London: Ackermann, May 24, 1837. Fine Pollard St.Leger Winner, 1836. Read More about Doncaster Races. Race for the Great St. Leger Stakes, 1836, Anticipation-Who is the Winner?
Original works of art, photography, and prints. Including art from the Golden Age of book illustration by Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, and Maxfield Parrish, as well as cartoons, comic books such as George Tuska's Iron Man and Power Man, and works by influential artists.
New York: Frank Lowe, 1945. Number 35 of 250 copies. One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942. Read More about “Seclusion”
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. Number 31 of 250. Read More about "A Straggler. Broadbill"
New York: Frank Lowe, 1946. Number 55 of 250 copies. One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942. Read More about “Tranquility”
New York: Frank Lowe, 1947. Number 143 of 250 copies. One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942. Read More about “Up and Away”
n.p: n.d. Original John Clay Watercolor Greeting to Carrie Donovan. A delightful card, the front showing the watercolor of a rural-clad child gazing a group of mannikins; the verso showing a number of eyes which look down upon two young (Parsons?) art students, the drawings suggesting Donovan's progress in the..... Read More about Original watercolor greeting card to Carrie Donovan, signed and inscribed by fashion artist John...
‘Mark Twain’, 1863: Sam Clemens as a Young Man. Early, striking portrait of Samuel Clemens during his newspaper career in the West. By the time this photograph was taken, the salt-print technique had been entirely superseded on the East Coast and was used only in remoter locations in the West.Dan..... Read More about Photographic portrait of Samuel L. Clemens, ca. 1863
Cleveland, Ohio: THE SAPERSTEIN GREETING CARD CO, 1939. Read More about Postcard: "Grounds of the Great Lakes Exposition at Night, Looking North Toward Lake Erie....
np: nd [ca. 1880]. This anonymous, English drawing, captioned "The Hill to the Downs.– 'Done Up!'", shows a a double deck omnibus loaded with passengers, apparently making its way from London to the races at Epsom Downs. The right wheeler does not want to start, the guard is standing beside..... Read More about An original pen-and-ink drawing of a four-in-hand coaching scene "Hill to the Downs. 'Done...
[c. 1900]. Cole, Herbert (1867-1930). According to Houfe, Herbert Cole was an important artist, known for his work as a draughtsman, illustrator, engraver and designer of bookplates. His work, using either “a flamboyant art nouveau style or …comic illustrations”, appeared in many magazines in the last decade of the nineteenth..... Read More about Mrs. J. H. Ewing, From the Portrait by Frederick Hollyer
with smaller electroplate of same image. Read More about Copper plate "William Connett, Hat Manufacturer Rahway New Jersey 1815 Warranted Water...
Fine sailing scene, two moored sailboats in the foreground with other moored boats visible against the shoreline behind.By Eugene V. Connett, Jr, father of the founder of the Derrydale Press, who was himself a keen sportsman and sailor.A pleasing image with choice American sporting provenance. Read More about Dead Calm
Rare etching by the founder of the Derrydale Press. Read More about Etching, "Down to the Sound"
[ca. 1890s]. Caffyn, W. H. Read More about Joseph Conrad
Constantinople: c 1897. Read More about Photograph of Istanbul Cemetery "Cimetiere turc à Scutari." #64
New York: April 5, 1935. Variant of the portrait from the same session published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Aaron Copland
Number 457 of 950 signed in pencil by artist, lower right. Read More about Print of Man Salmon Fishing from shore, guide and boat behind, fish hooked and jumping
England: 1820-1850. The English illustrator HENRY CORBOULD (1787–1844), studied at the Royal Academy (with among others, Fuseli) and he quickly developed a taste for neo-classical historical painting. He soon concentrated “his efforts … on perfecting a delicate, rather feminine, neo-classical style which suited the purposes of refined Regency book illustration..... Read More about Bound album of 34 drawings (20 by Corbould, 14 by Uwins
1920. The watercolour is one of a series of travel scenes done in Cornwall , England about 1920. Cornwall was at the time a favourite holiday resort on the western coast of England. Read More about "Fisherman's Cot - Lands End Cornwall"
[Paris; Liege: Panckoucke; Plomteux, 1785]. The complete set of these beautiful plates relating to Court Tennis (“le Jeu des Paumes”) from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the creation of implements and play of tennis and billiards..... Read More about “Paulmerie” [Extracted from: Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts...