The Sydney Rare Book Auctions team hosted our most recent auction on June 24th, with a full auction room and numerous online bidders making the sale a huge success. There was a lot of interest both locally and internationally for the Norman Lindsay collection, fine bindings and antiquarian books on offer.
Highlights for the sale included a collection of Norman Lindsay letters that sold for $2,000, a 1st edition copy of The Magic Pudding that achieved $1,600, and an 1827 King Narrative selling for $2,500.
Other interesting sales included a copy of Writer’s Pie ($700), Norman Lindsay Pen Drawings ($400), Henry Lawson’s The Elder Son ($500) a 1st ed copy of Philip K Dick’s World of Chance ($750) and A Handful of Darkness ($750) and Barrington’s 1810 History of New South Wales ($625).
If you have any books that you wish to sell in our next auction or are interested in attending our next sale (September 2012) then please contact a member of our team.
Phone +612 9552 1070