Friday, December 19, 2008
Dracula nets $23,000.
At Sotheby's on December 17th, a rare signed first edition of Bram Stoker's Dracula went for £15,000. Letters from sailor Arthur Jewell, who survived both the sinking of the Titanic and her sister ship Brittanic, netted £17,500. Other items sold include a first edition of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World (£2000) and a Beatrix Potter watercolor from 1890 (£39,650).