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Auction 2865B

November 15, 2015 11:00AM

11-15-2015 11-15-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Typed Letter Signed, 7 May 1979, with Additional Material.

Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Typed Letter Signed, 7 May 1979, with Additional Material.

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Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Typed Letter Signed, 7 May 1979, with Additional Material. Single sheet typed on University of Cincinnati letterhead. To Buck Rogers, regarding pilots from the X-15 More ...

Arnold, Henry Harley "Hap" (1886-1950) Signed General Pass to the Quebec Conference, August 1943.

Arnold, Henry Harley "Hap" (1886-1950) Signed General Pass to the Quebec Conference, August 1943.

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Arnold, Henry Harley "Hap" (1886-1950) Signed General Pass to the Quebec Conference, August 1943. Printed card with Arnold's name typed, signed by S.T. Wood, Commissioner of the Royal Canadian More ...

Artists and Illustrators, Signed Correspondence and Sketches, Three Pieces.

Artists and Illustrators, Signed Correspondence and Sketches, Three Pieces.

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3
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$1,476$1,200

Artists and Illustrators, Signed Correspondence and Sketches, Three Pieces. Ernest H. Shepard (1879-1976) Pen and ink drawing on board, signed, additional signature on verso, an original sketch More ...

Autographs and Signed Material.

Autographs and Signed Material.

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4
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$338$275

Autographs and Signed Material. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) clipped signature, dated 1876, and engraved portrait with facsimile signature; Thornton Wilder (1897-1975) autograph letter More ...

Balloon Mail, France, 21 October 1870, Par Ballon Monté.

Balloon Mail, France, 21 October 1870, Par Ballon Monté.

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5
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$154$125

Balloon Mail, France, 21 October 1870, Par Ballon Monté. Pre-printed lightweight stationery with the words, "Par Ballon Monté" in the address panel, letter contents inscribed on two pages, To More ...

Barbé-Marbois, François (1745-1837) Letter Signed, 7 September 1803.

Barbé-Marbois, François (1745-1837) Letter Signed, 7 September 1803.

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6
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$1,722$1,400

Barbé-Marbois, François (1745-1837) Letter Signed, 7 September 1803. Laid paper bifolium, engraved official stationery of Le Ministre du Tresor Public, inscribed on one and a half pages. To an More ...

Briggs, Caroline Louise (b. circa 1875) Archive of Photographs, Including a Group from Brown University, c. 1899.

Briggs, Caroline Louise (b. circa 1875) Archive of Photographs, Including a Group from Brown University, c. 1899.

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Briggs, Caroline Louise (b. circa 1875) Archive of Photographs, Including a Group from Brown University, c. 1899. A collection of late 19th century school, club, family, and personal photos, More ...

British Authors, Five Signed Pieces.

British Authors, Five Signed Pieces.

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8
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$923$750

British Authors, Five Signed Pieces. J.M. Barrie (1860-1937) clipped signature; Agatha Christie (1890-1976) typed letter signed, with manuscript address and closing, September 1970; George Bernard More ...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) The Island,   Original Holograph Manuscript Leaf, [pre-1838.]

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) The Island, Original Holograph Manuscript Leaf, [pre-1838.]

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9
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$22,140$18,000

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) The Island, Original Holograph Manuscript Leaf, [pre-1838.] One leaf of Barrett Browning's working manuscript, wove paper, inscribed on both sides, More ...

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Tremendous Conflagration of Columbia, July 10th 1854.

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Tremendous Conflagration of Columbia, July 10th 1854.

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10
Sold for:
$800$650

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Tremendous Conflagration of Columbia, July 10th 1854. San Francisco: Britton & Rey, [c. 1854]. Uncolored lithograph printed on pale blue wove paper, the image More ...

Carte-de-Visite of Enslaved Man with Whipping Scars, Escaped Slave Known as Gordon or Peter.

Carte-de-Visite of Enslaved Man with Whipping Scars, Escaped Slave Known as Gordon or Peter.

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11
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$7,995$6,500

Carte-de-Visite of Enslaved Man with Whipping Scars, Escaped Slave Known as Gordon or Peter. Abolitionist image sold as a carte-de-visite in the 1860s showing a shirtless man, seated sideways in More ...

Chaffee, Roger Bruce (1935-1967) Childhood Book with Signature.

Chaffee, Roger Bruce (1935-1967) Childhood Book with Signature.

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12
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$123$100

Chaffee, Roger Bruce (1935-1967) Childhood Book with Signature. R. Sidney Brown's Dave Dawson on the Russian Front, Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing, [1943]; part of the War Adventure series; More ...

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1

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13
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$15,375$12,500

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1941. Folded menu printed in red, blue, and copper-colored More ...

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815.

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815.

