Dominic Winter

Dominic Winter was established in 1988 and holds over 20 auctions every year at its Cirencester saleroom in the UK. They hold regular general sales which feature fine art, medals, arms, coins, stamps and militaria.

Dominic Winter is well known for its regular specialist book sales. The book sales are dedicated to travel, maps, topography, first editions, children’s books and antiquarian books.


Livery buttons

Huge button collection heads to Gloucestershire auction

27 February 2024

Sufferers of koumpounophobia, look away now. Thousands of buttons will be offered at Dominic Winter Auctioneers next month.

Beeleigh Abbey

William Shakespeare, Samuel Pepys and Charles Dickens feature in part two of the famed Foyle family library sale

30 January 2024

The second part of the auction of The Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey is returning to Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

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Meet the Barringtons in a comprehensive archive

08 January 2024

‘Substantial’ was certainly the description to use when it came to an archive related to the Barrington family of Beckett Hall, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire.

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Pick of the week: Album connects ceramics collectors

04 December 2023

An album of watercolour studies of Ottoman ceramics that connects two of the British collectors of the early 20th century raced away from its estimate at Dominic Winter in Gloucestershire.

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Presentation copies with a special touch

04 December 2023

Pictured here are two fine 19th century presentation copies that, unexpectedly, topped sales in South Cerney and Cambridge in October.

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Bidders make beeline for Beeleigh

20 November 2023

Wide-ranging items from Christopher Foyle of bookshop fame generate a white-glove sale in Gloucestershire

Pamflyt Compiled Of Cheese

Say cheese: University buys Elizabethan manuscript on cheese making

19 September 2023

The University of Leeds Libraries has bought the earliest known book about cheese making in Britain.

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Dutch scholar sitter comes with a princely provenance

18 September 2023

A handsome portrait with a princely provenance was among a group of intriguing Old Masters offered at a Gloucestershire saleroom

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Hand-embroidered pannier dress flies over expectations

04 September 2023

By the mid-18th century, as the fashion for the pannier dress reached its peak, some women wore dresses measuring 7ft (2.13m) wide.

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Evelyn De Morgan goes for gold using unusual medium

21 August 2023

Trial run for a full worked-up version counts as a highly sought-after picture in its own right

Beeleigh Abbey library

Library from famed Foyle books family up for sale

24 July 2023

More than 10,000 books and artworks from the library of the late Christopher Foyle are coming to auction in Cirencester.

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Opera is a big deal in a playing cards selection

03 July 2023

Another tranche of items from the Dudley Ollis collection of playing cards was offered at a recent Dominic Winter auction.

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Best wishes from Pooh author Blue

03 July 2023

Inscription by AA Milne using his nickname boosts price of a limited-edition copy to £21,000

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RAF signatures? I’ve got a Few

19 June 2023

Illustrious names feature under portraits in a book about flying heroes from the Second World War

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Self-portrait shows Denton Welch at time when his life was shattered by an accident

05 June 2023

A small but eyecatching self-portrait by Denton Welch (1915-48) equalled the auction record for the artist.

Elizabethan manuscript on cheese

Pick of the week: Cheesy does it for £45,000 Elizabethan manuscript at auction

29 May 2023

Leading the sale at Dominic Winter on May 17 was a highly unusual Elizabethan manuscript treatise on cheese and cheese making.

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Edward Bawden: Printmaker at the cutting edge

08 May 2023

A lively market has emerged for the linocuts of Great Bardfield artist Edward Bawden

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Story of the start of slave trade abolition in Britain

01 May 2023

Work published in 1808 is one of the highlights of a wide-ranging sale held in Gloucestershire

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Pomp and ceremony at Gloucestershire auction as coronation robes go under the hammer

01 May 2023

The reminder of earlier pomp and ceremony from a coronation came courtesy of a recent sale at Gloucestershire auction house Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium).

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The Iron Duke’s hands of time

03 April 2023

Sculpture of a personal nature leads a fine collection of memorabilia offered in Gloucestershire saleroom

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