The sale of a major collection can become an almost mythic event in the book world.
history of science
November 10, 2022
September 8, 2022
Projects around Britain are making available to the public rare manuscripts covering everything from medieval medicine to the earliest example of Scots Gaelic as well as Jewish diaspora material.
August 23, 2022
The University of Michigan (U-M) Library announced last week that its 1610 Galileo manuscript—“
July 21, 2022
New York — Bonhams' 10 Exceptional Works of Science sale, available online from July 20 - 27, will celebrate maj
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