Sotheby’s London – English Literature, History, Children’s Books & Illustrations

October 4th, 2011 by

The sale will feature first editions, presentation copies, letters and manuscripts from the mid-sixteenth century to the present day.

This will include a series of presentation copies of the works of the Brontë sisters, given to their close friend Ellen Nussey, the second folio edition (1632) of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, first and inscribed editions of the works of Thomas Hardy, Oscar Wilde and Graham Greene, a very rare item of early postal history and fine illustrations.