The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options
Auction Description for Swann: ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
Auction Description:
ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
Viewing Notes:
Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2195 - Art, Press & Illustrated Books - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Tues, Nov 10. All material in Sale 2195 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows - Mon, Nov 2: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Nov 3: 10am to 6pm - Wed, Nov 4: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, Nov 5: 10am to 6pm - Fri, Nov 6: 10am to 6pm - Sat, Nov 7: 10am to 4pm - Mon, Nov 9: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Nov 10: 10am to Noon.

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

293 lots | 133 with images

November 10, 2009

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

293 Lots
Sort by:
Lots with images first
Next »
Per page:
ADAMI, VALERIO; and DUPIN, JACQUES. Sang.

Lot 1: ADAMI, VALERIO; and DUPIN, JACQUES. Sang.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: ADAMI, VALERIO; and DUPIN, JACQUES. Sang. Calligraphy and illustrations by Adami printed in red and black. 420x305mm; 16 1/2x12 inches, (sheets). Folio, pictorial wrappers in red and black; chemise and slipcase. number 26 of 150 copies signed by adami and dupin on Moulin de Larroque, from a total edition of 170. Paris: Maeght, 1980

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 2: (AFRICAN ART.) Read, Charles Hercules; and Dalton, Ormonde Maddock. Antiquities from the City of Benin and from Other Parts of West Afr

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (AFRICAN ART.) Read, Charles Hercules; and Dalton, Ormonde Maddock. Antiquities from the City of Benin and from Other Parts of West Africa in the British Museum. 32 photographic plates containing numerous images. Folio, rebound in library buckram with red morocco gilt spine label; vertical crease on title-page, scattered toning and light soiling. London: The British Museum, 1899

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME. Les Peintres Cubistes.

Lot 3: APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME. Les Peintres Cubistes.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME. Les Peintres Cubistes. Première Série. 46 plates of reproductions and portraits of the artists. 4to, buckram and cloth with simple gilt spine label and "Société Anonyme Inc" stamped at foot; original wrappers bound in. Paris: Eugène Figuière et Cie., 1913

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 4: (ARCHITECTURE.) The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Their Predecessors D. H. Burnham & Co. and Graham

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Their Predecessors D. H. Burnham & Co. and Graham Burnham & Co. 385 photogravure plates. 2 volumes. Large, thick folio, gilt-stamped morocco by sangorski & sutcliffe, top edges gilt; slipcases. A bright, handsome set. London: Privately printed by B. T. Batsford, 1933

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 5: (ARCHITECTURE.) Butler, A. S. G. The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Butler, A. S. G. The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens. Hundreds of photographic plates and reproductions of architectural drawings. 3 volumes (of 4, does not contain The Life). Folio, publisher's cloth; dust jackets, general light wear. number 483 of 1000 copies of the limited antique collectors' club edition reprint of the 1950 edition published by Country Life Ltd. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1984)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Gibbs, James. A Book of Architecture, Containing Designs of Buildings and Ornaments.

Lot 6: (ARCHITECTURE.) Gibbs, James. A Book of Architecture, Containing Designs of Buildings and Ornaments.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Gibbs, James. A Book of Architecture, Containing Designs of Buildings and Ornaments. 150 engraved plates, 4 of which are folding. Folio, contemporary calf, heavily worn, with front cover loose; internally very good with only scattered minor foxing and toning, a few unobtrusive owner's pencil marks. Second Edition. London: W. Innys and R. Manby; P. Knapton; C. Hitch, 1739

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Jones, Inigo. The Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings.

Lot 7: (ARCHITECTURE.) Jones, Inigo. The Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Jones, Inigo. The Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings. 2 volumes in 1. 136 plates including 27 double-page or folding plates with multiple numbers, by P. Fourdrinier and others after Jones and others, portrait vignettes, initials, head-and tailpieces. Lacks frontispiece. Folio, contemporary calf, defective; scattered toning and light foxing, but most plates clean; ink stamp on lower margin of title-page. (London), 1727

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.

Lot 8: (ARCHITECTURE.) Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan. Hundreds of color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. 4to, original pink boards, a touch of fading along edges in some areas; publisher's dust jacket, few minor chips. New York, 1978

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Palladio, Andrea. The Architecture of A. Palladio; in Four Books . . . The Second Edition.

