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Upcoming Lots Related to [MANUSCRIPT LEAF RESURRECTION Vellum leaf] (84 items returned )

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KIPLING, RUDYARD. Poems 1886-1929.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: KIPLING, RUDYARD. Poems 1886-1929. 3 volumes. Titles in red and black. Frontispiece of facsimile poem in first volume. Large 4to, publisher's full Japanese vellum, front covers with gilt Ganesh device, spines with paper lettering labels, top edges gilt, others deckle-edged, few stray marks and smudges to covers, spines very faintly toned; dust jackets, tanned with overall fingersoiling, edgewear with small chips chiefly to spine panel tips, closed tears to spine panel of vol. 1; contents clean. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930

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MILLER, HENRY. Insomnia, or the Devil At Large.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

Description: MILLER, HENRY. Insomnia, or the Devil At Large. Folio. Suite of 12 lithographed broadside reproductions of Miller's watercolors, frontispiece portrait of Henry Miller by Paul Giovanopoulos not included in the regular issues (number 10 of 30 signed in pencil by the artist in the margin), and special colophon/title leaf with clear acetate overlay, laid loose as issued. 4to, illustrated spiralbound book in decorated linen-backed foil wrapper, fine; housed in publisher's folding orange cloth clamshell box (shallow vertical incision through center of front cover). Albuquerque, NM: Loujon Press, (1970) [1971]

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WILDE, OSCAR. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, fragmentary notes on 4 leaves, mostly for a book review, in pencil and ink, with a small

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: "HIS VOLUME [THE BOOK FANCIER] IS A CLUMSY BIT OF JOURNEY MAN'S WORK" WILDE, OSCAR. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, fragmentary notes on 4 leaves, mostly for a book review, in pencil and ink, with a small graphite drawing. The notes, roughly four pages concerning Percy H. Fitzgerald's book, The Book Fancier, 1886, consisting of page numbers with jotted observations and brief passages critical of the writer's style, proofreading, or printing; and one page concerning an unknown work on Catholicism. Some lines written in margins, diagonally, vertically, or inverted. The drawing, a thumb-size sketch showing a man's head wearing beard and mustache in profile, in lower left margin of third leaf. 5 1/2 pages, small folio, ruled paper, 2 leaves written on recto and verso; corners of 2 leaves torn away affecting one line of text, minor scattered smudging to text (legible except for few lines on horizontal folds), moderate soiling to fourth leaf. Bound into custom binding, small folio, full morocco, gilt-lettered title on cover and spine; blank leaves inserted before and after, 1905 bookplate of Richard Le Gallienne on front paste-down. Np, circa 1886

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LONDON, JACK. The Sea-Wolf.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: LONDON, JACK. The Sea-Wolf. Frontispiece and 5 plates by W.J. Aylward, 3 pages of advertisements at rear. 8vo, publisher's pictorial blue cloth, light rubbing with a few minor stray marks; hinges starting, ex-collection Jean Hersholt with his signed bookplate; 1/4 calf slipcase. New York: MacMillan Company, 1904

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VANE, HENRY. Fragment of a Document Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: VANE, HENRY. Fragment of a Document Signed, "HVane," sending orders for Recorder General Thomas Hamenbridge[?] concerning the sheriffs of counties within his circuit, including only the lower half of leaf. Additionally signed by Algernon Percy ("Northumberland"), William Cecil ("Salisbury"), and others. 1 page, 8x7 inches; evenly toned, horizontal folds. "Westminster" [London], 11 March 1647

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ALBERS, JOSEF. Archive of 11 items, each to Nicolas Apgar: 7 Autograph Letters Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: "TO DESIGN IS TO PLAN AND ORGANIZE, TO ORDER, TO RELATE AND TO CONTROL" ALBERS, JOSEF. Archive of 11 items, each to Nicolas Apgar: 7 Autograph Letters Signed, "J. Albers" or "JosefAlbers," one with a small ink drawing * Two books Signed and Inscribed * Autograph Note Signed, "J.A." * Brief Autograph Manuscript, unsigned. The letters, concerning the preparation and anticipated publication of his book, The Interaction of Color (1975). Together 8 pages, oblong 8vo or 4to, personal stationery; folds. The books: Bucher and Albers. Despite Straight Lines, "For Nicolas and Nancy Apgar / JosefAlbers / XII. 61," on the half-title * Albers. Search Versus Re-Search, "For Nicolas Apgar / Happy New Year 1970 / JosefAlbers," on a preliminary leaf. Each square 4to, cloth backed or full cloth, worn; dust jacket, worn. New Haven, 1961; Hartford, 1969. The note, written in the blank lower margin of a Typed Letter Signed by Anni Albers to Apgar: "I am so glad / to have you / in my 'Interaction'." 1 page, oblong 8vo. New Haven, 10 November 1963. The manuscript, a quotation from his Despite Straight Lines with other notes, on a small slip of paper, beginning "To design is to plan and organize, to order, to relate and to control . . . ." 1 1/2 pages, 16mo, written on the recto and verso. Np, nd. [New Haven], 1961-70

