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Volume 1401
J. ALLEN ST. JOHN



J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American, 1872-1957)
It's a Small World, Amazing Stories Magazine cover, March 1944
Oil on board
18 x 13.5 in.
Not signed
This illustration also appeared as the cover of Darrell C. Richardson's book, J. Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography, Mid-America Publishers, 1991.

A copy of the pulp and the Richardson book are included with this lot.
St. John, J. Allen: .

Condition Report*:

This lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Not examined outside of frame. Matted and framed to an overall size of 28 x 23.5 i


J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American, 1872-1957)
Tarzan and His Mate, 1947
Oil on canvas
22.5 x 19 in.
Signed lower left
This piece was created as a private commission for (and inscribed to) the then-President of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Club, Verne (Vernell) Coriell.

This work was printed on page 101 of J. Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography by Darrell Richardson, Mid-America Publishers,1991, and it was also published as a limited-edition print by Russ Cochran.
St. John, J. Allen: .

Condition Report*:

This lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Not examined outside of frame. Matted and framed to an overall size of 30.5" x 27".
 


J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American, 1872-1957)
In Shining Armor of My Book House for Children, Volume 11 cover, 1937
Oil on canvas
25 x 23 in.
Signed lower left
This illustration appeared on the cover of Volume 11 of a 12-Volume series, In Shining Armor of My Book House, by Olive Beaupre Miller, My Book House, 1937.

This piece was also reproduced on page 38 of J. Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography, Mid-America Publishers, 1991.

A copy of the My Book House volume is included with this lot.
St. John, J. Allen: .

Condition Report*:

This lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Not examined outside of frame. Framed to an overall size of 29" x 27".
*Heritage Auction Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS


J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American, 1872-1957)
Figure Study
Oil on board
5.25 x 4.25 in.
Signed lower right

Condition Report*:

This piece has been matted and framed to an overall size of 21 x 19 in. Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.
 

*Heritage Auction Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".


J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American 1872 - 1957)
The Son of Tarzan illustration, 1917
Ink on paper
14.25 x 11.25 in.
Signed lower left
This illustration appeared on page 49 of Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel, The Son of Tarzan, A. C. McClurg and Co.,1917.

Caption: "The lad, horrified, sprang from the bed."

This drawing was also featured on page 41 of The Edgar Rice Burroughs Library of Illustration, Volume 1, Russ Cochran, 1976.
Condition Report*:

Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.
*Heritage Auction Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".


J. ALLEN ST. JOHN (American 1872 - 1957)
Thuvia, Maid of Mars illustration, 1920
Mixed-media on board
26 x 16.5 in.
Signed lower right
This illustration appeared as the frontispiece of Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel, Thuvia, Maid of Mars, A. C. McClurg and Co.,1920.

This drawing was also featured on page 113 of The Edgar Rice Burroughs Library of Illustration, Volume 1, Russ Cochran, 1976. Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.
Condition Report*:

The art board has an overall size of 30 x 20 in., and aside from a drip trail or smudge down the lower right of center, the art is in Very Good condition.
*Heritage Auction Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS

 
 
 
 


1909 Postcard

Mary Louise in the Country frontispiece by L. Frank Baum

Interior illustration for Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

Frontispiece to chapter 12 of 1905 edition of J. Allen St. John's The Face in the Pool, published 1905.
Knight Fighting Dragon


Portrait of Honore de Balzac 1899
 Source The Works of Honore de Balzac, Vol. 1. Philadelphia: Avil Publishing Company, 1901. Frontispiece.
 Author J. Allen St. John (18751957), facial features based on Louis Boulanger's (18061867) sepia drawing in the Musee de Tours
 


Face in the Pool frontispiece
 
 









Eagle Man and Knight on Dinosaur - Magazine Cover ArtVictorious Devil-Satyr
 
 


"As he took it the hand & arm vanished into the water."
This is the frontispiece for Maude L. Radford Warren's King Arthur & His Knights (Chicago: Rand McNally,
1916).

"She wore a heavy sword."


"At the very first stroke, Sir Lionel Fell."

"Sir Lancelot rode sadly away, & did not look up at Elaine."
 
 
















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