Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction

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Datum der Auktion: 15.11.2009

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Adam, Robert (1728-1792)Adam, Robert (1728-1792)

Adam, Robert (1728-1792), Autograph letter signed, August 15, 1772, three pages, to an unidentified Lord, concerning business matters and referencing his the work of his brothers, "All the four brothers have been so much and so constantly employed in arranging and settling our different affairs that

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Autograph address panel with free frank, Washington, September 16, [c. 1840], to Lewis J. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio, with seal, tipt to card, framed with portrait, 7 x 8 3/4 in., (folds and minor scattered staining). Note: Lewis J. Cist was an Ohio writer and poet who

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848), Presentation Copy(Adams, John Quincy...

(Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848), Presentation Copy, Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855), Poems, London: T. Cadell, 1834, contemporary gilt crushed green morocco with modern morocco clamshell box, with extensively inscribed flyleaf by John Quincy Adams, signed and dated 1847, in part, "Mr. H.H. Emmons

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(American Indian Wars), Wright, Edward F.(American Indian Wars), Wright...

(American Indian Wars), Wright, Edward F., Manuscript diary compiled by Wright, Company H, Seventh Regiment of Minnesota Volunteers, "Camp Pope", sixty-two pages, June 1st through September, at first mostly daily routine, but detailing his participation in Sibley's Expedition and campaign on July

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(American Literature), London, Jack (1876-1916) & Clemens, Samuel L...

(American Literature), London, Jack (1876-1916) & Clemens, Samuel L. (1835-1910) two articles, London, Jack, an autograph postcard signed, September 7, 1912, one page, to Hans Kaempfer, "I reach out my hand & shake yours across the sea"; Clemens, Samuel L., signature and sentiment on card, dated

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(American Physicians and Scientists)(American Physicians and Scientists)

(American Physicians and Scientists), Two articles: Cushing, Harvey, signed letter, April, 18, 1932, one page, to Dr. James Golden, involving a common patient; second, Watson, James D., signature card with piece of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory letter and envelope, (very good to excellent

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 50 $ - 70 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836)Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836)

Ampere, Andre Marie (1775-1836), Autograph letter signed, August 16, 1810, three pages, in French, to Mon. Roux-bordier de Moleron, inviting him to join him on an interesting sight-seeing trip, text in part, "I am going to leave the highway in Tournon and will go to Lyon by Annonay, St.Etienne and

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906)Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906)

Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906), Autographed print of a photograph, framed, signed and dated "1820 - Feb. 15 - July 1, 1903" to lower right, (water staining to lower right corner incorporating writing

Los #: 7A

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Artist, French), Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)(Artist...

(Artist, French), Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867), Autograph letter signed, April 10, 1844, one page, in French, to Mr. Armand Bertin, discussing his influence with the minister and the potential of being awarded the legion of honor, and discussing general views, (very good to excellent

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Arts and Literature)(Arts and Literature)

(Arts and Literature), Four articles: Kossuth, Lajos (1802-1894), autograph letter signed, June 10, 1892, three pages, in English, concerning his inability to write a forward for a book on Christopher Columbus and discussing his feats and modern America; and Millais, Sir John Everett, three

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Autograph Book, 19th Century)(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

(Autograph Book, 19th Century), Large and extensive collection of United States political and historical figures, mostly 1871, with gilt tooled and lettered crushed green morocco binding, including: Ulysses S. Grant, Schuyler Colfax, Hamilton Fish, George Robeson Frederick Douglass, most of the

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Autograph and Scrap Book, 19th Century), Whittier Family(Autograph and...

(Autograph and Scrap Book, 19th Century), Whittier Family, Autograph album containing many signatures of Ulysses S. Grant, Schuyler Colfax, tipt in signature of Franklin Pierce, two autograph notes from John Greenleaf Whittier, autograph note from Edward Everett, Charles Sumner, Ralph Waldo Emerson

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904)Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904)

Bartholdi, Frederic A. (1834-1904), Autograph letter signed, Paris, December 6th, 1871, four pages, in French, describing the ongoing problems with the Prussians in Alsace and the affect on the French people, 8vo, (minor spotting and edge chipping

