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

Sepher ha-Zohar (Le livre de la splendeur): Doctrine e?sote?rique des Israe?lites

Paris1906-1911USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
52Waite, A.E.; S.L. MacGregor Mathers

The Doctrine and Literature of the Kabalah [with] The Kabbalah Unveiled

London1902; [1926]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 360.00
53Mead, G.R.S.

Echoes from the Gnosis

London & Benares1907-1908USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
54Steiner, Rudolf

Collection of lectures in German by Rudolf Steiner - 1907-1922

Berlin, Germany & Dornach, Switzerlandca. 1900-1932USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
55Steiner, Rudolf

Der übersinnliche Mensch, anthroposophisch erfaßt: Fünf Vorträge gehalten im Haag, vom 13. bis 18. November 1923.

Dornach, Switzerland1937USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
56Steiner, Rudolf

Die Mission Einzelner Volksseelen im Zusammenhange mit der Germanisch-Nordischen Mythologie: Vortragsyzklus Gehalten in Christiania (Oslo) vom 7. Bis 17. Juni 1910

Dornach, Switzerland1950USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
57Steiner, Rudolf

Mein Lebensgang

Dornach, Geotheanum, Switzerland1925USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
58Clymer, R. Swinburne

Not under the Rosy Cross: Presenting documentary proof that H. Spencer Lewis, imperator of the A.M.O.R.C., a spurious R.C. order, fabricated and copied secret lessons from published books. Lewis admits that Crowley – Baphomet Anti-Christ – is his Secret C

Quakertown, PA[1935]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
59Orage, A.R.

Friedrich Nietzsche: The Dionysian Spirit of the Age [with] Nietzsche in Outline and Aphorism

London; Chicago1906; 1910USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
60Sutcliffe, G.E.

Two Undiscovered Planets: Four Lectures Delivered in Oct.-Nov. 1900 at the Blavatsky Lodge, Theosophical Society, Bombay

Bombay1901USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

The History of the Abbey Church of St Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments

London1812USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 960.00
62Besant, Walter


London1902USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
63Butler, Alban

Lives of the Fathers, martyrs and other principal saints compiled from original monuments and authentic records

Dublin1859USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 720.00
64Darwin, Charles

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection...

London1897USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 660.00
65Emerson, Ralph Waldo


Hammersmith1906USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 960.00
66Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Crusade in Europe

Garden City:1948USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 510.00
67Austen, Jane

Novels and Letters of Jane Austen - The Chawton Edition

New York1906USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,700.00
68Sacher, Harry

Israel: The Establishment of a State

London[1952]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 168.00

The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

London[c.1895]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
70Grote, George

Seven Letters Concerning the Politics of Switzerland, Pending the Outbreak of the Civil War in 1847

London1876USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
71Jerrold, Blanchard

The Life of George Cruikshank in Two Epochs

London1882USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
72Johnson, Robert Underwood and Clarence Clough Buel, editors

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

New York[1887-1888]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
73Livingstone, David

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; Thence across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the E

London1857USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 420.00
74Marquise de La Tour-du-Pin Gouvernet, Henriette-Lucie Dillon

Journal d'une Femme de Cinquante Ans 1778-1815.

Paris1913USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
75Millot, Claude-François-Xavier

Elements of General History Ancient and Modern

Edinburgh1823USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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