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [NURSERY RHYMES.] Arnold, Samuel. Juvenile Amusement.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [NURSERY RHYMES.] Arnold, Samuel. Juvenile Amusement. Lithographed music consisting of 76 duos, trios and one solo, printed on one side only, with index leaf bound in front (bearing the imprint given above), several bifolia have Dr. Arnold's "Duke Street Westminster" advertisement on the last pages. Folio, contemporary 1/2 calf and marbled boards, gilt stamped title label on front cover; joints cracked, spine and corners torn, scuffed. London: Smarts Music Warehouse, [1797-1798]

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[BIERCE, AMBROSE.] The Fiend's Delight. By Dod Grile.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: [BIERCE, AMBROSE.] The Fiend's Delight. By Dod Grile. 12mo, original brown cloth decoratively stamped in blind and gold, with gilt lettering and satyr figure on front cover and spine, spine sunned, light rubbing to spine tips; contents clean. first edition of bierce's first book. With 32 pages of advertisements at end (last leaf torn). (LMS). London: John Camden Hotten, [1873]

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BRAMAH, ERNEST. The Specimen Case.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: BRAMAH, ERNEST. The Specimen Case. 8vo, publisher's blue cloth stamped in red, head and foot of spine lightly frayed; dust jacket, repaired chip to head of spine panel, scattered abrasions and soiling, numerous tape repairs on verso; loss to blank upper margin of first preface leaf. first american edition. New York: Doran, (1925)

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FROST, ROBERT. Group of two volumes.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: FROST, ROBERT. Group of two volumes. Mountain Interval. 8vo, gilt-lettered green cloth; owner's inscription; uncut and partially unopened (tear to dedication leaf). first edition, first issue * Selected Poems. 8vo, original 1/4 cloth. Second printing. signed by frost from amherst. New York: Henry Holt & Co., (1916); 1923

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CHAPLIN, CHARLES. Autograph inscription dated and Signed, “To Naomi / Best of luck / Charles Chaplin / Sept 9th 1932,”

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $80 - $120

Description: CHAPLIN, CHARLES. Autograph inscription dated and Signed, "To Naomi / Best of luck / Charles Chaplin / Sept 9th 1932," on a leaf removed from an autograph album. 1/2 page, oblong 12mo, pale green paper; some discoloration from prior matting, two small punch holes in right margin, remnants of prior mounting at side edges verso. Np, 9 September 1932

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O'HARA, JOHN. Appointment in Samarra.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: O'HARA, JOHN. Appointment in Samarra. 8vo, publisher's illustrated self-wrappers, slight lean, few light creases, mild edgewear, glassine overwrap, chipping; contents clean. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1934)

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VERNE, JULES. Works.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: VERNE, JULES. Works. 15 volumes. Title-pages printed in red and white. Frontispieces, illustrated, hand-colored limitation leaf to volume 1, lettered tissue guards. 8vo, later full maroon calf gilt, spines gilt in compartments with morocco lettering pieces, top edges gilt, others rough cut; partly unopened, fine. New York: Vincent Parke and Company, (1911)

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CARLYLE, THOMAS. The French Revolution: A History.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: CARLYLE, THOMAS. The French Revolution: A History. 3 volumes. vii, [1], 404; vii, [1], 422, [2]; vii, [1], 448 pp. Half-titles. Ads not retained at rear of Volume 2. 8vo, late 19th-century full polished tan calf bound for Sotheran & Co., French fillet covers, spines gilt tooled in compartments, morocco lettering pieces, top edges gilt, few surface impressions and scuffs, scattered fingersoiling, joints rubbed with several splits and mends, inner dentelles; Edward C. Ellice bookplate to front pastedowns. first edition. London: James Fraser, 1837

