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Auction 3040B

November 12, 2017 11:00AM

11-12-2017 11-12-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Copies of Letters.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Copies of Letters.

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1
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$861$700

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Copies of Letters. Single-signature notebook of unlined wove paper consisting of transcribed copies of letters originally written by Adams from St. Petersburg c. 1811 More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Land Document, 6 June 1826.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Land Document, 6 June 1826.

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2
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$523$425

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Land Document, 6 June 1826. Parchment document printed and fulfilled by hand, selling eighty acres of land in Lanesville, Ohio to a James Wagstaff, signed by More ...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of t

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of t

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3
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$2,214$1,800

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of the Bliss Family, 18th-19th Century. The Adams document printed More ...

Agnew, Spiro (1918-1996) Typed Letter Signed, November 30, 1973.

Agnew, Spiro (1918-1996) Typed Letter Signed, November 30, 1973.

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4
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$369$300

Agnew, Spiro (1918-1996) Typed Letter Signed, November 30, 1973. Single leaf of plain wove paper, typed over one page, with accompanying envelope marked Office of the Vice President, to a Mrs. Janet More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance  , Concord, c. 1882.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance , Concord, c. 1882.

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5
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$3,198$2,600

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance, Concord, c. 1882. Single leaf of wove paper, originally folded in two, inscribed over three pages, to Constance Emery Ellis, More ...

Aldrin, Buzz (b. 1930) Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), and Michael Collins (b. 1930) Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon.

Aldrin, Buzz (b. 1930) Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), and Michael Collins (b. 1930) Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Aldrin, Buzz (b. 1930) Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), and Michael Collins (b. 1930) Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon. Inscribed to William A. M. Burden (1906-1984), former president More ...

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881) Signed Photograph.

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881) Signed Photograph.

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7
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$1,169$950

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881) Signed Photograph. Albumen image of the Emperor in military uniform, embossed oval frame on a heavy rectangular card, signed at the foot in pen, with a More ...

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717.

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717.

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8
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$185$150

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717. Excise tax document from Hampshire County, Massachusetts, collecting taxes from John Pynchon for the years 1714-1716, on laid More ...

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835.

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835.

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9
Sold for:
$123$100

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835. Including: The New-York Packet, Thursday, June 4, 1789, with news from Henry Knox at the U.S. War Office defining guidelines for the distribution of More ...

American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, Two.

American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, Two.

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10
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American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, Two. Receipt from the House of Representatives in New Haven, Connecticut, October 1783, paying three chaplains who served in the House in the current More ...

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century.

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11
Sold for:
$98$80

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Including: an autograph letter signed by suffragist Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) on More ...

Astronaut and Cosmonaut, Two Signed Photographs: John Glenn (1921-2016) and Gherman Titov (1935-2000)

Astronaut and Cosmonaut, Two Signed Photographs: John Glenn (1921-2016) and Gherman Titov (1935-2000)

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12
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$123$100

Astronaut and Cosmonaut, Two Signed Photographs: John Glenn (1921-2016) and Gherman Titov (1935-2000) Large color 8 x 10 in. photo of Glenn in a suit and bow-tie, in front of the American flag, More ...

Autograph Album Late-19th Century, with Signatures of Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Others.

Autograph Album Late-19th Century, with Signatures of Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Others.

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Autograph Album Late-19th Century, with Signatures of Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Others. Handmade album with deep blue silk velvet covers, matching satin doublures and wide More ...

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

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14
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$3,321$2,700

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Octavo, printed by Lippincott in Philadelphia, containing autographs, signed cards, clipped signatures, and a few letters, approximately 100 in total, including: John More ...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804.

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15
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the More ...

Ball Family of Concord, Massachusetts and Temple, New Hampshire, Archive, 1688-19th Century.

Ball Family of Concord, Massachusetts and Temple, New Hampshire, Archive, 1688-19th Century.

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$738$600

Ball Family of Concord, Massachusetts and Temple, New Hampshire, Archive, 1688-19th Century. Including a Concord deed signed by Nathaniel Ball (1688); four handwritten Concord deeds from the More ...

Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s.

Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s.

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Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s. Postcard with a black-and-white image of the musicians on recto, with printed signatures in blue above each man, signed on the verso in ink by Paul McCartney, More ...

Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two Signed Documents.

Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two Signed Documents.

