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.

Bucher, André E.Bucher, André E.
Lot 3300Bucher, André E.
Price:  CHF 700
Price:
  CHF 700
0D : 23H : 28M left
(Inhambane 1924-2009 Geneva)Without A Title. Plexiglas melted in part with Bronze. On the Plinth signed. 80 on rusted-out iron pedestal 96 cm. -Patina.
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Mixed Lot Of Weapons BooksMixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Lot 3786Mixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Price:  CHF 160
Price:
  CHF 160
0D : 23H : 28M left
Armament and equipment of the Swiss army since 1817. Christian Reinhart and Michael am Rhyn, Verlag Stocker-Schmid, Dietikon-Zürich, 1975.Band: 3-7 and 13.
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Mixed Lot Of Weapons BooksMixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Lot 3787Mixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Price:  CHF 100
Price:
  CHF 100
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5 different books on firearms: handguns out of 5 centuries, from Frederick Myatt/ Schwezer handguns, veerlag Fritz Häusler/pistols and revolvers, Switzerland, by Christian Reinhart/the pistols and revolvers of the Switzerland, since 1720, of Kriss Reinhart and Jürg A. Meier/the modern hand firearms,...
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Mixed Lot Of Weapons BooksMixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Lot 3788Mixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Price:  CHF 100
Price:
  CHF 100
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3 volumes: The percussion-Revolver/Colt's Revolver, and volume I and volume II, by Günter Schmitt, Verlag Ernst Weber, saddle village, in 1968.
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Mixed Lot Of Weapons BooksMixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Lot 3789Mixed Lot Of Weapons Books
Price:  CHF 100
Price:
  CHF 100
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6 different volumes: The guns of Colt, guns of the Wild West, the guns of Winchester, the guns of Smith&Wesson, by Dean K. Boorman, published by Verlag Stocker-Schmid/The big book of hand guns, by David Miller, published by Verlag Stocker-Schmid/handguns from 5 centuries, from Frederick Myat...
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Entlebucher Front Of The ClockEntlebucher Front Of The Clock
Lot 3910Entlebucher Front Of The Clock
Price:  CHF 2 800
Price:
  CHF 2 800
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Switzerland, 2.Half of the 19th century. Century. Wooden Cabinet with side door.Door taped over. Lacquer plate with rose painting, rosettes at the corners and Roman numerals. Signs of wear. Wood Gespindeltes Double Anchor. Grand Sonnerie on two gongs. Lead weights to the chain hoist. Was able to wal...
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Clock with Pedestal BuchererClock with Pedestal Bucherer
Lot 3927Clock with Pedestal Bucherer
Price:  CHF 800
Price:
  CHF 800
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Switzerland, 20. Century. Green wood case with rose painting and bronze appliques. In Zierbronze wider glazed front door. Bronze dial email put cartridges with Roman hour and Arabic minute numbers. Enamel inlay at 6 o'clock with signature "Bucherer". Email the centre. Lever movement w...
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Beautiful Palm-Leaf Book. THAILAND, 20. Century.Beautiful Palm-Leaf Book. THAILAND, 20. Century.
Lot 1180Beautiful Palm-Leaf Book. THAILAND, 20. Century.
Price:  € 300
Price:
  € 300
1D : 1H : 28M left
Book cover made of wood, beautifully decorated with Gold and lacquer red, H. 51 cm,damaged.
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Rarity! FLOWERS BOOK of the Holy Lands Palestinae, Munich 1661Rarity! FLOWERS BOOK of the Holy Lands Palestinae, Munich 1661
Lot 41Rarity! FLOWERS BOOK of the Holy Lands Palestinae,...
Price:  € 400
Price:
  € 400
2D : 1H : 28M left
of Electus Zwinner. Many illustrations of, for example, buildings and floor plans. Restored, cover in mint condition. This Slipcase. Age and signs of wear. According to the information the book has provided at auction at the end of the 1980s, DM 3.000, -.
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Hand-written prayer book of the 18. CenturyHand-written prayer book of the 18. Century
Lot 42Hand-written prayer book of the 18. Century
Price:  € 130
Price:
  € 130
2D : 1H : 28M left
probably from a Franciscan monastery. Close intact, cover damaged. Age and signs of wear
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FRG - 2 plug-in booksFRG - 2 plug-in books
Lot 1423FRG - 2 plug-in books
Price:  € 380
Price:
  € 380
2D : 1H : 28M left
with the Federal franking. 600.- Euro.
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HJ achievement badge in silver, with performance book for educators of the country year.HJ achievement badge in silver, with performance book for educators of the country year.
Lot 0565HJ achievement badge in silver, with performance b...
Price:  Without limit price
Price:
  Without limit price
16D : 0H : 28M left
Power book number badge and Performance, with uniform photo.
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Soviet Union: Order Of Suvorov, 3. Class, 1. Type, with awarding book to a gunners.Soviet Union: Order Of Suvorov, 3. Class, 1. Type, with awarding book to a gunners.
Lot 1176Soviet Union: Order Of Suvorov, 3. Class, 1. Type,...
