Rare Books

Wednesday 9 December 2020

Rare Books

12:00PM 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Highlights of Art+Object last Rare Books auction for 2020 include:

A complete set of ‘The Nonesuch Dickens ‘, London 1937. It includes the volume containing the original steel plate engraved by H.K. Browne [Phiz], for Messrs Chapman and Hall.

A superb album of New Zealand photographs by Josiah Martin and the Burton Brothers.

A collection of North Pole exploration including Matthew A. Henson’s ‘A Negro Explorer at the North Pole’. New York 1912, 1st ed. Also ’My Attainment of the Pole’ by Dr Frederick A. Cook. New York 1911, 1st ed.

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. 3 Volumes. First Editions.

The Fellowship of the Ring, 2nd impression, December 1954. First impressions of The Two Towers and The Return of the King. London, George Allen Unwin 1954-1955. All in DJs.

A collection of early Science Fiction Periodicals.

A large selection of deluxe fountain and ballpoint pens including designs by Porsche, Ferrari and B.M.W. and Limited-edition Parker pens.

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