2-27-20 The John Steinbeck Collection
Listing ID#: 295101

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Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
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Thursday Feb 27, 10:10 am
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Listing Information
Curated Estates is proud to present the personal memorabilia of John and Elaine Steinbeck. John Steinbeck is one of America's greatest storytellers. His work has garnered him The Pulitzer Prize, The National Book Award and The Nobel Prize. Elaine Steinbeck was a tour de force in John's life accompanying him around the globe on travels. Elaine was notable in her own right as one of Broadway's first female stage managers. This auction goes through John's life from childhood to eighteen years of John and Elaine's marriage to Elaine's life after John's passing. These important objects and ephemera have been in storage for almost 20 years and are offered to the public for the first time here.

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John Steinbeck's baby photos, hair, confirmation
Five baby photos of John Steinbeck from Salinas, California with two original negatives. Locks of John's hair from 25 Months old. John Ernest Steinbeck Confirmation Certificate from Saint Pauls Church in Salinas, California on February 29th 1916. ...

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Steinbeck Family Children's Book
Four page laminated book was given to John Ernest Steinbeck by his mother about 1867 and was to be given to John Steinbeck III (1902-1968) by his father. The book was then passed down from John Steinbeck III to John Ernest Steinbeck IV (1946-1991) i...

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John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma
John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma from Salinas Union High School - Salinas, California. This certifies that John Ernest Steinbeck, Jr. has satisfactory completed a Course of Study in the Salinas Union High School and is therefore awarde...

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Letter from John Steinbeck's Mom December 8, 1932
Letter dated December 8th 1932. This letter includes John Steinbecks Mom updating John on what is happening in his home town and how she liked the New York Times Review of Pastures in Heaven. Thursday - December 8 - 32 My Dearest John: We received ...

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22 Letters from Elaine to her Mom 1933-1948
Collection of 22 Letters mostly from Elaine to her Mom, 4 letters from Waverly and locks of Waverly's Baby Hair. This lot includes 1 letter from Elaine to her aunt Jean Mclean - April 10th 1933. A letter from Zack to Elaine 1934 in which they were...

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Framed Pastures of Heaven Monterey CA
Framed Photo of Pastures of Heaven in Monterey, California 9" x 7.25" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photos of John Steinbeck's Home and Salinas
18 Black and White Photos of John Steinbeck's home and the town of Salinas. A postcard of Main Street, Salinas, California. Sixteen of the photos were taken in 1936 by John Steinbeck and inscribed on the back . These photos could have been used ...

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Photo of John Steinbeck 1936 & Signature Card
A young John Steinbeck age 34 inscribed on the back "Sonia, 1936" with a Signature Card signed by John Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Horace Bristol Signed Ma Joad Photo
Horace Bristol (American 1908 – 1997) Signed Photo of the Grapes of Wrath series Ma Joad in Front of Cabin - Photo #20 of 50 Limited edition prints. Signed on Matte "To: Mrs John Steinbeck: in appreciation of the opportunity to work with her husba...

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Letter from Hearst Intl to Steinbeck Publisher
Letter on December 19, 1938 from Hearst International to Elizabeth Otis, John Steinbeck Publisher at McIntosh & Otis turning down "Grapes of Wrath". Alice Sheriden from Hearst says she is disappointed that it is "impossible for us to consider publi...

10
French Porcelain Game Service
Hand painted French Porcelain. Marked "T&V France Depose Ovington Bros. France". Nine salad plates. One chipped. All hand painted scenes of birds. Large platter with two different hand painted scenes. Platter 19" Long 11" Wide. "Duck plates (Platter...

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Original Dispatch by Ernie Plye 1943
This lot includes the newsprint copy and original typescript dispatch of Ernie Pyle comments at Steinbeck joining the ranks of those covering the war from the field. This newsprint is from September 16, 1943

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John Steinbeck membership in Africa 1943
Much has been written about John Steinbecks exploits during World War II. John Steinbeck wrote dispatches as a war correspondent during WWII. He was in North Africa in 1943, where he was granted this honorary membership to the Singal Corp by Lt. Co...

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Stop Hitler Now Poster
Stop Hitler Now Poster - This advertisement was paid for by the following citizens of both Political Parties. Seventeen years ago, the committee to defend America by aiding the Allies placed advertisements bearing the above headline in 85 newspaper...

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Letter Steinbeck sent to his Lawyer about Bad News
This letter dated January 17, 1948 was sent to Mr Arthur Farmer. John Steinbeck sent to his New York Lawyers regarding "Bad News". He says, "I don't know why it always arrives just at my take-off. Good luck with it." Provenance: The Estate of John...

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Legal papers to Mr Steinbeck about a lawsuit
Collection of 11 letters to Mr. John Steinbeck from his New York Law firm Stern & Reubens representing him in various legal matters including what looks like a potential lawsuit from Berny Byrens Production about a "verbal agreement" regarding Canner...

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Letter from Webster "Toby" Street about Ricketts
This lot includes a four page letter dated June 9, 1948 from Webster "Toby" Street upon the death of Ed Ricketts. They were all Monterey friends. Street was Steinbecks roommate at Stanford. John Steinbeck had loaned Ricketts $1000 and apparently own...

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Elaine's Oklahoma Medal from Richard Rodgers
Large 14k gold pendant marked "Cartier" presented to Elaine Scott by Richard Rodgers for her efforts as the Broadway stage manager for the initial production of Oklahoma 1943-1948. 11.8 dwt Bears an engraved facsimile of Richard Rodgers signature wi...

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Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck
Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck at about 25 years old Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Burning Bright Billboards, Clippings, and Congrats
A collection of 2 Red Burning Bright Billboards, Newspaper Clippings saved and noted in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck as well as about 59 Telegrams and Congratulatory Notes including some from Katharine Hepburn, Rogers, Frank Loesser, Hank Fonda, Elaine...

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Moon is Down Transcript and King Haaklon Cross
An original Norwegian transcript of "The Moon Is Down" and The King Haaklon Liberty Cross, was awarded to John Steinbeck by the King of Norway November 15th 1946 for his book "The Moon Is Down" which inspired Nazi resistance. A Signature card signed...

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7 Photos of When John and Elaine Met in May 1949
A collection of photos of when John Steinbeck first met his soon to be third Wife, Memorial Day Weekend 1949 in Monterey, California. Photos were found in an envelope inscribed by Elaine , " When first we met, Monterey 1949, Memorial Day Weekend". A...

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Early photo of Elaine and John couple and tintype
Early black and white photo of Elaine and John Steinbeck as couple and a tintype photo, subject unknown. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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After John and Elaine Steinbeck Met Letters
Annie Laurie Williams was John Steinbeck's agent and friend. She met Elaine while John was away. He initialed his thanks in the note dated August 18th 1949. Annie Laurie Williams Wrote: "John Dear: She came in to see us on Monday for a brief visit...

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Letter from Elaine after meeting John Steinbeck
This lot consists of a two page letter Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt from the beach in Carmel, California. She writes the letter from the beach in front of Steinbecks cottage, but has not admitted they are seeing each other yet. Elaine also ment...

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Wedding Announcement, Divorce papers, Inviting Mom
The wedding announcement of John Steinbeck and Elaine Scott from Elaine's Mother, most likely published in Texas. This lot also includes Elaine Scott's official divorce papers from Zachary Scott dated December 20th 1950 allowing her the freedom to m...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder mar...

22
The Wedding Album and Hat
John and Elaine's Wedding Album with photo grid written by Elaine of who's in each photo. Includes 25 out of the 28 photos in the album. This lot also includes the hat, and hat box that Elaine wore on her Wedding day. Elaine Steinbeck wrote a "Cod...

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Elaine Steinbecks Fur Coat with embroidered name
Elaine Steinbeck's Fur Coat with her name embroidered on inside. Fur coat has brand label Revillon Paris New York sewn on the inside. Approximately a size 6. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo copy of a Diary from John Steinbeck 2/14/50
This lot is a Photo copy of a Diary entry that John Steinbeck wrote on valentines day - February 14, 1950. Describing what they did and the lovers knot ring Elaine gave to him. Please note this is a photocopy, not an original which we found in the...

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Steinbeck Continental Porcelain
Grouping of 19th Century porcelain. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter Elaine wrote to Fizz in 1951
Letter written to Fizz by Elaine in 1951. John carved an olive wood cross for her son just like the one he carved for Elaine. Elaine shares the story with her that John wrote when he gave her the cross when they met.

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Serving Pieces
Four pieces of John and Elaine Steinbeck's sterling silver, Scalloped edged bowl marked "Black, Starr & Frost Gorham 8329 Sterling 8 1/2 IN" 8.5" diameter. Footed bowl marked "S. Kirk and Son Sterling 218" 5" diameter. Decorative bowl marked "W & ...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles bookmark
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder marked...

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Steinbeck Monogrammed Sterling Silver
Sterling silver flatware marked "Sterling" with the Lion Passant a crown (Sheffield) and an italic 'W". Three dinner forks, three salad forks, three tablespoons, teaspoon, soup spoon, three dessert spoons, appetizer fork, sugar tongs and a dinner kn...

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Diminutive Silver Chest
14 drawer diminutive silver chest on turned legs Drawers lined with green felt. Dimensions: 25 1/2" L x 12 1/2 " W x 24 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Cellarette on Stand
Cellarette on Stand. Interior fitted for bottles. Brass handle and brass escutcheons. Dimensions: 17.5" L x 10 " W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Original Court Papers from Red Pony Lawsuit
The original court papers from when Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, a National Banking Association named John Steinbeck as well as a list of others in a lawsuit about Red Pony dated January 30th 1952. Provenance: The Estate o...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from the editors of a newspaper in the Philippines asking for help in a court case. The published a quotation from "To a God Unknown" and were arrested on charges of publishing obscene material. This letter has a copy of the court document...

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Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck
From John Steinbeck's personal library. Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck on inside page

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 1

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Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez
Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez with envelope in Elaine's handwriting 1952 Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of East of Eden
New York the Viking Press 1952, 1952. Condition: very good. 1st unique edition. 602pp. This is the signed limited edition with 1500 copies printed, 750 of those originally reserved for private distribution--signed by John Steinbeck on the limitation ...

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43 Photos from Algiers to Spain April 1952
This collection of 43 Photos from late March to April 1952 and a signature card signed by John Steinbeck. John and Elaine leave New York for Genoa, Italy. The ship changes course and lands in Casablanca and the Algiers. While in Algiers, the Steinb...

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Elaine Steinbeck's Trade Silver Necklace
1795 8 reale "Spanish piece of eight" mounted as a pendant. A cross, fish and birds affixed to coin. With a chain of silver beads. 2.6 OZ Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Mirror
Art Nouveau sterling silver hand mirror. Marked "Sterling". "one of Z's first presents to E". Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 6. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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33 Photos from When John traces his Irish roots
We are pleased to present this collection of 33 photos from August 1952 When John Steinbeck went to Northern Ireland seeking his mother's family, The Hamilton's. This includes 33 black and white photos and 13 negatives from the series as well as a ...

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Photos Hotel Lancaster Paris - Elliot and Loesser
This collection includes four photos from Hotel Lancaster in Paris that include John Steinbeck with Arthur Elliot, Frank Loesser, maid in Paris Hotel (Lancaster) , Paulette in May 1952. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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French Porcelain Fish Plates
Six hand painted plated, each with a different fish. Marked "Mayhew New York Porcelaine De Paris B France" with two crossed arrows. 10 1/2" Long 7 3/4" Wide The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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White Ceramic Lavabo
White ceramic lavabo. Classical motifs throughout. Metal spigot protruding from dolphin face in water tank. A picture of Lavabo in Steinbeck Apartment included with this lot as well as a copy of the household inventory. Repairs to all three pieces. ...

42
Documents and Letters Taddei Affair
The "Ezio Taddei" affair, whereby Taddie calls out John Steinbeck as a front for American Aggression. This includes John Steinbeck's long typed response and the published translation. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck's William Ward Beecher Lithograph
William Ward Beecher (American 1921-2006) Seance Lithograph. Signed in plate. A gift to John and Elaine on their second anniversary. Inscribed "for John & Elaine on their 2nd anniversary - with love Jean Marie and Bill 1952" Provenance: The Estat...


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Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo of Robert Capa, Burl Ives, and John Huston
Black and White Photo of Photographer Robert Capa and Singer/Actor Burl Ives visiting John Huston in the hospital in 1953. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck Stamped on Verso: " Ernest Haas - Magnum Photos

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Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to Steinbeck
Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to John Steinbeck for Dinner. Invitation reads as follows: Mr. Dag Hammarskjold requests the pleasure of the company of Mr. John Steinbeck at Dinner on Tuesday, 22 March at 8pm. The RSVP was crossed out and repl...

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Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953
Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953 visiting John Huston in the Hospital smoking a cigarette. Stamped on verso: Ernest Haas - Magnum Photo Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck Robert Capa Obituary
The four page manuscript begins: "This morning the newspaper said.....ROBERT CAPA, FORMER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER FOR LIFE MAGAZINE, WAS KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN HE STEPPED ON A MINE IN THE THAI BIHN REGION OF NORTHERN VIET NAM. I have a fist of lead in the...

49
Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa
Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa to Elaine Steinbeck in 1977. One book is inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads : "To Elaine Steinbeck....is a very special memento November 12, 1977"

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Steinbeck writes Pepe Romero Art Opening & Letter
John Steinbeck writes about Pepe Romero Art for his Art Exhibit at Hammer Galleries in New York City, NY 1957. This lot includes the Opening brochure which includes 5 paragraphs that John Steinbeck wrote about Pepe Romero and his art along with a l...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck Italy 1953
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Florence, Italy at Beacci Pensione in 1953. Verso says: Foto Levi, via P.S. Maria, 15 Rosso Tel. 294.002 - Firenze Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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22 letters from Elaine to her Mother 1949 -1953
This lot includes Letters that Elaine wrote to her Mother and others from 1949 to 1953. 1949 - Includes a 4 page double sided letter dated 12-13-49 to Elaines Mom and Aunt on Hotel Algonquin stationary in which they are now a couple back in New York...

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Pair of Love Poems Signed by John Steinbeck
This is the original typescript of a poem as published in the book "Life in Letters". This love poem was written by John Steinbeck for his wife, Elaine on a trip to Trinidad, New Years Eve 1956 and signed by John at the bottom of page two. Titled...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 2

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Signed Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia
The Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia signed by John Steinbeck to stepdaughter Waverly for Christmas 1953. This copy is also stamped on inside page as well by John Steinbeck. Inscription reads " Way - from John Xmas 1953" Provenance: The Estate of...

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7 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck - Spain 1954
This collection includes 8 Photos from when John and Elaine Steinbeck travel to Spain in April - May 1954 with a letter a Elaine wrote to her Mother, Libby Anderson, May 7th. Dearest M&A Thought you'd like some snaps of us taken in Sevilla. We drove...

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Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" Reg Lawrence
Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" by Reg Lawrence ( Second Draft ) 4/18/1956 Prologue Act One - Introduction (Cannery Row) Precher Casy (Grapes of Wrath) The Mackerel (Tortilla Flat) Women in Steinbeck - Two-A- Penny ( Grapes of Wrath) Songs Da...

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42 Photos from Greece 1954
This collection includes 37 Photos from John and Elaine Steinbeck's tour of the Greek Islands with Liz & John McKnight (head of USIS in Rome) in October 1954. Skipper and Mate: Sam & Eileen Barclay Some photos inscribed on the back: "Pappy Thread...

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John & Elaine - Only Picture without Mustache
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck - Torre del Lago Puccini - October 9th 1954. Inscribed on verso in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck "The only pic without his Mustache!" Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck signed Merchants & Companies
John Steinbeck signed copy of the book Merchants & Companies in Ancient Florence by Armando Sapori Comments on Illustrations by Ugo Procacci Translated by Gladys Elliott 1955

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6 Photos from Sag Harbor October 1956
We are pleased to present this grouping of 6 photos taken in Sag Harbour in October 1956 of John Steinbeck and an Osprey and his nest along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Stein...

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Victorian Davenport Desk
Victorian davenport desk. Figural supports with four drawers. Folding leather covered writing surface reveling nine drawer interior. Dimensions: 21.5 " L x 20.5" W x 33" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Red and Pink Fainting Couch
Damage to Finial on Right Dimensions: 78 " L x 31.5" W x 30" H to top of final on left Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Drop Leaf Table on Casters
Drop leaf on octagonal legs terminating in brass casters. Opens to a circular table. Scratches and water marks to top. Dimensions opened: 60" L x 60 " W x 29 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Chinoiserie Drop Front Desk
Chinese style decorated drop front desk on stand. Decorated with mountain and village scenes. Two drawers over one. Interior decorated with mountains and village scenes. Two pigeon holes with one door in between. Flanked by two drawers with one drawe...

64
Japanese Porcelain Vase
Blue ground Japanese porcelain vase. Spherical form becoming faceted towards base. Decorated with stylized cherry blossom trees. Signed illegibly on bottom. A photograph of vase in the Steinbeck Apartment included with lot. 7" Tall Provenance: From...

65
Green and White Dresser
Green and white dresser with four drawers. Painted in a distressed style. Dimensions: 42.5 " L x 21 " W x 38" H Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Windsor Style Side Chair
Windsor style side chair painted black. Dimensions: 21 " L x 18" W x 33.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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8 Letters Steinbeck helping Dennis Murphy Writer
Collection of 8 Letters Between John Steinbeck, John Murphy, and Dennis Murphy in which Steinbeck helps Dennis Murphy get his start as a writer eventually winning the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. First Letter - Dated May 16, 1956 is a carbon typescri...

68
Bo Beskow Inviting Steinbecks to Mid Summers
This lot includes a letter from Bo Beskow (Designed the UN's Meditation Room and several other murals) Inviting the Steinbecks to Mid Summers Festival and then the photos of John Steinbeck attending the Mid Summers Festival in Skane Sweden in 1957. ...

69
Card and 4 Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos
This lot includes a card which contains Four Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos. Painting Bo Beskow did of John Steinbeck Photo of John Steinbeck with pipe Photo of John Steinbeck sitting Photo of Bo Beskow and John Steinbeck at Mid Summer Fest...

70
Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John
Who to invite to a party....Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John Steinbeck - Four Pages on Steinbeck Letterhead What a list of names!!! Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbecks Recipe Book Binder
Elaine Steinbeck's Recipe Book Binder. John and Elaine loved to entertain. This is a binder of all of Elaine's Favorite Recipes. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck 1958
An onion-skin typed copy of The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck . An essay written in 1958 for the San Francisco Examiner. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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13 Handwritten Love Cards from John to Elaine
A collection 13 Handwritten Cards for various holidays and anniversaries from John Steinbeck to Elaine Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Telegram to Elaine from John Steinbeck April 1955
Western Union Telegram to Elaine Steinbeck from John Steinbeck April 4th 1955 "Mrs John Steinbeck. Aboard Texas Car 25= Care Pullman Conductor Enroute New York Arriving 810 AM Apr 5 STL Disregard Telegram Letter follows sausage for breakfast with w...

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6 Handwritten Love Notes From John to Elaine
6 Handwritten Love Notes From John Steinbeck to Elaine in 1950's Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Love letter handwritten John Steinbeck to Elaine
Love letter handwritten by John Steinbeck to Elaine For Elaine: To be used Only when her pants are not up. From Adolph (remember?) Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Birthday Card From John to Elaine and some Items
Birthday Card From John to Elaine Inscribed: I Love you! Guess Who? Me! This lot also includes some other items belonging to John and Elaine Steinbeck includes a cute Plan Ahead Sign, male and female Anatomy cards and 17 handmade clothing tags by E...

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Steinbeck "Apologizing" to Coke-Cola
A letter to George Healy Jr of the Times-Picaynne New Orleans. In this letter Steinbeck goes over the fact he spelled Coke-Cola with a small "C" and the company was not happy. He suggests telling them he meant cocaine instead. Dated November 13th 19...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 3

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Photo of John Steinbeck writing by Erich Hartman
Photo of John Steinbeck at home writing by Erich Hartman Magnum Photos. This also includes a thank you letter from Erich Hartman, thanking John Steinbeck for allowing him to photograph him at thought and work. This one photo was one of many that ...

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Letters from Elaine to Mom 1954-1958
This lot includes letters mostly written by Elaine to her mom. 1954 - 11 Letters Waverly wrote to John and Elaine when they were in the Virgin Islands and a letter that Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt that Rodgers and Hammerstein have agreed to do J...

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Georgian Style Hunt Table Desk
Georgian Style hunt table. Fitted with three drawers to be used as a writing desk. Purchased by Elaine Steinbeck and her fist husband Zach Ward in Hollywood. This table is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "Eng. Hunt tabl...

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Chippendale Style End Table
Chippendale Style end table with one drawer. On legs terminating in pad feet. Produced by Baker Furniture Company mid 20th Century. Baker Furniture metal tag on inside of drawer. Dimensions: 24" L x 26" W x 24.5 " H Provenance: From the...

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Porcelain Three Tier Muffin Stand
White porcelain three tier muffin stand with gold accents. A ring form bass finial on top. 19" Tall This muffin stand is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "(guest room from Sweetbrush". A copy of the household inventory w...

