Swann Galleries: 20th Century Illustration, 2337, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2014 - 01/23/2014
Page Size: 268 items in 11 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1CHARLES ADDAMS.Cupid cleaning window. 1960USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 6,000.00
2CONSTANTIN ALAJLOV.Standing Room Only. 1944USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,000.00
3ALPHABET BOOK.'E is for Eggs.' Illustration for the story Alphabet of Nursery Rhymes in Wonder ABC: Three Jolly Alphabet Books, London circa 1930USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 416.00
4ALPHABET BOOK.'M for the Moon.' Illustration for the story Alphabet of Nursery Rhymes in Wonder ABC: Three Jolly Alphabet Books, London circa 1930USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 448.00
5PAULINE BAYNES.Daisy and Double. London1987USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 768.00
6PAULINE BAYNES.Habbitrot. London1987USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,352.00
7LUDWIG BEMELMANS.Faster and faster. New York1958USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
8LUDWIG BEMELMANS.The whale said, 'Too bad--life in the ocean is very iffy....' Watercolor and ink on paper with the figures of the two seals cut out and affixed to the image. New York 1962USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 5,000.00
9LUDWIG BEMELMANS.Small Beer. New York1929USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,536.00
10W. M. BERGER.The King Set the other Wise Men to Work in the Garden. 1924USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
11REGINALD BIRCH.The arrival of William Penn and his daughter Letty. 1891USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
12REGINALD BIRCH.Captain Kid. USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
13REGINALD BIRCH.`I am but an Humble Searcher of the Stars, Lord Percy,' Said Charmio. 1912USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
14REGINALD BIRCH.The Nightmare. 1913USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
15REGINALD BIRCH.Now, Dolly, It's Time You Began to Talk! . 1900USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
16A MIX OF MAGIC AND FANTASY MAHLON BLAINE.Brown pen-and-ink drawing of a naked genie escaping her bottle. (New York) 1929USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,062.00
17R. O. BLECHMAN.Christmas Tree Chasing an Axe. 1988USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
18R.O. BLECHMAN.Christmas Wrapping (Modern Laocoon). 1990USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,500.00
19R.O. BLECHMAN.Japan's Imperial Marriage. 1999USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
20R.O. BLECHMAN.Justice. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
21R.O. BLECHMAN.Robot (a la Rodin). 1991USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,000.00
22AUGUST BLESER, JR.Meeting in the library. USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 576.00
23ERNEST LEONARD BLUMENSCHEIN.Group of 4 illustrations of steel and mine workers for stories in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. New York1901USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,250.00
24HERE IT IS, BOOGERS AND ALL GEORGE BOOTH.Group of 4 Drawings. (1973 and 1976).USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,625.00
25DAVID BOWERS.A Tale of Time City. New York, 2001USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,000.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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