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San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print & Paper Fair February 2-3

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Poster: Studio Hinrichs, San Francisco

San Francisco’s every other year book, print and paper fair is about to happen.  The location is the South San Francisco Conference Center just north of the San Francisco International Airport at 255 S. Airport Boulevard.  This year 117 dealers are participating in the two-day event.

 

Over the years the mix of exhibitors has proven to be consistently interesting so plan to come early.

 

The days and hours are:

 

Friday February 2nd 11:00 am to 8 pm

Saturday February 3rd 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Exhibitors

 

 Alan Wofsy Fine Arts LLC -- A-B

 

• Amazing Adventures -- 401

 

• Amy Fegely -- 400

 

• Antipodean Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 404

 

• Aquila Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 213

 

• Antiquariat Botanicum, ABAA/ILAB -- 217

 

• Antique Search & Rescue -- V

 

• Anniroc Rare Books -- 304

 

• Armadillo & Dicker -- 123

 

• Asian Steppes Antiquarian Books -- 209

 

• Avant Retro Books -- 301

 

• Barbara Fegely Design -- 400

 

• Bauman Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 308

 

• Ben Kinmont, Bookseller -- 119/a>

 

• Bibliomania -- 102

 

• Blanchette Press -- Lobby

 

• Bonham’s -- 316

 

• Book Gallery -- 109-111

 

 

• Books As Issued -- 318

 

• Books of Wonder, ABAA, ILAB -- F

 

• Bookvica -- 221

 

• Bridging Time -- 204

 

• Bruce Shyer (Ephemera Society of America) -- 509

 

• California Wine Museum -- 407

 

• Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs -- R

 

• Carpe Diem Fine Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 302

 

• Catron-Grant Books -- 321/a>

 

• Circle City Books -- 214

 

• Coconut Rose Books & Autographs, ABAA, ILAB -- 322

 

• Colebrook Book Barn, ABAA, ILAB -- 312

 

• Connie Dahlstet -- 319

 

• Cultural Images (Ephemera Society of America) -- 224

 

• Dan Glaeser Books (IOBA) -- G

 

• David Bergman,ABAA, ILAB -- 218

 

• Discoveries West -- K

 

• Discovery Bay Old Books -- 118

 

• Donald Heald Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 215

 

• Douglas Stewart Fine Books, ANZAAB, AAADA, ILAB -- 210

 

• Dow & Frosini -- A

 

• Ed Herny, Ephemerist -- 408

 

• Elena Gallego Rare Books LLC, ILAB -- 110-A

 

• Fairlook Antiques -- 315-317

 

• Findings -- 506

 

• Fly By Night Books -- J

 

• Friends of San Francisco -- 120

 

• Fumio Aoki -- O

 

• Geiger’s Books -- 327

 

• Gillian Books -- 204

 

• Hordern House Rare Books -- 207

 

• Iowa Genealogy Society -- N

 

• James Arsenault & Company, ABAA, ILAB --101-103

 

• James D. Keeline, Bookseller -- 122

 

• James R. Harrington Bookseller -- 405

 

• Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books -- E

 

• John Carpenter, Fine Books -- C

 

• Johnson Rare Books & Archives, ABAA, ILAB -- E

 

• Johnson/Thill Numismatic Literature -- 327A

 

• Judith Rafferty Fine Art -- 320

 

• K-C’s Cupboard -- 319

 

• Kayo Books -- 324

 

• Ken Harrison, ABAA, ILAB -- S

 

• Lakin & Marley Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 203

 

• Leslie Potenzo Antiques -- 507

 

• Linda Ruiz-Lozito, Artist -- Lobby

 

• lizzyoung bookseller,ABAA, ILAB -- 206

 

• Maggs Bros. LTD, ABA, PBDA, ILAB -- 113

 

• Magus Books -- 115

 

• Manning’s Books & Prints, ABAA, ILAB -- 311

 

• Mark Craig, Bookseller -- 314

 

• Mark Post, Bookseller -- 202

 

• Michael Maslan -- 313-315

 

• Montgomery Rare Books -- C

 

• Nancy Johnson, Bookseller, IOBA, TxBA -- Lobby

 

• Newall Snyder -- 504

 

• Northern California Booksellers Association -- Lobby

 

• Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 303

 

• Oak Knoll Press -- 303

 

• Old West Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 212

 

• Orrin Schwab Books -- 500

 

• Pablo Butcher, ILAB -- 323

 

• Pacific Coast Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 110

 

• Pacifica Historical Society -- 311

 

• PBA Galleries -- 322

 

• Peter Harrington, ABAA, ILAB, PBFA, LAPADA -- 220-222

 

• Peter Luke 100

 

• PY Rare Books -- 208

 

• Randy Raymond -- 500

 

• Rare Paper Inc. -- 307

 

• Recollection Gallery -- 500-502

 

• Reed’s Rare Books -- 219

 

• Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB -- 201

 

• Robert Frew Ltd, ABA, ILAB -- 223

 

