Sale 400: Americana - Hawaiiana - Africana - Travel & Exploration - Natural History

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
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Datum der Auktion: 26.03.2009

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Archive of 33 documents relating to the Black Friday bancruptcy of Adams...

Title: Archive of 33 documents relating to the Black Friday bancruptcy of Adams & Co. Express Author: ** Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: 1855-1857 Description: Archive of 33 original documents, letters, etc. This remarkable file contains 33 original documents and letters regarding the Adams

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail

Title: Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail Author: Adams, Ansel Place: Berkeley Publisher: Archetype Press Date: 1938 Description: Illustrated with 50 tipped-in plates from photographs by Adams of the John Muir Trail; with tissue-guards. (Folio) 16¼x12¼, white buckram, lettered in black. Copy No. 279

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Series of four Autograph Letters signed by P.N. Bradley of Russellville...

Title: Series of four Autograph Letters signed by P.N. Bradley of Russellville, Kentucky, to D.M. Woods of Clarksville, Tennessee, regarding a slave Woods is renting, and his free wife Author: Bradley, P.N. Place: Russellville, Kentucky Publisher: Date: 1858 Description: Includes: 19 March 1858, 35

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse

Title: Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse Author: Avery, Benjamin Park Place: New York Publisher: Hurd & Houghton Date: 1878 Description: 344 pp. Wood engraved plates. 8¾x6¼, original publishers full blindstamped brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition. Includes

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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21 photographs of U.S. Air Force Aircraft

Title: 21 photographs of U.S. Air Force Aircraft Author: ** Place: Publisher: Date: 1950s Description: Twenty-one 8x10 black and white photographs, most captioned on the verso and credited "Official U.S. Air Force Photo". Planes include: Lockheed T-33, Lockheed RC-121, McDonnell RF-101, Fairchild

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Program for The Great Barnum and London Nine United Shows

Title: Program for The Great Barnum and London Nine United Shows Author: ** Place: New Haven, CT Publisher: Date: [c. 1883] Description: Single sheet folded to make 4 pages. 16x11¼" folded. Woodcut illustrations. Rare circus program from the combined shows of P.T. Barnum, J.A. Bailey and J.L

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Account books from a Taylorsville, California general store

Title: Account books from a Taylorsville, California general store Author: ** Place: Taylorsville, CA Publisher: Date: 1904-1905 Description: 2 volumes. Together approximately 550 manuscript pages. 15½x6¼, half leather and cloth. Account books from an un-named merchant in Taylorsville, California

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Bird's Eye View, Placerville, Cal. Published by the "Weekly Observer" 1888

Title: Bird's Eye View, Placerville, Cal. Published by the "Weekly Observer" 1888 Author: Roethe, L. Place: Placerville, CA Publisher: Placerville Weekly Observer Date: 1888 Description: Lithographed bird's-eye view of Placerville surrounded by vignettes of the principal buildings and scenes, with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Lithograph Bond for The California Eastern Extension Rail Road Company

Title: Lithograph Bond for The California Eastern Extension Rail Road Company Author: ** Place: San Franicisco Publisher: Britton & Co. Date: 1859 Description: Lithograph bond with several vignette illustrations. Overall 20¾x15¾. Bond for the construction of a railroad "from a point on the

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Directors of the People's Savings Bank, of Sacramento, Cal., 1893

Title: Directors of the People's Savings Bank, of Sacramento, Cal., 1893 Author: ** Place: Sacramento Publisher: Date: 1893 Description: Original photograph, image approximately 15x20½", in a period frame with carved oak leaf border. Posed image of the eight bank directors. Lot Amendments Condition

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Annual Reports of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge

Title: Annual Reports of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge Author: ** Place: Sacramento Publisher: Date: 1935-39 Description: 6 volumes. Illustrations from photos, drawings, plans, etc., several folding. 11x8½, stiff printed wrappers. First Editions. Annual reports on the progress and

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Group of ephemera from the Cal-Nev Creamery Co.

Title: Group of ephemera from the Cal-Nev Creamery Co. Author: ** Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: 1890s Description: Approximately 40 pieces, mostly billing statements on the stationary of Hegler, Johnson & Co., Cal Creamery Co. (predecessor to the cal-Nev Creamery Co.) Lot Amendments

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Menu from a Testimonial Dinner to Clifford E. Paine, Principal Assistant...

Title: Menu from a Testimonial Dinner to Clifford E. Paine, Principal Assistant Engineer, Golden Gate Bridge Author: ** Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: July 9, 1937 Description: Single sheet, folded once to make 4 pages. 8½x5½ folded. Menu from the testimonial dinner, held at the St. Francis

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Pioneer Days in California: Historical and Personal Sketches

Title: Pioneer Days in California: Historical and Personal Sketches Author: Carr, John Place: Eureka, CA Publisher: Times Publishing Date: 1891 Description: [iv], 11-452 pp. Wood-engraved portrait frontispiece. (8vo) 8½x5¾, original green cloth. First Edition. Cowan p.106; Graff 590; Howes C167

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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The Hornet's Nest

Title: The Hornet's Nest Author: Carter, Jimmy Place: New York Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date: [2003] Description: Cloth backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition. The first work of fiction by a U.S. President. Signed on title page. Lot Amendments Condition: Fine Item number: 200661

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Cabinet photo of Trinidad, Colorado

Title: Cabinet photo of Trinidad, Colorado Author: ** Place: Trinidad, Colorado Publisher: Date: [1890s] Description: Albumen photograph, mounted on stiff card. 4½x7¾ Birds-eye view of Trinidad. Lot Amendments Condition: Some light edge wear; pencil note on rear; very good. Item number: 200515

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Cavalry Tactics: or, Regulations for the Instruction, Formations, and...

