Sales by Author, Title, Subject and Collection

This index is compiled from the sales reports published in every issue of The Book Collector. These reports have themselves been assembled principally from eye-witness accounts by our correspondents. It is therefore a record of context as much as of cost. Who was bidding against whom, what was sold afterwards, the cataloguing errors, extraordinary provenances, rarity considered objectively - so on and suchlike. Some account of this system can be found in The Price of Passion ( 2016-04).

Entries are differentiated between Author, Title, Subject and Collection. It should be noted, however, that in the case of most classical texts and many cartographers, the author is also the title.

When typing an author's name into the Search bar please do so either as Smith, John or as Smith or as John.

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An asterisk (*) against an entry indicates that issue of The Book Collector is no longer available in print.


Titlesort descending Sales Category Sub Category Sale Price PDF File
Vancouver, Captain George Author 1953-02
Vancouver, Captain George Author 1972-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798, condition 'less than ideal' Subscribe
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2006-04
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2007-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2008-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2012-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author Copy 'apparently discarded by the Admiralty' Subscribe
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2013-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2014-03
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2014-04
Vancouver, Captain George Author 2015-04
Vancouver, Captain George Author 'Voyage' 1798 Subscribe
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2013-03
Vanity Fair 1847/48 Book Title 1978-02
Vanity Fair 1847/48 Book Title 1995-01
Vanity Fair 1847/48 Book Title Subscribe
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2010-01
Varia Opera Mathematica 1679 Book Title Subscribe
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2012-02
Varias Rimas ao Bom Jesus 1594 Book Title Subscribe
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2008-01
Variations of Animals and Plants 1868 Book Title Inscribed to the author's daughter Subscribe
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2012-01
Varie Opera c.1703/08 Book Title Bibiena Subscribe
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2013-03
Vartema, Ludovico Author 2010-01
Varthema, Ludovico de Author 1516 edition Subscribe
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2014-01
Varthema, Ludovico de Author 1548 German edition Subscribe
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2014-01
Varthema, Ludovico di Author 1520 edition Subscribe
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2010-01
Vasari, Giorgio Author 1998-01
Vasari, Giorgio Author 2007-03
Vasari, Giorgio Author 2014-02
Vasari, Giorgio Author 2016-01
Vasari, Giorgio Author 'Vite' 1568 Subscribe
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2005-01
Vases Grecs et Etrusques 1899 Book Title 2001-03
Vasi, Giuseppe Author 1998-03
Vasi, Giuseppe Author 2014-03
Vassé, Loys Author 1973-03
Vasserot & Bellanger Author 2011-02
Vatecinia Pontificum 1421 Book Title 'Rather damaged' Subscribe
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2007-01
Vathek 1787 Book Title 1952-02
Vathek 1787 Book Title 1962-03
Vathek 1787 Book Title Mallarmé's copy Subscribe
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2013-01
Vauban, Marquis de Author 2010-03
Vaughan Williams, Ralph Author An unpublished arrangement of 'Four Hymns' Subscribe
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2009-01
Vaux de Vicomte Collection Subject 2005-04
Vedute della Ville...della Toscana 1744 Book Title 1976-01

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