RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Science and Technology

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Science and Technology dominates the 900+ items in RR Auction's December Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale, highlighted by a fully functional Enigma I cipher machine used by the German military, letters by Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, an Apple floppy disk signed by Steve Jobs, an historic Apollo and other space program artifacts. Other autograph highlights include a John Dillinger letter from jail, a ledger signed by Davy Crockett, multiple George Washington and Abraham Lincoln items, and other outstanding pieces of the past. 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 December 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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John Tenniel566 - John Tenniel
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British illustrator (1820–1914) best known for his collaborations with Lewis Carroll on the Alice in Wonderland books. ALS, one page, penned neatly on
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mary Blair concept painting of Alice and Caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland567 - Mary Blair concept painting of Alice and Caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1951) Amazing original concept painting by Mary Blair for Alice in Wonderland, portraying Alice as she stumbles across the Cater
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Robert Crumb568 - Robert Crumb
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Color limited edition 19 x 19 lithograph of Crumb’s album artwork for the Big Brother and the Holding Company’s album Cheap Thrills, numbered 107/150,
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Walt Disney569 - Walt Disney
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1946) Original production cels featuring Mickey Mouse and either Chip or Dale from the animated short film Squatter's Righ...
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Walt Disney570 - Walt Disney
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FDC with a cachet honoring the life of Uncle Remus writer Joel Chandler Harris, postmarked at Eatonton, Georgia, on December 9, 1948, signed prominent
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Mushrooms production cel from Fantasia571 - Mushrooms production cel from Fantasia
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Uncommon original production cel featuring the dancing mushrooms from the 'Nutcracker Suite' segment of Fantasia...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Walt Disney signed Goofy production cels from How to Play Golf572 - Walt Disney signed Goofy production cels from How to Play Golf
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) Fantastic original production cels of Goofy setting a tee on the links from the short film How to Play Golf, matted to an
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Chuck Jones573 - Chuck Jones
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Color limited edition 17.5 x 21.5 lithograph entitled 'The 14-Carrot Offering,' numbered 117/350, signed in the lower right in pencil Chuck ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Clayton Knight574 - Clayton Knight
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World War I aviator-turned-cartoonist (1891-1969) known for his comic strip Ace Drummond. Original vintage sketch of a zooming biplane fighter aircraf
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mary Blair concept painting of Tinker Bell from Peter Pan575 - Mary Blair concept painting of Tinker Bell from Peter Pan
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1953) Immensely desirable original concept painting by Mary Blair for Peter Pan, depicting Tinker Bell trapped in Wendy Darling’
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Eyvind Earle concept storyboard painting of Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty576 - Eyvind Earle concept storyboard painting of Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1959) Magnificent original concept storyboard painting by Eyvind Earle for Sleeping Beauty, portraying the powerful sorceress Ma
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Mary Blair concept painting of Ichabod and the Headless Horseman from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow577 - Mary Blair concept painting of Ichabod and the Headless Horseman from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1949) Spectacular original concept painting by Mary Blair for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, showing the Headless Horseman on hors
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Otto, Owls, and Children production cels from Robin Hood578 - Otto, Owls, and Children production cels from Robin Hood
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1973) Original production cels featuring Otto the canine blacksmith, two owls, and the town's children from Robin Hood, sh...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Schulz579 - Charles Schulz
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Large original signed orange felt tip sketch of Charlie Brown on the pitcher's mound wearing a baseball cap and glove on an off-white 14 x 17 sh...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Cliff Sterrett580 - Cliff Sterrett
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American cartoonist (1883–1964) best known as the creator of the innovative comic strip Polly and Her Pals. Very appealing original vintage sketch of
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chic Young581 - Chic Young
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American cartoonist (1901–1973) who created the hugely popular comic strip Blondie. Original vintage sketch of an attractive flapper girl with short d
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Schulz582 - Charles Schulz
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Hallmark Christmas card featuring a Peanuts nativity scene on the front, 7 x 4.75, signed on the front in gold ink, "Charles M. Schulz." I...
