RR Auction Quality Autograph Auction 385

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Headquartered in Amherst, NH, RR Auction is globally recognized as the trusted source for authentic autographed memorabilia and rare signed documents. Since its inception in 1976, the firm has published close to 360 consecutive monthly autograph catalogs, which are distributed internationally. The firm recently auctioned the autographed photo of Albert Einstein with his tongue wagging for a record $74,340 and the check astronaut Neil Armstrong signed the day he left for the moon for $27,350.
Anthony Wayne469Anthony Wayne
Boldly-penned ALS signed “Anty. Wayne,” one page, 7.75 x 7.25, March 1, 1793. Wayne writes from Head Quarters in Legionville, in full: “You will pleas
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Duke of Wellington470Duke of Wellington
Third person ALS, one page, 4.5 x 7, March 29, 1830. “The Duke of Wellington presents his compliments to Mr. Gibson and has received his letter of the
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
World War II471World War II
Four photos: satin-finish 10 x 8 of a few members of the USS Mason crew, the only crew of African-American sailors to take a warship during WWII, stan
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Clement Ader473Clement Ader
French engineer (1841–1925) best known for his pioneering work in aviation. Very rare ALS in French, signed “Ct Ader,” one page, 5.25 x 8, Chateau de
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Buzz Aldrin474Buzz Aldrin
Signed book: Reaching for the Moon. First edition, later printing. NY: Harper Collins, 2005. Hardcover with dustjacket, 9 x 11.25. Signed in blue felt
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Buzz Aldrin475Buzz Aldrin
Signed book: Encounter with Tiber. First edition, first printing. NY: Warner Books, 1996. Hardcover with dustjacket, 6.5 x 9.25, 559 pages. Signed and
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Buzz Aldrin476Buzz Aldrin
Color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Aldrin in his white spacesuit before a lunar backdrop, signed and inscribed in black felt tip “To John Morrison, Stick with
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Color 10 x 8 NASA composite photo of the crews of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, signed in black ink by Deke Slayton, Vance Brand, Tom Stafford, Alexei Leo
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
FDC with a cachet honoring the Apollo-Soyuz mission, signed in black ink by Deke Slayton, Alexei Leonov, and Valeri Kubasov. In very good condition, w
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Neil Armstrong479Neil Armstrong
Uninscribed color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Armstrong posing in his white space suit, his helmet by his side, signed in blue felt tip. Double matted and fr
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Neil Armstrong480Neil Armstrong
Color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Armstrong posing in his white space suit, his helmet by his side, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip “To John Buchanan,
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Neil Armstrong481Neil Armstrong
Color 8.5 x 11 Kodak paperstock photo of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface, Armstrong’s reflection visible in his visor, signed and inscribed in black
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Louis Bleriot482Louis Bleriot
French engineer and aviator (1872–1936) who made the first crossing of a large body of water in a heavier-than-air craft when he flew across the Engli
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Michael Collins483Michael Collins
Color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Collins posing in his flight suit against a lunar background, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition.
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Amelia Earhart484Amelia Earhart
Original vintage glossy 2.25 x 4 photo of Earhart, clad in an overcoat and hat, talking to two mechanics in a hangar, signed in fountain pen. Light ov
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Amelia Earhart487Amelia Earhart
TLS, one page, 7 x 10.5, personal letterhead, April 10, 1933. Letter to a Massachusetts woman seeking advice to give a friend regarding flying. In ful
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Ron Evans489Ron Evans
Color 8 x 10 NASA photo of Evans posing in his spacesuit, signed in blue felt tip, “Best wishes, Ron Evans.” In fine condition, with a couple light co
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Jim Irwin490Jim Irwin
Color 10 x 8 NASA photo of Irwin saluting the American flag on the lunar surface, signed in black felt tip beneath a pre-printed sentiment. A crease t
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
John Glenn491John Glenn
Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of Glenn leaving an airplane with President Kennedy and Vice President Johnson, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition,
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Robert McCall492Robert McCall
Ten original signed pastel and/or ink sketches on individual FDCs, each featuring different commemorative cachets, ranging in size from 6.5 x 3.5 to 7
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Robert McCall493Robert McCall
Three items: original color pastel 9 x 12 sketch of a shuttle blasting off the earth’s surface, heading right into the center of a giant eye in the sk
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Wally Schirra495Wally Schirra
AQS on an off-white 6.25 x 4.5 card. Schirra writes: “To accomplish what you set out to do three times as I have, Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo, gave me
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Igor Sikorsky496Igor Sikorsky
Pioneer aviation engineer (1889–1972) who developed the first four-engine airplane and the first modern helicopter to be put into widespread use. Vint
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Wernher von Braun497Wernher von Braun
Typed biography, one page, 8.5 x 11, April 1974. von Braun signs at the conclusion of his bio which reads, in full: “(born 1912), American engineer an
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Orville Wright498Orville Wright
Vibrant vintage fountain pen signature on an off-white 3.5 x 2 card. In fine condition, with a few trivial spots of soiling above and below the signat
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Orville Wright499Orville Wright
Two identical red two cent International Civil Aeronautics Conference postage stamps, 1.5 x 1, each signed in fountain pen, “Orville Wright.” Stamps a
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ansel Adams502Ansel Adams
TLS on a postcard featuring Adams’ photo, ‘Cape Cod Barn, Massachusetts,’ 6 x 4. Ansel writes a brief letter to an admirer, in full: “I am honored to
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Ansel Adams503Ansel Adams
Two items: TNS on a pink 5 x 3 card, October 13, 1983. In full: “I can’t sign currency—Its not legal—But I enclose my autograph.”; and a felt tip sign
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Charles Addams504Charles Addams
Signed book: The Groaning Board. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1964. Hardcover with dustjacket, 9 x 11, 88 pages. Signed and inscribed on...
