Books and decorative prints

The first auctions of books held at the Dorotheum in 1792 established the long tradition of auctions of this genre at the auction house. The 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 Wien
Tel. +43-1-515 60-201

Current auctions

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Selected auction results

North America
London 1755
€ 70,800 

Braun, G. und F. Hogenberg
Civitates Orbis Terrarum
€ 85,800 

Libe Hartmann Schede
Chronicarum von 1493
€ 85,800 

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem
€ 367.237

more selected aution results


Kurt Szendi
+43-1-515 60-201
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