RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 2/23, 688, Amherst

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
March 13, 2024 - March 13, 2024
Page Size: 611 items in 25 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 George Washington

George Washington Signed Revolutionary War Discharge Certificate (1783)

1783 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 16,444.00
2 John Adams and John Marshall

John Adams and John Marshall Signed Four-Language Ship's Passport

1800 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 7,311.00
3 Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison Signed Four-Language Ship's Passport

1806 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,096.00
4 Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Signed Free Frank as President to Caesar Rodney

1802 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,500.00
5 James Monroe

James Monroe Handwritten Draft Letter on the Constitution and National Bank

1831 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
6 John Quincy Adams and Albert Gallatin

War of 1812: John Quincy Adams and Albert Gallatin Letter Signed with $6 Million European Loan Document Archive

1812 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 Not Sold
7 James K. Polk

James K. Polk Autograph Letter Signed as President

1847 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 Not Sold
8 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Rare First Printing of Last Presidential Proclamations (April 11, 1865)

1865 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,664.00
9 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Document Signed as President, Appointing an Assessor of Internal Revenue

1864 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 10,725.00
10 President Andrew Johnson

President Andrew Johnson Proclaims the First Pact of the 1867 Medicine Lodge Treaty

1868 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 875.00
11 President U. S. Gran

President U. S. Grant Proclaims the 1863 Fort Bridger Treaty with the Eastern Shoshone

1869 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,165.00
12 U. S. Grant

U. S. Grant Document Signed as President (1871) - Thanksgiving Proclamation

1871 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,880.00
13 James Garfield

James Garfield Document Signed as President While Fighting Corruption

1881 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 Not Sold
14 Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison: 39-Star American Flag from 1892 Campaign

1892 USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 Not Sold
15 William McKinley

William McKinley Signed Photograph as President

1900 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 596.00
16 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Signed Limited Edition Book - African Game Trails

NY 1910 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,276.00
17 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed as Vice President, Commenting on the Role of the VP

1901 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,875.00
18 Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan Autograph Letter Signed as President

1983 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
19 Barack Obama

Barack Obama Autograph Letter Signed as President on the Economy: "I know times are tough"

2010 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 Not Sold
20 John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams Document Signed as President

1825 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,000.00
21 Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur Document Signed as President

1882 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Not Sold
22 President Chester A. Arthur

President Chester A. Arthur Proclaims a Peace Treaty with Madagascar

1883 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 446.00
23 Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur Document Signed as President

1883 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 821.00
24 President James Buchanan

President James Buchanan Ratifies a Treaty with the Nez Perce Tribe

1859 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 656.00
25 James Buchanan

James Buchanan Signed Free Frank

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 656.00
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    Bid on iGavelAuctions.com: Gates, Bill, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, N Y: Knopf, 2021; first edition, with a handwritten note from Bill Gates
    Bid on iGavelAuctions.com: Heller, Joseph, Catch-22, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961, first edition, first printing, first issue dust jacket, inscribed on the front end paper by Heller
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  • Manuscript Masterpieces from the Schøyen Collection
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  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    30th May 2024
    Forum, May 30: Potter (Beatrix). Complete set of four original illustrations for the nursery rhyme, 'This pig went to market', 1890s. £60,000 to £80,000.
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    Forum, May 30: Cornerstone of French Enlightenment Philosophy.- Helvetius (Claude Adrien). De l'Esprit, true first issue "A" of the suppressed first edition, Paris, 1758. £20,000 to £30,000.
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    Forum, May 30: Szyk (Arthur). The Haggadah, one of 125 copies, this out-of-series, Beaconsfield Press, 1940. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Fleming (Ian). Casino Royale, first edition, first impression, 1953. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Japan.- Ryusui (Katsuma). Umi no Sachi [Wealth of the Sea], 2 vol., Tokyo, 1762. £8,000 to £12,000.
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