Lot 9: (ARCHITECTURE.) Palladio, Andrea. The Architecture of A. Palladio; in Four Books . . . The Second Edition.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Palladio, Andrea. The Architecture of A. Palladio; in Four Books . . . The Second Edition. Frontispiece, portrait, and 218 plates on 203 leaves. Folio, contemporary calf gilt, defective and needs rebinding; visible dampstaining along bottom edge which creeps into margin and lower gutter of contents, plates not affected, scattered other light soiling, foxing and occasional short clean tears, preliminaries becoming loose, edgeworn. Second Edition of Leoni's English edition. Contains a new typesetting of the 1715 English edition using the same plates. Fowler 224; Berlin 2598. sold as is. London: John Darby for the Author; John Vantack, 1721

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Rossiter, E. K. & Wright, F. A. Modern House Painting.

Lot 10: (ARCHITECTURE.) Rossiter, E. K. & Wright, F. A. Modern House Painting.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Rossiter, E. K. & Wright, F. A. Modern House Painting. 20 color lithographic plates showing exterior and interior house painting color and technique. Oblong 4to, publisher's green cloth stamped in gold and blind; all edges trimmed and stained red, lightly scuffed; endleaves and preliminaries creased and with a few short tears, six pages of ads in rear. New York: William T. Comstock, 1883

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARCHITECTURE.) Rudolph, Paul. Paul Rudolph:

Lot 11: (ARCHITECTURE.) Rudolph, Paul. Paul Rudolph: "Drawings."

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Rudolph, Paul. Paul Rudolph: "Drawings." Edited by Yukio Futagawa. Text in English and Japanese. Sketches, plans, elevations, sections, and designs, by Rudolph, some on colored paper. Folio, silver-lettered pictorial boards; paper dust jacket, worn; original board slipcase, some wear and rubbing. first edition. inscribed and signed by rudolph on front endpaper, dated March 1973. Tokyo: A. D. A. Edita, 1972

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 12: (ARCHITECTURE.) White, Herbert C.; and Hu Shih. Peking the Beautiful.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) White, Herbert C.; and Hu Shih. Peking the Beautiful. 70 photographic plates of various structures, some printed in colors. Folio, silk embroidered covers in turquoise, red, green, beige, and silver. Shanghai, (1927)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARION PRESS.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste, or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy.

Lot 13: (ARION PRESS.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste, or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARION PRESS.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste, or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy. Illustrations and color lithographs by Wayne Thiebaud. Folio, light blue cloth stamped in black and royal blue; publisher's cloth slipcase. San Francisco, 1994

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARION PRESS.) Dine, Jim. Temple of Flora.

Lot 14: (ARION PRESS.) Dine, Jim. Temple of Flora.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARION PRESS.) Dine, Jim. Temple of Flora. Edited by Glenn Todd and Nancy Dine. Poetry by John Ashbery, Richard G. Barnes, Hart Crane, Robert Creeley, E. E. Cummings, et al. 28 drypoints with engraving by Dine, including a second state of the frontispiece printed on chine collé ("Details from Nancy's Garden"), signed and numbered 131/175 by Jim Dine. 521x431 mm; 20 1/2x17 inches (sheets). Folio, 1/4 green goatskin spine over cloth; clamshell box with inset bas-relief image by Dine titled "Flora's Temple Gate," cast in bonded bronze, on the lid. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1984

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ARION PRESS.) Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.

Lot 15: (ARION PRESS.) Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: THE ARION PRESS MOBY DICK IN MIURA BINDING (ARION PRESS.) Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. Illustrations in black-and-white, drawn and engraved by Barry Moser. Handset in Goudy Modern, the title-page and initials for chapter headings set in Leviathan Capitals designed by Charles Bigelow and Doris Holmes. Printed on Barcham Green handmade paper. Folio, specially bound by Kerstin Tini Miura in deep blue crushed morocco with abstract wave forms in greens, purples, and blues, with author, title, and publisher stamped in small silver letters extending from the rear cover across the spine and onto the front cover; endpapers in sea blue sheep; protective chemise in silver-lettered navy morocco with marbled blue paper on front and rear; matching morocco-edged slipcase with same paper; all pieces fit into a plain felt-lined blue cloth slipcase. San Francisco, 1979

