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Lot #700
Autograph Album

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Vintage leather-bound autograph album, approximately 6 x 4.75, 1930s–1940, containing more than 100 double-sided ink signatures (a few on affixed slips), a minority with personalized inscriptions (many of which could easily be matted out), most with small affixed magazine photos. Represented: Bramwell Fletcher, Lanny Ross, Orval Whitledge, B. A. Rolfe, Jack Fulton, Leo Carrillo, Al Jolson, Bert Lahr, Joe Penner, James Wallington, David Rubinoff, the Ritz Brothers, Lew Cody, Eugene Howard, Joe Morrison, Tonio Selwart, Stan Meyers, Gregory Stone, Eddie Peabody, “Tiny” Ruffner, Frank Parker, Billy Naylor, Paul Whiteman, Lowell Gilmore, George Girot, Sophie Tucker, Lionel Atwill, Eddie Cantor, J. Harold Murray, John Gielgud, Kenneth McKenna, Peter Lind Hayes, Rudy Vallee, Richard Keene, Jack Arthur, Frank Lawton, Rose Hobart, Robert Halliday, Nelson Eddy (two), Oscar Shaw, Walter Huston, Raymond Massey, Claude Rains, Jesse Block, Oliver Wakefield, Jack Holland, Jane Froman, Tito Guizar, Marguerita Padula, Graham McNamee, Alexander Gray, Bob Hope, Ralph Kirbery, Milton Cross, George Jessel, Jackie Cooper (as juvenile), J. B. Kennedy, Jack Denny [not to be confused with “Benny”], Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Frank Black, Eric Linden, Harry Richman, Harry Lauder (with sketch), Peggy Conklin, Fred Utal, Fay Wray, Milton Berle, Robert R. Sloane, John Terry Hampshire, Tallulah Bankhead, Harry A. Sherwin, James Melton, Robert Simmons, Howard Petrie, Leon Belasco, Leslie Howard, Leslie R[uth] Howard, Guy Robertson, Mischa Levitski, Jean Parker, Michael Bartlett, Lewis James, Taylor Homes, Major Edward Bowes, Henry Armetta, Clive Brook, W. S. Van Dyke, Beatrice Lillie, Franchot Tone, Jeanie Lang, Joan Crawford, Vincent Price, Francis Lederer, Clive Deering, Abraham Sofaer, Eddie Dowling, Ian Keith, Reynolds Evans, Orson Welles, Charles A. Vallee (“Rudy’s Dad”), Cesar Romero, Al Shean, Buddy Ebsen, Maurice Evans, Robert Morley, Michael Whalen, John Boles, and Clyde Beatty. The covers of the album are worn; most of the individual pages are near fine to fine, with a few scattered instances of toning, brushing/blotting, or mild soiling. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #333 - Ended May 14, 2008