What’s the Value of a Oliver Wendell Holmes Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 6 auction results for books containing Oliver Wendell Holmes's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $108 and the highest overall price realized was $1560. The average price was $647 and the median price was $108. There were 4 auctions (66%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 1 auctions (16%) exceeding the high estimates, and 1 auctions (16%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA07/13/2017Holmes, Oliver WendellThe Autocrat of the Breakfast TableBoston and New YorkHoughton, Mifflin and Company...trimmed holograph note, signed by Holmes. A later portrait of Holmes...1897$200-$300$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/15/2017Holmes, Oliver WendellThe Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes - Large-paper EditionCambridgeRiverside autograph letter, signed by Holmes....1891-1896$1000-$1500$840 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/15/2012Holmes, Oliver WendellThe Professor at the Breakfast-Table - With an Autograph Letter, signedBostonTicknor and Autograph Letter, signed, from Holmes to a Dr. White offering...1860$300-$500$270 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/09/2006Holmes, Oliver WendellThe Guardian Angel - with an autograph letter signed by Oliver Wendell HolmesBostonTicknor & Fields...15-line autograph letter signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes, dated Boston, September...1867$150-$250$108 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/22/2014Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.The Writings of Oliver Wendell HolmesCambridgeRiverside Press..."The Chambered Nautilus", signed by Holmes, dated May 27th, 1892. "Build...1891$1500-$2000$900 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/08/2006Holmes, Oliver Wendell.The Complete Writings of Oliver Wendell HolmesBostonHoughton Mifflin...With autograph note signed by Holmes, dated July 28, 1892, tipped...1892$700-$1000$1560 PBA Copies for Sale