Skinner

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Auction 2478

October 14, 2009 2:00PM

10-14-2009 10-15-2009

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA

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1942 Brooklyn Dodger Team Autographed Baseball

1942 Brooklyn Dodger Team Autographed Baseball

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$444$375

1942 Brooklyn Dodger Team Autographed Baseball, including Joe Medwick, Whittier Wyatt, Fred Fitzsimmons, Pee Wee Reese, John Rizzo, Augie Galan, Curt Davis, John Allen, Leo Durocher, Arky Vaughan, More ...

Four Late 19th Century Art Books/Folios

Four Late 19th Century Art Books/Folios

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$107$90

Four Late 19th Century Art Books/Folios, Louis Viardot, Masterpieces of French Art, 1885, Gebbie & Co., Philadelphia, vol. I and II, gilt-embossed leather; The Art of the World, 1893, Appleton, More ...

Pair of German Swords and Three Near Eastern Knives

Pair of German Swords and Three Near Eastern Knives

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$326$275

Pair of German Swords and Three Near Eastern Knives, the swords marked "Jos. Vierheilig, Munchen," with brass and leather scabbards, lg. 28 in., knives with brass, bone and horn, and wood handles. More ...

Six Framed Mycological Prints

Six Framed Mycological Prints

Lot:
4
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$24$20

Six Framed Mycological Prints, German, 19th century, with coloring. More ...

Vintage Chromolithographed Decorated Tin and Cast Iron Christmas Tree Stand

Vintage Chromolithographed Decorated Tin and Cast Iron Christmas Tree Stand

Lot:
5
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$178$150

Vintage Chromolithographed Decorated Tin and Cast Iron Christmas Tree Stand, depicting Santa's sleigh in flight, ht. 7 1/4, dia. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Lotte Jacobi Black and White Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt

Lotte Jacobi Black and White Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$119$100

Lotte Jacobi Black and White Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt, c. 1960, signed lower right corner. More ...

Large German Map of Australia and the Polynesian Islands

Large German Map of Australia and the Polynesian Islands

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$6$5

Large German Map of Australia and the Polynesian Islands, Holzel, early 20th century, with one wooden roller. More ...

Decorative Leather-bound Title The Works of Robert Burns

Decorative Leather-bound Title The Works of Robert Burns

Lot:
8
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$12$10

Decorative Leather-bound Title The Works of Robert Burns, Philadelphia, 1834, 8vo. More ...

Ruskin, John (1819-1900), Works

Ruskin, John (1819-1900), Works

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$237$200

Ruskin, John (1819-1900), Works, assembled group of thirty uniformly bound titles and two others, London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1890-1903, various edition, each in three-quarter green More ...

1964/1965 Season Boston Celtics Autograph Book

1964/1965 Season Boston Celtics Autograph Book

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$178$150

1964/1965 Season Boston Celtics Autograph Book, Red Auerbach, Bill Russell, Tom Sanders, John Thompson, Mel Counts, KC Jones, Tom Heinsohn, John Havlicek, and Larry Siegfried, each on a separate More ...

Ten German Matted Bookplates Depicting Mostly Ornithological Subjects

Ten German Matted Bookplates Depicting Mostly Ornithological Subjects

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11
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Ten German Matted Bookplates Depicting Mostly Ornithological Subjects, 18th century, 4to size, in black and white. More ...

Walpole, Horace (1717-1797)

Walpole, Horace (1717-1797)

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12
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Walpole, Horace (1717-1797), The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, New Haven and London, 1937-83, forty-one volumes. More ...

Collection of Mostly 1970s-90 Buttons and Ribbons, Two Spanish Bull Fighting   Posters, and a Spanish Menu Poster

Collection of Mostly 1970s-90 Buttons and Ribbons, Two Spanish Bull Fighting Posters, and a Spanish Menu Poster

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14
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Collection of Mostly 1970s-90 Buttons and Ribbons, Two Spanish Bull Fighting Posters, and a Spanish Menu Poster, buttons include political. More ...

Brodkey, Harold (1930-1996)

Brodkey, Harold (1930-1996)

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16
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$237$200

Brodkey, Harold (1930-1996), two bound typed manuscripts with holograph annotations and corrections; first Departure from Eden, consisting of 169 double-spaced pages, with cloth cover having the More ...

(Encyclopedia Britannica)

(Encyclopedia Britannica)

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17
Sold for:
$107$90

(Encyclopedia Britannica), The Encyclopaedia Britannica, A Dictionary of Arts Sciences, Literature and General Information, Cambridge, England: University Press, 1910-1911, eleventh edition, More ...

