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Five of the Best – Bonhams’ Gentleman’s Library Sale

Harry Houdini’s escape prop sack to be sold alongside all manner of other unusual items on Valentine’s Day   On 14th February, Bonhams will hold their...

Britain’s Priciest Houseboat

Thames houseboat moored at Cadogan Pier in Chelsea goes on sale for extraordinary sum of £2.5 million   What could likely be Britain’s most expensive houseboat...

Empire State of Knightsbridge

Penthouse with tower in prominent Knightsbridge landmark for sale for £8.25 million   A penthouse with a tower in a Grade II listed landmark triangular ‘flat-iron’...

Lady Ridsdale DBE (1921 – 2009, née Victoire Bennett)

Dame Paddy Ridsdale, as she generally known, was an intelligence operative, secretary to Ian Fleming during WW2 and the inspiration for the Bond character...

Gilded Glory

New York’s “last intact Gilded Age mansion” for sale for £38.75 million; it comes with a room that cannot be wiretapped   An Upper East Side...

Sculpting a Residence

Former residence of sculptor with Liz Hurley as a neighbour for sale in Chelsea   The self-described ‘actress’ and diva Liz Hurley is probably the most...

No regrets

Idyllic former home of Édith Piaf for sale for £3.5 million   Owned by Édith Piaf from the 1950s until her untimely death in 1963, Les...

Eli Wallach (1915 – 2014)

One of the finest ever “method actors”, Eli Wallach was a star of the stage and screen between 1945 and 2010 and once had...

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (1880 – 1963)

This British Army officer served in the Boer, First World and Second World Wars. He was shot in the face twice in WWI and...

Price vs. Patience

Stonebrook Court Manor: The sale of a Californian mansion where it’s more about patience than price   Stonebrook Court Manor in California’s Los Altos Hills has...
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