RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Literature

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Boasting almost 1,000 lots, RR Auction's October Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a robust literature section that includes autographs from authors across the ages—from Goethe to Kafka to Hemingway, a wide assortment of great writers and literary movements are represented. Other highlights in the sale include an important letter by Stephen Hawking, an extremely rare Mao Zedong autograph, a fully signed Led Zeppelin album, a wise autograph quote by Albert Einstein, and a letter by Thomas Jefferson on a political economics textbook. 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 September 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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Bill and Hillary Clinton51 - Bill and Hillary Clinton
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Two color satin-finish 10 x 8 photos of Bill and Hillary Clinton shaking hands with CNN bureau chief William Headline, individually signed in the lowe
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Hillary Clinton52 - Hillary Clinton
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Glossy 5 x 7 photo of Clinton as first lady of Arkansas, signed in blue felt tip, "Hillary Rodham Clinton." Reverse bears a typed collecto...
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Calvin Coolidge53 - Calvin Coolidge
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 23 x 19, December 20, 1924. President Coolidge appoints Stanley Hawks of New York as a "Foreign Servi...
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Calvin Coolidge54 - Calvin Coolidge
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TLS as president, one page, 6.25 x 8.25, White House letterhead, June 2, 1924. Letter to Melville E. Stone, in full: "Thank you very much for y...
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Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes55 - Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes
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Two "Coolidge Dawes Club" pins from their 1924 campaign: a blue-and-red 3/4? "Grafton Coolidge Dawes Club" pinback button; and a...
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Dwight D. Eisenhower56 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Set of three TLSs from President Dwight D. Eisenhower, each signed “D. E.,” one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal White House letterhead, dated to the month
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Dwight D. Eisenhower57 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Fountain pen signature, "Dwight D. Eisenhower,” on the reverse of an off-white 6 x 4.5 invitation card issued to "Miss N. Askland" to...
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Millard Fillmore and Caroline Fillmore58 - Millard Fillmore and Caroline Fillmore
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Custom-bound book of sheet music, signed twice by Millard Fillmore in his wife's name ("Mrs. Caroline C. Fillmore"), and signed six ti...
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Gerald Ford59 - Gerald Ford
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Signed book: Humor and the Presidency. First edition, limited issue specially bound by Denis Gouey for Ultramarine Publishing, numbered 73/150. NY: Ar
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Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter60 - Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter
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Three leatherbound collector's edition books published by Easton Press: A Time to Heal by Gerald Ford, signed on the colophon in black felt tip,...
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Warren G. Harding61 - Warren G. Harding
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The Marion Star business check, 8 x 3.25, filled out and signed by Harding, "W. G. Harding," payable to Whitaker Paper Co. for $14.74, Apr...
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Warren G. Harding62 - Warren G. Harding
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Eight pins and buttons associated with Warren G. Harding and his 1920 presidential campaign, measuring between 5/8? and 7/8?, including two different
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Benjamin Harrison63 - Benjamin Harrison
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Partly-printed DS as president, signed “Benj. Harrison,” one page, 23 x 19, July 22, 1892. President Harrison appoints A. Loudon Snowden, of Pennsylva
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Benjamin Harrison64 - Benjamin Harrison
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The Fletcher National Bank check, 7 x 2.75, filled out in another hand and signed by Harrison, "Benj. Harrison," payable to Piel Brothers ...
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Rutherford B. Hayes65 - Rutherford B. Hayes
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Partly-printed DS as president, signed “R. B. Hayes,” one page, 6.75 x 7, February 15, 1881. President Hayes authorizes and directs the "Secret...
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Herbert Hoover66 - Herbert Hoover
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Collection of 19 pins and buttons associated with Herbert Hoover and his presidential campaigns, circa 1928–1932, measuring between 1/2? and 1 1/4?, i
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Herbert Hoover67 - Herbert Hoover
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Deluxe hardcover program for the Golden Jubilee Banquet celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Life Underwriters' Association of the City of Ne...
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Herbert Hoover68 - Herbert Hoover
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TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, May 22, 1941. Letter to Lawrence Requa of Idaho. In full: "It seems to me that you could be of...
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Andrew Johnson69 - Andrew Johnson
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Ink signature, "Andrew Johnson, Greenville, Tenn," on an off-white 3.25 x 1.5 slip. Matted with a portrait of Johnson to an overall size o...
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Lyndon B. Johnson70 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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Uncommon color 14 x 11 print commemorating the passage of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a cornerstone of Johnson's 'War o...
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Lyndon B. Johnson71 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of President Johnson in a distinguished seated pose, signed and inscribed in the lower border in fountain pen, "To Ma...
