PBA Galleries: Fine Books, 720, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/21/2021 - 01/21/2021
Page Size: 255 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
226Dawes, Charles G.

Journal as Ambassador to Great Britain

New York1939USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
227Browning, Robert

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

London1898USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 840.00
228Barrie, J. M.

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

London[c.1910]USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 450.00
229Ingoldsby, Thomas [pseud of Richard Barham].

The Ingoldsby Legends; Or Mirth & Marvels

London1898USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.00
230Lamb, Charles & Mary

Tales from Shakespeare

London / New York1909USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 660.00
231Swift, Jonathan

Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

London1909USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,080.00
232Raleigh, Walter, Sir

The Historie of the World, in Five Books...

London1687USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 570.00
233Rawlinson, George

The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; Or, the History, Geography, & Antiquities of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, & Persia

London1862-67USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 360.00
234Peck, Sheldon

Rembrandt Drawings: Twenty-five Years in the Peck Collection

[Boston]2003USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Two volumes on the art of rhinoceros horn carving in China

London & Hong Kong1999USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
236Ruscha, Edward

Every Building on the Sunset Strip

[Los Angeles]1966USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,800.00
237Leopold, Rudolf

Egon Schiele: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings

[London][1973]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,200.00
238Salaman, C.; W. Bromley

Shakespeare in Pictorial Art [with] Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man Illustrated

London, Paris, New York; Hammersmith1916;1799USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 144.00
239Sonn, Albert H.

Early American Wrought Iron

New York1928USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00
240[Blocquel, Simon]

Les Mille & Un Tours ou Expériences de Physique Amusante et de Magie Blanche

Paris[1869]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
241Steadman, Ralph

Scar Strangled Banner - signed with four signed items promoting the book

Topsfield, Mass.[1988]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
242Kawarazaki, Ko?to?

Monokatari Genji goju?yon cho? - ???????????

Kyo?to1935USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 600.00
243Giles, Herbert A., translator

Chuang Tzu: Mystic, Moralist, and Social Reformer

London1889USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 900.00

The Rhetoric, Poetic, and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle, translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor

London1811USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 600.00
245Taylor, Thomas, translator

The Cratylus, Phædo, Parmenides, and Timæus of Plato.

London1793USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 360.00
246Thomson, [James]

The Seasons [bound with] Britannia: A Poem

London1730USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 450.00
247Evans-Wentz, W.Y., editor

Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines, or, Seven books of wisdom of the great path, according to the late La?ma Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English rendering

London1935USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,440.00
248Updike, John

The Magic Flute: With Musical Themes by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adapted and Illustrated by Warren Chappell - First Edition, library binding variant and First UK Edition

New York[1962]; [1964]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold

Select Works of Porphyry; containing his four books on abstinence from animal food; his treatise on the Homeric cave of the nymphs; and his auxiliaries to the perception of intelligible nature

London1823USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
250[Walt Disney Studios]

The Adventures of Mickey Mouse

London[1931]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,020.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
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