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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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Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document Fragment.

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document Fragment.

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31
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document Fragment. Military commission printed on laid paper, with seal, the leftmost portion only, with Hancock's signature and a bit of the printed section, the More ...

Hemingway, Ernest Miller (1899-1961) Signed Check, 24 December 1954.

Hemingway, Ernest Miller (1899-1961) Signed Check, 24 December 1954.

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32
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Hemingway, Ernest Miller (1899-1961) Signed Check, 24 December 1954. Check drawn on the First National Bank of Boston, Havana, Cuba; fulfilled and signed by Hemingway to Roberto Herrera, for $100; More ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 27 April 1868.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 27 April 1868.

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$369$300

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 27 April 1868. Single page laid paper inscribed with the first and last two stanzas of "The Boys," three four-line stanzas; More ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 5 April 1890.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 5 April 1890.

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34
Sold for:
$369$300

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 5 April 1890. Single page. Fair copy of the final stanza of Holmes's poem, "The Chambered Nautilus," that begins: Build thee More ...

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919.

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919.

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Houdini, Harry (1874-1926) Signed Society of American Magicians Card, c. 1919. Membership identification card issued to Elmer Gail Ekman, number 615, valid until June 1920, with Houdini's More ...

Howe, Richard, Viscount (1729-1814) By Richard Viscount Howe of the Kingdom of Ireland, and William Howe, Esq; General of the Kings Co

Howe, Richard, Viscount (1729-1814) By Richard Viscount Howe of the Kingdom of Ireland, and William Howe, Esq; General of the Kings Co

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Howe, Richard, Viscount (1729-1814) By Richard Viscount Howe of the Kingdom of Ireland, and William Howe, Esq; General of the King's Commissioners for Restoring Peace to His Majesty's Colonies and More ...

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874.

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874.

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37
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Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874. Bifolium mourning stationery, inscribed on one page, with holograph envelope. To a male recipient at the Bibliotheque Nationale, More ...

Indenture, Savannah, Georgia, 13 August 1773.

Indenture, Savannah, Georgia, 13 August 1773.

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38
Sold for:
$431$350

Indenture, Savannah, Georgia, 13 August 1773. Large format two page document on paper, with two smaller sheets appended, signed and sealed. concerning an Indian trading business owned by James More ...

Isabella, Queen of Spain (1451-1504) Document Signed, December 1501.

Isabella, Queen of Spain (1451-1504) Document Signed, December 1501.

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Isabella, Queen of Spain (1451-1504) Document Signed, December 1501. Single page document on paper. With "La Reyna" at the top, signed "Yo la Reyna." Docketed on the verso, old folds, some light More ...

Jones, Anson (1798-1858) Document Signed, Texas Land Deed, 14 February 1845.

Jones, Anson (1798-1858) Document Signed, Texas Land Deed, 14 February 1845.

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41
Sold for:
$185$150

Jones, Anson (1798-1858) Document Signed, Texas Land Deed, 14 February 1845. Pre-printed land deed on parchment, sealed, signed by Jones as President of Texas and countersigned by Thomas William More ...

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Signed Photo of the Augustus Vincent Tack (1870-1949) Oil Portrait.

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Signed Photo of the Augustus Vincent Tack (1870-1949) Oil Portrait.

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$338$275

Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Signed Photo of the Augustus Vincent Tack (1870-1949) Oil Portrait. Inscribed by Keller in her distinctive handwriting to Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas Alter, framed; signed in More ...

Kelvin, Lord William Thomson (1824-1907) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 October 1900.

Kelvin, Lord William Thomson (1824-1907) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 October 1900.

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$215$175

Kelvin, Lord William Thomson (1824-1907) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 October 1900. Bifolium, Kelvin's Netherhall Largs., Ayrshire letter paper, inscribed on two pages, with front panel of More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Academic Hood Worn During Harvard Commencement, 14 June 1956.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Academic Hood Worn During Harvard Commencement, 14 June 1956.

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44
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$4,305$3,500

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Academic Hood Worn During Harvard Commencement, 14 June 1956. Academic hood with crimson and black stripes, and purple velvet lining worn by Kennedy as he More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) Approximately 210 Slides.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) Approximately 210 Slides.

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45
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Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) Approximately 210 Slides. The slides housed in six aluminum trays, each in its own cardboard box; including thirty-six slides More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Harvard Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes, 14 June 1956.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Harvard Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes, 14 June 1956.

