PBA Galleries: Rare Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia, 640, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/12/2018 - 04/12/2018
Page Size: 431 items in 18 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams, Herbert

The Body in the Bunker

Philadelphia[1935]USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00
2Adams, John

The Parks of Musselburgh: Golfers, Architects, Clubmakers

Worcestershire1991USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Set of three Align Pure Strike practice balls

LiverpoolUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Eleven Volumes on Golf Course Architecture and Design

Various placesVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,020.00
5Astle, M.J.

The Principles of Golf

London[1923]USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
6B., E.M. & G.R.T.

Humours and Emotions of Golf

London[c. 1905]USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
7Bantock, Miles

On Many Greens: A Book of Golf and Golfers

New York1901USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
8Barnes, James M.

Picture Analysis of Golf Strokes: A Complete Book of Instruction

Philadelphia1919USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
9Bathurst, Peter, and John Behrend

The Oxford & Cambridge Golfing Society: 100 Years of Fun

Worcestershire1997USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10Beardwood, John B.

History of the Los Angeles Country Club, 1898-1973

Los Angeles[1973]USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 180.00
11Becker, Harland Aldrich

The Knack of Golf

Santa Barbara, CA[1952]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
12Becker, Harland Aldrich

The Knack of Golf

Santa Barbara, CA[1952]USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
13Begbie, Harold

J. H. Taylor or, The Inside of a Week

London[1925]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
14[Begbie, Harold] "A Divotee"

Its Moral Beauty

London[1923]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
15Behrend, John, Peter N. Lewis, Keith Mackie, Donald Steel

Challenges and Champions [&] Champions and Guardians [&] Traditions and Change, plus one other

[Scotland]1998-2004USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
16Beldam, G. W. and J. H. Taylor

Golf Faults Illustrated

London[c. 1905]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
17Beldam, George W.

Great Golfers: Their Methods at a Glance

London1904USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
18Bell, B.T. & D[avid] I. Hamilton, editors

Hoylake & the 1894 Amateur Championship

[Worcestershire]2001USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
19Barnhill, W. Roy

Golf in Bermuda. Illustrated Description of the Bermuda Tournament of the Winter Golf League of Advertising Interests 1926

New York1926USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
20Berry, Warner Bott

Scotsman's Dream

San Francisco2002USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00

Souvenir Program. 9th National Pro-Amateur Golf Championship

Pebble Beach, CA1950USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
22Black, William

Game at Golf: William Black's Poem of 1791

[Glasgow]1987USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold

Pair of bronze bookends with Bobby Jones like figure of a golfer

No placeMid 20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
24Bouchon, Maurice

Méditations sur le Royal et Ancien Jeu de Golf

Paris[1947]USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 156.00
25Boynton, H[enry] W[alcott]

Two Editions of the Golfer's Rubáiyát

Various datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
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