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  • AL ALVAREZ - BOOK SIGNED 1990  - HFSID 9431
    AL ALVAREZ - BOOK SIGNED 1990 - HFSID 9431
    AL ALVAREZ The poet and critic signs a copy of his book about his mountain climbing partner, Mo Anthoine. Book signed: "Al Alvarez/1990", 152 pages, 5½x8¾. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber, by Al Alvarez. London: Bloomsbury, 1990. Hardcover. Signed on half title page. Al Alvarez (b. 1929) is an English poet, critic, and writer on diverse subjects.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 307817
    ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 307817
    ROY ANDERSEN The artist signs a First Day Cover in a dog breed series he designed himself. First Day Cover signed: "Roy Andersen", 6½x3¾. First Day Cover honoring the Chesapeake Retriever and the Cocker Spaniel, postmarked New York, New York, September 7, 1984, 20-cent stamp affixed, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 307818
    ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 307818
    ROY ANDERSEN The artist signs a First Day Cover in a dog breed series he designed himself. First Day Cover signed: "Roy Andersen", 3½x6¾. First Day Cover honoring the Beagle and the Boston Terrier, postmarked New York, New York, September 7, 1984, 20-cent stamp affixed, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. Roy Andersen (b.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 307819
    ROY ANDERSEN - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 307819
    ROY ANDERSEN The artist signs a First Day Cover in a dog breed series he designed himself. First Day Cover signed: "Roy Andersen", 6½x3¾. First Day Cover honoring the Black and Tan Coonhound and the American Foxhound, postmarked New York, New York, September 7, 1984, 20-cent stamp affixed, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • WILLIAM R. ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 35265
    WILLIAM R. ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 35265
    WILLIAM R. ANDERSON Signature of the man who skippered the first US nuclear submarine on its historic voyage under the North Pole Signature: "William R. Anderson", 6x4 blue card. Captain William R. Anderson commanded the Nautilus (SSN-571), the first nuclear powered submarine in the U.S.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • WILLIAM GALISPIE RED ANGUS - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1892  - HFSID 273030
    WILLIAM GALISPIE "RED" ANGUS - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1892 - HFSID 273030
    THE WYOMING SHERIFFF WHO FREED FRANK CANTON FOR THE MURDER OF JOHN TISDALE ATTESTS THAT HE HAS DELIVERED A SUBPOENA   WILLIAM G. "RED" ANGUS. Autograph Document Signed: "W.G. Angus/Sheriff" on docket panel, 4p, 3½8½. Johnson County, Wyoming, circa October 1892.

    Sale Price $1,190.00

    $1,400.00

  • JOSEPH ARMSTRONG - DEED SIGNED 05/29/1821 CO-SIGNED BY: N. W. ANDERSON - HFSID 276848
    JOSEPH ARMSTRONG - DEED SIGNED 05/29/1821 CO-SIGNED BY: N. W. ANDERSON - HFSID 276848
    JOSEPH ARMSTRONG (EARLY OHIO LAND DEED) As Director of the Town of Jackson, he registers the sale of a plot of land, the fourth transfer of the land's ownership within a year. Partly Printed Deed signed: "Joseph Armstrong/Director", 1p, 12½x15½. Jackson, Ohio, 1821 May 29.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • MOSES AUSTIN - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/05/1812 CO-SIGNED BY: MOSES BATES - HFSID 286811
    MOSES AUSTIN - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/05/1812 CO-SIGNED BY: MOSES BATES - HFSID 286811
    MOSES AUSTIN and MOSES BATESAustin posts bond for his brother-in-law Moses Bates with Sheriff (later US Senator) Henry DodgeManuscript Document signed: "Moses Bates", "Moses Austin", 1 page, 7½x12½. Each has hand-drawn his seal to the right of his signature.

    Sale Price $3,570.00

    $4,200.00

  • MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 02/11/1802  - HFSID 292977
    MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 02/11/1802 - HFSID 292977
    MOSES AUSTINHe signs a demand promissory note arranging for payment in 142½ pounds of lead. Framed to 10½x8½. Promissory Note signed: "M. Austin", 1 page, 7¼x5¼, affixed to a larger off-white sheet and framed to an overall size of 10½x8½.

    Sale Price $5,100.00

    $6,000.00

  • MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 10/24/1806  - HFSID 294524
    MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 10/24/1806 - HFSID 294524
    MOSES AUSTIN At his Burton Mine, Louisiana Territory, Austin co-signs the promissory note of Joseph Whittlesey. Promissory Note signed: "Moses Austin", Jos. Whittlesey", a page, 8x5¼. Mine au Burton [Louisiana Territory], 1806 October 24. Moses co-signs a $70 promissory note for Joseph T.

