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Auction Results Related to [professor tolkein letters regarding publication] (250 items returned )

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With at least one of the words: professor tolkein letters regarding publication

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[FREUD, SIGMUND]

by Sotheby's

2006

United Kingdom

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Description: COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND LETTERS SIGNED BY ANNA FREUD, HERMANN RORSCHACH, JEAN PIAGET AND PRINCESS MARIA BONAPARTE, TO RAYMOND DE SAUSSURE [FREUD, SIGMUND]1) Anna Freud. Autograph letter signed ("Anna Freud"), declining a manuscript2) Hermann Roschach. Two typed letters signed ("H. Rorschach"), discussing his current work and recent controversies ("...Die Steinersche Anthroposophie in Basel...plant in nächster Zeit einen heftigen Ansturm auf die Psych[o]analyse...") 3) Jean Piaget. Autograph letter signed ("J. Piaget"), expressing his thanks at having been recommended to [Eugénie] Sokolnicka 4) Princess Maria Bonaparte. Four autograph letters signed ("Marie"), discussing the publication of articles, mentioning Freud, Anna Freud, Róheim, Pichon and Laforgue20 pages in all, various sizes, Berlin, Herisau, Paris and elsewhere, 1919-1930, some browning, a few tiny tearsNOTERegarding the distinguished recipient of these letters, the Swiss psychoanalyst Raymond de Saussure, see lot 6.

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No Image Available

by Swann Auction Galleries

2002

USA

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Description: INSCRIBED ARNOLD, MATTHEW. Poems. 3 volumes. 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, few scattered surface imperfections; custom leather-lined marbelized board slipcase. London, 1885

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Joan Crawford typed letter 1961 regarding thanks

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

2012

United Kingdom

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Description: Joan Crawford typed letter 1961 regarding thanks for Christmas card on personal stationary signed Joan, with mailing envelope. Good condition

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT

by Sotheby's

2010

USA

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Description: EINSTEIN, ALBERT Autograph letter signed ("A. Einstein"), 1 page (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.; 285 x 222 mm) on his personal letterhead with the Haberlandstrasse 5 address, Berlin, 20 July 1929, to Professor-Doctor Stefan Konsuloff, in Sofia, Bulgaria; formerly folded, two tiny fold-tears at top and bottom, tipped onto a board. Matted, glazed, and framed with a photograph, original stamped envelope mounted to the verso now torn.

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(Clergymen) Collection of approximately 50

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

2009

USA

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Description: (Clergymen) Collection of approximately 50 autograph letters signed by American clergymen from the 18th & 19th centuries. Nearly all of the letters in their own folders with biographical information neatly written in ink on the outside - this was done in the early 20th century most likely. Various places: 18th-19th centuries Significant collection of letters from American clergymen, made quite valuable by the biographical information provided, including lists of publications. Among others, includes 1786 note from Nehemiah Williams, pastor of Brimfield, Mass., regarding church funds; 1818 letter from Nathaniel Thayer, of Lancaster, Mass., to Aaron Bancroft; 1796 letter from Epharaim Ward, West Brookfield, on political matters, etc.; 1837 letter from Absalom Peters, New York; and many others. A few with vintage photographs. Provenance: A private California collection. Folders a little browned with some chipping and splitting along spines; letters very good or better.

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Collection of Proclamations Regarding Public Matters

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of printed proclamations and notices regarding public matters and religious reinforcement. For a complete list, please contact our offices. 7 items, varied size and condition.

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A cased set of Tolkein Lord of the Rings, four

by Chippenham Auction Rooms

2012

United Kingdom

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Description: A cased set of Tolkein Lord of the Rings, four volumes.

