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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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Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905.

Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905.

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63
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Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905. Black-and-white photograph mounted on the contemporary mat of Studio Bertieri in Turin, inscribed to Argentine composer, conductor, and More ...

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 November 1912.

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 November 1912.

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 9 November 1912. Single folded bifolium, Les Collettes, Cagnes, inscribed on one page, in French. To an unnamed male recipient, More ...

Resnik, Judith A. (1949-1986) Signed NASA Photograph.

Resnik, Judith A. (1949-1986) Signed NASA Photograph.

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65
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Resnik, Judith A. (1949-1986) Signed NASA Photograph. Full color photograph of Resnik wearing a blue NASA jumpsuit with a model of the Space Shuttle in the background, inscribed in top left corner More ...

Revolutionary War, Four Documents.

Revolutionary War, Four Documents.

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$400$325

Revolutionary War, Four Documents. Including a receipt from the state of Massachusetts with an engraved Paul Revere border, dated 1 December 1777, obliging to re-pay Joanna Alford the ten pounds More ...

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Autograph Note Signed, undated.

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Autograph Note Signed, undated.

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$523$425

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Autograph Note Signed, undated. Bifolium letter paper, inscribed on one page. To an unnamed female recipient, accepting an invitation. Reverse mat burn to letter, slight More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Archive Containing One Presidential Typed Letter Signed and Signed Material Related to Members o

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Archive Containing One Presidential Typed Letter Signed and Signed Material Related to Members o

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$246$200

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Archive Containing One Presidential Typed Letter Signed and Signed Material Related to Members of his Presidential Cabinet. Letter signed by F.D.R. on Navy More ...

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" Jr. (1895-1948) Autographed Olympiad Stamp, 1932.

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" Jr. (1895-1948) Autographed Olympiad Stamp, 1932.

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" Jr. (1895-1948) Autographed Olympiad Stamp, 1932. Five-cent postage stamp with Ruth's autograph, 1 x 3/4 in. More ...

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703.

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703.

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Land Deed: 1684 and Hand Drawn Chart: 1703. Large handwritten deed on laid paper 30 April 1684, signed and sealed by four Native Americans: Josiah (sometimes More ...

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889.

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889.

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$584$475

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 October 1889. Bifolium folded Lyceum Theatre writing paper, inscribed on one page. To the Cassell publishers accepting the terms for their More ...

Swinburne, Algernon (1837-1909) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 August 1902.

Swinburne, Algernon (1837-1909) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 August 1902.

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$215$175

Swinburne, Algernon (1837-1909) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 August 1902. Bifolium writing paper, inscribed on one page. To a Mr. Kilton, thanking him for the gift of a Life of Dickens, and hoping More ...

Tissot, James (1836-1902) Autograph Letter Signed, undated.

Tissot, James (1836-1902) Autograph Letter Signed, undated.

Lot:
73
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Tissot, James (1836-1902) Autograph Letter Signed, undated. Single page, inscribed on Tissot's personal stationery. To an unnamed male recipient regretting that his correspondent could not see the More ...

Toombs, Robert Augustus (1810-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, Georgia, 7 March 1870.

Toombs, Robert Augustus (1810-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, Georgia, 7 March 1870.

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$338$275

Toombs, Robert Augustus (1810-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, Georgia, 7 March 1870. Lined wove paper bifolium, inscribed on three pages. To an unnamed "Captain" discussing the More ...

Travel Journal, 1865.

Travel Journal, 1865.

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Travel Journal, 1865. Quarto journal, written by hand in English on ruled paper, ownership inscription of William H. Allen, 69 Grove Street, New Haven, Connecticut on ffep; recounting a journey More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Receipt Signed, Philadelphia, June 1787.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Receipt Signed, Philadelphia, June 1787.

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Autograph Receipt Signed, Philadelphia, June 1787. Single page of laid paper inscribed on one side. Stating that Washington received a draught of financier and More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Presidential Invitation c. 1790, Unsigned.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Presidential Invitation c. 1790, Unsigned.

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Washington, George (1732-1799) Engraved Presidential Invitation c. 1790, Unsigned. Unfulfilled printed invitation, mounted and framed, 4 1/2 x 3 in. "The President of the United States and Mrs. More ...

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Signed Receipt, 17 April 1800.

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Signed Receipt, 17 April 1800.

