history of science
DALLAS - The unprecedented sale of 32 antique microscopes is set to star in Heritage Auctions’ Jan.
"I set out from the start to broaden my outlook and to learn about the beautiful world we live in"
The Library built by the late Hugh Selbourne, who was a General Practitioner and consultant physician in Manchester from 1938 until his death in 1973, has been sold at Bonhams in London for £2,600,000. So extensive was Dr Selbourne's collection of books that the sale was held in two parts. Part I took place in March 2015 with the concluding part being held yesterday (Tuesday 8 March).
A rare first edition of Robert Boyle's The Sceptical Chymist, a milestone in the history of chemistry, sold at Bonhams, London yesterday (25 March) for £362,500.
New York—An extensive archive of the pioneering astronomer, astro-photographer and telescope designer, George Willis Ritchey will be placed on the auction block as part of the History of Science sale on October 22