Six WWI Lithograph Posters

Six WWI Lithograph Posters

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18
Sold for:
$444$375

Six WWI Lithograph Posters, W.T. Benda, Give or We Perish; Steinlen, Save Serbia our Ally; two Sidney H. Reisenberg, When We Go Through This We Need all the Help and Comfort You Can Give; Townsend, More ...

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps

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19
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Five Miscellaneous Framed Maps, 19th century, including maps of Palestine, West Africa, North America, and Africa (2). More ...

Whimsical French Travel Journal with Hand-painted Illustrations and Letter from Charles   Prud'hon

Whimsical French Travel Journal with Hand-painted Illustrations and Letter from Charles Prud'hon

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20
Sold for:
$119$100

Whimsical French Travel Journal with Hand-painted Illustrations and Letter from Charles Prud'hon, c. 1938, decorated with interesting watercolors. More ...

Sandburg, Carl and MacLeish, Archibald, Presentation Copy

Sandburg, Carl and MacLeish, Archibald, Presentation Copy

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Sandburg, Carl and MacLeish, Archibald, Presentation Copy, Home Front Memo, New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1943, first edition, original cloth, inscription to flyleaf "Dear Archie, this is More ...

Moroccan Brass-mounted Etched Steel Flintlock Rifle with Wooden Stock

Moroccan Brass-mounted Etched Steel Flintlock Rifle with Wooden Stock

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22
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$356$300

Moroccan Brass-mounted Etched Steel Flintlock Rifle with Wooden Stock, lg. 61 1/4 in. More ...

Lot of Early 20th Century Christmas, Birthday, and Thanksgiving Postcards.

Lot of Early 20th Century Christmas, Birthday, and Thanksgiving Postcards.

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23
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$95$80

Lot of Early 20th Century Christmas, Birthday, and Thanksgiving Postcards. More ...

Seven Boston and New England Related Book Titles

Seven Boston and New England Related Book Titles

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24
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$59$50

Seven Boston and New England Related Book Titles, Whiting, Boston Day; Crawford, St. Botolph's Town; Ryan, Old Boston Museum Days; Beebe, Boston and the Boston Legend; Stark, Antique Views of More ...

Three Bound Early 20th Century New York Auction Catalogues of Japanese Print   Collections

Three Bound Early 20th Century New York Auction Catalogues of Japanese Print Collections

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25
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$36$30

Three Bound Early 20th Century New York Auction Catalogues of Japanese Print Collections, the 1918 Frederic May collection, 1920 Ficke collection, and 1921 collection of a French connoisseur. More ...

Approximately Twenty-seven Books

Approximately Twenty-seven Books

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26
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$83$70

Approximately Twenty-seven Books, including literature, history, reference, and two map portfolios. More ...

Framed Wang

Framed Wang

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27
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Framed Wang Chromolithograph Theater Lobby Card, framed, sight size 16 x 10 7/8 in. More ...

Collection of Fifty-two Late 19th/Early 20th Century Painted Glass Christmas Ornaments.

Collection of Fifty-two Late 19th/Early 20th Century Painted Glass Christmas Ornaments.

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$178$150

Collection of Fifty-two Late 19th/Early 20th Century Painted Glass Christmas Ornaments. More ...

Group of 20th Century Wood and Tin Dollhouse Furniture and Accessories.

Group of 20th Century Wood and Tin Dollhouse Furniture and Accessories.

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29
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$59$50

Group of 20th Century Wood and Tin Dollhouse Furniture and Accessories. More ...

Nine Assorted 19th and 20th Century Book Titles

Nine Assorted 19th and 20th Century Book Titles

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30
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Nine Assorted 19th and 20th Century Book Titles, Comic History of Rome, England; Worcester's Discourses and Letters; Record of Crime; Davies' Legendre; two vols. Emerson's Essays; and Gone with the More ...

Two 18th/19th Century Percussion Pistols

Two 18th/19th Century Percussion Pistols

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$178$150

Two 18th/19th Century Percussion Pistols, wooden grips, one a double-barrel. More ...

Two WWI Lithograph Posters

Two WWI Lithograph Posters

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32
Sold for:
$474$400

Two WWI Lithograph Posters, James Montgomery Flagg, Help Him to Help Us; and Save the Products of the Land, on linen, (mounted on wood sticks). More ...