Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSun, Jan 19, 2014 3:00 PM GMT
John Adams 1786 signed letter promoting the sale in Europe of David Ramsay?s History of the Revolution of South Carolina (1785); W. Colston Leigh (The Leigh Bureau of Lectures) Incoming Correspondence Book, 1930?s, containing many letters from prominent authors, actors, scholars; 1936 Margaret Mitchell Marsh letter to W. Colston Leigh; 1937 Ezra Pound letter to W. Colston Leigh; 1868 Ralph Waldo Emerson signed letter; 20th C. American political letters and signed photos, incl. 1960 John F. Kennedy signed letter; several lots of fine early 20th C. society/child-theme/genre artistic photos by prominent Phila./NYC/other galleries, to include a series documenting the Martinet Summer School of Outdoor Painting, Baltimore; 5000+ vintage American and European post card collection; rare 1688 mid-Atlantic land deed referencing William Penn and ?Pensilvania?; 75+ 18th-19th C. Philadelphia-area and other American deeds and commercial correspondence; 1756 Mass. Warrant for Debt Payment with ?Pine Tree? stamp; Black Americana; several large late 19th/early 20th C. scrapbooks, incl. one focusing on Phila. theater subjects; vintage boxing and billiards cigarette cards; assorted vintage advertising and transportation ; set of period 1920?s photos documenting the maiden flight of the Lowe, Willard & Fowler Engineering Co. ?Giant Owl? fighter plane; antique prints; tintype thumbnail album and other tintypes; turn-of-the-century European/American popular magazines, MORE!