Simon Vickers

Head of Department


Areas of Specialism

Rare Books, Manuscripts & Maps


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Simon Vickers




Simon Vickers is Head of Department and specialist in Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs. He specialises in the fields of English literature and early travel, including 19th century photography.

Simon, grandson of the distinguished American book dealer C.A. Stonehill, joined the London booksellers Maggs Bros. Ltd. immediately after university, before moving onto Sotheby’s department of Rare Books & Manuscripts, where he catalogued a number of fine collections, including the Atabey, Peter Hopkirk, Hesketh & Walter Schmirl libraries.

After working as an independent rare book, manuscript and photograph valuer he joined Lyon & Turnbull in 2006, where he has expanded the department and driven its profile outside Scotland.




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Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

21st Jun, 2023 10:00
Last consignment: 12th May, 2023