I thought you might like to take a look at the e-catalogues for the Chatsworth and Ashdown Attic sales, both houses having connections to Jane Austen as I explained in my posts here (Chatsworth) and here (Ashdown), and which are now available to view online at the Sotheby’s website.
The Chatsworth e-catalogue is available here
and the Ashdown House e-catalogue is available here.
There has been tremendous press interest in the Chatsworth sale recently; it has been featured in magazines, newspapers and TV news programmes. The sale will take place next week and I promise to broadcast some of the results here.
Be warned, you can lose many, many hours on-line gazing at the marvellous and varied contents. My imaginary bid list is getting longer by the day…