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.
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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.....
Lisbon: Officina of Antonio Gomes, 1792. vi, 298, [xxix] pages with text in Portuguese. 12mo, full contemporary calf, well-rubbed and spine scraped. Lisbon: Officina of Antonio Gomes, 1792. Seventh Most Added Impression. Very good. Scarce. Joao, Pinheiro Freire Da Cunha, Public Teacher of Latin Grammar, and Portuguese.
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.
London: George Allen, 1925. with 120 facsimiles of handwriting. 288 pages. Thick tall 8vo, green cloth with white and black stamping; even fading and minor wear at head of spine. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1925). First edition, Included at rear is an illustrated supplement bound in green wrappers and an advertising pamphlet. A very good solid copy.