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TWAIN, MARK. A Tramp Abroad.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: TWAIN, MARK. A Tramp Abroad. Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and others; engraved portrait frontispiece (state B). Thick 8vo, original brown cloth gilt-stamped, slightly skewed, rebacked with original spine laid-down, rear joint splitting; contents clean. first american edition./span Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1880

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MANUSCRIPT BOOK / HERALDRY. Forman, Robert. Scottish Armorial Attributed to Sir Robert Forman of Luthrie.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (MANUSCRIPT BOOK / HERALDRY.) Forman, Robert. Scottish Armorial Attributed to Sir Robert Forman of Luthrie. Lyon King of Arms, 1555 to 1567. Original in Advocates Library (MS. No.31.4.9). Facsimile by William Rae MacDonald, 1895 (full calligraphed title-page). Ink and watercolor facsimile with title, 9 pages of contents listing the arms of Lords, Commoners, and Nobility, and over 130 skillfully rendered pages of coats of arms, most single page, but those at the end bearing up to four images. 4to. [12],130,[1]pages. Folio, original full blindstamped pictorial calf, raised spine bands, silk endpapers, elaborate inner dentelles with multi-colored inlaid panels and gilt, stamped and signed by Annie S. MacDonald, with mottos stamped along them, some rubbing and light surface scuffing to covers, joints with early expert restoration; endpapers a bit worn. Np [Scotland], 1895

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GILKERSON, WILLIAM. American Whalers in The Western Arctic.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: GILKERSON, WILLIAM. American Whalers in The Western Arctic. Text by John R. Bockstoce. Plates after original watercolors by Gilkerson, the noted maritime historian, writer and artist; separate unbound color plates in original cloth portfolio. Oblong folio, publisher's silver-lettered 1/4 blue morocco gilt over linen. number 28 of only 30 copies numbered in roman, signed by gilkerson, with two original signed pencil drawing and a separate signed and numbered suite /spanof the colored plates. Unbound and laid into separate chemise, spine foxed; lacks slipcase. From a total edition of 400. Fairhaven, Mass; Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983

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ANVIL PRESS. Shakespeare, William. The Tempest [Mr. Edward Capell's Edition of 1768].

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (ANVIL PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. The Tempest [Mr. Edward Capell's Edition of 1768]. Chiaroscuro woodcut portrait of Shakespeare by Gloria Thomas on title-page and a separate woodcut of the same, showing more detail in background, in a folded page, laid into volume. American Uncial type. 8vo, publisher's cloth-backed painted boards with printed paper spine label; bookmark on the handmade Magnani paper with the Anvil Press logo laid in. Lexington, KY, 1993

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FUTURISM. Freddie, Luigi. Exhibition of the Fascist Revolution.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (FUTURISM.) Freddie, Luigi. Exhibition of the Fascist Revolution. Essay by Dino Alfieri. 257 photographic and zincograph plates and reproductions including 12 color plates. 8vo, original photographic boards, rebacked in black cloth. scarce english language edition/span of the guide to the most comprehensive exhibition of fascism's aesthetics and interpretations, organized by Luigi Freddi, showing designs by Prampolini, Santagata, Paolucci, Barrera, and others. Rome: National Fascist Party, 1933

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GUSTAVE CIMIOTTI Rockport, Maine.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: GUSTAVE CIMIOTTI Rockport, Maine. Oil on board. 405x505 mm; 15 7/8x19 7/8 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto, and titled in white crayon and annotated in charcoal, verso. Cimiotti (1875-1969) was a first generation American artist whose family had immigrated from Italy in the mid-1800s. In his teens, Cimiotti was a talented musician and prodigious draughtsman. He studied abroad at the Académie Julian in Paris, but never fully adopted French Impressionism like so many fellow American artists of his day. Cimiotti had a studio in New York for decades at 51 West 10th Street, where Winslow Homer and William Merritt Chase also worked, and it is with the bold, colorful style of these American masters that his work shares a greater affinity.

