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  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888  - HFSID 876
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888 - HFSID 876
    LYMAN ABBOTTLyman Abbott sends an autograph letter of thanks for the portrait. Autograph Letter signed: "Lyman Abbott", 1p, 4¾x8. No place, 1888 June 16. In full: "My dear Mr. Richwood- Have I thanked you for the splendid portrait of Mr. Beecher. I hope so; but I am suspicious of myself.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/24/1901  - HFSID 112380
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/24/1901 - HFSID 112380
    LYMAN ABBOTT Signed autograph letter declining an invitation to give a sermon. Autograph Letter Signed: "Lyman Abbott", 2 pages, 4½x7, separate sheets. "The Knoll", Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, 1901 September 24. In full: "Your favor of 17th Sept. I find awaiting me on my arrival at home.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 142788
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 142788
    LYMAN ABBOTT Signed autograph sentiment Autograph Sentiment signed: "Yours Sincerely/Lyman Abbott", 3½x1¾ card. Congregationalist minister Abbott (1835-1922) succeeded Henry Ward Beecher as editor of The Christian Union, later renamed The Outlook, heading it for 46 years until his death.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 198010
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 198010
    LYMAN ABBOTT His signature on the letterhead of The Outlook, the influential magazine he edited Signature: "Yours Sincerely/Lyman Abbott", 1 page, 5x7½. On letterhead of "The Outlook/287 Fourth Avenue/New York".

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • LYMAN ABBOTT - TYPED SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 112387
    LYMAN ABBOTT - TYPED SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 112387
    LYMAN ABBOTT Signed typed sentiment Typed Sentiment signed: "Lyman Abbott", below "Yours sincerely," 2¾x1 piece of paper. Congregationalist minister Abbott (1835-1922) succeeded Henry Ward Beecher as editor of The Christian Union, later renamed The Outlook, heading it for 46 years until his death.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • THOMAS DYKE (11TH BARONET) ACLAND - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH NOTE  - HFSID 81105
    THOMAS DYKE (11TH BARONET) ACLAND - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH NOTE - HFSID 81105
    THOMAS DYKE ACLAND British statesman writes third-person note to a friend in London Third person autograph note: "To be sent to/ Lady Harriet Haflestern/ Grosvenor Square/ with T.W. Ackland's most affectionate regards" in brown ink. 1 page, 7x4½, affixed to irregularly cut 7x7 piece of paper.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JOY ADAMSON - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 101461
    JOY ADAMSON - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 101461
    JOY ADAMSON Small b/w bust photo of radio actress Adamson in a dark jacket with a flowered collar Photograph signed "Joy Adamson.". B/w, 3¼x5¼ overall, 3x4¼ image, one surface. Adamson, born in 1935, was a Scottish actress and a panelist on the British radio show Twenty Questions.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • ADELAIDE OF SAXE-MEININGEN (QUEEN CONSORT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND OF HANOVE -  - HFSID 81636
    ADELAIDE OF SAXE-MEININGEN (QUEEN CONSORT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND OF HANOVE - AUTOGRAPH ENVELOPE UNSIGNED - HFSID 81636
    ADELAIDE OF SAXE-MEININGEN (QUEEN CONSORT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND OF HANOVER)The wife of William IV signs this envelope fragment addressed to a man in Windsor Autograph Envelope Unsigned, 4x2½ affixed to 4½x7¼ sheet also containing a 1¾x3 biographical clipping about the queen consort of William IV.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ROBERT BAKER AITKEN - AUTOGRAPH 1938  - HFSID 180553
    ROBERT BAKER AITKEN - AUTOGRAPH 1938 - HFSID 180553
    ROBERT BAKER AITKENThe Zen Buddhist and social activist signs his name on this slip of paper in green ink Signature: “Robert Aitken/1938” in green ink. 6x3¼. Robert Baker Dairyu Chotan Aitken (1917-2010) was a Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani lineage.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ALLEN D. ALBERT - AUTOGRAPH 06/03/1935  - HFSID 140264
    ALLEN D. ALBERT - AUTOGRAPH 06/03/1935 - HFSID 140264
