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Fine Art Auction

Books, Maps & Manuscripts
16 June


Welcome to this spring’s Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction. Explore an auction filled with science, botanical works, old manuscripts and documents, rare maps, atlases and photographs.

Apart from the botanical library of Olle Wallin (read the article here), our catalogue, which will be hammered on June 16th in Stockholm, comprises interesting books and manuscripts from the library of Carl Sahlin (like Agricola and Kircher), and many rare volumes by Linnaeus and his disciples from the collection of K. J. Westman.

Important information regarding your purchase:

You can collect your purchased items at Nybrogatan 32 until Monday 26 June.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00 (CLOSED Friday 23 June due to Midsummer´s Eve)

On Tuesday, 27 June, all remaining items will be transferred to Stockholms Auktionsverk Magasin 5, Palermogatan 19. Please note: no collection is possible this day.
Items can be collected again at Magasin 5 from Wednesday 28 June.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m, Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please note! From the first storage day, 28 June, a storage fee will be charged: 50 SEK/lot and day.


Transportation of purchased items is ordered via “My pages” at Contact if you have any questions regarding transport.

If pickup is conducted by an agent on behalf of yourself, you must notify Stockholms Auktionsverk by email in advance. The agent must present the agent’s own identification and a certified copy of yours upon pickup.
Welcome to email us at if you have questions or would like to email a certified copy of your ID.


When is the viewing and the auction?

Online catalogue

1 June


8–13 June, Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm

Opening hours

Monday–Friday 10am–6pm. Saturday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Live Auction

16 June, 12 am, Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm

How it works

Place bids online

Until the hammer auction commences you are able to pre bid online. Please note – an account at is required to be able to bid at the auction. You need to do this even if you already are a customer at Stockholms Auktionsverk.


There are several ways to particpate in the hammer auction:

– Absentee bids – absentee bids may be left with Customer Services or e-mailed to You can also place absentee bids on our website.

– Bidding in the salesroom – a paddle for bidding may be collected from Customer Services. Identification and reference is required.

– Telephone bidding – please contact Customer Services at
– Live online bidding – If you have signed up as a customer at Auctionet you are also able to place bids live online during the sale.

Please don’t hesitate to contact our customer services, +46 (0)8-453 67 50, if you need help placing bids.


You will receive a written confirmation via email after the auction. Payment can be made with creditcard at Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm or you can choose one of our secure methods of payment to pay your item and our commission. The lots should be collected no later than 10 working days after purchase.


For information on shipping

Regarding the Fine Art-auction online in Helsinki

To be able to place bids and buy items you need to sign up at Auctionet – it is easy and free of charge. Please do not hesitate to contact our customer services,
+358 9 3542 6700, if you need help placing bids.

After the Fine Art-auction online in Helsinki

You won the bidding, now choose one of our secure methods of payment to pay your item and our commission. You can now collect your item at the auction house at Eteläranta 14, Helsinki, or order transportation at Please note that there will be a storage fee for items not collected on time.