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Vol.1, Iss.2

12/1/2010
 

Dear Relic, Rare Book and Autograph Enthusiast, 

Welcome to our latest newsletter, offering some of the finest items available in the marketplace.  Below is a very small sample of the types of material we offer. Please visit the University Archives website to access our inventory, with over 20,000 items available for purchase. 

jefferson books
Name
ID#
52986
Headline
Thomas Jefferson's copy of The Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, with his ownership initials in each of the eight volumes.
 
Date
1767
Price
Place
[Paris]
$128,000.00
 
Name
ID#
52963
Headline
A Life in Letters: a signed photograph, 9 Autograph Letters Signed, 18 Typed Letters Signed, all with exceptional content, signed 1920s Histadrut Teachers’ Union Membership Registrar, and 1948 Independence issues of “Ha’aretz” and “The Palestine Post.”
 
Date
1920s - 1972
Price
Place
Palestine / Israel
$48,000.00
 
Name
ID#
52993
Headline
Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider’s Archive
 
Date
mostly 1898
Price
Place
Cuba & New York
$42,500.00
 
Name Ernest Hemingway ID# 25673
Headline One of the most important literary relics of the 20th century, Ernest Hemingway's fully documented typewriter, on which he typed his last great work.  
Date n.d Price
Place n.p $100,000.00
 
Name
ID#
52930
Headline
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig darkly penned signatures on a 1931 Official American League Ball also signed by 19 teammates on the 1931 New York Yankees including Hall of Famers Lazzeri, Pennock, Gomez, Ruffing, Dickey, and possibly Combs and Sewell – no team had more HOF players (9) than the 1931 Yankees!
 
Date
1931
Price
Place
n.p.
$12,000.00
 
Name
ID#
53014
Headline
The most attractive and finest content Tchaikovsky letter we have handled - "Francesca is languishing in the censorship committee..."
 
Date
[February 11, 1876]
Price
Place
[Moscow]
$17,000.00
 
Name
ID#
52976
Headline
Thomas Edison stellar content letter all about the phonograph. He predicts about the competition “there is no doubt that the radio will become universal…” As far as pianos, “As the phonograph gets to be improved I feel sure the higher priced phonographs will replace pianos…”
 
Date
June 28, 1924
Price
Place
Orange, New Jersey
$10,000.00
 
Name
ID#
53016
Headline
Rare early court document signed by the 29-year-old lawyer “A. Lincoln” just a year after he formed his first law partnership with Mary Todd’s cousin, John Todd Stuart .
 
Date
September 19, 1838
Price
Place
[Springfield, Illinois]
$8,500.00
 
Name
ID#
52873
Headline
Boxing Champion Max Baer engraved gold money clip and signed photo taken with Bogey and Bacall, inscribed with a message to Humphrey Bogart, "...I'm giving Lauren Bacall what a great guy like Bogart should give her. An earful and a hug..."
 
Date
June 1947
Price
Place
Copacobana Night Club
$6,000.00
 
Name
ID#
52903
Headline
Coolidge Declaration of Independence
 
Date
1844
Price
Place
Boston
$1,500.00
 
Name
ID#
52908
Headline
Signed by Superintendent Sylvanus Thayer and eight professors! West Point Diploma of Lieutenant John P. Center who was killed four years later in the Second Seminole War in the Battle of Okeechobee – one of three officers Col. Zachary Taylor recognized as having “no superior of their years in the service, and in point of chivalry ranked among the first in the army or nation…”
 
Date
July 4, 1833
Price
Place
West Point, New York
$1,200.00
 
Name
ID#
52979
Headline
De Kooning agrees to allow the reproduction of his painting “Black and White Composition” in a forthcoming issue of the literary anthology magazine, “New World Writing.”
 
Date
August 24, 1953
Price
Place
n.p.
$550.00
 
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