Monthly Archives: July 2017

First Account of Decoding Hieroglyphs in July 27th Auction

Posted on by Sharon Gee

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

1st American Color Plate Book Featured in Art & Illustration – Children’s Literature Sale July 13th

Posted on by Sharon Gee

The first outstanding American color plate book is featured in PBA Galleries’ July 13th Art, Illustration, and Fine Children’s Literature auction. Also in the sale are over 350 lots of captivating illustrative and decorative materials, rare graphics, literature for children … Continue reading

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