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THE BEATLES, PUBLICITY PHOTOGRAPH, C.1964, SIGNED BY ALL FOUR BEATLES

by Sotheby's

2015

United Kingdom

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Description: black and white publicity photograph by Dezo Hoffman, 1963, signed in blue ink by John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, 215 x 163mm.; [with:] a letter from the vendor regarding the provenance, two light creases to lower left corner and some light foxing to lower edge of photograph (2)

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Professor J.R.R.Tolkein - four letters regarding the publication of The Silmarillion

by Gorringes

2007

United Kingdom

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Description: Professor J.R.R.Tolkein - four letters regarding the publication of The Silmarillion The first from Tolkien to a Mr Hooton dated 13.Feb.1963 stating that "am deep in snow rather than term''s work...but The Silmarillion is being worked out.". Another from Rayner Unwin to Hooton regarding the publication dated 23.May1967. Another from Hooton to Tolkien hoping for imminent publication in England dated 14.June1967 and a letter in response from Tolkien to Hooton regarding the delay in publication due to American copyright law dated 16.June 1967.

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Two firmans regarding public appointments Ottoman

by Bonhams

2016

United Kingdom

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Description: Two firmans regarding public appointments Ottoman Turkey, dated 27th shawwal 1322/4th January 1905, and 15th shawwal 1334/15th August 1916 respectively -2

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Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004)

by Barnes Thomas County Auctioneers

2013

United Kingdom

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Description: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004) Brown Form on Red and Lilac, gouache, signed and dated 1954, together with a letter from the artist regarding the painting 14" x 20"

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PORTER, FITZ-JOHN. Autographed letter signed, one page, May 22, 1890.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: PORTER, FITZ-JOHN Autographed letter signed ("F.J. Porter"), one page, New York, May 22, 1890, on Asphaltic Slag Pavement and Flexible Roofing Co. letterhead. The officer and Union General (1822-1901) writes to "Commissioners, Department of Public Parks, New York," regarding a complaint about the odor from a manure pile. 10 1/2 x 8 inches.

Condition Report: New York, May 22, 1890. Commissioners Department of Public Parks New York Gentlemen I thank you for the information given me in relation to the manure pile. Since I wrote you I have heard many persons complaining of the odors and have tried to keep them [??] by assuring them that the nusicance will be remedied-and shall continue to do so. I am glad to know of your designs and trust your efforts will be effective- Yours truly, F.J. Porter.

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Sterling Rowing Trophy given to

by The Cobbs

January 5, 2013

Peterborough, NH, USA

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Description: Sterling Rowing Trophy - John Duncan Spaeth, Gorham sterling three handled trophy cup given to, "Professor John Duncan Spaeth by his crew in 1903," comes with a gift note to Mike deMartelly 9/18/51, 7 1/2" tall, inscribed by the 10 crew members. Provenance: Descended in the deMartelly family until now and comes with a letter regarding John Duncan Spaeth. Estimate $300-500

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Typed Signed letter from Sir Douglas Mawson

by Sydney Rare Book Auctions

September 14, 2013

Annandale, Australia

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Description: A 20 lined typed letter from Sir Douglas Mawson on University of Adelaide letterhead dated 18th October 1915 signed in ink With kind regards from your friend Douglas Mawson. The letter is addressed to My Dear Cotton ( (Professor Leo Arthur Cotton) and starts " It is understood I believe that you will describe the minerals of the Antarctic Expedition..." The letter goes on to mention Stillwell and Sir Edgeworth David.A very good letter from Mawson to a fellow member of his expedition. It concerns the rocks and minerals collected in the Antarctic and the best keeping place for these items after proper scientific research on them has been completed

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Woodrow Wilson

by RR Auction

2014

USA

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Description: TLS, one page, 7 x 8.745, White House letterhead, April 19, 1915. Letter to Professor Charles B. Wright, who had been Wilson's classmate during graduate school at Johns Hopkins. In full: "It was a real pleasure to see your handwriting again and to know that you were well. I am sincerely sorry to have missed you. It would have been a great pleasure to see you. It is a deep gratification to have you speak as you do of my public service. I remember the old days with a great deal of affection and value more than I can say the friendship of the old friends." In fine condition, with slight feathering to ink. Accompanied by the original White House mailing envelope. A wonderfully personal letter from the president, remembering fondly his simpler days in college while issues of worldwide significance weighed on his mind-World War I had broken out in Europe in the previous year, and Wilson's administration was split with regard to remaining neutral or joining the Allied Powers.

