Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction

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Datum der Auktion: 12.11.2017

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American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, Two. American Revolutionary...

American Revolutionary Wartime Documents, Two. Receipt from the House of Representatives in New Haven, Connecticut, October 1783, paying three chaplains who served in the House in the current session, signed by the clerk, docketed on verso, single square laid paper sheet; [and] a receipt from the

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 200 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Autograph Album Late-19th Century, with Signatures of Louisa May Alcott...

Autograph Album Late-19th Century, with Signatures of Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Others. Handmade album with deep blue silk velvet covers, matching satin doublures and wide ribbon; the contents alternating blue and peach cards with signed cards mounted; signatures include

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s. Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s.

Beatles Signed Card, Early 1960s. Postcard with a black-and-white image of the musicians on recto, with printed signatures in blue above each man, signed on the verso in ink by Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon; image crazed, surface cracks, verso toned, short tear, 5 1/2

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Bodley, Ronald Victor Courtenay (1892-1970) and Lorna Hearst (1902-1991...

Bodley, Ronald Victor Courtenay (1892-1970) and Lorna Hearst (1902-1991) Large Archive of Material Related to their Biography of Gertrude Bell, and a Collection of Love Letters. Including: two 8 x 10 in. black-and-white portraits of Bodley, approximately thirty typed and handwritten affectionate

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Bradley, Edward [aka Cuthbert M. Bede] (1827-1889) Autograph Letter Signed...

Bradley, Edward [aka Cuthbert M. Bede] (1827-1889) Autograph Letter Signed. Small laid bifolium with black mourning edges, to an unnamed recipient, answering a question concerning the publication of certain pieces; the book, Humour, Wit, and Satire comprises "Motley," "Medley" and the "Shilling Book

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Albert Einstein, 1956...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Albert Einstein, 1956; and King David, 1962. First day covers, with specially designed envelopes and stamps, postmarked, and signed by Chagall. (2

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Chagall's Windows for...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Two Signed Israeli Covers: Chagall's Windows for the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, 1962. First day covers, with specially designed envelopes and stamps, postmarked, and signed by Chagall. (2

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Dummer, William (1677-1761) Military Commission Signed, 1 February 1727...

Dummer, William (1677-1761) Military Commission Signed, 1 February 1727. Sealed document on laid paper, typographically printed and fulfilled by hand, appointing John James, Gentleman, Lieutenant of the Foot Company in Scituate, Massachusetts, Plymouth County, signed by Dummer, countersigned by

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14...

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914. Single leaf of Edison's "From the Laboratory" stationery, typed on one page. To a Mr. Henry Warren of 70 Essex Street, Boston, Massachusetts, answering questions about his diet, "Let me say in reply that I eat

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 900 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Fargo, William G. (1818-1881) Signed Stock Certificate, 28 January 1869...

Fargo, William G. (1818-1881) Signed Stock Certificate, 28 January 1869. Engraved certificate for the American Merchants Union Express Company, signed by Fargo as president, made out to William Odell of New York for 100 shares at $100, counter-signed by the company's secretary and treasurer, matted

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Large Signed Photograph. Hearst...

Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Large Signed Photograph. Sepia-toned photographic portrait of Hearst in a suit and tie, inscribed to his oldest son George's wife Lorna, "To Lorna, with affectionate good wishes from Pop," 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Indianapolis 500 Victory Dinner Menu Signed June 1, 1965. Indianapolis 500...

Indianapolis 500 Victory Dinner Menu Signed June 1, 1965. Folding menu with color printed front cover, signed by race winner Jim Clark (1936-1968), along with his competitors and race organizers: Gordon Johncock, Joe Leonard, George Snider, Harlan Fengler, Bobby Johns, Chuck Rodee, Arnie Knepper

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Manuscript Document Signed, 27 February 1865...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Manuscript Document Signed, 27 February 1865, Granting Pensions to Revolutionary War Veterans. Parchment document granting a $300 per year pension to each of the five surviving Revolutionary War veterans, signed by President Lincoln, Vice President Hannibal Hamlin

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Signed Photograph. Lindbergh, Charles...

Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Signed Photograph. Period 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photograph of a smiling Lindbergh in his flight suit, standing in front of The Spirit of St. Louis, signed in pencil, three corners chipped, some surface blemishes

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related...

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994) Signed Photograph and Four Related Signed Items. Black-and-white postcard format photo of Nixon inscribed and signed to Janine Dryer by Nixon at the foot, [together with] signed photos of Dean Rusk (1909-1994), a large black-and-white 8 x 10 in. signed photo of

Los #: 87

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Sydney Holland, 2nd Viscount Knutsford (1855-1931) Autograph Letter Signed...

Sydney Holland, 2nd Viscount Knutsford (1855-1931) Autograph Letter Signed, 31 January 1929. Single leaf of the Viscount's writing paper, London Hospital address, inscribed on one page, to Thomas D. Murphy Esquire, asking for help, and referring to an enclosure not present; old folds, marginal

Los #: 111

Schätzpreis: 80 $ - 100 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Signed Citation, 9 April 1946. Truman, Harry...

