Dominic Winter (1953-2014)
Company Founder



Nathan Winter

Specialist Areas:
Fine Art including Oil Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master & Modern Prints, Continental Books & Music

Having gained a First Class degree in Literature and History of Art at the University of Essex, Nathan continued his studies at the Courtauld Institute 1987-88 (MA, History of Art). He has worked full-time with his brother Dominic in the auction business since 1991, having previously worked for two years as head of the Modern Art department at Thoemmes Antiquarian Books. Specialist interests include early printed books, art and architecture. In recent years Nathan has developed the Fine Art sale at DWBA as a regular feature.

Chris Albury

Specialist Areas:
Science & Medicine, Photography & Cinema, Historical Documents, Autographs & Royal Memorabilia

Chris read Philosophy and History & Theory of Art at the University of Kent. He began working for secondhand booksellers' Quinto of Charing Cross Road in 1984. From there he moved to Hay-on-Wye to run Jenner Old and Rare Medical Books. In 1988 he joined Dominic Winter in the Book Department at Taviner's Auction Rooms in Bristol and later that year followed Dominic to become the first full-time cataloguer for his new auction house venture. Looking for a new book direction, in 1995 Chris was recruited as a commissioning editor by Thoemmes Press, a small firm of publishers specialising in reprints of Philosophy and related subjects. Chris rejoined Dominic as specialist book cataloguer, senior valuer and auctioneer in 2001, since when he has taken full responsibility for the expanding areas of autographs, documents, ephemera and photography.


John Trevers

Specialist Areas:
Antiquarian Maps, Atlases, Topographical Engravings, Caricatures, Colour Plate & Sporting Books

After serving for three years in the Navy, John opened a map and print gallery in Stow-on-the-Wold. Having been a dealer and customer of Dominic Winter Book Auctions for over twenty years, John joined the company in 2008. His particular interests are maps, prints, caricatures and illustrated books.

Henry Meadows

Specialist Areas:
Collectables including Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria together with Antiques and Fine Art

Henry obtained a B.A. (Hons) in Fine Arts Valuation at the Solent University having previously worked for a Nottingham Auctioneers. After graduating in 2004 he worked with Dreweatts running their Medals and Militaria auctions before obtaining a position with the Medals Department at Spink, London, Henry had many highlights with the company including organising the first ever public display of Victoria Crosses from the Lord Ashcroft collection, handling 50 VCs including the hero of Rorke’s Drift John Chard’s. Henry has been working with us since June 2011 and has had many successful sales. Henry is a Member of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a member of the OMRS and can also occasionally be seen as an expert on Bargain Hunt!

Our Experts
Please feel free to contact us if you have any of the following items

Continental Books, Music, Fine Art including Oils, Watercolours, Drawings, Old Master & Modern Prints
Nathan Winter

Science & Philosophy, Vintage Photography, Historical Documents, Artefacts & Autographs including Royal Memorabilia, Military, Aviation & Transport
Chris Albury

Antiquarian Books including Bibles, Polar Exploration, British Topography, Bookbinding Equipment & Accessories
Colin Meays

Maps, Prints & Caricatures, Natural History & Field Sports
John Trevers

Travel, Modern First Editions, Children's & Illustrated, Sporting Books & Memorabilia
Paul Rasti

Fine Bindings, Cookery, Children's & Illustrated Books, Dolls, Toys, Costumes & Textiles
Susanna Winters

Travel, Oriental & Islamic Art, Ceramics, Books & Manuscripts
Matthew Farren

Arms, Medals & Militaria, Coins, Stamps, Aviation, Antique Furniture, Collectables & Effects
Henry Meadows


Reception and Cafe Area

Saleroom 1

Telephone Bidding Table

Saleroom 2

Saleroom 3