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ADAMS, Ansel  First Day Cover commemorating the First Day of Issue of the U.S. 15 cent photography postage stamp. Wonderful, colorful silk cachet of an old-time photographer taking a picture. The postage stamp is cancelled First Day of Issue, Las Vegas, NV Jun 1978. Boldly signed by Ansel Adams in a clear area of the cover. $350.00

AGAM, Yaakov  Book by Merlin Levin, “It Takes A Dream, The Story of Hadassah” Gefen Publ. 1997 First Edition, printed in Israel. Four hundred forty-five pages, illustrations in color. On the title page the author has inscribed and signed: “For Ruth, Marlin Levin, 7-14-97, Chicago.”  Agam has drawn a rainbow in five colors adding a heart and star. In addition he has signed his name. $350.00

Agam is called one of the most important living artists of our time.

AGAM, Yaakov Hardcover book “Agam, From the 2nd, to the 3rd, into the 4th Dimension...”  Circle Fine Arts Press, 1981, 48 pages, illustrations in color, Text by Jack Solomon, Jr.  Measures8.5”x11”. )n the inside front cover and onto the first endpaper Agam has boldly drawn his famous 5 color inverted rainbow also signed with 5 signatures in five colors. Length of the artwork is eleven inches.  Beautiful book and drawing. $285.00

AGAM, Yaakov  Book by Jasia Reichardt, Methuen London, 1966. Measures appx. 5.5”x7” illustrated. On the front free endpaper, Agam has drawn a concentric circle which looks like a  shell of a snail. Boldly signed “Agam.”. $225.00

APPEL, Karel Color postcard of his work “Child and Beast”.  On the verso is a French stamp cancelled Paris, 8.4.54 and addressed to a collector in New York. In the area for a message the artist has written: “K. Appel, Paris 8-4-54 20, Rue Santeuil Paris V.”. $125.00

APPEL, Karel Original hand addressed envelope to a collector in New York. French stamp cancelled Paris 12/31/1954. Appel signs his name on the rear flap and adds his address in Paris. $95.00

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Very rare, large size, original drawing of Smily, 4”x5” inside “Smiley” Ball has signed his name and added “TM.”  Below “Smiley” Ball has signed his name once again. SOLD

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Very rare, large size, original drawing of Smily, 4.5”X4.5” on a slip 5”X8.5”. Harvey Ball has signed his name including “TM” (trade mark). SOLD

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Color photograph, 8”x10”, of Harvey Ball holding a poster for the first World Smile Day.  Harvey Ball has signed the photograph and has hand drawn an original “Smiley” face. $115.00

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Large card, 5”x8” made specifically for a private signing for the International Autograph Collectors Club and Dealers Alliance.  Dated, April 16, 2000, this is copy #43 of only 50 copies. Harvey Ball has signed this card and has drawn an original “Smiley” face. $47.50

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Rare First Day of Issue of the 33 cent Smiley U.S, Postage stamp Colorful cachet of the Statue of Liberty and six America Smiles. Cancelled, New York, Nov.18,1999. Hand signed by Harvey Ball. He has also written: “Creator of” and has drawn an original Smiley Face. On the verso is a limited-edition stamp #6 of 25 copies, hand signed by the two creators of this signed cover. $95.00

Creator of Smiley

BALL, Harvey Color photograph, 8”x10”, of Harvey Ball holding a poster  for the first World Smile Day.  Harvey Ball has signed the photograph and has hand drawn an original “Smiley” face. SOLD

BENTON, Thomas Hart
Scarce autograph letter signed on his name imprinted letterhead. Kansas City, MO. May 16, 1972. $325.00

Gutzon Borglum
American Sculptor, ceator of Mount Rushmore. A Unique Photograph Signed of Mount Rushmore as a work in progress. $750.00

Rare Original Sketch of Hagar

BROWNE, Dik On Hagar the Horrible printed letterhead Browne has drawn a color sketch of Hagar the Horrible in color, full length, holding a mug of beer and leaning on the arm of a sofa. Boldly signed “DIK’ BROWNE. $775.00

BUFFET, Bernard  Color postcard of his “Les Instruments De Musique.”  The artist has written one word in French “Amicalement” (Friendly) and signed his name in full. $160.00

CADMUS, Paul Autograph letter signed, one page, 26 July 1984. $135.00

CADMUS, Paul Hand signed by Paul Cadmus on the cover of the invitation. $95.00

Stone Carver/Driller of Mt. Rushmore

CLIFFORD, Don Baseball card size color portrait of Don Clifford standing in front of the Mt. Rushmore memorial holding stone with holes that he drilled. Hand signed on the verso. $22.50


COLLINS, Michael Original watercolor, “Broken Dreams”, measures 14”x20” of a boat se up on blocks with a posted 4 Sale sign.  Palm trees and heavy vegetation in the background. Signed by Collins and dated “IV-08” $850.00

COX, Palmer Fine full signature with the word “Brownieland” in his hand on a 2.5” x4” card. $145.00

In Person Signature, New York City

DALI, Salvador Wonderful color illustration (untitled), 8.5”x11”, uncommon image, signed and dated by “Dali 1945” and signed with an in person signature, using a dark blue Sharpie pen. In my presence.  $450.00

