Books & Ephemera Sales

Our Book Department has a reputation for extremely thorough research and cataloguing, something larger auction houses are not always able to do – resulting in detailed attention from buyers across the world.

Books & Ephemera Sales at Keys Fine Art Auctioneers

The only specialist Books & Ephemera department in any East Anglian auction house, Keys Book Department has a high reputation amongst dealers and collectors both nationally and internationally. Offer all sorts of literature – from Machiavelli to Harry Potter – as well as specialist ephemera such as antiquarian maps, photography, postcards and cigarette cards, autographs and illustrations.

Books, Ephemera, Prints and Antiquarian Maps will be sold in dedicated Two-day Book Sales, of which four will be held throughout the year.


Our Books & Ephemera Sale dates on 2018 are as follows:


Thursday 25th & Friday 26th January.

Thursday 14th & Friday 15th June.

Thursday 30th & Friday 31st August.

Thursday 6th & Friday 7th December.


There will also be dedicated book sections within our East Anglian Sales & Ornithological Sale.


If you are wishing to sell any items through our Book & Ephemera Sales, please click here.

If you are wishing to buy through our Book & Ephemera Sales, please click here.

Our team

Robert Henshilwood (Head of Department)
Andrew Lindsay-Bullock (Consultant)
Roy Murphy (Consultant)


Robert Henshilwood

Robert Henshilwood

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