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An upcoming auction in New York on June 5 has an incredible selection of original book cover art -- eleven by my count, an unusually large number to be offered at once, and a few superlative pieces to boot. Highlights include Russell Tandy's watercolor and gouache on board for the beloved Nancy Drew title, The Secret in the Old Attic (1944), several Edward Gorey watercolor

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New York—Swann Galleries kicks off their Winter 2013 auction season with an unprecedented sale devoted to 20th Century Illustration: Original Art / Books, Featuring Maurice Sendak on January 24. There is a plethora of original cartoons, book illustrations, dust jacket designs and sketches.

The sale opens with nearly 100 lots of illustrated books that features the Reed Orenstein
Catalogue Review: Bromer Booksellers, No. 136

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New York—Collectors and dealers competed for rare illustrated books on October 14 at Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature, and Art, Press & Illustrated Books.

Christine von der Linn, Swann’s Modern Literature and Art & Illustrated Books Specialist, said, “The livres d’artiste and the Edward Gorey material—most of which set records—were the real show-
October has arrived and with it, Edward Gorey. As an artist and illustrator, Gorey (1925-2000) is best known for his dark subjects, as seen in his many New Yorker cartoons and on PBS's series Mystery! (Some FB&C readers may also recall that he had a unique relationship with the famous Manhattan bookshop, Gotham Book Mart.) Whether you want to see some of his stunning work on
New York—On Thursday, October 14 Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature and Art, Press & Illustrated Books containing a rich and diverse selection of works by well-known authors and artists.

The sale begins with 19th & 20th century literature, which includes first editions, signed and