Thought for the month

“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, author and journalist (1808-1890).

Friday, 12 July 2019

Top auction sales

Last month saw a 1859 first edition of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection auctioned for $500,075. Elsewhere, for a mere $2.3 million one could have procured a, somewhat larger, 150 million year old allosaurus skeleton

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