Lot 950: Autograph Album

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Lot 950: Autograph Album: A Fine Oblong 8Vo (5 X 4) Leather Bound Autograph Album Containing Over 140 Signatures By An Outstanding Selection Of Famous Individuals Of The 1920S And 1930S, Including (Listed In Order Of Appearance Within The Album) -Edward C. Elliott (1874-1960) American Educational Researcher & Administrator. John J. Pershing (1860-1948) American General Of World War I James H. Doolittle (1896-1993) American Aviation Pioneer Who Also Served In World War Ii As Commander Of The Doolittle Raid Nancy Cox-Mccormack (1885-1967) American Sculptor, Writer & Socialite Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974) American Aviator Who Made The First Solo Non-Stop Flight Across The Atlantic Ocean, 20Th - 21St May 1927. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna Of Russia (1890-1958) Granddaughter Of Emperor Alexander Ii Of Russia And Cousin Of Tsar Nicholas Ii. Emile Coue (1857-1926) French Psychologist & Pharmacist; Autograph Quotation Signed, €˜Tous Les Jours à Tous Points De Vue Je Vais De Mieux En Mieux’ (Translation: €˜Every Day, In Every Way, I’M Getting Better And Better’), Dated Nancy, 1St July 1924 In His Hand) Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) French Sculptor And Painter; Autograph Quotation Signed, €˜Tous Les Jours A Tous Les Points De Vue Jewie Plus Et Mieux De Moi’ (Translation: €˜Every Day, In Every Way, I Demand More And Better Of Me’), Dated Paris, 1924 In His Hand And With A Small Additional Drawing Of A Star Alongside His Signature) Ezra Pound (1885-1972) American Poet William Williams Keen (1837-1932) American Surgeon, The First Brain Surgeon In The United States. Keen Attended To Six American Presidents James Rowland Angell (1869-1949) American Psychologist & Educator, President Of Yale University 1921-37. William Tilden (1893-1953) American Tennis Player, Wimbledon Champion 1920, 1921 & 1930. Anna Pavlova (1881-1931) Russian Ballet Dancer. Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) American Soprano Philip Merivale (1886-1946) English Actor Jane Cowl (1883-1950) American Actress Adolphe Menjou (1890-1963) American Actor W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English Playwright & Novelist. Walter Hampden (1879-1955) American Actor & Theatre Manager Amos €˜N’ Andy - Freeman Gosden (1899-1982; Amos) And Charles Correll (1890-1972; Andy) American Radio Comedians Famous For The Amos €˜N’ Andy Show. Lionel Barrymore (1878-1954) American Actor, Academy Award Winner Henry Morgenthau (1891-1967) American Politician, Us Secretary Of The Treasury 1934-45. Mary Pickford (1892-1979) American Actress, Academy Award Winner Roy Byford (1873-1939) English Actor Elias Burton Holmes (1870-1958) American Traveller, Photographer And Filmmaker Who Coined The Word Travelogue. Mischa Elman (1891-1967) Russian Violinist Elena Ladimirovna (1882-1957) Russian Grand Duchess, Wife Of Prince Nicholas Of Greece And Denmark (1872-1938) Cousin Of Tsar Nicholas Ii And Husband Of Elena Vladimirovna Manuel Ii (1889-1932) King Of Portugal 1908-10 Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956) French Composer; A.M.Q.S. Of One Bar From His Ost Famous Opera Louise. Emile-Rene Menard (1861-1930) French Painter Louis Bleriot (1872-1936) French Aviator, The First Man To Fly Across The English Channel, 1909. Sheila Kaye-Smith (1887-1956) English Writer Edith O’Shaughnessy (1876-1939) American Journalist & Biographer Noel Eadie (1901-1950) Scottish Soprano Henri De Regnier (1864-1936) French Symbolist Poet. Herbert Witherspoon (1873-1935) American Bass Singer & Opera Manager Cosmo Hamilton (1870-1942) English Playwright & Novelist. Maurice Rostand (1891-1968) French Author, Son Of Edmond Rostand; Attractive A.Q.S. From La Gloire. George Santayana (1863-1952) Spanish-Born American Philosopher & Novelist; A Good A.Q.S., Eight Lines Of French Text, With An Holograph Explanation In English Beneath, €˜I Wrote These Words Of Le Misanthrope In My First Manuscript Book Of Verses, And I Think They Still Apply To My Poetry And To That Of Most Other People’, August 1926. Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935) Polish Soprano Albert Spalding (1888-1953) American Violinist. Emilio De Gogorza (1872-1949) American Baritone Noel Coward (1899-1973) English Actor & Playwright, Academy Award Winner. Ferdinand I (1861-1948) Tsar Of Bulgaria 1908-18. Frieda Hempel (1885-1955) German Soprano Mrs. Patrick Campbell (1865-1940) English Stage Actress Sybil Thorndike (1882-1976) English Actress Walter Damrosch (1862-1950) German-Born American Conductor & Composer; An Attractive A.M.Q.S., Four Bars, With Words, €˜To Wagner The Prize!€™, Beneath, Paris, 1927. Clara E. Laughlin (1873-1941) American Writer & Radio Personality. Josef Hofmann (1876-1957) Polish-American Pianist; A.M.Q.S. Connie Mack (1862-1956) American Baseball Player & Manager. Titta Ruffo (1877-1953) Italian Opera Singer. Helen Hayes (1900-1993) American Actress, Academy Award Winner. Ernest Dimnet (1866-1954) French Priest & Writer Henri Bremond (1865-1933) French Literary Scholar, One Of The Theological Modernists. Ganga Singh (1880-1943) Maharajah Of Bikaner 1888-1943, The Only €˜Non-White’ Member Of The British Imperial War Cabinet During World War I. Nellie Melba (1861-1931) Australian Soprano. Geraldine Farrar (1882-1967) American Soprano. Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938) Russian Opera Singer John Drinkwater (1882-1937) English Poet & Dramatist Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938) Polish American Pianist & Composer; A.M.Q.S., Paris, 1929 Howard Chandler Christy (1873-1952) American Artist & Illustrator. Original Pencil Drawing Of The Head Of A Christy Girl In Profile, Signed And Inscribed In Pencil, November 1928. Richard Strauss (1864-1949) German Composer. Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) Russian-Born American Violinist Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929) French Marshal Of World War I; Vintage Signed Postcard Photograph Of Foch’S Birthplace At Tarbes, Signed In Blue Crayon With His Name Alone To A Light Area At The Base Of The Image. Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) American Writer & Novelist, Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1938. Ink Signature With An Oval Red Ink Stamp Featuring Chinese Characters Beneath. Margaret Matzenauer (1881-1963) Romanian Mezzo-Soprano. Jose Iturbi (1895-1980) Spanish Conductor & Pianist. Ethel Leginska (1886-1970) British Pianist; Attractive Signed Image Of A Silhouette Of A Pianist. Mahatma K. Gandhi (1869-1948) Indian Political And Spiritual Leader During The Indian Independence Movement. Rene Lacoste (1904-1996) French Tennis Player, Wimbledon Champion 1925 & 1928 Alfred Noyes (1880-1958) English Poet. Ernest Schelling (1876-1939) American Pianist, Composer & Conductor; A.M.Q.S. From His Most Popular Work A Victory Ball. Marcel Dupre (1886-1971) French Organist & Composer. Violet Oakley (1874-1961) American Artist, The First American Woman To Receive A Public Mural Commission. Olga Samaroff (1880-1948) American Pianist, Wife Of Leopold Stokowski. Walter E. Edge (1873-1956) American Politician, Governor Of New Jersey. Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) American Statesman, Governor Of New York. Andrew W. Mellon (1855-1937) American Banker, Industrialist, Philanthropist & United States Ambassador To The United Kingdom. Nigel Bruce (1895-1953) British Character Actor, Famous For His Portrayal Of Dr. Watson Alongside Basil Rathbone As Sherlock Holmes In A Number Of Films. Herbert Adams Gibbons (1880-1934) American Journalist; And His Wife Helen Davenport Gibbons. Anna Case (1888-1984) American Soprano Who Made Many Recordings For Thomas Edison. La Argentina (1890-1936) Argentinean Dancer. Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) Brazilian Composer; A Good A.M.Q.S. From La Marche Finale. Harry Lauder (1870-1950) Scottish Music Hall Comedian & Singer; A Good Signed Self-Caricature. Hermann Graf Keyserling (1880-1946) German Philosopher. Elsie De Wolfe (1859?-1950) American Actress & Interior Designer. Ehrenfried Gunther Freiherr Von Hunefeld (1892-1929) German Aviation Pioneer, In Initiator Of The First Transatlantic Aeroplane Flight From East To West. James W. Gerard (1867-1951) American Lawyer & Diplomat. Kaja Norena (1884-1968) Norwegian Soprano. Hermann Kohl (1888-1938) German Aviation Pioneer, Pilot Of The First Transatlantic Aeroplane Flight From East To West. Germaine Schnitzer (1887-1982) French Pianist. