PBA Galleries: Roycroft Press Collection - Fine Bindings - Illustrated & Children's Books, 537, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/17/2014 - 07/17/2014
Page Size: 518 items in 21 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Bacheller, IrvingFour works by Irving Bacheller, finely bound at the Roycroft binderyVarious placesVarious datesUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 270.00
2Bacheller, IrvingThe Story of a Passion[East Aurora, NY][1901]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
3Bacheller, IrvingThe Story of a Passion - One of 50 copies printed on Japan vellum, hand-illumined[East Aurora, NY][1901]USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
4Love Ballads of the XVIth Century[East Aurora, NY][1897]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
5The Book of JobEast Aurora, NY1897USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 330.00
6The Book of Job - One of 40 copies illuminated by Bertha C. HubbardEast Aurora, NY1897USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 540.00
7Exhibition of Sculpture by Gutzon Borglum, Avery Library, Columbia University1914USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 360.00
8Browne, IrvingBallads of a Book-WormEast Aurora, NY1899USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 96.00
9Browning, Elizabeth BarrettSonnets from the Portuguese[East Aurora, NY][1898]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 144.00
10Browning, RobertThe Last RideEast Aurora, NY1900USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 96.00
11Colt, Theodora Goujad DeWolfPoemsEast Aurora, NY1914USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
12Denslow, W.W.Books to Burn! - color lithograph poster for "The Philistine"[East Aurora, NY][c.1898]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 660.00
13Hamerton, Philip GilbertThe Intellectual LifeEast Aurora, NY1899USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
14Hamerton, Philip GilbertThe Intellectual LifeEast Aurora, NY1899USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 240.00
15Heath, Mary HubbardThe Elbert Hubbard I Knew: An Intimate Biography from the Heart and Pen of His SisterEast Aurora, NY1929USD 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
16Heine, HeinrichThe Book of Songs - One of 100 printed on Japan vellumEast Aurora, NY1903USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
17Hubbard, AliceGarnett and the Brindled Cow, Also Other MothersEast Aurora, NY1913USD 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
18Hubbard, AliceThe Myth in Marriage - Presented by the author to her daughterEast Aurora, NY[1912]USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 900.00
19Tennyson, AlfredMaud - One of 40 copies on Japan vellum, Bertha C. Hubbard's copyEast Aurora, NY1900USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
20Burroughs, JohnThe Harriman Alaska Expedition[New York][1901]USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
21James McNeill Whistler [from] Brush and Pencil, Vol. XII, No. 5. - Elbert Hubbard's copy, inscribed to him by the "Roycroft Court Painter" Alexis FournierAugust, 1903USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00
22Willoughby, LadySo Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby as Relates to her Domestic History & to the Eventful Period of the Reign of Charles the FirstLondon1845USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
23In Memoriam, Elbert and Alice Hubbard - a Hubbard family copyEast Aurora, NY[1915]USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
24Hubbard, Elbert and AliceJustinian and Theodora: A Drama - One of 106 copies on Japan vellum[East Aurora, NY][1906]USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00
25Hubbard, ElbertAs it Seems to Me: Being Some Philistine Essays Concerning Several ThingsEast Aurora, NY1898USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 900.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Bernard Romans, <i>Map of the Seat of Civil War in America</i>, Philadelphia, 1775. Sold October 10, 2013 for $173,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> First Confederate imprint announcing the dissolution of the Union, Charleston, SC, December 20, 1860. Sold October 10, 2013 for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.L. Hobson, <i>A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David BT.</i>, F.S.A., 1934. Sold October 24, 2013 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in French and Latin, France, circa 1500. Sold November 12, 2013 for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Rex Stout, <i>Fer-de-Lance</i>, first edition, 1934. Sold November 21, 2013 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Group of five autograph letters signed by Albert Einstein, grappling with gravitation before publishing his General Theory, 1910-15. Sold November 26, 2013 for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, <i>Their Search for Small</i>, pen-and-ink illustration for page 39 of A.A. Milne's House at Pooh Corner, 1928. Sold January 23, 2014 for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harriet Jacobs, <i>Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Written by Herself</i>, first edition, 1861. Sold March 27, 2014 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Johann Schöner, <i>Opera Mathematica</i>, first collected edition, Nuremberg, 1551. Sold April 3, 2014 for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio</i>, first edition of the first Vesalian piracy, 1545. Sold May 1, 2014 for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edward Gorey, posters for the New York City Ballet, 1974-75. Sold May 7, 2014 for $2,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Meadow Lark. Plate CXXXVI</i>, hand-colored plate from The Birds of America,1832. Sold June 3, 2014 for $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 9. HORAE. Illuminated manuscript on vellum.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 55. KELMSCOTT PRESS. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. Edited by F.S. Ellis.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 57. SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. SPENSER, EDMUND. 1930-32.<br>Est. $15,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 87. RIVERA, DIEGO. 1886-1957. Manuscript album in various hands.<br>Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 108. ARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHY. WHITNEY, HARRY. 1873-1936. Album of 188 photographs. Est. $10,000-$15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 110. BRAZIL. DE MORAES, JOSÉ. Portuguese Manuscript on paper.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 120. FLORIDABLANCA, MOÑINO Y REDONDO, JOSÉ CONDE DE. 1728-1808. Manuscript in Spanish on paper. Est. $25,000-$35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 155. THOMSON, JOHN. 1837-1921. Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs. Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 156. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage Of Discovery To The North Pacific Ocean, And Round The World. Est. $18,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 184. WHITMAN, WALT. 1819-1892. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"). Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 219. HOUGH, ROMEYN BECK. 1857-1924. The American Woods, Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory. Est. $20,000-$30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 280. WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed ("Richard Wagner"). Est. $12,000-$18,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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