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