Thought for the month

“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).

Monday, 9 January 2017

Big bucks for books

A 1687 first edition of Newton’s Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica was auctioned last month for $3,719, 500. Setting a new world auction record for a printed scientific book.

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