13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 57


Somner (William).
The Antiquities of Canterbury, or A Survey of that Ancient Citie, with the Suburbs, and Cathedrall. Containing principally matters of Antiquity in them all ....
Richard Thrale, 1640, first edition, small quarto, [16], 516, [14] pages, folding map, two folding plates (one with repaired tear), repaired tears to F4, damp staining to gather 3J, morocco gilt binding with earlier board calf laid down;
[Clarke (Edward Daniel)], A Tour Through the South of England, Wales, and Part of Ireland, Made During the Summer of 1791.
R. Edwards, 1793, [iii]-xxx, [2], 403, [1] pages, twelve uncoloured aquatint plates, lacking half title, modern half calf;
with two others. (4)

Sold for £180
Estimated at £200 - £300


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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