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John Lennon manuscripts, drawings to be sold at auction

Drawings are seen as part of John Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Drawings are seen as part of John Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Drawings are seen as part of John Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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An untitled drawing of a four-eyed guitar player by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An untitled drawing of a four-eyed guitar player by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon...more

An untitled drawing of a four-eyed guitar player by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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An untitled drawing by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An untitled drawing by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An untitled drawing by John Lennon is seen during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's auction house in New York May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Sotheby's employee handles a typescript signed by John Lennon during the press preview of a collection of Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts from 1964-65 at Sotheby's in New York May 29, 2014.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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