J.K. Rowling's Writing Chair Up For Auction

J.K. Rowling's Writing Chair Up For Auction

News by Peter Derk March 18, 2016
Potter fans and perverts rejoice! J.K. Rowling's writing chair goes up for auction.
Whitman Book Sells For $305,000

Leaves Of Green: Whitman Book Sells For $305,000

News by Peter Derk June 20, 2014
A first edition of 'Leaves Of Grass' by Walt Whitman sold at auction for $305,000. It more than doubled Christie's estimate and is a new record for a Whitman book.
First Book Printed in America Could be ‘Most Expensive Written volume Ever’

First Book Printed in America Could be ‘Most Expensive Written volume Ever’

News by Dean Fetzer November 26, 2013
One of 11 copies still in existence of the Bay Psalm Book goes on sale at Sotheby’s in New York today and could fetch up to $30 million.
William Faulkner Sotheby's Auction

Sotheby’s to Auction Faulkner Memorabilia - Including His Nobel Medal

News by Dean Fetzer
William Faulkner’s personal letters and manuscripts, described as “a literary treasure trove,” are to go up for auction in June in New York.
Symphony Charity Auction

Charity Auction Offers Meetings with Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Leonard Nimoy and Others

News by Christopher Shultz
An upcoming auction in support of Symphony Space is sure to trip the book nerd's proverbial trigger.
William McGonagall - World's Worst Poet

£3,000? That Seems a Bit Much for a Poem by the ‘World's Worst Poet’

News by Dean Fetzer February 19, 2013
A rare poem by 19th-century Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall – widely agreed to be “the worst poet in English literature” — goes on sale in London this May.
"Where The Wild Things Are" Auction

Rare Signed First Edition of Where The Wild Things Are Goes to Auction

News by Christopher Shultz
Swann Auction Galleries have some pretty amazing, graphic-themed items for sale in honor of Bibliography Week, but their price tags pack a punch.
Edgar Allan Poe's Hair Auction

Profiles in History to Auction a Lock of Edgar Allan Poe's Hair

News by Christopher Shultz October 23, 2012
Though it may seem arcane and a little weird, chunks of the macabre author's hair are highly sought after by memorabilia collectors.