Fall 2019: Printed & Manuscript Americana

Upcoming Highlights

At Auction September 26

 
Large embroidered textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans and his successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
 

Complete Catalogue & More Highlights Coming Soon

 
 

Exhibition Open September 21–26

The exhibition is free to attend and open to the public. We welcome special and educational groups with advance notice–send an inquiry to rsvp@swanngalleries.com.

 

Exhibition Hours

Saturday, September 21 — 12 pm to 5 pm

Monday, September 23 — 10 am to 6 pm

Tuesday, September 24 — 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, September 25 — 10 am to 6 pm

Thursday, September 26 — 10 am to 12 pm

 
 

Revolutionary War

 
William J. Stone, Declaration of Independence, Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
 
Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression, hand-colored, depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, circa 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression, hand-colored, depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, circa 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
   

Slavery & Abolitionism

 
Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
 
Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, more than 2000 items, including extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records, receipts, memorandum books, 1801-1908. $80,000 to $120,000.
Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, more than 2000 items, including extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records, receipts, memorandum books, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
 

Latin Americana

 
Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta, Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
 
Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
   

Nineteenth Century

 
Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 120 hand-colored lithograph plates, three volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
 
Samuel Walker, diary kept during the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
Samuel Walker, diary kept during the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
Scrapbook on early Stanford football, including letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 and 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
Scrapbook on early Stanford football, including letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 and 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
   

Twentieth Century

 
Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech Living the Revolution, with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
   
 

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