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Auction houses and catalogues: Home

Guide to finding auction sale catalogues, both on paper and online.

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See the price databases guide to research prices achieved at auction.

Summon is usually the best starting point for finding articles, books and dissertations about auction houses and sales.

You may also want to run supplementary searches in these databases:

For introductory articles:

Other key resources: