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Books and decorative prints

The first auctions of books held at Dorotheum in 1792 established the long tradition of auctions of this genre at the auction house. Dorotheum’s book auctions offer rare books originating from the 15th to the 20th centuries as well as incunabulum, books of woodcuts, old atlases, illustrated books, Viennensia, Austriaca etc. covering art and art history, science, geography and literature. Decorative prints such as maps and city views round off this comprehensive auction offering. 

Our specialists are at your disposal for evaluations. This service is free of charge and involves no obligation.


Tue, Wed, Thur 9 am - 1 pm
Dorotheergasse 17, 1010 Vienna
Tel. +43-1-515 60-201

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Current auctions

Auction Date

Books and decorative graphics


17.12.2021 - 10:00 17.12.21 - 10:00

Books and decorative graphics


17.12.2021 - 10:00

Selected auction results

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem

€ 367,237

Braun G. and F. Hogenberg Civitates Orbis Terrarum

€ 85,800

Hartmann Schedel, Liber Chronicarum, 1493

€ 85,800

North America London 1755

€ 70,800