12 Leading New York Books & Manuscripts Results in 2017

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Sotheby’s New York Books & Manuscripts department achieved extraordinary results and set numerous records in 2017, totalling over $17.6 million across eight sales. Auctions ranged from the exceptional white glove single owner sale, Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts, to Space Exploration, which included the Apollo 11 lunar bag used by Neil Armstrong to bring back the first samples of the moon ever collected. It sold for $1,812,500, setting the world record for an American space artefact.

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12 Leading New York Books & Manuscripts Results in 2017

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