Jane Austen

December 16, 2021
London – Earlier this year, Sotheby’s announced that the manuscripts, first editions, letters and bindings that make up the legendary Honresfield Library -- assembled with passion by self-made Vict
December 1, 2021
The earliest known child’s letter to Santa Claus in Britain was sent in 1895 from a child in Lincolnshire addressed to ‘Father Christmas, The North Pole, G.P.O,’ but by the early 1900s thousands of
November 29, 2021
Dallas — A first edition of Thomas Keneally's Schindler's Ark signed by Steven Spielberg, who turned it into a seven-time Oscar-winning motion picture.
September 1, 2021
New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce The Exceptional Liter
July 22, 2021
Last weekend, a new literary attraction debuted in Bath, England, that sounds incredibly cool: Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein.
June 17, 2021
London — Friends of the National Libraries (FNL) has announced that it is leading a bid to save one of the most important private collections of manuscripts an
February 10, 2021
London — Rare and special editions of works by Sappho, Jane Austen and Oscar Wilde are among the highlights of Peter Harrington’s new catalogue
December 3, 2020
It’s that time of year, and sure, buying a book for a bibliophile is generally a good idea, but it can be tricky to pick just the right thing.
November 24, 2020
New York — Swann Galleries’ Tuesday, November 17 sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts saw great success across categories with a 90% sell-through rate by lot, and closed above the total high-estima
November 24, 2020
Just as the UK’s writers’ homes museums were gearing up for the Christmas season, they have been forced to close again as part of renewed coronavirus lockdown restrictions through December 3.