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Auction 2764B

November 16, 2014 10:00AM

11-16-2014 11-16-2014

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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American Celebrities and Musicians, Signed Photographs, Letters, and Cards.

American Celebrities and Musicians, Signed Photographs, Letters, and Cards.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$431$350

American Celebrities and Musicians, Signed Photographs, Letters, and Cards. Fred Allen, Mae West, Bing Crosby, Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Eddie Cantor, Red Granger, Helen Hayes, Lillian Hellman, More ...

American Composers of the 20th Century, Five Signed Letters and Cards.

American Composers of the 20th Century, Five Signed Letters and Cards.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$677$550

American Composers of the 20th Century, Five Signed Letters and Cards. Aaron Copland (1900-1990), typed letter signed, 23 March 1976; George Gershwin (1898-1937), returned postcard request for a More ...

American Film Stars, a Collection of Signed Photographs, c. 1942.

American Film Stars, a Collection of Signed Photographs, c. 1942.

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

American Film Stars, a Collection of Signed Photographs, c. 1942. Black-and-white 8 x 10s inscribed by: Marjorie Reynolds; Frances Gifford; Don Douglas; Susan Peters; Jean Rogers; Harold Daniels; More ...

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Four Letters: Two Autograph Signed and Two Typed Signed.

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Four Letters: Two Autograph Signed and Two Typed Signed.

Lot:
4
Unsold
 

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Four Letters: Two Autograph Signed and Two Typed Signed. The two typed letters on Anderson's Ripshin Farm letterhead, 1939 and 1940; the two autograph letters on More ...

Archive of Approximately Twenty-five Documents, Signatures, and other Paper Ephemera, 17th, 18th, and 19th Century.

Archive of Approximately Twenty-five Documents, Signatures, and other Paper Ephemera, 17th, 18th, and 19th Century.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Archive of Approximately Twenty-five Documents, Signatures, and other Paper Ephemera, 17th, 18th, and 19th Century. Including signed notes, cut signatures, receipts, correspondence, accounts, More ...

Archive of Assorted Ephemera.

Archive of Assorted Ephemera.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$984$800

Archive of Assorted Ephemera. Approximately twenty-five assorted documents including letters, printed publications, receipts, prints, and other material, mostly 18th and 19th century, notably, an More ...

Authors and Novelists of the 20th Century, Ten Signed Letters and Cards.

Authors and Novelists of the 20th Century, Ten Signed Letters and Cards.

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$677$550

Authors and Novelists of the 20th Century, Ten Signed Letters and Cards. Various formats, including the following authors: Knut Hamsun (1859-1952), signed card, 22 September 1940; Rudyard Kipling More ...

Barton, Clara (1821-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, Glen Echo, Undated.

Barton, Clara (1821-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, Glen Echo, Undated.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$338$275

Barton, Clara (1821-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, Glen Echo, Undated. Folding note paper, bifolium, inscribed on two pages. To her secretary, sending loving and cheerful thoughts. Folds, outer More ...

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 January [1851].

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 January [1851].

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 January [1851]. Single sheet of folded writing paper inscribed on two pages, addressed on a third, with postmarks. In French and English, to More ...

Borglum, Gutzon (1867-1941) Three Typed Letters Signed and Two Signed Picture Postcards.

Borglum, Gutzon (1867-1941) Three Typed Letters Signed and Two Signed Picture Postcards.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Borglum, Gutzon (1867-1941) Three Typed Letters Signed and Two Signed Picture Postcards. The letters typed and signed on Mount Rushmore stationery, each with a full page sepia-tone photograph of More ...

Boris III, Czar of Bulgaria (1894-1943) Signed Photograph, 1933.

Boris III, Czar of Bulgaria (1894-1943) Signed Photograph, 1933.

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$369$300

Boris III, Czar of Bulgaria (1894-1943) Signed Photograph, 1933. Black-and-white photograph of the Czar in full military dress uniform, in profile, with a bold dated signature, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. More ...

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) Autograph Letter Signed, [21 April 1877, Vienna].

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) Autograph Letter Signed, [21 April 1877, Vienna].

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) Autograph Letter Signed, [21 April 1877, Vienna]. Cream laid paper bifolium, inscribed on four pages. In German, to an unnamed correspondent. Old folds, slight mat More ...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Autograph Letter Signed and   Envelope Addressed and Signed by Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Autograph Letter Signed and Envelope Addressed and Signed by Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Autograph Letter Signed and Envelope Addressed and Signed by Robert Browning (1812-1889). Single page, inscribed on one side. To Hiram Powers (1805-1873) More ...

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) and Daniel Webster (1782-1852) Two Documents Signed.

