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Auction 2819T

May 27, 2015 12:00PM
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June 7, 2015 4:00PM

05-27-2015 06-07-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, Undated. Single bifolium inscribed on four pages. To Mrs. Anne Rebecca Adams (1809-1882) sending autographs (not present), asking after her More ...

American Signed Documents, Mostly 17th and 18th Century, Massachusetts Governors.

American Signed Documents, Mostly 17th and 18th Century, Massachusetts Governors.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

American Signed Documents, Mostly 17th and 18th Century, Massachusetts Governors. Approximately twenty-seven various signed documents including receipts, letters, clipped signatures and other 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.

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3
Sold for:
$123$100

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 ...

Autograph Book, mid-1920s, Winston Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and Others.

Autograph Book, mid-1920s, Winston Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and Others.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Autograph Book, mid-1920s, Winston Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and Others. Commercially produced folio-format scrapbook, with a variety of material mounted on the More ...

Autographs, Approximately 100.

Autographs, Approximately 100.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$923$750

Autographs, Approximately 100. A large group of miscellaneous signed letters, documents, notes, clipped signatures and other autographed material, mostly 19th century. More ...

Bartok, Bela (1881-1945) Signature with Musical Phrase.

Bartok, Bela (1881-1945) Signature with Musical Phrase.

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Bartok, Bela (1881-1945) Signature with Musical Phrase. Card signed in pencil beneath the opening theme of the composer's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, matted and framed with a portrait, the More ...

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 March 1864.

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 March 1864.

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7
Sold for:
$923$750

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 March 1864. Folding laid letter paper with blind-stamped emblematic shield, watermarked 1863; inscribed on two pages. To Abigail Brooks More ...

Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, 26 March 1778.

Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, 26 March 1778.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, 26 March 1778. Folded laid paper bifolium, pale blue, with self-envelope; inscribed on two pages. To William Heath (1737-1814) concerning the More ...

Callas, Maria (1923-1977) Signed Photo, 1973.

Callas, Maria (1923-1977) Signed Photo, 1973.

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Callas, Maria (1923-1977) Signed Photo, 1973. Black-and-white photo, with Callas's dated signature in blank margin at the foot, signature slightly faint, with light smearing, 4 1/2 x 7 in. More ...

Capote, Truman (1924-1964) Autograph Unsigned Poem: A Pussy Cat's Adventures  , (c. 1935-1936)

Capote, Truman (1924-1964) Autograph Unsigned Poem: A Pussy Cat's Adventures , (c. 1935-1936)

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10
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Capote, Truman (1924-1964) Autograph Unsigned Poem: A Pussy Cat's Adventures, (c. 1935-1936) Single piece of lined paper inscribed on both sides in blue ink. The text is the same as a manuscript More ...

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Photographic Portrait.

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Photographic Portrait.

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11
Sold for:
$246$200

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Photographic Portrait. Black-and-white photograph of Cassatt taken on the Bearskin Neck, Rockport, Massachusetts, no date; seated on the edge of a boat with a small More ...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Four Signed Photographs.

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Four Signed Photographs.

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12
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Four Signed Photographs. Black-and-white photographs, signed and inscribed, circa 1966-1971, including a photograph of Chagall in front of The Sources of Music, one of 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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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 ...

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965) Fragmentary Typed Letter Signed, 7 December 1918.

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965) Fragmentary Typed Letter Signed, 7 December 1918.

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15
Sold for:
$923$750

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965) Fragmentary Typed Letter Signed, 7 December 1918. Top portion of the sheet only, on Ministry of Munitions of War letterhead, with date, greeting, and the first part More ...

Collection of American Executive Cabinet Member Autographs, Letters, and other Signed Items.

Collection of American Executive Cabinet Member Autographs, Letters, and other Signed Items.

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$615$500

Collection of American Executive Cabinet Member Autographs, Letters, and other Signed Items. A variety of signed material from approximately thirty cabinet members from the Abraham Lincoln, More ...

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Signed Unpublished Manuscript Poem within a Ship's Guest Book, 24 August 1916.

