Book Auctions

The Historical Society sponsors six auctions per year of consigned or donated rare, out-of-print and used books, usually from 6:30–8:30 PM on the second Friday evening of alternating months.

2017 Auctions

  • Friday, January 13, 6:30–9:00 PM
  • Friday, March 10, 6:30–9:00 PM
  • Friday, May 12, 6:30–9:00 PM
  • Friday, July 14, 6:30–9:00 PM
  • Friday, September 8,  6:30–9:00 PM
  • Friday, November 10, 6:30–9:00 PM

Guidelines

Books are displayed at the Society several weeks before each sale.

Catalogs are available for download here; printed catalogs are available for a small subscription fee.

Online bids and credit cards are accepted.

Mail-in bids are accepted through 4:00 PM on the Thursday before the sale; use the on-line bid form at right. Please bid in even dollar amounts. No absentee bids under $10 will be accepted.

For a complete list of procedures, please download the auction information at right. For additional information, call (717) 393-9745 or e-mail.

Most Recent Catalog

2017 03 10 Catalog
2017 03 10 Catalog
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Auction Catalogs

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NameSizeHits
2017 03 10 Catalog528.2 KiB0
2017 01 13 Catalog533.7 KiB0
2016 11 11 Catalog.652.2 KiB0
2016 10 15 Catalog450.2 KiB0
2016 09 09 Catalog.523.3 KiB0
2016 07 08 Catalog527.7 KiB0
2016 05 13 Catalog.523.3 KiB0
2016 03 11 Catalog504.2 KiB0
2016 01 08 Catalog654.6 KiB0
2015 11 13 Catalog540.4 KiB0
2015 09 11 Catalog515.3 KiB0
2015 07 10 Catalog685.3 KiB0
2015 05 08 Catalog469.1 KiB0
2015 03 13 Catalog423.2 KiB0
2015 01 09 Catalog456.9 KiB0
2014 12 12 Catalog516.9 KiB0
2014 10 10 Catalog637.3 KiB0
2014 09 12 Catalog524.3 KiB0
2014 06 13 Catalog498.9 KiB0
2014 04 11 Catalog498.1 KiB0
2013 12 13 Catalog505.7 KiB0
2014 02 14 Catalog480.9 KiB0
2013 10 11 Catalog666.5 KiB0
2013 09 13 Catalog609.0 KiB0
2013 06 14 Catalog466.6 KiB0
2013 02 08 Catalog422.9 KiB0
2013 04 12 Catalog476.9 KiB0
2012 12 14 Catalog502.1 KiB0
2012 10 13 Catalog620.8 KiB0
2012 06 08 Catalog375.2 KiB0
2012 09 14 Catalog491.9 KiB0
2012 04 13 Catalog422.3 KiB0
2012 02 10 Catalog360.9 KiB0
2011 11 11 Catalog494.8 KiB0
2011 12 09 Catalog409.7 KiB0
2011 10 14 Catalog419.1 KiB0
2011 06 10 Catalog419.8 KiB0
2011 02 11 Catalog446.6 KiB0
2011 04 08 Catalog421.1 KiB0
2010 12 10 Catalog413.4 KiB0
2010 09 10 Catalog386.5 KiB0
2010 06 11 Catalog394.5 KiB0
2010 03 12 Catalog400.6 KiB0
2010 04 23 Catalog358.3 KiB0
2009 12 11 Catalog399.7 KiB0
2009 10 31 Catalog674.4 KiB0
2009 09 11 Catalog331.9 KiB0
2009 06 12 Catalog398.3 KiB0
2009 06 08 Prices375.2 KiB0
2009 03 13 Catalog298.9 KiB0
2009 04 24 Catalog364.7 KiB0
2008 12 12 Catalog342.3 KiB0
2008 09 12 Catalog298.1 KiB0
2008 04 18 Catalog274.2 KiB0
2008 06 13 Catalog318.2 KiB0
2008 03 14 Catalog268.9 KiB0
2007 09 07 Catalog339.2 KiB0
2007 12 07 Catalog324.4 KiB0
2007 06 08 Catalog342.4 KiB0
2007 03 31 Catalog331.8 KiB0
2006 12 08 Catalog285.9 KiB0
2006 06 09 Catalog310.3 KiB0
2006 09 08 Catalog315.5 KiB0
2006 03 10 Catalog250.6 KiB0
2005 12 09 Catalog293.7 KiB0
2005 06 10 Catalog269.7 KiB0
2005 09 09 Catalog237.2 KiB0
2005 03 11 Catalog252.3 KiB0
2004 12 10 Catalog284.5 KiB0
2004 06 11 Catalog258.5 KiB0
2004 09 10 Catalog245.1 KiB0
2004 03 12 Catalog318.1 KiB0
2003 12 12 Catalog405.0 KiB0
2003 10 10 Catalog444.5 KiB0
2003 06 13 Catalog428.2 KiB0

