R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
trading shares took place. Original, rare, on laid paper 10” x 17”, excellent condition.
88 JOHN LAW - VERONGELUKTE ACTIONISTEN ($150-Up)
John Law (1671-1729), Scottish economist, is the subject of this engraving, 1720, 18” x 9” with captions and commentary in Dutch about the Mississippi Bubble. With one crease, and some minor edge wear, overall in very good condition.
89 KOSTABI, MARK: SIGNED MAGAZINE PRINT “ASPIRE” ($20-Up)
The Summer 1990 issue of Flash Art features Kostabi’s work “Aspire” on the cover, with the World Trade Center towers in the center of the image. Signed across the cover in gold felt pen “For Joe / Mark Kostabi / 1990.”Creased, otherwise very good.
90 LEVER, HAYLEY: ST. IVES, CORNWALL ($10-Up)
Pamphlet, 20 pages, with images of Hayley Lever’s (1876-1958) paintings for an exhibit opening Jan 27, 1973 at Clayton & Liberatore Art Gallery, Bridgehampton, Long Island. Very fine. Note: the apparent signature on the cover is within the photograph.
91 LINDBERGH, CHARLES A. ($150-Up)
Very large commemorative Tapestry in frame, overall 63x26” celebrating the flight Lindbergh (1902-1974) made with his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, to Mexico City to visit her father, Dwight Morrow. “Lucky Lindy” made the first solo flight from New York to Paris, landing in Paris May 21, 1927 after 33.5 hours in the air! Toned, overall in excellent condition.
92 LITHOGRAPH: JANE ADDAMS ($50-Up)
Great lithograph, Signed but signature indecipherable, of great reformer Jane Addams. Framed, 14” x 13” and ready to hang.
93 LONDON: COLORED ENGRAVINGS  ($30-Up)
Eleven different engravings: St. Martins in the Fields, St. Luke’s Hospital (light water stain), Roman Catholic Chapel - Lincolns Inn Fields, Quakers Meeting, Board Room of the Admiralty, water stain damage apparent, but surprisingly not detracting from the images.
94 LONDON: IMAGES OF PRE-WAR DAYS  ($20-Up)
A portfolio of 22 Prints by E.E. Briscoe of Byways of London, including: The Royal Hospital, Westminster Church, Chelsea Church, The Jerusalem Chamber, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Middle Temple Hall, among others, each with descriptions on verso. Reprint of 1927 original. Fine condition.
95 LONDON and MORE: ENGRAVINGS  ($10-Up)
With other items, twenty Engravings, not pristine, but quite acceptable.
96 LUNATIC ASYLUM, AT SPRING GROVE, MD ($20-Up)
Handsome 11.5” x 8.5” matted image by Charles Magnus & Co., NY. Magnus (1826-1900) created and published many fine views and achieved a good following. In very good condition.
97 LUNATIC ASYLUM, AT STAUNTON, VIRGINIA ($20-Up)
Published by Charles Magnus & Co., NY. Magnus (1826-1900). Chromolithograph. 8.5” x 11.5”, matted. In very good condition.
98 LUNATIC ASYLUM, WASHINGTON, DC ($20-Up)
Published by Charles Magnus (1826-1900) chromolithograph, and one of many very popular views done by Magnus. Matted, 8.5” x 11.5” overall size. In very good condition.
99 MAILLOL, ARISTIDE: NUDE PRINT ($25-Up)
French sculptor and painter (1861-1944). Wonderful original Print. Study of a standing female, pencil, 15” x 11”, undated. Broad 2/3” mounting stain across top edge just touching image, otherwise very good. A beautiful and especially naturalistic work by Maillol.