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Auction 2764B

November 16, 2014 10:00AM

11-16-2014 11-16-2014

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Photograph, 17 February 1905.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Photograph, 17 February 1905.

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Signed Photograph, 17 February 1905. Circular sepia-toned photograph on matte stock, mounted on publisher's white embossed card from Bell in Washington, D.C., More ...

Rossini, Gioacchino (1792-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, Two Carte-de-visites, and Engraved Portrait.

Rossini, Gioacchino (1792-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, Two Carte-de-visites, and Engraved Portrait.

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Rossini, Gioacchino (1792-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, Two Carte-de-visites, and Engraved Portrait. The letter a single wove bifolium inscribed on one page, in French, Paris, 1 April 1865. To an More ...

Satie, Erik (1866-1925) Signed Photograph.

Satie, Erik (1866-1925) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Satie, Erik (1866-1925) Signed Photograph. Small-format sepia-toned portrait of Satie, inscribed on the verso "a mon bienfaiteur & ami M.D. Calvocovessi. E.S."; somewhat faded, thumbprint, corners More ...

Schumann, Clara (1819-1896) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Schumann, Clara (1819-1896) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Schumann, Clara (1819-1896) Two Autograph Letters Signed. Each letter written on folded writing paper; one dated 1881, inscribed on two pages; minor mat burn, old gummed mounts on blank page, 7 x More ...

Seward, William (1801-1872) Secretary Note Signed, Department of State, 19 October 1861.

Seward, William (1801-1872) Secretary Note Signed, Department of State, 19 October 1861.

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$369$300

Seward, William (1801-1872) Secretary Note Signed, Department of State, 19 October 1861. Single page inscribed on one side. To the Honorable Thomas A. Scott (1823-1881), Assistant Secretary of War More ...

Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946) and Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) Two Letters.

Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946) and Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) Two Letters.

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$984$800

Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946) and Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) Two Letters. Autograph letter signed by Stein, undated, on Biblignin par Belley Ain letterhead, blue writing paper, inscribed by hand on More ...

Tallmadge, Benjamin (1754-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, Litchfield, Connecticut, 31 July 1810.

Tallmadge, Benjamin (1754-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, Litchfield, Connecticut, 31 July 1810.

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$738$600

Tallmadge, Benjamin (1754-1835) Autograph Letter Signed, Litchfield, Connecticut, 31 July 1810. Single sheet of laid paper, inscribed on one side, addressed and sealed on the verso. To Justus More ...

Theatre, Archive of Ephemera, Early 20th Century.

Theatre, Archive of Ephemera, Early 20th Century.

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$861$700

Theatre, Archive of Ephemera, Early 20th Century. Including dozens of advertising posters, playbills, handbills, photographs of actors, carte-de-visites, scripts, and other ephemera and other More ...

Theatre, Large Archive of Ephemera Related to the Early 19th American Stage.

Theatre, Large Archive of Ephemera Related to the Early 19th American Stage.

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Theatre, Large Archive of Ephemera Related to the Early 19th American Stage. Mainly the papers of early British-born American immigrant stage actor George Holland (1791–1870) and relating to actor More ...

Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Thirteen Typed Letters Signed, 1937-1972.

Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Thirteen Typed Letters Signed, 1937-1972.

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

Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Thirteen Typed Letters Signed, 1937-1972. One letter from 1937, one from 1972, all others written between August 1953 and April 1965; the earliest on United States More ...

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph Letter Signed, and Holograph Envelope, 19 May 1858.

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph Letter Signed, and Holograph Envelope, 19 May 1858.

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883) Autograph Letter Signed, and Holograph Envelope, 19 May 1858. Single leaf inscribed on one side. To Carl Gottlob Mueller, mentioning a suggestion made to the Arnold More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789.

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Document Signed as President, New York City, 4 August 1789. Typographically printed document on paper, headed, "George Washington, President of the United States of More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Printed Document on Parchment Signed.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Printed Document on Parchment Signed.

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Washington, George (1732-1799) Printed Document on Parchment Signed. Parchment sheet with a large engraved image and text, inducting Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) into the Society More ...

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Ten Autograph Letters Signed, 1917-1928.

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Ten Autograph Letters Signed, 1917-1928.

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Ten Autograph Letters Signed, 1917-1928. Ten letters of varying length, totaling approximately twenty-five inscribed pages, on different stationery from locations in More ...

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 January 1943.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 January 1943.

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) Autograph Letter Signed, 10 January 1943. Single leaf of ruled paper, inscribed on one side. To Erma, thanking her for a Christmas card and photo; apologizing for More ...

Williams, Hank Senior (1923-1953) Signed Photograph.

Williams, Hank Senior (1923-1953) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Williams, Hank Senior (1923-1953) Signed Photograph. Glossy black-and-white photograph of Williams in a white cowboy hat, inscribed "Thanks for Listenin' The Best of Everything Hank Williams WKNX More ...

Windsor, Edward, Duke of (1894-1972) [formerly Edward VIII, King of England] Signed Photograph.

