Jane Austen manuscript sells for £850,000

A rare Jane Austen manuscript has sold for £850,000 at a London auction, three times more than its estimated price.

Auction house Sotheby’s had originally valued the unfinished novel — entitled The Watsons — at £200,000-300,000.

The manuscript, originally owned privately, was purchased by an institution — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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