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
251Harry Truman

Truman Reflects on Events Leading to the Need for the Marshall Plan Post World War II.

October 3, 1949USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 350.00
252Harry Truman

Truman to FDR's Son, Ex-Forbes

February 13, 1964USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 350.00
253Harry Truman

H.S. Truman, Nice Pair of Letters, Ex-Forbes

August 15, 1963, November 17, 1964USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 500.00
254Harry Truman

Truman Offers Billions for Defense Right After World War II, Ex-Forbes

October 9, 1946USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 875.00
255Harry Truman

Truman Fascinating Long ALS on his WH Doctor, Mentions Potsdam, Ex-Forbes

August 20, 1955USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 1,375.00
256Harry Truman

Truman TLS on Iran, Russia and the Shah, Ex-Forbes

August 18, 1953USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 468.75
257

Rocket Man Rare 1928 Tsiolkovsky ALS about His Work "On The Moon"

Ca. 1928USD 2,400.00 - 2,800.00USD 1,625.00
258John Tyler

John Tyler Scarce ALS as President

Ca.1844USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 687.50
259Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren Scarce ALS as President

June 8, 1940USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
260Jacques Mallet du Pan

Jacques Mallet du Pan, Voltaire's friend, ALS to Swiss editor of Voltaire's works

October 21, 1783USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 175.00
261

Andy Warhol's Personally Owned Iconic Polaroid Big Shot Camera W. Superb Provenance

Ca. 1970sUSD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 9,375.00
262

Andy Warhol's Personally Owned Wire Rim's, by T.T. Johnson. W. Superb Provenance

Ca. 1970sUSD 500.00 - 600.00USD 1,125.00
263

Andy Warhol's Personally Owned Iconic Rubinacci Tie W. Superb Provenance

Ca. 1970sUSD 800.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
264

Volume V from the Library of George Washington, with words written by Washington tipped into the book

Ca. 1798USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,750.00
265George Washington

George Washington Franking Signature During the Revolutionary War -- From 25 September 1777 Just One Day Before the British Captured Philadelphia

September 25, 1777USD 5,500.00 - 6,500.00USD 13,750.00
266

A Superb Historical Engraving Depicting History's "Principle Great Men"

Ca. 1850USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 175.00
267

Superb Whaling Journal with Many Detailed Whale Stamps

1845-1851USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,500.00
268Maurice Wilkins

Maurice Wilkins, DNA Co-Nobel Prize Winner

October 20, 1962USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 175.00
269

Fantastic Naval Dispatch, "Execute WPL 46 Against Germany and Italy in Addition to Japan", Ex. Forbes.

December 11, 1941USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
270

1942 Letter Detailing Torpedo Damage on the U.S.S. California During Attack on Pearl Harbor

September 22, 1942USD 900.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
271

Historically important archive of documents concerning the June 24, 1944, sinking by a U.S. bomber of the Japanese Submarine I-52, which had left Japan for Nazi-occupied France on March 10, 1944, with

Ca. 1944USD 2,400.00 - 2,600.00Not Sold
272Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Dissing Skyscrapers, Signed & Annotated Letter With LOA from JSA

February 29, 1932USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,625.00
273Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Signed Huge Architectural Plans for His Last Usonian House

Ca. 1957USD 8,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 5,000.00
274Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Signed, Huge Architectural Plans for His Last Usonian House

Ca. 1957USD 8,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 4,687.50
275Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Signed Book, "Architecture and the Modern Life" -- One of the Rarer Titles Signed by Wright

1937USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,625.00
  • <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.
    <center><b>We Invite You to Consign!<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps</b>
  • <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.
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