Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction

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Datum der Auktion: 12.11.2017

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Copies of Letters. Adams, John Quincy...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Copies of Letters. Single-signature notebook of unlined wove paper consisting of transcribed copies of letters originally written by Adams from St. Petersburg c. 1811 to his son, copied in another hand, approximately 46 pages; blue paper covers, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Land Document, 6 June 1826. Adams...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Signed Land Document, 6 June 1826. Parchment document printed and fulfilled by hand, selling eighty acres of land in Lanesville, Ohio to a James Wagstaff, signed by Adams, sealed, and countersigned, framed, 15 x 9 1/4 in

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military...

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of the Bliss Family, 18th-19th Century. The Adams document printed by letterpress with applied seal, on laid paper, signature below the seal, old folds, good, 15 3/4 x

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Agnew, Spiro (1918-1996) Typed Letter Signed, November 30, 1973. Agnew...

Agnew, Spiro (1918-1996) Typed Letter Signed, November 30, 1973. Single leaf of plain wove paper, typed over one page, with accompanying envelope marked Office of the Vice President, to a Mrs. Janet L. Binda of Orlando, Florida, regarding the circumstances of his resignation, 9 x 7 in. "It is

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance, Concord, c. 1882. Single leaf of wove paper, originally folded in two, inscribed over three pages, to Constance Emery Ellis, old folds, evenly toned, slight browning around the edges, 10 x 8 in. [Together with] a photo-copy of

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Aldrin, Buzz (b. 1930) Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), and Michael Collins (b...

Aldrin, Buzz (b. 1930) Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), and Michael Collins (b. 1930) Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon. Inscribed to William A. M. Burden (1906-1984), former president of the Museum of Modern Art, with the signatures of the crew on the mat, framed, faded, 19 3/4 x 16

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881) Signed Photograph. Alexander...

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881) Signed Photograph. Albumen image of the Emperor in military uniform, embossed oval frame on a heavy rectangular card, signed at the foot in pen, with a note on the verso, "Given us by the Emperor Alexander 2nd, 1879," 6 1/4 x 4 in

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717. Allen...

Allen, Jeremiah (1673-1741) Autograph Document Signed 7 June 1717. Excise tax document from Hampshire County, Massachusetts, collecting taxes from John Pynchon for the years 1714-1716, on laid paper, 8 x 6 1/4 in

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835. American Newspapers and...

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835. Including: The New-York Packet, Thursday, June 4, 1789, with news from Henry Knox at the U.S. War Office defining guidelines for the distribution of lands to soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War, those entitled including commissioned officers and

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 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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American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed...

American Writers, Politicians, Activists, and Explorers, Five Signed Letters, Late 19th-Early 20th Century. Including: an autograph letter signed by suffragist Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) on National Woman's Christian Temperance Union letter paper, July 24, 1890, declining an invitation to visit

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Astronaut and Cosmonaut, Two Signed Photographs: John Glenn (1921-2016) and...

Astronaut and Cosmonaut, Two Signed Photographs: John Glenn (1921-2016) and Gherman Titov (1935-2000) Large color 8 x 10 in. photo of Glenn in a suit and bow-tie, in front of the American flag, signed in ink; and a small black-and-white photograph of Titov in his spacesuit, signed in blue ink, 4 3/4

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

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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Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Octavo, printed by Lippincott in Philadelphia, containing autographs, signed cards, clipped signatures, and a few letters, approximately 100 in total, including: John Greenleaf Whittier, Schuyler Colfax, Samuel F.B. Morse, Robert E. Lee, P.T. Barnum, Horace Greeley

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804...

Baldwin, Abraham (1754-1807) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 January 1804. Single folio format laid paper leaf, inscribed on one side. To Baldwin's half-brother Henry (1780-1844), thanking him for the recent letter, sending a newspaper (not present), mentioning an upcoming "trial of the impeachments" on

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Ball Family of Concord, Massachusetts and Temple, New Hampshire, Archive...

Ball Family of Concord, Massachusetts and Temple, New Hampshire, Archive, 1688-19th Century. Including a Concord deed signed by Nathaniel Ball (1688); four handwritten Concord deeds from the 1720s-30s; two printed Concord deeds signed and fulfilled by hand, 1730s; ten Temple, New Hampshire deeds

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

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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Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two Signed Documents. Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two...

Blake, Eubie (1887-1983) Two Signed Documents. Autograph letter signed by Blake, on his letterhead, promising a few bars of "I'm Just Wild about Harry," October 30, 1978, [together with] the promised music and lyrics, also titled and signed, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (2

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

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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British Lawyers and Jurists, Autograph and Portrait Scrapbook. British...

British Lawyers and Jurists, Autograph and Portrait Scrapbook. Large album containing portraits and letters signed by prominent members of the British legal profession, 17th-19th century, containing approximately 130 pieces (letters, free franks, documents, and some cut signatures), sizes and

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Brown, John...

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Drawing of a country landscape within a sketched frame, with a section of William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Ages" in Brown's hand beneath, and "Frontispiece" written above the drawing, inscribed in the lower left margin by the artist

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Six Letters Signed, 1932-1938. Buck, Pearl S...

Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Six Letters Signed, 1932-1938. Two autograph letters signed, and four typed, all addressed to artist and friend Malthe Hasselriis (1888-1970), on a variety of topics, including social visits, friends, and Hasselriis's illustrations for some of Buck's works, and others

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Bullinger, Heinrich (1504-1575) Instruction M. Heinrich Bullingers Pastoris...

Bullinger, Heinrich (1504-1575) Instruction M. Heinrich Bullingers Pastoris Tigurini, Successoris Zuinglii. Late 16th or early 17th century manuscript, octavo, with folding engraved portrait of Bullinger bound opposite the title; text continued in a later hand, bound in paper-covered boards, 7 x 4

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Burch, George M. (1894-1988) Sketchbooks with Drawings of Car Designs...

Burch, George M. (1894-1988) Sketchbooks with Drawings of Car Designs, mid-20th Century. A collection of several loose sketches and clippings of European buildings, [and] six large 12 x 18 in. notebooks, each filled with pencil sketches of mid-20th century car designs, interior and exterior

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930. Byrd...

Byrd, Richard E. (1888-1957) Typed Letter Signed, 30 October 1930. Single leaf of Byrd Antarctic Expedition note paper, to Vincent Astor, with personal notes about lecturing and writing his book, news of men from the expedition, and a mention of some relics, old folds, 8 1/2 x 11 in. "I am much

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Cabinetmaker's Day Book, 1814-1820 Templeton, Massachusetts. Cabinetmaker's...

Cabinetmaker's Day Book, 1814-1820 Templeton, Massachusetts. A collection of manuscript material related to the town, including; an account book belonging to Benjamin Hawkes (1788-1860), carpenter and cabinetmaker of Templeton, reporting transactions c. 1815-1820, listing dates, customers, nature

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921) Large Archive of Material Including Twenty-five...

Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921) Large Archive of Material Including Twenty-five Original Drawings. Drawings depict characters from operas and celebrities, most signed, many identified, each matted, including fifteen original sketches of characters from "Salome," drawn by Caruso in 1907; together with a

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 12.11.2017

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Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Chateau Mouton Rothschild Wine Label...

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Signed Chateau Mouton Rothschild Wine Label, 1970. Label with art by Chagall printed in gold and colors, signed by the artist in the upper right, the signature slightly faded, matted, 5 3/4 x 4 in

Los #: 29

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