All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1960 item #1446087 (stock #192)
Original Letter from Abba Eban when he was serving at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC.

This letter dates around 1950 when the 8 volume set was published " ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ISRAEL IN PICTURES by Klinov ."

Abba Eban was an Israeli diplomat and politician.

He had a vast career in London , Israel and the United States where he was Ambassador to the USA , to the United Nations, and Vice president of the United Nations General Assembly and President of the Weizmann Institu...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1920 item #1445789 (stock #15)
The frame measures 20" by 32". It is matted 4 times: silk. blue , marbelized and beige. The letter is President Taft asking Loeb(Collector of Customs NYC) for a favor because the same job was given out twice in March 10, 1910. It is on White House Stationary and a personal letter.

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930)...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1445396 (stock #3648)
This book is entitled "Joan Sutherland A Tribute" and is number 479 of a limited edition of 500 issued in 1989 by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. It is signed by Sutherland on the title page. Its 128 pages contain many photos and drawings of Sutherland and her costumes, plus a list of operatic performances. It is in very good condition and in its original presentation box. It is a heavy book, so postage will be commensurate.
A very rare and complete antique license document, Spanish and signed by the Spanish King Philip the IV (Ruler 1621-1665).

The document is binded with 8/16 pages with 14 decorated or with signatures (let us know if you like to receive pictures of all pages by e-mail). We would like to stress the importance of the document which signed by no less than 15-20 signatures, besides the signature of Philip himself...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1950 item #1433491 (stock #43)
The frame measures 20" by 26"and there is slight chipping to some of the gilt leaf on the frame.

It is triple matted in Linen, marbleized paper and gilt wood.

Eugene O'Neil sent this letter to Harold Wayne. Mr. Wayne wrote for Colliers...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1940 item #1426454
A typed letter on the stationery of famous American novelist, playwright, short story writer EDNA FERBER (1885-1968), dated February 13, 1937, signed in ink by Ferber. It is addressed to a Miss Janet Cohn of Park Avenue, New York, and reads: "Dear Miss Cohn/You wrote to me about a possible dramatization of THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN. Has the young author ever done any playwriting, or is this his first attempt? Would you be good enough to let me know a little more about him...
A typed letter on official stationery of the Office of the Vice President, Washington, dated August 11, 1956, signed in brown ink "Dick", by Richard Nixon. The sheet, 9" by 7", is currently unframed. Text is "Dear Randall"/This is just a note to tell you how deeply I appreciated your expression of confidence and loyalty as conveyed in the wire I received from Sacramento last Saturday./As you can imagine, I have received a considerable volume of wires and letters during the past two weeks...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1837 VR item #1423515 (stock #JB03504)
Rare original handwritten letter, apparently dating to the year 1801, by the famous, iconic English-language historical novelist, playwright, poet, and judge SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832). This is a folded sheet of ancient paper, measuring 8" by 5", two sides of which bear writing. When acquired it was in a frame with the engraved image of him, as autograph materials are often framed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1980 item #1423266 (stock #JB05148)
A pair of typed letters on White House vice-presidential stationery, one dated October 27, 1972, the other dated August 27, 1973, each addressed to Beverly Hills, CA friends of the 39th Vice President of the United States, SPIRO T. AGNEW (1918-1996)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1960 item #1423164 (stock #JB04771)
A black and white 1950's photo of the famous Argentine, Juan Peron (1895-1974), inscribed in ink at bottom "al senor Herbert He. Jillson, con gran afecto/Buenos Aires, 18 febrero 1955/Juan Peron". The piece measures 14" by 9" inside the mat and 18 1/2" by 13 1/2" framed (no glass, as found). This is a fascinating piece of history. Peron of course was a world-famous figure at mid century...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1970 item #1423077 (stock #JB04503)
Ballpoint pen inscribed and signed black and white photograph of quarterback Bill Nelsen of the Cleveland Browns, circa early 1970's, the dedication reading "--Bob-- Best of luck in your future/your cousin Bill Nelsen". The photo measures 9 7/8" by 7". It is loose but protected in a simple inexpensive frame...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1423072 (stock #JB04485)
Original, HAND SIGNED AND INSCRIBED black and white photo from 1965, of the 36th president of the United States, LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON (1908-1973). Johnson became president upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963. He was elected to the office on his own in 1964. A Democrat, he oversaw the ramping up of the war in Vietnam and landmark social legislation. The photo is inscribed to one Ellen Oshim. The writing reads "To Ellen Oshim/with best wishes. / Lyndon B Johnson"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1930 item #1423071 (stock #JB04646)
Original faded green ink pen signature and dedication by the famous heavyweight boxing champion and cultural icon of the 1920's, JACK DEMPSEY (1895-1983). The dedication reads "To the Old Boy himself my friend John Early Best Wishes Jack Dempsey Nov 22 -22 Memphis. Tenn", all written on top of a sepia-toned photo of the champ in his boxing days. Evidently the photo was long-ago cut down to become principally an outline, the top half of his body and lower legs dramatically standing out against ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1422584 (stock #JB05410)
A letter typed on US Senate stationery, dated June 3, 1966, hand signed in brown ink by Ted Kennedy (1932-2009) when he was on the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. The senator was responding to correspondence from a George McCullough of New York City, which evidently dealt with McCullough's concerns about sharply increased LSD use in the United States. This letter was written about three years before the infamy of Chappaquiddick, when Kennedy would have been a senator for only about four...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1422442 (stock #JB05395)
Of considerable historical interest, a black and white photograph of renowned American late 20th century political figure EDMUND MUSKIE (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996), inscribed at bottom margin in felt tip pen "To Steve/with the bet wishes of a friend/Ed Muskie". Muskie was an American politician with a long record of public service. He served as a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1946 to 1951, was the 64th Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, a United States Senator fro...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1837 VR item #1421985 (stock #JB04275)
For the collector of Victoriana or autographs of noted writers, here is an authentic signature of the English 19th century novelist and satirist WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (1811-1863), found on what appears to be a library slip. The writing on the slip refers to the borrowing of the book "Histoire de la Reine Zarah et les Zarasiens", 1712. This little piece of history gives some indication of the reading habits of the famous author. Condition of the slip is typical of what would be expected...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1421195 (stock #JB05313)
A handwritten letter mounted on an old board, along with old photographic reproductions of two of the artist's works, by well listed French 19th century artist JEAN-JACQUES HENNER (1829-1905). The letter is entirely in French, written in old brown ink, on one page (though there are three other unused sides), and is undated. An old mat with hand-drawn and painted borders (removable) is fitted over openings made for the letter and photos. Henner is renowned for his portraits and depictions of a...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1419783 (stock #JB02716)
This is an actual antique page (not a reprint) from the Illustrated London News issue of April 1, 1843, the article describing in detail the efforts at the time to manufacture a flying machine powered by a light weight steam engine. The decorative and most interesting page features three detailed drawings of these primitive contraptions, all of which failed; Kitty Hawk was sixty years in the future. The drawings resemble some of the early drawings of flying machines by Leonardo da Vinci centur...