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Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale

Sale features array of objects that might have been found in a Victorian or Edwardian gentleman's library

Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A glass goblet engraved with the cipher of Edward, prince of Wales is displayed at Bonhams Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England. The goblet, one of six, was presented by the then King Edward VIII to his private secretary. The sale, now in it's 11th year, features all kind of objects that may have been found in a Victorian or Edwardian gentleman's library. The sale will take place at Bonhams New Bond Street in London on January 19, 2011 (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
An employee looks at a 35 million year old fossilised giant pig, Archaeotherium, Oligocene at the Gentleman's Library sale at Bonhams on January 17, 2011 in London, England. (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A Bonhams employee looks into a collectors cabinet from The Natural History Museum one of 46 on display at the Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A cigar half smoked by Winston Churchill is displayed as part of Bonhams Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England. The cigar was smoked by Britain's wartime leader during a portrait painting session with artist Frank O Salisbury in 1944 (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A wheel barrow and silver spade presented to Prime Minister William Gladstone in 1892 is displayed at Bonhams Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A set of partial dentures made for Winston Churchill are displayed in Bonhams Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England. The teeth were made just before the start of World War II and worn by him until a few months before his death in 1965 (Getty Images)
Bonham's hold its annual Gentleman's Library sale
A giant Orthoceras 'Mass Morality' fossilis displayed in Bonhams Gentleman's Library sale on January 17, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)