PBA Galleries: PBA Platinum: Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art , 739, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/02/2021 - 09/02/2021
Page Size: 71 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Archive of thirty-two photographs from the research voyage of the Albatross to Alaska and the Philippines 1907-10

Various places[1907-10]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,000.00
2Anson, George

A Voyage Around the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq.; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas

London1748USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,700.00
3Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume I

New York & Philadelphia1840USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 5,700.00
4Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume II

New York & Philadelphia1841USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 4,200.00
5Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume III

New York & Philadelphia1841USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 4,200.00
6Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume IV

New York & Philadelphia1842USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 4,800.00
7Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume VII

New York1844USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 3,600.00
8

Manuscript Guest Book for the Castello Bar in Mondsee, Austria, with hundreds of autographs of actors, authors, musicians, singers, dancers, race car drivers, and others

Mondsee, Austria1952-1988USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
9Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy

San Francisco2003-05USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,000.00
10Dante Alighieri

Paradiso

San Francisco2005USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
11

Book of Hours (Horae B.V.M.) printed on vellum, with "Dance of Death" illustrations by Philippe Pigouchet

Parisc.1500USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,000.00
12Brautigan, Richard

Trout Fishing in America

London1970USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,920.00
13Browne, Thomas

On Dreams

London[1920]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
14Browne, Thomas

Posthumous Works of the Learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt. M.D. late of Norwich...

London1712USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 900.00
15Charlot, Jean

[Picture Book: Progressive Artists's Proofs]

Los Angeles1933USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 6,600.00
16Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Ten volumes of writings by Cicero published primarily by Sebastianus Gryphius in the mid-16th century

Lugdunic.1546-1567USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
17Cook, James and James King

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Year

London1785USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 7,800.00
18Bunyan, John

The Pilgrim's Progress

London1928USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 960.00
19Darwin, Charles & Alfred Russel Wallace

On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection

London1859USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 18,000.00
20Darwin, Charles

Charles Darwin Framed Signature

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,040.00
21Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Brat?ia Karamazovy: roman v chetyrekh chastiakh s e?pilogom [The Brothers Karamazov - ?????? ??????????: ????? ? ??????? ?????? ? ????????]

S.-Peterburg1881 [but Dec. 1880]USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 20,400.00
22Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Crime and Punishment. A Russian Realistic Novel

New York1886USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 7,200.00
23Einstein, Albert

Two items by Albert Einstein, with ownership stamps of his son Hans Albert Einstein

Berlin1922 & 1924USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 780.00
24Wilkins, Charles, translator

The He?e?to?pa?de?s of Ve?e?shno?o?-Sa?rma?, in a series of connected fables, interspersed with moral, prudential, and political maxims; translated from an ancient manuscript in the Sanskreet language. With explanatory notes

Bath1787USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,320.00
25Galileo Galilei

Systema cosmicum, in quo dialogis IV. de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico & Copernicano, rationibus utrinque propositis indefinite ac solide differitur....

Leiden1699USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,040.00
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
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