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Books, Maps & Manuscripts

A book sale was Freeman’s first significant auction upon its opening in 1805. As the first “purpose-built” auction house in the United States, Freeman’s Books, Maps & Manuscripts Department enjoys the privilege of continuing this tradition in the welcoming environment of its current location (since 1924) on Chestnut Street in the heart of Philadelphia. Our team of experts, led by Department Head David Bloom, provides quality of service that remains unchanged since its opening over 200 years ago.

For more information about buying or selling Books, Maps & Mansucripts, please contact specialists David Bloom and Ben Truesdale.

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