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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Lee, Harper

Pulitzer-Prize-winning author, Nelle Harper Lee (pen named Harper Lee)is an American writer famous for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The 1961 Pulitzer marked the pinnacle of her success with a storyline that explored issues of racism, particularly in the southern states of America. Lee’s contributions to both literature and an awareness of unjust treatment and racism also earned her a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

To Kill a Mockingbird’s auction success is impressive, with first editions sold for upwards of $22,705.00 through Heritage Auctions. Abebooks.com values a good condition, first edition copy of this book anywhere from $10,000 to over $25,000.