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    “American Classics and Signed Letters at Potter & Potter”

    In 1939, Raymond Chandler published his novel The Big Sleep. The first to feature hardboiled detective Philip Marlowe, the book later inspired a classic film by the same title starring Humphry Bogart and Lauren Bacall. A first edition, first printing copy of this American classic is currently up for bid…

    CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959). The Big Sleep
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    Swann Ushers in a New Era of Live Online Sales with Printed & Manuscript African Americana

    Sale brings $744k and 13 auction records PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANASale 2534; May 7, 2020Sale total: $744,112Estimates for sale as a whole: $455,900-$672,900We offered 399 lots; 360 sold (90% sell-through rate by lot)All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, May 7 sale of Printed & Manuscript African…

    Swann Ushers in a New Era of Live Online Sales with Printed & Manuscript African. Americana
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts

    In this auction of Fine Books and Manuscripts, Swann Auction Galleries offers a dizzying number of high-value books, manuscripts, and signatures by and about well-known figures. Just a fraction of the famous names appearing here should be enough to pique the interest of any collector: Aaron Burr, Robert E. Lee,…

    PHILLIPS, TOM. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Inferno/Auctiondaily