Amsterdam Book Auctions
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Welcome to the website of auctioneers and antiquarian booksellers Amsterdam Book Auctions.
We auction books, prints, comics, posters, art, antiques and miscellaneous.
Auction no. 20, Tuesday July 2, 2013 7pm
Click on auction 19 in the left column to view the lots.
- June 28, 29 and 30, 2013 from 11am until 5pm
The Netherlands, Amsterdam, Quellijnstraat 127
Click on an auction (left column) to view the results of earlier auctions.
For purchases of remaining lots from previous auctions, you can click on The After Sale Shop (left column).
If you want to be kept informed about our auctions, please click on the button on the upper left corner of this page to get a free subscription to our newsletter.
Approximately 6 auctions a year.
Auction House and Viewing Rooms:
Hours: Tue-Fri - 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
If you subscribe to our newsletter, you will automatically receive notifications and electronic catalogs (PDF) before each auction. You can also browse through the website by the lots. At the Auction room a simple print can be to obtained. Bidders without an e-mail address can request a print version of the catalog by mail; please phone us at the telephone number above, so that we can write down your address.
Note: catalogs that were downloaded from the website, are subject to change.
CATEGORIES BOOKS & PRINTS:
Books on books, Bibliography and Typography, Manuscripts, Autographs and Documents
Science, Technology, Medicine, Natural History, Physics, Biology, Philosophy and Archaeology
Topography, History, Heraldry and Genealogy
Art, Music, Photography, Dance, Ballet, Art Books, Applied Art, Performing Arts, Auction and Exhibition Catalogues
Literature, Poetry and Bibliophilic Editions
Miscellaneous, Theology, Mysticism, Freemasonry, Judaica, Hebraïca, Tarot, Occult, Indonesia, Asian, Spirituality, Food, Fashion, Erotica, Transportation, Sports, Chess, etc.
Antique Maps and Prints, 16th-19th Century Maps, Atlases, Topography, Japanese prints, Cityscapes, Asian, Chart et al. Drawings and Watercolors
Cartography , pictures , woodcuts, engravings and special lithographic posters.
Old, Antique and Rare Books
CATEGORIES ANTIQUES, ART & COLLECTABLES
Toys, Dolls, Art Deco and -Nouveau, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Tools, Silver, Copper, Tin, Gold, Ivory, Glass, Crystal, Memorabilia, Curiosa, Old Games, Dinky Toys, Archaeology, Fossils, Tin Toys, Commercial Plates, etc.
Ceramics, European, Asian and Dutch, Majolica, Pottery, Faience and Delftware
Collections, Coins, Stamps, Trading card Albums, Postcards
Visual Arts, Photography, Graphics, Drawings, Paintings, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Gouaches, Sculpture, Applied Art, Photography and Posters
Amsterdam Book Auctions is an auction house that annually organizes six auctions a year. Bidding can be done through internet. The emphasis is usually on Antique- and General Books, Comic Books, Trading Card Albums, Prints, Memorabilia and Posters, but also items such as Art, Antiques, Curio, Fine Art, etc.
Consignment and Valuation
Entries from all categories are currently accepted. You are always welcome to bring in items for the upcoming auctions, so don’t hesitate if you have anything that you want to sell through one of our auctions. Click the tab Consign
at the top of this page) for detailed information. After evaluation, we will advise you on the minimum and target price, and what will be the most suitable auction in your case.
You can email us via email@example.com
or call us at 0031 (0)20 379 00 60. We would love to hear from you!
The actual bidding takes place during the live auction. If you are unable to attend an auction, it is possible to do your bids prior to the auction. This can be done through an email, post (see the bid form in the catalog), during the viewing days, via our website or by telephone if necessary. The bids are blinded and known only to the auctioneer. These bids will be included by the auctioneer during the live auction.
In some cases it is possible to place your bids during the auction over the phone; (particularly the more expensive lots).
Bidding via internet
You can place bids on our website after creating a (free) account.
After logging in you can place bids yourself by clicking one of the account in the left column, and browse through the lots. After you have confirmed a bid its considered as an agreement and it will be included in the auction.
A few days after the auction, we send our customers a catalogue with the unsold lots. This also will be published on the website. After for about 8 weeks the remaining lots will passed to the Aftersale Shop. (See the upper left column).
Our Auction Terms and Conditions are applicable to all our transactions.
We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and hope to meet you at one of our future auctions!