1880. 1 x 4.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1880, with generous bordering for possible framing. Some creasing and a small faint spot; very good(-) condition. She was an American blind deaf-mute, educated by use of a raised alphabet devised by Dr. S.G. Howe, head of the Perkins Institution in Boston. She was also the very first blind deaf-mute successfully educated by Systematic Means.
New York: Scribner, 1929. Illus., mostly facsimiles. vi, 296pp. 8vo, orange cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, small area of light soiling to margin of page 37. New York: Scribner's 1929. First Edition Crime cases of handwriting expert David N. Carvalho. Claire Carvalho based the text on detailed conversations with her father.
Buffalo, NY: 1863. 1 page, on 7.75 x 5-inch lined gatefold stationary, Buffalo, New York, June 18, 1863, to the Hon. Hilared Hall, in full: "My Dear Sir, In looking over my Father's papers to day, I found the enclosed Memorandum in his handwriting. Respectfully yours, Millard Fillmore." Inside the gatefold Fillmore has attached a 2.25 x 7.5-inch Autograph Document (unsigned), in full: "Benjamin Harwood the first Child born in Bennington (Vt) January 12th 1762. The first Families moved to...
Poughkeepsie: 1936. 1 page on "Vassar College / Office of the President" letterhead, 8 x 7 inches, Poughkeepsie, January 4, 1936, in part: "...It is the irony of life that my signature should be requested in an exhibition of penmanship...for as a child I spent hundreds of miserable hours trying to write a system of penmanship which was beyond my abilities. Later...I taught school and among the subjects I taught was penmanship...not allowing the class to see a specimen of...
London: Netherclift, 1865. Executed in Facsimile. Unpaginated. 4to, gilt-decorated green cloth (well- rubbed and spine ends neatly repaired; front free endpaper replaced; some pages slightly rippled; several pages at rear are sharply creased with one page crudely repaired with old cellotape). London: Netherclift, (circa 1865). Overall a very good(-) but solid copy of this uncommon book.
New York: Dial Press, 1926. Edited by Don C. Seitz. Tall 8vo, 92pp, deckled edges, half blue cloth, green boards (rubbed and with some small repairs at extremities). New York: Dial Press, 1926. Limited First Edition. One of 750 copies. Overall a very good copy, internally clean. Poe's analyses of the handwritings of his American contemporaries, largely poets.