Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2556, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/28/2021 - 01/28/2021
Page Size: 280 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1CLARA LOUISE BELL

Portrait of a young girl at the table. Watercolor on paper. 208x230 mm; 11x9 inches. Signed "Clara Louise Bell" lower right. Framed with museum glass.

Not dated. USD 350.00 - 500.00USD 313.00
2GEORGE BREHM

Children at the Pond. Illustration for unknown story in Century Illustrated Magazine, with their stamp next to Scribner & Co. stamp on verso.

USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
3JOAN CHIVERTON

"My Life So Far." Illustration to accompany an article about memoirs entitled "We All Have a Life. Must We All Write About It?" by William Grimes,

2005USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 531.00
4LILLIAN C. DAVIDS

"Doings of the Grasshoppers. Sailing." Group of 3 illustrations to a chapter entitled "Sailing" for an unpublished work by Davids called "Doings of the Grasshoppers,"

circa 1880.USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,300.00
5LILLIAN C. DAVIDS

"Doings of the Grasshoppers. The Bug Race." Group of 5 illustrations to a chapter entitled "The Bug Race" for an unpublished work by Davids called "Doings of the Grasshoppers,"

circa 1880. USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,950.00
6HARRISON CADY

"`Have you found a new home yet?' asked Peter." Illustration for page 26 of The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel by Thornton Burgess

Boston1915. Ink and ink wash on board. 330x246 mm; 13x9 3/4 inches, on 19x14-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower margin.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
7HARRISON CADY

"Peter Rabbit was very indignant." Illustration for page 51 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess

New York1915. Ink and ink wash on board. 340x242 mm; 13 1/2x9 1/2 inches, on 19 1/2x14 1/4-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image, captioned in lower marginUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 910.00
8HARRISON CADY

"With Peter he made visits to the garden." Illustration for page 57 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess

New York1915, with their label on verso. Ink and ink wash on board. 305x235 mm; 13 1/4x9 1/4 inches, on 19 1/2x14 inch-board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower marginUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,235.00
9HARRISON CADY

"Mother Grouse Knew there were dangers on Every side." Illustration for page 172 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess

New York1915, with their label on verso. Ink, ink wash, and gouache on board. 330x245 mm; 13x9 1/2 inches, on 18 3/4x14 3/4-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower marginUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 563.00
10HARRISON CADY

"Nature Stories." Group of 7 illustrations. Published within the famous daily story series Burgess Bedtime Stories by Thornton W. Burgess, August 1951.

1951USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,235.00
11ERIC CARLE

Black Cat. Collage, ink and gouache on board. 305x241 mm; 12x9 1/2 inches. Signed "Eric Carle" in ink, lower right image and inscribed "For Hens with best wishes!" Hens Gettmer was the publisher of Carle's books in The Netherlands

Haarlem. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,750.00
12ERIC CARLE

"THAT Lion!" A recreation of the lion in Carle's book Do You Want to Be My Friend?

New York1971. Paper collage with ink, watercolor, chalk, and fixative on board. 280x355 mm; 11x14 inches. Captioned, signed "Eric Carle" and inscribed to a young fan "For Matt with my very best wishes," lower margin. USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 6,250.00
13ERIC CARLE

The Foolish Tortoise. Hand-painted and glazed collage on board, 1985.

1985USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 6,000.00
14TONY CHEN

"Little Koala." Dust jacket cover and interior illustration for Little Koala by Suzanne Noguere and Tony Chen

New York1979. Watercolor on paper mounted to board. 248x403 mm; 9 3/4x16 inches, on 14 1/2x18-inch paper. Signed "Tony Chen" in lower right image. Adhered to matte. A copy of the book accompanies the lot.USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 438.00
15

Group of 9 original illustrations. given as gifts, featuring the artists' best-known characters or story scenes.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,105.00
16TOMIE DE PAOLA

"The Noble Couple."

