Frequently asked Questions
You may start right away entering favorite lots in your Personal Auction Notebook. No training required. Enter auction alerts into your Personal Notebook. To see the overview of rare book auctions go to the main Book Auctions List. There you will find also the
There is a 2min video at the home page of AuctionsCodex.
Click Membership on the main menu to see pricing plans and service descriptions.
Yes, but only for one device at a time. Especially for mobile phones there is an automatic mobile adaptation called the mobile companion.
AuctionsCodex has many payment options including all major credit/debit cards. Select a subscription plan to see the payment options.
AuctionsCodex is accessible at auctionscodex.com. You must have a valid mail address to purchase a subscription. Then via your chosen password, you can access the information contained in Auctionscodex and also store your own personal and confidential information in your Personal Notebook (the extent of available information depends on the subscription plan you have).
You can contact the AuctionsCodex team via the Communication Center. There you can choose from Ticket Support, Feedback, Suggestion or Contact, depending on your inquiry.
AuctionsCodex is operated by a Non Profit Organization and its servers are in Germany. It fully adheres to strict privacy and security rules. It uses many resources to make the AuctionsCodex site as functional and reliable as possible.
Please contact the AuctionsCodex team via the Communication Center . We offer customized solutions whenever possible.
AuctionsCodex is intended to serve rare book collectors, rare (antiquarian) book dealers and libraries. However many others use AuctionsCodex, for example auction houses, institutions, researchers, historians etc. Rare book collections may include many related items, that is, autographs, comics, manuscripts, historical photographs, first editions, presentation copies, dust jackets, incunabula, collectible books, out of print books, ephemera etc.)
Please contact the AuctionsCodex team via the Communication Center to get informed about this service.
The main unit of information is the “Auction”. Each auction is represented in one line (one box in mobile mode) of the list at the main page (for single day auctions). All secondary information (for ex. catalogs, results, auction contents etc) is attached to this line and is accessible by clicking the relevant fields or boxes.
Almost all important auction houses in the western world are included, as long as their content is relevant. We represent their upcoming auctions as soon as they are announced.
Also a constantly increasing number of past auctions is available going back to the 20th century, containing information of varying degree of completeness.
You can get a quick overview on the relevant page Advertise your Upcoming Auction. On the main auctions page you can see how the ads look like.
AuctionsCodex does not directly sell books. Its function is to help you browse through available book catalogs, in order to find the item of your choice.
You can browse through auction and book catalogs. At the online version of the catalogs, you can usually search with particular keywords.
For more information see the AuctionsCodex Glossary or contact us via the Feedback Form in Communication Center.
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