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Washington, Martha (1731-1802) Signed Receipt, 17 April 1800. Single piece of laid paper, inscribed on one side. Signed by Martha upon receipt of 435 pounds from Dr. David Stuart (1753-1814) "in More ...

Whistler, James Abbot McNeill (1834-1903) Autograph Note with Butterfly Signature and Holograph Envelope, 7 September 1886.

Whistler, James Abbot McNeill (1834-1903) Autograph Note with Butterfly Signature and Holograph Envelope, 7 September 1886.

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$738$600

Whistler, James Abbot McNeill (1834-1903) Autograph Note with Butterfly Signature and Holograph Envelope, 7 September 1886. Single embossed card, Beaufort Grill Club, inscribed on both sides. To More ...

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Signed Photograph, 1871.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Signed Photograph, 1871.

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Signed Photograph, 1871. New York: V.W. Horton for J. Gurney & Son, 1871. Albumen photograph, signed and dated in right margin, mounted, the end of the "n" in Whitman More ...

Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Signed Check, 18 November 1947.

Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Signed Check, 18 November 1947.

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$584$475

Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Signed Check, 18 November 1947. Perforated Wright Foundation Check, drawn on the Farmer's State Bank of Spring Green, Wisconsin, printed in red and black, typed, More ...

19th Century Plates Books, Three Titles in Five Volumes.

19th Century Plates Books, Three Titles in Five Volumes.

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$215$175

19th Century Plates Books, Three Titles in Five Volumes. Sir Walter Scott's Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland, London: Arch, 1826, in two volumes, full page illustrations More ...

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$369$300

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes. William Hannibal Thomas's The American Negro, New York: Macmillan, 1901, octavo, publisher's brown cloth; I Garland Penn's The Afro-American More ...

Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472) L'Architecture et Art de Bien Bastir.

Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472) L'Architecture et Art de Bien Bastir.

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472) L'Architecture et Art de Bien Bastir. Paris: by Robert Massellin for Jacques Kerver, 1553. First French edition, folio, translation by Jean Martin, title page More ...

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Turks.

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Turks.

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$554$450

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Turks. London: [by Bulmer] for John Murray, 1814. Octavo, illustrated with sixty hand-colored plates, More ...

Allom, Thomas (1804-1872) China its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits, &c. Illustrated.

Allom, Thomas (1804-1872) China its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits, &c. Illustrated.

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$738$600

Allom, Thomas (1804-1872) China its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits, &c. Illustrated. London: H. Fisher & Son, 1843. Three volumes bound as one, general title only, illustrated with More ...

Andreae, Jakob (1528-1590) Colloquium Mompelgartense.

Andreae, Jakob (1528-1590) Colloquium Mompelgartense.

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$523$425

Andreae, Jakob (1528-1590) Colloquium Mompelgartense. Tubingen: Gruppenbach, 1587. First German edition of Andreae's account of the Colloquy of Montbeliard, text in fraktur throughout, in More ...

Angling, Two 18th Century English Titles.

Angling, Two 18th Century English Titles.

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$369$300

Angling, Two 18th Century English Titles. Robert Brookes' Art of Angling; London: for T. Lowndes, 1774, with frontispiece, rebound in full modern red morocco, in custom slipcase; [and] The More ...

Annual Report of the Croton Aqueduct Department,   Signed Presentation Copy to Samuel F.B. Morse.

Annual Report of the Croton Aqueduct Department, Signed Presentation Copy to Samuel F.B. Morse.

Lot:
89
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Annual Report of the Croton Aqueduct Department, Signed Presentation Copy to Samuel F.B. Morse. New York: Edmund Jones & Co., 1863. Inscribed by Myndert Van Schaick (1782-1865) President of the More ...

Aristophanes (c. 446-c. 386 BC) Lysistrata,   Illustrated and Signed by Pablo Picasso

Aristophanes (c. 446-c. 386 BC) Lysistrata, Illustrated and Signed by Pablo Picasso

Lot:
90
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Aristophanes (c. 446-c. 386 BC) Lysistrata, Illustrated and Signed by Pablo Picasso. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited edition, copy number 1,197 of 1,500; signed by Picasso on the More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America.

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: Published by V.G. Audubon, 1854. Three octavo volumes, illustrated with 155 More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America.

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: Published by V.G. Audubon, 1854. Three octavo volumes, illustrated with 155 More ...