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Sale, Arthur

Published by Hutchinson,UK (1975)

ISBN 10: 0091231701 ISBN 13: 9780091231705

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About this Item: Hutchinson,UK, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. UK1ST.EDITION.1ST.PRINTING.VG HARDBACK IN A GOOD DUSTWRAPPER WITH EDGE TEARS.ALSO LOOSE HAND WRITTEN LETTER FROM ARTHUR SALE WITH MAGDALENE COLLEGE LETTERHEAD.ALSO A PROGRAMME OF REMMBERANCE FOR THE POET (MAY 2001). Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 97TYYDSDV

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Harry Mendoza (Agent For Magician Ata Sun Gai - The Shanghai Jester)

Published by Self-Published, Hollywood, California (1942)

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About this Item: Self-Published, Hollywood, California, 1942. Correspondence. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A unique item. Offered is an original letter dated May 12, 1942, hand-typed and hand-signed in fountain pen by Harry Mendoza, representative for the magician and magic act "ATA SUN GAI - The Shanghai Jester," out of Hollywood, California. A single-paged letter measuring 8-1/2" by 11" with approximately 40% of the upper stationery devoted to printed letterhead: a delightful portrait illustration of a smiling Chinese man with a trailing knotted ponytail (Ata Sun Gai), "ATA SUN GAI - The SHANGHAI JESTER - CHINA'S ONLY AMERICAN MAGICIAN - REPRESENTATIVE HARRY MENDOZA - 6411 HOLLYWOOD BLVD - HOLLYWOOD." Addressed to Carl S. Lohrey, 40 E. Norman Avenue, Dayton, Ohio, the letter reads: "Hollywood, Calif. May 12, 1942. [Carl S. Lohrey and address] Dear Sir: Enclosed find 1.50 for which send book 'Juggling Secrets' as advertised in current issue of Genii. I am interested in securing a book on juggling and trust that this is not a book on magical effects, but purely on juggling. If same is not a book on jugglery, I would appreciate your advising me or making a refund. Thanking you, Very truly yours Harry Mendoza [handwritten in dark brown fountain pen], Harry Mendoza. P.S. If the above book mentioned happens to be by either Rupert Ingalese or by Eberhardt, please do not send as I already have copies of these." Condition: lacks original mailing envelope; previously folded thrice for mailing purposes; lightly age-yellowed; "Returned No good" written in pencil; "B" stamp in blue; small edge chip; small corner chip; periodic tiny closed edge tears. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004612

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D. Graham Palmer (Magician), De Graham and Riley: Legerdemain Chalk Talk (Magic Act)

Published by Self-Published, Vinton, IA (1922)

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About this Item: Self-Published, Vinton, IA, 1922. Correspondence. Condition: VG+. First Edition. A unique item. Offered is an original letter dated December 8, 1922, hand-typed and hand-signed in fountain pen by D. Graham Palmer of De Graham and Riley, Legerdemain Chalk Talk, out of Vinton, Iowa. A single-paged letter measuring 7-1/4" by 10-1/2", on light green stationery with printed letterhead in dark green ink with delightful portrait illustration of a jester against a building façade backdrop, printed "De Graham and Riley LEGERDEMAIN CHALK TALK [large type] - MEMBER: The Society of American Magicians, New York City - The National Conjurors Association, New York City - MEMBER: Becker-Chapman Post, American Legion, Waterloo, Iowa - Wizard's Club, New York City" [small type] printed above and quote "MAGIC IS AN ART WHICH SOMETIMES INSTRUCTS, OFTEN AMUSES AND ALWAYS ENTERTAINS - WILSON" in small type to lower edge. Addressed to Mr. C.C. LeBey, 221 West Perry St., Savannah, Georgia. and dated December Eighth 1922, the letter reads in part: "My dear Sir: Pardon the delay in completing our agreement. There will be no particular hurry in shipping the stuff, as I am leaving for St. Louis, Missouri, tommorrow [sic] night to be gone for at least two weeks - Enclosed you will find check for $25.00 to cover the purchase of the Mammoth Bowl of Water Production, complete with table, bowl, foulard, etc. Also, the metal pipe frame Spirit Cabinet, complete with curtains - You might write me what stuff you still have on hand - I would have taken the Aga Illusion you have but for the fact that I am now negotiating with a party for one at a much lower price." The letter ends "Cordially yours, D. G. Palmer [he writes his name in fountain pen] D. Graham Palmer, 614 B. Avenue, Vinton, Iowa." Condition: lacks original mailing envelope; date and initials written in pen ("12/27/22," most likely the date the letter was received); stationery lightly age-yellowed; previously folded twice for mailing purposes; very small light stain to lower corner; light edge wear in places. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004614

