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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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Strnadova, Irena (b. 1920) A Collection of Twenty-five Documents Related to her Activities in the Resistance to the Nazi Occupation of

Strnadova, Irena (b. 1920) A Collection of Twenty-five Documents Related to her Activities in the Resistance to the Nazi Occupation of

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1092
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Strnadova, Irena (b. 1920) A Collection of Twenty-five Documents Related to her Activities in the Resistance to the Nazi Occupation of Czechoslovakia. Original manuscript documents, typed documents, More ...

Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Three Clipped Signatures and Free Frank.

Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Three Clipped Signatures and Free Frank.

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1093
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Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Three Clipped Signatures and Free Frank. Three clipped signatures (including one with an inset unsigned holograph envelope) and a signed free frank with postmark, sizes More ...

Supreme Court, Warren Earl Burger, Chief Justice (1907-1995) Signed Photograph of the Court, c. 1976.

Supreme Court, Warren Earl Burger, Chief Justice (1907-1995) Signed Photograph of the Court, c. 1976.

Lot:
1094
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$923$750

Supreme Court, Warren Earl Burger, Chief Justice (1907-1995) Signed Photograph of the Court, c. 1976. Formal full-color photographic portrait of nine Supreme Court Justices, in their robes, with More ...

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Full-length Portrait Engraving.

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Full-length Portrait Engraving.

Lot:
1095
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$37$30

Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) Full-length Portrait Engraving. [Baltimore?]: Illman & Sons, [c. 1848]. Mezzotint, full-length portrait in uniform, in front of his horse and orderly; toning, edges More ...

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775.

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775.

Lot:
1096
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$4,920$4,000

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775. [London: John Williams, 1775] Engraved broadside, with a legend below, rare, the sheet dusty, slightly discolored, matted and framed, 13 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. "The More ...

Tyler, John (1790-1862) Document Signed, 1 August 1869.

Tyler, John (1790-1862) Document Signed, 1 August 1869.

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1097
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$861$700

Tyler, John (1790-1862) Document Signed, 1 August 1869. Single parchment sheet with printed text fulfilled by hand, granting Thomas B. Poindexter of Concordia, Louisiana 160 acres in Ouachita, More ...

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 24 November 1837.

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 24 November 1837.

Lot:
1098
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$431$350

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 24 November 1837. Single parchment leaf with engraved images of a sailing ship and light house, engraved text below, fulfilled by hand; granting More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Cartes-de-visite, Three Signed by Mary Anna Custis Lee (1808-1873).

Washington, George (1732-1799) Cartes-de-visite, Three Signed by Mary Anna Custis Lee (1808-1873).

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1099
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$1,046$850

Washington, George (1732-1799) Cartes-de-visite, Three Signed by Mary Anna Custis Lee (1808-1873). Hand-tinted cards of cards of George & Martha Washington, and Mary Custis Lee; all signed, "Mary More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas

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1100
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$800$650

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas Gage, Cambridge and Boston, August 11, 13, and 19, 1775. More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Franking Signature, Philadelphia, c. 1775.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Franking Signature, Philadelphia, c. 1775.

Lot:
1101
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$4,613$3,750

Washington, George (1732-1799) Franking Signature, Philadelphia, c. 1775. Signature trimmed from an envelope with Washington's signature and the phrase, "at Philadelphia" in his hand, overwritten More ...

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 April 1823; [and] Autograph Note Signed, 5 October 1846.

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 April 1823; [and] Autograph Note Signed, 5 October 1846.

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1102
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$461$375

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 April 1823; [and] Autograph Note Signed, 5 October 1846. The letter on a large wove paper quarto bifolium, inscribed over three pages, with a More ...

Williams, William (1731-1811) Signed Receipt and Clipped Signature, 1773-1774.

Williams, William (1731-1811) Signed Receipt and Clipped Signature, 1773-1774.

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1103
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$492$400

Williams, William (1731-1811) Signed Receipt and Clipped Signature, 1773-1774. Signature cut from the bottom of a printed document dated 1774, and a detailed receipt, both on laid paper, sizes vary. More ...

Williams, Ted (1918-2002) Two Signed Photographs.

Williams, Ted (1918-2002) Two Signed Photographs.

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1104
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$584$475

Williams, Ted (1918-2002) Two Signed Photographs. One large photograph of Williams at his first at bat in a Red Sox uniform, taken April 14, 1939, 20 x 16 in., signed in blue ink in the sky above; More ...

Wright, Orville (1871-1948) Signed Photograph Commemorating a Dinner in Honor of Wright Given by Grover G. Loening at Delmonicos, New

Wright, Orville (1871-1948) Signed Photograph Commemorating a Dinner in Honor of Wright Given by Grover G. Loening at Delmonicos, New

Lot:
1105
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$2,214$1,800

Wright, Orville (1871-1948) Signed Photograph Commemorating a Dinner in Honor of Wright Given by Grover G. Loening at Delmonico's, New York, February 9, 1917. Large black-and-white photograph of the More ...

Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches, Port Clyde, Maine; Chadds Ford, Pen

Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches, Port Clyde, Maine; Chadds Ford, Pen

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1106
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Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches, Port Clyde, Maine; Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, August 1, 1937-March 24, 1939. A large group of More ...

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat.

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat.

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1107
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Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat. 1195 AH [1781 CE]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 48 leaves, 22 lines per page, text written in nasta'liq script in black ink, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary.

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1108
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Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary. 935 AH [1529 CE]. Small format manuscript on paper, 18 leaves, 12 lines per page, title and facing leaf elaborately decorated in gold, blue, and More ...

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God.

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God.

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1109
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Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God. 1233 AH [1818 CE]. Octavo format Arabic manuscript on paper in black ink, in an elegant and delicate nasta'liq script with artful diagonal marginal More ...

Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook.

Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook.

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1110
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Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook. 1159 AH [1746 CE]. Small format Arabic manuscript in a minute naskh script, in black ink, 78 leaves, 20 lines per page, title page with decorative gilt cartouche More ...

Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani (1098-1131) Tamhidat.

Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani (1098-1131) Tamhidat.

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1111
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$3,075$2,500

Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani (1098-1131) Tamhidat. 866 AH [1461 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 163 leaves, 14 lines per page, text written in naskh script in black ink, first two More ...

Bahaal-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Tadhkira, Shir va Shikar, Nan va Halva, [bound with a work by] Muhammad Ali ibn Ma

Bahaal-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Tadhkira, Shir va Shikar, Nan va Halva, [bound with a work by] Muhammad Ali ibn Ma

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1112
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Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Tadhkira, Shir va Shikar, Nan va Halva, [bound with a work by] Muhammad Ali ibn Malik Hasan. 1127 AH [1715 CE] and 1134 AH [1722 CE]. Three works More ...

Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism.

Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism.

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1113
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Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism. [17th c. CE?]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 75 leaves, 14 lines per page, text written in More ...

Hafez-e Shirazi [Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad] (1325-1390) Rubaiyat.

Hafez-e Shirazi [Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad] (1325-1390) Rubaiyat.

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1114
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Hafez-e Shirazi [Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad] (1325-1390) Rubaiyat. 15th day of Dhul-Hijjah, 1268 AH [September 29, 1852 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, narrow octavo format, 242 leaves, 17 lines More ...

Ibn Fahd al-Hilli (d. 841 AH) Uddat al-da'i wa najah al-sa'i   [bound with another title].

Ibn Fahd al-Hilli (d. 841 AH) Uddat al-da'i wa najah al-sa'i [bound with another title].

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1115
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Ibn Fahd al-Hilli (d. 841 AH) Uddat al-da'i wa najah al-sa'i [bound with another title]. 1043 AH [1633 CE]. Two Arabic manuscripts on paper in naskh script, octavo format, the first title with gilt More ...

Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088) Persian Manuscript.

Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088) Persian Manuscript.

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1116
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Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088) Persian Manuscript. 1233 AH [1818 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 27 leaves, 7 lines per page, text written in two diagonal columns, making More ...

Muhammad ibn al-Husayn. Tabsirat al-Ikhwan Fi Bayan ak bariyyat al-Quran, (Guide to Brothers Concerning the Supremacy of the Quran).

Muhammad ibn al-Husayn. Tabsirat al-Ikhwan Fi Bayan ak bariyyat al-Quran, (Guide to Brothers Concerning the Supremacy of the Quran).

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1117
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Muhammad ibn al-Husayn. Tabsirat al-Ikhwan Fi Bayan ak bariyyat al-Qur'an, (Guide to Brothers Concerning the Supremacy of the Qur'an). 1268 AH [1852 CE]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto More ...

Muhammad Mu'min Husaini (fl. circa 1670) Tuhfat al-Mu'minin  , Dictionary of Materia Medica.

Muhammad Mu'min Husaini (fl. circa 1670) Tuhfat al-Mu'minin , Dictionary of Materia Medica.

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1118
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$5,535$4,500

Muhammad Mu'min Husaini (fl. circa 1670) Tuhfat al-Mu'minin, Dictionary of Materia Medica. [late 17th century CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, folio format, 285 leaves, divided into parts, 28 lines More ...

Persian Calligraphy, an Accordion Book of Twenty-one Examples, 18th-19th Century.

Persian Calligraphy, an Accordion Book of Twenty-one Examples, 18th-19th Century.

Lot:
1119
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$2,460$2,000

Persian Calligraphy, an Accordion Book of Twenty-one Examples, 18th-19th Century. A collection of Persian calligraphic samples by a number of different artists, many dated, some signed, in More ...

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Lot:
1120
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$1,230$1,000

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 132 leaves, 15 lines per page, text written in nasta'liq script in More ...

A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts.

A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts.

Lot:
1121
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$4,613$3,750

A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts. London: for [Anshwam & John] Churchill by Lintot & Osborn, 1744-1747. Eight folio volumes [the six original More ...