Bloomsbury Auctions Two-Day Book Sale

London - The Bloomsbury two day Summer Book Sale was a feast of rare books and first editions. Day one offered impressive collections of Children's and illustrated work, Conchology, Maps, Witchcraft and Aristotelian literature. The second day was entirely without reserve which attracted real interest and offered up first editions and classics alike.

The Summer Book Sale Day 1 Thursday 28th August 2014

Aristotle. - [Opera] Organon (1495). Sold for £12,500 [Lot 208]

Henry Holland - A Treatise against Witchcraft (1590). Sold for £5,250 [Lot 249]

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Simple directions in needle-work and cutting out (1861). Sold for £3,000 [Lot 153]

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis: or Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London (1777Ƒ. Sold for £2,250 [Lot 82]

John Andrew Dury and W. Herbert - A Topographical-Map of the County of Kent (1769). Sold for £2,250 [Lot 59]

Aristides. - Logoi...Orationes... (1517). Sold for £2,000. [Lot 213]

Titus Maccius Plautus - Ex Plauti comoediis XX (1522).Sold for £1,875 [Lot 214]


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London - 04th September 2014