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Sale of Books & Manuscripts totals $5.2 million at Christie's New York

Christie?s New York various owner Books & Manuscripts sale realizes $5,218,500, with an additional sale to follow on December 7, 2017. The auction witnessed active participation across all sales channels?in-room, phone bidding, and online via Christie?s LIVE? with global bidding from registrants across 26 countries and 5 continents. The top lots of the sale were Brigham Young's copy of the 1823 Stone-engraved Declaration of Independence, which sold for $432,500; and Albert Einstein?s telescope, which sold for $432,500; setting a world auction record for any scientific object owned by Einstein offered at auction.
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