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Mount Vesuvius in 1786 by Sir William Hamilton

by District Auction

February 14, 2016

Seattle, WA, USA

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Description: Section of 18c. publication reproducing a letter from Sir William Hamilton to Sir Joseph Banks regarding the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1784. With 3 fold-out plates depicting the area also showing scientists sampling rocks.

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J R R TOLKEIN

by Kensington Bond

2010

South Africa

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Description: J R R TOLKEIN "THE LORD OF THE RINGS" BOXED SET, Allen & Unwin, c1965, all three books with dust covers in a cardboard slip cover.

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Mitzvah to Publicize Hypocrites - Sitchel, 1932

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

July 13, 2011

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: "Mitzvah to Publicize the Hypocrites" - Proclamation in Yiddish and Hebrew, letter of refusal against [---] of Sitchel, who refuses to abide by the Din Torah ruling. Sitchel, Kislev 1932. Letter by Rabbi Yechezkel Veidmanan, the Rabbi of Sitchel: "...Since Rabbi [---] admitted to me that he does not wish to carry out the ruling of the congregation of Sighet... therefore they are granted permission to have the prerogative to go to the civil courts". Harsh polemic proclamation and letter of rabbis regarding this matter; includes a letter by Rabbi Shlomo son of Rabbi Shmuel Fruchter of Sitchel.Approx. 28 cm. Glued upon leaf of binding of book, fair-poor condition, tears with omission and erasure of name of the man who refuses to abide by rabbinical jurisdiction. Bibliographically unknown.

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[ Books ]

by Bloomsbury Auctions

2009

USA

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Description: EINSTEIN, Albert (1879 - 1955). Typed letter signed, in German, regarding the Judiasm and marriage. Princeton: 25 January 1950 1 page typed letter signed on embossed headed paper "A. Einstein / 112 Mercer Street / Princeton / New Jersey, U.S.A". (275 x 213 mm). Signed A. Einstein. Condition: several soft folds. Provenance: J. Gerard Enslein. "During the year of 1949, I wanted to get married. Being of Jewish origin and my intended wife a Roman Catholic presented difficulties in obtaining approval from parents. After many discussions with Father, I suggested getting a opinion from a respected person such as Albert Einstein, a distant cousin of my grandfather, Louis Einstein. I wrote a letter to Albert Einstein at Princeton University, asking his opinion concerning this predicament. Shortly thereafter professor Einstein replied giving his [favorable] opinion in the letter presented here... We were married and remained so until her death 57 years later." J. Gerard Enslein.

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LETTER FROM MEIR DIZENGOFF TO PROFESSOR NATHAN FEINBERG

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

December 9, 2014

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: A letter from Meir Dizengoff to his friend Nathan Feinberg, a member of the Association for the League of Nations. In the letter from 7.10.1927, Dizengoff and his secretary thank Feinberg for the books he had sent them for the association. They also fill him in about certain public meetings that the representative of the association, Dr. Zion Mosinzon (the principal of the gymnasium in Jaffa - later Herzliya Gymnasium) will not be able to attend for unexpected reasons. In addition, Dizengoff and his secretary ask Feinberg to purchase a list of books (attached to the letter) for the library they are intending to establish. Meir Dizengoff (1861-1936). In his youth, he was a member of the 'Hovevei Zion' association and established a branch of the association in Chisinau. He immigrated to Israel in 1892. A year later, he left for Egypt and then returned to Odessa. All the while, he continued his activity in 'Hovevei Zion' and participated in the Zionist Congresses. In 1905, he again immigrated to Israel and lived in Jaffa. In 1911, five years after the foundation of the 'Achuzat Bayit' Association for building the first Hebrew city, Dizengoff was chosen as the head of the committee and served in this role until 1922. When Tel-Aviv received the status of a city, he was chosen to be its first mayor and served in this role almost consecutively until his death in 1933. Professor Nathan Feinberg was born in Kaunas in 1895 and was accredited doctor of law in 1918. He served as the secretary of the Committee of Jewish Delegations in Paris and with the initiative of the Committee founded Jewish associations for the League of Nations. In 1924, he immigrated to Israel. He passed the test for foreign lawyers and worked in the State Attorney until 1927. In 1928, he travelled to Geneva is Switzerland to study international law (at the same time, he received the letter before us). For three years starting in 1930, he served as the representative of the Jewish Delegations Committee before the League of Nations regarding the protection of the rights of the Jewish minority in the States established or expanded according to peace contracts and obligated themselves to acknowledge the rights of the minorities in their territory. At the end of 1933, he returned to Israel and continued his work in the State Attorney and in public activity. Several years later, he was nominated the dean of the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University. The letter was typewritten and Dizengoff and his secretary hand-signed it. At the margins, the secretary added a hand-written note with several requests from Feinberg. Very good condition.

