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One of marilyn Monroe's Last Photos

 

Billie Burke (1885-1970). Legendary American Actress, Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, in the classic The Wizard of Oz (1939). Very Rare Vintage Signature. Price:$225.00
Joan Crawford (1908-1977). Academy Award Winning Actress. Handsome Photograph Signed. One of Hollywood's most enduring stars, a signed and inscribed 5 in. by 7 in. portrait of MGM star Joan Crawford. The bust portrait shows a radiant and beautiful Crawford. Inscribed on the lower left of the image: "Hello to Ruben Ordoves from Joan Crawford".Price: $225.
 
Montague Dawson. The world's most reknowned marine artist. Beautiful signed, framed print depicting The Battle of Trafalgar.Signed Montague Dawson. These prints published in London in the 1970's very difficult to find.Price: $1850.00
 
Daniel Chester French (1850-1931). Famous American sculptor who his known mainly for having rendered The Sitting Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.Handwritten 1921 letter signed Daniel C. French. In overall fine condition.Price:$175.00
 
[F. Scott Fitzgerald]. Book Description: Princeton University Press, 1919. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Includes poems by John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson (Jr.), as well as Henry Chapin and Van Dyke who wrote the Preface, but also three poems by student (Class of 1918) F. Scott Fitzgerald, his first appearance in print, though the name shown is T. Scott Fitzgerald, through a typographical error.Olive green cloth, with some slight browning ad mottling.Pages show normal aging typical of a book almost a hundred years old.Overall remarkable condition. 179 pages, top-edge gilt slightly worn, contents very fine. Unusual item for Fitzgerald lovers and scholars. A rather remarkable find because of its condition. Price:$649.00
Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) TLS, signed in pencil "Papa", 1 full page, Nov 24, 1954, 4to, "Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula" letterhead, Cuba, onion skin paper, to Bob Manning of "Time" Magazine. The announcement having just been made that Hemingway had been awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, "Time" Magazine immediately assigned its top writer, Robert Manning, to do a cover-story interview of Hemingway. Manning visited the writer in Cuba, then corresponded with him on particular points to finish the article. In this letter, Hemingway responds to questions posed by Manning, including outstanding content regarding his "The Old Man and the Sea" (1952) Price: $8450.00
Winslow Homer (1836-1910). Foremost American Landscape and Marine Genre Painter. Was one of the great illustrators during the Civil War, sending battlefield sketches and producing lithographs for Harpoer's Weekly. One of the foremost painters of the nineteenth century. Good Art-Related Autograph Letter Signed, one page, Scarboro, Maine, October 3, 1901, on watercolors at the Pan-American Exhibition. Price:$3,750.00
 
Henry Moore (1898-1986). Premier British Sculptor. Good Art Related Content Typed Letter Signed, "Henry Moore", one page octavo, on personal letterhead, November 27, 1957. "…I have sent to the shippers, the 'Mother and Child with Apple' and the 'Draped Reclining Figure' (the small 'Reclining Figure' Egyptian has not yet been returned from an exhibition…) I will get the remainder of the works promise to you ready…". Letter shows normal aging, folds, with additional holograph address postscript by Moore on verso.Price: $795.00
Claire Trevor (1910 – 2000) was an American actress. She was nicknamed the "Queen of Film Noir" because of her many appearances in "bad girl” roles in film noir and other black-and-white thrillers. She appeared in over 60 films. She appeared in over 60 films and won an Academy Award forBest Supporting Actress in the classic film Key Largo nd she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.This offering is a pristine 8 in x 10 in portrait of Claire Trevor done by the famous Beverly Hills photographer David D'Caggeri. It is signed Sincerely Claire Trevor.This photograph will come with a letter of provenance as to their origin, history and authenticity. Price: $375.00

Ellery Queen, a.k.a. Fredric Dannay (1905-1982). Co-creator with his cousin Manfred B. Lee of the Ellery Queen mystery novels 1929, and publishers of the acclaimed Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Autograph Letter Signed, "Frederic Dannay 'Ellery Queen'", one page, quarto, August 30, 1979, on Official "ELLERY QUEEN Mystery Magazine" letterhead.Price: $295.00

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989). American writer of novels and poetry. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, noted for All the Kings Men. Autograph Note Signed. Very fine.Price: $150.00

Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938). Legendary American Author. Extraordinarily Rare Typed Letter Signed, July 13th, 1935, New York City. Returning from Europe, Wolfe takes time to respond to a letter of praise concerning his second work, Of Time and the River. Price:$3,500.00