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Federal Style Pembroke End Table
Federal Style Pembroke end table. Tapered legs terminating in brass casters. Round brass pulls. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Significant wear to finish. Dimensions: 17 " L x 36 " W x 28" H 36.5" table opened Provenance: F...

84
Round Distressed Leather Ottoman
Round distressed leather ottoman. Tapered legs with fluted sides. Brass floral adornments atop each leg. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 28 " diameter x 15" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

85
French Provincial Style Writing Desk
French Provincial Style writing desk single drawer writing desk with cabriole legs. Dimensions: 52 " L x 27 " W x 28 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

86
Black Bench With Canned Seat
Black bench with canned seat. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 30 " L x 12 " W x 15 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Pembroke Table
Pembroke table with a single drawer. Two brass pulls on drawer face. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 18 " L x 19" W x 25.5" H 35.5" opened Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

88
Steinbeck Stamp Holder and Other Desk Items
A grouping of five desk top items. A Bronze stamp holder with a "S" monogram. A hinged wooded box with a paint decorated top. Two reproduction Etruscan bronze horse figures. A table top globe of wood and paper with a "Made in Italy" tag. All objects ...

89
Elaine Steinbeck Stamp and Desk Top Items
Four desk top items. A stamp monogram with "EAS" for Elaine Anderson Steinbeck. Herend red fishnet ducks marked "Herend Hungary hand painted". A baccarat crystal paperweight with a silver lion on a blue background. Marked "Baccarat". An art pottery c...

90
City Entertainment Corp Engraved to John Steinbeck
City Entertainment Corporation extends The Courtesies of the Astor and Victoria Theatres - Max Fellerman - Engraved to John Steinbeck 1957 No. 4D Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

90
Recitations For Juveniles to John for Birthday
This book appears to have been given to John Steinbeck on his birthday February 27, 1959 by Cynthia and Bob. Recitations For Juveniles, it appears the first 16 pages are missing there are some scribbles and writing and tears to pages as well.

91
Seven Color Transparencies of Steinbeck Sailing
Seven Color Transparencies of John Steinbeck Sailing, 72mm Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

92
20 Photos of John Steinbeck in Virgin Islands 1959
20 Color Photos of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Virgin Islands along with a signature card of hand signed by John Steinbeck. Photos include Harold Ginzberg, Betty Wellesley, Alice Ginzberg, Elaine and John Steinbeck on the Wellesley's Terrace at Can...

93
43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959
43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959 along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. England and Scotland some 1952 but mostly 1959 Loch Linnhi Loch Leven Ballachulish Scotland Photos are mostly 1959 but some are fro...

94
Scottish Horn Snuff Mull
Curling rams horn mounted with silver collar and thistle decoration. Marked on collar "M. Donnelly, 9 Westmorland Street". Top has been damaged and glued shut. 3" Long Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck fun in the Virgin Islands Jan/Feb 1960
This lot includes 2 Black and White photos of John Steinbeck scuba diving in the Virgin Islands, a little valentine from John to Elaine "Darling will you be my Valentine with a heart, Johns musing and game for the trip to Virgin islands, and a map Jo...

96
Letter about Oscar Hammerstein death from wife
Letter from Dorothy Hammerstein August 31st 1960 Dear John - Thank you for your note. Knowing you and Elaine so well my sympathy goes to you too. We are sharing our sorrow. It is even harder to write this to you than to many others. My love to you...

97
Inscribed and Signed By Rodgers and Hammerstein
The Rodgers and Hammerstein Song book Inscribed and Signed to Elaine and John Steinbeck By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Inscription reads: For Elaine and John, Love Dick and Oscar It is also signed Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein on the followin...

98
Photo of John Fearnley
Photo of John Fearnley that Elaine Steinbeck had with her items. John Fearnley was casting director for Rodgers and Hammerstein from 1945-1955. Elaine and John Fearnley were friends from their Stage Managing days. Provenance: From the Estate of Joh...

99
Armorial Royal Worcester Porcelain
Early 19th century Royal Worcester Porcelain. Barr, Flight & Barr makers 1804-1813. Cup and saucer with armorial crest of crown with "MJ" under. Saucer has impressed crown with BFB mark as well as printed Barr Filght & Barr mark. Sticker at bottom ...

100
John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Angelica Arenal de Siqueiros, the wife of Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexico 1896-1974). Her husband has been jailed and she is asking Steinbeck to write the president of Mexico for a second time on her husbands behalf. Dat...

101
Photos of Charley John Steinbecks poodle from book
Three Photos of Charley from when John Steinbeck traveled with his poodle, Charley and wrote the book - "Travels with Charley" in 1960. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

101
Letter Elaine wrote John Trip "in the trailer"
This lot includes a letter that Elaine wrote to "Dearest M & A" ( Mother and Aunt) mentioning that John has been away from 3 weeks the longest they have been apart. It also mentions that John had written about 40,000 words before he left about his t...

102
Telegram from Kennedy inviting Steinbecks
Telegram from than President Elect John Kennedy & Mrs. Kennedy inviting the Steinbecks personally to join the inauguration events - Dated January 12, 1961 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

103
John Steinbeck Photo signed William Ward Beecher
Black and White Photo of John Steinbeck signed William Ward Beecher on Verso. William Ward Beecher (1921-2006) took the photo that appears on the back of the Steinbeck novel "The Winter of Our Discontent". Provenance: From the Estate of John and El...

104
Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck June 1962 Italy
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck dancing in June 1962 Italy Photo Stamped Mn Saturnia June 1962 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

105
Steinbeck Table Top Articles
Five table top articles. An ostrich egg. A crystal decanter with faceted sides and a mismatched stopper. A brass paperweight from The Farmers National Bank and Trust Company of Rome. Treen turned mortar. A round shaker style wooden container with me...

106
John Steinbeck Correspondence
Letter by John Steinbeck to Mme Flora. Congratulating on the launching of a ship. Dated September 15th 1962 A letter by John Steinbeck to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles about renewing a license. Writing in John's hand on top of pa...

107
Letter from Ella Howard Sharing a Bad Review
Letter from Ella Howard from Alden house commenting on the review from Cornell professor Arthur Mizerers critique of the works of John Steinbeck winning the Noble prize. Mrs Howard forwarded the review, newspaper article to John Steinbeck. Mr Steinb...

108
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 4

109
John Steinbeck's Correspondence with Cyril Clemens
Cyril Clemens, editor of the Mark Twain Journal from 1936-1982 carried on this train of correspondence with Steinbeck. This represents the contents of the folder J.S. kept. John has made notations on Clemens' letters such as "What does he want?" Pro...

109
Letter to John Steinbeck from Bo Beskow 1962
This lot includes a three page letter dated Tuesday Dec. 1962 from the artist, Bo Beskow saying he will pick up John from the airport when they come in for the Noble prize. It also includes a sketch that Bo drew entitled the "next portrait: too ear...

110
John Steinbeck's Nobel Prize Announcement
Eleven photos taken at The Viking Press Offices the press conference to announce John Steinbeck winning the Nobel Prize. October 1962. Also included is a newspaper clipping with by The Viking Press announcing Steinbeck's Nobel Prize. Portrait of J...

111
Steinbeck Trumpet Case with News Clippings
Steinbeck's trumpet case filled with newspaper articles John and Elaine collected about the Noble Prize. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

112
Steinbeck in Sweden for Nobel
Photograph in Sweden during the visit for the Nobel Prize. The back of Steinbeck's head is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph Traduction Des Discours A La Fete Nobel 1962 This is the part of the program for the Nobel Ceremony. Alfre...

113
Steinbeck's Correspondence with Mother in Law
A postcard from Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby Anderson and her sister Sally thanking them for their congratulatory telegram. Dated November 6th 1962. Sent from the Steinbeck's home in Sag Harbor NY. A letter from Elaine to her Mother Libby gi...

113
Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize
Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize For Literature 1962. Inscribed by John Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby and Aunt Sally. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

114
Steinbeck Nobel Prize Correspondence
Six letters of congratulations for the Nobel Prize by various people Some with responses. Beth Ingels, Edward Myers, Graham Wilson, William Patterson, Andy Lopez and Betty. Some are initialed by Steinbeck. Some are initialed by his secretary Janet Be...

115
Two framed Photos of John Steinbeck - Noble Prize
Two Framed Photos of John Steinbeck with a quote about Noble Prize. Photo one with hand on head typed underneath "Do you really think you deserve the Noble Prize?" Photo two typed underneath "Frankly, no." Provenance: From the Estate of John and ...

116
Letter from Elaine to loved ones December 13 1962
Elaine writes a letter to family and friends from Italy in response to many concerns about John Steinbecks health. She finally got John to see a doctor the his blood pressure is too high. She also mentions that Betty Wellesley was visiting and it w...

117
Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck 1962-1963
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck on a ship 1962-1963 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

118
Marlon Brando Making Speech written by Steinbeck
Marlon Brando Making Speech written by John Steinbeck - 35mm 1 Roll. 1 Roll was returned to The International Rescue Committee. Accompanied by 3 letters from the International Rescue Committee Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

119
John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Dorothy H. Vera. She was Steinbeck's childhood friend. Dated January 15, 1963. Discussing Salinas. A letter from Charles H. Miller commenting on the lack of popularity of writer B. Traven in the united states. Three letters from the...

120
Letter to Steinbeck about Beards
Letter Dated October 24th 1963 from Elaine St. Johns about beards along with a newspaper article about a school instructor losing his job due to beard. This includes a responses from John Steinbecks secretary Janet Beckman and then Mrs St Johns re...

121
Photos and letter from Poland 1963 and Signature
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in Poland 1963, as well as a Hand Signed signature card. This also includes a photo of Elaine signed Tadeusz Drankowski Wroclaw ( Poland ) 1963. Letter written to John Emery & Joan Bennett in London giving...

122
Letter to a Photographer in Steinbecks Hand 1-1963
Letter dated January 10, 1963, sent to John Steinbeck by Editta Sherman asking if she could do a photograph study of Mr. Steinbeck similar to what she did for Carl Sandburg. John Steinbeck hand writes his response on bottom to his secretary. Janet:...

123
Photograph from Hungary in 1963 by Joseph Hunady
Black and white photograph which includes John and Elaine Steinbeck in Hungary. Verso reads: stamped "photographed by Joseph Hunady Hungary" Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

124
Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson
Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson in London dated April 10, 1963. John writes about their move and the difficulties involved in the move. He also says they are going to Sag Harbor tomorrow to clean the flower beds and tend to the gar...

124
Charleys Travels are over Clipping and Letter
Charleys Travels are over newspaper clipping and letter Elaine wrote to her mother. The letter includes how excited she is to have Thom and John home for two weeks in the summer. She also explains that David is going to camp. Elaine also writes t...

125
Early Wooden Carved Christ
An early depiction of Christ. Carved in wood. Cracks and insect damage throughout. Missing arms and portions of legs. A metal staple in the back for hanging. "Wood Christ Prague-given to John by the mayor of Prague. He told J it was 7th C. The dr...

126
Original Handwritten "Dear Ones" Letter Dec 2 1963
This lot includes the Original Handwritten Dear Ones Letter dated December 2nd 1963 and two type copies. This letter is John and Elaine Steinbeck's response to Kennedy's Assassination. It begins handwritten on 8 pieces of stationary from the Hotel ...

127
Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 1963
This lot includes a signed Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 12-14 1963 by Parviz Aminzadeh. verson says, "To my dear Steinbeck, O friend, I will not break my ties with thee even though with a sword they should hew me limb from limb! Yours ver...

128
Roman Glass and Ancient Earthenware
Two Roman glass unguentarium. Green iridescent glass with encrustation on outsides and inside. Circa 2nd century AD. Together with an earthenware pitcher circa 2000 BCE. " 1st Vitrine Jericho pottery and Jerusalem glass, given to J by Teddy Kollek...

129
Telegram Elaine sent to mom after Kennedy was shot
This is the Telegram Elaine sent to mom who lived in Texas, after John F Kennedy was shot. Our Sad, Loving, and Homesick thoughts to you and all our Family. Jolaine. John and Elaine often used pseudonym names when sending correspondence. Elaine wa...

130
Letter from Molly Kazan after Kennedy was shot
One Page typed letter from Molly Day Kazan to her dear friend Elaine after the Steinbecks sent a letter to all their family and friends about the sad news that John F Kennedy was shot. Molly was understanding how it must be difficult to be away duri...

131
Steinbeck's Candlesticks
Near pair of hand blown clear glass candlesticks. Each with a twist form shaft rising from the base capped with a large bobeche and socket. Unsigned. "Candle Holders gift from Molly Kazan" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 5. Mo...

132
Aeschylus Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck *
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. Aeschylus Oresteia Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck April 1959 NEED BOOK INFORMATION

133
Elaine and John in Moscow 1963
Photo of Elaine and John arriving in Moscow 1963 along with a letter Elaine wrote to Robert Wallsten and his wife, the actress Cynthia Rogers updating their trip to Moscow. They were good friends and Wallsten later edited the book: "John Steinbeck ...

133
Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow
This is a framed 5" x 7" Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow in 1963 in which Elaine kept in her apartment in New York.

134
Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box
Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box. This box was most likely acquired during his travels to Russia. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

135
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 5

135
Great photo of John and Elaine
This is a Great photo of John and Elaine. They both have great looks on their faces and Elaine is so happy. Date Unknown. Elaine kept this framed photo in her NYC Apartment. 4.5" x 3.5"

136
Marble Top Empire Style Console Table
Black marble top with white veins. Two drawers over a shelf. Six columnar supports with brass rings. Dimensions: 55" L x 18 1/2" W x 32" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

137
French Provincial Cabinet
French Provincial cabinet. Two drawers over two doors. Ornate brass drawer pulls and door escutcheons. Dimensions: 36 " L x 19.5" W x 54" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

138
Shaker Style Drop leaf Table
Shaker Style drop leaf table. Legs attached with pegs in tenons. Cupping to table top do to age. Please see photos. Dimensions: 56" L x 19" W x 27 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

139
Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool
Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool. Dimensions: 19 " L x 16" W x 18" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

158
8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck Grenada 1967
8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck in Grenada Christmas of 1967 with Betty (Wellesley) Harvey, and Basil Harvey. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

139
Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

140
Bamboo Side Table
Bamboo side table with an octogonal top. Dimensions: 12" Diameter x 12 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

141
Wood Side Chair
Wood side chair. Leather seat with tacking. Dimensions: 18" L x 17" W x 36.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

142
Steinbeck's Invitation: John Connally Inauguration
The Steinbecks Invitation to John Connally's Inauguration as governor of Texas in January 1963. The State of Texas''' The Citizens of Austin request the honor of your presence at the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally and Lieuten...

143
Elaine letter to her Mother from White House 1964
Two Page Letter that Elaine Steinbeck wrote to her mother from the White House on White House Stationary, envelope postmarked August 1964. This letter includes Elaine's thoughts about the White House and sharing the experience with her mother. She ...

143
Elaines letter to Mom & Aunt about White House
This 8 page letter was written by Elaine to her mother and aunt. This letter includes a big description of a White House event, dancing with Lady Bird Johnson then two hours of a very personal meeting with Jackie Kennedy. In this letter, Elaine als...

144
Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom
Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom John Steinbeck is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom (an award bestowed by the president of the United States) on September 14, 1964 at Twelve noon East Room of The White House by President ...

145
23 Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964
This lot includes 23 Color Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964 including a photo of John Steinbeck cutting the Turkey. This lot also includes a signature card hand signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

146
Old Phone and Birthday Book from John and Elaine
Old Phonebook and Birthday Book from John and Elaine Steinbeck. Some names include: Lillian Grish, Elia Kazan, Burgess Meredith, Juan Negrin, Paul Osborne, Allen Stevenson, Cecil B DeMille, Dolores Del Rio, Richard Rodgers, Billy Rose, Alan Lerner, ...

147
Older address book from John and Elaine
Older address book from John and Elaine Steinbeck with many notable contacts.

147
Sallie Lee Scott sent Elaine after Zachary Scott
This is a pamphlet called "A Small World" by Sallie Lee Scott sent to Elaine Steinbeck after Zachary Scott died. Inscribed on inside cover, "To Elaine, with Love Sallie Lee Scott".

148
Steinbeck Baccarat Stemware
Five crystal wine glasses marked "Baccarat". Three crystal dessert wine glasses. Tallest 6 1/2" The estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck.

148
Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" One of tallest Hawkes glass has chips on inner rim. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

149
John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967
This lot includes a black and white photo of John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967, a newspaper clipping from an article John Steinbeck wrote in Israel dated March 6th 1966 titled, " Youth 'Beat' World Over", a letter from U.S.G. Sharp, Commander In Chief P...

150
John Steinbeck's Silver Dha Dagger
Dha dagger from the Shan people of South East Asia. Sheath and guard of silver with applique scroll work. A gift to John Steinbeck from Elaine Steinbeck "Knife (Ivory & Silver) from Loas, E to J" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 p...

151
16 Photos from the Steinbecks in Bangkok 1967
This lot includes 16 Photos from the Steinbecks travels to Bangkok in 1967 and includes a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

152
Steinbeck Asian Table Top Articles
Three Asian table top articles. Southeast Asian bronze Buddha hand. Japanese Noh mask dresser box. Diminutive sandstone Buddha with traces of polychrome paint. Bronze hand 8" tall The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

153
Lacquer Pavilion Signed to Steinbecks Chumbhot
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace Inscribed to Mr. and Mrs John Steinbeck with compliments by Pantip Chumbhot Bangkok 27/1/67 NEED BOOK INFO

154
Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket
Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

155
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

156
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 6

157
Photo of Steinbeck 1967 and Letter about health
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in 1967 and Letter written by Elaine about Johns health to a friend. The photo says on verso: The Patient - Look at the damned doctors that way That will fix them. 1967 Lebow Boat Sag (Harbor) A three pag...

158
Grouping of Silver Plate Items
A large grouping of silver plate serving objects. Including platters, vegetable dish lids, a pitcher, a covered soufflé dish, two souvenir spoons and a sugar and creamer. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

159
Elaines Passports - Look at all those stamps!
Four of Elaine Steinbecks Passports From 1952-1954 1955-1959 1959-1963 1964-1967 Look at all those stamps and all the places that John and Elaine Steinbeck traveled together! Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

160
Photo of John Steinbeck with Letter
Photo of John Steinbeck and Dog Angel in Sag Harbor on July 14, 1968. A letter to Wallace updating on John's health and mentioned that he had a heart attack Mid-July. Elaine ends the letter "There is nothing like a heart attack to promote the enjoy...

161
Three of the last photos of John Steinbeck
This lot includes three black and white photos, one large and two small, from Thanksgiving 1968, which were included in an envelope that Elaine inscribed " Last photos Thanksgiving 1968" First photo 9.5" x 6.5" other photos - 4" x 3" Provenance: Fr...

162
John Steinbeck's Marble Top Cocktail Table
Round marble top table on cast iron base. A round marble top cocktail table as seen in one of the last photos of John Steinbeck. See lot 161. See photo in previous lot Dimensions: 38" Diameter x 23" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine S...

163
Etched Champagne Glass From John to Elaine
An etched champagne glass to Elaine "Elaine recuerdos de recuerdes". Flanked by an etched bird and an etched heart. Together with nine similar champagne glasses. Two of this set can be seen on the table next to John in the last set of photos of him...

164
Handwritten Note found after Steinbeck Death
Handwritten Note by John Steinbeck that Elaine Steinbeck found after John Steinbeck's Death. "Me that's the greatest crime one can commit against oneself - the refusal of any experience good or bad pleasant or painful. That is a kind of negation I...

164
Photocopy Elaine wrote Watsons after John died
This is Elaine's copy of the letter she sent to Graham and Dorothy Watson after John died. It is a very descriptive and moving letter about John and his life.

165
11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life
This lot includes 11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life, Elaine's copy of a photo and a handwritten signature card by John Steinbeck. Photos include: a serious photo of John a family photo of skeet shooting Elaines copy of a photo from Venice 1953 ...

166
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life and one of John Steinbecks Business cards. Photos include: Nantucket 1951 Charley John and his pipe Johnny Steinbeck (son) in Sag Harbor Elaine and Lucile at camp 1957 Various pictures with John Steinbeck Pr...

166
Grouping of 6 Family Photos, a young Elaine
This is a grouping of 5 Miscellaneous Family Photos that John and Elaine Steinbeck had kept, a photo of Elaine Steinbeck in her 20's and a frame with pressed flowers that Elaine inscribed on the back of her business card. " Dear Mary, Remember our Br...

167
Letter to Elaine Attributed to Frank Merlo
Letter to Elaine attributed to Frank Merlo, Tennessee Williams partner and personal secretary after John's Death Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

168
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1 bill with a code that John and Elaine liked to communicate in. This also includes Elaine Steinbeck's first Social Security card with maiden name. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

169
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax in 1969
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax filed by Elaine in March 1969 - Three pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

169
Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote from 1959-1969
This is a collection of Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote mostly to her mom about their travels and adventures from 1959-1969. There are letters from Helsinki, Berlin, Thailand and Italy and many more..

