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Articles - February - 2018 Issue

San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print & Paper Fair February 2-3

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Poster: Studio Hinrichs, San Francisco

San Francisco’s every other year book, print and paper fair is about to happen.  The location is the South San Francisco Conference Center just north of the San Francisco International Airport at 255 S. Airport Boulevard.  This year 117 dealers are participating in the two-day event.

 

Over the years the mix of exhibitors has proven to be consistently interesting so plan to come early.

 

The days and hours are:

 

Friday February 2nd 11:00 am to 8 pm

Saturday February 3rd 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Exhibitors

 

 Alan Wofsy Fine Arts LLC -- A-B

 

• Amazing Adventures -- 401

 

• Amy Fegely -- 400

 

• Antipodean Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 404

 

• Aquila Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 213

 

• Antiquariat Botanicum, ABAA/ILAB -- 217

 

• Antique Search & Rescue -- V

 

• Anniroc Rare Books -- 304

 

• Armadillo & Dicker -- 123

 

• Asian Steppes Antiquarian Books -- 209

 

• Avant Retro Books -- 301

 

• Barbara Fegely Design -- 400

 

• Bauman Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 308

 

• Ben Kinmont, Bookseller -- 119/a>

 

• Bibliomania -- 102

 

• Blanchette Press -- Lobby

 

• Bonham’s -- 316

 

• Book Gallery -- 109-111

 

 

• Books As Issued -- 318

 

• Books of Wonder, ABAA, ILAB -- F

 

• Bookvica -- 221

 

• Bridging Time -- 204

 

• Bruce Shyer (Ephemera Society of America) -- 509

 

• California Wine Museum -- 407

 

• Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs -- R

 

• Carpe Diem Fine Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 302

 

• Catron-Grant Books -- 321/a>

 

• Circle City Books -- 214

 

• Coconut Rose Books & Autographs, ABAA, ILAB -- 322

 

• Colebrook Book Barn, ABAA, ILAB -- 312

 

• Connie Dahlstet -- 319

 

• Cultural Images (Ephemera Society of America) -- 224

 

• Dan Glaeser Books (IOBA) -- G

 

• David Bergman,ABAA, ILAB -- 218

 

• Discoveries West -- K

 

• Discovery Bay Old Books -- 118

 

• Donald Heald Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 215

 

• Douglas Stewart Fine Books, ANZAAB, AAADA, ILAB -- 210

 

• Dow & Frosini -- A

 

• Ed Herny, Ephemerist -- 408

 

• Elena Gallego Rare Books LLC, ILAB -- 110-A

 

• Fairlook Antiques -- 315-317

 

• Findings -- 506

 

• Fly By Night Books -- J

 

• Friends of San Francisco -- 120

 

• Fumio Aoki -- O

 

• Geiger’s Books -- 327

 

• Gillian Books -- 204

 

• Hordern House Rare Books -- 207

 

• Iowa Genealogy Society -- N

 

• James Arsenault & Company, ABAA, ILAB --101-103

 

• James D. Keeline, Bookseller -- 122

 

• James R. Harrington Bookseller -- 405

 

• Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books -- E

 

• John Carpenter, Fine Books -- C

 

• Johnson Rare Books & Archives, ABAA, ILAB -- E

 

• Johnson/Thill Numismatic Literature -- 327A

 

• Judith Rafferty Fine Art -- 320

 

• K-C’s Cupboard -- 319

 

• Kayo Books -- 324

 

• Ken Harrison, ABAA, ILAB -- S

 

• Lakin & Marley Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 203

 

• Leslie Potenzo Antiques -- 507

 

• Linda Ruiz-Lozito, Artist -- Lobby

 

• lizzyoung bookseller,ABAA, ILAB -- 206

 

• Maggs Bros. LTD, ABA, PBDA, ILAB -- 113

 

• Magus Books -- 115

 

• Manning’s Books & Prints, ABAA, ILAB -- 311

 

• Mark Craig, Bookseller -- 314

 

• Mark Post, Bookseller -- 202

 

• Michael Maslan -- 313-315

 

• Montgomery Rare Books -- C

 

• Nancy Johnson, Bookseller, IOBA, TxBA -- Lobby

 

• Newall Snyder -- 504

 

• Northern California Booksellers Association -- Lobby

 

• Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 303

 

