Specialist books to include early and rare antiquarian volumes, modern first editions, manuscripts, maps and general written ephemera are included in our quarterly Fine Art & Antiques sales.  Lower value volumes and bindings are included in our three-weekly Home & Interiors.  Please note that the majority of mass-produced books no longer have any value at auction, and we would advise contacting us prior to bringing books to the Auction Centre for sale.

Recent highlights include a near-complete set of Wisden Cricketers Almanacs which sold for £7,800 and a collection of Beatrix Potter first editions which, along with other children’s volumes, totalled other £6,000.

Our book consultant Guy Pratt is available at the Auction Centre by appointment or can visit you in the comfort of your home for larger collections.

Entries close approx 4 weeks prior to Fine Art & Antiques sales, and one week prior to Home & Interiors sales.

Viewing – Fine Art & Antiques: The Thursday & Friday prior 10am-7pm and the morning of the sale from 9am

Home & Interiors: the day prior 10am-7pm and the morning of the sale from 8.45am

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Dean Davey's "scrap" album
Dean Davey's "scrap" album

 An album of autographs, letters, documents, envelope fronts and ephemera curated by William Harrison Davey (1825-1917), Dean of Llandaff, to include Royalty, politicians, military officials, scientists, authors and other notable figures from the Georgian and Victorian eras.

Turning over a new leaf
Turning over a new leaf

Turning over a new leaf…

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Cook as our new book consultant. 

An evening with author Helen Barrell
An evening with author Helen Barrell

We are pleased to host a talk with author Helen Barrell about Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor to coincide with our auction of his professional and personal effects




Steve Cook

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