Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript African Americana, 2562, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
03/25/2021 - 03/25/2021
Page Size: 356 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26

Jesse Hutchinson Jr. Get Off the Track! A Song for Emancipation, Sung by the Hutchinsons.

Boston 1844USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 531.00
27

Address of the Liberty Convention for the Eastern and Middle States.

Hallowell, ME 1845USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 750.00
28

Proceedings Against William Lloyd Garrison, for a Libel.

Baltimore, MD 1847USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
29U.M. Fisk.

Series of manuscript lectures by an abolitionist firebrand before, during and after the war.

Vp1856-68USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,250.00
30

The Liberator's coverage of the infamous Dred Scott decision.

Boston1857USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
31

The Child's Anti-Slavery Book . . . about American Slave Children, and Stories of Slave-Life.

New York[1859]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,750.00
32

Uncle Tom's Cabin pictorial bandanna.

[England?], circa 1852-60USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 2,750.00
33C.J. Jack.

[A Political Lecture upon the Influence of Slavery on the Constitution and Union.]

[Brooklyn1860USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
34James A. Whipple.

Pair of letters from a radical abolitionist who toured Maryland and Virginia during the war.

Hopedale and Worcester, MA1861-62USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
35

Signed photograph of Lewis G. Clarke, inspiration for the escaped slave in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Boston, MA, circa 1890sUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 6,250.00
36William M. Cockrum.

History of the Underground Railroad as It was Conducted by the Anti-Slavery League,

Oakland City, IN [1915]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 313.00
37Abraham Lincoln.

The first widely disseminated printing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Washington1862USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
38

Confederate order regarding "slaves serving . . . without written authority from their masters."

Richmond, VA1863USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
39Charles Paxson; photographer.

Learning is Wealth: Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans.

New York1864USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 531.00
40

The Right Man in the Right Place caricature of justice for Jefferson Davis.

Np, circa 1865USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,250.00
41

Issue of the Liberator from the date of Lincoln's assassination.

Boston1865USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
42

Joint Resolution . . . Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution . . . Abolishing Slavery.

Chicago1868USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,750.00
43

Certificates for a woman named Dina sold twice in two days in British Cape Town.

Cape Town, South Africa1817USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 313.00
44

Decree of the provisional rebel government abolishing slavery.

Camagüey, Cuba1869USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,750.00
45

Mexican estate record including an inventory of enslaved people.

Mexico1671USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 875.00
46Vicente Guerrero.

Manifiesto . . . a sus compatriotas.

Mexico1829USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,188.00
47

Assiento ajustado entre las dos magestades catholica y Bretanica

Mexico 1734USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,750.00
48

Group of photographs of a Methodist Episcopal mission in rural Liberia.

Jack's Town, Sinoe River, Liberia1904-07USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 531.00
49

Blood People Land.

La Puente, CA 1974USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
50

Our History Did Not Begin in Chains, and It Will Not End in Chains.

[New York?] circa mid-1970sUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 281.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
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