• <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <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>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> LÉOPOLD II of Belgium. Autograph letter signed to Ferdinand de Lesseps. (Brusselss, 30th of August 1881. € 500 / 600
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique collection of c. 280 satirical postcards on Léopold II of Belgium.<br>€ 3.000 / 3.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Horae, use of Rouen, c. 1475.<br>€ 22.000 / 30.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> <i>Sensuyt la tresplaisante hystoire du preux et vaillant Guerin de Montglaue</i> [...]. € 6.000 / 8.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SCUTENAIRE, Louis. <i>Mes inscriptions.</i> 1945-1963. € 1.000 / 1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Études Gèographiques [puzzle].<br>€ 70 / 100
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique series of fifty 19th-c. Persian miniatures. € 1.500 / 2.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SIXTUS IV. <i>De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei,</i> 1474. € 4.500 / 6.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Joan Miró, lithographies. € 200 / 300
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla. [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly]. € 4.000 / 5.000

Rare Book Monthly

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

  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.

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