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Tag: John Jay

  • Auction Industry

    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million

    Lot given by James Madison to overseas diplomat James Maury eclipses $312K DALLAS, Texas (March 10, 2020) – An extremely rare copy of The Federalist Papers that was personally given by James Madison to an American diplomat and a strong selection of literature related to the Mormon church and its founders boosted the…

    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million
  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby's To Offer 1794 Land Charter For First African Free School In America

    A Landmark Document of Social Equality That Created First of Its Kind Institution in America. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby’s announced today that the Books & Manuscripts department will offer the 1794 land indenture for the use and benefit of New York City’s African Free School—founded by Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton,…

    A Landmark Document of Social Equality That Created First of Its Kind Institution in America. Courtesy Sotheby's.
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    Library of a Midwestern Collector

    The Library of a Midwestern Collector auction is a selection of vintage and contemporary books offered by Hindman. Works by Charles Darwin, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, James Joyce, Isaac Newton, J. K. Rowling, and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton are particularly featured. Volumes on science, technology, mathematics, literature, economics, and the social…

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, SIGNED BY ROWLING/Auctiondaily
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    Fine Books & Manuscripts Online

    Sotheby's online Fine Books and Manuscripts auction is a great opportunity to enrich any book collection with a valuable piece of history. The sale is highlighted by John R. Mott’s 1946 Nobel Peace Prize medals, the first edition of Leaves of Grass by Whitman, and The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison,…

    PR-229 Books & Manuscripts Online by Sothebys