Autographs & Signed Books
The First Edition has an excellent selection of autographs and signed books for sale that includes a unique Doris Day autographed photograph for Picture Show annual that is accompanied by the 1953 Picture Show Annual; Jerry Lee Lewis 1968 signed contract; Jack Haley 1974 signed cheque/check; Christopher Awdry signed book; Colin Dexter The Wench Is Dead signed first edition Inspector Morse book with Waterstone's signed invitation card; Leslie Charteris Catch The Saint first edition large print edition book; Walter S. Ross Charles Lindbergh The Last Hero signed by aviator Verne Jobst; Leslie Charteris The Saint An The People Importers signed first paperback edition 1971; Leslie Charteris Vendetta For The Saint signed first edition book 1965; Harold Robbins The Dream Merchants signed first edition book 1949; Kenneth Grahame and E.H. Shepard The Golden Age signed limited edition book 1928; and many more. Please see below.
This is a very rare opportunity to own a truly unique Doris Day signed photograph that was used in the UK’s Picture Show Annual in 1953. Doris Day has inscribed the 8 x 10 black and white photograph
“Hi “Picture Show Annual” Doris Day"
Jerry Lee Lewis rare signed contract dated 26 July 1968 is for sale. This contract was for the appearance of Jerry Lee Lewis at the T-Bird Country Ballroom, Danville, Virginia, USA on August 16 1968 for two performances. The wage agreed upon was $1,000.
Jerry Lee Lewis has clearly signed the contract to the bottom of the contract in black ink with his printed address as Holiday Towers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Jack Haley signed cheque dated 24th December 1974 is for sale. Jack Haley played The Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz film in 1939, starring with Judy Garland. The Jack Haley cheque bears a wonderful authentic Jack Haley autograph in black ink, where the cheque bears the home address of Jack Haley as “1001 NO. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210”.
Thomas the Tank book Shapes and Sizes signed by Christopher Awdry is for sale. Thomas the Tank Engine Shapes and Sizes is a US first edition book written by Christopher Awdry, the son of the original author of the Thomas the Tank books, Christopher Awdry. has autographed this Thomas the Tank book to the front pastedown.
Colin Dexter The Wench Is Dead Inspector Morse signed first edition book is for sale. The Wench Is Dead has been signed by Colin Dexter to the Title Page. The Wench Is Dead is also accompanied by the Waterstone’s Book Signing Invitation Card that has also been autographed by Colin Dexter.
Leslie Charteris Catch the Saint signed book 1980 is for sale. The Leslie Charteris autograph is to the front free endpaper with sentiment and adding his hand drawn The Saint logo with the inscription as follows: “To Betty With Love Leslie Charteris”.
Walter S. Ross Charles A. Lindbergh The Last Hero is for sale. This book was revised by Charles Lindbergh in 1976 and has been inscribed and signed by aviator Verne Jobst confirming this. Charles A. Lindbergh The Last Hero was published by Harper & Row, USA.
Leslie Charteris signed book The Saint and the People Importers first paperback edition 1971 is for sale. The Saint and the People Importers was published by Hodder Paperbacks. Leslie Charteris autograph in The Saint and the People Importers is in bold red ballpoint pen ink to the Title Page adding in his hand a drawn The Saint logo with the words: “To Betty Billinghurst Happy New Year! Leslie Charteris”
Leslie Charteris signed book Vendetta For The Saint 1965 is for sale. Leslie Charteris has autographed this book in bold red ballpoint ink and added a hand drawn The Saint logo.
Harold Robbins The Dream Merchants signed first edition book is for sale. This is the first edition of Harold Robbins The Dream Merchants that was published by Alfred A. Knopf New York in 1949, and bears the author's inscription with large and clear signature: “To Irving Hoffman With Best Wishes Harold Robbins”.
Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age signed limited edition book, signed by Kenneth Grahame and E.H. Shepard, is for sale from The First Edition. The Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age signed limited edition book was published by John Lane The Bodley Head in London in 1928. This large edition is printed on specially made rag paper.
