Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 53 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "Fabulists" is available at auction!

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial  , First American Edition.

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$738$600

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial, First American Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition, octavo, bound in publisher's illustrated cloth (short tear at head), and More ...

Five Framed Fly-fishing Flies and Design Sketches by Eric Flachbart

Five Framed Fly-fishing Flies and Design Sketches by Eric Flachbart

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3073
Sold for:
$308$250

Five Framed Fly-fishing Flies and Design Sketches by Eric Flachbart, 20th century, the flies named "Supervisor," "Nine-Three," Grey Ghost," "Magog Smelt," and "Mickey Finn," overall framed More ...

Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519) Trattato della Pittura di Lionardo da Vinci.

Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519) Trattato della Pittura di Lionardo da Vinci.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1140
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519) Trattato della Pittura di Lionardo da Vinci. Paris: Langlois, 1651. First edition, folio, engraved portrait, engraved vignette on title, engraved initials, head and More ...

Down South   by Rudolf Eickmeyer, Jr., and Joel Chandler Harris

Down South by Rudolf Eickmeyer, Jr., and Joel Chandler Harris

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$369$300

Down South by Rudolf Eickmeyer, Jr., and Joel Chandler Harris, 1900, New York, R.H. Russell, publisher, first edition, book containing a photographic representation of African American life in the More ...

Three Children's Books

Three Children's Books

Auction:
2910M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2016
Lot:
745
Sold for:
$1$1

Three Children's Books, Charles Tritten's Heidi Grows Up, Alfred Ollivant's Bob: Son of Battle, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. More ...

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture

Auction:
2875B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 09, 2016
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

French Louis XV-style Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture, depicting Aesop's Fables, clock with carved with foliate pediment with birds surmounting dial, with dog at base, scrolled feet, ht. 18 1/2, two More ...

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings,   Limited Edition Large Paper Copy,   Signed by the Author.

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings, Limited Edition Large Paper Copy, Signed by the Author.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$738$600

Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings, Limited Edition Large Paper Copy, Signed by the Author. New York: Appleton & Co., 1895. Large paper copy, number eighty-three of 250 More ...

Three Children's Books

Three Children's Books

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
512
Unsold
 

Three Children's Books, Charles Tritten's Heidi Grows Up, Alfred Ollivant's Bob: Son of Battle, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. More ...

James Grover Thurber (American, 1894-1961)      "This gentleman was kind enough to see me home, darling."

James Grover Thurber (American, 1894-1961) "This gentleman was kind enough to see me home, darling."

Auction:
2655B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 17, 2013
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

James Grover Thurber (American, 1894-1961) "This gentleman was kind enough to see me home, darling." Signed "Thurber" l.c., titled within the composition, identified in a letter from James More ...

Aesop, ed. Charles Hoole (1610-1667)   Aesopi Fabluae Anglo-Latinae

Aesop, ed. Charles Hoole (1610-1667) Aesopi Fabluae Anglo-Latinae

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
901
Sold for:
$237$200

Aesop, ed. Charles Hoole (1610-1667) Aesopi Fabluae Anglo-Latinae. London: Stationer's Company, 1700. Octavo, very rare English-Latin Aesop in all editions, this edition with no U.S. locations in More ...

An Original Collection of 33 Quaint Old Illustrated Fables, &c.

An Original Collection of 33 Quaint Old Illustrated Fables, &c.

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
904
Sold for:
$49$40

An Original Collection of 33 Quaint Old Illustrated Fables, &c. Nottingham: P.R. [&] P.F., [c. 1830]. Large quarto, single signature of 32 pages, on wove paper, with printed covers, woodcuts More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Le loup devenu berger

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Le loup devenu berger

Auction:
2609B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 07, 2012
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$563$475

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Le loup devenu berger, from FABLES by Jean de la Fontaine, 1952, total edition of 200 (Cramer, 22). Signed within the plate. Etching with aquatint and More ...

(Baskerville Imprint)

(Baskerville Imprint)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$415$350

(Baskerville Imprint), Aesop, c.620-560 B.C., Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists, Birmingham: Baskerville, 1761, mottled gilt-tooled red calf by Root, inscribed "from the author" to endpaper More ...

Beatrix Potter (British, 1866-1943)      A Ewe and Lamb Meet a Duckling

Beatrix Potter (British, 1866-1943) A Ewe and Lamb Meet a Duckling

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
520
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

Beatrix Potter (British, 1866-1943) A Ewe and Lamb Meet a Duckling Signed and dated "Beatrix Potter/ July 28, 1924" l.r., with a label from T.W. Norman Co., Boston, and inscribed "Gift to M... More ...

(Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519))

(Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519))

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
580A
Sold for:
$1,067$900

(Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)) Trattato della pittura, Bologna: 1786, with nineteen plates, three quarter calf, folio, (with dampstaining to upper right quadrant of approx. eighteen rear pages, More ...

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915) Lot of Two Illustrated Fables from Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine: The Falcon and the Capo...

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915) Lot of Two Illustrated Fables from Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine: The Falcon and the Capo...

Auction:
2489
Auction:
20th Century Design - Mar 27, 2010
Lot:
706
Unsold
 

Ben Nason (American, b. 1915) Lot of Two Illustrated Fables from Bird Fables for the Dolphin by La Fontaine: The Falcon and the Capon and The Two Cocks, 1963 Unsigned, identified on the More ...

Six Beswick Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures and Two Meissen Hand-painted Porcelain   Figures

Six Beswick Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures and Two Meissen Hand-painted Porcelain Figures

Auction:
2488
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 17, 2009
Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Six Beswick Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures and Two Meissen Hand-painted Porcelain Figures, Mrs. Tittlemouse, Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Samuel Whiskers, Jemima Puddleduck, and Timmy Willie, a More ...

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$207$175

Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?), Signed letter, October 5th, 1907, one page, to Mr. Chamberlain, written from the Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C., complaining about his treatment at the hands of More ...

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.) and L'Estrange, Sir Roger

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.) and L'Estrange, Sir Roger

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$178$150

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.) and L'Estrange, Sir Roger, Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists, London: R. Sare, Sawbridge, et al., 1692, contemporary calf, engraved frontispiece and one full More ...

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.)

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$59$50

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.), Fables, London: 1708, mixed set in two volumes, Volume I fifth edition corrected, Volume II second edition, edited by Sir Roger l'Estrange, calf, 8vo, (hinges of Vol. I More ...

(Illustrator)

(Illustrator)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$296$250

(Illustrator), Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.), Esope Fables Choisies, Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1934, limited edition signed by the illustrator Mateo Hernandez (1888-1949), with twenty lithograph More ...

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$356$300

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695), Fables and Tales from La Fontaine in French and English, London: 1734, calf, 8vo, (bumped, hinges starting). More ...

Thirteen Collectible Enameled Trinket Boxes

Thirteen Collectible Enameled Trinket Boxes

Auction:
2472
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2009
Lot:
688
Sold for:
$356$300

Thirteen Collectible Enameled Trinket Boxes, seven Halcyon Days including one musical, two Crummles & Co. including a Beatrix Potter, and three Staffordshire. More ...

After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519)      Portrait of an Unknown Woman (La Belle Ferroniere)

After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519) Portrait of an Unknown Woman (La Belle Ferroniere)

Auction:
2459
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 15, 2009
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519) Portrait of an Unknown Woman (La Belle Ferroniere) Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 23 1/4 x 19 in. (59.1 x 48.3 cm), framed. Condition: Surface More ...

(Dore, Gustave, Illustrator), La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

(Dore, Gustave, Illustrator), La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$207$175

(Dore, Gustave, Illustrator), La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695), The Fables of La Fontaine, London and New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, [1873], original gilt pictorial blue cloth, 4to, (spine More ...

(Rackham, Arthur, Illustrator), Aesop  (c. 620-560 B.C.)

(Rackham, Arthur, Illustrator), Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.)

Auction:
2433
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2008
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$148$125

(Rackham, Arthur, Illustrator), Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.), Aesop's Fables, London: William Heinemann, 1929, pictorial gilt tooled and lettered crushed blue morocco, in slip case, with colored More ...

Ten Beswick/Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures

Ten Beswick/Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures

Auction:
2410
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2008
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$326$275

Ten Beswick/Beatrix Potter Ceramic Figures, including Jemima Puddleduck, two Peter Rabbit, Hunca Munca, Tailor of Gloucester, Mrs. Tiggy Winkle, Goody Tiptoes, Pig Wig, and two Foxy Whiskered More ...

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.)

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.)

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$499$425

Aesop (c. 620-560 B.C.), The Fables of Aesop, with a Life of the Author and Embellished with one Hundred and twelve Plates, London: John Stockdale, 1793, two volumes, modern gilt lettered half calf More ...

Dore, Paul Gustave (1832-1883), Illustrator

Dore, Paul Gustave (1832-1883), Illustrator

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$235$200

Dore, Paul Gustave (1832-1883), Illustrator, La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695), The Fables of La Fontaine, London and New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, undated, three quarter morocco, folio, More ...

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695)

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695), Fables Choisies Mises en Vers, Paris: Denys Thierry and Claude Barbin, 1678-1694, five volumes, contemporary calf, with 235 half page plates, with "Et sans cela" on More ...