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A brief article on book auctions
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Posted on: 4/7 1:20:25


Re: A brief article on book auctions
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http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/e ... ection-n09131/lot.44.html

This one seems to bee the auction mentioned in the article. $100000 without any signature is mad!

Posted on: 4/7 5:01:12


Re: A brief article on book auctions
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It's the condition of the dust-jacket. Finding one that is essentially new after 75 years (especially on that paper stock) is essentially a one in 100,000 chance. At least according to that bidder, and the person who had the bid just under that.

Posted on: 4/7 9:19:26
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