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February 1, 2018 12:00PM
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February 12, 2018 12:00PM

02-01-2018 02-12-2018

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Progress  , Poster for Barack Obama Campaign

Progress , Poster for Barack Obama Campaign

Lot:
1000
Sold for:
$277$225

Progress, Poster for Barack Obama Campaign, by Scott Hansen (American, 20th/21st Century), 2008, 1970/2000. More ...

Gee's Bend Quilt

Gee's Bend Quilt

Lot:
1001
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Gee's Bend Quilt, Housetop by Bettie Bendolph Seltzer, 1997, pink, green, and navy blue satin with cotton backing, signed "Made by B. Seltzer 1997." Note: Gee's Bend (Boykin, Alabama) is a More ...

Freedom a Fable

Freedom a Fable

Lot:
1005
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Freedom a Fable, by Kara Elizabeth Walker, 1997, pop-up silhouette book, from the edition of 4,000 published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Projects. More ...

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam

Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, by Capt. J.G. Stedman, London: for Johnson, 1813, two large quarto volumes, second edition, untrimmed, frontispiece in More ...

My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass, New York & Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Mulligan, 1855, first edition, portrait frontispiece, bound in contemporary full cloth, (worn, frontispiece More ...

The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, Vol. II, b

The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, Vol. II, b

Lot:
1008
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, Vol. II, by Thomas Clarkson, 1808, Philadelphia, James P. Parke; Brown More ...

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, F

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, F

Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, From a Common Plantation Near the Red River, in Louisiana, by More ...

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy Transmitting Information in Relation to the Introduction of Slaves into the United States

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy Transmitting Information in Relation to the Introduction of Slaves into the United States

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$123$100

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy Transmitting Information in Relation to the Introduction of Slaves into the United States, January 7, 1820, Washington, printed by Gales and Seaton, (foxing, More ...

A Preliminary Essay on the Exiled Sons of Africa, Consisting of Animadversions of the Impolicy and Barbarity of the Deleterious Commerc

A Preliminary Essay on the Exiled Sons of Africa, Consisting of Animadversions of the Impolicy and Barbarity of the Deleterious Commerc

Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$461$375

A Preliminary Essay on the Exiled Sons of Africa, Consisting of Animadversions of the Impolicy and Barbarity of the Deleterious Commerce and Subsequent Slavery of the Human Species; to Which is More ...

Pictures of Slavery and Anti-Slavery

Pictures of Slavery and Anti-Slavery

Lot:
1012
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Pictures of Slavery and Anti-Slavery, by John Bell Robinson, 1863, Philadelphia, hardcover, (toning, foxing, chipping to some pages). More ...

Four Framed Harper's Weekly   Pages

Four Framed Harper's Weekly Pages

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$98$80

Four Framed Harper's Weekly Pages, 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. More ...

The Soldier in Our Civil War: A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the

The Soldier in Our Civil War: A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the

Lot:
1014
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The Soldier in Our Civil War: A Pictorial History of the Conflict, 1861-1865, Illustrating the Valor of the Soldier as Displayed on the Battle-field, by Paul Mottelay, New York: Stanley Bradley, More ...

Two Volumes of Harper's Magazine

Two Volumes of Harper's Magazine

Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$197$160

Two Volumes of Harper's Magazine, weekly editions from January 4, 1862-December 27, 1862, monthly editions from June, 1850-May, 1853. More ...

Highly Colored

Highly Colored

Lot:
1016
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Highly Colored, by Octavus Roy Cohen, 1921, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (damage to spine, no dust jacket). More ...

War Pictures. Experiences and Observations of a Chaplain in the U.S. Army in the War of the Southern Rebellion

War Pictures. Experiences and Observations of a Chaplain in the U.S. Army in the War of the Southern Rebellion

Lot:
1017
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War Pictures. Experiences and Observations of a Chaplain in the U.S. Army in the War of the Southern Rebellion, by Rev. J.B. Rogers, "Chaplain of the 14th Wis. Vols.," 1863, Chicago, Church & More ...

From Dixie to Canada: Romances and Realities of the Underground Railroad

From Dixie to Canada: Romances and Realities of the Underground Railroad

Lot:
1018
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From Dixie to Canada: Romances and Realities of the Underground Railroad, by H.U. Johnson, 1894, Orwell, Ohio, volume I, printed by Charles Wells Moulton, Buffalo, New York, green cloth, (edge wear, More ...

The Public Life of Capt. John Brown

The Public Life of Capt. John Brown

Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$62$50

The Public Life of Capt. John Brown, by James Redpath, 1860, Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, embossed brown cloth, (fading, wear to spine, loss, foxing, toning, and staining). More ...

Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil

Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil

Lot:
1020
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Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil, by Major-General Joseph Wheeler, N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1899, two volumes. More ...

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$49$40

Roll, Jordan, Roll, by Julia Peterkin, New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933, trade edition, (no dust jacket, not signed.) More ...

Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War

Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War

Lot:
1022
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Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War, by Emmet J. Scott, 1919, (spine damage, edge wear). More ...

Stride Toward Freedom

Stride Toward Freedom

Lot:
1022A
Sold for:
$185$150

Stride Toward Freedom, by Martin Luther King, Jr., 1958, New York, Harper Brothers, first edition, black cloth spine and blue cloth boards, silver stamping, in chipped dust jacket, with stamp from More ...

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa.

Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa.

Lot:
1023
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Eight Typed Plays from the Wetmore Declamation Bureau, Sioux City, Iowa. More ...

Female of the Bushman Race

Female of the Bushman Race

Lot:
1024
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Female of the Bushman Race, from Dr. Prichard's Natural History of Man, lithograph, "London Published by Baillière 1848," framed, (toning, not examined out of frame). More ...

Native of Mozambique

Native of Mozambique

Lot:
1025
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Native of Mozambique, from Dr. Prichard's Natural History of Man, lithograph, "Published by H. Baillière, 1842," framed, (not examined out of frame). More ...

Benguela Angola

Benguela Angola

Lot:
1026
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Benguela Angola, from Dr. Prichard's Natural History of Man, lithograph, "Published by Baillière, London, 1842," framed, (not examined out of frame). More ...

Early 18th Century Document

Early 18th Century Document

Lot:
1027
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Early 18th Century Document, "Abstract of the account of the neat money arisen for uses of her Ma'ty's Civill Govermt between the 8th of March 1701 & Michas 1712," lists dozens of funds raised More ...

William Pepperrell Letter Regarding Ability to Sail a Ship

William Pepperrell Letter Regarding Ability to Sail a Ship

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$615$500

William Pepperrell Letter Regarding Ability to Sail a Ship, 1729, "a copy to Thos Hasby (?) esq." Note: William Pepperrell was a prosperous New England merchant who transported goods to the West More ...

Bill of Lading for the Slave Ship Juno

Bill of Lading for the Slave Ship Juno

Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Bill of Lading for the Slave Ship Juno, leaving Dublin bound for New York, Saban Gardner, April 1796, partially printed document, (losses to corners). More ...

Needlework Map of England

Needlework Map of England

Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$308$250

Needlework Map of England, by "M. Hume, Bristol, March 1786," silk and wool threads on linen, (toning, fading, scattered losses to linen and black threads), in a 20th century frame. More ...

Schoolgirl Needlework "Map of England and Wales,"

Schoolgirl Needlework "Map of England and Wales,"

Lot:
1031
Sold for:
$308$250

Schoolgirl Needlework "Map of England and Wales," late 18th/early 19th century, the map surrounded by a floral vine, silk threads on silk, (some shattering, toning), in an oval gilt-gesso frame. More ...