• 15 December 2022

This week we are pleased to bring you an insightful article on the recent sale of a signed Frederick Douglass Letter and Johannes Kepler Manuscript.

Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house established over 200 years ago. They hold over 400 specialist sales annually in 60 different categories across the globe.  

In Bonhams' recent History of Science and Technology Auction in New York, an autographed letter signed by Frederick Douglass sold for over $350,000 and a scientific manuscript by Johannes Kepler sold for $880,000.

In this article, Bonhams' Head of US Communications, Morgan Potts details the historical sales and some of the history behind these valuable and world record breaking items. 

To find out more about these items and similar auction sales, follow the link below: