• Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 4. Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map in Full Contemporary Color (1642) Est. $12,000 - $15,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 125. 1775 Edition of the Landmark Fry-Jefferson Map of Virginia and Maryland (1775) Est. $15,000 - $18,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 673. Rare Frontispiece in Full Contemporary Color with Gilt Highlights (1662) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 717. Complete Tanner Atlas with Important Maps of Texas & Iowa (1845) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 3. Henricus Hondius' Baroque-Style World Map (1641) Est. $9,500 - $11,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 258. Complete Set of De Bry's Native Virginians & Picts from Part I of Grands Voyages (1608) Est. $2,750 - $3,500
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 608. Superb Work on 18th Century Russia with over 100 Maps and Plates (1788) Est. $3,500 - $4,250
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 49. One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of the New World (1556) Est. $5,000 - $6,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 706. Superb Image of the Annunciation in Contemporary Hand Color (1518) Est. $900 - $1,100
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 123. One of the Earliest Maps to Show Philadelphia (1695) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 631. One of the Earliest Printed Maps of Afghanistan & Pakistan (1482) Est. $1,900 - $2,200
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 689. Proof Copy Engraving of the Senate Floor During the Compromise of 1850 (1855) Est. $1,500 - $1,800
  • Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 70 - Warner (Robert). The Orchid Album, 11 volumes, 1882-1897. £5,000 to £8,000
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 151 - United States. Melish (John), Map of the United States with..., British & Spanish Possessions, 1816. £40,000 to £60,000
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 159 - World. Speed (John), A New and Accurat Map of the World, 1676. £4,000 to £6,000.
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 503 - American Civil War playing cards. Union Cards, New York: American Card Co., 1862. £500 to £800
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 573 - Shepard (Ernest Howard), 'The Hour is Come’, original watercolour, [1959]. £10,000 to £15,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 922 - Wilde (Oscar). An Ideal Husband, large paper limited issue, 1899. £4,000 to £6,000
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 744 - Disney (Walt). “Sketch Book” [of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs], 1938. £700 to £1,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 771 - Auden (Wystan Hugh). Portrait of the head of W. H. Auden, 1970. £1,000 to £1,500
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 822 - Fleming (Ian). Goldfinger, 1st edition, signed by the author, 1959. £6,000 to £8,000
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 895 - Rowling (J. K.). A complete inscribed set of Harry Potter books plus ephemera. £8,000 to £12,0000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 883 - Orwell (George). Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1st edition, London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. £3,000 to £5,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 700 - Ashendene Press. T. Lucreti Cari De Rerium Natura Libri Sex, Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1913. £4,000 to £6,000
  • Doyle, June 20: CLAUDE MCKA. Home to Harlem. New York: Harpers, 1928. First edition. $700 to $1,000.
    Doyle, June 20: Haydn's VI Original Canzonettas, signed by the composer. $4,000 to $6,000.
    Doyle, June 20: A rare EP sleeve inscribed by John Lennon. $800 to $1,200.
    Doyle, June 20: An extremely rare 1961 concert set list and autograph letter from The King. $7,000 to $10,000.
    Doyle, June 20: Bryan Batt's copy of the Mad Men Yearbook, 2008-2014. $600 to $800.
    Doyle, June 20: An original Al Hirschfeld depicting comedian Fred Allen. $1,000 to $1,500.
    Doyle, June 20: A signed note from George Gershwin with reference to Porgy and Bess. $1,000 to $1,500.
    Doyle, June 20: An original Harold Arlen manuscript musical quotation from "Over the Rainbow.” $1,000 to $1,500.
    Doyle, June 20: A fine original Edith Head sketch for Grace Kelly's wedding trousseau. $3,000 to $5,000.
    Doyle, June 20: The poster for New Faces with inscriptions and the signature of Eartha Kitt. $200 to $300.
    Doyle, June 20: The classic "Jazz" Bowl by Viktor Schreckengost for Cowan Pottery. $15,000 to $25,000.
    Doyle, June 20: Tony Award Medallion won for "Kismet." $3,000 to $5,000.

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - February - 2022 Issue

Fair Thee Well: the SF Antiquarian Book, Print and Paper Fair 2/4-2/5

Nancy Johnson’s San Francisco book fair has been held for many years but during Covid-19 was suspended.  Here is some good news.   It’s back!!!!  Forty-two exhibitors are signed up and some spaces remain available for collectors, institutions and dealers to exhibit. If you would like to be on the other side of the counter here’s your chance on short notice. It’s highly recommended.

 

The fair is being held at the South San Francisco Conference Center at 255 S. Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080 just off US 101 on the north side, between the airport and San Francisco.  Google maps makes it easy to find it.

 

The hours and days are:

 

Days:

February 4th – February 5th, 2022

 

Hours: 

Friday 11:00am – 8pm

Saturday 10:00am – 5pm

 

Masks required.

 

Admission:  $12 per person, buy tickets from Eventbrite or at the door. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-francisco-antiquarian-book-print-paper-fair-tickets-242467214967

 

 

Your ticket will be good for both days!  Free Parking!!!

 

Here is the show’s website:  https://www.nancyjohnsonevents.com/san-francisco.html

 

If you want to sign up call Nancy at 650.773.4824 or email her at info@nancyjohnsonevents.com

 

 

Here is a partial list of the exhibitors:

Amazing Adventures

P. O. Box 6595, San Mateo, CA 94403

Stores.shop.ebay.com/amazing-adventures.com

orders@amazing-adventures.com

Comic Books, Sports Collectibles, Rock & Roll Collectibles

 

Americana Books, ABAA

David A. Hamilton

P. O. Box 1145, Stone Mountain, GA 30086

(404) 805-0929

David@americanabookstore.com

Specializing in history, travel & exploration, ephemera and general stock

 

Amy Fegely

Los Angeles, CA

(801) 718-6856

Medical, Exotic, Erotic

 

Barbara Fegely Design

4557 Acadia Lane, Holladay, UT 84117

(801) 781-6856

barbarafegely@comcast.net

Books on fashion, Textiles, Jewelry

 

Book Gallery

3643 E. Indian School Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85018

(602) 508-0280

bookgallery@qwestoffice.net

Beautiful books in all areas of interest

 

Bookleggers Fine Books, ABAA

Lawrence Van De Carr

P.O. Box 955, Park Ridge, Ill 60068

emailbooks@bookleggers.com

www.bookleggers.com

(224) 306-9609

Specializing in American History, Fiction, Illustrated Books, Mysteries, Science Fiction

 

Books As Issued

P. O. Box 7176, Petaluma, CA 94955

(707) 762-1062

www.booksasissued.com

booksasissued@yahoo.com

Action, Literature, Mystery, Science Fiction

 

California Wine Museum

170 Petaluma Blvd N., Petaluma, CA

(707) 494-3440

www.californiawinemuseum.com

findings@pacbell.net

Vintage Wine Related & Viticultural Artifacts

 

Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs

329 Bridgeway, Nevada City, CA 95959

(530) 478-1610

www.carlmautz.com

cmautz@carlmautz.com

Photographs, Books of Photography

 

Discoveries West

P. O. Box 1019, Three Rivers, CA 93271

(559) 310-7270

Western State Historical Photos

Documents & Artifacts

 

Dove Place Antiques & Books

Robin & Wayne Wechsler

160 Sir Francis Drake,

San Anselmo, CA 94960

(415) 453-1490

Doveplace@gmail.com

www.doveplaceantiques.com

Books about art, photography

 

Ed Herny, Ephemerist

Oakland, CA

(415) 725-4674

edphemra@pacbell.net

Exposition Ephemera, Postcards

 

Findings

170 Petaluma Blvd N., Petaluma, CA 94952

(707) 494-3440

www.californiawinemuseum.com

findings@pacbell.net

History, Maps, Books, Ephemera

Posters, Wine Related Material

Fly By Night Books

1459 15th Street, #139

San Francisco, CA 93271

(415) 572-1015

www.tachyonpublications.com

tachyon@tachyonpublications.com

Smart speculative Fiction & Fantasy since 1995

 

Friends of San Francisco Public Library

Gray Tolhurst

1630 17th Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

gray.tolhurst@friendssfpl.org

www.friendssfpl.org

General Used and Rare Books, Ephemera

Friends of the SFPL is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and advocates for a premier public library in San Francisco, with equity and access to free resources for all.

 

Geiger’s Books

P. O. Box 66223

Scotts Valley, CA 95067

books@baymoon.com

Western Americana, Modern Firsts

 

Iowa Genealogy Society

Diane Meier Green

628 East Grand Ave, Des Moi8nes, IA 50309

(515) 681-3571

dkg1300@aol.com

Genealogy

 

Jan’s Antiques & Books

Jan Milonas

1730 Hammond Drive, Turlock, CA 95387

(209) 604-5147

Books and Paper Items – all areas of interest

 

John Thill

(913) 706-4468

Numismatic Literature, First Day Covers

 

Lakin & Marley Rare Books

ABAA, ILAB members

P.O. Box 1209, Mill Valley, CA 94942

(415) 271-0963

www.lakinandmarley.com

lakinbooks@gmail.com

19th Century English & American Literature

First Editions & Manuscripts, Works of Thomas Hardy

 

Letterform Archive

2339 Third St, Fl. 4R

San Francisco, CA 94107

(415) 802-7485

info@letterformarchive.org

www.letterformarchibe.org

Physical and digital artifacts in a variety of formats, including books, periodicals, posters, sketches, original art for reproduction, and related ephemera, Reference Library

