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
26

CDV of First African American United States Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels, Ca 1870

Ca 1870USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 938.00
27

CDV of Contraband Camp at Baton Rouge, 1863

1863USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 5,625.00
28

CDV of African American Subject Serving a Civil War Officer

New Orleans, LA, n.d., ca 1860s.USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,500.00
29

CDV of Contraband Crew from the Ironclad Gunboat USS Essex

Baton Rouge, LA, ca 1864USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,063.00
30

Four Stereoviews with African American Subject Matter, Incl. Chimney Sweeps and the Arrival of Former Slaves at a Union Camp

ca 1860s-1870sUSD 500.00 - 700.00USD 688.00
31

Come and Join Us Brothers, Very Rare Civil War Colored Troops Recruitment Broadside

1863USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 17,500.00
32

54th Massachusetts Infantry Regimental Cover, Addressed to Captain Luis Emilio and Postmarked at Port Royal, SC

1861USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 320.00
33

Sixth Plate Tintype Featuring Black Soldier with Benton Barracks Backdrop

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 3,840.00
34

Albumen Photograph Featuring Black Soldier with Benton Barracks Backdrop

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,750.00
35

CDV Featuring Black Soldier Holding Musket, by W.H. Hertzog, Bath, PA

Bath, PA, n.d., ca 1863.USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 688.00
36

Civil War CDV, 64th United States Colored Infantry, Palmyra Bend, Mississippi

ca 1864USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 2,625.00
37

Tintype of Tentatively Identified African American Civil War Veteran, Plus

ca late 1860s-1870s.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 352.00
38

Salt Print of Identified African American Blacksmith, Franklin, Pennsylvania, 1864

1864USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 438.00
39

Millie-Christine, "The Two Headed Nightingale," Early Photography, Ca1860s-1870s

Ca1860s-1870sUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,625.00
40

Jack Johnson, Rare 1915 Press Photograph, Plus Cigarette Cards

1915USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 625.00
41

World War I Poster, True Sons of Freedom, Chicago, 1918, Plus

1918USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,500.00
42

World War I Poster, Colored Man is No Slacker, Chicago, Illinois, 1918

1918USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,625.00
43

George Washington Carver, "Psycho Beautigraph Etching" by Artist Felix B. Gaines, 1946

1946USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 563.00
44

Vietnam Means Death to the Brothers, Vietnam War Protest Poster, ca 1960s

ca 1960sUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,188.00
45

The Great March on Washington, We Shall Overcome Poster, 1963

1963USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 438.00
46

Louis Lo Monaco, We Shall Overcome, Pictorial Portfolio

New York [1963].<USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,750.00
47

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Printed Ephemera Including Promotional Handbill and Program, 1963

1963USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 4,688.00
48

Marcus Garvey African Legion Uniform

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 2,875.00
49

Black Panther Party Red Beret, Plus

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,125.00
50

Huey P. Newton, Poster and Related Imprint, ca 1970s

ca 1970sUSD 300.00 - 600.00USD 313.00
  • <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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