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JOHN SLOAN Parlor Scene.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JOHN SLOAN Parlor Scene. Crayon on cream wove paper on board, 1904. 283x384 mm; 11 1/8x15 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower left recto. Sloan (1871-1951) was one of four founding members of the American artists group known as The Eight (which formed in 1908 in New York in opposition to the National Academy of Design's exclusive exhibitions), along with George Luks, William Glackens and Everett Shinn, who began their artistic careers as illustrators for Philadelphia-based news publications. They supplemented their incomes well into the early 1900s as illustrators before their art gained commercial success.

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JOHN KOCH Nude with Cat.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JOHN KOCH Nude with Cat. Oil on canvas. 1270x1050 mm; 50x41 1/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto. Ex-collection Forbes Collection, New York. Exhibited "Directions in American Painting," Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1941, with the label on the frame back; Kraushaar Galleries, New York, 1941, number 1; Art Students League, New York, 1944; Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1945; Bowling Green State University Club, 1946; "In the Face of Abstraction," The Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, August 20-November 4, 1998, nunber 9.

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KOEHLER, S. R.; et al. American Etchings: A Collection of Twenty Original Etchings.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: KOEHLER, S. R.; et al. American Etchings: A Collection of Twenty Original Etchings. 20 etchings by William Merritt Chase, Nimmo Moran, Edmund Henry Garrett, James Smillie, Henry Farber, George Loring Brown, and others, on Japan paper, tipped to mounts, size differs slightly with average sheet size between 6 and 9 inches. Folio, original lettered wrappers, some age toning and minor chipping to upper backstrip; remnants of original board folder. number 32 of only 40 copies on japan paper/span from a total edition of 350. Despite Maxfield Parrish's name appearing in the subtitle, the volume never contained a work by him. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1886

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PERLS GALLERY. Group of 12 exhibition catalogues and announcements for shows devoted to Alexander Calder.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: PERLS GALLERY. Group of 12 exhibition catalogues and announcements for shows devoted to Alexander Calder. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, printed stapled wrappers. Includes Bronze Sculptures, Early Work Rediscovered, Crags and Critters, Circus, Jewelry, and more. Ex-collection Perls Gallery. New York, 1960s-70s

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FREDERICK DICKINSON WILLIAMS Landscape at Sunset.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: FREDERICK DICKINSON WILLIAMS Landscape at Sunset. Oil on canvas, 1868. 355x255 mm; 14x10 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right recto.

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WILLIAM ZORACH Tree Study.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Tree Study. Watercolor on cream wove paper, double-sided, 1913. 304x253 mm; 12x10 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left recto.

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WILLIAM ZORACH Head of a Girl.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Head of a Girl. Carved wood sculpture, circa 1930. 280 mm; 11 inches (height). With the artist's incised signature on the bottom of the base.

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WILLIAM MEYEROWITZ Figures in a Park.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM MEYEROWITZ Figures in a Park. Oil on canvas. 514x610 mm; 20 1/4x24 inches. Signed and annotated oil, lower right recto.

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WILLIAM GROPPER Jewish Tailor.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: WILLIAM GROPPER Jewish Tailor. Oil on paper adhered to board. 560x380 mm; 22x15 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto.

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CUMMINGTON PRESS. Genesis: Verses from a Manuscript of William Blake.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (CUMMINGTON PRESS.) Genesis: Verses from a Manuscript of William Blake. Printed in black, red, and blue type set by Harry Duncan. 3 woodcut plates by Wightman Williams. Thin 4to, gilt-lettered, russet calf-backed boards, scuffed. number 46 of 170 copies./span Cummington, Mass,. 1952

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ICART, LOUIS. Dumas fils, Alexander. La Dame aux Camélias.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (ICART, LOUIS.) Dumas fils, Alexander. La Dame aux Camélias. 25 colored etchings, a separate suite in black, and an original drawing, heightened in gouache, by icart./span 4to, original printed wrappers; board chemise and slipcase, worn. number 23 of only 25 copies on japon supernacré, with an original drawing by icart/span but lacking the copper plate. Monod 4084. Paris: Guillot, 1938

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WILLIAM ZORACH Tessim Drinking (Child Drinking).

