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image of Robeson's signature clipped from a London concert program together with US Press Photograph of Robeson holding congratulatory telegrams

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London & New York, 1958. Robeson has signed the cover of a London concert program at The Lord Melchett Hall, Maccabi House, Compayne Gardens, N.W.6. It is trimmed to 5x3". On the verso is a partial listing of the concert, including "Group of Negro Spirituals and of English Songs Paul Robeson. At the Piano: Lawrence Brown." It… Read more
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image of Robert Frost writing to Mr. Paquette, Autograph Letter Signed with photograph of Frost

Robert Frost writing to Mr. Paquette, Autograph Letter Signed with photograph of Frost

by Frost, Robert

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Published
1950
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Very good overall
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$3,000.00

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Cambridge Mass, 1950. Very good overall. A manuscript letter written by Frost to Donald J. Paquette, a noted collector of literature and autographs. Frost responds to a Paquette asking for copies of his first edition books. "I am a simple man, too simple in fact to be more than an onlooker at this competition for my first editions.… Read more
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image of Twenty-Seven Large Format Photographs of Egypt By Antoine (Antonio) Beato

Twenty-Seven Large Format Photographs of Egypt By Antoine (Antonio) Beato

by [Photography; Egypt; A. Beato]

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Published
1870
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$1,750.00

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Egypt: Antoine Beato, 1870. Twenty-seven (27) original photographs of Egypt, with carefully handwritten descriptions below each plate; photographed by Antoine Beato; (8) of the images have his signature in the plate. Large format, photo size approx. 10 ¼" x 15" (26.25 x 38 cm); the mounts 14" x 18" each on its own guard. Including: Gizeh: The Sphinx and… Read more
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image of Hawaii Princess Likelike, Albumen photo

Hawaii Princess Likelike, Albumen photo

by [Hawaii; Photography]

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$275.00

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Fine large albumen photograph of Princess Likelike, late 19th c. copyprint after the original by Honolulu photographer J.J. Williams (although this image has sometimes been credited to Menziers Dickson). HRH Miriam Kapili Likelike Kekaukuohi (1851 -- 1887) was the sister of King David Kalakaua and Mother of Crown - Princess Victoria Kauilani Kalaninuiahilakalapa Kawekiu-i-Lunalilo. Princess Likelike was… Read more
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image of Ignacy Paderewski, pianist & Polish statesman.   Vernacular silvertone photograph

Ignacy Paderewski, pianist & Polish statesman. Vernacular silvertone photograph

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Published
1934
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Very good overall
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$125.00

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1934. Very good overall. A real photograph of the renowned pianist, taken at a private residence in 1934, with with captions hand written in pencil. The people identified in pencil below are, from left to right, Mrs Paderewski, Ignacy Paderewski, Mrs. Ernest Schelley, "M. B. B", and Rebecca Hamilton. The date below is… Read more
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image of Rubber Bathing Suit, California.  Signed fashion photograph

Rubber Bathing Suit, California. Signed fashion photograph

by [Photography] Dahl-Wolfe, Louise

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Published
1938
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Very good condition
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$4,500.00

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1938. Very good condition. Iconic gelatin silver photograph by one of the foremost American photographers, Louise Dahl Wolfe, signed in pencil on the verso. The b&w photograph depicts a woman in an elegant cut out one piece rubber bathing suit and bathing cap reclining on a California beach. Natural light creates strong diagonal shadows from the… Read more
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Objects/ John Gruen

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Published
1981
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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New York: Knopf, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. A beautiful copy of this limited edition, one of a limited edition of 3,200, of the serene monochromatic still life photographs of every day objects, such as bottles and kitchen implements, by John Gruen, noted American photographer. Oblong small folio, 86 pp. Quarter gray cloth with black stamped boards. In… Read more
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image of Photo album of African American Friends and Family from 1940s - 1960s, North Carolina, possibly Winston-Salem State University

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1960. Very good condition. A photo album of 34 snapshots and 7 pencil sketches of African American ladies and gentlemen in the 1940s, mostly of college friends, sweethearts, graduations, hops and then later home family gatherings. One image is of a large group on the steps of a building entitled, 'Freshman Class of 1946 at Winston-Salem,… Read more
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image of Real photo postcard of two Papua New Guinea tribesmen

Real photo postcard of two Papua New Guinea tribesmen

by [New Guinea]

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Published
1920
Condition
Very good overall
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$75.00

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1920. Very good overall. One b&w split back post card with image of two New Guinea hunters holding bows and arrows, wearing decorated chestplates, and one with shells at his waist and a nautilus shell in his bowhand. Not stamped but addressed to Miss Helen Loenstein in New York City. 3.5 x 5.5", b&w, one corner… Read more
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image of Tata Steel, India.  2 photographs

Tata Steel, India. 2 photographs

by [India]

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Published
1912
Condition
Very good condition
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$350.00

