A John Lennon sketch
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Record sales at John Lennon auction

5 June 2014 Last updated at 13:50 BST

Original manuscripts and drawings by John Lennon have sold at auction for more than double the pre-sale estimate.

All of the 89 lots were from Lennon's books In His Own Write and A Spaniard In The Works.

The sale made $2.9 million in total.

Richard Austin, from Sotheby's in New York explains which lots were the most popular.