Rare Charles Darwin Manuscript Fetches £490,000

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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

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