RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring John F. Kennedy

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Opening with a section commemorating President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy, RR Auction's November Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a multitude of rare and remarkable pieces of the past. Boasting well over 1,100 items spanning all fields, some top auction items include JFK's personally-worn presidential suit; incredible letters from artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Monet, and Toulouse-Lautrec; and great signed Hollywood photographs of the Our Gang cast, the Marx Brothers, and Grace Kelly. Also featured is a section comprised of items belonging to the late Boston drummer Sib Hashian, which will culminate in a LIVE sale of headlining lots on November 7th. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in November 2019.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Roy O. Disney607 - Roy O. Disney
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DS, five pages, 8.5 x 11, April 29, 1955. Contract between Walt Disney Productions and Loew's Incorporated, in which the former agrees to "...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jose Carioca production cel from a Disney TV Show608 - Jose Carioca production cel from a Disney TV Show
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1960s) Original production cel featuring Jose Carioca of Three Caballeros fame from a 1960s Disney TV show, showing the cigar-ch
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera609 - Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera
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Wonderful color glossy 10 x 8 Turner Home Entertainment publicity photo featuring a number of classic characters from the Hanna-Barbera cartoon univer
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Walt Kelly610 - Walt Kelly
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Two items: a TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Post-Hall Syndicate letterhead, May 4, 1954, in full: "Many thanks for your kind words in praise of Pogo ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Hank Ketcham611 - Hank Ketcham
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Fantastic original single-panel 7.75 x 9.75 comic strip for Dennis the Menace, accomplished in graphite and ink by Hank Ketcham, signed and inscribed
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Walter Lantz612 - Walter Lantz
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Original graphite and felt tip sketch of a smiling Woody Woodpecker, accomplished on an off-white 8.5 x 11 sheet by Walter Lantz, who dates the sketch
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stan Lee613 - Stan Lee
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Color satin-finish 20 x 16 photo of numerous heroes and villains from the Marvel universe, signed in blue felt tip by Stan Lee. In fine condition, wit
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stan Lee614 - Stan Lee
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Direct edition Marvel Knights Spider-Man issue No. 5, with front cover showing Spidey battling with Doctor Octopus, signed in black felt tip by Stan L
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chris Renaud615 - Chris Renaud
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Amusing trio of original ink and felt tip sketches by Chris Renaud on individual white 5 x 8 sheets, each signed by Renaud and depicting a character f
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Schulz616 - Charles Schulz
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Desirable 6 x 6.75 print showing Snoopy and Woodstock side-by-side, published by United Features Syndicate in 1965, signed in black felt tip, "...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Charles Schulz617 - Charles Schulz
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Humorous color 10.5 x 13.5 print showing Snoopy and Woodstock golfing from a small boat, published by United Features Syndicate in 1965, signed and in
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Harvey Siegel618 - Harvey Siegel
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Original ink sketch of Rocky and Bullwinkle by cartoonist Harvey Siegel, who signs in the lower right corner, "Harvey Siegel 2002, Gamma Prod.&...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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George Wildman619 - George Wildman
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Fantastic set of three original sketches by George Wildman of main characters from the Popeye comic strip, each accomplished in ink on white 4 x 6 she
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Baudelaire620 - Charles Baudelaire
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Influential French writer (1821–1867) best known for his highly imaginative and experimental verse, including the seminal 1857 collection Les Fleurs d
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Robert Burns621 - Robert Burns
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Eminent Scottish poet and songwriter (1759–1796) who was a seminal figure of the Romantic movement and whose verses and songs (including 'Auld L...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Lord Byron622 - Lord Byron
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Free franked address panel, 4.25 x 2.75, addressed by Byron, “London, 1813 Dec'r twenty first, To Mrs. Anderton,” and franked in the lower left ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Raymond Chandler623 - Raymond Chandler
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TLS signed “Ray,” one page, 8.5 x 11, July 20, 1953. Letter to Edgar Carter of the H. N. Swanson literary agency, in full: "As requested, enclo...
