Category Archives: Rare Books

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 Americana & Cartography With the Robert M. Ebiner Zamorano 80 Collection on February 20th

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PBA Galleries invites bidders to join them on Thursday, February 20th at 11:00am for a sale of Rare Americana & Cartography, with the Robert M. Ebiner Zamorano 80 Collection. The auction will feature over 500 lots of rare and historically … 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

Art & Illustration, Prints & Graphics, Illustrated Books, and Miscellanea on April 4th

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On Thursday, April 4th, PBA Galleries will offer a sale of Art & Illustration, Prints & Graphics, Illustrated Books, and Miscellanea. The auction will feature over 260 lots featuring the styles of high modernism in art and design. Represented are … 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

Fine Books: A Biblio-Medley for All Tastes

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On Thursday, March 7th, PBA Galleries will offer a sale of Fine Books: A Biblio-Medley for All Tastes. On the auction block will be over 500 lots of books and other materials in all subject matters and all fields, from … 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

The Wonderful World of Oz and More

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On Thursday, November 29th, PBA Galleries will host The Craig Noble Collection of L. Frank Baum & the Wizard of Oz. Up for auction will be over 250 lots revolving around the world created by L. Frank Baum, from the … Continue reading

Craig Noble, Passionate Oz Collector

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Craig Noble began collecting Oz and Baum books when he received the “white edition” of The Wizard of Oz for his fourth birthday. Oz is a family tradition, so it was only natural that the Oz stories would be among the first that … Continue reading

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