Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs



Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Date: Wed, 23rd Jun 2021 10:00
Sale number: 644
Location: Live Online | Viewing in Edinburgh
Catalogue: View E-Catalogue

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Viewing by appt 21st & 22nd June 


 

BUYER'S PREMIUM

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium, at the following rate, thereon.
25% up to £300,000/20% thereafter.
VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law (see our Conditions of Sale at the back of this catalogue).

ADDITIONAL VAT

VAT at the standard rate payable on the hammer price
Reduced rate of 5% import VAT payable on the hammer price
[Ω] Standard rate of import VAT on the hammer price

Lots affixed with ‡ or [Ω] symbols may be subject to further regulations upon export /import, please see Conditions of Sale for Buyers Section D.2.

No VAT is payable on the hammer price or premium for books bought at auction

REGISTRATION

All potential buyers must register prior to placing a bid. Paddle registration must be completed in advance of the sale day. Please note that all first-time, and those returning after an extended period, bidders at Lyon & Turnbull will be asked to supply the following documents in order to facilitate registration:
1 – Government issued photo ID (Passport/Driving licence)
2 – Proof of address (utility bill/bank statement).

By registering for the sale, the buyer acknowledges that he or she has read, understood and accepted our Conditions of Sale.

REMOVAL OF PURCHASES

Responsibility for packing, shipping and insurance shall be exclusively that of the purchaser. See Collections & Storage section below for more info specific to this particular auction.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIONS

All item descriptions, dimensions and estimates are provided for guidance only. It is the buyer’s responsibility to inspect all lots prior to bidding to ensure that the condition is to their satisfaction. There will be no public viewing for this auction, our specialists will be happy to prepare condition reports and additional images. These are for guidance only and all lots are sold ‘as found’, as per our Conditions of Sale.

IMPORT/EXPORT

Prospective buyers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to; rhino horn, ivory, coral and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective buyers should familiarise themselves with all relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import lots to another country.

It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import licence. The denial of any licence or any delay in obtaining licences shall neither justify the recession of any sale nor any delay in making full payment for the lot. Please note that all manuscripts require a licence for export.

ENDANGERED SPECIES

Please be aware that lots marked with the symbol Y contain material which may be subject to CITES regulations when exporting outside the EU. For more information visit http://www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/import

Name: Cathy Marsden
Email: cathy.marsden@lyonandturnbull.com
 

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