Winter Book Sale | January 30

Winter Book Sale | January 30

Quinn’s Auction Galleries is pleased to present our latest Book Auction.

This auction features a wide range of genres as wells as Fine Bindings.
In person preview BY APPOINTMENT ONLY beginning Monday January 22nd and ending January 26th, M-F 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST. If you do not have an appointment you will not be allowed to enter the gallery to preview. If you would like to make an appointment or have questions please contact SHIPPING FOR BOOK AUCTIONS Contact for our shipping partner list. Please note 27% buyers premium for our book auction.
Pick up will be BY APPOINTMENT ONLY starting on January 31st through February 2nd, from 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM. No weekend pick up available. If you do not have an appointment you will not be allowed to pick up your items. Please bring your own packing materials to pack your items yourself. You will be able to schedule an appointment upon receipt of your invoice.

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Fall Rare Book Catalog Auction | October 26th

Fall Rare Book Catalog Auction | October 26th

CLOSED – New auction coming in 2024!

Quinn’s Auction Galleries is pleased to present an auction of rare books, prints and autographs from the 16th-20th century, closing on October 26th, 2023 at 12:00PM EST. The sale features over 220 lots of with several Presidential autographs and signatures, early printings, illustrated books as well as volumes on American exploration.

This auction features the first psychological sketch on childhood development, authored by Charles Darwin in 1877. Also for auction is a collection of early French Revolutionary pamphlets and publications regarding the plight of the French Catholic Church during 1791-1793, and the effects of the Civil Constitution on the Clergy.

Additionally we are proud to offer several volumes on exploration including a complete set of the Pacific Railroad survey and a complete early run of Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports. Also in this auction we have a copy of the first major work on Cryptanalysis by Friedman and the White House copy of The Plan of Chicago.

Open Preview:

October 18th to October 25th from 11 AM-5 PM EST, Monday through Friday.

There is no preview available on the weekend.

We are not offering in house shipping for this auction, please contact us at for a list of third party shippers.

Live Online Bidding, beginning at 12:00 PM EST the date of the sale, October 26th, available via &

Please note: 27% Buyer’s Premium. Credit card charges are subject to approval for high value invoices.

Absentee Bidding ONLY via HiBid, concluding at 11:40am the date of the sale.

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Rare Books & Prints

Quinn’s Books, Prints and Maps division specializes in fine & rare books, maps, autographs & manuscripts & other ephemera.

360 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, Virginia, 22046
Tel: (703) 532-5632