170
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 7

171
Chamber Pot Cupboard
Chamber pot cupboard or commode. Brass hardware on front. Dimensions: 16" L x 18.25 " W x 18.50" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

172
Eight Dining Room Chairs
Eight Dining Room Chairs. Caned seats and splats. Faux bamboo form. Dimensions: 19.5 " L x 18.5 " W x 40 " H All come with Striped Seat Cushions Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

173
Side Table on Brass Casters
Side table on brass casters. Curvilinear apron. Dimensions: 28 " L x 21" W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

174
French Provincial Style Cabinet
French Provincial Style Cabinet. Two lager doors over two smaller doors. Ornate brass escutcheons. Has two keys. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 34.5 " L x 16 " W x 86 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John Stei...

175
Glass Top Bamboo Style Coffee Table
Glass top bamboo style coffee table. Faux bamboo structure with "X" support legs. Inset glass top. Dimensions: 38" L x 26 " W x 17.5 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

176
Victorian What Not Corner Shelf
Victorian What Not corner shelf. Five shelves graduating from smallest at top to largest at bottom. Top shelf has a separation crack across the back. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 24 " L x 16 " W x 55.5 " H Proven...

176
Collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seats
Elaine Steinbeck loved her embroidery. This lot is a collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seat cushions that Elaine had collected over the years. Two pillows are in need of repair. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

177
Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven - John Bryson
John Bryson (American 1923-2005 )Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Framed photo by John Bryson 1969 13.25" x 8.75" image size Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

178
Photo of Henry Fonda in Grapes of Wrath
Photo of Henry Fonda as Tom Joad in "Grapes of Wrath" with a quote from Grapes of Wrath Signed by the Fonda family - Shirlee, Jane and Peter Possibility sent to Elaine after Henrys Death Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

179
Facsimile Copy of 1st ed. of Mice and Men
Facsimile Copy of 1st edition of Mice and Men attributed to Waverly given to her Mother Elaine with a quote from Oklahoma. Inscription reads: "The Breeze is so busy it dont miss a tree and an old weeping willow is Laughing at me" EAS Favorite four-...

180
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men with Gary Sinise (George) and John Malkovich (Lennie) at Filming on Location in Santa Ynez California. Written on back in Elaines Handwriting - Gary Sinise John Malcovich Playing George and Lennie i...

181
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 9

182
Steinbeck Newsletters and other Literature
Four Steinbeck Newsletters and a copy of Steinbeck's "The Red Pony Essays in Criticism - signed by Editor Tetsumaro Hayashi and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads: For Elaine, Our most distinguished benefactor and inspiration, as a token of pr...

183
Eleven Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers
This lot includes Eleven more recent Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers including A life in Letters.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of A Life in Letters
Steinbeck A Life in Letters Edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten Viking Press 1975. Signed "Elaine Steinbeck". Wear to book and dust cover.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Family Bible
19th Century Bible. Elaine Steinbeck's family history in the middle of pages. Locks of hair in the middle pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
English Tea Caddy
An English tea caddy given to the Steinbecks as a present. "Tea Caddy (in wooden box) gift from Cynthia & Robert Wallsten" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 3. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Wear throu...

185
12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
Limoges Partial Dinner Service
White porcelain Limoges dinner service. Marked Limoges France on the bottom of each piece. 10 dinner plates. 8 dessert plates. 2 serving trays. 9 demi tasse cups. 2 tea cups. 13 saucers. 1 tea pot. 3 dinner plates chipped. 3 dessert plates chipped. 1...

186
Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter
A copy of the book Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter. Inscription reads: Rosalynn joins me in thanking you for your support of our work at The Carter Center. Jimmy

186
Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

187
Redwood Curtains signed by Lanford Wilson
Redwood Curtains Play signed by Lanford Wilson and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads "For Elaine, I Love only you. Landford 5-7-93 Bridgehampton"

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12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air
Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air by Joe Pintauro along with a letter to Elaine. Letter reads " Carissima Elaine, IO serivo con l'inchiostio antica dalle bellissima Venetia - as you requested my box # in Sag. is Box 531 Sag Harbor. Love the hel...

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Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons -Thomas & John
This lot contains Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons - Oh Wow - A Scenario by John Steinbeck ,IV & Tom Costner - (Oh Wow Does Vietnam What M.A.S.H. Did for Korea) "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck June 1, 1945 Screenplay by Thomas Steinbeck June 1, 199...

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Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Baker Empire Style Console Table
Two drawer empire style console table. Mahogany with brass hardware. Baker Furniture metal tag inside of drawer. Dimensions: 46 1/4 " L x 15 " W x 29 1/2" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter from a fan and Elaines responses
This lot includes a letter from Daniel Kevin Lalor a fan of John Steinbeck to Elaine about how reading Steinbeck with his great aunt taught him how to read. Mr Lalor went on to Georgetown Law and became a Judge. Elaine sent him a signature card and...

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Pair of Baker Egyptian Revival Side Tables
Ebony stained wood tops on three legs. Legs have capitals of a woman's bust in bronze terminating in brass hairy paw feet. Dimensions: 15" D x 20 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Tole Wall Clock With Porcelain Face
Works have been removed and replaced with modern movement. This clock is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Baker Directoire Style Side Table
Baker Directoire Style side table. Single drawer with round brass pull. Metal Baker tag inside. Dimensions: 24 " L x 27" W x 23.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets
Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets These objects are listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
Letters from notable people in the entertainment industry. Hand written letter from Mary Martin, Broadway actress and first Peter Pan, dated 1977 Letter from Allen Ludden New York entertainment personality, dated 1979 Note from Stephen Sondheim da...

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Letters to Elaine from the Hustons
Letter from Gladys Huston (John Hustons Wife) telling Elaine that she and John will be seeing her in New York in April. Dated January 1981 Sadly, the next letter is from John Huston after Gladys' death. Dated April 1981

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Three Pre Columbian Fragments Gift from Huston
Two Pre-Columbian head fragments, one on plinth. Together with a Pre-Columbian jade pectoral (chest ornament). All three pieces have losses. A gift from John Huston to Elaine Steinbeck "Pre Colombian (3 pieces) John Huston to E" Elaine Steinbeck...

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Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos
Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos. Black ceramic lobed form. Single handle. 6th to 5th century BCE. Handle was broken and glued. Chips, cracks and holes throughout. A present from John Huston to John and Elaine. "Etruscan bowl (blk w/handle) John Huston to...

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Santa Clara Pueblo Pottery
Black pottery vase carved with the Avanyu water serpent. Marked in pencil on bottom "Claree Sta Clara Pueblo". 4" Tall This bowl is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "N. Next. signed (Pueblo)". A copy of the inventory is i...

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Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
These correspondence are from notable political figures. A personal letter from Lady Bird Johnson. Dated 1976 with envelope from LBJ Ranch in Stonewall Texas. A personal letter from John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City. Dated 1971 Thank you letter...

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Elaine Steinbeck Correspondence and Ephemera
Two letters from John Kenneth Galbraith, economist and liberal thinker. Both dated 1998 Letter from McIntosh and Otis signed by Gene Winick discussing negotiations with Steppenwolf for the motion picture production of The Winter of Our Discontent. D...

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Steppenwolf at 25 Photographic Collection signed
Sourcebooks, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Signed Edition. #78 of 150 copies. Signed by 32 members of the cast and Author. This copy also inscribed "To Elaine". This copy belonged to Elaine Steinbec...

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Elaine Honor dinner and signed Bruce Springsteen
John and Elaine Steinbeck loved to support the theatre and the arts. Elaine Steinbeck continued to support the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, NY The Theatre held a Dinner in honor of Elaine Steinbeck on April 4th 1998. This lot include 2 menus fro...

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Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend
Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend

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Short Article by John Steinbeck for Sons School
This short 5 page article was originally typed for the yearbook if Hebron Academy, where his son, John Steinbeck IV was attending. Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck According to the archivist at Hebron Academy, it was published in their "...

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"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck
"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck She savors juicy sea slugs Besides the Wuxi sea. She says the taste is just sublime --Better she than me. Yes, she savors slip'ry sea slugs Beside the Wushee shore in her tasteful way, I note, She never asks for...

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John Steinbeck handwritten response to a fan
October 25 1958 J.C. Chessel, the Professor of French at The University of Washington, wrote a letter to John Steinbeck on the back on the note. John Steinbeck wrote instructions to his secretary for making out the thank you note for the book (oppos...

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Love note from John Steinbeck to Elaine and Sable
This is the handwritten note on John Steinbecks's letterheads that John wrote to Elaine when he gave her the Sable Stole, includes handwritten envelope and the sable stole, My dear Elaine - As you know I have always felt that the Reboza of Mexico w...

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Handwritten poem by John for Elaines Hysterectomy
Handwritten poem by John Steinbeck "On the occasion of Elaines Hysterectomy" A tisket a tasket Ive lost my puppy basket But remember my passionate words Im equipped for a kiss on communiative??? bliss But eggs are for breakfast and birds

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The Affair at 1 Avenue de M by John Steinbeck
Typed 9 page manuscript of "The Affair at 1 Avenue de M.." with a note from Marlene Gray, John Steinbecks secretary... Elaine and John asked me to type and send this to you. Please excuse the mistakes. I had little time and I also ran out of paper. ...

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McCarthy Witchhunt Poem - Steinbeck wrote Trials
Handwritten by John Steinbeck in his hand and signed about the McCarthy Witchhunt. In the form of a poem. Brilliant and Damning! Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck To a Louse (With Apologies) Cohn + * Shine + Jospehine Jail - gunner Jose...

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Deer Mis Wilson- Handwritten, Signed by Steinbeck
Handwritten and signed humorous note "Deer Mis Wilsoun Please don'y give none of your English crap on this macent forener. She talks good and she got a good hart wich is a goddam rite bettern your fuckin' grammur." J Steinbeck


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Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on letterhead
Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on his letterhead

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Leif's Discover of America Johan Bull (1893-1945)
Johan Bull (Norwegian 1893-1945) Leif's Discover of America. A complete ready to print manuscript with dozens of color drawings. Drawings Johan Bull. Text is not attributed. With leather covers Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck's Lincoln Portrait
After Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) Gettysburg Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in November 1863. Late 19th century color lithograph on glass. "Lincoln portrait John said he had never written in a room where this didn't hang." Elaine Steinbeck Househo...

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John Steinbeck's Magic Totem
A hummingbird wrapped in multicolored threads. Held in a black coffin, made by Steinbeck's own hand. A small sign inside the coffin reads " Bendiga Mis Amigos" . Bless my friends in English. "The most potent [magic] I have is the Mexican hummingbir...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 8

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John Steinbeck's Personal Library
Sixteen books all stamped or impressed John Steinbeck. One stamped with Ed Ricketts Lab Stamp. With a table top book rack. Cato and Varro de re Rustica W.D. Hooper and H.B. Ash Harvard University Press 1954 - Stamped on inside cover and top of book ...

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Library
This lot includes 15 books from Elaine Steinbeck. Most inscribed to Elaine by the Author. In Search of Steinbeck by Anne-Marie Schmitz. Inscribed " To Elaine with my greatest admiration. December 2nd 1978 Anne-Marie. John Steinbeck - Working Days ...

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Books to Elaine Steinbeck Signed by Authors
Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Group of Steinbeckiana Books Signed by Authors
Surprise for Steinbeck by Betty Guy "For dearest Elaine. This book exists because of you! Love- Betty Guy January 29th - 1992". Steinbeck's Literary Dimension by Tetsumaro Hayashi "Jan 18, 1973. Dear Mrs. Steinbeck: please accept this humble book ...

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Library Steps With Floor Lamp
Library steps with an attached lamp. Dimensions: 19" L x 21.5 " W x 56.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Books
The Importance of Wearing Clothes by Lawrence Lagner "To John Steinbeck-whose interest in the book when half written encouraged me to complete it. And to Elaine Steinbeck with love to you both Lawrence Lagner Nov 5/ 1959". The Liberal Hour by John K...

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Angkor Art and Civilization Bernard Goslier and Jacques Arthaud. "For Elaine..." With ten other art books

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Library
A Collection of Four Books. A History of Architecture Sir Banister Fletcher Stamped in three places "John Steinbeck" The Ballad of the Sad Cafe adopted by Edward Albee "For John and Elaine with love always, and for saving my sanity so often ...Edw...

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Elaine Steinbeck's Library All Author Signed
A Collection of 33 Books Tell MacArrthur To Wait by Ralph Emerson Hibbs "Feb '91 To Elaine Best Wishes Ralph". The Ledge Magazine. On Elaine Steinbeck note card "Pepe's daughter CA McCarthy 45-3 Douglaston Pkway Douglaston NY 11362" After Our War ...

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Elaine's Library Signed by Authors
A collection of 20 books. The Leading Lady Dinah's Story by Betty White and Tom Sullivan "To Elaine-Who understands what friends are all about! Love Betty". The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'Brian "Elaine Steinbeck with the kindest of wishes from Patr...

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Steinbeck Desk Lamp and Candlesticks
Lamp with octagonal brass base with a milk glass dome shade. Two similar brass candlesticks Lamp 16 1/2" tall Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos
Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos in her apartment after the death of John Steinbeck. Remembering all the great memories of her late husband. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Framed Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven Bryson
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Photo by John Bryson 1969 18.75" x 12" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck 1969
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in Monterey California with Steinbeck bust in 1969 12.75" x 8.75" - May be a John Bryson photo. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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2-27-20 The John Steinbeck Collection

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Listing Details
Curated Estates is proud to present the personal memorabilia of John and Elaine Steinbeck. John Steinbeck is one of America's greatest storytellers. His work has garnered him The Pulitzer Prize, The National Book Award and The Nobel Prize. Elaine Steinbeck was a tour de force in John's life accompanying him around the globe on travels. Elaine was notable in her own right as one of Broadway's first female stage managers. This auction goes through John's life from childhood to eighteen years of John and Elaine's marriage to Elaine's life after John's passing. These important objects and ephemera have been in storage for almost 20 years and are offered to the public for the first time here.

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John Steinbeck's baby photos, hair, confirmation
Five baby photos of John Steinbeck from Salinas, California with two original negatives. Locks of John's hair from 25 Months old. John Ernest Steinbeck Confirmation Certificate from Saint Pauls Church in Salinas, California on February 29th 1916. ...

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Steinbeck Family Children's Book
Four page laminated book was given to John Ernest Steinbeck by his mother about 1867 and was to be given to John Steinbeck III (1902-1968) by his father. The book was then passed down from John Steinbeck III to John Ernest Steinbeck IV (1946-1991) i...

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John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma
John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma from Salinas Union High School - Salinas, California. This certifies that John Ernest Steinbeck, Jr. has satisfactory completed a Course of Study in the Salinas Union High School and is therefore awarde...

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Letter from John Steinbeck's Mom December 8, 1932
Letter dated December 8th 1932. This letter includes John Steinbecks Mom updating John on what is happening in his home town and how she liked the New York Times Review of Pastures in Heaven. Thursday - December 8 - 32 My Dearest John: We received ...

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22 Letters from Elaine to her Mom 1933-1948
Collection of 22 Letters mostly from Elaine to her Mom, 4 letters from Waverly and locks of Waverly's Baby Hair. This lot includes 1 letter from Elaine to her aunt Jean Mclean - April 10th 1933. A letter from Zack to Elaine 1934 in which they were...

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Framed Pastures of Heaven Monterey CA
Framed Photo of Pastures of Heaven in Monterey, California 9" x 7.25" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photos of John Steinbeck's Home and Salinas
18 Black and White Photos of John Steinbeck's home and the town of Salinas. A postcard of Main Street, Salinas, California. Sixteen of the photos were taken in 1936 by John Steinbeck and inscribed on the back . These photos could have been used ...

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Photo of John Steinbeck 1936 & Signature Card
A young John Steinbeck age 34 inscribed on the back "Sonia, 1936" with a Signature Card signed by John Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Horace Bristol Signed Ma Joad Photo
Horace Bristol (American 1908 – 1997) Signed Photo of the Grapes of Wrath series Ma Joad in Front of Cabin - Photo #20 of 50 Limited edition prints. Signed on Matte "To: Mrs John Steinbeck: in appreciation of the opportunity to work with her husba...

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Letter from Hearst Intl to Steinbeck Publisher
Letter on December 19, 1938 from Hearst International to Elizabeth Otis, John Steinbeck Publisher at McIntosh & Otis turning down "Grapes of Wrath". Alice Sheriden from Hearst says she is disappointed that it is "impossible for us to consider publi...

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French Porcelain Game Service
Hand painted French Porcelain. Marked "T&V France Depose Ovington Bros. France". Nine salad plates. One chipped. All hand painted scenes of birds. Large platter with two different hand painted scenes. Platter 19" Long 11" Wide. "Duck plates (Platter...

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Original Dispatch by Ernie Plye 1943
This lot includes the newsprint copy and original typescript dispatch of Ernie Pyle comments at Steinbeck joining the ranks of those covering the war from the field. This newsprint is from September 16, 1943

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John Steinbeck membership in Africa 1943
Much has been written about John Steinbecks exploits during World War II. John Steinbeck wrote dispatches as a war correspondent during WWII. He was in North Africa in 1943, where he was granted this honorary membership to the Singal Corp by Lt. Co...

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Stop Hitler Now Poster
Stop Hitler Now Poster - This advertisement was paid for by the following citizens of both Political Parties. Seventeen years ago, the committee to defend America by aiding the Allies placed advertisements bearing the above headline in 85 newspaper...

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Letter Steinbeck sent to his Lawyer about Bad News
This letter dated January 17, 1948 was sent to Mr Arthur Farmer. John Steinbeck sent to his New York Lawyers regarding "Bad News". He says, "I don't know why it always arrives just at my take-off. Good luck with it." Provenance: The Estate of John...

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Legal papers to Mr Steinbeck about a lawsuit
Collection of 11 letters to Mr. John Steinbeck from his New York Law firm Stern & Reubens representing him in various legal matters including what looks like a potential lawsuit from Berny Byrens Production about a "verbal agreement" regarding Canner...

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Letter from Webster "Toby" Street about Ricketts
This lot includes a four page letter dated June 9, 1948 from Webster "Toby" Street upon the death of Ed Ricketts. They were all Monterey friends. Street was Steinbecks roommate at Stanford. John Steinbeck had loaned Ricketts $1000 and apparently own...

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Elaine's Oklahoma Medal from Richard Rodgers
Large 14k gold pendant marked "Cartier" presented to Elaine Scott by Richard Rodgers for her efforts as the Broadway stage manager for the initial production of Oklahoma 1943-1948. 11.8 dwt Bears an engraved facsimile of Richard Rodgers signature wi...

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Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck
Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck at about 25 years old Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Burning Bright Billboards, Clippings, and Congrats
A collection of 2 Red Burning Bright Billboards, Newspaper Clippings saved and noted in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck as well as about 59 Telegrams and Congratulatory Notes including some from Katharine Hepburn, Rogers, Frank Loesser, Hank Fonda, Elaine...

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Moon is Down Transcript and King Haaklon Cross
An original Norwegian transcript of "The Moon Is Down" and The King Haaklon Liberty Cross, was awarded to John Steinbeck by the King of Norway November 15th 1946 for his book "The Moon Is Down" which inspired Nazi resistance. A Signature card signed...

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7 Photos of When John and Elaine Met in May 1949
A collection of photos of when John Steinbeck first met his soon to be third Wife, Memorial Day Weekend 1949 in Monterey, California. Photos were found in an envelope inscribed by Elaine , " When first we met, Monterey 1949, Memorial Day Weekend". A...

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Early photo of Elaine and John couple and tintype
Early black and white photo of Elaine and John Steinbeck as couple and a tintype photo, subject unknown. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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After John and Elaine Steinbeck Met Letters
Annie Laurie Williams was John Steinbeck's agent and friend. She met Elaine while John was away. He initialed his thanks in the note dated August 18th 1949. Annie Laurie Williams Wrote: "John Dear: She came in to see us on Monday for a brief visit...

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Letter from Elaine after meeting John Steinbeck
This lot consists of a two page letter Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt from the beach in Carmel, California. She writes the letter from the beach in front of Steinbecks cottage, but has not admitted they are seeing each other yet. Elaine also ment...

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Wedding Announcement, Divorce papers, Inviting Mom
The wedding announcement of John Steinbeck and Elaine Scott from Elaine's Mother, most likely published in Texas. This lot also includes Elaine Scott's official divorce papers from Zachary Scott dated December 20th 1950 allowing her the freedom to m...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder mar...

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The Wedding Album and Hat
John and Elaine's Wedding Album with photo grid written by Elaine of who's in each photo. Includes 25 out of the 28 photos in the album. This lot also includes the hat, and hat box that Elaine wore on her Wedding day. Elaine Steinbeck wrote a "Cod...

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Elaine Steinbecks Fur Coat with embroidered name
Elaine Steinbeck's Fur Coat with her name embroidered on inside. Fur coat has brand label Revillon Paris New York sewn on the inside. Approximately a size 6. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo copy of a Diary from John Steinbeck 2/14/50
This lot is a Photo copy of a Diary entry that John Steinbeck wrote on valentines day - February 14, 1950. Describing what they did and the lovers knot ring Elaine gave to him. Please note this is a photocopy, not an original which we found in the...

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Steinbeck Continental Porcelain
Grouping of 19th Century porcelain. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter Elaine wrote to Fizz in 1951
Letter written to Fizz by Elaine in 1951. John carved an olive wood cross for her son just like the one he carved for Elaine. Elaine shares the story with her that John wrote when he gave her the cross when they met.