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W. T. Miller (Magician) and The Miller Show (Magic Act)

Published by Self-Published, Arlington, GA (1922)

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About this Item: Self-Published, Arlington, GA, 1922. Correspondence. Condition: VG+. First Edition. A unique item. Offered is an original letter dated February 10, 1922, written in fountain pen and signed by W. T. Miller out of Arlington, Georgia, the magician for the magic act "The Miller Show." A single-paged letter measuring 8-3/8" by 10-7/8", with printed letterhead in light green "THE MILLER SHOW 1909-1922" to the upper left hand corner and "EN ROUTE" (to which is written "Damascus, Ga. 2/10/22"). Addressed to C.C. LeBey, Esq. in Savannah, Ga., the letter begins, "Dear Sir; Rec'd your letter with descriptions of apparatus. Many thanks for same. I am working up some Oriental Magic for second night and believe I can use following" (Mr. Miller then proceeds to list for order "The Wang Foo Production Bowl"; "The Enchanted Blocks of Wang Foo"; and "Chinese Rice & Water"; each listed with a price). Mr. Miller indicates he is enclosing a money order for the order, and concludes, in part, "Am doing Second Sight. Advise fully as to A Miracle in Modern Seership. Would it be practicle [sic] in tent on stage. Is it suitable for two people" and signs "Yours Truly W. T. Miller, Arlington, Ga. c/o Miller Show." Condition: lacks original mailing envelope; previously folded thrice for mailing purposes; stationery lightly age-yellowed; very tiny edge chip and light wear. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004616

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Tarkington, Booth

Published by Indianapolis (1923)

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About this Item: Indianapolis, 1923. No Binding. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. TARKINGTON STRUGGLES TO FIND THE RIGHT TITLE FOR MAGNOLIA - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED. Indianapolis: [n.d. c. 1923]. Single sheet on 1100 North Pennsylvania Street letterhead. Though unmentioned on the page, the recipient was the theatrical producer Alfred A. Aarons, who produced Tarkington's play Magnolia, which opened at the Liberty Theatre in New York City on August 27, 1923 and ran for a total of 40 performances. Directed by Ira Hards, the opening night cast included Leo Carrillo as Tom, James Bradbury as Joe Patterson, Martha Bryan-Allen as Lucy, Barrington Carter as Rumbo, John Harrington as Blackie, J.K. Hutchinson as General Rumford, Elizabeth Patterson as Madame Rumford, John Rutherford as Major Patterson, Phyllis Schuyler as Elvira, Malcolm Williams as General Orlando Jackson and Ethel Wilson as Mexico. Tarkington writes: ""Oh, he went up Crooked Creek," meaning a man who makes his living "by his wits." / I’ll keep on working at it, but perhaps one of these may strike you as just the right thing. I've fussed over this title so long that I've "no perspective" and wouldn’t recognize the right title if I had it. / Sincerely, & with best wishes, yours, / Booth Tarkington." The number '5' has been written in ink in Tarkington's hand in the upper right corner. About 65 words. Folded for mailing and lightly creased, else near fine. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # BT001

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Harkins, Lee F.

Published by . (1945)

