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PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries is one of the largest and most successful specialty auction houses world-over. Devoted to works on paper and related arts, PBA conducts approximately twenty-five gallery auctions in a calendar year and continuous live auctions of rare books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, prints and photographs. It is PBA Galleries' primary goal to maintain our high level of standards in the fine arts field and provide the best service to all who are interested in buying and selling at PBA Galleries. Why Consign to PBA Galleries? We can help turn the books you have into the books or cash that you want. As the preferred auction house for those who are looking for: * The opportunity to sell items in a traditional auction where extra-special attention is given to your property * Experienced cataloguers to accurately and thoroughly describe your items for a discerning audience of buyers * Contact with the community of collectors of rare and antiquarian books, manuscripts, maps & atlases, and photographs * A wide range of bidding options: live participation, telephone bidding, advance absentee bidding, and real-time bidding via the Internet * Fully illustrated online versions of the printed catalogues accessible to all visitors to the PBA Galleries website * Quick payment * A staff that shares your enthusiasm for your collection! We'd love to hear from you and be your auction partner!
605 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
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Bidder Reviews for PBA Galleries (354)

4.7 out of 5.0 Stars

8 Latest Top ReviewsSee All

Dekalb, IL

Mar 28, 2024
excellent service
The item was very well packaged and arrived soon after the auction
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Marina, CA

Feb 03, 2024
PBA has some real nice stuff they put up for sale, I think they are great.
A very fine art-oriented gallery. They always have something I want.

Washington, DC

Feb 02, 2024
Everything was accurately described. The payment and shipping were professional and quick. nd
Excellent auction house! They were helpful on the phone. The shipping was easy, and the works were all well packed.
Storefront by Ernest D. Roth

Thousand Oaks, CA

Dec 21, 2023
Dealing with PBA Galleries is always a positive experience
The books are outstanding and the entire process was seamless.
Letters to/from Samuel Johnson & H.L. Piozzi

Royal Oak, MI

Nov 30, 2023
You can trust them
DETECTIVE COMICS #103 * CGC 0.5 * Batman and Trouble Inc. * DC Universe Collection

Orrs Island, ME

Nov 09, 2023
Pleasant, thorough, and efficient
PBA Galleries did a great job of packing and shipping my artwork at a very reasonable cost. They even use compostable ‘ peanuts ’ for packing! Thank you!

Newark, DE

Sep 16, 2023
Very happy with the purchase. great communication
Photographs of U.S. invasion of Philippines 1898

Berkeley, CA

Aug 24, 2023
They are great. Helpful and prompt.
MARVEL TALES #s 114 & 118 * Lot of 2 Comics * Werewolf Shoots Up * Bisected Boy

Past Auctions from PBA Galleries

159: Andre Norton Witch World archive notes tapes maps
169: Large archive Andre Norton copied sources, etc.193: Lot of 7 volumes by Jack Vance, all signed

Science Fiction

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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Paul Landacre engraving of Printing Press
Bryce's Midget Library - 11 miniature booksVery Large Group of Miniature Books, Keepsakes

Books in All Fields

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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2208: Parley Pratt Mormonism Unveiled 1838 2nd Edition
2325: Volume 1 of Wheeler's Geographical Survey2115: Coat belonging to Thomas Edison

Fine Americana

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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1173: Knight's Works of Shakespeare in Original Parts
1106: Rare work on Astronomical Instruments1187: Whewell's History of the Inductive Sciences 1837

Fine & Rare Books

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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113: Smoke Bellew inscribed by Jack London
101: John Barleycorn inscribed by Jack London122: When God Laughs inscribed by Jack London

Fine Modern Literature

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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2143: Autograph Letter signed by Nelson, inviting Willi
2142: Manuscript Order of Battle and Arrangement of Att2066: Collection of 50 hand-colored steel-engraved prin

Travel and Exploration

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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1436: Su-wa-no-se, The Fourth World - film poster, sign
1042: The Bukowski / Purdy Letters: 1964-1974, A Decade1346: Pull My Daisy...for the Film by Robert Frank and

Beat Literature / Bukowski

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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137: NORFOLK JUBILEE SINGERS Broadside & Program

Ephemera & Vintage Paper

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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122: Psychedelic Prayers after the Tao Te Ching
211: Lot of 10 literary pamphlets212: Lot of 9 first edition titles bound in leather

Fine Modern Literature

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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1093: [Works, i.e.] The Works of Shakespeare. The text
1047: Printed Pages from European Literature: A Portfol1090: A Tourist In Spite of Himself

Rare Books & Manuscripts

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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2427: The Principles Behind the Rules of Golf
2386: Philadlelphia Section: Through the Greens and Gol2249: The Masters Tournament: Playing the Masters

Fine & Rare Golf Books

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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2265: Collection of 146 volumes by Nobel Prize winning
2090: Tender is the Night: A Romance2196: Women in Love

Fine Modern Literature

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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1188: Typed letter, signed by Jack London
1087: Keziah Dane1380: Lot of 2 first editions

Modern Literature

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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118: Album of photographs of Hong Kong, plus miscellane
141: The Tour of Doctor Syntax  in Search of the Pictur20: Novum Testamentum iam Quintum Accuratissima cura re

Rare Books & Manuscripts

United StatesBerkeley, CA, US
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