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DoneSat, Feb 06, 2021 1:00 PM EST
York, MAINE, USA
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Estate of John R. Gregg, Jr-York, Maine_Day 2

Sale to include Native American Rugs, Blankets and Jewelry as well as Inuit-carved soapstone and artwork, Ephemera including: Rare Autographs, Signed photographs, Ancient Chinese Currency, Extensive collection of Early American Pattern Glass as well as Art Glass Jewelry, Asian Porcelain, sterling silver flatware and hollowware, Artwork: (2) Leon Dabo, Ben Foster, Franklin de Haven, (2) John J. Audubon, Lawrence Mazzanovich, etc, Musical Instruments: 1912 Steinway Grand Piano, Mosrite of California Double Neck Guitar, Fender "Telecaster"<p> An extensive private library of books which he both collected veraciously as well as inherited from a number of allied families who lived in both Chicago and Manhatten. Subjects include but are not limited to: Canadian and Arctic exploration, Native Americans and their decorative arts, Canoeing, Inuits, American Revolutionary War; Novels and poetry by William Shakespeare, Keats and Shelley, Marlowe, Bierce, Douglas, as well as plays etc. <p>There will be no additions to this sale<p>Born April 25, 1935 in Manhattan, N.Y. to John Robert Gregg, inventor of Gregg shorthand, and Janet Kinley Gregg, daughter of economist David Kinley, he worked briefly as an editor for the Sierra Club in San Francisco before moving to York, Maine in 1967, where he lived the rest of his life winter, spring and fall. Summers he spent at his beloved cottage on the French River, Ontario. <p>
 
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