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Auction 3176B

November 18, 2018 11:00AM

11-18-2018 11-18-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$369$300

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825. Engraved parchment General Land Office grant fulfilled by hand, registering William Carpenter of Sangamon County Illinois's purchase of More ...

Album with Aviator Signatures, 1930s.

Album with Aviator Signatures, 1930s.

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

Album with Aviator Signatures, 1930s. A large three-post album containing material, mostly signed covers, signed by approximately 150 aviators, including the signatures of Charles Lindbergh, Amelia More ...

Autographs, Signatures, Signed Material, Large Collection of Five Boxes.

Autographs, Signatures, Signed Material, Large Collection of Five Boxes.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Autographs, Signatures, Signed Material, Large Collection of Five Boxes. Extensive archive of vintage signed material, should be viewed. More ...

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Clipped Signature.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Clipped Signature.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Clipped Signature. Small piece of blue paper containing the closing of a letter, mounted on Chevillet's 1778 engraved portrait of Franklin, the signature 3 1/4 x 1 More ...

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931) Typed Letter Signed, 14 April 1926.

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931) Typed Letter Signed, 14 April 1926.

Lot:
6
Estimate:
$80 - $100

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931) Typed Letter Signed, 14 April 1926. Single sheet of wove paper, typed and signed over one page, to Mrs. N. Mitchison, saying in part that he does not make public More ...

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916.

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916.

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$246$200

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916. Two inscribed pages of Bernhardt's monogrammed stationery, text in French, signed and dated, framed with two postcards, not examined out More ...

Brandeis, Louis (1856-1941) Autograph Letter Signed, Chatham, Massachusetts, 28 June 1938.

Brandeis, Louis (1856-1941) Autograph Letter Signed, Chatham, Massachusetts, 28 June 1938.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$431$350

Brandeis, Louis (1856-1941) Autograph Letter Signed, Chatham, Massachusetts, 28 June 1938. Single sheet of U.S. Supreme Court writing paper, with "personal" added in Brandeis's hand, and More ...

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Autograph Letter Signed, 25 December 1869.

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Autograph Letter Signed, 25 December 1869.

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$98$80

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Autograph Letter Signed, 25 December 1869. Single laid paper leaf inscribed over two pages to Miss Christiana Gibson in Scotland, mentioning Father Hyacinthe's More ...

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941.

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$984$800

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941. Two page letter on Mrs. Churchill's 10 Downing Street, Whitehall stationery, with a handwritten correction, to Mrs. More ...

Declaration of Independence   Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler.

Declaration of Independence Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler.

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$861$700

Declaration of Independence Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler. New York: Printed by Lang & Lang, Published by Horace Thayer, Engraved by Peter Maverick, 1818. Large rolled engraving consisting of More ...

Declaration of Independence  , the First Facsimile Engraving.

Declaration of Independence , the First Facsimile Engraving.

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Declaration of Independence, the First Facsimile Engraving. Washington, DC: Benjamin Owen Tyler, [Engraved by Peter Maverick (1780-1831)], 1818. Large folio engraved facsimile with large title at More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 July 1841.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 July 1841.

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 July 1841. Laid paper bifolium with Whatman watermark, inscribed over two pages, to a John A. Overs (1808-1844), saying that he has written More ...

Du Maurier, George (1834-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 June (no year).

Du Maurier, George (1834-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 June (no year).

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$37$30

Du Maurier, George (1834-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 June (no year). Wove heathered mourning letter paper, bifolium, inscribed over one leaf, to an unnamed recipient, declining the request to More ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed and Inscribed Photograph.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$215$175

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed and Inscribed Photograph. Black-and-white image of Eisenhower in a suit and tie, signed and inscribed in the blank margin at the foot to Thomas McDonald, More ...

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936.

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936.

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936. Printed thank you note dated May 1936 with four lines in Freud's hand and signature, with holograph envelope, to Gertrude More ...

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 8 July 1879.

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 8 July 1879.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 8 July 1879. Folding wove bifolium on A. Bourdon engraved letterhead, with date supplied by hand, inscribed over the single outer leaf More ...

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century.

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century.

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$492$400

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century. A collection of thirty-five buttons, mostly printed in bright colors, each boasting a provocative slogan related to gay rights and sexual More ...

Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887.

Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887.

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$37$30

Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887. Folded wove bifolium with Board of Trade insignia, inscribed over three pages, with holograph envelope, to Jonathan K. Bangs, More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship's Register, Signed 29 May 1784. Folio-format typographically printed document on laid paper, signed by Hancock in left margin beneath a paper seal, countersigned by More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Lot:
22
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Lot:
23
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Lillian Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Autograph Manuscript Quote from The Chimaera, [from] Hawthornes A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Sig

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Autograph Manuscript Quote from The Chimaera, [from] Hawthornes A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Sig

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Autograph Manuscript Quote from The Chimaera, [from] Hawthorne's A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Signed, Lenox, 2 October 1851. Single leaf of wove blue paper More ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr. (1841-1935) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 March 1900.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr. (1841-1935) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 March 1900.

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$492$400

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr. (1841-1935) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 March 1900. Single laid paper Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Supreme Judicial Court letterhead, inscribed over two pages, to a Mr. More ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Sr. (1809-1894) Autograph Letter Signed, 3 October 1852.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Sr. (1809-1894) Autograph Letter Signed, 3 October 1852.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$431$350

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Sr. (1809-1894) Autograph Letter Signed, 3 October 1852. Single leaf of folded bifolium addressed to a C. Swan of Poughkeepsie, New York, declining an invitation to speak, More ...

Hudson, William Henry (1841-1922) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 24 December 1911.

Hudson, William Henry (1841-1922) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 24 December 1911.

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$492$400

Hudson, William Henry (1841-1922) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 24 December 1911. Folded stationery sheet (40 S. Luke's Road in Bayswater) inscribed over four pages, to Lady Grogan, Ellinor Flora More ...

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811.

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811.

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811. Wove folio bifolium inscribed over one page, to the "Chiefs and head men of the Wyandot Nation at Maguage & Brown's More ...

Hunt, Lynn Bogue (1878-1960) Federal Duck Stamp Lithograph, Signed Limited Edition Copy, 1939.

Hunt, Lynn Bogue (1878-1960) Federal Duck Stamp Lithograph, Signed Limited Edition Copy, 1939.

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Hunt, Lynn Bogue (1878-1960) Federal Duck Stamp Lithograph, Signed Limited Edition Copy, 1939. Print number 90 of 100, titled, numbered, and signed in pencil by Hunt in the lower margin, matted and More ...

Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895) Autograph Letter Signed, 6 June 1884.

Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895) Autograph Letter Signed, 6 June 1884.

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$37$30

Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895) Autograph Letter Signed, 6 June 1884. Wove bifolium with embossed addressed, written over three pages, in purple ink, to a Mrs. Carpenter, declining an invitation to More ...

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786. Single leaf of laid paper, to Thomas Jefferson, as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States for France, More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959.

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$308$250

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959. Official punch card from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston, with Kennedy's 122 More ...