Sydney Rare Book Auctions had a very successful sale on Saturday 14th December. Over 85 % of the lots sold with the highest being $4000 for the set of Art in Australia. Other high priced items were the six Irish Fore edge paintings which sold for $2600 + premium. Most of the antiquarian books sold with interest in all the sixteenth and seventeenth century titles ensuring that they mostly sold at the upper range of the estimates. The maps also sold well with several lots selling for more than $1000.
Next years sales will commence in February and there will be an Auction on the second Saturday of each month right through to December. If you have books you wish to sell, please don’t hesitate to contact us. See you in the new year!