18th Century Encyclopaedia set bought for 15 pounds is now worth 9,000 pounds





At £15, this 200-year-old set of Encyclopaedia Britannica seemed a snip.

And more than 30 years later it has become clear just how much of a bargain it was - as it has emerged that it's really worth £9,000.

The 18 volumes were printed in 1797 and are thought to be the oldest privately owned set.


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