• <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <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.

Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2556, New York

Auction Details

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>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
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