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Serving Pieces
Four pieces of John and Elaine Steinbeck's sterling silver, Scalloped edged bowl marked "Black, Starr & Frost Gorham 8329 Sterling 8 1/2 IN" 8.5" diameter. Footed bowl marked "S. Kirk and Son Sterling 218" 5" diameter. Decorative bowl marked "W & ...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles bookmark
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder marked...

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Steinbeck Monogrammed Sterling Silver
Sterling silver flatware marked "Sterling" with the Lion Passant a crown (Sheffield) and an italic 'W". Three dinner forks, three salad forks, three tablespoons, teaspoon, soup spoon, three dessert spoons, appetizer fork, sugar tongs and a dinner kn...

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Diminutive Silver Chest
14 drawer diminutive silver chest on turned legs Drawers lined with green felt. Dimensions: 25 1/2" L x 12 1/2 " W x 24 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Cellarette on Stand
Cellarette on Stand. Interior fitted for bottles. Brass handle and brass escutcheons. Dimensions: 17.5" L x 10 " W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Original Court Papers from Red Pony Lawsuit
The original court papers from when Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, a National Banking Association named John Steinbeck as well as a list of others in a lawsuit about Red Pony dated January 30th 1952. Provenance: The Estate o...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from the editors of a newspaper in the Philippines asking for help in a court case. The published a quotation from "To a God Unknown" and were arrested on charges of publishing obscene material. This letter has a copy of the court document...

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Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck
From John Steinbeck's personal library. Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck on inside page

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 1

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Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez
Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez with envelope in Elaine's handwriting 1952 Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of East of Eden
New York the Viking Press 1952, 1952. Condition: very good. 1st unique edition. 602pp. This is the signed limited edition with 1500 copies printed, 750 of those originally reserved for private distribution--signed by John Steinbeck on the limitation ...

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43 Photos from Algiers to Spain April 1952
This collection of 43 Photos from late March to April 1952 and a signature card signed by John Steinbeck. John and Elaine leave New York for Genoa, Italy. The ship changes course and lands in Casablanca and the Algiers. While in Algiers, the Steinb...

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Elaine Steinbeck's Trade Silver Necklace
1795 8 reale "Spanish piece of eight" mounted as a pendant. A cross, fish and birds affixed to coin. With a chain of silver beads. 2.6 OZ Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Mirror
Art Nouveau sterling silver hand mirror. Marked "Sterling". "one of Z's first presents to E". Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 6. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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33 Photos from When John traces his Irish roots
We are pleased to present this collection of 33 photos from August 1952 When John Steinbeck went to Northern Ireland seeking his mother's family, The Hamilton's. This includes 33 black and white photos and 13 negatives from the series as well as a ...

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Photos Hotel Lancaster Paris - Elliot and Loesser
This collection includes four photos from Hotel Lancaster in Paris that include John Steinbeck with Arthur Elliot, Frank Loesser, maid in Paris Hotel (Lancaster) , Paulette in May 1952. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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French Porcelain Fish Plates
Six hand painted plated, each with a different fish. Marked "Mayhew New York Porcelaine De Paris B France" with two crossed arrows. 10 1/2" Long 7 3/4" Wide The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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White Ceramic Lavabo
White ceramic lavabo. Classical motifs throughout. Metal spigot protruding from dolphin face in water tank. A picture of Lavabo in Steinbeck Apartment included with this lot as well as a copy of the household inventory. Repairs to all three pieces. ...

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Documents and Letters Taddei Affair
The "Ezio Taddei" affair, whereby Taddie calls out John Steinbeck as a front for American Aggression. This includes John Steinbeck's long typed response and the published translation. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck's William Ward Beecher Lithograph
William Ward Beecher (American 1921-2006) Seance Lithograph. Signed in plate. A gift to John and Elaine on their second anniversary. Inscribed "for John & Elaine on their 2nd anniversary - with love Jean Marie and Bill 1952" Provenance: The Estat...


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Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo of Robert Capa, Burl Ives, and John Huston
Black and White Photo of Photographer Robert Capa and Singer/Actor Burl Ives visiting John Huston in the hospital in 1953. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck Stamped on Verso: " Ernest Haas - Magnum Photos

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Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to Steinbeck
Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to John Steinbeck for Dinner. Invitation reads as follows: Mr. Dag Hammarskjold requests the pleasure of the company of Mr. John Steinbeck at Dinner on Tuesday, 22 March at 8pm. The RSVP was crossed out and repl...

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Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953
Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953 visiting John Huston in the Hospital smoking a cigarette. Stamped on verso: Ernest Haas - Magnum Photo Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck Robert Capa Obituary
The four page manuscript begins: "This morning the newspaper said.....ROBERT CAPA, FORMER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER FOR LIFE MAGAZINE, WAS KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN HE STEPPED ON A MINE IN THE THAI BIHN REGION OF NORTHERN VIET NAM. I have a fist of lead in the...

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Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa
Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa to Elaine Steinbeck in 1977. One book is inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads : "To Elaine Steinbeck....is a very special memento November 12, 1977"

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Steinbeck writes Pepe Romero Art Opening & Letter
John Steinbeck writes about Pepe Romero Art for his Art Exhibit at Hammer Galleries in New York City, NY 1957. This lot includes the Opening brochure which includes 5 paragraphs that John Steinbeck wrote about Pepe Romero and his art along with a l...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck Italy 1953
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Florence, Italy at Beacci Pensione in 1953. Verso says: Foto Levi, via P.S. Maria, 15 Rosso Tel. 294.002 - Firenze Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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22 letters from Elaine to her Mother 1949 -1953
This lot includes Letters that Elaine wrote to her Mother and others from 1949 to 1953. 1949 - Includes a 4 page double sided letter dated 12-13-49 to Elaines Mom and Aunt on Hotel Algonquin stationary in which they are now a couple back in New York...

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Pair of Love Poems Signed by John Steinbeck
This is the original typescript of a poem as published in the book "Life in Letters". This love poem was written by John Steinbeck for his wife, Elaine on a trip to Trinidad, New Years Eve 1956 and signed by John at the bottom of page two. Titled...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 2

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Signed Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia
The Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia signed by John Steinbeck to stepdaughter Waverly for Christmas 1953. This copy is also stamped on inside page as well by John Steinbeck. Inscription reads " Way - from John Xmas 1953" Provenance: The Estate of...

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7 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck - Spain 1954
This collection includes 8 Photos from when John and Elaine Steinbeck travel to Spain in April - May 1954 with a letter a Elaine wrote to her Mother, Libby Anderson, May 7th. Dearest M&A Thought you'd like some snaps of us taken in Sevilla. We drove...

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Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" Reg Lawrence
Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" by Reg Lawrence ( Second Draft ) 4/18/1956 Prologue Act One - Introduction (Cannery Row) Precher Casy (Grapes of Wrath) The Mackerel (Tortilla Flat) Women in Steinbeck - Two-A- Penny ( Grapes of Wrath) Songs Da...

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42 Photos from Greece 1954
This collection includes 37 Photos from John and Elaine Steinbeck's tour of the Greek Islands with Liz & John McKnight (head of USIS in Rome) in October 1954. Skipper and Mate: Sam & Eileen Barclay Some photos inscribed on the back: "Pappy Thread...

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John & Elaine - Only Picture without Mustache
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck - Torre del Lago Puccini - October 9th 1954. Inscribed on verso in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck "The only pic without his Mustache!" Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck signed Merchants & Companies
John Steinbeck signed copy of the book Merchants & Companies in Ancient Florence by Armando Sapori Comments on Illustrations by Ugo Procacci Translated by Gladys Elliott 1955

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6 Photos from Sag Harbor October 1956
We are pleased to present this grouping of 6 photos taken in Sag Harbour in October 1956 of John Steinbeck and an Osprey and his nest along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Stein...

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Victorian Davenport Desk
Victorian davenport desk. Figural supports with four drawers. Folding leather covered writing surface reveling nine drawer interior. Dimensions: 21.5 " L x 20.5" W x 33" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Red and Pink Fainting Couch
Damage to Finial on Right Dimensions: 78 " L x 31.5" W x 30" H to top of final on left Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Drop Leaf Table on Casters
Drop leaf on octagonal legs terminating in brass casters. Opens to a circular table. Scratches and water marks to top. Dimensions opened: 60" L x 60 " W x 29 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Chinoiserie Drop Front Desk
Chinese style decorated drop front desk on stand. Decorated with mountain and village scenes. Two drawers over one. Interior decorated with mountains and village scenes. Two pigeon holes with one door in between. Flanked by two drawers with one drawe...

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Japanese Porcelain Vase
Blue ground Japanese porcelain vase. Spherical form becoming faceted towards base. Decorated with stylized cherry blossom trees. Signed illegibly on bottom. A photograph of vase in the Steinbeck Apartment included with lot. 7" Tall Provenance: From...

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Green and White Dresser
Green and white dresser with four drawers. Painted in a distressed style. Dimensions: 42.5 " L x 21 " W x 38" H Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Windsor Style Side Chair
Windsor style side chair painted black. Dimensions: 21 " L x 18" W x 33.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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8 Letters Steinbeck helping Dennis Murphy Writer
Collection of 8 Letters Between John Steinbeck, John Murphy, and Dennis Murphy in which Steinbeck helps Dennis Murphy get his start as a writer eventually winning the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. First Letter - Dated May 16, 1956 is a carbon typescri...

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Bo Beskow Inviting Steinbecks to Mid Summers
This lot includes a letter from Bo Beskow (Designed the UN's Meditation Room and several other murals) Inviting the Steinbecks to Mid Summers Festival and then the photos of John Steinbeck attending the Mid Summers Festival in Skane Sweden in 1957. ...

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Card and 4 Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos
This lot includes a card which contains Four Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos. Painting Bo Beskow did of John Steinbeck Photo of John Steinbeck with pipe Photo of John Steinbeck sitting Photo of Bo Beskow and John Steinbeck at Mid Summer Fest...

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Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John
Who to invite to a party....Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John Steinbeck - Four Pages on Steinbeck Letterhead What a list of names!!! Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbecks Recipe Book Binder
Elaine Steinbeck's Recipe Book Binder. John and Elaine loved to entertain. This is a binder of all of Elaine's Favorite Recipes. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck 1958
An onion-skin typed copy of The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck . An essay written in 1958 for the San Francisco Examiner. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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13 Handwritten Love Cards from John to Elaine
A collection 13 Handwritten Cards for various holidays and anniversaries from John Steinbeck to Elaine Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Telegram to Elaine from John Steinbeck April 1955
Western Union Telegram to Elaine Steinbeck from John Steinbeck April 4th 1955 "Mrs John Steinbeck. Aboard Texas Car 25= Care Pullman Conductor Enroute New York Arriving 810 AM Apr 5 STL Disregard Telegram Letter follows sausage for breakfast with w...

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6 Handwritten Love Notes From John to Elaine
6 Handwritten Love Notes From John Steinbeck to Elaine in 1950's Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Love letter handwritten John Steinbeck to Elaine
Love letter handwritten by John Steinbeck to Elaine For Elaine: To be used Only when her pants are not up. From Adolph (remember?) Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Birthday Card From John to Elaine and some Items
Birthday Card From John to Elaine Inscribed: I Love you! Guess Who? Me! This lot also includes some other items belonging to John and Elaine Steinbeck includes a cute Plan Ahead Sign, male and female Anatomy cards and 17 handmade clothing tags by E...

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Steinbeck "Apologizing" to Coke-Cola
A letter to George Healy Jr of the Times-Picaynne New Orleans. In this letter Steinbeck goes over the fact he spelled Coke-Cola with a small "C" and the company was not happy. He suggests telling them he meant cocaine instead. Dated November 13th 19...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 3

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Photo of John Steinbeck writing by Erich Hartman
Photo of John Steinbeck at home writing by Erich Hartman Magnum Photos. This also includes a thank you letter from Erich Hartman, thanking John Steinbeck for allowing him to photograph him at thought and work. This one photo was one of many that ...

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Letters from Elaine to Mom 1954-1958
This lot includes letters mostly written by Elaine to her mom. 1954 - 11 Letters Waverly wrote to John and Elaine when they were in the Virgin Islands and a letter that Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt that Rodgers and Hammerstein have agreed to do J...

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Georgian Style Hunt Table Desk
Georgian Style hunt table. Fitted with three drawers to be used as a writing desk. Purchased by Elaine Steinbeck and her fist husband Zach Ward in Hollywood. This table is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "Eng. Hunt tabl...

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Chippendale Style End Table
Chippendale Style end table with one drawer. On legs terminating in pad feet. Produced by Baker Furniture Company mid 20th Century. Baker Furniture metal tag on inside of drawer. Dimensions: 24" L x 26" W x 24.5 " H Provenance: From the...

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Porcelain Three Tier Muffin Stand
White porcelain three tier muffin stand with gold accents. A ring form bass finial on top. 19" Tall This muffin stand is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "(guest room from Sweetbrush". A copy of the household inventory w...

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Federal Style Pembroke End Table
Federal Style Pembroke end table. Tapered legs terminating in brass casters. Round brass pulls. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Significant wear to finish. Dimensions: 17 " L x 36 " W x 28" H 36.5" table opened Provenance: F...

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Round Distressed Leather Ottoman
Round distressed leather ottoman. Tapered legs with fluted sides. Brass floral adornments atop each leg. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 28 " diameter x 15" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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French Provincial Style Writing Desk
French Provincial Style writing desk single drawer writing desk with cabriole legs. Dimensions: 52 " L x 27 " W x 28 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Black Bench With Canned Seat
Black bench with canned seat. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 30 " L x 12 " W x 15 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Pembroke Table
Pembroke table with a single drawer. Two brass pulls on drawer face. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 18 " L x 19" W x 25.5" H 35.5" opened Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Stamp Holder and Other Desk Items
A grouping of five desk top items. A Bronze stamp holder with a "S" monogram. A hinged wooded box with a paint decorated top. Two reproduction Etruscan bronze horse figures. A table top globe of wood and paper with a "Made in Italy" tag. All objects ...

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Elaine Steinbeck Stamp and Desk Top Items
Four desk top items. A stamp monogram with "EAS" for Elaine Anderson Steinbeck. Herend red fishnet ducks marked "Herend Hungary hand painted". A baccarat crystal paperweight with a silver lion on a blue background. Marked "Baccarat". An art pottery c...

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City Entertainment Corp Engraved to John Steinbeck
City Entertainment Corporation extends The Courtesies of the Astor and Victoria Theatres - Max Fellerman - Engraved to John Steinbeck 1957 No. 4D Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Recitations For Juveniles to John for Birthday
This book appears to have been given to John Steinbeck on his birthday February 27, 1959 by Cynthia and Bob. Recitations For Juveniles, it appears the first 16 pages are missing there are some scribbles and writing and tears to pages as well.

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Seven Color Transparencies of Steinbeck Sailing
Seven Color Transparencies of John Steinbeck Sailing, 72mm Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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20 Photos of John Steinbeck in Virgin Islands 1959
20 Color Photos of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Virgin Islands along with a signature card of hand signed by John Steinbeck. Photos include Harold Ginzberg, Betty Wellesley, Alice Ginzberg, Elaine and John Steinbeck on the Wellesley's Terrace at Can...

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43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959
43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959 along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. England and Scotland some 1952 but mostly 1959 Loch Linnhi Loch Leven Ballachulish Scotland Photos are mostly 1959 but some are fro...

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Scottish Horn Snuff Mull
Curling rams horn mounted with silver collar and thistle decoration. Marked on collar "M. Donnelly, 9 Westmorland Street". Top has been damaged and glued shut. 3" Long Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck fun in the Virgin Islands Jan/Feb 1960
This lot includes 2 Black and White photos of John Steinbeck scuba diving in the Virgin Islands, a little valentine from John to Elaine "Darling will you be my Valentine with a heart, Johns musing and game for the trip to Virgin islands, and a map Jo...

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Letter about Oscar Hammerstein death from wife
Letter from Dorothy Hammerstein August 31st 1960 Dear John - Thank you for your note. Knowing you and Elaine so well my sympathy goes to you too. We are sharing our sorrow. It is even harder to write this to you than to many others. My love to you...

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Inscribed and Signed By Rodgers and Hammerstein
The Rodgers and Hammerstein Song book Inscribed and Signed to Elaine and John Steinbeck By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Inscription reads: For Elaine and John, Love Dick and Oscar It is also signed Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein on the followin...

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Photo of John Fearnley
Photo of John Fearnley that Elaine Steinbeck had with her items. John Fearnley was casting director for Rodgers and Hammerstein from 1945-1955. Elaine and John Fearnley were friends from their Stage Managing days. Provenance: From the Estate of Joh...

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Armorial Royal Worcester Porcelain
Early 19th century Royal Worcester Porcelain. Barr, Flight & Barr makers 1804-1813. Cup and saucer with armorial crest of crown with "MJ" under. Saucer has impressed crown with BFB mark as well as printed Barr Filght & Barr mark. Sticker at bottom ...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Angelica Arenal de Siqueiros, the wife of Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexico 1896-1974). Her husband has been jailed and she is asking Steinbeck to write the president of Mexico for a second time on her husbands behalf. Dat...

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Photos of Charley John Steinbecks poodle from book
Three Photos of Charley from when John Steinbeck traveled with his poodle, Charley and wrote the book - "Travels with Charley" in 1960. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter Elaine wrote John Trip "in the trailer"
This lot includes a letter that Elaine wrote to "Dearest M & A" ( Mother and Aunt) mentioning that John has been away from 3 weeks the longest they have been apart. It also mentions that John had written about 40,000 words before he left about his t...

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Telegram from Kennedy inviting Steinbecks
Telegram from than President Elect John Kennedy & Mrs. Kennedy inviting the Steinbecks personally to join the inauguration events - Dated January 12, 1961 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck Photo signed William Ward Beecher
Black and White Photo of John Steinbeck signed William Ward Beecher on Verso. William Ward Beecher (1921-2006) took the photo that appears on the back of the Steinbeck novel "The Winter of Our Discontent". Provenance: From the Estate of John and El...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck June 1962 Italy
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck dancing in June 1962 Italy Photo Stamped Mn Saturnia June 1962 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Table Top Articles
Five table top articles. An ostrich egg. A crystal decanter with faceted sides and a mismatched stopper. A brass paperweight from The Farmers National Bank and Trust Company of Rome. Treen turned mortar. A round shaker style wooden container with me...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
Letter by John Steinbeck to Mme Flora. Congratulating on the launching of a ship. Dated September 15th 1962 A letter by John Steinbeck to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles about renewing a license. Writing in John's hand on top of pa...

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Letter from Ella Howard Sharing a Bad Review
Letter from Ella Howard from Alden house commenting on the review from Cornell professor Arthur Mizerers critique of the works of John Steinbeck winning the Noble prize. Mrs Howard forwarded the review, newspaper article to John Steinbeck. Mr Steinb...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 4

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John Steinbeck's Correspondence with Cyril Clemens
Cyril Clemens, editor of the Mark Twain Journal from 1936-1982 carried on this train of correspondence with Steinbeck. This represents the contents of the folder J.S. kept. John has made notations on Clemens' letters such as "What does he want?" Pro...

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Letter to John Steinbeck from Bo Beskow 1962
This lot includes a three page letter dated Tuesday Dec. 1962 from the artist, Bo Beskow saying he will pick up John from the airport when they come in for the Noble prize. It also includes a sketch that Bo drew entitled the "next portrait: too ear...

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John Steinbeck's Nobel Prize Announcement
Eleven photos taken at The Viking Press Offices the press conference to announce John Steinbeck winning the Nobel Prize. October 1962. Also included is a newspaper clipping with by The Viking Press announcing Steinbeck's Nobel Prize. Portrait of J...

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Steinbeck Trumpet Case with News Clippings
Steinbeck's trumpet case filled with newspaper articles John and Elaine collected about the Noble Prize. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck in Sweden for Nobel
Photograph in Sweden during the visit for the Nobel Prize. The back of Steinbeck's head is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph Traduction Des Discours A La Fete Nobel 1962 This is the part of the program for the Nobel Ceremony. Alfre...

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Steinbeck's Correspondence with Mother in Law
A postcard from Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby Anderson and her sister Sally thanking them for their congratulatory telegram. Dated November 6th 1962. Sent from the Steinbeck's home in Sag Harbor NY. A letter from Elaine to her Mother Libby gi...

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Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize
Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize For Literature 1962. Inscribed by John Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby and Aunt Sally. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Nobel Prize Correspondence
Six letters of congratulations for the Nobel Prize by various people Some with responses. Beth Ingels, Edward Myers, Graham Wilson, William Patterson, Andy Lopez and Betty. Some are initialed by Steinbeck. Some are initialed by his secretary Janet Be...

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Two framed Photos of John Steinbeck - Noble Prize
Two Framed Photos of John Steinbeck with a quote about Noble Prize. Photo one with hand on head typed underneath "Do you really think you deserve the Noble Prize?" Photo two typed underneath "Frankly, no." Provenance: From the Estate of John and ...

