Rare Book Monthly

Articles - September - 2011 Issue

Sometimes A Great Notion - An Intriguing Auction


Press photographs of Milton Berle

Lot 310 is a possibly unique broadside for the Titanic issued by a Fred A. Lorenz suggesting that its sinking was “prophecy-fulfilling.” 

Lot 312  is a file of 23 press photographs of America’s first television star, Milton Berle.  In the illustration in the catalogue Lucille Ball is shown with Uncle Milty.

The entire catalogue text is available in a 3-D catalogue format on the Swann website:

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