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Auction 3012T

May 23, 2017 12:00PM
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June 2, 2017 10:00AM

05-23-2017 06-02-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Machen, Arthur (1863-1947) Three Autograph Letters Signed, 1923.

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947) Three Autograph Letters Signed, 1923.

Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$209$170

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947) Three Autograph Letters Signed, 1923. Three letters, each one leaf inscribed over two pages. To Alfred Knopf, concerning getting together for a social occasion, a More ...

Madison, James (1751-1863) Ship's Papers Signed, 22 March 1809.

Madison, James (1751-1863) Ship's Papers Signed, 22 March 1809.

Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$615$500

Madison, James (1751-1863) Ship's Papers Signed, 22 March 1809. Two sections of four (English and Dutch) from a four-language ship's passport, on paper, letterpress typography completed by hand, More ...

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900.

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900.

Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$523$425

McKinley, William (1843-1901) Signed White House Card, c. 1900. Executive Mansion card with McKinley's signature, accompanied by an admission ticket to the Senate chamber signed by Maine Senator More ...

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Bronze Medal of Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908), 1925.

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Bronze Medal of Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908), 1925.

Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$923$750

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Bronze Medal of Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908), 1925. Smaller version of the relief made by Mears in 1906, depicting the composer, produced by the Gorham More ...

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Large Archive of Original Material Related to the Sculptor.

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Large Archive of Original Material Related to the Sculptor.

Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Large Archive of Original Material Related to the Sculptor. Approximately 230 black-and-white photographs of Mears's sculptures (large and small format, some More ...

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Set of Sixty Glass Lantern Slides of her Sculptures.

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Set of Sixty Glass Lantern Slides of her Sculptures.

Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$800$650

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1872-1916) Set of Sixty Glass Lantern Slides of her Sculptures. Wooden box with numbered slots containing sixty glass slides documenting Mears's sculptural work, with images More ...

Mears, Mary (1870-1940) A Large Archive: Screenplays, Novels, Correspondence, and Other Material.

Mears, Mary (1870-1940) A Large Archive: Screenplays, Novels, Correspondence, and Other Material.

Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$338$275

Mears, Mary (1870-1940) A Large Archive: Screenplays, Novels, Correspondence, and Other Material. Including: a folder containing newspaper advertisements, reviews, and correspondence related to the More ...

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Eight Typed Letters Signed and Two Envelopes, 1934-1938.

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Eight Typed Letters Signed and Two Envelopes, 1934-1938.

Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$800$650

Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956) Eight Typed Letters Signed and Two Envelopes, 1934-1938. Seven of Mencken's characteristic half-sheet typed letters, with one on American Mercury letterhead, all More ...

Miscellaneous Group of Signed Documents, Approximately Forty-eight.

Miscellaneous Group of Signed Documents, Approximately Forty-eight.

Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$277$225

Miscellaneous Group of Signed Documents, Approximately Forty-eight. Including: two military appointments signed by Caleb Strong, a Supreme Court card signed by Charles Hughes, and various letters More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter, Undated.

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter, Undated.

Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$400$325

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Autograph Letter, Undated. Wove watermarked bifolium, inscribed over one page, with conjugate inscribed with addressee's name attached. To Richard Smith, cashier, More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Document Signed, Washington, D.C., 5 March 1821.

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Document Signed, Washington, D.C., 5 March 1821.

Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$369$300

Monroe, James (1758-1831) Document Signed, Washington, D.C., 5 March 1821. Parchment land deed, engraved and printed by J. Seymour, New York, fulfilled by hand, granting Abraham Shong, a private in More ...

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1824 and 1825.

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1824 and 1825.

Lot:
1071
Sold for:
$554$450

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1824 and 1825. The first letter, single leaf inscribed on one page, dated 8 November 1824, to an unknown addressee, mentions Byron, "the whole More ...

Morris, Robert (1734-1806) Signed Stock Certificate, 28 November 1794.

Morris, Robert (1734-1806) Signed Stock Certificate, 28 November 1794.

Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Morris, Robert (1734-1806) Signed Stock Certificate, 28 November 1794. Philadelphia: Zachariah Poulson, Junior, [n.d., circa 1794.] Folio laid paper bifolium printed by letterpress and fulfilled by More ...

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759.

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759.

Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759. Large sheet of laid paper inscribed on one side, signed by Colonel Joseph Williams Esquire of Roxbury (1708-1798), docketed on the More ...

New Brick Church [aka] Second Church, Boston, Massachusetts, Two Documents, 1753 and 1802.

New Brick Church [aka] Second Church, Boston, Massachusetts, Two Documents, 1753 and 1802.

Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$197$160

New Brick Church [aka] Second Church, Boston, Massachusetts, Two Documents, 1753 and 1802. Four folio pages inscribed by hand, including names of subscribers to the church, 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (4) More ...

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788.

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788.

Lot:
1075
Sold for:
$221$180

Newell, Timothy (1742-1819) Autograph Document Signed, Sturbridge, 23 July 1788. Single leaf of quarto laid paper, inscribed on one page, with addressed self-envelope on verso. To Dwight Foster More ...

Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 January 1806.

Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 January 1806.

Lot:
1077
Sold for:
$369$300

Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, Washington, D.C., 16 January 1806. Large quarto wove bifolium inscribed over two pages. To Judge March, likely on the north shore of More ...

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples.

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples.

Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Presidential Signatures and Signed Documents, 20th c., Nine Examples. Including: a card signed by Harry Truman dated January 5, 1959; a sheet of letterhead signed by Woodrow Wilson, November 24, More ...

Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905.

Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905.

Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) Signed Photograph, 19 July 1905. Black-and-white photograph mounted on the contemporary mat of Studio Bertieri in Turin, inscribed to Argentine composer, conductor, and More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed New York State Governor's Card, 1929-1932.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed New York State Governor's Card, 1929-1932.

Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$209$170

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed New York State Governor's Card, 1929-1932. New York state executive mansion card, with gilt coat-of-arms, signed in ink, matted below a black-and-white More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1932.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1932.

Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$277$225

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Two Typed Letters Signed, 1932. Two typed letters, both addressed to Judge William H. Barker of Boston, Massachusetts, on State of New York Executive Chamber More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Warm Springs, Georgia, 21 May 1929.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Warm Springs, Georgia, 21 May 1929.

Lot:
1082
Sold for:
$277$225

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, Warm Springs, Georgia, 21 May 1929. Single leaf of State of New York Executive Chamber, Albany. To Vincent Astor (1891-1959), arranging a More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1857-1919) Military Appointment Signed, 20 February 1903.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1857-1919) Military Appointment Signed, 20 February 1903.

Lot:
1083
Unsold
 

Roosevelt, Theodore (1857-1919) Military Appointment Signed, 20 February 1903. Single leaf of parchment, engraved and fulfilled by hand, countersigned by Elihu Root, sealed. Appointing Samuel M. More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915.

Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$338$275

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915. Single leaf of paper with Oyster Bay, Long Island printed at the top of the sheet. To Dr. Charles F. Stokes of Warwick, New York, More ...

Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) Autograph Letter, Autograph Sentiment, and Two Photographs of her Funeral.

Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) Autograph Letter, Autograph Sentiment, and Two Photographs of her Funeral.

Lot:
1086
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) Autograph Letter, Autograph Sentiment, and Two Photographs of her Funeral. Letter on mourning notepaper with accompanying envelope, 10 April 1886. To H. Buxton Forman More ...

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Signature Mounted with Photo.

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Signature Mounted with Photo.

Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Signature Mounted with Photo. Small clipped signature matted beneath a photograph, 3 x 2 in. More ...

Sherman, Roger (1721-1793) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 August 1778 [and] Return Autograph Letter Signed by Benjamin Trumbull (1735-1820

Sherman, Roger (1721-1793) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 August 1778 [and] Return Autograph Letter Signed by Benjamin Trumbull (1735-1820

Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Sherman, Roger (1721-1793) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 August 1778 [and] Return Autograph Letter Signed by Benjamin Trumbull (1735-1820) 5 October 1778. Single leaf with self-envelope inscribed on More ...

Shubrick, Rear Admiral William Branford (1790-1874) Collection of 122 Letters and Documents, 1860s.

Shubrick, Rear Admiral William Branford (1790-1874) Collection of 122 Letters and Documents, 1860s.

Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$308$250

Shubrick, Rear Admiral William Branford (1790-1874) Collection of 122 Letters and Documents, 1860s. Including a letter written by Shubrick and addressed to President Andrew Johnson recommending a More ...

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.

Lot:
1090
Unsold
 

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century. Small oblong format, approximately thirty leaves, containing dozens of pencil drawings that begin with simple studies of shaded objects, and progress to boulders, More ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Autograph Letter Signed and Poem from Moral Emblems, Bonwallie Towers, Bournemouth, 10 November [no

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Autograph Letter Signed and Poem from Moral Emblems, Bonwallie Towers, Bournemouth, 10 November [no

Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Autograph Letter Signed and Poem from Moral Emblems, Bonwallie Towers, Bournemouth, 10 November [no year, likely 1884]. Bifolium inscribed over two and half More ...