Books and Works on Paper


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Works that fit the double bill

01 March 2021

Bumper selection of lots offered in Gloucestershire auction house Dominic Winter provides wide-ranging array

British and Irish book auctions: March 2-20, 2021

01 March 2021

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

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Winnie The Pooh set signed by ‘Christopher Robin’ emerges in San Francisco

01 March 2021

A 50th anniversary edition of the much-loved AA Milne and EH Shepard books, a boxed set published in the appropriate years of 1974-78, is shown below.

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‘Bible that Charles I carried to the block’

22 February 2021

Bible sold for £160,000 at auction is reputed to be that taken by Charles I to his execution in 1649

Perry claims Florida and takes on slavers before his Japanese fame

22 February 2021

A naval logbook kept by Matthew Perry offered in New York covered a very eventful period in this distinguished mariner’s career.

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Captain America socks it to Hitler

22 February 2021

A copy of the very first issue of Captain America soared to £320,000 (£235,640) at Heritage Auctions.

British and Irish book auctions: February 23-March 11, 2021

22 February 2021

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

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Miniature powers up to £1.2m

15 February 2021

Work produced in Brussels in the 1530s by a master of illumination soars way over estimate in Sotheby's London auction

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Holy order at £25,000

15 February 2021

Though incomplete and in a decorative 19th century binding, a very desirable early Bible impressed at Chiswick Auctions (25/12% buyer’s premium).

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Pioneering sea atlas sails to a new high

15 February 2021

Sold for a record €260,000 (£234,235) in Hamburg was a copy of Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer’s Speculum nauticum super navigatione maris occidentalis…

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Early coloured print of Melbourne under the hammer

15 February 2021

A very early coloured litho view of Melbourne formed part of an Australiana sale held by dealer and auctioneer Peter Arnold (18% buyer’s premium).

British and Irish book auctions: February 16-28, 2021

15 February 2021

Our regular listing of British and Irish book auctions.

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Work that brought colour to life

08 February 2021

Influential Moses Harris work had made no appearance in auction records and sparked vibrant bidding at Hansons.

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Cottam on to a super collection

08 February 2021

Books from the collection of the late Derek Cottam made a significant contribution to a Norfolk sale.

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Result that was fine and Dandy

08 February 2021

One highlight of a timed online sale of comics and related artwork was a complete run of Dandy for the year 1944 at £2250.

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Bidders savour Edmund Spenser works in beautiful bindings

08 February 2021

Two beautifully illustrated, illuminated and finely bound manuscripts offered at Forum Auctions (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) featured the works of Edmund Spenser.

British and Irish book auctions: February 9-19, 2021

08 February 2021

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

British and Irish book auctions: February 3-19, 2021

01 February 2021

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

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Beethoven sorry for the trouble

01 February 2021

Simple, undated note by the Beethoven bought for $220,000 at Heritage auction by a big fan

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Letter including drawing of turbulent lovers Verlaine and Rimbaud sold at at Christie’s

01 February 2021

Sold for €160,000 (£144,145) was a letter sent by Félix Régamy to his brother Frédéric including a drawing of Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine in England.

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