    Sale Price $3,230.00

    $3,800.00

  • BERNT BALCHEN - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ALTON N. PARKER, LUCIUS R. EASTMAN - HFSID 17655
    BERNT BALCHEN - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ALTON N. PARKER, LUCIUS R. EASTMAN - HFSID 17655
    BERNT BALCHEN, ALTON N. PARKER, LUCIUS R. EASTMAN Signatures of the Antarctic pilots and the New York philanthropist Signatures: "Bernt Balchen", "Alton N. Parker",and on verso, "Lucis R. Eastman". 7¾x5 album leaf.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • BERNT BALCHEN - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 10/12/1963  - HFSID 165863
    BERNT BALCHEN - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 10/12/1963 - HFSID 165863
    BERNT BALCHEN Best wishes extended by Admiral Byrd's trans-Atlantic and South Pole pilot Autograph Sentiment signed: "Best wishes/from/Bernt Balchen/Oct 12. 1963" on verso of 4-cent postcard, 5½x3¼. Addressed in another hand.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • BERNT BALCHEN - TYPED NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 217975
    BERNT BALCHEN - TYPED NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 217975
    BERNT BALCHEN. TNS: "Bernt Balchen", 5x3 sheet. In full: "I am pleased to furnish you with my autograph for your collection." The Norwegian pilot/engineer was on the 1926 Amundsen/Ellsworth/Nobile Norge expedition in Spitsbergen when Commander Richard E. Byrd attempted to fly to the North Pole and return in the Josephine Ford.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • ROBERT BALLARD - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 204859
    ROBERT BALLARD - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 204859
    ROBERT BALLARDThe man who found the shipwreck of the RMS Titanic signed this color 5x7 photograph in black felt tip Photograph signed: "Robert/ Ballard". Color, 5x7. Robert Ballard (b.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • ROBERT BALLARD - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED  - HFSID 289743
    ROBERT BALLARD - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED - HFSID 289743
    ROBERT BALLARDTraced right hand signed by the ocean explorer who found the shipwreck from the RMS Titanic Hand print signed: "Robert Ballard". 8½x11. Robert Ballard (b.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • ROBERT BALLARD - QUESTIONNAIRE SIGNED  - HFSID 269509
    ROBERT BALLARD - QUESTIONNAIRE SIGNED - HFSID 269509
    ROBERT BALLARDThe explorer who uncovered the RMS Lusitania signed this slip of paper that features some questions answered by him Questionnaire signed: "Robert Ballard", 6½x3¾ card. His handwritten responses to a series of printed, personal questions: My favorite animal is "Killer Whale".

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • WILLIAM (CHARLES WILLIAM) BEEBE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 89925
    WILLIAM (CHARLES WILLIAM) BEEBE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 89925
    WILLIAM BEEBE. Signature: "William Beebe", 3¼x1½, affixed to 8½x11 sheet. Charles William Beebe (1877-1962), a naturalist who taught himself taxidermy while still a teenager, was affiliated with the Bronx Zoo in New York for over 50 years.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • WILLIAM (CHARLES WILLIAM) BEEBE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 172055
    WILLIAM (CHARLES WILLIAM) BEEBE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 172055
    WILLIAM BEEBE. Signature: "William Beebe" on verso of 5½x3¼ postcard. 1-cent postcard, addressed to E.H. Lloyd in Iowa, postmarked New York, N.Y., August 21, 1944. Charles

