Category Archives: Rare Books

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

Ancient Sculptures from Gandhara

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On Thursday, November 15th, PBA Galleries  will host a Fine & Rare Books with three important ancient sculptures from Gandhara. Up for auction will be over 200 lots of rare and significant material, ranging from second century sculptures from the … Continue reading

Why collect cookbooks?

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As the owner of one of the country’s few cookbook stores, it’s a question I get asked a lot. A simple answer would be that I love to cook. But a deeper response would be that, more than any other … Continue reading

PBA Galleries’ Food and Drink Premiere

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On Thursday, November 8th, PBA Galleries will host their first sale devoted exclusively to books about Food & Drink. Up for auction will be over 350 lots of rare and collectible works on the culinary and gastronomical arts, with fine … 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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