Expensive Reads

Posted Fri, 07/14/06

The following bit of interesting information comes courtesy of Abe Books (also known as Advanced Book Exchange), which I frequently patronize.

The Most Expensive Signed Books Ever Sold on Abe Books:

  • 1984 by George Orwell ($26,500)

  • A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway ($17,500)

  • The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker ($15,000)

  • The Mime of Mick, Nick, and the Maggies by James Joyce ($15,000)

  • The Lost Plum Cake by CL Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll ($12,352)

  • I, Me, Mine by George Harrison ($10,897)

  • Men at Arms and Officers & Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh (pair sold for $10,700)

  • Sylvia Plath ALS by Sylvia Plath ($10,000)

  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess ($9,577)

  • Post Office by Charles Bukowski ($8,000)

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