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Letter from Elaine to loved ones December 13 1962
Elaine writes a letter to family and friends from Italy in response to many concerns about John Steinbecks health. She finally got John to see a doctor the his blood pressure is too high. She also mentions that Betty Wellesley was visiting and it w...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck 1962-1963
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck on a ship 1962-1963 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Marlon Brando Making Speech written by Steinbeck
Marlon Brando Making Speech written by John Steinbeck - 35mm 1 Roll. 1 Roll was returned to The International Rescue Committee. Accompanied by 3 letters from the International Rescue Committee Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Dorothy H. Vera. She was Steinbeck's childhood friend. Dated January 15, 1963. Discussing Salinas. A letter from Charles H. Miller commenting on the lack of popularity of writer B. Traven in the united states. Three letters from the...

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Letter to Steinbeck about Beards
Letter Dated October 24th 1963 from Elaine St. Johns about beards along with a newspaper article about a school instructor losing his job due to beard. This includes a responses from John Steinbecks secretary Janet Beckman and then Mrs St Johns re...

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Photos and letter from Poland 1963 and Signature
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in Poland 1963, as well as a Hand Signed signature card. This also includes a photo of Elaine signed Tadeusz Drankowski Wroclaw ( Poland ) 1963. Letter written to John Emery & Joan Bennett in London giving...

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Letter to a Photographer in Steinbecks Hand 1-1963
Letter dated January 10, 1963, sent to John Steinbeck by Editta Sherman asking if she could do a photograph study of Mr. Steinbeck similar to what she did for Carl Sandburg. John Steinbeck hand writes his response on bottom to his secretary. Janet:...

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Photograph from Hungary in 1963 by Joseph Hunady
Black and white photograph which includes John and Elaine Steinbeck in Hungary. Verso reads: stamped "photographed by Joseph Hunady Hungary" Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson
Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson in London dated April 10, 1963. John writes about their move and the difficulties involved in the move. He also says they are going to Sag Harbor tomorrow to clean the flower beds and tend to the gar...

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Charleys Travels are over Clipping and Letter
Charleys Travels are over newspaper clipping and letter Elaine wrote to her mother. The letter includes how excited she is to have Thom and John home for two weeks in the summer. She also explains that David is going to camp. Elaine also writes t...

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Early Wooden Carved Christ
An early depiction of Christ. Carved in wood. Cracks and insect damage throughout. Missing arms and portions of legs. A metal staple in the back for hanging. "Wood Christ Prague-given to John by the mayor of Prague. He told J it was 7th C. The dr...

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Original Handwritten "Dear Ones" Letter Dec 2 1963
This lot includes the Original Handwritten Dear Ones Letter dated December 2nd 1963 and two type copies. This letter is John and Elaine Steinbeck's response to Kennedy's Assassination. It begins handwritten on 8 pieces of stationary from the Hotel ...

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Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 1963
This lot includes a signed Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 12-14 1963 by Parviz Aminzadeh. verson says, "To my dear Steinbeck, O friend, I will not break my ties with thee even though with a sword they should hew me limb from limb! Yours ver...

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Roman Glass and Ancient Earthenware
Two Roman glass unguentarium. Green iridescent glass with encrustation on outsides and inside. Circa 2nd century AD. Together with an earthenware pitcher circa 2000 BCE. " 1st Vitrine Jericho pottery and Jerusalem glass, given to J by Teddy Kollek...

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Telegram Elaine sent to mom after Kennedy was shot
This is the Telegram Elaine sent to mom who lived in Texas, after John F Kennedy was shot. Our Sad, Loving, and Homesick thoughts to you and all our Family. Jolaine. John and Elaine often used pseudonym names when sending correspondence. Elaine wa...

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Letter from Molly Kazan after Kennedy was shot
One Page typed letter from Molly Day Kazan to her dear friend Elaine after the Steinbecks sent a letter to all their family and friends about the sad news that John F Kennedy was shot. Molly was understanding how it must be difficult to be away duri...

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Steinbeck's Candlesticks
Near pair of hand blown clear glass candlesticks. Each with a twist form shaft rising from the base capped with a large bobeche and socket. Unsigned. "Candle Holders gift from Molly Kazan" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 5. Mo...

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Aeschylus Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck *
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. Aeschylus Oresteia Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck April 1959 NEED BOOK INFORMATION

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Elaine and John in Moscow 1963
Photo of Elaine and John arriving in Moscow 1963 along with a letter Elaine wrote to Robert Wallsten and his wife, the actress Cynthia Rogers updating their trip to Moscow. They were good friends and Wallsten later edited the book: "John Steinbeck ...

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Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow
This is a framed 5" x 7" Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow in 1963 in which Elaine kept in her apartment in New York.

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Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box
Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box. This box was most likely acquired during his travels to Russia. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 5

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Great photo of John and Elaine
This is a Great photo of John and Elaine. They both have great looks on their faces and Elaine is so happy. Date Unknown. Elaine kept this framed photo in her NYC Apartment. 4.5" x 3.5"

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Marble Top Empire Style Console Table
Black marble top with white veins. Two drawers over a shelf. Six columnar supports with brass rings. Dimensions: 55" L x 18 1/2" W x 32" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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French Provincial Cabinet
French Provincial cabinet. Two drawers over two doors. Ornate brass drawer pulls and door escutcheons. Dimensions: 36 " L x 19.5" W x 54" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Shaker Style Drop leaf Table
Shaker Style drop leaf table. Legs attached with pegs in tenons. Cupping to table top do to age. Please see photos. Dimensions: 56" L x 19" W x 27 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool
Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool. Dimensions: 19 " L x 16" W x 18" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck Grenada 1967
8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck in Grenada Christmas of 1967 with Betty (Wellesley) Harvey, and Basil Harvey. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Bamboo Side Table
Bamboo side table with an octogonal top. Dimensions: 12" Diameter x 12 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Wood Side Chair
Wood side chair. Leather seat with tacking. Dimensions: 18" L x 17" W x 36.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck's Invitation: John Connally Inauguration
The Steinbecks Invitation to John Connally's Inauguration as governor of Texas in January 1963. The State of Texas''' The Citizens of Austin request the honor of your presence at the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally and Lieuten...

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Elaine letter to her Mother from White House 1964
Two Page Letter that Elaine Steinbeck wrote to her mother from the White House on White House Stationary, envelope postmarked August 1964. This letter includes Elaine's thoughts about the White House and sharing the experience with her mother. She ...

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Elaines letter to Mom & Aunt about White House
This 8 page letter was written by Elaine to her mother and aunt. This letter includes a big description of a White House event, dancing with Lady Bird Johnson then two hours of a very personal meeting with Jackie Kennedy. In this letter, Elaine als...

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Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom
Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom John Steinbeck is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom (an award bestowed by the president of the United States) on September 14, 1964 at Twelve noon East Room of The White House by President ...

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23 Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964
This lot includes 23 Color Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964 including a photo of John Steinbeck cutting the Turkey. This lot also includes a signature card hand signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Old Phone and Birthday Book from John and Elaine
Old Phonebook and Birthday Book from John and Elaine Steinbeck. Some names include: Lillian Grish, Elia Kazan, Burgess Meredith, Juan Negrin, Paul Osborne, Allen Stevenson, Cecil B DeMille, Dolores Del Rio, Richard Rodgers, Billy Rose, Alan Lerner, ...

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Older address book from John and Elaine
Older address book from John and Elaine Steinbeck with many notable contacts.

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Sallie Lee Scott sent Elaine after Zachary Scott
This is a pamphlet called "A Small World" by Sallie Lee Scott sent to Elaine Steinbeck after Zachary Scott died. Inscribed on inside cover, "To Elaine, with Love Sallie Lee Scott".

148
Steinbeck Baccarat Stemware
Five crystal wine glasses marked "Baccarat". Three crystal dessert wine glasses. Tallest 6 1/2" The estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck.

148
Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" One of tallest Hawkes glass has chips on inner rim. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

149
John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967
This lot includes a black and white photo of John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967, a newspaper clipping from an article John Steinbeck wrote in Israel dated March 6th 1966 titled, " Youth 'Beat' World Over", a letter from U.S.G. Sharp, Commander In Chief P...

150
John Steinbeck's Silver Dha Dagger
Dha dagger from the Shan people of South East Asia. Sheath and guard of silver with applique scroll work. A gift to John Steinbeck from Elaine Steinbeck "Knife (Ivory & Silver) from Loas, E to J" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 p...

151
16 Photos from the Steinbecks in Bangkok 1967
This lot includes 16 Photos from the Steinbecks travels to Bangkok in 1967 and includes a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

152
Steinbeck Asian Table Top Articles
Three Asian table top articles. Southeast Asian bronze Buddha hand. Japanese Noh mask dresser box. Diminutive sandstone Buddha with traces of polychrome paint. Bronze hand 8" tall The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

153
Lacquer Pavilion Signed to Steinbecks Chumbhot
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace Inscribed to Mr. and Mrs John Steinbeck with compliments by Pantip Chumbhot Bangkok 27/1/67 NEED BOOK INFO

154
Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket
Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

155
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

156
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 6

157
Photo of Steinbeck 1967 and Letter about health
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in 1967 and Letter written by Elaine about Johns health to a friend. The photo says on verso: The Patient - Look at the damned doctors that way That will fix them. 1967 Lebow Boat Sag (Harbor) A three pag...

158
Grouping of Silver Plate Items
A large grouping of silver plate serving objects. Including platters, vegetable dish lids, a pitcher, a covered soufflé dish, two souvenir spoons and a sugar and creamer. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

159
Elaines Passports - Look at all those stamps!
Four of Elaine Steinbecks Passports From 1952-1954 1955-1959 1959-1963 1964-1967 Look at all those stamps and all the places that John and Elaine Steinbeck traveled together! Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

160
Photo of John Steinbeck with Letter
Photo of John Steinbeck and Dog Angel in Sag Harbor on July 14, 1968. A letter to Wallace updating on John's health and mentioned that he had a heart attack Mid-July. Elaine ends the letter "There is nothing like a heart attack to promote the enjoy...

161
Three of the last photos of John Steinbeck
This lot includes three black and white photos, one large and two small, from Thanksgiving 1968, which were included in an envelope that Elaine inscribed " Last photos Thanksgiving 1968" First photo 9.5" x 6.5" other photos - 4" x 3" Provenance: Fr...

162
John Steinbeck's Marble Top Cocktail Table
Round marble top table on cast iron base. A round marble top cocktail table as seen in one of the last photos of John Steinbeck. See lot 161. See photo in previous lot Dimensions: 38" Diameter x 23" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine S...

163
Etched Champagne Glass From John to Elaine
An etched champagne glass to Elaine "Elaine recuerdos de recuerdes". Flanked by an etched bird and an etched heart. Together with nine similar champagne glasses. Two of this set can be seen on the table next to John in the last set of photos of him...

164
Handwritten Note found after Steinbeck Death
Handwritten Note by John Steinbeck that Elaine Steinbeck found after John Steinbeck's Death. "Me that's the greatest crime one can commit against oneself - the refusal of any experience good or bad pleasant or painful. That is a kind of negation I...

164
Photocopy Elaine wrote Watsons after John died
This is Elaine's copy of the letter she sent to Graham and Dorothy Watson after John died. It is a very descriptive and moving letter about John and his life.

165
11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life
This lot includes 11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life, Elaine's copy of a photo and a handwritten signature card by John Steinbeck. Photos include: a serious photo of John a family photo of skeet shooting Elaines copy of a photo from Venice 1953 ...

166
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life and one of John Steinbecks Business cards. Photos include: Nantucket 1951 Charley John and his pipe Johnny Steinbeck (son) in Sag Harbor Elaine and Lucile at camp 1957 Various pictures with John Steinbeck Pr...

166
Grouping of 6 Family Photos, a young Elaine
This is a grouping of 5 Miscellaneous Family Photos that John and Elaine Steinbeck had kept, a photo of Elaine Steinbeck in her 20's and a frame with pressed flowers that Elaine inscribed on the back of her business card. " Dear Mary, Remember our Br...

167
Letter to Elaine Attributed to Frank Merlo
Letter to Elaine attributed to Frank Merlo, Tennessee Williams partner and personal secretary after John's Death Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

168
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1 bill with a code that John and Elaine liked to communicate in. This also includes Elaine Steinbeck's first Social Security card with maiden name. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

169
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax in 1969
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax filed by Elaine in March 1969 - Three pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

169
Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote from 1959-1969
This is a collection of Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote mostly to her mom about their travels and adventures from 1959-1969. There are letters from Helsinki, Berlin, Thailand and Italy and many more..

170
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 7

171
Chamber Pot Cupboard
Chamber pot cupboard or commode. Brass hardware on front. Dimensions: 16" L x 18.25 " W x 18.50" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

172
Eight Dining Room Chairs
Eight Dining Room Chairs. Caned seats and splats. Faux bamboo form. Dimensions: 19.5 " L x 18.5 " W x 40 " H All come with Striped Seat Cushions Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

173
Side Table on Brass Casters
Side table on brass casters. Curvilinear apron. Dimensions: 28 " L x 21" W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

174
French Provincial Style Cabinet
French Provincial Style Cabinet. Two lager doors over two smaller doors. Ornate brass escutcheons. Has two keys. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 34.5 " L x 16 " W x 86 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John Stei...

175
Glass Top Bamboo Style Coffee Table
Glass top bamboo style coffee table. Faux bamboo structure with "X" support legs. Inset glass top. Dimensions: 38" L x 26 " W x 17.5 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

176
Victorian What Not Corner Shelf
Victorian What Not corner shelf. Five shelves graduating from smallest at top to largest at bottom. Top shelf has a separation crack across the back. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 24 " L x 16 " W x 55.5 " H Proven...

176
Collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seats
Elaine Steinbeck loved her embroidery. This lot is a collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seat cushions that Elaine had collected over the years. Two pillows are in need of repair. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

177
Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven - John Bryson
John Bryson (American 1923-2005 )Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Framed photo by John Bryson 1969 13.25" x 8.75" image size Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

178
Photo of Henry Fonda in Grapes of Wrath
Photo of Henry Fonda as Tom Joad in "Grapes of Wrath" with a quote from Grapes of Wrath Signed by the Fonda family - Shirlee, Jane and Peter Possibility sent to Elaine after Henrys Death Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

179
Facsimile Copy of 1st ed. of Mice and Men
Facsimile Copy of 1st edition of Mice and Men attributed to Waverly given to her Mother Elaine with a quote from Oklahoma. Inscription reads: "The Breeze is so busy it dont miss a tree and an old weeping willow is Laughing at me" EAS Favorite four-...

180
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men with Gary Sinise (George) and John Malkovich (Lennie) at Filming on Location in Santa Ynez California. Written on back in Elaines Handwriting - Gary Sinise John Malcovich Playing George and Lennie i...

181
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 9

182
Steinbeck Newsletters and other Literature
Four Steinbeck Newsletters and a copy of Steinbeck's "The Red Pony Essays in Criticism - signed by Editor Tetsumaro Hayashi and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads: For Elaine, Our most distinguished benefactor and inspiration, as a token of pr...

183
Eleven Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers
This lot includes Eleven more recent Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers including A life in Letters.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of A Life in Letters
Steinbeck A Life in Letters Edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten Viking Press 1975. Signed "Elaine Steinbeck". Wear to book and dust cover.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Family Bible
19th Century Bible. Elaine Steinbeck's family history in the middle of pages. Locks of hair in the middle pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
English Tea Caddy
An English tea caddy given to the Steinbecks as a present. "Tea Caddy (in wooden box) gift from Cynthia & Robert Wallsten" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 3. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Wear throu...

185
12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
Limoges Partial Dinner Service
White porcelain Limoges dinner service. Marked Limoges France on the bottom of each piece. 10 dinner plates. 8 dessert plates. 2 serving trays. 9 demi tasse cups. 2 tea cups. 13 saucers. 1 tea pot. 3 dinner plates chipped. 3 dessert plates chipped. 1...

186
Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter
A copy of the book Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter. Inscription reads: Rosalynn joins me in thanking you for your support of our work at The Carter Center. Jimmy

186
Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

187
Redwood Curtains signed by Lanford Wilson
Redwood Curtains Play signed by Lanford Wilson and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads "For Elaine, I Love only you. Landford 5-7-93 Bridgehampton"

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12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

188
Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air
Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air by Joe Pintauro along with a letter to Elaine. Letter reads " Carissima Elaine, IO serivo con l'inchiostio antica dalle bellissima Venetia - as you requested my box # in Sag. is Box 531 Sag Harbor. Love the hel...

501
Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

189
Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons -Thomas & John
This lot contains Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons - Oh Wow - A Scenario by John Steinbeck ,IV & Tom Costner - (Oh Wow Does Vietnam What M.A.S.H. Did for Korea) "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck June 1, 1945 Screenplay by Thomas Steinbeck June 1, 199...

502
Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

190
Baker Empire Style Console Table
Two drawer empire style console table. Mahogany with brass hardware. Baker Furniture metal tag inside of drawer. Dimensions: 46 1/4 " L x 15 " W x 29 1/2" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

503
Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

190
Letter from a fan and Elaines responses
This lot includes a letter from Daniel Kevin Lalor a fan of John Steinbeck to Elaine about how reading Steinbeck with his great aunt taught him how to read. Mr Lalor went on to Georgetown Law and became a Judge. Elaine sent him a signature card and...

191
Pair of Baker Egyptian Revival Side Tables
Ebony stained wood tops on three legs. Legs have capitals of a woman's bust in bronze terminating in brass hairy paw feet. Dimensions: 15" D x 20 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

191
Tole Wall Clock With Porcelain Face
Works have been removed and replaced with modern movement. This clock is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

192
Baker Directoire Style Side Table
Baker Directoire Style side table. Single drawer with round brass pull. Metal Baker tag inside. Dimensions: 24 " L x 27" W x 23.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

192
Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets
Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets These objects are listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

193
Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
Letters from notable people in the entertainment industry. Hand written letter from Mary Martin, Broadway actress and first Peter Pan, dated 1977 Letter from Allen Ludden New York entertainment personality, dated 1979 Note from Stephen Sondheim da...

194
Letters to Elaine from the Hustons
Letter from Gladys Huston (John Hustons Wife) telling Elaine that she and John will be seeing her in New York in April. Dated January 1981 Sadly, the next letter is from John Huston after Gladys' death. Dated April 1981

195
Three Pre Columbian Fragments Gift from Huston
Two Pre-Columbian head fragments, one on plinth. Together with a Pre-Columbian jade pectoral (chest ornament). All three pieces have losses. A gift from John Huston to Elaine Steinbeck "Pre Colombian (3 pieces) John Huston to E" Elaine Steinbeck...

196
Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos
Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos. Black ceramic lobed form. Single handle. 6th to 5th century BCE. Handle was broken and glued. Chips, cracks and holes throughout. A present from John Huston to John and Elaine. "Etruscan bowl (blk w/handle) John Huston to...

196
Santa Clara Pueblo Pottery
Black pottery vase carved with the Avanyu water serpent. Marked in pencil on bottom "Claree Sta Clara Pueblo". 4" Tall This bowl is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "N. Next. signed (Pueblo)". A copy of the inventory is i...

197
Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
These correspondence are from notable political figures. A personal letter from Lady Bird Johnson. Dated 1976 with envelope from LBJ Ranch in Stonewall Texas. A personal letter from John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City. Dated 1971 Thank you letter...

198
Elaine Steinbeck Correspondence and Ephemera
Two letters from John Kenneth Galbraith, economist and liberal thinker. Both dated 1998 Letter from McIntosh and Otis signed by Gene Winick discussing negotiations with Steppenwolf for the motion picture production of The Winter of Our Discontent. D...

198
Steppenwolf at 25 Photographic Collection signed
Sourcebooks, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Signed Edition. #78 of 150 copies. Signed by 32 members of the cast and Author. This copy also inscribed "To Elaine". This copy belonged to Elaine Steinbec...

199
Elaine Honor dinner and signed Bruce Springsteen
John and Elaine Steinbeck loved to support the theatre and the arts. Elaine Steinbeck continued to support the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, NY The Theatre held a Dinner in honor of Elaine Steinbeck on April 4th 1998. This lot include 2 menus fro...

199
Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend
Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend

200
Short Article by John Steinbeck for Sons School
This short 5 page article was originally typed for the yearbook if Hebron Academy, where his son, John Steinbeck IV was attending. Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck According to the archivist at Hebron Academy, it was published in their "...

201
"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck
"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck She savors juicy sea slugs Besides the Wuxi sea. She says the taste is just sublime --Better she than me. Yes, she savors slip'ry sea slugs Beside the Wushee shore in her tasteful way, I note, She never asks for...

202
John Steinbeck handwritten response to a fan
October 25 1958 J.C. Chessel, the Professor of French at The University of Washington, wrote a letter to John Steinbeck on the back on the note. John Steinbeck wrote instructions to his secretary for making out the thank you note for the book (oppos...

203
Love note from John Steinbeck to Elaine and Sable
This is the handwritten note on John Steinbecks's letterheads that John wrote to Elaine when he gave her the Sable Stole, includes handwritten envelope and the sable stole, My dear Elaine - As you know I have always felt that the Reboza of Mexico w...

204
Handwritten poem by John for Elaines Hysterectomy
Handwritten poem by John Steinbeck "On the occasion of Elaines Hysterectomy" A tisket a tasket Ive lost my puppy basket But remember my passionate words Im equipped for a kiss on communiative??? bliss But eggs are for breakfast and birds

205
The Affair at 1 Avenue de M by John Steinbeck
Typed 9 page manuscript of "The Affair at 1 Avenue de M.." with a note from Marlene Gray, John Steinbecks secretary... Elaine and John asked me to type and send this to you. Please excuse the mistakes. I had little time and I also ran out of paper. ...