Billy Rose and Salvador Dali

DALI, Salvador & ROSE, Billy Rose’s book “Wine, Women and Words.”  Simon & Schuster, 1948, First Edition. Illustrated by Salvador Dali. Two hundred ninety-five pages, heavily illustrated.  Signed by Billy Rose and by Salvador Dali. SOLD

Original Sketch of a Shooting Star

DALI, Salvador His book “Hidden Faces” Dial press, New York, 1944, First Edition. Four hundred fourteen pages, very good copy with dust jacket.  On the front free endpaper Dali has signed his name and dated it “1970”.   SOLD

Uncommon Signed “Appeal to the Great Spirit”

DALLIN, Cyrus E. Printed portrait of “Appeal of the Great Spirit”  8”x12” signed in ink “Cyrus E. Dallin” and dated in his hand “Se.1924.” Housed in a period frame. SOLD

DAVIS, Jim Very uncommon and desirable original color sketch of Garfield. Measures 3”x3.5” signed Jim Davis. Together with original envelope bearing a U.S. 44 cent Garfield and Odie postage stamp. Both items are in very fine condition. Accompanied by a COA dated 5/17/14 from Tom’s Celebrity Autographs. $350.00

DeKOONING, Willem First Day Cover commemorating Honoring Abstract Art. Colorful cachet of a busy easel.  Affixed is a U.S. 5 cent Fine Arts postage stamp.  Cancelled First Day of Issue Washington, D.C. DEC 2, 1964. A fine ink signature “de Kooning” in a light area of the cover. $350.00

DORE, Paul Gustavo Autograph letter signed, one page, no date, in French. Friendly content, not translated but sends greetings and sets up an appointment. Boldly signed. $495.00

DORE, Paul Gustavo Autograph letter signed, two pages, no date, in French. Not translated, boldly signed and comes with the original envelope. $425.00

DOYLE, Jerry Measures 2.5”x4.5” on a slip of paper. Quite uncommon hand drawn self portrait of his head incorporating his signature.  $65.00

DUNCAN, David Douglas His desirable book New York, New York. McGraw-HILL Publishing, printed in Switzerland bound in The Hague, Holland.  1984, First Edition, 136 pages, heavily illustrated. Fine copy with the dust jacket.  Many photographs of the World Trade Center. A magnificent signature of the author on the font free endpaper, nine inches long. $85.00

ERTE Envelope, 6.5”x8” sent from France postmarked, Paris 13.12.88. Hand addressed by Erte to a U.S. Autograph collector Tom Price in Belle Meade, New Jersey. On the flap of the envelope, the artist has signed his name and wrote his return address.  $85.00

FOX, Fontaine Drawn on the back of a 2 cent postcard and sent to a collector in Connecticut as a Christmas greeting for 1957.. $175.00

One of the Most Identifiable and Powerful Images in History

FRANKLIN, Thomas E. Color officially licensed poster, of the fabulous photograph, 18”x24”  hand signed Thomas E. Franklin just above his printed name as Staff Photographer  $175.00

FRELENG, Friz Marvelous two volume set of books, boxed.  Animation: The Art of Friz Freleng,  Donovan Publishers, 1994. Vol.#1, 240 pages, illustrates pictures and stories about the life of Friz Freleng in animation. The spine is in leather and this is copy #379/4000 copies signed by Friz Freleng on a  page which contains a hologram of the Warner Brothers characters.  Second volume also with a leather spine contains a VHS and tape cassette. Both volumes are contained in a protective leather bound slipcase. The books are housed in the original publisher’s special packaging and box.   $375.00

GEISEL, Theodore  (Dr. Seuss)Color print 5.25”x8.5” of The Cat in the Hat, clasping his hands along with a smile.  Beautifully inscribed: “One Cat with Best Wishes to Arthur Blake from Dr. Seuss.”. $450.00

GEISEL, Theodore  (Dr. Seuss) Color portrait of The Cat in the Hat juggling books, milk, umbrella, birthday cake and more. Measures 6”x9” and signed “Dr. Seuss.”. SOLD

GEISEL, Theodore  (Dr. Seuss) Very boldly signed “Dr. Seuss.”  Measure 6”x9”. This item comes from a fabulous Miami collection of over 30 signed pieces by Dr.Seuss.. A few were double signed.  In choice condition and would look fabulous framed. SOLD

Scarce Double Signed “The Cat in the Hat”

GEISEL, Theodore (Dr. Seuss) Color portrait of  The Cat in the Hat holding a rake with a crooked handle. Signed with his very scarce double signature “Dr. Seuss, Theodore Geisel.”  Measures 6”x9”. SOLD

Cover of Jan. 1, 1925 Life Magazine

GIBSON, Charles Dana Color print from the New Years issue of Life Magazine (1925) of an angel making a toast to the 1925 New Years Baby. The top of the table is covered with fruits and drink.  Lengthy two line inscription signed by Gibson. $275.00

Original Jughead Sketch

GOLDBERG, Stan Choice 3”x5” card where he draws a sketch of Jughead. Inscribed signed and dated: “For John Scott Best Wishes-Jughead 8/07 and Stan Goldberg.”. $150.00

GORMAN, R.C. Folding brochure for the Artistic Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.  When opened the top panel contains a color photograph of the artist. Signed “R.C. Gorman” across his chest. $85.00

