Archive for July 15th, 2011

Jane Austen’s manuscript went on sale yesterday sold for  £993,250 ($1.6m) yesterday in London – three times more than expected. There’s a clip from the BBC which makes fascinating viewing!
Oxford University’s Bodleian Library later said it had bought the Austen manuscript and it would go on display this year.

Here’s another clip from the BBC with Sotheby’s Gabriel Heaton talking about The Watsons – enjoy!

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