Rare Charles Darwin Manuscript Fetches £490,000

literature-highlights-8.jpg
Launch Slideshow

Spanning over 500 years, the summer English Literature, History, Science , Children's Books and Illustrations sale included some exceptional material across the collecting categories. It featured highlights such as a collection of Philip Larkin's letters, a dedicated first edition copy of Oscar Wilde's Salomé and two leaves from Darwin's original working manuscript for On the Origin of the Species, which sold for £490,000. Click ahead to see more.

English Literature, History, Science, Children's Books and Illustrations
9-10 July | London

Rare Charles Darwin Manuscript Fetches £490,000

/
Close

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and to the practices described in our updated Privacy Policy.

Close