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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) THE NATIONAL EDITION, THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS Volumes I-40 (40), [NB: Volume II is missing - there are two Vol. I, Sketches by Boz] published by Chapman & Hall, London, 1907, hardback, all in good condition, limited to 750 copies, in sage green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, externally a little worn with faded spines, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages with no names or other markings, each 23.5 x 17 cm (40)
Silver, Jewellery & Collectibles
Successful bidders should pay for and arrange collection within 48 hours after the sale.
We offer a Jiffy Bag (size 00) service via Royal Mail Special Delivery for smaller items like jewellery, watches, vesta cases, etc at £12.50 plus VAT, includes insurance up to £500 (excluding glass and ceramics).
We will only despatch parcels to the registered cardholders address. Any requests for parcels to be sent to an alternative address are at the discretion of the auctioneer.
Whilst we endeavour to pack items as well as we can, we will NOT be held responsible for any damage or loss to items sent. By paying for our in-house packing and shipping service the buyer agrees that any items sent are entirely at the buyer's risk and that NO compensation can be offered by Wokingham Auctions for any loss or damage.
For delivery of larger items we recommend:
Mail Boxes, Etc local office at Reading T: 01189 517980 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pack 'N' Send at Reading T: 01189 584498 E: email@example.com
Pack 'N' Send and Mailboxes operate independently of Wokingham Auctions, so postage and packaging will need to be organised and paid direct to their team. Upon being paid, Pack 'N' Send or Mailboxes will send their team to Wokingham Auctions to collect the item and organise shipping
Wokingham Auctions offers an online bidding service via the-saleroom.com for bidders who cannot attend the sale.
In completing the bidder registration form on the www.the-saleroom.com and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Wokingham Auctions:
1. authorise Wokingham Auctions, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or in full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via the-saleroom.com and
2. confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Wokingham Auctions through www.the-saleroom.com and agree that Wokingham Auctions are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.
Please note that any lots purchased via the-saleroom.com live auction service will be subjected to an additional 4.95% commission charge +VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price.
Buyers' Terms & Conditions
1. The buyer shall be the highest bidder acceptable to the Auctioneer who buys at the Hammer Price. Any dispute which may arise with regard to bidding or the acceptance of bids shall be settled by the Auctioneer. Every bidder shall be deemed to act as principal unless the Auctioneer has prior to the auction, acknowledged in writing that a bidder is acting as agent on behalf of a named principal.
2. The buyer shall pay the Auctioneer a commission at the rate of 20% of the Hammer Price, exclusive of VAT at the applicable rate on all individual lots.
3. Unless credit terms have been agreed with the Auctioneer before the auction the buyer of a Lot shall pay to the Auctioneer within two days from the date of the auction the Total Amount Due. Notwithstanding this, the Auctioneer may, in its sole discretion, require a buyer to pay a deposit of 25% of the Total Amount Due at the conclusion of the auction.
4. Notwithstanding delivery or passing of risk to the buyer the ownership of a Lot shall not pass to the buyer until he has paid to the Auctioneer the Total Amount Due.
5. The buyer shall at his own expense collect the Lot purchased not later than forty-eight hours after the date of the auction but not before payment to the Auctioneer of the Total Amount Due. The buyer shall be responsible for any removal, storage and insurance charges in respect of any Lot which is not taken away within seven days after the date of the auction.
6. The buyer shall be responsible for all packing and shipping costs for the purchased property. Purchased Lots may be packed and handled by the Auctioneer, its employees, servants or agents. Where this is done it is undertaken solely as a courtesy to buyers and at the discretion of the Auctioneer. Under no circumstances shall the Auctioneer, its employees, servants or agents be liable for damage of any kind and howsoever caused to any purchased property nor shall the Auctioneer be liable for the errors or omissions of, or for any damage caused by, any packers or shippers which the Auctioneer has recommended.
7. If a buyer fails to pay for and/or collect any purchased Lot by the dates herein specified for payment and collection the Auctioneer shall, in its absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies it may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights or remedies without further notice to the buyer:
(a) To issue court proceedings for damages for breach of contract;
(b) To rescind the sale of that Lot or any other Lots sold to the buyer whether at that or at any other auction;
(c) To resell the Lot or cause it to be resold whether by public auction or private sale.
(d) To exercise a lien on any property of the buyer in the possession of the Auctioneer or whatever reason.