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About this Item: ., 1945. First Edition. This item is a two page letter from Lee F. Harkins of Tulsa to John Braeklein, an architect from New York with ties to Kansas who was a collector of Indian artifacts. The printed letterhead of Harkins reads; Lee F. Harkins | Enrolled Choctaw Indian | Student of Indian Life and Lore | Tulsa, Oklahoma. The letter is dated February 12, 1945. Harkins had visited Braeklein and this follow-up included gratitude and comments about what was seen, discussed, and purchased - leggins (sic) , needlework, plus reference to a book, some magizines, coins, relics. . There was reference to Braecklein going to Oklahoma - Harkin tells him that the train ticket is $11.33 and would take about five hours. There is reference to a Spiro collection. This letter was pasted in an album so they come with the album backing paper. The stationery has a decorative border in a reddish orange and maroon ink and seems to be designed with an Indian design that is very small, but the arrow in the design confirms it. There is an interesting seal above Harkins hand written signature . Harkins asks Bracklein if he has connections to the Heye Foundation in New York City and states that the seal "is the great Choctaw seal used for patents to millions of acres when allotted to my people". It is similar to a notary seal - embossed, circular, without color. Condition of the letter: It is obvious that the paper behind the letter is not acid free, however, there is no foxing, only a slight darkening mostly at the top of the page. Clean. There ar some rough edges at the top of the letter and a chip of the backing paper. These two pages will be packaged flat and carefully protected. ; 8vo; Signed by Author & Illustrator. Seller Inventory # 7600

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Mertz, Barbara

Published by Self published (1997)

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About this Item: Self published, 1997. Softcover. First Edition. Signed by Author. Ephemera Typed letter to Mr. Wolf giving directions on how she prefers books to be signed shipped to her. Letterhead is MPM Manor, Libertytown MD. Dated Feb 25, 1997. Includes an illustrated post card addressed to Mr. Wolf thanking him for chocolates (dated 1996). 3rd Piece is a MPM bulletin published by Barbara Michaels, Barbara Mertz and Elizabeth Peterrs (Issue #10) winter of 92/93. 4th item is a hand written note from Harvey Wolf to Ms. Mertz apologizing for "the mailing conffusion.". Size: Sm 4to (9-11 inches tall). 4 pp. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10155. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. Seller Inventory # 10155

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Graves, Felix

Published by London Hutchinson & Co. [1934] (1934)

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About this Item: London Hutchinson & Co. [1934], 1934. Condition: near very good. 1st Edition. 168, + 48 pgs ads at rearpp. Octavo. Red cloth covered boards with black lettering and simple border decoration on spine and front cover. Light wear and bumping to corners and ends of spine. Spine also shows some fading. Boards show some light soiling and bowing. Textblock is generally clean and bright. B/W photographic plates and illustrations. 12mo. Letter on orange 'Academy of Fencing' letterhead accompanies the book. The letter is in excellent condition with only one horizontal crease. near very good Inscribed "With all good wishes" from the author in black ink on half title. The accompanying letter is also written in black ink in the author's elegant hand. It is written to someone who apparantly recieved lessons from the author many years before. The letter also discusses the book, it's sales and it's objective. Seller Inventory # 136627

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Original Hand-Written Letter (November 14, 1960) Signed: Magician W. F.

Magician W. F. Gordon ("The Master Magician")

Published by Self-Published (1960)

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About this Item: Self-Published, 1960. No Binding. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A unique item. Offered is an original letter dated November 14, 1960, written in blue fountain pen and signed by W. F. Gordon ("The Master Magician") out of Akron, Ohio. A single-paged letter written on both sides measuring 8-1/4" by 10-3/4", with printed letterhead in black and red: an upper bordered box contains "GORDON THE MASTER MAGICIAN - MYSTIFYING AMAZING THRILLING EDUCATIONAL BEWILDERING SENSATIONAL." Addressed to Mr. Cockrell Jr. (no address provided), the letter reads in part: "104 Bittman St Akron - 3 - Ohio [Mr. Gordon's address], Nov 14-60 Mr. Cockrell Jr - Your letter recd and am sending an old handbill that gives a list of most of my tricks I done on stage. What I am hoping to find is a young ambitious man and outfit him with a show of his own. The people are fed up with Movies and T.V. and are demanding Stage Shows and the man that is equipped is the man that makes good. To anyone versed in Magic all my tricks are easy to do, but good during my 60 years on stage. I played many theatres - they always wanted me to come back - To my mind Harry Kellar was the best of them all. He never made any Wild flourishes all his motions were slow easy and perfectly natural - Please excuse mistakes and writing as I am 82 yr old and losing my eyesight, can hardly see to write. Truly Yours, W F Gordon - Note, all of this material has been in storage for 12 yr and may need some minor repairs like new strings threads rubber paint $300 takes everything." Condition: lacks original mailing envelope; previously folded twice for mailing purposes; stationery lightly age-yellowed. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004607

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KENNEDY, Edward M. / Alfonse D'Amato

