Online Only Auction*
Fine Books, Art, Works on Paper, Ephemera
Auction: Friday, August 7, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: August 5-6, 11am-5pm
*Please Note: We are also accepting Absentee and Phone Bids
470 Estate Lots
Book Highlights include a rare first edition in English of the Lusiad (ca. 1655); The Waste Land signed by T.S. Eliot and numbered 43 of 300; Murder in the Cathedral signed by T.S. Eliot and inscribed to “Diana Lady Balfour”; a 1923 first edition of Wallace Steven’s Harmonium; Cavalcanti Poems (1966) signed by Ezra Pound and numbered 69 of 190; Oscar Wilde’s 1893 French edition of Salome; Emily Dickinson’s Letters (2 vol., 1894) inscribed by the editor Mabel Loomis Todd; a circa 1611 Geneva Bible (Robert Barker, London) in a period elm box; a rare 1879 Randolph Caldecott inscribed Picture Book; Peter Max Paints America, with personal inscription and original drawings by Peter Max; All The President’s Men signed by authors Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward and Washington Post editor Benjamin C. Bradlee. Also: Many signed books, 1st editions, and limited numbered editions by John Updike, Philip Roth, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Arthur Miller, Harold Pinter, Gore Vidal, E. L. Doctorow, Ray Bradbury, Robert Penn Warren, Seamus Heaney, Henry Kissinger, Toni Morrison, Thornton Wilder, Ursula K. LeGuin, Peter Benchley, Joan Didion, Marianne Moore, Soll Le Witt, Leonard Baskin, John McPhee, John Ashberry, James Merrill, Anthony Hecht, Thom Gunn, Allen Ginsberg, Many More.
Fine Art and Works on Paper Highlights include a Louise Nevelson lead intaglio relief, Sky Garden (1971, from an edition of 150); 3 Lithographs of Three Reclining Figures by Henry Moore (1971); many 17th – 20th c. drawings, paintings, etchings and prints by European, American, and international artists, including Henri Lebasque, Joseph Pennell, John Taylor Arms, James Sanford Hulme, David Maitland Armstrong, Larry Poons, Herman Van Suanevelt, Claude Lorraine, Charles Emile Jacque, Marino Marini, Mihail Chemiakin, Sergey Poyarkov, Prince Twins Seven-Seven, Utagawa Kunisada, Hirosada, Alfred Ortega, William Shoyer, Bruce Stark, Edwin Megargee, Mark Milloff, Mordechai Avniel, Martha Diamond, John Ross, Barbara Kwasniewska.