autographs

Boston — A rare handwritten letter by Edgar Allan Poe sold for $125,125, according to Boston-based RR Auction.

The one-page document signed "Edgar A. Poe," dated August 31, 1847. Poe's final letter to the Philadelphia lawyer and playwright Robert Taylor Conrad, editor of Graham's Magazine. In full: "It is now a month since I wrote you about the two articles I left with you—but

Boston — RR Auction's October Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction is filled with rare and remarkable pieces, including extraordinary letters from Martin Luther, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Jefferson, Albert Einstein, James Dean, and Abraham Lincoln.

Highlights include; a Martin Luther letter critical of Jews. In German, the one-page handwritten letter is signed "

Boston — With more than 1,200 items up for bidding, RR Auction's September sale features an abundance of signed Hollywood photographs, plus a nice selection of awards, props, and costumes.

Highlights include; a James Dean document dealing with Rebel Without a Cause and

An extraordinarily rare Lou Gehrig handwritten letter is among Important Baseball Autographs up for bid in Boston-based RR Auction Sports auction closing August 20. 

Sought-after one-page letter on Andrew Jackson Hotel letterhead, dated April 6, 1936. Letter to his accountant Theodore Witkin, in full: "Enclosed please find another letter, which is self explanatory. I just dropped Mr.

Boston — A group of four Elektra Records signed promotional photos of The Doors sold for $18,262, according to Boston-based RR Auction.

The vintage matte-finish photographs individually signed in black felt tip, "J. Morrison," "John Densmore," "Robby," and “Ray.”

This is the only set of these entire band signed Elektra Records promo photos that RR Auction has ever offered, with

New York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts on Thursday, July 30 boasted high prices across categories with early printed books leading the sale, two records being recorded for literature, and autograph material from world leaders garnering

Boston — RR Auction's August Fine Autographs & Artifacts sale features over 1,300 items, led by outstanding classical music pieces: autographs of Chopin, Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Dvorak, and Brahms are among the items offered.

Highlights from the classical music section include; a scarce, beautifully signed Frédéric

New York — The second annual offering of a specialty sale of LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on August 13. The auction will feature fine art and ephemera from notable figures across genres including

New York — Fine Books & Manuscripts come to auction at Swann Galleries on Thursday, July 30. The sale includes an exceptional offering of autographs, including the Enrico Caruso Collection of Albert M. Bary, as well as early printed books with notable works in travel and medicine, nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, and art, press and illustrated books.

A standout

Boston — With over 1,100 lots up for bidding, RR Auction's June Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale is set to be a record-breaker.

Top lots include first edition books signed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, letters by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, contracts signed by Mickey Mantle and Lou Gehrig, and a wide variety of entertainment autographs including Marylin Monroe, Walt Disney, and