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14
Sold for:
$246$200

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 22 March 1815. Single sheet of wove paper watermarked C. Wilmott, 1809, inscribed on one page. To a Navy Commodore John Rodgers (1772-1838), More ...

Collection of Ships' Papers and Related Documents 18th and 19th Century.

Collection of Ships' Papers and Related Documents 18th and 19th Century.

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15
Sold for:
$584$475

Collection of Ships' Papers and Related Documents 18th and 19th Century. Archive of printed and manuscript material related to American shipping. More ...

Coolidge, John Calvin Jr. (1872-1933) Signed School Notebook, c. 1890

Coolidge, John Calvin Jr. (1872-1933) Signed School Notebook, c. 1890

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$492$400

Coolidge, John Calvin Jr. (1872-1933) Signed School Notebook, c. 1890 Quarto format notebook associated with students from the Black River Academy in Ludlow, Vermont, including minutes of various More ...

Crawford, William H. (b. about 1815) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1846.

Crawford, William H. (b. about 1815) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1846.

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17
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$215$175

Crawford, William H. (b. about 1815) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 April 1846. Large wove paper bifolium with self-envelope, holograph address, and postmarks, the letter inscribed over two pages. To More ...

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882) Partial Legal Document Signed, 27 November 1855.

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882) Partial Legal Document Signed, 27 November 1855.

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$2,829$2,300

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882) Partial Legal Document Signed, 27 November 1855. Fragment of a document, with closing paragraph, date, signature, and witness signatures, and Darwin's own, the More ...

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, undated.

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, undated.

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19
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$738$600

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, undated. Single leaf, with holograph self-envelope, inscribed on one page. To an unnamed recipient, reminding him that he needs the More ...

Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents

Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents

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20
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$246$200

Declaration of Independence and Portraits of the Presidents, Broadside, c. 1857. Philadelphia: Ulman and Sons, [c. 1857]. Engraved broadside on paper incorporating the text of the Declaration at More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 26 March 1844.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 26 March 1844.

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$2,214$1,800

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 26 March 1844. Two leaves, each inscribed on one side. To Frederick Oldfield Ward (1817-1877) concerning Thomas Hood's (1799-1845) magazine, More ...

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Postcard Signed, 27 February 1928.

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Postcard Signed, 27 February 1928.

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$431$350

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Postcard Signed, 27 February 1928. Pre-printed postcard with short inscription on the message side and address on verso, with stamp and postmark. To More ...

Dufy, Raoul (1877-1953) Signed Receipt, Paris, 11 December 1921.

Dufy, Raoul (1877-1953) Signed Receipt, Paris, 11 December 1921.

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$308$250

Dufy, Raoul (1877-1953) Signed Receipt, Paris, 11 December 1921. Single leaf, punched with two holes, inscribed on one side. Receipt for two watercolors sold to a Monsieur Rosenberg. The sheet More ...

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.

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$800$650

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771. Indenture regarding the Town or Bendall's Dock in Boston, and its ownership transfer from Elizabeth Wensley to John Holbrook, signed by More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Portrait.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Portrait.

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25
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$1,353$1,100

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Portrait. Photographic reproduction of an artist's portrait of Edison, in black and white, inscribed in the margin, "To R.Y. O'Leary Thos. A. Edison," More ...

Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603) Clipped Signature.

Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603) Clipped Signature.

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26
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$4,305$3,500

Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603) Clipped Signature. Parchment with signature cut from a document, pasted to card, 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. More ...

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Edinburgh, 28 July 1847 [or 1867].

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Edinburgh, 28 July 1847 [or 1867].

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27
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$1,046$850

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867) Autograph Letter Signed, Edinburgh, 28 July 1847 [or 1867]. Single sheet, paper with mourning edge, inscribed on one page. To British mathematician and logician More ...

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) Document Signed, January 1515.

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) Document Signed, January 1515.

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28
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) Document Signed, January 1515. Three separate laid paper leaves; one inscribed on one page; one inscribed on both sides; the third a later docket, inscribed More ...

Gragg, Samuel (1772-1855) Archive of Documents Related to Gragg and his Descendants.

Gragg, Samuel (1772-1855) Archive of Documents Related to Gragg and his Descendants.

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29
Sold for:
$369$300

Gragg, Samuel (1772-1855) Archive of Documents Related to Gragg and his Descendants. Approximately fifty separate documents, including 18th century receipts signed by Gragg, and other 18th and More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1792) Document Signed, Boston, 18 January 1792.

Hancock, John (1737-1792) Document Signed, Boston, 18 January 1792.

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30
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Hancock, John (1737-1792) Document Signed, Boston, 18 January 1792. Warrant on laid paper, partially printed, fulfilled by hand. Ordering the payment of one quarter's salary (fifty pounds) to More ...