PBA Galleries presents: Sale 621: Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography (489 Lots)

Auctioneer


PBA Galleries

Location


1233 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Sale Date


Thu, August 10th 2017, 11:00 - 15:00



Lot 1: Images, 1923-1974 Signed by Ansel Adams


Lot 2: Postcard from Ansel Adams to vineyard head


Lot 3: Fiftieth Aniversary of Washington's inauguration


Lot 4: Free Black woman refused residence in Rhode Island


Lot 5: 1825 Fugitive Slave woman on the run, North Carolina letter


Lot 6: Scientific support of Slavery 1854


Lot 7: 1856 NY Black Abolitionist jobs for fugitive slaves


Lot 8: Publication of First legal defence of Emancipation Proclamation


Lot 9: 8 Civil War slave-related "patriotic covers" (illustrated envelopes)


Lot 10: ‘Poem that Made the Negro a Soldier’, 1864 Autograph Manuscript


Lot 11: Booker T. Washington letter as 20 year-old teacher, 1877


Lot 12: 1st Black Harvard graduate as Republican ‘good soldier’, 1884 letter


Lot 13: 'Negro Intelligence', 1st ‘scientific’ studies, 1913-16


Lot 14: Last African-American silent movies, 1922-28 ephemera


Lot 15: NAACP leader writes of lynching in the rural South, 1926 letter


Lot 16: Famed Black woman scultpress of the Harlem Renaissance, 1928 letter


Lot 17: 1938 Black pictorial magazine, only known copy


Lot 18: 1940s San Francisco Black Jazz Club


Lot 19: Black master artist Charles White, 1962-2009


Lot 20: Photo album of Alaska Highway construction


Lot 21: With large maps of Alaska


Lot 22: Spurr report on the Geology of the Yukon


Lot 23: Prohibition Prescription Forms For Medicinal Liquor


Lot 24: Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin


Lot 25: Letter about watching America's Cup races 1899


Lot 26: New York Avant-Garde Art School catalogs, 1926-36


Lot 27: American Heritage magazine Volumes 1 through 5


Lot 28: Missionary, famed orthographer among the Choctaw Indians, 1834 letter


Lot 29: Architectural plans for S.F. Children's Hospital 1909


Lot 30: Architectural plans for S.F. Masonic Temple 1911