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

Auction Details

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
151

Group of press photographs and ephemera relating to the Scottsboro Boys.

Vp1932-37 and undatedUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 7,500.00
152

Archive of NAACP correspondence from James Weldon Johnson, Walter White and more.

Vp1923-44USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,250.00
153

Correspondence between NAACP leader Walter White and a white journalist, debating the merits of the "Negro press."

Vp1943USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,500.00
154

Group of 13 NAACP pinback buttons.

Vp1920 and 1948-69, undatedUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 469.00
155Zora Neale Hurston.

A Negro Deplores the Segregation Decision.

Richmond, VA1955USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 2,500.00
156

Group of 17 press photographs of the integration of Little Rock's Central High School.

Little Rock, AR,1957USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,125.00
157

Correspondence regarding Ralph Bunche's rejection by a New York tennis club.

Queens, NY,1959USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
158

Pair of photographs of a CORE sit-in at a New Orleans Woolworth's lunch counter.

New Orleans, LA,1960USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 6,000.00
159

Pair of armbands issued to Massachusetts members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

[Boston?], circa early 1960sUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,625.00
160[William Hudson, photographer.]

Iconic photograph of police dogs attacking a Birmingham protestor.

Birmingham, AL, 3 May 1963 (December 1963 print)USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
161Danny Lyon, photographer.

One Man, One Vote.

Atlanta, GA circa 1963USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,063.00
162

Give Canned Food and Supplies.

[Los Angeles, CA], [1963]USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
163

Pennant from the March on Washington.

Washington1963USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 1,750.00
164

Louis Lo Monaco. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom August 28, 1963: We Shall Overcome.

New York 1963USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,500.00
165

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom . . . Lincoln Memorial Program.

[New York]1963USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 4,000.00
166

Group of 4 items from the March on Washington.

New York and np1963USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
167

Marchers for Jobs and Freedom, Halt Justice Department Persecution of Albany, Georgia's Integration Leaders.

Atlanta, GA1963USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 438.00
168

Group of 4 press photographs of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing.

Birmingham, AL1963USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
169

Leaflet for the 1963 "March in Cincinnati" inspired by the March on Washington.

Cincinnati, OH1963USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
170

Group of 5 leaflets from civil rights protests in Oregon and Washington.

Vp, circa 1963-65USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
171

Stand up for the Freedom Democrats. MFDP.

Np, circa 1964USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,125.00
172

The Washington Assembly's 7 Songs to Freedom.

Np, 1964USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 938.00
173Jeff Donaldson, artist and author.

The Civil Rights Yearbook.

Chicago 1964USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 406.00
174

1964 Georgia student newspaper featuring John Lewis, with his signature.

Atlanta, GA1964USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
175

SNCC fundraising circular letter featuring the classic portrait of John Lewis, with his signature.

Np, circa June 1965USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,875.00
  • <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.
  • <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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