history of science

May 12, 2022
It may come as a surprise to learn that some executioners also practiced medicine.
April 14, 2022
New York — James Cummins announces its latest offering: part of the Working Library of Oliver Sacks.
March 29, 2022
An Elizabethan-era book has been discovered in an unlikely, yet absolutely perfect, location: “under straw in the eaves of a thatched cottage in north Wiltshire,” according to the UK-based auction
March 28, 2022
New York – On April 12 in New York, Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts sale will feature the collection of the photographer Roman Vishni
March 22, 2022
New York – Einstein’s original Doctorate Certificate from 1905, an important personal relic of the 20th-century’s greatest scientist, will lead the
November 15, 2021
Chicago – Hindman Auctions set a house record on November 9 and 10 when its Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, Including Americana auction achieved a sales total of $1.5 million, the most ever f
November 15, 2021
Connecticut -- A new departure for AntiquarianAuctions.com in the US: their next sale is being offered exclusively on the LiveAuctioneers.com platform (
October 21, 2021
London – On 15 December 2021, Christie’s Valuable Books & Manuscripts auction will present the Darwin Family Microscope (estimate: £250,000 – 350,000),
March 23, 2021
London — Many great figures of the past had an amanuensis, the humble, often anonymous, scribe or secretary who recorded their thoughts and sayings for posterity.
January 12, 2021
Although reading about plagues and pandemics in previous centuries may not be top of everybody’s agenda, a new online exhibition curated by The Queen’s College, Oxford, offers a fascinating glimpse