Beatrix Potter lots raise cash for south Cumbria charity



A 1929 handwritten letter, a first edition of The Fairy Caravan and a signed and dedicated copy of The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse were auctioned by a mystery seller.
The items, which sold on Monday, made a total of £3,720 for Jo's Appeal, which was set up in honour of popular Evening Mail journalist Jo Davies.
Speaking on behalf of 1818 Auctioneers who sold the items, Bill Nelson said: "It was a great auction, we had a good day and saw a lot of bids.
"We had about 60 people in the room and it was a good turnout."
The signed letter, which explained why Potter did not want to... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 40
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