antique books

Antique books

Knowledge whether of old or recent is a beautiful thing and one of the proven ways to find it is by reading books. You can get information about centuries past, millennia, and ages which are stored up in antique books.

An antique book offers you a leeway into the mind, life, culture and history of ages past. These books cut across all fields such as Religion, philosophy, science, Law, politics, economics, Medicine, and architecture, etc.

If you have the dream to build a library collection then you cannot do away with antique books.

Also, if you are a person who enjoys reading and gathering information on historical events you would understand the value of antique books.

Vintage Books 3. RichVintage Books 3. Rich
Lot 858Vintage Books 3. Rich
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including: The battle over Berlin, The plane of Rottenburg, German aviation in 1941, pilots of the enemy, Lieutenant Kamp, A reunion in the Ukraine, Köhlers Flieger-calendar of 1940, the struggle for the sea, I was Stalin's prisoner, rebel Schiller, Adler-Jahrbuch 1941, warning! Attention! Chan...
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Bundle of Patriotic booksBundle of Patriotic books
Lot 859Bundle of Patriotic books
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eleven books, mostly 3. Rich, Knauers world Atlas in 1936, The Belief in Germany, in Carin Göring, five times, "Eternal Germany" – A house book, From U-boat to pulpit, The German mother and her first child, Pfaff levels; each age-appropriate condition.
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Two spiritual edification bookletTwo spiritual edification booklet
Lot 1006Two spiritual edification booklet
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1: M. Nicolai Haas [...] Faithfully instructed Grentze of time and eternity, then he was out of the ordinary Sundays and feast days of the year, his entrusted to the listener in an uplifting teaching style lead, and a there up Gedächtniß-Seule from any gospel taught [...] of the failure of the son o...
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Confessio CookbookConfessio Cookbook
Lot 1024Confessio Cookbook
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J. W., 15 prepared by S.. Edition, Augsburg, 1824, XXIV, and 655 p., Register, title, copper, cardboard binding the time, traces of age and use, a satisfactory to good condition.
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Two Devotional Books Of ThuringiaTwo Devotional Books Of Thuringia
Lot 1027Two Devotional Books Of Thuringia
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1: John and Mary, or the first Celebration of Holy communion. A confirmation gift for the educated sons and daughters of Johann Friedrich Weingart, a priest to a large fahner at Gotha, in Gotha in 1834, in the publishing house of J. G. Müller, Format, CL. 8°, 246 p., original green cardboard cover, ...
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Couple Of Music Books 19. CenturyCouple Of Music Books 19. Century
Lot 1036Couple Of Music Books 19. Century
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hand-written excerpt from a string Quartet for the instruments cello and Viola, Size 4°, 13 and 17 of the sheet, two water character: GWB under busted-dove and fir Tree over crossed hearts, and S, respectively, "Per Franz measuring Bacher" annotated, the age referred to in very beautiful p...
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The Nuremberg Of Beautiful Beard BookThe Nuremberg Of Beautiful Beard Book
Lot 1046The Nuremberg Of Beautiful Beard Book
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[the Nuremberg nearly need of a nice beard running] night after the Hamburg manuscript edited by Karl Drescher, Weimar in 1908, a society of bibliophiles, Format 4°, no. 63 of 500 copies, XII, 20 p., 97 hand-coloured lithographs on 78 sheets, vellum strip bind, even slight traces of age of the cover...
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Vintage Books AstronomyVintage Books Astronomy
Lot 1050Vintage Books Astronomy
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1: Opuscoli Astronomici di Giuseppe Calandrelli e Andrea Conti, Rome, 1808, Format Lex. 8°, 233 p., one folding plate with four Fig., as well as more output with the collaboration of G. Ricchebach, Rome 1822, 344 p. – 2: Thomas Bugge, manual of spherical and theoretical astronomy in addition to math...
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Typographical Year BooksTypographical Year Books
Lot 1053Typographical Year Books
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XVII. Born in 1896, edited by Julius Mäser, Format Lex. 8°, half cloth binding, the cover with traces of old age, book age very nicely.
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300 years of book printers in lucky town300 years of book printers in lucky town
Lot 1058300 years of book printers in lucky town
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Commemorative 1932, 8°, No. 17 of 750 copies, real Japanese paper, VII, 160 p., protective wallet damaged, book very nice.
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Books, vintage-domestic Hand and art workBooks, vintage-domestic Hand and art work