Phiz and Dickens deluxe signed first edition book is for sale. Phiz is probably one of the best known of Charles Dickens illustrators. Phiz and Dickens was written by Edgar Browne, who was the son of Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Phiz and Dickens published in 1913 by James Nisbet & Co. Ltd, this detailed book contains a great Charles Dickens facsimile letter.
Willy Pogany Tannhauser A Dramatic Poem 1911 signed limited edition book, limited to just 525 copies, is for sale. Tannhauser by Richard Wagner comes complete with 16 colour Willy Pogany illustrations and is in the original suede leather binding. View the Willy Pogany Tannhauser Image Library for more and enlargeable images of this very collectable illustrated book.
Charles Dickens Mr Pickwick Pages from The Pickwick Papers deluxe signed limited edition book published in 1910 by Hodder and Stoughton is for sale. Mr Pickwick has been signed by Frank Reynolds the illustrator. Mr Pickwick is limited in number to just 350 copies worldwide. This is number 254.
Titanic The Exhibition brochure signed by Millvina Dean is for sale. The Titanic brochure was published to mark a Titanic exhibition. This Titanic brochure has been boldly autographed by Millvina Dean (1912-2009) to the top of the front cover in black ink. Millvina Dean was just two months old when the Titanic sank and was the youngest passenger aboard RMS Titanic.
RMS Titanic greetings card signed by Titanic survivor Millvina Dean is for sale. The Titanic greetings card measures 8.75 x 6.25 inches (approx) and has an illustration of RMS Titanic to the front of the greetings card.
This is a fantastic collection of 7 aviation pictorial covers that are signed and limited in issue. The signed covers include The Dam Busters, Concorde, Red Arrows, Britain's Record Breakers, 65th Anniversary of the First Regular British Air Mail, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, and 201 Squadron Royal Air Force. This is a superb collection of signed aviation covers.
The Jam in concert autographed photograph postcard is for sale. The Jam autographed postcard features The Jam signed photo bears the Paul Weller autograph, the Bruce Foxton autograph, and the Rick Buckler autograph.
Madonna in concert signed photograph is for sale. The Madonna autograph is in blue ink in the darker portion of the photograph. This Madonna signed photograph is in Fine condition and will make a superb addition to any rock and pop memorabilia collection.
Ted Key autograph with an original sketch of Hazel on a 1975 U.S. International Women’s Day First Day of Issue cover is for sale. Ted Key has signed and drawn the sketch of Hazel in blue ink. The cover measures 3¾ x 6½ inches (approximately). The Ted Key autograph and Hazel sketch, as well as the First Day Cover, are in Fine condition.
Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera autographs are for sale. An 8 x 10 inches colour photograph of The Flintstones signed clearly in black ink to the top of the photograph by their creators and animators, Joe Barbera and Bill Hanna. The Flintstones photograph and the Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera autographs are in Fine condition.
Phil Silvers autograph on an original sketch is for sale. This is a wonderful sketch of the actor who played Sgt Bilko between 1955 and 1959. Phil Silvers has signed the sketch “To Brian H. White With the Very Best Wishes of Phil Silvers “Sgt Bilko””. The artwork measures 7¼ x 11¼ inches (approximately).
Moe Howard autograph letter signed (ALS) from The Three Stooges is for sale. The Moe Howard autograph letter is on a single sheet of The Three Stooges letter headed paper measuring 5 x 8 inches (approximately) with a wonderful printed cartoon of The Three Stooges to the top of the first page of this wonderful letter that goes to two pages and is signed twice “Moe”. This letter is dated 10 Jan 1970 by Moe Howard.
Jean Harlow signed photograph, signed by Mama Harlow – Jean Harlow’s mother - is for sale. This is a stunning black and white 8 x 10 inches (approximately) photograph of Jean Harlow lying on a rug.
George Bernard Shaw autograph on a plain vintage postcard is for sale. George Bernard Shaw has signed his name boldly in black ink “G. Bernard Shaw”. The plain postcard measures 3½ x 5¾ inches (approximately) and is in Good condition with age toning.