the popularity of Robin Williams' critically acclaimed film. $7800.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“I PROPOSE FURTHER RESTRICTIONS ON SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS”

FORD, Gerald R. Remarks for Crime Message Briefing. Washington, 1975.

Original typewritten final version of President Ford’s opening statement for his press conference regarding the Special Message to Congress on Crime, with substantive autograph emendations incorporated into the text. Copy belonging to speechwriter Paul A. Theis. $6500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“I AM ASHAMED AND AN OLD MAN SHOULD NOT HAVE TO BE ASHAMED”

STIEGLITZ, Alfred. Autograph Letter Signed. New York, December 30, 1939.

Fine related autograph letter boldly written and signed by Stieglitz. Handsomely framed with original photographic portrait of Stieglitz, signed by photographer Lotte Jacobi. $6500.

Read More
Search and refine these results Click here