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Auction 3311T

November 11, 2019 12:00PM
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November 17, 2019 7:00PM

11-11-2019 11-17-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Abolitionist Broadside. To the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts.

Abolitionist Broadside. To the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts.

Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$861$700

Abolitionist Broadside. To the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts. [Dorchester, MA, 1835]. Single sheet of wove paper printed in four columns with the following headline, "To the Legislature More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783.

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783.

Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783. Single leaf, likely the free end leaf of a book, with a framed engraved portrait matted with a photocopy of the signature, the original leaf More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 December 1826.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 December 1826.

Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$492$400

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 December 1826. Engraved parchment document fulfilled by hand, selling Joseph Buchwater of Ross County, Ohio eighty-two acres of public land in More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Passport, 18 April 1823.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Passport, 18 April 1823.

Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$677$550

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Passport, 18 April 1823. Engraved document on watermarked bifolium, fulfilled by hand, passport for John Black, Consul of the United States to Mexico City, More ...

Alcott Nieriker, Abigail May (1840-1879) Drawing of Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), Attributed to May Alcott.

Alcott Nieriker, Abigail May (1840-1879) Drawing of Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), Attributed to May Alcott.

Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Alcott Nieriker, Abigail May (1840-1879) Drawing of Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), Attributed to May Alcott. Pen-and-ink drawing on paper depicting a young woman with wavy hair wearing a loose gown, More ...

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Signed Photograph Inscribed to Horace Liveright (1884-1933).

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Signed Photograph Inscribed to Horace Liveright (1884-1933).

Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) Signed Photograph Inscribed to Horace Liveright (1884-1933). Gelatin silver print by Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), c. 1923; mounted and inscribed on the mount, "To More ...

Autograph Album.

Autograph Album.

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$984$800

Autograph Album. Large album containing approximately 170 signed pieces, including clipped signatures, signed cards, holograph envelopes, complete letters, and other manuscript material, including 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.

Lot:
1007A
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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 Collection.

Autograph Collection.

Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Autograph Collection. Extensive group of signed and autograph material, c. 1860 to mid-20th century, including letters, notes, cut signatures, and more, should be viewed. More ...

Bellows, George (1882-1925) Small Archive.

Bellows, George (1882-1925) Small Archive.

Lot:
1008A
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Bellows, George (1882-1925) Small Archive. A collection of material related to the artist, including: pencil sketch on paper of a young man seated at a table with a bottle and glass, executed at the More ...

Bernhardt, Sarah (c. 1923) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Bernhardt, Sarah (c. 1923) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$221$180

Bernhardt, Sarah (c. 1923) Two Autograph Letters Signed. Two letters in French framed with portraits of the actor, sizes vary. (2) More ...

Blackwell Family Photos.

Blackwell Family Photos.

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$338$275

Blackwell Family Photos. Including four ambrotypes or tintypes in cases (one depicting a woman, the other three men); nine black-and-white photos of family groups and houses, three with More ...

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material.

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material.

Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material. Including: Anna Blackwell's The Philosophy of Existence, London: J. Burns, Progressive Library, June More ...

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 21 March 1891.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 21 March 1891.

Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 21 March 1891. Laid watermarked bifolium and single wove sheet inscribed over five pages to Dr. Blackwell's niece More ...

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 28 June 1888.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 28 June 1888.

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, Rock House, Hastings, 28 June 1888. Single watermarked wove bifolium inscribed over four pages to Dr. Blackwell's niece Alice Stone More ...

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Unsigned and Undated.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Unsigned and Undated.

Lot:
1014
Sold for:
$492$400

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Autograph Letter Unsigned and Undated. Single sheet of laid paper inscribed on both sides, titled "Private" at the top, to Dr. Blackwell's niece Alice Stone More ...

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Fourteen Pamphlets and Broadsheets, c. 1869-1901.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Fourteen Pamphlets and Broadsheets, c. 1869-1901.

Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Fourteen Pamphlets and Broadsheets, c. 1869-1901. Octavo format, most authored by Blackwell herself, including: The Religion of Health, London: S.W. Partridge & Co., More ...

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Partial Autograph Letter, East Orange, 31 May [no year, 1866?].

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Partial Autograph Letter, East Orange, 31 May [no year, 1866?].

Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821-1910) Partial Autograph Letter, East Orange, 31 May [no year, 1866?]. Single wove bifolium inscribed over four pages, addressed to her mother, Hannah Lane Blackwell More ...

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858.

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858.

Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858. Octavo-format album bound in brown morocco, blocked ornately in gilt with a passion-flower design on front board and More ...

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873.

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873.

Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$246$200

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873. Quarto volumes containing detailed accounts throughout all, including accounts at Merchant's Bank, with inserted More ...

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive.

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive.

Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive. A collection of printed pamphlets, Frothingham's book, History of the Siege of Boston, and of the Battles of Lexington, Concord, and More ...

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865.

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865.

Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865. Two large folio volumes containing thousands of signatures of visitors to the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Massachusetts, bindings badly worn, 13 x 8 More ...

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books.

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books.

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$308$250

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books. A complete run of Hermes agendas, 1935-1957, covering the young architect's More ...

Cash, Johnny (1932-2003) and June Carter Cash (1929-2003) Signed Photograph.

Cash, Johnny (1932-2003) and June Carter Cash (1929-2003) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$338$275

Cash, Johnny (1932-2003) and June Carter Cash (1929-2003) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. portrait of the two musicians in profile, 1970s, signed in black ballpoint pen; one corner More ...

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782.

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782.

Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$923$750

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782. Ten small octavo-format single signature account books listing real estate tax records for the town, listing names of male landowners and the amount of state, More ...

Cherubini, Luigi (1760-1842) Ecole Royale de Musique Document Signed, 17 April 1826.

Cherubini, Luigi (1760-1842) Ecole Royale de Musique Document Signed, 17 April 1826.

Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$123$100

Cherubini, Luigi (1760-1842) Ecole Royale de Musique Document Signed, 17 April 1826. Document signed twice by Cherubini, addition signed by five others, framed with a lithographic portrait of More ...

Christie, Agatha (1890-1976) Typed Letter Signed, Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Oxford, 23 October 1974.

Christie, Agatha (1890-1976) Typed Letter Signed, Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Oxford, 23 October 1974.

Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$185$150

Christie, Agatha (1890-1976) Typed Letter Signed, Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Oxford, 23 October 1974. Air mail letter, blue paper, to Randall Jay Shipp of Principia College, declining an More ...

Civil War, Lees Surrender, Albany Evening Journal Newspaper and Broadside, 10 April 1865, General Lee and his Army have Surrendered! S

Civil War, Lees Surrender, Albany Evening Journal Newspaper and Broadside, 10 April 1865, General Lee and his Army have Surrendered! S

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Civil War, Lee's Surrender, Albany Evening Journal Newspaper and Broadside, 10 April 1865, General Lee and his Army have Surrendered! Slavery and Treason Buried in the Same Grave! Complete bifolium More ...

Cocteau, Jean (1889-1963) Autograph Letter Signed.

Cocteau, Jean (1889-1963) Autograph Letter Signed.

Lot:
1026A
Sold for:
$234$190

Cocteau, Jean (1889-1963) Autograph Letter Signed. Single page undated letter inscribed over two sides to Paul Neron, in a double-glazed frame with a portrait of Cocteau, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. More ...

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Drawing and Signed Note, Cambridge, 30 October 1907.

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Drawing and Signed Note, Cambridge, 30 October 1907.

Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$677$550

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Drawing and Signed Note, Cambridge, 30 October 1907. Single leaf note with pen-and-ink sketch of a elephant holding a sign on which is inscribed the More ...