Lot 1060Books, vintage-domestic Hand and art work
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1: Encyklopaedie of female needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont, new increased output, Mühlhausen/Alsace without any indication of a year – 2: The infant's things to do-it-yourself. A guide for the self-production of the infant equipment as well as for the preparation for the child and his nutriti...
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German Law – A Helpful BookGerman Law – A Helpful Book
Lot 1061German Law – A Helpful Book
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for civil servants, traders, businessmen, house - and landowners, edited by W. Goetze/H. Zeitschel, 2. Bde. In 1912, Rathgeber for Empire-, state -, and municipal officials, 13. Edition of 1901, 608 and 120 p., age in accordance with satisfactory preservation.
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Vintage Hand Astronomy BooksVintage Hand Astronomy Books
Lot 1069Vintage Hand Astronomy Books
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1: A. Marcuse, Sky Customer. From the series science and education, Leipzig, 1912, 8°, 135 p., original cloth binding, age-appropriate good condition. – 2: B. H. Bürgel, From distant worlds. A popular sky customer, Berlin, 1920, Format, Size 8°, 445 PP., original soft cover, normal signs of age. – 3...
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Vintage Hand Books MedicineVintage Hand Books Medicine
Lot 1070Vintage Hand Books Medicine
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1: The home Medical book or a doctor in the house, containing medical information about all common diseases, their prevention and cure, stating the best methods of healing and cure [...] by Dr. A. Koch, 10. Edition, Berlin, 1914, 8°, 344 p., half-cloth binding, age in accordance with good conservati...
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Vintage Books, Art NouveauVintage Books, Art Nouveau
Lot 1089Vintage Books, Art Nouveau
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1: Claus Pese, Nuremberg Jugendstil arts and crafts, Fast & Steiner, 1989. – 2: Konstantin Hermann, art Nouveau in Dresden, Dresden, 1998. – 3: Claus Pese, art Nouveau from Nuremberg. Art – Craft Industry, Culture, Stuttgart 2007. – 4: Barbara Grotkamp-Schepers/Reinhard W. singer, the best c...
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Collection Books CeramicCollection Books Ceramic
Lot 1090Collection Books Ceramic
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1: Adolf Bayer, The Ansbacher Fayence-Fabriken. A manual for collectors and lovers, Braunschweig, Germany, in 1959. – 2: Heinz and Lilo Frensch, guardian Bacher earthenware, Königstein, 1978. – 3: Waltraud Neuwirth, Österreichische Keramik art Nouveau in Munich in 1974. – 4: Monika Bachmayer/Peter S...
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Collection of books of art and cultural historyCollection of books of art and cultural history
Lot 1091Collection of books of art and cultural history
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1: Paul Schurek, Barlach – A Pictorial Biography, Munich, 1961. – 2: Willy Kurth, Ernst Barlach, Berlin, 1989. – 3: André Wiese, Basel Museum of ancient art and Ludwig collection – The Egyptian Department, Mainz, 2001. – 4: Peter Gercke/Nina Zimmermann-Elseify, antique stone sculptures and Modern re...
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Vintage Books GlassesVintage Books Glasses
Lot 1092Vintage Books Glasses
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1: drinking glasses for Masonic figural porcelains, and other articles of daily use. Sammlung Werner Jahn, Hamburg 2000. – 2: A. von Saldern/B. Nolte/P. la Baume/T. E. Haevernick, glasses of antiquity. Collection of Erwin Oppenländer, Hamburg 1974, with a dedication by the author Birgit Nolte. – 3: ...
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Vintage Books CraftsVintage Books Crafts
Lot 1093Vintage Books Crafts
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1: R. Pressler/S. Döbner/W. L. Eller, Biedermeier-Style Furniture. Antiques-Catalogue, Munich, 2001. – 2: furniture from 18. Century to Art Deco, Cologne, 1988. – 3: V. Gantz-Horn, Oriental Rugs. A representation of the iconographic and iconographic development from the beginnings to the 18th centur...
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Collection Books Ceramic/Porcelain ArtCollection Books Ceramic/Porcelain Art
Lot 1098Collection Books Ceramic/Porcelain Art
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1: cadinene – ceramics from the Royal majolica workshop (1904/1944) from the collection of the East Prussian state Museum in Lüneburg, and from the private collections of [...], Malbork 1999. – 2: Erlenbach/Schimanski, Westerwald stoneware – The New Era 1900-1930 – art Nouveau and the work of the Fe...
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Vintage Books, Art NouveauVintage Books, Art Nouveau
Lot 1104Vintage Books, Art Nouveau
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1: arts and crafts. Journal of the Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich, 58. Vintage, in 1907/08; the single issue of the journal: issue 8 Born in 1909. – 2: Siegfried Wichmann, Jugendstil In Munich In 1907. – 3: H. H. Hofstätter, art Nouveau graphics and printing, art, St. Gallen, 2003. – 4: Darm...