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) and Daniel Webster (1782-1852) Two Documents Signed.

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$369$300

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) and Daniel Webster (1782-1852) Two Documents Signed. The Burr document a signed and cancelled IOU for 410 pounds sterling, 29 December 1789, toned, spotting, old folds, More ...

Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed.

Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed.

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15
Unsold
 

Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed. Black-and-white profile portrait of a suited Chaplin with hands clasped, signed across the chest, 7 x 5 in.; [and] single More ...

Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" (1846-1917) Autograph Note Signed, 21 September 1913.

Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" (1846-1917) Autograph Note Signed, 21 September 1913.

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16
Unsold
 

Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" (1846-1917) Autograph Note Signed, 21 September 1913. Gilt-embossed bifolium writing paper for Buffalo Bill's Wild West tour of Great Britain, inscribed on More ...

Collection of Signed Letters.

Collection of Signed Letters.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$800$650

Collection of Signed Letters. Six typed letters signed by the following: William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), 2 March 1954, submitting his poem, "The Turtle" to the Atlantic Monthly; Richard Nixon More ...

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Two Autograph Letters Signed, Ossining and Peekskill, New York, 19 October 1960, and 7 March 1961.

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Two Autograph Letters Signed, Ossining and Peekskill, New York, 19 October 1960, and 7 March 1961.

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$584$475

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Two Autograph Letters Signed, Ossining and Peekskill, New York, 19 October 1960, and 7 March 1961. Three sheets inscribed on rectos only, on Copland's stationery. To More ...

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) Twenty-six Signed Proofs, 1907-1939 Inscribed to Percy Mackaye.

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) Twenty-six Signed Proofs, 1907-1939 Inscribed to Percy Mackaye.

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) Twenty-six Signed Proofs, 1907-1939 Inscribed to Percy Mackaye. Each proof printed on lightweight tissue, housed in a folded sheet of heavier paper, dated, signed, More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Note Signed, 6 June 1854.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Note Signed, 6 June 1854.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Note Signed, 6 June 1854. Single sheet of light blue laid paper, inscribed on one side in blue ink. To an unnamed recipient, with the following message, "I More ...

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 18 January 1910.

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 18 January 1910.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 18 January 1910. Three inscribed pages on folded Piccadilly Hotel stationery. To an American theatre manager concerning the More ...

Duncan, Isadora (1877-1927) Signed Photograph.

Duncan, Isadora (1877-1927) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Duncan, Isadora (1877-1927) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white photograph of Duncan sitting on a beach, with boots, hat, and parasol, inscribed to Percy MacKaye in upper left corner, with "Poor me More ...

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) and Howard Hughes (1905-1976) Photograph and Negative, Posing with the Carnegie   Mellon Flying Club.

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) and Howard Hughes (1905-1976) Photograph and Negative, Posing with the Carnegie Mellon Flying Club.

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$185$150

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) and Howard Hughes (1905-1976) Photograph and Negative, Posing with the Carnegie Mellon Flying Club. Black-and-white photograph of Earhart and Hughes standing with seven More ...

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934.

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$523$425

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934. Orange cardstock ticket, printed for Boston-Maine Airways, inviting a Mrs. Ralph Gilmore to More ...

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1939) Signed Photograph and Signed Card.

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1939) Signed Photograph and Signed Card.

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$984$800

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1939) Signed Photograph and Signed Card. The photograph showing a smiling Earhart in aviator's scarf and coat, signed in black ink, 3 1/4 x 4 in.; the card 3 1/2 x 2 in. More ...

Ecclesiastical Wax Seals, Three, European, c. 1400-1600.

Ecclesiastical Wax Seals, Three, European, c. 1400-1600.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$492$400

Ecclesiastical Wax Seals, Three, European, c. 1400-1600. Three seals originally attached to documents, one with silk threads attached, the other two with vestiges of parchment strip attachment; More ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed 16 December 1950.

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed 16 December 1950.

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27
Sold for:
$308$250

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed 16 December 1950. Black-and-white portrait of Eisenhower seated at a library table, writing, with his signature in the More ...

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Signed Pieces.

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Signed Pieces.

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Signed Pieces. Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759-1845) autograph letter signed; Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919) autograph More ...

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Carte-de-visites and Photographs, Some Signed.

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Carte-de-visites and Photographs, Some Signed.

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Carte-de-visites and Photographs, Some Signed. Signed photographic portraits of: Vincent D'Indy, Pietro Massagni, Anton Webern, More ...

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Six Signed Pieces.

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Six Signed Pieces.

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Six Signed Pieces. Including: Claude Debussy (1862-1918) autograph letter signed, very faded, 9 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.; Vincent D'Indy More ...