Title: Cavalry Tactics: or, Regulations for the Instruction, Formations, and Movements of the Cavalry of the Army and Volunteers of the Unites States. Author: Cooke, Philip St. Geo. Place: New York Publisher: J.W. Fortune Date: 1864 Description: xiii, 294, +[8] ad pp. Diagrams throughout, several

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography...

Title: A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography: With an Appendix, Containing the Application of Mathematics to Crystallographic Investigation, and a Mineralogical Bibliography Author: Dana, James Dwight Place: New Haven Publisher: Durrie & Peck and Herrick & Noyes

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Hand-colored engraving of the Declaration of Independence

Title: Hand-colored engraving of the Declaration of Independence Author: ** Place: New York Publisher: J.C. Buttre Date: 1856 Description: Hand-colored steel engraving, image approximately 17x12" on a 20x16" sheet, tipped to stiff backing, matted. A very attractive presentation with the text and

Los #: 53

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Polk's Chico and Oroville California Directory, 1927-28

Title: Polk's Chico and Oroville California Directory, 1927-28 Author: Polk, R.L., publisher Place: San Francisco Publisher: R.L. Polk & Co. Date: 1927 Description: 398 pp. 9x6, original printed gray cloth. Lot Amendments Condition: Minor wear; near fine. Item number: 200600

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Five publications of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Title: Five publications of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Author: ** Place: Washington Publisher: Federal Bureau of Investigation Date: 1950s Description: Includes: Defensive Tactics: A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers. * Double Agent Operations * Mail Drops of the Communist Party * The

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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The Coal Mines of the Western Coast of the United States

Title: The Coal Mines of the Western Coast of the United States Author: Goodyear, W.A. Place: San Francisco Publisher: A.L. Bancroft Date: 1877 Description: 153 pp. 8x5½, original maroon cloth stamped in gilt and blind. First Edition. Coal mining activities in California, Oregon and the Washington

Los #: 80

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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The Centennial Year Book of Alameda County, California, Containing a...

Title: The Centennial Year Book of Alameda County, California, Containing a Summary of the Discovery and Settlement of California; A Description of the Contra Costa Under Spanish, Mexican and American Rule...To Which are Added Biographical Sketches of Prominent Pioneers and Public Men. Author

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and Portions of Adjacent...

Title: Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and Portions of Adjacent Territory Author: Hayden, F[erdinand] V. Place: No Place Publisher: Julius Bien Date: 1881 Description: Title page, list of sheets, + 20 folding sheets consisting of 18 maps and charts and 2 with panoramic views. Folio

Los #: 84

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment...

Title: The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1943-1946 Author: Hirasuna, Delphine Place: Berkeley Publisher: Ten Speed Press Date: [2005] Description: 128 pp. Illustrated with photographs. 12x9, black cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Inscribed by the author

Los #: 86

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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WITHDRAWN Chinese Girl

Title: WITHDRAWN Chinese Girl Author: Hunt, Esther Anna Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: c.1900-1910 Description: Oil painting on canvas. 25¼x15½, in original painted wooden frame reminiscent of Chinse architecture. Characteristic painting by Esther Hunt, of a young Chinese girl standing with

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California...including the Mammoth Trees...

Title: Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California...including the Mammoth Trees of Calaveras; Caves and Natural Bridges; the Yo-Semite Valley; the Mammoth Trees of Mariposa and Frezno; Mount Shasta... Author: Hutchings, J[ames] M[ason] Place: San Francisco Publisher: Hutchings & Rosenfield Date

Los #: 90

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Johnson's California, Also Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona

Title: Johnson's California, Also Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona Author: Johnson, A.J. Place: New York Publisher: A.J. Johnson Date: [c.1866] Description: Hand-colored lithographed map. 39.5x56.2 cm. (15½x22"), plus decorative border. Nevada has its lower corner truncated, leaving

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Card signed by L.B.J. and three items from the 1964 Democratic National...

Title: Card signed by L.B.J. and three items from the 1964 Democratic National Convention Author: ** Place: Publisher: Date: 1964 Description: Autograph sentiment from Lyndon Baines Johnson on a White House card. * The Democratic Campaign Manual, 1964. 7¼x4½, wrappers. * 1964 Democratic National

Los #: 93

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 26.03.2009

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Kennedy for President bumper stickers and decal

Title: Kennedy for President bumper stickers and decal Author: ** Place: Publisher: Date: 1960 Description: Kennedy for President bumper-sticker, approximately 4x18", red, white and blue with photo portrait of Kennedy at right. Printed for the Kennedy for President Committee, Boston. * Kennedy for

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 26.03.2009