When Swann Galleries was founded 1941 they where specialized in Rare Books. Today Swann has separate departments devoted to Photographs, Posters and Prints & Drawings, in addition to Books, Maps & Atlases and Autographs. Each year they have approximately 40 sales in the categories mentioned above.
As a member of International Auctioneers, an alliance of prestigious auction houses, their sales are publicized to auction clients around the world.
Swann Galleries is a family business and is located on East 25th Street just one block east of Madison Square Park.