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Hans Grimm

HANS GRIMM (1875-1959) German writer and Nazi supporter. Grimm never formally became a member of the party, and grew increasing worried by the illegality of its methods. Despite this, Grimm continued to defend National Socialism in the post-war years. Typed Sentiments Signed, “Hans Grimm,” in German on stationery bearing an image of the swastika and iron eagle. One page, 7 ½” x 9 ½”. Munich. December 24, 1935. Grimm extends his wishes for a happy Christmas and New Year.
Catalog: # AM-1708
Country: Germany
Topic: Military History
Price: $275.00

Harry Payne Whitney Signs A Banking Document

HARRY PAYNE WHITNEY. DS. 1pp. 8 1/2" x 11". New York. Dec 6 1922. A document signed "Payne Whitney" addressed "TO THE COLUMBIA TRUST COMPANY": "Pursuant to the preliminary consent to the merger of Columbia Trust Company and Irving National Bank, heretofore signed, and the request of Arthur Sachs, Edward H. Clark, Augustus G. Paine, Jr., Frederick Strauss and William A. Tucker, the Merger Committee, appointed by the Columbia Trust Company, the undersigned sends you herewith and in consideration of a like deposit by other stockholders hereby irrevocably deposits with you certificates for 552 shares of capital stock of Columbia Trust Company...The undersigned hereby appoints...attorneys and proxies for the undersigned to vote upon all stock of Columbia Trust Company held or owned by the undersigned according to the number of shares which the undersigned would be entitled to vote if personally present...". The piece is in choice condition with a dark signature.
Catalog: # AM-0534
Topic: Business
Price: $125.00

Henry Cabot Lodge

HENRY CABOT LODGE politician and senator. Autograph Note signed. March 25. “Beacon Street” stock card. Addressing Mr. Norris: “I am sorry to say that I am engaged this evening. I will meet you anytime this morning...I think that we should have a conference - Will you arrange with your colleagues & let me know by bearer at what hour I shall be at Headquarters — Yours. H.C. Lodge.” Mounting traces, light foxing. VG.
Catalog: # AM-1663
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $95.00

Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.

HENRY CABOT LODGE JR. (1902-1985) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Vietnam and the Vatican. Typed Letter Signed, "H.C. Lodge, Jr," as Senator, on United States Senate letterhead. One page, 8" x 10 3/8". [Washington]. July 1, 1949. Lodge writes to acknowledge his correspondent' letter concerning Senator Kerm's proposed amendment to the ECA Appropriations bill. Fine.
Catalog: # AM-1201
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $45.00

Henry Inman Writes To Prominent New York Attorney Samuel B. Ruggles Concerning His "Picture of the Duke of Bridgewater"

Henry Inman (1801 - 1846). American painter. ALS. 1 page. 4 3/4" x 7 1/2". London, Feby. 1st. To Sam. B. Ruggles, Esquire; "You will oblige me by paying to our mutual friend Geo. Buckham, one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125) on acct. of the picture of the Duke of Bridgewater, which I propose sending you on the 4th of March next. Buckham will explain why I take this liberty. Very Sincerely Yours, Henry Inman." Nice letter from this important artist with mention of one of his works. Folds. Fine.
Catalog: # AM-1788
Country: England
Topic: Artists
Price: $750.00

Henry L. Pierce

HENRY L. PIERCE (1825-1896) U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Photograph of Pierce signed on verso, “Henry L. Pierce.”  2 1/2” x 4 1/4”. No place. No place. Backstamp reads, “J.W. Black 173 Washington St. Boston.” Fine.
Catalog: # AM-0227
State: Massachusetts
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $125.00

Henry White ALS on Holland-America Line Stationary

4 ½” x 6 ¾”. Henry White ALS concerning a request for an autograph. White writes from the S.S. Rotterdam, N.Y. Harbor. “Dear Sir, In reply to your letter of the 4th inst. I append hereto my autograph. Being on my way to Europe and having no photographs with me I am unable to send you one of them. Yours Sincerely, Henry White.” Henry White (1850 - 1927) A prominent U.S. diplomat during the 1890s and 1900s, and one of the signers of the Treaty of Versailles. Theodore Roosevelt, who was president during the peak of White's career, described White as "the most useful man in the entire diplomatic service, during my Presidency and for many years before." Very Fine.
Catalog: # AM-1536
State: New York
Topic: Political/United States
Price: $45.00

Herman Wouk Signed Photograph

Herman Wouk (1915 - ). Pulitzer prize winning novelist, wrote The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. Signed Photograph. 8” x 10”. Signed “Herman Wouk 28 VIII 59” Excellent
Catalog: # WT-17
State: New York
Topic: Literary
Price: $145.00

Hudson Maxim

(1853 – 1927), was a U.S. inventor and chemist who invented a variety of explosives, including smokeless gunpowder. He was the brother of Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim gun and uncle of Hiram Percy Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Silencer. Soft cover edition of “The World’s Verdict on Hudson Maxim’s Book The Science of Poetry and The Philosophy of Language,” 43pp, 61/2" x 9 1/2", Fun & Wagnall’s company, New York [1910]. Promotional anthology of brief critiques of his book by 86 “well-known people” of the day. Frontispiece image with printed dedication and signature inserted. Boldly signed and inscribed on cover, “Alfred Gaskill With Compliments of...” cover separated; internally intact. General light toning; cover evidences light wear and soiling; 4" tear on back cover with no paper loss. Very Good.
Catalog: # AM-1020
Topic: Science and Inventors
Price: $225.00

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