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Sale BK18: Antiquarian Book Sale

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Wednesday, 6th September 2017

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 741 fine art lots.

Sale Notes

The forthcoming Antiquarian Book Auction to be held on 6th September 2017 has a diverse range of books on offer. Included, is a large single owner collection of English Civil War Books (Lots 244-383).

Following the sad passing away last year of popular antiquarian book dealer Royston Parry, the sale also includes the reserve antiquarian stock of Exeter Rare Books. The eclectic collection, most of which has never been offered for sale, ranges from a rare German Peep Show of the first steam railway (BK18/53) to early Holy Bibles.

Other highlights include a rare folio titled An Embassy from the East India Company of the United Provinces, of the Grand Tartar Cham Emperour of China (BK18/494), with an estimate of £5,000-£6,000.

Contact for Sale

For any information about this sale, please contact:-

Rachel LittlewoodRachel Littlewood

Tel:+44 (01392) 413100