Prices Realized

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NameSizeHits
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2017 01 13 Prices50.2 KiB0
2016 11 11 Prices.151.0 KiB0
2016 10 15 Prices58.6 KiB0
2016 09 09 Prices46.5 KiB0
2016 07 08 Prices46.5 KiB0
2016 05 13 Prices47.3 KiB0
2016 03 11 Prices148.4 KiB0
2016 01 08 Prices137.5 KiB0
2015 11 13 Prices46.6 KiB0
2015 09 11 Prices38.8 KiB0
2015 07 15 Prices44.9 KiB0
2015 05 08 Prices47.7 KiB0
2015 03 13 Prices45.9 KiB0
2015 01 09 Prices47.1 KiB0
2014 12 12 Prices49.3 KiB0
2014 10 10 Prices45.5 KiB0
2014 09 12 Prices44.7 KiB0
2014 06 13 Prices50.3 KiB0
2014 04 11 Prices46.1 KiB0
2014 02 14 Prices46.7 KiB0
2013 12 13 Prices45.6 KiB0
2013 10 11 Prices44.8 KiB0
2013 09 13 Prices47.2 KiB0
2013 06 14 Prices45.6 KiB0
2013 04 12 Prices44.4 KiB0
2013 02 08 Prices44.3 KiB0
2012 12 14 Prices49.5 KiB0
2012 10 13 Prices274.1 KiB0
2012 09 14 Prices45.9 KiB0
2012 06 08 Prices45.7 KiB0
2012 04 13 Prices44.9 KiB0
2012 02 10 Prices45.7 KiB0
2011 12 09 Prices45.7 KiB0
2011 11 11 Prices48.1 KiB0
2011 10 14 Prices46.2 KiB0
2011 06 10 Prices46.1 KiB0
2011 04 08 Prices46.2 KiB0
2011 02 11 Prices45.3 KiB0
2010 12 10 Prices43.8 KiB0
2010 09 10 Prices44.6 KiB0
2010 06 11 Prices45.7 KiB0
2010 04 23 Prices44.4 KiB0
2010 03 12 Prices44.4 KiB0
2009 12 11 Prices46.6 KiB0
2009 10 31 Prices38.9 KiB0
2009 09 11 Prices46.2 KiB0
2009 06 12 Prices46.8 KiB0
2009 04 24 Prices45.0 KiB0
2008 12 12 Prices18.1 KiB0
2008 09 12 Prices18.5 KiB0
2008 06 13 Prices12.4 KiB0
2008 04 18 Prices11.9 KiB0
2008 03 14 Prices18.6 KiB0
2007 12 08 Prices10.7 KiB0
2007 09 07 Prices11.4 KiB0
2007 06 08 Prices12.6 KiB0
2007 03 31 Prices17.7 KiB0
2006 12 08 Prices59.6 KiB0
2006 09 08 Prices31.1 KiB0
2006 06 09 Prices32.3 KiB0
2006 03 10 Prices28.0 KiB0
2005 12 09 Prices19.9 KiB0
2005 09 09 Prices27.1 KiB0
2005 06 10 Prices18.9 KiB0
2005 03 11 Prices13.4 KiB0
2004 12 10 Prices36.1 KiB0
2004 09 10 Prices33.6 KiB0
2004 06 11 Prices34.3 KiB0
2004 03 12 Prices27.7 KiB0
2003 12 12 Prices21.4 KiB0
2003 10 10 Prices17.8 KiB0
2003 06 13 Prices10.2 KiB0