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[Carbon typescript of:] "THE VINE." by Williams, Tennessee

New York: Liebling-Wood, 1953. 21 leaves. Quarto. Clean carbon typescript, typed on rectos only. Bradbound in agency wrappers. About fine. A typescript of this short story from the dispersal of the duplicate files of Williams's long-time agent, Audrey Wo…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$850.00


THE LAST ANALYSIS. HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF SAUL BELLOW'S ONLY PLAY by BELLOW, Saul

First Edition. hardcover. Near Fine and quite exceptional. An undated early holograph version of Saul Bellow's only full-length play contained in a ledger-type notebook (8-1/4" x 11-3/8") with marbled paper boards and a black cloth spine. Bellow has sub…

From Charles Agvent

$25,000.00


IF. Calligraphic manuscript. by KIPLING. RUDYARD

No place, no date. Circa 1930's. Hand written calligraphic manuscript on off-white card, in red and black ink with blue, yellow, brown and gold painted border and initial title. The sheet measures 11.6 x 8.9 inches. Marks on the rear where this was probab…

From Paul Foster Books

£375.00


Topcu ve Humbaraci ve Tufekci Asakirinin, mah Cumad ei Ahiresi jurnalleri Hulasasi defteridir. Report offered to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Mejid about the Military destribtion teams in the Ottoman states in 5-1249 H. CONFIRMED BY THE HAND OF THE SULTAN IN GOLD: MANZUR-U HUMAYUNUM OLMUSTUR (CONFIRMED BY MY ROYAL NOTE) by Official Report

Istanbul, 1834 Brochure. Very Good. Soft cover. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. 69 x 54 cm, 13 columns in red and black on two sides, 3 lines of Ottoman Turkish Diwani script by a commander chief with his seal, and confirmation by the Sultan in gold …

From Archive

$20,000.00


A Rare Autograph Musical Quotation by HINDEMITH, PAUL

HINDEMITH, PAUL. (1895-1963). German composer and one of the outstanding figures in 20th-century music theory and composition. AMusQS. ("Paul Hindemith"). 1p. 8vo. Maehrisch-Ostrau, November, 1931. A three-measure quotation from the solo viola's entrance …

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$800.00


[MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF THOUSANDS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS AUDIO RECORDINGS, COMPILED BY JACOB HARRIS, AN AMERICAN WHO SERVED AS A SENIOR POLICE ADVISOR IN VIETNAM AND THAILAND DURING THE VIETNAM WAR]. by HARRIS, JACOB

Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia as well as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East ca. 1964-1974: Compiled by Jacob Harris, an American who served as a Senior Police Advisor in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War, 1964 - 1974, 1964…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$18,750.00


Vellum indenture of lease and release between Christopher Gullett of Exeter, gentleman, and the Rev. Saint Andrew Saint John, John Burton, and Ambrose Hall

1776. Near Fine. 56 x 75 cm. Attractive calligraphy on vellum. Christopher Gullett of Exeter, gentleman, grants to the Rev. Saint Andrew Saint John of Somerly in Southampton Co., John Burton of Jacobstow in Devon Co., esq., and Ambrose Hall of London,…

From Classic Books and Ephemera

$129.00


Vittorio Emanuele III per Grazia di Dio e per Volontà della Nazione Re d’Italia [ Vista la legge 11 marzo 1926, no. 397 sullo stato degli ufficiali del R. Esercito, della R. Marina e della R. Aeronautica: Visto il R. Decreto legge 31 marzo 1926, no. 534; Udita la relazione.] by Vittorio Emanuele III and Benito Mussolini

Vittorio Emanuele III and Benito Mussolini, official military document, memorializing the suspension of a military doctor for a year, on a printed form from Stab. Poligrafico AMM. Stato., with manuscript fill-in, notated here in brackets, signed by Vittor…

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

$900.00


Muscat Mas'alasi (the question of Muscat) published by the Ottoman sublim port for the official use by Official report

Istanbul: al 'Amira press, 1918 Book. As New. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 6 p. Ottoman Turkish text in original printer wrappers. Printed in the government press of 'Amira for the official use (possibly 100 copies or less) of the ministry…

From Archive

$12,000.00


THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND; TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID... by [Book of Common Prayer]

London: Printed by John Baskett ...and by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills ..., 1715. [20,380],23,[3]pp. terminating at 3A4. Folio (465 x 285 mm). Contemporary black gilt paneled armorial goatskin, heavily gilt extra, a.e.g., marbled endshe…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$2,750.00


This flag and crew patch were flown aboard the Space Shuttle "Columbia" (STS-1) / April 12-14, 1981 / Presented to / Adlai Stevenson / In recognition of the significant contributions you made to the success of this mission by (FLAG -- SPACE-FLOWN -- Space Shuttle "Columbia")

Original space-flown flag (5½" X 4¼") and cloth patch (4¼" X 4 3/4") presented on a 12 3/4" X 16 3/4" cream colored heavy stock, in turn mounted to a 16" X 20" pale blue mat board. Very good. Bit of slight soiling. The cream colored stock bears glossy…

From Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

$4,495.00


Nejd qit'asi mas'alasi (The question of the terretory of Nejd) published by the Ottoman sublim port for the official use by Official report

Istanbul: al 'Amira press, 1918 Book. As New. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 15 p. Ottoman Turkish text in original printer wrappers. Printed in the government press of 'Amira for the official use (possibly 100 copies or less) of the ministr…

From Archive

$12,000.00


Colección de los autos de notificación como visitador general de Nueva Vizcaya en Sonora y Sinaloa. by ISTURIZ, Gabriel de

México (Varios lugares), 1685. 317x219mm. (12½x8½").. [Manuscrito]. México, varios lugares de la frontera norte, 1685-1686. En folio (317 x 219)mm. (1), 23 folios, 1 bl. En total 97 Autos redactados, algunos con tinta azul, en papel timbrado. Firmas …

From Librería José Porrúa Turanzas

€45,000.00


Contrats de mariages de l'an 1258 jusqu'en 1619.

1690 Manuscrit, s.l.n.d. (fin XVIIe siècle), in-folio; veau brun d’époque, dos à 6 nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées de rouge. [circa] 389 ff. ms., 12 ff…

From Louis Caron

CA$5,800.00


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