• Oak Knoll Press -- 303

 

• Old West Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 212

 

• Orrin Schwab Books -- 500

 

• Pablo Butcher, ILAB -- 323

 

• Pacific Coast Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 110

 

• Pacifica Historical Society -- 311

 

• PBA Galleries -- 322

 

• Peter Harrington, ABAA, ILAB, PBFA, LAPADA -- 220-222

 

• Peter Luke 100

 

• PY Rare Books -- 208

 

• Randy Raymond -- 500

 

• Rare Paper Inc. -- 307

 

• Recollection Gallery -- 500-502

 

• Reed’s Rare Books -- 219

 

• Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 201

 

• Robert Frew Ltd, ABA, ILAB -- 223

 

• Rodolphe Chamonal, ILAB -- 105-107

 

• Ronald Erickson, Ephemera -- L

 

• Rulon-Miller Books,ABAA, ILAB -- 211

 

• S. Howlett-West Books, IOBA -- 51

 

• Sacramento Book Fair -- 301

 

• Sophie Schneideman Rare Books, ILAB -- 205

 

• Studio-Hinrichs -- Lobby

 

• Tachyon Publications -- J

 

• Ten Pound Island Book Co., ABAA, ILAB, IOBA -- 306

 

• Texas Bookseller Association -- Lobby

 

• The Book Binders Museum -- K-1

 

• The Book Shop LLC, ABAA, ILAB -- E

 

• The Bookman - Paul Johnson -- 403

 

• The Cook Book Lady -- 325

 

• Uncommon Works -- 324

 

• Verto Publishing LLC -- T

 

• Walkabout Books, AABA, ILAB -- 306

 

• Whitmore Rare Books Inc., AABA, ILAB -- 117

 

• Wildcat Arts -- Lobby

 

• Wilfrid M. deFreitas Bookseller, ABAC, ILAB, PBFA -- 216

 

• William Hutchison -- 502

 

• Wittenborn Art Books -- B

 

• Woodie’s Collectibles -- 501-503

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Adams (Richard). <i>Watership Down,</i> FIRST EDITION, author inscription on front free end paper, folded map tipped in, original boards, dust-jacket. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bowles (John). <i>Several Prospects of the Most…la Ville de Londres, avec des Remarques Historiques fort Succinctes, qui les Regardant,</i> 20 double page engraved plates only, of 23, 1724. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Auden (W.H.). <i>Our Hunting Fathers,</i> FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, 1 of 22 copies, COPY B OF 5 PRINTED ON NORMANDIE, original patterned wrappers, Cambridge, for Frederic Prokosch, 1935. £800 to £1200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Barrie (J. M.) & Attwell (Mabel Lucie, illustrator). <i>Peter Pan & Wendy,</i> FIRST EDITION, 12 chromolithograph plates, publisher's blue cloth, original printed dust jacket, [c.1920]; and 3 others (4). £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bartolozzi (Francesco). Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce; Agriculture (Husbandry Aided by Arts and Commerce), glazed and framed. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> A collection of engraved caricatures, including Gillray ([James]) Tales of Wonder!, 1802; Rowlandson (Thomas) Sports, Smock Racing, 1811;Irish Jaunting Carr, 1814. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bennett (Charles H, illustrator). <i>Æsop’s Fables,</i> 1875; Buchanan (Robert). <i>Ballad Stories of the Affections,</i> [1866]; Douce (Francis), The Dance of Death, 1833. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Chinese Illustrations. A group of 6 Cantonese rice paper illustrations, depicting scenes of torture with different instruments, gouache, c.340 x 220mm, original wrapper boards preserved, [c. 1800]. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Dulac (Edmund). <i>The Queen of Romania, The Dreamer of Dreams,</i> 5 coloured plates, [1915]; and others illustrated by Edmund Dulac. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Fronth (Per). Xingu Chronicles, the portfolio, comprising 30 plates, photogravues in colours, each signed, dated and titled in pencil, each numbered 10/35, on wove paper, 790 x 600 x 60mm, 1997. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doctor Zhivago,</i> FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original red publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket, 4to, Collins & Harvill Press, 1958. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> 13 sepia photographs of visitors to the Thermes Nationaux d’Aix-les-Bains, c. 150 x 105mm, c.1890 (12). £300 to £400

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