Skinner

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Auction 2483

November 15, 2009 11:00AM

11-15-2009 11-15-2009

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Adam, Robert (1728-1792)

Adam, Robert (1728-1792)

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Adam, Robert (1728-1792), Autograph letter signed, August 15, 1772, three pages, to an unidentified Lord, concerning business matters and referencing his the work of his brothers, "All the four More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph address panel with free frank, Washington, September 16, [c. 1840], to Lewis J. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio, with seal, tipt to card, framed with portrait, 7 x More ...

(Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848),  Presentation Copy

(Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848), Presentation Copy

Lot:
3
Unsold
 

(Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848), Presentation Copy, Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855), Poems, London: T. Cadell, 1834, contemporary gilt crushed green morocco with modern morocco clamshell box, with More ...

(American Indian Wars), Wright, Edward F.

(American Indian Wars), Wright, Edward F.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

(American Indian Wars), Wright, Edward F., Manuscript diary compiled by Wright, Company H, Seventh Regiment of Minnesota Volunteers, "Camp Pope", sixty-two pages, June 1st through September, at More ...

(American Literature), London, Jack (1876-1916) & Clemens, Samuel L. (1835-1910)

(American Literature), London, Jack (1876-1916) & Clemens, Samuel L. (1835-1910)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$889$750

(American Literature), London, Jack (1876-1916) & Clemens, Samuel L. (1835-1910) two articles, London, Jack, an autograph postcard signed, September 7, 1912, one page, to Hans Kaempfer, "I reach out More ...

(American Physicians and Scientists)

(American Physicians and Scientists)

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(American Physicians and Scientists), Two articles: Cushing, Harvey, signed letter, April, 18, 1932, one page, to Dr. James Golden, involving a common patient; second, Watson, James D., signature More ...

Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836)

Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836)

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836), Autograph letter signed, August 16, 1810, three pages, in French, to Mon. Roux-bordier de Moleron, inviting him to join him on an interesting sight-seeing trip, text More ...

Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906)

Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906)

Lot:
7A
Sold for:
$385$325

Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906), Autographed print of a photograph, framed, signed and dated "1820 - Feb. 15 - July 1, 1903" to lower right, (water staining to lower right corner incorporating More ...

(Artist, French), Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)

(Artist, French), Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$711$600

(Artist, French), Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867), Autograph letter signed, April 10, 1844, one page, in French, to Mr. Armand Bertin, discussing his influence with the minister and the More ...

(Arts and Literature)

(Arts and Literature)

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$770$650

(Arts and Literature), Four articles: Kossuth, Lajos (1802-1894), autograph letter signed, June 10, 1892, three pages, in English, concerning his inability to write a forward for a book on More ...

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

(Autograph Book, 19th Century), Large and extensive collection of United States political and historical figures, mostly 1871, with gilt tooled and lettered crushed green morocco binding, including: More ...

(Autograph and Scrap Book, 19th Century), Whittier Family

(Autograph and Scrap Book, 19th Century), Whittier Family

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

(Autograph and Scrap Book, 19th Century), Whittier Family, Autograph album containing many signatures of Ulysses S. Grant, Schuyler Colfax, tipt in signature of Franklin Pierce, two autograph notes More ...

Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904)

Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904)

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904), Autograph letter signed, Paris, December 6th, 1871, four pages, in French, describing the ongoing problems with the Prussians in Alsace and the affect on the More ...

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$207$175

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?), Signed letter, October 5th, 1907, one page, to Mr. Chamberlain, written from the Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C., complaining about his treatment at the hands of More ...

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire), City of Boston License to be a Common Victualler issued to New Cocoanut Grove Inc., issued the first day of January, 1937, until December 31, 1937, listing Benjamin Welansky More ...

(Boston History, 18th Century)

(Boston History, 18th Century)

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

(Boston History, 18th Century), Broadside sheet, written anonymously by a Miss H-----h W-----n, sold next to the Liberty Pole, A Poem Descriptive of the Terrible Fire...Twentieth of April, 1787 in More ...

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691), Signed note with additional signature of E. Anglesey, June 26, 1675, one page, receipt issued acknowledging a proportion of a balance owed to him and Anglesey, oblong 8vo, More ...

Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859)

Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859)

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859), Clipped lock of hair with contemporary note card from 1856, tied with silk thread, card reading: "Lock of the Hair of John Brown. Hung at Charleston Va. Decr. More ...

Calvin, John (1509-1564)

Calvin, John (1509-1564)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

Calvin, John (1509-1564), Autograph letter signed, December 22, 1555, one page, in German, a pay order presented to the General Treasurer (of Geneva) to pay Calvin the sum of 125 florins as "first More ...

Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810)

Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810), Autograph letter signed, dated August 28, [c. 1785], one page, recipient unknown, enclosing three letters from Joseph Priestley that Mr. Bugge had no further use for More ...

Charles I, King of England (1600-1649)

Charles I, King of England (1600-1649)

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Charles I, King of England (1600-1649), Manuscript document signed, September 18, 1642, one page, endorsement allowing the Town of Chister the funds to effectuate repairs, with separate address leaf More ...

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$563$475

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558), Manuscript document signed, July 19, 1536, one page, to Franco Maria, in Spanish, concerning the Invasion of Provenance, folio, (left corner chewed and More ...

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$652$550

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558), Manuscript document signed, May 17, 1520, one page, in Spanish, an acceptance of a request and granting permission to a Don Carlos, framed with portrait, More ...

Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498)

Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$770$650

Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498), Manuscript letter signed, August 6, [1491], one page, to Ludovic Le More, Governor of Milan, requesting that he facilitate the trip of Mathieu Copula, who More ...

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)

Lot:
24
Unsold
 

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574), Manuscript document signed, March 26, 1567, one page, military appointment for Bailly de Melun, countersigned by Robertet, (slashes in margins, minor More ...

Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry (1446–1472)

Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry (1446–1472)

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$178$150

Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry (1446–1472), Signed document, 1467, one page, on vellum, in French, contents unknown, oblong folio affixed to a larger sheet, (discolored). More ...

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$267$225

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797), Signed document, January 1, 1794, one page, as Governor of Massachusetts, commission for David Robinson as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the First Regiment in the More ...

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)

Lot:
27
Unsold
 

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648), Manuscript document signed, one page, in Danish, official court document, contents unknown, (very good, minor spotting). More ...

(Civil War Era Album)

(Civil War Era Album)

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$948$800

(Civil War Era Album), Album of Carte de Visites, c. 1863, including approximately twelve portraits of soldiers, album with paneled leather and brass clasps, (spine pulled from signatures and worn, More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$178$150

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), Signed and dated biographical slip of lined paper, October 7, 1889, one page, sent to Mr. L.N. Skinner, San Diego, California, framed with envelope and portrait, (very More ...