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18
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$338$275

Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two Signed Documents. Autograph letter signed by Blake, on his letterhead, promising a few bars of "I'm Just Wild about Harry," October 30, 1978, [together with] the More ...

Bodley, Ronald Victor Courtenay (1892-1970) and Lorna Hearst (1902-1991) Large Archive of Material Related to their Biography of Gertru

Bodley, Ronald Victor Courtenay (1892-1970) and Lorna Hearst (1902-1991) Large Archive of Material Related to their Biography of Gertru

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Bodley, Ronald Victor Courtenay (1892-1970) and Lorna Hearst (1902-1991) Large Archive of Material Related to their Biography of Gertrude Bell, and a Collection of Love Letters. Including: two 8 x More ...

Bradley, Edward [aka Cuthbert M. Bede] (1827-1889) Autograph Letter Signed.

Bradley, Edward [aka Cuthbert M. Bede] (1827-1889) Autograph Letter Signed.

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Bradley, Edward [aka Cuthbert M. Bede] (1827-1889) Autograph Letter Signed. Small laid bifolium with black mourning edges, to an unnamed recipient, answering a question concerning the publication of More ...

British Lawyers and Jurists, Autograph and Portrait Scrapbook.

British Lawyers and Jurists, Autograph and Portrait Scrapbook.

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$2,829$2,300

British Lawyers and Jurists, Autograph and Portrait Scrapbook. Large album containing portraits and letters signed by prominent members of the British legal profession, 17th-19th century, containing More ...

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

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$277$225

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Drawing of a country landscape within a sketched frame, with a section of William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Ages" in Brown's hand More ...

Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Six Letters Signed, 1932-1938.

Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Six Letters Signed, 1932-1938.

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$523$425

Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Six Letters Signed, 1932-1938. Two autograph letters signed, and four typed, all addressed to artist and friend Malthe Hasselriis (1888-1970), on a variety of topics, More ...

Bullinger, Heinrich (1504-1575) Instruction M. Heinrich Bullingers Pastoris Tigurini, Successoris Zuinglii.

Bullinger, Heinrich (1504-1575) Instruction M. Heinrich Bullingers Pastoris Tigurini, Successoris Zuinglii.

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24
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$492$400

Bullinger, Heinrich (1504-1575) Instruction M. Heinrich Bullingers Pastoris Tigurini, Successoris Zuinglii. Late 16th or early 17th century manuscript, octavo, with folding engraved portrait of More ...

Burch, George M. (1894-1988) Sketchbooks with Drawings of Car Designs, mid-20th Century.

Burch, George M. (1894-1988) Sketchbooks with Drawings of Car Designs, mid-20th Century.

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25
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$523$425

Burch, George M. (1894-1988) Sketchbooks with Drawings of Car Designs, mid-20th Century. A collection of several loose sketches and clippings of European buildings, [and] six large 12 x 18 in. More ...

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930.

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930.

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$98$80

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930. Single leaf of Byrd Antarctic Expedition note paper, to Vincent Astor, with personal notes about lecturing and writing his book, More ...

Cabinetmaker's Day Book, 1814-1820 Templeton, Massachusetts.

Cabinetmaker's Day Book, 1814-1820 Templeton, Massachusetts.

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27
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$1,107$900

Cabinetmaker's Day Book, 1814-1820 Templeton, Massachusetts. A collection of manuscript material related to the town, including; an account book belonging to Benjamin Hawkes (1788-1860), carpenter More ...

Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921) Large Archive of Material Including Twenty-five Original Drawings.

Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921) Large Archive of Material Including Twenty-five Original Drawings.

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28
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921) Large Archive of Material Including Twenty-five Original Drawings. Drawings depict characters from operas and celebrities, most signed, many identified, each matted, More ...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Chateau Mouton Rothschild Wine Label, 1970.

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Chateau Mouton Rothschild Wine Label, 1970.

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Sold for:
$584$475

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Chateau Mouton Rothschild Wine Label, 1970. Label with art by Chagall printed in gold and colors, signed by the artist in the upper right, the signature slightly More ...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Albert Einstein, 1956; and King David, 1962.

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Albert Einstein, 1956; and King David, 1962.

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Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Albert Einstein, 1956; and King David, 1962. First day covers, with specially designed envelopes and stamps, postmarked, and signed by Chagall. More ...