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 16: (ARION PRESS.) O'Hara, Frank. Biotherm.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ARION PRESS.) O'Hara, Frank. Biotherm. Essay and glossary by Bill Berkson. 42 lithographs by Jim Dine. 575x402 mm; 22 5/8x15 inches (sheets), full margins. Folio, contents loose as issued in red cloth portfolio box, minor surface wear. San Francisco, 1964

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 17: (ART DECO.) Frankl, Paul T. New Dimensions: The Decorative Arts of Today in Words and Pictures.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART DECO.) Frankl, Paul T. New Dimensions: The Decorative Arts of Today in Words and Pictures. 2 copies: First Edition * Second printing in dust jacket. Photographic illustrations of furniture, decorative arts, advertising displays and more. Small folio, lettered buckram; dust jacket (on second printing) with heavy professional restoration. New York: Payson & Clarke, (1928)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ART DECO.) Le Bon Ton d'après-guerre (Art-Modes-Frivolités).

Lot 18: (ART DECO.) Le Bon Ton d'après-guerre (Art-Modes-Frivolités).

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART DECO.) Le Bon Ton d'après-guerre (Art-Modes-Frivolités). 2 volumes. Each containing 100 color pochoir fashion plates by Barbier, Benito, Bonfils, Brissaud, Lepape, Marty, and others. 8vo, marbled boards with cover and spine labels, joints cracked, general overall wear; internally fine, plates bright. A published collection of plates extracted from the Gazette du Bon Ton from the years 1920-1922. Paris: Dorbon-Ainé, [1922]

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(ART DECO.) Manera, A. Étalages 1939. XX photographies et XX projets inédits d'étalages.

Lot 19: (ART DECO.) Manera, A. Étalages 1939. XX photographies et XX projets inédits d'étalages.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART DECO.) Manera, A. Étalages 1939. XX photographies et XX projets inédits d'étalages. 22 brightly colored pochoir plates and 28 photographic plates of creative shop and window displays in Parisian stores. Single printed folding introductory text leaf and plates loose as issued in publisher's cloth-backed pink and white printed boards with cloth ties, fairly worn and soiled; contents with occasional light thumb soiling, light toning along edges, very minor chipping to a few corners. Paris: Éditions Art & Architecture, 1939

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 20: (ART JOURNALS.) Arts et Métiers Graphiques.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART JOURNALS.) Arts et Métiers Graphiques. Group of 52 volumes. Graphics by Derain, Vlaminck, Foujita, Masereel, Lydis, Cheret, Legrand, Picasso, Dufy, Ernst, Redon, Degas, among numerous artists and illustrators. 4to, original wrappers, scattered edgewear; variously worn, but generally quite good; should be seen. periodical. sold as is. Paris, 1927-29

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 21: (ART JOURNALS.) Burgess, Gelett and Porter, Bruce; editors. The Lark.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART JOURNALS.) Burgess, Gelett and Porter, Bruce; editors. The Lark. 24 numbers in 2 volumes [complete]. Illustrations by Burgess, Florence Lundborg, Ernest Peixotto, Herbert Van Vlack, Newton Tharp, Reginald Rix, Willis Polk and Bruce Porter. 8vo, pictorial cloth, a bit browned; pages toned and brittle as usual. with a pen drawing of a goop character by burgess, dated 1904 plus the book labels of H. Witter Bynner and Arthur Davison Ficke. Second Issue, with the Doxey Imprint. San Francisco: Doxey, 1896

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 22: (ART JOURNALS.) Jugend: Münchner Illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART JOURNALS.) Jugend: Münchner Illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. 1897 (2 vols); 1907 (Vol 2 only); 1909 (2 vols); plus 1 volume of Le Rire for 1895. Together, 6 volumes containing numerous issues. Hundreds of illustrations, lithographed plates, advertisements, and reproductions of art and illustration of the day. 4to, Jugend in original pictorial cloth except vol. 2, 1909, surface wear; Le Rire volume is 1/4 gilt-stamped brown morocco, edges rubbed; occasional trimming to plates. periodical. sold as is. Munich, 1897-1909

