• <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.
  • <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.
  • <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.
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    <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.

Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2556, New York

Auction Details

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 - 500.00Unknown
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 - 750.00Unknown
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 - 900.00Unknown
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 - 900.00Unknown
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 - 900.00Unknown
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 - 1,200.00Unknown
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 - 1,200.00Unknown
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 - 1,200.00Unknown
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 - 750.00Unknown
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 - 1,800.00Unknown
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 - 3,000.00Unknown
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 - 3,500.00Unknown
13ERIC CARLE

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

1985USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
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 - 400.00Unknown
15

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

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

"The Noble Couple."

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Unknown
17ROGER DUVOISIN

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

circa early 1970s. USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
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 - 1,200.00Unknown
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 - 3,500.00Unknown
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 - 3,000.00Unknown
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 - 400.00Unknown
22HARDIE GRAMATKY

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

circa early 1970s. USD 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
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 - 2,500.00Unknown
24E.M.K.

The Elfin Chipmunk Express.

1909USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
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 - 1,200.00Unknown
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