As previously posted about, in early December Sotheby's will auction off a very valuable and very interesting collection of rare books, including a first edition of Audubon's The Birds of America, which is considered to be the "world's most expensive book". Prior to the auction, the collection will tour and be put on public display in Paris, New York and London. Included in the public viewing will... [more]
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This December 7th in London, Sotheby's will auction off a number of rare books from the late Baron Frederick Hesketh's expansive collection, including a rare first edition of Audubon's The Birds of America. Due to the rarity and size of the book, which Audubon described as a "'double elephant' folio" and measures 90 by 60 cms, coupled with the quality of the hand-colored prints, experts estimate ... [more]
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