Author Archives: Sharon Gee

Fine Literature & Fine Books with Poetry to Ring in the New Year

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PBA Galleries starts 2018 off on Thursday, January 11th with a sale of over 700 lots of important literature spanning four centuries, with additional fine books in a variety of fields. Of prime interest is the poetry collection of Larry … Continue reading

Celestial Mechanics and More on November 30th

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On Thursday, November 30th, PBA Galleries will offer The Richard E. Bateman Collection on Celestial Mechanics with Rare Books & Manuscripts from various other consignors. The Bateman Collection features key works in astronomy, mathematics, the physical sciences, and more, from … Continue reading

Richard Bateman’s Life-Long Fascination with Astronomy

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Richard Bateman was born in a small town in Eastern Washington as a child of the Great Depression. He demonstrated an early aptitude for mathematics and science and was encouraged by his teachers in these areas. His early interest in … Continue reading

George Fox – Ski Racer, Auctioneer, Raconteur, Yodeler

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It is with great sadness that PBA Galleries announces that George King Fox, Auctioneer Emeritus of PBA Galleries, passed away on Sunday, October 29 2017. As Head Auctioneer, George was the beloved face of PBA. With his bow tie, sharp … Continue reading

To Think We Saw It on Sutter Street

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On Thursday, November 2nd, PBA Galleries will offer more than 550 lots of Illustrated Books – Children’s Literature – Books in All Fields. The first section of the sale features works illustrated by many of the most desired names of … Continue reading

Fishing for Angling & Sporting Books with Americana

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On Thursday, October 19th, PBA Galleries is privileged to host Part II of The Richard Beagle Collection of Angling & Sporting Books with Americana, Travel & Exploration, and Cartography. On offer, will be over 400 lots of rare and significant … Continue reading

Nearly Complete Collection of BCC Publications Offered Sept. 7th

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The Fred Bennett Collection of the Book Club of California if featured in PBA Galleries’ Rare Books and Manuscripts sale on September 7th. The collection includes virtually all of the Club’s publications, with many special copies, from copy no. 1 … Continue reading

Fine Books in All Fields or Something for Everyone

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The PBA Galleries August 31st Fine Books in All Fields auction will feature over 450 lots of interesting, unusual and valuable material in a broad range of subject areas, from early printed books and finely bound sets to scarce items … Continue reading

Miniature Books from a Gentleman Collector

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On Thursday, August 24th, PBA Galleries will offer more than 300 lots of fine miniature books from the library of an East Coast gentleman. Included are many fine individual volumes along with complete or nearly complete collections from some of … Continue reading

Clipper Ship Sailing Cards, Peter Parley and Propaganda

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On Thursday, August 10th, PBA Galleries will host an Americana – Travel & Exploration – World History – Cartography sale of over 450 lots of historical materials relating to the Americas and the world at large, including books, manuscripts, ephemera, … Continue reading

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