Sotheby’s

The largest white truffle in the world is on display at Sotheby's New York on December 5, 2014.  The truffle was found last week in the Umbrian region of Italy weighing 4.16 pounds or 1.89 kilos. It is nearly twice the size of the existing record holder, which was sold for $417,200 in 2010. Sothebys will offer this truffel on December 6 and with expected to start at $50,000.   AFP PHOTO / Timothy A CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Record 4.16-Pound Truffle Sells For $61,250 In NYC

A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle has sold for $61,250 at a New York City auction.

12/10/2014

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Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ Manuscript Fetches $197K At Auction

Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.

12/05/2013

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Pair of ‘America’s First Books’ On Display For One Day Only At Rosenbach Museum

For one day, two exceptionally rare Bay Psalm Books are being exhibited together at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, in center city Philadelphia.

06/19/2013

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Savoring Children’s Books

Everyone should make sure that their children and grandchildren know the ‘classics’, such as Winnie-the-Pooh and Babar.

04/19/2011

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Official Emancipation Proclamation Visits Philly

The Library Company put an official copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, once owned by Robert F. Kennedy, on display for a brief time on Monday.

11/29/2010

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