Strong Prices Realized in Heritage Rare Books & Manuscripts Auction Heritage Auction Galleries' Rare Books and Manuscripts auction, held October 25 & 26, 2007 in Dallas, Texas, realized $2,231,488 for 1,218 lots, although after-auction sales are still ongoing.
Thomas Jefferson Manuscript Letter Signed "Th: Jefferson" as Secretary of State, one page, 7.5" x 9.5", New York, July 19, 1790. To the Governor of Georgia (George Walton), fellow Signer of the Declaration of Independence:
Chief Geronimo: A Very Rare Signed Copy of Geronimo's Autobiography Geronimo's Story of His Life Taken Down and Edited by S.M. Barrett, Superintendent of Education, Lawton, Oklahoma. (New York: Duffield & Company, 1906). First edition:
Benjamin Franklin Autograph Document Signed Three Times "B Franklin". One page, 7.75" x 6.25", attractively framed to an overall size of 15" x 17.75", 1744, [Philadelphia], to The Reverend M. Clapp, ink:
Herman Melville: A Handsome Copy of The First American Edition of Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. By Herman Melville, Author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Mardi," "White-Jacket." (New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1851). First American edition: