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.


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Yciar, Juan de Author Arte Subtilissima 1550 Subscribe
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2013-02
Ye Shall See My Stud 1832 Book Title Subscribe
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2015-03
Yeats, Jack Author 1972-03
Yeats, John Butler Author Stoneware whiskey bottle Subscribe
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2017-04
Yeats, John Butler Author His desk chair Subscribe
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2017-04
Yeats, John Butler Author His hairbrushes Subscribe
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2017-04
Yeats, John Butler Author A metal deed box Subscribe
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2017-04
Yeats, W.B. Author His folio notebook between Nov. 1930 and the summer of 1933 Subscribe
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1985-03
Yeats, W.B. Author Journal for 1898-1902 Subscribe
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1990-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 1955-02
Yeats, W.B. Author 32 pp. of letters Subscribe
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1961-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 1963-01
Yeats, W.B. Author 1963-04
Yeats, W.B. Author 1964-01
Yeats, W.B. Author 37 letters Subscribe
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1968-02
Yeats, W.B. Author 1973-02
Yeats, W.B. Author 1980-03
Yeats, W.B. Author The Dorothy Wellesley papers Subscribe
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1983-04
Yeats, W.B. Author 'Great Vellum Notebook' Subscribe
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1990-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 'Poems' 1949 Subscribe
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1996-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 2004-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 2005-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 2007-01
Yeats, W.B. Author 'Poems' inscribed to his father, with ALSs Subscribe
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2007-04
Yeats, W.B. Author 2008-01
Yeats, W.B. Author Letter on Irish unification Subscribe
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2009-01
Yeats, W.B. Author 2010-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 2011-03
Yeats, W.B. Author A signed Boughton photograph, 1903 Subscribe
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2013-03
Yeats, W.B. Author 2015-03
Yeats, W.B. Book Title 'Poems' 1949, 'the signed edition' Subscribe
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1996-03
Yeats, W.B. Author A sketchbook later taken over by J.B. Yeats Subscribe
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2017-04
Yeats, W.B. Author 133 letters to Olivia Shakespear, unsold 2017-04
Yelloly, Mary Author A Picture History of the Grenville Family Subscribe
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2004-02
Yelloly, Mary Author 2010-01
Yellowbacks Subject 2000-01
Yellowbacks Book Title No prices given 2000-01
Yesenin, Sergei Author 2015-01
Yonan Codex Subject 'A Peshitta New testament' Subscribe
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1986-03
Yonge, Charlotte M. Author 1962-02

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