Truman, Harry (1884-1972) Signed Citation, 9 April 1946. Citation for the Legion of Merit, Degree of Legionnaire, presented to Colonel Fedor Iakushenko of the Red Army, signed by Truman on White House letterhead, [together with] the certificate itself, signed by Adjutant General Edward Whitsell, and

Los #: 116

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Zola, Emile (1840-1902) Autograph Postcard Signed 14 February 1898. Zola...

Zola, Emile (1840-1902) Autograph Postcard Signed 14 February 1898. Postcard with an image of Zola and his handwritten message in pencil to the right, to Paul Grosjean of Frankfurt, 5 1/2 x 4 in. "Cher monsieur! Je vous remercie beaucoup de votre aimable depêche et prends la liberté de vous envoyer

Los #: 124

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Augustinus, Aurelius (354-430) I) Sermones ad heremitas; II) Sermones de...

Augustinus, Aurelius (354-430) I) Sermones ad heremitas; II) Sermones de verbis Domini; III) Sermones de verbis apostoli; IV) Sermones in epistolam Johannis; V) Quinquaginta; VI) Sermones de tempore; VII) Sermones de sanctis. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1494-1495. Seven parts in two large folio volumes

Los #: 153

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Beaumont, Sir John (1583-1627) Bosworth-field: with a Taste of the Variety...

Beaumont, Sir John (1583-1627) Bosworth-field: with a Taste of the Variety of Other Poems, Left by Sir John Beaumont, Baronet, deceased. London: by Felix Kyngston for Henry Seile, 1629. First edition, octavo, lacking the initial blank and N3, a cancel (true of all known copies), bound in later half

Los #: 169

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Wundergarten der Natur Blossfeldt, Karl...

Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Wundergarten der Natur. Berlin: Verlag fur Kunstwissenschaft, [1932]. First edition, folio, illustrated, in the original tattered dust jacket (torn with losses to spine), bound in publisher's turquoise cloth, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in

Los #: 179

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Clarke, Harry (1889-1931) The Year's at the Spring , Signed Limited...

Clarke, Harry (1889-1931) The Year's at the Spring, Signed Limited Edition. London: Harrap, 1920. Large quarto, copy number 107 of 250 signed by Clarke on the limitation page, with twelve colored and additional black-and-white plates, bound in full parchment, decorated with gold tooling and

Los #: 206

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Davis, Burke (1913-2006) Marine! The Life of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. (Chesty...

Davis, Burke (1913-2006) Marine! The Life of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.), Signed by Puller. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1962. First edition, signed and inscribed by Puller to S. Sgt. William P. Hamilton "with admiration and affection to the non-commissioned officers of the U.S

Los #: 236

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Decorative Bindings, Eleven Volumes. Decorative Bindings, Eleven Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Eleven Volumes. Small format volumes in full and half leather, 18th and 19th century imprints. (11

Los #: 240

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Forty Volumes, French Literature. Decorative...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Forty Volumes, French Literature. Groups of sets, including works of Moliere, Flaubert, and Dumas, octavo format. (40

Los #: 246

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-five Volumes. Decorative Bindings, Sets...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-five Volumes. Two partial octavo-format sets in leather, including six volumes of a Latin edition of the works of Bede, 1844; and nineteen volumes of an undated set of Bulwer's Novels; the Bede worn, Bulwer bright, sizes vary, occupying 41 in. of shelf space. (25

Los #: 249

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Decorative Bindings, Three Sets, Approximately Thirty-nine Volumes...

Decorative Bindings, Three Sets, Approximately Thirty-nine Volumes. Including: The Book of History, New York: Grolier Society, [1921], eighteen octavo volumes, bound in half leather, tooled in gilt, the set illustrated throughout; The Novels of Victor Hugo, New York: George H. Richmond & Co., 1892

Los #: 252

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Decorative Bindings, Two Sets, Approximately Thirty-six Volumes. Decorative...

Decorative Bindings, Two Sets, Approximately Thirty-six Volumes. Including a set of Ruskin's Works, Chicago & New York: Belford, Clarke, & Co., [no date], in twenty-four octavo volumes, in half leather; [and] a set of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, Edinburgh: Cadell; London: Houlston

Los #: 253

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Complete Poems. Dickens, Charles (1812-1870...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Complete Poems. New York: White, Stokes, & Allen, 1886. 12mo, in paper wrappers and the original publisher's printed dust cover, some tears due to improper opening of a few signatures, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in

Los #: 256

Schätzpreis: 80 $ - 100 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Dombey and Son. Dickens, Charles (1812-1870...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. Octavo, front cover wrapper for number VI bound before title, full contemporary calf, front joint cracked, spine becoming detached, sewing sprung, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in

Los #: 257

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017