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showing him half length, full face, smiling broadly, drinking from a tin mug which appears to have his name on it, with a Maori feather necklace, 10" x 8", no place, no date
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showing them standing on either side of Boris TAMM (1922-2000, Soviet Soldier and Vice-Rector of Tallin University of Technology), 7¾" x 6", Tallin, 10th September This photo was taken in Tallinn on September 10, 1987 and features astronaut Edgar Dean Mitchell (on the left), Apollo 14, 1971 (Mitchell took the longest walk on the Moon in history,… Read more
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saying that he has heard "from our mutual & very dear friend Mrs Wills I understand that you are continuing to suffer so much as to be almost continually confined to bed. Deeply do I sympathise with you in your severe affliction, & who that knows you would not desire to have a part were it in their… Read more
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4" X 4", no place, no date He was preceded by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1. He was the fourth person in space, counting suborbital voyages of US astronauts Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom.
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saying that "Lady Baker is very much obliged for the kind invitation from Mrs Cleveland and yourself, but as we leave 18th inst for London en route to Bombay she has so much to arrange that she cannot possibly manage to absent herself only for a day of pleasure. She is in the midst of all sorts of… Read more
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thanking her for her "Xmas & New Year cards which I have sent to the 'Broke'. I have now given up command of her and am employed on some special service So for the present my whereabouts will be rather mystical ...", 1 side 8vo., Admiral's Office, Dover, 3rd December no year Evans was… Read more
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discussing the details of a lease on some farmland, he says "Mr Spencer says there was no mention in Messrs Cambbell, Martin & Boswell's Letter ... .of the 'very extraordinary clause' in Mr Tusk's lease, and so far as he knows there was no mention made of the clause in the papers & extracts which accompanied that letter. … Read more
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from the Himalayan Trust with a vignette of Everest at the head, 1 side 4to., 278a Remeura Road, Auckland, New Zealand, no date
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saying that his letter had been forwarded to him "from Flight Refuelling Ltd. I retired as Chairman in April and now have a delightful bungalow in Guernsey. I am off to the British Virgin islands next week - to complete the building of a new house ... I was so very sorry to hear that vandals completely… Read more
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image of Fine Long Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs Boyle (Sir Samuel White, 1821-1893, Explorer & Sportsman)

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saying that "nothing would give me greater pleasure than to be of use to you, but in the matter of Stanley's reception at the Albert Hall on 5 May I am afraid that I am as helpless as all others. The Members of the Society are only allowed two tickets, i.e. for the member personally and for one… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed to his friend ALLCHIN (Sir George Henry, 1820-1896, Admiral, Hydrographer to the British Admiralty)

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(Sir William Henry, 1846-1912, Physician) saying that he was "pleased to get your note this morning. Altho after being at the Club yesterday I entertained not doubt of the result, I was not able to wait till it was declared. I am very glad indeed to hear it ...", 1 side 8vo., Telegraph Construction & Maintenance headed… Read more
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(Sir William Henry, 1846-1912, Physician) referring to his "request to you some time since that if a Medl man should be required for one of our Ships you would kindly give my son Osborn a chance ... I have now an idea that I can get a nomination for him in the Colonial Service. He took the Edinburgh… Read more
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image of Fine signature "I. I. Hayes" (Isaac Israel, 1832-1881, Arctic Explorer, Physician and Politician)

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on a small card, 4" x 2½", no place, no date After completing his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Hayes signed on as ship's surgeon for an 1853-5 expedition led by Elisha Kent Kane to search for John Franklin. His 1854 exploration of the east coast of Ellesmere Island north of 79° North resulted in… Read more
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(Sir William Henry, 1846-1912, Physician) thanking him for his note and saying that he is "concerned to hear Shuter has had another attack of the Enemy ... It is a Satisfaction however, to know he gets over them so well and I am very glad he remained at home ...", 2 sides 8vo., Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company headed… Read more
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(Sir William Henry, 1846-1912, Physician) enclosing "a note I have just recd from Silver ... and if to be relied on shows there is no favourite in the runnings ...", 1 side 8vo., no place, 23rd May In 1852-54 Richards served as second in command on Belcher's ship Assistance in the search for Sir John Franklin, whose… Read more
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image of First Day Cover Signed, (Maner, 1912-1968, Italian Aviator, journalist and Filmmaker)

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the envelope shows the Italian and Norwegian flags and is captioned "Raid Artico Lualdi nel 25th Anniversario del Sacrificio di Roald Amundsen e dei Naufraghi del Dirigible 'Italia' 1953", it has two Italian stamps cancelled in Milan on the 4th March and Tromso on the 2nd May, it has the expedition stamp of a plane flying over an Arctic… Read more
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image of Autograph address panel addressed to 'John Taylor Esq', (Sir William E., 1790-1855, Admiral, Arctic Explorer)

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No 12 Bedford Row", with his black wax seal, 5" x 5", no place, no date, together with a contemporary engraving A fine pair for framing. Prior to 1805 all twopenny post letters were charged at 2d and those not prepaid were stamped with a large '2'. This continued after 1805 with a smaller '2'. This… Read more
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image of Postcard photo by Aerofilms signed in pencil (Flight Lieutenant C in XXIV Squadron, Stunt Flyer)

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showing him half length in flying gear, headed National Aviation Day Display, 5½" x 3½", no place, no date, circa
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image of Fine Autograph Letter signed to R. Shortridge (James Silk, 1786-1855, Author & Traveller)

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enclosing "a Prospectus of a Voyage I am about to undertake, & which I believe will have your sincere good wishes, I hope, indeed, it will have more & that from both sides of the Tyne. I shall have the honor of some names at least in support of it. If these could arrive before the List… Read more
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image of Fine Autograph Letter Signed to Laurence SULIVAN (Willilam John, Explorer & Naturalist, Botanist at St Helena)

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1783-1866, Statesman and Philanthropist, Deputy Secretary at War) saying that he has "much pleasure in sending you the two larvae of Sphinx celeris for Miss Sulivan, who will certainly rear them much better than I; and it would be a pity if they should be lost through my ignorance of the proper management; otherwise I would gladly keep them… Read more
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