PBA Galleries: Literature and Fine Press Books, 693, San Francisco

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Auction Date
01/23/2020 - 01/23/2020
Page Size: 412 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams, Douglas

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

New York[1980]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,200.00
2Adams, Douglas

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

New York1980USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 510.00
3Adams, Douglas

Two signed works by Douglas Adams

New York1982USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 510.00
4Bellow, Saul

The Adventures of Augie March

New York1953USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
5Blatty, William Peter

The Exorcist

New York[1971]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 600.00
6

Revolving book/media shelf

[n.p.]20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
7

Revolving book/media shelf

[n.p.]20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
8

Revolving Bookshelf

[n.p.]20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
9Various authors

Bottle of Smoke Press Broadsides - Bottles #1, and 3-6 with Bottle of Smoke Press: A Bibliographic Checklist of the First One Hundred Publications

Dover, DEVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
10Various authors

Five deluxe volumes of poetry from Bottle of Smoke Press

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
11Bradbury, Ray

The Golden Apples Of The Sun

Garden City, New York1953USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
12Bradbury, Ray

Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451

[Colorado Springs]2006USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
13Bradbury, Ray

Original inscribed artwork by Ray Bradbury

[n.p.]1976-01-01USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
14Brecht, Bertolt

BAAL

Potsdam1922USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
15Brown, Dan

The Da Vinci Code

New York[2003]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
16Bukowski, Charles & Al Purdy

The Bukowski / Purdy Letters: 1964-1974, A Decade of Dialogue

Sutton West & Santa Barbara[1983]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,800.00
17Dorbin, Sanford

A Bibliography of Charles Bukowski

Los Angeles1969USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,320.00
18Montfort, Michael

Bukowski: 24 Photographs, 1977-1987

[Hollywood][1987]USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 660.00
19Montfort, Michael

Original photograph of Charles Bukowski by Michael Montfort - signed

[n.p.][c.1978]USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 390.00
20

Two checks from Black Sparrow Press to Charles Bukowski, signed by Bukowski and John Martin

Santa Barbara1992USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 330.00
21Bukowski, Charles

Aftermath of a Lengthy Rejection Slip

[n.p.]1983USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
22Bukowski, Charles

Betting on the Muse: Poems & Stories

Santa Rosa1996USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 300.00
23Bukowski, Charles

Betting on the Muse: Poems & Stories - Presentation Copy

Santa Rosa1996USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 450.00
24Bukowski, Charles

Bring Me Your Love

Santa Barbara1983USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 360.00
25Bukowski, Charles

Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts - with original typescript poem

Bensenville, IL1965USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,800.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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