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[ FILM MEMORABILIA ]

by Cameo Auctioneers and Valuers

2006

United Kingdom

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Description: [ FILM MEMORABILIA ] "MOVIE CINEMA. Lord Of the Rings interest, JR Tolkein ""Poems & Songs of Middle Earth"" Vinyl LP, words by JR Tolkein & music by Donald Swann, issued on Caedmon TC 1231 1967 Sleeve VG/VG"

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A WOOD AND GILT LETTERED SIGN FOR

by Nye & Company

June 17, 2010

Montclair, NJ, USA

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Description: A WOOD AND GILT LETTERED SIGN FOR "MEADE PUBLICATIONS"

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Books -  Tolkein (J.R.R.)

by Woolley & Wallis

2011

United Kingdom

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Description: Books - Tolkein (J.R.R.)

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JOHN W. WAYLAND FAMILY ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

2012

USA

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Description: JOHN W. WAYLAND FAMILY ARCHIVAL MATERIAL, approximately 62 pieces, pertaining to the estate settlement of Anna Kagey Wayland of Shenandoah Co., mother of John Wayland, kept by the estate executor Professor J. Carson Miller of Moore's Store. Including accounts of the personal property divided between the heirs and sold at public auction, seven letters from John W. Wayland, receipts, etc.

Condition Report: Most in very good condition, several pieces in poor condition.

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MUSIC MEMORABILIA (POP), PAUL McCartney & THE

by Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers

May 21, 2013

Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom

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Description: MUSIC MEMORABILIA (POP), PAUL McCartney & THE BEATLES: 1. Give My Regards to Broad Street folder 23 photos, 23 colour slides, publicity leaflets, Fan Club's Club Sandwich & cuttings; 2. Photo of the Beatles going to TV studios by boat, 23-2-64; + 3 others.; 3. Paul McCartney and DJ - 57 photos (including duplicates).; 4. DJ's interview of PM for the Sunday Times, May 1980 with his notebook, transcript, etc.; 5. PM and Wings- letters from DJ to PM; 'London Town' folder with 6 photos by Linda McCartney, postcard and publicity; a letter signed by Rod Ryman to DJ; 'Pipes of Peace' two publicity folders, one with 6 photos; Wings UK tour 1979; two Wings in concert programmes + colourful programme: PM and Wings sequence of events; 6. The Beatles: 1964-85, letters from DJ, press cuttings and publicity flyers; 7. John Paul George Ringo and Bert: Lyric Theatre programme, souvenir brochure; DJ's notebook, etc. (qty)

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: Autographs. J.R.R. Tolkein autograph in black

by Warwick & Warwick Limited [Collectables]

2009

United Kingdom

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Description: : Autographs. J.R.R. Tolkein autograph in black ink, dated 14th July 1972, on the reverse of an office memo, 20 x 12.5 cm, from Allen & Unwin, his publishers, requesting their driver (our vendor's late ....

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[Houdini, Harry] Correspondence to Houdini Regarding Imitators and Other Matters. Including a fascinating nine-page holographic letter written to Houdini in 1910 regarding a competitor and his inferior milk can escape, and including diagrams and editorial comments, signed “Fred”; two TLSs to Houdini regarding the publication of Houdini’s life story in a British newspaper; and a TLS introducing Houdini to a glass manufacturing company in London; and a fragment of a telegram possibly bearing Houdini’s holographic note. The largest on one 4to sheet. Condition generally good.

by Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.

