Sale 599: Americana and the National Parks - Native American Art & Artifacts

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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Date of the auction: 20.10.2016

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Four volumes from the Basic Photo series - one inscribed

Title: Four volumes from the Basic Photo series - one inscribed Author: Adams, Ansel Place: New York Publisher: Morgan and Lester Date: Various dates Description: 4 volumes. Illustrated with diagrams and from photographs. (8vo) decorative cloth with pictorial dust jackets. Includes: Vol 1: Camera

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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My Camera in the National Parks - signed

Title: My Camera in the National Parks - signed Author: Adams, Ansel Place: Yosemite National Park and Boston Publisher: Virginia Adams, Yosemite National Park and Houghton Mifflin Date: 1950 Description: Unpaginated. 30 photographs in black and white, printed on rectos only, with interpretive text

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Six volumes featuring Ansel Adams Photography

Title: Six volumes featuring Ansel Adams Photography Author: Adams, Ansel Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Adams, Ansel and Virginia. Michael and Anne in the Yosemite Valley. Illustrated from photographs. (Oblong 8vo) tan boards with pictorial dust jacket

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley

Title: Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley Author: Adams, Virginia and Ansel Adams Place: San Francisco Publisher: H.S. Crocker Co. / Sierra Club Date: 1940, [1945], & [1963] Description: Illustrations from photographs by Ansel Adams. 5 copies, comprising: First Edition. Comb bound wrappers. 1940

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Archive of photographs and some ephemera from the personal collection of...

Title: Archive of photographs and some ephemera from the personal collection of veteran Black actress Pauline Myers Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: 1930s-70s Description: From the estate of veteran African-American actress Pauline [also spelled Paulene] Myers (1913-1996), a large

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Collection of legal documents about a squashed N.Carolina slave arson plot

Title: Collection of legal documents about a squashed N.Carolina slave arson plot Author: Place: North Carolina Publisher: Date: 1832 Description: 4 Autograph Documents Signed by several Justices of the Peace. Rowan County, North Carolina, Feb. 12-March 3, 1832. 7pp.total, 8 x 13” “Examinations

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Letter from pro-slavery racist in Ohio

Title: Letter from pro-slavery racist in Ohio Author: Place: Ohio Publisher: Date: 1842 Description: Jared S. Dawson. Autograph Letter Signed. Bellefontaine, (Ohio). Aug. 9, 1842. 3pp. + address leaf. To Col. James Taylor, at Lexington, Kentucky. "… Our Farmers, Mechanicks and Merchants are becoming

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Massachusetts teacher letter as Maryland Slave overseer

Title: Massachusetts teacher letter as Maryland Slave overseer Author: Place: Baltimore, Maryand Publisher: Date: 1842 Description: [Edward C. Carter] Autograph Letter, unsigned. Baltimore, June 20, 1842. 4pp. To “my most affectionate and dearly beloved brother”, Henry J. Carter, Stockbridge, Mass

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Decoration Day anti-slavery poem

Title: Decoration Day anti-slavery poem Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1870s Description: “Decoration Day”, unsigned manuscript poem. 2pp. 8 x 12” “To day a nation mourns her sons / Who died for Liberty/ She mourns above those faithful ones/Whose blood set thousands free….A nation mourns today a

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$120 - US$150

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Baltimore Blacks fight racist voter discrimination

Title: Baltimore Blacks fight racist voter discrimination Author: W.M. Alexander Place: Baltimore Publisher: Date: 1909 Description: Typed Letter Signed as President, Colored Mens Suffrage League. Baltimore, Nov. 3, 1909. 2pp. To William F. Stone, Custom House, Baltimore “Accept my congratulations

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Zoning Ordinances Nos. 724 and 725, new series/ Fire Zones - Prohibited...

Title: Zoning Ordinances Nos. 724 and 725, new series/ Fire Zones - Prohibited Uses, Ordinance No. 727, new series Author: Place: Alameda, CA Publisher: Date: [1940] Description: 19, [2] pp. With 7 maps. 28x20.5 cm. (11x8"), wrappers. Zoning ordinances for the island city of Alameda, as construction

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Pacific Coast Pilot: Alaska. Part I, Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay with...

Title: Pacific Coast Pilot: Alaska. Part I, Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay with Inland Passage from Strait of Fuca to Dixon Entrance Author: Nichols, Henry E., compiler Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1891 Description: 243 pp. Errata sheet inserted between pages 8 and 9

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Three handwritten diaries kept by Fred Parr, co-founder of the...

Title: Three handwritten diaries kept by Fred Parr, co-founder of the Parr-McCormick Steamship Line, during a trip to Alaska in 1911 Author: Parr, Fred Place: Alaska Publisher: Date: 1911 Description: Written in pencil. Each approx. 17x10 cm (6¾x5"), flexible red leather or cloth, as follows: [120

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Report on Population and Resources of Alaska at the Eleventh Census: 1890

Title: Report on Population and Resources of Alaska at the Eleventh Census: 1890 Author: Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1893 Description: xi, 282 pp. Illustrated with 67 half-tone plates, most from photographs, some from drawings; 3 chromolithograph plates; 1 engraved

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Original sketch book with pencil drawings and working sketches by Herman...