GOULD, Chester A fabulous signature, on a 3.5”x9”  card  featuring a  profile sketch of Dick Tracy. Signed and inscribed, "To  Jeff Midden with best wishes, Chester Gould 9/30/79."  On the left side of the item is a printed full head portrait of Dick Tracy along with the name of his creator and mailing information. $250.00

Chester Gould A Sketch of Dick Tracy signed with Gould's Iconic Signature. $250.00

GROSS, Chaim Uncommon original sketch of two figures balancing themselves on one hand. Signed and dated along with a two word sentiment: “Best wishes, Chaim Gross, March 28’ 66”. $195.00

GROSS, Chaim Typed letter signed, one page, August 25, 1981 $75.00

Gutzon Borglum American Sculptor, ceator of Mount Rushmore. A Unique Photograph Signed of Mount Rushmore as a work in progress. $750.00

Founder of the Society of Painters-Etchers Society now the
Royal Society of Painters-Printmakers and its first president

HADEN, Sir Francis Seymour Autograph letter signed 3 pages, Midland Hotel, 3 Oct, n.y. he writes in part: “with all the pleasure imaginable, I do not know how many...” He continues to mention that: “...I heard of you at Sonning (Mill) from my wife and .... Did you go to the back of the Mill and see all their fine etchings there to be done?   I am here for a moment on my way north to see my musical son. Yours very sincerely F. Seymour Haden.” $125.00

HARING, Keith Unusual large original sketch, using a wide black Sharpie pen, measures 8”x11.5” of a man with the top of his head exploding and his brain coming out. Boldly signed and dated “K. Haring 87.”. SOLD

HARING, Keith Original sketch of the “Radiant Baby.’’ Signed and dated 1988. Note on verso states this was obtained in June 1988 at the New York City Ballet.  On heavy card stock, overall measurement 5”x8” and in very fine condition. $950.00

Creator & Illustrator of many popular Children’s Books

HAGUE, Michael Ten Little Bears, A Counting Rhyme, Morrow Junior Books,1999, First Edition. Heavily illustrated with full page color illustrations.  On the dedication page Michael Hague has drawn a cute full length bear, wearing a winter hat. Signed in full, $95.00
Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Copy #1 0f 188 Inscribed to President George H.W. Bush. Beautiful colorful original serigraph, measures appx. 15’’X20.’’  Title “Umbria Garden” copy #1 of 188 copies. Signed “Hibel” in pencil on the lower right portion on the serigraph.  On the lower white margin written in pencil: “To President George Bush – The most distinguished member of the Hibel Society. With Love Edna Hibel.”   Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Hibel Society. Edna Hibel has inscribed the certificate in ink: “To President George Bush the most distinguished member of the Hibel Society with Best Wishes for a joyous life with Love Edna Hibel.” $695.00

Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Her fabulous book: “Hibel, The Life and Art of Edna Hibel.”  Star Group, 2006, First Edition, two hundred sixty-six pages, heavily illustrated, many in color. On the front free endpaper Hibel has drawn a palate and inside the palate she has written: “Best wishes Edna Hibel.”  A fabulous art books in fine condition with the dust jacket. $195.00

Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Fantastic color print on canvas of two children hugging each other. Across the top left portion of the print Hibel has written: “With love Edna Hibel April 6,’08.”  The writing and signature by Hibel was done “in person.” $175.00

Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Original sketch of a palate. Inside the palate she writes: “With Best Wishes Edna Hibel”  drawn on a 5”x8” blank card in her Florida studio. $175.00

Inscribed and signed to President George W. Bush

HIBEL, Edna Soft cover book:  “Edan Hibel an Album and Biography.” Eighty two pages, heavily illustrated.  First Edition, first printing 1985.   Measures 8”x11”.  On the title page Edan Hibel has written: To President George W. Bush,with best wishes for the next four years and with Love, Edna Hibel, Jan. 20, 2001.”. $175.00

Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Beautiful colorful poster of a child holding an American Flag. This poster was created for the 20th Anniversary of the Edna Hibel Society Measures  appx. 18”x22”.  Hand signed by Edna Hibel on the inside of the Seal of the Edna Hibel Society. $150.00

Known as America’s Most Beloved Artist & Colorist

HIBEL, Edna Plate 31170E.  Hand signed “in person” on the front of the plate using a black ink Sharpie pen. $87.50

HIRSCHFELD, Al Printed cartoon 4”x5” of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt signed in print by the artist. Below his printed signature he has signed his name in ink. $67.50

HOCKNEY, David Card measuring 4”x6”  with one of his works “Flowers Made of Paper and Black Ink” (1971) signed “D. Hockney” on the lower white margin.  SOLD

Drew Tarzan For 12 Years

HOGARTH, Burne Uncommon and excellent content autograph letter signed. $150.00

John Callcott Horsley, illustrator and designer of the first Christmas card

HORSLEY, John Callcott Autograph letter signed, four very full pages, 1 Hugh RowKensington, 2 January 1878. He writes to  “My Dear Taylor, describing in detail the new exhibition at the Academy.” He goes on “You will find a sketch of a Pine Apple by Turner & of a fish by Old Ward...”  $495.00

HURD, Peter Autograph letter signed, one very full page, June 7, 1939, San Patricio, N.M.  Wonderful letter to a friend sending some lithographs, numbered, signed and priced. Hurd wants to give one as a gift. On the verso is a four line P.S. signed “Peter” and a half page of notes by a former owner of this letter.  $275.00

