Cowans Auctions: African Americana, 21821, Cincinnati

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/18/2021 - 02/18/2021
Page Size: 270 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

The Historical Register. Vol. XVIII.

London1733USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 512.00
2

The Pennsylvania Gazette. No. 2209.

Philadelphia, PA1771USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 288.00
3

Pennsylvania Chronicle and Universal Advertiser. Vol. I, No. 12.

Philadelphia, PA1767USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 250.00
4SANCHO, Ignatius (circa 1729?-1780).

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African. In Two Volumes. To Which are Prefixed, Memoirs of His Life.

London: 1840. USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 832.00
5[FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790)]

The Universal Asylum, and Columbian Magazine.

Philadelphia1790USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 594.00
6DAVIS, Ignatius (1759-1828).

Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away, on the 22d of August last, a handsome Negro Lad, named Arch, About twenty years of age.

Frederick-Town, [MD]1791USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,125.00
7

The Epistle from the Yearly-Meeting, Held in London...1791, Inclusive, To the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings of Friends in Great-Britain, Ireland, and Elsewhere.

[Philadelphia?]1791USD 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold
8DELPHEC, Francois Seraphim, lithographer, after Nicolas Eustache Maurin.

Toussaint Louverture.

[Franceca 1833]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 500.00
9ROLLET, "Citoyenne," engraver, after John Raphael Smith, after George Morland.

Traite Des Nêgres.

Parisca 1794-1795. USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,063.00
10

Enslaved blacksmith Gabriel Prosser's capture, trial, and sentence covered in 2 issues of the Columbian Centinel. Vol. XXXIV, Nos. 11 and 14.

Boston1800USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 313.00
11RAY, William.

Horrors of Slavery.

Troy1808USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
12 [TURNER, Nat (1800-1831)]

Daily Evening Portland Advertiser. Vol. I, No. 205.

Portland, ME1831USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 320.00
13

Descriptive essays on slavery published in 11 issues of The Vermont Chronicle.

Windsor, VT1833-1844. USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 313.00
14

The American Anti-Slavery Almanac, For 1839. Vol. 1. No. 4. Published for the American Anti-Slavery Society.

New York; Boston1839USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 438.00
15YOUNG, Samuel.

A Missionary Narrative of the Triumphs of Grace.

New York1843USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 219.00
16

Florida Herald. Vol. VIII, No. 26.

St. Augustine, FL1842USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 352.00
17

Manuscript court document regarding an ownership dispute over enslaved woman named Clarissa.

Montgomery County, GA, 1828USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 438.00
18

Bill of sale for enslaved young man, "Anthony," New Jersey, 7 May 1832.

1832USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 1,500.00
19

Bill of sale for enslaved man, "Harry," New Jersey, 27 June 1839

1839USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 1,500.00
20

Letter regarding disputed ownership of 2 enslaved persons, Decatur County [Georgia], April 10, 1861.

1861USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 640.00
21

Estate account document recording sales of enslaved persons, Madison County, AL, 1844.

1844USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 375.00
22

Ledger Documenting Bequeathment of Enslaved Peoples, ca 1839-1840.

ca 1839-1840. USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 750.00
23

Handwritten medical bill for the treatment of enslaved persons, 1856

1856USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 375.00
24

Merchants' affidavits swearing not to sell liquor to persons of color, Dooly County, GA, February 1852.

1852USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 469.00
25

Anti-Abolition Letter, Worcester, [MA], 5 September 1852.

1852USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 544.00
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
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