Posted on 07/10/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
As expected, the original Winnie the Pooh map sold for sky-high prices at an auction today at Sotheby’s.
In fact, it vastly exceeded predictions, going for £430,000 (nearly $570,800) compared with the original predictions of £100,000 to £150,000, reports The Guardian.
That’s a world record for a book illustration sold at auction.
The 1926 sketch drawn by EH Shepard had been unseen for nearly half a century.
Read more and see a photo of it in The Guardian.
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