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

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, CDVs of Civil War Camp Scenes

Baton Rouge, LA, n.d., ca 1863.USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 594.00

CDV of Baton Rouge Landing, Incl. View of the Steamer Empire Parish

Baton Rouge, LA, n.d, ca 1863.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 313.00

Rare CDV of General Benjamin Grierson's Arrival at Baton Rouge at the End of his Raid, 1863

Baton Rouge, 1863USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 688.00

CDV of General Nathaniel Banks with Officers at Fort Williams, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA, n.d., ca 1863.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 344.00

Donaldsonville, Louisiana CDVs, Incl. Union General Edward Molineux at Camp

1863USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 750.00

Union Colonel John Landram and Staff, 7th Kentucky Volunteers, CDV by Lytle

Baton Rouge, LA, ca 1865.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 625.00

CDV of Medical Staff at Baton Rouge, Incl. Dr. William H. Mather, 1863

Baton Rouge, LA, 1863USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 375.00

Major James H. Bogart, KIA at Port Hudson, CDV as First Lieutenant at Camp Griffin

New Bedfort, MA,1861USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 750.00

CDV of Trio Playing a Game of Cards, Incl. Union Soldier

New Orleans, LA, n.d.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 406.00

Civil War Salt Print of Union Army Signal Station at Carrollton, Louisiana

after 1863.USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 406.00

USN Archive Featuring Correspondence of Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers, Incl. Mexican War, Indian War, and Civil War Content

1840s-1890sUSD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 36,250.00

Exceptional Civil War Archive of John Merritt Morse, NH 3rd Infantry and US Army Signal Corps

1862 - 1865.USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 53,125.00

Six Civil War Letters Written by Private George Morgan, 11th New Hampshire Infantry, Vividly Describing the Battle of Fredericksburg

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,625.00

Civil War Archive of Edward Horatio Graves, 10th Massachusetts Volunteers

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00

Sergeant Edmund C. Whitney, 53rd Massachusetts Archive, 1862-1903

1862-1903USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 2,250.00

Early Civil War Correspondence, Letters Written By Hervey Batcheller from Paris to Boston, 1861-1862

1861-1862USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,500.00

Massachusetts in the Civil War: Letters from MA Regiments

USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00USD 1,500.00

Civil War Letters of Sergeant Mathew Halpin, Co. K, 22nd New York Infantry, with Fascinating Battle of Fredericksburg Content

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,125.00

Civil War Sutler's Clerk Archive, Letters Written by Frederick P. Ranney, 40th New York Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1867

1861-1867USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,000.00

New York in the Civil War: Letters from New York Regiments, with African American Interest

USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00

Battle of Chancellorsville, Secretarial Civil War Letter Issued by Major Philo B. Buckingham, 1863

1863USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 938.00

Civil War Memorandum Book of Joseph SC Taber of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, with Heavy Peninsula Campaign Content Including Mention of Rebel Balloon

Philadelphia1861USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00

Civil War Archive of Private Joseph Darlington, 30th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Including Haversack and Shaving Mug

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,188.00

Pennsylvania in the Civil War: Lot of Letters from PA Regiments

1864USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,750.00

Charles Morfoot, 101st Ohio Volunteers, Civil War Archive Incl. Detailed Account of Murfreesboro and Firing on Atlanta

1863-1865USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,063.00
  • <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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