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ANTONIO DA CANAL, IL CANALETTO La Torre di Malghera.

Lot 200: ANTONIO DA CANAL, IL CANALETTO La Torre di Malghera.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: ANTONIO DA CANAL, IL CANALETTO La Torre di Malghera. Etching, circa 1740. 304x437 mm; 11 7/8x17 1/4 inches, wide margins. Third state (of 3). Letter R watermark (Bromberg 50; the same watermark is on most of the impressions in the Founder's album, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge). A very good, evenly-printed impression with strong contrasts and all the details distinct. Bromberg 2.

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JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The

Lot 246: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea. Etching and drypoint on Japan paper, 1878. 176x303 mm; 7x12 inches, full margins. MacDonald's third state (of 3), with the artist's butterfly signature in the sky above the tower and with the drypoint shading on the hull of the second boat in from the left. Ex-collection Frederick Kappel, New York; gift to James D. Smillie, American artist (1833-1909) with pencil inscription lower left recto; Kennedy & Co., New York, with the original label. A superb, richly-inked and early impression with strong contrasts and with burr on the sails and masts of the boats at the far left and on the house façades. Kennedy 175; Glasgow 182.

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JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Thames Police.

Lot 248: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Thames Police.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Thames Police. Etching and drypoint on thin, cream laid Japan paper, 1859. 151x221 mm; 5 7/8x8 7/8 inches, full margins. MacDonald's fifth state (of 5). Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "imp" in pencil, lower right. Ex-collection Associated American Artists, New York, with their label on the frame back. A brilliant, richly-inked impression with all the fine lines distinct. The Marine Police, established in 1798, became the Thames Division of the Metropolitan Police in 1839. In this view, Whistler shows their brick and bay-windowed structure on the banks of the Thames at Wapping Wharf, with the skiffs and marine patrol boats pulled up on the river bank. Kennedy 44; Glasgow 53.

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JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated.

Lot 255: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Draped Figure, Seated. Lithograph on light tan laid Japan paper, 1893. 212x162 mm; 8 3/8x6 1/2 inches (with legend), full margins. Edition of 107 for L'Estampe Originale, album IV (October-December 1893). Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "No. 89" in pencil, lower left. Ex-collection Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York. A brilliant impression showing the strong black lines on the hat and the contours of the drapery, and all the subtle tonal variations distinct. Way 46; Levy 74; Spink 72.

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR La Pierre au Trois Croquis.

Lot 263: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR La Pierre au Trois Croquis.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR La Pierre au Trois Croquis. Lithograph, 1904. 205x290 mm; 8 1/8x11 1/2 inches, full margins. Second state (of 2), with the signature lower left. Edition of 950. Published by Vollard, Paris. From L'Album des Douze Lithographies Originales. A very good, dark impression. Delteil 41.

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR Claude Renoir, la tête baisée.

Lot 264: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR Claude Renoir, la tête baisée.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR Claude Renoir, la tête baisée. Lithograph, 1904. 197x200 mm; 7 3/4x7 7/8 inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Edition of 950. With the artist's ink stamp signature, lower right. Published by Vollard, Paris. From L'Album des Douze Lithographies Originales. A very good impression. Delteil 39.

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ODILON REDON Vieux Chevalier.

Lot 282: ODILON REDON Vieux Chevalier.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: ODILON REDON Vieux Chevalier. Lithograph on Chine appliqué, 1896. 302x236 mm; 11 7/8x9 1/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 100. Initialed and numbered "29" in pencil, lower left. Printed by August Clot, Paris. Published by Vollard, Paris. From Album des Peintres-Graveurs. A brilliant, richly-inked and luminous impression. Mellerio 158.