 

Linda Ruiz-Lozito, Artist

Richmond, CA 94805

lozito@sbcglobal.net

www.wildcatarts.com

Fine Art & Graphic Arts, Paintings, Pastels, Prints, Landscapes & Portraits

 

Lost Paddle Books

538 Talbot Ave., Albany, CA 94706

(415) 297-6186

www.lostpaddlebooks.com

lostpaddlebooks@gmail.com

Modern first editions focusing on literary fiction, fantasy and sci-fi, natural history and travel adventure, classic age of book design 1930-1950

 

Magus Books

5533 Dunlay Dr., Sacramento, CA 95835

(916) 928-1285

Facebook.com/magusbooksofsacramento

magusbooks@hotmail.com

www.fowlesbooks.com

Modern First Editions, Science Fiction, Film Sources, Pre-1900 Literature

 

Main Street Books & Antiques

13005 Robin Road

Nevada City, CA 95959

Books, Western Americana

 

Manning’s Books & Prints, ABAA, ILAB

580 Crespi, “M”, Pacifica, CA 94044

(650) 359-5462

www.printsandoldandrare.com

manningsbk@aol.com

Western Americana, Maps, Prints, Ephemera, Photos

 

The Magic of Christopher Manos

P. O. Box 714

Littleton, CO 80160-0714

(720) 933-5300

www.christophermanos.com

Lecturer, Author, Treasure Hunter, Collecting Civil War memorabilia

 

Mark Post, Bookseller

2555 Ocean Ave, Suite 101

San Francisco, CA 94132

(415) 586-2363

www.markpostbooks.com

markpost@earthlink.net

California and the West, Signed Americana, World War One, Travel & Adventure, Fine Press, Literary First Editions, & a variety of interesting books

 

Maxwell’s Bookmark

(209) 466-0194

2103 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204

orders@maxwellsbookmark.com

www.maxwellsbookmark.com

Used & rare books and ephemera on the  subjects of California, Western and Local  History, Children’s books, Art & Photography, Scotland and the game of the golf.

 

Nancy Johnson, Bookseller

IOBA, TxBA

1020 15th Street, #37-G

Denver, CO 80202

(303) 595-0812

info@nancyjohnsonbookseller.com

www.nancyjohnsonbookseller.com

 

Books about Decorative Arts, Fine Arts & Antiques

 

Newall Snyder

4017 Phoenix Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95405

newalls@me.com

Ephemera, Western Americana

 

Pacifica Historical Society

P. O. Box 752, Pacifica, CA 94044

(650) 359-5462

www.pacificahistory.org

manningsbk@aol.com

Preserving History of Sea Side Pacifica

 

Randy Raymond

3553 Conata Street, Duarte, CA 91010

(626) 905-2087

20th Century Prints, Books

 

Ronald Erickson, Ephemera

Frank Street, Galesburg, IL 61401

(319) 321-7006

rherickson@icloud.com

Ephemera, Postcards, Vintage Three Dimensional Paper Designs

 

San Francisco Center for the Book

375 Rhode Island St., San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 565-0545

www.sfcb.org

The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking.  We are dedicated to the art of the book!

 

Studio-Hinrichs

86 Graham Street, #120

San Francisco, CA 94129

(415) 543-1776

www.studio-hinrichs.com

info@studio-hinrichs.com

Books, Posters, Graphic Design

 

Tachyon Publications

1459 15th Street, #139

San Francisco, CA 94107

(415) 572-1015

www.tachyonpublications.com

flybynightbooks@gmail.com

High-end Literary Works, Short Story Collections, & Anthologies

 

Terri Littlejohn

Ephemera

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Ephemera and Americana

 

Toad’s Attic

P. O. Box 4092, Manteca, CA 95337

toadsattic@gmail.com

Books, brochures, first day covers, magazines, maps, postcards, posters, photos

 

Treehorn Books

625 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

(707) 525-1782

thornbks@aol.com

Literature, Children’s Books, California & the West, Wine & Food, Illustrated Books, Technology and Trade Catalogs

 

Uncommon Works

1698 Hazel St., Gridley, CA 95948

(530) 354-4440

info@uncommon-works.com

www.uncommon-works.com

Mesoamerica, Latin America, Native America, Spanish Conquest of the Americas

 

 

 