Rare Signed Photograph of Jasper Johns

JOHNS, Jasper Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” of the artist drawing.  Signed on the lower left area of the photograph. SOLD

JONES, Chuck Color printed cartoon, measures appx: 7.5”x10.5”, of Tweety taking a bath with Sylvester sneaking up behind him with a towel. Hand signed by Chuck Jones.  $150.00

KANE, Bob Original sketch of the head of Batman, 7.5”x9” using a bold ink Sharpie pen. Kane has written a very nice inscription: “Bats Wishes Always” and has signed his name “BOB KANE. Beware of Batman sketches that come with a COA originating from Chicago. $575.00

Bob Kane Set of Original Signed Batman & Robin Sketches SOLD

Rare Letter of One of the Greatest Photographers

KARSH, Yousuf Early typed letter signed, one and a half pages on his name imprinted letterhead. $275.00

Uncommon large Photograph Signed by one of the
Greatest Photographers

KARSH, Yousuf Photograph, black & white, 8”x10” head and shoulders pose looking quite serious.  Inscribed on the lower white margin: “For Daisey T. Wadford, with the good wishes of Yousuf Karsh, 1977. $185.00

KELLY, Walt He contributed to Pinocchio. Fantasia and Dumbo. Later he created Pogo while working at Dell Comics.  Check accomplished all in the hand of Kelly. 1936, Chase Manhattan Bank 39 & Morison, made out to Cash for $50 and signed Walt Kelly. .” $165.00

KETCHAM, Hank Uncommon original Art 1p, 8”x10” sheet of thin drawing paperThis sheet is an original drawing, in pencil, intended for publication in a newspaper for the date of 7-31.  The drawing is in two sections.  Left side is a sketch of Dennis’s mother on the telephone.  The right side is of Dennis speaking to a young boy who is surrounded by a train set. The caption on the bottom left below his mother on the phone states:    “Sorry, you must have the wrong number.”  On the right-side Dennis states: “She learnt that from me.”  Near the top center is written by the artist: “Regards To Jeff- Hank Ketcham.” $395.00

KETCHAM, Hank Fabulous sketch of Dennis the Menace holding his cat on Ketcham finest stationery.  Measures  6”x8”, inscribed: “For Good ol’ Jeff! Warm regards from Hotdog, Dennis and Hank Ketcham” $175.00

Hopefully,  One of a Kind

KETCHUM, Hank Extremely unusual autograph note signed with initials, most likely to a very disturbed person acting as a fan.  Written on his colorful stationery with a printed portrait of Dennis, Ketcham writes: “no autograph go f_ _ _ yourself  H.K.”. $95.00

KETCHAM, Hank Original full-length sketch of Dennis, black and white on what could be used as a bookmark. Inscribed “For Jeff- warm regards Hank Ketcham.”  Together with original envelope postmarked 1980. $75.00

KETCHAM, Hank Hand drawn sketch of Dennis the Menace inscribed and signed in full and dated 6-5-91 on a 3”x5”card. $57.50

America’s Leading Watercolor Master

KINGMAN, Dong  Uncommon autograph letter signed on a greeting card dated 7/27/76.  “Dear V.E.D. Mooty, Thank for letter date 7.3rd and check $50. Please let me know what lithograph I did send you and then I’ll sent you other one. Sincerely, Dong Kingman.”. $95.00

KINKADE, Thomas Typed letter signed on his studio letterhead. May 8, 2002. Kinkade talks about his busy schedule  and the importance of writing skills for young students. Talks about sending a signed photo. He adds: “Good writing skills are an essential component of the arts.”  Signed “T. Kinkade.”  $85.00

Scarce Combination of Signatures: Jack Kirby and Stan Lee
Jack Kirby known as β€œThe King of Comics

KIRBY, Jack LEE, Stan Marvel 1991 Super Hero’s card  #41 for “The Invisible Woman.” Hand signed, using a silver ink pen by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. Lee adds the date “92” in his hand. $95.00

KNAPP, Tom Plate block of four Frederick Remington 4 cent Indian Stamps.  On the selvage Knapp has painted an Indian Warrior holding his spear. Inscribed: “Best wishes to Noel Goldblatt Tom Knapp 1981.:  $95.00

The First Great Artist of Neo-African Painting

LAM, WILFREDO Original pen & ink drawing of a woman (untitled) half length, wearing an ornate hat with ribbons and an ornate blouse. Overall size 5.5”x7”. image size 3.25”x2.25”.  Signed by Lam with an exceptionally large signature and dated by the artist “Habana 1954”. $4,900.00

LANDSEER, Sir Edwin Three pages, 7”x4” with the address panel signed “E.L.”1844. To Henry Graves, the print seller in Pall Mall, saying he is going ”to touch an impression of the Duke of Beaufort’s Dogs” wishing to have the print Graves has, which “was never intended for the World in its present state.”   $195.00

LANDSEER, Sir Edwin Henry Collectors page created for Landseer with a printed biography and a copy of one of his most famous paintings of dogs. Below is affixed a closing of an a.l.s.  He writes: “In haste sincerely yours Landseer.”  $67.50

Walter Lantz Original Signed Sketch of Woody Woodpecker. $125.00

LANTZ, Walter On a 3”X5” card Lantz has drawn one of his popular characters and inscribed, signed and dated it: “To Mike Midden Walter Lantz and Buzz Buzzard 7/24/80.”. $75.00