Published by United States Senate, D.C. 1979, 1981 (1979)

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About this Item: United States Senate, D.C. 1979, 1981, 1979. No Binding. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. This is 2 different letters (sold together) hand SIGNED by Edward M. Kennedy and the second one by Alfonse D'Amato; both with letterhead "United States Senate"; both in original envelopes; both are type written and then hand signed in closing; the Edward Kennedy one is dated 1979, 4 paragrahs, subject is thanking the sender for writing, also telling sender that " Although I do not intend to be a candidate for the office of the Presidency in 1980 , I assure you I will continue my efforts here in the Senate ----" previous owner wrote some phone number on back of this original envelope. 2) The Alfonse D'Amato letter is 5 paragraphs, dated 1981, subject matter is about Money Market Funds; envelopes have some rubbing; but both letters are in VERY GOOD COND. SIGNED. Seller Inventory # 5844

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Hale, Edward E.

Published by Self published, Mass. (1906)

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About this Item: Self published, Mass., 1906. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. first Edition. Signed by Author. Ephemera Edward E Hale hand written note on his Letterhead. Cream color paper with red letterhead printing. Addressed to Mr. Lee - cursive writing "here is my check." Edw. E Hale. Size: 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1 pp. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10182. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. Seller Inventory # 10182

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Sky Sea Birds Trees Earth House Beasts: Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth

Published by Unicorn Press, Santa Barbara, California, USA (1971)

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About this Item: Unicorn Press, Santa Barbara, California, USA, 1971. Sewn wraps. Condition: As New. First printing. Unpaginated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A new chapbook of poems by Kenneth Rexroth hand printed and bound at Unicorn Press in a first edition of 551 copies. This is one of 375 copies sewn into paper covers. Original dark orange paper covers. Pristine condition. Laid in are three 1965 letters: a) TLS on the author's letterhead dated July 8, 1965 responding to a request from Professor Charles H. Cagle of Kansas State College of Pittsburg to speak in November: "Dear Charles H. Cagle: Thank you for your inquiry about coming to Pittsburg. It would be possible for me to come sometime during the last week and a half of November. However, I would have to fly in and fly out, so to speak, because I've scheduled a heavy lecture tour on the East Coast earlier in the month, and that particular time in the fall is very busy for me in San Francisco, as I'm a columnist for the San Francisco Examiner and am teaching a seminar at San Francisco State College at the end of the week. The date would have to be early in the week-- in other words, I have to be in town Thursdays-- or on the weekend. Also, I'm relatively expensive. I can't afford to do this kind of thing for less than $325.00 plus expenses; that is, air fare and upkeep (I prefer to stay on campus and eat in the college dining room). I would be delighted to come if you find this a satisfactory arrangement. Thank you again and best wishes. Faithfully, Kenneth Rexroth." With matching typed Kenneth Rexroth envelope. b) The typed July 15, 1965 response from Professor Charles Cagle c) The typed November 11, 1965 response to Cagle's July 15 letter on Kenneth Rexroth letterhead and written by Rexroth's secretary making other arrangements for a Rexroth speaking engagement plus request for assistance with Rexroth's sixtieth birthday celebrations. With matching Kenneth Rexroth envelope. From the estate of Kansas scholar, historian and writer Gene DeGruson. This splendid copy offered for sale by Come By Chance Books- a small, family-run bookshop in beautiful Niagara on the Lake. Seller Inventory # 6006

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Titania's Palace). Wilkinson, Sir Nevile. (1869-1940). British Amy Officer and designer of the dollhouse "Titania's Palace".

Published by [London]: January 1st, 1932. (1932)

