Swann: Busy in 2018

- by Bruce E. McKinney

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Swann: A Serious Player

Swann Auction Galleries, twice a year, sends to its mailing list The Trumpet, it’s announcement of upcoming sales.  The recent issue, Volume 32, Number 2, provides a clear picture of a firm in mid-stride, long important in the book, manuscript, map and ephemera fields, now releasing a robust schedule of events that will appeal to buyers across the spectrum.

 

Here’s the schedule.  It’s quite strong:

 

Icons & Images:  Photographs & Photobooks on February 15th

 

Vintage Posters:  Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection on March 1st

 

Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on March 8th

 

19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings on March 13th

 

Autographs on March 22nd

 

Printed & Manuscript African Americana on March 29th

 

African-American Fine Art on April 5th

 

Printed & Manuscript Americana on April 12th

 

The Knowing Eye:  Photographs & Photobooks on April 19th

 

Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics on April 26th

 

Graphic Design on May 3rd

 

Old Master Through Modern Prints on May 8th

 

19th & 20th Century Literature on May 15th

 

Contemporary Art on May 22nd

 

Illustration Art on June 5th

 

Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on June 7th

 

American Art on June 14th

 

Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III on June 21st

 

Vintage Posters on August 1st

 

Their website is:  www.swanngalleries.com

 

It’s an important site to follow.