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46
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$11,070$9,000

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Harvard Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes, 14 June 1956. Twenty-six pages, consisting of two complete carbons of typed drafts of the twelve-page More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Springfield College Commencement Address Notes, Academic Hood, and Mortarboard,   10 June 1956.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Springfield College Commencement Address Notes, Academic Hood, and Mortarboard, 10 June 1956.

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Springfield College Commencement Address Notes, Academic Hood, and Mortarboard, 10 June 1956. Two typed sheets, carbons, with one sentence crossed out and More ...

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Boston College Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes; and Academic Hood, 13 June 1956.

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Boston College Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes; and Academic Hood, 13 June 1956.

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Boston College Commencement Address with Handwritten Notes; and Academic Hood, 13 June 1956. Five typewritten pages, carbons, each with notes added in More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Autograph Note Signed, 16 October 1861.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Autograph Note Signed, 16 October 1861.

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Autograph Note Signed, 16 October 1861. Small card with envelope, inscribed on one side, one corner folded, ink in bottom left corner a little light, thumbing, 3 3/8 x More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Document Signed, 1 April 1863.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Document Signed, 1 April 1863.

Lot:
51
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$5,843$4,750

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Document Signed, 1 April 1863. Single sheet of wove paper, partially engraved text fulfilled by hand. Appointing Charles F. Williams (1807-1865) Surveyor of Customs More ...

Lister, Joseph, 1st Baron Lister (1827-1912) Letter Signed, 18 May 1889.

Lister, Joseph, 1st Baron Lister (1827-1912) Letter Signed, 18 May 1889.

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$246$200

Lister, Joseph, 1st Baron Lister (1827-1912) Letter Signed, 18 May 1889. Single leaf of 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place stationery, inscribed on one page. To Charles Meaburn Tatham Esquire More ...

Mary I, Queen of England (1516-1558) Signed Land Deed with Great Seal, c. 1554.

Mary I, Queen of England (1516-1558) Signed Land Deed with Great Seal, c. 1554.

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Mary I, Queen of England (1516-1558) Signed Land Deed with Great Seal, c. 1554. Single page parchment document, in a formal secretarial hand, the bottom portion folded up, in the normal fashion, More ...

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Issy, 1 February 1911.

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Issy, 1 February 1911.

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Issy, 1 February 1911. Bifolium mourning letter paper, inscribed on three and a half pages. To Auguste Bréal (1875-1938) reporting his return More ...

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Approximately Fifty Letters Signed, 1921-1941.

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Approximately Fifty Letters Signed, 1921-1941.

Lot:
55
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$3,075$2,500

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Approximately Fifty Letters Signed, 1921-1941. Most letters with their original envelopes, some handwritten, some typed, including an invitation to Mencken's More ...

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Signed Photo, 1920.

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Signed Photo, 1920.

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$369$300

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Signed Photo, 1920. Black-and-white photo, signed by the photographer in pencil and by Mencken in ink, both on the mat, stain in upper right corner of mat, framed, More ...

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 December 1896.

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 December 1896.

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 December 1896. Bifolium Giverny writing paper, inscribed on two pages. The sheet toned, writing faded, with a later portrait, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 More ...

Musicians and Composers, Four Signed Pieces.

Musicians and Composers, Four Signed Pieces.

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58
Sold for:
$338$275

Musicians and Composers, Four Signed Pieces. Arthur Fiedler (1877-1949) autograph postcard signed, 29 September 1945; John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) signed portrait taken from a periodical, 1922; More ...

Napoleon Bonaparte I (1769-1821) Letter Signed, 18 November 1811.

Napoleon Bonaparte I (1769-1821) Letter Signed, 18 November 1811.

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Napoleon Bonaparte I (1769-1821) Letter Signed, 18 November 1811. Single sheet of wove paper, inscribed on one page. To Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (1781-1824), Napoleon's stepson, Josephine's More ...

Peary, Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Typed Letter Signed, and The North Pole.

Peary, Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Typed Letter Signed, and The North Pole.

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60
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Peary, Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Typed Letter Signed, and The North Pole. New York: Stokes, 1910. First trade edition, with an autographed sentiment in Peary's hand tipped onto the ffep on his More ...

Perpetual Almanack.

Perpetual Almanack.

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$369$300

Perpetual Almanack. Portland, Maine: G. Goold, 1805. Engraved broadside with tables to allow the calculation of the day, week, and month in any year to come, framed, the sheet toned, stained, torn More ...

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Signed Exhibition Catalog.

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Signed Exhibition Catalog.

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Signed Exhibition Catalog. Title page signed by Picasso in red colored pencil, with added spiral designs in blue, green, yellow, and red colored pencil decorating the More ...