Dunbar Sloane Wellington's next antique sale is one that is rare these days. They are selling the stock of an antique shop whose owner has closed up for retirement. Emporos in Greytown, which was housed in the beautiful old bank building seen above, is selling china, furniture, glass and more in the latest catalogue here.
A first edition copy of MOSES HARRIS The Aurelian: Or, Natural History of English Insects, namely Moths and Butterflies and the Plants on which They Feed, from 1766 sold for over $15,000 (incl. BP) at Webb's. This was ex Libris of Lawrence Baigent and Robert Erwin. Included in the sale was a first edition of Katherine Mansfield's 1930 publication of The Aloe ($3,055) and a 1937 early translated copy of The Metamorphosis by Kafka ($2,585).
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