The Library of a Gentleman - Including Fine Colour Plate, Caricature, Costume, Travel and Sporting Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions have great pleasure in presenting an auction of works by some of the most celebrated book illustrators, including Henry Alken, George Cruikshank, James Gillray and Th
1759, we have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry, numbering over 150 per annum, and provide vendors and buyers alike access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in Donnington Priory (near Newbury), London’s Mayfair, Bristol and Godalming.
Noble Investments (UK) PLC is the only listed UK based company involved with the trading and auctioning of collectibles, including ancient and foreign coins, commemorative medals and tokens; banknotes and paper ephemera, military orders and decorations and world stamps; fine arts, antiques, jewellery and collectibles. The group also deal in and auction rare and valuable books, manuscripts and contemporary works on paper.
Formed in October 2003 as a rare coin trading company the acquisition of A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd with Noble Investments (UK) PLC in 2005, and the subsequent acquisitions of Apex Philatelics in 2008 and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions in 2012, has seen the company expanded to become a formidable player operating at the forefront of the global collectibles market. Together we hold a diverse calendar of over 150 international auctions each year across all collecting disciplines.