The English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations sale at Sotheby's London today made £771,788. Full results are here.
Today's top seller was a first edition of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, which made £61,250. Next highest was a signed E.H. Shepard drawing from Winnie the Pooh, which sold for £55,250.
The major lot, one of two known copies of the first print appearance of "A Study in Scarlet," inscribed by Conan Doyle (est. £250,000-400,000) did not sell.
Also at Sotheby's London today, the Books for Cooks sale made £396,833.