Auction Jan 24 2013 Includes Rare Maurice Sendak Books

Swann Galleries will be auctioning an extensive selection of original works by Maurice Sendak, along with  works by Edward Gorey, Charles Addams, Al Hirschfeld, Beatrix Potter, Dr. Seuss and others on the afternoon of Jan 24, 2013.  Swann’s auction of 20th Century Illustration Art and Books coincides with  Bibliography Week in New York. Of most interest […]

Modern First Editions – Clive Hirschhorn Collection Up for Auction

A pantheon of the first editions of some of the most popular modern classics of the 20th century will be auctioned off in London by Bloomsbury Auctions on Thursday, October 25, 2012. The Modern First Editions collection of film and theater critic Clive Hirschhorn up for bid is composed of 416 lots, displayed across 21 pages […]

H.P. Lovecraft Letters Volumes 1-5 Up for Bid

On June 16, 2011, PBA Galleries will hold a live auction of several lots that include a complete set of the Arkham House printings of H.P. Lovecraft’s letters. Volumes 1 through 3 are printed in editions of 2500 copies each. Volumes 4 and 5, printed in 5000 copies each, are still in the publisher’s shrink […]

Private Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

A private collection of early Science Fiction and Fantasy literature including Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy, Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle, Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land and other titles and authors will be up for auction at Swann Auction Galleries, on Thursday, May 12, 2011. Other authors include Arthur C. Clarke,Ursula Le […]

Swann Fine Books Auction April 7, 2011

Swann Auction Galleries is holding a Fine Books & Manuscripts auction April 7, Thursday, at 10:30 am. The sale includes illuminated manuscript leaves, incunabula & early printing, 19th & 20th century literature, press & illustrated books, and sets & bindings. Exhibition Hours will be held Wednesday, April 6, 10 am – 6 pm. For more […]