Gorringe's — Truly International
Yesterday’s Book Sale attracted worldwide interest, with winning bids from countries including- Australia, the U.S.A, Spain, India, Poland, Singapore, Germany, Italy, France, Holland, Greece, China and Canada.
Auction Result Highlights
Limited Edition of 1,000 numbered copies - but one of the additional only 12 printed on vellum.
SOLD for £5,500 + fees
London: Library of Imperial History, 1973-1975. Limited edition, number 373.
SOLD for £3,800 + fees
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, number 135 of 750 illustrated and signed by Arthur Rackham, with 40 tipped-in colour plates, translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas.
SOLD for £2,400 + fees
Signed, folio, original cloth in d/j, with 464 pp., 400 plates, Taschen, Monte Carlo, 1999, with chrome stand designed by Philippe Starck, together with original shipping box.
SOLD for £2,000 + fees
Our Autumn Book Sale is on 11th October 2022. Selected Books are accepted until 9th September 2022.
Managing Partner & Book Specialist
Managing Partner of Gorringe’s with over 40 years of experience. Philip oversees the development of the business. He has wide experience in the organising of periodical Country House Sales and has a particular interest in Books and Scientific Instruments. Philip also regularly undertakes valuations for Inheritance Tax and insurance purposes.
Books & Manuscripts Auctions and Valuations
Over the past five years Gorringe’s specialist book auctions have gone from strength to strength.
Our Book Sales boast a diverse selection of books ranging in both subject and date, from early Latin texts to traditional bindings, botanical, entemological, sporting subjects and first editions.
Our specialist has successfully auctioned several collections of Wisden’s Almanacs which produced two of the highest paid prices ever seen for Wisden’s at auction, with 1896 & 1897 hardbacks realising £17,000 each.
Gorringe’s can also advise clients on authenticate manuscripts and letters which are sold within the book auctions. In recent years these have included letters from King George IV, Charles Dickens, Daphnie Du Maurier, Florence Nightingale and Sir Winston Churchill.
For further information on Gorringe’s book auctions or for your free auction appraisal, please contact Philip Taylor on 01273 472503. email@example.com