Christie's in association with Ike's Books and Collectables ...
... invites you to a free book valuation day
on Wednesday 14th September
from 9.30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
at Ikes, 48a Florida Road, Durban
Nick Worskett, Senior Specialist (Books & Manuscripts), at Christies, South Kensington, London, will be in Durban on that day to undertake the valuations.
Brief profile of Nick Worskett
Nick Worskett joined Christie's South Kensington in 1992 following training
in galleries in London and New York and four years with the Book Department
of another auction house. Nick has a particular interest in modern first
editions, private press and fine printing, children's books, 19th and 20th
Century literature and philosophy, as well as printed maps and atlases. Nick
has led the sale of Book sections in many house sales and collections, most
recently the highly successful sale of the Peter Bologna Collection of
Modern First Editions, and the libraries of Fort Augustus, Brocket Hall and
Chirk Castle in which Hamilton's "Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman
Antiquities" realized £55,000 - a world record price for the book.
Nick read English at Exeter College, Oxford (2:1) with particular emphasis
on the 19th and 20th Century (Ruskin, Pater, Morris etc).
Please contact Gillian Scott-Berning for an appointment on 031 2078247. If
you have any further queries, please phone Joanne Rushby at:
Ike's Books and Collectables
48a Florida Road Durban
South Africa 4001
Tel: 031- 3039214
Trading via: www.abebooks.com
Member of the South African Bookdealers Association
Member of Tourism Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Founded by the legendary Ike Mayet in 1988 and launched at the current address by 2003 Nobel Laureate JM Coetzee in January 2001, Ike's Books and Collectables stocks the finest selection of Africana, antiquarian, collector's and out-of-print books, and an unusual array of book-related collectables, photographs, pamphlets, postcards, prints, paintings and Durban memorabilia.