Age: 19th Century.
Origin: Middle Eastern.
Description: Beautifully hand written pages from a book on Arabic literature dated 1204 in the Islamic calendar. Ten years after the book was completed, revisions and correction marks were made by an unknown author on the pages themselves. These pages are the perfect pieces to be hung and framed.
Dimensions: 9″ x 6″ each page.
Price: $25 per page.
Product Code: PA8001.
This is a very rare and probably unique document by the English-born American historian Henry Barton Dawson (1821 - 1889). This is an autograph manuscript, unsigned of 16pp, 9 3/4x12 1/4 inches. I addition there is other material related to Dawson. The hand written manuscript consists of most of Chapter one titled "Lexington and Concord" in the upper margin from his comprehensive history, Battles of the United States...
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF RARE AND VALUABLE MSS.BY ROBERT BURNS, etc. BOOKS & MSS....FROM LIBRARIES OF ALFRED AUSTIN, ROBERT & ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING...ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FOR BOOK ILLUSTRATION BY CECIL ALDIN, etc. (see enlargements 1 & 2 for full title description). No. 50. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., (1914). 8vo. Original wrappers. Illustrated. The catalogue contains a list of 677 rare and important items - including: Valuable MSS., pages 1-7; Books from Browning's Library, pages 8-16; Mss...
A very small piece of ephemera from Israel, entitled “GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE ART [/] From the collection of [/] MR. YIEHIEL NAHARI [/] MUSEUM TEL-AVIV [/] JANUARY 1953. Paper, stapled, 28 pages with a few black and white photographs. In English and Hebrew with a preface by Eugene Kolb (Director) and a short article entitled “Far-Eastern Ivory Carving” by Prof. W. Y. Tonn. 6-1/2” x 4-1/4”.
Extremely rare original handwritten letter in ink from Mme. la Duchesse de Richelieu to Monsieur de Sinner in French, dated 1st July, 1797. Very good condition despite it's age (213 years) with intact original crest/seal. Large, better legible version (22.9 Megabites) available upon request.
Military commission to Cyrus M. Johnson asking that he become Captain of the New York Militia. Morgan Lewis (New York, 1754-1844) is the son of signer Francis Lewis, and was Chief of Staff to General Horatio Gates during The Revolutionary War and attaining rank of Colonel by the end of the War. In 1801, he became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New York. From 1805-1807, he commanded the U.S. forces in New York in 1814 as Major General.