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Important pairing of a TLS by Gandhi discussing the meaning of 'Satyagraha,' and a rare twice-signed candid portrait taken by his grandnephew: 1. Revelatory TLS signed "M. K. Gandhi," one page, 6.5 x 8.75, February 23, 1931. Letter to J. H. Holmes of the Community Church of New York, discussing the meaning of 'Satyagraha,' the guiding principle of his philosophy. In part: "As I a…

Now At: $18,634 (16 bids)

Rare signed book: Helen Keller: Souvenir of the First Summer Meeting of the America Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Second edition. Washington, D.C.: Volta Bureau, 1892. Softcover, 10.75 x 13.75. Signed and inscribed by a 12-year-old Helen Keller on the first free end page in pencil to Frances Cleveland, the wife of former U.S.President Grover Cleveland, "To Mrs. Clevel…

Now At: $4,506 (17 bids)

Significant archive of material related to the life and death of Malcolm X, consisting of three letters (addressed to Elijah Muhammad, Redd Foxx, and another proclaiming “I hate no one because of their color”), three original handbills and broadsides, and a large collection of over 30 period photographs, the union of which chronicles Malcolm X’s evolution from a divisive Nation …

Now At: $55,000 (14 bids)