Sunday 13th June saw the conclusion of another successful online-only timed auction of books at 1818 Auctioneers.

This being the third sale of the year and the largest yet with over 130 lots.

The top price going to a selection of Economic and Financial History books with a hammer price of £310.

Other highlights include Four Folio Society Fairy Books – hammer price £210; a copy of Lowe’s Natural History of New and Rare Ferns (1862) – hammer price £125; and a small selection of Local History books with Shap interest – hammer price £260.  


If you have any old, rare or unusual books and would like a valuation or advice, you can contact 1818’s book consultant, Rob Kerr, via email – rob.kerr@1818auctioneers.co.uk or phone 015395 66201 to arrange a call back.

Subjects and genres of books that continue to prove popular include: Children’s, Travel, Antiquarian, First Edition Literature, Folio Society, Art & Architecture, Maritime, Motoring, Engineering, Sporting.