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(2) Essential Collectible Autograph Reference Hardcovers. Two outstanding resources for collector or dealer: 1) "The Stein & Day Book Of World Autographs" by Ray Rawlins. HARDCOVER 1978 Stein & Day, Publishers 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ "First Published in the United States...1978" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. "This volume contains facsimile autographs of about 1600 of the famous and the infamous, from all walks of life, from more than 70 nations and from the eighth century to the 20th. Many of the great names of history range, all the Presidents of the USA, all the British Prime Ministers, all the Napoleonic Marshals and all the English Sovereigns from Richard II; from Chaucer to Beckett; from da Vinci to Dali; from Columbus to Neil Armstrong; Copernicus to Einstein; from Nurmi and Zatopek to Juantorena and Comaneci; from St. Joan of Arc, St. Francis of Assisi, the Borgias, Guy Fawkes and Dr Crippen. Rare examples include the legendary El Cid, the Black Prince, Nell Gwynne and Cyrano de Bergerac. There are cowboys and indians - Buffalo Bill' and Sitting Bull; representatives of the world of more unusual entertainment - Houdini, Blondin, and "Grock" Profusely illustrated with signature examples. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. SELDOM PRESENT $15 UNCLIPPED DJ in Mylar Protector. 2) "The 1994 Sanders Price Guide to Autographs" by George Sanders, Helen Sanders & Ralph Roberts. HARDCOVER 1994 Alexander Books 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ numbers 1-10 on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy. "Actually two books in one. The first half is a historical overview & introduction to the autograph field, with valuable advice on attending auctions, handling dealers, various ways of acquiring autographs, and preservation. Additional information about manuscripts, collectors clubs, and a bibliography of related resources conclude the first half of the guide. The second half is the actual price guide to signatures, as well as many illustrated examples. International in scope, the listing is alphabetical by the person's name. Each name is accompanied by an identifying category (author, military, entertainment) and further identification (film star, Union general, humorous columnist). Although not the definitive work on the topic, "The Sanders Price Guide to Autographs" ranks among the top works in this field." Profusely illustrated with photos, signature examples & price information. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; light handling wear to pictorial hardcover, but all lettering/decoration bright. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping will be billed to winning bidder by Last Chance Auctions in their billing for item(s). Media Mail postage is shown for shipping in the United States. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are avaible at added expense at the bidders request. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.

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2 Collector-Dealer Essential HC Autograph Reference Bks

Estimate $25 - $50Jul 14, 2016