Printed & Manuscript Americana 2023-09-28 Auction - 335 Price Results - Swann Auction Galleries in NY
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(ARCTIC.) Papers of the Arctic explorer Robert E. Peary, including diaries, correspondence, lecture(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress Held at Philadelphia, MayGEORGE WASHINGTON. Issue of the Gazette of the United States with the proclamation of the first
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Printed & Manuscript Americana

The September 28, 2023, Americana auction is rich in material from the American Revolution and the Civil War. Highlights include early printed journals of the Continental Congress, a complete run of Gentleman?s Magazine from the period of the Revolution, and an early printing of Thomas Paine?s Common Sense. From the Civil War, we have a long run of lots relating to the Baltimore riot which launched the war in 1861, including the only known contemporary ambrotype of Luther Ladd, the first Union soldier killed in action. We also offer an archive on the surrender of a Confederate cavalry brigade in May of 1865.
Auction Curator:
Rick Stattler
Rick Stattler
Director, Books & Manuscripts
Lot Number: Lowest