Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Add to want list

Rare Letters and Holographic Documents Books Rare & Antiquarian Books



[Autograph Letter, Signed ("Gurowski")] by Gurowski, Adam

Washington, 1 December [no year]. Two pages, in ink, on two conjugate quarto sheets of ruled paper. With a number of deletions and insertions. Old folds from mailing, small marginal nick, very good. To W.T. Robinson, who was apparently assisting Gurowski…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$250.00


[Typed Letter, Signed, About Frank Harris] by Symons, Arthur

Island Cottage, Wittersham, Kent, 1937. One-half page, on oblong quarto sheet of letterhead. Heavily folded for mailing, paperclip mark at one edge, faint discoloration at apex of two folds, otherwise very good, with envelope (the latter torn). A painful…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$225.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed ("Whitney")] by Balliett, Whitney

New York, 1986. One and 3/4 pages, on recto and verso of small octavo sheet of NEW YORKER letterhead. Ca. 150 words. Folded for mailing, a couple small smudges; very good. To "Dear Joe" [i.e. Jazz historian and critic, Joe Goldberg]. Balliett thanks him …

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed "Dover," to Alaric A. Watts] by [Agar, George James Welbore, 1st Baron Dover]

Dover House, Whitehill, 1831. 1 1/2 pp. on recto and verso of one panel of a folded lettersheet. Blank verso of conjugate tipped to mounting sheet otherwise very good. Baron Dover (1797-1833), British art patron, collector and editor of Walpole's letter…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


[Original Autograph Letter, Signed] by Bramah [Smith],Ernest

Ravenscourt Park, London, 1932. Two pages, in ink, on recto and verso of small octavo lettersheet. Folded for mailing, else about fine. Accompanied by the original envelope, addressed in Bramah's hand. A charming and somewhat ambivalent response from the…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$400.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed ("Don"), to Poet Lewis Turco ("Lew")] by Justice, Donald

Iowa City, 1972. Four pages, closely written in ink on rectos of four quarto sheets of IOWA REVIEW letterhead. In excess of 1000 words. Formerly stapled at left upper corner, faint old folds for mailing, else fine. A warm and gracious letter, straddling …

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$225.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed, to Emile Hatzfeld] by Cunninghame Graham, R. B

14 Washington House, London, 1911. Two pages, in ink, on folded quarto sheet of letterhead. Folded for mailing, with the original postal envelope addressed in his hand. Very good. Cunninghame Graham writes (in his consistently difficult hand) to Hatzfeld…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed] by Miller, Joaquin

San Francisco, 1896. Two pages, in ink, on folded quarto lettersheet, with Bohemian Club letterhead in blind. Signs of mounting on blank verso of conjugate leaf, some slight soiling, short clean split at toe of fold, short tear at top margin of conjugate…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$300.00


[Typed Letter, Signed] by Gold, Ivan

New York, 1969. One-half page, on. a quarto sheet of letterhead (ca. 150 words). Lower blank corner snagged and creased, a few smudges to lower blank portion; good. To editor and journalist Robert Sherrill, at ESQUIRE, proposing an article of some 5000 w…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$125.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed, "G.W. Cable," with Initialed Postscript] by Cable, George W

Northampton, MA, 1896. One page, on folded quarto sheet of letterhead. Lower left corner creased, folded for mailing, signs of previous mounting on blank conjugate, otherwise very good. To a "Mr. Hemenway," in regard to a speaking engagement, evidently t…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$150.00


[Autograph Letter, Signed, Correcting a Press Article in 'The Lady's Pictorial'] by Shaw, George Bernard

Ayot. St. Lawrence, or London, 1910. One full page, in ink, on oblong octavo sheet of dual address letterhead, ca. 175 words. Folded for mailing, a few marginal spots or finger smudges, otherwise very good. To Arthur Goddard, Jr., of THE LADY'S PICTORIAL…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,500.00


[Autograph Manuscript, Inscribed and Signed, of:] DEEDEE BYRDE CALLING WEE JENNIE WRENNE by Snodgrass, W. D

[Np: The Author], 1981. Manuscript poem, in ink, on two conjugate folio leaves of handmade paper (26.5 x 19.5), enclosed in slightly larger folder with manuscript title caption on recto of upper leaf, and inscription on recto of lower leaf. Fine. A super…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,250.00


THREE TYPED LETTERS, SIGNED by Benchley, Nathaniel

New York, 1966. Each a quarter page, on quarto sheet of personal letterhead. Folds from mailing, otherwise about fine. To "Mr. Seward," thanking him for his comments about his books ("It is letters like yours that bring cheer into dark corners"), and fol…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$225.00


Search Rare Books

Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile’s Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!