Leyburn, North Yorkshire, UK -- Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on 18th November saw impressive results. Whilst the sale took place behind closed doors with no public viewing, online bidding facilities and extra imaging provided by Tennants helped the sale exceed the pre-sale estimate and achieve a 94% sold rate.

More than 170 fabric and textile sample books, mostly French, spanning the early nineteenth century through the 1940s, head to auction at Tennants in North Yorkshire, England, next week. The current owner amassed them over three decades, using them for reference and inspiration. According to the auctioneer, “The collection

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, England — A small pen and ink sketch of Christopher Robin by E.H. Shepard is one of the top lots in Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on 18th November, which will be an online sale. The sketch, in which Christopher Robin faces away, is signed by the artist and is

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, UK — An outstanding manuscript on archery, compiled by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey of Thirkleby Park, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, sold at Tennants Auctioneers for £2,600 (plus buyer’s premium), in their Book Sale on 18th March, trumping the £600-900 estimate.

Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey (1848-1916), it appears, was a man with an

Leyburn, North Yorkshire  — An outstanding manuscript on archery, compiled by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey of Thirkleby Park, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, is coming up for sale at Tennants Auctioneers in its Book Sale on 18th March.

Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey (1848-1916), it appears, was a man with an extraordinary fascination for archery. Written in the first decade of the 20th century, the

Leyburn, North Yorkshire — A volume of writings by the ‘Father of Parole’ sold almost twenty times it’s estimate in Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps & Ephemera Sale on 11th September. The volume of collected works by Capt. Alexander Maconochie sold for £4,800 (plus buyer’s premium) after a protracted bidding battle.

Lewin 1 .jpgA very rare 18th century publication - The Birds of Great Britain with their

IMG_0386 copy.jpgTennants Auctioneers’ Book Sale on 15th March sees the sale of two

William Page.JPGA collection of watercolour sketches by English artist William Page (

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