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Children's and Illustrated

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Christmas at Sotheran's

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Vintage Travel Posters

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Japanese Blossom Prints

Sotheran's are very pleased to present you with this collection of Japanese Blossom woodblock prints. We hope you will find them as delightful as we do. The collection will be on display in the Print Department until Saturday 23rd December 2023.

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Polar Exploration

This year we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of James Weddell discovering the Antarctic sea that bears his name and reaching the furthest point south of any ship at that point in time. His record stood for 18 years. It took almost another 100 years to reach the South Pole. Discover and explore the sometimes chilling narratives in the middle of summer!

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Hiroshige Prints 2023

Utagawa Hiroshige, born Ando Tokutaro (1797-1858) was a Japanese ukiyo-e (picture's of the floating World) artist. He is generally considered the last great master of that tradition. Sotheran's are very pleased to offer a selection of his works for sale including some of his highly collectable original prints as well as some very attractive modern editions.
All prints are offered for sale mounted ready for framing.

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Vintage Travel Posters Catalogue

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Sotheran's Gift Cards

Need a present for a bibliophile but have no idea what they already have? Then our Gift Cards are the perfect option.

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FEATURED COLLECTIONS

Prints by Ackermann of Cambridge Colleges

Sotheran's are very pleased to present highlights of some of our Ackermann prints recently purchased depicting Cambridge Colleges. We hope you find some of interest. They are beautifully hand coloured acquaints.

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Information Gathering & Covert Operations

It is easy to amass a hundred espionage novels, books of spy and secret agent fiction; however, not so if you are looking for espionage non-fiction. This collection of 51 titles, apart from three books (easy to spot), contains non-fiction, as far as one can tell in this shady genre.

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Prints by Claude Rowbotham

Claude Hamilton Rowbotham (1864-1949) was born in Kensington, being the youngest of eight children from an artistic family, with his father Thomas Charles Rowbotham being a talented watercolour artist. These prints were acquired directly from the artist's grandson.

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Vintage Travel Posters

Sotheran’s are very pleased to present you with our seventeenth Annual Travel Posters exhibition catalogue.

The exhibition is on display in the Print department from 10th November to 1st December 2023.

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T.E. Lawrence

TEL, as he is sometimes referred to, does not need an introduction. The personality, myth - his labour and works - continue to create a mysterious fascination for the tactician, military historian, and reader.

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Once Upon a Tome: The Misadventures of a Rare Bookseller

Oliver's book is finally here, and we've got a few copies available to purchase from our website. In the publisher's words, "Once Upon a Tome is the rather colourful story of life in one of the world's oldest bookshops and a love letter to the benign, unruly world of antiquarian bookselling, where to be uncommon or strange is the best possible compliment."

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GALLI, Federica. Venice Series - the complete portfolio.
Venice Series - the complete portfolio
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£54,000.00
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MILLIGAN, Spike. "Rommel?" "Gunner Who?" Signed by Stephen Hawking.
Rommel? Gunner Who? SIGNED BY STEPHEN HAWKING
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CRICK, Francis and James WATSON. Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid etc.
Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid
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WILLYAMS, Cooper. A Voyage Up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure, One of the Squadron Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, K.B. Now ….
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SCHOMBURGK, Robert Hermann. Twelve views in the interior of Guiana: From Drawings executed by Mr. Charles Bentley, after Sketches during the Expedition carried on in the Years 18….
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