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Agatha Christie583 - Agatha Christie
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Limited edition Mont Blanc 'Agatha Christie' fountain pen, featuring a sterling silver snake with ruby eyes winding around the screw-on cap,...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Stephen Crane584 - Stephen Crane
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American author and journalist (1871-1900) best known for his novels Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and The Red Badge of Courage. Rare ALS, one page, 5
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Samuel L. Clemens585 - Samuel L. Clemens
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ALS signed “S. L. Clemens,” one black-bordered page, 4.5 x 7, Farmington Avenue letterhead, February 18, 1891. Letter to Mr. Dawson, in full: "...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Philip K. Dick586 - Philip K. Dick
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TLS signed “Love, Phil" with added heart and arrow,” six pages, 8.5 x 11, January 12, 1981. In-depth letter to science fiction author Patricia ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Ernest Hemingway587 - Ernest Hemingway
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ALS signed twice, “Papa,” five pages, 8.5 x 11, Finca Vigia letterhead, January 31, 1955. Long letter to novelist and screenwriter Peter Viertel, who
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Ernest Hemingway588 - Ernest Hemingway
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Outstanding vintage glossy 9.75 x 7 photo taken by Ernest Hemingway of a black-maned lion standing over its prey, a zebra, on the Serengeti, signed on
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Elmore Leonard589 - Elmore Leonard
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Signed limited edition typescript of Elmore Leonard's 1987 novel Bandits, numbered 5/60, 408 pages, 8.5 x 11, housed in its original foil-wrappe...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Margaret Mitchell590 - Margaret Mitchell
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TLS signed “Margaret Mitchell Marsh,” one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, July 20, 1948. Letter to Mrs. Pruitt, in full: "Thank you so ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Margaret Mitchell591 - Margaret Mitchell
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Signed book: Gone With the Wind. First edition, first printing (with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page, and "1936" on ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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John Muir592 - John Muir
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Naturalist and author (1838–1914) who helped establish Yosemite National Park. Boldly penned handwritten manuscript from Muir's working manuscri...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Maurice Sendak593 - Maurice Sendak
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Signed book: Where the Wild Things Are. First edition, with "Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253" on title page. NY: Harper ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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George Bernard Shaw594 - George Bernard Shaw
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Nobel Prize-winning Irish dramatist and critic (1856-1950) who takes a place among the most distinguished and influential literary figures of his time
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Henryk Sienkiewicz595 - Henryk Sienkiewicz
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Polish novelist (1846–1916) who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905. TLS in French, three pages, 8.25 x 10.75, December 10, 1907. Statemen
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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John Steinbeck596 - John Steinbeck
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ALS signed “J. S.,” penned on the reverse of a 5.5 x 3.25 postal card, postmarked December 15, 1964. Letter to Howard Gossage, in full: "My gre...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bram Stoker597 - Bram Stoker
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ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.25 x 8.5, Brevoort House letterhead, October 27, 1883. Letter to William Winter, in full: "I am sorry...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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H. G. Wells598 - H. G. Wells
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Superb vintage matte-finish 5 x 8 photo of Wells seated and writing at a table with sunlight trickling in from an unseen window, affixed to the origin
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Maya Angelou599 - Maya Angelou
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Two books: an unsigned first edition of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket, published by Random House in 1969;
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Authors600 - Authors
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Signed book: Writers Dreaming: 25 Writers Talk about Their Dreams and the Creative Process by Naomi Epel. Uncorrected galley proof of the first editio
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John Barth601 - John Barth
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Uncommon signed book: The Floating Opera. First edition. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1956. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.25, 280 pages. Signed
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bret Easton Ellis602 - Bret Easton Ellis
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Signed book: American Psycho. First edition, first printing. NY: Vintage Contemporaries/Random House, 1991. A paperback original, 5 x 8, 399 pages. Si
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Bret Easton Ellis603 - Bret Easton Ellis
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Signed book: Less Than Zero. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1985. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 208 pages. Sign...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Edith Hamilton604 - Edith Hamilton
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American educator and author (1867–1963) remembered for her essays and best-selling books on ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Two items: a vinta
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ken Kesey605 - Ken Kesey
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Rare signed book: Demon Box. Uncorrected galley proof of the first edition. NY: Viking, 1986. In plain green wrappers, 5.5 x 8.25, 375 pages. Signed a
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Ken Kesey and Timothy Leary606 - Ken Kesey and Timothy Leary
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Three books signed by counterculture icons Ken Kesey and Timothy Leary: Jail Notes. First edition. NY: Douglas, 1970. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.7
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stephen King607 - Stephen King
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of King with a camera on the set of a film, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "For Yetta—Best wishes, Stephen K...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harper Lee608 - Harper Lee
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Scarce satin-finish 8 x 10 close-up photo of the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, signed in black felt tip, "Harper Lee." In fin...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Harper Lee609 - Harper Lee
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Signed book: To Kill a Mockingbird. Thirty-fifth Anniversary edition. NY: HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.25, 323 pages. Sig
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Jack London610 - Jack London
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Central Bank of Oakland check, 6.5 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Jack London, payable to W. Wiget for $50, November 2, 1906. In fine condition. Enc
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow611 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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ALS signed “Henry W. Longfellow,” one page, 3.75 x 5, December 21, 1866. Letter about his book Tales of a Wayside Inn, in part: "Please deliver...
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Male Poets Anthology612 - Male Poets Anthology
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Signed review copy: Men of Our Time: An Anthology of Male Poetry in Contemporary America. First edition. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1992
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Thomas Mann613 - Thomas Mann
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Highly influential, Nobel Prize-winning German novelist and social critic (1875-1955). Ink signature, "Thomas Mann, 8.I.22," on an off-whi...
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Arthur Miller614 - Arthur Miller
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Four items signed by Arthur Miller, including: two glossy 10 x 8 stills from the set of a remake of Death of a Salesman, each signed in blue ink by Mi
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Frederic Mistral615 - Frederic Mistral
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French poet (1830-1914) who shared the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature. Wonderful matte-finish 3.5 x 5.25 postcard photo of Mistral seated, smoking, an
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