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
201Schliemann, Henry

Mycenæ; A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenæ and Tiryns

London1878USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 960.00
202Schliemann, Henry

Tiryns: The Prehistoric Palace of the Kings of Tiryns. The Results of the Latest Excavations

New York1885USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00
203Schro?der, Johann; Friedrich Hoffman; George Daniel Koschwitz

Printed leaf from 'Vollatandige und Nutzreiche Apotheke' framed with facsimile title page and plate.

Nuremberg1693USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
204Scrope, G. Poulett

Considerations on Volcanos, the Probable Causes of Their Phenomena, the Laws Which Determine Their March, the Disposition of Their Products, and Their Connexion with the Present State and Past History of the Globe; Leading to the Establishment of a New Th

London1825USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,280.00
205Malory, Thomas

[Morte d’Arthur, i.e.:] The Noble & Joyous Boke Entytled Le Morte Darthur Notwythstondng It Treateth of the Byrth Lyf and Actes of the Sayd Kynge Arthur: of His Noble Knyghtes of the Rounde Table...

Oxford1933USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 360.00
206Shakespeare, William

The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight

[London][1632]USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 3,600.00
207Shakespeare, William

The Plays of William Shakespeare

London1768USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
208Smith, Adam

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

London1811USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 660.00
209Smith, John Thomas

Antiquities of Westminster: The Old Palace; St. Stephen's Chapel, (Now the House of Commons) &c. &c. Containing 246 Engravings of Topographical Objects, of Which 122 No Longer Remain.

London1807USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00
210Moore, Patrick, ed.

Complete run of the first 3 years of "Spaceflight"

LondonOctober 1956-April 1960USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Four imprints on Space-Suit requirements

Various places1950-1967USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Four publications about Project Gemini

Various places1965-1969USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00
213Glennan, T. Keith, Administrator

NASA’s Second, Third and Fourth Reports to the Congress

Washington, D.C.1960-1961USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Nos. 62-83

London1955-1958USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Three imprints on World War II Rocketry

Various places1946-1948USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
216Spurzheim, Johann Gaspar

Observations on the Deranged Manifestations of the Mind, or Insanity.

Boston1833USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00
217Stanley, Thomas

History of Philosophy: Containing the Lives, Opinions, Actions and Discourses of the Philosophers of every Sect. Illustrated with the Effigies of divers of Them

London1687USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 900.00
218Swaysland, W.

Familiar Wild Birds

London, Paris, New York, & Melbournec. 1883-1903USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00
219[Swift, Jonathan]

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver

London[c. 1840]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
220Sydenham, Thomas

The Entire Works of Dr Thomas Sydenham, Newly made English from the Originals: Wherein the History of Acute and Chronic Diseases, and the Safest and most Effectual Methods of treating them, are faithfully, clearly, and accurately delivered.

London1749USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 450.00
221Church, Alonzo, et al., editors

The Journal of Symbolic Logic

Various places1936-2010USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,000.00
222Thiers, M.A.

The History of the French Revolution

London1838USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00

The hystory writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans, translated oute of Frenche into the Englysh language by Thomas Nicolls citezeine and goldesmyth of London

[London]1550USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,160.00
224Tolman, Richard C.

The Theory of the Relativity of Motion

Berkeley1917USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00

The Altar Book: Containing the Order for the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist According to the Use of the American Church: MDCCCXCII. By Authority

[Boston][1896]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,440.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <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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