206
McCarthy Witchhunt Poem - Steinbeck wrote Trials
Handwritten by John Steinbeck in his hand and signed about the McCarthy Witchhunt. In the form of a poem. Brilliant and Damning! Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck To a Louse (With Apologies) Cohn + * Shine + Jospehine Jail - gunner Jose...

207
Deer Mis Wilson- Handwritten, Signed by Steinbeck
Handwritten and signed humorous note "Deer Mis Wilsoun Please don'y give none of your English crap on this macent forener. She talks good and she got a good hart wich is a goddam rite bettern your fuckin' grammur." J Steinbeck


209
Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on letterhead
Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on his letterhead

210
Leif's Discover of America Johan Bull (1893-1945)
Johan Bull (Norwegian 1893-1945) Leif's Discover of America. A complete ready to print manuscript with dozens of color drawings. Drawings Johan Bull. Text is not attributed. With leather covers Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

211
John Steinbeck's Lincoln Portrait
After Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) Gettysburg Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in November 1863. Late 19th century color lithograph on glass. "Lincoln portrait John said he had never written in a room where this didn't hang." Elaine Steinbeck Househo...

212
John Steinbeck's Magic Totem
A hummingbird wrapped in multicolored threads. Held in a black coffin, made by Steinbeck's own hand. A small sign inside the coffin reads " Bendiga Mis Amigos" . Bless my friends in English. "The most potent [magic] I have is the Mexican hummingbir...

213
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 8

214
John Steinbeck's Personal Library
Sixteen books all stamped or impressed John Steinbeck. One stamped with Ed Ricketts Lab Stamp. With a table top book rack. Cato and Varro de re Rustica W.D. Hooper and H.B. Ash Harvard University Press 1954 - Stamped on inside cover and top of book ...

214
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

214
Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Library
This lot includes 15 books from Elaine Steinbeck. Most inscribed to Elaine by the Author. In Search of Steinbeck by Anne-Marie Schmitz. Inscribed " To Elaine with my greatest admiration. December 2nd 1978 Anne-Marie. John Steinbeck - Working Days ...

214
Books to Elaine Steinbeck Signed by Authors
Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

214
Group of Steinbeckiana Books Signed by Authors
Surprise for Steinbeck by Betty Guy "For dearest Elaine. This book exists because of you! Love- Betty Guy January 29th - 1992". Steinbeck's Literary Dimension by Tetsumaro Hayashi "Jan 18, 1973. Dear Mrs. Steinbeck: please accept this humble book ...

215
Library Steps With Floor Lamp
Library steps with an attached lamp. Dimensions: 19" L x 21.5 " W x 56.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

215
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Books
The Importance of Wearing Clothes by Lawrence Lagner "To John Steinbeck-whose interest in the book when half written encouraged me to complete it. And to Elaine Steinbeck with love to you both Lawrence Lagner Nov 5/ 1959". The Liberal Hour by John K...

215
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Angkor Art and Civilization Bernard Goslier and Jacques Arthaud. "For Elaine..." With ten other art books

215
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Library
A Collection of Four Books. A History of Architecture Sir Banister Fletcher Stamped in three places "John Steinbeck" The Ballad of the Sad Cafe adopted by Edward Albee "For John and Elaine with love always, and for saving my sanity so often ...Edw...

215
Elaine Steinbeck's Library All Author Signed
A Collection of 33 Books Tell MacArrthur To Wait by Ralph Emerson Hibbs "Feb '91 To Elaine Best Wishes Ralph". The Ledge Magazine. On Elaine Steinbeck note card "Pepe's daughter CA McCarthy 45-3 Douglaston Pkway Douglaston NY 11362" After Our War ...

215
Elaine's Library Signed by Authors
A collection of 20 books. The Leading Lady Dinah's Story by Betty White and Tom Sullivan "To Elaine-Who understands what friends are all about! Love Betty". The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'Brian "Elaine Steinbeck with the kindest of wishes from Patr...

216
Steinbeck Desk Lamp and Candlesticks
Lamp with octagonal brass base with a milk glass dome shade. Two similar brass candlesticks Lamp 16 1/2" tall Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

216
Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos
Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos in her apartment after the death of John Steinbeck. Remembering all the great memories of her late husband. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

217
Framed Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven Bryson
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Photo by John Bryson 1969 18.75" x 12" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck 1969
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in Monterey California with Steinbeck bust in 1969 12.75" x 8.75" - May be a John Bryson photo. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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2-27-20 The John Steinbeck Collection
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Sale Date(s)
Thursday Feb 27, 10:10 am
Sale Location
Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
Full Address Available on Wednesday, Feb 26
Curated Estates is proud to present the personal memorabilia of John and Elaine Steinbeck. John Steinbeck is one of America's greatest storytellers. His work has garnered him The Pulitzer Prize, The National Book Award and The Nobel Prize. Elaine Steinbeck was a tour de force in John's life accompanying him around the globe on travels. Elaine was notable in her own right as one of Broadway's first female stage managers. This auction goes through John's life from childhood to eighteen years of John and Elaine's marriage to Elaine's life after John's passing. These important objects and ephemera have been in storage for almost 20 years and are offered to the public for the first time here.

1
John Steinbeck's baby photos, hair, confirmation
Five baby photos of John Steinbeck from Salinas, California with two original negatives. Locks of John's hair from 25 Months old. John Ernest Steinbeck Confirmation Certificate from Saint Pauls Church in Salinas, California on February 29th 1916. ...

2
Steinbeck Family Children's Book
Four page laminated book was given to John Ernest Steinbeck by his mother about 1867 and was to be given to John Steinbeck III (1902-1968) by his father. The book was then passed down from John Steinbeck III to John Ernest Steinbeck IV (1946-1991) i...

3
John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma
John Ernest Steinbeck Jr High School Diploma from Salinas Union High School - Salinas, California. This certifies that John Ernest Steinbeck, Jr. has satisfactory completed a Course of Study in the Salinas Union High School and is therefore awarde...

4
Letter from John Steinbeck's Mom December 8, 1932
Letter dated December 8th 1932. This letter includes John Steinbecks Mom updating John on what is happening in his home town and how she liked the New York Times Review of Pastures in Heaven. Thursday - December 8 - 32 My Dearest John: We received ...

4
22 Letters from Elaine to her Mom 1933-1948
Collection of 22 Letters mostly from Elaine to her Mom, 4 letters from Waverly and locks of Waverly's Baby Hair. This lot includes 1 letter from Elaine to her aunt Jean Mclean - April 10th 1933. A letter from Zack to Elaine 1934 in which they were...

5
Framed Pastures of Heaven Monterey CA
Framed Photo of Pastures of Heaven in Monterey, California 9" x 7.25" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

6
Photos of John Steinbeck's Home and Salinas
18 Black and White Photos of John Steinbeck's home and the town of Salinas. A postcard of Main Street, Salinas, California. Sixteen of the photos were taken in 1936 by John Steinbeck and inscribed on the back . These photos could have been used ...

7
Photo of John Steinbeck 1936 & Signature Card
A young John Steinbeck age 34 inscribed on the back "Sonia, 1936" with a Signature Card signed by John Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

8
Horace Bristol Signed Ma Joad Photo
Horace Bristol (American 1908 – 1997) Signed Photo of the Grapes of Wrath series Ma Joad in Front of Cabin - Photo #20 of 50 Limited edition prints. Signed on Matte "To: Mrs John Steinbeck: in appreciation of the opportunity to work with her husba...

9
Letter from Hearst Intl to Steinbeck Publisher
Letter on December 19, 1938 from Hearst International to Elizabeth Otis, John Steinbeck Publisher at McIntosh & Otis turning down "Grapes of Wrath". Alice Sheriden from Hearst says she is disappointed that it is "impossible for us to consider publi...

10
French Porcelain Game Service
Hand painted French Porcelain. Marked "T&V France Depose Ovington Bros. France". Nine salad plates. One chipped. All hand painted scenes of birds. Large platter with two different hand painted scenes. Platter 19" Long 11" Wide. "Duck plates (Platter...

10
Original Dispatch by Ernie Plye 1943
This lot includes the newsprint copy and original typescript dispatch of Ernie Pyle comments at Steinbeck joining the ranks of those covering the war from the field. This newsprint is from September 16, 1943

10
John Steinbeck membership in Africa 1943
Much has been written about John Steinbecks exploits during World War II. John Steinbeck wrote dispatches as a war correspondent during WWII. He was in North Africa in 1943, where he was granted this honorary membership to the Singal Corp by Lt. Co...

10
Stop Hitler Now Poster
Stop Hitler Now Poster - This advertisement was paid for by the following citizens of both Political Parties. Seventeen years ago, the committee to defend America by aiding the Allies placed advertisements bearing the above headline in 85 newspaper...

11
Letter Steinbeck sent to his Lawyer about Bad News
This letter dated January 17, 1948 was sent to Mr Arthur Farmer. John Steinbeck sent to his New York Lawyers regarding "Bad News". He says, "I don't know why it always arrives just at my take-off. Good luck with it." Provenance: The Estate of John...

12
Legal papers to Mr Steinbeck about a lawsuit
Collection of 11 letters to Mr. John Steinbeck from his New York Law firm Stern & Reubens representing him in various legal matters including what looks like a potential lawsuit from Berny Byrens Production about a "verbal agreement" regarding Canner...

13
Letter from Webster "Toby" Street about Ricketts
This lot includes a four page letter dated June 9, 1948 from Webster "Toby" Street upon the death of Ed Ricketts. They were all Monterey friends. Street was Steinbecks roommate at Stanford. John Steinbeck had loaned Ricketts $1000 and apparently own...

14
Elaine's Oklahoma Medal from Richard Rodgers
Large 14k gold pendant marked "Cartier" presented to Elaine Scott by Richard Rodgers for her efforts as the Broadway stage manager for the initial production of Oklahoma 1943-1948. 11.8 dwt Bears an engraved facsimile of Richard Rodgers signature wi...

15
Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck
Framed Portrait of Elaine Steinbeck at about 25 years old Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Burning Bright Billboards, Clippings, and Congrats
A collection of 2 Red Burning Bright Billboards, Newspaper Clippings saved and noted in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck as well as about 59 Telegrams and Congratulatory Notes including some from Katharine Hepburn, Rogers, Frank Loesser, Hank Fonda, Elaine...

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Moon is Down Transcript and King Haaklon Cross
An original Norwegian transcript of "The Moon Is Down" and The King Haaklon Liberty Cross, was awarded to John Steinbeck by the King of Norway November 15th 1946 for his book "The Moon Is Down" which inspired Nazi resistance. A Signature card signed...

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7 Photos of When John and Elaine Met in May 1949
A collection of photos of when John Steinbeck first met his soon to be third Wife, Memorial Day Weekend 1949 in Monterey, California. Photos were found in an envelope inscribed by Elaine , " When first we met, Monterey 1949, Memorial Day Weekend". A...

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Early photo of Elaine and John couple and tintype
Early black and white photo of Elaine and John Steinbeck as couple and a tintype photo, subject unknown. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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After John and Elaine Steinbeck Met Letters
Annie Laurie Williams was John Steinbeck's agent and friend. She met Elaine while John was away. He initialed his thanks in the note dated August 18th 1949. Annie Laurie Williams Wrote: "John Dear: She came in to see us on Monday for a brief visit...

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Letter from Elaine after meeting John Steinbeck
This lot consists of a two page letter Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt from the beach in Carmel, California. She writes the letter from the beach in front of Steinbecks cottage, but has not admitted they are seeing each other yet. Elaine also ment...

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Wedding Announcement, Divorce papers, Inviting Mom
The wedding announcement of John Steinbeck and Elaine Scott from Elaine's Mother, most likely published in Texas. This lot also includes Elaine Scott's official divorce papers from Zachary Scott dated December 20th 1950 allowing her the freedom to m...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder mar...

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The Wedding Album and Hat
John and Elaine's Wedding Album with photo grid written by Elaine of who's in each photo. Includes 25 out of the 28 photos in the album. This lot also includes the hat, and hat box that Elaine wore on her Wedding day. Elaine Steinbeck wrote a "Cod...

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Elaine Steinbecks Fur Coat with embroidered name
Elaine Steinbeck's Fur Coat with her name embroidered on inside. Fur coat has brand label Revillon Paris New York sewn on the inside. Approximately a size 6. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo copy of a Diary from John Steinbeck 2/14/50
This lot is a Photo copy of a Diary entry that John Steinbeck wrote on valentines day - February 14, 1950. Describing what they did and the lovers knot ring Elaine gave to him. Please note this is a photocopy, not an original which we found in the...

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Steinbeck Continental Porcelain
Grouping of 19th Century porcelain. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter Elaine wrote to Fizz in 1951
Letter written to Fizz by Elaine in 1951. John carved an olive wood cross for her son just like the one he carved for Elaine. Elaine shares the story with her that John wrote when he gave her the cross when they met.

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Serving Pieces
Four pieces of John and Elaine Steinbeck's sterling silver, Scalloped edged bowl marked "Black, Starr & Frost Gorham 8329 Sterling 8 1/2 IN" 8.5" diameter. Footed bowl marked "S. Kirk and Son Sterling 218" 5" diameter. Decorative bowl marked "W & ...

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Steinbeck Sterling Silver Table Articles bookmark
Four pepper shakers each marked "FTG Sterling 1203" Five salts with cobalt glass inserts and spoons(one insert missing). Spoons marked "Sterling" salts marked "Sterling W". Grape shears marked with The Lion Passant and a crown. A napkin holder marked...

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Steinbeck Monogrammed Sterling Silver
Sterling silver flatware marked "Sterling" with the Lion Passant a crown (Sheffield) and an italic 'W". Three dinner forks, three salad forks, three tablespoons, teaspoon, soup spoon, three dessert spoons, appetizer fork, sugar tongs and a dinner kn...

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Diminutive Silver Chest
14 drawer diminutive silver chest on turned legs Drawers lined with green felt. Dimensions: 25 1/2" L x 12 1/2 " W x 24 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Cellarette on Stand
Cellarette on Stand. Interior fitted for bottles. Brass handle and brass escutcheons. Dimensions: 17.5" L x 10 " W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Original Court Papers from Red Pony Lawsuit
The original court papers from when Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, a National Banking Association named John Steinbeck as well as a list of others in a lawsuit about Red Pony dated January 30th 1952. Provenance: The Estate o...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from the editors of a newspaper in the Philippines asking for help in a court case. The published a quotation from "To a God Unknown" and were arrested on charges of publishing obscene material. This letter has a copy of the court document...

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Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck
From John Steinbeck's personal library. Espana Mistica Signed Steinbeck on inside page

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 1

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Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez
Three Transparencies from Morocco Rabat, Sale, Fez with envelope in Elaine's handwriting 1952 Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of East of Eden
New York the Viking Press 1952, 1952. Condition: very good. 1st unique edition. 602pp. This is the signed limited edition with 1500 copies printed, 750 of those originally reserved for private distribution--signed by John Steinbeck on the limitation ...

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43 Photos from Algiers to Spain April 1952
This collection of 43 Photos from late March to April 1952 and a signature card signed by John Steinbeck. John and Elaine leave New York for Genoa, Italy. The ship changes course and lands in Casablanca and the Algiers. While in Algiers, the Steinb...

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Elaine Steinbeck's Trade Silver Necklace
1795 8 reale "Spanish piece of eight" mounted as a pendant. A cross, fish and birds affixed to coin. With a chain of silver beads. 2.6 OZ Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbeck's Mirror
Art Nouveau sterling silver hand mirror. Marked "Sterling". "one of Z's first presents to E". Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 6. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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33 Photos from When John traces his Irish roots
We are pleased to present this collection of 33 photos from August 1952 When John Steinbeck went to Northern Ireland seeking his mother's family, The Hamilton's. This includes 33 black and white photos and 13 negatives from the series as well as a ...

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Photos Hotel Lancaster Paris - Elliot and Loesser
This collection includes four photos from Hotel Lancaster in Paris that include John Steinbeck with Arthur Elliot, Frank Loesser, maid in Paris Hotel (Lancaster) , Paulette in May 1952. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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French Porcelain Fish Plates
Six hand painted plated, each with a different fish. Marked "Mayhew New York Porcelaine De Paris B France" with two crossed arrows. 10 1/2" Long 7 3/4" Wide The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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White Ceramic Lavabo
White ceramic lavabo. Classical motifs throughout. Metal spigot protruding from dolphin face in water tank. A picture of Lavabo in Steinbeck Apartment included with this lot as well as a copy of the household inventory. Repairs to all three pieces. ...

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Documents and Letters Taddei Affair
The "Ezio Taddei" affair, whereby Taddie calls out John Steinbeck as a front for American Aggression. This includes John Steinbeck's long typed response and the published translation. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck's William Ward Beecher Lithograph
William Ward Beecher (American 1921-2006) Seance Lithograph. Signed in plate. A gift to John and Elaine on their second anniversary. Inscribed "for John & Elaine on their 2nd anniversary - with love Jean Marie and Bill 1952" Provenance: The Estat...

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Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo of Robert Capa, Burl Ives, and John Huston
Black and White Photo of Photographer Robert Capa and Singer/Actor Burl Ives visiting John Huston in the hospital in 1953. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck Stamped on Verso: " Ernest Haas - Magnum Photos

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Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to Steinbeck
Invitation from Mr. Dag Hammarskjold to John Steinbeck for Dinner. Invitation reads as follows: Mr. Dag Hammarskjold requests the pleasure of the company of Mr. John Steinbeck at Dinner on Tuesday, 22 March at 8pm. The RSVP was crossed out and repl...

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Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953
Black and White Photo of Robert Capa in 1953 visiting John Huston in the Hospital smoking a cigarette. Stamped on verso: Ernest Haas - Magnum Photo Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck Robert Capa Obituary
The four page manuscript begins: "This morning the newspaper said.....ROBERT CAPA, FORMER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER FOR LIFE MAGAZINE, WAS KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN HE STEPPED ON A MINE IN THE THAI BIHN REGION OF NORTHERN VIET NAM. I have a fist of lead in the...

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Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa
Two Robert Capa Books and Letter from Cornell Capa to Elaine Steinbeck in 1977. One book is inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads : "To Elaine Steinbeck....is a very special memento November 12, 1977"

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Steinbeck writes Pepe Romero Art Opening & Letter
John Steinbeck writes about Pepe Romero Art for his Art Exhibit at Hammer Galleries in New York City, NY 1957. This lot includes the Opening brochure which includes 5 paragraphs that John Steinbeck wrote about Pepe Romero and his art along with a l...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck Italy 1953
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Florence, Italy at Beacci Pensione in 1953. Verso says: Foto Levi, via P.S. Maria, 15 Rosso Tel. 294.002 - Firenze Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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22 letters from Elaine to her Mother 1949 -1953
This lot includes Letters that Elaine wrote to her Mother and others from 1949 to 1953. 1949 - Includes a 4 page double sided letter dated 12-13-49 to Elaines Mom and Aunt on Hotel Algonquin stationary in which they are now a couple back in New York...

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Pair of Love Poems Signed by John Steinbeck
This is the original typescript of a poem as published in the book "Life in Letters". This love poem was written by John Steinbeck for his wife, Elaine on a trip to Trinidad, New Years Eve 1956 and signed by John at the bottom of page two. Titled...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 2

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Signed Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia
The Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia signed by John Steinbeck to stepdaughter Waverly for Christmas 1953. This copy is also stamped on inside page as well by John Steinbeck. Inscription reads " Way - from John Xmas 1953" Provenance: The Estate of...

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7 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck - Spain 1954
This collection includes 8 Photos from when John and Elaine Steinbeck travel to Spain in April - May 1954 with a letter a Elaine wrote to her Mother, Libby Anderson, May 7th. Dearest M&A Thought you'd like some snaps of us taken in Sevilla. We drove...

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Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" Reg Lawrence
Transcript of "The Best of Steinbeck" by Reg Lawrence ( Second Draft ) 4/18/1956 Prologue Act One - Introduction (Cannery Row) Precher Casy (Grapes of Wrath) The Mackerel (Tortilla Flat) Women in Steinbeck - Two-A- Penny ( Grapes of Wrath) Songs Da...

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42 Photos from Greece 1954
This collection includes 37 Photos from John and Elaine Steinbeck's tour of the Greek Islands with Liz & John McKnight (head of USIS in Rome) in October 1954. Skipper and Mate: Sam & Eileen Barclay Some photos inscribed on the back: "Pappy Thread...

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John & Elaine - Only Picture without Mustache
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck - Torre del Lago Puccini - October 9th 1954. Inscribed on verso in pencil by Elaine Steinbeck "The only pic without his Mustache!" Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck signed Merchants & Companies
John Steinbeck signed copy of the book Merchants & Companies in Ancient Florence by Armando Sapori Comments on Illustrations by Ugo Procacci Translated by Gladys Elliott 1955

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6 Photos from Sag Harbor October 1956
We are pleased to present this grouping of 6 photos taken in Sag Harbour in October 1956 of John Steinbeck and an Osprey and his nest along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Stein...

