THE WATSONS

  • Major Jane Austen manuscript up for sale May 24, 2011

    London: The only major Jane Austen manuscript still in private hands comes up for auction on July 14th, auction house Sotheby's said on Monday. "The Watsons" by the prolific author of "Sense and Sensibility" is estimated by Sotheby's at 200,000300,000 pounds ($ 323,800$ 485,700). "Probably written in 1804, this heavily corrected draft...