Sale 784: Americana - Travel & Exploration - Maps, Prints & Views (#784) 03/23/2023 11:00 AM PDT Closed

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    (African American, 1779)
  • Author
    Ruggles, Samuel; Noble Fine, Jeremiah Boardman, et al
  • Headline
    Revolutionary War document about a mulatto woman
  • Date Published
    December 9 -31, 1779, and January 20, 1780
Estimate$600 - $900
Sold for$1,500
StatusSold
2
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    (African American, 1834)
  • Author
    Van Lew, Eliza
  • Headline
    Mother of famed Civil War spy meets rich free Black in Florida
  • Date Published
    February 26,1834
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$468.75
StatusSold
3
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    (African American, 1842)
  • Author
    Holland, Rev. Francis Raymond
  • Headline
    Southern racist missionary among freed Blacks in Jamaica
  • Date Published
    Jan. 22, 1842
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$593.75
StatusSold
4
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    (African American, 1845)
  • Author
    Brown, William H.
  • Headline
    Free Blacks among the whalers of New Bedford
  • Date Published
    November 11, 1845
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$1,125
StatusSold
5
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    (African American, 1846)
  • Author
    Crenshaw, Nathaniel C.; and Margaret M. Crew;
  • Headline
    Virginia Quakers as benevolent slave-owners
  • Date Published
    August 13-14, 1846
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
6
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    (African American, 1857)
  • Author
    Gilmour, John
  • Headline
    Slave woman committed to a Virginia asylum
  • Date Published
    March 7, 1857
Estimate$500 - $800
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
7
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Carter, Zeno Allen
  • Headline
    Escaped slave seized by his master in Civil War Washington
  • Date Published
    July 19, 1862
Estimate$800 - $1,200
Sold for$1,000
StatusSold
8
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Emmons, Fanny M. [Francis Matilda]
  • Headline
    Massachusetts Abolitionist enlists in Union Army
  • Date Published
    Oct. 12, [1862]
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
9
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    (African American, 1862)
  • Author
    Hilleary, Eleanor B.M.
  • Headline
    Letter about slaves freed during the Civil War
  • Date Published
    July 21, 1862
Estimate$600 - $900
Sold for$562.50
StatusSold
10
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    (African American, 1863)
  • Author
    Williams, Sally
  • Headline
    The slave narrative of Sally Williams
  • Publisher
    American Reform Tract and Book Society
  • Date Published
    1863
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$1,062.50
StatusSold
11
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    (African American, 1864)
  • Author
    Fanny [Cooper?]
  • Headline
    Most popular slave sculpture of Civil War
  • Date Published
    July 15, 1864
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
13
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    (African American, 1864-1865)
  • Headline
    Two items relating to Black troops in the Civil War
  • Date Published
    ca.1864 and 1865
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
14
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    (African American, 1866)
  • Author
    Winfield, John Quincy
  • Headline
    Confederate writes about the end to “Old Virginia”
  • Date Published
    June 3, 1866
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$812.50
StatusSold
15
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    (African American, 1874)
  • Author
    Mellish, David B.
  • Headline
    NY Congressman pleads for Black Civil Rights
  • Publisher
    US Government Printing Office
  • Date Published
    1874
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$312.50
StatusSold
16
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    (African American, 1890s - blackface portrayal)
  • Headline
    Blackface minstrels disembark from a train
  • Publisher
    Riverside Printing Company
  • Date Published
    c.1890s
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
17
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    (African American, 1900)
  • Author
    Dunbar, Paul Laurence
  • Headline
    Black Poet’s rare magazine non-fiction
  • Date Published
    1900-1901
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$281.25
StatusSold
18
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    (African American, 1912-1936)
  • Headline
    1st two economic classics by Black scholars
  • Publisher
    Columbia University Press
  • Date Published
    1912-1936
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$375
StatusSold
19
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    (African American, 1916)
  • Author
    Gunner, Rev. Byron
  • Headline
    Early Civil Rights pioneer among the 1900s Black elite
  • Date Published
    November 7, 1916
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$281.25
StatusSold
20
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    (African American, 1919
  • Author
    Brawley, Benjamin
  • Headline
    History of prominent African American women
  • Publisher
    [Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society]
  • Date Published
    [1919]
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$437.50
StatusSold
21
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    (African American, 1926-1931)
  • Author
    Locke, Alain
  • Headline
    Dean of the Harlem Renaissance on Art and Drama
  • Date Published
    1926-1931
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
22
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    (African American, 1927)
  • Author
    Garvey, Marcus
  • Headline
    Rare prison poetry by Marcus Garvey
  • Publisher
    Amy Jacques Garvey
  • Date Published
    ca. 1927
Estimate$900 - $1,200
Sold for$875
StatusSold
23
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    (African American, 1933)
  • Author
    Johnson, Hall
  • Headline
    New York premier program for Negro Folk Drama
  • Publisher
    Lyric Theater
  • Date Published
    March 1933
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$187.50
StatusSold
24
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    (African American, 1934)
  • Headline
    Largest Black business promotes Urban League magazine
  • Date Published
    1934
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$343.75
StatusSold
25
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    (African American, 1940)
  • Author
    Mangum, Charles S., Jr.
  • Headline
    Classic 1940 book on legal discrimination against Blacks
  • Publisher
    University of North Carolina Press
  • Date Published
    1940
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$343.75
StatusSold
26
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    (African American, 1968)
  • Author
    Tyner, Jarvis
  • Headline
    Jarvis Tyner anti-Vietnam war speech
  • Publisher
    W.E.B Du Bois Clubs of America
  • Date Published
    1968
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$237.50
StatusSold
27
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    (African American, 1970)
  • Author
    Waddles, Charleszetta
  • Headline
    First Edition of Waddles' Soul Food Cook Book
  • Publisher
    Perpetual Soul Saving Mission For All Nations, Inc.
  • Date Published
    1970
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$406.25
StatusSold
28
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    (African American, 1972)
  • Author
    Davis, Angela
  • Headline
    Interview w/ imprisoned Angela Davis c. 1970
  • Publisher
    New York Committee to Free Angela Davis
  • Date Published
    [1972]
Estimate$300 - $500
Sold for$437.50
StatusSold
29
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    (African American, 1973)
  • Author
    Browning, Alice C.
  • Headline
    "It's Fun to be Black" despite heartbreak & pain
  • Publisher
    Browning Publications
  • Date Published
    1973
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
136
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    (Cuba - Slavery)
  • Headline
    Manuscript list of rebel slaves in Cuba 1857
  • Date Published
    1857
Estimate$500 - $800
StatusUnsold
Estimate$400 - $600
StatusUnsold
391
  • Author
    Pluchonneau aîné et Hippolyte Maillard
  • Headline
    French examination of Africans & slavery 1842
  • Publisher
    [Imprimerie de Maulde et Renou]
  • Date Published
    1842
Estimate$400 - $600
Sold for$250
StatusSold
442
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    (Civil War)
  • Author
    Kurz & Allison
  • Headline
    Black regiment storming Confederate fort
  • Publisher
    Kurz & Allison, Art Publishers
  • Date Published
    1890
Estimate$800 - $1,200
Sold for$1,625
StatusSold
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