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PHILADELPHIA – Freeman’s is pleased to announce the results of its May 20 Books and Manuscripts auction, which featured a 98% sell-through rate and impressive sales of Pennsylvania material, WWII posters, rare editions, and more. The 131-lot auction achieved $525,861 in total, surpassing its presale estimate.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — On May 20, Freeman’s presents a Books and Manuscripts auction beginning at noon Eastern time. The 131-lot auction will showcase a number of historically and culturally significant books, posters, prints, and letters, including an annotated draft of a missive from President John F. Kennedy to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; a selection of important World War II posters; many first and limited editions from such prominent authors as Henry David Thoreau, Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, and T.S. Eliot; as well as significant scientific and medical texts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.