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Sydney Rare Book Auctions

33 Nelson St

Annandale , New South Wales

Australia   2038

Telephone : +612 9552 1070

Fax : +612 9552 2670

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  • History & Reputation

    Located in thriving New South Wales, Sydney Rare Book Auctions was founded in 2011. With a team of directors boasting over 50 years of experience and an extensive knowledge base in the rare book trade, the auction house specializes in books and manuscripts, maps, prints, photography, and art. To date, Sydney Rare Book Auctions has partnered with for sixteen auctions.

    Sydney Rare Book Auctions caters to a cosmopolitan audience, offering items which are very uncommon to the Australian market. Recently, they sold a sixteenth century illuminated manuscript antiphonal, which realized $13,200; a monastic prayer book, which garnered $3,100; and an additional velum manuscript, which brought in $3,600. Additionally, a Jane Austen First Edition fetched $5,200, and a rare medical book (1669) sold for $4,000. A plethora of rare maps were auctioned for far above their high estimates, as well, including an 1803 Map of the Indian Ocean ($2,300), a 1606 Map with Terra Australis ($4,000), and a 1799 Map of New Holland ($1,200). Sydney Rare Book Auctions boasts a strong clearance rate and stout interest in their unique fare.

    Services & Staff

    Sydney Rare Book Auctions offers pre-sale viewings prior to each auction, and also encourages interested individuals to book an appointment for a private walk-through.

    Meticulously itemized catalogues for each auction are compiled by leading specialists with great expertise in rare and antiquarian books. For information regarding Sydney Rare Book Auctions' upcoming events and highlighted items, or for details concerning appraisals and consignments, contact them through this link.

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    Sydney Rare Book Auctions features a comprehensive website, with catalogues of past and future auctions, which may be perused, here. Additionally, they regularly post bulletins which emphasize highlights for upcoming auctions, as well as notable results from concluded sales. They also maintain an active Facebook page.

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