PBA Galleries: Elite Americana - APBA Platinum Auction, 765, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/30/2022 - 06/30/2022
Page Size: 96 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Ink and watercolor-goauche drawing of an African American family in a musical interlude with pets and children

No placeLatter 19th century?USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
2Anson, George

A Voyage Around the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq.; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas

London1748USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,875.00
3[Green, John, compiler]

A New General Collection of Voyages and Travel: Consisting of the most Esteemed Relations, which have been hitherto published in any Language: Comprehending every Thing remarkable in its Kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America...

London1745-47USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,812.50
4Becher, H.C.R.

A Trip to Mexico, Being Notes of a Journey from Lake Erie to Lake Tezcuco and Back, with an appendix...

Toronto1889USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,250.00
5Burnett, Peter Hardeman

Manuscript document signed by Peter H. Burnett as Governor of California, appointing William McPherson Hill as a notary public in an unnamed California county

San JoseSeptember 3, 1850USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
6Breedlove, Oliver H.

Letter from gold seeker Oliver Breedlove to "Friend Jose," replete with fascinating and interesting details of California in the early days of the gold rush

Woods Creek, CaliforniaJune 22, [1850?]USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,125.00
7Garvey, Richard; Ozro W. Childs, et al.

Archive of material pertaining to early Los Angeles development, primarily relating to Richard Garvey, one-time Pony Express rider and Southern California land speculator and developer; Ozro W. Childs, horticulturist, merchant, land speculator, and a foun

Southern California1860's to early 20th centuryUSD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 16,250.00

Recopilacion de leyes, decretos, bandos, reglamentos, circulares y providencias de los supremos poderes y otras autoridades de la Repub?lica Mexicana...

México1836USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00

Three large manuscript ledger books recording court cases in Placer County, California, from 1855 to 1864

Placer County, California1855-1864USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,250.00

Archive of documents relating to the Redington Quicksilver Mining Company in northeastern Napa County, California

Californiac.1870-1880USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,125.00
11Estudillo, José Maria

Spanish document from the lost colony of Branciforte, in what is now Santa Cruz, California

Villa de Branciforte, Alta California1809-1810USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
12Leavenworth, Thaddeus M. & Nathan Spear

Manuscript receipt for sale by Nathan Spear to William Heath Davis of "one half of my flock of Goats now upon the island of Yerba Buena," revealing why the island in San Francisco Bay was then and is still called "Goat Island"

San FranciscoOct. 9, 1848USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
13Figueroa, José

Manuscript letter signed by José Figueroa as Governor of California, to the Secretary of Justice in Mexico City, revealing details of an attempted coup against Figueroa, and requesting the President order the arrest and expulsion of the conspirators

Monterey, Alta CaliforniaJune 20, 1834USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold

Large Collection of Pre-Fire Chicago Imprint Sheet Music

ChicagoVarious dates - 1871 or earlierUSD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,125.00
15Hobbs, Wesley Calvin

Handwritten memoir by Wesley Hobbs written in diary format shortly after the Civil War, covering in detail his wartime service with the Union Army, and briefly events before and after the conflict

Iowa & Wisconsin1866-1868USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,062.50
16Lakes, Arthur

Profile Map of Engineer Mountain, Mineral Point Mountain, Animas Forks, and Surrounding Region, with General Description of Mines. History and Geology of the San Juan

Golden, CO1882USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,812.50
17Kansas Pacific Railway.

Colorado Tourist and Illustrated Guide Via the “Golden Belt Route” to the Rocky Mountain Resorts

Kansas City, MO1878USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,375.00
18Cooke, Lucy Rutledge

Crossing the Plains in 1852: Narrative of a Trip from Iowa to "The Land of Gold," as Told in Letters Written During the Journey

Modesto, California1923USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 53,125.00

Manuscript Expediente of the formation of a Chinese Society in Cuba

Cuba1884USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,750.00
20Curtis, Edward S.

Geronimo - Apache

[Cambridge, MA]1907USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 15,000.00
21Curtis, Edward S.

The North American Indian: Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States, the Dominion of Canada, and Alaska...The Eleventh Volume

[Norwood, MA]1916USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,250.00
22Dixon, George

A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788 in The King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon

London1789USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
23Forbes, Alexander

California: A History of Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time, Comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, Agriculture, Commerce, &c...

London1839USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
24Franklin, John

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22...With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History

London1823USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 2,500.00
25Graah, Wilhelm August

Undersøgelses-Reise til Østkysten af Grønland

Copenhagen1832USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
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