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Lyndon B. Johnson72 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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Collection of 25 pins and buttons associated with President Lyndon B. Johnson, measuring between 3/4? and 9?, including two portrait buttons with 1965
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John F. Kennedy73 - John F. Kennedy
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Collection of more than 35 pins, buttons, and ribbons associated with President John F. Kennedy, measuring between 3/4? and 6?, including twelve jugat
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Abraham Lincoln74 - Abraham Lincoln
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Union Presidential Ticket for the November 8, 1864, election in Morrow County, Ohio, 2.5 x 7.5, featuring the text, “For President, Abraham Lincoln, o
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William McKinley75 - William McKinley
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DS as president, four pages, 8.5 x 14.25, December 22, 1899. Typed copy of a fully executed act by the Chickasaw Nation legislature, entitled "...
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William McKinley76 - William McKinley
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Collection of 15 pins and studs associated with William McKinley and his presidential campaigns, circa 1896–1901, measuring from 1/2? to 2 1/8?, inclu
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William McKinley77 - William McKinley
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Three pins associated with President William McKinley, measuring between 7/8? and 1 1/4?, including a jugate portrait pin with McKinley and running ma
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William McKinley78 - William McKinley
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Three jugate pins from McKinley's presidential campaigns in 1896 and 1900, including: a desirable 1 1/4? mechanical 'gold bug' pin from ...
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William McKinley79 - William McKinley
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 19.75, January 4, 1900. President McKinley appoints Perry W. Vandervoort as a "First Lieutena...
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William McKinley80 - William McKinley
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 18 x 14.5, January 18, 1900. President McKinley appoints Irving W. Tyson as "Postmaster at Schuylkill...
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Richard Nixon81 - Richard Nixon
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TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, December 2, 1980. Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Browne, in full: "This is just a note to tell you...
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Barack Obama82 - Barack Obama
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Signed book: Dreams from My Father. Reissued first edition. NY: Crown Publishers, 2004. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5, 442 pages. Signed on the title page in b
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Barack Obama83 - Barack Obama
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Signed book: The Audacity of Hope. First edition, later printing. NY: Crown Publishers, 2006. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 375 pages. Signed
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Barack Obama84 - Barack Obama
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Uncommon signed book: The American Journey of Barack Obama. First edition. NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2008. Hardcover with slipcase, 10.25 x 12.5,
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Nancy Reagan85 - Nancy Reagan
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Signed book: A Shining City. Limited first edition, numbered 788/1150. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1998. Leatherbound hardcover, 7.5 x 9.5, 251 pag
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Ronald Reagan86 - Ronald Reagan
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Ink signature, "Ronald Reagan,” on off-white 4 x 3 presidential post-it stationery. In very good to fine condition, with a faint block of tonin...
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Ronald and Nancy Reagan87 - Ronald and Nancy Reagan
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Glossy 8 x 10.25 photo of the Reagans at a formal gathering, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "Best wishes Nancy &" and "R...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt88 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Collection of 22 pins and buttons associated with Franklin D. Roosevelt and his presidential campaigns, circa 1932–1944, measuring from 1/2? to 3 1/2?
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Theodore Roosevelt89 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Collection of 13 pins associated with Theodore Roosevelt, most from his 1904 presidential campaign, measuring from 1/2? to 1 1/4?, including a "...
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Theodore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fairbanks90 - Theodore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fairbanks
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Two 1 1/4? celluloid pinback buttons from the Concord State Fair in New Hampshire during Roosevelt's administration: one yellow button featuring...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and James M. Curley91 - Franklin D. Roosevelt and James M. Curley
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Sought-after 2 1/4? celluloid pinback jugate button featuring oval portraits of Franklin D. Roosevelt and colorful Boston mayor James Michael Curley,
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Harry S. Truman92 - Harry S. Truman
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Vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 12.25 photo of the 33rd American President, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "Kindest regards to Hon. Maurice K...
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Harry S. Truman93 - Harry S. Truman
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Signed book: Memoirs (Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope) in two volumes. First editions. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1955 and ...
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Harry S. Truman94 - Harry S. Truman
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Four pins and buttons associated with Harry S. Truman, measuring between 7/8? and 1 3/4?, including a "For President" portrait pin, a &quo...
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Harry S. Truman95 - Harry S. Truman
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Five pins and buttons associated with Harry S. Truman, measuring between 1/2? and 1 3/4?, including a billiards 8-ball pinback button from his 1948 pr
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Harry S. Truman96 - Harry S. Truman
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Four TLSs, each one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, dated from 1958–1967. Truman thanks his correspondents for "the lovely flower calen...
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Harry S. Truman97 - Harry S. Truman
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TLS signed “Harry,” one page, 8 x 10.5, United States Senate letterhead, November 4, 1937. Letter to John W. Snyder, his close friend who would serve
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Donald Trump98 - Donald Trump
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Spiral-bound souvenir typescript of the Mueller Report, officially titled "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Pr...
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Woodrow Wilson99 - Woodrow Wilson
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 9, White House letterhead, June 22, 1920. Letter to Judge William McAdoo, in full: "Your letter of June eightee...
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Woodrow Wilson100 - Woodrow Wilson
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World War I-dated partly-printed DS as president, one page, 20 x 16, November 24, 1917. President Wilson appoints Edwin M. Gilkeson of Parkersburg, We
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