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Tessim Drinking (Child Drinking). Bronze with dark brown patina, 1932. 203 mm; 8 inches (height, excluding base). With the artist's incised signature, lower left. Another cast sold Christie's, New York, sale 2731, October 1-2, 2013. Published in Roberta Tarbell, Catalogue Raisonne of William Zorach's Carved Sculpture, University of Delaware, June 1976 (unpublished doctoral dissertation), pages 385-88, number 78.

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FORT, CHARLES. Lo!

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: FORT, CHARLES. Lo! Illustrated by Alexander King. 8vo, publisher's cloth, light rubbing to spine tips; dust jacket, chips to edges, tape repairs on verso, creasing. first edition./span The book in which Fort is widely credited as having coined the term "teleportation." New York: Claude Kendall, (1931)

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PAUL CADMUS Venus and Adonis.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200,000 - $300,000

Description: PAUL CADMUS Venus and Adonis. Egg tempra and oil on canvas on pressed wood board, 1936. 725x825 mm; 28 1/2x32 1/2 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. Cadmus loosely based the composition of this work on the Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas of the same subject, circa 1635-1640, now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Though Cadmus set the scene in a classical landscape, his Adonis is rushing to play tennis, clutching the racket in his right hand and two ballis in his left, while fending off his clinging Venus and a bawling baby, a microcosm of 1930s suburban life under the guise of a subject from antiquity. Sold Christie's, New York, with the label on the frame back; Midtown Galleries, New York, 1974; Forbes Collection, New York. Exhibited Indianapolis Museum, 1937; Museum of Modern Art, Paris, 1938; Springfield Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1938; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 1939; Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1939; "Biennial," Richmond, Virginia, 1940; "Golden Gate International Exposition," San Francisco, California, 1940, number 1289; "Cadmus," Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, July-September, 1942; Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1941; "South American Traveling Exhibition," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1941-1942, reproduced; "Traveling Group Show," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1951-1952; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1969; "Tennis In Art," Fidelity Bank, Boston, Massachusetts, 1970; "Tennis In Art II," Provident National Bank, 1971; "Three Figurative Painters," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1971; "Collector's Exhibition," Akron Art Institute, Ohio, 1973; "Summer Group Exhibition," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1974; "Ranger Fund Exhibition," National Academy of Design, New York, 1974; "An Unfulfilled Dream: The Neglected Generation of American Scene Painters," Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, March-June, 1981; "Paul Cadmus: Yesterday and Today," Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio, September 12-October 25, 1981; Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, November 11-December 20, 1981; Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, January 16-February 28, 1982; William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, March 20-May 2, 1982; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, May 20-July 11, 1982, number 19, reproduced; "Paul Cadmus: A Birthday Celebration", National Academy of Design, New York, December 3, 1994-February 19, 1995; "Paul Cadmus: The Sailor Trilogy," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 1-September 1, 1996, page 5, reproduced; "From Allegory To The Portrait: Changing Faces," Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, September 21, 1997-January 4, 1998, reproduced, page 86; "In the Face of Abstraction," Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, August 20-November 4, 1998, number 24; "Men Without Women: Paul Cadmus as Curator," National Academy of Design, New York, May 5-August 29, 1999. Published in Harry Salpeter, "Paul Cadmus: Enfant Terrible," Esquire, July 1937, page 112, reproduced in color, page 106; Springfield Union Republican, 1942, reproduced; "Cadmus' Tars Under Fire at San Francisco Fair," Newsweek, August 19, 1940; Lincoln Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, San Francisco, 1991, reproduced page 133; Philip Eliasoph, Paul Cadmus, Catalogue Raisonnè Paintings 1931-1977, number 30; Bernard Hanson, "A Fresh Consideration of Cadmus," The Hartford Courant, April 18, 1982; William L. Vance, America's Rome, New Haven and London, 1989, reproduced page 385; Grace Glueck, "Paul Cadmus, a Mapplethorpe for His Times," The New York Times, June 7, 1996.

