Books, Maps & Manuscripts

Date: 23rd Aug, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST

Thursday 22nd August 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

Buyer's premium:
24% + VAT (28.8% in total) 

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
We conduct appropriate Due Diligence checks to comply with current Anti-Money Laundering regulations. Full Buyer’s Terms can be found HERE

Please note you will be required to remove your purchased items within two working days of the sale unless by prior arrangement. Collections are by appointment from Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm. Saturday collections are only available when there is a sale and STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To make an appointment call 01969 623780 or email

Terms & Conditions specific to Books:
If, upon collation, any book sold in a specialist Book Sale as an individual item is found to lack any text-leaves or illustrations, the item may be returned to Tennants within seven days of the Day of Sale with a written description of the defect and in the same condition as it was purchased.

This warranty shall not apply to:

• Any defect mentioned in the catalogue description, pre-sale condition report (whether provided on the Tennants website or any other online platforms), any written or verbal representation made privately to the buyer, or in any announcement made at the time of sale.
• The absence of any blanks, half-titles, errata (leaves or slips), tissue-guards, or advertisements; damage to bindings; any staining, spotting, marginalia, marginal tears or any other defects not affecting the completeness of the text or illustrations.
• Atlases, maps, manuscripts, periodicals, postcards or ephemera.
• Books not individually named in a catalogue description.
• Books explicitly catalogued as not collated or sold as seen.
• Any book lots sold in any Tennants sale other than the specialist Book Sale

Name: Paul Hughes