Personal items from legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley to be auctioned March 18

1926 check handwritten and hand-signed by Annie Oakley Butler, her married name

CLEARWATER, Fla. – On March 18, 2023, Blackwell Auctions will offer several items personally owned by Annie Oakley, including an engraved carriage clock gifted to her for her birthday during her European tour in 1901. Several other items will also be offered, including 16 books that were owned – and, in some cases, signed – by Oakley, including a book inscribed to her husband by the author, bandleader John Philip Sousa. The collection also boasts a personal check, signed by Oakley shortly before her death, made out to her niece.

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Sendak-signed advance book proof could be bestseller at JG, Aug. 23

 

Signed, uncorrected advanced proof of the Maurice Sendak book ‘We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy,’ est. $1,250-$1,500
Signed, uncorrected advance proof of the Maurice Sendak book ‘We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy,’ est. $1,250-$1,500

DANVERS, Mass. – JG.Limited, the recently-formed auction arm of the venerable collectibles powerhouse JG Autographs, Inc., is holding its inaugural online-only sale through Tuesday, August 23. The 500-lot History & Culture auction features items relating to JFK, Thomas Jefferson, the Wright Brothers and Harry Truman. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Hemingway, Stein & Bukowski star at PBA Galleries, Jan. 13

Ernest Hemingway, ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls,’ signed, est. $2,000-$3,000
Ernest Hemingway, ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls,’ signed, est. $2,000-$3,000
Ernest Hemingway, ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls,’ signed, est. $2,000-$3,000

BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Fine Literature with Beats, Bukowski and the Counterculture on January 13, 2022. The sale comprises more than 450 lots of fine literature and ephemera, featuring scarce works from the counterculture and the Beat Generation, as well as a large selection of Charles Bukowski material, including an original typescript story. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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