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Original Tintin Art by Hergé May Bring $720,000 in Heritage's First European Comic Art Auction

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Highlights of Christie's Spring Sales of Books & Manuscripts to be Held on June 14

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New England Society Book Awards Winners Announced

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World Record Comic Book & Art Auction Surpasses $12.2 Million at Heritage Auctions

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