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Sotheby’s auctions unpublished autograph manuscript by Charlotte Brontë for £690,850 / $ 1,069,229

Sotheby’s London announces that in a tense bidding battle yesterday, in its English Literature, History, Children’s Books & Illustrations sale, Charlotte Brontë’s autograph manuscript, The Young Men’s Magazine, Number 2, was sold for £690,850 / $ 1,069,229, more than twice the pre-sale estimate of £200,000-£300,000 – a record at auction for a manuscript by any of the Brontë sisters. The manuscript, dated 1830, written by a fourteen-year-old Charlotte Brontë, had never … Read More

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