RR Auction: Hollywood - bidstart 1/15, 422, Amherst

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2014 - 01/23/2014
Page Size: 597 items in 24 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Jean HarlowStunning oversized vintage matte-finish 10.75 x 13.75 Hurrell portrait of Harlow bathed in soft light, USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 6,355.20
2Cary GrantDashing vintage matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 photo, USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,231.20
3Carole LombardAmerican actress (1908–1942) who enjoyed great success as a popular screen comedienne in the 1930s, USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,378.80
4Clark GableDashing vintage matte-finish 9.75 x 13 Clarence Sinclair Bull MGM publicity photo, USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 1,231.20
5Susan HaywardAttractive vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 photo, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 693.60
6Frank MorganSpectacular crystal-clear vintage pearl-finish 10 x 13 Clarence Sinclair Bull MGM publicity photo, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 693.60
7Joan CrawfordGorgeous oversized vintage matte-finish 8.5 x 12 portrait of Crawford peering into her reflection, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 348.00
8Frank SinatraFabulous vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 photo of a young Sinatra in a jacket and bow tie, USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,597.20
9Joan CrawfordGlowing oversized vintage matte-finish 13.25 x 10.5 photo of Crawford lying on a floral pillow, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 471.60
10Gary CooperHandsome vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 photo, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 924.00
11Carole LandisBuxom Hollywood starlet (1919–1948) who committed suicide at the age of 29; by some accounts, USD 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold
12Marion DaviesRadiant crystal-clear vintage matte-finish 10.25 x 13 James Manatt photo of Davies looking out from under her sun hat, USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 471.60
13Bette DavisPretty satin-finish 11 x 14 photo of a young Davis in black lace, USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 237.60
14Tallulah BankheadOversized vintage matte-finish 10 x 13 portrait of Bankhead in profile, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 320.40
15Shirley TempleSuperlative vintage glossy 11 x 14 portrait of Temple resting her chin on her hand, USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,354.80
16Elizabeth TaylorFantastic and visually-striking oversized color satin-finish 16 x 20 photo of a young Taylor in a red floral-print dress, USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,986.00
17Dean Martin and Jerry LewisSatin-finish 14 x 11 photo of the classic comedy duo, USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 519.60
21Abbott and CostelloChoice vintage matte-finish 5.25 x 3.5 promotional photo for Abbot & Costello Go to Mars, USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 2,911.20
22Lucille BallVintage glossy 8 x 10 RKO publicity photo from 1940, USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 320.40
23Josephine BakerMarvelous vintage pearl-finish 7.5 x 10 full-length photo of Baker in an elaborate costume, USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 763.20
24Ingrid BergmanStunning vintage matte-finish 7 x 9 photo of Bergman as she appeared as Paula Anton in her Academy Award-winning performance in the 1944 film Gaslight, USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
25Humphrey BogartVintage glossy 8 x 10 studio photo of Bogart as Harry 'Steve' Morgan in the 1944 film To Have and Have Not, USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
26Marlon BrandoVintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Brando as the smooth, USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,448.00
27James DeanIncredibly scarce and fantastic color vintage 8.25 x 10.25 magazine photo of Dean in a dark blue sweater, USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 9,208.80
28Charlie ChaplinMatte-finish 4 x 5.5 photo of an elderly Chaplin, USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 320.40
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Printed and Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Lee Moorhouse, group of portraits and views, most from the Umatilla Reservation, silver prints.<br>$1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Frank A. Rinehart, <i>Erastus Cheroquese, U.S.S., Maricopa</i>, silver print, signed in the negative, 1899. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Frank A. Rinehart, <i>Freckled Face, Arapahoe</i>, platinum print, signed in negative, 1898. $500 to $750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Printed and Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Herman Heyn, <i>Kills on Horseback, Ogallala Sioux</i>, hand-colored platinum print, 1899. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> James E. DeKay, <i>Natural History of New York</i>, 22 volumes on zoology, flora, mineralogy, geology and agriculture, 1842-67. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Charles Johnson, <i>A General History of the Pyrates, from their First Rise and Settlement in the Island of Providence</i>, second edition comprised of pirate facts and legends, 1724.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Printed and Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> C. Edwards Lester, <i>The Gallery of Illustrious Americans</i>, portrait plates, 1850. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries April 8:</b> Antonio De Herrera, Historia General ..., 9 volumes documenting Spanish colonies, Madrid, 1601 & 1615. $20,000 to $30,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DRURY, JOTHAM. PLANNING THE BOSTON TEA PARTY. Autograph Document Signed. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. US$ 50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI IN 1862. Albumen print photograph. US$ 1,000 - 1,500.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. US$ 15,000 - 20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [EDISON, THOMAS ALVA. 1847-1931.] Engraved $1 Bill, Endorsed and Signed by Charles L. Clarke on face. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. US$ 15,000 - 25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CASSIDY, BUTCH. Carte-de-visite police photograph.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [BUFFALO BILL.] <i>The Great Train Hold-Up & Bandit Hunters of the Union Pacific</i>. US$ 3,000 - 5,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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