LEAR, Edward Autograph letter signed, no date, one page. “if I can be useful to you on this side of the Atlantic, pray command me. I am faithfully yours, Edward Lear”. $550.00

LEIGHTON, Frederic Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, most likely to a German Prince. Leighton writes: “Sir, Wednesday the 30th inst is the evening set aside by the Royal Academy for their annual soiree – the council of that body shall feel highly gratified if your Serene Highness honours us by being present on that occasion. I am, Sir, Your Serene Highness obedient servant, Frederic Leighton.”. $150.00

Uncommon Signed Edition by Artist Isaac Lichtenstein

LICHTENSTEIN. Isaac A biographical book including 19 plates. Signed by the author and I. Lichtenstein.  Copy # 127. $45.00

LICHTENSTEIN, Roy A very uncommon signature well centered on a 3”x5” card. A wonderful example to frame along with your favorite Lichtenstein print. $95.00

Very Uncommon Signed Photograph of Roy Lichtenstein

LICHTENSTEIN, Roy Postcard photograph, B&W, of Roy Lichtenstein, head and shoulders pose, wearing a sweater and jacket and looking directly into the camera. Taken and printed in Germany in 1982. Boldly autographed in full on the lower white margin. SOLD

LICHTENSTEIN,  Roy Master of Pop Art. Title page removed from a book “Roy Lichtenstein”. Signed across the center of the page. SOLD


LYDIS,  Mariette Exquisitely sculptured hand from a solid piece of wood, housed in the original glass coffin like showcase. Her signature is carved in the wood. $1,850.00

MACNELLY, Jeff On the letterhead of the Richmond News Leader, Jeff MacNelly, Editorial Cartoonist, he has drawn a large sketch of “Shoe’ smoking a cigar. Dated 10/79 and inscribed “To Jeff, with best wishes from Shoe and Jeff MacNelly. $775.00

The Fabulous PLAYBOY Collector’s Edition, January 2000

MAX, Peter PLAYBOY magazine, Collector’s Edition, January 2000, a whopping 284 pages, with the colorful art work of the Playboy Bunny on the cover. Interesting content including the famous interview with Hugh Hefner and illustrations of the 100 Centerfolds of the Century. Hand signed on the cover of the Playboy Bunny using a black ink Sharpie Pen: “Love Max 2001.”. $195.00

MAX, Peter Wonderful First day Cover of the 1969 Moon Landing with a colorful cachet by Peter Max, of Apolo 11, with Buzz Aldrin Walking on the Moon. A 1969 First Moon Landing postage stamp cancelled Cape Canaveral, JUL 19, 2019 and hand signed by Peter Max during a book signing. $135.00.

Produced some of the Finest Pieces of Art in Britain during his era

MILLAIS, John Everett Fine autograph letter signed, in the third person, one page, 28 October 1873. He writes: “Mr. Millais presents his compliments to Mr. --- C Bell and begs to send his brother’s address – W.H. Millais Esq. The Priory, Frensham, Farnham, Surry.”. $167.50

CHOICE Content of J.F. Millet on the Death
Of His Friend Theo. Rousseau

MILLET, Jean Francois Autograph letter signed, one full page, Barbizon, Dec. 22, 1867. To “My Very dear Friend”.  We quote the letter in full:  “Our poor Rousseau died this morning at nine o’clock. Together with a printed portrait of Millet which was drawn by himself in 1847. SOLD

The Great Western Artist Thomas Moran writes about Utah
eighteen years before it becomes a State.

MORAN, Thomas Rare and very lengthy four page autograph letter signed. $750.00

MOSES, Grand Ma Color print, measures 5”x7”, removed from her book which was titled “Covered Bridge” boldly signed in ink on the light portion of the sky. $225.00.

NEIMAN, Leroy Original self portrait of his face, wearing a hat and smoking a cigar in a No Smoking Zone.  Sketched  on a heavy card, measures 6”x9”.  Inscribed: “To Genny, LeRoy Neiman ’92.”. $775.00

Uncommon “Genuine” Signature of Wallace Nutting

NUTTING, Wallace Choice signature dated “1927” on the letterhead of Old America Company, Framingham, Massachusetts. $55.00

O’KEEFFE, Georgia Russell postage stamps with the plate block number printed above.  Signed on the selvage, in ink, “Georgia O’Keeffe”. $475.00

The Utimate Georgia O'Keeffe Check with Excellent Association

O'KEEFFE, Georgia Very rare double endorsed check. Check from the noted autograph company Walter R. Benjamin Autographs. SOLD

Britain’s WW1 Official War Artist

ORPEN, Sir William Autograph letter signed on his address imprinted stationery. 6th January 1928 he writes: “Dear Bland, I remember you well. What about Wednesday afternoon. I am free from 4.30 to 5.15 and shall be pleased to give any advice I am able to. Yours ever, William Orpen.” $375.00

Scarce A.L.S. of Joseph Pennell

PAUL, Art Very scarce full signature of Art Paul on a green 3”x5” card.  He has drawn what was to be the original logo of a “stag” for the “Playboy” magazine. $495.00

Scarce A.L.S. of Joseph Pennell

PENNELL, Joseph Autograph letter signed, one full page, Westminster, 29 February 1889. To Harry Furniss saying he has returned the Punch Almanack drawing and will be sending proofs in due course. He regrets he was obliged to keep it so long.  $275.00

