Category Archives: Art & Illustration

Photography continues to impress the market

Posted on by Chloe Ceillier

PBA Galleries had an outstanding Photography and Fine Art sale on April 7th. The auction consisted of 420 lots featuring the magnificent photography collection of Jack and Beverly Waltman. This collection did exceptionally well with items reaching record highs, and … Continue reading

Ed Ruscha’s Thanksgiving Day 1965 offered on January 27th

Posted on by Sharon Gee

PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Fine Art & Photography on Thursday, January 27th, 2022. The sale comprises over 325 lots featuring paintings, prints, original photographs, photobooks, artists’ books, posters, deco arts, and more. Major collections include early works … Continue reading

Art, Illustration, Dr. Seuss, British Prime Ministers

Posted on by Sharon Gee

PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Art, Illustration & Dr. Seuss – British Prime Ministers – Antiquarian Books on November 4th, 2021. The sale features over 250 lots featuring works of art and photography, fine press, finely bound books, … Continue reading

Collection of Rare Early Photographs and Photo-books on March 5th

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An internationally significant private collection of early photography will be auctioned by PBA Galleries on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The collection was amassed by Dr. Robert Enteen while living in Paris and other major European cities. It includes an estimated … Continue reading

Rare Books & Manuscripts at the Pasadena Fair on February 6th, 2020

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PBA Galleries invites bidders to join them for a special sale on Thursday, February 6th at 10:00am. The sale will take place just prior to the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America) Book Fair in Pasadena, California. The sale will … Continue reading

Art & Illustration– Occult & Hermeticism on January 9th, 2020

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It will be magical on January 9th with PBA Galleries’ sale of Art & Illustration – Occult & Hermeticism. The sale will present significant works on magic, Freemasonry, and Rosicrucianism from the Matteo Family Library of the Occult. Beginning the … Continue reading

Fine Literature with Mystery & Detective Fiction on June 27th

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On Thursday, June 27th, PBA Galleries will offer an auction of over 500 lots of fine literature and poetry. The first 121 lots in the auction comprise a selection of mystery and detective fiction, with a large section dedicated to … Continue reading

Fine Literature on March 21st

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On Thursday, March 21st, PBA Galleries will offer a sale of Fine Literature. In the auction will be over 350 lots of literary rarities and good reads, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries. Included are high spots of fiction, … 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

Antelope, Bison, Cougar: A National Park Wildlife Alphabet Book, Part of a Collection of Original Illustration Art and Illustrated Books

Posted on by Taikera Conyers

Most everyone remembers their favorite book as a child, a book with few words but vivid illustrations that transported the reader to new places and adventures. Collectors often start their collection with one of these books from their childhood but … Continue reading

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