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Born Theoretical Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner For Physics, 1921. Fannie Hurst (1889-1968) American Novelist. Frank B. Kellogg (1856-1937) American Lawyer, Politician & Statesman, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 1929. Brand Whitlock (1869-1934) American Journalist & Politician. Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) American-Born Violinist; Vintage Signed 2.5 X 4.5 Photograph Of The Young Violinist Standing Outdoors In A Full Length Pose, Signed In Bold Fountain Pen Ink And Dated Paris, 14Th May 1929. Bernard Baruch (1870-1965) American Financier & Philanthropist, Adviser To American Presidents Woodrow Wilson & Franklin D. Roosevelt. William Inge (1860-1954) English Author & Anglican Priest. Edouard Bourdet (1887-1945) French Playwright. Philippe Petain (1856-1951) French Marshal Of World War I. Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) American President 1929-33. Maria Jeritza (1887-1982) Czech Soprano. Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) Venezuelan-French Composer & Conductor. Edmund Allenby (1861-1936) British Field Marshal Of World War I. Edouard Champion (1882-1938) French Editor. Katharine Cornell (1893-1974) American Actress. Charles G. Dawes (1865-1951) American Vice President 1925-29, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 1925. Ossip Gabrilowitsch (1878-1936) Russian-Born American Pianist. Fabia Drake (1904-1990) English Actress. Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) American Philosopher & Diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 1931. Michael Arlen (1895-1956) Armenian Writer. Gene Tunney (1897-1978) American Boxer, World Heavyweight Champion 1926-28. Louise Dickinson Rich (1903-1991) American Writer. Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (1908-2006) American Author. Helen Macinnes (1907-1985) Scottish-American Author Of Espionage Novels. Gilbert Highet (1906-1978) Scottish-American Academic, Husband Of Acinnes. Jean Assolant, Rene Lefevre & Armando Lotti - Crew Of The L’Oiseau Canari Which Made The First Crossing Of The North Atlantic Without Stopping, June 1929. Emma Eames (1865-1952) American Soprano. Jean Borotra (1898-1994) French Tennis Player, Wimbledon Champion 1924 & 1926. Auguste Piccard (1884-1962) Swiss Physicist, Inventor & Explorer. Hugo Eckener (1868-1954) German Commander Of The Graf Zeppelin For Most Of Its Record Breaking Flights, Including The First Airship Flight Around The World, 1929. Dieudonne Costes (1892-1973) French Aviator, A Fighter Ace Of World War I. Maurice Bellonte (1896-1983) French Aviator Who Flew On The First Estbound Crossing Of The North Atlantic. Associated With Costes. Ernst A. Lehmann (1886-1937) German Captain Of Zeppelins, One Of The Most Famous And Experienced Figures In German Airship Travel. Anton Lang (1875-1938) German Actor, Famous For His Role As Jesus Christ In The Oberammergau Passion Play. Alois Lang (1872-1954) German Master Woodcarver. Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) American Novelist, Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1930 And Others. The Vast Majority Of Signatures Are Good, Bold Examples In Fountain Pen Inks And Many Pages Are Multiple Signed. A Significant Number Of The Signatories Have Added Sentiments And Dates In Their Hands, Although, Somewhat Remarkably, Only One Signature (That Of Howard Chandler Christy) Features An Inscription. The Charles Scribner’S Sons Album Is Gilt Stamped Livre D’Or To The Cover, Along With The Name Of The Collector, Ellwood Headman, And Has Four Raised Bands To The Spine. All Edges Gilt. A Quite Remarkable Autograph Album Featuring Autographs Of Some Of The Most Prominent Individuals Of The Time. Generally Vg Little Appears To Be Known About The Collector Ellwood Headman, But What Is Clear From The Contents Of The Present Album Is That He Travelled Extensively (The Signatures Variously Dated At A Number Of Cities Including Rome, Paris, Philadelphia, New York, London, As Well As On Various Ocean Liners) And Certainly Mixed In Prominent Social Circles. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £2000 - 3000
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