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Books and Manuscripts

Boningtons have emerged as notable specialists in the field of antique books and manuscripts. We having been holding bi-annual specialist book sales on a regular basis now for many years and have built up a loyal clientele base. Most if not all of these sales have contained a vast selection of works ranging from the early modern to modern era, with these including many first edition and rare examples.

If you would like to be advised on a particular Book, Manuscript or Ephemera that you have been trying to source, please contact our saleroom where we have specialists on hand to help you out or you are more than welcome to e-mail us with your enquiry and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have been looking to purchase a particular book, we offer a service where you can provide us with the details of the books and your contact information by simply filling in our enquiry form and we will notify you via e-mail when such examples become available in any of our forthcoming sales.

Below you can see details of a sale in December 2012, where Boningtons were able to offer a significant single private collection of books from the library of a well-known zoologist. The collection included some very notable examples of antique books dating from the 17th century to the present day, with some particularly fine works on botany and travel which proved extremely popular with collectors

Joseph Carson (1808-1876), Illustrations of Medical Botany,Published by L P Smith, 1847,

Sold for £1100

James Forbes (1749-1819), Oriental Memoirs, printed by T. Bensley 1813,

Sold for £1200

A Selection of Sir Robert Ainslie’s Views in Turkey,Europe, Asia etc, Published by T. Bensley for R. Bowyer, 1812,

Sold for £1720

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