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Auction 2658B

June 1, 2013 11:00AM

06-01-2013 06-01-2013

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794.

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1
Sold for:
$492$400

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794. Single page on laid paper with partial eagle watermark, inscribed on one side, with court information on the verso. A written More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 5 February 1815.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 5 February 1815.

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2
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 5 February 1815. Two inscribed pages on a wove paper bifolium with holograph self-envelope on the verso of the conjugate leaf, with More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Ship's Passport, 3 June 1825.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Ship's Passport, 3 June 1825.

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3
Sold for:
$660$550

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Ship's Passport, 3 June 1825. Single parchment page, partially printed document with an engraving of a ship and a lighthouse above the text, with a paper seal, More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Printed Document Signed, 1 January 1796.

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Printed Document Signed, 1 January 1796.

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4
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$1,080$900

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Printed Document Signed, 1 January 1796. Single page, partially printed document on laid paper. Appointing Actor Patten Captain of a Company in the first Regiment of the More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1868].

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1868].

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$12,000$10,000

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1868]. Small laid paper bifolium inscribed on all four pages. To Thomas Niles, her publisher, making editorial notes pursuant to the More ...

Artists and Illustrators, Letters and Ephemera, 20th Century.

Artists and Illustrators, Letters and Ephemera, 20th Century.

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6
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$400$325

Artists and Illustrators, Letters and Ephemera, 20th Century. Three-ring notebook containing autograph and typed letters from a variety of modern artists and book illustrators, postcards, and More ...

Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy (1889-1977) Manuscript Notebook and The Parables

Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy (1889-1977) Manuscript Notebook and The Parables

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Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy (1889-1977) Manuscript Notebook and The Parables. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. An inscription in the beginning of The Parables is signed in an unknown system of code More ...

Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827. Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies,

Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827. Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies,

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8
Sold for:
$270$225

Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (1782-1858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827. Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies, Philadelphia; inscribed on two and half pages. To Elijah More ...

Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy.

Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy.

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Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy. One autograph postcard signed, "Dear R., I fervently hope the minor operation is truly minor! What a shame you couldn't make it. In More ...

Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form.   Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865.

Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form. Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865.

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10
Sold for:
$150$125

Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form. Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865. One page, to Brigadier Daniel Ruggles (1810-1897), apologizing for not having any infantry to spare, matted More ...

California and Far West Correspondence, 1870s-1890s, Wilbur Family, of Illinois.

California and Far West Correspondence, 1870s-1890s, Wilbur Family, of Illinois.

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California and Far West Correspondence, 1870s-1890s, Wilbur Family, of Illinois. Forty letters, thirty-seven of which are accompanied by their original envelopes, cancelled postage intact; More ...

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document,   Signed.

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document, Signed.

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12
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document, Signed. Single parchment sheet, printed with a military-themed engraved frame and Cyrillic letterpress text in the More ...

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, Ashland, 6 December 1847.

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, Ashland, 6 December 1847.

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13
Sold for:
$840$700

Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, Ashland, 6 December 1847. Single wove paper page. To Judge Francis Taliaferro Brooke (1763-1851), mentioning a speech of his own, and another by More ...

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820)   Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

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Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807. Folio, seventeen leaves, disbound, each leaf in a protective sleeve; sheets ruled in red, lined by hand; some More ...

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957.

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957.

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15
Sold for:
$246$200

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957. Single page of Copland's Shady Lane Farm stationery, Ossining, New York. To Reneé Longy, advising her of his whereabouts in early More ...

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Letter Signed, 24 October 1866, Rochester, New York. Single sheet, wove paper, inscribed on one side. T

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Letter Signed, 24 October 1866, Rochester, New York. Single sheet, wove paper, inscribed on one side. T

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16
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$1,440$1,200

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Letter Signed, 24 October 1866, Rochester, New York. Single sheet, wove paper, inscribed on one side. To A.P. [?] Capen Esquire of Stoughton, Massachusetts, More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931)   Scrapbook Related to the Dedication of a Memorial Statue in Kyoto, Japan, 1966.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Scrapbook Related to the Dedication of a Memorial Statue in Kyoto, Japan, 1966.

