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  • Charles Dickens' Letter's
    • 1841

    Charles Dickens’ Letter’s


    Charles Dickens

    I recently acquired a collection of fourteen letters written by Charles Dickens to his good friend “Smith” between 1841-1868.

    From the Preface of the book shown, Dickens writes,”Of all my books I like this the best. It will[…]

  • Newel K. Whitney's Book of Mormon

    Newel K. Whitney’s Book of Mormon

    With protective clam-shell.[…]

  • The First Chapter of Genesis
    • 1550

    The First Chapter of Genesis

    Note the British Museum stamp.

    The 1550 Coverdale Bible

    Copy from The British Museum and

    Bristol Baptist College

    [Bible in English.] The whole / Byble. / that is the holy scripture /[…]

  • Tyndale Bible - Originally from the British Museum

    Tyndale Bible – Originally from the British Museum

    This beautiful Bible was originally housed in the British Museum in the late 1700s.[…]

  • A Chair From Charles Dickens’ Home At Gads Hill

    A chair from CHARLES DICKENS’ HOME at Gads Hill Place (England)–where Dickens wrote Great Expectations, Our Mutual Friend, A Tale of Two Cities and the unfinished novel Edwin Drood.
    Charles Dickens first saw the mansion when he was 9[…]

  • Kirtland Safety Society Bank Notes
    • 1837

    Kirtland Safety Society Bank Notes

    In 1837, the Mormons issued currency from the KIRTLAND SAFETY SOCIETY BANK. This early Mormon money has the signatures of a variety of early Mormons: Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, Sidney Rigdon, Newel K. Whitney, Thomas Bullock and Heber C. Kimball.[…]

  • Roman Missal with the papal arms of Pope Pius VII

    Roman Missal with the papal arms of Pope Pius VII

    This Roman Missal, included all the texts (antiphons, prayers for the day, Eucharistic Prayers, blessings, and prayers for the special services of Holy Week) that were needed for Mass.

    Pius VII is the pope pictured in the famous[…]

  • Doctrine and Covenants
    • 1835

    Doctrine and Covenants

    New Acquisition.  1835 – DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS.  First Edition.  Collates complete. Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of the Latter Day Saints: Carefully selected from the revelations of God, and compiled by Joseph Smith Junior [sic] Oliver Cowdery, Sidney[…]

  • From MARIE ANTOINETTE'S LIBRARY (Her Prayer Book "Missal")

    From MARIE ANTOINETTE’S LIBRARY (Her Prayer Book “Missal”)


    Marie Antoinette

    My newest acquisition is MARIE ANTOINETTE’S Prayer Book. Her “missal” is finely bound in period French red morocco, stamped in gilt to both covers with her large interlaced foliate cipher “MA” , crowned by a ringlet of flowers–like her jeweled[…]

  • Pearl of Great Price

    Pearl of Great Price

    The Pearl of Great Price: Being a Choice Selection from the Revelations, Translations, and Narrations of Joseph Smith, First Prophet, Seer, and Revelator to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Liverpool: Published by F. D. Richards, 1851. 56[…]

  • Inquisition Manuscript – Spain

    Nos los inquisidores apostolicos contra la herètica pravedad, y apostasìa…

    Rough translation:  “We, the Apostolic Inquisition against heresy and apostasy…”

    This document gives Juan Carlos de Benavides, of Cordoba, Spain the authority to act as “Alguacil[…]

  • First English Edition of Les Miserables

    First English Edition of Les Miserables


    Victor Hugo

    This is a very rare first edition set of one of this important masterpiece.

    “Ever since its publication in 1862, Les Miserables has remained one of the most widely read novels in the world… Indeed, its appearance was[…]

  • • 1975

    A Letter Written by Mother Teresa


    Mother Teresa

    In 1975 Mother Teresa was invited to speak at the United Nations. After her return to Calcutta, she wrote a letter to her friend in New York–the man who arranged the visit. The content of the letter is vintage Mother[…]

  • Philadelphia Imprint of "Common Sense"

    Philadelphia Imprint of “Common Sense”


    Thomas Paine

    Common Sense[…]written by Thomas Paine.   It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution.  In January 1776, only about a third of the citizens living in the Americas

  • King James Bible
    First Edition • 1611

    King James Bible

    This is an exceptionally beautiful Bible. This Bible has been the most influential of all English books upon the English language. England’s Lord Macaulay perhaps said it best:

    “The King James Bible is a book which, if everything[…]