Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneSun, Feb 8, 2015 4:00 PM GMT
Rare Books & Manuscripts with Early Medical
Sunday, February 8th, 2015 - 8:00 am At the Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel - Room 201 on Level II 1001 Broadway, Oakland, California Venue of the 48th California International Antiquarian Book Fair PBA Galleries is pleased to offer 196 select lots of Rare Books & Manuscripts, including 42 important medical works from the 15th through 20th centuries, from the collection of George Bray. The items on offer range from landmarks of science and literature to rare illustrated books, historical accounts of travels through the world, original manuscripts and letters, and much more. The medical books from the Bray Collection cover breakthroughs in anatomy, pathology, immunization, with early herbals, massive anatomical atlases, and many others. Concluding the auction are nearly 50 lots of material donated by antiquarian booksellers to be sold for the benefit of the Elisabeth Woodburn Fund, which provides financial support for scholarly research and education relevant to the antiquarian book trade.