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Carte-de-visite photograph.

("BILLINGS, JOSH" [PSEUD. OF HENRY WHEELER SHAW])

Carte-de-visite photograph. A sepia-toned image showing the humorist from the waist up, wearing a dark jacket and vest, looking off towards the left-hand side of the card. With the monogrammed imprint of Gurney, Fifth Avenue, Corner 16th Street, New York, and their slogan "I Have Chained the Sun to Serve... more


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Small [1 1/8" x 1 1/2"] carte-de-visite [or photographic trading card?] by Happy Hours Company, n.p.

("BILLINGS, JOSH" [PSEUD. OF HENRY WHEELER SHAW])

Small [1 1/8" x 1 1/2"] carte-de-visite [or photographic trading card?] by Happy Hours Company, n.p. A small (1 1/8" x 1/12" only) oval sepia-toned head-and-shoulders view of the author mounted to a bright red background with gilt accents. Printed beneath the image in gold is: "JOSH BILLINGS." in larger... more


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Carte-de-visite photograph.

("MARVEL, IK" [ PSEUD. OF DONALD GRANT MITCHELL]).

Carte-de-visite photograph. A 3/4-length portrait of the author seated in a chair, with his right elbow bent upon the armrest, bringing his hand up to support the side of his face. He is wearing a dark suit, and has his coat still buttoned. Imprint on the verso of Warren's Portraits,... more


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Carte-de-visite photograph.

("PERKINS, ELI" [PSEUD. OF MELVILLE D. LANDON])

Carte-de-visite photograph. A close-up, sepia-toned, head and shoulders image of Perkins looking off towards the right-hand side of the image. Pictorial imprint of Rockwood, 17 Union Square, New York on the reverse, and with their logo printed on the lower mount. Remains of prior mounting on verso. Corners rounded. With... more


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ALS, 3pp (sparsely written), 8vo, n.p., "Monday", n.d. To "Mark."

A BECKETT, GILBERT A.

Autograph letter signed (signed on the integral leaf "Yours prematurely G.A. a.B.eckett.", the name being written vertically, one letter per line, and with the annotation "Observe the signature"), 3pp (sparsely written), 8vo, n.p., "Monday", n.d. To "Mark," jesting: "I can anticipate the feelings of surprise with which you will peruse... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Chas. C. Abbott"), one page, 20 November 1905. To the Knickerbocker Publishing Company.

ABBOTT, CHARLES CONRAD

Uncommon autograph letter signed ("Chas. C. Abbott"), one page, on green stationery measuring 5 1/4" x 6 3/4", Trenton, N.J., 20 November 1905. To the Knickerbocker Publishing Company, replying to a request for material: ". . . It is simply impossible to work up into 1000 words, an autobiographical sketch.... more


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5 TLsS, 5pp, 21 April 1933 to 14 September 1940. To Margaret Cuthbert.

ADAMS, JAMES TRUSLOW.

5 typed letters signed, 5pp, 4to, Hotel Lafayette, 16th St. at Eye Northwest, Washington, D.C., and Sheffield House, Southport, Connecticut, 21 April 1933 to 14 September 1940. Interesting letters to Margaret Cuthbert of the National Broadcasting Company, the majority written in 1939, stating why he does not not feel he... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 11 January 1906. To (Ernest) La Touche Hancock.

ADE GEORGE

Typed letter signed, one page, 8" x 10 1/2", on printed letterhead of Hazelden Farm, Brook, Indiana, 11 January 1906. To (Ernest) La Touche Hancock, apologizing that, as he is in the midst of preparing for a long trip, he cannot respond to Hancock's query at greater length, and replying:... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, measuring approximately 4 1/2" x 6 1/2", on blindstamped letterhead of Forest Bank, Lyndhurst, 11 May no year. To the publisher Chapman

AIDE, HAMILTON

Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, measuring approximately 4 1/2" x 6 1/2", on blindstamped letterhead of Forest Bank, Lyndhurst, 11 May no year. To the publisher, Chapman, submitting poetry for consideration: "I . . . have brought a bundle of poems with me I want to publish. I would rather... more


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ALS, one page, "Saturday" n.d.  To W[illiam] Harrison Ainsworth.
ALS, one page, "Saturday" n.d. To W[illiam] Harrison Ainsworth.

(AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON) LOVER, SAMUEL

Autograph letter signed, one page, 8vo, n.p., "Saturday" n.d. To W[illiam] Harrison Ainsworth, in anticipation of being "presented to Mrs. Mostyn[?] by you. -- Her house is classic ground from the associations connected with the name of Thrale. . . ." Remains of prior mounting on (blank) verso; perhaps a... more


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ANS, one page, 12 August 1856. To Ainsworth.

(AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON) WATTS, ALARIC A

Autograph note signed, one page, large 8vo, Somerset House, Inland Revenue, 12 August 1856. A note to Ainsworth sending a manuscript copy of Watts' poem "Ode to Fortune" which is present on the verso of the note and continues onto the integral leaf and one third of page 4: "... more


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Carte-de-visite photgraph of Ainsworth standing, wearing a long coat, with a cane or walking stick in his right hand, and a tall hat in his left.  Signed.
Carte-de-visite photgraph of Ainsworth standing, wearing a long coat, with a cane or walking stick in his right hand, and a tall hat in his left. Signed.

(AINSWORTH, WILLIAM HARRISON)

Carte-de-visite photgraph of Ainsworth standing, wearing a long coat, with a cane or walking stick in his right hand, and a tall hat in his left. Signed by Ainsworth on the mount, beneath the image. Remains of mounting tape (and attendant tears) on verso, where the photographer's name has been... more


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Original carte-de-visite photograph.

(AINSWORTH, WILLIAM HARRISON)

Carte-de-visite photograph of Ainsworth, portraying the author seated at a writing table, with a feather pen in his hand. Imprint of Hennah & Kent Photo, published by W.H. Mason, Repository of Arts, 108 Kings Road, on the verso. With Ainsworth's facsimile signature beneath the image. In very good condition.

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Carte-de-visite image.

(ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY)

Carte-de-visite image of a head-and-shoulders view of Alcott in a dark, ruffled dress, looking off to the right-hand side of the card (her left). Her hair has been pulled back with a dark ribbon. With the printed photographer's information of Warren's, 289 Washington Street, Boston, Mass "Under the superintendence of... more


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Carte-de-visite photograph.

(ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY)

Carte-de-visite photograph. A sepia-toned, head-and-shoulders vignette of the author's right profile. Her hair is back in a braided bun, and she wears a dark dress with a high ruffled collar. Printed photographer's information of Howell, 867 & 869 Broadway, [New York] on the mount beneath the image. Remains of prior... more


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Carte-de-visite photograph.

(ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY)

Carte-de-visite photograph of a 3/4 length view of a woman thought to be Louisa May Alcott. The subject is wearing a long, striped dress, and is seated with her hands folded in her lap, where she also holds a newspaper. Her dark hair is pulled back and her eyes are raised... more


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Autograph letter signed ("H.M. Alden"), one page, 6 April 1904. To Mrs. Ellis

ALDEN, HENRY MILLS

Autograph letter signed ("H.M. Alden"), one page, measuring approximately 5 3/4" x 7 1/2", on printed letterhead of the Editorial Rooms, Harper's Magazine, Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, New York, 6 April 1904. To Mrs. Ellis, replying: "Your proposition to make extracts from my book 'Study of Death['] . .... more


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A Tourist's Rome

ALDINGTON, RICHARD

Original stiff printed wrappers, stitched as issued. Draguignan, France: The Mélissa Press, n.d. [1961].

First separate and first complete edition (a shortened version was published as an Introduction to R.S. Magowan's Rome: A Book of Photograph, 1960). With a few minor holograph alterations, deletions and revisions in ink in the text,... more


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Carte-de-visite photograph. Inscribed by Aldrich to Bayard Taylor.

(ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY)

Carte-de-visite photograph of a sepia-toned head-and-shoulders vignette of the author's left profile. Inscribed in ink beneath the image: "For Bayard Taylor, from his friend T.B. Aldrich. 1868." On a stiff photographer's mount, the verso of which contains the printed information for Rockwood & Co., Photographers, 839 Broadway, New York. Lightly soiled... more


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Carte-de-visite by Black, Photographer, 173 Washington St., [Boston].

(ALGER, HORATIO, JR.)

Carte-de-visite photograph of a sepia-toned head-and-shoulders vignette view of the author in a dark suit and bow-tie, standing square in front of the camera, with his head turned slightly to his right. On a stiff photographer's mount, on the verso of which is printed the attribution of Black, Photographer, 173... more


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