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TISSOT, JAMES. Publisher's layout of the Old Testament portion of

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (TISSOT, JAMES.) Publisher's layout of the Old Testament portion of "The Life of Our Lord, Jesus Christ," with an Autograph Letter Signed by Tissot. Publisher's production mock-up with 182 pages of text and illustration layout for the English edition of the massive 2-volume Bible, published as "The Life of Our Lord, Jesus Christ" by Sampson, Low, London 1897, then by McClure-Tissot in New York, 1899 and finally, in an elaborate limited edition as "La Sainte Bible, Ancien Testament," published by M. De Brunoff, Paris, 1904. Thick 4to, loose folio sheets, with manuscript corrections, underlining, text replacement, and with photographic reproductions of Tissot's illustrations and decorative initials throughout, pages buckled and a bit toned. Np, circa 1897

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WILLIAM THOMAS SMEDLEY Portrait of a Young Woman.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM THOMAS SMEDLEY Portrait of a Young Woman. Watercolor on cream wove paper. 660x445 mm; 26x17 1/2 inches. Ex-collection Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York, with the original label.

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WILLIAM ZORACH Half Dome--Yosemite Valley.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Half Dome--Yosemite Valley. Watercolor on paper, 1920. 339x390 mm; 13 3/8x15 3/8 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right recto, and signed and titled in pencil, verso.

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WILLIAM ZORACH Kneeling Girl with Two Cats.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Kneeling Girl with Two Cats. Terracotta, circa 1930. 330 mm; 13 inches (height). With the artist's incised signature along the base. Another cast sold Christie's, New York, sale 2722, August 27-28, 2013.

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WILLIAM GLACKENS Street Scene, Lower East Side, New York.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM GLACKENS Street Scene, Lower East Side, New York. Charcoal with white heightening on light tan wove paper. 391x350 mm; 15 3/8x13 3/4 inches. Signed in charcoal, lower right recto.

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HANS HOFMANN Four Figures.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: HANS HOFMANN Four Figures. Pencil on cream wove paper. 356x430 mm; 14x17 7/8 inches. Ex-collection Herbert Matter, New York; Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York; Bunny Williams, New York; William Ehrman, New York.

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HANS HOFMANN Figure and Female Nude.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: HANS HOFMANN Figure and Female Nude. Pencil on cream wove paper. 356x430 mm; 14x17 7/8 inches. With a study in pencil, verso. Ex-collection Herbert Matter, New York; Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York; Bunny Williams, New York; William Ehrman, New York.

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HANS HOFMANN Two Nudes.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: HANS HOFMANN Two Nudes. Pencil on cream wove paper. 430x356 mm; 17 7/8x14 inches. Ex-collection Herbert Matter, New York; Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York; Bunny Williams, New York; William Ehrman, New York.

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HANS HOFMANN Portrait Studies.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: HANS HOFMANN Portrait Studies. Pencil on cream wove paper, 1933. 430x356 mm; 17 7/8x14 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto. Ex-collection Herbert Matter, New York; Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York; Bunny Williams, New York; William Ehrman, New York.

