Profiles in History: Rock and Roll, 59, Calabasas Hills

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/18/2013 - 12/18/2013
Page Size: 161 items in 7 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Woody Guthrie handwritten signed letter to Moe Asch of Folkways Records, written while Guthrie was serving in the U.S. military. USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
2Woody Guthrie handwritten signed letter to Moe Asch regarding “Boogie at the Philharmonic.” 1946USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
3Woody Guthrie typed lyrics to seven songs, some unpublished, sent to Moe Asch of Folkways Records. CINYC Coney Island, New York City1946USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
4Woody Guthrie typed signed manuscript for his unpublished song “Bugeye Jim.”Coney Island, New York. 1946USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
5Woody Guthrie lists 50 songs, presumably for a songbook. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,300.00
61956 unused Elvis Presley concert ticket and souvenir program. 1956USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 460.00
7Elvis Presley signed photograph. USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,495.00
8Vintage Elvis Presley TV Guide. 1956USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
111956 Elvis Presley handwritten signed letter to a fan. 1956USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
13Elvis Presley bubble gum card wax pack with store display box. 1956USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 258.75
14Elvis Presley signed movie contract page. 1961USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,495.00
17Elvis Presley signed personal Driver’s License. 1971USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 4,600.00
18Elvis Presley owner’s manual for his 1970 Mercedes 280 SEL. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
19Elvis Presley’s metal Kenpo Karate Association card. 1972USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
20Elvis and Priscilla Presley 1972 Marital Termination Agreement signed by both. 1972USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
28Buddy Holly and The Crickets signed publicity photograph. c. 1950sUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,610.00
29Carl Perkins handwritten signed personal letter to The Beatles. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,610.00
30Autograph book signed by Rock & Roll and sports personalities including The Beatles, The Searchers and others. USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,887.50
31Vintage Herman’s Hermits signed publicity photo. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 488.75
32The Beatles rare promo photograph signed by all four band members with Pete Best’s image, but Ringo Starr’s autograph. USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
40Large assortment of The Beatles collectibles. USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 690.00
41The Beatles animation cel inscribed and signed by director Ron Campbell. 1965-1969USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 632.50
42Half-sheet poster for Help! starring The Beatles. 1965USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 258.75
441966 Suffolk Downs Beatles unused ticket. 1966USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 258.75
456 Vintage color camera transparencies of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, copyrights included. 1965USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 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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