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About this Item: [London]: January 1st, 1932., 1932. Condition: Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink filling 3-1/2 sides of a sheet of cream letterhead folded to form 4 sides, each approximately 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide, with Wilkinson's address printed in blue at the top of the first side. Signed "Nevile Wilkinson". The corners & edges of the letter are lightly creased. Folded twice for mailing. Very good A delightful letter written by Wilkinson to bookbinders Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Titania, "Queen of the Fairies": "Her Iridescence wishes me to ascertain, on her behalf, whether the little volume which Mr. Vaughan brought this evening, is to be considered as a gift from the firm of Sangorski and Sutcliffe to her Private Library at the Palace or if it is only intended as a loan.Needless to say she would be quite delighted to accept the little volume to add to her already famous collection: while on the other hand she quite realizes that it would be a costly gift and will quite understand if it is to be considered a loan."British Army officer Sir Nevile Wilkinson [1869-1940] commissioned the miniature castle from James Hicks & Sons, Irish Cabinet Makers, for his daughter Gwendolen, who claimed to have seen a fairy running under the roots of a tree near their home and felt sorry for the fairies who had to live in underground caves. The palace, designed by Wilkinson and hand-built from 1907 to 1922, had 18 rooms and salons and contained hand-carved mahogany furniture. In 1978, Titania's Palace was auctioned at Christies U.K. but was lost in a bidding war to the Danish toy maker Legoland. From 2007 the palace has been displayed at Egeskov Castle in Denmark.The Mr. Vaughan referred to in the letter is Alexander James Vaughan, a craftsman employed by the royal bookbinders Sangorski & Sutcliffe. He designed miniature buildings for Queen Mary's dollhouse. Seller Inventory # 35927

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Lanier, Virginia

Published by Pineapple Press, Florida (1995)

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About this Item: Pineapple Press, Florida, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Lanier¿s debut novel, winner of the Anthony Award for best first novel. Only 2,000 copies printed, this is a first edition in a first state dw with Anthony misspelled at the bottom of the front panel. As new in similar dw, and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Included is a full-page hand-written letter on the author¿s letterhead explaining the significance of the missing N in Anthony, and noting the award giver to her for the novel. A unique copy of the author¿s award-winning debut. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 002046

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BELLOC, Hilaire.

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About this Item: Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. ("H. Belloc") on letterhead, Kings Land, Shipley, Horsham, May 3, 1911, to editor of The Hibbert Journal in Oxford: "I think I can complete my essay upon 'The History of Religions' by the May 15th. The review is already more than half done.the four volumes are written wholly from the Catholic standpoint. Being from different hands they differ very much in value.the interest.is in the introduction of the historical method into theology." 4to. 1 page. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 500040

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230. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED [ALS]. Lord Dunsany: DUNSANY, Lord.

DUNSANY, Lord.

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About this Item: 1949. Original Handwritten Letter. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED [ALS]. Lord Dunsany to Mr. H. Kanti. October 2, 1949. One side on Dunstall Priory letterhead, folded once horizontally. Near fine. Included is the original stamped envelope. Dunsany writes following up on Mr. Kanti's request to sign his copy of the first edition of The Gods of Pegana. Apparently, he never received the initial request. "I have no copy of any photograph of myself with me at present, but I would gladly sign the copy of my book whenever you care to send it to this address". Text written in his wife's hand with Lord Dunsany's distinctive quilled signature at the end. Seller Inventory # 310237

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224. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED [ALS]. Lord Dunsany: DUNSANY, Lord.

DUNSANY, Lord.

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About this Item: Original Handwritten Letter. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED. Lord Dunsany to his Publisher Mr. [Elkin] Mathews. Undated. [1919?]. Four sides on two sheets of Dunstall Priory letterhead. "[Pegana]" written in an unknown hand at the top of the first page. A letter, presumably in regards to the 1919 third edition of THE GODS OF PEGANA, which saw its first American edition in 1916 - Dunsany writes: "There has been an American edition for 3 years". Dunsany is vehemently contesting the details of an agreement with Mathews to republish one of his works. He argues against several of the clauses, ".Clause VI almost entitled it to be burnt." He writes: "Our conversation referred to one edition, but go ahead and issue more if you like, but not for so long as 5 years. We can always unbind this agreement & I probably would." He mentions Lady Dunsany sending for Heinemann's agreement. He signs his name "Dunsany" diagonally across this final page. Seller Inventory # 310231

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WISE, Stephen Samuel.

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About this Item: Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. ("Stephen S. Wise" with boldly written holograph additions and corrections) in green fountain pen ink on his engraved Stephen S. Wise, Forty West Sixty-Eighth Street, New York letterhead, March 19, 1934. 6 1/2" x 8 1/8"; 1 page; very good (two old mailing folds greatly exaggerated by the scan). $600.00 To Mr. David Mosbacher 1644 Madison Street Brooklyn, New York ".I have just learned of your gift to the Anniversary Fund which has been placed in my hand for the service of the Free Synagogue, the Jewish Institute of Religion and other causes I serve.My deep and heartfelt thanks go to you for this.contribution of good will and friendship.Stephen S. Wise." Wise (1874-1949), Budapest-born American clergyman, author and editor; founder of the Zionist Organization of America (1898) and the Jewish Institute of Religion (1922); founder and editor of Opinion magazine. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 501119

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Harris, Frank.

