Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2511, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/04/2019 - 06/04/2019
Page Size: 205 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1CHARLES ADDAMS.

Morticia in the Market for Arsenic. Likely an advertisement for Abercrombie & Fitch.

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 11,875.00
2CHARLES ADDAMS.

Fester shopping for Knives. Likely an advertisement for Abercrombie & Fitch.

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 8,750.00
3CHARLES ADDAMS.

Press Lab. An advertisement possibly for Richfield Oil Company commissioned by the Hixson & Jorgensen Agency in the late-1960s.

late-1960s.USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,500.00
4JOHN FALTER.

A question for a man arriving on the Clipper. Advertisement for Four Roses whiskey, published 1942.

1942USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
5JOHN FALTER.

How about a nightcap when the final's put to bed? Advertisement for Four Roses Whiskey, 1942.

1942USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
6(SNYDER ENGRAVING COMPANY.)

Printer's Muse. Portfolio illustration for the St. Louis, Missouri-based company, circa 1900.

circa 1900.USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
7EMILIO GRIBAUDI.

Archive of Italian advertising maquettes. A collection of 21 original designs,

circa 1950USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,375.00
8ROBERT RIGGS.

Wyandotte Chemical Company. Together, three preliminary studies for an advertisement campaign, 1949.

1949USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,380.00
9(INDUSTRIAL DESIGN.)

Designs for RCA Radios. Together, 19 original proposals by such luminaries as John Vassos, George W. Walker, and Henry Dreyfuss,

1938-1946.USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 5,250.00
10JOHN NEWTON HOWITT.

The Spirit of Commerce. Likely a calendar design illustration featuring a self-portrait of the artist,

circa 1940sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,000.00
11JAMES LOCKHART.

Satisfaction at Harvest. Original illustration for an International Fertilizers advertisement, circa 1950s.

circa 1950s.USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 487.00
12EDWIN GEORGI.

Two days out. . . and out of Winter. Original illustration for an Italian Line advertisement, circa 1930s.

circa 1930s.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
13PETER HAWLEY.

Summer Glow. Illustration for a Jantzen swimsuit advertisement, circa late-1940s.

circa late-1940s.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
14RICHARD STONE.

Tranquil Escape. Probable travel advertisement, circa 1957.

circa 1957.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
15LUDWIG BEMELMANS.

So hounds won't know which way he went. Illustration for "Welcome Home" by Ludwig Bemelmans

New York1960USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 15,000.00
16LUDWIG BEMELMANS.

Sketch for Noodle. Illustration for "Noodle" by Munro Leaf

New York1937USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
17POLLY BOLIAN.

The Scarlet Slipper Mystery. Original cover and frontispiece illustration for the book of the same name, by Carolyn Keene

New York1959USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,750.00
18POLLY BOLIAN.

The Hidden Staircase. Original cover and frontispiece illustration for the book of the same name, by Carolyn Keene,

New York1960USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 3,380.00
19HARRISON CADY.

Burgess Bedtime Stories. Group of 6 illustrations published for the famous story series by Thornton W. Burgess, 1955.

1955USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,040.00
20EDWIN W. DEMING.

In the Fairyland of America: A Tale of the Pukwudgies. Group of 5 illustrations published in the book of the same name, by Herbert Quick

New York1901USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 750.00
21RICHARD DOYLE (style of).

Nursery Rhymes. Together, three illustrations for an unrealized project.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
22HELEN DRYDEN.

Children's Fashion Number. Cover illustration for Vogue, published August 15, 1918.

1918USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,000.00
23HENRY JUSTICE FORD.

The King catches the White Duck. Illustration for page 159 from the story "The White Duck," published in Andrew Lang's "The Yellow Fairy Book"

London1906USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 650.00
24HENRY JUSTICE FORD.

The Queen entrusts Little Richard to the Cardinal. Illustration for page 191 for the story "The White Rose" published in Mrs. Lang's "The Book of Princes and Princesses,"

London1908USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,170.00
25BERNIE FUCHS.

Who knows the answer?

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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