Saturday, November 27, 2010

You can own the "Rochefoucauld Grail," a 14th-century manuscript of medieval romances...

...if you are very, very rich.  (Most mss. of this age and quality are in national or university libraries and are not for sale at any price.)

What's so special about it?   Here are some images borrowed from the Booktryst blog, who borrowed them from Sotheby's, to whom great thanks and good luck in raising the asking price at auction:

Royal quality, says the expert at Sotheby's.  You bet.

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