Rare Picasso Signed Book with Sketch

PICASSO, Pablo The book: “Picasso” by Jean Cassou. Translated from the French by Mary Chamot. Copyright 1940 in Paris by The Hyperion Press. Copyright 1940 in the United States by Art Book Publications. Folio,  one hundred sixty-seven pages, one hundred sixty illustrations, many full page, some in color. On the front free endpaper Picasso using a blue art pencil has signed his name adding the date “9.4.68” and has drawn a small sketch of a swirl. SOLD

One of the Greatest Artists of the 20th Century

PICASSO, Pablo Color portrait, removed from a book, half length pose smoking a cigarette.  Measures appx. 10”x12”.  This is one of a very few oversized items Picasso signed through the mail in April 1970.  Signed using a blue artist pencil. $1,250.00

PICASSO, Pablo His print “Pierrot and Harlequin” originally was made in 1918. This vintage print measures appx. 12x15.5” on heavy artist paper/card stock, image measures 10”x13” signed in the print “Picasso.” Hand signed by Picasso using a blue artist pencil near the bottom right corner. Notation on verso states this was hand signed in December 1970. $1200.00

PICASSO, Pablo Black & white portrait of the artist in his studio surrounded by liquor.  Measures appx. 7.5”x10”. For years Picasso refused to sign autographs through the mail. Most collectors gave up on him. However few realized he started signing once again through the mail. This is one of the few items Picasso signed through the mail in April 1970 and through the next year. Signed and dated “4.10.70” using a blue artist pencil. $895.00

One of the Greatest Artists of the 20th Century

PICASSO, Pablo Portrait of Picasso cut from a magazine, in his studio painting one of his plates. Measures appx. 7.5”x11”,  black and white, The artist has signed his name with a blue artist pencil on the light area of a mantle. Signature obtained through the mail during the early 1970’s. SOLD
Father of American Illustration

PYLE, Howard Choice color print of a seated woman holding flowers.  Signed in pencil in the lower white margin. Print measures appx. 5.5”x7”, overall size 14”x16”. $450.00

Rembrandt Peale Discusses a new picture and revisions in a very desirable Autograph Letter Signed. $1,595.00

Invented the Yield Sign

RIGGS, Clinton E. Three by five-inch card signed “Clinton E. Riggs the inventor.” To the left he has drawn, in color, an original sketch of the sign. Signed in full, once again on the verso. This is the very first of Clinton’s signature we have handled that incorporates an original drawing of his invention. $75.00

Diego Rivera A Signed Book. The famed Mexican painter's 1934 book, Portrait of America. $1,075.00

Original Drawing of a Rizzi-Bird

RIZZI, James Original drawing using a black Sharpie pen of a flying Rizzi-Bird on a 4“x6” card. Boldly signed. $350.00
ROBERTS, Ann M. First Day Cover commemorating the 100TH Anniversary of the First Woman’s Rights Convention July 19-20, 1848 (date is an error). Colorful cachet of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Affixed to this cover is a U.S. 3 cent postage stamp depicting Stanton, Catt, and Mott.  Cancelled First Day of Issue Seneca Falls N.Y. Jul 19, 1948.Fabulous signature of Grand ma moses barely touching the postage stamp. Her signature is 2.75” in length. $375.00

Norman Rockwell Autograph Note Signed discussing the painting of the Russian Heads. $475.00

Norman Rockwell First Day Cover commemorating Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer.  Metallic cachet affixed to this cover of Tom Sawyer painting a fence. Tom Sawyer U.S. 8 cent postage stamp cancelled Hannibal, MO OCT 13, 1972. Magnificently signed: “Sincerely Norman Rockwell.” $150.00

Photographer of the Flag raising at Iwo Jima

ROSENTHAL, Joeo Large colorful cachet of the Emblem with six different  U.S. 3 cent postage stamps. One of the stamps is the Iwo Jima illustrating the raising of the American Flag.  Cancelled, Washington, D.C. May 9, 1946. Hand signed by Joe Rosenthal above the colorful cachet. $250.00

Very Scarce Full Signature

ROUAULT, Georges Autograph letter signed in French  to a gentleman about requesting his autograph  and apologizing for being late to respond. A few words crossed out by Rouault.  Signed with his scarce full signature. $595.00

Very scarce A.L.S. of Israeli Artist Rubin

RUBIN, Reuven Photograph, b7w, measures 2”x3.25”. On the verso the painter writes: “The greatest satisfaction during my career has been that I made so many people happy with my work. Rubin, Dec. 1970, Tel Aviv, Caesarea.” $175.00
RUSSELL, George W. Original sketch, in ink, on a small card of water, a beach and mountains, Signed with his double signature. $125.00

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Illustrator

SARG, Tony Original ink-wash, large size, measures appx. 15x18”.  Depicts an old man dressed in an overcoat and hat walking in heavy rain with his dog on a leash trying to walk through heavy clay which is stuck to his shoes.  Title of this sketch is “Clay is Soil!”  Very boldly signed “Tony Sarg/38.” SOLD

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Illustrator

SARG, Tony Wonderful typed letter signed on his very ornate letterhead "'Tony Sargs" Marionettes.” SOLD

