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RR Auction John Lennon and Yoko Ono Signed Book Grapefruit

RR Auction Lennon and OnoSigned book: Grapefruit. First Sphere Books edition. London: Sphere Books, 1971. Softcover, 5 x 5. Signed on the first free end page in black felt tip, “John Lennon,” and blue felt tip, “Yoko Ono.” Autographic condition: fine, with light overall toning to the signed page. Book condition: G+/None. Orange illustrated wraps; edges heavily worn; spine sunned and creased; few vertical creases down covers; rubbed and soiled; yellowed and lightly foxed throughout. Consignor notes that this was signed at the well-known book signing at Selfridges department store in London; the original recipient penned a brief poem on the reverse of the half-title page before sending it to her family, in full: “He is nice. She is too. And they send a smile to you. Hope you enjoy it, Londres, 16/7/71.” Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.

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Posted by on May 27, 2013 in John Lawrence


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RR Autograph Auction John Lawrence Connecticut state treasurer Manuscript check

RR Autograph Auctions John Lawrence

Connecticut state treasurer from 1769 to 1789. Manuscript check, 8 x 3, filled out and signed by Lawrence, “John Lawrence, Esq., Treasurer,” payable to Ralph Pomeroy “in bills of this State and charge the State” for £4, June 1, 1781. In very good condition, with horizontal and vertical fold, a light crease to the bottom left corner passing through the first letter of the signature, expected toning, and a rough bottom edge. RRAuction COA.

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Posted by on August 6, 2012 in John Lawrence


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