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Amsterdam Book Auctions

Auction House Name Amsterdam Book Auctions
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About Us Welcome to Amsterdam Book Auctions. We sell, by auction, books, prints, posters, art, antiques and varia. Our categories of material are science, bibliography and typography as well as manuscripts, signatures and documents.CataloguesWe issue our catalogues 3 to 6 times a year and strive to issue them 2 to 3 weeks ahead of the auctions. You can view our posted sales here or link to our site and download a PDF.
Who do I contact if I have questions? Michael A. del Peno
City Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Zipcode 1073 XH
Contact Number +31 20 3790060
Buyer's Fee All E.C. clients purchasing goods pay a buyer's premium of 24% of the amount for which the items has been knocked down. Clients outside the E.C. pay 20% buyer's premium. The prices are in euro. The bidding starts at the price between the brackets.
Consigner's Fee Contact us for information.


  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Adam Smith, <i>Wealth of Nations,</i> first edition, descended from William Alexander, London, 1776. $70,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> George Gershwin, photograph signed & inscribed with autograph musical quotation, <i>An American in Paris,</i> 1928. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Friedrich Engels, <i>The Condition of the Working Class in England,</i> first edition, NY, 1887. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> <i>Bury St. Edmunds Witch Trials,</i> first edition, London, 1682. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Robert Rey, <i>Estampes,</i> complete portfolio of 12 wood engravings, Paris, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Archive of 47 letters by Enrico Caruso to a lady friend, 1906-20. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Books of Hours in Flemish, Netherlands, 15th century. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Jack Kerouac, <i>Doctor Sax,</i> deluxe limited edition, signed, NY, 1959. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Walt Disney, signature on title-page of Ward Greene’s <i>Lady and the Tramp,</i> first edition, first printing. $3,000 to $4,000.