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 23: (ART JOURNALS.) Simon, Oliver; editor. The Fleuron: A Journal of Typography.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (ART JOURNALS.) Simon, Oliver; editor. The Fleuron: A Journal of Typography. Numbers 1-3 (of 7). Hundreds of tipped-in, mounted, and folding plates and illustrations. Small folio, original bindings, scattered rubbing; light foxing to preliminaries, bookplate of Hugo Dalsheimer in volume 1. periodical. sold as is. London, 1923-24

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 24: (AUSTEN, JOHN.) Shakespeare, William. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (AUSTEN, JOHN.) Shakespeare, William. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Illustrated with plates and vignettes by John Austen. 4to, rebound in full black morocco with gilt sword decoration on cover and lettering along spine, by Asprey; top edge gilt; original dust wrapper bound in rear. first trade edition. signed by austen and dated 1924, on half-title. London: Selwyn & Blount, [1922]

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BACON, FRANCIS; et al.) Batache, Eddy. La Mysticité Charnelle de René Crevel.

Lot 25: (BACON, FRANCIS; et al.) Batache, Eddy. La Mysticité Charnelle de René Crevel.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: SCARCE HORS COMMERCE COPY (BACON, FRANCIS; et al.) Batache, Eddy. La Mysticité Charnelle de René Crevel. Complete portfolio, comprising 14 prints by different artists in various media, each plate signed by the artist in pencil and numbered xiii/xlv. Folio, 410x304mm; 16x12 inches, loose as issued in original wrappers; pink satin-covered boards and slipcase, some fading, scattered soiling and scuffing, spine of chemise faded. Internally clean. Paris: Éditions Georges Visat, 1976

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BAKST, LÉON.) Levinson, André. Bakst: The Story of the Artist's Life.

Lot 26: (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinson, André. Bakst: The Story of the Artist's Life.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: ARMITAGE COPY (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinson, André. Bakst: The Story of the Artist's Life. 68 plates with lettered tissue guards, including 52 in color. Folio, publisher's decorated vellum, band of natural discoloration across covers, upper right corner of front cover chipped and needs repair. London: Bayard Press, 1923

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 27: (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinson, André. L'Oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour La Belle au Bois Dormant.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinson, André. L'Oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour La Belle au Bois Dormant. Portrait of Bakst by Picasso, 54 color plates, and illustrations. Folio, professionally rebound in gilt-stamped modern tan cloth; original wrappers bound in with endpapers renewed; wrappers, preliminaries, and several plates with marginal dampstaining (heaviest to wrappers), plates clean. number 277 of 500 copies signed by bakst. Paris, M. de Brunoff, 1922

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BASKIN, LEONARD.) The Five Scrolls.

Lot 28: (BASKIN, LEONARD.) The Five Scrolls.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BASKIN, LEONARD.) The Five Scrolls. Hebrew text with English translations, introductions, and new liturgies. One etching signed by Baskin; numerous color illustrations. Folio, 1/2 gilt-lettered green morocco and brown boards; cloth slipcase. number 105 of 175 copies signed by baskin with the etching. New York: CCAR Press, 1984

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 29: BASKIN, LEONARD; and HUGHES, TED. Prometheus on His Crag.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BASKIN, LEONARD; and HUGHES, TED. Prometheus on His Crag. 21 poems by Hughes and a signed frontispiece by baskin. Set in Bodoni types and printed on Italian paper at Daedalus Press. Small 8vo, full plum morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf publisher's linen slipcase. The colophon is designed and illustrated by Baskin, numbered 124 of 160, and signed by hughes. Sagar & Tabor A39. London: The Rainbow Press, (1973)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
BAUMANN, GUSTAVE. Frijoles Canyon Pictographs.

Lot 30: BAUMANN, GUSTAVE. Frijoles Canyon Pictographs.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BAUMANN, GUSTAVE. Frijoles Canyon Pictographs. 24 woodcuts including a four-page folding plate Signed in pencil by Baumann. Small 8vo, original pictorial cloth with lettered spine and cover label. one of 500 unnumbered copies. Santa Fe, (1939)

Condition Report: spine label slightly toned with very minor rubbing, otherwise nice copy. All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
BEARD, MARK. Aiden.