Published by Frank Harris, Paris (1924)

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About this Item: Frank Harris, Paris, 1924. 1st Edition. Superb Harris, Frank. Autographed Letter, 25 March, 1924. 2pp. 8vo., 7" 1/4 x 10" 1/2 folded once, on the letterhead of the Grand Hotel Haussmann, Paris addressed to W. H. Exelby in Montreal. A chatty letter: "Tho' I'm worked to death I want to write to you with my own hand and thank you for your surprising letter. I have worked as a farm hand, stoker & waiter. I'm sending you "The Bomb" & some little booklets. which contain a number of my "Contemporary Portraits". These have sold better in the US than my short stories. I seem to have lost my way in life. A.S.(S) Burleson Wilson's Post Master General destroyed my magazine, Pearson's by holding up the mail on the pretext that he had been informed that there was something seditious in it. He took my money. I'm writing The Story of My Life. The most important book ever written / Yours Ever / Frank Harris" In very good or better condition with the original mailing envelope showing some use. "Frank Harris (1856 – 1931) was a British-born, naturalized-American author, editor, journalist and publisher, who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. Though he attracted much attention during his life for his irascible, aggressive personality, editorship of famous periodicals, and friendship with the talented and famous, he is remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir My Life and Loves, which was banned in countries around the world for its sexual explicitness." - Wikipedia. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 30841

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1937 GEORGE GROSZ LETTER SIGNED HANDWRITTEN &: George GROSZ
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About this Item: 1937. No Binding. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. TYPED & HANDWRITTEN LETTER by GEORGE GROSZ. TWO PAGE LETTER, addressed to AMERICAN ARTIST MARSHALL GLASIER, dated October 10, 1937. Typed and Handwritten on both sides of a single 8.5" x 11" sheet of "Douglas Manor" stationery, with the letterhead: "202 SHORE ROAD - DOUGLAS MANOR - LONG ISLAND - N.Y." (Douglas Manor hosted a thriving colony of various artists, including George Grosz.) The letter is typed on the front side and on half of the back side, is hand signed at the end of the typed portion, then handwritten for half a page beneath the signature. The handwritten portion is in Grosz's beautiful calligraphy, written with a fountain pen. The handwritten portion is significant both in size and subject matter, 19 lines, discusses artists, reason for his quitting teaching, and touches on the Spanish Civil War by mentioning fellow artists who went to Spain to fight with the Loyalists. The front typed side of the letter has a pencil margin note that is clearly in Grosz's hand, and a red pencil circling of one section. It also has a number of small, handwritten corrections, also in Grosz's hand.". Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000208

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GREENE, Lorne

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About this Item: No Binding. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. in dark blue ink on "Bonanza" National Broadcasting Company, Inc., 5451 Marathon St., Hollywood, California letterhead, October 11, 1962. 4to (8 1/2" x 11"); 1 page; very good (old mailing folds). Together with the original hand addressed mailing envelope, filled out in Greene's hand, metered and postmarked October 11, 1962, Hollywood, California. To actress and Greene's recent co-star Virginia Grey 4543 Densmore Avenue Encino, Calif. A long warm letter to actress Virginia Grey, complimenting her on her appearance on "Bonanza" on October 7, 1962 playing Ann Loring. This letter was written four days later. "Bonanza" legendary long-running TV series (1959-1972), starring Loren Greene (Ben), Pernell Roberts (Adam), Michael Landon (Little Joe) and Dan Blocker (Hoss), concerning the Cartwright family and their adventures on the mythical Ponderosa Ranch, located on the northern shore of Lake Tahoe in Nevada during and after the Civil War. Provenance: from the estate of actress Virginia Grey. Loren Greene (1915-1987), born February 12, 1915, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; died September 11, 1987, Los Angeles, California; left Canada in the early '50s for a film career in Hollywood, and soon began appearing regularly in television, films and on radio; his greatest successes came in two television series, the long-running Western "Bonanza" (1959), in which he played the patriarch of a wealthy frontier family, and the sci-fi series "Battlestar Galactica" 1978. Grey (1917-2004), born March 22, 1917, Los Angeles, California; died July 31, 2003, Woodland Hills, California; films include: "Test Pilot" 1939; "Idiot's Delight" 1939; "The Women" 1939; "Another Thin Man" 1940; "The Big Store" 1942; "Tarzan's New York Adventure" 1943; "Jeanne Eagles" 1960; "Portrait in Black" 1960; "Flower Drum Song" 1961; "Back Street" 1961; "Airport" 1970. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 602746

