Category Archives: Literature

Rare Winnie-the-Pooh drawing offered April 19th

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A rare Winnie-the-Pooh drawing highlights PBA Galleries April 19th sale of Illustrated & Children’s Books, Fine Printing, Art & Photography, and Books about Books sale. Included in the sale are 350 lots of striking and uncommon illustrated books and visual … Continue reading

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A Literature and Fine Books Sale Decree

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On Thursday, April 5th, PBA Galleries will kick off their spring auction season with a sale of Fine Literature & Fine Books. Included in the sale are over 450 lots of fine, rare, and uncommon books, including early literature, poetry, … Continue reading

Steinbeck, Whitman and Warhol Highlight March 8th Sale

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On Thursday, March 8, PBA Galleries will present a sale of Fine Literature and Fine Books with over 350 lots of classic fiction, popular literature, poetry, fantasy mysteries, and more. In addition, there will be offerings of fine bindings, early … Continue reading

Science & Medicine Meet Rock Posters in Feb 22 Sale

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On Thursday, February 22, 2018, PBA Galleries will host a sale of Fine Books – Science & Medicine, Art, Illustration & Children’s Literature with nearly 500 lots of rare, interesting, unusual, and captivating material, ranging from charming illustrated children’s books … Continue reading

2018 Starts with Strong Literature Sales

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PBA Galleries started 2018 off strongly with their first sale of the year on January 11th. The sale offered over 700 lots of important literature spanning four centuries, with additional fine books in a variety of fields including finely bound … Continue reading

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

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

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

First Account of Decoding Hieroglyphs in July 27th Auction

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A first edition of Jean-François Champollion’s seminal work on deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs highlights PBA Galleries’ Fine Literature & Fine Books sale on July 27th, 2017. This copy of Lettre… relative à l’alphabet des hiéroglyphiqes phonétiques… in the original wrappers, includes … Continue reading

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