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Hans Christian Andersen505Hans Christian Andersen
Beloved Danish author (1805–1875) best known for such classic fairy tales as The Ugly Duckling, The Red Shoes, and The Emperor’s New Clothes. AQS, in
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Alexander Archipenko506Alexander Archipenko
Ukrainian abstract sculpture (1887–1964). Archipenko veered away from the traditional form of neo-classical sculpture to implement the use of negative
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
FDC with a cachet honoring William Faulkner, signed in ink by Dr. Seuss, Peter Benchley, John Grisham, James Michener, Arthur C. Clarke, Mario Puzo, a
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
FDC with a cachet honoring Ernest Hemingway, signed in black and blue ink by Peter Benchley, adding a sketch of Jaws, John Grisham, Tom Clancy, Arthur
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi509Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi
Eminent French sculptor (1834–1904) best known for designing the Statue of Liberty. Vintage sepia matte-finish 5.5 x 4 photo of one of his works, by S
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Aubrey Beardsley510Aubrey Beardsley
Renowned British artist (1872–1898) who helped define the Art Nouveau style with his elegant, distinctively sensuous, often erotically charged drawing
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Samuel Beckett511Samuel Beckett
Irish avant-garde writer, dramatist, and poet (1906–1989). Satin-finish 3.5 x 6 photo, signed in the large lower border in black ink. In fine conditio
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Cecil Beaton512Cecil Beaton
ALS, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.5 x 7, Reddish letterhead, July 7. Beaton writes to James Laver, in part: “I don’t know whether its poor et
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Cecil Beaton513Cecil Beaton
Academy Award–winning British photographer and costume and production designer (1904–1980). TLS, one page, 5.5 x 7, 8 Pelham Place, SW7, Kensington le
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Thomas Hart Benton514Thomas Hart Benton
Renowned American artist (1889–1975) whose distinctive ‘regionalist’ style made him one of the most influential figures in American art during the 193
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Albert Bierstadt515Albert Bierstadt
German-American painter (1830–1902) best known for his large landscapes of the American West during the 19th century. Ink signature, “Boston, Sept. 28
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Enid Blyton516Enid Blyton
English children's writer also known as Mary Pollock (1897–1968). Vintage matte-finish 5.5 x 7.75 photo of Blyton sitting on her porch with her ...
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Gutzon Borglum517Gutzon Borglum
Distinguished American sculptor (1867–1941) best known for his monumental depiction of four presidents on Mount Rushmore. Vintage 2.25 x 3.5 magazine
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Elizabeth Bowen518Elizabeth Bowen
Irish author (1899–1973). ALS, two thin pages, 8 x 9.75, Carbery letterhead, November 15, 1965. Letter to Dr. William Quillian, president of Randolph
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Ray Bradbury519Ray Bradbury
Signed book: The Martian Chronicles. Limited edition of 2000 copies (This being No. 902). Connecticut: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Hardcover with sli
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Georges Braque520Georges Braque
Important French painter (1882–1963) who, along with Picasso, was one of the seminal figures in the development of Cubism. Vintage fountain pen signat
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Georges Braque521Georges Braque
Signed book: Cahier de George Braque. Paris: Maeght, 1948. Hardcover with dustjacket, 9 x 12.5, 93 pages. Signed and insribed on the title page, “Pour
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Edward Burne-Jones522Edward Burne-Jones
British artist and designer (1833–1898) closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. ALS signed “E. Burne Jones,” one page,
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Robert Browning523Robert Browning
English poet and playwright (1812–1889) who perfected the dramatic monologue in such works as My Last Duchess and Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister. O
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Edgar Rice Burroughs524Edgar Rice Burroughs
TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. letterhead, April 6, 1937. Letter to the managing editor of the Galveston News-Tribune. In full: “
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Edgar Rice Burroughs525Edgar Rice Burroughs
TLS signed “Papa, Edgar Rice Burroughs,” one page both sides, 8 x 10.5, USS Cahaba letterhead, May 27, 1945. Letter to his daughter Joan, from “somewh
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00