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NICHOLSON, WILLIAM. Kipling, Rudyard. An Almanac of Twelve Sports.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (NICHOLSON, WILLIAM.) Kipling, Rudyard. An Almanac of Twelve Sports. 12 color woodcut plates by Nicholson. 4to, publisher's pictorial boards, linen spine, perished; light marginal toning, images bright. first edition, first issue, sold as is./span Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 292. London: Heinemann, 1898

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GIBSON, WILLIAM. Neuromancer.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: GIBSON, WILLIAM. Neuromancer. Mass market paperback, very fine; preserved in cloth folding box. first paperback edition. mint, unread copy./span Author's first book; a Hugo, Nebula, and Phillip K. Dick Award winner. Rare in this condition. New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, (1984)

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GOREY, EDWARD. Belloc, Hilaire. Cautionary Tales for Children.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (GOREY, EDWARD.) Belloc, Hilaire. Cautionary Tales for Children. Illustrations throughout, by Gorey; separate suite of 9 plates and colophon in a blue paper folder. Book is 4to, pictorial boards; dust jacket, fine, price-clipped as issued; both laid into publisher's blue cloth slipcase. first limited edition. number 11 of 100 copies containing an extra story/span titled "Lord Lundy, Who was too Freely Moved to Tears, and thereby ruined his Political Career." From a total edition of 126. New York: Harcourt, (2002)

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ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Volendam.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Volendam. Oil on canvas. 140x200 mm; 5 1/2x7 7/8 inches. Signed in black ink, lower left recto. Brewster (1870-1952) was the daughter of noted marine and landscape artist William Trost Richards. She studied in New York with John La Farge and William Merritt Chase. Brewster and her husband, professor William Tenney Brewster, lived in Scarsdale and traveled extensively--through Europe and Northern Africa--where she made numerous oils and watercolor studies.

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WILLIAM ZORACH Georgetown Island, Maine.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: WILLIAM ZORACH Georgetown Island, Maine. Watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on card stock. 387x563 mm; 15 1/4x22 1/4 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto. In 1922, the Zorachs (William and his wife Marguerite) were introduced to the coastal town of Georgetown, Maine, by sculptor Gaston Lachaise and his wife Isabel, who owned a home. The next year the Zorachs purchased a 19th-century house set on 100 acres on Georgetown's Robinhood Cove, where they spent their subsequent summers.

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LEAF BOOKS. An Original Leaf from the Polychronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (LEAF BOOKS.) An Original Leaf from the Polychronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482. The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century English by Benjamin P. Kurtz, together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & an Appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn. Printed in red and black Franciscan type. Contains leaf Liber Sextus CCCxii, with one word of marginalia and two small manuscript chapter initials, with some usual browning and dampstaining. 4to, publisher's linen-backed printed boards and spine label. one of 297 unnumbered copies. this, the estelle doheny copy./span San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1938

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WILLIAM GLACKENS Culinary Delights.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: WILLIAM GLACKENS Culinary Delights. Charcoal on paper mounted on card stock. 282x318 mm; 11x12 1/2 inches. Signed in charcoal, lower right recto. Exhibited "Weatherspoon Annual Exhibition, Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, November-December 1975, cat. no. 44. Sold Christie's, New York, September 28, 1983, lot 52.

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ARCHITECTURE.  HALFPENNY, WILLIAM. A New and Compleat System of Architecture Delineated,

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: HALFPENNY, WILLIAM. A New and Compleat System of Architecture Delineated, In a Variety of Plans and Elevations of Designs for Convenient and Decorated Houses. 46 copper engraved plates. Oblong small 4to, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, worn; scattered foxing and offsetting. first edition./span RIBA 1440; Harris 294. London: John Brindley, 1749

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BLAKE, WILLIAM. The Poems.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: BLAKE, WILLIAM. The Poems. Edited by W.B. Yeats. Title in red and black. Portrait frontispiece. Small 8vo, later purple morocco, covers decorated with interlocking teardrop design with red and maroon onlays, top edges gilt, others uncut, rejointed with covers laid-down; bookplate to front flyleaf, card slipcase, rubbed. large-paper edition, number 72 of 200 copies./span London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) DU BOIS, WILLIAM PÈNE. Giant Otto.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) DU BOIS, WILLIAM PÈNE. Giant Otto. Illustrated. Square 12mo, original pictorial boards, joints age-toned; dust jacket, folds rubbed, spine panel browned with 1-inch chip at foot, tape repairs on verso, overall light tanning; endpapers with slight age-toning. first edition of the first book/span in the series. New York: Viking, 1936

