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Research Guides

Auction House Sales Catalogues at the Royal Ontario Museum's Library and Archives

A guide highlighting the Auction House Sales Catalogues held at the Royal Ontario Museum's Library and Archives.

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The British Library's Guide to Auction House Sales Catalogues

In addition to describing the range of current and historic auction sales catalogues​and book dealer catalogues held at the British Library in London, the British Library's guide to auction house sales catalogues lists the main printed an online reference tools that can be used to gain access to them.

The National Gallery of Canada's Collection of Auction House Sales

Located in Ottawa, the National Gallery of Canada houses a large collection of Canadian auction house sales catalogues.


Victoria and Albert Museum's Art Auction Sales, Sales Cataloguesand Price Guides Study Guide 

The V&A Museum's art auction sales, sales catalogues and price guides study guide describes resources and standard reference work useful for finding information on price paid at auction for works of art and location of sales catalogues for provenance research.


Online Sales Catalogues


Simon Ray


Auction Houses


Carlton Rochell

China Guardian

The Chinese Porcelain Company



Francesca Galloway London               

Jonathan Tucker & Antonia Tozer              


Malcolm Fairley Ltd.

Marcel Nies Oriental Art       


Mita Arts Gallery

Nancy Wiener Gallery                        


Prahlad Bubbar

Roger Keverne Ltd.

Rupert Wace Ancient Art


Simon Ray


Spink & Son