Rare Book Monthly

  • Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Keats, John] Spenser, Edmund: The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. $50,000 - $80,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: (Walton, Izaak): The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing. $30,000 - $50,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Thomas, Gabriel: An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. $25,000 - $35,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Carroll, Lewis]: The Game of Alice in Wonderland. $2,000 - $3,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Athias, Joseph, et al.: Biblia Hebraica. $7,000 - $10,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Warhol, Andy, and Jens Quistgaard] Dansk Designs Salesman's Presentation Catalogue. $2,500 - $3,500.
  • Sotheby’s, June 26: Poe, Edgar Allan. Tamerlane — the most poignant rarity in American literature. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: The Declaration of Independence. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: William Blake. “Poems with very wild and interesting pictures” 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: Thomas Taylor [artist]. The original cover art for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
  • Doyle, June 18: Stephen Sondheim's personalized Sweeney Todd asylum coat and jacket. $400 to $600.
    Doyle, June 18: Twelve Posters for Stephen Sondheim Musicals. $400 to $600.
    Doyle, June 18: Stephen Sondheim's Gold Record for the soundtrack to West Side Story. $1,000 to $1,500.
    Doyle, June 18: A manuscript musical quotation from Passion. The quotation headed "Tranquillo" above the music, the lyrics are also written out: "lov-ing you is not a choice, it's who I am..." 11 x 14 inches. $800 to $1,200.
    Doyle, June 18: Stephen Sondheim's retained set of The Sondheim Review. Comprising a complete run of Volume 1, Number 1 (Summer 1994) to Volume XXI, Number 4 (Fall 2015). $500 to $800.
    Doyle, June 18: Five amusing Victorian-era game boards, including Snakes and Ladders. $200 to $300.
    Doyle, June 18: A cased tabletop croquet set and two horse racing games. $300 to $500.
    Doyle, June 18: Four Posters Related to Various Sondheim Productions. $300 to $500.
    Doyle, June 18: The rare first American edition of The Phantom of the Opera. $100 to $200.
  • Sagen & Delås Auctions
    Towards the Poles: Accounts of Polar Exploration
    June 15, 2024
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: ROALD AMUNDSEN: PHOTO of «Fram» SIGNED by 17 members of the South Pole Expedition, Including Amundsen. €6,900 to €8,600.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: ROALD AMUNDSEN: «Sydpolen», 1912. IN PARTS. €1,280 to €2,150.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: JEAN-BAPTISTE CHARCOT: «Expédition Antarctique Francaise […] 1903-1905. », 1906. RARE, SIGNED. €2,100 to €3,400.
    Sagen & Delås Auctions
    Towards the Poles: Accounts of Polar Exploration
    June 15, 2024
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: FREDERICK A. COOK: «Through the first Antarctic Night 1898-1899. […]», 1900. First LIMITED & SIGNED edition. €2,100 to €3,400.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: JAPANESE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION UNDER NOBU SHIRASE: «Watashi no Nankyoku Tanken-ki», 1942. Publisher's wrappers. €1,280 to €2,135.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: FRIDTJOF NANSEN: «Fram over Polhavet», 1897. LOT - 6 Variant bindings. €1,250 to €2,100.
    Sagen & Delås Auctions
    Towards the Poles: Accounts of Polar Exploration
    June 15, 2024
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: ABRAHAM ORTELIUS: «Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip», 1570. Beautiful handcoloured first state map. €2,950 to €3,800.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: SCOTTISH NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION: [W. S. BRUCE]: «Life in the Antarctic», 1907. 2 copies in wrappers. €85 to €250.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: ERNEST SHACKLETON: «The British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-9», 1909. Publisher's wrappers. €510 to €1,025.
    Sagen & Delås Auctions
    Towards the Poles: Accounts of Polar Exploration
    June 15, 2024
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: ERNEST SHACKLETON: «South», 1919. An attractive copy in publisher's cloth. €2,550 to €4,265.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: UNITED STATES EXPLORING EXPEDITION UNDER CHARLES WILKES (1838-1842): «Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition», 1845. €3,400 to €5,100.
    Sagen & Delås, June 15: HUBERT WILKINS: «Under the North Pole», 1931 | CONTRIBUTORS EDITION - LIMITED TO 29 COPIES. €1,280 to €2,550.
  • Heritage Auctions, June 27
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby
    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
    London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    J. R. R. Tolkien
    The Hobbit; or, There and Back Again
    London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Jane Austen
    Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c.
    London: Printed for John Murray, 1816
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    An Inland Voyage
    London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Ernest Hemingway
    Three Stories & Ten Poems
    Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
    History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark
    Philadelphia, 1814
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Emily Dickinson
    Autograph letter signed ("Emily and Vinnie"), to Mary Adelaide Hills
    Amherst, MA, Late April, 1880
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    John Keats
    Autograph letter signed ("John Keats"), to Mrs. Jeffrey
    Honiton 4 or 5 May 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Samuel Johnson
    A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals…
    London, 1765
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    H. P. Lovecraft
    Small archive of nine lengthy autograph letters signed variously over a period of six years to J. Vernon Shea.
    Various places, 1931-1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Izaak Walton
    The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation…
    London: T. homas Maxey for Rich. ard Marriot, 1653

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