Jane Austen manuscript sells for £993,250

A rare Jane Austen manuscript has sold for £993,250 ($1.6m) in London, three times more than its estimated price.

Auction house Sotheby's had originally valued the unfinished novel - entitled The Watsons - at £200,000-300,000.

The manuscript, originally owned privately, was purchased by the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

Will Gompertz reports.