PBA Galleries: Rare Americana - Including California and the West, 672, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Date
05/02/2019 - 05/02/2019
Page Size: 455 items in 19 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Atkinson, William Walker

The Secret of Mental Magic: A Course of Seven Lessons

Chicago[1907]USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
2Abdy, Edward Strutt

Journal Of A Residence And Tour In The United States Of North America, From April, 1833, To October, 1834

London1835USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
3Adams, Ansel

Natural-Light Photography, signed

New York1965USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
4Adams, Ansel

Yosemite and the Range of Light

Boston1979USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
5Meek, Joseph

Letters by a Tennessee Slave Trader to his Virginia partner

Nashville1835USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
6Gay, William and Samuel Reeve

North Carolina slave permitted to carry a gun - 1 day before the Nat Turner slave revolt began in Virginia - Document Signed

Rowan County, North Carolina1831USD 500.00 - 800.00Unknown
7John M. Perkins.

Legal battle over a Virginia slave mother and her children - Document Signed

Lynchburg, VirginiaOct. 17, 1843USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
8Keckley, Elizabeth

Behind the Scenes. Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House

New York1868USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
9Mayer, Brantz

Captain Canot; Or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

New York1854USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
10Northup, Solomon

Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River, In Louisiana

Auburn1854USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
11Smith, William A.

Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with the Duties of Masters to Slaves

Nashville1856USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
12Steward, Austin

Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman...

Rochester1861USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
13Torrey, Jesse

A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with reflections on the practicability of restoring the moral rights of the slave, without impairing the legal privileges of the possessor; and a project of a colonial asylum for free persons of colo

Philadelphia1817USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
14Trabue, Macon

Virginia slave auction proceeds

Richmond, VirginiaNov. 17, 1855USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
15Turpin, Philip O.

Manumission [Emancipation] of slave Peter Harris, Document Signed.

Gallatin County, KentuckyFeb. 11, 1850USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
16Van Evrie, J.H.

Negroes and Negro "Slavery": The First an Inferior Race: The Latter Its Normal Condition

New York1861USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
17Parker, Daniel, Chief Clerk, US War Department

Fugitive slave as New York soldier in the War of 1812 - Autograph Letter Signed

Washington CityJuly 19, 1813USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
18Armstrong, Mrs. M.F. & Helen Ludlow.

Hampton and Its Students, By Two of Its Teachers. With Fifty Cabin and Plantation Songs, arranged by Thomas P. Fenner.

New York1874USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
19Carroll, Charles

The Negro A Beast, or "In the Image of God."

St. Louis1900USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
20Child, Mrs.[Lydia Maria]

An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

New York1836USD 500.00 - 800.00Unknown
21Douglass, Frederick

My Bondage and My Freedom

New York and Auburn1855USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
22DuBois, W.E. Burghardt.

The Philadelphia Negro: Social Study.

Philadelphia1899USD 600.00 - 900.00Unknown

Free Colored Seamen - Majority and Minority Reports, January 20, 1843

Washington1843USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown

The Loyalty and Devotion of Colored Americans in the Revolution and War of 1812

Boston1861USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown

Nine pieces of sheet music relating to African Americans

Various places1844-1918USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
  • <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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