News & Blog April 2017

Judging A Book By Its Cover

25th April, 2017

With its battered extremity, scratched and tarnished giltwork, split spine and general dishevelment, I walked past a cumbersome Victorian album once or twice during cataloguing for the Collective Sale... Read more »

Last Orders For 3 Grantham Pub Signs?

21st April, 2017

The Collective Sale at The Grantham Auction Rooms  on Wednesday 3rd May includes three local pub signs; illustrations of social history and quirky objects which bring a smile and decorate any interior... Read more »

The Satuma Love Affair

12th April, 2017

From the 1830’s America tried to trade with Japan. Diplomacy failed and so did the arrival of a US 72-cannon warship in 1846 entering Tokyo Bay. Renewed attempts both diplomatic and otherwise continue... Read more »

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