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JAMES D. SMILLIE (after Albert Bierstadt) The Rocky Mountains (Lander's Peak)

Lot 290: JAMES D. SMILLIE (after Albert Bierstadt) The Rocky Mountains (Lander's Peak)

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: JAMES D. SMILLIE (after Albert Bierstadt) The Rocky Mountains (Lander's Peak). Set of 12 engravings, progressive proofs, 1865-66. Each approximately 660x920 mm; 26x36 1/4 inches (sheets), full margins. Each but one of the engravings on Chine collé on sturdy, cream wove paper. Three of the earliest proofs with incomplete shading: one of these signed by both Smillie and Bierstadt and dated "May 1865" in pencil; another signed by Smillie and dated "May 1865" in pencil, lower right; and the third signed by Smillie and dated "New York, August 10th 1865" in pencil, lower right. The third through the eighth working proofs: one impression of the third proof; two impressions of the fourth proof; two impressions of the fifth proof; one impression of the sixth proof; two impressions of the seventh proof, one of which is signed and inscribed "one of the last working proofs" in pencil, lower right; and one impression of the eighth proof, signed and inscribed "Last working proof" in pencil, lower right. Each of these proofs inscribed "3rd pf." through "8th pf." in pencil, lower right. This monumental engraving shows a Native American encampment at the foot of the Rocky Mountains where Bierstadt traveled in 1859 on a western expedition led by US Army Colonel Frederick W. Lander (1821-1862). Bierstadt created the celebrated painting (now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) on which this engraving was based four years after the expedition, following the Colonel's death during the Civil War, and named the Peak in honor of his friend The painting was widely admired, as it aptly captured the mystique and beauty of the American West. It was sold by Bierstadt for the hefty sum of $25,000 in 1865, prompting the artist to commission an engraving after the composition. It took James D. Smillie (1833-1909) three years to craft and publish the grandiloquent print. Bierstadt closely monitored the design of the engraving, checking in on its progress in New York, sometimes daily, and requesting frequent proofs from the engraver.

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JAMES D. SMILLIE Rough Sport in Yosemite.

Lot 291: JAMES D. SMILLIE Rough Sport in Yosemite.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: JAMES D. SMILLIE Rough Sport in Yosemite. Etching on ivory wove China paper with a group of 6 additional proofs on various papers, 1886. 252x405 mm; 10x16 inches, full margins. Signed and dated "NY 1886" in pencil, lower right. With--Additional 6 proofs of this subject: 2 on imitation Japan paper, 2 on cream wove paper (one of these in signed in pencil, lower right), one on Chine volant, signed and inscribed "J.D.S. imp.--plate destroyed" in pencil, lower margin, and a fragment impression on cream wove paper, signed and inscribed "J.D.S. imp.--Fragment" in pencil, lower margin. Very good impressions of these scarce, early western American etchings.

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EDWARD HOPPER Evening Wind.

Lot 296: EDWARD HOPPER Evening Wind.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $80,000 - $120,000

