January 25, 2022

Jane Austen Family Books Made Digital for First Time

Note: The material has been digitized but it’s not on the web, at least not yet. Until then, for those of you who don’t reside in the UK, here’s a reason (if you’re in search of one) to jet on over. From the BBC: Original material previously only available to scholars can now be freely […]

BBC: "Rare Jane Austen Manuscript Sells for $1.6 Million At Sotheby's"

From a BBC News Report: A rare Jane Austen manuscript has sold for £993,250 ($1.6m) in London, three times more than its estimated price. Auction house Sotheby’s had originally valued the unfinished novel – entitled The Watsons – at £200,000-300,000. The manuscript, originally owned privately, was purchased by the Bodelian Libraries of Oxford. Read the […]