April 9, 2016

Chicago, IL, USA

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Description: [Houdini, Harry] Correspondence to Houdini Regarding Imitators and Other Matters. Including a fascinating nine-page holographic letter written to Houdini in 1910 regarding a competitor and his inferior milk can escape, and including diagrams and editorial comments, signed “Fred”; two TLSs to Houdini regarding the publication of Houdini’s life story in a British newspaper; and a TLS introducing Houdini to a glass manufacturing company in London; and a fragment of a telegram possibly bearing Houdini’s holographic note. The largest on one 4to sheet. Condition generally good.

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Herbert Hoover 1934 Letter Signed Regarding FDR's Controversial Gold Policy -- ''...I would of course be greatly interested in the investigations...knowledge of late 1932 and early 1933...''

by Nate D Sanders

2014

USA

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Description: Very intriguing Herbert Hoover typed letter signed his first year out of executive office. He writes on 10 December 1934 to journalist George A. Benson in the Albee Building in Washington, DC. That building housed the National Press Club at the time. On his personal stationery, Hoover's letter reads in full: ''My dear Mr. Benson: I deeply appreciate your most kind expressions. I would of course be greatly interested in the investigations you are carrying on. The persons who know most about it are such men as James, Miller, Warburg, Tugwell, Rand, Morganthau, Ballantine, Moley, Baruch, Ben Smith, Kennedy, Professors Rogers and Warren, Vanderlip, Le Blance and others in the Committee of [for] the Nation, Senators Glass, Robinson, Thomas, and Wheeler. Their knowledge of late 1932 and early 1933 would be most valuable, if they will disclose it. Yours faithfully, [signed] Herbert Hoover''. Hoover includes an additional typed ''Memorandum'' page, continuing, ''You might look up'' and lists 11 sources for Benson's reference, including speeches made in Congress and financial editorials in the New York Times. The sources that Hoover lists concern the rush on gold by the American public, which caused a run on the banks in early March. This, in turn, led to Executive Order 6102 which prohibited the hoarding of gold and the demand for individuals to turn over their gold to the government - a policy, one might imagine, that generated quite a bit of controversy. 7.25'' x 10.5'' letter and 8.5'' x 11'' enclosure are in near fine condition. Accompanying envelope, postmarked Palo Alto, Calif., on 10 December 1934, is in good condition.

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[Houdini] File of Correspondence Between Walter Gibson and Morris Young, and Others, Regarding “Houdini’s Fabulous Magic.” 1961. Approximately 50 pieces, including both original correspondence and carbons, many annotated, including pre-publication research notes, contractual and editorial matters with the publisher. In addition to letters between Gibson and Young is correspondence between heads of institutions whose collections were visited during research for the work including New York Public Library, Library of Congress, and private collectors.

by Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.

April 9, 2016

Chicago, IL, USA

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Description: [Houdini] File of Correspondence Between Walter Gibson and Morris Young, and Others, Regarding “Houdini’s Fabulous Magic.” 1961. Approximately 50 pieces, including both original correspondence and carbons, many annotated, including pre-publication research notes, contractual and editorial matters with the publisher. In addition to letters between Gibson and Young is correspondence between heads of institutions whose collections were visited during research for the work including New York Public Library, Library of Congress, and private collectors.

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed Letter Signed,

by Swann Auction Galleries

2005

USA

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Description: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed Letter Signed, "A. Einstein," to Heinrich Schalit, in German, regarding Rabbi Stephen Wise. 1 page, single 4to sheet. Princeton, 27 November 1946

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Juliet Mills 'Nanny and the Professor' Autographed Photograph

by Rock Legends LTD

August 16, 2015

Las Vegas, NV, USA

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Description: JULIET MILLS (English Actress) Autographed Publicity Photograph. Signed by Juliet Mills in Blue Felt Tip Pen.

