A consigner from Plymouth sent in a set of books, amongst them was a copy of Bibliotheca Acta et Scripta Magica, an 18th century book which went on to fetch £170 at auction.

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Also in the set of books consigned via our valuation service from the vendor in Plymouth, was The World in Miniature: or the Entertaining Traveller Volume I which realised £60.

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''Shame volume II wasn't with it!'' explained Tamlyns' Books and Maps specialist, Ed Bailey.

Following the triumph of this sale, Tamylns will be holding their second dedicated books and maps auction on 7th June, 2017. So what are you waiting for? You could have a little treasure at home that could make it big at auction.

Send your items to Barnebys valuation service here.

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