Category Archives: Americana

Early Anti-Mormon article in February 21st Americana sale

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On Thursday, February 21st, PBA Galleries will offer a sale of Rare Americana, Travel & Exploration, Hawaiiana, World History and Cartography. On the auction block will be over 400 lots of rare, significant, and captivating material revealing the exploration, history, … Continue reading

Vladimir Nabokov Lepidopterology Archive Highlights the Book Fair Sale

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On Thursday, February 7th, PBA Galleries will offer a very select assemblage of rare and collectible books, manuscripts, photographs, prints, and other items, ranging from the 16th to 21st centuries, and spanning a broad range of subject matter. The sale … Continue reading

Interesting and Uncommon Material on the History, Exploration, Cartography, and Culture of the Four Corners of the Globe

Posted on by Taikera Conyers

On Thursday, December 13th, PBA Galleries will host an Americana – Travel & Exploration – Hunting & Sporting – World History – Cartography Sale. Up for auction will be over 550 lots of rare, interesting and uncommon material on the … Continue reading

Correspondence Between Saints Highlights Sept 20th Sale

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On Thursday, September 20th, PBA Galleries will offer Rare Books and Manuscripts from the Library of James “Ted” Watkins. Included in the sale are over 300 lots of rare, interesting, and significant material from six centuries, spanning the gamut of … Continue reading

Mexican-American War Prominent in August 23rd Sale

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On Thursday, August 23rd, PBA Galleries will host a sale of Americana & the Mexican American War – Travel & Exploration – Cartography of over 700 lots of historically important material from the 18th through 20th centuries, covering the exploration, … Continue reading

Colonial and Revolutionary Americana and More July 12th

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On Thursday, July 12th, PBA Galleries will host an auction of Fine Americana – Travel & Exploration – World History – Cartography with over 700 lots of rare and interesting material, ranging from colonial America and the Revolution through to … Continue reading

Record Prices Among Strong Results at May 31st Americana Auction

Posted on by Sharon Gee

On May 31st, PBA Galleries offered a significant selection of rarities in their Americana with Manuscript Material – Travel & Exploration – Cartography Sale. A rare First Edition of The Federalist, the highlight of the auction, justifiably considered the most … Continue reading

1st Complete Edition of the Federalist Papers in Book Form On May 31st

Posted on by Sharon Gee

Title: The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution, as Agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787 Author: [Hamilton, Alexander; John Jay; & James Madison] Place: New-York Publisher: Printed and Sold by J. … Continue reading

Joseph Smith and MLK Rarities in March 22nd Sale

Posted on by Sharon Gee

PBA Galleries will offer The Voice of Truth by Mormon founder Joseph Smith and two early letters written by civil rights leader Martin Luther King on Thursday, March 22nd. In addition, the Americana, Travel & Exploration, World History and Cartography … Continue reading

Archive from President John Tyler’s Family

Posted on by Sharon Gee

PBA Galleries is pleased to offer the Tyler-Goodwyn Family Archive, an archive of President John Tyler descendants containing approximately 265 letters, documents, writings, and other items, including manuscripts, typed material, partially printed forms, and more, plus silver cups and spoons, … Continue reading

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