Bonhams annual Travel & Exploration sale encompasses pictures, prints and early photographs of far-flung locations, as well as books, maps, and artefacts relating to landmark voyages and expeditions.

Authors featured in the sales include Cook, Bligh, Hakluyt, Purchas, Darwin, Burton, Scott, Shackleton, Ogilby, Thompson, and Staunton, while artists such as Simpson, Allom, Lear, Preziosi, Chinnery, Roberts, Daniell, Hugh 'Grecian' Williams, Luigi Maria Galea, Vincenzo Fenech, Charles Frederick de Brocktorff, Anton Schranz and Fernando Amorsolo appear frequently.