Description: EDWARD HOPPER Evening Wind. Etching, 1921. 180x212 mm; 7x8 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed in pencil, lower right, and titled and priced ("$30") by the artist in pencil, lower left. Partial Umbria watermark. A brilliant, richly-inked impression of this extremely scarce, important etching, with very strong contrasts, with all the details distinct and with no sign of wear. According to an account by Hopper explaining his printing methods, "The best prints were done on an Italian paper called 'Umbria' and was the whitest paper I could get. The ink was an intense black that I sent for to Kimber in London, as I could not get an intense enough black here. I had heard so much of the beauty of old paper that I tried some 18th century ledger paper, but it did not give me the contrast and brilliance that I wished, and I did not use it," (Levin, Edward Hopper, The Complete Prints, New York, 1979, page 11). Hopper (1882-1967) was born in Nyack, New York, just north of New York City. After briefly studying at the Correspondence School of Illustrating (1899-1900), he attended the New School of Art from 1900 to 1906. Hopper studied painting and life drawing under Kenneth Hayes Miller, Robert Henri and William Merritt Chase alongside classmates George Bellows, Guy Pene du Bois and Rockwell Kent. At 24-years old, Hopper left for Paris, where he stayed for over a year (he returned to Europe again in 1909 and 1910). These European trips were crucial to his development as an artist, and even though he never returned to Paris, he portrayed a romanticized ideal of the place in many of his works until 1924, at which time he ceased using overt French imagery altogether. While many American artists who visited Paris during this time were most struck by the avant-garde movements of Fauvism and Cubism, Hopper paid them little attention and instead studied Degas and Manet, as well as Rembrandt and other Old Masters. Hopper never chose to characterize himself as an illustrator or printmaker, preferring to be known as a painter, but ironically he found commercial success and a livelihood through both of these downplayed endeavors. Hopper began working as an illustrator in 1905 with C. C. Phillips & Company, New York, and greatly supplemented his income through illustration work through the early 1900s. He did not find sound financial footing through sales of his paintings until after 1924, following a sold out exhibition of his work, at Rehn Gallery, New York. Hopper's first foray into printmaking came at the encouragement of then-fellow illustrator Martin Lewis, in 1915 (see lots 301-307), who instructed him on the technical aspects of the medium. Despite receiving this initial instruction on printmaking from Lewis, their styles were markedly different: Lewis employed a variety of complicated techniques to obtain his desired tonal effects, while Hopper had a much simpler approach, only ever working in etching and drypoint. (Before he began etching in 1915, Hopper produced several monotypes, a medium viewed as an intermediary step between painting and printing.) Lewis focused on printmaking throughout his artistic career, while Hopper produced approximately 70 prints over a relatively short period of time. His career as an etcher was particularly short-lived and essentially ended in 1923; in 1928 he made his final prints, two drypoints, before abandoning printmaking altogether to focus on painting. Hopper quickly mastered etching and drypoint. He had a relatively simple and steadfast preference when it came to printmaking: very black ink on very white paper; plates that were deeply bitten and clean-wiped; producing impressions that came out inky with brilliant contrasts. While creating seemingly straightforward, realist compositions, Hopper imbued his scenes with mood and emotion, aptly capturing the intangible quality of a fleeting moment. His work is characterized by a sense of stillness and isolation, which he often dramatized with the use of heavy chiaroscuro and strong, dark hatching, such as in Evening Wind, one of his most celebrated etchings. The image of a lone woman before a window appears repeatedly in his oeuvre, and is an arrangement employed by one of his greatly-admired influences, Degas. Windows crop up frequently in Hopper's work, as symbols of the contrast between quiet interior moments and the busy outside world. Psychologically, Hopper's figures are often caught in moments of contemplation or seeming boredom--scenes of stillness indicative of loneliness and weariness. Hopper's rapidly-gained proficiency as an etcher, his unique style and perspective, and the number of absolutely masterful prints that he created over his short career as a printmaker earn him a place as one of the most important American graphic artists of the 20th century. Zigrosser 9; Levin 77.

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MARTIN LEWIS Fifth Avenue Bridge.

Lot 301: MARTIN LEWIS Fifth Avenue Bridge.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: MARTIN LEWIS Fifth Avenue Bridge. Drypoint on cream laid paper, 1928. 253x303 mm; 9 7/8x12 inches, full margins. Edition of 108. Signed in pencil, lower right. Etruria Italy watermark. A brilliant, richly-inked and luminous impression of this important print. Australian-born Lewis (1881-1962) was one of the leading contributors to American printmaking in the first half of the twentieth century, creating approximately 150 etchings and lithographs between 1915 and 1953. While many of his contemporaries explored the ever-changing New York cityscape by meticulously capturing new and old architecture alike, Lewis' fascination centered on the cities inhabitants. Lewis approached printmaking as an art form in and of itself (rather than ancillary to painting). His print compositions were unique and he excelled at virtually every printmaking technique, using his remarkable skills to push each one to its greatest potential. Lewis strove for tonal quality above all else in his prints, going so far as to treat plates with sandpaper and other materials before etching them in order to achieve grain (see lot 305). The softness that Lewis captured when he utilized various techniques to bring out a wide spectrum of tones lends a distinctive painterly quality to his prints. Interestingly, he rarely used aquatint and mezzotint, two techniques traditionally utilized for their tonal quality. Lewis also rejected the practice of manipulating ink during the printing process (a method exposed by Whistler) and preferred to put the "work' into the plate itself. McCarron 72.

