Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Robert Crumb The Book Reader Calendar Illustration Original Art and Correspondence (1989). R. Crumb was persuaded by his pals at Carlson & Turner rare book dealers to provide this amusing drawing of a man (obviously Robert himself) being carried away while enjoying a good read. You'll enjoy reading the three postcards included with this piece, all written in Crumb's unmistakable hand lettering, which details the transaction, along with requests for a few books Mr. C must have. The illustration has an image area of 11.5" x 7", and is in Excellent condition. The art, all three cards, and a printed copy of the calendar are all matted and framed together, for an overall size of 19.25" x 40.75".

    More information about Robert Crumb, also known as Crumb, Robert, Robert Crumb, Crumb, R., R. Crumb.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 29
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,454

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold on May 11, 2012 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 9 days left to consign to the 2021 June 17 - 19 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Congratulations on your company growth in the interim - quite phenomenal, well done!
    Paul L.,
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search