Our first Antiquarian Books Sale, held on the 9th December, had two excellent examples of Rudolph Ackermann’s early 19th Century works. Each was an exquisitely illustrated, two volume, history of Oxford and Cambridge University respectively.
You can view short video clips of these lots going under the hammer below or visit the Gildings Auctioneers YouTube Channel to view these and more videos of our sales. Or you can view all results from this sale here.
Lot No.: 51
Description: Rudolph Ackermann, “The History of the University of Oxford”, in two illustrated Volumes, printed for Ackermann 1814, large paper copy, bound by Morrell.
Estimate Price: £1500-2000
Hammer Price: £2400
Lot No.: 52
Description: Rudolph Ackermann, “A History of the University of Cambridge”, in two illustrated Volumes, printed for Ackermann 1815, large paper copy, bound by Morrell.
Estimate Price: £1500-2000
Hammer Price: £3000
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