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Robert Henshilwood

Book Valuer

Email: r.henshilwood@twgaze.co.uk

 

Robert joined TW Gaze in January 2019 as a book specialist, having previously held the position of head of the book department at Keys auctioneers in North Norfolk from 2015-2018, where he began his career in the auction world in 2008. Robert combines his expertise on books and current market conditions with detailed bibliographic research to oversee all aspects of our regular specialist sales of Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Ephemera.

Robert is passionate about books having honed his skills handling the sale of a wide range of libraries and collections. Highlights include managing the sale of the library of John Herbert Spottiswoode, which included a 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle, amongst numerous other rare and collectable works and items of ephemera. Recent highlights since joining TW Gaze include a first edition of Jane Austen’s ‘Northanger Abbey & Persuasion’ realising £9,500 on the hammer, and important collections of 19th Century literature and Gothic Horror, and Norfolk Broads and East Anglian topography books amongst many other scarce and collectable works.

Before working in the auction industry Robert spent two years working in France, a country he still enjoys travelling to with his family. He also enjoys cycling and reading in his spare time.

Robert began his career in the auction world in 2008 as saleroom assistant at Keys Auctioneers in North Norfolk. Shortly after, he moved to their book department as a valuer before progressing to Head of Department from 2015-2018.

Robert is passionate about books having honed his skills handling the sale of a wide range of libraries and collections. Highlights include managing the sale of the library of John Herbert Spottiswoode, which included a 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle, amongst numerous other rare and collectable works and items of ephemera.

Before working in the auction industry Robert spent two years working in France, a country he still enjoys travelling to with his family. He also enjoys cycling and reading in his spare time.

 

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