Explorers & Western Americana | Quotations
MAJOR GENERAL ADOLPHUS W. GREELY - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 174803ADOLPHUS W. GREELY. Autograph Quotation signed: "AW Greely/Major General/U.S. Army", 3¼x1½. In full: "Our voluntary service requires, Not our necessitated. [Milton]". Adolphus W. Greely (1844-1935) survived two years of Arctic winters without being re-supplied in 1882-1884.
Sale Price $324.00
MAJOR GENERAL ADOLPHUS W. GREELY - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 177307ADOLPHUS W. GREELY Established meteorological station in the Arctic. AQS: "A.W. Greely", 1p, 5x2¾. In full:"Do your work each/day as best you can--/then you will have no/regrets." In 1881, Greely commanded the U.S. expedition to establish an Arctic meteorological station.
Sale Price $324.00
MAJOR GENERAL ADOLPHUS W. GREELY - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 04/07/1901 - HFSID 24191ADOLPHUS W. GREELY. AQS: "A.W. Greely", 1p, 3½x4½. In full: "'Their fidelity wrought out success'". Bookplate depicting the coat of arms of Henry Preston Child. Dated: "April 7, 1901" by Greely. Adolphus W.
Sale Price $342.00
WALTER HINTON - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 284921WALTER HINTON Signed Autograph Quotation on his personal letterhead, beginning: "Pilots are made not born." Autograph Quotation signed: "Walter Hinton", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Washington, D.C., no date. On personal letterhead. In full: "Pilots are made not born.
Sale Price $850.00
JOHN (HENRY CECIL) HUNT - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 177305JOHN HUNT The leader of the team that was the first to reach the summit of Everest talks of teamwork. Typed Quotation signed: "John Hunt", 3½x5½ card. Captioned: "- from The Conquest of Everest, page 231." at bottom margin.
Sale Price $198.00
EDWARD Z.C. "NED BUNTLINE" JUDSON - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 82252EDWARD Z.C. JUDSON (NED BUNTLINE). AQS: "E.Z.C. Judson/Ned Buntline", 5x3½. In full: "When Americans cease to truckle to foreign voters there will be more manhood in our councils." Soldier, adventurer and writer Edward Z.C.
Sale Price $1,020.00
HENRY M. STANLEY - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 10/31/1886 CO-SIGNED BY: TITO MATTEI, J.B. POZNANSKI, FRANK BARRINGTON FOOTE, FREDERICK BEVAN, SIDNEY TOWER, JANET MONACH PATEY, MARY (MAIR MYNORYDD) DAVIES - HFSID 72283HENRY M. STANLEY and British musicians He signs and dates (1886) an autograph quotation on an album leaf, which has been signed on verso by 7 musicians Autograph Quotation signed: "Whatever the right hand findeth to do. Do it with all/thy might./Oct. 31st 1886/Henry M. Stanley", 9x10¾ album leaf.
Sale Price $765.00
VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED 12/29/1943 - HFSID 177303VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON Explored the Canadian and Alaskan regions of the Arctic. Typed Quotation signed: "Vilhjalmur Stefansson/Signed December 29, 1943", 5¼x3½. From I Believe, written by Stefansson in 1938.
Sale Price $270.00