Mao Zedong

Westport, CT – A presentation copy of a Russian book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China signed by Chairman Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung); a receipt signed by Edgar Allan Poe, likely for payment of his famous poem “The Raven”; and a signed copy of Albert Einstein’s doctoral dissertation from 1905 are all part of University Archives’ next online auction slated for

A brief overview of this week's auction offerings:

Sotheby's London will sell Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music, in 231 lots on Tuesday, June 11. Rating the top estimate by a fair margin is a calligraphic 

NEW YORK—Bonhams will offer a collection of rare and important letters and documents signed by Mao Zedong (1893-1976) and other high-ranking Chinese Communist Party officials in the upcoming auction, The Xi’an Incident: The Papers of Hyland “Bud” Lyon, to be held at Bonhams New York on March 20. This is the first time the material will be publicly exhibited. 


Many of the