New York – Swann Galleries’ sale of Illustration Art on Tuesday, June 4 is set to offer original works by favorite illustrators from literature, theater, advertisements and more. Auction debuts from some of the fields brightest ensure a standout auction.
I sat down for lunch with my friend Phil and gave him some news that he found shocking: I told him I was thinking hard about selling my once-treasured personal library.
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Edward Gorey died in 2000, but twelve years later publishers are still working to release some of his unpublished work. Gorey illustrated books for 50 years and his distinctive style - both whimsical and Gothic - has spawned an entire sub-genre of collecting: "Goreyana." Three new (or re-printed) Gorey stories have arrived in bookshops this fall, just time to fill the Christmas stockings of Gorey collectors.
New York—On Tuesday, November 8 Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Art, Press & Illustrated Books / 19th & 20th Century Literature containing a rich and diverse selection of works by well-known authors and artists.
Abebooks has a cool feature up on their website displaying twenty-five of their favorite retro monster covers. As a confirmed lover of pulp covers, I enjoyed browsing through the lurid illustrations and sensational titles. It got me thinking about my own childhood and some of my favorite monster illustrations from children's books; in particular the ones that stuck in my head and crept back in the nighttime to haunt my dreams.