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GUY C. WIGGINS New York Skyline.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $70,000 - $100,000

Description: GUY C. WIGGINS New York Skyline. Oil on canvas. 630x760 mm; 24 3/4x30 inches. Signed and inscribed "N.A" in oil, lower left recto. Titled, signed and inscribed "N.A." in oil, verso. Acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent to the current owner. Wiggins (1883-1962) was born in Brooklyn to an artistic family. His father, Carleton Wiggins (1848-1942) was an accomplished painter and provided his son's early training. Later, Wiggins junior became the youngest member of the summertime Old Lyme Art Colony in Connecticut, painting alongside his father and Childe Hassam, among others (by 1915, Carleton Wiggins has settled in Old Lyme permanently). Wiggins also studied at the National Academy of Design in New York, where his teachers included William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Throughout his long and successful career, Wiggins painted in an Impressionist style and became especially well known for his snowy New York cityscape canvases capturing the buildings and landmarks of Manhattan enveloped in wintry weather (see lots 115 and 116). Like Hassam, Wiggins combined the traditions of FrenchImpressionism, from the likes of Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro, with a bold, American style, influenced by his National Academy instructors Chase and Henri. Wiggins was extremely popular in America throughout the first half of the 1900s, aided by his approachable style and his strong artistic pedigree. At the age of only 20 he was the youngest artist to have a work included in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. When he started painting snowy, New York city winter scenes in the mid-1910s his popularity surged (he claimed to have been trying to paint a summer landscape, not able to progress, when he looked out the window of his studio on a winter day and decided to paint the row of buildings across the street blurred by the snow storm). He moved to Connecticut and purchased a gentleman's farm outside of Old Lyme in the 1920s, though he continued to keep a studio in New York for the next couple of decades. In 1920, Wiggins established an eponymous art school in Connecticut, teaching in New Haven during the "off-season" and in Old Lyme during the summer. In 1937, he relocated his art school year-round to Essex, Connecticut, and would invite important artists such as George Luks, Eugene Higgins and Bruce Crane as visiting instructors during the summers. Wiggins died at age 79, while on vacation in St. Augustine, Florida, and is buried in Old Lyme.

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WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. The Glass Menagerie.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: POIGNANT FAMILY ASSOCIATION WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. The Glass Menagerie. Photographic plates from the first stage production at New York City's Playhouse Theatre. 8vo, publisher's blue buckram lettered in gilt; dust jacket, approximately 1- 1/4 inch square chip at spine panel head not affecting lettering, few small nicks and light edgewear, corners clipped retaining price; discreet booklabel to rear pastedown. New York: Random House, (1945)

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CIRCLE PRESS. Shakespeare, William. Anthony & Cleopatra * Macbeth.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: (CIRCLE PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. Anthony & Cleopatra * Macbeth. Together, 2 volumes. Anthony & Cleopatra contains silkscreen illustrations by Ronal King throughout, and one separate signed and numbered print. Folio, contents loose as issued in wrappers and folding linen clamshell box with raised design. Number 260 of 300 copies * Macbeth contains 10 color silkscreens by King, each titled and initialed in pencil, lower margins. Large folio, contents loose as issued in wrappers with linen chemise and cloth slipcase. Number 107 of 150 copies signed by King. Guildford, 1979; 1970

