The Art, Press & Illustrated Books portion of this sale contains works on architecture, art journals, curiosa, and design, as well as decorative arts & livres d'artiste. The 19th & 20th Century Literature portion of the sale contains first editions, signed & inscribed copies, books on food and drink, fore-edge paintings, and poetry. Highlights Include: 25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy, New York, 1954, by Andy Warhol. Signed and inscribed by Warhol, this is one of 190 copies.
Swann Galleries - Art, Press & Illustrated Books, 19th & 20th Century Literature
08 Nov. 2011
Swann Galleries was founded in 1941 as an auction house specializing in Rare Books. Today Swann has separate departments devoted to Photographs, Posters and Prints & Drawings, in addition to Books, Maps & Atlases and Autographs.