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Fine Art Auction

Books, Maps & Manuscripts
8 December


Welcome to browse our latest catalogue!

One of our highlights is a fine and very rare 11 cms pocket globe dated 1762 in its original sheep-skin case by the famous Swedish globemaker Anders Åkerman.

Other maps of great interest is a fine set of Wiillem Blaeu’s World map together with the four continents, the large Scandinavia map by Olaus Magnus from the Basel edition 1567, and Roux’s atlas of the Mediterranean ports.

A rare work, especially complete, is “Suite d’estampes pour servir à l’histoire des mœurs et du costume des François dans le dix-huitième siècle”, with fine plates after Freudeberg and Moreau Le Jeune, one of the most famous book illustrators and engravers in France at this period.

Other interesting items are a dedication copy of the German expressionist George Grosz famous work Ecce Homo, a letter from composer Jean Sibelius with a musical quotation from his third symphony, Thomas Bewick’s British Birds with a dedication and George Catlin’s book with fine hand-coloured plates of indians.

We also offer some works from the library of Birger Strandell, the famous collector on Linnaeus, Thornton, “A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus von Linnaeus” (London 1807), with the well-known mezzotinta engraving “Linnaeus in his Lapland dress”, a collection of British satirical prints showing emperor Napoleon I in caricature by artists Cruikshank, Woodward and Lee, and a few charming carte-de-visite photographs of one time famous American figure-skater Jackson Haines.

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When is the viewing and the auction?


1-7 December at Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm

Opening hours

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


Hammer auction 7-8 December, 3pm CET at 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.


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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.