By Bruce McKinney
On Thursday December 4th Swann Galleries in
This is the suppressed critique of New Yorkers, Gotham and the Gothamites; a Medley. And the description reads on, “This was suppressed and the author and publisher... both imprisoned and fined. It is a satire on the New Yorkers.” The date is 1823 and the estimate $500 to $750. Does nothing change?
There are ten Mormon lots whose aggregate high estimate is $164,350. There is the aforementioned first appearance of the Book of Mormon in the upstate
And then there are American almanacs from the 18th and 19th centuries. In the sale they comprise lots 445 to 511 and include, in total, 903 copies. For those with an interest in very local material these lots represent an unusual opportunity to obtain, in some cases, large lots of relatively obscure material. The estimates are modest but this is desirable material that will go higher with complete justification.
Students of Spanish and residents of