Condition Report: Excellent Condition

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Collection of mostly Victorian government letters

by Davidson Auctions

2007

Australia

Description: Collection of mostly Victorian government letters & documents from NSW MLA's including Joseph WILLS signed hand written letter requesting alms to survive winter, dated Inverell 1866; Hon. Thomas GARRETT, Minister for Lands, 1887, signed letter regarding geological survey; E.M. PAUL, Consul for Russia, requesting geological specimens, on Imperial Russian Consulate notepaper, dated 1894; Edward COOMBES, Minister for Public Works, 3 page note on NSW Parliament notepaper regarding prospecting in QLD, dated 1877; Hector CARRUTHERS, Premier NSW 1904-7, hand written note on departmental notepaper regarding employment for friend, dated 1890. 29 Various Signed Letters & Documents - NSW Parliamentarians 1866-1910 Various

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A Jack Warner letter to George James Hopkins regarding Casablanca

by Bonhams

2014

USA

Description: A Jack Warner letter to George James Hopkins regarding Casablanca

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Judaica | Broadside: 'Public Letter' - Jerusalem 1927.

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

December 7, 2009

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Protest broadside from Rabbi Moshe Pritzker, Rabbi of Berditchov, 'currently in Jerusalem', against the 'Kol Yisrael' newspaper of Agudat Yisrael that publicized a supposed quote heard from Rabbi Kook regarding the profanation of the Shabbat in the Kibbutzim, though Rabbi Kook denied these words. Jerusalem [1927].33x23 cm. Fine condition. Margins in slightly used condition, not affecting text. The broadside features a strong protest: Rabbi Pritzker writes 'have you paid attention to the number of Torah commandments that you have transgressed upon publicizing a libelous claim....'.

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Osler, William. Autograph letter signed.

by Profiles in History

July 10, 2013

Calabasas Hills, CA, USA

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Description: Osler, William. Autograph letter signed (“Wm Olser”), 2 pages, (7.75 x 6 in.), on “West Franklin St. Baltimore” stationery, dated Friday [no, month or year], to Moses A. Starr; some browning and toning around the edges, but in otherwise fine condition. Osler writes to neurologist Moses Allen Starr to thank him for a teaching aid Starr had sent him.Osler writes in full: Dear Starr I delayed acknowledging the receipt of your magnum opus until I had had a peek into it — the opportunity for which only came this evening. I am delighted with it & do not know which to admire the most, the plates or the text. It will be most useful to students. I shall show it to my class tomorrow You were very kind to send it With warm regards Yours ever, Will OlserOsler was a Canadian physician, and one of the “Big Four” founding professors at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as the first Professor of Medicine and founder of the Medical Service there. (The “Big Four” were William Osler, Professor of Medicine; William Stewart Halsted, Professor of Surgery; Howard A. Kelly, Professor of Gynecology; and William H. Welch, Professor of Pathology.) Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training. He is often called the “Father of Modern Medicine.”

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Framed 1817 letter regarding the Revolutionary war

by Saco River Auction

2011

USA

Description: Framed 1817 letter regarding the Revolutionary war

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Whistler, James McNeil

by Lyon & Turnbull

January 11, 2012

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Description: Whistler, James McNeil Autograph letter signed to an unnamed correspondent, Paris, [c.1888], 2 pages, regarding his publication Ten o'clock, his recent visit to Liverpool "pray convey to them my warm sentiments of fellowship" and the following year's exhibition stating he not likely to "bewilder the good citizens with further canvases, arrangements or innovations in the way of hanging again...", tipped onto the title of a copy of his Ten o'Clock

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AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM HORATIA NELSON, WARD TO

by Charles Miller Ltd

2009

United Kingdom

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Description: AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM HORATIA NELSON, WARD TO PRINCE ALBERT, REGARDING EDUCATION My dear old friend ' Many, very many thanks for your kind letter it was only put into my hands as I was starting for London.. proceeding to detail the ages and occupations of her children and concurring in advice the Prince had previously suggested regarding their education, written over four sides of a folded sheet with later pencil annotation suggesting a date of 1860 and signed 'H N Ward'; together with a reply from Buckingham Palace to an earlier letter dated March 16th 1856 politely declining her invitation to head a public subscription for Christ's Hospital, signed by C.M. Chipps." -2

