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African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$246$200

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles. James McKaye's (1805-1888) The Mastership and its Fruits: the Emancipated Slave Face to Face with his Old Master, New York: Loyal More ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Toms Cabin, First Edition in Paper Wrappers; A Key to Uncle Toms Cabin; Autograph Letter Sig

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Toms Cabin, First Edition in Paper Wrappers; A Key to Uncle Toms Cabin; Autograph Letter Sig

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin, First Edition in Paper Wrappers; A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Autograph Letter Signed, and Receipt for Enslaved People. Boston: John P. Jewett & More ...

American School, 19th Century      George Washington's Mount Vernon

American School, 19th Century George Washington's Mount Vernon

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

American School, 19th Century George Washington's Mount Vernon Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: No obvious damage or evidence of retouch. More ...

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1628
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe, 19th century, the bust mounted on top of two books, one titled "---TOM'S CABIN," ht. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer, Charles Stevens, Providence, Rhode Island, 1765, deep round bowl with slightly flared lip, the bottom with pierced inscription around the outside reads "MOSES More ...

DeWolf Archive

DeWolf Archive

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

DeWolf Archive, 18th to 20th century. Note: Many scholars have argued that it is impossible to understand the wealth created in colonial and early national Rhode Island without understanding the More ...

Universal Gazette   Newspaper

Universal Gazette Newspaper

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$123$100

Universal Gazette Newspaper, Washington, DC, April 2, 1802, Samuel Harrison Smith, printer, includes ad for slaves and reward for a runaway slave. More ...

Letter from Robert Doak Describing the Will of Thomas Chambers

Letter from Robert Doak Describing the Will of Thomas Chambers

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$923$750

Letter from Robert Doak Describing the Will of Thomas Chambers, September 21, 1856, Shelby County, Kentucky, who in his will set his slaves free and left them $2,000. More ...

Letter from Joseph Meek of Nashville to a C. Hayes

Letter from Joseph Meek of Nashville to a C. Hayes

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$123$100

Letter from Joseph Meek of Nashville to a C. Hayes, August 27, 1835, concerning an attempt to buy slaves. Note: Joseph Meek was a known slave trader. More ...

Thomas Clarkson, The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliam

Thomas Clarkson, The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliam

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$369$300

Thomas Clarkson, The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, vol. II, Philadelphia, James Parke, publisher, 1808, More ...

Small "Anti-Slavery Bazaar" Broadside

Small "Anti-Slavery Bazaar" Broadside

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$523$425

Small "Anti-Slavery Bazaar" Broadside, 19th century, (losses). Note: Anti-slavery bazaars were the most important fundraising and community building events held by female anti-slavery societies More ...

Staffordshire Figure of John Brown with African American Children at His Side

Staffordshire Figure of John Brown with African American Children at His Side

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Staffordshire Figure of John Brown with African American Children at His Side, c. 1860, ht. 11 in. Note: John Brown (1800-1859) was a leading American abolitionist who believed insurrection was More ...

Tennessee Amnesty Oath for Henry Young

Tennessee Amnesty Oath for Henry Young

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$277$225

Tennessee Amnesty Oath for Henry Young, Rhea County, October 1865, taken in the field. Note: In May 1865, following a similar action by President Lincoln in late 1863, President Johnson More ...

My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
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 ...

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

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
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 ...

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Octavo, printed by Lippincott in Philadelphia, containing autographs, signed cards, clipped signatures, and a few letters, approximately 100 in total, including: John More ...

A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott v

A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott v

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford. New York: Appleton, 1857. One of two More ...

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s.

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$185$150

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s. Autographs for Freedom, edited by Julia Griffiths, Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Co.; and Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley, & Co., second edition, octavo, a More ...

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom.

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom. New York & Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Mulligan, 1855. First edition, octavo, portrait frontispiece, bound in full contemporary cloth, 7 1/2 x 4 More ...

Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Anti-Slavery/Constitution Plate

Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Anti-Slavery/Constitution Plate

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1745
Sold for:
$400$325

Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Anti-Slavery/Constitution Plate, Staffordshire, England, early 19th century, scroll and eagle border, the center with "CONGRESS SHALL MAKE NO LAW..." More ...

Northup, Solomon (1807-1863) Twelve Years a Slave.

Northup, Solomon (1807-1863) Twelve Years a Slave.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1347
Sold for:
$369$300

Northup, Solomon (1807-1863) Twelve Years a Slave. Auburn: Derby & Miller, 1853. First edition, eighth thousand, octavo, with portrait frontispiece, contemporary cloth, slightly worn, spotting to More ...

Chinese Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Sauce Tureen and Undertray

Chinese Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Sauce Tureen and Undertray

Auction:
2786B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 01, 2015
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$738$600

Chinese Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Sauce Tureen and Undertray, 19th century, the cover with gilt floriform knop, the tureen of bulbous form, on an oval undertray, all three pieces with a gilt More ...

"COMMERAWS STONEWARE" Jar with Incised Cobalt Decoration

"COMMERAWS STONEWARE" Jar with Incised Cobalt Decoration

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

"COMMERAWS STONEWARE" Jar with Incised Cobalt Decoration, Thomas Commeraw, Manhattan, New York, late 18th/early 19th century, wide-mouth gallon-size ovoid jar with open ear handles with More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$150$150

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, ads at end dated April 1864, octavo, publisher's cloth, worn and fragmentary at spine and More ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$60$60

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1852. Volume one only of two; red publisher's cloth, gilt stamped pictorial binding, rebacked and recornered; More ...

Two Needlework Pictures

Two Needlework Pictures

Auction:
2625M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 13, 2012
Lot:
874
Sold for:
$108$90

Two Needlework Pictures, a depiction of Uncle Tom and Little Eva, and The Tempest. More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$84,000$70,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837. One folded wove paper bifolium inscribed on four pages, congressional stationery. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864), thanking More ...

Two Needlework Pictures

Two Needlework Pictures

Auction:
2615B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 06, 2012
Lot:
514
Unsold
 

Two Needlework Pictures, a depiction of Uncle Tom and Little Eva, and The Tempest. More ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1040
Unsold
 

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1852. Volume one only of two; red publisher's cloth, gilt stamped pictorial binding, rebacked and recornered; More ...

Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Autographed Note.

Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Autographed Note.

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$107$90

Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) Autographed Note. Framed with two portraits, "On board Steamer Vanderbilt, near the Narrows, 22nd May '58. Dear Longfellow, Goodbye!" signed, Charles Sumner, 14 x 7 in. More ...