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    Musician and Entertainer Signatures and Autograph Letters Signed. A group of twelve documents, typed or handwritten letters, and signed cards from numerous entertainers from the turn of the 19th century up until the 1930s. Included are the following:

    Actor Richard Mansfield Autograph Letter Signed with Photograph. One page of a bifolium, 5" x 8", New York; December 7, 1899. With a black and white image of Mansfield dressed as Napoleon.
    Boxer Jack Dempsey aka "Kid Blackie" Signed Card. 3.5" x 2", no place; no date. Signed, "To Richard Reiss Best Wishes Jack Dempsey".
    Comedian and Actor W.C. Fields Signed Card. 4.5" x 2.75", no place; no date. Signed, "yours very truly W.C. Fields".
    Famed Star of the First Talking Picture Al Jolson Signed Program. Four pages, 5" x 7", New York; no date.
    Conductor Edwin Franko Goldman Autograph Letter Signed, Typed Letter Signed, and Signed Card. Varying sizes, dating September 14 and 17, and October 29, 1928.
    Conductor Leopold Stokowski Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", Philadelphia; September 11, 1929.
    Composer Jules Massenet Autograph Letter Signed. Three pages of a bifolium, 4.75" x 7.75", Paris; September 1, 1884.
    Composer John Philip Sousa Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", New York; March 18, 1924.
    Composer Percy Grainger Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 6" x 9.5", Jacksonville, Florida; January 22, 1921.
    Composer Walter Damrosch Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", New York; January 11, 1930.

    Condition: Letters have usual mail folds, wish some slight chipping and small tears at folds in places. All are lightly toned at edges, else good.


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