First Edition of Helen Keller's journal 1936-1937; Inscribed by Her To Publishing executive and editor
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1938.
First edition of Keller’s journals. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to publishing executive and editor, “To Mr. Harry Maule, With grateful thanks for his loyal friendship, Cordially, Helen Keller, April 4th 1938.” In near fine condition. Foreword by Nella Braddy.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 116533
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company 1929.
Early printing of Keller’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Very truly yours Helen Keller.” Near fine in a good dust jacket. Foreword by Nella Braddy. Uncommon signed and in the original dust jacket.
Price: $800.00 Item Number: 45742
"We can do anything we want to if we stick at it long enough": Autograph note signed by Helen Keller
Rare autograph note written and signed by deaf-blind American activist and author Helen Keller. Written in pencil on a three-hole punch album page the note reads, “To Bob Hunt, We can do anything we want to if we stick at it long enough, Helen Keller.” In fine condition. Double matted and framed with a portrait of Keller. The note measures 6 inches by 4.5 inches. The entire piece measures 21.25 by 16.5 inches.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 91659
“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us": Rare photograph inscribed by Helen Keller
Original photograph of Helen Keller with her Great Dane, Sieglinde, and beloved teacher Anne Sullivan’s Scottish Terrier. Inscribed by Helen Keller, “To Perry Finkelstein, with cordial greetings, Helen Keller, June 14th, 1938, Helen Keller.” Helen Keller had at least one pet from childhood until the end of her life. Dogs served as a special source of companionship to Keller and accompanied wherever she went, from college classrooms to a visit to Japan. Keller is even credited with helping to introduce Japanese Akita breed to the United States with her beloved Kamikaze-Go and Kenzan-Go which were imported directly from Japan. The photograph measures 9.25 inches by 7.25 inches. In near fine condition. Doubled matted and framed; the entire piece measures 16.5 inches by 14.5 inches. Rare and desirable offering a unique glimpse into the daily life of the extraordinary figure.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 89153