Our Rare Books auction house is one of Hamburg's oldest company's with a long tradition. The company was founded on 10 July, 1795 by the book printer Hermann Nestler and became affiliated to Ketterer Kunst in 1988.
Our international top results show: Auctions are the best way to sell rare books, manuscripts and autographs, as well as decorative graphic works and maps.
As one of Europe's oldest auction houses with very good international contacts we are a trustworthy contact for private collectors, libraries, antiquarians and galleries.
In order to establish a well-founded idea for prospective buyers, thorough and comprehensive catalog descriptions of a high bibliographic standard, as well as high-quality representative illustrations in our catalogs and on the internet are a matter of course for us.
We present single extensive collections in elaborate special catalogs.
We are gladly at your advice on our expert days in several larger German cities, additionally, we visit you at home and organize insured transports.
We offer fair and transparent conditions. For high-class single objects and collections special conditions are possible, of course.
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