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Mathematics text owned by Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) is for sale in honor of Women's History Month

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – The Manhattan Rare Book Company is celebrating Women’s History Month by offering for sale a historically significant first edition copy of a mathematical text from the personal library of Ada Lovelace (1815-1852), the renowned British scientist and mathematician (and daughter of the equally renowned poet, Lord Byron). The price is $135,000.   Ada Lovelace (...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 10-Mar-2021

The Contribution of Safety Programs in Averting Workplace Accidents

The maintenance of your facility can present challenging and unique concerns for everyone responsible for it. To protect the area, you have to do your part. This might include creating a health and safety program at your facility. Your Role in Ontario Workplace Health and Safety When it comes to health and safety, you have to do due diligence. What this means is that you have to take e...

Author: Eloresnow , Category: General, Posted on: 21-Oct-2020

Letter written by Albert Einstein in 1943, in English, condemning racism and segregation in the U.S., is for sale

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A letter handwritten in English in 1943 by Albert Einstein – in which he strongly condemns racism and segregation in the United States – is for sale through The Manhattan Rare Book Company at a fixed price of $85,000. The letter is especially relevant now, in today’s racially and politically charged climate, even though it was written nearly 80 years a...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 28-Sep-2020

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors' convention will be held Aug. 1-3 in Augusta, Ga.

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Antique bottle and glass enthusiasts will want to mark their calendars for Thursday to Saturday, August 1st - 3rd. That’s when the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) will hold its 2019 50th Anniversary National Antique Bottle Convention in Augusta, Georgia. The event will be held in the downtown, riverfront Augusta Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. &...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 01-May-2019

Poster Auctions International, Inc. unveils its expanded, revamped Poster Price Guide, a must-have for poster collectors

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Poster Auctions International, Inc., has unveiled its all-new Poster Price Guide, an expanded and revamped version of its poster-dedicated database, consolidating a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years. It’s a must-have reference tool for poster collectors and dealers worldwide.   The ...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 09-Aug-2018

The Authentication Company marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia for originality and authenticity

NOKOMIS, Ill. – A new company has been formed to mark and identify petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items as a means for ensuring their originality and authenticity. It’s The Authentication Company, LLC and it specializes in marking original period-correct items, to include signs, globes, cans, metal thermometers, displays and various other advertising items.   Th...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 28-Jul-2018

David Lawrence Rare Coins acquires an 1804 Draped Bust dollar coin on behalf of a partner for $2.64 million

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of only fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar – known as the “King of American Coins” – on behalf of a partner, Dell Loy Hansen. Mr. Hansen is a lifelong coin collector, businessman and owner of the Real Salt Lake major league soccer team in Salt Lake City, Utah. For the pas...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 06-Jul-2018

Items pertaining to Einstein, Mozart and the nature of genius will be exhibited in New York City, October 7th

NEW YORK CITY – Hand-signed letters and manuscripts, and even the building blocks of legendary theoretical physicist Albert Einstein’s mind will be at the center of a flash exhibit to accompany a lecture titled The Nature of Genius: From Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci to Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs, on Saturday, October 7th at the New York Institute of Technology Theater on Broa...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 02-Oct-2017

Trove of documents pertaining to Alexander Hamilton will be exhibited in New York City, September 10

NEW YORK CITY – Fans of Hamilton the Broadway musical can dive deeper at an exhibit and lecture this coming Sunday, September 10th, titled Hamilton vs. Jefferson: The Rivalry That Shaped America.   Letter written by Hamilton to his future wife, Eliza, in which he writes, "You certainly are a little sorceress... and have rendered me as restless and unsatisfied with all about me...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 07-Sep-2017

A trove of 66 Polaroid photos of Madonna taken in 1983, pre-fame, is for sale at Manhattan Rare Books

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A complete set of 66 original Polaroid photos of Madonna, taken in 1983 by the noted portrait photographer Richard Corman (Am., b. 1954), just six weeks before the release of the young singer’s debut album and eventual skyrocket to fame, is for sale through Manhattan Rare Books, located inside Gallery 90 in New York City, at 1050 Second Avenue.   Madonna ch...

Author: southeastern , Category: General, Posted on: 20-Aug-2017
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