Title: Original sketch book with pencil drawings and working sketches by Herman Oliver Albright Author: Albright, Herman Oliver (German-American, 1876-1944 Place: [San Francisco, Calif.] Publisher: Date: c.1920's-30's Description: Approx. 26 leaves with sketches, plus a few blank leaves, and a few

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters

Title: Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters Author: Mayer, Alfred M., editor Place: New York Publisher: Century Co. Date: [1883] Description: 892 pp. Illustrated from engravings and drawings, many full-page, including a frontispiece from an engraving by Elbridge Kingsley. 25x17 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. Illustrated by Coloured Representations of the...

Title: The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. Illustrated by Coloured Representations of the Natural and Artificial Insect. And Accompanied by a few Observations and Instructions relative to Trout-and-Grayling Fishing. Author: Ronalds, Alfred Place: London Publisher: Longman's, Green and Co. Date: 1883

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Angler's Guide, Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling...

Title: The Angler's Guide, Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: Containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom and Float-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, for Sea, River, and Pond Fish... Author: Salter,T[homas] F[rederick] Place: London Publisher: Printed for the Author by Carpenter & Son

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert, & Sanderson

Title: The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert, & Sanderson Author: Walton, Izaak Place: London` Publisher: Nonesuch Press Date: 1929 Description: Nine drawings and two seals by Thomas Poulton colored in pochoir, and five portraits engraved on copper by Charles Sigrist

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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NASA color photograph, signed by Neil Armstrong

Title: NASA color photograph, signed by Neil Armstrong Author: Armstrong, Neil A. Place: Publisher: Date: No date Description: Official NASA color portrait of smiling Neil Armstrong in his space suit, helmet removed, a brief biographical paragraph on rear. Inscribed by Armstrong in blue ink. Neil

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Land of Little Rain

Title: The Land of Little Rain Author: Austin, Mary Place: Boston Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company Date: 1903 Description: Frontispiece after E. Boyd Smith, line illustrations in margins and chapter titles. (8vo) original cloth, pictorially stamped and gilt-lettered, top edge gilt. First

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Eastern Coastal Highway, New York City, New York, to Southern Florida - Old...

Title: Eastern Coastal Highway, New York City, New York, to Southern Florida - Old Spanish Trail, St. Augustine Florida, to San Diego, California, and optional connecting western roads Author: Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Automobile Club of Southern California Date: 1932 Description: 104 pp

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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National old trails road from New York to Los Angeles

Title: National old trails road from New York to Los Angeles Author: Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Automobile Club of Southern California Date: [1925] Description: 139, [5] pp. Strip-style maps throughout with narrative descriptions of the routes printed on facing pages. 24.8x10.2 cm (9¾x4

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Annual Catalog No. 16, Chas. E. Miller, Manufacturer, Jobber, Exporter...

Title: Annual Catalog No. 16, Chas. E. Miller, Manufacturer, Jobber, Exporter & Importer... List Prices, the Largest Automobile Supply House in America. Motor Car, Motor Boat, Motor Cycle... Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: 1910 Description: 255, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout. 22.8x18.8 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Automobile Hand Book for Chauffeurs and Auto Drivers and San Francisco...

Title: The Automobile Hand Book for Chauffeurs and Auto Drivers and San Francisco Guide Book for Tourists: Containing traffic ordinances, guide to points of interest, with illustrations, taxicab and auto rates, steamship and railroad offices, clubs, hospitals, maps, etc. Author: Place: [San

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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National Automotive School, Los Angeles, California (wrapper title)

Title: National Automotive School, Los Angeles, California (wrapper title) Author: Place: Los Angeles Publisher: 1922 Date: 1922 Description: 72 pp. Extensively illustrated from photographs. 29.5x22 cm (11½x8¾"), wrappers. Detailed overview of the curriculum at the school, where "NAS Spells

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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Baja California Travels Series

Title: Baja California Travels Series Author: Carpenter, Edwin & Glen Dawson, editors Place: Los Angeles Publisher: Dawson's Book Shop Date: 1965-92 Description: 51 volumes (including index). Complete run from Vol. 1 to 51. Numerous illustrations from facsimiles, photographs, drawings, engravings

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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The Methods and Results of the Survey of the West Coast of Lower California...

Title: The Methods and Results of the Survey of the West Coast of Lower California by the Officers of the U. S S. "Ranger" during the Season of 1889 and 1890 Author: Hydrographic Office, U. S. Navy Place: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1892 Description: 237 pp. With 4 maps (2

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic...

Title: American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. Author: Willis, N[athaniel] P[arker] Place: London Publisher: George Virtue Date: 1840 Description: 2 vols. vi, 140; iv, 106 pp. Illus. with 117 steel-engraved plates from drawings by William Henry Bartlett; 2

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 20 Oct 2016

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American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic...

Title: American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature Author: Willis, N[athaniel] P[arker] Place: London Publisher: George Virtue Date: 1840 Description: 2 volumes in 1. vi, 140; iv, 106 pp. Illus. with 117 steel-engraved plates from drawings by William Henry

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 20 Oct 2016