Get to know our specialists: Jaap van Eesteren

Get to know our specialists: Jaap van Eesteren 

We have asked a few questions to our in-house specialists to get to know them better. 

Present yourself

My name is Jaap van Eesteren (1967) and since 1992 I have been working professionally in the antiquarian book & print business.

A favorite work that you sold at auction?

In 2008 I achieved in the Netherlands a record at auction of almost € 250,000 for a magnificent 15th-century handwritten prayer book.

The nicest part of your job?

Every working day it is a privilege to be able to describe and offer rare books, manuscripts, drawings & prints at our auctions.

A favorite item in the current or upcoming auction?

In our upcoming September auction 2 beautiful medieval miniatures will be offered, both with an estimation of €1.500 - €2.500.