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.


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Rembrandt prints: State of the art makes the biggest impression

16 May 2022

Negotiating the sometimes complex world of prints by the 17th century Dutch Master

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Description almost a book itself

02 May 2022

Sammelband of 16th century scientific works deserved an extensive write-up as best-seller

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Books and works on paper: Mitchell estate opens Forum sale

25 April 2022

Extensive group of lots from well-known book dealer and his wife led London auction

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Julia Margaret Cameron – known and unknown images on offer

18 April 2022

The 19th & 20th Century Photography sale at Dominic Winter on May 18 includes several works by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-79).

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The joy of six – a selection of highlights from Dominic Winter

11 April 2022

Pictured and described here are six very different lots that formed part of a March 2 sale held by Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium).

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The simple but charming style of J Fisher

04 April 2022

Local appeal propelled a naïve painting of Farnham to 40-times its top estimate at Parker Fine Art Auctions’ (25% buyer’s premium) latest sale.

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Bidder’s Tomkin search brings a result

04 April 2022

The Kent artist William Stephen Tomkin (1861-1940) is best known as a proficient watercolour painter of marine subjects and a draughtsman who worked for General August Pitt Rivers (of Oxford museum fame) between 1882-90.

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Finely bound to honour Percy the organ player

28 March 2022

The elaborately tooled and richly decorated binding with its gilt inner dentelles shown right was made to contain an address ‘To Percy L. Pewtress Esq., Organist at Lee Chapel’, who had served the congregation of that south-east London church from 1883-1922.

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Burmese blaze and golden gains

07 March 2022

Nineteenth century aquatint and map provide global perspective in Gloucestershire saleroom

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Books and works on paper: Variety spices up saleroom life

14 February 2022

If it’s a real mix of topics, genres and ages you are after, this auction had everything

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R100 and Concorde toys take off at auction

31 January 2022

Before the crash of the R101 during its maiden voyage to France in October 1930, there had been great excitement around the potential of the airship.

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Worlds of difference in a saleroom

10 January 2022

Two very different lots from a November 10 sale held by Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium) are noted here.

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McWhirter’s four-minute-mile stopwatch clocks up five figures at auction

03 January 2022

On May 6, 1954 - the day British middle-distance athlete Roger Bannister (1929-2018) ran the first ever sub-four-minute mile - there were five official timekeepers plus a sixth watch manned by race commentator Norris McWhirter (1925-2004).

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Shock result for the silver badge of courage

29 November 2021

A silver war badge issued to Lance-Corporal Harold Sandford Mugford of the Machine Gun Corps was a surprise highlight of a Gloucestershire sale.

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Bound for a church career

29 November 2021

Painted with an image of an urn to the front cover of its vellucent binding and with a view of Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire to the rear, the Book of Common Prayer & Book of Psalmes shown below was printed in 1774 by T Wright & W Gill for the University of Oxford.

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Trafalgar hero’s coastal views

15 November 2021

Distinguished naval officer admired by Nelson was also a talented watercolour painter

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Maps and plans make a mark

27 October 2021

Stand-out cartographic lots sold in Gloucestershire include a string of early rarities

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Nuremberg curiosity in Glos sale

11 October 2021

Dominic Winter’s November 10 sale of Printed Books, Maps & Documents includes this first-edition, two-volume copy of Georg Wolffgang Knorr’s Deliciae naturae selectae, oder auserlesenes Naturalien-Cabinet welches aus den drey Reichen der Natur…

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Early days of flight celebrated

27 September 2021

A menu celebrating a landmark in British aviation – the first flight from London to Brighton, accomplished in 1911 – sold for £750 at Bellmans.

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