Created the Balloons for Thanksgiving Macy's Day Parade

SARG, Tony Original ink-wash, large size, measures appx. 13x17”.  Depicts an old man sitting on a park bench. A young mischievous young boy is holding a reflector towards the sun and deflecting the sun’s rays onto the old man’s face. Boldly signed “Tony Sarg” near the bottom right corner. SOLD

Fabulous ink sketch by Tony Sarg

SARG, Tony Original wash, black & white,  folio, measures appx. 13”x14” of a big thug holding a man with one hand, off the ground.  Titled “The Opposite of Strong is Weak.”  Boldly signed in full adding the date “(19)34.” SOLD

Father of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Illustrator

SARG, Tony Original ink-wash for Parent’s Magazine. Measures appx. 12x14”.  Depicts a man running away from a vicious dog. The dog has grabbed a hold of the man’s pants at the rear, tearing away material. Boldly signed and dated: “Tony Sarg/36”. SOLD

SARG, Tony Original watercolor in color of a giraffe, appx. 7.25”x11”. Boldly signed. Would frame well. SOLD
Dr. Seuss Exceptional Cat in the Hat Signed Print - SOLD

Amazing Snoopy as a Baseball Player on a Baseball

SCHULZ, Charles Schulz has drawn a wonderful sketch of “Snoopy” wearing a baseball cap on the side panel of a Rawlings 1994 Official 1994 World Series baseball. Only a very few baseballs have appeared in the autograph market with a Snoopy sketch. This is the first one we have seen of Snoopy wearing a baseball cap. $1900.00

Amazing Cartoonist Cover

SCHULZ, Charles This is the first cover with a Schulz signature and sketch that we have seen on a FDC honoring Walt Disney. A Walt Disney U.S. 6 cent postage stamp is affixed and cancelled first Day of Issue cancelled Marceline, MO Sept 11, 1968. $950.00

SCHULZ, Charles His book “The Charlie Brown Dictionary” Vol. #1, World Publishing, First printing 1973. Sixty-four pages heavily illustrated in color. On the half title page, Schulz has drawn an image of Snoopy playing baseball and he just missed a pitch. Nice large image of Snoopy as Schulz had plenty of room to draw, the book measures 8.5”x11”.  $650.00

SCHULZ, Charles Original drawing of Snoopy, 3.5”x6” on a heavy card, sleeping on top of his doghouse. Signed “Schulz.” Together with original envelope postmarked February 14’90..  $575.00

SCHULZ, Charles His book “Charlie Brown’s “Cyclopedia” Funk & Wagnalls Inc. copyright 1980, hard cover 8”x11” fifty-four pages loaded with color illustrations.  Vol. #1. On the title page, Schulz has drawn an original sketch of Linus adding an inscription “To Lucile” and signed “Schulz”. In addition, Schulz has drawn a “heart” under the word Lucile.  $575.00

SCHULZ, Charles Very rare sheet, most likely typed by Charles Schulz, being “CHARLES M. SCHULZ’S 10 GREATEST CARTOON CHARACTERS OF ALL TIME.” He lists Charlie Brown and Snoopy as #1.   Measures 8.5”x11” and is boldly signed with a huge bold signature, 5” long. $495.00

SCHULZ, Charles A fabulous print, B&W, 8”x11” of the Peanuts clan. Very boldly signed by Charles Schulz along the bottom portion of the print.  A fabulous full signature five inches long.  SOLD

SCHULZ, Charles Fabulous and quite scarce 3”x5” card with an extremely bold and large signature.  With original envelope postmarked “1979.”.  $375.00

SCHULZ, Charles A fabulous print, B&W, 8”x11’, B&W, copyright 1950 of Charlie Brown standing on the mound dressed in a baseball uniform along with a glove Signed in print “Schulz” Below hand signed “Best wishes - Charles M. Schulz.”.  SOLD

Original Sketch of Snoopy as a Golfer
The Story of Charles Schulz

SCHULZ, Charles M. JOHNSON, Rheta Grimsley  (1953-   ) Award winning reporter, columnist for King Features Syndicate.  Her book: “Good Grief, The Story of Charles Schulz”. Pharos Books, New York, 1980, First Edition.  On the front free endpaper is a large sketch of “Snoopy” as a golfer. Inscribed to “Pat” and signed “Charles Schulz”.  SOLD

Large original sketch of Snoopy dressed in his flying gear

SCHULZ, Charles M. Original drawing of Snoopy dressed in his flying gear on a 8.5”x11” cardstock. Accomplished using a black ink Sharpie pen and signed “Schulz.”. SOLD

Charlie Brown's 'Cyclopedia With a Sketch of Snoopy

SCHULZ, Charles M. Signed Book, Charlie Brown’s ‘Cyclopedia, Volume 1, Featuring: Your Body.  Funk & Wagnalls, Inc. 1980, with a full sketch of his beloved Snoopy as a golfer and signed by Charles Schulz on the blank page facing the title page. Page could easily be removed for framing. SOLD

SCHULZ, Charles Four ceramic figures, Charlie Brown measures 8” high, Lucy measures 8” high, Baby measures 6” high and Snoopy measures 7” high.  Initialed and dated “71” by the maker of this one of a kind set.  Signed in blue ink “Charles Schulz” on the head of Snoopy.  SOLD

SCHULZ, Charles Original sketch of “Snoopy” as a golfer on a heavy stock board measuring 8.5”x8.5”.  Snoopy is smiling and holding a golf club in the grass.  SOLD

