PBA Galleries

Berkeley, California — PBA Galleries announced the postponement of upcoming auctions as part of the ongoing efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Seven Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley have issued a shelter-in-your-residence order which has resulted in PBA Galleries suspending operations until at least April 7 . The auctions specifically affected are the “Art & Archaeology of

Auctions currently scheduled for this week include the following (but be sure to check websites for updated information):

At Morton Subastas on Tuesday, March 17, the Backal Collection and Library, in 250 lots. The top lot

Many books on the block this week, particularly with the Rare Book Week festivities in New York. Here's what I'll be watching:

At Dominic Winter Auctioneers on Wednesday, March 4, Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Books from the Library of

Berkeley, CA — A notable collection spanning photography's first 100 years will be auctioned by PBA Galleries in Berkeley, California on Thursday, March 5, 2020, commencing at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.

The collection was amassed by Dr. Robert Enteen while living in Paris and other major European cities.  It includes an estimated 10,000 photographs, photo-books, and ephemera. The

Lot of lots to watch this week:

On Wednesday, February 19, Lyon & Turnbull will sell Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs, in 543 lots. Estimated at £15,000–20,000 are a 1583

Collectors focusing on the Golden State often point to first editions of the Zamorano 80 as their collective black tulip--that carefully curated list of books created in 1945 by the Zamorano Club deemed most significant to the history of California. Founded in 1928 and named in honor California’

Here are four sales I'll be watching this week:

At Christie's Paris on Tuesday, 4 February, Paul Destribats: Bibliothèque des avant-gardes, Partie II. The 276 lots include a maquette for of

As the antiquarian book world readies for the first of its big gatherings of 2020, we thought we’d provide a quick, chronological rundown of the major events. Stay tuned for more information and highlights as we get closer to kickoff.

January 31-February 1: The 2020 San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print

Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:

At Forum Auctions on Tuesday, January 21, Editions & Works on Paper, in 272 lots. Banksy's 2002 screenprint "

The 2020 book auctions get underway this week with two sales on Thursday, January 9:

Forum Auctions will hold an online sale of Books and Works on Paper, in 206 lots. Three lots are each estimated at £1,000–1,500: the first is an unbroken run of