Books, Manuscripts & Works on Paper 

Our Books, Manuscripts & Works on Paper Department offers a variety of material from early printed works, to medieval and early modern manuscripts, to modern first editions of fiction. The department also handles rare maps, ephemera, prints and works on paper. Hosting multiple sales throughout the year, the department holds additional sales of private collections such as the Collection of the late Hans Fellner (1925-96); the Henry Blofeld sale and books from the Library of Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011). 

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Harry Potter, First Edition


Sold for £27,500
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, First Edition 


Tyndale Bible


Sold for £36,000
Tyndale Bible

Oliva (Placido e Caloiro) Attributed to. Manuscript Portolan Chart on Vellum of Europe, Western Asia


Sold for £93,750
Oliva (Placido and Caloiro) A rare and unusually extensive Portolan Chart of Europe, Western Asia and North Africa, c.1640

Our Books & Works on Paper Department, consisting of two dedicated specialists and two cataloguers, are on hand to provide their expert knowledge and advice. The department is available for free and no obligation valuations and are happy to guide you through the auction process. 


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