Thought for the month

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.”
Attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte, Statesman (1769-1821).

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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