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Rare pairing of handwritten letters from F. Scott Fitzgerald to the charming actress Ina Claire. Scholars have long known that Fitzgerald was fascinated with actress Ina Claire from the moment as a teenager he first saw her on the stage. It is less well known that Claire attended one of the Fitzgeralds' notorious parties at the Ellerslie estate in Delaware, where the Fitzgeralds resided from …

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Autograph manuscript in pencil by Zane Grey for his 1925 novel The Vanishing American, totaling 546 single-sided pages (numbered 1-513 plus an additional section numbered 403-435), 7.75 x 12.5, titled and signed on the first page, "The Vanishing American by Zane Grey, Author of To the Last Man, The Day of the Beast, Riders of the Purple Sage, etc." Grey's story begins: "At sunrise Nophaie dro…

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Signed book in Russian: Khozyain and rabotnik (Master and Man). St. Petersburg: 1895. Paperback with blue leather slipcase, 3.5 x 5.75, 152 pages. Signed on the half-title page in crisp black ink, "Leo Tolstoy, 22 October 1895." The publication bears the original wrappers with an attractive frontispiece of Tolstoy and a set of 15 text illustrations. Autographic condition: fine, with scattered lig…

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