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Signed Unpublished Manuscript Poem within a Ship's Guest Book, 24 August 1916.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Signed Unpublished Manuscript Poem within a Ship's Guest Book, 24 August 1916. Guest book owned by Dr. James Sibley Watson Jr. (1894-1982) and his wife More ...

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804].

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804].

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Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804]. Wove paper bifolium inscribed on three pages, with holograph addressed self-envelope. To fellow English chemist William Clayfield More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Signature, 24 February 1864.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Signature, 24 February 1864.

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19
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$861$700

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Signature, 24 February 1864. Folded laid bifolium of Gad's Hill Place letter paper, inscribed briefly at the top of the outer bifolium. Unaddressed, with the dated More ...

Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (1868-1963) Typed Letter Signed, 19 June 1915.

Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (1868-1963) Typed Letter Signed, 19 June 1915.

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20
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$308$250

Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (1868-1963) Typed Letter Signed, 19 June 1915. Single page letter typed on folding letterhead of the editorial rooms of The Crisis, New York City. To Joseph Lund More ...

Eakins, Thomas (1844-1916) Autograph Letter Signed, 17 February 1914.

Eakins, Thomas (1844-1916) Autograph Letter Signed, 17 February 1914.

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Eakins, Thomas (1844-1916) Autograph Letter Signed, 17 February 1914. Single page, inscribed on one side. To Weda Cook (1867-1937) declining her request for his portrait of her, The Concert More ...

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Banquet Program, 28 October 1932.

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Banquet Program, 28 October 1932.

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$738$600

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Banquet Program, 28 October 1932. Printed program for an honorary banquet held by the Clubs of Business and Professional Women of Milwaukee at the Hotel Astor, More ...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, 2 June 1852.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, 2 June 1852.

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23
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Autograph Letter Signed, Concord, 2 June 1852. Single sheet of laid paper, inscribed on both sides. To Robert Carter, apologizing for not correcting some errors in More ...

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957.

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957.

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24
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$1,845$1,500

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957. Single page typed on one side with hand-addressed holograph envelope. To Alexander Rives, arranging for the purchase of a house in More ...

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) Typed Letter Signed, 25 November 1940.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) Typed Letter Signed, 25 November 1940.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) Typed Letter Signed, 25 November 1940. Single page typed on one side, signed in pencil. To his secretary Isabel Owens, recalling that Charles "Bill" Warren owes More ...

Flights: Unforgettable Exploits of the Air  , Seven Prints, by Frank Lemon (1890-1943) Five Signed by Aviators.

Flights: Unforgettable Exploits of the Air , Seven Prints, by Frank Lemon (1890-1943) Five Signed by Aviators.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Flights: Unforgettable Exploits of the Air, Seven Prints, by Frank Lemon (1890-1943) Five Signed by Aviators. [No place]: Wright Aeronautical Corporation, 1928. Seven lithographs commemorating More ...

French Manuscript Material, Letters and Signatures, Approximately Twenty Pieces.

French Manuscript Material, Letters and Signatures, Approximately Twenty Pieces.

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27
Sold for:
$492$400

French Manuscript Material, Letters and Signatures, Approximately Twenty Pieces. A varied group that includes autograph letters, notes, signature cards, dated sentiments, and other material More ...

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

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28
Sold for:
$800$650

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. One free frank and three clipped signatures of Garfield along with a More ...

Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

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Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Signed and Inscribed Photograph. Black-and-white photograph of Gershwin in profile, seated at the piano. Inscribed in the blank margin at the bottom to Mrs. N.B. More ...

Gottschalk, Louis M. (1829-1869) Autograph Letter Signed.

Gottschalk, Louis M. (1829-1869) Autograph Letter Signed.

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30
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Gottschalk, Louis M. (1829-1869) Autograph Letter Signed. Undated letter on a single lined sheet, inscribed on one page. To an unnamed doctor and friend, attempting to arrange a meeting of the More ...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet. Three items signed by Grant: an appointment document, 29 December 1869; More ...