Sale 582 - Fine Books in All Fields with Illustrated & Children's Books

PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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Date of the auction: 24.03.2016

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The Pageant of History in Northern California

Title: The Pageant of History in Northern California Author: Adams, Ansel and Nancy Newhall Place: San Francisco Publisher: [American Trust Company] Date: 1954 Description: Illustrations from photographs by Adams. 35.5x28 cm. (14x11"), spiral-bound pictorial wrappers. Original cardboard packaging

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Portfolio of six lithographic reproductions of Charles White’s powerful...

Title: Portfolio of six lithographic reproductions of Charles White’s powerful black-and-white drawings Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1953 Description: Published by the same Communist periodical as in the listing above. 13 x 18 inches. (Masses & Mainstream [1953]). Plates are loose-leaf in a

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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The Modern Poster

Title: The Modern Poster Author: Alexandre, Arséne,et al Place: New York Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons Date: 1895 Description: xvi, 117, [2] pp. Illustrated. (8vo) original cloth designed by Will Bradley with pictorial peacock design on front, other designs on spine and rear cover, top edge

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Two works by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Title: Two works by Horatio Alger, Jr. Author: Alger, Horatio, Jr. Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Henry T. Coates Date: 1897-1898 Description: Includes: Frank and Fearless. Original decorated tan cloth. First Edition. 1897. The Young Bank Messenger. Original decorated green cloth. First Edition

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Two rare 1942 Chicago imprints of woodblock art

Title: Two rare 1942 Chicago imprints of woodblock art Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1942 Description: Engagement Calendar, 1942 / From the Art Classes of the Chicago Public High Schools. Spiral Bound. 6 x 9 inches, Approximately 70 (unnumbered) full-page prints+ the front-cover illustration

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Second ten volumes (1932-41) of the American Annual of Advertising Art

Title: Second ten volumes (1932-41) of the American Annual of Advertising Art Author: Art Directors Club Place: NY Publisher: Date: 1932-41 Description: The 11th to the 20th Annuals (see the first 10 listed above) spanned the Depression years to the start of World War II. Bound in decorative cloth

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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WPA-era woodblock art History of Chicago, 1934

Title: WPA-era woodblock art History of Chicago, 1934 Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1934 Description: James Alton James (text). Chicago / A History in Block-Print / Block-prints executed by the advanced class in design under the direction of Clara MacGowan, assistant professor of art, Northwestern

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Women Painters of Washington. 1948 Block Print Calendar

Title: Women Painters of Washington. 1948 Block Print Calendar Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1948 Description: Spiral bound. 8.25 x 9.5”, 24pp. Images on front cover and 13 text pages. Rare. The artists represented are Ebba Rapp, Frieda Portmann, Jule Kulberg, Lilian Rehbock, Anita Elvidge, Olive

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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2 Block Print calendars by the Chicago Society of Artists, 1953 and 1956

Title: 2 Block Print calendars by the Chicago Society of Artists, 1953 and 1956 Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1953-56 Description: Spiral bindings. Both 6.5 x 9.5 inches, 55pp. Front cover color prints and black-and-white block prints of the calendar pages. The work of 40 artists was represented

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Chicago Society of Artists. 11 Block Print Calendars, for the years 1972...

Title: Chicago Society of Artists. 11 Block Print Calendars, for the years 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986 and 1991. Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1972-1991 Description: All spiral bound, 6 x 9.5 inches. All with illustrations on front cover and approximately 50 of the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Lavishly illustrated promotional booklet for Canadian world cruise

Title: Lavishly illustrated promotional booklet for Canadian world cruise Author: Richard Allen Fish, artist Place: Various plates Publisher: Various publishers Date: 1925-1927 Description: Canadian Pacific Cruise, Round the World & Mediterranean, 1925-1926. 8 x 10 inches, 64pp. “Persia – Oriental

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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2 menus for Black Hawk restaurant, Chicago

Title: 2 menus for Black Hawk restaurant, Chicago Author: Place: Chicago Publisher: Date: 1936-1942 Description: 2 menus, Black Hawk restaurant, Chicago, famed for its Big Band entertainment: Dinner Menu with fine stylized illustration by Colombian-American painter and muralist Santiago Martinez

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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2 menus for Earl Carroll Theater, Hollywood with Icart-type illustrations

Title: 2 menus for Earl Carroll Theater, Hollywood with Icart-type illustrations Author: Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Date: ca. 1940 Description: 2 menus for Earl Carroll, Hollywood: 8 x 10.5”, 3pp. and 11 x 16” (folded horizontally), 3pp. (ca. 1940). Both with the same Icart-style Art Deco cover

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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2 Jazz Age New York restaurant-theater menus

Title: 2 Jazz Age New York restaurant-theater menus Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1937-1943 Description: Two menus: French Casino, Dinner Menu, New York / Miami (dated in the text Jan. 2, 1937) 9.5 x 12”, 4pp. front cover color illustration of topless dancer, signed “MV” Cocoanut Grove

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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First ten volumes of the American Annual of Advertising Art (1921-31)

Title: First ten volumes of the American Annual of Advertising Art (1921-31) Author: Art Directors Club Place: NY Publisher: Date: 1921-31 Description: Complete set of the first ten American Annuals of Advertising Art which began with the 1921, “Catalogue for the First Annual Exhibition of

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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1930s notebook with striking Art Deco design