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LOUIS LOZOWICK Through Brooklyn Bridge Cables.

Lot 313: LOUIS LOZOWICK Through Brooklyn Bridge Cables.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: LOUIS LOZOWICK Through Brooklyn Bridge Cables. Lithograph, 1938. 244x326 mm; 9 5/8x12 3/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, dark impression. Flint 158.

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SAMUEL L. MARGOLIES Men of Steel.

Lot 315: SAMUEL L. MARGOLIES Men of Steel.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: SAMUEL L. MARGOLIES Men of Steel. Drypoint, circa 1940. 378x295 mm; 14 7/8x11 5/8 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower margin. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A brilliant, richly-inked impression with every detail distinct.

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THOMAS HART BENTON I Got a Gal on Sourwood Mountain.

Lot 316: THOMAS HART BENTON I Got a Gal on Sourwood Mountain.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON I Got a Gal on Sourwood Mountain. Lithograph, 1938. 321x236 mm; 12 5/8x9 1/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good impression. Fath 19.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Rainy Day

Lot 317: THOMAS HART BENTON Rainy Day

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Rainy Day Lithograph, 1938. 225x343mm; 8 3/4x13 3/8 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good impression. Fath 23.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Night Firing.

Lot 318: THOMAS HART BENTON Night Firing.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Night Firing. Lithograph, 1943. 221x331 mm; 8 3/4x13 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York, with the original label. A very good, dark impression. With--Gateside Conversation, lithograph, 1946. 251x355 mm; 9 7/8x14 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. Two punctures in the sky, one upper center the other center right edge. Fath 57 and 69.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Planting.

Lot 319: THOMAS HART BENTON Planting.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Planting. Lithograph, 1939. 255x320 mm; 10x12 1/2 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good, dark impression. Fath 28.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Cradling Wheat.

Lot 320: THOMAS HART BENTON Cradling Wheat.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Cradling Wheat. Lithograph, 1939. 250x306 mm; 9 3/4x12 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good impression. Fath 27.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Edge of Town.

Lot 321: THOMAS HART BENTON Edge of Town.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Edge of Town. Lithograph, 1938. 227x276 mm; 9x11 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, well-inked impression. Fath 22.

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THOMAS HART BENTON The Boy.

Lot 322: THOMAS HART BENTON The Boy.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON The Boy. Lithograph, 1948. 242x350 mm; 9 1/2x13 3/4 inches, wide margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good, well-inked impression with strong contrasts. Fath 72.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Letter From Overseas.

Lot 323: THOMAS HART BENTON Letter From Overseas.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Letter From Overseas. Lithograph, 1943. 245x331 mm; 9 5/8x13 inches, 1-inch margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York, with the original label. A superb, dark impression. Fath 59.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Instruction.

Lot 324: THOMAS HART BENTON Instruction.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Instruction. Lithograph, 1940. 265x315 mm; 10 3/8x12 3/8 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, strong impression. Fath 41.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Shallow Creek.

Lot 325: THOMAS HART BENTON Shallow Creek.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Shallow Creek. Lithograph, 1939. 362x238 mm; 14 1/4x9 3/8 inches, wide margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, richly-inked impression. Fath 32.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Morning Train.

Lot 326: THOMAS HART BENTON Morning Train.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Morning Train. Lithograph, 1943. 238x348 mm; 9 3/8x13 1/2 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, dark impression. Fath 58.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Wreck of the Ol' 97.

Lot 327: THOMAS HART BENTON Wreck of the Ol' 97.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Wreck of the Ol' 97. Lithograph, 1944. 263x382 mm; 10 3/8x15 1/8 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A brilliant, dark impression with strong contrasts. The "Ol' 97," a Southern Railway locomotive, officially known as the Fast Mail, was en route from Monroe, Virginia, to Spencer, North Carolina, when it derailed at Stillhouse Trestle near Danville, Virginia, in September of 1903. Fath 63.

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THOMAS HART BENTON The Race.

