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Here’s a Hand. by Bruce, Wallace

Bruce, Wallace. Here's a Hand. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1893. 8vo; 18 cm [x; 266 pages; 2 page publisher's advertisement for In Clover and Heather also by Consul Bruce] Red cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on front cover and spine. Spine …

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$450.00


EVERYBODY'S POLITICAL WHAT'S WHAT? Manuscript Page, Page Proofs and 3 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) by SHAW by SHAW, George Bernard

London: Constable and Company Ltd., 1943 and 1944. First Edition. Letter. Very Good to Near Fine in a custom slipcase. Laurence A246 for the printed book. This collection, all housed in a green cloth chemise within a half green morocco slipcase gilt-let…

From Charles Agvent

$6,250.00


AUNT SUSAN THOMPSON'S JOURNAL & MISC. / NO. III. / 1844 TO 1845 INCL. / ALSO LETTERS FROM ASA THOMPSON JR. WHILE IN CAL. & OTHER ARTICLES by THOMPSON, SUSAN

N.P.: 1844 - 1863., 1844 - 1863. First edition. A rare one-of-a-kind compilation of 106 pages of California Gold Rush letters from 1849 - 1852 and 1854 - 1863, written by Asa Thompson, Jr. to his family in Dorchester/Boston, Massachusetts. After collecti…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$2,950.00


AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY JOHN LE CARRE CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OF GEORGE SMILEY; TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL CARICATURE PEN & INK DRAWING, INSCRIBED BY JOHN LE CARRE by le CARRE, JOHN [PSEUDONYM OF DAVID JOHN MOORE CORNWELL]

N. P.: Privately written by le Carre and drawn by Chas, 1995 & 1991., 1995 & 1991. First edition. An autograph letter signed from John Le Carré regarding the retirement of George Smiley. Written in black ink on the author's l…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$2,250.00


[One page autograph letter signed.] by [Manuscript - ALS]; Rombauer, Irma

St Louis. MO, 1940. One page autographed letter signed, from Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy of Cooking, and a major figure in the history of American cooking. Addressed to Louise [Diallo],The last name was supplied by the seller and is not indicated on…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$4,000.00


The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Wilder, Thornton

London: Longmans Green & Co. Ltd, 1927. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1927 Longman's Green TRUE FIRST EDITION preceding the US First by a matter of days. A VG+/VG copy of this rare first made even more so by havi…

From Bren-Books.com

$1,750.00


Letter from Julian Huxley to Professor David Watson by Huxley, Julian

Typed and handwritten signed letter to "My dear Watson" dated 5th January 1934. 1pp. 20cm x 25cm. King's College Zoological Department headed watermarked notepaper. The advance copy of the book mentioned is Huxley's "Elements of Experimental Embryology" c…

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£100.00


DS: U.S. Patent Signed by James Buchanan (as Secretary of State) and Edmund Burke (as Commissioner of Patents) by Buchanan, James and Edmund Burke

Folio. U.S. Patent Signed by James Buchanan (1791-1868) as Secretary of State, and Edmund Burke as Commissioner of Patents) as Commissioner of Patents; Washington, D.C. November 8, 1845. A beautiful one page document on vellum issuing a patent to John B.…

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$1,350.00


Bougainville Requests Support for an Officer Destined to Serve in the Falkland Islands and Aboard Bougainville’s Historic Circumnavigation of the World by BOUGAINVILLE, LOUIS-ANTOINE

BOUGAINVILLE, LOUIS-ANTOINE. (1729-1811). French navigator who led the first French voyage around the world in 1766-1769, making significant geographical observations; the South American climbing plant Bougainvillea is named in his honor. ADS. ("De Bougai…

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$3,200.00


Magni Des. Erasmi Roterodami Vita: Accedunt Epistolae Illustres... Lingua sive de linguae usu atque abusu liber utilissimus. by ERASMUS, of Rotterdam

1642 Erasmus of Rotterdam Autobiography & Letters Dutch Renaissance Humanism "When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes." ― Erasmus While mostly known for involvement in the Northern Renaissance, Erasmus …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


[Original Autograph Letter, Signed ("Father"), to His Daughter, Jean Clemens] by Clemens, Samuel L

Redding, CT, 1908. Two pages, in ink, on two panels of a folded small octavo sheet of letterhead. Ca 125 words. Folded for mailing, else very good, with envelope. A somewhat dispirited and loving letter from Clemens to his youngest daughter, Jean (1880 -…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$3,500.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed, About Joan of Arc] by Clemens, Samuel L

30 Wellington Ct., Albert Gate, London, 1900. 3 1/4 pages. on four panels of a folded octavo sheet of letterhead. A few minor finger smudges, folded for mailing (with careful repair to break at one fold) otherwise very good or better. To Canon [Basil] Wi…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$4,750.00


Stanford White Autograph Letter Signed. by White, Stanford

Autograph letter signed by architect Stanford White. It reads, "To [Marie] Anais [Casey], believed to have been romantically involved with White by his biographer, Aline B. Saarinen. With a typewritten letter signed from Saarinen to Casey's daughter requ…

From Raptis Rare Books

$2,500.00


History of England. by George Macaulay Trevelyan

55 Fifth Avenue New York; 19 Paternoster Row London; Toronto, Bombay, Calcutta and Madras: Longmans, Green and Co., 1926. Hardcover, red cloth boards. Good/No Jacket. Included is an ALS from Trevelyan to T. R. Smith (whose small nameplate is on the fron…

From Monkey House Books

$175.00


2 PG HANDWRITTEN LETTER by Paul Strand

1972. Near Fine. A warm, gracious 2 pg. ALS from the photographer Paul Strand, referencing --among other things-- an evening with Hart Crane. Strand is patiently responding (from France) to a Vietnam vet (whose 2 letters are here included) who asks if h…

From Appledore Books, ABAA

$1,500.00


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