Auctions | September 4, 2014

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)

[Lot 208] £12,500

Henry Holland - A Treatise against Witchcraft (1590)

[Lot 249] £5,250

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Simple directions in needle-work and cutting out (1861)

[Lot 153] £3,000

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis: or Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London (1777)

[Lot 82] £2,250

John Andrew Dury and W. Herbert - A Topographical-Map of the County of Kent (1769)

[Lot 59] £2,250

Aristides. - Logoi...Orationes... (1517)

[Lot 213] £2,000

Titus Maccius Plautus - Ex Plauti comoediis XX (1522)

[Lot 214] £1,875

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Image: Lot 249: Henry Holland - A Treatise against Witchcraft (1590).