Lot 328: THOMAS HART BENTON The Race.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON The Race. Lithograph, 1942. 225x337 mm; 8 7/8x13 1/4 inches, wide margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, richly-inked impression of this very important lithograph. Based on the same-title oil painting, now in a private collection. Benton shows a lone horse racing a steam engine across a barren midwestern prarie. The telephone pole and line are the only other sign of human presence in this bygone scene. Fath 56.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Spring Tryout.

Lot 329: THOMAS HART BENTON Spring Tryout.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Spring Tryout. Lithograph, 1943. 239x350 mm; 9 3/8x13 3/4 inches, wide margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good, well-inked impression. Fath 61.

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THOMAS HART BENTON Running Horses.

Lot 330: THOMAS HART BENTON Running Horses.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: THOMAS HART BENTON Running Horses. Lithograph, 1955. 316x421 mm; 12 1/2x16 5/8 inches, full margins. Edition of 100. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, dark and richly-inked impression of this very scarce lithograph. Fath 78.

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GRANT WOOD The Planting Group.

Lot 333: GRANT WOOD The Planting Group.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: GRANT WOOD The Planting Group. Lithograph, 1937. 215x278 mm; 8 1/2x11 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good impression. Cole 1.

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GRANT WOOD January.

Lot 334: GRANT WOOD January.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Description: GRANT WOOD January. Lithograph, 1936. 230x303 mm; 9 1/8x12 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good impression. Cole 3.

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GRANT WOOD March.

Lot 335: GRANT WOOD March.

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: GRANT WOOD March. Lithograph, 1939. 228x302 mm; 9x12 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb impression. Cole 14.

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JOHN STEUART CURRY John Brown.

Lot 337: JOHN STEUART CURRY John Brown.

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: JOHN STEUART CURRY John Brown. Lithograph, 1939. 378x277 mm; 14 7/8x11 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, strong and dark impression of this important lithograph. Cole 34.

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RAPHAEL SOYER Young Model.

Lot 339: RAPHAEL SOYER Young Model.

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: RAPHAEL SOYER Young Model. Lithograph, 1940. 305x247 mm; 12x9 3/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 250. Signed and titled "The Model" in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A very good, dark impression. Cole 57.

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DARWIN, CHARLES.  Journal of Researches . . . during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World.  2 vols.  1846

Lot 206: DARWIN, CHARLES. Journal of Researches . . . during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World. 2 vols. 1846

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: DARWIN, CHARLES. Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World. 6 leaves of publisher's ads at end of Volume 2. 2 volumes. Small 8vo, 118x113 mm, modern 1/4 calf gilt; scattered foxing; uncut. New York, 1846

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DENTISTRY  BOURDET, ÉTIENNE. Soins Faciles pour la Propreté de la Bouche.  1760

Lot 212: DENTISTRY BOURDET, ÉTIENNE. Soins Faciles pour la Propreté de la Bouche. 1760

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: BOURDET, ÉTIENNE. Soins Faciles pour la Propreté de la Bouche, pour la Conservation des Dents. 93, [3] pages, including final blank. 12mo, 157x94 mm, early 20th-century Latin American tree sheep gilt with red morocco lettering piece, contemporary wrappers bound in. Stamp of Gustavo Galletti (1805-68) on title; bookplate of Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903). Paris: Jean-Th. Hérissant, 1760

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DENTISTRY  GARRETSON, JAMES EDMUND. A Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth and Jaws.  1869

Lot 216: DENTISTRY GARRETSON, JAMES EDMUND. A Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth and Jaws. 1869

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: GARRETSON, JAMES EDMUND. A Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth and Jaws. 8 plates and 8 full-page illustrations numbered as plates; 120 text illustrations. [3]-700, [4] pages, including 2 leaves of publisher's ads at end; lacks half-title. 8vo, 215x142 mm, original cloth, rebacked with leather an an early date with endpapers renewed, top of front joint chipped, front cover faded and partly discolored; light dampstaining in lower margins, occasional faint offsetting from illustrations, scattered interlinear pencil notes in Spanish. Stamps of Drs. Rafael S. Sevilla, "Dentista . . . Toluca," dated 1891, and G. A. Burrell, "Dentista Americano," dated 1901. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1869

