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AbeBooks most expensive sales for September 2010

interview-history-oriana-fallaciTopping the list is a collection of personal files from Oriana Fallaci, the late Italian journalist famed for her intense interviews with politicians and celebrities alike.

The collection included letters, research materials and more, and sold for $28,994. That makes it one of the most expensive sales on AbeBooks in recent years, and the second landmark sale we’ve enjoyed in as many months. In August our top sale, a copy of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, went for $27,500. Surely these are signs that the rare book market is buoyant.

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