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Collecting Historical Documents: A Guide to Owning History

Collecting Historical Documents: A Guide to Owning History

A guide to owning Historical Documents. Own a check signed by Orville Wright, or an autographed photograph of the Beatles, or a letter written by Jesse James. These a just a few examples of historical documents, unique collectibles that put fragments of man's experience into the collector's hands. 
History Comes to Life: Collecting Historical Letters and Documents

History Comes to Life: Collecting Historical Letters and Documents

In History Comes to Life: Collected Historical Letters and Documents, Kenneth W. Rendell guides the reader through all aspects of collecting irresistible letters, manuscripts, and documents in virtually all subject areas from ancient times through the twentieth century.
The Leonard Bernstein Letters

The Leonard Bernstein Letters

Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician—a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, and a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more.
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements.
Autographs of Indian personalities

Autographs of Indian personalities

The book covers important topics like introduction, what and how to collect autographs, their care and preservation and graphology.

 

The Guinness Book of World Autographs

"The Guinness Book of World Autographs", hardback, first hardback published in 1977 in Enfield-Middlesex England, 244 pgs (ISBN:0900424737). (Re-published in 1978 as "The Stein & Day Book of World Autographs") Hundreds of facsimile autographs and identifications of famous personalities from around the world: military, political, literature, monarchs, astronauts, musicians, scietists, prime ministers, presidents, etc. Not a scholarly work, but a nice reference for the dedicated autograph collector. (See also the author's "Four Hundred Years of British Autographs")
Gettysburg Replies, The World Responds to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg Replies, The World Responds to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Almost five months after the Civil War’s deadliest clash, President Abraham Lincoln and other Union leaders gathered to dedicate the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The program for the occasion featured music, prayer, orations, and benedictions. In the middle of it all, the president gave a few commemorative remarks, speaking for just two minutes, delivering what we now know as the Gettysburg Address.
Baseball Autograph Handbook

Baseball Autograph Handbook

 

SCD Baseball Autograph Handbook : A Comprehensive Guide to Authentication and Valuation of Hall of Fame Autographs by Mark Baker (1991, Paperback)

Provides a complete analysis on how to recognize authentic autographs and expose forgeries. Learn how to authenticate and price the autographs that interest you with insights from Mark Allen Baker. Variations also shown for signatures.
Handwriting Analysis: A Guide to Personality

Handwriting Analysis: A Guide to Personality

Handwriting Analysis: A Guide to Personality by David Battan

 

Autographs: A Reference and Price Guide for Sports and Celebrity Autographs

Autographs: A Reference and Price Guide for Sports and Celebrity Autographs

A reference and price guide for sports and celebrity autographs. Beckett has produced the most authoritative autograph price guide covering not only major sports stars, but big-name celebrities as well.
Autographs and Manuscripts: A Collector's Manual

Autographs and Manuscripts: A Collector's Manual

Sponsored by the Manuscript Society, Autographs and Manuscripts offers the collector of autographs and manuscripts a comprehensive manual of the history and fundamentals of autograph collecting and of the various fields and areas of specialization in which to collect. The articles range in coverage from broad concepts such as the development of writing and notes on writing materials to specific topics such as the legal ramifications of manuscript collecting and autographs of the American Civil War.
Glimpses of Indian Autographs

Glimpses of Indian Autographs

Book by Praful Thakkar I.A.S. (Retd.)

This is the first of its kind book that gives glimpses of the autographs of eminent Indian personalities of various fields. The book contains around 600 autographs in 8 major groups which are further divided in 42 different categories.
The UACC's Study of Machine Signed Signatures

The UACC's Study of Machine Signed Signatures

The UACC's Study of Machine Signed Signatures by Paul Carr is a 38 page monograph fully illustrated of Autopen patterns from Presidents, astronauts to movie stars.
An autograph collection and the making of it

An autograph collection and the making of it

Among the letters from Lady Charnwood's collection are women writers, historians, actors and Charles Dickens, letters of late Stuart times, early nineteenth-century poets, and great artists. The seven facsimiles shown are of fragments reproduced to the original scale.
Collecting Autographs

Collecting Autographs

A guide for beginning philographers, including areas in which to collect, what makes an autograph valuable, obtaining autographs by mail and in person, and preserving and displaying a collection.