Christies Auctions Off History

On December 4, Christie’s New York will offer a remarkable collection encompassing more than 400 of the most significant and influential books of all time, spanning from the 16th century to the 20th century.

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Cormac McCarthy's Olivetti manual typewriter, (estimate: $15,000-20,000)
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Edgar Allan Poe, Tamerlane and Other Poems, first rare edition, 1828 (estimate: $500,000-700,000)
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Vladimir Nabokov, The Original of Laura, 1975-77, his final unfinished novel (estimate: $400,000-600,000)
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George Washington, most important Washington letter to ever come to auction, 1787 (estimate: $1.5-2.5 million)
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