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DENTISTRY  PARMLY, LEVI SPEAR. A Practical Guide to the Management of the Teeth.  1819

Lot 220: DENTISTRY PARMLY, LEVI SPEAR. A Practical Guide to the Management of the Teeth. 1819

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: PARMLY, LEVI SPEAR. A Practical Guide to the Management of the Teeth; comprising a Discovery of the Origin of Caries, or Decay of the Teeth; with its Prevention and Cure. Engraved plate. 198, [9] pages, including publisher's catalogue at end. 12mo, 145x86 mm, early 20th-century Latin American tree sheep gilt with red morocco lettering piece; some light browning on opening leaves, contemporary signatures of N. H. Morgan and Eli Hall on title. Philadelphia: Collins & Croft, 1819

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DENTISTRY  SPOONER, SHEARJASHUB. Guide to Sound Teeth; or, A Popular Treatise on the Teeth.  1836

Lot 221: DENTISTRY SPOONER, SHEARJASHUB. Guide to Sound Teeth; or, A Popular Treatise on the Teeth. 1836

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: SPOONER, SHEARJASHUB. Guide to Sound Teeth; or, A Popular Treatise on the Teeth. 12mo, 184x111 mm, 20th-century brown leather gilt with red morocco lettering pieces, front joint partly cracked; ink stain in lower outer corners through most of volume. Contemporary signature of D. W. Seager on title; 19th-century stamps of Dr. Ricardo Figueroa, Cirujano Dentista, Mexico. New York, 1836

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ENDOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHY. Gastrophotography [cover title].  Album containing 76 silver print photographs.  Later 1930s?

Lot 225: ENDOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHY. Gastrophotography [cover title]. Album containing 76 silver print photographs. Later 1930s?

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (ENDOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHY.) Gastrophotography [cover title]. Album containing 76 silver print photographs, comprising 4 of the Gastro-Photor gastric camera, and 72 stereo views of the interior of the stomach mounted 8 per page, plus mounted text reproduced from typescript. 255x342 mm, contemporary black cloth over boards; contents clean. Front cover additionally stamped "Blackwell Sawyer, M.D." (New York: Gastro-Photor Laboratories), late 1930s?

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FREUD, SIGMUND. The Interpretation of Dreams.  1913

Lot 230: FREUD, SIGMUND. The Interpretation of Dreams. 1913

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: FREUD, SIGMUND. The Interpretation of Dreams . . . Authorised Translation of Third Edition with Introduction by A. A. Brill, Ph.B., M.D. xiii, [1], 510, [2] pages, including initial leaf, blank except for asterisk at bottom on recto, and final blank. 8vo, 213x139 mm, original blue cloth, spine very slightly darkened, ends rubbed; contemporary owner's signature on front free endpaper, contents otherwise clean. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913

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GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY  DANA, JAMES DWIGHT. A System of Mineralogy:  1837

Lot 232: GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY DANA, JAMES DWIGHT. A System of Mineralogy: 1837

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: DANA, JAMES DWIGHT. A System of Mineralogy: including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography . . . and a Mineralogical Bibliography. 4 engraved crystallographic plates, including 2 folding. xiv, 452; 119, [1] pages, plus errata slip. 2 parts in one volume. 8vo, 224x138 mm, modern 1/2 leather, top of spine chipped; some foxing, last 2 plates dampstained in gutter. New Haven, 1837

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GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY  LYELL, CHARLES, Sir. Principles of Geology.  2 vols. 1837

Lot 235: GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY LYELL, CHARLES, Sir. Principles of Geology. 2 vols. 1837

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: LYELL, CHARLES, Sir. Principles of Geology. 15 engraved and woodcut plates and maps. Publisher's inserted ad leaf before Volume 1 frontispiece. 2 volumes. Large 8vo, 234x146 mm, original cloth, rebacked retaining original backstrips, shelf label removed from Volume 2 spine; accession number on verso of titles, scattered foxing, generally not affecting plates. Philadelphia, 1837

