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
176Earl Newman; artist.

SNCC: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

Np, circa 1965USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,188.00
177

Group of 7 oversized press photos of the Selma-Montgomery marches.

Selma and Montgomery, AL,1965USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,188.00
178

Pair of press photographs of the shooting of James Meredith on the March Against Fear.

[Near Hernando, MS,1966USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,125.00
179

The Battle & the Blues, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Freedom Rally.

[San Francisco, CA], 1966USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 938.00
180

Group of press photographs from the March Against Fear.

Vp,1966USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 469.00
181

Three Black Brothers Were Killed. What Are You Going To Do?

[New York]1968USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 469.00
182

Photograph of the memorial procession upon the 5th anniversary of the death of Medgar Evers.

[Jackson, MS1968USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
183

Folder of membership and voter registration notes on the Selma branch of the NAACP.

Selma, AL1969-70USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
184

Hugo Gellert, artist. Racism Chains Both.

New York circa 1970USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 875.00
185Howard Carroll.

Twelve Americans: Their Lives and Times.

New York1883USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
186

The Confession, Trial and Execution of Nat Turner, the Negro Insurgent.

Washington1910USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 875.00
187William Hilary Coston.

A Freeman, and Yet a Slave.

Burlington, IA 1888?USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,625.00
188John W. Cromwell.

The Challenge of the Disfranchised. A Plea for the Enforcement of the 15th Amendment.

Washington1924USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,375.00
189Timothy Thomas Fortune.

Black and White: Land, Labor, and Politics in the South.

New York1884USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
190John Gihon.

Geary and Kansas.

Philadelphia1857USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
191Casely Hayford.

The Truth about the West African Land Question.

London 1913USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
192Rufus L. Perry.

The Cushite; or the Children of Ham (the Negro Race), as Seen by the Ancient Historians and Poets.

[Brooklyn, NY] 1887 (1886 copyright)USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
193John Sarbah.

Fanti Customary Laws.

London 1897USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
194William A. Sinclair.

The Aftermath of Slavery: A Study of the Condition and Environment of the American Negro.

Boston1905USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
195T. McCants Stewart.

Liberia: The Americo-African Republic.

New York1886USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,750.00
196Booker T. Washington, et al.

A New Negro for a New Century.

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 750.00
197George Washington Williams.

History of the Negro Race in America.

New York1885USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
198Samuel M. Fassett, photographer.

Scarce carte de visite portrait of Douglass, with his signature on verso.

Washington, DC1878USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 32,500.00
199FREDERICK DOUGLASS; editor.

Early issue of the North Star,

Rochester, NY1848USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 4,500.00
200

The North Star, volume II, issue 13.

Rochester, NY1849USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 4,000.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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