• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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Potomack Company: Between the Wars: Works on Paper

Auction Reports

Auction Name Between the Wars: Works on Paper Total Sales (USD) 41,093.75
Auction Date 10/07/2020 - 10/07/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 29,700.00
Sale Number #IT171 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 52,650.00
Total Lots 51
Sold Lots 44 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 32,100.00
% of Lots Sold 86.27% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 56,250.00
Unsold Lots 7 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 73.06%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2000 Gibran Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

KAHLIL GIBRAN (AMERICAN, 1883-1931) PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN EYES CLOSED, 1926 Graphite on paper: 8 x 10 1/2 in. (sight)

1926 USD 15,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 25,000.00
2002 Benton Spruance (1904 - 1967)

BENTON MURDOCH SPRUANCE (AMERICAN, 1904-1967) END SWEEP Lithograph: 8 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. (sight)

USD 1,200.00 - 1,600.00 USD 2,812.50
2034 Thomas Hart Benton (1889 - 1975)

THOMAS HART BENTON (AMERICAN, 1889-1975) SUNDAY MORNING, 1939 Lithograph: 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (sight)

1939 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,500.00
2001 Donald S. Vogel (1917 - 2004)

DONALD STANLEY VOGEL (AMERICAN, 1917-2004) PULLMAN SERVICE Lithographic crayon and pencil: 14 x 20 1/2 in.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 937.50
2030 FLORENCE KENT

FLORENCE KENT (AMERICAN, 1917-1989) ST. CARMINE, CIRCA 1938 Lithograph: 16 1/2 x 12 in. (sight)

USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 875.00
2016 Mark Freeman (b. 1908)

MARK FREEMAN (AMERICAN, 1908-2003) THE CITY SLEEPS Lithograph: 18 x 12 in. (sight)

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 812.50
2017 Benton Spruance (1904 - 1967)

BENTON MURDOCH SPRUANCE (AMERICAN, 1904-1967) CITY IN THE RAIN, 1932 Color lithograph: 13 x 10 in. (sight)

1932 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 593.75
2003 Joseph Solman (1909 - 2008)

JOSEPH SOLMAN (AMERICAN, 1909-2008) VENUS OF 23RD STREET, 1936 Linocut: 11 1/2 x 6 3/10 in. (sight)

1936 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 500.00
2026 Robert Ashwin Maynard (1888 - 1966)

ROBERT ASHWIN MAYNARD (AMERICAN, 1888-) HARBOR SCENE Woodcut: 6 3/4 x 9 in. (sight)

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 468.75
2008 Luis Camnitzer (b. 1937)

LUIS CAMNITZER (URUGUAYAN, 1937-) FAILURE Blockprint: 20 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (sight)

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 406.25
2032 Clarence Bolton (1893 - 1962)

CLARENCE WHEELER BOLTON (AMERICAN, 1893-1962) COUNTRY CHURCH Lithograph: 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (sight)

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 406.25
2014 Isabel Bishop (1902 - 1988)

ISABEL BISHOP (AMERICAN, 1902-1988) THREE ON A BENCH, 1955 Ink on paper: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.

1955 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 375.00
2048 Fernand Léger (1881 - 1955)

FERNAND LEGER (FRENCH, 1881-1955) ELEMENT MECANIQUES Color etching and aquatint: 30 x 22 1/2 in. (full sheet)

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 375.00
2033 Marguerite Redman Dorgeloh (b. 1890)

MARGUERITE REDMAN DORGELOH (AMERICAN, 1890-1944) DANISH CHURCH - SAN FRANCISCO Lithograph: 11 x 6 3/4 in. (sight)

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 343.75
2040 J. Jay McVicker (1911 - 2004)

JAY JESSE MCVICKER (AMERICAN, 1911-2004) RIVER TAPESTRY, 1947 Aquatint: 13 x 10 1/4 in. (sight)

1947 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 343.75
2042 Howard Norton Cook (1901 - 1980)

HOWARD NORTON COOK (AMERICAN, 1901-1980) TUNISIAN COAST, 1929 Lithograph: 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (sight)

1929 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 343.75
2050 Carmélio Rodrigues Cruz (b. 1924)

CARMELIO CRUZ (BRAZILIAN, 1924-) UNTITLED, 1965 Paint on newsprint: 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (sight)

1965 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 312.50
2018 Nat Lowell (1880 - 1956)

NAT LOWELL (AMERICAN, 1880-1956) UN BUILDING along with TIP OF MANHATTAN Etching with drypoint: 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (sight)

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 281.25
2023 Otto Kuhler (1894 - 1976)

OTTO AUGUST KUHLER (AMERICAN, 1894-1977) BUILDING THE DAM Etching: 11 x 9 in. (sight)

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 281.25
2029 LOUIS BARLOW

LOUIS BARLOW (AMERICAN, 1908-2001) HIGH AND DRY, 1939 Wood engraving: 7 x 8 4/5 in. (sight)

1939 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 281.25
2039 Isabella Walker (1901 - 1987)

ISABELLA BROCKWAY WALKER (AMERICAN, 1901-1987) THE VALLEY Color screenprint: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 281.25
2041 HILDE KATZ

HILDE KATZ (AMERICAN, 1909-) CORN VIGNETTE Woodblock: 9 1/2 x 9 in. (sight)

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 281.25
2021 Jackson Lee Nesbitt (1913 - 2008)

JACKSON LEE NESBITT (AMERICAN, 1913-2008) BLOOMING MILL, SHEFFIELD STEEL CORPORATION, 1938 Lithograph: 10 1/10 x 7 7/10 in.

1938 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 250.00
2028 Luigi Lucioni (1900 - 1988)

LUIGI LUCIONI (1900-1988) RURAL LANDSCAPE Etching: 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (sight)

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 250.00
2043 Reynold Henry Weidenaar (1915 - 1985)

REYNOLD HENRY WEIDENAAR (AMERICAN, 1915-1985) VALLEY OF WRATH Mezzotint: 11 1/4 x 13 3/10 in. (sight)

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 250.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
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