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Four page letter from Madame Stockley (Walter

by Hegarty Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneers

2013

Ireland

Description: Four page letter from Madame Stockley (Walter Osbourne's daughter), wife of Professor Stockley, December 1942, with accompanying Osbourne watercolour

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GÖDEL, Kurt. Autograph letter signed in German to Thoralf Skolem (

by Christie's

2005

USA

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Description: GÖDEL, Kurt. Autograph letter signed in German to Thoralf Skolem ("Sehr geehrter Herr Professor"). Vienna, November 1, 1931; boxed. 2 1/2 pages, on single folded sheet. Provenance: Given by Skolem to the mathematician Ernst Straus (1922-83), who co-authored papers with Einstein, and was also a friend and collaborator of the mathematician Paul Erdös (1913-96)."Thank you very much for your friendly card and the offprints of your papers. I am concurrently sending you reprints of my two essays regarding the fundamentals; several passages therein relate to the results that you obtained. For example, my paper entitled "Formally unsolvable theorems" also provides a contribution to the set-theoretical relativism held by you. This is because, as shown by a simple calculation*, the consistent, but not ω-consistent systems examined on page 190 indicate that there exist realizations for axiom systems in set theory in which certain quantities that are infinite from an absolute standpoint are "finite" within the system. In other words, that which you showed for the term "uncountable quantity" also holds true for the term "finite quantity," namely that it cannot be axiomatically characterized (expressed by a number). Since you made a suggestion in your paper "On several set functions in arithmetic" which points in this direction, I think you will find this particularly interesting."An historic autograph letter written shortly after Gödel's publication of his paper on "Formally unsolvable theorems" to the Scandinavian logician Thoralf Skolem in which Gödel discusses logical concepts set forth in his celebrated paper, "Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Principia mathematica und verwandter Systeme I" (Monatshefte füür Mathematik und Physik 38 [1931]: 173-98). This work permanently altered the foundations of logic and mathematics. Addressing himself in this paper to the first two of David Hilbert's three questions about mathematics posed in 1928, Gödel came up with his two famous theorems establishing the incompleteness and inconsistency of arithmetic, and by extension any formal mathematical system rich enough to include the theory of numbers. At the time our bibliography was written, this was the only recorded letter between Gödel and Skolem. The letter is of special significance because Gödel carefully followed Skolem's work and applied it in some instances. The letter will appear in a forthcoming volume of Gödel's Collected Works (1986- ), edited by Solomon Feferman. Autograph letters by Gödel are unusually scarce. OOC 306.

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by Swann Auction Galleries

2002

USA

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Description: JUNG, CARL GUSTAV. Typed Letter Signed, "C. G. Jung," to Dr. Evans-Wentz, concerning the publication of his introduction to the Tibetan Book of the Dead, regarding a conflict between Oxford University Press and Rascher & Cie, and his copyright to translations of his writings. 1 page, single 4to sheet; fold, minor wrinkling; framed. Zurich, 21 April 1950

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IRISH/ ENGLISH 1785 PERSONAL LETTER REGARDING ENGINES AND ELECTRICITY

by Braswell Galleries

November 22, 2010

Norwalk , CT, USA

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Description: IRISH/ ENGLISH 1785 PERSONAL LETTER REGARDING ENGINES AND ELECTRICITY

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PORTER, FITZ-JOHN. Autographed letter signed, one page, May 22, 1890.

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: PORTER, FITZ-JOHN Autographed letter signed ("F.J. Porter"), one page, New York, May 22, 1890, on Asphaltic Slag Pavement and Flexible Roofing Co. letterhead. The officer and Union General (1822-1901) writes to "Commissioners, Department of Public Parks, New York," regarding a complaint about the odor from a manure pile. 10 1/2 x 8 inches.

Condition Report: New York, May 22, 1890. Commissioners Department of Public Parks New York Gentlemen I thank you for the information given me in relation to the manure pile. Since I wrote you I have heard many persons complaining of the odors and have tried to keep them [??] by assuring them that the nusicance will be remedied-and shall continue to do so. I am glad to know of your designs and trust your efforts will be effective- Yours truly, F.J. Porter.