    ALLEN D. ALBERTThe sociologist and president of Rotary International pencils his name on this album leaf Signature: “Allen D. Albert/ 6-3-'35”, in pencil, 4½x3. Allen Diehl Albert (1874-1964) was an American sociologist who also served as president of Rotary International.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 277216
    ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 277216
    ISABEL ALLENDEThe controversial novelist is shown smiling and gazing into the camera in this black and white photograph, signed in black ink Inscribed Photograph Signed: "To Herb/Isabel Allende" in black ink. B/w. 8x10. Isabel Allende(b.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 277217
    ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 277217
    ISABEL ALLENDE The controversial novelist is shown smiling and gazing into the camera this black and white photograph, signed in black ink Inscribed Photograph Signed: "For Conrad/Isabel Allende". B/w. 8x10. Isabel Allende (b.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 345508
    ISABEL ALLENDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 345508
    ISABEL ALLENDE The controversial novelist is shown smiling in this 6x4 color photograph, signed in black felt tip Photograph Signed: “Isabel Allende/[flower]” in black felt tip. 6x4. Isabel Allende(b. 1942) is considered one of the first successful women novelists in Latin American.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • ISABEL ALLENDE - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 325843
    ISABEL ALLENDE - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 325843
    ISABEL ALLENDEThe First Day Cover honoring John Muir is signed by the controversial novelist, in black ink First Day Cover Signed: "Isabel Allende", in black ink. 6½x3¾. FDC celebrating John Muir, postmarked Martinez, California, April 29, 1964, 5c US stamp affixed, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. Isabel Allende(b.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • CLEVELAND AMORY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 18394
    CLEVELAND AMORY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 18394
    CLEVELAND AMORY Autograph note to George Sanders Radio/TV host from the founder of the Fund for Animals Autograph note signed: "For George/With thanks -/Cleveland Amory", 5¼x7¾. Ink caption (unknown hand) at lower edge.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • CLEVELAND AMORY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 225291
    CLEVELAND AMORY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 225291
    CLEVELAND AMORY Inscribed photo of the animal rights activist with Polar Bear, "the cat who came for Christmas." Photograph inscribed and signed: "For the/Sussmans/With best wishes/Cleveland Amory". B/w, 8x10.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • CLEVELAND AMORY - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 13264
    CLEVELAND AMORY - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 13264
    CLEVELAND AMORY Cleveland Amory signs a first day cover honoring Wildlife Conservation. First Day Cover signed: "Cleveland Amory", 6½x3½. FDC honoring Wildlife Conservation, 8-cent Polar Bear stamp affixed, postmarked Avery Island, LA, June 12, 1971, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/04/1916  - HFSID 171839
    MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/04/1916 - HFSID 171839
    MARY ANDERSONThe silent film actress pens a letter to a fan Autograph Letter Signed: "Mary Anderson". 2p, 5¼x6½. Vitagraph Studio, Hollywood, 1916 October 4. To Miss Calvert. In full: "Indeed you may have a little photograph.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 300353
    MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 300353
    MARY ANDERSON7x9¼ photo of the silent film actress in her youth shown smiling for the camera Inscribed Photograph signed: "To Charlie Walter/ With kindest regards/ Sincerely/ Mary Anderson ", B/w, 7x9¼.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 171799
    MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 171799
    MARY ANDERSONEarly sepia publicity photograph (4x8) of the talented actress Photograph Signed: "Your little 'movie' star/ Mary Anderson/ Vitagraph". Sepia, 4x8. Silent screen star Mary Anderson (1897-1986) starred in her first Vitagraph film in 1914 at the age of 17.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • ROBERT O. ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 1982  - HFSID 343615
    ROBERT O. ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 1982 - HFSID 343615
