PBA Galleries: The Frank Graff Collection of Rare Valentines from the Victorian Age, 722, San Francisco

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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/11/2021 - 02/11/2021
Page Size: 127 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Album of fifty-five Victorian & early 20th century Beehive Valentines

Germany & Elsewhere19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 500.00 - 800.00USD 330.00
2

Collection of Victorian/Edwardian era beehive style Valentines

Various placesLate 19th/early 20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.00
3

Collection of Victorian/Edwardian era Valentines with "beehive" folding paper elements

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 204.00
5

Seven Victorian fold-out & beehive Valentines

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
6

Ten large Victorian/Edwardian era beehive style Valentines

Various placesLate 19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
7

Three Victorian & early 20th-century beehive Valentines

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 100.00 - 150.00USD 72.00
8

Album of forty-two Victorian Valentines with two verse books

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
9

Collection of twenty-three Calendars from the Victorian & early 20th century

Various places1895-1920USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
10

Five die-cut Victorian Valentine calendars

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11

Five hanging Victorian Valentine calendars

Various places1897-1902USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 84.00
12

Fourteen large embossed Victorian-style calendar mounts

Various placesVarious datesUSD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
13

The Holly Calendar for 1909

[n.p]1909USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
14

Mechanical Victorian Valentine calendar for 1915

[n.p.]1915USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 72.00
15

Nine calendars from the Victorian & early 20th century

Various places19th/early 20th centuriesUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
16

Pair of Victorian Valentine calendars

Various places1905, 1913USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
17

Sixteen hanging forget-me-not Victorian Valentines

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
18

Ten illustrated calendars from the early 20th century

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
19

The Tennyson Calendar for 1899

London & New York[1898]USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
20

Three large Victorian die-cut calendars

Various placesEarly 20th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
21

Twelve Hanging forget-me-not Valentines & Calendars

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 100.00 - 150.00USD 72.00
22

Twelve Large embossed Victorian-style calendar mounts

Various places20th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
23

Twenty-eight embossed calendar mounts from the 1920s

Various placesVarious datesUSD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
24

Twenty-eight embossed calendar mounts from the 1920s

Germany & FranceVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
25

Album of 156 Victorian concealed name Valentines

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
26

Album of 450 Victorian & early 20th century concealed name Valentines

Various places19th & early 20th centuriesUSD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b> Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Lyscosthenes, Conrad. <i>Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon,</i> Basilea: Henricus Petrus, c. 1557, first edition, folio. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Collection of Ethiopic Religious Texts, in Ge'ez , illuminated manuscripts on vellum, c. 1700-20th c. (5 pcs.) $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Augustinus, Aurelius Sanctus.<br><i>De Civitate Dei,</i> Venice: Bonetus Locatellus per Octavianus Scotus, 9 Febbraio, 1486, 4to. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Comte de. <i>Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece,</i> Paris, J.J. Blaise, 1782-1809-1822, first edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Rufinus, Tyrannius (c. 345-411). <i>Expositio in symbolum apostolorum,</i> [Cologne, Ulrich Zel, c. 1472], first edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Magnus, Albertus. <i>Summa de eucharistiae sacramento,</i> Ulm: Johann Zainer, 1474. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Strabo. <i>Rerum geographicarum libri septemdecim. A Guilielmo Xylandro Augstano magna cura recogniti…,</i> Basel, Henricpetri, (August 1571). $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Riou, Stephen (1720-1780). <i>The Grecian Orders of Architecture. Delineated and Explained from the Antiquities of Athens,</i> London, 1768. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Mair, Paul Hektor. <i>Geschlechter Buch...der...Statt Augspurg,</i> Frankfurt am Maim, Sigmund Feyerabend, 1580. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Polybius (c. 200-118 B.C.). <i>Historiarum libri priores quinque,</i> Basel: Johann Herwagen, 1549. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. <i>Columna Antoniniana Marci Aurelii Antonini Augusti rebus gestis insignis Germanis simul...,</i> Rome, [1672]. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> <i>Ecclesiasticae Historiae, Eusebii Pamphili...Eiusdem de vita Constantini...Socratis...,</i> Paris, Robert Estienne, 1544. $800 to $1,200.
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