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) KINGSLEY, CHARLES. The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) KINGSLEY, CHARLES. The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Frontispiece and one illustration by J. Noel Paton. 8vo, original blue-green cloth with gilt-vignette to front cover, bound by Burn with their ticket, top edges gilt, light rubbing to extremities with lower corners exposed, slight cockling; hinges starting, contents clean; cloth drop-back case. London: Macmillan, 1863

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAR, EDWARD. Group of 3 Nonsense Books.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAR, EDWARD. Group of 3 Nonsense Books. 4to, publisher's cloth, condition varies, see notes below. London, vd

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(CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE and LEECH, JOHN.) Barham, Richard. The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE and LEECH, JOHN.) Barham, Richard. The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels. 3 volumes. Half-titles. Title-pages in vols. 1 and 3 printed in brown and black. 2-page advertisement at end of volume 1. Illustrated by Cruikshank and Leech, including two portraits of the author. 8vo, contemporary full pebble-grain burgundy morocco by Tout, spines gilt-titled in compartments, top edges and turn-ins gilt; internally clean. London: Richard Bentley, 1840-42-47

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Together, 2 volumes. Half-titles and numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget. Final blank leaf in first title, frontispiece in second. Large 8vo, original light and dark blue cloth, respectively, beveled boards, all edges gilt, Adventures with boards darkened somewhat, extremities rubbed with light exposure to spine tips and corners, front hinge mended; Memoirs a near fine to fine copy; cloth slipcase. London: George Newnes, 1892; 1894

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Half-title and numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget; with the final blank leaf present. Large 8vo, original light blue cloth, bevelled boards, all edges gilt, light shelfwear to lower extremities, spine somewhat faded, slightly shaken, hinges starting; school prize label on front pastedown. London: George Newnes, 1892

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(SPORTING.) Alken, Henry. [Apperley, C.J.] By Nimrod. Memoirs of the Life of the late John Mytton, Esq.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (SPORTING.) Alken, Henry. [Apperley, C.J.] By Nimrod. Memoirs of the Life of the late John Mytton, Esq. Illustrated with 18 color plates by Henry Alken and T.J. Rawlins, additional engraved title with aquatint vignette. 8vo, contemporary citron calf gilt by Riviere, spine tooled in gilt with morocco lettering piece, all edges and turn-ins gilt, some wear along edges, stray marks to covers; William Crampton bookplate; original cloth covers bound-in at end. London: Ackerman, 1837

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FRIEDRICH WILHELM; KURFÜRST VON BRANDENBURG. Letter Signed, to

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: FRIEDRICH WILHELM; KURFÜRST VON BRANDENBURG. Letter Signed, to "the Governor, President, Vice-Chancellor and Councilmen of Halberstadt," in German, ordering a prompt response to the petition from the villages of Zilly, Häuser, and Athenstedt, who claim they have not been able to obtain justice and are threatened with ruin after their property was improperly seized. 2 pages, folio, with integral address leaf; chipping to lower edge, evenly toned, few scattered tiny holes (with minor loss), some loss to seal. "Cölln" [Berlin], 6 November 1671

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LEOPOLD I; EMPEROR. Letter Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: LEOPOLD I; EMPEROR. Letter Signed, "LeopoldI," to "the knights and nobles of the Sechsorth in Franconia," in German, accepting a charitable payment of 20,000 gulden, requesting that they write off the court chancellery bill from last winter quarter, and assuring them that their freedoms and rights will remain undiminished into the indefinite future. 2 pages, folio, with integral address leaf; cello tape repairs along center vertical fold with minor loss to text, faint scattered foxing, seal mostly intact. Vienna, 7 November 1699

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HOLST, GUSTAV. Autograph Musical Quotation dated and Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: WRITTEN TWO YEARS PRIOR TO PUBLIC PREMIERE OF "THE PLANETS" HOLST, GUSTAV. Autograph Musical Quotation dated and Signed, "G T Holst," one bar from "Mars" of his The Planets, notated on a hand-drawn stave, on a leaf probably removed from an autograph album. 1/4 page, 6 3/4x5 inches; printed description pasted on recto at lower edge. Np, 29 October 1918

