Lot 378: Politicians and Cartoonists

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-12-18 16:59:42

Lot 378: Collection of six scrapbook pages featuring various signatures, sketches, and affixed letters by a wide variety of figures, most inscribed to impresario Samuel 'Roxy' Rothafel, each page measuring 10.25 x 14, including: Calvin Coolidge (TLS); politician Alfred E. Smith (TLS); mayor Jimmy Walker (TLS); opera singer Titta Ruffo (signature); opera singer Estelle Liebling (signature); poet and diplomat Paul Claudel (ALS); family member Robert C. Rothafel (ALS); cartoonist George McManus (sketch); businessman John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (TLS); cartoonist Milt Gross (sketch); cartoonist Ernie Bushmiller (sketch); screenwriter Norman Krasna (signature); and various others. An unsigned 'radiogram' sent by Richard Byrd from his Antarctic base 'Little America' is also affixed to one page. In overall very good to fine condition, with toning and soiling to various affixed items. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $200-400
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