PBA Galleries: Art & Illustration, Children's Books & Miscellanea, 665, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/24/2019 - 01/24/2019
Page Size: 377 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Pater, Walter

Sebastian Van Storck

New York1927USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
2Ardizzone, Edward and Maurice Gorham

The Local

London1939USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
3Black, Margaret

Three Brothers and a Lady - two first editions, one signed

London1947USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
4Ross, Diana

Old Perisher

London1965USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
5Various authors

Three volumes illustrated by Edward Ardizzone related to folk music and poetry

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
6Ardizzone, Edward

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain

London, New York, Toronto1936USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
7Ardizzone, Edward

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain with five subsequent Little Tim books

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
8Ardizzone, Edward

Paul The Hero of the Fire

[West Drayton, England][1948]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

The Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society Catalogue of the Second Exhibition, the New Gallery, 121 Regent St. 1889

[London]1889USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10Avedon, Richard and Truman Capote

Observations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Comments by Truman Capote [cover title]

New York[1959]USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11Baum, L. Frank

Mother Goose in Prose

Chicago[1897]USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 660.00
12Baum, L. Frank

The Road to Oz

Chicago[1909]USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 360.00
13[Baum, L. Frank] Staunton, Schuyler, pseudonym

Daughters of Destiny

Chicago[1906]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
14Bemelmans, Ludwig


New York[1940]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
15Bemelmans, Ludwig


New York1934USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
16Bemelmans, Ludwig

Madeline and the Bad Hat

New York[1956]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
17Bemelmans, Ludwig

Two titles written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans

New YorkVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

A selection of Big Little Books from the 1930s

Racine, WI1933-38USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
19Burrow, J.C. & William Thomas

'Mongst Mines and Miners; or Underground Scenes by Flash-Light: A Series of Photographs with Explanatory Letterpress, Illustrating Methods of Working in Cornish Mines

London1893USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 360.00
20Carroll, Lewis

Sylvie and Bruno [&] Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

London1889 & 1893USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
21Lassaigne, Jacques

The Ceiling of the Paris Opera: Sketches Drawings and Paintings

New York[1966]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
22Chagall, Marc

The Jerusalem Windows

New York[1962]USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 450.00
23[Bannerman, Helen]

The Story of Little Black Sambo

Chicago1905USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
24Crane, Walter and Beatrice

The Procession of the Months

Wisbeach, England[c.1901]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00

Cock Robin and other Nursery Tales. With Twenty-four Page Illustrations, Printed in Colours.

London[c.1870]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
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