Lot #231
Politicians and Cartoonists

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Estimate: $200+


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.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #543 - Ended January 09, 2019