Swann Galleries

Here's what's coming up this week:

Artcurial in Paris will sell Livres & Manuscrits on Tuesday, September 22, in 236 lots. One of twenty deluxe copies of the 1959 exhibition catalog of the Exposition

New York — Printed & Manuscript Americana is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, September 24. Covering a period of nearly five centuries and two continents, this auction is exceptionally varied in content and subjects covered, from colonialism and the Westward expansion of the United States, to Presidential material and first-hand accounts by ordinary people of

New York — The second iteration of Swann Galleries’ LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History sale on Thursday, August 13 was a resounding success. The auction bested last year’s results, totaling $1,023,375, hammering above the high estimate for the

Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:

Forum Auctions sells Books and Works on Paper on Thursday, August 27, in 209 lots. Sharing the top estimate at £1,500–2,000 are two

New York — Swann Galleries’ summer offering of Vintage Posters on Thursday, August 27 is set to bring an assortment of material, from war propaganda to advertisements for summer destinations and sporting events, as well as a select choice of Art Nouveau and Art Deco designs by notable artists.

A strong selection of World War I and II propaganda posters is led by the iconic 1939 British

Before we get to the upcoming sales, some notes from last week:

At the Sotheby's Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany sale, the revised final working typescript of Truman Capote's 

New York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts on Thursday, July 30 boasted high prices across categories with early printed books leading the sale, two records being recorded for literature, and autograph material from world leaders garnering

New York — The second annual offering of a specialty sale of LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on August 13. The auction will feature fine art and ephemera from notable figures across genres including

A busy week coming up in the salerooms!

Sotheby's London will hold two sales on Tuesday, July 28. The first is The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel books, Aldines, and an important Qur'an, in 119 lots. The

New York — Fine Books & Manuscripts come to auction at Swann Galleries on Thursday, July 30. The sale includes an exceptional offering of autographs, including the Enrico Caruso Collection of Albert M. Bary, as well as early printed books with notable works in travel and medicine, nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, and art, press and illustrated books.

A standout