Title: 1930s notebook with striking Art Deco design Author: Place: Rochester, NY Publisher: Bastian Brothers Date: ca. 1934 Description: “Swivel” unused notebook, with a striking Deco cover of red, black and silver glassine and 1934-1935 calendars over a grey “metallic” sheet (Bastian Brothers

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Art Deco illustrations by a master artist of pre-Independence India

Title: Art Deco illustrations by a master artist of pre-Independence India Author: Kanu Desai (artist) Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: 1929-40 Description: 2 11 x 14” color prints removed from the artist’s “Rup Rehka” watercolor portfolio (ca. 1940) incomplete copy of

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Art Deco illustrated menu for College Inn, Chicago, signed by Jazz band leader

Title: Art Deco illustrated menu for College Inn, Chicago, signed by Jazz band leader Author: Place: Chicago Publisher: Date: ca. 1933-1934 Description: College Inn [Chicago] Supper Menu. 7.5 x 11”, 4pp. With front and rear cover Abstract Illustration by Julio de Diego. Signature on front-cover of

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Hand-drawn menu for New York women's singing group

Title: Hand-drawn menu for New York women's singing group Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: ca. 1890 Description: Menu / “The Rubinstein Club thank you for the honor of your presence this event and courteously invite you to attend their concerts the coming year”. 4 x 6.5”, 2pp. (No place or

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Rare 1931 artist-designed menu of Samovar Restaurant, Montreal, Canada

Title: Rare 1931 artist-designed menu of Samovar Restaurant, Montreal, Canada Author: Valentin Shebaeff, artist Place: Montreal, Canada Publisher: Date: 1931 Description: Lunch and Dinner Menu. 4 printed pp, with carbon-copy typed page laid in, dated October 1931. Blue and gold cover illustration

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Menus with art by Diego Rivera and Rene Magritte

Title: Menus with art by Diego Rivera and Rene Magritte Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: 1946-1967? Description: 2 menus with art by Diego Rivera and Rene Magritte: Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Coffee Shop menu with front cover color illustration by

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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3 scarce 1950s illustrated menus from the Waldorf Astoria Coffee House, and...

Title: 3 scarce 1950s illustrated menus from the Waldorf Astoria Coffee House, and 1 from the Hotel Statler Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1950-1956 Description: 3 Waldorf menus with striking “Mexican peasant” illustrations by Albert de Querquis. 9 x 12”, 3pp. and 4pp. Dated Nov. 19, 1950

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Improvisations. Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball

Title: Improvisations. Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball Author: Place: New York Publisher: Artists Equity Date: 1950 Description: Four preliminary leaves and 51 original lithograph advertisements by noted artists. 31x23 cm (12¼x9") color lithograph wrappers, plastic comb binding. No. 1773 of 2000

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Three and the Moon

Title: Three and the Moon Author: Dorey, Jacques Place: New York Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Date: 1929 Description: xi, 103 pp. Illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff. (Folio) 13x9¾, original patterned boards backed in maroon cloth lettered in silver, dust jacket, slipcase. No. 112 of 260 copies

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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WITHDRAWN Two books illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff

Title: WITHDRAWN Two books illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Bianco, Margery Williams. The Apple Tree. (8vo) cloth-backed boards, dj. First Edition. [1926]. Artzybasheff, Boris. Seven Simeons: A Russian Tale. (4to

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Second block of the Yoshiwara District

Title: Second block of the Yoshiwara District Author: Anonymous Place: [Japan] Publisher: Date: c. early to mid 18th century Description: 26x38 cm (10¼15") benizuri (red, black, and green) print. A bright benizuri-e print (the earliest type of color print in Japan) showing five people in the

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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"Réunion de sept jeunes femmes symbolisant les sept dieux du bonheur"

Title: "Réunion de sept jeunes femmes symbolisant les sept dieux du bonheur" Author: Hosoda Eishi Place: Japan Publisher: Nichimuraya Yohachi Date: 1793 Description: Woodblock oban tryptich on three sheets. Each sheet approx. 38.5x25 cm (15¼x9¾"). Censor seal/ Kiwame of the period Hosada, or

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Seven gods of good fortune (Shichi-fuku-jin)

Title: Seven gods of good fortune (Shichi-fuku-jin) Author: Katsukawa Shunshō Place: [Japan] Publisher: Chichibaya Date: c. 1780 Description: 68x11 cm (26½x4½") color matted print. This ukiyo-e scroll print features the seven gods of good fortune (also known as the seven lucky gods): Hotei, Jurōjin

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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Carp Ascending a Waterfall

Title: Carp Ascending a Waterfall Author: Keisai Eisen Place: [Japan] Publisher: Date: Description: 70.5x23 cm (28x9") color matted print. This famous ukiyo-e print is part of many collections, such as the fine arts museums of San Francisco. It is a scroll print ( kakeimono-e ) rendered in a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 24 Mar 2016

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"Chinese General Kuan Yu & companion Liu Pie"

Title: "Chinese General Kuan Yu & companion Liu Pie" Author: Koryusai, Isoda, attrib. Place: Japan Publisher: Date: 18th century Description: Woodblock print on two sheets joined together. 69.4x12 cm (27¼x4¾"). Japanese "pillar print," unsigned, attributed to the artist Isoda Koryusai (active

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 24 Mar 2016