Clars Auction Gallery: Fine Art - Prints, 32518, Oakland

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/25/2018 - 03/25/2018
Page Size: 65 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

(lot of 10) Collection of Colonial era periodicals,

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 472.50

(lot of 7) Ephemera group relating to Oliver Cromwell,

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 378.00
7140Al Raymond (American, 1909-1956)

First Day of Vacation, Greg and Jimmie Enjoy a Leisurely Talkative Breakfast at Ed Beel's Bachelor Ranch, ink on paper (comic strip)

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
7141Charles Schultz (American, 1933-2000)

Snoopy, pen and ink on paper

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,089.00
7168Jean Louis (French/American, 1907-1997)

Costume Design/Illustration for Marilyn Monroe's unfinished film with Dean Kelly, "Something's Got to Give,"

1962USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,089.00
7169Rene Gruau (American/French/Italian, 1909-2004)

Pour la haute mode...,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
7170Rene Gruau (American/French/Italian, 1909-2004)

The Black Scarf,

1951USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
7171Rene Gruau (American/French/Italian, 1909-2004)

Lady in a Red Jacket, mixed media on paper, signed lower left, stamped "Christian, Dior 30, Avenue Montaigne Paris 3,"

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,210.00
7172Rene Gruau (American/French/Italian, 1909-2004)

Evening Gown for Dior,

1969USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
7190Willy Heeks (American, b. 1951)


1989USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 305.00
7208Nathan Oliveira (American, 1928-2010)

Torso II,

2004USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,050.00
7209ARobert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008)

Untitled (No Intoxicating Liquors on the Beach)

1970USD 250.00 - 450.00Not Sold
7210(lot of 10) After Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Mick Jagger (set of 10 announcement cards with cover published by Castelli Graphics for the forthcoming portfolio)

1975USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
7210AAndy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

The Velvet Underground & Nico album, featuring the "Unpeeled Banana,"

1966USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 3,355.00
7211Wayne Thiebaud (American, b. 1920)


1957USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,890.00
7212Robert Bechtle (American, b. 1932)

64 Chrysler, lithograph in colors,

circa 1971USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 968.00
7213Robert Bechtle (American, b. 1932)

House Near Stinson Beach,

1998USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,028.50
7214Robert Cottingham (American, b.1935)

An American Alphabet: F,

1997USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 504.00
7215Beth Van Hoesen (American, 1926-2010)


1981USD 2,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 1,512.00
7216(lot of 2) Ben Shahn (American, 1898-1969)

One Must be Able to Forget...,

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 504.00
7217Ben Shahn (American, 1898-1969)

To the Sea Itself, To Seas,

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 514.25
7218Reynold Weidenaar (American, 1915-1985)


USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
7219Reynold Weidenaar (American, 1915-1985)


USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
7220John Melville Kelly (American, 1879-1962)

Bahama Girl, Hawaii

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,936.00
7221John Melville Kelly (American, 1879-1962)

Malia, Hawaii

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,936.00
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
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