Also going under the hammer at the First Editions, Second Thoughts auction last night was a copy of Roald Dahl's Matilda, with new illustrations by Quentin Blake, which sold for £30,000 - the second highest sale of the evening.
The auction saw lots from 50 celebrated authors who had annotated, commented on or illustrated a first edition copy of one of their works.
Other highlights included Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, which sold for #18,000, Julian Barnes' Metroland, which went for #14,000 and Alan Bennett's The Uncommon Reader, which fetched #11,000.
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