Connecticut — All of the important Churchill lots at the start of the sale sold over estimate. Some of the high spots included lot 9 a typescript newspaper article, first line "Is a European war becoming more probable? " with comments on the "United States of Europe", with original hand-written corrections. [Avignon, France: sent 10th August 1931]. for $6930; lot 10 was a 6-page typed carbon-

Paris – Christie's Books department is pleased with today’s results totaling €2,5 million. After the Books sale, which top lot was a deluxe edition of the Picture of Dorian Gray

Victor Hugo was exiled from France in 1851 after unsuccessfully blocking Louis Napoleon Bonaparte’s coup d’etat, which left him bumping around Europe for a few years until finding sanctuary on the island of Guernsey, located off the Normandy coast. Of Hugo’s nineteen years spent in banishment, fifteen of those were at

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Paris, April 2012 - The 184-lot sale of Books & Manuscripts to be held at Sotheby’s Paris on 15 May 2012 includes an ensemble of historic documents, books, letters and poems concerning two great names of French poetry: Paul Verlaine and Guillaume Apollinaire. Other giants of French literature present in the

Victor Hugo