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Previously Unknown Copy of Rare Book of Poems by Blake for...

LONDON.- A previously unknown copy of a very rare book of early poems by William Blake is for auction at the Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs sale at Bonhams in London on 22 March. It is estimated at between £60,000-80,000. The poem...

Rare 15th Century Manuscript Returned to National Trust’s Lyme Park

CHESHIRE.- The library at the National Trust’s Lyme Park has been restored and is home once again to the Caxton Missal. A three year project to return a unique book to the library at Lyme Park and restore the room to its 19th century glory has fin...

Rare 1939 Batman Comic Sells for Nearly $500k at Heritage Auctions...

DALLAS (AP).- A rare comic book an 84-year-old California man bought for a dime when he was a teen has been sold in Texas for $492,937. The copy of Detective Comics No. 27 featured the debut of "The Batman." Robert Irwin says he bought the May 1939 ...

Ancient Tablets Reveal Mathematical Achievements of Ancient Babylonian Culture

NEW YORK, NY.- An illuminating exhibition of thirteen ancient Babylonian tablets, along with supplemental documentary material, opens at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) on November 12, 2010. Before Pythago...

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