james mchenry

An important George Washington letter achieved a stunning $362,500 at Doyle New York’s November 5, 2012 auction of Rare Books and Autographs. Purchased by a private collector, the letter far surpassed its pre-sale estimate of $80,000-100,000. It was the fourth highest price fetched at auction for a letter by Washington and the highest price for a single-
Doyle New York will auction Rare Books, Autographs and Maps on November 5, 2012 at 10am. The material ranges from early illuminated manuscripts to modern first editions. Categories include Americana; bibliography and fine printing; illustrated books of all periods, including atlases and color plate books; literature; fine bindings (both bound sets and