• Rodolphe Chamonal, ILAB -- 105-107

 

• Ronald Erickson, Ephemera -- L

 

• Rulon-Miller Books,ABAA, ILAB -- 211

 

• S. Howlett-West Books, IOBA -- 51

 

• Sacramento Book Fair -- 301

 

• Sophie Schneideman Rare Books, ILAB -- 205

 

• Studio-Hinrichs -- Lobby

 

• Tachyon Publications -- J

 

• Ten Pound Island Book Co., ABAA, ILAB, IOBA -- 306

 

• Texas Bookseller Association -- Lobby

 

• The Book Binders Museum -- K-1

 

• The Book Shop LLC, ABAA, ILAB -- E

 

• The Bookman - Paul Johnson -- 403

 

• The Cook Book Lady -- 325

 

• Uncommon Works -- 324

 

• Verto Publishing LLC -- T

 

• Walkabout Books, AABA, ILAB -- 306

 

• Whitmore Rare Books Inc., AABA, ILAB -- 117

 

• Wildcat Arts -- Lobby

 

• Wilfrid M. deFreitas Bookseller, ABAC, ILAB, PBFA -- 216

 

• William Hutchison -- 502

 

• Wittenborn Art Books -- B

 

• Woodie’s Collectibles -- 501-503

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cartwright (George). <i>A Journal of Transactions and Events, during a Residence of nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador...,</i> first edition, with A.L.s. from the author, 1792. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Swift (Jonathan). <i>Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World,</i> 2 vol., first edition, Teerink's "A" edition, Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Fourier (Jean Baptiste Joseph). <i>Theorie Analytique de la Chaleur,</i> first edition, Paris, chez Firmin Didot, 1822. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Boccaccio (Giovanni). <i>Genealogiae Deorum,</i> additions by Dominicus Silvester and Raphael Zovenzonius, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1472. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mary I. Letter signed at the head "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, 1 page, 7th June 1556. The recall from exile of nine persons opposed to the Marian regime. £10,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Nelson (Horatio). Autograph Letter signed "Horatio Nelson" and written to Francis Drake, British Minister at Genoa, discussing the disposition of his "Cruizers" near Genoa. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Darwin (Charles). Unpublished Autograph Letter signed to Walter Raleigh Browne, playing down his scientific knowledge of comparative anatomy, 1881. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Murphew (J.). <i>The fair in an uproar, or, the dancing-doggs.</i> As they perform in Mr. Pinkeman's New Opera in Bartholomew Fair, 1707. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Chaucer (Geoffrey). <i>The Workes,</i> by [Nicholas Hill for] Thomas Petit, dwellyng in Paules churche yarde at the sygne of the Maydens heed, 1550. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Austen (Jane). <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> 3 vol., first edition, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>Stamboul Train,</i> first edition, first issue, 1932. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Churchill.- Fearon (Percy Hutton) "Poy". “Eat More Beef,” pen and ink cartoon with shading in blue pencil, [July 1928]. £400 to £600
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> LAUTRÉAMONT. <i>Les Chants de Maldoror.</i> 1869. First edition, unbound, one of the rare copies dated 1869. €100 000 to €150 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> PAUL VERLAINE. Poème saturnien. March 31st -June 1st, 1885. Autograph poem signed and illustrated. €12 000 to €15 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ. <i>L’Après-midi d’un faune.</i> 1876. Inscribed to Paul Gauguin. €30 000 to €40 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. <i>[La Cloche fêlée,</i> 1851–1855.] Signed autograph manuscript of one of the poems of Les Fleurs du mal. €25 000 to<br>€35 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ. <i>Le Tombeau d’Edgar Poe.</i> Circa 1889. Signed autograph manuscript inscribed to Edmund Gosse. €40 000 to €60 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> GÉRARD DE NERVAL. Manuscrit autographe. 1855. Rare manuscript fragment of Aurelia with corrections. €20 000 to €30 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> PAUL VERLAINE. <i>La Bonne chanson.</i> 1870. First edition. One of 20 copies on Hollande paper in a mosaic binding by Noulhac. €15 000 to<br>€18 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> ARTHUR RIMBAUD. Autograph letter to his sister, July 10, 1891. One of the most beautiful letters by Rimbaud, about his last moments, illustrated with drawings of his leg. €80 000 to €100 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> GUSTAVE FLAUBERT. <i>Salammbô.</i> 1863. First edition. One of 25 copies on Hollande paper, this one inscribed to Théophile Gautier. €30 000 to<br>€40 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. <i>Les Fleurs du mal</i>. 1857. First edition, unbound.<br>€15 000 to €20 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. Barbey d’Aurevilly caricature. Original drawing (208 x 130 mm). 1865.<br>€20 000 to €30 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> OSCAR WILDE. <i>The Ballad of Reading Goal by C.3.3.</i> 1898 First edition, publisher’s binding, one of 30 on Japan paper. €10 000 to €12 000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.

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