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With a worldwide audience, Catawiki is the perfect platform to sell your lots.

Just a few of the many lots included in our Book auction

Dimitri Verhulst - De zomer hou je ook niet tegen - 2015

$ 237

Anne Frank; Fate with 13 expenditure of/about Anne Frank with a first edition of the secret annex-1947/2002

$ 776

Walter Crane - Flowers from Shakespeare’s Garden - 1906

$ 201

Leslie S. Klinger (ed.) - The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes - Volumes I, II and III - 2005/2006

$ 189

About Catawiki & our auctions

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  1. What is Catawiki

    Catawiki is the fastest growing online auction platform in the world. Our website connects international bidders who want to buy and sell unique and extraordinary objects.

  2. How our auctions work

    Starting each Friday, Catawiki hosts over 300 weekly auctions across 80 different categories from modern art to classic cars, from watches to jewellery and antiques.

  3. Our auctioneers

    More than 170 auctioneers curate and supervise our auctions, guaranteeing a varied selection of high quality lots.

  4. Type of objects

    Anyone with special objects, with an expected revenue of at least € 75, can easily offer them up for auction.

  1. 35,000+

    lots sold every week

  2. 174

    Specialist auctioneers

  3. 15 million

    visitors every month

  4. 300+

    weekly auctions

How to sell through Catawiki

Sell your special objects in four simple steps

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Worldwide selling potential for a small fee

It is always free to submit your lots, the fee will only be charged once your lot is sold

€ 0

Free listing

12.5%

Commission

The commission fee for sellers is 12.5% of the winning bid, excluding VAT. Commission fees are used for extensively promoting our auctions. Your lots will be promoted in several ways: through online advertisements, social media, emails and print advertising, to name a few.

Why sell through Catawiki?

Specialist auctioneers, International sales market & Swift sales

  1. Specialist auctioneers

    Catawiki is one of the only online auction platforms in the world that works with a team of specialist auctioneers, who curate and supervise each and every auction. They are national and international experts in their field. All lots on our platform are assessed and valued by our auctioneers.

  2. International sales market

    Every month, Catawiki sees millions of visitors from all over the world. Our platform is available in more than 15 languages including English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese.

  3. Swift sales

    Catawiki auctions off over 35,000 objects every week in over 300 auctions. Since we have new auctions every week, you can sell your items very quickly. Catawiki has no limit in the amount of lots that you can offer up for auction at any one time.

Quotes from our sellers

We have more than 150,000 sellers across our 80+ categories

Anythingelse
'Catawiki reaches exactly the right target audience I'm looking for. This is extremely beneficial for me. I started out small, but now I can live from the sales I make on Catawiki.'
Seller: Anything Else
Eltestamentodebaron
'Spanish art is appreciated much more than we thought it would be abroad. We really had no idea about the international market until we joined Catawiki.'
Seller: El Testamento de Baron
Haydenkayshq
The global stage that Catawiki provides is extremely attractive as it cuts out the astronomical costs associated with traditional auction houses and art galleries and helps me promote and sell my work on a large scale.'
Seller: HaydenKaysHQ

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About Catawiki's Book auction

Collections of written material have existed in some form for thousands of years. Among the earliest specimens are the clay tablets of Mesopotamia and Egyptian Papyrus containing ancient hieroglyphs. In Europe, hand-copied religious manuscripts were common until the invention of the printing press by the German blacksmith, Johannes Gutenberg in 1440. Since Gutenberg’s discovery, books and printed material have had a profound impact on human civilisation - enabling the sharing of knowledge on a global scale. Today, dealers and collectors around the world buy and sell in order to meet the huge global demand for rare books.

With thousands of lots each week, viewed by millions of potential bidders, Catawiki offers a dedicated online marketplace for selling your treasured books. Our auctioneers are experts when it comes to antique books on a huge range of subjects - they supervise our book auctions. Furthermore, our notary officials work to guarantee the validity of bids, offering complete peace of mind for sellers. What’s more, Catawiki’s secure payment system offers buyers and sellers a great online marketplace experience.

Whether your shelves are stacked with books on Art or Travel; Literature or Children’s Stories, Catawiki’s book auctions regularly feature high-value and sought-after works of literature, along with a range of specialist and niche titles to suit a variety of interests. Catawiki is the best place to sell your books - start selling today!