PBA Galleries: Rare Books with Science, Medicine & Natural History, 748, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/18/2021 - 11/18/2021
Page Size: 240 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
151Mantell, Gideon Algernon

Geological Excursions Round the Isle of Wight, and Along the Adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire; Illustrative of the Most Interesting Geological Phenomena, and Organic Remains.

London[1847]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00
152Mantell, Gideon Algernon

The Geology of the South-East of England

London1833USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 570.00
153Mantell, Gideon Algernon

Thoughts on a Pebble; or a First Lesson in Geology.

London1842USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
154Mantell, Gideon Algernon

The Wonders of Geology

London1839USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
155[Marcet, Jane]

Conversations on Chemistry; in which the elements of that science are illustrated by experiments

London1809USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
156Martin, John

Illustrations of the Bible

London1838USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,920.00

Mémoires de Mathématique, Et De Physique, Rédigés à l'Observatoire de Marseille. Anne?e 1756.

Avignon1756USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
158Pike, Nicolas

Autograph Letter Signed about the first Math textbook published in America.

Newburyport, Mass.Jan. 1, 1788USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
159Maund, Benjamin

The Botanic Garden Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain with Their Classification, History, Culture and Other Interesting Information

London1825-32USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 720.00

Leaf Signed by Twenty-Three French Physicians and Zoologists

Early 19th century?USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00

The London Practice of Physic: Wherein the definition and symptoms of diseases, with the present method of cure, are clearly laid down. With proper tables, exhibiting the doses of medicines, and the Quantity of Purgatives, Opiates, and Mercurials, in the

London1785USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
162Mettrie, Julien Offray de la

Oeuvres de Médecine

Berlin1755USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
163Milizia, Francesco

Dell'arte Di Vedere Nelle Belle Arti Del Disegno Secondo I Principii Di Sulzer E Di Mengs - Opera

Venezia1798USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
164Monstrelet, Enguerrand de

The Chronicles of Engeurrand de Monstrelet

[London]1809USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
165Montagu, John, 4th Earl of Sandwich

Large four-sheet indenture document for sale of property, signed by the Earl of Sandwich and others

Somerset, England23 March, 1743USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
166Morland, Nigel

Crime Against Children: An Aspect of Sexual Criminology

London[1939]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Explication des ouvrages de peinture, et dessins, sculpture, architecture et gravure des artistes vivans, expose?s au Muse?um central des arts d'apre?s l'arre?te ?du Ministre de l'Inte?rieur, le 15 fructidor, an VIII de la Re?publique Franc?aise

ParisAn VIII [1800]USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold

Explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure et lithographie des artistes vivans, expose?s au Muse?e Royal le 5 mars 1840

Paris1840USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold

The Metamorphosis, or Golden Ass, and Philosophical Works of Apuleius, Translated from the original Latin by Thomas Taylor

London1822USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
170Nicholson, William

An Introduction to Natural Philosophy. Illustrated with copper plates

London1782USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 390.00
171Nicholson, William

Selections from Mr. Nicholson's Journal: A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts.

Londonc. 1806USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00

I Rimedi D'amore di Ovidio

In Vicenza1584USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
173Paget, James

Autographed letter [framed with] engraved portrait of James Paget

[London]1877USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
174Papworth, John B.

Select Views of London; With Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of Its Public Buildings

London1816USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,400.00
175Parkinson, James

Organic Remains of a Former World. An Examination of the Mineralized Remains of the Vegetables and Animals of the Antediluvian World, Generally termed Extraneous Fossils

London1833USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 480.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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