manuscript letters

Boston, MA — Boasting nearly 1,000 lots in a variety of genres, RR Auction's June Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale is highlighted by a Science and Technology section with online bidding until June 12.

Highlights include a Charles Darwin letter requesting a sketch of a barnacle fossil.  The four-page handwritten letter signed "C. Darwin," from August 8, 1850. Letter to Nathaniel

When Daniel Ryan was just a freshman at a Connecticut boarding school, his English teacher gave him a copy of A Christmas Carol as he headed home for the holidays. It was a gift that ignited not only an interest in Charles Dickens, but a desire to collect. Sixty-five years later, having assembled an extraordinary collection of Dickens' books, manuscripts, and original art, Ryan is

Los Angeles--Thirty-eight handwritten letters by Harper Lee to her friend Felice Itzkoff, sold tonight for $12,500 by Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

Harper Lee, the renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Go Set a Watchman," was great friends with New Yorker Felice Izkoff as both women hailed from Alabama. 

On January 20, 2009, President Barack Obama’s inauguration day, Lee 

54345_LBJ copy.jpgLos Angeles—Thirty-eight handwritten letters by Harper Lee to her