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Sale BK21: Antiquarian Book Sale

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Wednesday, 6th March 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

Books, Maps and Prints Auction

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Specialist sale of books, prints and maps covering art and art reference books, children's and illustrated books, history, literature, biography, military, naval, travel, topography, science, natural history, reference and sporting books as well as photographs, manuscripts, prints and maps.

This auction has 456 fine art lots.

Catalogue and Notices

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Sale Notes

The forthcoming Antiquarian Book Auction on 6th March 2019 includes a vast array of books, manuscripts and ephemera including a fine selection of bindings, early works from a private philosophical library, a good military section and a selection of Devon and Cornwall maps. There are some unusual children’s books, such as Lothar Meggendorfer’s Princess Rose Petal and Her Adventures (BK21/266a), a moveable toy book that carries a pre-sale estimate of £500 - £1,000 as well as early bibles (such as (BK21/298 and 300), a watercolour of Exeter Theatre (BK21/647) that was burnt down and an album relating to the Meyer Goldwyn movie of Wuthering Heights (BK21/623) to name a few.

Order of Sale

The sale will start at 12:00pm.

Bidding Options

Bidders at this auction will be able to place bids in person in the saleroom, by telephone (provided they prebook with us) and through commission bids. Buyers will also be able to bid online over the Internet at this sale.

Online Auction and Live Bidding Details

Live online bidding is available through our live bidding partners for this auction.

The Saleroom LogoThe Saleroom is one of our English language live bidding partners.

Contact for Sale

For any information about this sale, please contact:-

Rachel LittlewoodRachel Littlewood

Tel:+44 (01392) 413100

Auction Settlement Details

We offer several payment methods.

If you are tranferring funds to us electronically for this auction, please call us on +44 (0)1392 413100 or email us for our client bank account details.

Legal Notice

Please note that this sale will be subject to our usual Terms and Conditions. Your attention is drawn to our conditions of sale, our information for buyers and our information for sellers. Please also note our premium and commission charges.