PBA Galleries: Americana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography, 634, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/25/2018 - 01/25/2018
Page Size: 500 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1De Cock, Liliane

Ansel Adams

[Hasting-on-Hudson, NY][1972]USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
2Adams, Ansel

A Photograph of Yosemite by Ansel Adams

Yosemite[c.1940's?]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 510.00
3Hamilton, Thomas, clerk

Manuscript document certifying that no Negroes had been registered by Hugh Neilly, under the laws passed for the gradual abolition of slavery

Westmoreland County, PADec. 11, 1793USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 330.00
4Barbary [Barbara] Wilson

'Insane' anti-slavery Virginia woman, unique slave emancipation Document

1822USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
5F. & A.H.Dodge & Co.

Letter to Virginia's US Senator at lavish Washington, hotel with underground slave pens

Georgetown [Washington, D.C.]1846USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
6Andrew Aldridge, et al

Virginia family's slave-holding before and during the Civil War, 5-document archive

1849-1862USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00
7Hare, Maud Cuney

Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribute of the Black People

New York1913USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
8Moton, Robert Russa

Booker T. Washington Tuskegee successor, Letter: Racism "misunderstanding"

Tuskegee Institute, Alabama1926USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 144.00
9White, Walter F.

NAACP leader on lynching of Southern Blacks

1929USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00

On Leave in Kansas City

Kansas City, Missourica. 1942USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00
11Yanert, William

Yukon Breezes

Purgatory, Alaska[1935]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
12Albright, Horace M., And Frank J Taylor

Oh, Ranger! A Book About The National Parks

Stanford University, California1928USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 390.00
13Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz"

Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Reno, NV2009USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
14Alter, J. Cecil

James Bridger: Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout and Guide. A Historical Narrative.... To which is incorporated a verbatim copy, annotated, of James Bridger: A Biographical Sketch by Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge

Salt Lake City[1925]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 216.00
15Bates, Katherine Lee and S.A.Ward

America The Beautiful

New York1910USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Der Deutschen Allgegenwärtiger Englischer Sprachlehrer des Wortes Gottes

Easton, (Penns.)1808USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
17[Dodsley, Robert]

The Economy of Human Life. Complete in Two Parts. Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin, in a Letter from an English Gentleman Residing in China, To the Earl of ***********

New York1795USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
18Pemberton, Ebenezer

Heaven the Residence of the Saints. A Sermon Occasioned by the Sudden and Much Lamented Death of the Reverend George Whitefield, A.M.

Boston1770USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Bill Bailey, Jelly Roll plagiarism and Sweet Georgia Brown " 3 musical imprints

1902-1925USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
20Wagner, Richard

Grand Centennial/Festival March, for the Opening of the Centennial, Commemorative of the Declaration of Independence of the United States Of America...

Cincinnati1876USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

California Gold Rush Polka and The Man on the Flying Trapeze

1854-1868USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Sidewalks of New York and Hail! Hail! The Gangs All Here, 2 musical imprints

1894-1917USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

American Views

LondonMid 19th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00

Nine titles on the fur trade and the American frontier

Various placesVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 240.00

Bisbee, Arizona: "Out Where the West Begins"

[Bisbee, AZ][1927]USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00
  • <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 Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
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