05-22-2013 05-22-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2654M Marlborough
May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Thirty-seven Assorted Art, Photography, Literature, and Nature-related Titles

Auction: Discovery - 2654M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2013 10:00AM


Thirty-seven Assorted Art, Photography, Literature, and Nature-related Titles, including three Edward Gorey volumes, The Utter Zoo Alphabet: A Book of Postcards, The Epiplectic Bicycle, and The World of Edward Gorey, Hand-Painted POP: American Art in Transition 1955-62, for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Mark Rothko: Works on Paper, by Bonnie Clearwater, The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910-1934, by Margit Rowell and Deborah Wye for the Museum of Modern Art, Mai de la photo 1994, Road, by James Fee, Imogen Cunningham: Ideas without End, A Life in Photographs, by Richard Lorenz, Bright, bright day, by Andrey Tarkovsky, Ten Tons, by John Bisbee, Pinhole Journal Vol. 11 #3, Frederick Sommer: Words/Images, a two-volume cased set, The Darkroom Cookbook, by Stephen G. Anchell, Ancient + Modern, by Cynthia Inions, The Polaroid Book: Selections from the Polaroid Collections of Photography, Blackstock's Collections: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant, by Gregory L. Blackstock, Northern Tales: Traditional Stories of Eskimo and Indian Peoples, edited by Howard Norman, American Indian Mythology, by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book, edited by Michael Patrick Hearn, Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle, by Stephen Jay Gould, The Cream of the Jest, by James Branch Cabell, and nine assorted issues of Granta including "France: The Outsider," "Beasts," "What Young Men Do," "Death," "Children: Blind Bitter Happiness," "Unbelievable: Unlikely ends, fateful escapes, and the fascism of flowers," and "London: the lives of the city."
Estimate $200-300

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Edward Gorey, Museum of Contemporary Art, Mark Rothko, Bonnie Clearwater, Deborah Wye, Margit Rowell, James Fee, Imogen Cunningham, Richard Lorenz, Andrey Tarkovsky, John Bisbee, Frederick Sommer, Stephen G. Anchell, Polaroid, Cynthia Inions, Gregory L. Blackstock, Howard Norman, Alice Marriott, Carol K. Rachlin, Michael Patrick Hearn, Stephen Jay Gould, James Branch Cabell, London, France