Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom saved

Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom saved

The French government labelled the book a national treasure

Books and manuscripts: 2017 auction review

Books and manuscripts: 2017 auction review

The biggest sale of the year was a founding religious text

Charles Dickens train crash letter sold at Sotheby’s

Charles Dickens train crash letter sold at Sotheby’s

Dickens suffered from PTSD in the aftermath of the crash

17th century alchemist’s scroll realises $786,000

17th century alchemist’s scroll realises $786,000

The alchemist’s scroll features poetry by George Ripley

Quentin Blake’s Hunchback cover makes $18,500

Quentin Blake’s Hunchback cover makes $18,500

Proceeds from the auction will benefit the House of Illustration

Two Ronnies Four Candles script to auction

Two Ronnies Four Candles script to auction

Four Candles is perhaps the most popular British comedy sketch

17th century alchemist’s manuscript to sell

17th century alchemist’s manuscript to sell

The manuscript contains instructions for achieving eternal life

Doris Lessing’s Nobel Prize valued at $335,000

Doris Lessing’s Nobel Prize valued at $335,000

Lessing was one of the 20th century’s most innovative writers

Handwritten Harry Potter book to beat estimate?

Handwritten Harry Potter book to beat estimate?

The one off booklet is valued at up to $161,000 at Dreweatts

Emperor Hirohito’s WW2 account sells for $275,000

Emperor Hirohito’s WW2 account sells for $275,000

Emperor Hirohito gave his account to US forces in 1945

Francois I Book of Hours to return to France?

Francois I Book of Hours to return to France?

The Book of Hours is listed as a French national treasure

Bert Lahr Wizard

Cowardly Lion’s Wizard of Oz book valued at $50,000

Bert Lahr’s personal copy of the book is selling at Christie’s

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