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JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter, unsigned, as President, to Secretary of War Lewis Cass,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: EXERCISING INDIAN REMOVAL POLICY IN NY JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter, unsigned, as President, to Secretary of War Lewis Cass, recommending a demonstration of confidence in Indian Commissioner [John F.] Schermerhorn by sending him to assist Governor [Henry] Dodge and appointing him to negotiate with the Native Americans of NY. 1 page, 8vo, with integral address leaf; seal tear with minor loss to lower left of address leaf, folds. (TFC) Np, 10 July 1836

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HENRY, PATRICK. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: HENRY, PATRICK. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "P. Henry," as Governor, land deed granting 9,000 acres in Monongalia to William Tilton. 13x16 inches; faint marginal discoloration from matting, docketing verso, folds, paper seal intact; matted with a portrait and framed. Richmond, VA, 4 August 1785

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LEOPOLD I; EMPEROR. Vellum Document Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: LEOPOLD I; EMPEROR. Vellum Document Signed, "Leopold," patent of nobility for Wolfgang Brahamer of Bromberg, in German. Calligraphic headings in gilt, with full-page coat of arms painting. 11 pages, folio; lacking cover and seal. Vienna, 22 July 1667

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POLK, JAMES K. Autograph Letter Signed, to Editor of the Nashville Union Samuel H. Laughlin,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Description: DEMONSTRATING THAT HIS GRANDFATHER WAS NO TORY IN THE REVOLUTION POLK, JAMES K. Autograph Letter Signed, to Editor of the Nashville Union Samuel H. Laughlin, sending papers [demonstrating the falsity of Whig claims about Polk's grandfather; not present], requesting that he forward the testimony of two men in Warren [County, TN?] to Dr. [J.G.M.] Ramsey for publication, and noting that he has sent to [Robert] Armstrong a list of invitees for the [Democratic Party] mass meeting in Nashville on August 15. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; address leaf inlaid, folds. (TFC) Columbia, TN, 8 July 1844

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GEORGE III; KING OF ENGLAND. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: GEORGE III; KING OF ENGLAND. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "George R," appointing William Duncan Lieutenant Colonel of the first battalion in the first regiment of foot. Countersigned by the Duke of Portland. 11 1/2x15 1/4 inches; slight fading to text but signatures comparatively bold, deep vertical folds, docketing on verso, paper seals intact. "Court at Saint James" [London], 1 September 1795

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CLEVELAND, GROVER. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: CLEVELAND, GROVER. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott Lieutenant Colonel of the Third Regiment of Artillery. Countersigned by Secretary of War William C. Endicott. 19 1/4x15 3/4 inches; faint scattered toning, horizontal fold through first initials of signature (without loss), docketing at the upper left recto, seal intact. Washington, 6 April 1885

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HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "RBHayes," as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott Major in the Third Regiment of Artillery. Countersigned by Secretary of War George W. McCrary. 19 1/2x15 1/2 inches; folds, minor toning at edges, docketing at upper left recto, paper seal intact. Washington, 12 June 1879

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LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott Captain in the Fourth Regiment of Infantry. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. 19 1/2x14 3/4 inches; horizontal fold through signature (without loss), docketing at upper left recto, paper seal intact; minor scattered soiling. Washington, 26 December 1861

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LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing George Drake

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing George Drake First Lieutenant in the Sixth Regiment of Infantry. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. 19 1/4x15 3/4 inches; slight fading to signature, horizontal fold through signature (without loss), deep folds, loss to paper seal, docketing at upper left recto. Washington, 1 July 1864

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MADISON, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: MADISON AND MONROE MADISON, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, granting a quarter lot of land in Chillicothe, OH, to Peter Row. Countersigned by Secretary of State James Monroe ("Jas Monroe"). 9x15 1/2 inches; moderate fading to Madison signature (but still legible), folds, upper edge unevenly trimmed, docketing verso, paper seal mostly intact. Washington, 10 February 1811

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MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President,

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Estimated Price: $80 - $120

Description: MONROE, JAMES. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, land deed granting a quarter lot in Ohio to Samuel Shultz. Countersigned by Josiah Meigs. 8x12 3/4 inches; deep folds with vertical one through signature (without loss), portions moderately desiccated, hole at left margin, some loss to paper seal, moderate scattered soiling. Washington, 8 March 1819