Windsor, Edward, Duke of (1894-1972) [formerly Edward VIII, King of England] Signed Photograph.

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107
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Windsor, Edward, Duke of (1894-1972) [formerly Edward VIII, King of England] Signed Photograph. Black-and-white photograph, full-length shot of the Duke of Windsor with American golf pro Joe More ...

Zeiss, Carl (1816-1888) A Small Archive of Manuscript Documents Concerning Microscopes.

Zeiss, Carl (1816-1888) A Small Archive of Manuscript Documents Concerning Microscopes.

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108
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Zeiss, Carl (1816-1888) A Small Archive of Manuscript Documents Concerning Microscopes. Including: three handwritten leaves, dated Jena, 24 November 1877, on Carl Zeiss Optische Werkstaette More ...

A Collection of Anthems, as the Same are Now Performed in his Majesty's Chapels Royal, &c.

A Collection of Anthems, as the Same are Now Performed in his Majesty's Chapels Royal, &c.

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$554$450

A Collection of Anthems, as the Same are Now Performed in his Majesty's Chapels Royal, &c. London: by Bettenham for Barker and Parker, 1736. Octavo, the text ruled in red throughout, bound in full More ...

A Flaming Whip for Lechery: or, the Whoremasters Speculum. Containing a Fearful Historical Relation of such Wicked unclean Persons, as

A Flaming Whip for Lechery: or, the Whoremasters Speculum. Containing a Fearful Historical Relation of such Wicked unclean Persons, as

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

A Flaming Whip for Lechery: or, the Whoremasters Speculum. Containing a Fearful Historical Relation of such Wicked unclean Persons, as have been made Publick and Private Examples of God's Divine More ...

A Political and Satirical History of the Years 1756 and 1757. In a Series of Seventy-five Humours and   Entertaining Prints

A Political and Satirical History of the Years 1756 and 1757. In a Series of Seventy-five Humours and Entertaining Prints

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111
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A Political and Satirical History of the Years 1756 and 1757. In a Series of Seventy-five Humours and Entertaining Prints. London: for E. Morris, [n.d. circa 1757]. 12mo, typographical title and More ...

Abbot, George (1562-1633) Cases of Impotency and Divorce, as Debated in England, In that remarkable Tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of

Abbot, George (1562-1633) Cases of Impotency and Divorce, as Debated in England, In that remarkable Tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Abbot, George (1562-1633) Cases of Impotency and Divorce, as Debated in England, In that remarkable Tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years of More ...

Achilles Tatius (2nd century CE) edited by Claude de Saumaise, Erotikon, sive Clitophon & Leucippes Amoribus.

Achilles Tatius (2nd century CE) edited by Claude de Saumaise, Erotikon, sive Clitophon & Leucippes Amoribus.

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$461$375

Achilles Tatius (2nd century CE) edited by Claude de Saumaise, Erotikon, sive Clitophon & Leucippes Amoribus. Leiden: Hegerum, 1640. First Saumaise edition, 12mo, engraved title, text printed in More ...

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719), Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), and others. The Guardian, The Englishman, and The Free-Holder.

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719), Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), and others. The Guardian, The Englishman, and The Free-Holder.

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$431$350

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719), Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), and others. The Guardian, The Englishman, and The Free-Holder. London: Tonson, 1714; London: Buckley, 1714; and London: Midwinter and More ...

Aesop (c. 620-564 BC) Appologi sive Mythologi cum quibusdam Carminum et Fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant

Aesop (c. 620-564 BC) Appologi sive Mythologi cum quibusdam Carminum et Fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant

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115
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Aesop (c. 620-564 BC) Appologi sive Mythologi cum quibusdam Carminum et Fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant. Basel: Jacob Wolff of Pforzheim, 1501. First edition by Sebastian Brant (1457-1521), More ...

Album Grafico de la Republica Mexicana 1910.

Album Grafico de la Republica Mexicana 1910.

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116
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Album Grafico de la Republica Mexicana 1910. Mexico City: Muller Hermanos, [1910]. First edition, oblong folio, illustrated throughout, in publisher's gilt pictorial stamped boards, worn, becoming More ...

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Austrians.

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Austrians.

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117
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Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Austrians. London: for Murray by Bulmer, 1814 [plates watermarked 1811]. Quarto, illustrated with fifty More ...

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

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

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118
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Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the English. London: for M'Lean by Howellt & Brimmer, [n.d. text watermarked 1825, plates 1823, guard leaves More ...

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

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

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$738$600

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Russians. London: for M'Lean by Howellt & Brimmer, [n.d. text watermarked 1825, plates 1823, guard leaves More ...

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Costumes of Austria. Fifty Plates Coloured from the Original Drawings.

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Costumes of Austria. Fifty Plates Coloured from the Original Drawings.

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120
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Alexander, William (1767-1816) Costumes of Austria. Fifty Plates Coloured from the Original Drawings. London: John Murray, [n.d. circa 1830]. Quarto, illustrated with fifty full-page hand-colored More ...