New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 24 sale of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books saw a full auction room and active bidding on the internet and phones with particular interest in works
history of science
New York — Early Printed, Travel, Scientific & Medical Books comes to Swann Galleries on Thursday, October 24, featuring notable works on science, a standout selection of incunabula, and an extensive offering of
"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