Auction House Details

Forum Auctions

Auction House Name Forum Auctions
Site URL http://www.forumauctions.co.uk
About Us Forum Auctions is London's specialist auction house for Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts, 20th Century Literature, Modern & Contemporary Art and Editions, Old Master Prints and Drawings, Photographs and other Works on Paper. Forum Auctions has been established to address the needs of international collectors in all Works on Paper categories and further benefits from premises in New York and Italy. Fielding an exceptional senior team of experienced specialists, we aim to provide both vendors and buyers with a 21st century auction service, combining all the advantages presented by today's internet technology together with those attributes of the traditional auction experience that simply cannot be replicated online. Our signature sales are presented in comprehensively illustrated and researched catalogues and physically auctioned alongside our user-friendly internet and phone bidding facilities. Additionally, and in recognition of changes in the market over recent years, we will also be offering a revolving series of curated online auction events, in all cases making the material conveniently available for pre-sale viewing.
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City London
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Zipcode SW8 4LP
Contact Number +44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Buyer's Fee Buyer's premium (including 20% VAT) is charged on the following rates: 30% up to £150,000; 24% between £150,001 to £1,000,000; 14.4% above HP £1,000,000
Consigner's Fee

AUCTION LIST

01/09/2020 - 01/09/2020, Books and Works on Paper - Online, #2136
01/21/2020 - 01/21/2020, Editions and Works on Paper, #1052
01/22/2020 - 01/22/2020, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, #1053
01/28/2020 - 01/28/2020, Online Only - Select and Modern and Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2137
01/30/2020 - 01/30/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2139
02/20/2020 - 02/20/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2140
02/25/2020 - 02/25/2020, Online Sale: Modern and Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2141
03/05/2020 - 03/05/2020, Online Sale: Maps and Atlases, #2142
03/12/2020 - 03/12/2020, Online Sale: The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing: the residual part, #2143
03/20/2020 - 03/20/2020, Online Sale: The Partridge Fine Arts Research Library, #2145
03/24/2020 - 03/24/2020, Editions and Works on Paper, #1054
03/26/2020 - 03/26/2020, The Birmingham Assay Office Library, #1056
03/27/2020 - 03/27/2020, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, #1057
04/23/2020 - 04/23/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2149
04/29/2020 - 04/29/2020, Online Only: Select Modern and Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2147
04/29/2020 - 04/29/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2151
04/30/2020 - 04/30/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2150
05/07/2020 - 05/07/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2152
05/21/2020 - 05/21/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2153
05/27/2020 - 05/27/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2154
05/28/2020 - 05/28/2020, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, #1059
06/03/2020 - 06/03/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2155
06/18/2020 - 06/18/2020, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #2156
06/25/2020 - 06/25/2020, Editions and Works on Paper, #1058
06/30/2020 - 06/30/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2157
07/29/2020 - 07/29/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2161
08/27/2020 - 08/27/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2163
09/23/2020 - 09/23/2020, Editions and Works on Paper, #1061
10/28/2020 - 10/28/2020, Online only: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper, #2170

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.