Franklin Center: Franklin, 1975. Illustrated by John Tenniel in partial color. 161 pages. Small 8vo, tan leather decoratively stamped in gilt and with a rabbit stamped in green, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1975. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. A limited edition.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1974. Illustrated by Charles Edmund Brock. 326 pages. 8vo, gilt-stamped brown leather, a.e.g. The Franklin Library, 1974. Limited edition. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1975. Frontispiece portrait and illustrations by Ben Stahl. 404 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-stamped brown leather, a.e.g. Franklin Library, 1975. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. 100 Greatest Books of All Time series.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1975. Translated by Jessie Coulson and with a few woodcut illustrations by Thomas Phero. 552 pages. Very thick 8vo, gilt-stamped charcoal leather, a.e.g. Franklin Library, 1975. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. 100 Greatest Books of All Time series.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1975. Illustrated with delicate spot color vignettes. 178 pages. Small 8vo, attractive full cream color leather, gilt edges, coffee color silk moire endpapers. Franklin Library, 1975. A fine copy, as new in the original un-opened Franklin Library packing sleeve with embossed gold seal. The 100 Greatest Books of All Time, published exclusively for subscribers.
Racine: Whitman, 1942. Thin 4to, red white & blue pictorial wrappers. Racine: Whitman Publishing, (1942). First Edition. Patriotic World War II juvenile. prepared at the suggestion of the U.S. Treasury Dept. It contained an official album for War Savings Stamps, which is missing from this, as in most copies.
Copenhagen: 1947. Outstanding T.L.S. 4to. 1 page, The Institute for Theoretical Physics, Copenhagen, July 2, 1947, to Italian-American physicist and future Nobel Prize Laureate Emilio Segre, soon after his departure as a group leader for the Manhattan Project, acknowledging a communication from Hungarian radio chemist and Nobel Laureate George de Hevesy, in full: "From Hevesy I have just heard that you are at present in Rome and that there may be a possibility that you can make a visit to...
Paris: 1923. Partly-printed DS, "M. Curie", 8.25" x 12.5", "Institute de Radium, Laboratoire Curie" letterhead, in French, June 15, 1923, Certificate No. 1953, as Director, Curie approves the results of an experiment regarding radiation emitted by doses of radium, with hand written annotations likely completed in the hand of an assistant. The document provides information about the apparatus, outlines the testing method used, and summarizes the results of her measurements, indicating conclusively the quantity of radium detected. Polish-born French physicist...
Vintage inscribed signed photograph on a RKO Pictures publicity still, an 8" x 10" black and white portrait photograph used to promote the Howard Hughes produced film 'The Conquerer', c. 1956, boldly signed "To Frank Abernitz- All good wishes - Susan Hayward." Condition: Minor chipping from when she signed "Susan"- otherwise boldly signed with very good contrast. American actress who was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of death-row inmate Barbara Graham in 'I...
Original early 1940's Dell Liryian matte finish 8" x 10" portrait photograph, signed "Sincerely - Celeste Holme", with photographers back-stamp in the plate. Condition: this item would be perfect except for a 1/8th inch tear in the blank right hand margin, far from the image. The recipient of this photograph wrote on the verso that it was received September 18, 1952. American actress who was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Gentleman's Agreement (1947).
1934. Extraordinary inscribed signed photograph (not personalized), 8" x 10", black and white matte-finish portrait of Muni seated, wearing a hat and his trade-mark corduroy jacket, signed and inscribed in fountain pen" "12/10/34 - Greetings and good wishes to you all - Sincerely - Paul Muni". Without doubt one of the best signed photographs of Muni we have ever seen. Fine condition. American actor who got his start in the Yiddish Theater, and who was considered Warner Brothers' most prestigious actor during the 1930's.
Vintage signed matte-finish 8" x 10" heavy stock experimental photograph by Welbourn (no backstamp), depicting Wyman aside her reflection in a mirror whereby she is able to reveal both her left and right facial profiles. It has also been suggested that this image could have been accomplished through time-lapse or double exposure photography of which the photographer often used during his tenure at Warner Brothers. Boldly signed in blue fountain pen "Jane Wyman". Excellent condition.