Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2480, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/05/2018 - 06/05/2018
Page Size: 255 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1SAMUEL NELSON ABBOTT.

At the Train Station. Advertisement for Hart, Schaffner, & Marx which appeared in The Saturday Evening Post in 1922.

USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 7,500.00
2LUDWIG BEMELMANS.

Agreed! No whiskey anywhere is more deluxe than Walker's DeLuxe.

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 13,750.00
3(AMERICAN ARTIST / AIRCRAFT.)

Gee Bee Model Z Super Sportster.

USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,000.00
4RUBEN B. ARIZPE, Sr.

Marlboro Man.

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 406.00
5FLOYD MacMILLAN DAVIS.

Graduation Day: An Old American Tradition.

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 750.00
6WALTER EARLY.

Sorry I married you?' protested Elsie, 'Why darling!' Illustration for a 1945 Borden Dairy Company advertisement featuring the beloved bipedal bovine mascot, Elsie the Cow, with Young & Rubicam agency stamp on verso.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
7WALTER EARLY.

But who are you going to shoot first?' asked Elsie.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
8(ADVERTISING.) FISK TIRES.

In the Service.

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 438.00
9JOHN FALTER.

What Pay Does a Navy WAVE Get?

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,000.00
10(NEW YORK CITY / OCEAN LINERS / CUNARD / POST CARDS.)

Group of 6 travel images created for the S.S.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
11(ADVERTISING.) METROPOLITAN PRINTING COMPANY.

Portfolio.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,250.00
12JEREMIAH GOODMAN.

Lord & Taylor.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
13WILLIAM HEASLIP (style of.)

Famous Aviators.

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,600.00
14WILLIAM HEASLIP.

Famous Aircraft.

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,860.00
15SAUL MANDEL.

Eggs! Great in any language.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,250.00
16(ADVERTISING.) ROYAL CROWN COLA.

No other cola is so low in calories yet tastes *smack* so good! Illustration for RC Cola advertisement, circa 1955.

USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 875.00
17RICK MEYEROWITZ.

Go Dutch for Not Much.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
18RICK MEYEROWITZ.

BVD Raid 1980.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
19RICK MEYEROWITZ.

Maybe the time has come for retailers with their own ideas.

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
20DR. SEUSS [THEODOR GEISEL].

Flit Cat.

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,750.00
21SAUL STEINBERG.

Busy, Busy, Busy.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,375.00
22RICHARD STONE.

Welcome Home! Original illustration for American Airlines, 1956.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 2,500.00
23FRANK ADAMS (attributed to).

Biffing Ben, The Wonk Blacksmith * Three Blind Mice witnessing a theft.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
24TEDD ARNOLD.

I think it was three days ago I first became aware -- that in my comb were caught a couple pieces of my hair.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,000.00
25LUDWIG BEMELMANS.

Elephant.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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