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Auction 2891T

May 18, 2016 12:00PM
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May 26, 2016 3:00PM

05-18-2016 05-26-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John (1735-1826) Four Language Ship's Passport, Signed, 12 January 1799, as President.

Adams, John (1735-1826) Four Language Ship's Passport, Signed, 12 January 1799, as President.

Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Adams, John (1735-1826) Four Language Ship's Passport, Signed, 12 January 1799, as President. Double folio laid sheet, printed in four columns, each in a different language: French, Spanish, More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Legal Brief, 5 December 1770.

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Legal Brief, 5 December 1770.

Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signed Legal Brief, 5 December 1770. Single leaf of laid paper, typographical form fulfilled by hand, inscribed on both sides. Signed by Adams on the verso, regarding the More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779.

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779.

Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 20 December 1779. Single leaf, typographically printed and fulfilled by hand. Authorizing the payment of 822 pounds, four shillings to Deacon Samuel Pool More ...

Addams, Charles (1912-1988) Original Art for a New Yorker Magazine Golfing Cartoon, 16 January 1954.

Addams, Charles (1912-1988) Original Art for a New Yorker Magazine Golfing Cartoon, 16 January 1954.

Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Addams, Charles (1912-1988) Original Art for a New Yorker Magazine Golfing Cartoon, 16 January 1954. Ink and gouache on watercolor paper, in black-and-white, signed in lower right corner, with More ...

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land.

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land.

Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$861$700

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land. [No place: no printer, [between 1776 and 1801]. Single leaf of laid paper, broadside printed More ...

Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Signed Program, Kitty Hawk to Tranquility.

Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Signed Program, Kitty Hawk to Tranquility.

Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Armstrong, Neil (1930-2012) Signed Program, Kitty Hawk to Tranquility. Beverly Hills, California, 5 December 1969. Bifolium color-printed program for the Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, signed by More ...

Astronaut Signatures; Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps.

Astronaut Signatures; Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps.

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$677$550

Astronaut Signatures; Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps. Single sheet of fifty four-cent stamps, signed by Malcolm Scott Carpenter (1925-2013); Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr. (1927–2004); More ...

Battle of Gettysburg, Contemporary Epistolary Account, 2 August 1863.

Battle of Gettysburg, Contemporary Epistolary Account, 2 August 1863.

Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$172$140

Battle of Gettysburg, Contemporary Epistolary Account, 2 August 1863. Autograph letter written signed by Traves Hensley (1836-1873), two legal-size lined folio sheets inscribed over three pages. To More ...

Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (1818-1893) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 10 July 1866.

Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (1818-1893) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 10 July 1866.

Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$492$400

Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (1818-1893) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 10 July 1866. Two leaves each inscribed on the recto side only. To a Mr. Schwartz of Liverpool, describing an upcoming More ...

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) Autograph Receipt, Signed and Initialed, 31 July 1894.

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) Autograph Receipt, Signed and Initialed, 31 July 1894.

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$123$100

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) Autograph Receipt, Signed and Initialed, 31 July 1894. Single card inscribed on one side, memorializing the sale of a painting of Scottish cattle and sheep to Messieurs More ...

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Hutchings' California Scenes, Methods of Mining

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Hutchings' California Scenes, Methods of Mining

Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$738$600

California Pictorial Letter Sheet, Hutchings' California Scenes, Methods of Mining. San Francisco: Hanna & Co., 1855. Uncolored lithograph printed on pale blue wove paper, depicting twelve methods More ...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Post Card, First Day Cover, 17 November 1967.

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Post Card, First Day Cover, 17 November 1967.

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$123$100

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Post Card, First Day Cover, 17 November 1967. Specially printed envelope commemorating the first day of issue of the postage stamped based on Chagall's design for More ...

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (1828-1914) Signed Check, 2 August 1880.

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (1828-1914) Signed Check, 2 August 1880.

Lot:
1014
Sold for:
$461$375

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (1828-1914) Signed Check, 2 August 1880. Blue paper check for twenty-five dollars, drawn on J.B. Brown & Sons, bankers of Portland, Maine, to a John whose last name is More ...

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Group of Documents.

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Group of Documents.

Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$584$475

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Group of Documents. Signed military commission, 31 August 1893, appointing John H. Janeway Deputy Surgeon General with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, engraved document More ...

Constable, John (1776-1837) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1836.

Constable, John (1776-1837) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1836.

Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Constable, John (1776-1837) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1836. Single leaf of wove writing paper inscribed on one page. To Sir Martin Archer Shee (1769-1850), President of the Royal Academy, More ...

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents.

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents.

Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$523$425

Cornwallis, Charles Marquis (1738-1805) and John Langdon (1741-1819) Two Signed Documents. The Cornwallis note a postcard, addressed to Robin Lawless (1724-1806), assistant at the London bookselling More ...

Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille (1796-1875) Autograph Letter Signed, Ville-d'Avray, 2 July [1861].

Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille (1796-1875) Autograph Letter Signed, Ville-d'Avray, 2 July [1861].

Lot:
1019
Unsold
 

Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille (1796-1875) Autograph Letter Signed, Ville-d'Avray, 2 July [1861]. Single leaf of wove paper inscribed over one page. To an unnamed recipient, stating that the artist More ...

Czar Nicholas II of Russia (1868-1918) Romanov Family Photo Album.

Czar Nicholas II of Russia (1868-1918) Romanov Family Photo Album.

Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$800$650

Czar Nicholas II of Russia (1868-1918) Romanov Family Photo Album. Large-format album with large black-and-white portraits of the royal family assassinated by the Bolsheviks during the February More ...

Deeds, Connecticut, 1699-1920s.

Deeds, Connecticut, 1699-1920s.

Lot:
1023
Unsold
 

Deeds, Connecticut, 1699-1920s. Approximately 100 deeds, documents, letters, receipts, and other ephemeral material from the late 17th through the early 20th century, mostly from the Hine family of More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1864.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1864.

Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1864. Single sheet of Gad's Hill Place writing paper, with mourning edging, one page. To actor, dramatist, and lessee of the Adelphi More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Photograph Signed, Boston, 6 March 1868.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Photograph Signed, Boston, 6 March 1868.

Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Photograph Signed, Boston, 6 March 1868. A very large example of a print from the Jeremiah Gurney and Son daguerreotype taken in New York in 1867 specifically to be More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Clipped Signature.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Clipped Signature.

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$369$300

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Clipped Signature. Small square of paper with Edison's signature in pencil, 3 x 2 1/4 in. More ...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Two Signed Copies of Stockholder Meeting Minutes, Edison Storage Battery Company, 1925 and 1926.

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Two Signed Copies of Stockholder Meeting Minutes, Edison Storage Battery Company, 1925 and 1926.

Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Two Signed Copies of Stockholder Meeting Minutes, Edison Storage Battery Company, 1925 and 1926. Two separate typed documents, each three pages, signed by Thomas and More ...

Execution Broadsides, Three Examples, London, Mid-19th Century.

Execution Broadsides, Three Examples, London, Mid-19th Century.

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Execution Broadsides, Three Examples, London, Mid-19th Century. Life, Trial, Confession & Execution of Catherine Wilson, the Female Poisoner who was executed at Newgate, on Monday, Oct. 20th [1862], More ...

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford

Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$431$350

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford, off New Orleans, 1 May 1862. Single leaf inscribed over one page of lined wove paper. To Surgeon Stewart More ...

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Beer Broadside, To the Voters of Oxford.

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Beer Broadside, To the Voters of Oxford.

Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$615$500

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Beer Broadside, To the Voters of Oxford. [Oxford, Mississippi: Oxford Eagle, 1950]. Single leaf broadside, regarding the Oxford attempt to ban beer, with a letter from More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850.

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850.

Lot:
1031
Sold for:
$431$350

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874) Document Signed, 27 August 1850. Partially printed document fulfilled by hand, nominating Thomas H. Sill Deputy Postmaster for Erie, Pennsylvania, sealed and More ...

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving.

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving.

Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving. New Haven: by James Parker & Co., 21 February 1760. Broadside issued by Fitch as Governor of Connecticut to commemorate the defeat More ...

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Poem Signed, A Considerable Speck.

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Poem Signed, A Considerable Speck.

Lot:
1033
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Poem Signed, A Considerable Speck. Single leaf inscribed on one side with the text of the poem in Frost's hand, written in brown ink, signed at the end, matted More ...

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Working Manuscript, Our Hold on the Planet

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Working Manuscript, Our Hold on the Planet

Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Frost, Robert (1874-1963) Autograph Working Manuscript, Our Hold on the Planet. Single leaf of unlined wove paper, inscribed on one page, in brown ink, with changes to the text that reflect the More ...