University Archives: Manuscripts and Autographs - Books, 62420, Westport

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/24/2020 - 06/24/2020
Page Size: 276 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
226Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Signed and Inscribed, 1st/1st Ed. "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street"

Ca. 1937USD 2,600.00 - 2,800.00USD 3,000.00
227Gen. Joseph Shelby

Gen. Joseph Shelby Interesting Doc with W.H. Gratz

April 9, 1854USD 350.00 - 450.00USD 437.50
228Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley Autograph Letter Signed During Her Travels Through Italy in 1843 -- Shelley Gives Thanks for Sending Letters Written by Her Late Husband, Percy Shelley

July 10, [1843]USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 5,625.00
229P.H. Sheridan

P.H. Sheridan Signed Check

Dec 6, 1877USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 150.00
230

Ship's Log Trading Rum, Sugar, Coal, and Coffee - Cuba, New Orleans, and More

1855-1856USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 562.50
231

African Slave Ankle Bracelet Forged Onto A Woman's Leg

n.d.USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 468.75
232

Rare Wrought Iron Slave Collar With Runaway Metal Bells Ca. 1750-1840

Ca. 1700sUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,062.50
233

Slave Bracelets, Set of Three W. African Manilla Ca.1700-1850

Ca. 1600sUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
234

Quaker Woman Frees her Slave! Extraordinary and Rare Document!

January 15, 1781USD 2,000.00 - 2,400.00Not Sold
235Samuel Francis Smith

Samuel Francis Smith, Writer of "America", Signed CDV Photo

n.d.USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,062.50
236John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa Nice TLS Recollecting His Days as Conductor of the Washington, D.C. Marine Corps Band

April 19, 1915USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
237

South Sea Company Archive, 1714-1730, 6 Pieces

1714-1730USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,187.50
238

Sporting Incidents: being a Collection of Sixteen Plates Done in Color with Numerous Smaller Cuts Representing the Most Important Events of the Track Field and Road

Ca. 1893USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 350.00
239

Stamp Act, Amazing Content

1766USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00USD 1,750.00
240Leland Stanford

Leland Stanford Signed Bodie Buff Mining Stock Certificate

January 26, 1863USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 375.00
241Edwin M. Stanton

Edwin M. Stanton War-Dated Note Re: Furloughs for Veteran Illinois Volunteers

Ca. March 9, 1864USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 325.00
242John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck Signed Quote from "Of Mice and Men" -- Fantastic!

n.d.USD 800.00 - 900.00USD 1,000.00
243W.H. Taft

W.H. Taft Superb S.C. Letter Re: His Service & Coolidge, Ex-Forbes

July 10, 1927USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 468.75
244 William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft Expresses Preference for the Judiciary

May 26, 1923USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 437.50
245W.H. Taft

W.H. Taft ALS Re: Theatre & Opera, Ex-Forbes

December 30, 1881USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 350.00
246W.H. Taft

W. H. Taft Outstanding and Interesting Naval Commission with Great Chinese Association - the Sailor Also Supervised the Search for Amelia Earhart’s Lost Plane in 1937

December 21, 1910USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 375.00
247Z. Taylor and M. Fillmore

Z. Taylor and M. Fillmore Signed Sheet

July 8, 1850USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 1,750.00
248Hugh Thomson

Hugh Thomson, Turn-of-the-Century Irish Illustrator, Eight Original Drawings

Ca. 1913USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
249Harry Truman

Harry Truman Lot of 13 Signatures, Including a Signed $1 ''Buck Stops Here''

VariousUSD 1,200.00 - 1,400.00USD 1,250.00
250Harry Truman

Truman Important Letter Re: Anti-Communist "Loyalty Order" of Federal Official--LBJ Later Ensured that Official's Dismissal!

January 13, 1949USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 406.25
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> DARWIN, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> London: W. Clowes and Sons for John Murray, 1859. [With] autograph note signed. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> [FINE PRESS & LIVRE D'ARTISTE]. -- [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works ... now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> LAWRENCE, Thomas Edward. <i>Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph.</i> [London: Privately Printed], 1926. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> London, Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell, and R. Bentley, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America…</i> [1839-] 1840-1844. -- AUDUBON, John James and John BACHMAN. <i>The Quadrupeds of North America.</i> 1849-1854. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> OGILBY, John, trans. [MONTANUS, Arnoldus]. <i>America: being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World…</i> London: Printed by the Author, 1671. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> HOBBES, Thomas. <i>Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill.</i> London: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> BLACKWELL, Elizabeth. <i>A Curious Herbal, containing Five Hundred Cuts of the most useful Plant which are now used in the Practice of Physick…</i> London: John Nourse, 1739. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MILTON, John. <i>Paradise Lost.</i> London: Printed by S. Simmons ... to be sold by T. Helder, 1669. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MALCOLM X. Typed letter signed ("Malcolm X"), to Alex Haley. Cairo, Egypt, 18 September 1964. " 1 page, 8vo. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Autograph letter signed (“JRRT”). To George Sayer, Oxford, 7 August 1952. 2 pages, 8vo, creased; morocco folding case. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Autograph manuscript signed ("Frank Lloyd Wright"), entitled "To the Countryside." N.p. [Taliesin?], [June 1926]. 2 pages, 4to, creased. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Paul George Lawler, <i>San Francisco – Hawaii Overnight,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Around the World, <i>North German Lloyd,</i> designer unknown, circa 1910. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Michael Rudolf Wening, <i>Siam,</i> circa 1920s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Sigismunds Vidbergs, <i>Spend Your Holidays at the Wonderful Seaside of Riga,</i> circa 1925. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Jean Dupas, <i>“Where is this Bower Beside the Silver Thames?”</i> 1930. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Charles-Léonce Brossé, <i>Meeting d’Aviation, Nice,</i> 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> John Held Jr., <i>Nantucket,</i> 1925. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Seaverns W. Hilton, <i>Lewis and Clark, Northern Pacific,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Fred Powis, <i>Jasper, Canadian National Railways.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>October Sale<br>October 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> LA HARPE, Jean-Baptiste Benard de. 'CARTE NOUVELLE DE LA PARTIE DE L'OUEST DE LA LOUISIANNE'. $800,000 to $1,200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> REDOUTE, Pierre-Joseph. Watercolor for plate 456: Bromella ananas (Cultivated Pineapple). $450,000 to $550,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> COOK, Captain James. <i>A set of the three voyages comprising...</i> London: 1773-1785. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> KEY, Adrien Thomaszoon. Abraham Ortelius. Oil on Panel. $400,000 to $450,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First Edition. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H. <i>Now We Are Six.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. <i>Lolita.</i> First American Edition. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> RAND, AYN. <i>Atlas Shrugged.</i> $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> STEINBECK, JOHN. <i>To a God Unknown.</i> First Edition. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Works of H.G. Wells.</i> $4,000 to $6,000.
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