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • JULIUS A. BINGHAM - DEED SIGNED 02/12/1844 CO-SIGNED BY: CHARLOTTE BINGHAM, STEP - HFSID 276852
    JULIUS A. BINGHAM - DEED SIGNED 02/12/1844 CO-SIGNED BY: CHARLOTTE BINGHAM, STEPHEN SIMON - HFSID 276852
    OHIO DEED OF SALE: 1844 Julius Bingham and his wife Charlotte transfer property in Galia County to a new owner, Asa Sharp. Autograph Deed signed: "Julius Bingham", "Charlotte Bingham", 2 pages (front and verso) with integral docketing leaf, 7¾x12. Gallia County, Ohio, 1844 February 12.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • PETER BIRD - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 07/16/1983  - HFSID 52689
    PETER BIRD - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 07/16/1983 - HFSID 52689
    THE ADVENTURER, WHO WAS THE FIRST TO ROW SOLO ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN, DETAILS THE HARROWING ENDING TO HIS TRIP FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO AUSTRALIA AND THANKS HIS SUPPORTERS   PETER BIRD. ANS: "Pete Bird", 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Mill Valley, California, 1983 July 16.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • PETER BIRD - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 52691
    PETER BIRD - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 52691
    PETER BIRD. Photograph signed: "To Bill Wood/Best Wishes Peter Bird". B/w, 7x4½. In 1983, Peter Bird (1947-1996) became the first to row solo across the Pacific Ocean. On May 31, 1996, Bird began his fifth attempt to be the first to row from Russia to the United States.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • PETER BIRD - INSCRIBED BUSINESS CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 52690
    PETER BIRD - INSCRIBED BUSINESS CARD SIGNED - HFSID 52690
    PETER BIRD The British ocean rower who in 1983 became the first person ever to row solo across the Pacific signs this 3½x2 card, in black felt tip Inscribed Business CardSigned: "Bill sorry for the/delay - Regards Pete" in black felt tip, 3½x2.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • CHARLES E. BLACK BART BOLES - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 260548
    CHARLES E. "BLACK BART" BOLES - CLIPPED SIGNATURE - HFSID 260548
    CHARLES E. BOLES Clipped signature from the legendary Black Bart. Extremely Rare! Signature: "Charles E. Boles", 2x½. The signature was removed from a September 1864receipt for military stores for Company B, 116th Illinois Infantry.Boles signed as First Sergeant, witnessing the other signatures.

    Sale Price $1,615.00

    $1,900.00

  • CHARLES E. BLACK BART BOLES - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 279508
    CHARLES E. "BLACK BART" BOLES - CLIPPED SIGNATURE - HFSID 279508
    Small clipped signature of notorious bandit Charles E. Boles, also known as Black Bart. Mounted to a sheet of black cardstock with a sepia-toned magazine photo and the caption "'Black Bart' strikes again".

    Sale Price $1,190.00

    $1,400.00

  • CHRIS BONINGTON - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 81414
    CHRIS BONINGTON - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 81414
    CHRIS BONINGTON Rare autographed sentiment from the famed British mountaineer who's climbed Mount Everest 4 times! Autograph sentiment signed: "Best Wishes/Ch. Bonington", 3x1½ affixed to 7¼x9½ sheet featuring a news article clipping from 1975. Chris Bonington (b.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • BENJAMIN L. BONNEVILLE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 262758
    BENJAMIN L. BONNEVILLE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 262758
    BENJAMIN L.E. BONNEVILLE. Rare Signature: "BLE Bonneville", 3¼x1¼. French-born American frontiersman and military officer Benjamin L.E. Bonneville (1796-1878), who was educated at West Point, was granted a leave from the army in 1832 to "gather data on the topography of the region West of the Rockies and the north of Mexico.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JOE BOWMAN - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 322914
    JOE BOWMAN - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 322914
    JOE BOWMAN Photograph of the famed deadeye shown in two images: posing with a rifle and tossing a pair of pistols Inscribed Photograph signed: "To Carl,/Joe Bowman", B/w, 10¾x8½.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • ANNA BRASSEY - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 297855
    ANNA BRASSEY - CLIPPED SIGNATURE - HFSID 297855
    (BARONESS) ANNA BRASSEY Clipped signature of the oceanic travel writer, below the closing of a manuscript letter. Clipped signature: "Anna Brassey", 5¼x2½. Apparently clipped from a manuscript letter, below the sentiment "Yours sincerely" in a different hand. Ink caption (unknown hand): "Lady Brassey".

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • MAYOR FRANCIS WILLIAM BRINLEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 324580
    MAYOR FRANCIS WILLIAM BRINLEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 324580
    FRANCIS WILLIAM BRINLEY Handwritten letter fragment from the Perth Amboy mayor regarding records on highway funding from 1786, signed "F.W. Brinley" Autograph letter fragment signed: "F.W. Brinley", 6¾x2¼. Fragment: "I would further mention, that the 'allowance for highways' cease on these records in the year 1786.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • FRANK BRING 'EM BACK ALIVE BUCK - ADVERTISEMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 81243
    FRANK "BRING 'EM BACK ALIVE" BUCK - ADVERTISEMENT SIGNED - HFSID 81243
    Oversized 11x16¾ press kit for 1946's Jungle Terror, starring and signed by hunter and documentarian Frank Buck. Jungle Terror is a re-release of Jungle Menace, the only movie in which Buck had a dramatic acting role.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

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