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Victorian Davenport Desk
Victorian davenport desk. Figural supports with four drawers. Folding leather covered writing surface reveling nine drawer interior. Dimensions: 21.5 " L x 20.5" W x 33" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Red and Pink Fainting Couch
Damage to Finial on Right Dimensions: 78 " L x 31.5" W x 30" H to top of final on left Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Drop Leaf Table on Casters
Drop leaf on octagonal legs terminating in brass casters. Opens to a circular table. Scratches and water marks to top. Dimensions opened: 60" L x 60 " W x 29 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Chinoiserie Drop Front Desk
Chinese style decorated drop front desk on stand. Decorated with mountain and village scenes. Two drawers over one. Interior decorated with mountains and village scenes. Two pigeon holes with one door in between. Flanked by two drawers with one drawe...

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Japanese Porcelain Vase
Blue ground Japanese porcelain vase. Spherical form becoming faceted towards base. Decorated with stylized cherry blossom trees. Signed illegibly on bottom. A photograph of vase in the Steinbeck Apartment included with lot. 7" Tall Provenance: From...

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Green and White Dresser
Green and white dresser with four drawers. Painted in a distressed style. Dimensions: 42.5 " L x 21 " W x 38" H Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Windsor Style Side Chair
Windsor style side chair painted black. Dimensions: 21 " L x 18" W x 33.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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8 Letters Steinbeck helping Dennis Murphy Writer
Collection of 8 Letters Between John Steinbeck, John Murphy, and Dennis Murphy in which Steinbeck helps Dennis Murphy get his start as a writer eventually winning the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. First Letter - Dated May 16, 1956 is a carbon typescri...

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Bo Beskow Inviting Steinbecks to Mid Summers
This lot includes a letter from Bo Beskow (Designed the UN's Meditation Room and several other murals) Inviting the Steinbecks to Mid Summers Festival and then the photos of John Steinbeck attending the Mid Summers Festival in Skane Sweden in 1957. ...

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Card and 4 Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos
This lot includes a card which contains Four Photos of copies of Bo Beskows Photos. Painting Bo Beskow did of John Steinbeck Photo of John Steinbeck with pipe Photo of John Steinbeck sitting Photo of Bo Beskow and John Steinbeck at Mid Summer Fest...

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Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John
Who to invite to a party....Steinbeck Guest List Handwritten by John Steinbeck - Four Pages on Steinbeck Letterhead What a list of names!!! Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Elaine Steinbecks Recipe Book Binder
Elaine Steinbeck's Recipe Book Binder. John and Elaine loved to entertain. This is a binder of all of Elaine's Favorite Recipes. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck 1958
An onion-skin typed copy of The Golden Handcuff by John Steinbeck . An essay written in 1958 for the San Francisco Examiner. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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13 Handwritten Love Cards from John to Elaine
A collection 13 Handwritten Cards for various holidays and anniversaries from John Steinbeck to Elaine Steinbeck Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Telegram to Elaine from John Steinbeck April 1955
Western Union Telegram to Elaine Steinbeck from John Steinbeck April 4th 1955 "Mrs John Steinbeck. Aboard Texas Car 25= Care Pullman Conductor Enroute New York Arriving 810 AM Apr 5 STL Disregard Telegram Letter follows sausage for breakfast with w...

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6 Handwritten Love Notes From John to Elaine
6 Handwritten Love Notes From John Steinbeck to Elaine in 1950's Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Love letter handwritten John Steinbeck to Elaine
Love letter handwritten by John Steinbeck to Elaine For Elaine: To be used Only when her pants are not up. From Adolph (remember?) Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Birthday Card From John to Elaine and some Items
Birthday Card From John to Elaine Inscribed: I Love you! Guess Who? Me! This lot also includes some other items belonging to John and Elaine Steinbeck includes a cute Plan Ahead Sign, male and female Anatomy cards and 17 handmade clothing tags by E...

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Steinbeck "Apologizing" to Coke-Cola
A letter to George Healy Jr of the Times-Picaynne New Orleans. In this letter Steinbeck goes over the fact he spelled Coke-Cola with a small "C" and the company was not happy. He suggests telling them he meant cocaine instead. Dated November 13th 19...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 3

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Photo of John Steinbeck writing by Erich Hartman
Photo of John Steinbeck at home writing by Erich Hartman Magnum Photos. This also includes a thank you letter from Erich Hartman, thanking John Steinbeck for allowing him to photograph him at thought and work. This one photo was one of many that ...

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Letters from Elaine to Mom 1954-1958
This lot includes letters mostly written by Elaine to her mom. 1954 - 11 Letters Waverly wrote to John and Elaine when they were in the Virgin Islands and a letter that Elaine wrote to her mom and aunt that Rodgers and Hammerstein have agreed to do J...

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Georgian Style Hunt Table Desk
Georgian Style hunt table. Fitted with three drawers to be used as a writing desk. Purchased by Elaine Steinbeck and her fist husband Zach Ward in Hollywood. This table is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "Eng. Hunt tabl...

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Chippendale Style End Table
Chippendale Style end table with one drawer. On legs terminating in pad feet. Produced by Baker Furniture Company mid 20th Century. Baker Furniture metal tag on inside of drawer. Dimensions: 24" L x 26" W x 24.5 " H Provenance: From the...

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Porcelain Three Tier Muffin Stand
White porcelain three tier muffin stand with gold accents. A ring form bass finial on top. 19" Tall This muffin stand is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "(guest room from Sweetbrush". A copy of the household inventory w...

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Federal Style Pembroke End Table
Federal Style Pembroke end table. Tapered legs terminating in brass casters. Round brass pulls. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Significant wear to finish. Dimensions: 17 " L x 36 " W x 28" H 36.5" table opened Provenance: F...

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Round Distressed Leather Ottoman
Round distressed leather ottoman. Tapered legs with fluted sides. Brass floral adornments atop each leg. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 28 " diameter x 15" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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French Provincial Style Writing Desk
French Provincial Style writing desk single drawer writing desk with cabriole legs. Dimensions: 52 " L x 27 " W x 28 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Black Bench With Canned Seat
Black bench with canned seat. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 30 " L x 12 " W x 15 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Pembroke Table
Pembroke table with a single drawer. Two brass pulls on drawer face. Wear throughout. Dimensions: 18 " L x 19" W x 25.5" H 35.5" opened Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Stamp Holder and Other Desk Items
A grouping of five desk top items. A Bronze stamp holder with a "S" monogram. A hinged wooded box with a paint decorated top. Two reproduction Etruscan bronze horse figures. A table top globe of wood and paper with a "Made in Italy" tag. All objects ...

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Elaine Steinbeck Stamp and Desk Top Items
Four desk top items. A stamp monogram with "EAS" for Elaine Anderson Steinbeck. Herend red fishnet ducks marked "Herend Hungary hand painted". A baccarat crystal paperweight with a silver lion on a blue background. Marked "Baccarat". An art pottery c...

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City Entertainment Corp Engraved to John Steinbeck
City Entertainment Corporation extends The Courtesies of the Astor and Victoria Theatres - Max Fellerman - Engraved to John Steinbeck 1957 No. 4D Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Recitations For Juveniles to John for Birthday
This book appears to have been given to John Steinbeck on his birthday February 27, 1959 by Cynthia and Bob. Recitations For Juveniles, it appears the first 16 pages are missing there are some scribbles and writing and tears to pages as well.

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Seven Color Transparencies of Steinbeck Sailing
Seven Color Transparencies of John Steinbeck Sailing, 72mm Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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20 Photos of John Steinbeck in Virgin Islands 1959
20 Color Photos of John and Elaine Steinbeck in Virgin Islands along with a signature card of hand signed by John Steinbeck. Photos include Harold Ginzberg, Betty Wellesley, Alice Ginzberg, Elaine and John Steinbeck on the Wellesley's Terrace at Can...

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43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959
43 Photos John Steinbeck Archeological dig in 1959 along with a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. England and Scotland some 1952 but mostly 1959 Loch Linnhi Loch Leven Ballachulish Scotland Photos are mostly 1959 but some are fro...

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Scottish Horn Snuff Mull
Curling rams horn mounted with silver collar and thistle decoration. Marked on collar "M. Donnelly, 9 Westmorland Street". Top has been damaged and glued shut. 3" Long Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck fun in the Virgin Islands Jan/Feb 1960
This lot includes 2 Black and White photos of John Steinbeck scuba diving in the Virgin Islands, a little valentine from John to Elaine "Darling will you be my Valentine with a heart, Johns musing and game for the trip to Virgin islands, and a map Jo...

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Letter about Oscar Hammerstein death from wife
Letter from Dorothy Hammerstein August 31st 1960 Dear John - Thank you for your note. Knowing you and Elaine so well my sympathy goes to you too. We are sharing our sorrow. It is even harder to write this to you than to many others. My love to you...

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Inscribed and Signed By Rodgers and Hammerstein
The Rodgers and Hammerstein Song book Inscribed and Signed to Elaine and John Steinbeck By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Inscription reads: For Elaine and John, Love Dick and Oscar It is also signed Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein on the followin...

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Photo of John Fearnley
Photo of John Fearnley that Elaine Steinbeck had with her items. John Fearnley was casting director for Rodgers and Hammerstein from 1945-1955. Elaine and John Fearnley were friends from their Stage Managing days. Provenance: From the Estate of Joh...

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Armorial Royal Worcester Porcelain
Early 19th century Royal Worcester Porcelain. Barr, Flight & Barr makers 1804-1813. Cup and saucer with armorial crest of crown with "MJ" under. Saucer has impressed crown with BFB mark as well as printed Barr Filght & Barr mark. Sticker at bottom ...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Angelica Arenal de Siqueiros, the wife of Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexico 1896-1974). Her husband has been jailed and she is asking Steinbeck to write the president of Mexico for a second time on her husbands behalf. Dat...

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Photos of Charley John Steinbecks poodle from book
Three Photos of Charley from when John Steinbeck traveled with his poodle, Charley and wrote the book - "Travels with Charley" in 1960. Provenance: The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter Elaine wrote John Trip "in the trailer"
This lot includes a letter that Elaine wrote to "Dearest M & A" ( Mother and Aunt) mentioning that John has been away from 3 weeks the longest they have been apart. It also mentions that John had written about 40,000 words before he left about his t...

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Telegram from Kennedy inviting Steinbecks
Telegram from than President Elect John Kennedy & Mrs. Kennedy inviting the Steinbecks personally to join the inauguration events - Dated January 12, 1961 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck Photo signed William Ward Beecher
Black and White Photo of John Steinbeck signed William Ward Beecher on Verso. William Ward Beecher (1921-2006) took the photo that appears on the back of the Steinbeck novel "The Winter of Our Discontent". Provenance: From the Estate of John and El...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck June 1962 Italy
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck dancing in June 1962 Italy Photo Stamped Mn Saturnia June 1962 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Table Top Articles
Five table top articles. An ostrich egg. A crystal decanter with faceted sides and a mismatched stopper. A brass paperweight from The Farmers National Bank and Trust Company of Rome. Treen turned mortar. A round shaker style wooden container with me...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
Letter by John Steinbeck to Mme Flora. Congratulating on the launching of a ship. Dated September 15th 1962 A letter by John Steinbeck to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles about renewing a license. Writing in John's hand on top of pa...

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Letter from Ella Howard Sharing a Bad Review
Letter from Ella Howard from Alden house commenting on the review from Cornell professor Arthur Mizerers critique of the works of John Steinbeck winning the Noble prize. Mrs Howard forwarded the review, newspaper article to John Steinbeck. Mr Steinb...

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 4

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John Steinbeck's Correspondence with Cyril Clemens
Cyril Clemens, editor of the Mark Twain Journal from 1936-1982 carried on this train of correspondence with Steinbeck. This represents the contents of the folder J.S. kept. John has made notations on Clemens' letters such as "What does he want?" Pro...

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Letter to John Steinbeck from Bo Beskow 1962
This lot includes a three page letter dated Tuesday Dec. 1962 from the artist, Bo Beskow saying he will pick up John from the airport when they come in for the Noble prize. It also includes a sketch that Bo drew entitled the "next portrait: too ear...

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John Steinbeck's Nobel Prize Announcement
Eleven photos taken at The Viking Press Offices the press conference to announce John Steinbeck winning the Nobel Prize. October 1962. Also included is a newspaper clipping with by The Viking Press announcing Steinbeck's Nobel Prize. Portrait of J...

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Steinbeck Trumpet Case with News Clippings
Steinbeck's trumpet case filled with newspaper articles John and Elaine collected about the Noble Prize. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck in Sweden for Nobel
Photograph in Sweden during the visit for the Nobel Prize. The back of Steinbeck's head is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph Traduction Des Discours A La Fete Nobel 1962 This is the part of the program for the Nobel Ceremony. Alfre...

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Steinbeck's Correspondence with Mother in Law
A postcard from Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby Anderson and her sister Sally thanking them for their congratulatory telegram. Dated November 6th 1962. Sent from the Steinbeck's home in Sag Harbor NY. A letter from Elaine to her Mother Libby gi...

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Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize
Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize For Literature 1962. Inscribed by John Steinbeck to his Mother in Law Libby and Aunt Sally. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Steinbeck Nobel Prize Correspondence
Six letters of congratulations for the Nobel Prize by various people Some with responses. Beth Ingels, Edward Myers, Graham Wilson, William Patterson, Andy Lopez and Betty. Some are initialed by Steinbeck. Some are initialed by his secretary Janet Be...

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Two framed Photos of John Steinbeck - Noble Prize
Two Framed Photos of John Steinbeck with a quote about Noble Prize. Photo one with hand on head typed underneath "Do you really think you deserve the Noble Prize?" Photo two typed underneath "Frankly, no." Provenance: From the Estate of John and ...

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Letter from Elaine to loved ones December 13 1962
Elaine writes a letter to family and friends from Italy in response to many concerns about John Steinbecks health. She finally got John to see a doctor the his blood pressure is too high. She also mentions that Betty Wellesley was visiting and it w...

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Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck 1962-1963
Black and White Photo of John and Elaine Steinbeck on a ship 1962-1963 Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Marlon Brando Making Speech written by Steinbeck
Marlon Brando Making Speech written by John Steinbeck - 35mm 1 Roll. 1 Roll was returned to The International Rescue Committee. Accompanied by 3 letters from the International Rescue Committee Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

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John Steinbeck Correspondence
A letter from Dorothy H. Vera. She was Steinbeck's childhood friend. Dated January 15, 1963. Discussing Salinas. A letter from Charles H. Miller commenting on the lack of popularity of writer B. Traven in the united states. Three letters from the...

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Letter to Steinbeck about Beards
Letter Dated October 24th 1963 from Elaine St. Johns about beards along with a newspaper article about a school instructor losing his job due to beard. This includes a responses from John Steinbecks secretary Janet Beckman and then Mrs St Johns re...

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Photos and letter from Poland 1963 and Signature
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in Poland 1963, as well as a Hand Signed signature card. This also includes a photo of Elaine signed Tadeusz Drankowski Wroclaw ( Poland ) 1963. Letter written to John Emery & Joan Bennett in London giving...

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Letter to a Photographer in Steinbecks Hand 1-1963
Letter dated January 10, 1963, sent to John Steinbeck by Editta Sherman asking if she could do a photograph study of Mr. Steinbeck similar to what she did for Carl Sandburg. John Steinbeck hand writes his response on bottom to his secretary. Janet:...

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Photograph from Hungary in 1963 by Joseph Hunady
Black and white photograph which includes John and Elaine Steinbeck in Hungary. Verso reads: stamped "photographed by Joseph Hunady Hungary" Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson
Letter John Steinbeck wrote friend Graham Watson in London dated April 10, 1963. John writes about their move and the difficulties involved in the move. He also says they are going to Sag Harbor tomorrow to clean the flower beds and tend to the gar...

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Charleys Travels are over Clipping and Letter
Charleys Travels are over newspaper clipping and letter Elaine wrote to her mother. The letter includes how excited she is to have Thom and John home for two weeks in the summer. She also explains that David is going to camp. Elaine also writes t...

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Early Wooden Carved Christ
An early depiction of Christ. Carved in wood. Cracks and insect damage throughout. Missing arms and portions of legs. A metal staple in the back for hanging. "Wood Christ Prague-given to John by the mayor of Prague. He told J it was 7th C. The dr...

126
Original Handwritten "Dear Ones" Letter Dec 2 1963
This lot includes the Original Handwritten Dear Ones Letter dated December 2nd 1963 and two type copies. This letter is John and Elaine Steinbeck's response to Kennedy's Assassination. It begins handwritten on 8 pieces of stationary from the Hotel ...

127
Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 1963
This lot includes a signed Watercolor given to Steinbeck in Israel 12-14 1963 by Parviz Aminzadeh. verson says, "To my dear Steinbeck, O friend, I will not break my ties with thee even though with a sword they should hew me limb from limb! Yours ver...

128
Roman Glass and Ancient Earthenware
Two Roman glass unguentarium. Green iridescent glass with encrustation on outsides and inside. Circa 2nd century AD. Together with an earthenware pitcher circa 2000 BCE. " 1st Vitrine Jericho pottery and Jerusalem glass, given to J by Teddy Kollek...

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Telegram Elaine sent to mom after Kennedy was shot
This is the Telegram Elaine sent to mom who lived in Texas, after John F Kennedy was shot. Our Sad, Loving, and Homesick thoughts to you and all our Family. Jolaine. John and Elaine often used pseudonym names when sending correspondence. Elaine wa...

130
Letter from Molly Kazan after Kennedy was shot
One Page typed letter from Molly Day Kazan to her dear friend Elaine after the Steinbecks sent a letter to all their family and friends about the sad news that John F Kennedy was shot. Molly was understanding how it must be difficult to be away duri...

131
Steinbeck's Candlesticks
Near pair of hand blown clear glass candlesticks. Each with a twist form shaft rising from the base capped with a large bobeche and socket. Unsigned. "Candle Holders gift from Molly Kazan" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 5. Mo...

132
Aeschylus Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck *
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. Aeschylus Oresteia Signed by Elia Kazan to John Steinbeck April 1959 NEED BOOK INFORMATION

133
Elaine and John in Moscow 1963
Photo of Elaine and John arriving in Moscow 1963 along with a letter Elaine wrote to Robert Wallsten and his wife, the actress Cynthia Rogers updating their trip to Moscow. They were good friends and Wallsten later edited the book: "John Steinbeck ...

133
Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow
This is a framed 5" x 7" Photo of John and Elaine Arriving in Moscow in 1963 in which Elaine kept in her apartment in New York.

134
Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box
Palekh Box Steinbeck used as a Cigarette Box. This box was most likely acquired during his travels to Russia. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

135
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 5

135
Great photo of John and Elaine
This is a Great photo of John and Elaine. They both have great looks on their faces and Elaine is so happy. Date Unknown. Elaine kept this framed photo in her NYC Apartment. 4.5" x 3.5"

136
Marble Top Empire Style Console Table
Black marble top with white veins. Two drawers over a shelf. Six columnar supports with brass rings. Dimensions: 55" L x 18 1/2" W x 32" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

137
French Provincial Cabinet
French Provincial cabinet. Two drawers over two doors. Ornate brass drawer pulls and door escutcheons. Dimensions: 36 " L x 19.5" W x 54" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

138
Shaker Style Drop leaf Table
Shaker Style drop leaf table. Legs attached with pegs in tenons. Cupping to table top do to age. Please see photos. Dimensions: 56" L x 19" W x 27 1/2 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

139
Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool
Empire Style Needlepoint Foot Stool. Dimensions: 19 " L x 16" W x 18" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck Grenada 1967
8 Photos John and Elaine Steinbeck in Grenada Christmas of 1967 with Betty (Wellesley) Harvey, and Basil Harvey. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

139
Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

140
Bamboo Side Table
Bamboo side table with an octogonal top. Dimensions: 12" Diameter x 12 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

141
Wood Side Chair
Wood side chair. Leather seat with tacking. Dimensions: 18" L x 17" W x 36.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

142
Steinbeck's Invitation: John Connally Inauguration
The Steinbecks Invitation to John Connally's Inauguration as governor of Texas in January 1963. The State of Texas''' The Citizens of Austin request the honor of your presence at the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally and Lieuten...

143
Elaine letter to her Mother from White House 1964
Two Page Letter that Elaine Steinbeck wrote to her mother from the White House on White House Stationary, envelope postmarked August 1964. This letter includes Elaine's thoughts about the White House and sharing the experience with her mother. She ...

143
Elaines letter to Mom & Aunt about White House
This 8 page letter was written by Elaine to her mother and aunt. This letter includes a big description of a White House event, dancing with Lady Bird Johnson then two hours of a very personal meeting with Jackie Kennedy. In this letter, Elaine als...

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Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom
Steinbeck earns Presidential Medals of Freedom John Steinbeck is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom (an award bestowed by the president of the United States) on September 14, 1964 at Twelve noon East Room of The White House by President ...

145
23 Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964
This lot includes 23 Color Photos of Thanksgiving Dinner 1964 including a photo of John Steinbeck cutting the Turkey. This lot also includes a signature card hand signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

146
Old Phone and Birthday Book from John and Elaine
Old Phonebook and Birthday Book from John and Elaine Steinbeck. Some names include: Lillian Grish, Elia Kazan, Burgess Meredith, Juan Negrin, Paul Osborne, Allen Stevenson, Cecil B DeMille, Dolores Del Rio, Richard Rodgers, Billy Rose, Alan Lerner, ...

