Development of a genius: an autographed Beethoven score hears a bid of $245,000

Development of a genius: an autographed Beethoven score hears a bid of $245,000

Sotheby's sale proved that musical manuscripts are even more valuable than you'd realise
Lyrics of a genius: rare handwritten poetry by Albert Einstein sells tomorrow

Lyrics of a genius: rare handwritten poetry by Albert Einstein sells tomorrow

In an auction boasting works by Austen, Darwin and Galileo, the great physicist still leads the way
'It's a great comfort he was killed so suddenly': Great War horrors go to auction

'It's a great comfort he was killed so suddenly': Great War horrors go to auction

As the UK marks Remembrance Sunday, an exceptional collection of letters is up for sale
Dickens's £200,000 A Christmas Carol could be an early gift for collectors

Dickens's £200,000 A Christmas Carol could be an early gift for collectors

A very special signed edition of the author's seminal Yuletide work is going up for sale at Sotheby's
Diary of a journey through Aboriginal communities is priced at £40,000

Diary of a journey through Aboriginal communities is priced at £40,000

Alex Bortingnon and John Olsen, authors of The Land Beyond Time, also co-wrote a journal
'Rarer than a Gutenberg'... a 1782 bible brings $67,500

'Rarer than a Gutenberg'... a 1782 bible brings $67,500

The first to be printed in the United States, the Robert Aitken bible starred in a Pennsylvania sale
$15k for a Jewish cookbook

$15k for a Jewish cookbook

A rare first edition of the first Jewish recipe book to be released in America goes under the hammer
Howzat?!  A selection of Wisden Almanacks sit up to be caught

Howzat?! A selection of Wisden Almanacks sit up to be caught

Bloomsbury will offer 44 volumes of the classic cricket guide at auction
$135k for a Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's works

$135k for a Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's works

A beautifully bound and preserved Folio of the Bard's plays has reached sunny California
Exhibition honours a real-life 'Indiana Jones'

Exhibition honours a real-life 'Indiana Jones'

John Trever's efforts to save the text of the 2,000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls are celebrated in his native state
A $20k astronomy book in time for Christmas?

A $20k astronomy book in time for Christmas?

German firm Ketterer Kunst is among the auctioneers offering post-auction collectibles
Today in history... A Christmas Carol was first published

Today in history... A Christmas Carol was first published

December 19, 1843: Charles Dickens' most famous yuletide tale makes its debut in England

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