Midlands author's classics to fetch over £10k
A first edition of JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit', and a third folio edition of William Shakespeare's 'Comedies, Histories and Tragedies' go under the hammer today.
Auctioneers, Bonhams, expect both works by the Midlands writers to be sold for between £10,000 and £15,000.
William Shakespeare's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon has topped a table of towns and cities embracing online business.
Companies in Stratford are the best at using the internet to attract customers and orders, according to research commissioned by Google.
The town has been named as the internet giant's eTown Award winner, following research into 1,300 towns and cities across the UK.
Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations
To celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the launch of the World Shakespeare Festival, two days of festivities are being held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.