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Articles - December - 2012 Issue

Auctions in December

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Lot 22 of Cowan's American History, December 7, 2012. Robert E. Lee on Traveller.

Friday Dec. 7th

Galerie Koller Auctions.  Sale No. A163.  Modern Prints

Alde.  Sale No. 19729.  Ancient and Modern Books, Day 2

Christies.  Sale No. 2607.  Books and Manuscripts Session I

Christies.  Sale No. 2656.  Books and Manuscripts Session II

Saturday Dec. 8th

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Sale  No. 6083.  Civil War and Militaria

Clars Auction Gallery.  Sale No. 120812.  Prints

Sunday Dec. 9th

Clars Auction Gallery.  Sale No. 120812.  Prints continued.

National Book Auctions.  Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles [120912]

Monday Dec. 10th

Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Sale No. 19629.  Prints and Multiples

Cowan’s.  Stereoview and Early Photography – Internet sale ending today

Tuesday Dec. 11th

Henri Godts Books & Prints Auctions.  Sale No. 18147.  Books from the XVth to the XXth Century

Piasa.  Sale No. 20131.  Manuscripts

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Legends of the Old West

Swann Galleries, Inc.  Sale No. 2298.  Fine Photographs and Photobooks

Wednesday Dec. 12th

Dominic  Winter Book Auctions.  Sale No. 121212.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents

Sothebys.  The Art of Illustration = from the Collection of Michael Winner [12409]

Ader.  Sale No. 19598.  Prints

Bloomsbury.  Astronomy and Space Exploration [36006]

Woolley and Wallis.  Sale No. 121212.  Books

Minerva Auctions Roma.  Books, Autographs and Prints [ROMA-85]

Sothebys.  Sale No. N08886.  A Show of Hands:  Photographs from the Collection of Henry Buhl

Sothebys.  English Literature and History [L12408]

Dorotheum.  Sale No. 121212.  Prints

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.

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