Auction House Details

Christian Hesse Auktionen

Auction House Name Christian Hesse Auktionen
Site URL http://hesse-auktionen.de/
About Us Book dealer and Antiquarian bookseller since 1985 in Leipzig, Chemnitz and Hamburg<br><br>'I have always imagined that PARADISE will be a kind of library' (Jorge Luis Borges) .<br><br>With this in mind, it is our ambition to assist you in creating and expanding your own paradise.<br>In these times of growing virtualisation, leading to the loss of the tactile experience of actually holding a book in your hand, we would like to show you the way to reawaken your pleasure in collecting, owning, and feeling the joy of this gradually vanishing experience. Through “our” love of books and artworks we hope to show you the way. We believe that the history of a book is much more stimulating than listing formats, page numbers, and bibliographic references. It is our claim “to stimulate pleasure in reading … aided also by our colorful catalogue design” (FAZ, February 20, 2010), based on our long years of experience and knowledge.<br><br>If this concept should rouse your interest, we would welcome you not only as a consignor or buyer, but also as a partner. Do not hesitate to share your opinions and thoughts, your suggestions, praise or criticism with us.
Who do I contact if I have questions?
City Hamburg
Country Germany
Zipcode 22083
Contact Number (+49) (0)40 694 542 47
Buyer's Fee Our buyer’s premium is 20 % (or 28% including the currently due VAT. In this case, VAT is not shown separately, and no refund of the VAT is possible.)
Consigner's Fee

  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first hardback edition, 1997. £40,000 to £60,000.
    Forum, July 18: Binding.- Lucian of Samosata Opuscula Erasmo Roterodamo interprete, first Aldine edition, Venice, Heirs of Aldus Manutius and A, 1516. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bacon (Sir Francis). De Dignitate et Augmentis Scientiarum Libri IX, Pierre Gassendi's copy gifted him by Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Paris, Typis Petri Mettayer, 1624. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Shakespeare (William). The First Part of Henry the Fourth, with the Life and Death of Henry, Sirnamed Hot-Spurre…, Printed by Isaac Jaggard, and Ed. Blount, 1623. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Darwin (Charles). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, third edition, presentation inscription 'From the Author' in a secretary's hand, John Murray, 1861. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Teague (Violet). Geraldine Rede. Night Fall in the Ti-Tree, first edition, Melbourne, Sign of the Rabbit, 1905; and another. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: India.- Primrose (Gen. James Maurice). Collection of 24 original drawings from his time in India with the 43rd Regiment of Foot, circa 1855 to 1864. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum, July 18: Manet (Édouard). Trente Eaux-fortes originales, the complete portfolio, Paris, A. Stroelin, 1905. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bible, English. [The Holy Bible], first edition of the King James Bible, the Great 'He' Bible, [Robert Barker], [1611]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: America.- Mathews (Alfred E.) Pencil Sketches of Montana, first edition, New York, Published by the Author, 1868. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bawden (Edward). Original dust-jacket artwork for 'The Outsider' by Albert Camus, [c.1946]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    Forum, July 18: World.- Fries (Laurent). Tabula Nova Totius Orbis, woodcut map, [c.1541]. £3,000 to £5,000.