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KELMSCOTT PRESS. Morris, William. The Defence of Guenevere.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Morris, William. The Defence of Guenevere. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Wood-engraved border and initials designed by Morris, engraved printer's device. Small 4to, original limp vellum with silk ties (one broken), calligraphic title lettered in black ink on spine, light soiling, minor creasing. one of 300 copies/span from a total edition of 310, the first to be bound in limp vellum, and the only Kelmscott Press edition with a hand-lettered spine title. Peterson A5. (Hammersmith, 1892)

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COSTUME / FASHION. Bööcke, R[obert] L. Group of 30 pencil and wash studies for William Shakespeare's

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (COSTUME.) Bööcke, R[obert] L. Group of 30 pencil and wash studies for William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice." Detailed, finished drawings of the main and supporting characters in full costume, each signed and dated "`93" in pencil, lower right, captioned below image. All on stiff board, 273x177 mm; 10 3/4x7 inches, sheets; gently buckled, scattered light marginal foxing, only occasionally affecting image, paper remnants on verso from having been previously mounted. Np, 1893

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COSTUME / FASHION. Bööcke, R[obert] L. Group of 30 watercolor and gouache studies for William Shakespeare's

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: COSTUME / FASHION. Bööcke, R[obert] L. Group of 30 watercolor and gouache studies for William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Detailed, finished drawings of the main and supporting characters in full costume, each signed in ink, lower right, captioned with character and play title along top margin, in pencil. All on stiff board, average size 267x152 mm; 10 1/2x6 inches, sheet; gently buckled, scattered light marginal foxing, only occasionally affecting image, paper remnants on verso from having been previously mounted. Np, circa 1895

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SURREALISM. Ford, Charles Henri; editor. View:

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (SURREALISM.) Ford, Charles Henri; editor. View: "through the eyes of poets." Volume 1, Numbers 1-12 in 8 issues. 1940 * Second Series, Number 2 (Tchelitchew). 1942. Contributions by Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Henry Miller, Paul Bowles, and the Surrealists Breton, Nicolas Calas, and Benjamin Peret. Folio, folded newsletter (Volume 1) and pictorial wrappers (Number 2). Ex-collection Anatole Pohorilenko, ex-dono Monroe Wheeler, Director of Exhibitions and Publications, The Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1940; 1942

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CULLEN BRYANT, WILLIAM. The Embargo: or, Sketches of the Times.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CULLEN BRYANT, WILLIAM. The Embargo: or, Sketches of the Times. 8vo, late 19th-century burgundy crushed morocco, front cover detached, turn-ins, by Bradstreet's; original plain blue wrappers bound in, bookplates on front pastedown and front free endpaper, with the preliminary advertisement dated February, 1809. Boston: Printed for the author, 1809

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FAULKNER, WILLIAM. Intruder In the Dust.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: FAULKNER, WILLIAM. Intruder In the Dust. 8vo, original black cloth; dust jacket, light shelfwear to rear panel, minor rubbing to spine panel tips and corners, unclipped; bookplate. first edition./span Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Petersen A24b. New York: Random House, (1948)

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(ROWLANDSON, THOMAS.) [Combe Imitation, William]. The Grand Master, or Adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan,

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (ROWLANDSON, THOMAS.) [Combe Imitation, William]. The Grand Master, or Adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan, a Hudibrastic Poem, in Eight Cantos by Quiz. Illustrated with folding hand-colored aquatint frontispiece, hand-colored title, and 26 aquatint plates by Rowlandson. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf, spine in compartments with morocco lettering label, splits along lower joints; scattered foxing internally, plates quite clean and bright; bookplate. first edition, /spanincludes the errata slip. Abbey, Travel 437; Tooley 412. London: Thomas Tegg, 1816

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WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. Memorials of a Tour on the Continent, 1820.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. Memorials of a Tour on the Continent, 1820. 8vo, 19th-century green levant morocco, French fillet borders, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, light uneven age-toning and scratch to front cover; inner dentelles, by Riviere; Ross Winans and Jerome Kern bookplates to front pastedown. London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822

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