Category Archives: Art & Illustration

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

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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

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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

E. O. Lawrence’s Biography Signed by Nobel Laureates Featured Sept. 6th

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On Thursday, September 9th, PBA Galleries will kick off their fall auctions with a Fine Literature and Books in All Fields Sale. On offer, will be over 600 lots of modern first editions, literary landmarks, poetry, science fiction, detective fiction, … Continue reading

Early Dust Jackets Featured in August 9th Sale

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On August 9th, PBA Galleries in San Francisco will hold an auction of Fine & Rare Books – Art & Illustration – Asian & Asian-American Material featuring The Bret Sharp Collection of Books in Early Dust Jackets. On offer, will … Continue reading

Art & Illustration with Asian Material to Delight on June 28th

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On Thursday, June 28th, PBA Galleries will hold an Art & Illustration auction which will include Asian and Asian-American material. Over 360 lots will be up for bidding, featuring a remarkable gathering of works on the art, culture and literature … Continue reading

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