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1912. Very good condition. Two large silver tone photographs of India's first steel plant. Founded in 1907 by Jamsetji Tata, and producing steel by 1912, the company became the largest steel plant in the British Empire. It was set up in only 3 years, with construction plans drawn up by American and Belgian engineers. The plant… Read more
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image of Bullock Cart, Ceylon [with] Singhalese Plowing, Ceylon.  2 Albumen photographs

Bullock Cart, Ceylon [with] Singhalese Plowing, Ceylon. 2 Albumen photographs

by [Sri Lanka; Photograph] Scowen, Charles

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Published
1880
Condition
Very good condition
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$325.00

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1880. Very good condition. Two impressive large vernacular photographs of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), by the accomplished British photographer who arrived in Sri Lanka in the 1870s and opened studios in Kandy and Colombo. Scowen's images are noted for their strong compositions, good lighting and high quality printing. The first photograph showing an elaborately woven… Read more
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image of View from Mandalay Hill and Kuthodaw Pagoda, Burma.  2 Photographs of British Burma

View from Mandalay Hill and Kuthodaw Pagoda, Burma. 2 Photographs of British Burma

by [Burma; Photographs]

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good condition
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$475.00

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1910. Very good condition. Two sweeping photographic views of Mandalay (Burma, now Myanmar) and its stunning pagodas and temples, by an unidentified photographer. The first image taken from Mandalay Hill, looking down at the city and its huge square fortress with the Royal Palace at the center, the Ayeyarwady River in the distance beyond the fortress. What… Read more
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image of Estabrooke's American Ferrotypes London 30 Regent St. Waterloo Place SW, with the elaborate lace folder

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London, 1876. Ferrotype or tintype of a young man, complete in it's elaborate gilt and cream lacy envelope. The verso label reads - Estabrooke's American Ferrotypes, From one to eight cards, in different positions, taken at a sitting, finished and delivered in 15 minutes. 30, Regent St, Waterloo Place, 3 doors from Piccadilly. London, S.W. … Read more
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image of Real photo postcard of Neutral Bay, Sydney

Real photo postcard of Neutral Bay, Sydney

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good overall
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$45.00

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1910. Very good overall. B&w real photograph split back postcard with image of Neutral Bay and many ships in the harbor in the distance. Titled in white at the bottom of the postcard and signed "* Photo" below the title Stamped and addressed to Mrs. C. Bell, Edinburgh Scotland. The stamp is a 1d New… Read more
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image of Botanic Gardens Sydney.  Albumen photograph

Botanic Gardens Sydney. Albumen photograph

by [Australia; Photography] King, Henry

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Published
1870
Condition
Very good condition
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$45.00

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Sydney, 1870. Very good condition. A view of the Botanic Gardens with trees surrounding a pond, and the harbor and ships in the distance. Henry King (1855?-1923) was a successful New South Wales photographer with studios in George Street, known for his Aboriginal portraits, popular scenic views, and Sydney street scenes. He made his living doing… Read more
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image of "A Collection of Choice Views of the Cody Road to Yellowstone Park". 12 sheets with 24 real photographs of Yellowstone Park

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1920. Very good overall. Printed on thick photo stock paper with small captions printed in white at lower edge. Bright clean images, Sheets 6 x 4". With the original printed envelope, with printed text, "Made and Guaranteed by F. J. Hiscock, "The Picture Man"... with ad below. Two slight chips at left edge.
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image of Camp Smith, Peekskill, NY.   Albumen photograph

Camp Smith, Peekskill, NY. Albumen photograph

by Pierce, H. Halstead

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Published
1890
Condition
Good +
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$95.00

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1890. Good +. View of the camp seen from above, with buildings at the left and rows of white tents to the right, with Peekskill in the distance. The camp has been the annual training site for National and State Guard regiments since its founding in 1882. Written in pencil on verso, "H. E. Van Gerder,… Read more
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image of Glimpses of Burmah

Glimpses of Burmah

by Muriel, Mrs. Ernest

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Published
nd
Condition
Good + overall
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$75.00

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Rangoon: Rowe & Co. Ltd., nd. Original Paper Wraps. Good + overall. A great cover image lacking 2 of the 24 tipped in printed photographic plates of vernacular images and simple captions. Images include a fishing scene, bathing, planting rice, filling chatties, praying at a temple.... Original wraps, oblong 4to, unpaginated, cord tied, covers ruffled at edges,… Read more
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image of Lion's Head Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Albumen photograph

Lion's Head Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Albumen photograph

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Published
1870
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Otherwise very good condition
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$125.00

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1870. Ephemera. Otherwise very good condition. An early view of Lion's Head, part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa, with two trees in the foreground and a partial image of one gentleman. 7 x 4 5/8", slt. dusty, one sml rub at front, a bit of glue residue on verso.
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image of Main Street Ossining, NY after a major snowstorm in 1888. Albumen photograph

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New York, 1888. A pleasant period photo of 'Main Street, West of Spring Street' in then Sing Sing, NY (later renamed Ossining) after a major blizzard that occurred March 12-14, 1888. A group of people in winter clothing and horse and sleigh stand before a huge amount of snow in the street, with someone planted head first… Read more
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