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Rare Proust book sells for world record 1.5 million euros

AFP     15th December, 2018 12:34:43 printer

Rare Proust book sells for world record 1.5 million euros

A first edition of Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way" sold for 1.51 million euros ($1.7 million) in Paris Friday, a world record for a French book, auction house Sotheby's said.

 

The rare copy of the first volume of "Remembrance of Things Past" had been expected to go for between 600,000 and 800,000 euros.


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