SCHULZ, Charles Vintage red brick made by a company named “Shultz” from the area of Newark, New Jersey.  This brick was mailed to Charles Schulz with a request that he autograph the brick. He autographed the brick and made corrections to the spelling of  the similar name of his on the brick by adding a “c” and crossing out the “t”. SOLD

Choice Content Letter

SLOAN, Eric Choice typed letter signed, one full page on his name/address imprinted letterhead. $125.00

SLOAN, Eric Autograph letter signed, one page, no date on his name and address imprinted letterhead. $135.00

SNOWDON, Lord Scarce typed letter signed on the imprinted letterhead of Kensington Palace.  Dated March 8, 1972. $100.00

One of America’s Most Respected Realist Painters

SOYER, Raphael Color print, appx. 7”x9.5” of ten women in a crowd, possibly at an art gallery.  Signed in full by Raphael Soyer across the chest of one of the women. $85.00

Albert Sterner, Major Listed Artist, Original Sketch Signed

STERNER, Albert Original pencil sketch of a dog lying down. Overall measurement 6.5”x9”. Signed by Albert Sterner, in full just below the dog’s paw.  A pencil number 20 is written in the bottom left corner. In near fine condition.  Pencil sketches SIGNED by Sterner are quite uncommon. $575.00

Only Person that Hitler Put a Price of 1M on His Head

SZYK, Arthur Szyk’s most famous illumination of the United States of America. Published by K. Bileski. Printed in the U.S.A. by A. Jaffe. Image size appx. 7”x8” in full color. Vignettes of a steamboat, Pony Express, the industrial revolution, an Indian and a locomotive surround the central emblem The United States of America surmounted by the American Eagle. Hand signed “Arthur Szyk” near the bottom right margin. $575.00

Uncommon signed photo of Garry Trudeau

TRUDEAU, Garry Photograph, B&W, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose bearing a slight smile and looking into the camera.  Very boldly inscribed and signed on the lower white margin. $175.00

GRIN and BEAR IT original sketch

WAGNER, Fred On a 4”x7” slip, Wagner has drawn the head of Senator Snort. Adding in his hand: “GRIN and BEAR IT. ”  To Jeff, Best Wishes” and signed “Wagner.”. $30.00

WALKER, Mort A clean heavy 3”x5” card where the cartoonist has drawn a profile of Beetle Bailey . Inscribed: “To Jeff Midden Best Wishes! Mort Walker.”. $39.00

WARHOL, Andy Wonderful signature, possibly the bottom of an autograph letter, signed adding the date “1975” and drawing an original Campbell Soup can. SOLD

Very RARE,  Most Unusual Typescript Signed, One of a Kind

WARHOL, Andy Most unusual typescript signed, 10 lines, possibly typed by Warhol because of a typo. $1,495.00

WARHOL, Andy, JOHNS, Jasper, VARSELY, Victor, GOTTLEIB, Adolf, BIEDERMAN, Charles Choice First Day of Issue cover of the “ Modern Fine Arts” U.S. 5 cent postage stamp. Nice cachet of a work of Fine Arts. Stamp cancelled Washington, D.C. December 2, 1964. Signed by four of the artists on the face of the cover. Uncommon, early full ink signature of Andy Warhol. On the verso Jasper Johns has signed his name. $475.00

WARHOL, Andy Very scarce 3”x5” card bearing a wonderful genuine signature of Andy Warhol. $475.00

Interview - September 1985 - Signed by Andy Warhol

WARHOL, Andy Interview magazine, September 1985, Movies A-Z/Sylvester Stallone.  Very large magazine, 11”x17”  in remarkably good condition. Andy Warhol has boldly signed his name across the front cover. SOLD

WARHOL, Andy A fabulous “in person” full signature boldly signed using a blue Sharpie Pen, on a 3”x5” card. SOLD

WENDELIN, Rudolph Original ink sketch, overall size 8.5”x11” on heavy paper board, blue in color, of Smokey wearing his famous hat. The artist has added Smokey’s name to the hat and has written the Bear’s famous quote “Prevent Forest Fires!”  Very boldly signed “Smokey, Rudolph Wendelin, ‘93”. $295.00

Benjamin West Autograph Letter Signed, d. 1812, to the Fellows at Dulwick College explaining his wife's ill-health prevents his traveling. $1,850.00

WESTOVER, Russ Original ink wash of a face of an attractive woman with long hair and wearing a hat, 8” 8”x10” inscribed and signed to a friend. $125.00

WHISTLER, James A. McNeill Autograph letter signed, one page, 110 Rue de Bac, Jan. 18 [n.y.].  $975.00

Very Rare Illustrated Letter by Rex Whistler

WHISTLER, Reginald John “Rex” Charming, illustrated Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages, on both sides of a 4to leaf. At the top center of page one is an original sketch, a witty pen and ink drawing of a penitent figure (self portrait of Whistler) covered in patched sackcloth and smoking ashes. On the verso are a much larger drawing appx. 5”X3.5” in pen, ink & charcoal, illustrating four panels above a staircase, depicting pastoral scenes. $2,500.00

American Artist Noted for Illustrating Charlotte’s Web and other Classics

WILLIAMS, Garth Original ink sketch, full length of a woman sitting in an elaborate chair. Measures appx. 7”x10”, page 92 from his sketch book. Signed with his uncommon full signature. $95.00

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