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Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Scrapbook Related to the Dedication of a Memorial Statue in Kyoto, Japan, 1966. Japanese-produced silk brocade album with handmade endleaves, consisting of a More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Black and White Photographic Portrait.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Black and White Photographic Portrait.

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$1,440$1,200

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Black and White Photographic Portrait. Inscribed to L.H. Long, "one of the pioneers of the industrial truck," Edison in his laboratory, dressed in vest, More ...

European Royalty, Twelve Signed Letters and Documents.

European Royalty, Twelve Signed Letters and Documents.

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19
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$1,353$1,100

European Royalty, Twelve Signed Letters and Documents. All on paper, mostly 18th century, mostly Holy Roman Emperors, including a letter by Gustav III, King of Sweden (1746-1792), and one written by More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment.   8 November 1782.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.

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20
Sold for:
$780$650

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain More ...

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776.

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776.

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21
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$3,600$3,000

Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776. Printed document on paper, single page. Appointing Robert Walker third Captain in Colonel Samuel Elmore's regiment. Framed and More ...

Heifetz, Jascha (1901-1987) Signed Photograph, 26 February 1938.

Heifetz, Jascha (1901-1987) Signed Photograph, 26 February 1938.

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22
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$390$325

Heifetz, Jascha (1901-1987) Signed Photograph, 26 February 1938. To Jimmy and Amy Sturm, glossy black and white photograph, framed, rippled, surface adhering to the interior of the glass, 8 x 10 More ...

Houston, Samuel (1793-1863)   Autograph and Secretarial Letter Signed, 1 November 1836.

Houston, Samuel (1793-1863) Autograph and Secretarial Letter Signed, 1 November 1836.

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23
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$48,000$40,000

Houston, Samuel (1793-1863) Autograph and Secretarial Letter Signed, 1 November 1836. Paper bifolium inscribed on two and a half pages. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864) describing the current More ...

Hunter, Edgar Hayes "Ted" Jr. (1914-1995) 1936 Olympics, Alpine Skiing.

Hunter, Edgar Hayes "Ted" Jr. (1914-1995) 1936 Olympics, Alpine Skiing.

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Hunter, Edgar Hayes "Ted" Jr. (1914-1995) 1936 Olympics, Alpine Skiing. Including Hunter's Olympic identification, with photograph; registration card; official certificate of participation; More ...

Huntington, Samuel (1731-1796) Two Documents.

Huntington, Samuel (1731-1796) Two Documents.

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25
Sold for:
$600$500

Huntington, Samuel (1731-1796) Two Documents. A single page manuscript paper document from the state of Connecticut, 1770, itemizing payments made to the judges of the superior court for their More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Letters Patent, Signed, 2 August 1808.

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Letters Patent, Signed, 2 August 1808.

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26
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Letters Patent, Signed, 2 August 1808. Two partially printed parchment leaves completed by hand and bound together with pink silk ribbon, large paper seal with ribbon More ...

Kansas State Constitution, Broadside, 1859.

Kansas State Constitution, Broadside, 1859.

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27
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Kansas State Constitution, Broadside, 1859. Leavenworth, Kansas: Printed at, and forwarded from the State Register Office, [1859]. Constitution of the State of Kansas adopted at Wyandott, July More ...

Kennedy Family, Photograph Collection, 1960s-1970s.

Kennedy Family, Photograph Collection, 1960s-1970s.

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28
Sold for:
$431$350

Kennedy Family, Photograph Collection, 1960s-1970s. Three signed photographs of Ted Kennedy, one signed photograph of Joan Kennedy, and a portrait of JFK with two examples of the 1964 Kennedy half More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph.

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29
Sold for:
$461$375

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph. Framed 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. black and white portrait of JFK seated, hands together, arms resting on a table, a painting and a More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Letter Secretarial Signature, 23 May 1960

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Letter Secretarial Signature, 23 May 1960

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Sold for:
$308$250

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Letter Secretarial Signature, 23 May 1960 Single page, typed on U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy for President letterhead. To Joseph Benedict, thanking him More ...