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Truman Capote624 - Truman Capote
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Signed book: In Cold Blood. First edition, first printing. NY: Random House, 1965. Hardcover with dust jacket (price-clipped with 1/66 date on lower f
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Samuel L. Clemens625 - Samuel L. Clemens
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Extraordinary matte-finish 8.25 x 10.75 studio portrait, signed and inscribed in the borders in ink, "To Edward Quintaro, greetings & all g...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Philip K. Dick626 - Philip K. Dick
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Powerful TLS signed “Love, Phil" with added heart and arrow, three pages, 8.5 x 11, January 11, 1981. In-depth letter to science fiction author...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Charles Dickens627 - Charles Dickens
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Sought-after Coutts & Company check, 7.25 x 3, filled out and signed by Charles Dickens, payable to Higham New Church for £25, September 10...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Arthur Conan Doyle628 - Arthur Conan Doyle
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ALS, signed "A. Conan Doyle," one page, 5 x 7, Hôtel Métropole letterhead, no date. Doyle writes to an unnamed actor, in full: &...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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F. Scott Fitzgerald629 - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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DS, one page, 8.5 x 11, December 16, 1931. Official Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer document in which Fitzgerald confirms an agreement to modify the end date of h
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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F. Scott Fitzgerald630 - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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ALS, one page, 8.5 x 13, February 26, 1936. Letter to writer and journalist Leslie McFarlane, the ghostwriter of several Hardy Boys novels, in part:...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Arthur Conan Doyle631 - Arthur Conan Doyle
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Early partial ALS, one page, 4.25 x 1.5, no date. In full: "I write of course for Tonie—Amy will forgive it being to you instead of to her, but...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Joseph Heller632 - Joseph Heller
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Signed book: Catch-22. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1961. Hardcover with dust jacket (with $5.95 price on front flap), 6...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Victor Hugo633 - Victor Hugo
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ALS in French, one page, 4.5 x 7, July 17, 1867. Written while in banishment, living on the island of Guernsey, Hugo writes to Aubin Pelletier, author
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Victor Hugo634 - Victor Hugo
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Original red chalk sketch of a castle tower accomplished by Hugo on an off-white 4.25 x 6.5 sheet, signed and dated below, "Bruxelles, Victor H...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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James Joyce635 - James Joyce
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ALS, one page, 7 x 4.75, March 7, 1921. Letter from Paris, responding to an autograph request, in full: "In reply to your letter of 24 ult forw...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Nikos Kazantzakis636 - Nikos Kazantzakis
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Autograph manuscript in Greek, signed "N. Kazantzakis," eleven pages, 6.75 x 13.75, no date but circa 1940s. A complete draft of the famou...
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Jack Kerouac637 - Jack Kerouac
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Unsigned first edition book: On the Road by Jack Kerouac. First edition, first printing. NY: The Viking Press, 1957. Hardcover with dust jacket (with
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Stephen King638 - Stephen King
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Signed book: Carrie. First edition, first printing. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974. Hardcover with dust jacket (containing all first edition points
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Giacomo Leopardi639 - Giacomo Leopardi
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Important Italian poet, essayist, philosopher, and philologist (1798–1837). Rare ALS in Italian, one page, 7.5 x 9.5, November 14, 1817. Letter to the
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Estimates : 25,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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Herman Melville640 - Herman Melville
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Exceptionally rare ink signature, "Herman Melville, from his Aunt Priscilla Melville, Boston, March 1846," on an off-white 7.5 x 1.5 slip....
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Eugene O'Neill641 - Eugene O'Neill
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Tao House letterhead, October 5, 1938. Letter to Hudson Strode, professor of creative writing at the University of Alabama. I
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sylvia Plath642 - Sylvia Plath
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Poet, novelist and short story writer (1932–1963), who committed suicide after her separation from her husband and a long bout with depression. Origin
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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J. K. Rowling643 - J. K. Rowling
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Complete set of seven deluxe hardcover books from the Harry Potter series, all first edition, first printing, published in London by Bloomsbury. Inclu
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Shel Silverstein644 - Shel Silverstein
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Unsigned first edition book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. First edition, first printing. NY: Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover with dust jac...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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John Steinbeck645 - John Steinbeck
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ALS signed "John," one page on a color 5.75 x 4 postcard depicting a ship, September 30, 1957. Letter to Chase Horton, in full: "A sh...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John Steinbeck646 - John Steinbeck
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Unsigned first edition book: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. First edition, first printing. NY: The Viking Press, 1939. Hardcover with dust jac
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gertrude Stein647 - Gertrude Stein
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ALS signed “Gtde,” eight pages, 5.5 x 8.5, Bilignin letterhead, [October 26, 1936]. Lengthy letter to her famous publisher Bennett Cerf, in part: &q...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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John Steinbeck648 - John Steinbeck
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, personal letterhead, December 5, 1962. Letter to Mrs. Marshall Smith, in full: "It was indeed a pleasure to receive yo...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Robert Louis Stevenson649 - Robert Louis Stevenson
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ALS, one page, 5 x 8, black-bordered mourning stationery, no date but circa 1887. Letter to Edwin W. Carr, in full: "It is annoying to me that ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Bram Stoker650 - Bram Stoker
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ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, Royal Lyceum Theatre letterhead, May 26, 1881. Letter to Mr. Knowles, in full: "Mr. Irving wis...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Walt Whitman651 - Walt Whitman
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Bold fountain pen signature, "Walt Whitman,” on an off-white 4.75 x 7.75 sheet. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Arch of Triumph: Remarque, Bergman, and Boyer652 - Arch of Triumph: Remarque, Bergman, and Boyer
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Desirable signed book: Arch of Triumph. First edition. NY: D. Appleton-Century, 1945. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8, 455 pages. Signed on the first free end page
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Bukowski653 - Charles Bukowski
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Glossy 8 x 9.75 photo of Charles Bukowski smoking and holding an Underwood typewriter, signed in black felt tip, "Chas. Bukowski." In fine...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Erskine Caldwell654 - Erskine Caldwell
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American author (1903-1987) best known for the popular novels God's Little Acre and Tobacco Road. Vintage glossy 8 x 10 close-up photo of the ac...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bruce Chatwin655 - Bruce Chatwin
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Unsigned first edition book: In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin. NY: Summit Books, 1977. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 205 pages. In fine conditio
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Agatha Christie656 - Agatha Christie
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Ballpoint signature, "Agatha Christie,” on an off-white 4 x 1.75 card. Double-matted with a portrait of the mystery author to an overall size o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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