Price:  € 6 000
Price:
  € 6 000
16D : 0H : 28M left
Silver, the enameled medallion is riveted to part email triple, engraved awarding number 804, a carrying strap, with suspension screw washer, ceremony book, with uniform photo, awards entered, issued 1940. THE p. 85ff, HF4 2.15.3, 53 x 50 mm, 40.8 g of m. B. Back built piece, especially through the...
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Soviet Union: Order Of Lenin, 5. Model, 1. Type, with awarding book for a woman.Soviet Union: Order Of Lenin, 5. Model, 1. Type, with awarding book for a woman.
Lot 1179Soviet Union: Order Of Lenin, 5. Model, 1. Type, w...
Price:  € 1 000
Price:
  € 1 000
16D : 0H : 28M left
Gold, partly enameled, head of Lenin in platinum, triple riveted, enrolment number, 309822, MONETNYI DWOR marked, on pentagonal clasp, awarded a book from 1966 issued for a woman, with a carrier photo. THE p. 50ff, HF4 2.4.2.4.1, 44 x 38 mm, 46.8 g m. B.
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Air force: pay book of a Lieutenant of the anti-aircraft force.Air force: pay book of a Lieutenant of the anti-aircraft force.
Lot 1363Air force: pay book of a Lieutenant of the anti-ai...
Price:  € 80
Price:
  € 80
16D : 0H : 28M left
Pay book, with uniform photo, binding completely loose, many entries, among other things, EK1 and Croatia Order crown king Zvonimir III level with swords, and single photos.
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Air force: Lot of 2 flight books.Air force: Lot of 2 flight books.
Lot 1380Air force: Lot of 2 flight books.
Price:  € 50
Price:
  € 50
16D : 0H : 28M left
Issued for two different people, among other things, demiansk, etc.
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Discount with 2 seafaring books of the Stewards of various passenger ships.Discount with 2 seafaring books of the Stewards of various passenger ships.
Lot 1398Discount with 2 seafaring books of the Stewards of...
Price:  € 35
Price:
  € 35
16D : 0H : 28M left
1. Seefhartsbuch: - COLUMBUS; - COLUMBUS; - BREMEN; - COLUMBUS; - COLUMBUS; - COLUMBUS; 2. Seaman's book: - Robert MÖHRING; - Greneisenau; - Sierra CORDOBA; - Columbus; - Monte OLIVIA; including the registered badge of the blockade War. Interesting mixed lot of two photos of a certainly above-...
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Austria: Lot of 3 statutes books.Austria: Lot of 3 statutes books.
Lot 1423Austria: Lot of 3 statutes books.
Price:  € 100
Price:
  € 100
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- Imperial Austrian Leopold-Order, - Imperial Austrian order of the Iron crown, - Imperial Order Lich The Austrian Franz-Joseph.
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Gala Livree.Gala Livree.
Lot 1555Gala Livree.
Price:  € 190
Price:
  € 190
16D : 0H : 28M left
White cloth, red surcharges, width of silver wire, with metallic thread weaving, as well as red - and- blue lines, silver buttons with a shield, a bear, a five-towered mural crown was excessive, clean red interior lining. 1900.
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Schneider, Louis: the book of The red eagle order, Grand cross.Schneider, Louis: the book of The red eagle order, Grand cross.
Lot 2107Schneider, Louis: the book of The red eagle order,...
Price:  € 400
Price:
  € 400
16D : 0H : 28M left
Berlin, A. W. Hayn, 1863.Gold embossed red leather binding, 33. S, 2 Panels.
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German Empire: the Military books and documents.German Empire: the Military books and documents.
Lot 2114German Empire: the Military books and documents.
Price:  € 50
Price:
  € 50
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- Master register and chronicle of the Sächs. Army, - The knights & the order of merit, honor, merit, and memorable characters, as well as long-service awards of the Kingdom of Bavaria, - Medals and badges of honor, Germany & Austria, Session documents of the Orden Pour le Merite, ci...
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Vollbehr, Ernst: the face of the Western front. A war document, and the memory book.Vollbehr, Ernst: the face of the Western front. A war document, and the memory book.
Lot 2115Vollbehr, Ernst: the face of the Western front. A ...
Price:  € 100
Price:
  € 100
16D : 0H : 28M left
Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Athenaion m. b. h., without year, of Potsdam. Gold embossed cover, many colour plates with position information.
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RARE RELIQUARY BOX IN THE FORM OF A BOOK WITH SELECTED SAINTSRARE RELIQUARY BOX IN THE FORM OF A BOOK WITH SELECTED SAINTS
Lot 485RARE RELIQUARY BOX IN THE FORM OF A BOOK WITH SELE...
Price:  € 400
Price:
  € 400
22D : 2H : 28M left
Greece, dated 1835Egg tempera on gesso, gold base, engraved and powered metal, use with bone relics. 36 x 23.4 cm (open). Metal insert with engraved Dating '1835'. In the cover reproduction of St. Menas flanked by two bishops, Panteleimon andTrifon. Min. Color losses.
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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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