Yesterday’s papers still big news for collectors

The one surviving copy of a scandalous Irish Times colour supplement from 1891 is up for sale at Adam’s upcoming Works on Paper sale

26th July, 2020
A copy of The Birmingham Six: An Appalling Vista

‘Works on Paper’ covers a wide remit and Adam’s forthcoming sale offers a selection that ranges from the poignant – an autographed letter from WB Yeats to Maud Gonne written in 1928 and expected to fetch €10,000-€15,000, to the scandalous – the newspaper colour supplement that never saw the light of day (€3,000-€5,000).

The market value of a second handwritten letter is also down to its author, Padraig...

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