PBA Galleries: Rare Books and Manuscripts, 669, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/21/2019 - 03/21/2019
Page Size: 366 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Fowles, John [and] Derek Walcott

Four advance proofs by John Fowles [and] Derek Walcott

Boston & New YorkVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
2Fitzgerald, F. Scott

The Great Gatsby

San Francisco1984USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,200.00
3Auster, Paul

Two of three from the New York Trilogy - signed

Los Angeles[1985], [1986]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Three letters, from Jack London, Henry James, and Norman Mailer

Various placesVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
5Bacigalupi, Paolo

The Windup Girl

San Francisco2009USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.00
6Baldwin, James

The Amen Corner

n.p.[c.1965]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
7Baldwin, James

Go Tell It on the Mountain

New York1953USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,140.00
8Ball, John

In the Heat of the Night

New York[1965]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
9Beardsley, Aubrey

A Book of Fifty Drawings [and] A Second Book of Fifty Drawings - from the library of Martin Secker

London1897, 1899USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 840.00
10Bester, Alfred

The Demolished Man

Chicago1953USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 450.00
11Betjeman, John

Mount Zion, or In Touch with the Infinite - presentation copy

London1931USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00

Three titles from The Bibliophilist's Library

Philadelphia[c.1900]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Two signed Deluxe Editions from Black Sparrow Press

Santa Barbara1996USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
14Blake, William

The Gates of Paradise. For Children. For the Sexes.

London1968USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
15Bradbury, Ray

Fahrenheit 451

Los Angeles2005USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 360.00
16Bradbury, Ray

Fahrenheit 451

New York1982USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 450.00

The 23 - complete run [and] The Brautigan Library poster

Burlington, Vermont1990-95USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 144.00

Eleven periodicals featuring the work of Richard Brautigan

Various places.Various dates.USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
19[Free City Collective]

Free City

[San Francisco][1967-68]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00
20Hedley, Leslie Woolf, editor

Four New Poets

[San Francisco]1957USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 390.00
21Meyers, John H., artist

The Joyful Alternative Peace Poets Dance

San Francisco1967USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 720.00

Richard Brautigan reading at the University Methodist Church, 1969

[San Francisco][1969]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
23Wenner, Jann, editor

Twenty-one issues of Rolling Stone featuring work by Richard Brautigan

New York1968-70USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
24Griffith, E.V., editor

Hearse - complete run

Eureka, CA1957-1972USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 900.00
25Brautigan, Richard

The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966

New York[1971]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 780.00
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $800 to $1,200
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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