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Cards as Weapons. (SIGNED Association Copy +: Jay, Ricky.

Jay, Ricky.

Published by Darien, NY (1977)

ISBN 10: 0882010174 ISBN 13: 9780882010175

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About this Item: Darien, NY, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st. First printing. 130 pp., many photos, small quarto size. Very Good text: tight and unmarked with no owner's name, just lightly bumped/worn at tips, some musty odor but it will lessen with time and proper storage in a dry environment. Dj is very fresh, not clipped, minor edge-wear and one repaired, closed 2" tear to the base of the spine. INSCRIBED "To Raymond T____-S___ with thanks and best wishes, Ricky Jay". The inscribee (now deceased) was a prominent bibliographer and collector of magic and circus material who assisted Mr. Jay with accessing research for his books. Also included is a lengthy (1.5 pages) hand-written letter on the author's letterhead thanking the inscribee and detailing his research efforts in England, etc. A unique item. NOTE: Dust jacket has removable archive mylar sleeve. This gives a dull appearance to the dust jacket in photos. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 787406

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Autograph Letter, Signed, to Black [with] The: Darrow, Clarence; Black,

Darrow, Clarence; Black, Forrest R.

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About this Item: 1930. Darrow Discusses Prohibition with a Colleague Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. [Black, Forrest R]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, To Black, On the Letterhead of the Hotel Fenway, Denedin, Florida, February 26]. Single 10-1/2" x 7-1/4" sheet. Some toning, two horizontal fold lines, light soiling to upper right hand corner, otherwise fine. [With] Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. The Story of My Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. xiv, 465 pp. Fourteen plates (with 16 illustrations). First edition, first issue (Scribner "A"). Cloth in moderately worn and lightly soiled multi-color Art Deco dust jacket, light toning to text. Check marks and underlining in pencil to a few pages, interior otherwise clean. $1,950. * Black was a law professor at the University of Kentucky and the author of Ill-Starred Prohibition Cases: A Study in Judicial Pathology (1931), which has a foreword by Darrow. Darrow's letter from February 26 was probably written in 1930 or 1931, the period in which the two exchanged a number of letters about the manuscript of Black's book. Darrow appears to be discussing a passage in the manuscript: "I am convinced that both propositions you are examining would stand the test of law, assuming they ever reached the courts. Of course you and I both know that it would be easier to win on them now than it would have been a few years ago. I can really imagine no argument against it. The only thing that could be said is that it is an effort to do something indirectly that can't be done directly, but that is not a valid objection. It seems to me that essentially every point has been pressed upon." The letter is accompanied by a first edition, first issue, of Darrow's autobiography. Hunsberger, Clarence Darrow: A Bibliography 272. Seller Inventory # 63289

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Lee, Harper

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About this Item: Autograph letter signed by Harper Lee on her personal monogram letterhead, June 26, 2009. The letter is written to her longtime friend Bruce Higgison. It reads, "My own Bruce: You are without a doubt the kindest friend I have, and are the kindest person in general--in the world, that is. In other words, you are so good to me and I love you. Nelle." Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Lee's hand. The letter measures 5.25 inches by 7.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 15 inches by 24 inches. A very warm and personal letter from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill A Mockingbird. Seller Inventory # 65033

