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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 #: GA7801-GX228B)
Australian writer/novelist (1859-1936), her actual name was Elfie Adelaide Maria Henderson, later changed to Albanesi (Elfie Marie Albanesi), using her husband´s last name. Under the pen name of Rowlands, she became famous for publishing over 250 six-penny novels. Autograph note signed, dated in London in 1913, thanking someone for a letter to her. One page, 5 x 6.4 inches, mounted on soft cardboard, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: M6226-H1)
British novelist, producer and screenwriter (b.1965), best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series. Signed book "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer´s Stone", first American Edition, 1998. This is the first novel of the series, published for the first time ever just a year earlier in the UK under the name "Harry Potter and the Philosopher´s Stone".

PRICE: $1,385.00 USD

(Item #: M5977-GX204B)
French author, dramatist and theater manager (1803-1875), who wrote librettos for Donizetti's La Favorita and Verdi's Jerusalem. Autograph letter signed written on official letterhead of the Paris Opera Comique, dated in 1864. Written in French, sold untranslated. 2 pages, written on both sides of 5.25 x 8 inch letter, very small holes above the text, otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $300.00 USD

(Item #: M6139-H1B)
British philosopher (1872-1970), historian, writer, social and political activist, and Nobel Prize of Literature laureate. Nice signed photograph, size is 4 x 5.9 inches, stamped on verso by Keystone Press Agency Ltd., London, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $795.00 USD

(Item #: M6921-H3E)
Famous French writer (1900-1944), poet, journalist and pioneering aviator, mostly known for his book "The Little Prince" (Le Petit Prince). First page of his book "Flight to Arras" (original title "Pilote de Guerre"), published in the middle of WWII (1942), and just a year before his most famous book and two before his death in a plane accident in the Mediterranean. This is the first page of the book only, not the full book, size is 5.6 x 8.25 inches, slight age toning, otherwise in very good condition. Autographs of Saint-Exupery are very rare! 

PRICE: $1,295.00 USD

(Item #: M6129-H1B)
French novelist (1804-1876), also well known for her romantic affairs with a number of artists, including composer Frederic Chopin and writer Alfred de Musset. Short autograph letter signed, in French, referring to a change in an appointment. One page with her initials embossed on the upper left corner, 5.25 x 7.9 inches. Some stains, small paper loss on the upper right corner, overall very good condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a beautiful photo of Sand, 6.25 x 7.9 inches, a modern print, a nice item to frame with this letter if desired.

PRICE: $500.00 USD

(Item #: GB9560-GX153)
French playwright (1831-1908), creator of Tosca and Fedora. Autograph note signed, in French (sold untranslated). One page, size is 5.25 x 8 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is an unsigned photo postcard of Sardou, sized 3.3 x 5.3 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $275.00 USD

(Item #: M6130-H1B)
French writer (1905-1980), philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist and critic, one of the key figures in existentialism and phenomenology. Autograph letter signed by him, to a friend (probably his translator), in French, sold with English translation with a short comment added by translator. Sartre refers to daily issues and mentions Simone De Beauvoir as "the beaver". One page, 8.25 x 10.6 inches, folds and a minor piece missing on the top left, otherwise in very good condition. ALSO INCLUDED is an unsigned photo of Sartre and Beauvoir at a cafe, a modern print sized 8.5 x 11 inches, in excellent condition - a great picture to frame with this autograph letter if desired.

PRICE: $1,485.00 USD

(Item #: M7112-A1-5)
Russian Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer (1918-2008), outspoken critic of the former Soviet Union and comunism - and winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature. Signed book on his speech for the Nobel Prize, 1991, in Russian, signed on title page and dated by him in St. Petersburg in 1998. 352 pages, 4.5 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $875.00 USD

(Item #: M6225-H1)
Famous Argentinian poet of the modernist period (1892-1938). A very relevant voice among Latin American poets, Storni died young by committing suicide (walked into the sea and drowned).  Handwritten poem, signed by her, entitled "Faro en la Noche" (Lighthouse in the Night), in Spanish, dated by her in Buenos Aires in 1934. Also included is the first edition of her book "Mundo de Siete Pozos" (A World of Seven Pits), Editorial Tor, Buenos Aires, 1934 - where this poem was published for the first time.  Poem is one page, 4.5 x 7.1 inches, in excellent condition, book has 160 pages, hard covers (not original), 5 x 7.1 inches, ownership marks on title page, in very good condition. Rare!

PRICE: $1,750.00 USD

(Item #: M6853-H3D)
Indian-born poet (1861-1941) and also musican and artist, winner of the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1913. Signed portrait of him on a postcard, size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, some spotted rust, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $1,195.00 USD

(Item #: M6854-H3D)
Russian writer (1828-1910) of novels, short stories, plays and non-fiction works, regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. Signed photo postcard from 1898, commemorating his 60th birthday, signed by him and dated in 1904. Size is 5.6 x 3.5 inches, minor rust stains, in very good condition.

PRICE: $3,795.00 USD

(Item #: M6159-H1C)
American playwright (1911-1983), one of the foremost writers of America during the 20th century. Signed check, for 500 US dollars, dated in 1978, size is 8.5 x 3.9 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is an unsigned photograph of him, shown young, with his typewriter. A modern print, size is 7.25 x 6.1 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $345.00 USD

(Item #: GB9567-GX153)
Italian librettist (1874-1943), writer of the libretto for La Fanciulla del West and Conchita (opera by Zandonai). Autograph note signed on a postcard, circa 1912. Size is 5.5 x 3.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $120.00 USD

(Item #: M6122-H1B)
French novelist (1840-1902), playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism. Autograph letter signed, to an unnamed recipient. One page, in French, sold untranslated, Zola writes about an appointment, mentions French writer Alphonse Daudet´s wife, and asks the recipient about postponing a meeting. Size is 3.8 x 6.2 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a photo postcard of Zola, 3.4 x 5.3 inches, a good choice to frame with this letter if desired.

PRICE: $920.00 USD

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