Auctions Update

Southeby’s has announced the sale of the collection of letters from Evelyn Waugh to Richard Plunket Greene. See previous post. This was Lot 140 in the auction conducted 3-10 December. It sold for £15,000 which was the low end of the estimate.

Earlier in the month, Bonhams announced the sale of items from the archives of John Heygate. See previous post. Lot 390 consisting of letters from various sources to Heygate, many of them discussing Evelyn Waugh, went for £3562, including premium. Lot 377 containing letters from Anthony Powell to Heygate went for £3187 and Lot 392 containing 20 books from Henry Williamson inscribed to Heygate went for £1657, both including premium. Lot 391 consisting of 450 letters from Williamson to Heygate apparently did not sell.

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