Lot 31: BEARD, MARK. Aiden.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BEARD, MARK. Aiden. Text by Aiden Finbar Brady. Frontispiece etching and 26 transfer-print hand-colored and -touched photographs printed by Craig Fry with Beard. Letterpress printing by Jim Fredrikson and Ted Danforth. 4to, black calf by Craig Fry, stamped in blind. number 18 of only 25 copies signed by beard. New York: Feard Press, 1992

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 32: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Jonson, Ben. Volpone: Or, The Foxe . . . A New Edition.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Jonson, Ben. Volpone: Or, The Foxe . . . A New Edition. Illustrated by Beardsley. 4to, original gilt-decorated turquoise cloth, tips, edges, and foot of spine rubbed with loss (spine also a bit bumped). number 332 of 1000 copies. London: Smithers, 1898

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d'Arthur.

Lot 33: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d'Arthur.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d'Arthur. Introduction by John Rhys. Numerous black-and-white plates, chapter headings, borders, and vignettes by Beardsley. 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial deep navy cloth, very minor rubbing to edges and tips, but otherwise a beautiful and bright copy of this famous edition. New York, 1927

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 34: BENEDICTUS. Variations quatre-vingt-six Motifs Décoratifs.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BENEDICTUS. Variations quatre-vingt-six Motifs Décoratifs. 86 highly decorative floral pochoir designs on 20 plates colored by Saudé. Folio, contents loose as issued in publisher's pictorial board folder, worn; margins variously toned and edges chipped, designs still bright. sold as is. Paris, circa 1925

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 35: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Hunter II, Dard; and Hunter III, Dard. Dard Hunter & Son.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Hunter II, Dard; and Hunter III, Dard. Dard Hunter & Son. Foreword and notes by Henry Morris. Excerpts, reproductions, and illustrations tipped in or mounted. Folio, 1/4 back goatskin by the Campbell-Logan Bindery; publisher's clamshell box. number 77 of 225 copies. Newtown, 1998

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 36: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Morris, Henry. Broadside Vignettes.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Morris, Henry. Broadside Vignettes. Text leaves and 21 lettered folders containing broadsides and an appendix. Elephant folio, contents loose as issued in cloth clamshell box. number 92 of 145 copies. Newtown, 1997

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 37: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Morris, Henry. Guilford & Green I: A Visit to Hayle Mill.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Morris, Henry. Guilford & Green I: A Visit to Hayle Mill. Illustrated. 8vo, full tan calf with green spine label by Sangorski & Sutcliffe; calf-edged slipcase. North Hills, 1970

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 38: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Old Ream Wrappers.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Old Ream Wrappers. Illustrations and two copperplate prints pulled from original plates, in red and black. 8vo, 1/2 morocco over marbled boards; prints in separate folder; handsome custom felt-lined clamshell box of cloth and marbled paper. number 348 of 375 copies. North Hills, Pa., 1969

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BIRD & BULL PRESS.) ZGroup of 7 volumes on marbling.

Lot 39: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) ZGroup of 7 volumes on marbling.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BIRD & BULL PRESS.) Group of 7 volumes on marbling. Specimen leaves and illustrations. Various sizes, original bindings. Newtown, vd

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 40: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Crosby, Caresse; editor. Portfolio I-VI.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Crosby, Caresse; editor. Portfolio I-VI. and duplicates of Portfolios IV and VI. Together, 8 volumes. Contributions by Sartre, Camus, Picasso, Cartier-Bresson, Tolstoy, Modigliani, Ghika, Ernst, Man Ray, de Chirico, Giacometti, Henry Miller, Bearden, Harry Crosby, and numerous others. Folio, original printed wrappers, spines a bit worn, scattered general wear, Portfolio V cover with publisher's tape covering misprint of volume number; internally very good. A small poster advertising Crosby Continental Editions accompanies the lot. First Editions. Washington D.C., 1945

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 41: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Lawrence, D. H. The Escaped Cock.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Lawrence, D. H. The Escaped Cock. Illustrations after watercolors by Lawrence. 8vo, original wrappers; glassine dust jacket; lacks slipcase. number 406 of 450 copies. Paris, 1929

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 42: BODMER, KARL. Nature at Home.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BODMER, KARL. Nature at Home. Translated from the French text by Théophile Gautier. Single and double-page illustrations of birds, animals, and nature, by Bodmer, captioned in the margins, numerous in-text illustrations. 4to, original pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black; ex-library copy with stamps on title and text pages, front hinge cracked, some paper remnants on pastedowns. sold as is. London, 1883