8. Prior to auction ample opportunity is given for the inspection of the Lots on sale and each buyer by making a bid acknowledges that he has, by exercising and relying on his own judgment, satisfied himself as to the physical condition, age and catalogue description of each Lot (including but not restricted to whether the Lot is damaged or has been repaired or restored). All Lots are sold with all faults and imperfections and errors of description. Neither the seller, the Auctioneer nor any of their employees, servants or agents shall be responsible for any error of description or for the condition or authenticity of any Lot. No warranty whatsoever is given by the seller or Auctioneer or by any of their employees, servants or agents in respect of any Lot and any condition or warranty express, or implied by statute or otherwise is hereby specifically excluded.
9. ONLINE ONLY TIMED AUCTIONS
These following terms are applicable only to sales conducted online only and are to be used in addition to the conditions of sale.
1.Right to Cancel. If you are a consumer resident in the European Union you have the right to cancel the contract for the purchase of a lot within 14 calendar days without giving any reason.
i. The cancellation period will expire after 14 calendar days from the day on which you acquire (or a party nominated by you and is not the shipper) physical possession of the lot.
ii. To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear written statement (e.g. a letter sent by post or email). The communication must be received within 14 calendars days from the day on which you acquire the lot.
iii. If you cancel the contract, we will reimburse all payments received from you. However, the cost of returning the item if you choose to cancel the contract is payable by you.
iv. We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of damaged caused by unnecessary handling whilst in your possession. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than:
(i). 14 calendar days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or
(ii). (if earlier) 14 calendar days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods. iii. We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement. We may withhold reimbursement until we have received the goods back or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the goods, whichever is earliest.
10. The buyer authorises the Auctioneer at any time to make use of any photographs or illustrations of the Lot purchased by the buyer for such purposes as the Auctioneer may require.
11. All lots are sold within the Auctioneer’s VAT margin scheme. HMRC Regulations require that the buyer’s premium must be invoiced at a rate which is inclusive of VAT. This VAT is not recoverable by any VAT registered buyer.
12. Any discrepancies with sold items must be brought to the attention of the auctioneer within 28-days of sale date.
13. Wokingham Auctions Limited (trading as Wokingham Auctions) offer an online bidding service via the-saleroom.com for bidders who cannot attend the sale. In completing the bidder registration and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Wokingham Auctions:
(i) authorise Wokingham Auctions, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via the-saleroom.com and
(ii) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Wokingham Auctions through the-saleroom.com and agree that Wokingham Auctions are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.
(iv) the-saleroom.com live auction services will be subject to an additional 4.95% + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price
Artist's Resale Rights (“Droit De Suite”)
The buyer agrees to pay the Auctioneer an amount equal to the resale royalty. Resale royalty applies to both a living artist and the estate of an artist for a period of 70 years after their death where the Hammer Price is €1,000 or more and the amount cannot be more than €12,500 per lot.
The amount is calculated as follows:
Royalty for the portion of the Hammer Price (in Euro)
4.00% up to 50,000
3.00% between 50,000.01 and 200,000
1.00% between 200,000.01 and 350,000
0.50% between 350,000.01 and 500,000
0.25% in excess of 500,000
Due to the unavailability of Wokingham Town Hall this is a Timed-only online auction.
BUYERS PREMIUM 23% +VAT (27.6% incl.) This is inclusive of the online premium.
Telephone: +44 (0)7446802450 firstname.lastname@example.org
Absentee bid requests welcome
No Telephone bids
Invoices will be emailed the morning after the sale. Online payments and bank transfers only please.
Barclays Bank PLC: Account number:13297217 Sort / Swift Code: 20-11-74
IBAN: GB90 BARC 2011 7413 2972 17 Swift: BARCGB22
Collection/Delivery by appointment only:
For smaller items like jewellery, watches, vesta cases, etc we offer (within the UK) a Jiffy Bag (size 00) service via Royal Mail Special Delivery (21cm x 12cm) for jewellery, watches, vesta cases etc.
£12.50 plus VAT includes insurance up to £500 (excluding glass and ceramics)
For delivery of larger items we recommend:
Mail Boxes, Etc local office at Reading
T: 01189 517980 E: email@example.com
Pack 'N' Send at Reading
T: 01189 584498 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whilst we endeavour to pack items as well as we can, we will NOT be held responsible for any damage or loss to items sent. By paying for our in house packing and shipping service the buyer agrees that any items sent are entirely at the buyer's risk and that NO compensation can be offered for any loss or damage.
Items are sent a minimum of a week following the sale and cannot be guaranteed for a specific date.
Any discrepancies with sold items must be brought to our attention within 21 days of the sale date.