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Collection of signed NSW Parliamentary documents &

by Davidson Auctions

2007

Australia

Description: Collection of signed NSW Parliamentary documents & letters. James INGLIS, Minister for Public Instruction, hand written note on Public Instruction notepaper regarding museum mineral exhibits; Arthur Bruce SMITH, Minister for Public Works, NSW, 1889-91, hand written note regarding employment of servant; Sir Julian SALOMONS, Executive Council, NSW, 1880, signed Parliamentary cover page dated 1889; William McLELLAN, Minister for Mines, Victoria, hand written note on Victorian Parliamentary notepaper requesting map of Broken Hill mines, dated 1890; William H. SUTLOR, Minister for Mines, 1877, hand written executive council minute regarding refusal of application for mineral lease, dated 1878; Sir John B THURSTON, Governor of Fiji, High Commissioner Western Pacific, hand written letter on embossed Dept of Mines letterhead acknowledging that he will collect Fijian artefacts & mineral samples on landing, dated 1880; Sir Saul SAMUEL, Agent General NSW, hand written letter on NSW government letterhead on report of river pollution. 16 Colonial Documents & Letters

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[ Books ]

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

2009

USA

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Description: Kino, Eusebio Francisco. Kino's Historical Memoir of Pimeria Alta: A Contemporary Account of the Beginnings of California, Sonora, and Arizona, by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, S.J., Pioneer Missionary, Explorer, Cartographer, and Ranchman, 1683-1711 Translated, edited and annotated by Herbert Eugene Bolton. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 5 maps (1 of them folding), 1 photo plate and a facsimile. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt. 1 of 250 copies specially bound for the University of California, from a total printing of 750 copies. First Edition. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1919 ""First publication of the original Jesuit manuscript; of grave value on the early southwest"" - Howes. With series half-title and cover lettering indicating ""Semicentennial Publications of the University of California,"" where Bolton was a professor of American History & curator of the Bancroft Library. Cowan p.331; Howes K169 Near fine to fine with a touch of rubbing to extremities.

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1662 LETTER REGARDING PLANTATION ON THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA

by Braswell Galleries

November 22, 2010

Norwalk , CT, USA

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Description: 1662 LETTER REGARDING PLANTATION ON THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA

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MUSIC MEMORABILIA: ALAN MCGEE/TONY BLAIR

by Omega Auctions

2012

United Kingdom

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Description: ALAN MCGEE/TONY BLAIR - Letter sent from Prime Minister Tony Blair to Alan McGee apologising for publicity which Blair describes as 'unwarranted intrusion'. Sent on 6th September 1999, written on New Labour-headed paper, signed 'Yours ever, Tony'. Lot also includes a letter from General Secretary Margaret McDonaugh providing further apologies for recent press, which has been stapled to an official complaint to The Sun editor David Yelland with regard to the misrepresentation of Alan McGee. All letters in excellent condition.

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[ Autographs ] b HORACE GREELEY, Politician and Founder of The New Yorker and The New York Tribune. Autograph Letter Signed, Horace Greeley on

by Early American

2003

USA

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Description: [ Autographs ] b HORACE GREELEY, Politician and Founder of The New Yorker and The New York Tribune. Autograph Letter Signed, Horace Greeley on plain, line, blue paper, New York, January 24, 1852, 9.5 x 8, Very Fine. Minor white spots on the paper and some pinholes, but the writing and signature remain bold. Greeley writes to Professor Henry Patterson in Philadelphia regarding a letter he was about to have published outlining ...the elemental differences between the two great parties...

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by Swann Auction Galleries

2002

USA

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Description: WITH AN ALS BY SARA (COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR.) Coleridge, Sara. Memoir and Letters of Sara Coleridge edited by Her Daughter. Portrait frontispiece. 8vo, cloth gilt, average wear. New York, 1874

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TOLKEIN J.R.R - The Return of The King : org.

by Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood

March 19, 2014

Exeter, United Kingdom

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Description: TOLKEIN J.R.R - The Return of The King : org. cloth (stained), d/w (torn), first ed, 1955. With - Sendak, Maurice. Nutshell Library, 4 books in slipcase, 1988.

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