PBA Galleries: Fine Books, 720, San Francisco

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
101Bloch, Marcus Elieser

Diodon Atinga [with] Blennius Gunellus/Blennius Pholis - two plates from Okonomische Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Auslandischen Fische

[Berlin][1786-87]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
102Berg, O.C., K. Schumann, et al.

[Twenty hand-colored lithographs from] Atlas der Officinellen Pflanzen: Darstellung und Beschreibung der im Arzneibuche für das Deutsche Reich erwähnten Gewächse

Leipzig[1890's]USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Soma and the Fly-Agaric; Mr. Wasson's Rejoinder to Professor Brough

Cambridge, MA1972USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00

Twenty-four volumes on mushrooms: medicinal, delectable, and magical—even magickal

Various placesVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
105Wasson, R. Gordon

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

[New York][1968]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 840.00

Assorted collection of over fifty natural history plates, many hand-colored

Various placesVarious datesUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 660.00

Seven miscellaneous hand-colored natural history plates

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
108Thornton, Robert

A Group of Auriculas - plate IX from the Temple of Flora

London[c. 1810]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 300.00
109Planck, Max

Annalen der Physik Volumes 7 & 10

Liepzig, Germany1902-1903USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 204.00
110Uchihashi, Chikuun

Nagasaki nenreki ryo?menkan - ???????

[Japan]1828USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Opera / Works

Oxford1831-70USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00

Book of Erotica Paintings - I (????)

[China][c. 1940's]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00

Book of Erotica Paintings - II (????)

[China][c. 1930's]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 540.00
114Hackney, Louise Wallace and Yau Chang-Foo

A Study of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of Ada Small Moore

London1940USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
115Hirazumi, Sen'an and Morikuni Tachibana

Morokoshi kinmo? zui

[Osaka]1719USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
116Maruyama, Okyo

En'oh Gafu

[Japan]1837USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
117Sakai, Yoshitane

Yosan Jijitsu

[Osaka, Japan]1873USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Shanghai Bowuguan Cang Hua

Shanghai1959USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
119O?kubo, Ko?shichi

Omoto zusha

[Kyoto]1881USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Soka Tsuki-no-Tomo

(Japan)1826USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Certificate verifying Emma Jean Arnold participated in the Manhattan Project to build an Atomic Bomb during World War II

Washington, D.C.6 August 1945USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.00
122California Perfume Company

Avon and Perfection Products

New York et al.[c.1936]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
123Baker, William J.

Baker's Show Card Book

[Portland, OR][1916]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
124Barrie, J.M.

Peter and Wendy

New York[1911]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 228.00
125Schlegel, August Wilhelm von, translator

Bhagavad-Gita, id est Thespesion Melos Sive almi Krishnae et Arjunae Colloquium de Rebus Divinis, Bharateae episodium. Textum recensuit, annotations criticas ed interpretationem Latinam

Bonn1823USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,140.00
  • <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.
  • <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>
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