PBA Galleries: Rare Books and Manuscripts - A PBA Platinum Auction, 806, Berkeley

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Auction Report
Auction Date
February 08, 2024 - February 08, 2024
Page Size: 97 items in 4 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Ogilby, John

The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse, and adorn'd with Sculpture, by John Ogilby

London 1651 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
2 Gill, Samuel

Letter from a Connecticut doctor seeking legal aid in defense against charges of raping an African American servant girl in a tavern

Litchfield County Jail, Litchfield, Connecticut July 22, 1835 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
3 Van Bibber, Elizabeth (Betty) Carter

Archive of letters from the wife of the owner of the Avondale estate in Maryland, to a relative the Rosewell Plantation of Gloucester, Virginia, with much reference to their slaves

Westminster, Maryland 1848-1853 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,875.00
4

Cybertronics / Cybertron

Waltham, Massachusetts 22160 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,000.00
5 St. Francis

I Fioretti del Glorioso Poverello di Cristo S. Francesco di Assisi

London 1922 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Not Sold
6

The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: Newly Translated out of the Originall Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by His Maiesties speciall comandement. Appointed to be read in Churches

London 1613-1611 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 31,250.00
7

The Holy Bible. Containing the Bookes of the Old and New Testament [with] The Book of Common Prayer

Cambridge 1659-1660 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 20,000.00
8

Illuminated vellum Bible leaf of Jeremiah 37:3-38:1

France c.1400 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,500.00
9

Novum Testamentum Graecum [with] Biblia Hebraica

Antuerpae [i.e. Antwerp] 1584 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
10 Blake, William

Works... Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Editions

[London] 1876 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 5,625.00
11 Boehme, Jacob

The Works of Jacob Behmen, The Teutonic Theosopher. Translated by William Law.

London 1764-1781 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 12,500.00
12 Boswell, James

The Life of Samuel Johnson

London 1791 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
13 Aesop

Fables of Aesop: According to Sir Roger L'Estrange

Paris 1931 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Not Sold
14 Castglione, Baldassare, conte

Il libro del cortegiano

Firenze [i.e. Florence] October, 1528 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,750.00
15 Winship, George Parker

William Caxton and the First English Press: A Bio-Bibliographical Essay... Together with an Original Leaf of the Polycronicon

New York 1938 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Not Sold
16 Clarendon Edward

Letter signed by Charles I, King [in] The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England

Oxford 1826 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,437.50
17

China Postal Atlas Showing the Establishments and Postal Routes in Each Province

Nanking 1933 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Not Sold
18 White, Herbert C.

Peking the Beautiful. Comprising Seventy Photographic Studies of the Celebrated Monuments of China's Northern Capital and its Environs Complete with Descriptive and Historical Notes

Shanghai, China [1927] USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,687.50
19 Orlowski, Joseph L., compiler

Large archive of materials relating to Joseph L. Orlowski (Madison) and his employment by Claire Chennault's Civil Air Transport, which was purchased by the Central Intelligence Agency and operated as Air America

Various places c.1945-1975 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 5,625.00
20 Coke, Edmund

The First Part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England. Or, A Commentarie upon Littleton, Not the Name of a Lawyer Onely, but of the Law It Selfe

London 1628 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,375.00
21 Cook, James, et al.

Set of Cook's Three Voyages including Atlas

London 1773-1788 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 Not Sold
22 Osorio da Fonseca, Jeronimo

Theologie Curieuse

[France?] c.1660 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,125.00
23 Pedder, James

Archive of 13 letters by a soldier who served in the British infantry during the Crimean War

Various places 1853-1857 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Not Sold
24 [Barker, Matthew Henry] "An Old Sailor"

Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man

London 1826 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Not Sold
25

Manifest listing Chinese laborers bound for Havana

Macau 1 April 1868 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
  • Gonnelli:
    Auction 50
    Books, Autographs & Manuscripts
    March 6th-7th 2024
    Gonnelli: Cramer, [Picasso, Chagall , Miró], Trente ans d'activité. Starting price 4800€
    Gonnelli: Futurism
    Gonnelli: Avienus, Opera. 1488. Starting price 1200€
    Gonnelli: Vimont, Relation de ce qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France, en l'année 1642. Starting price 5000€
    Gonnelli: Goedart, Metamorphosis et historia naturalis insectorum. 1662.
    Gonnelli: Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo.
    Gonnelli: Poblacion, De usu astrolabi compendium.
  • Toronto Book Auctions
    ART-PHOTO-SIGNED-BOOKS-MILITARY(NON)FICTION
    March 6, 2024
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [ART BOOK MONOGRAPH] DAVID BURLIUK WITH ORIGINAL DRAWING and Signed twice. David Burliuk Rare ACA Gallery exhibition catalogue, undated. CA$400 – 800
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [ART BOOK MONOGRAPH] KAWS: COMPANIONSHIP IN THE AGE OF LONELINESS. Text by Margaret Atwood. National Gallery of Victoria, Australia, 2019. $CA400 - 800
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [ART BOOK MONOGRAPH] LAWRENCE WEINER: POSTERS. Nova Scotia College of Art, Canada,1987. CA$800 – 1,200
    Toronto Book Auctions
    ART-PHOTO-SIGNED-BOOKS-MILITARY(NON)FICTION
    March 6, 2024
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: WILBUR SMITH: THE DARK OF THE SUN. Heinemann, UK, 1965. Signed First edition. CA$800 – 1,200
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: ROBERTSON DAVIES: LEAVEN OF MALICE. SIGNED Clark, Irwin, & Co., Canada. 1954. 1st edition. CA$400 – 600
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [THE NOTABLE TRAILS LIBRARY]. 8 VOLUMES SOLD TOGETHER. INCLUDING: THE TRIAL OF DR. X; ROE V. WADE; THE GALILEO AFFAIR; THE TRIAL OF BERNHARD GOETZ… CA$300 – 500
    Toronto Book Auctions
    ART-PHOTO-SIGNED-BOOKS-MILITARY(NON)FICTION
    March 6, 2024
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [MILITARY FICTION]. 8 VOLUMES SOLD TOGETHER. INCLUDING: Canada's Royal Military College. REVIEW, THE STONE FRIGATE, A HISTORY OF THE RMC… CA$300 – 400
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: [WW1] CANADIAN (C.S.E.F.) SIBERIA 1918-1919 PHOTO ALBUM. With approximately 303 original official war photographs, postcards, and personal photographs. CA$8,000 – 10,000.
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: HANS BELLMER: THE DOLL. 1995, 1st Ed. CA$150 – 300.
    Toronto Book Auctions
    ART-PHOTO-SIGNED-BOOKS-MILITARY(NON)FICTION
    March 6, 2024
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: FAN HO; HONG KONG YESTERDAY. ModernBooks edition, 2006. First edition. 4to. CA$300 – 600.
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: TARYN SIMON: AN AMERICAN INDEX OF THE HIDDEN AND UNFAMILIAR. Hatje Cantz, Germany, 2012. Third edition. CA$600 – 1,000.
    Toronto Book Auctions, Mar. 6: BARBARA KRUGER PICTURE/READINGS. [Self-Published], 1978 First edition. CA$800 – 1,200.
  • Sotheby’s
    Modern First Editions
    Available for Immediate Purchase
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Winston Churchill. The Second World War. Set of First-Edition Volumes. 6,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: A.A. Milne, Ernest H. Shepard. A Collection of The Pooh Books. Set of First-Editions. 18,600 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Salvador Dalí, Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Finely Bound and Signed Limited Edition. 15,000 USD
    Sotheby’s
    Modern First Editions
    Available for Immediate Purchase
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Ian Fleming. Live and Let Die. First Edition. 9,500 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter Series. Finely Bound First Printing Set of Complete Series. 5,650 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms. First Edition, First Printing. 4,200 USD
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