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.
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There will be a few showers in the north tonight but it will become dry for most, with a risk of frost and fog, especially in the south.
Showers continuing in the north, but clear spells in the south before low cloud develops giving fog over the hills.
An 88-year-old woman has died after a hit and run in Birmingham.