Cowans Auctions: American Historical Ephemera and Photography, 62620, Cincinnati

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/26/2020 - 06/26/2020
Page Size: 384 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Detailed Copy Appraisal of the Estate of Revolutionary War Veteran, General John McPherson, Charleston, SC, with Slave Content Including Names and Familial Relations, 1806

1806USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 4,375.00
2

Illustrated Runaway Slave Reward Broadside, Easton, Missouri, 1859

1859USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 5,625.00
3

New Orleans Slave Sale Broadside, Ca 1850s

Ca 1850sUSD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,125.00
4

Civil War-Era Slave Sale Broadside from Kentucky, February 1864

1864USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,938.00
5

CDV of Escaped Slave "Gordon" Displaying his Scars

1863USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,688.00
6

Wilson Chinn, Branded Slave from Louisiana, CDV

1863USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,625.00
7

Slaves from New Orleans, Learning is Wealth, Pair of CDVs Incl. Wilson Chinn Reading to the Children

1864USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 813.00
8

White and Black Slaves from New Orleans CDV, Plus

1863USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 938.00
9

Slave Children from New Orleans, Collection of Twelve CDVs

1864USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,625.00
10

Rare Sojourner Truth CDV

ca 1864USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,125.00
11

Sojourner Truth with Flowers CDV

1864USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,000.00
12

Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, First Battle Creek Edition, 1878

1878USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 2,125.00
13

Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, Stereodaguerreotype Housed in Mascher Case

ca 1852USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 10,625.00
14

Frederick Douglass CDV by J.W. Hurn

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
15

Frederick Douglass CDV by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, California

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,792.00
16

Frederick Douglass Autobiography My Bondage, My Freedom First Edition

New York 1855USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 1,792.00
17

Rare Frederick Douglass' Paper, June 26, 1857 Issue, Including Coverage of Stephen Douglas's Response to the Dred Scott Decision

1857USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,500.00
18

National Anti-Slavery Standard, Collection of Forty-One Issues

1841-1868USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 960.00
19

Rare Abolitionist Ribbon Memorializing Eliza Parish Lovejoy, "The First Martyr to American Liberty"

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,375.00
20

John Brown Salt Print by Black and Batchelder, 1858

1858USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 750.00
21

John Brown's Raid and Hanging Reported in The Liberator

Boston, MA1859USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,000.00
22

John Brown Execution Sketches by Albert Berghaus

1859USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,250.00
23

CDV of John Brown's Fort, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, Ca 1885

Ca 1885USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 313.00
24

Crib Quilt with Lincoln Hidden Message

1863USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 5,000.00
25

Signers of the Thirteenth Amendment, Composite Photograph, 1865

1865USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 750.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Adam Smith, <i>Wealth of Nations,</i> first edition, descended from William Alexander, London, 1776. $70,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> George Gershwin, photograph signed & inscribed with autograph musical quotation, <i>An American in Paris,</i> 1928. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Friedrich Engels, <i>The Condition of the Working Class in England,</i> first edition, NY, 1887. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> <i>Bury St. Edmunds Witch Trials,</i> first edition, London, 1682. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Robert Rey, <i>Estampes,</i> complete portfolio of 12 wood engravings, Paris, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Archive of 47 letters by Enrico Caruso to a lady friend, 1906-20. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Books of Hours in Flemish, Netherlands, 15th century. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Jack Kerouac, <i>Doctor Sax,</i> deluxe limited edition, signed, NY, 1959. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Walt Disney, signature on title-page of Ward Greene’s <i>Lady and the Tramp,</i> first edition, first printing. $3,000 to $4,000.
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