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Auction 3040B

November 12, 2017 11:00AM

11-12-2017 11-12-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966.

Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966.

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Roddenberry, Gene (1921-1991) Original Typewritten Proposal for Star Trek, the Television Series, c. 1966. Twenty-six pages with some manuscript notes in Roddenberry's hand, his retained file copy. More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Autograph Letter Signed.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Autograph Letter Signed.

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Autograph Letter Signed. Single leaf of White House letterhead, regarding a coal mining strike, framed, 10 1/2 x 8 in. "Dear Mr. Secretary, As I prepare to More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Photograph.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Photograph.

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$461$375

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white photograph signed and inscribed to Paul V. McNutt (1891-1955), 13 x 10 in. More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, 16 May 1918.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, 16 May 1918.

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$461$375

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, 16 May 1918. Single page, signed as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, typed on Navy Department letterhead, to Charles E. Parsons, of New More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Three Signed Documents, 1902-1907.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Three Signed Documents, 1902-1907.

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$923$750

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Three Signed Documents, 1902-1907. All documents are military commissions related to Avery J. Cooper, who served in the Artillery Corps and later the Coast Artillery More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901.

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$492$400

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901. Single leaf of laid paper, letterhead of the Vice President's Chamber, to Colonel Curtis Guild Jr. (1860-1915), replying to a More ...

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Cut Signature and Newspaper.

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Cut Signature and Newspaper.

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$523$425

Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948) Cut Signature and Newspaper. Signature in ink on blue paper, 4 x 2 1/8 in.; [and] The Daily Record, Boston, Tuesday, August 17, 1948, 6:00 am edition, More ...

Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951) Photograph Signed, September 1950.

Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951) Photograph Signed, September 1950.

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$923$750

Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951) Photograph Signed, September 1950. Black-and-white photograph of Schoenberg, inscribed in bottom right corner to Walter Hinrichsen, music publisher (1907-1969), the More ...

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 May 1829.

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 May 1829.

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$185$150

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 May 1829. Single wove bifolium inscribed over one page, to a Mr. Ford, thanking him for a gift, apologizing for being away from the country, More ...

Scrapbook, American, 19th Century, Containing Postmarked Covers and Other Ephemera.

Scrapbook, American, 19th Century, Containing Postmarked Covers and Other Ephemera.

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$492$400

Scrapbook, American, 19th Century, Containing Postmarked Covers and Other Ephemera. Approximately sixty 19th century American covers with postmarks, and some other ephemera in a 19th century album, More ...

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed.

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed.

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed. Black-and-white image of Shaw taken by Edwin Samuel on March 16, 1931, on the edge of More ...

Sinatra, Frank (1915-1998) Two Signed Photographs, One Unsigned.

Sinatra, Frank (1915-1998) Two Signed Photographs, One Unsigned.

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$923$750

Sinatra, Frank (1915-1998) Two Signed Photographs, One Unsigned. Small black-and-white postcard image of Sinatra, signed at the foot; [together with] a large 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photo of More ...

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$49$40

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 ...

Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895) My Country 'Tis of Thee  , Autograph Transcription Signed.

Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895) My Country 'Tis of Thee , Autograph Transcription Signed.

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895) My Country 'Tis of Thee, Autograph Transcription Signed. Single leaf of wove paper from Buffalo, New York, four stanzas of the song, with Smith's signature at the More ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 September 1883.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 September 1883.

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 September 1883. Single leaf of laid paper inscribed over one page to an unnamed recipient, regarding the characters from Uncle Tom's More ...

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

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

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$123$100

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 ...

Sydney Holland, 2nd Viscount Knutsford (1855-1931) Autograph Letter Signed, 31 January 1929.

Sydney Holland, 2nd Viscount Knutsford (1855-1931) Autograph Letter Signed, 31 January 1929.

Lot:
111
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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. More ...

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841) Letter Addressed to Elgin from William Porden (c. 1755-1822), 8 December 1812.

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841) Letter Addressed to Elgin from William Porden (c. 1755-1822), 8 December 1812.

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$123$100

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841) Letter Addressed to Elgin from William Porden (c. 1755-1822), 8 December 1812. Large quarto laid paper bifolium inscribed over three pages, regarding the More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 3

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 3

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 30, 1857. Signed survey in Thoreau's hand in brown ink on heavy More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of Robert D. Gilson's Mill in Littleton, Mass.  , May 9, 1857.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of Robert D. Gilson's Mill in Littleton, Mass. , May 9, 1857.

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of Robert D. Gilson's Mill in Littleton, Mass., May 9, 1857. Signed survey in Thoreau's hand in red and brown ink on heavy wove paper, with the following More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of that Part of Thomas Brooks Woodlot, in Lincoln, Mass, which was burned over in the fall of 18

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of that Part of Thomas Brooks Woodlot, in Lincoln, Mass, which was burned over in the fall of 18

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of that Part of Thomas Brooks' Woodlot, in Lincoln, Mass, which was burned over in the fall of 1857, June 5, 1858. Very large signed survey in Thoreau's hand in More ...

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

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

Lot:
116
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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 More ...

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Autograph Note Signed, Elmira, New York, [no date].

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Autograph Note Signed, Elmira, New York, [no date].

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Autograph Note Signed, Elmira, New York, [no date]. Single leaf of laid paper, inscribed over one page. To Appleton & Co. publishers, some smudges, old folds, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 More ...

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 1839.

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 1839.

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$677$550

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Signed Ship's Passport, 1839. Parchment with engraved images of ship and port with lighthouse at the top, sealed at the bottom, altered in 1830 with much of the More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Free Franked Postmarked Envelope with Seal, 8 June 1788.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Free Franked Postmarked Envelope with Seal, 8 June 1788.

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Washington, George (1732-1799) Free Franked Postmarked Envelope with Seal, 8 June 1788. Laid paper envelope addressed in Washington's hand to Oliver Pollock of Philadelphia, postmarked "ALEX, JUNE More ...

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Archive Including Three Signed Letters and Other Material.

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Archive Including Three Signed Letters and Other Material.

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Archive Including Three Signed Letters and Other Material. Collection of material from Wharton's attorney, concerning her investments, real estate holdings, estates, and More ...

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Autograph Poem Signed and Autograph Letter Signed.

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Autograph Poem Signed and Autograph Letter Signed.

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$308$250

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Autograph Poem Signed and Autograph Letter Signed. Letter keeping the promise of an autograph made by Grace Greenwood, 8 x 4 3/4 in. [framed with] a poem written More ...

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$111$90

Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892) Two Autograph Letters Signed. Two and three pages each, both regarding his works and the publication thereof, 1857 and 1870, one addressed to his publisher, More ...

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

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

Lot:
124
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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. More ...

A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plats (1552-1608) Deligh

A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plats (1552-1608) Deligh

Lot:
125
Sold for:
$738$600

A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plat's (1552-1608) Delights for Ladies to Adorn their Persons, Tables, Closets, and More ...