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July’s Most Expensive Book Sales


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Salman Rushdie’s 1980 book, Midnight’s Children, continues to fascinate readers and collectors. This tale of India’s transition to independence won the Booker Prize and appears on every list of must-read modern novels. Discover how much a rare uncorrected proof of the first UK edition sold for in July – and it was considerably north of $10,000.

Our top 10 list also includes African artwork by a French painter, Henri Matisse and ballet captured through a camera lens. Have a look at all the most expensive book sales of July on AbeBooks.

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Beth Carswell

About Beth Carswell

I've been reading, selling, researching, loving and writing about books with AbeBooks since 2000.

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