Condition Report: small hole in front endpaper, margins slightly toned but little or no foxing. scarce title All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 43: BRAQUE, GEORGES. Cahier de Georges Braque 1917-1947.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: BRAQUE, GEORGES. Cahier de Georges Braque 1917-1947. 94 illustrations accompanying reproductions of Braque's notebook writings. Folio, contents loose as issued in pictorial wrappers, a little rubbing to extremities; custom cloth chemise and slipcase. Printed by Mourlot. one of 750 copies. Paris: Maeght, (1948)

Condition Report: unusually nice condition (thanks to slipcase). smells of camphor like all the books in this cons. All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Saint-Pol-Roux (pseud. of Paul-Pierre Roux). Août.

Lot 44: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Saint-Pol-Roux (pseud. of Paul-Pierre Roux). Août.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Saint-Pol-Roux (pseud. of Paul-Pierre Roux). Août. 4 aquatint plates by Braque, printed by Crommelynck and Dutrou: two printed in black, one printed in blue, and the frontispiece in black with bistre border. Oblong folio, contents loose as issued in original printed wrappers; glassine dust jacket, scattered light soiling; custom red buckram chemise and slipcase with black morocco gilt spine label. Paris: Louis Broder, (1958)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 45: (BRIANCHON, MAURICE.) Villefosse, Héron de. A Travers nos Vignes.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BRIANCHON, MAURICE.) Villefosse, Héron de. A Travers nos Vignes. 9 pochoir plates by Maurice Brianchon. Folio, contents loose as issued in wrappers with engraving on cover; publisher's board chemise and slipcase. one of only 50 copies on arches with an additional etching of the cover and a suite on chine; number 83 from a total edition of 300. Paris: Bernard Klein, 1952

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 46: (BRISSAUD, PIERRE.) Nerval, Gerard de. Sylvie.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BRISSAUD, PIERRE.) Nerval, Gerard de. Sylvie. Pochoir illustrations by Brissaud. 4to, green morocco with multi-colored leather floral wreath surrounded by gold leaf design on front cover by Wagesvka, spine darkened; original wrappers bound in. number 248 of 400 numbered copies on arches. Paris, 1933

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 47: (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de. Paul et Virginie.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de. Paul et Virginie. 12 plates colored in pochoir, and 6 illustrations by Brunelleschi. 4to, lettered wrappers with glassine; uncut and unopened; board chemise and slipcase, mild wear. one of 525 numbered copeis on arches. Paris, (1943)

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 48: (BUDKO, JOSEPH.) Heine, Heinrich. Der Rabbi von Bacherach.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: (BUDKO, JOSEPH.) Heine, Heinrich. Der Rabbi von Bacherach. 5 woodcut plates comprising frontispiece, title-page, and 3 plates by Budko, along with woodcut chapter initials and a vignette on the final leaf. Small 8vo, 3/4 calf, worn; light foxing spots to top margin of some leaves. number 212 of 320 copies on Zanders-butten paper. Berlin, 1921

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
CADY, HARRISON. Three Autograph Letters Signed with pen-and-ink drawings

Lot 49: CADY, HARRISON. Three Autograph Letters Signed with pen-and-ink drawings

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: STUART LITTLE, SCRIBE CADY, HARRISON. Three Autograph Letters Signed with pen-and-ink drawings plus original mailing envelope for second letter. Single 8vo pages, cream paper, vertical folds, one letter on West 67th St, New York stationery. All addressed to a friend, Selina Strong. New York, 1946; 1952; 1956

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
No Image Available

Lot 50: CALDER, ALEXANDER. Flèches * Gouaches et Totems.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: CALDER, ALEXANDER. Flèches * Gouaches et Totems. Together, 2 Signed Limited Editions. Lithographed plates by Calder; reproductions. Folio, lithographed wrappers, some toning; board chemises and slipcases, moderate wear; internally clean. numbers 39 and 83, respectively, signed by calder from editions of 150. Paris: Derrière Le Miroir, 1968; 1966

Condition Report: All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Per page:
1
2
3
4
5
6
Next »