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Pine Secretary Desk

Pine Secretary Desk

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1479
Sold for:
$461$375

Pine Secretary Desk, made by Moses B. Walker, Westbrook, Maine, c. 1840, the upper section with cornice above two six-light cupboard doors opening to shelves, above two short drawers, set into the More ...

Engraved Presentation "Peace Treaty Paper-Weight,"

Engraved Presentation "Peace Treaty Paper-Weight,"

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1131
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Engraved Presentation "Peace Treaty Paper-Weight," c. 1915, according to the inscription, this paperweight was made from the scabbard of a sword used for Plowshare, and was given to Cary Bok by the More ...

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856.

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1001B
Sold for:
$677$550

Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 1856. Both letters likely addressed to the Reverend Bishop Samuel Fallows (1835-1922), Head of the Reformed Episcopal Church in the More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844.

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Document Signed, 1 December 1844. Single leaf secretarial document authorizing Lloyd Selby to deliver the results (in triplicate) of Mississippi's presidential vote to More ...

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Note Signed 2 December 1880.

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Note Signed 2 December 1880.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1014A
Sold for:
$246$200

Garfield, James A. (1831-1881) Note Signed 2 December 1880. Single leaf of wove writing paper with "Mentor, Ohio" printed at the top, in a secretarial hand, inscribed over one page, to an attorney More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State, Philadelphia, 5 November 1793.

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State, Philadelphia, 5 November 1793.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State, Philadelphia, 5 November 1793. Single laid bifolium inscribed over one page, with address panel on outer verso of the More ...

Morgan, James (fl. circa 1920) Small Archive of Received Correspondence, American Presidents, Authors, and Others.

Morgan, James (fl. circa 1920) Small Archive of Received Correspondence, American Presidents, Authors, and Others.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Morgan, James (fl. circa 1920) Small Archive of Received Correspondence, American Presidents, Authors, and Others. Including letters from the following people: Theodore Roosevelt, typed letter More ...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Seventeen Typed Letters Signed, 1916-1919. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Eleanor (1884-1962), and Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Letters and Approximately Thirty Others, 1

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Eleanor (1884-1962), and Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Letters and Approximately Thirty Others, 1

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$461$375

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), Eleanor (1884-1962), and Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Letters and Approximately Thirty Others, 1915-1955. Including: typed letter signed from Teddy Roosevelt, More ...

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln, China, c. 1790, the side of the tea bowl and center of the saucer decorated with a depiction of the More ...

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)      Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$231,000$190,000

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York Unsigned, the subject identified in typed notes on the reverse. Oil on canvas laid More ...

Hollow-cut Silhouette Reportedly of William Henry Seward, Secretary of State Under President Abraham Lincoln

Hollow-cut Silhouette Reportedly of William Henry Seward, Secretary of State Under President Abraham Lincoln

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
330
Unsold
 

Hollow-cut Silhouette Reportedly of William Henry Seward, Secretary of State Under President Abraham Lincoln, America, 19th century, the silhouette facing to the left with white collar and shirt, More ...

Complete Set of Mercury Dimes

Complete Set of Mercury Dimes

Auction:
3208T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2058
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Complete Set of Mercury Dimes, 1916-D, G details, cleaned, two 1921, G details, cleaned, 1921-D, AG details, cleaned, and twelve UNC from the 1940s with attractive toning, sold with an additional More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace  , with Secretarial Signature.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace , with Secretarial Signature.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1414
Sold for:
$135$110

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace, with Secretarial Signature. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1960]. Octavo, with the code: C-K on copyright page, no dust jacket, publisher's black More ...

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786. Single leaf of laid paper, to Thomas Jefferson, as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States for France, More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$308$250

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver's License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959. Official punch card from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston, with Kennedy's 122 More ...

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$246$200

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles. James McKaye's (1805-1888) The Mastership and its Fruits: the Emancipated Slave Face to Face with his Old Master, New York: Loyal More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) The Works  , Memorial Edition.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) The Works , Memorial Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$338$275

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) The Works, Memorial Edition. New York: Scribner's, 1923-1926. Large octavo limited edition set, copy number 491 of 1,050 sets, signed by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, bound More ...

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour,"

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour,"

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1616
Unsold
 

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour," America, c. 1942, showing the President seated behind his desk as he appears in a 1942 Life magazine cover photo, a More ...

Two Full Sets of Silver Roosevelt Dimes

Two Full Sets of Silver Roosevelt Dimes

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$221$180

Two Full Sets of Silver Roosevelt Dimes, a BU set in a Capital Plastics case and a circulated set in a Whitman album. More ...

Approximately 2715 Circulated Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes.     Estimate $2,500-3,500

Approximately 2715 Circulated Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes. Estimate $2,500-3,500

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Approximately 2715 Circulated Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes. More ...

Approximately 228 Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes.     Estimate $200-300

Approximately 228 Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes. Estimate $200-300

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1036
Sold for:
$246$200

Approximately 228 Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes. More ...

Approximately 788 Silver Roosevelt Dimes.     Estimate $600-800

Approximately 788 Silver Roosevelt Dimes. Estimate $600-800

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1036A
Sold for:
$800$650

Approximately 788 Silver Roosevelt Dimes. More ...

178 Silver Washington Quarters and Seventeen Roosevelt Dimes.     Estimate $200-300

178 Silver Washington Quarters and Seventeen Roosevelt Dimes. Estimate $200-300

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1139
Sold for:
$461$375

178 Silver Washington Quarters and Seventeen Roosevelt Dimes. More ...

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace  , with Secretarial Signature.

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace , with Secretarial Signature.

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1462
Unsold
 

Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) The Strategy of Peace, with Secretarial Signature. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1960]. Octavo, with the code: C-K on copyright page, no dust jacket, publisher's black More ...

Locke, John (1632-1704) Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money.

Locke, John (1632-1704) Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
110
Unsold
 

Locke, John (1632-1704) Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money. London: Printed for A. and J. Churchil at the Black Swan in Pater-Noster-Row, 1695. Second edition, octavo, More ...

Edison, Thomas A. (1847-1931) Four Typed Letters Signed [Together with] Four Typed Letters Signed by Edisons Secretaries, 20 December

Edison, Thomas A. (1847-1931) Four Typed Letters Signed [Together with] Four Typed Letters Signed by Edisons Secretaries, 20 December

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1018
Unsold
 

Edison, Thomas A. (1847-1931) Four Typed Letters Signed [Together with] Four Typed Letters Signed by Edison's Secretaries, 20 December 1924 to 28 January 1925. All letters addressed to Robert S. More ...

Hughes, Charles Evans (1862-1948) Signed Photograph.

Hughes, Charles Evans (1862-1948) Signed Photograph.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$154$125

Hughes, Charles Evans (1862-1948) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white portrait of Hughes signed August 5, 1922, with embossed stamp of Harris & Ewing on the image, bottom left corner, framed, 13 x 9 More ...

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Document Signed as President, Washington, DC, 3 March 1835.

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Document Signed as President, Washington, DC, 3 March 1835.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$677$550

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Document Signed as President, Washington, DC, 3 March 1835. Engraved document fulfilled by hand appointing Joseph Borras of Spain Consul of the United States of America More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$110,700$90,000

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite. Alexander Gardner's portrait taken August 9, 1863, the bust only from the full-length standing pose (O-75 from Lincoln in Photographs), with More ...