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,250.00
17ROGER DUVOISIN

The Happy Lion. A unique gift painting of Duvoisin's most famous story character,

circa early 1970s. USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 3,250.00
18HENRY JUSTICE FORD

"...and the next moment he was turned to stone and lay there immovable..." Story illustration for "The Golden Lads" published in The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang

London1892. Pen, ink, and gouache on paper. 323x215 mm; 12 3/4x8 1/2 inches, on 15 1/4x9 3/4-inch sheet. Signed "H. J. Ford" in lower left image. Tipped to board with matte.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,750.00
19BRIAN FROUD

"The Mountain." Published in Once Upon a Time: Some Contemporary Illustrators of Fantasy, by David Larkin

New York1976, plate 22 and in Fantastic People by Allan ScottUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 8,125.00
20BRIAN FROUD

Peering elf. Frontispiece to The Land of Froud, edited by David Larkin

New York1977. Mixed media with watercolor, graphite, gouache, and ink on paper. 23 1/4x12 1/4 inchesUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,250.00
21LOUIS S. GLANZMAN

Pippi Longstocking. A unique gift drawing of Glanzman's most famous story character, circa early 1970s.

circa early 1970s.USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 293.00
22HARDIE GRAMATKY

Little Toot. A unique gift painting of Gramatky's most famous story character, circa early 1970s.

circa early 1970s. USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,625.00
23CLEMENT HURD

"Running Away." Illustration published on the first page of the 1972 edition of Margaret Wise Brown's The Runaway Bunny, revised, with new illustrations

New York1972. Ink on board. 215x75 mm; 8 1/2x3 inches, image, on 6x10-inch board. Signed "C.Hurd" in ink, lower left image, "p7" penciled in upper right corner, and caption in unknown hand on verso. A copy of the 1972 edition is included in the lot. USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 6,250.00
24E.M.K.

The Elfin Chipmunk Express.

1909USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,188.00
25EZRA JACK KEATS

Drawing of Peter from The Snowy Day, prominently featured on a charming Typed Letter Signed to a young boy named Matthew.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 6,500.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman<br>Highly Important Printed and Manuscript Americana<br>April 13, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> The first book-form printing of the Declaration of Independence. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> (Paine, Thomas) <i>The American Crisis. Number I.</i> "These are the times that try men's souls." $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> First printing of the Treaty of Paris, with distinguished contemporary provenance. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman<br>Highly Important Printed and Manuscript Americana<br>April 13, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> Washington, George. Letter signed as first President-Elect. Washington prepares to embark "again on the ocean of publick affairs." $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> (Hamilton, Alexander). Manuscript document. The launch of one of the most consequential careers in American public life. $180,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> (Lexington & Concord). <i>A Bloody Butchery, by the British Troops…</i> $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Apr. 13:</b> (Yorktown Campaign—Jean-Nicolas Desandrouins). A Yorktown Campaign map from the personal archive of the Comte de Rochambeau. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Lyscosthenes, Conrad. <i>Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon,</i> Basilea: Henricus Petrus, c. 1557, first edition, folio. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Collection of Ethiopic Religious Texts, in Ge'ez , illuminated manuscripts on vellum, c. 1700-20th c. (5 pcs.) $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Augustinus, Aurelius Sanctus.<br><i>De Civitate Dei,</i> Venice: Bonetus Locatellus per Octavianus Scotus, 9 Febbraio, 1486, 4to. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Comte de. <i>Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece,</i> Paris, J.J. Blaise, 1782-1809-1822, first edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Rufinus, Tyrannius (c. 345-411). <i>Expositio in symbolum apostolorum,</i> [Cologne, Ulrich Zel, c. 1472], first edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Magnus, Albertus. <i>Summa de eucharistiae sacramento,</i> Ulm: Johann Zainer, 1474. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Strabo. <i>Rerum geographicarum libri septemdecim. A Guilielmo Xylandro Augstano magna cura recogniti…,</i> Basel, Henricpetri, (August 1571). $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Riou, Stephen (1720-1780). <i>The Grecian Orders of Architecture. Delineated and Explained from the Antiquities of Athens,</i> London, 1768. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Mair, Paul Hektor. <i>Geschlechter Buch...der...Statt Augspurg,</i> Frankfurt am Maim, Sigmund Feyerabend, 1580. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Polybius (c. 200-118 B.C.). <i>Historiarum libri priores quinque,</i> Basel: Johann Herwagen, 1549. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. <i>Columna Antoniniana Marci Aurelii Antonini Augusti rebus gestis insignis Germanis simul...,</i> Rome, [1672]. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> <i>Ecclesiasticae Historiae, Eusebii Pamphili...Eiusdem de vita Constantini...Socratis...,</i> Paris, Robert Estienne, 1544. $800 to $1,200.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
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