Nobel Prize

New York — On Friday, 25 October Christie’s New York Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts sale realized $3,367,250. This sale marked the first time the category was presented during Christie’s Classic Week , which runs until 29 October.

The top lots of the sale were the 1994 Nobel

New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce the 25 October sale of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to John Forbes Nash, Jr. for his contributions to Game Theory (estimate: $500,000–800,000). The prize is housed in its original red morocco gilt case lettered “J.F. Nash” and comes with the Nobel Prize Diploma in its tan morocco gilt

Another very crowded auction week:

  

On Monday, November 26, Ketterer Kunst held a sale of Rare Books in Hamburg. A German copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a mid-sixteenth-century binding sold for ??147,600, and a

Richard Feynman (1918-1988) wasn't your average Nobel Prize winner. He bucked the image of the introverted, socially awkward scientist who prefers the lab to people. He cracked safes for fun. He played the bongos. He performed in Brazilian Carnival festivals. With the help of Ralph Leighton, he wrote bestselling memoirs with jaunty titles such as Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!, and

When Doris Lessing, age 89, finally won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007, her response was, "Oh, Christ." Lessing's name had been floated for years, and she had given up hope--or had simply stopped caring. Best known for her 1962 feminist novel, The Golden Notebook, Lessing was the eleventh woman to win the coveted award. She showed up in Stockholm, gave her

51352_lg.jpegLOS ANGELES, May 23, 2016  -- The 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Dr. Kenneth

LOS ANGELES, October 13, 2015—The 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on October 29. It is the only 13th Nobel Prize to go under the hammer. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online.

Hodgkin was born in 1914 in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Hodgkin’s grandfather Thomas Hodgkin and Uncle Robin