Ansel Adams in Our Time celebrates the visual legacy of the acclaimed American photographer and includes some of his most iconic images, from a symphonic view of snow-dusted peaks in The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (1942) to the sublime Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park (1960).  More than 100 photographs by Adams, displayed alongside images by

The Joel Harris Collection of Oziana & Children's Books

Curated by the Director of Special Publications of the International Wizard of Oz Club, Joel Harris – who is also an author, collector and San Francisco Bay Area estate planning and probate attorney – Mr. Harris’s sale offers over 190 lots of first edition and vintage books, featuring a captivating and broad selection of Oz

PBA Platinum Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art
Sale #709 

A select gathering of rare books, manuscripts, art and other fine material in all fields. Included are early and important treatises on science, medicine, alchemy and the occult; landmarks of literature; rare Americana and Californiana; illustrated and color plate books; original art and livres d’artiste; fine press books

Publications of the Limited Editions Club
Sale #2037

368 lots of publications from the Limited Editions Club, featuring classic literature from Grecian times to the mid-twentieth century, finely printed, attractively bound, and adorned by the leading artists and illustrators the day, nearly all of whom have signed on the limitation page.


Americana – Travel & Exploration – World History – Cartography
Sale #706

Three hundred and thirty-five lots of rare, important, and captivating works on the history, geography, culture, development and social fabric of the Americas and the world at large. Included are printed books, manuscripts, photographs, ephemeral items, maps, and much more.



Fine & Rare Books - Fine Literature
Sale #705

Over 250 lots of rare, unusual, and important books, with beauty and levity as well. Religious and historical tomes from the 16th and 17th centuries lead to landmarks of science and medicine of the 18th and 19th, literary giants of years past, from Dickens and Dostoevsky to T.S. Eliot and Mark Twain, give way to the beat

View in person the exquisite handmade books of the gallery show. 

Book lovers in the Bay Area can now view the 40+ books in person at our Grabhorn Institute gallery on Fridays and select Saturdays with a free, timed reservation. Per pandemic precautions, mask wearing, temperature check, and distancing required. Limit of 12 people in the gallery at a time. 

Fridays, 10am – 4pm

Laura Meseguer Hosts Four-Day Online Stencil Type Design Workshop with Letterform Archive

Stencil Type Design has been proven as a great way to explain and practice the principles underlying the design of typefaces.

Award-Winning International Graphic & Type Designer from Spain
Marks the Archive’s First Class Taught Internationally

All Summer Programming –

The Howard Hughes Auction …Followed by Exceptional Historical Autographs & The Collection of William J. Bell, Legendary TV Writer, Producer.


Auction previews by appointment only

Profiles in History
26662 Agoura Road

Calabasas, CA

Fine Art – Photography & Prints
Food & Drink – Illustrated Books
Sale #704

Over 350 lots including original works of art, with books on agriculture, horticulture, brewing, and cookery, with photography from the collection of Robert Enteen, illustrated and fine press books. Featured is an original Diego Rivera watercolor for the March 1932 cover of Fortune Magazine