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WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $9,000 - $12,000

Description: WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Whitman by Samuel Hollyer. One-page publisher's advertisement at end. 12mo, original green cloth, lettered in gilt and blind, with Emerson's famous greeting in gilt at foot of spine, spine very slightly darkened with faint rubbing and cosmetic touch-ups to tips, boards quite clean; yellow-coated endpapers, redspeckled edges; scattered foxing throughout, front flyleaf with early ownership inscription and short tear with repair, newsprint clipping laid-down to verso of first preliminary leaf, discreet bookseller's label to front pastedown; preserved in chemise and 1/4 morocco clamshell box. Brooklyn: [Fowler & Wells], 1856

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WOLCOTT, OLIVER; JR. Autograph Letter Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: WOLCOTT, OLIVER; JR. Autograph Letter Signed, "Oliv: Wolcott," to PA lawyer and President of the Academy of Fine Arts Joseph Hopkinson, concerning a request that a work of art depicting Cupid be duplicated at the Academy of Fine Arts, including some joking about Cupid's desirability among the ladies. 2 pages, 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet, with detached address leaf; separation at vertical fold (touching signature with minor loss) repaired verso with tissue, minor bleedthrough, toning at edges. New York, 23 March 1811

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NELSON, WILLIAM. Autograph Letter Signed, “WmNelson,” to Lady Hamilton,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: LORD NELSON'S BROTHER TO LADY HAMILTON NELSON, WILLIAM. Autograph Letter Signed, "WmNelson," to Lady Hamilton, expressing his hope to become Dean of Exeter. 3 pages, 4to, written on a folded sheet; seal tears in terminal leaf repaired with paper (with minor loss to text), a few short closed separations at folds repaired with cello tape, address on terminal page. Hilborough, 13 August 1801

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ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Autograph Letter Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: ARTHUR, CHESTER A. Autograph Letter Signed, "C.A. Arthur," to his brother-in-law, John E. McElroy, offering to arrange passage on a ship for [his wife's uncle] Dr. [Brodie Strachan] Herndon. With note written by C.A. Arthur III dating the letter, on the terminal page, in pencil. 3 pages, 8vo, written on a folded sheet; some cockling along outer edge of terminal leaf. Signature written vertically and partially over text. (TFC) New York, 2 May [1878]

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FILLMORE, MILLARD. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to New York lawyer Solomon G. Haven,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: "WE ARE YET ON ABOLITION IN THE HOUSE" FILLMORE, MILLARD. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to New York lawyer Solomon G. Haven, discussing the imminent election of Harrison and the contentious status of abolition within the House. With two postscripts concerning Chancery lawsuits. 2 pages, 4to, with integral blank, written on the first two pages; complete separation at center vertical fold repaired with tissue, blank leaf inlaid. (TFC) Washington, 27 January 1840

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VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: "I CANNOT . . . UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE BE A CANDIDATE" VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "MVan Buren," to law partner Benjamin F. Butler, weighing the possibility of a Presidential nomination from the Free Soil Party. 1 1/2 pages, 4to, with integral address leaf; some scattered bleed-through, remnants of prior mounting on terminal page, folds. (TFC) Lindenwald, NY, 18 June 1848

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CHAMINADE, CÉCILE. Group of 5 items, each Signed

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CHAMINADE, CÉCILE. Group of 5 items, each Signed "C. Chaminade": Two Autograph Musical Quotations, each on a hand-drawn stave * Three Autograph Letters. The first quotation, three bars from her "Madrigal," with holograph lyrics and date, on a leaf likely removed form an autograph album. 7x5 inches. The second quotation, two bars from her "Ritournelle," with holograph lyrics, on a small card. 2 1/2x4 inches. Np, 30 November 1895; [1906?]. The letters, to various recipients, in French, concerning a piano sale, dinner engagement, and an audition of her vocal songs. Together 5 pages, 4to or oblong 16mo. Np, nd; Paris, nd; 28 July [1925] Np, vd

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YVES KLEIN Monochrome und Feuer (Triptych).

