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Auction 2483

November 15, 2009 11:00AM

11-15-2009 11-15-2009

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955), Signed letter, October, 31, 1938, one page, in German, a statement and affidavit made on behalf of his relation Ursula Einstein, likely for emigration purposes to the More ...

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) and Isabella I,   Queen of Spain (1451-1504)

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) and Isabella I, Queen of Spain (1451-1504)

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Ferdinand V, King of Spain (1452-1516) and Isabella I, Queen of Spain (1451-1504), Manuscript document signed twice by Ferdinand, two pages, concerning the disposition of the Royal "gold, silver, More ...

Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954)

Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954)

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954), Signed letter, March 26, 1948, one page, to Bernard Jaffe, on University of Chicago letterhead, directing the recipient to inquire with Dr. W.H. Zinn, Director of the More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Webster, Daniel (1782-1852), and Others

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Webster, Daniel (1782-1852), and Others

Lot:
63
Unsold
 

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Webster, Daniel (1782-1852), and Others, Signed document, altered date of February 30th, 1801, one page, now recording the following prank information to "Suffer the More ...

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$326$275

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874), Signed letter with sentiment, December 27, 1850, one page, as President, to George Coolidge of Dedham, Massachusetts, thanking him for a gift of the 1851 Boston More ...

Frankfurter, Felix (1882-1965)

Frankfurter, Felix (1882-1965)

Lot:
65
Unsold
 

Frankfurter, Felix (1882-1965), Signed letter with holograph postscript, February 5, 1941, one page, to Arthur D. Hill, thanking him for an enclosure and discussing Abraham Lincoln's second More ...

(French Revolution), Collot d'Herbois, Jean-Marie (1749-1796)

(French Revolution), Collot d'Herbois, Jean-Marie (1749-1796)

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$474$400

(French Revolution), Collot d'Herbois, Jean-Marie (1749-1796), Signed document, An 2, to the Minister of War, as a member of the Committee of Public Safety, one page, forwarding a letter from More ...

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793)

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793)

Lot:
67
Unsold
 

(French Revolution), Roland de la Platier, Madame Marie-Jeanne (1754-1793), [Paris, June 11, 1791], two pages, in French, to her husband Jean-Marie, a personal missive concerning the current More ...

(French Revolution), Talleyrand, Charles Maurice (1754-1838)

(French Revolution), Talleyrand, Charles Maurice (1754-1838)

Lot:
68
Unsold
 

(French Revolution), Talleyrand, Charles Maurice (1754-1838), Manuscript letter signed, December 18, 1797, one page, as Minister of Foreign Relations, corresponding with the Minister of Marine and More ...

(French Royalty)

(French Royalty)

Lot:
68A
Sold for:
$385$325

(French Royalty), three articles; Louis Philippe, King of France (1773-1850), signed letter, December 14, 1814, one page, in French, to Colonel Bessard, thanking him for sending the muster roll of More ...

Frontenac, Count Louis de (1622-1698)

Frontenac, Count Louis de (1622-1698)

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Frontenac, Count Louis de (1622-1698), Autograph letter signed, May 27, 1646, two pages, in French, to his uncle, from Camp before Orbitello [sic], apologizing for not sending more news due to the More ...

Galsworthy, James (1867-1933)

Galsworthy, James (1867-1933)

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$237$200

Galsworthy, James (1867-1933), Autograph letter signed, February 4th, 1921, two pages, to Clement Shorter of Charles Scribners, discussing short stories, text in part: "I wish, alas, that I could More ...

Gauss, Karl Frederick (1777-1855)

Gauss, Karl Frederick (1777-1855)

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Gauss, Karl Frederick (1777-1855), Two articles: first, autograph letter signed, October 21, 1850, one page, in German, to Professor Weber; second; signed and inscribed bookseller's receipt from the More ...

George III, King of England (1738-1820)

George III, King of England (1738-1820)

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

George III, King of England (1738-1820), Signed document, October 27, 1760, one page, on vellum, as King of England, appointing Capel St. George as Captain in the Seventeenth Regiment of Foot, More ...

Charles-François Gounod (1818-1893)

Charles-Fran├žois Gounod (1818-1893)

Lot:
73
Unsold
 

Charles-Fran├žois Gounod (1818-1893), Autograph note, signed, one page, to Monsieur Mayer, stating he will be "at Opera tomorrow at 1:00," matted and framed with a portrait engraving, (good, not More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Lot:
74
Unsold
 

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Signed document, July 23, 1873, one page, an order to affix the Seal of the United States to a warrant for the pardon of Henry Drill, folio, (minor ink stains lower More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$948$800

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Manuscript signed document, May 23, 1870, one page, as President, to the Senate of the United States, nominating J. Burnham Kinsman to be Consul of the United States More ...

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Autograph letter signed, October 7, 1861, one page, from the Headquarters of the District of South East Missouri, to Captain Walker of the U.S. Gunboat Tyler, More ...

Guericke, Otto Van (1602-1686)

Guericke, Otto Van (1602-1686)

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

Guericke, Otto Van (1602-1686), Autograph letter signed, May 27, 1648, one page, in German, to the Mayor of the City of Magdeburg, discussing the alliance with Spain and Austria and mentioning a More ...

Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Lot:
77A
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

Hancock, John (1737-1793), Signed document, one page, as Governour (sic) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, appointing Ezra Sawyer Captain of a Company of Cavalry in the Seventh Division of the More ...

Haydn, Dr. Franz Joseph (1732-1809)

Haydn, Dr. Franz Joseph (1732-1809)

Lot:
78
Unsold
 

Haydn, Dr. Franz Joseph (1732-1809), Signed musical score, VI Original Canzonettas for the Voice with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte, [London]: Printed for the Author, & Sold by him [and] More ...

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923)

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923)

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$326$275

Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923), Signed and inscribed photograph, undated, signed with inscription " To W. F. Hanaford with cordial greetings and good wishes, Sincerely, Warren G. Harding, sheet size More ...

Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Harris, Frank (1856-1931), Twelve articles: signed letter with annotations, December 31, 1917, one page, to La Touche Hancock, discussing hard times for his magazine, (fold separations); signed More ...

Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

Harris, Frank (1856-1931)

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$385$325

Harris, Frank (1856-1931), Three autograph letters signed and a signed letter with annotations, 1902-15, to Davray, discussing drafts and corrections to published writings, travel plans, World War More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Ten autograph letters signed, 1899-1901, approximately eighty-five pages, to Osman Edwards, an important and revealing correspondence discussing the Decadent or More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Autograph letter signed, March 19, 1889, five pages, to Harper & Brothers Publishers, responding to use an excerpt from his book Chita for use in a youth Fifth Reader, More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Signed and inscribed cabinet card, c. 1880, depicting a three-quarter profile of the author, inscribed "To Chas. Warren Stoddard, with best regards," stamped Simon, 183 More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Autograph letter signed, [November, 1887], three pages, to F. Page Wood, purser on the S.S.Barraconta, from Rue Victor Hugo 281, St. Pierre, Martinique, discussing the More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Autograph letter signed, [1883], to J.W. Bouton, requesting a copy of Recits Creoles by Charles Baissac, and asking for a price on a complete set of Casanova's memoirs More ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923)

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923), Autograph manuscript, c. 1888, twenty-three pages on canary yellow paper, Hearn's translation of Pierre Loti's Reve from French into More ...