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DARWIN Charles DARWIN Emma

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About this Item: 1862. (DARWIN, Charles) DARWIN, Emma. Autograph letter signed. Bromley, Kent, June 28, [1862]. Single sheet of letterhead, measuring 4 by 6 inches folded in half; pp. 4. $4500.Original signed autograph letter from Charles Darwin’s wife Emma Darwin to painter and essayist Thomas Gold Appleton relating Charles Darwin’s gratitude for the natural history book Appleton sent him, mentioning Darwin’s continuing illness, remarking on the Civil War and slavery, and imploring Appleton to visit if he planned to come to England as Darwin was eager to see him again.The letter, written entirely in Emma Darwin’s hand on the stationery of Darwin’s residence at Down House, reads: "June 28. My dear Mr Appleton, It was very pleasant to find ourselves so kindly remembered by you at such a distance of time & Mr. Darwin begs me to thank you most cordially for the beautiful book He begs me to say that the book is one of the most beautiful specimens of work of Nat. History he has ever seen. I wish we could have had the pleasure of seeing your brother here but Mr Darwin has been too unwell to see any visitors. We shall rejoice at the termination of the war & if we cannot hope to see slavery abolished I think it must at all events be prevented from spreading. If you shd be coming to England I hope you will let us know as we should be so glad to see you again. Mr Darwin has the pleasantest recollection of the days you spent here. Very truly yours. E. Darwin." This autograph letter is accompanied by the first mainstream publication of Emma Darwin’s collected letters, edited by her daughter, Henrietta Litchfield. "Although a biography of Emma, this contains a large number of letters from Charles and is an important source of information about his day to day and family life" (Freeman 1553). With 19 illustrated plates. Accompanied by the first published edition of Emma Darwin’s collected letters, edited by her daughter. (New York: Appleton, 1915). This edition was preceded by a 1904 privately printed edition of only 250 copies that were distributed only to family and friends. This edition contains substantial textual alterations. The recipient of the letter, Thomas Gold Appleton, was distantly related to both Charles and Emma Darwin by marriage (the Darwins themselves were first cousins). Appleton and his wife were close friends of the Darwins and they corresponded frequently and at length. A Boston native, Thomas Appleton was incredibly popular, particularly among prominent members of the Unitarian community such as Charles Darwin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (his brother-in-law), both for his remarkable kindness and for his wit, which was so acute that Oscar Wilde quoted him in A Woman of No Importance. Though remembered best for his sociability, Appleton was also a talented painter and essayist who frequently focused on social matters such as abolition, as eluded to in this letter. Like Appleton, Darwin was a devoted abolitionist who once criticized The Times for failing to show even "a shade of feeling against slavery." Darwin and his wife both expressed their understanding, if not unqualified support, of the Northern cause, even at a time when much of England sided with the South. Darwin was deeply disturbed by the political climate on both sides of the Atlantic and his correspondence from the time clearly showed his frustration and dismay over slavery and the costs of war. Although 1862 was once of Darwin’s most scientifically productive years, he spent much of the early summer afflicted by a case of eczema and a fever-type illness that prevented him from attending several important meetings and from visiting with friends such as Appleton’s brother. Nevertheless, by the end of the year, Darwin had performed a large number of complex botanical experiments and had succeeded in publishing two botanical papers and a book on the pollination mechanisms of orchids, all while remaining deeply involved with the British scientific communit. Signed. Seller Inventory # 60081

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Impressions of Theophrastus Such Hand-Written Signed Letter: George Eliot/ Mary

George Eliot/ Mary Ann Evans/ Mary Ann Lewes

Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York (1879)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1879. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. "Impressions of Theophrastus Such" by George Eliot. First American edition. Affixed on the front leaf is a letter, hand-written and signed by George Eliot with the name Mary Ann Lewes, her birth name and the last name of her partner. It thanks Harper Bros. for their advance of £50 for Theophrastus Such. It is dated June of 1879 on Eliot's letterhead from The Heights. Lewes is the surname of George Henry Lewes, Eliot's long-time life partner. Eliot's birth name was Mary Ann Evans and in addition to using the name George Eliot, she also signed her name Mary Ann Lewes. Following the letter is the envelope it was sent in. The letter has a light crease across the middle, as it would have been folded to go into the envelope, which would have traveled from England to the US offices of Harper & Brothers in New York. Th alf-bound in black morocco over marbled boards. Gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. Marbled endsheets and fore-edges of the textblock. The book is in very good minus to good pus condition. Rubbing to the boards with scuffed edges. Wear to the leather at the spine ends and hinges. Newspaper clipping stapled to the rear leaf. The textblock is gently toned but clean and bright with sound binding. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(F11-10). Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001890

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