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Watch: Appraiser in awe of Shakespearean-era notebook on 'Antiques Roadshow'


UPI News Service, 04/08/2017 

A British man's tiny Shakespearean-era notebook left an expert on the BBC program Antiques Roadshow "trembling" with excitement.

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The item, no larger than a matchbook, contains barely legible notes, including direct quotes from Shakespeare. According to Matthew Haley, the head of books and manuscripts for the auction house Bonhams, the notebook is written in Latin in 17th-century handwriting.

Haley estimated the notebook's worth at upwards of $35,000.

"It's an extraordinary little object," Haley said. "There is so much research that can be done on this notebook. My hands are trembling now just looking at it."

The owner, who is not identified in the clip, said he is the descendant of an 18th century British collector and believed the notebook had been handed down and kept with his mother's other books, but it had never garnered any special attention prior to having it appraised on the show.



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