147
Older address book from John and Elaine
Older address book from John and Elaine Steinbeck with many notable contacts.

147
Sallie Lee Scott sent Elaine after Zachary Scott
This is a pamphlet called "A Small World" by Sallie Lee Scott sent to Elaine Steinbeck after Zachary Scott died. Inscribed on inside cover, "To Elaine, with Love Sallie Lee Scott".

148
Steinbeck Baccarat Stemware
Five crystal wine glasses marked "Baccarat". Three crystal dessert wine glasses. Tallest 6 1/2" The estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck.

148
Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" One of tallest Hawkes glass has chips on inner rim. Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

149
John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967
This lot includes a black and white photo of John Steinbeck in Vietnam 1967, a newspaper clipping from an article John Steinbeck wrote in Israel dated March 6th 1966 titled, " Youth 'Beat' World Over", a letter from U.S.G. Sharp, Commander In Chief P...

150
John Steinbeck's Silver Dha Dagger
Dha dagger from the Shan people of South East Asia. Sheath and guard of silver with applique scroll work. A gift to John Steinbeck from Elaine Steinbeck "Knife (Ivory & Silver) from Loas, E to J" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 p...

151
16 Photos from the Steinbecks in Bangkok 1967
This lot includes 16 Photos from the Steinbecks travels to Bangkok in 1967 and includes a hand signed signature card signed by John Steinbeck. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

152
Steinbeck Asian Table Top Articles
Three Asian table top articles. Southeast Asian bronze Buddha hand. Japanese Noh mask dresser box. Diminutive sandstone Buddha with traces of polychrome paint. Bronze hand 8" tall The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

153
Lacquer Pavilion Signed to Steinbecks Chumbhot
From the personal library of John Steinbeck. The Lacquer Pavilion at Suan Pakkad Palace Inscribed to Mr. and Mrs John Steinbeck with compliments by Pantip Chumbhot Bangkok 27/1/67 NEED BOOK INFO

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Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket
Elephant Foot Waste Paper Basket Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed
Four Pages of John Steinbecks letterhead - Signed Header says "John Steinbeck - Box 1017, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York" each signed in the center Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 6

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Photo of Steinbeck 1967 and Letter about health
This lot includes a photo of John Steinbeck in 1967 and Letter written by Elaine about Johns health to a friend. The photo says on verso: The Patient - Look at the damned doctors that way That will fix them. 1967 Lebow Boat Sag (Harbor) A three pag...

158
Grouping of Silver Plate Items
A large grouping of silver plate serving objects. Including platters, vegetable dish lids, a pitcher, a covered soufflé dish, two souvenir spoons and a sugar and creamer. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

159
Elaines Passports - Look at all those stamps!
Four of Elaine Steinbecks Passports From 1952-1954 1955-1959 1959-1963 1964-1967 Look at all those stamps and all the places that John and Elaine Steinbeck traveled together! Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Photo of John Steinbeck with Letter
Photo of John Steinbeck and Dog Angel in Sag Harbor on July 14, 1968. A letter to Wallace updating on John's health and mentioned that he had a heart attack Mid-July. Elaine ends the letter "There is nothing like a heart attack to promote the enjoy...

161
Three of the last photos of John Steinbeck
This lot includes three black and white photos, one large and two small, from Thanksgiving 1968, which were included in an envelope that Elaine inscribed " Last photos Thanksgiving 1968" First photo 9.5" x 6.5" other photos - 4" x 3" Provenance: Fr...

162
John Steinbeck's Marble Top Cocktail Table
Round marble top table on cast iron base. A round marble top cocktail table as seen in one of the last photos of John Steinbeck. See lot 161. See photo in previous lot Dimensions: 38" Diameter x 23" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine S...

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Etched Champagne Glass From John to Elaine
An etched champagne glass to Elaine "Elaine recuerdos de recuerdes". Flanked by an etched bird and an etched heart. Together with nine similar champagne glasses. Two of this set can be seen on the table next to John in the last set of photos of him...

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Handwritten Note found after Steinbeck Death
Handwritten Note by John Steinbeck that Elaine Steinbeck found after John Steinbeck's Death. "Me that's the greatest crime one can commit against oneself - the refusal of any experience good or bad pleasant or painful. That is a kind of negation I...

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Photocopy Elaine wrote Watsons after John died
This is Elaine's copy of the letter she sent to Graham and Dorothy Watson after John died. It is a very descriptive and moving letter about John and his life.

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11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life
This lot includes 11 Great Photos of John Steinbeck life, Elaine's copy of a photo and a handwritten signature card by John Steinbeck. Photos include: a serious photo of John a family photo of skeet shooting Elaines copy of a photo from Venice 1953 ...

166
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life
17 Great photos of John Steinbecks life and one of John Steinbecks Business cards. Photos include: Nantucket 1951 Charley John and his pipe Johnny Steinbeck (son) in Sag Harbor Elaine and Lucile at camp 1957 Various pictures with John Steinbeck Pr...

166
Grouping of 6 Family Photos, a young Elaine
This is a grouping of 5 Miscellaneous Family Photos that John and Elaine Steinbeck had kept, a photo of Elaine Steinbeck in her 20's and a frame with pressed flowers that Elaine inscribed on the back of her business card. " Dear Mary, Remember our Br...

167
Letter to Elaine Attributed to Frank Merlo
Letter to Elaine attributed to Frank Merlo, Tennessee Williams partner and personal secretary after John's Death Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

168
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1
John Steinbecks Wallet with Business Card and $1 bill with a code that John and Elaine liked to communicate in. This also includes Elaine Steinbeck's first Social Security card with maiden name. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinb...

169
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax in 1969
Copy of John Steinbecks Estate Tax filed by Elaine in March 1969 - Three pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

169
Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote from 1959-1969
This is a collection of Letters Elaine Steinbeck wrote mostly to her mom about their travels and adventures from 1959-1969. There are letters from Helsinki, Berlin, Thailand and Italy and many more..

170
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 7

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Chamber Pot Cupboard
Chamber pot cupboard or commode. Brass hardware on front. Dimensions: 16" L x 18.25 " W x 18.50" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

172
Eight Dining Room Chairs
Eight Dining Room Chairs. Caned seats and splats. Faux bamboo form. Dimensions: 19.5 " L x 18.5 " W x 40 " H All come with Striped Seat Cushions Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

173
Side Table on Brass Casters
Side table on brass casters. Curvilinear apron. Dimensions: 28 " L x 21" W x 22" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

174
French Provincial Style Cabinet
French Provincial Style Cabinet. Two lager doors over two smaller doors. Ornate brass escutcheons. Has two keys. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 34.5 " L x 16 " W x 86 " H Provenance: From the Estate of John Stei...

175
Glass Top Bamboo Style Coffee Table
Glass top bamboo style coffee table. Faux bamboo structure with "X" support legs. Inset glass top. Dimensions: 38" L x 26 " W x 17.5 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

176
Victorian What Not Corner Shelf
Victorian What Not corner shelf. Five shelves graduating from smallest at top to largest at bottom. Top shelf has a separation crack across the back. Tag affixed from Elaine Steinbeck's storage. Dimensions: 24 " L x 16 " W x 55.5 " H Proven...

176
Collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seats
Elaine Steinbeck loved her embroidery. This lot is a collection of 11 embroidered pillows and seat cushions that Elaine had collected over the years. Two pillows are in need of repair. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

177
Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven - John Bryson
John Bryson (American 1923-2005 )Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Framed photo by John Bryson 1969 13.25" x 8.75" image size Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

178
Photo of Henry Fonda in Grapes of Wrath
Photo of Henry Fonda as Tom Joad in "Grapes of Wrath" with a quote from Grapes of Wrath Signed by the Fonda family - Shirlee, Jane and Peter Possibility sent to Elaine after Henrys Death Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

179
Facsimile Copy of 1st ed. of Mice and Men
Facsimile Copy of 1st edition of Mice and Men attributed to Waverly given to her Mother Elaine with a quote from Oklahoma. Inscription reads: "The Breeze is so busy it dont miss a tree and an old weeping willow is Laughing at me" EAS Favorite four-...

180
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men
Photo of Elaine Steinbeck Filming Of Mice and Men with Gary Sinise (George) and John Malkovich (Lennie) at Filming on Location in Santa Ynez California. Written on back in Elaines Handwriting - Gary Sinise John Malcovich Playing George and Lennie i...

181
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 9

182
Steinbeck Newsletters and other Literature
Four Steinbeck Newsletters and a copy of Steinbeck's "The Red Pony Essays in Criticism - signed by Editor Tetsumaro Hayashi and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads: For Elaine, Our most distinguished benefactor and inspiration, as a token of pr...

183
Eleven Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers
This lot includes Eleven more recent Mock ups of Steinbeck Book Covers including A life in Letters.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Copy of A Life in Letters
Steinbeck A Life in Letters Edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten Viking Press 1975. Signed "Elaine Steinbeck". Wear to book and dust cover.

184
Elaine Steinbeck's Family Bible
19th Century Bible. Elaine Steinbeck's family history in the middle of pages. Locks of hair in the middle pages. Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
English Tea Caddy
An English tea caddy given to the Steinbecks as a present. "Tea Caddy (in wooden box) gift from Cynthia & Robert Wallsten" Elaine Steinbeck Household Inventory March 1994 page 3. A copy of the inventory will be supplied with this lot. Wear throu...

185
12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

185
Limoges Partial Dinner Service
White porcelain Limoges dinner service. Marked Limoges France on the bottom of each piece. 10 dinner plates. 8 dessert plates. 2 serving trays. 9 demi tasse cups. 2 tea cups. 13 saucers. 1 tea pot. 3 dinner plates chipped. 3 dessert plates chipped. 1...

186
Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter
A copy of the book Talking Peace Signed by Jimmy Carter. Inscription reads: Rosalynn joins me in thanking you for your support of our work at The Carter Center. Jimmy

186
Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

187
Redwood Curtains signed by Lanford Wilson
Redwood Curtains Play signed by Lanford Wilson and inscribed to Elaine. Inscription reads "For Elaine, I Love only you. Landford 5-7-93 Bridgehampton"

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12 Early Lenox Dinner Plates
Frank Graham Holmes (Rhode Island 1878-1954) for Lenox . 12 dinner plates gold gilt over cobalt decoration. Lenox green mark (1906-1930) on bottom. 10 1/2" Diameter. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

188
Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air
Two Signed Copies of House Made of Air by Joe Pintauro along with a letter to Elaine. Letter reads " Carissima Elaine, IO serivo con l'inchiostio antica dalle bellissima Venetia - as you requested my box # in Sag. is Box 531 Sag Harbor. Love the hel...

501
Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Plates
Attributed to T.C. Brown England 19th or early 20th century. 11 9" dessert plates with raised gilt depicting birds and branches. The Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

189
Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons -Thomas & John
This lot contains Two Plays by John Steinbeck's sons - Oh Wow - A Scenario by John Steinbeck ,IV & Tom Costner - (Oh Wow Does Vietnam What M.A.S.H. Did for Korea) "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck June 1, 1945 Screenplay by Thomas Steinbeck June 1, 199...

502
Hawkes Crystal Stemware
12 Hawkes Crystal glasses in graduation size. A cruet bottle and stopper. A cut crystal candy dish. Tallest glass 7" Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

190
Baker Empire Style Console Table
Two drawer empire style console table. Mahogany with brass hardware. Baker Furniture metal tag inside of drawer. Dimensions: 46 1/4 " L x 15 " W x 29 1/2" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

503
Elaine Steinbecks Copy of Vonnegut's Timequake
Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana 1922-2007) Timequake 1997 Putnam Publishing Group. First Edition. Inscribed "If this isn't nice, what is? Kilgore Trout". Kilgore Trout is Kurt Vonnegut's "nome d' guerre". Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

190
Letter from a fan and Elaines responses
This lot includes a letter from Daniel Kevin Lalor a fan of John Steinbeck to Elaine about how reading Steinbeck with his great aunt taught him how to read. Mr Lalor went on to Georgetown Law and became a Judge. Elaine sent him a signature card and...

191
Pair of Baker Egyptian Revival Side Tables
Ebony stained wood tops on three legs. Legs have capitals of a woman's bust in bronze terminating in brass hairy paw feet. Dimensions: 15" D x 20 " H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

191
Tole Wall Clock With Porcelain Face
Works have been removed and replaced with modern movement. This clock is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

192
Baker Directoire Style Side Table
Baker Directoire Style side table. Single drawer with round brass pull. Metal Baker tag inside. Dimensions: 24 " L x 27" W x 23.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

192
Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets
Brass Footman and Two Brass Buckets These objects are listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "". A copy of the inventory is included with this lot Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

193
Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
Letters from notable people in the entertainment industry. Hand written letter from Mary Martin, Broadway actress and first Peter Pan, dated 1977 Letter from Allen Ludden New York entertainment personality, dated 1979 Note from Stephen Sondheim da...

194
Letters to Elaine from the Hustons
Letter from Gladys Huston (John Hustons Wife) telling Elaine that she and John will be seeing her in New York in April. Dated January 1981 Sadly, the next letter is from John Huston after Gladys' death. Dated April 1981

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Three Pre Columbian Fragments Gift from Huston
Two Pre-Columbian head fragments, one on plinth. Together with a Pre-Columbian jade pectoral (chest ornament). All three pieces have losses. A gift from John Huston to Elaine Steinbeck "Pre Colombian (3 pieces) John Huston to E" Elaine Steinbeck...

196
Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos
Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos. Black ceramic lobed form. Single handle. 6th to 5th century BCE. Handle was broken and glued. Chips, cracks and holes throughout. A present from John Huston to John and Elaine. "Etruscan bowl (blk w/handle) John Huston to...

196
Santa Clara Pueblo Pottery
Black pottery vase carved with the Avanyu water serpent. Marked in pencil on bottom "Claree Sta Clara Pueblo". 4" Tall This bowl is listed in Elaine Steinbeck's household inventory March 1994. "N. Next. signed (Pueblo)". A copy of the inventory is i...

197
Letters to Elaine Steinbeck by Notable People
These correspondence are from notable political figures. A personal letter from Lady Bird Johnson. Dated 1976 with envelope from LBJ Ranch in Stonewall Texas. A personal letter from John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City. Dated 1971 Thank you letter...

198
Elaine Steinbeck Correspondence and Ephemera
Two letters from John Kenneth Galbraith, economist and liberal thinker. Both dated 1998 Letter from McIntosh and Otis signed by Gene Winick discussing negotiations with Steppenwolf for the motion picture production of The Winter of Our Discontent. D...

198
Steppenwolf at 25 Photographic Collection signed
Sourcebooks, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Signed Edition. #78 of 150 copies. Signed by 32 members of the cast and Author. This copy also inscribed "To Elaine". This copy belonged to Elaine Steinbec...

199
Elaine Honor dinner and signed Bruce Springsteen
John and Elaine Steinbeck loved to support the theatre and the arts. Elaine Steinbeck continued to support the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, NY The Theatre held a Dinner in honor of Elaine Steinbeck on April 4th 1998. This lot include 2 menus fro...

199
Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend
Unframed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck and Friend

200
Short Article by John Steinbeck for Sons School
This short 5 page article was originally typed for the yearbook if Hebron Academy, where his son, John Steinbeck IV was attending. Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck According to the archivist at Hebron Academy, it was published in their "...

201
"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck
"Sea Slugs" Poem by John Steinbeck She savors juicy sea slugs Besides the Wuxi sea. She says the taste is just sublime --Better she than me. Yes, she savors slip'ry sea slugs Beside the Wushee shore in her tasteful way, I note, She never asks for...

202
John Steinbeck handwritten response to a fan
October 25 1958 J.C. Chessel, the Professor of French at The University of Washington, wrote a letter to John Steinbeck on the back on the note. John Steinbeck wrote instructions to his secretary for making out the thank you note for the book (oppos...

203
Love note from John Steinbeck to Elaine and Sable
This is the handwritten note on John Steinbecks's letterheads that John wrote to Elaine when he gave her the Sable Stole, includes handwritten envelope and the sable stole, My dear Elaine - As you know I have always felt that the Reboza of Mexico w...

204
Handwritten poem by John for Elaines Hysterectomy
Handwritten poem by John Steinbeck "On the occasion of Elaines Hysterectomy" A tisket a tasket Ive lost my puppy basket But remember my passionate words Im equipped for a kiss on communiative??? bliss But eggs are for breakfast and birds

205
The Affair at 1 Avenue de M by John Steinbeck
Typed 9 page manuscript of "The Affair at 1 Avenue de M.." with a note from Marlene Gray, John Steinbecks secretary... Elaine and John asked me to type and send this to you. Please excuse the mistakes. I had little time and I also ran out of paper. ...

206
McCarthy Witchhunt Poem - Steinbeck wrote Trials
Handwritten by John Steinbeck in his hand and signed about the McCarthy Witchhunt. In the form of a poem. Brilliant and Damning! Provenance: The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck To a Louse (With Apologies) Cohn + * Shine + Jospehine Jail - gunner Jose...

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Deer Mis Wilson- Handwritten, Signed by Steinbeck
Handwritten and signed humorous note "Deer Mis Wilsoun Please don'y give none of your English crap on this macent forener. She talks good and she got a good hart wich is a goddam rite bettern your fuckin' grammur." J Steinbeck

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Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on letterhead
Christmas Poem written by Steinbeck on his letterhead

210
Leif's Discover of America Johan Bull (1893-1945)
Johan Bull (Norwegian 1893-1945) Leif's Discover of America. A complete ready to print manuscript with dozens of color drawings. Drawings Johan Bull. Text is not attributed. With leather covers Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

211
John Steinbeck's Lincoln Portrait
After Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) Gettysburg Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in November 1863. Late 19th century color lithograph on glass. "Lincoln portrait John said he had never written in a room where this didn't hang." Elaine Steinbeck Househo...

212
John Steinbeck's Magic Totem
A hummingbird wrapped in multicolored threads. Held in a black coffin, made by Steinbeck's own hand. A small sign inside the coffin reads " Bendiga Mis Amigos" . Bless my friends in English. "The most potent [magic] I have is the Mexican hummingbir...

213
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck
5 Hand Signed Signature Cards by John Steinbeck Bundle 8

214
John Steinbeck's Personal Library
Sixteen books all stamped or impressed John Steinbeck. One stamped with Ed Ricketts Lab Stamp. With a table top book rack. Cato and Varro de re Rustica W.D. Hooper and H.B. Ash Harvard University Press 1954 - Stamped on inside cover and top of book ...

214
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

214
Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Library
This lot includes 15 books from Elaine Steinbeck. Most inscribed to Elaine by the Author. In Search of Steinbeck by Anne-Marie Schmitz. Inscribed " To Elaine with my greatest admiration. December 2nd 1978 Anne-Marie. John Steinbeck - Working Days ...

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Books to Elaine Steinbeck Signed by Authors
Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

214
Group of Steinbeckiana Books Signed by Authors
Surprise for Steinbeck by Betty Guy "For dearest Elaine. This book exists because of you! Love- Betty Guy January 29th - 1992". Steinbeck's Literary Dimension by Tetsumaro Hayashi "Jan 18, 1973. Dear Mrs. Steinbeck: please accept this humble book ...

215
Library Steps With Floor Lamp
Library steps with an attached lamp. Dimensions: 19" L x 21.5 " W x 56.5" H Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

215
John and Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Books
The Importance of Wearing Clothes by Lawrence Lagner "To John Steinbeck-whose interest in the book when half written encouraged me to complete it. And to Elaine Steinbeck with love to you both Lawrence Lagner Nov 5/ 1959". The Liberal Hour by John K...

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Art Books
Angkor Art and Civilization Bernard Goslier and Jacques Arthaud. "For Elaine..." With ten other art books

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John and Elaine Steinbeck's Library
A Collection of Four Books. A History of Architecture Sir Banister Fletcher Stamped in three places "John Steinbeck" The Ballad of the Sad Cafe adopted by Edward Albee "For John and Elaine with love always, and for saving my sanity so often ...Edw...

215
Elaine Steinbeck's Library All Author Signed
A Collection of 33 Books Tell MacArrthur To Wait by Ralph Emerson Hibbs "Feb '91 To Elaine Best Wishes Ralph". The Ledge Magazine. On Elaine Steinbeck note card "Pepe's daughter CA McCarthy 45-3 Douglaston Pkway Douglaston NY 11362" After Our War ...

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Elaine's Library Signed by Authors
A collection of 20 books. The Leading Lady Dinah's Story by Betty White and Tom Sullivan "To Elaine-Who understands what friends are all about! Love Betty". The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'Brian "Elaine Steinbeck with the kindest of wishes from Patr...

216
Steinbeck Desk Lamp and Candlesticks
Lamp with octagonal brass base with a milk glass dome shade. Two similar brass candlesticks Lamp 16 1/2" tall Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos
Unframed Photo of Elaine with Wall of Photos in her apartment after the death of John Steinbeck. Remembering all the great memories of her late husband. Provenance: Estate of Elaine Steinbeck

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Framed Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven Bryson
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in "The Pastures of Heaven" Monterey California. Photo by John Bryson 1969 18.75" x 12" image size Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck

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Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck 1969
Framed Photo of Elaine Steinbeck in Monterey California with Steinbeck bust in 1969 12.75" x 8.75" - May be a John Bryson photo. Provenance: From the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck