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Articles - June - 2012 Issue

A Deep Collection of English Church History to sell on June 3rd

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Lot 623: Pugun, A. Examples of Gothic Architecture

Lot 630: ( good to very good condition.) Martin, F. R., The Miniature Paintings and Painters of Persia, India & Turkey, Folio, 1968. Koechlin, R. & Migeon, G., Oriental Art, no date. Pyaehko, C. N., in Russian, appears to be on the archaeology of the Altai mountain area, 1953. Hackin, J., Guide Du Musee Guimet, Les Collections Bouddhigues, 1923. Munsterberg, Oskar, Chinesische Kungtgeschichte, in German, two volumes, 1910. Mc Goodwin, Henry, Architectural Shades and Shadows, 1926, small folio, very good.

Lot 631: Boyle, J. R., Holy Trinity Church Hall, 1890, very good. Lawson, A. W. & Stockley, G. W. A History of the Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, West Malling, Kent, 1904, very good. Jenkins, Robert, The History of the Basilical & Conventual Church of St. Mary & St. Aeadburh, in Lyminge, no date (circa 1860?), very good. Edison, C. G., The Temple Church, 1843, very good. Puckle, John, The Church & Fortress of Dover Castle, 1864, foxed, otherwise very good. Igglesden, Charles, Ashford Church, 1908, very good. Another, 1901, good. Footman, John, History of the Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Chipping Lambourn, 1894, good. Britton, John, History. . . Bath Abbey Church, 1887, very good. Gardener, Samuel, Architectural History of Harrow Church, 1895, fair. Britton, J., An Historical & Architectural Essay Related to Redcliffe Church, Bristol, 1813, very good. Billings, Robert W., Architectural Illustrations & Description of the Cathedral Church at Durham, 1843, scattered foxing, otherwise very good.

Lot 634.  16 volumes of Church Surveys in Various British Counties

Hussell, Allen, North Devon Churches, 1909, large 4to, very good. Oyler, H., The Parish Churches of the Diocese of Canterbury, small 4to, 1910, very good. Architectural Notices of the Churches of the Archdeaconry of North Hampton, 1849, tall 8vo, good. Peat, Alfred H., and Halsted, Leslie C., Churches and Other Antiquities of West Sussex, 1912, 8vo, very good. Light, J. T., Churches of West Cornwall, 1865, 8vo, good +. Hussey, Arthur, Notes on the Churches . . . Of Kent, Sussex, and Surrey, 1852, 8vo, fair. Daubeny, Ulric, Ancient Cotswold Churches, 1921, 4to, good. Shuffrey, William, The Churches of the Deanery of North Craven, 1914, 8vo, very good. Forrest, H. E., The Old Churches of Shrewsbury, 1920, square 8vo, very good. Messent, Claude, The Parish Churches of Norfolk & Norwich, 1936, small 8vo, heavy pencil annotation, otherwise very good. Hill, Arthur, Architectural and Historical Notices of the Churches of Cambridgeshire, 1880, good +. Buckler, George, Twenty-two of the Churches of Essex, 1856, 4to, inscribed to author’s son, very good. Wilson, Frederick, An Architectural Survey of the Churches in the Archdeaconry of Lindisfarne, 1870, tall 8o, good. Notices of the Churches of Warwickshire, Deanery of Warwick, Volume I, 1847, very good. Brandon, Raphael and J. Arthur, Parish Churches; Being Perspective Views of English Ecclesiastical Structures, two volumes, 1851, 4to, very good.

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE. Chronicling 20th century aviation from the earliest Wright Brothers images through commercial and military applications. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE MOON. Partial transcription signed by Apollo 11 astronauts and President Nixon. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> SPUTNIK-1 EMC/EMI LAB MODEL, 1957. Full scale vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, Moscow, [February, 1957]. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, SIGNED BY THE ENTIRE APOLLO 11 CREW. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> GEMINI 1/8 SCALE MODEL. Rarely seen large-scale contractor's model. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.

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