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Literature Autographs

Autographs from famous writers and other figures in the literature world, both historical and modern/contemporary. Signed photos, letters and more. All guaranteed authentic - all items with price are in stock. Please ask us for any unlisted autographs you are looking for.

Singer Autographs & Memorabilia (A-D)

(Item #: M6662-GX153)
Italian journalist (1807-1887), lifelong friend of Giuseppe Verdi. Autograph letter signed, dated in Livorno, 1871. One page, in Italian (sold with translation), size is 4.25 x 5.3 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: M6475-J01)
Great book signed by the famous science fiction writer on the title page, includes some of his debut fantasies. Hardcover, 1979, book club edition, 526 pages, 6 x 8.5 inches, dustcover and book in very fine condition.

PRICE: $295.00 USD

(Item #: S4546-Y4G)
French dramatist (1820-1889), the author of several successful plays and works, Augier created the libretto for Charles Gounod´s first opera, "Sapho". Autograph note signed, no date, one page in French, sold untranslated, 4.25 x 5.25 inches. In very good condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: M6850-H3D)
Norwegian poet/writer (1832-1910) and recipient of the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1903. Signed photo postcard, dated by him in Rome in 1904. Size is 3.4 x 5.4 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $1,125.00 USD

(Item #: M6857-H3D)
Argentine short-story writer (1899-1986), essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature. Signed half-tone photo, from the period when he was blind, mounted on paper from an album page. Photo was given to a friend who was also a writer, size is 4.4 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $975.00 USD

(Item #: GB9571-GX153)
French dramatist (1832-1907), and librettist for Bizet and Offenbach. Autograph note signed, in French (sold untranslated). Three pages, each one is 4.1 x 5.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Item #: M6511-H1)
American writer and lecturer (1888-1955), developer of courses on self-improvement, corporate training and interpersonal skills. Carnegie wrote several books, the most famous being the still extremely popular "How to Win Friends...", published for the first time in 1936. Signed book, the 47th Edition (1944), 312 pages, 5.25 x 8.1 inches, no dust covers, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $300.00 USD

(Item #: M6847-H3D)
 French poet (1889-1963) and also writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Signed card, with a short sentiment, attached with a half-tone photograph of him, dated by him in 1960. Size is 5 x 3.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $750.00 USD

(Item #: GB9566-GX153)
French novelist (1840-1897), signed calling card with a short message in French. Size is 3.25 x 2.25 inches, minor rust stains, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: M6249-H1F)
Famous French writer (1802-1870), celebrated for his novels, including classics such as The Three Musketeers (1844), The Count of Montecristo (1844-46) and others.  Signed carte-de-visite photo, by photographer Pierre Petit, Paris. Dumas signs below his image, writing a short sentiment. Size is 2.5 x 4.2 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $2,385.00 USD

(Item #: GB9572-GX153)
French librettist (1804-1879), who worked with Verdi translating into French, 2 of his operas. Autograph note signed, in French (sold untranslated). One page, size is 5.25 x 8.1 inches, spotted rust, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: M6003-H1A)
Austrian neurologist (1856-1939), founder of psychoanalysis and prolific writer of articles and books. Short autograph letter signed by him, dated in 1935, on a card with his letterhead and his address on Bergasse St., Vienna (now museum). In German, Freud states "after discussing it with Dr hartmann, I decided to offer Dr Bibring the function of the second editor of our magazine", referring to famous Austrian psychologist Heinz Hartmann (1894-1970), Austro-Hungarian psychoanalyst Eduard Bibring (1894-1959) and the International Magazine for Psychoanalysis. Card is 5.5 x 3.3 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a photo of Freud in his house, 5.25 x 3.5 inches, a modern print, perfectly sized to frame with this letter if desired.

PRICE: $4,450.00 USD

(Item #: M7124-CH4)
American poet (1874-1963), winner of 4 Pulitzer prizes and a famous cultural icon of his time. Signed book "Steeple Bush", first Edition, 1947, published by Henry Holt, NY, signature is dated by him in 1948. Size is 5.75 x 8.5 inches, 70 pages, dust jacket included, all in very good condition.

PRICE: $325.00 USD

(Item #: M6870-H3D)
German novelist (1927-2015) and also poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, recipient of the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1999. Signed photo, shown in a press conference or book presentation, size is 10.6 x 6.9 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $195.00 USD

(Item #: M4308-D4H)
German dramatist and novelist (1862-1946), one of the most important promoters of literary naturalism, received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1912.  Signed photo postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $300.00 USD

(Item #: GB9561-GX153)
German-born Swiss poet, novelist and painter (1877-1962), winner of the 1946 Novel Prize of Literature. Signed card, with a half-tone photo, attached to an album page. Card is 4.5 x 3.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Item #: M6848-H3D)
German writer and translator (1830-1914), winner of the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1910. Signed photo postcard, size is 3.4 x 5.4 inches, minor stains, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $625.00 USD

(Item #: M6121-H1B)
French poet (1802-1885), novelist and dramatist of the Romantic era, one of the most famous writers in French language. Autograph letter, written on 2 pages of a bifolium, to a Mr. Durmont, in French (sold untranslated). Hugo writes "our famous trial of 1832...Le Roi S´Amuse". He is asking about the location of his contract, and is requesting its return. Total size is 9 x 7 inches, but folded into a small bifolium with 4 pages that are 4.5 x 7 inches, with the letter on 2 pages (front and verso) and the text "Mr Durmont" in a 3rd. Bold, clear signature at the end, a repaired tear on the blank page and the page where the recipient is, minor folds, in overall very good to excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a beautiful photograph of Victor Hugo, a modern print, 4.8 x 7 inches, perfect to frame with this autograph letter if desired.

PRICE: $1,250.00 USD

(Item #: GB3395-GX204B)
Polish-born French poet (1857-1908), autograph letter signed. 1 page with very attractive handwriting and signature. Written in French, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 8.1 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: GB9573-GX153)
French dramatist (1830-1897), and opera librettist. Meilhac wrote the libretto for Bizet’s Carmen and also for Offenbach and Massenet. Autograph note signed, in French, sold untranslated. One page, sized 4.4 x 7 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: GB9570-GX153)
French writer (1830-1914), winner of the Novel Prize in Literature in 1904. Signed postcard, dated in 1905. Size is 3.6 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: M7257-Y13D)
Italian poet and writer (1870-1945), first woman member of the Italian Academy (1940). Fine signed photo postcard by Camuzzi, Milan, signed and inscribed by her, with a short sentiment in latin. Size is 3.25 x 5.3 inches, minor silvering on borders, in very good condition.

PRICE: $250.00 USD

(Item #: M6957-H3)
Chilean poet, diplomat and politician (1904-1973), winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Signed book "Tercera Residencia", inscribed to someone thanking her visit and books, dated in Isla Negra (Chile) in 1964, with a small drawing by him.  Tercera Residencia is a book of poetry, 112 pages, this is the 2nd edition (1951), Editorial Losada, Buenos Aires, soft covers, 6 x 8 inches. Neruda signs it on the first page. Original dust jacket and book are both in excellent condition. See scans of autograph page, front cover and title page.

PRICE: $2,500.00 USD

(Item #: GB9544-GX153)
Italian poet (1788-1865), and librettist for Don Nicetti and Bellini. Autograph letter signed, dated in Turin, 1849. One page, in Italian (sold untranslated), sized 8.25 x 10.4 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $300.00 USD

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