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Collection Of Island BooksCollection Of Island Books
Lot 1107Collection Of Island Books
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approximately 114 pieces, including Holbein d. J. Bildnisse, Peter Vischer The Sebaldus grab, The image works of the Naumburg Cathedral, Heinrich von Kleist, The broken jug, Balzac The vicar of Tours, Urfaust, Carl Gustav Carus, beloved thoughts on great art, Beethoven In the distance, Petrarch sonn...
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Collection Of Island BooksCollection Of Island Books
Lot 1108Collection Of Island Books
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approx. 140 pieces, including Rainer Maria Rilke, Selected works, TRANS. The way of love and death of cornet Christoph Rilke, Paul Hindemith, Johann Sebastian Bach, Stefan Zweig fairy tale the eyes of The eternal brother, Chinese people, Günther Eich, Allah has a hundred names, Ricarda Huch last sum...
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The black prayer bookThe black prayer book
Lot 1112The black prayer book
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Facsimile of a Codex of the Austrian national library, with commentary, special edition no. 223, Insel-Verlag in 1982, velour leather, in box, almost mint condition, cassette tape with minor signs of age, dusty, dimensions approx: 39 x 29,5 x 8,5 cm.
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Stamps, stamp booklets of the GDRStamps, stamp booklets of the GDR
Lot 1185Stamps, stamp booklets of the GDR
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Mixed lot of approx. 90 MH and SDMH, with the proportion of "Flora and Fauna", "post horn/dove", "post horns", "Post/newspaper", "stamp" to "aircraft" and "fishing and fish farming", all fresh from the post office, sometimes sever...
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Collection of stamps GDR, SM-bookletCollection of stamps GDR, SM-booklet
Lot 1191Collection of stamps GDR, SM-booklet
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approximately 130 different booklets of the GDR, with corresponding stamp booklet sheets in the best quality and state of preservation, with more than 1,000 Mi.-€.
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Stollwerck ScrapbookStollwerck Scrapbook
Lot 1199Stollwerck Scrapbook
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In 1909, heroes-Album, "heroes of the spirit and by the sword," fully sampled, Back of spine damaged, otherwise normal signs of age, measures approximately 37.5 x 25.5 cm.
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Presentation Of The Book Presentation Of The Book
Lot 1216Presentation Of The Book "Deutsches Theater" In Be...
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1915/16, entries of the ideas in addition to a Director, etc., and glued spectacle show with cast, Album, time, age-appropriate condition, dimensions approx. 22 x 36 cm, approx. 200 sheets.
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Root The Book Album BiedermeierRoot The Book Album Biedermeier
Lot 1227Root The Book Album Biedermeier
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from the Munich area, approx. 23 "leaves of friendship", dated between 1828 and 1841, some with colored vignettes, some blank leaves, in book-shaped box, in original slipcase, presentation box and the book leaves age very well preserved, slipcase with clear signs of age, dimensions approx:...
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Master book sheet 1837Master book sheet 1837
Lot 1228Master book sheet 1837
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hand colored copper engraving, an Altar of friendship representing against the backdrop of an English garden, hand-written dedication: "Hainichen on 5. Juny 1837 – To the memory of a invariant true friendship from a distance is still dedicated to Amalie Auguste Schlegel" (?), Antiquarian n...
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Antique Book Worth

Wondering what an antique book is worth? Let’s help you out:

  • They contain valuable information;
  • They often have vintage looks;
  • They compliment libraries well, and
  • They can be used for decoration.

People who like having touches of vintage in their homes often achieve this by stacking antique books on a shelf.

The matching set of vintage books is also a great way to fill empty spaces. Most of the books are about the same shapes and sizes which make them easy to shelve and arrange. Together they function as decorative objects.

 

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Our one time auction offers unique chances of getting the earliest versions and copies of books. We auction the finest forms of antique books and you can get vintage copies of books that are up to 200 years old. Isn’t that cool? It is like owning a classic car. You don’t drive it; you just polish and display it.

We recommend antique books for your interior decorations. Be it for a modern chic apartment or a baroque inspired library.