Tuesday, May 20, 2008

"A Study in Scarlet" Nets More Than $30,000.

After a UK-US bidding war, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "A Study in Scarlet" from Beeton's Christmas Annual (1887) went for 15,500 pounds at an auction of Oxfam books today. More here from the BBC and here from Bonhams.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There's more details on how Oxfam came to find this Beeton's, as well as a list of all 31 known existing copies of Beeton's Christmas Annual 1887, at