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
51Oliver Ellsworth

Oliver Ellsworth Signed DS, from 1776!

Dec 26 1776 12:00AMUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 275.00
52 Dutch Van Kirk

Enola Gay Navigator Dutch Van Kirk Assigned to “Silver Plate Project”

August 6, 1945USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
53 J. Edgar Hoover

Quick Draw! J. Edgar Hoover TLS Praising New England's FBI Agents

November 6, 1951USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 100.00

Church Lady: Caroline Fillmore's Personally Owned Book of Protestant Music

Ca. 1832-1855USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 125.00
55Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore Signed "The Provincial Letters of Blaise Pascal", 1859, From His Personal Library

Ca.1859USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 406.25
56Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore Clip with PSA/LOA

September 18, 1958USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 468.75

Fitzsimons Writes Just After Death George Washington, Feelings in England

April 26, 1800USD 1,000.00 - 1,100.00USD 750.00
58G. Ford

JFK Assassination G. Ford Signed Copy of 100+ Pages Ruby's Testimony, Ex-Forbes

June 7, 1964USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 275.00
59G. Ford

G. Ford Signed Transcript of Nixon Pardon, Ex-Forbes

September 8, 1974USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,062.50
60G. Ford

G. Ford Signed Warren Commission Draft, Ex-Forbes

August 11, 1964USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 275.00
61Ezekiel Kellogg

Ezekiel Kellogg Enlists "for invading Canada, and carrying War into the Heart of the Enemy's Possession"; future Governor Trumbull Certifies the Enlistment

April 13, 1758USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
62Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud Autographed Envelope to Colleague

July 28, 1928USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 500.00
63Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud Autographed Envelope to Sister, W. another to his Nephew

1920USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 812.50
64Robert Frost

Robert Frost Sends a Fellow Poet a Copy of his Book, Signing His Name and Addressing Both Sides of the Mailing Box

n.d.USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 406.25
65Robert Frost

Robert Frost "North of Boston" First Printing 1914

Ca. 1914USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 531.25

Gallatin Announces Madison's Directive Concerning Russian Trade + Value of the Ruble

April 16, 1812USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 300.00
67Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo Personally Owned and Worn Top and Pants

Ca. 1940s-1980sUSD 600.00 - 700.00USD 250.00

Civil War Photographer Alexander Gardner Signed Check

April 27, 1881USD 1,200.00 - 1,400.00Not Sold
69George III

George III Rare ALS Re: Duc de Bourbon's Incognito Royal Visit

October 26, 1795USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 1,125.00
70George III

George III DS Re: Transfer of "India Stock" to Merchant during Wartime, with Possible Jewish Connections

November 18, 1800USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 2,375.00

Declaration Signer Elbridge Gerry ALS

April 21, 1812USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 687.50
72Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon, Author of "Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire", Consumes Beef, Mutton, Veal, & Bread Puddings

Ca. November 25-30, 1774USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 812.50
73Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant AES Re: Mexican Gold Mining 1883

March 11, 1883USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,250.00
74U.S. Grant

U.S. Grant Photo by Gutekunst Taken after Lincoln's Assassination

Ca. 1865USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
75Matt Groening

Matt Groening "Work is Hell", Signed With a Drawing

Ca. 1988USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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