Last Updated on 5/27/2006 by bidz

World record price paid for books

BBC NEWS | England
Saturday, 27 May 2006

“First editions of works by novelist Virginia Woolf were put up for sale by an anonymous owner from Suffolk.

The copies of The Years and Three Guineas were both signed by the author. They exceeded experts’ predictions by fetching 25,000 pounds (about US $46, 400).”

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