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?), Signed letter, October 5th, 1907, one page, to Mr. Chamberlain, written from the Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C., complaining about his treatment at the hands of "Brisbane", "I think myself to have been pretty damned patient under the cascade of swill that Brisbane

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)(Boston, Cocoanut Fire)

(Boston, Cocoanut Fire), City of Boston License to be a Common Victualler issued to New Cocoanut Grove Inc., issued the first day of January, 1937, until December 31, 1937, listing Benjamin Welansky as President, with the address of "17 Piedmont Street and rear entrance from Shawmut Street, for

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Boston History, 18th Century)(Boston History, 18th Century)

(Boston History, 18th Century), Broadside sheet, written anonymously by a Miss H-----h W-----n, sold next to the Liberty Pole, A Poem Descriptive of the Terrible Fire...Twentieth of April, 1787 in which were consumed One House of Worship...and upwards of One Hundred Dwelling Houses..., with large

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691), Signed note with additional signature of E. Anglesey, June 26, 1675, one page, receipt issued acknowledging a proportion of a balance owed to him and Anglesey, oblong 8vo, (tipt to card, else crisp and good

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859)Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859)

Brown, John of Osawatomie (1800-1859), Clipped lock of hair with contemporary note card from 1856, tied with silk thread, card reading: "Lock of the Hair of John Brown. Hung at Charleston Va. Decr. 2nd, 1859. His remains were immediately after the execution placed on the Express train for the North

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Calvin, John (1509-1564)Calvin, John (1509-1564)

Calvin, John (1509-1564), Autograph letter signed, December 22, 1555, one page, in German, a pay order presented to the General Treasurer (of Geneva) to pay Calvin the sum of 125 florins as "first minister of our City", framed with 18th century portrait etching by Sandoz, 4to, (dampstaining lower

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810)Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810)

Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810), Autograph letter signed, dated August 28, [c. 1785], one page, recipient unknown, enclosing three letters from Joseph Priestley that Mr. Bugge had no further use for and inquiring as to whether he would care to look over them again, later mentioning that he has not

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles I, King of England (1600-1649)Charles I, King of England (1600-1649)

Charles I, King of England (1600-1649), Manuscript document signed, September 18, 1642, one page, endorsement allowing the Town of Chister the funds to effectuate repairs, with separate address leaf with embossed seal, folio, (repairs along folds and small losses along same, cancellations slices

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor...

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558), Manuscript document signed, July 19, 1536, one page, to Franco Maria, in Spanish, concerning the Invasion of Provenance, folio, (left corner chewed and with discoloration along edge, scattered small holes

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor...

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558), Manuscript document signed, May 17, 1520, one page, in Spanish, an acceptance of a request and granting permission to a Don Carlos, framed with portrait, (age typical minor spotting, else very good to excellent

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498)Charles VIII, King of France...

Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498), Manuscript letter signed, August 6, [1491], one page, to Ludovic Le More, Governor of Milan, requesting that he facilitate the trip of Mathieu Copula, who is traveling to see King Ferdinand I, in Naples, folio, (three small holes, right margin stained along

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574)

Charles IX, King of France (1550-1574), Manuscript document signed, March 26, 1567, one page, military appointment for Bailly de Melun, countersigned by Robertet, (slashes in margins, minor smudging

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry (1446–1472)Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry...

Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry (1446–1472), Signed document, 1467, one page, on vellum, in French, contents unknown, oblong folio affixed to a larger sheet, (discolored

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)

Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797), Signed document, January 1, 1794, one page, as Governor of Massachusetts, commission for David Robinson as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the First Regiment in the First Brigade of the militia, folio, (chipping to edges by folds, minor spotting

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)Christian IV, King of...

Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648), Manuscript document signed, one page, in Danish, official court document, contents unknown, (very good, minor spotting

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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(Civil War Era Album)(Civil War Era Album)

(Civil War Era Album), Album of Carte de Visites, c. 1863, including approximately twelve portraits of soldiers, album with paneled leather and brass clasps, (spine pulled from signatures and worn, chipped and bumped, age typical

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.11.2009

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Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908), Signed and dated biographical slip of lined paper, October 7, 1889, one page, sent to Mr. L.N. Skinner, San Diego, California, framed with envelope and portrait, (very good

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 15.11.2009