Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Got a spare $100,000?

PhiloBiblos notes, in upcoming auction news:
  • A first edition of Edgar Allan Poe's Tales (1845), expected to fetch between $100,000 and $150,000 at Christie's on June 12th
  • A portion of the manuscript from Arthur Conan Doyle's His Last Bow, expected to fetch between $150,000 and $200,000 at Sotheby's on June 19th
  • Various materials in Bloomsbury's June 19th auction, including works by Paul Auster, Robert Bloch (a copy of Psycho), James M. Cain (first editions of Mildred Pierce), Arthur Conan Doyle (first edition of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, with illustrations by Sidney Paget), William Goldman (a script of Macdonald's The Moving Target, later renamed Harper, and a letter to Kenneth Millar, aka Macdonald), George V. Higgins, Patricia Highsmith, and Edgar Allan Poe

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