104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

     

    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2503 | Lot 6
    Estimate: $500 - $750
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Bidding & Inquiries
      Leave a Bid

      Sale 2503 Lot 6

      (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Group of 3 London printings of important slavery narratives. 3 volumes in one. [2], ix, [1], 14-168; viii, 118, [2]; xv, [1], 87, [1] pages. 12mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, moderate wear, lacking spine label; lacking front endpapers; library number on backstrip. London: Charles Gilpin, 1849-51

      Estimate $500 - 750

      Narrative of the Life of William W. Brown, an American Slave. 3 full-page illustrations; lacks frontispiece, title page worn and detached. First published in Boston in 1847. "Thirteenth thousand," 1850 * The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave. First published in Boston in 1849. "Fifth thousand," 1851 * The Fugitive Blacksmith, or, Events in the History of James W.C. Pennington. First published in London in 1849. Second edition, 1849.