“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” Aldous Huxley, writer (1894-1963).
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.