Lion Heart Autographs: Hidden Away for Decades, Two Extraordinary Autograph Collections Are Now Back on the Market, 42821, New York, NY

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/28/2021 - 04/28/2021
Page Size: 178 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ABRAHAMS, HAROLD M.

Rare Letter by "Chariots of Fire" Hero Harold Abrahams

London1931USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 1,092.50
2ADAMS, ANSEL.

Ansel Adams on Death of Composer Henry Cowell

Carmel1966USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 230.00
3ADAMS, HENRY B.

Henry Adams to “only truly cultured woman in America”

WashingtonN.d. (“Thursday”)USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 632.50
4ADAMS, HENRY.

Henry Adams to the Rescue!

WashingtonN.d. (After 1885)USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 747.50
5ADAMS, JOHN.

VP John Adams and the War Between France and Britain “What shall I say of the affairs of the World? Silence I believe is wisdom. For heaven’s sake let us Americans be neutral. We can do nothing but mischief by intermeddling with any side”

Quincy1795USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 26,450.00
6ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.

4 Weeks before Death, J.Q. Adams Writes Unknown Lady Friend

Washington1840USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 805.00
7ADAMS, SAMUEL.

Founding Father Samuel Adams in 1795 as Mass. Gov.

Boston1795USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,840.00
8ALBERS, JOSEF.

ALS by Bauhaus Artist, Josef Albers, on his “early and very rare glass painting.”

New Haven1963USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 402.50
9ALBERT, PRINCE.

Earliest Known Autograph of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s Consort, from the age of 18 or 19

Bonn1838USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 1,150.00
10ALLENBY, EDMUND H.H.

FM Allenby ALS to Former US Consul General in Egypt

London [1928]USD 450.00 - 550.00USD 402.50
11BALANCHINE, GEORGE.

Signed Balanchine Ballet Slippers from “The Nutcracker”

N.p. [New York]N.d. [c. 1970s.] USD 1,500.00 - 1,700.00Not Sold
12BALDWIN, JAMES.

James Baldwin in Exile: “Don’t let the bull-shit get you down, and take care of each other, because everyone of us is needed.”

Saint-Paul-de-Vence1980USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 2,875.00
13BARNUM, P(HINEAS) T(AYLOR).

Barnum & Wife Sell Property to Wealthy Hotchkiss Family

Fairfield1868USD 800.00 - 900.00Not Sold
14BARTOK, BELA.

Bartók Signed Program from Premiere of “Mikrokosmos” Selections in the U.S.

(Huntingdon, Pennsylvania)1940USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 632.50
15BECKETT, SAMUEL.

Scarce Beckett ALS Assisting French artisit Jean Demélier

Paris1965USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 460.00
16BEN-GURION, DAVID.

Ben-Gurion Sends Rosh Hoshana Message to Israeli Citizen

N.p.USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 632.50
17BEN-GURION, DAVID.

Ben-Gurion “right of free access to the Western Wall - the most historic, precious and sacred place for the Jewish people” to Prime Minister Moshe Sharett

Hakirya, Tel Aviv1955USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,255.00
18BERLIN, IRVING.

Irving Berlin to Annie Oakley’s Debbie Reynolds

N.p.1979USD 450.00 - 550.00USD 632.50
19BIALIK, HIYAM.

Rare Signed Photograph of Poet Hiyam Bialik, “The most outstanding figure in modern Hebrew literature”

N.p.1933USD 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold
20BIALIK, HIYAM.

Second Signed Photograph of Poet Hiyam Bialik, “The most outstanding figure in modern Hebrew literature”

N.p.1933USD 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold
21BINGHAM, WILLIAM.

Wealthiest Man in 18th C. America, William Bingham

Philadelphia1793USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 747.50
22BONAPARTE, JOSEPH.

Napoleon’s Brother, former King of Spain Writes from NJ Estate

Point Breeze1821USD 300.00 - 350.00USD 460.00
23BORN, MAX.

Nobel Prize Winner Max Born to Prominent Polish Physicist Kasimir Fajans

Bad Pyrmont1966USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 690.00
24BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET.

Margaret Bourke White America’s first female war photojournalist

Darien1954USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 862.50
25BRIGHT, RICHARD.

Discoverer of Bright’s Disease Affectionate Autograph Letter to his Daughter

(London)[1855]USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 920.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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