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GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY  ROBINSON, SAMUEL. A Catalogue of American Minerals. 1825

Lot 238: GEOLOGY & MINERALOGY ROBINSON, SAMUEL. A Catalogue of American Minerals. 1825

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: ROBINSON, SAMUEL. A Catalogue of American Minerals, with their Localities; including All which are known to exist in the United States and British Provinces. vi, [2], 316 pages. 8vo, 216x132 mm, original 1/4 cloth with remnant of leather lettering piece, spine faded and stained, recased, with spine ends and cover corners restored; title toned, contents otherwise generally clean; cloth folding case Boston, 1825

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GRAY, HENRY. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical.  1859

Lot 240: GRAY, HENRY. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical. 1859

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: GRAY, HENRY. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical. 363 wood-engraved illustrations after drawings by H. V. Carter. Publisher's 80-page catalogue at end dated July 1859. 4to, 255x165 mm, publisher's sheep, spine darkened, short cracked at top of rear joint, cover corners worn; contents clean. Philadelphia, 1859

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THACHER, JAMES. Observations on Hydrophobia, produced by the Bite of a Mad Dog, or Other Rabid Animal.  1812

Lot 277: THACHER, JAMES. Observations on Hydrophobia, produced by the Bite of a Mad Dog, or Other Rabid Animal. 1812

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Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: THACHER, JAMES. Observations on Hydrophobia, produced by the Bite of a Mad Dog, or Other Rabid Animal. Hand-colored engraved botanical plate. 301, [1] pages. 8vo, 234x133 mm, original boards with paper lettering piece, spine discolored and partly cracked, ends chipped, front joint cracked; contents dampstained with moderate to heavy foxing; uncut; linen folding case. Bookplates of Albert L. Norris and Harvard Medical Library. Plymouth, 1812

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CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows.

Lot 25: CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows.

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May 7, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows. Two lithographed plates by Chagall based on his designs of the stained glass windows of the synagogue at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. 4to, cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First American Edition. New York, 1962

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Lot 26: CHAGALL, MARC. The Lithographs. Volumes 3, 4, and 6.

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CHAGALL, MARC. The Lithographs. Volumes 3, 4, and 6. (only, of 6). English text. Two original lithographs by Chagall. Folio, cloth; lithographed dust jackets. first american editions./span New York and Boston, 1969-86

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(CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

Lot 34: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust. Translated by John Auster. Illustrated by Harry Clarke with 22 plates including 8 in color, plus many decorative head- and tail-pieces. 4to, publisher's gilt-stamped vellum-backed boards, some toning and and nicks along edges, spine foxed, pictorial endpapers. first limited edition. number 25 of 1000 copies signed by clarke/span, of the American issue. New York: Dingwall-Rock, (1925)

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(CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A P

Lot 39: (CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A P

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: ALS BY ELIZABETH YEATS TO SPINGARN ON BROTHER JACK'S ART (CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A Play in Prose. Printed in red and black. Unicorn device by Edmund Dulac on title, 2 plates by Dulac printed on grey paper. 8vo, original cloth-backed boards with printed paper spine label; original plain cream paper dust jacket, toned, heaviest at spine panel which is chipped at ends. first limited edition. one of 450 unnumbered copies./span Miller 47; Wade 167. Dublin, 1931

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DULAC, EDMUND. Lyrics, Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.

Lot 58: DULAC, EDMUND. Lyrics, Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: DULAC, EDMUND. Lyrics, Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z. Color plates by Dulac with humorous verses printed beneath the images. 4to, publisher's gold cloth-backed illustrated boards, spine a bit toned and rubbed, a bit of loss to upper outer tip of front board, otherwise nicer than normally encountered; scattered foxing, heaviest to preliminaries including title and first plate. first american edition/span lacking date on title-page and blank verso. Hughey 18b. London and New York: Warne, [1909]

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