Books, Manuscripts and Maps
Private Press and Limited Edtions
Bloomsbury Auctions has cultivated a growing list of collectors of beautifully produced and finely printed 20th century private press books. In any one of the specialised sales you will find a selection from the major and many of the minor presses: Kelmscott, Ashendene, Doves, Golden Cockerel, Bremer, Eragny, Gregynog, Nonesuch, Pear Tree, Rampant Lions, Officina Bodoni etc. Twice-yearly specialised sales often feature works illustrated by the cream of British wood-engravers: Eric Gill, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Robert Gibbings and John Buckland Wright; The department handles the choicest livres d'artistes which often include original graphics by renowned artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Miro or Chagall; and they are always happy to advise on the selling of individual works or entire libraries of these very special and beautifully produced books.