New York, Paris, London | 12 June–10 July 2024

Fine Books & Manuscripts

Sotheby’s is pleased to announce its Fine Books & Manuscripts sales, taking place 12 June through 10 July 2024. Following the successful launch of Book Week in 2023, we are delighted to once again present this global auction series that draws together our Paris, London, and New York locations.

The lots—offered over numerous auctions in three countries—boast many notable collections and works across a range of categories including important printed and manuscript Americana and other historical documents, exceptional examples of literature spanning continents and centuries, iconic illustrations, and much more. Through these sales, we are proud to bring to the market a remarkable array of material sure to appeal to seasoned collectors as well as those new to this category.

New York Auctions

Paris & London Auctions

Sotheby's Talks

Sotheby's Talks

William Blake: Artist, Poet and Visionary

Join us at Sotheby’s for a conversation about poet, artist and visionary William Blake. As a rare first edition of his Songs of Innocence and of Experience is set to go under the hammer, art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon, cultural historian John Higgs, Sotheby’s Selby Kiffer and cultural critic Shahidha Bari will explore the world of this enigmatic genius. 

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Exhibition Information

  • Jun21 Jun26

    New York

  • Jun21 Jun26


  • Jul5 Jul9


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Workman Collection Available to Buy Now

Books & Manuscripts Available to Buy Now

Children's Books Available to Buy Now

Maps & Botanicals Available to Buy Now

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