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Rare vintage matte-finish 8.5 x 6.5 photo of Keller and her assistant, Polly Thomson, seated in their home in Forest Hills, New York, with other guests, affixed to its original 12.5 x 14 mount, prominently signed on the mount in pencil, "Sincerely yours, Helen Keller," and in ink, "Anne Sullivan Macy" and "Polly Thomson." Also signed below the image by the photographer, "F. Garcia Monteiro." In v…

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TLS signed "Martin L. King, Jr.," one page, 8.25 x 8.5, Southern Christian Leadership Conference letterhead, November 19, 1962. Letter to Dr. Med O. Gotte in Germany, in full: "This is to acknowledge receipt of your very kind letter of recent date. Your encouraging words are of inestimable value for the continuance of our humble efforts. Our struggle is often difficult and the moments are often f…

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Uncommon glossy 8 x 10 close-up photo of the Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "Dear Chuck, With all affection, Ever, Bill 6/2/64." In very good to fine condition, with a bit of light creasing, some surface impressions above Wilson's right ear, and poor contrast to the inscription.

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Signed book: The Wikileaks Files: The World According to US Empire. First paperback edition. NY: Verso, 2016. Paperback, 5 x 7.75, 614 pages. Signed on the title page in black ink, "Julian Assange, Embassy of Ecuador, October 2016." In fine condition, with light creasing to the spine.

Now At: $220 (2 bids)

TLS, one page, 5.75 x 8.25, personal letterhead, September 26, 1969. Letter to Gary, in full: "A few days after I had received your kind letter, I went on a holiday and only returned a short while ago. This is the reason why my answer to you is so delayed. I am satisfied to learn from your letter that Anne's Diary and the film based on it, made such a strong impression on you, that you feel y…

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Personal business card belonging to "Otto H. Frank, President, Anne Frank Foundation, Amsterdam," 4 x 2.75, signed and inscribed in ballpoint, "To Mr. Paul Cassidy, with kind regards, Otto Frank, May 29th, 1972." In very fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from JSA.

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Color satin-finish 11.75 x 8 photo of Jane Goodall feeding a chimpanzee a banana at her camp, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition.

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British physician (1865-1940) known for his medical missionary work in Newfoundland and Labrador. Two signed books, both later printing hardcovers: Tales of the Labrador and Northern Neighbors, both signed on the first free end page in ink, "'Greetings from an ice fan,'—Wilfred T. Grenfell," with playful sketches of a man on a small patch of ice in the middle of the ocean. In very go…

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Signed book: Long Walk to Freedom. Randburg, South Africa: Macdonald Purnell, 1994. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 630 pages. Signed on the half-title page in black felt tip, "N. Mandela." In fine condition, with light dust jacket wear.

Now At: $242 (2 bids)

Signed book: In Search of Freedom. First edition. Cape Town, South Africa: Ashanti Publishing, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 164 pages. Signed on the half-title page in black ballpoint, "N. Mandela, 3-6-99." In fine condition, with a very faint area of toning.

Now At: $220 (2 bids)

American cartoonist, entrepreneur, and amateur anthropologist (1890-1949) who is known for creating the Ripley's Believe It or Not! newspaper panel series, radio show, and television show which feature odd facts from around the world. Vintage glossy 6 x 8 photo of the globetrotting Ripley with his well-traveled luggage, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To—Eric Johnson, with every g…

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Signed book: Night. Limited collector's edition, numbered 217/3500. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Leatherbound hardcover, 6 x 8.75, 154 pages. Signed on the colophon in black felt tip by Elie Wiesel. In fine condition.

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