Elizabeth Shoumatoff

New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, September 24 sale of Printed & Manuscript Americana brought an 82% sell-through rate by lot, totaling over $600k with at least 23 institutions purchasing a total of 93 lots in the sale. The sale was “evidence of continued stability in the book and manuscript market,” according to Rick Stattler, a Vice President of the house and specialist for the sale

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