Auction XXIX - Autographs & Memorabilia
Signature House welcomes you to our 29th offering featuring over 1500 lots in a wide range of categories. In two sessions we offer vintage and contemporary historical autographs, documents, manuscripts and collectibles.
Auction highlights included a signed true first printing of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises plus a letter penned by the literary giant in addition to other first printings and letters of other desirable luminaries including Samuel Clemens and Margaret Mitchell with rare Hollywood content.
Other much sought after offerings include a handwritten letter by George Washington to his brother Augustine; documents signed by Jefferson and Madison, Hancock, a Lincoln free frank, plus an early Sam Houston letter, an 1863 endorsement penned by Stonewall Jackson 3 months before his death, a rare letter penned by King Charles I to the King of France; an early Winston Churchill hand written letter; a stanza of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” penned and signed by Julia Ward Howe; letters by Tchaikovsky; Audubon, and a letter penned by Freud regarding publication of his seminal Introduction to Psychoanalysis in America. Also, a rare autograph by reggae musician Bob Marley, plus Presley, vintage Beatles, Bogart and W. C. Fields. In Sports we have a baseball signed by Babe Ruth together with two signed photos. All this and much more for your collecting pleasure.