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October 20, 2015

Founding Fathers’ hair to be offered at Auction

Fine Books and Manuscripts

A relic can be defined as “part of the body of clothing of a saint (holy person),” or “an object from the past…with no modern use but is often valued for its meaning or importance in history.” Today, objects associated with individuals from the past are collected and venerated by many, including those belonging to…

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July 20, 2015

Lewis and Clark’s “History of the Expedition” leads Fine Books and Manuscripts auction

Fine Books and Manuscripts

The upcoming Fine Books and Manuscripts auction on August 5th includes a number of rare and important items that will surely encourage competitive bidding. Highlights of the sale include a first edition of Lewis and Clark’s History of the Expedition, with its original folding map, an extensive cartography session including rare maps of the Americas by Hutchins, Jaillot, Delisle,…

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