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SOTHEBY'S New York auction catalog
sale date JUNE 16, 1992
Fine Printed & Manuscript Americana: Including property from:
The Stuart E. Karu Collection of Benjamin Franklin
Property from the Library of Harrison D. Horblit
Property from the Estate of Donald C. Platten
Property of a New Jersey Private Collector
Property from the Collection of Joseph Quincy Adams
Property from a descendant of the Honorable John McLean
Property of The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc.
Property of a Descendant of Marguerite le Hand
and property of various others.
The Benjamin Franklin items are lots 1-183 and include the ‘William Smith Papers’.
This catalog has a wonderful selection of printed Americana including Presidential items, lots concerning the Declaration of Independence, an autograph letter from Thomas Paine concerning the conditions at General Greene’s headquarters subsequent to Burgoyne’s surrender and Walt Whitman’s manuscript on the “Death of Abraham Lincoln”.
This catalog is lots 1-319.
There are 85 black & white illustrations, about 160 pages.
Catalog will include a copy of the prices realized (sales results).