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
126

Group of 5 pamphlets.

Vp1968-69 and undatedUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 813.00
127

Issues of "Right On!" and "Babylon" put out by the Revolutionary Peoples Communications Network.

New York, April-December 1971USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,188.00
128

Pair of illustrated Black Liberation Army membership lists issued by the San Francisco police.

San Francisco, CA11 and 30 January 1973USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 625.00
129

Hell No! We Won't Go!

Np, circa 1967USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 469.00
130[Alfredo Rostgaard, designer.]

Black Power / Retalition to Crime: Revolutionary Violence.

[Havana, Cuba] circa 1968USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 813.00
131

Black Gold . . . I am the Black Woman, Mother of Civilization.

New York 1969USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
132

TCB: United Front, Taking Care of Business.

[Los Angeles1968USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 618.00
133

United.

Np1969USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,235.00
134

Power to the People.

[New York] 1970USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 618.00
135Bible, Charles; artist.

Black Art.

New York1970USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 138.00
136

Pair of posters: "Right On" and "Hair is Beautiful."

Np, undatedUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 531.00
137

Right On.

Atlanta, GA 1972USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
138

Group of 12 Black Power pinback buttons.

Vp, circa early 1970sUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 438.00
139[Alice Crolley Browning.]

It's Fun To Be Black.

Chicago1973USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 813.00
140Paul Cuffe.

Invoice drawn up and signed by perhaps the young nation's leading Black merchant.

[Dartmouth, MA]20 August 1800USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 9,375.00
141

Cabinet card of barbers in front of the shop of Prof. W.H. Jones in Keokuk, Iowa.

[Keokuk, IA], circa 1910?USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 406.00
142

Pair of barbershop interior views from Louisiana.

[Alexandria, LA, circa 1914 and 1922?]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
143

Group of Black insurance company memorabilia.

Vp1939-46 and undatedUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 563.00
144

Negro Directory [for Omaha], 1947-48.

Omaha, NE1948USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 3,000.00
145

Black and Brown Stamp Album.

Chicago [circa 1969]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 344.00
146

Omaha's Riot in Story and Picture.

Omaha, NEcirca 1919USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 2,125.00
147

Colored Upstairs sign from a Georgia cinema.

[Sylvania, GA], circa late 1940s?USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,900.00
148

Dallas bus segregation sign.

Dallas, TX circa 1936-56USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 11,875.00
149

Door from the "colored" washroom of a North Carolina fertilizer plant.

Marshville, NC, circa 1940s?USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 9,100.00
150Guy Endore.

The Crime at Scottsboro.

Hollywood, CA [1937 or 1938]USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 688.00
  • <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.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Bibliothèque littéraire<br>Hubert Heilbronn<br>11 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
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