PBA Galleries: Antiquarian Books, 749, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/02/2021 - 12/02/2021
Page Size: 245 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26Whitehead, Alfred North

Science and the Modern World

Cambridge, London1927USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
27Browne, Thomas

Hydriotaphia: Urn Burial; with an account of some urns found at Brampton in Norfolk [with] Hydriotaphia: Urne-Buriall or A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes lately found in Norfolk

London; Boston1907; 1893USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
28Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

The Complete Works of Mrs. E. B. Browning

New York1901USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 570.00
29Budé, Guillaume

Sammelband volume of the works of Guillaume Budé

Paris1543USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 660.00
30Butler, Samuel


London1689USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

California Perfume Co. (cover title)

New York[c. 1915]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
32Carmichael, Alexander

Carmina Gadelica

Edinburgh & London[1983]USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 780.00
33Cather, Willa

The Professor's House

New York1925USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 570.00
34Chaucer, Geoffrey

The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

London1920USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
35Buschke, Albrecht, Richard Cheney, and Alain White

The Two-Move Chess Problem in the Soviet Union, 1923-1943

Stamford, Connecticut1943USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.00
36Philidor, François-André Danican

Analysis of the Game of Chess... To which is added, several parties, played by the author blindfolded, against three adversaries

London1790USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 540.00
37Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, [4th] Earl of

Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq., late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with Other Pieces on Various Subjects.

London[1774]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
38Chiericato, Giovanni Maria

Decisiones de matrimonio Joannis Clericati Praepositi Patavini Juris Utriusque Doctoris, olim in Curia Episcopali Patavina Advocati, Promotoris Fiscalis... Gregorii Cardinalis Barbadici Episcopi Patavini...Editio Tertia.

[Venice][1725]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
39Chiang, Mayling Soong (Madame Chiang Kai-shek)

Chinese Orchids by Madame Chiang Kai-shek

Taipei, Taiwan[1971]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

China Postal Atlas Showing the Establishments and Postal Routes in Each Province

Nanking1933USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 480.00
41Mennie, Donald, photographer

Pageant of Peking

Shanghai1920USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
42Churchill, Winston S.

The Second World War

London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington1948USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 540.00
43Collier, Jeremy

A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage: Together with The Sense of Antiquity Upon this Argument

London1699USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Jazz - Czechoslovakian music magazine

Prague1948USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
45Dante Alighieri

La Divina Commedia

[Milan]n.d.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00
46Dante Alighieri

The Vision; Or Hell, Purgatory and Paradise of Dante Alighieri

London[c.1880s]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
47Darwin, Charles

The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species

London1877USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 570.00
48De La Beche, Henry T.

A Geological Manual

London, Paris and Strasburgh1832USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
49De Piles, [Roger]

The Art of Painting, with the Lives and Characters of Above 300 of the most Eminent Painters: Containing a Complete Treatise of Painting, Designing, and the Use of Prints. With Reflexions on the Works of the most Celebrated Masters...

London[1754]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Custom chandelier from San Francisco's Art Deco movie palace The Fox Theater

San Francisco[c. 1920's-1930's]USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
  • <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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