Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSun, Feb 12, 2006 9:00 AM EST
UPLAND, CA, USA
Auction XXIX - Autographs & Memorabilia
<p>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. <p>Auction highlights included a signed true first printing of Hemingway’s <i>The Sun Also Rises</i> 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. <p>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 <i>Introduction to Psychoanalysis</i> 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.
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