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image of Hans Sachs Teutscher Poet Seines Alters LXXXI Iahr.

Hans Sachs Teutscher Poet Seines Alters LXXXI Iahr.

by [Wilhelm Clemens Heim]

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
Circa 1760
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$400.00

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[Hans Sachs, Meistersinger of Nuremberg] Hans Sachs Teutscher Poet Seines Alters LXXXI Iahr. (Hans Sachs, German Poet, [in] His 81st Year). Hans Sachs (1494 – 1576) was a real-life German poet, playwright and shoemaker as immortalized in Richard Wagner's opera, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, composed 1862 – 1867. An eighteenth century copper engraving, 14.5 cm x 10.5 cm image measurement,… Read more
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$400.00
image of Cabinet Card Photograph Signed by Anton Rubinstein

Cabinet Card Photograph Signed by Anton Rubinstein

by Rubinstein, Anton

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
n.d.
Edition
First
Item Price
$950.00

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Rubinstein, Anton, Cabinet Card Photograph Signed, no date, no place. Sepia-toned albumen print, 16.5 cm x 11 cm (mount) 14 cm x 10.5 cm (image), of Anton Rubinstein (1829 – 1894) circa 1860, seated, full-face and torso photograph. Taken by J. Ganz, Bruxelles, 38, rue de l'Ecouyer. Signed as, "Ant. Rubinstein." Minor wear to corners of the mount, a… Read more
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image of Signed Photograph and Masonic Ephemera of Frank Allison

Signed Photograph and Masonic Ephemera of Frank Allison

by Harry S. Truman

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
no date
Edition
First
Item Price
$2,500.00

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Truman, Harry S. Photograph Signed and Inscribed. No place and no date. 10 inches by 8 ½ inches, black-and-white, Truman is shown in a bust-length pose. He is looking straight ahead, with a serious composed face, wearing his signature eyeglasses and Masonic lapel insignia. He inscribed the photograph at the lower right: "Best wishes to Frank Allison Harry S. Truman."… Read more
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image of Richmond 1865 Vicksburg Fort Donelson

Richmond 1865 Vicksburg Fort Donelson

by General Ulysses S. Grant

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
[1868]
Edition
First
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Grant, General Ulysses S. Grant. RICHMOND / 1865 / Vicksburg / Fort Donelson / GENERAL U.S. GRANT / "I WILL FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE." Woven white silk campaign ribbon probably created for Grant's presidential campaign of 1868. A Stevengraph woven bust-length portrait of General Grant in uniform appears above his famous declaration: "I will fight it out on… Read more
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image of The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868.

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The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868. London: Houlston & Wright, Paternoster Row, 1868. [xvi; double frontispiece: Disraeli and a George Cruikshank illustration "The Yokel and the Acorn" for "Aesop Revived"; 64 pages; vi] 22.5 cm. 8vo. Advertising on the verso of the covers, 16 pages of introductory advertising and 6 pages following the text.… Read more
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$450.00
image of “The Poor Devil” a Memory of Robert Reitzel.

“The Poor Devil” a Memory of Robert Reitzel.

by Greusel, John Hubert

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1909
Edition
Second
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Greusel, John Hubert. "The Poor Devil" a Memory of Robert Reitzel. An original Labadie Booklet, Detroit: the Labadie Shop, 1909. 13 cm x 8.5 cm, green paper wrapper, which appears to be reused double thickness product advertising, three-hole oriental stab-stitch. [1 folded blank; ii; 14 pages; ii; concluding blank]. This tribute was "Written by John Hubert Greusel, and reprinted into this… Read more
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image of Eva Le Gallienne Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

Eva Le Gallienne Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

by Le Gallienne, Eva

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1928
Edition
First
Item Price
$350.00

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Le Gallienne, Eva, Photograph, Signed and Inscribed. 9 ¼ in x 7 ½ in. Original signed, vintage photograph signed by Richard T. Dooner, signed "Dooner" in pencil in the lower right-hand corner, copyright stamp by Richard T. Dooner of Philadelphia on the verso. Inscribed by Eva Le Gallienne: "To the '2nd Twin' with love from 'Peter' Eva Le Gallienne".… Read more
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$350.00