    ROBERT O. ANDERSON The oil refinery and land owner signs his name on this card Autograph note signed: "H.J.L.-/with best wishes/Robert O. Anderson/Xmas 1982" in black ink. 5x3. With envelope postmarked Los Angeles, California, December 14, 1982. 20c stamp affixed. Chicago-born Robert O.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • ROBERT O. ANDERSON - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 255229
    ROBERT O. ANDERSON - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 255229
    ROBERT ANDERSON First Day Cover signed by the philanthropic oil magnate First Day Cover signed: "R Anderson", 6½x3½. FDC celebrating 50 years of commercial aviation, 13-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Chicago, Illinois, March 19, 1976, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. Chicago-born Robert O.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ROBERT O. ANDERSON - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 343616
    ROBERT O. ANDERSON - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 343616
    ROBERT O. ANDERSON The oil refinery and land owner signs this First Day Cover honoring Oil's first century First day cover signed: "Robert Anderson" in black ink. 6½x3½. First Day Cover honoring Oil's First Century 1859-1959 and the petroleum industry, postmarked Titusville, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1959.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • BILLY ANDRADE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 183160
    BILLY ANDRADE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 183160
    BILLY ANDRADE. Photograph signed: "Best Always/Billy Andrade". Color, 8x10. Golfer Billy Andrade has won four PGA tour events: The Buick Classic and Kemper Open (both 1991), the Bell Canadian Open (1998) and the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas (2000). He had his best money year to date in 2002, winning $1,365,707.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • BILLY ANDRADE - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 174406
    BILLY ANDRADE - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 174406
    BILLY ANDRADEThis publicity photograph is signed by the professional golfer in blue ink Printed photograph signed in ink: "Billy Andrade" in blue ink. 8x10. Golfer Billy Andrade (b.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • BILLY ANDRADE - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 171299
    BILLY ANDRADE - TRADING/SPORTS CARD SIGNED - HFSID 171299
    BILLY ANDRADEThis PGA Tour Pro Set trading card is signed by the professional golfer in black felt tip Trading/sports card signed: “Billy Andrade” in black felt. 2½x3½. Golfer Billy Andrade (b.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • MARY ANTIN - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CIRCA 1921  - HFSID 344464
    MARY ANTIN - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CIRCA 1921 - HFSID 344464
    MARY ANTIN The immigration activist and acclaimed author signs her name on this piece of personal stationary to a fan Autograph note signed: "To Mr. Elwin A. Elsbach,/Greetings from/Mary Antin" in black ink. 8½x11.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • ARCHBISHOP J. P. DAVIS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 273368
    ARCHBISHOP J. P. DAVIS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 273368
    ARCHBISHOP J. P. DAVIS. Photograph signed: "With Best wishes/Archbishop J. P. Davis". B/w, 6x9. Monsignor James Peter Davis (1904-1988) was Archbishop of San Juan (1960-1964) and Archbishop of Santa Fe (1964-1974). Light surface scratches. Otherwise, fine condition.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • PHILIP D. THE PORK BARON ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 181792
    PHILIP D. "THE PORK BARON" ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 181792
    PHILIP ARMOUR. Signature: "Philip D. Armour", 4½x2½, torn from typed letter. In 1869, Philip Armour, who became a partner in a pork packing firm in 1863, established the Armour & Co. packing house in Chicago. The company became one of the world's largest pork processors.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • PHILIP D. THE PORK BARON ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 156661
    PHILIP D. "THE PORK BARON" ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 156661
    PHILIP D. ARMOUR. Signature: "Sincerely/Philip D Armour", 4½x2¼ autograph card. Imprinted: "The Lincoln Collection/of Autographs/Started by Mr. Lincoln in 1863/John Sparhawk Wurts, Philadelphia". In 1869, Armour, who became a partner in a pork packing firm in 1863, established the Armour & Co.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

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