PBA Galleries: PBA Platinum - Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art, 723, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/18/2021 - 02/18/2021
Page Size: 111 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Saulat, Jacob, sieur des Marez, attrib.

Le livre d'Images sans Paroles (Mutus Liber); ou? toutes les ope?rations de la philosophie herme?tique sont de?crites et repre?sente?es

Paris1914USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
2Ashmole, Elias

Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum. Containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language. Faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon...

London1652USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,000.00
3Anzi, Aurelio Degli

Il Genio Vagante, Biblioteca Curiosa di Cento e piu Relazioni di Viaggi Stranieri de Nostri Tempi. Parte II

Parma1691USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
4

72 Hand-painted designs for Boys' Haori

Kyotoc. 1910-1920USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,000.00
5

Suite of twelve original paintings of the signs of the Zodiac on vellum

Eastern Europe?19th century or earlierUSD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,000.00
6Malory, Sir Thomas

The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Nobel Knight of the Round Table, Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, the Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing Out of this World of Them All

[New York]1909USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,280.00
7

Album of Thomas Bewick vignettes or 'tale-pieces', presented to Richard Arkwright

No place[1824]USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 4,200.00
8Marbecke, John

A Concorda?ce, that is to saie, a work wherein by the ordre of the letters of the A.B.C. ye maie redely finde any worde conteigned in the whole Bible, so often as it is there expressed or mentioned

[London]1550USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 9,600.00
9

The Books of Samuel, Kings and Chronicles from the 1583 folio Geneva Bible

[London][1583USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
10Bonafous, Matthieu

Histoire Naturelle, Agricole et Économique du Mäis

Paris & Turin1836USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
11Bradbury, Ray

Dark Carnival

Sauk City, WI1947USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,040.00
12Bradbury, Ray

The Dogs that Eat Sweet Grass

Green Town[1965]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,300.00
13

Prajnaparamita sutra - Japanese woodblock-printed Scroll Kamakura

Japanc.1250USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 11,400.00
14Burton, Sir Richard F., translator

A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night... [with] Supplemental Nights

Benares, India1885-1888USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,600.00
15

Butte County, California: Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Manufactories, Fine Blocks, Mines, Mills & C., from Original Drawings by Artists of the Highest Ability, with Historical Sketch of the County

Oakland, CA1877USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,920.00
16

Carey's American Pocket Atlas

Philadelphia1814USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
17Carroll, Lewis

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

New York1866 [1865]USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 5,100.00
18Catlin, George

Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters and Notes, Written During Eight Years of Travel and Adventure Among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes Now Existing

London1876USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,040.00
19

Hand-painted American Civil War theme metal chess set

No place20th CenturyUSD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
20Farwell, Willard Brigham

The Chinese At Home and Abroad

San Francisco1885USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,800.00
21Healy, Patrick J.

Reasons for Non-Exclusion, With Comments on the Exclusion Convention

San Francisco1902USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,020.00
22Crowley, Aleister

Konx Om Pax: Essays in Light [with] original holograph manuscript poem from the book

London1907USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 3,600.00
23[Dana, Richard Henry]

Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

New York1840USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,300.00
24Dante Alighieri

La Divina Comedia di Dante, di nuovo alla sua vera lettione ridotta con lo aiuto di molti antichissimi esemplari

Venice1555 [colophon dated 1554]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,400.00
25Dante Alighieri

La Divina Commedia

Padua1878USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,400.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
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  • <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Verlag, Luzern, Publishers: <i>The Book of Kells,</i> the most precious illuminated manuscript of the early Middle Ages, now reproduced, the FIRST AND ONLY COMPLETE FINE ART FACSIMILE EDITION. €5,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone,</i> 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1997, First Deluxe Edn., Signed by the Author on title page. €4,000 to €5,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Gilbert (John T.) Account of Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Ireland, from the earliest extant specimens to A.D. 719. €2,000 to €3,000.
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    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> <i>The Georgian Society Records of Eighteenth-Century Domestic Architecture in Dublin [-Ireland],</i> 5 vols. lg. 4to D. 1909 - 1913. Limited Editions. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>The Poems of W.B. Yeats,</i> 2 vols., roy 8vo, L. (MacMillan & Co.) 1949, Limited Edn., No. 185 (of 375 copies). Signed. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Crone (John S.)ed. <i>The Irish Book Lover, A Monthly Review of Irish Literature and Bibliography.</i> Vol. I No 1 August 1909 - Vol. XXXII No. 6, September 1957. €1,250 to €2,000.
    <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (John Butler) <i>An original self-portrait Sketch,</i> Signed and dated April 1919, N[ew] York. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Photograph Album. Entitled ''A Souvenir of the Visit to Jeypore Samasthanam of His Excellency the Right Hon'ble Viscount Goschen of Hawkhurst… 14th December 1927''. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Pistolesi (Erasmo) <i>Il Vaticano,</i> 8vols. large atlas, folio Rome (Tipografia della Societa..) 1829. €500 to €600.
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    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Chagall (Marc)illus., Legmarie (Jean) comp., <i>The Jerusalem Windows,</i> folio N.Y. (George Braziller) 1962. €400 to €500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Bullitt (Thos. W.) <i>My Life at Oxmoor,</i> Life on a Farm in Kentucky before the War. Roy 8vo Louisville, Kentucky, 1911. Privately Printed No. 86 of 100 Copies Only. €300 to €400.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Popish Plot: Oates (Titus) <i>The Popes Whore House or The Merchandise of The Whore of Rome,</i> folio L. 1679. First Edn. €100 to €150.
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