• <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century

PBA Galleries: Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography, 743, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Page Size: 475 items in 19 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams, John Calvin

General Taylor And The Wilmot Proviso

Boston1848USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
2Jarratt, Isaac

Letter from Issac Jarratt to Robert S. Gracy, about the prospects for purchasing slaves and the prices one must pay

Hamptonville, [North Carolina?]July 24, 1830USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 2,700.00
3Jones, C.C.

Letter by the Georgia minister who pioneered organization of religious services for Southern slaves, and wrote the first Catechism for the Negro Race

Riceboro, [Liberty], GeorgiaApril 30, 1847USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 450.00
4Turner, F.

Letter to Pennsylvania Slave Catcher

Louisville, KentuckyJanuary 6, 1848USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00

Six ephemeral items about early 20th century African-American music

Various places1907-1943USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
6Hare, Maud Cuney

Afro-American Folk-Song Contribution

February 1917USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Coming to this Theater: The Norman Studios Presents Black Gold

Arlington, FL[1928]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 300.00

S. Hurok presents Marian Anderson / The World’s Greatest Singer, Municipal Auditorium New Orleans, May 6, 1940

(New Orleans?)1940USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
9Haley, Alex


Garden City, NY[1976]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 150.00
10Moore, Joe Louis, curator

The Legacy of the Panthers: A Photographic Exhibition

[Berkeley, CA][1995]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 144.00
11Sanders, J.H.

The Breeds of Live Stock, and the Principles of Heredity

Chicago1887USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
12Badlam, Alexander

The Wonders of Alaska

San Francisco1890USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
13Bruce, Miner W.

Alaska: Its History and Resources, Gold Fields, Routes and Scenery

Seattle1895USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
14Aldrin, Buzz

Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Reno, NV2009USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
15Piollet, V[ictor] E[mile]

Letter from an anti-slavery Pennsylvania Democrat decrying the corrupt influence in a presidential election year

Towanda, PennsylvaniaOct. 17, 1846USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
16Smith, Gerrit; Owen Lovejoy

Two Letters Signed by Abolitionists elected to the House of Representatives

1854 and 1846USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00
17Chipman, C. and A.J. Hennion

Mineral Resources of Northern Mexico

New York1867USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 450.00
18Hilzinger, John G.

Treasure Land. A Story. Vol. I.

Tucson, Arizona1897USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
19Howell, William T.

Homicide--Draft Arizona Territorial Government Code of Laws Prescott, Arizona 1864

Prescott, Arizona[1864]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
20Mowry, Sylvester

Arizona and Sonora: The Geography, History, and Resources of the Silver Region of North America

New York1864USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
21O'Leary, Dan

Weekly Arizona Miner. Supplement. Prescott Arizona, Friday Evening, August 10, 1877

Prescott, AZ1877USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
22Owen, David Dale

First Report of a Geological Reconnaissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas, Made During the Years 1857 and 1858.

Little Rock, Arkansas1858USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
23Armstrong, Leroy & J.O. Denny

Financial California: An Historical Review of the Beginnings and Progress of Banking in the State

San Francisco1916USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Post-WWII hearings before the U. S. Senate Special Committee on Atomic Energy

Washington, DCNovember 1945-April 1946USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

The Pacific Coast Automobile Blue Book, 1915-1916: California, Washington, Oregon, British Columbia... A touring hand-book of motor routes on the Pacific Coast, with detail maps and complete information carefully compiled from original notes

San Francisco1915USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 660.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
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