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Hitler's infamous manifesto up for auction in UK

world Updated: Aug 13, 2009 20:44 IST

A British auction house says a signed copy of Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto Mein Kampf is going under the hammer. Mullock's Auctioneers says the semi-autobiographical book will be auctioned on Thursday in Ludlow, 124 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of London.http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/images/adolf-hitler.jpg

Also up for sale will be a 1926 self-portrait of Hitler and a drawing by Queen Victoria.

Richard Westwood-Brookes from Mullock's Auctioneers says the book is expected to fetch 25,000 pounds ($41,500). It is believed to be a pre-publication copy given by Hitler to a fellow inmate in 1925 during his four-year prison term in Bavaria.

Mein Kampf outlines Hitler's anti-Semitic ideology. It was written in 1924 and has been banned from publication in Germany since World War II.