Franz Kafka's deep insecurity about his work is the focus of a letter coming to Sotheby's in which he describes his problems with writer's block.
A rare handwritten letter by Napoleon Bonaparte playfully criticizing his tutor's work is among 800 lots at RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale
The first Hugo ever awarded and props from the 1953 movie War of the Worlds
UK-based Excalibur Auctions is offering two rare comics believed never to have been offered in the UK before at auction.
Highlights of Bonhams' Fine Books, Maps & Manuscripts online only sale running June 7 - 20 include: 
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of When We Were Very Young, Lyon & Turnbull will present a complete deluxe set of th
A rare 1500 third German edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders on May 30.
An extensive archive of Charlie Chaplin items assembled by his friend Max Reinhardt, publisher of Chaplin’s autobiography, will go under the hammer at Bonhams
Printed by Hardouin, Germain, and Gillet, Homo anatomicus - or Zodiac Man - is an illuminated manuscript in French, drawn from the Book of Hours.