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Authors and artifacts of


Writers who impacted generations to come

Books can take readers to places they’ve never seen, sparking the imagination and causing hope, fear, joy or somber rumination. Literature and books will be featured in our Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction in May 2018.

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter Philosopher's Stone book first edition RR Auction

RR Auction has offered at auction items relating to American heavyweights like Hemingway, Melville, Poe and Thoreau; internationally renowned authors like Dickens and Orwell, Goethe and Wilde; and noted philosophic writers like Camus, Sartre and Voltaire. We have also had auction lots highlighting modern authors like J.K. Rowling, as well as many recipients of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Bibliophiles, historians and rarities collectors alike have shown high interest in the category at past auctions. Some noteworthy sales in Literature and Books include:

  • Extensive collection of Mario Puzo during his research for “The Godfather”: $625,000
  • Letter from Edgar Allan Poe to Sarah Josepha Hale: $167,947
  • Never before published personal correspondence by Lord Byron: $36,093

Our next Literature auction will be May 9, 2018. Do you have fine examples of literature and books?  Contact us.


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    Past Top Sales

    Mario Puzo Godfather RR Auction

    Mario Puzo’s Godfather Archive
    Sold Price: $625,000
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    Sketch "Le Petit Prince" Antoine de Saint-Exupéry RR Auction

    Signed sketch of “Le Petit Prince”
    by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Sold Price: $15,496
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    Signed first edition "Ulysses" author autograph James Joyce

    Signed edition of “Ulysses”
    by James Joyce

    Sold Price: $14,650
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