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May 12, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Description: YVES KLEIN Monochrome und Feuer (Triptych). Complete set of 3 color plates in blue, pink and gold on card (2 screenprinted and one coated with gold foil, with gold leaf applied by the artist), 1961. Each 320x230 mm; 12 3/4x9 inches, full margins (printed to the sheet edges). Published by the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, on the occasion of the same-titled exhibition at the Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, January 14-February 26, 1961. Very good and well-preserved impressions with vibrant colors. Monochrome und Feuer was the only retrospective held for Klein (1928-1962) during his lifetime, and the largest ever organized for the artist to date. It featured architecture drawings, an "immaterial" space, his Mur de Feu, as well as examples of his iconic blue, pink and gold monochromes. Primarily working with the signature blue pigment throughout his career, Klein added these other two colors to his oeuvre around the time of the exhibition, held just a year prior to his death. Fleck/Raymond 171.

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JOHNSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: JOHNSON, ANDREW. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers with the rank of Major. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. 19 1/4x15 3/4 inches; deep folds, docketing at upper left recto, minor loss to paper seal. Washington, 20 April 1865

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LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing George E. Henry

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing George E. Henry First Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. 19 1/2x14 3/4 inches; slight fading to signature, horizontal fold through signature with minor loss, moderate toning at edges, minor loss to lower right corner, folds, faint offsetting from printed text, docketing at upper left recto, paper seal intact. Washington, 12 July 1864

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PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: PIERCE, FRANKLIN. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Robert N. Scott Second Lieutenant in the Fourth Regiment of Infantry. Countersigned by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. 18 3/4x15 1/4 inches; deep folds affecting signatures with minor loss, cockling to all edges, moderate dampstaining at edges, slight fading to text but signatures relatively bold, docketing at upper left recto, paper seal intact. Washington, 3 March 1857

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ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Group of 4 Autograph Letters Signed,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: "SUBMARINES ARE NOT THE SOLE CAUSES OF DANGER TO AMERICAN LIVES" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Group of 4 Autograph Letters Signed, "Roosevelt," as President, each to Secretary of State Cordell Hull ("Hull"), retained drafts for telegrams, in pencil, reacting to developments during the [Second Italo-Ethiopian] war without waiting for a response from the League [of Nations]. Together 5 pages. Each 8vo, written on rectos of separate sheets; moderate staining at left edge of each leaf (but still legible), one leaf with small hole at lower left edge with minor loss to text, minor scattered staining. (TFC) [Aboard the U.S.S. Houston], October 1935

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BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to fellow Representative James Ford,

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: "I HAVE VOLUNTARILY RETIRED FROM PUBLIC LIFE" BUCHANAN, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, as Representative, to fellow Representative James Ford, pledging to retire from Congress, repeating Washington rumors concerning appointments including a commission to treat with the [Menominee] Indians for [Samuel C.] Stambaugh. 1 1/4 pages, 4to, with integral address leaf addressed in his hand; folds. (TFC) Lancaster, 28 March 1831

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HARDING, WARREN G. AND FLORENCE. Scrapbook on the Washington Naval Conference containing photograph portraits of all U.S. and some othe

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May 5, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: LARGE PHOTOGRAPHS OF 1921 NAVAL CONFERENCE DELEGATES HARDING, WARREN G. AND FLORENCE. Scrapbook on the Washington Naval Conference containing photograph portraits of all U.S. and some other delegates, including 26 Photographs Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, each showing a single official, most bust portraits by Harris & Ewing or Underwood & Underwood. Most inscribed in the blank lower margin, many to U.S. Advisory Committee member Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird. Many additionally signed by the photographer. Each approximately 10x8 inches (image), 13x9 1/2 inches overall; mounted one to a page, on recto or verso of album leaf. (TFC) Np, 1922

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BECKETT, SAMUEL. The Lost Ones.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: BECKETT, SAMUEL. The Lost Ones. Translated from the original French by the author. Small 8vo, publisher's 1/4 vellum backed boards, gilt titles, all edges gilt, spine tanned as usual; original cloth slipcase. number 34 of 100 copies signed by beckett. A bright, crisp copy. London: Calder & Boyars, (1972)

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POUND, EZRA. Selected Poems.

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May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

Description: POUND, EZRA. Selected Poems. Edited and with an introduction by T. S. Eliot. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered 1/4 vellum, spine discolored; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; contents clean. first edition. one of 100 numbered copies signed by pound. Gallup A30b. London: Faber & Gwyer, (1928)

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